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Jesus Tempted
Jesus was led by the Spirit from the baptismal waters of the Jordan into the wilderness, where He fasted forty days and was then tempted by the Devil.  That of the flesh, the lower nature, and the appetite, its strongest passion, in its extremity of hunger, was the first temptation.  The mind in its strongest passion, ambition, in its extreme limit to rule the world, was the second.  The spirit in its strongest passion, pride, in its ultimate extreme, to demonstrate divine power, was the third.  In all three elements of His nature Jesus was thus tried to the extreme limit and triumphantly resisted every temptation.

1.  Where was Jesus tempted?  Answer:  Matthew 4:1

2.  By whom was Jesus carried into the wilderness?  Answer:  Matthew 4:1

3.  Who tempted Jesus?  Answer:  Matthew 4:1

4.  Who is the Devil?  Answer:  Revelation 12:9

5.  In what place does Satan abide now?  Answer:  John 14:30

6.  What did he first tempt Jesus to do?  Answer:  Luke 4:3

7.  What passion did Satan appeal to in this?  Answer:  Luke 4:2

8.  What made Jesus hungry?  Answer:  Luke 4:2

9.  Why did Jesus refuse to eat the bread?  Answer:  Luke 4:4

10.  What did Jesus say was the real bread?  Answer:  Luke 4:4

11.  What did Satan tempt Jesus to do next?  Answer:  Luke 4:6

12.  Did Satan possess the world to give it?  Answer:  Luke 4:6

13.  What must Jesus do to rule the world?  Answer:  Luke 4:7

14.  Who alone may be worshiped?  Answer:  Luke 4:8

15.  What was the third temptation?  Answer:  Luke 4:9

16.  How was Jesus' pride tempted?  Answer:  Luke 4:10

17.  What Scripture did Satan misquote to Jesus?  Answer:  Psalm 91:11-12

18.  Who was Jesus tempted to tempt?  Answer:  Luke 4:12

19.  Why is it wrong to tempt the Lord?  Answer:  James 1:13

20.  Did the Devil fail in the temptation?  Answer:  Matthew 4:11

21.  Did Jesus endure all possible temptation?  Answer:  Hebrews 4:15

22.  Why is Jesus able to help us in temptation?  Answer:  Hebrews 2:18

23.  What is the limit of temptation with God's children?  Answer:  I Corinthians 10:13

24.  Can God's children resist temptation?  Answer:  James 4:7

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Answers to Bible Study Questions (highlighted in green)

1.  Matthew 4:1  Then was Jesus led up of the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
2.  Matthew 4:1 (ABOVE) the spirit.
3.  Matthew 4:1 (ABOVE) the devil.
4.  Revelation 12:9  And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
5.  John 14:30  Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.
6.  Luke 4:3  And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
7.  Luke 4:2  Being forty days tempted of the devil.  And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
8.  Luke 4:2 (ABOVE) Being forty days tempted of the devil.
9.  Luke 4:4  And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
10.  Luke 4:4 (ABOVE) every word of God.
11.  Luke 4:6  And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me: and to whomsoever I will give it.
12.  Luke 4:6 (ABOVE) (Yes)
13.  Luke 4:7  If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
14.  Luke 4:8  And Jesus answered and said unto him Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.
15.  Luke 4:9  And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence:
16.  Luke 4:10  For it is written:  He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:
17.  Psalm 91:11-12  For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.  They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
18.  Luke 4:12  And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
19.  James 1:13  Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
20.  Matthew 4:11  Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
(Yes)
21.  Hebrews 4:15  For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. (Yes)
22.  Hebrews 2:18  For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.
23.  I Corinthians 10:13  There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
24.  James 4:7  Submit yourselves therefore to God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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