Turn the stones to bread. A challenge to be independent of God. Adam failed this temptation. 40 becomes a symbol of testing and trial. Deuteronomy. Live for bread or die for God’s word. Psa 91.
Worship Satan. Deuteronomy 6:13. To take a shortcut.
Temple Mount. The test is to be pressumcious of God. Testing God’s love.
Tested at all points. Hebrews. Luke 24
Draw strength through Jesus’s name in testing.
Jesus of Nazareth. Familiarity breeds contempt. The Jews rejected Jesus yet the demons recognize Him. Luke 4:34
Jesus’s primary calling is to preach the gospel. That is a reminder to the church.