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Not Ignorant Of His Devices: Satan In 2 Corinthians 2

As we promised above, it is time to explore the follow-up to Paul’s disfellowshipment of a man for a public and open sin, rather than a sin that was being struggled with in private as is more common among believers.  … Continue reading

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Satan And The Temptation Of Sexual Sin In 1 Corinthians 7

We find an unusual reference to Satan, if not so unusual given the concerns against sexual immorality that are so common among contemporary believers, in 1 Corinthians 7:1-9.  While it is not my intent here to discuss the context and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mordenkainen’s Tome Of Foes

Mordenkainen’s Tome Of Foes, by Wizards of the Coast One of the best things about this book is that it does a good job at explaining the eternal foes of various conflicts, why and how long they have fought, and … Continue reading

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The God Of Peace Will Crush Satan Under Your Feet: Satan In Romans 16

There are times where a passage that may seem ordinary inspiration actually has a great deal of insight and complexity hidden with it, and that is the case with Paul’s brief mention of Satan being crushed under the feet of … Continue reading

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Turning Them From Darkness:  Satan In Acts 26

We commented earlier in John 8 that Satan discussed a stark contrast between the Seed of Satan and the Seed of Abraham concerning the behavior of people and noted that Paul himself would have been considered among the Seed of … Continue reading

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Lying To The Holy Spirit:  Satan In Acts 5

When we looked at Luke 22 and John 13, we saw that Luke 22 indicated that Satan had a direct interest in the lives of believers.  We see further evidence of this in Acts 5, when two brethren were led … Continue reading

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Satan Has Asked For You:  Satan’s Actions In Luke 22 and John 13

We have previously examined several occasions (such as the book of Job) where Satan’s hostility to mankind made him an unwilling agent of God’s divine providence in the lives of believers.  In few cases has Satan’s desire to do harm … Continue reading

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Satan’s Seed In John 8

What does it mean to be Satan’s seed?  Obviously, few people would want to be such, and most people at least think that they are righteous in their own eyes.  Even those who have sympathy for the devil want to … Continue reading

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Chronic Illness As Satanic Binding:  An Exploration Of Luke 13:16

One of the more obvious ways that Satan makes his presence known in our lives is the situation of chronic illnesses.  Like many people, I have plenty of experience in suffering from chronic illness in my own life and in … Continue reading

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Get Behind Me Satan:  An Exploration Of Matthew 16:23 and Mark 8:33

“Get behind Me, Satan” is a memorable enough phrase from the Gospels that it actually became the title of a popular album by the alternative band The White Stripes around a decade ago or so.  Yet while this phrase is … Continue reading

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