Four Principles For Spiritual Combat: Exposition of Matthew 4:1-4

https://youtu.be/qsDFMRXXckQ OPENING TEXTUAL NOTES You will notice as we get into Matthew’s gospel that one of his literary formulas is the word “Then” (GK τότε) This word is frequently used to progress the narrative forward by connecting the preceding account to what follows. “Then” opens the first two temptations and is duplicated in the third …

The Sin of Grumbling

1 Corinthians 10:10–13 (CSB) — 10 And don’t grumble as some of them did, and were killed by the destroyer. 11 These things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our instruction, on whom the ends of the ages have come. 12 So, whoever thinks he stands must be careful not to …

Civil Unrest and Peace

Romans 13:4 (CSB) — For [government] is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, because it does not carry the sword for no reason. For it is God’s servant, an avenger that brings wrath on the one who does wrong. Look at how much chaos is being inflicted on society because …