The Word Among Us

October 2007 Issue

Praying with Jesus

What was his secret?

When Jesus walked among us two thousand years ago, he was completely human—even to the point that he was tempted in every way that we are, but without sin (Hebrews 4:15). Despite this truth, however, we still tend to underestimate just how much Jesus needed to pray.

When it comes to temptation, we might think, "Jesus was also completely God, so it was easier for him to resist sin than it is for us." It’s...

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