Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
In the first attack Satan tempted Jesus’ material needs.
The longest I have fasted was twenty eight days and I can tell you, you become acutely aware of all the fragerant smells of all the food around you.
So Satan tempted Jesus with His hunger.
So too does he tempt us with material things which become things we give in to such as spending too much time working for your house that it takes time away from Bible study and…
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