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Jesus overcame every sort of temptation that attacks us, remaining righteous where we could not.

BibleGateway: Matthew 4:1-11

ESV Text: Matthew 4:1-11

KJV Text:

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     1 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. 2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungered. 3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. 4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. 5 Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. 7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; 9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. 11 Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 516 :
In the Hour of Trial — Organ Audio

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1. In the hour of trial, 
Jesus, plead for me 
Lest by base denial 
I depart from Thee. 
When Thou see’st me waver, 
With a look recall 
Nor for fear or favor 
Suffer me to fall. 

2. With forbidden pleasures 
Should this vain world charm 
Or its tempting treasures 
Spread to work me harm, 
Bring to my remembrance 
Sad Gethsemane 
Or, in darker semblance, 
Cross-crowned Calvary. 

3. Should Thy mercy send me 
Sorrow, toil, and woe, 
Or should pain attend me 
On my path below, 
Grant the I may never 
Fail Thy hand to see 
Grant that I may ever 
Cast my care on Thee. 

4. When my last hour cometh. 
Fraught with strife and pain, 
When my dust returneth 
To the dust again, 
On Thy truth relying, 
Through that mortal strife, 
Jesus, take me, dying, 
To eternal life.