Jesus’ Baptism and Temptation

Matthew 3:13 – 4:11

1. How old was Jesus when He began His public ministry?

Jesus was about thirty years old.

2. How did Jesus begin His ministry?

He went to the Jordan River to be baptized by John.

3. What happened when Jesus was baptized?

The heavens were opened and the Holy Spirit came upon Him as a dove.

4. What did a voice from heaven say?

“This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.” Matthew 3:17

5. What took place right after the baptism of Jesus?

The Spirit led Him into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.

6. Who is the devil?

He is the chief of the fallen angels, who is called Satan.

7. How long was Jesus in the wilderness?

He was there forty days and forty nights without food or drink.

8. How many times did the devil tempt Jesus there?

Three times and in three different ways.

9. Did Jesus listen to the devil?

No, He said, “Get thee behind me, Satan.” Luke 4:8

10. Who came to Jesus when the temptations were finished?

Angels came to minister unto Him.

Memory Verse: “For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.” Hebrews 4:15 LESSON 5