Thursday, June 29, 2017

12 Ways Satan May Try to Destroy You, Pastor

The most popular post ever published on my blog is 20 Ways Satan May Seek to Destroy You. There we survey the Scriptures and demonstrate the reality of our spiritual enemy and his crafty work. Today, I add a dozen more. In my continued reading of A Puritan Theology, I found the chapter "The Puritans on Demons" sobering. "The Puritans viewed human history as one continual conflict with evil spiritual powers." This is one reason I have so long appreciated the writings of the Puritans, men who were not afraid to expose the devices of the evil one. Therefore, we find much help from them for the spiritual warfare that belongs to those who truly belong to Christ. Spiritual warfare calls us to be watchful because Satan's chief means of destroying people is through deception (Gen 3:1-5, 13; John 8:44; 2 Cor 11:3; 1 Tim 2:14; Rev 12:9). Spurstowe wrote, "We ought rather to be all the more watchful since we have such a serpent to deal with that can hide his deadly poison with a beautiful and shining skin." Read More

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