Saturday, May 25, 2024

First Sunday of Lent (C)
Gospel text
Lk 4:1-13
Filled with the holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil.
Gospel's Commentary
Today we admire the humility of the Son of God: he has become a man, but a man of truth. He even allows the devil to tempt him with traps. For example: "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread." Jesus Christ, who was starving at that moment, does not fall for it : he could make bread from the stones, but he did not. He preferred to act as one of us: that is, he endured hunger! - How do you endure hardships? Do you complain? Do you protest?...

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