Satan Tried to Tempt Jesus – Tissot


Collections: Jesus Christ

Category: Miracles-Life

This watercolor image  by J. Tissot shows the devil tempting Christ. It is the second of three temptations right after Jesus had fasted for forty days in the wilderness. The moment of this image is Satan carrying Our Lord to the pinnacle of the temple in Jerusalem. Click here to view the first temptation. Click here to view the third temptation. 

Then the devil took him up into the holy city, and set him upon the pinnacle of the temple, And said to him: If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written: That he hath given his angels charge over thee, and in their hands shall they bear thee up, lest perhaps thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said to him: It is written again: Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. — Mt. 4:5-7 

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