If I Were the Devil …

In 1965, Paul Harvey wrote about America’s downfall. Some 55 years later, almost everything he had to say has come true in our day. Satan the devil is very involved through man in the affairs of fallen humanity. (Gen. 6:5; 8:21; Jer 17:9) Note the apostle Peter's warning: 1 Peter 5:8 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 8 Be sober-minded;[33] be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. What lies below is an insightful warning account that should be taken very seriously today.

JOB 2:1-6 OTBDC: Does God Tempt Us?

"Satan is irrelevant and has been since the resurrection. If I'm tempted, God is tempting me for a reason. ... Didn't Satan first need permission from God to tempt Job? Does he not need the same permission to tempt me? So if I am being tempted I can reasonably draw the conclusion that God allowed that temptation for a reason." Is This True? ...

Christians Know Your Enemies

2 Corinthians 2:11 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 11 so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes. How much influence does Satan have? How does Satan try to influence others? What do you need to learn about your enemy?

Can Satan the Devil Control Humans?

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 power of the evil one [i.e., Satan].” (1 John 5:19) The apostle Paul writes, 2 Corinthians 4:3-4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled... Continue Reading →

What Do the Scriptures Say About Demons?

This Blog Article is by Louis Matthews Sweet but it has been updated, corrected and Expanded upon by Edward D. Andrews. The word daimon or daimonion seems originally to have had two closely related meanings; a deity, and a spirit, superhuman but not supernatural. In the former sense the term occurs in the Septuagint translation of Deut.... Continue Reading →

Does Satan the Devil Exist or Is He a Myth?

This Blog Article is by Louis Matthews Sweet but it has been updated, corrected and Expanded upon by Edward D. Andrews. Definition. A created but superhuman, personal, evil, world-power, represented in Scripture as the adversary both of God and men. Scriptural Facts concerning Satan. Names of Satan: The most important of these are the Hebrew... Continue Reading →

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