Edmund Steimle: The Peril of Ordinary Days

Lutheran preacher Edmund Steimle focuses on Jesus's temptation in the wilderness. He notes that we all have experiences of feeling let down. We have highs and lows. The dangerous day for a man’s faith, whether yours or our Lord’s, are the dull, drab days. The devil tempted Jesus by promising a high time. We turn to so many escapes. If we can accept the inevitability of the temptation in the wilderness the half the battle is won. It did not matter how Jesus felt. He simply trusted and obeyed, and so must we.