Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son (Colossians 1:13, KJV). We are already delivered from the power of darkness as believers. This is such an important truth to take hold of. The apostle John put it this way: “We know that we
Neither give place to the devil (Eph. 4:27 KJV). The scripture above is loaded with insight, revealing how the devil operates, and how we interact with him. Simply stated, the Lord says to we should not give the devil any opportunity. Does this imply that we actually give Satan opportunities in our lives? Yes! That
And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14 KJV). The strategy of Satan against humanity, the Church, and your life, has not changed since his first encounter with man. It’s working, so why would he change it? Satan’s most effective and destructive weapon in your life is
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil… (Acts 10:38 ESV). What does “oppressed” mean in the verse above? It says Jesus “went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil”. An
Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.” (Matt. 4:3 NKJ) When Satan came to tempt Jesus after His forty-day fast, his first bus stop was the identity of Jesus – that is, His claim of being the Son of God.
And supper being ended, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray Him, (Jn. 13:2 NKJ) Have you ever wondered what happened to Judas? Was he born Judas Iscariot the betrayer? No. He became the betrayer. You may wonder how on earth he became the betrayer. The
“Get out of here, Satan,” Jesus told him, “for the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.’” (Matt. 4:10 NLT.) Satan came to tempt Jesus after a forty-day fast, telling Him to bow down and worship him in order to get all the kingdoms of the world and their
“But He turned and said to Peter, ‘Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men’” (Matt. 16:23 NKJ). Jesus had just told the disciples that He was going to be killed, and Peter took Him aside and rebuked