".... there in the wilderness forty days, being tested by Satan; he was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to him."
This is a sermon on the reasons for fasting in preparation for the Great Fast of Lent - the Gospel of Mark 1:12-20. This sermon is another lesson in Orthodox Christian Spirituality using the readings of the Malankara - Syrian Orthodox lectionary.
This sermon lesson given on Sunday, February 8, 2009 by Fr John Brian Paprock at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Mission Chapel, Madison, Wisconsin.
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