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It can’t be emphasized enough to know that Satan is the deceiver, the angel of light that “….prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” (1 Peter 5:8). Satan wants to attack you, your family, your school, your church, your country…..
The news of the day reveals the facts: Suicide in young people has soared! Young people are told they might be the wrong sex and they should change their God given bodies for the opposite sex! Drug over dose is at an all-time high! Schools have created perverse subject matter normalizing sinful behavior to those as young as Kindergarten. Schools have re-created history, teaching the young falsehoods of our American History. School children aren’t allowed to pray anymore. Government has permitted millions of babies to be aborted. Government has permitted same sex marriage. Some churches profess acceptance of homosexuality and same sex marriage. Some churches are soft on the gospel for fear of offending someone. Some churches profess there are many ways to Heaven.
Do you see the devouring of Satan’s attack? It’s maddening and saddening to see the lies, manipulations, and deceitfulness destroying man’s soul! How many souls are in Hell or destined for Hell…..because they believe a lie?? Note the verse by Paul to Elymas the sorcerer in Acts 13:10: “You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord?” Sadly, this verse can be applied to the spiraling decay of today.
To the believing born again Christian: You are not exempt from falling into Satan’s trap! Note when Peter rebuked Jesus in Matthew 16:23 Jesus said to him “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things of men.” Hebrews 4:12 says ....The Word of God is living and active; sharper than any double-edged sword....it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart... It's imperative to walk in the light: Click To Tweet
It’s imperative you know scripture. Hebrews 4:12 says “….The Word of God is living and active; sharper than any double-edged sword….it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart…” It’s imperative to walk in the light: 1John 1:5-6 says “….God is light, in Him there is no darkness…but if we claim to have fellowship with Him yet walk in darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth.”
Listener, James 4:7-8 says “Submit yourselves then, to God. RESIST THE DEVIL, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and He will come near to you….” Second Corinthians 2:14 says “But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumphal procession in Christ. And through us, spreads everywhere, the fragrance of the knowledge of Him.”
Realize the dreadful events of past history and be aware of its repetitive occurrences today. Resist Satan’s schemes. Know God’s Word to defend attacks. Claim victory through Christ Jesus…Jesus alone saves and will lift you up in liberty.