1 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
1 CHAPTER IV.
NOTES ON CHAP. IV.
Verse 1. Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit] This
transaction appears to have taken place immediately after Christ's
baptism; and this bringing up of Christ was through the influence
of the Spirit of God; that Spirit which had rested upon him in his
To be tempted] The first act of the ministry of Jesus Christ
was a combat with Satan. Does not this receive light from
I will put enmity between the woman's seed and thy seed: it shall
bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.