When The Devil Knocks - The Deceiver
John 8:44 NIV
44 He [the devil] was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
The Deceiver questions God’s Word
Genesis 3:1 NIV
1 He [the serpent] said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?"
Genesis 2:16-17 NLT
16 But the Lord God warned him, “You may freely eat the fruit of every tree in the garden—
17 except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat its fruit, you are sure to die.”
Genesis 3:2 NIV
2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,”
The Deceiver twisted God’s Work
Genesis 3:4-5 NIV
4 “You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman.
5 “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
Ephesians 6:17 NIV
17… the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Hebrews 4:12 NIV
12 For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword …
Psalm 119:11 NIV
11 I have hidden your word in my heart
Revelation 1:14-16 NLT
14 His head and his hair were white like wool, as white as snow. And his eyes were like flames of fire.
15 His feet were like polished bronze refined in a furnace, and his voice thundered like mighty ocean waves.
16 He held seven stars in his right hand, and a sharp two-edged sword came from his mouth. And his face was like the sun in all its brilliance.
John 1:1,14 NIV
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.