Tag: temptation of Christ

Identifying the adversary

This entry is part 2 of 8 in the series The Yetzer in the Wilderness: Jesus and the Evil InclinationMatthew and Luke’s temptation accounts both consistently refer to Jesus’ adversary as ‘the devil’, whereas Mark’s account only refers to Jesus’ adversary once, as ‘Satan’ (Mark 1:13). In addition, Matthew refers once to ‘the tempter’ (Matthew 4:3), and has Jesus address […]