Do you truly believe as a Christian that the seeking brethren can agree on everything? Or not?
The apostle Paul, our beloved brother, makes a profound statement to his Corinthian church plant concerning our adversary and arch enemy, the devil himself. He declares that “we are not ignorant of his (Satan) schemes (2 Cor. 2.11). This is stated in the context of holding back in forgiveness.
Well, if we’re not ignorant of the Satan’s schemes, what are they then? Have you ever mused and meditated long and hard with the Holy Spirit as to what list of these God considers vital to our walk with Him?
Mark Twain rightly quipped that it’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. And if we hear some error long enough without bathing ourselves in the opposite truth, the evil lie will sound just hunky dory.
Now then. I can unequivocally state that one of the devil’s greatest schemes is to get believers to “house break” egregious sins, making them normal in everyday life. Yes…agreed?
Let me throw one out that is right near the top of the list. How often do you hear this in Christian circles? [Read more…]