“This Sure Ain’t Max’s!”
Matthew 3: 13; 4: 1: “Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him … Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit to be tempted by the devil.” What would you rather have: a christening party or one big fight? The Holy Spirit threw Jesus the latter. But in those forty days Jesus learned much, and even the devil learned something – just Who he was up against. We spend so much time avoiding discomfort, but remember, “Jesus learned submission from the things which He suffered (Hebrews 5: 8).