February 7, 2019

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. ‬‬

1. Peter‬ ‭5:8‬ ‭NLT

Jesus said,

Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.

John‬ ‭16:33‬ ‭NLT

Look, I have given you authority over all the power of the enemy, and you can walk among snakes and scorpions and crush them. Nothing will injure you.

Luke‬ ‭10:19‬ ‭NLT‬‬

How so?

Because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

I. John‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

Jesus Christ,

The Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil.

1. John‬ ‭3:8‬ NLT

Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

James‬ ‭4:7‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

Remember,

If God is for us, who can ever be against us?

Romans‬ ‭8:31‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Yes, and the Lord will deliver you from every evil attack and bring you safely into His heavenly Kingdom. (See 2. Timothy‬ ‭4:18‬)

A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil.

Ephesians‬ ‭6:10-11‬ ‭NLT‬‬

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. May the grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.

Romans‬ ‭16:20‬ ‭NLT‬‬

So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while.

1. Peter‬ ‭1:6‬ ‭NLT‬‬