The Devil Made Me Do It (4 of 7) by North Coast Church
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Series: Urban Legends 3
Pastor Jesse Bradley
WHAT'S TRUE ABOUT THE DEVIL?
-The devil is real.
1 Peter 5:8-9/ John 16:11/ Matthew 13:36-39/ John 8:42-44/ Revelation 12:10
- Deception is his favorite strategy.
Genesis 3:1-10/ Matthew 4:1-11/ Revelation 20:8/ 2 Corinthians 11:14
WHAT'S THE PROBLEM WITH THIS URBAN LEGEND?
-It ignores what God has given us:
- An escape route.
1 Corinthians 10:13
- The ultimate ally.
1 John 4:4
- A guaranteed win.
- It gives us something to hide behind.
James 1:13-15/ Romans 1:20
HOW DO WE OVERCOME THE DEVIL'S INFLUENCE?
1.Use spiritual weapons for spiritual battles.
Matthew 4:1-11/ Ephesians 6:10-18/ James 4:7/ Romans 12:1-2
2. Stop making excuses.
Genesis 3:10-12/ Exodus 32:22-24/ Luke 14:18
3. Take responsibility for my choices.
Nehemiah 1:5-9/ Daniel 9:3-19/ Ephesians 4:27/ Jonah 3:6-10/ Luke 19:8
FINAL THOUGHT: If you've messed up, ask God for mercy.
Ephesians 2:4-5/ Jeremiah 3:12/ Psalm 25:1-8
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
1. Pastor Jesse made it clear that we need to ...
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