I’m studying the book of Jeremiah during my morning devotion, but for some reason, these days I want to listen to the four Gospels whenever I get a chance to be in my car. So, yesterday afternoon, I was listening to the Gospel according to Matthew while driving to go somewhere.
After I listened to the first three chapters and the first part of chapter four, I totally zoned out, thinking of these two verses: “Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. “All this I will give you,” he said, “if you will bow down and worship me.” (Matthew 4:8-9)
I felt like I’ve never read this passage before. I said: What? Who is offering what to Who here? Hold on a second! Is the devil out of his mind for trying to tempt Jesus this way?