Atonement

Atonement

Temptation

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. During those days he ate nothing and he was hungry. It seems strange that the first thing the Holy Spirit does is to lead Jesus into the wilderness where he will be tempted. In Greek and in old English the word ‘temptation’ as in…