Talking Back to Satan (Lent 1.C)

Posted March 10, 2019 6:10 pm by Msgr. Gregory Smith

Talking Back to Satan (Lent 1.C)

“Man does not live by bread alone.”And that’s a good thing, since I gave up bread for Lent! (Well, after breakfast, anyway.)Of course Jesus isn’t speaking about what we eat but about how we live. And in today’s Gospel he is showing us a priceless method of living according to his example and teaching.I don’t really need to point out what’s happening in the exchange between Jesus and the devil. Just after his baptism in the Jordan, and just before he begins his public ministry, Jesus is tested and tempted.The temptations are familiar to each one of us. The offer

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