The Empire Strikes Back – Luke 4:1-13

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From LucasFilms.com

Part Two of our series follows Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back. In the previous article we spoke of Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope and how Jesus came into the world and how that was something to give us hope. In this article we are going to discuss The Empire Strikes back.

Now love it or hate it some of the greatest events in the saga took place in this movie. We get to see Vader unmasked for the first time, the awesome fight on Hoth, introduction of Jedi Master Yoda, and one of the most quoted and yet wrongly quoted lines from any movie you could think of came from this movie here. “No, I am your father.” Most people think the No is Luke.

The Empire Strikes back starts on the icy planet of Hoth where the rebels suffer defeat after victory from the destruction of the Death Star. Luke is told that he needs to go Dagobah to  complete his Jedi training with Jedi Master Yoda. But sensing that his cohorts were on trouble in Cloud City he ended his training prematurely to help them. But he failed at helping them. In the end he fought getting enticed by the dark side and his friend and ally was locked away in carbonate given to Jabba the Hutt.

Thinking about how Darth Vader was trying to entice Luke to the Dark Side I thought about how Satan tried to do the same thing with Jesus. Minus being his father of course.

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