Satan

Satan’s Punctuality, Power, and Purpose

Jun 22

Satan's Punctuality, Power, and Purpose    “Then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.”— Luke viii. 12.   IT is a great comfort that such multitudes are willing to hear the word of God. Even though many should turn out to be as the rock, the wayside, …

Luke:8:12

Satan Departing, Angels Ministering

Aug 15

Satan Departing, Angels Ministering   “And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.” — Luke iv. 13. “Then the devil leaveth him, and behold, angels came and ministered unto him.” — Matthew iv. 11.   BELOVED friends, we have very much to learn from our Lord’s temptation. He was tempted in all …

Luke:4:13

Satan in a Rage

Nov 02

Satan in a Rage   “Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.”— Revelation xii. 12.   THE great battle in the heavenlies has been fought; our glorious Michael has for ever overthrown the dragon, …

Revelation:12:12

Satanic Hindrances

Oct 29

Satanic Hindrances   “Satan hindered us.”— 1 Thessalonians 2:18.   PAUL, and Silas, and Timothy, were very desirous to visit the Church at Thessalonica, but they were unable to do so for the singular reason announced in the text, namely, “Satan hindered us.” It was not from want of will, for they had a very great attachment to the …

1 Thessalonians:2:18

Satan Considering the Saints

Apr 09

Satan Considering the Saints    “And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job.” — Job 1:8   How very uncertain are all terrestrial things! How foolish would that believer be who should lay up his treasure anywhere, except in heaven! Job’s prosperity promised as much stability as anything can do beneath the moon. The man …

Job:1:8

Satan’s Banquet

Nov 28

Satan's Banquet   "The governor of the feast called the bridegroom, and saith unto him, every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse; but thou hast kept the good wine until now."—John 2:9-10        The governor of the feast said more than he intended …

John:2:9-10

The Destroyer Destroyed

Dec 06

The Destroyer Destroyed   "That through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is the devil"—Hebrews 2:14        In God's original empire everything was happiness, and joy, and peace. If there be any evil, any suffering and pain, that is not God's work. God may permit it, overrule it, and out of it …

Hebrews:2:14

The Snare of the Fowler

Mar 29

The Snare of the Fowler   "Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler."—Psalm 91:3        If Moses wrote this Psalm he might represent the fowler as being in his case the king of Egypt, who sought to slay him, or the Amalekites, who pounced upon Israel in the plain, when they little expected …

Psalms:91:3