February 26, 2023

The Testing of the King, Part II

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Category: Matthew Scripture: Matthew 4:1–11


After Jesus’ heavenly coronation, Matthew presents Him as the tested and proven King by supplying six distinctives of His testing. His time of temptation/testing (is a):

  • Transpired in a Distinct Location (Matt 4:1)
  • Tied with an Old Enemy (Matt 4:1)
  • Told of a New Adam (Matt 4:2)
  • Tested a Unique Title (Matt 4:3)
  • Took into Account Three Difficult Challenges (Matt 4:4-10)
  • Tale of an Amazing Triumph (Matt 4:11)


  • Arise My Soul, Arise!
  • 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)
  • His Robes For Mine
  • Come Behold The Wondrous Mystery
  • To God Be The Glory!