Sunday, September 23, 2018 Genesis 22:1-14, Psalm 1, James 1:1-13, Matthew 4:1-11 The first census was held in the Bible. It appears in the Bible’s Old Testament Book of Numbers. In Numbers 1:2, Jehovah said to Moses, “Take a census of the whole Israel community by their clans and families, listing every man by name, […]
In Jesus and his temptations in the wilderness, in the Gospel of Matthew, we see the balance between relationship and responsibility challenged. Jesus is tempted with appetite, affirmation and ambition and we are tempted in similar ways each day.