We know that Jesus was tempted in all points like us, just prior to this sermon in Matt. Chapter 4. He was tempted with 3 temptations .
In a court of Law, you can be represented by your advocate, a lawyer, or you can represent yourself. Hard to have Jesus as your advocate if you are always defending yourself. Do you feel a need to "stand up for yourself", refuse to be put down or abused without striking out, fighting back? What did Jesus do?
Isa 53:7 He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.
To make sure we understand Jesus explains...
Mat 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Mat 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
Mat 7:22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
Mat 7:24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them,