10 Deceitful Trick That The Devil Uses To Turn You Away From God
Have you ever wondered who really rules this world? If you think God does, you’re in for an eye-opener!
God is a perfect being, if he were the actual ruler of our world, do you really think he’d allow for this much suffering? Of course not! Right now, the reigns are taken over by his adversary – Satan. And he’s trying really hard to prove that God’s purpose for us was wrong all along. By using deceitful tricks, he is turning fellow Christians from God’s path daily. Here are just 10 deceitful tricks to avoid:
1. He will use your fleshly desires against you.
Satan will try his best to commit sexual immorality against your husband or wife. This may be a result of the neglecting of the intimacy of marriage in bed.
Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control – 1 Cor 7:5
2. He will offer you the world.
He may promise you riches and materialistic things in exchange for the time that you could be using to serve God.
But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ. – 2 Corinthians 11:3
3. He will make it seem as if God is the one that’s lying.
Just as he first did in the book of Genesis, he keeps trying to turn people against God, by making it seem like God is responsible for all the horrible things in this world.
4. He will use your pride against you.
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time. – 1 Peter 5:6
5. He will try hard to inflict pain on you, so that you may turn from God.
we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed – 2 Corinthians 4:8
6. He will try and convince you that the word of God is no longer applicable in today’s world.
Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it. – Revelation 1:3
7. He will use people who claim to talk to spirits to misguide you.
False Christs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and miracles to deceive.
“For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will show great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the elect. – Matthew 24:24
8. He will use your laziness and spread it.
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich. – Proverbs 10:4
9. He will do whatever he can to weaken your faith.
TV, movies, shows, are all in his arsenal to steal your time.
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. – Romans 10:17
10. He will strike when you are most emotional.
When you are in an emotional state, he will use it as an opportunity to strike.
But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you – Matthew 5:44