Original Text of the Gospel of Matthew

Matthew 4:17 -- From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Matthew 4 Commentary of the Bible

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The Temptation of Christ  ( Matthew 4:1-11 )  Sunday Message

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I would like to begin a brief series of messages looking at some of the significant moments in the life of the Lord during His time among men on earth, attempting to see these perhaps in the light of our own circumstances, that we might realize the tremendous practical import of these moments of crises in the life of Jesus Christ.

We begin this series in the first event of his ministry following his baptism by John, when he was led of the Spirit in the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. We turn again to Matthew 4:1-11: