Satan offers a deceptive bait to Christ to try to entice him to a suffering-less route to having his kingdom. But, as will always prove true, supreme love for the Father conquers all temptation.
The second of the three temptations of Christ in the wilderness had to do with whether or not he would test the Father by not waiting upon his divine ways and timing.
A look at the first of three temptations that assailed Christ, in which the tempter asks Jesus the question, "Did God really say that you must obey him?"
Why did Jesus need to be tempted?
How could the Spirit lead Jesus to be tempted?
Could Jesus have fallen to temptation and actually sin?
How was Christ's temptation a real temptation?
The foundation of our salvation is the doctrine of justification. And the foundation of the essence of justification is the righteousness of Jesus. God's declaration of his pleasure in Christ following his baptism demonstrates that Jesus alone possesses obedience of divine quality sufficient to justify and assure his people.
A look at the importance of God's Kingdom purposes on earth, and how Scripture teaches us that its future implementation will unfold. Also, how is it that the Church and the Kingdom interact?