No temptation is too great
Do you deeply mourn your sin, or choose cheap grace—and sin again?
Immediately the Holy Spirit compelled Jesus to go into the wilderness. He was there for forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was out among the wild animals, and angels took care of him.
Mark 1:12-13 NLT
Mourning our sins
Lord, who throughout these forty days For us didst fast and pray, Teach us with Thee to mourn our sins, And close by Thee to stay.
As Thou with Satan didst contend And didst the victory win, O give us strength in Thee to fight In Thee to conquer sin. Lenten Hymn (v1,2), CLAUDIA FRANCES HERNAMAN (1838-98)
We don’t know a lot about the forty days Jesus spent in the desert before His temptation. We know it was a time of fasting and probably of prayer. When the devil came to Him, the…
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