ImmerseMessiah NLT - Page 24



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IMMERSE

MESSIAH
3:36–4:13
Peleg was the son of Eber.
Eber was the son of Shelah.
Shelah was the son of Cainan.
Cainan was the son of Arphaxad.
Arphaxad was the son of Shem.
Shem was the son of Noah.
Noah was the son of Lamech.
Lamech was the son of Methuselah.
Methuselah was the son of Enoch.
Enoch was the son of Jared.
Jared was the son of Mahalalel.
Mahalalel was the son of Kenan.
Kenan was the son of Enosh.
Enosh was the son of Seth.
Seth was the son of Adam.
Adam was the son of God.
Then Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River. He was
led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where he was tempted by the devil for
forty days. Jesus ate nothing all that time and became very hungry.
Then the devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to
become a loaf of bread.”
But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread
alone.’”
Then the devil took him up and revealed to him all the kingdoms of the
world in a moment of time. “I will give you the glory of these kingdoms
and authority over them,” the devil said, “because they are mine to give to
anyone I please. I will give it all to you if you will worship me.”
Jesus replied, “The Scriptures say,
‘You must worship the Lord your God
and serve only him.’”
Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple,
and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! For the Scriptures say,
‘He will order his angels to protect and guard you.
And they will hold you up with their hands
so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’”
Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the Lord
your God.’”
When the devil had finished tempting Jesus, he left him until the next
opportunity came.





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