Before we begin unraveling the topic at hand, it might be best if we borrow the story from Dr. Robert Stein’s book, A Basic Guide to
How much influence does Satan have? How does Satan try to influence you? What do you need to learn about your enemy?
Of course, we cannot be dogmatic about this, but we can infer from the Scriptures and draw a conclusion based on reason and logic that
Satan and his demons have the world of mankind in their control to the point that Jesus could say, “the whole world lies in the
Psalm 44:18 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 18 Our heart has not turned back, Nor do our steps deviate from your path; We think of some
Indeed, the vast majority of humankind would respond in the affirmative that they want happiness. However, humans have experienced anything but. For those who accept
Romans 12:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind,
Christians need to to hear God; to listen to the instructions of that truth by which they have been begotten, and brought into so near relation to him. Christians are to be more ready to hear than to speak; or that they are to be disposed to learn always from the Word of God.
Colwell states: “the overwhelming majority of readings were created before the year 200.” Kilpatrick says, “almost all variants can be presumed to have been created by A.D. 200.” The Alands, say, “practically all the substantive variants in the text of the New Testament are from the second century …” Is this true?
As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. (James 4:16) Those who have had success in business tend to boast