Publication date: Oct 29, 2020. In the above example we see that satan knows Scripture. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. power will I give Thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to He knows it well enough so that if one misquotes it as Eve did, he can take advantage of that mistake and cost one their security. (Genesis 3:1-6 ACP/KJV). And in those (40) days He did eat nothing: and when they were ended, He afterward hungered. 1 John 4:1-3 ESV / 26 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. And he brought Him to Jerusalem, and set Him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto Him, “If Thou be the Son of God, cast Thyself down from hence: For it is written, He shall give His angels charge over Thee, to keep Thee: And in their hands they shall bear Thee up, lest at any time Thou dash Thy foot against a stone.” And Jesus answering said unto him, it is said, thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve. The enemy is not a neighbor who plays loud music, or the member of the board who always wants his own way. Many have fallen for that lie. Fears must be overcome, the fear of failure, criticism, doubts, weakness, insignificance. ‣ 10 Never trust thine enemy: for like as iron rusteth, so is his wickedness. I stand strong in You as I face the onslaught of the devil, even in the daily skirmishes of life. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household. It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. We must forgive and bless each other, … Click here for: Previous Daily Thoughts for the year of our Lord 2005. ‣ 12Set him not by thee, lest, when he hath overthrown thee, he stand up in thy place; neither let him sit at thy right hand, lest he seek to take thy seat, and thou at the last remember my words, and be pricked therewith. ‣ For Christians the enemy is the devil, a real, personal entity. The Printer Friendly version of todays thought. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. “If Thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.”. It is not the drunk driver who takes your child’s life, the boss who fires you, or the Christian who opposes you. Yes, our enemy never stops and never rests from his assault on all that is good. Today we shall spend some time looking at one of satan’s favorite tactics, twisting the word of God. Do you know it well enough that if you heard it quoted incorrectly you would know that the verse or verses were incorrect or had been taken out of context? 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. Did he take a punch to the face with a shake of his head and a laugh accompanied by “is that the best you can do?”. We do not study his tactics, his strengths, his weaknesses, his wins and his losses. Yes, satan is a master at deception, he is a master at taking and turning just enough of God’s word to where while it still sounds like God’s word, it isn’t and as such is useless and even damaging. ‣ Salem Media Group. And He taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all. Oh ye husbands, jealously guard your wives and daughters, guard them from those who would lead them astray with corrupted Scripture. 9In the prosperity of a man enemies will be grieved: but in his adversity even a friend will depart. Geocoding J (Luke 4:1-15 ACP/KJV). “Behold, the days come, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:” God, Amos 8:11. It is important for us however, to remember that they are just humans too. Also, notice there is no armor to cover our back. And satan wants as many souls as he can get for he too knows his time is short. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work. The Church for the American Christian Patriot34 Duck Pond RoadHarrison, Maine, USA04040, Pastor Rev. All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, except when done by a guest, is from the ACP/authorized 1611 King James Version. ‣ Amen. If Thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be Thine.” And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind Me, satan: for it is written, thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.