Three different types of people crowd into our churches: those who want to learn, those who just want blessed, those who just want the feel good of fun friendly fellowship. But what does Jesus want? Who is a true disciple of Jesus Christ? Are you?
In these verses we see the Son of God creating a new people of God with a renewed mission for God.
Sometimes the world around us seems darkness and hopeless. Jesus Christ is the True King who brings light into the darkness, who rescues us from our captivity to sin and brings us into the kingdom of His marvelous love, life and light.
Jesus is tempted in the wilderness to doubt God’s provision, to presume upon His care and to give his allegiance to the Devil. He shows Himself the true Son of God and the King who crushes the enemy on His people’s behalf accomplishing for us what we can not do for ourselves.