January 28, 2007
INTRODUCTION – Bad news & good news
Bad news: You have an enemy – who hates your guts and wants to destroy or at least de-mobilize you; and he has thousands of demons at his command; thousands of years of experience; and lots of power to pull of his intentions.
Good news: Jesus Christ resisted him to perfection as a man; has destroyed His works as both man and God; He is continuing to destroy them primarily through His church; and He has left us an example to follow – with the full expectation that we will overcome and resist the devil like He did.
All of the New Testament writers spoke of our enemy. All of them had this expectation that we would successfully resist him. Continue reading Resisting the Devil & Temptation – Matthew 4:3-11