Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 11th March 2018 in Lent | temptation,wilderness,lent,devil,satan,angels
So now we are at the end of the temptations that Jesus endured in the desert, and I wanted to look at what happens at the end. So often I think this aspect is overlooked when we read of this time in Scripture. Let’s take a look at the text:
Matthew 4:11Then the devil left him, and suddenly angels came and waited on him.
Luke 4:13When the devil had finished every test, he departed from him until an opportune time.
The two Gospel accounts both give us a varying perspective with different details. Afterwards, the devil leaves and angels “suddenly” come. This is almost a temptation in itself; one to think we are all good
and safe now we've won the battl...