Your Adversary the Devil

The Devil Bible Verses

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The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses

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Who exactly is this adversary also known as the devil? Christians have had an spiritual evil enemy for thousands of years ... The adversary the devil. We will discuss various methods on how to defend yourself against your adversary the devil spoken of in many of the devil Bible verses. The Bible makes it quite clear that the devil (Satan) is your adversary and that makes him the enemy of your soul. It is also written that he seeks diligently on manners and methods by which he can devour your soul. Buckle up ...

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

How can the devil devour us, when we are Christians and protected by God? One would have to have been deceived into falling into Satan's trap. But, how does Satan lure us into these traps? I mean ... Being Christians we are bound to say "no way" if Satan just reveals who he is and says to do this or do that.

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Deception

So ... Satan must come in disguise to deceive us. What are some examples of how he could come incognito. What kind of disguises? He uses any method that he can. From using our own emotions against us which are triggered by thoughts planted within our mind over the years. From things we see to media or other worldly ways and it is usually done in the shadows.

Your Adversary the devil Pitfalls ... One of his most favorite lures is to use souls within the Body of Christ to cause division. What he does is, he gets a few souls to argue or debate and then one or both in the argument run to their "friends" who are fellow Christians and they pour out the plague into their mind and heart of the other and of course this soul being a friend has to join the ongoing war.

Yes, it is a plague of the mind and heart created by the adversary of your soul, masked by believing you are righteous or doing nothing wrong. Just as Jesus said the religious folks would even unto death in the guise of being a God service:

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.

Yes, many Christians today contend with fellow Christians even claiming to be doing a God service. But, what are some reasons these souls may tell themselves, to feel so righteous that they choose to violate the Lord's clear commands: No judging others and Love one another. I have discovered that most do so out of partiality and pride. They were either hurt by another and refuse to forgive or they join bandwagons against others because their buds are doing it. Others just love the drama of it all.

Perhaps they watched too many soap operas, huh?

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Plot

Okay, so we know Satan works incognito and does so by using outside influences and the likes, but he also uses other souls in our lives who are close to us to try and plant his wretched thoughts within our mind and thereby negatively affecting our hearts. In short ... That means he uses friends and family too.

Your Adversary the Devil Bible Trivia Time ... How can we learn to discern and see through these disguises? The answer that we can tell these devices by their fruits. Allow the Bible to explain. Let us look into this in Galatians 5, starting at Verse 16:

Galatians 5:16-17

16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

Many believe that this refers solely to sexual lust of the flesh. What are other lusts of the flesh that we should avoid? Paul shares some of these with us:

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the Kingdom of God.

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Fear

Now, many of these fruits are obvious and we know to avoid them, but what do words like variance, emulations, seditions and heresies mean, which Paul shared regarding Christians behavior which are in the same sin category with murder?

  • Variance means ... Strife, discord and contention
  • Emulation means ... Contentious rivalry
  • Seditions means ... Division
  • Heresies means ... Taking sides

Your Adversary the Devil Bible Reminder ... Paul was speaking to Christians about how they treated other Christians. So, Paul was saying to beware strife, discord, contentious rivalry, division and taking sides against other Christians with other Christians was he not? This sounds so much like methods being used today in an attempt to divide the Body of Christ (the Church). As well it should because that is exactly what Satan seeks to do because he is unable to destroy it from the outside:

Matthew 16:18

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Your Adversary the Devil Bible Point of Interest ... Satan knows very well what Jesus said about a House divided against itself not being able to stand:

Mark 3:25

And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.

Beware The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses

So, these are the fruits that are we to beware of from those we encounter according to the Word of God as to not be lured into the enemy of your soul's plot to divide the Body of Christ as to steal away as many souls as he can from God. Satan is Anti-Christian ... He is against Christians, the Christian way and the Christian Ministries so if you ever find yourself working against fellow Christians or those who are serving God.

Despite the whispered reasoning in your mind or from movies, music or even "friends" as to why it is okay to make a wrong choice, which then created emotions which can easily blind you and then in most cases ... We tend to defend our bad choices which opens up a whole new can of worms. When you sense this nonsense. It is not of God. This is not the intent of God and these are not the fruits one will experience when in harmony with the Spirit of God.

These are the fruits of the Spirit:

Galatians 5:22-23

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

You know when you are caught up in your adversary the devil web of deceit when you experience those negative emotions like wrath, strife, variance, emulations, seditions and heresies. The fruits of God's Spirit are just the opposite ... Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance.

Many times when a Christian is in contention with or whispers against another Christian, with fellow Christians, it is because they want to judge this other Christian's sins. They seemed to forget when partaking of this trap of the mind and heart a major Truth.

Uh huh ... The ole sinner calling another sinner a sinner. How ugly and same ole same ole that practice is. When the Bible is clear that they are sinners as well:

Lies of the Adversary the Devil Bible Verses

1 John 1:10

If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar, and His Word is not in us.

What right does a Christian have to condemn another Christian in privy with their Christian "friends" who by the way are friends until you become the target because you angered another Christian who was buds with another Christian in this little web of deceit? Even you may have had Christian "friends" and later found yourself to be the target of attack by these same Christian "friends."

It hurts does it not? And if not, it hardens the heart to the point where you want no "friends" and trust nobody. But this is not what God wants for us. It is what the enemy of our soul wants. We began by looking at this verse:

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Tricks

But, let us look at the next verse:

1 Peter 5:9

Whom resist stedfast in the Faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

Another, Your Adversary the devil Bible trivia question ... How do we resist this enemy who plants nonsense in our thoughts and even uses friends to lure us away from God? We get outta that situation and look towards God. But how?

James 4:7

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

We also looked into warnings from Paul who was saying to beware strife, discord, contentious rivalry, division and taking sides against other Christians with other Christians. Ask yourself, have you ever been or are you guilty of this sin? You know, hiding in shadows with other Christians bashing other Christians? You need not answer aloud ... God already knows. You need only stop and walk away.

We also discussed sinners:

1 John 3:8

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning.

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Clues

But, let us look at the rest of that verse:

1 John 3:8

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested that He might destroy the works of the devil.

Are those not pleasant words to the mind and heart after reading all these Your Adversary the devil devious plans for our soul? God seeks not to destroy the soul of the sinner or the Faith and Hope of one of His own children who got caught up in sin by sending whispering sinners to con-demn these fellow Christians in the shadows ...

It is Satan who is the puppet master of that spider's web. No ... God does not whisper His thoughts in shadows to condemn His children. God's Word makes it clear that our Father seeks to destroy the works of the Devil within these souls because He Loves the soul. God sent His Son to save the Sinner ... From the sin.

Escape the Adversary the Devil Bible Verses

If you are or ever get caught up in Satan's spider's web, you need not stay there because of your past choices, you need only go to Jesus and repent to be set free:

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

And put on the Armor of God to defend against it happening again.

Ephesians 6:11

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

This will keep you safe from your adversary the devil.

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

The Adversary the Devil Bible Verses Summary

Your adversary the devil has one task and that is to capture your soul. But the your adversary the devil Bible Scripture reveals he is limited. You need only use the name of and faith in Jesus to overcome your adversary the devil.

Ephesians 6:10-11

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

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