destroy your soul and those whom you love.
TRUTH#2: SATAN IS A LIAR.
Jesus once compared his enemies to the devil:
[The devil] standeth not in
, because there is no truth inhim. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is aliar, and the father thereof (Luke 8:44b).
There is nothing good about Satan at all. He is a liar and is working “dayand night” to deceive as many as he can.
TRUTH #3: SATAN IS A MURDERER.
In the same sentence, Jesus declared:
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father it isyour will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning (John8:44a).
While he would love to murder every person physically, his chief objectiveis to destroy you spiritually. In other words, his only motive is COMPLETEand TOTAL destruction of both your body and soul.
TRUTH #4: SATAN’S PRINCIPAL METHOD OF OPERATION ISTHROUGH THE DECEPTION OF OUR FIVE SENSES.
This is a very important truth. While it is true that at times, Satan was per-
mitted by God to physically afict people (Job 1:12; 2:4–7), his principal
means of achieving his goal has always been through deception. And the
vehicle through which he operates is that of our ve senses.
In the beginning, he deceived Eve through the words he spoke to her.
Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the eld
which Jehovah God had made. And he said unto the woman,Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, Of the fruit of the trees of