Ever feel like you can’t overcome temptation, and that you’re doomed to sin in ways great and small?
Jesus understands. Before he began his public ministry, he faced off against Satan after a 40-day fast in the desert, as the Gospel passage for the First Sunday of Lent reminds us.
Austin Robuck, a seminarian from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, shares how Christ’s response in this encounter offers us hope and power when we’re confronted with the choice between sin and life in the Spirit.
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