Was Jesus ‘Set Up’ By God?

A Confession

Let me make a little confession to you:

I didn’t want to write this post.

I didn’t want to ask this question.

I ignored it for two weeks but it wouldn’t go away.

And when I finally wrote it, I wasn’t going to post it.

I struggled. Seriously! I had some good reasons too:

  • It didn’t feel ‘natural’
  • It questioned my theology (at least at face value)
  • It made me uncomfortable
  • God would NEVER set His Own Son up for this (would HE?)

So I decided I was done with struggling and hit the Throne Room. I got my answers!

What’s Your Theology?

Let me ask you the same question I wrestled with:

“Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.” – Matthew 4:1

“Was Jesus intentionally ‘set up’ by God?”

What is your theology on Matthew 4:1? Leave your comments here.

About Joseph Iregbu

I'm a writer, purpose guy, speaker and business consultant. My passion is to help people live with purpose and not waste their lives. I live in the UK with my wife, Temi and our gorgeous Isabel Juda. Let's connect on Twitter and Facebook.

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