How Satan Tempts Us


Bones of Fire

19350The father of all lies hates us. He’d love to see us burn in an eternal hell, and he’ll do anything he can to make it happen.

Here are three ways he might try:

1. Get us to doubt God’s Word. 

Satan’s words to Eve in the Garden were “Has God really said . . . ?” (Gen 3:1). The first step he takes is to undermine the authority of the Word of God in our lives. God clearly told Adam and Eve His Word, and the first thing Satan did was try to cast a little doubt on it.The deceiver’s doubts might come to us a little differently, but with basically the same intent. “Maybe this just wasn’t translated well.” “Well, God couldn’t really mean we should actually love our enemies.” “There’s no way God could really hate divorce. That’s such a strong word!”Once we have doubted God’s…

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