My Real Enemy...
Someone asked me for "my take" on last Friday's tragic attack...
So here it is briefly...
I want to be clear...my enemy is not the Syrian refugee! My enemy is not the radical or apocalyptic Muslim...nor is my enemy the one who straps a bomb to his body intent on killing innocent people... nor is my enemy the ideology of fear and jihad...my enemy is not the person who hates me.
Make no mistake...according to the Bible...the real enemy of my faith is Satan...my enemy is the enemy of God...the Bible calls him Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Liar, the Evil one...the Deceiver! This enemy goes around like a roaring lion seeking who he can devour. The modus operandi (operating method) of this enemy is to "steal, kill and destroy" John 10:10 Be sure you know...he is skillful, ruthless and cunning...but he is not all powerful...and his days are numbered.
Instead...the One who is greater...is the One who lives within me and in each and every Christian believer...Jesus Christ is eternally greater than the enemy. "He who is within you (Jesus) is greater than he (the enemy) who is in the world." 1 John 4:4
So...Christian friend ...make sure that you fight the real enemy. Know who your real enemy is...or else you may cause unnecessary collateral damage. Know your Bible...and pray for those who persecute you.
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