The article discusses the Christian concept of spiritual warfare. It emphasizes the reality of Satan and dark spiritual forces, asserting that they actively oppose God's plan and attempt to lead people away from Him. The article outlines Satan's tactics—deception, temptation, and accusation—and articulates the spiritual armory available to believers, including truth, righteousness, faith, and Scripture. It reaffirms the importance of community and vigilance in combating these forces and highlights the believer's ultimate reliance on God.
Explore 20 common Christian beliefs that, surprisingly, are not explicitly supported by the Bible. From the idea that the redeemed go to "heaven," to the concept of seven deadly sins, we delve into theological misconceptions that have taken root over time.
If God is love, why does he permit wickedness? This is a valid question, and it deserves an answer. The Bible teaches that God is not the author of evil, but he does allow it for several reasons. He wants to test our faith, teach us a lesson, and give us hope for the future.
Discover what the occult is and why Christians view it as destructive and spirit-threatening. Learn how occult practices are a counterfeit of God's power, and how involvement in the occult can lead to serious spiritual and psychological outcomes.
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; 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.
'SATAN THE DEVIL: Know Your Enemy' invites you into a thorough understanding of Satan's characteristics and limitations from a biblical perspective. Discover how this understanding equips believers to resist Satan's schemes and stand firm in faith, preparing for victory in the spiritual battlefield.
In 2 Corinthians 4:3-4, the Apostle Paul explains how Satan, the 'god of this world,' has blinded the minds of unbelievers, preventing them from seeing the transformative truth of the Gospel. This article explores the various means through which this spiritual blindness occurs and how believers can combat this with the power of God's word.
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 neither Satan nor his demon rebels can read our thoughts. Take a moment and consider the descriptive names ascribed to Satan. He is called [Heb. sa·tan′; Gr. sa·ta·nas′] translated Satan... Continue Reading →