Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
I. POVERTY. He had nothing to offer Jesus Christ sufficient to allure Him.
II. IMPUDENCE. Repelled once, he returns to the attack. No sense of defeat or shame.
III. WEAKNESS. He did not cast our Lord down. He had no power to force.
IV. CRAFTINESS. He attacks our Lord's weakness by fasting. He graduates his temptations.
V. Is FALSE.
1. Promises that which he cannot give.
2. That which he has no intention of giving.
Parallel VersesKJV: Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.