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Lesson's Learned from Satan's Fall (1 of 6)
Series: Angels and Demons
You may not know this, but your Pastor is practically blind without the help of contacts. If not for my contacts, I couldn't identify the people on the first row. I remember sitting on the second row of the Church where I grew up - about 15 feet in front of me a Church covenant hung on the wall. I never could read it! I couldn't read the board at school, I couldn't read billboards... but the thing about growing up with poor vision is that you don't know it! You don't know how much is going on in the world around you. You think that your perspective is everyone's perspective.
I really recognized that something wasn't right when I turned 15 and got a learner's permit to drive. It couldn't see the road signs. It was then that I went down to the optometrist and found out that I had very poor vision. I remember as I left I asked, ''Is it ok for me to drive home?'' She said, ''Son if you could see to get here - you can certainly see to get home.''
As I walked out for the first time I will never forget being amazed at the thousands of leaves on a large oak tree. I remember the first time I went hunting, I could hit anything I aimed at! Everything was different once I could see.
You know when it comes to Angels and Demons there is far more going on around us than our eyes can see.
- Numbers 22:31 tells us that the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the LORD standing in the way with his drawn sword in his hand.
- 2 Kings 6:17 tells us that Elisha prayed for his servant - and said, ''O LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.'' And the LORD opened the servant's eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
Through this series I want to show you in scripture how there are forces at work that your eyes cannot see. They are intricately invo ...
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