Temptation  the enticement or invitation to
do evil
Sin  when we fall into
temptation or when we
cooperate with the devi...
40 Days and 40 Nights-
Jesus fasted and
prayed in the
wilderness
1st Temptation:
Turning of stones
into Bread
Christ’s Response:
“Man does not live
on Bread alone, but
on every Word that
comes from the
mouth of God.”
WORD OF GOD over
material needs and
wants
Jesus as the Son of
God also relies not on
His own power but on
the will of His Father
SO WHAT’S MY
“BREAD” RIGHT NOW?
AM I MATERIALISTIC?
DO I GIVE PRIORITY TO
GOD AND HIS WORDS
OVER MATERIAL
WEALTH?
2nd Temptation:
Throw yourself down
for the angels will take
care of you
TEMPLE – seat of
Jewish power
Christ’s Response:
“You shall not put the
Lord your God to the
test.”
 MIRACLES are not
demanded of God as
evidence of His care
for man
God’s power is for
genuine concern and
love
Do you seek fame?
Do you put
God to the
test by
demanding
signs or
miracles?
Do you live by faith
and not by sight?
3rd Temptation:
All these (kingdoms
of the world) I will
give to you if you will
fall on your knees
and worship me.
the third temptation
signifies POWER over
the earth even to the
point of disregarding God
Christ’s Response:
“You shall do homage
to the Lord your God;
Him alone shall you
adore and Him alone
shall you serve.”
-It expresses Christ’s
faithfulness to His
Father
-Christ’s kingdom is
not one of earthly
power and wealth
like those of David
and Solomon
-Christ’s kingdom or
the kingdom of God
refers to the reign of
justice, peace, hope,
joy and love
-Christ’s kingdom is
eternal
Do I have the right understanding of power?
Do I have the
desire to
dominate or to
become
superior over
the others?
Do I b...
“The victory of Jesus over
Satan, the Tempter,
anticipates His victory at
the Passion, the supreme
act of obedience of His...
So, what
particular Sin or
Temptation am
I struggling
against right
now?
How do I
overcome my
sinful
tendencies?
O my God,
I am heartily sorry for
having offended Thee,
and I detest all my sins,
because I dread the loss of
heaven,
and ...
I firmly resolve,
with the help of Thy
grace,
to confess my sins,
to do penance,
and to amend my life.
Amen.
Saint Michael the Archangel,
defend us in battle.
Be our protection against the
wickedness and snares of the devil.
May Go...
“The Most Horrible SIN of the Century is the loss of
the sense of SIN.”
Bl. John Paul II
Jesus undergoes temptation
Jesus undergoes temptation
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  • Rom. 6: 23 The wage of sin is death.
  • Bread- basic commodity during the time of Jesus- it symbolizes all human food, material wealth and the goods of the earth
  • - Which means that beyond our human needs or wants lies a deeper need - the need for the WORD OF GOD and His breath, the Holy Spirit
  • - Which means that beyond our human needs or wants lies a deeper need - the need for the WORD OF GOD and His breath, the Holy Spirit
  • Satan wants Jesus to have a spectacular display of power by throwing Himself down in the presence of people in order to gain instant FAME
  • Jn. 6: 14-15 Jesus to be made King by the people after performing the miracle of the loaves
  • Satan is giving Jesus an idea of having instant success in His mission
  • Which means that miracles are not demanded of God as evidence of His care for manGod’s power is not for sensational or foolish Mt. 16: 1 Pharisees asking for signs display but for genuine concern and love
  • Mt. 15: 32 Jesus’ concern for the people
  • Mt. 20: 28 The son of man came to serve and not to be served
  • Which tells us that God should only be our only God and nobody else
  • Mt. 26: 39 Christ’s faithfulness to His Father
  • Jn. 18: 36 Kingship of Christ
  • 7 Capital Sins p.31Knowing the Capital Sins is a way of exposing the wiles of the devil.
  • Ways to avoid falling into Temptation p.33
  • Jesus undergoes temptation

    1. 1. Temptation  the enticement or invitation to do evil Sin  when we fall into temptation or when we cooperate with the devil’s enticements
    2. 2. 40 Days and 40 Nights- Jesus fasted and prayed in the wilderness
    3. 3. 1st Temptation: Turning of stones into Bread
    4. 4. Christ’s Response: “Man does not live on Bread alone, but on every Word that comes from the mouth of God.”
    5. 5. WORD OF GOD over material needs and wants
    6. 6. Jesus as the Son of God also relies not on His own power but on the will of His Father
    7. 7. SO WHAT’S MY “BREAD” RIGHT NOW? AM I MATERIALISTIC? DO I GIVE PRIORITY TO GOD AND HIS WORDS OVER MATERIAL WEALTH?
    8. 8. 2nd Temptation: Throw yourself down for the angels will take care of you
    9. 9. TEMPLE – seat of Jewish power
    10. 10. Christ’s Response: “You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.”
    11. 11.  MIRACLES are not demanded of God as evidence of His care for man
    12. 12. God’s power is for genuine concern and love
    13. 13. Do you seek fame? Do you put God to the test by demanding signs or miracles? Do you live by faith and not by sight?
    14. 14. 3rd Temptation: All these (kingdoms of the world) I will give to you if you will fall on your knees and worship me.
    15. 15. the third temptation signifies POWER over the earth even to the point of disregarding God
    16. 16. Christ’s Response: “You shall do homage to the Lord your God; Him alone shall you adore and Him alone shall you serve.”
    17. 17. -It expresses Christ’s faithfulness to His Father
    18. 18. -Christ’s kingdom is not one of earthly power and wealth like those of David and Solomon
    19. 19. -Christ’s kingdom or the kingdom of God refers to the reign of justice, peace, hope, joy and love
    20. 20. -Christ’s kingdom is eternal
    21. 21. Do I have the right understanding of power? Do I have the desire to dominate or to become superior over the others? Do I believe that leadership coincides with service?
    22. 22. “The victory of Jesus over Satan, the Tempter, anticipates His victory at the Passion, the supreme act of obedience of His filial love for the Father.”
    23. 23. So, what particular Sin or Temptation am I struggling against right now?
    24. 24. How do I overcome my sinful tendencies?
    25. 25. O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of heaven, and the pains of hell; but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, Who are all good and deserving of all my love.
    26. 26. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to confess my sins, to do penance, and to amend my life. Amen.
    27. 27. Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host - by the Divine Power of God - cast into hell, Satan and all the evil spirits, who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
    28. 28. “The Most Horrible SIN of the Century is the loss of the sense of SIN.” Bl. John Paul II

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