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How does the Christian overcome?

The Bible tells us that Christians have the victory, or that they overcome. What does that mean? What does that victory look like? How can we know that we are overcoming? First John 5:2-5 tell us that we have the … Continue reading

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How do we Fight the Devil?

The Bible tells us how to address the one “who deceives the whole world” (Revelation 12:9) in several revealing passages in the New Testament. In none of them are we told to attack him directly. Rather, we remove the means … Continue reading

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Seeing through “The Woman in Black”

I recently watched the movie starring Daniel Radcliffe of Harry Potter fame, The Woman in Black. This was a ghost story, complete with haunted house. When it was all over, I found it odd that the incidents in the haunted … Continue reading

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Where in the Bible does it say that Satan does evil?

Satan’s evil reputation is well chronicled in the Bible: Satan prevents a man from coming to God and is rebuked by God himself (Zechariah. 3:1-2). Satan tempts Jesus to turn away from God (Matthew 4:1-11). Satan takes away the Word … Continue reading

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Why did God create an evil Devil?

The Devil and demons are fallen angels. God did not create an evil angel. God created Lucifer, who was God’s beautiful choirmaster (Isaiah 14:12-15, Ezekiel 28:12-15). Lucifer later turned his own heart against God. It wasn’t God’s fault that Lucifer … Continue reading

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Who is more powerful, God or Satan?

Quite a few people think of God and Satan as opposites engaged in a tug-of-war of good versus evil. That’s just not so. We know God is more powerful because God created the universe and Satan didn’t. We also know … Continue reading

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