Understanding Satan’s Devices Part 3
Seeds of Death or Life
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
I. Understanding Satan’s Devices
A. Seeds of Death or Life
1. (2 Cor. 2:10-11) Satan can take advantage of us if we are ignorant of his devices.
a. (Mark 4:11-14) Parable of the Sower and the Seed
2. (Matt. 13:24-30, 36-43) Satan is sowing destructive seed.
a. (ref. John 10:10 AMP) loss, death and destruction are from the devil.
~(ref. Ps. 107:20; John 8:31-32)
b. (John 8:44) Satan plants lies in the heart that bring loss, death, destruction and bondage.
~(ref. 1 Pet. 5:8) “your adversary the devil…seeking whom he may devour.”
~(2 Cor. 11:3-4, 13-15 all NLT) Satan deceives
3. (Heb. 4:15) How does Satan communicate his lies and temptation? Spirit to spirit to our thoughts and/or through other people.
a. Spirit to spirit through our thoughts.
~(Gen. 3:1-6) Eve
-(Rev. 12:9; 20:2) that serpent of old
~(Matt. 4:1-12, 17) Jesus
b. Other people
~(Matt. 16:13-23) Peter
4. (2 Cor. 10:3-5) bring every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.
a. (Heb. 4:12) discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
[Pastor Lee Stokes]