What is significant is that the Lord was alone, fasting, tempted, and tested. It is important to understand, Jesus in his humanity, experienced each of these passions and he did so without sinning. Angels came and took care of Him. He had Jesus stand on the highest point of the temple. But Jesus resists these temptations, and the third temptation as well, by citing Scripture.
David, here is the problem I have with the direction this is going - you are presenting hypotheticals, guesses, not Church teaching. We simply cannot afford to make the same mistakes that Satan makes here. Jesus said he was a murderer from the beginning and that he has no truth in him John 8:44. How then could such a creature as Lucifer not know the facts of life? We must dedicate ourselves, beforehand, to be completely subject to the will of God, for he alone has our good in mind. And this must account for his continually playing into God's hands.
He felt pain like us all. We must remember that temptation itself is not sin. Satan visited our Lord twice. He was in all points like we are, except for one: He was not contaminated with sin. You react to people and thing base on how you view them. Dear Roger, Did Jesus think about having a sexual relationship? In all things Jesus was like you, except in His origin. Being tempted directly by Satan was no ordeal into which one ought to enter unprepared.
Jesus knew what it meant to be tempted with and the things of this world. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason. The covering Cherub has a very special job. Oki here is what I'm thinking now. In Matthew 8:2 a leper worshipped Jesus.
I do, however, know the temporary intoxication of toxic relationships. But the book of Luke tells us even more. Jesus actually was tempted, when he was living on this earth. Yes, He is God and we all appreciate His power and glory. I think satan knew that Christ was selfless. He knows all things, but a man must learn. Now in the same manner, if your hand is massaged by a prostitute, because of the nature of her job that person will massage your hand sensually with a view to arouse sexual passions in you, because that is what she or he knows.
But in God's eternal wisdom and forethought, He had planned that our Lord Jesus would take over this post. A creative God who knowingly creates Satan is responsible for all the actions of that Satan. There is the immediate context the passage , there is the mediate context the book , and there is the remote context the entire Bible. Why would Jesus choose Satan to be the first leader of his church, is beyond … me. Courage is not being so strong you are not scared. But the Lord would not be discouraged from fulfilling the will of God, even though it put him through suffering unimaginable Matt.
The film has a parallel scene where the actor playing Jesus is taken to the top of a skyscraper and offered lucrative contracts by a lawyer if he will serve him. But of course the Spirit of God prevailed. Christ never designed to be the Saviour of the fallen angels, therefore he did not take their nature; and the nature of angels could not be an atoning sacrifice for the sin of man. Well cast yourself down; after all, he has promised to protect you. He only showed Jesus that which would tempt Him. Why not compel them to obey Him instead of having to go through the future He knew He had in store? Jesus was tempted three times by Satan in the wilderness. .
The apostles also worshipped Jesus after His Matthew 28:9. With that in mind, It is advised that we acknowledge differences, lets us agree to disagree then move on This text implied, that Jesus our High Priest who was man yet God, who lived and dwell in the habitation of man human and among man was subject to all of the emotion and all of the passions that we are exposed to. Please feel free to post your comments, questions and recommendations. So far, we have discussed the idea of Jesus having a sinful sexual relationship. But He has been sent by the Father to gain back lost humanity and the dying earth. They will lift you up in their hands.