Read: Matthew 4:1-11
The temptation of Jesus
- Timing - in the wilderness, alone, after a fast.
- Temptations - attacked his identity, appealed to his hunger, pride, natural desires.
- Triumph - used the Word of God.
The reality of spiritual conflict: Ephesians 6:11-18
The enemies we face: Distraction, Discord, and Discouragement
How can we win?
- Keep our integrity.
- Use God's Word.
- Don't confuse natural occurrences with spiritual attacks.
- Stand your ground.