THE DEVIL IS REAL!
“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” (Ephesians 6:12)
Before September 11, 2001 many were complacent about the presence of a real Devil, however the Bible gives sobering warnings about an invisible spirit being that is present on the Earth for no other purpose than to do you great harm, even to send your soul into the everlasting fires of Hell prepared for the Devil with all sinners.
The Devil is not one that merely makes his presence known in major catastrophes but in actuality he performs the great majority of his evil, destructive work in secrecy so that mankind might be completely unaware of the impending dangers. The Devil is real. Hell is real. And if Hell is real, then unsaved souls are in great danger of eternal torment.
The great deceiver, the Devil, is out to destroy souls. Jesus told the religious Pharisees and worldly unbelievers, “Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.” (John 8:44)
Yes, the devil attacks from directions that most would never suspect because most of his destruction is accomplished by promoting the sinful and lustful display of TV, Radio, internet, newspapers, magazines and even the music played in commercial establishments or worldly churches, degrading Jesus' Gospel by worldly music played in a Devil's beat making one a seeker of an entertainment Jesus, a fake and false God, rather than the true Holy Jesus, Who's joy is found in the indwelling presence of the Holy Ghost and Who's message is about obedience and separation from the sounding entertainment beats of this world..
Has the devil taken you captive, having become the master and destroyer of your eternal soul? Are you being used to promote the lustful, unrighteous thoughts and sounds of the devil’s beat, glorifying him instead of God?
“Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.” (1 Corinthians 6:9-10)
Through deception, Adam and Eve fell. “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?” (Genesis 3:11)
The devil, and all misleading deceivers, not having their names in the book of life, shall find themselves sent to eternal torment and punishment.
“And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever. … And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.” (Revelation 20:10, 15)
After the Devil hopelessly enslaves one into the beat of idolatrous music and unrighteous thoughts this person, now mislead, begins misleading others and little ones into the paths of a fiery judgment?
IS THERE ANY REAL HOPE?
The only hope is Jesus, who says, “... except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. ... For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. … I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish." (John 3:3,5; Luke 19:10; Luke 13:3)
A JAILOR FOUND HOPE AND FOR ONE ENSLAVED, THERE IS HOPE, ONLY IN REPENTANCE
“Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas, And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. And they spake unto him the word of the Lord, and to all that were in his house. …That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” (Acts 16:29-32, Romans 10:9-10)
IN PRAYER AND FAITH ASK JESUS, GOD’S ONLY BEGOTTEN, VIRGIN BORN, RESURRECTED SON FOR FORGIVENESS; GIVE HIM YOUR HEART AND LIFE AND BE FILLED WITH THE HOLY GHOST.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.” (John 3:16-19)
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: … Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. …And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations. … And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God” (1 Peter 5:8, Ephesians 6:11, Leviticus 17:7, Romans 12:2; All verses from KJV Holy Bible)
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