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Even Jesus was tempted to make the wrong decisions. But he had a secret weapon to fight the battle.

This is Q2L11 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • Before Jesus started his ministry, he went into the wilderness to get ready. Matthew 4:1
  • The devil tried to tempt Jesus and keep him from making the right choices. Matthew 4:3
  • Jesus fought the temptations with his secret weapon: the Bible. Matthew 4:4
  • We can use the Bible to fight temptation.

Memory Verse:

Deuteronomy 8:3 People do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

See Also: Temptation, Choices

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. If your Mom had a jar full of some yummy goodies on the counter, what would you want it to be full of?
  3. Where did Jesus go to pray? What does it mean to fast?
  4. How did Jesus respond to Satan’s temptations?
  5. Read 1 Corinthians 10:13. Who is tempted? How does God help us to fight temptation?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Life of Jesus series.

KC Downloads:

  • K-1st Teacher’s Pack (PDF)
  • 2nd-3rd Teacher’s Pack (PDF)
  • 4th-5th Teacher’s Pack (PDF)
  • Large Group Script (PDF)
  • Large Group Slides (ZIP)