Our Adversary the Devil

Our Adversary the Devil

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. (1 Pet 5:8-9)

What Can We Know About This Adversary? 

  • Satan (“the Adversary”) or the devil (“slanderer”) is real
  • Satan is not deity
  • Satan was not alone in his rebellion against God
  • Satan is at odds with God
  • Satan is an accusing, distorting, deceitful, crafty, corrupted liar
  • Satan’s opportunities to accuse in heaven have come to an end
  • Christians are prepped against Satan in terms of war
  • Satan is passionate about opposing the gospel
  • As a result of Satan and his influence, this world is a dark place
  • Satan knows that his time is short
  • Satan will not be alone in hell

This sermon was delivered on January 27, 2013.

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