Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 18th February 2018 in Lent | pride,temptation,Jesus,forty days,40 days,Lent,fasting,sin,wilderness,desert
...Welcome to the first part of a short series I'm writing during Lent. We’re on the first Sunday of Lent, and so I’m going to be looking at the forty days
that Jesus spent in the wilderness, and the temptations he endured. A new post will be up every Sunday, and you can view the series overview here: Lent 2018.
Mark 1:12-13And the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness forty days
, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him.
That’s all Mark has to say on that time Jesus spent there, and John doesn’t mention the forty days
at all. That leaves only Luke and Matthew which mention th...