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Satan Does Not Play Fair!

"God has a plan for your life. The enemy (Satan) has a plan for your life also! Be ready for both! Be wise enough to know which one to battle and which one to embrace." - Author Unknown

I think the scriptures support this idea. If we are in a difficult situation and seek God's guidance, the answer will not contradict His Word. If the action we are taking is in conflict with God's Word, it is of Satan and therefore, is sin. We cannot let Satan take advantage of us because we should not be ignorant of his devices (2 Cor. 2:11). The devil is as a roaring lion walking about seeking whom he may devour (1 Pet. 5:8).

Satan does NOT play fair. Satan can take the form of the righteous.

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works. (2 Cor. 11:13-15)

Jesus was speaking to those who wished to kill him in John 8:44:

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.


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Mark Carpenter
(Woodland, AL)


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