Let us look to Jesus. There we see humanity at its best, tempted but not overcome. There will certainly always be human limitations, human weaknesses that will open the door to temptation. But Jesus shows us we are not thereby doomed. The God we are called to serve is the God who serves us by showing us compassion and by giving us Jesus as a model for our own journey to new life.
-Dianne Bergant, Richard N. Fragomeni
Preaching the New Lectionary