Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
1. Humility when most favoured by God; when most illumined and blessed by His Spirit.
2. The necessity of preparation for every work done for God, if that work is to be really fruitful.
3. All missionary and ministerial work is to be begun with self.
4. Preparation is necessary against the temptations of the Evil One.
(S. Baring. Gould, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.