Dredge, Jesus is the member of the God family that
created everything, both seen and unseen. He even
created all angelic beings, including Satan himself.
John 1:3,10; Ephesians 3:9; Colossians 1:16-17.
The demons who possessed the two individuals in
Matthew 8:28-29 knew who Jesus.was.
They cried out to Jesus "what have we to do with thee,
Jesus, thou Son of God? Are thou come hither to torment
us before the time?"
And, Satan most certainly knew who had created him.
After Christ had been baptized and started His ministry,
Satan clearly understood that he must find a way to
disqualify Jesus from replacing him as ruler of the world.
The only way Satan could do this was by causing Jesus
to sin. Satan most certainly believed that it was possible
for Jesus to sin.
Jesus, who was a physical being was subject to the same
needs that the rest of humanity is subject to.
He was surrounded by powerful angels who come to His
defense if required, but He could have sinned.
Jesus prayed to His Father constantly. He relied on
strength from His Father to keep Him from sinning.
If Jesus had sinned, even once, humans would not have
a sacrifice for the death penalty. We would remain dead
for all eternity.
Jesus most certainly knew that He was capable of
Before He was to be tempted by Satan Jesus fasted
for 40 days-He ate nothing.
He prayed constantly the entire time. His challenge was
to be the most important challenge in all of history.
There was no reason for Him to so thoroughly prepare
Himself if it were impossible for Him to sin.