Category Archives: Satan

10 common satanic behaviors

How do we explain the truth that, “the whole world is under the control of the evil one” (I John 5:19)? It seems likely that his ways would be pervasively noticed throughout the world. And, in fact, we find this to be the case when we consider how common these ten characteristics are to human history. Continue reading

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An Assault on God’s Care

An explicit effort on the part of the evil one to assault the truth that God cares for His own. Continue reading

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The history of Envy

Envy is a universal evil found in every culture and class of people. It’s often more prevalent among the refined and ostensibly religious people. Continue reading

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What we must know about Satan

The great mystery of tension between the activity of Satan and the sovereignty of God is found in the trials of Job. Continue reading

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A closer look at weakness

Spiritual power is experienced from a position of trust and dependence on the living God. Continue reading

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What do we know about satan?

“Men don’t believe in a devil now, As their fathers used to do; They reject one creed because it’s old For another because it’s new. If the devil is voted not to be, Is the verdict, therefore, true? Someone is surely doing the work The devil … Continue reading

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The history of evil

Why is evil a consistent part of human history everywhere in the world and in every human heart? What accounts for this ugly part of our story?

What is evil? How do we name it? What is the most plausible accounting for the reality of evil as we know it? Continue reading

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