Why Was Jesus Tempted by the Devil?

Why Was Jesus Tempted by the Devil? By: Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ Consider that Jesus was led into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. Why the devil? Most of our temptations come from within us—anger, lust, gluttony, selfishness, gossip, and many others. Why did Jesus’ temptations not simplyRead More →

Neither do I condemn you

Neither do I condemn you According to Jewish law, adultery was a capital crime punishable by death (Leviticus 20:10). But according to Roman law—which governed occupied Palestine—Jews had no authority to put a man to death. So if Jesus had agreed with the Pharisees, he would have violated the RomanRead More →

You search the Scriptures

You search the Scriptures. (John 5:39) 4th Week of Lent Have you ever picked up your Bible, read a passage from it, and then wondered what in the world God was trying to say to you? Maybe you decided the passage didn’t have any application for your life, so youRead More →