Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. All this I will give you he said if you will bow down and worship me. Jesus said to him, Away from me Satan! For it is written: Worship the Lord your God and serve him only. Then the devil left him and angels came and attended him.
This is the 3rd time the Devil is tempting Jesus. Showing Jesus all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. This is exactly what the devil does to us. Showing us physical things that have no substance. Luring us to lives of splendor and fortune. Unfortunately, there is no emotional substance to this stuff which leaves a person lonely and empty inside.
Let me tell you someting. I have found the Devil to be a coward, a liar and an idiot. He is useless, shallow and a no-good piece of junk. I hope you are listening Mr Devil. I am not scared of you. I am proud to say this.
The Lord has looked after me all my life. I can honestly say that I can look back and show the times the devil veered me away from the faith. I have overcome all of that nonsense and now I am able to see when he is lurking in the bushes.
All Jesus said to him was. Away from me satan. Satan ran away with his tail between his legs. Like a bully does when you confront them. Follow and worship God only as he will put a barrier around you which is unpenetrable by all evil.