Satan: The Christian’s Foe

Yesterday, I discussed the origins of Satan. Today, I want to think about Satan in general and see him as “The Christian’s Foe.” Names of Satan The Bible gives many names for Satan; these names help us better understand his work. He is called the accuser. The name “Satan” means “an adversary.” Satan is an […]

The Origin of Satan

The New York Times, in reporting on a survey by the Barna Group, noted the diminishing belief in the devil among Americans. Two-thirds of Americans do not believe in the devil as a living entity. In a nationwide telephone survey of 1,007 randomly selected people, pollsters asked whether the respondents agreed that Satan is “not […]

Rest in Peace?

Prince. Doris Roberts. Merle Haggard. Patty Duke. Garry Shandling. Nancy Reagan. Joey Feek. Glenn Frey. Alan Rickman. David Bowie. So far 2016 isn’t a great year to be a celebrity. When I googled “Celebrity deaths in 2016,” other celebrities appeared in the list, but I didn’t know who they were – either my age or […]

Avoiding Common Pitfalls, Part Two

On Tuesday, I mentioned our temptations I believe the disabled are especially prone to face – the temptations of missing the assembly, grumbling, rudeness, and selfishness. Yesterday, I offered suggestions to help overcome the temptations of missing the assembly and grumbling. Today, I wish to tackle the other two temptations – rudeness and selfishness. How […]

Temptations of the Disabled

Satan loves to tempt. It’s what he does best. The devil was bold enough to tempt Jesus, and he’s more than happy to tempt you: “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). I know that those of us who suffer from […]