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Matthew 4:7 Jesus said to him, "On the other hand, it is written, 'You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

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      7. Jesus said unto him, It is written again-- (De 6:16), as if he should say, "True, it is so written, and on that promise I implicitly rely; but in using it there is another Scripture which must not be forgotten."
      Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God--"Preservation in danger is divinely pledged: shall I then create danger, either to put the promised security skeptically to the proof, or wantonly to demand a display of it? That were 'to tempt the Lord my God,' which, being expressly forbidden, would forfeit the right to expect preservation."

JFB.


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Brief Summary: Jesus fasts for 40 days and is tempted by the devil, Jesus begins His public ministry, Jesus calls His first disciples, Jesus heals the sick.

Outline
1 The temptation of Jesus
13 Jesus dwells in Capernaum
17 Jesus begins to preach
18 Jesus calls Peter and Andrew, James and John
23 Jesus heals the sick

Drawing of the Temptation of Jesus Christ by Dore
Drawing of the Temptation of Jesus Christ by Dore

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