Articles Tagged 'Satan' (Page 2)

Who Will You Trust?

With all the voices telling you who you are, who will you trust?

Max Lucado uses the woman caught in adultery to remind us of the accusing voices we hear in our head and in our life and reminds us that this is from the adversary, the devil and challenges us to listen to the voice of Jesus.

A Healthier Image of God

What are the two great lies Satan tells about God?

Rubel Shelly talks about the two lies satan tells about God and that we often believe, that God tries to limit us and that when we sin God wants to punish us.

Heaven's Light

Can you find that light that chases away the shadows?

Phil Ware continues his series on When Spirit Becomes Flesh and talks about Jesus as heaven's light.

Lies I Like

We want to beleive the lies that let us do what we want.

Satan feeds us lies that let us feel good about doing what we really wanted to do all along.

Why God Permits Pain

I thought if I followed Jesus, He would take care of me?

Rubel Shelly discusses both the problem and the purpose of pain in the believer's life.

Behind Enemy Lines

Where do you live your life of faith?

Phil Ware talks about persecution of believers today and how we can make a difference.

Watch Out for Number 3

O you'd better watch out or she will make you cry!

Sarah Stirman talks about her daughter's basketball playing and how coaches warn their teams to watch out for her, number 3.

I Don't Want Them to Change Me!

Why keep doing what you're doing?

Alan Smith uses a story by Elie Wiesel to help make the point that sometimes we have to do things that seem even futile because we don't want to be changed into something we don't want to be.

Resistance Is NOT Futile!

Have you given resisting a try lately?

Patrick Odum reminds us that overcoming temptation requires us to resist the devil, but he also adds some other insights from James' famous passage about overcoming temptation by being honest about oursleves and our need for God.

The Jesus Vibe: Crouching at the Door

How do you face down our enemy?

Phil Ware shares his continuing series on the Jesus vibe and focuses on how Jesus won the war over sin and temptation.

The Real Reason

Let's cut through the fluff and deal with the real issue here!

Selfishness is what really lies behind all of marriage problems and the devil wants to use selfish people and marriage problems to render the church ineffective.

Curing the Sin Virus

Where in the world did those horrible computer viruses come from anyway?

Sin is like a virus Satan has designed to appear harmless, infect us, spread, and render everything useless and destroy everything.

Finished!

How can anyone say they have done all that they set out to do?

Jesus finished his work, accomplished his mission, completed his task, passed his test, and when his life was over he was victorious.

What Was She Thinking?

Can you imagine what in the world these people had in mind?

Dumb criminals remind us that we are all just a step away from moral calamity and disaster and must resist satan and draw near to God.

The Devil Made Me Do It!

Who are you blaming for your messes?

We've got to be honest about our weakness and inconsistency and quit trying to blame everything on someone or something else, including satan or the devil.

He Has No Hold on Me

Are you truly free?

Don't you wish you could say, like Jesus said, that the devil or Satan has no hold on you?

Underestimating the Pull of Evil

How strong is the pull in your life?

We shouldn't play around with sin because it opens the door of heart to evil and satan.

Father of Lies

Whose voice do you listen to?

Satan is the Father of lies and tries to get us to believe his cruel and ugly lies.

Said the Spider to the Fly

Have you been trapped lately?

Satan loves to trap us when we wander away from God's people.

Refuse to Be Slicked

Have you been slicked lately by the ads?

Just like the fast food ads decieve us by making their product look too good to be true, so also satan deceives and tempts us.

Warfare

Are you putting off a confrontation with the enemy?

We often try to deny or feel sorry about the attacks of Satan in our lives rather than resisting and fighting him with the spiritual power God has given us.

Eaten Away from the Inside

Don't let him eat away at your life!

Satan likes to sneak in and set up shop and begin his destructive work in our lives when we are unsuspecting.