The Christian In Complete Armour

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might" (Ephesians 6:10). As we consider the war which is going on in our lives - between God and Satan, we will see that this is the greatest war of all. The most cruel war ever fought by men is child's play compared …

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Where are you? God is looking for us – to bring us back to Himself.

Genesis 3:1-5 We have read about the beginning of creation (1:1). Now we come to the beginning of sin. In these verses, we have temptation. Note that temptation is not sin. It only becomes sin when we do what the tempter suggests (6). Temptation comes from ‘that ancient serpent called the devil or Satan’ (Revelation …

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“There’s a way back to God from the dark paths of sin.”

Genesis 4:6-16 In the story of Cain, we see the development of sin. Jealousy leads to anger, and anger leads to murder. In this story, we see ourselves in the ‘mirror’ of God’s Word. Here, God emphasizes our exceeding sinfulness - ‘The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately corrupt’ (Jeremiah 17:9). Our sinfulness …

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Satan is our enemy. He is powerful, determined – and defeated!

In Genesis 3:1, we read of  ‘the serpent’. We read of him again in Revelation 12:9 - ‘that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan’. He is a powerful enemy. He ‘leads the whole world astray’. He is a determined enemy. ‘Day and night’, he is busy, accusing God’s children. He is a defeated enemy. …

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