By Edwin Christiaan

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. ‬‬

1. 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


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