The Battles of Life
Dr. Glenn W. Mollette
24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come.
The bible is filled with battles but so is everyday life.
There was the battle in heaven where one day Lucifer thought he would ascend above God but that didn't work out to well for him. So he is in this world creating as much havoc as possible until his time is finally over. Some people have the theology that Satan is not a problem today. That he is already chained and dealt with and out of the way. If he is out of the way and chained, he has a very long chain because he is moving around quite well.
The devil, our adversary is like a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour.
He tried to devour Adam and Eve. He did not devour them but he made life miserable for them.
Illustration: The devil was seen carrying a bird cage one time. Jesus stopped him and said, Old devil what do you have in that cage and the devil said, 'I have man." Well, devil what are you going to do with man? I'm going to damn him, work him till he drops, curse his life and then totally destroy him." Devil, I'd like to free man
from your grips, what will it take? The devil with a hiss and a snare said, "Every ounce of your blood."
Jesus went to the cross and gave every ounce of his blood to save us from the grip and power of satan. In Jesus we are free and no longer under the bondage of the devil. However, Satan is the prince of the darkness of this world. There is an element in this world that bows down to Satan. There is a mindset in this world that is anti-God, anti-bible, anti-church, anti-family and anti anything that resembles God's plan for man.
We are in a battle. We are in a battle for men, women, boys and girls.
We are in a battle for the family. We are in a battle for the bible and the free ...
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