And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
Here we have an image of the conflicts betwixt Ishmael and Amalek, the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent. God, to gain the greater glory to Himself, gives all the advantages that may be to the enemies of His Church. How unequal was the combat and contention betwixt Luther a poor monk, and the Pope, and so many legions of his creatures? They had the sword of most magistrates to sway at their pleasure, great power, and great authority, yet Luther took the prey out of their teeth, as poor David overthrew the great Goliath.
Parallel VersesKJV: And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,