In His time on earth, Jesus experienced the full range of human emotion, valued companionship, and lived a truly human life. In fact, as Alistair Begg points out, because He did not give into sin, Jesus’ temptations were even harder than our own. His unwavering obedience led him to die on a cross, broken and abandoned. Humanity would never have invented such a strategy for victory—yet it was God’s plan for our salvation from the beginning of the world.
49And he said to them, “Why were you looking for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father's house?”7
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