Jesus Defeated Satan for Us

“We are all guilty sinners. Like Adam and Israel, we disobey God and follow our own rebellious ways. To save and set us free, Jesus our Messiah (the One and only) followed the Holy Spirit and defeated satan in the desert. He reversed the curse of Adam’s fall and succeeded where Israel failed. And it’s all for us.” Pastor Glem Melo

New Hope

By Pastor Glem Melo

“Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.” (Matthew 4:1-2)

Adam was tempted by satan. He disobeyed God and followed the enemy.

Israel was tested by God in the desert – ”to know what was in [their] heart, whether [they] would keep his commandments or not” (Deuteronomy 8:2). Like Adam, they disobeyed God and failed the test.

Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit “to be tempted by the devil.” He is the new Adam and the new Israel. And unlike Adam and Israel, he defeated satan and passed God’s test. By doing so, he proved himself to be the Father’s loyal, submissive and obedient Son. He proved himself to be the worthy Messiah.

We are all guilty sinners. Like Adam and Israel, we disobey God and follow our own…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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