The Wilderness Temptation (Part 2 of 2)

 We are looking at Matthew 4:1-11 which informs us of Satan’s effort to tempt the Lord Jesus Christ.   Mark 1:13 tells us that wild animals were present, likely adding to the danger and tension of the situation.  In part 1, we considered The Personal Needs Test. The toxic one tempted Jesus Christ to meet … Continue reading The Wilderness Temptation (Part 2 of 2)

Identifying with the Dead

Prominence is given in the Old Testament to the offerings and sacrifices Jewish worshippers made to God. Many animals died to temporarily cover sin. God wanted the people to identify with their sacrifices – know the animal was dying in their place.    Connect with the Animal  The worshipper brough his animal to an altar.  … Continue reading Identifying with the Dead