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THE TRUTH ABOUT GOD

September 18

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September 18

THE PURPOSE OF EVIL / PART 10

THE PURPOSE OF SATAN / #1

According to Ray Knight:

-"SATAN — this title means ADVERSARY ... one who always GOES AGAINST or is opposed to YOU EXPRESSING CHRIST. SATAN DESPISES THE CROSS. WHEN PETER OPPOSED THE DEATH OF JESUS, he was addressed by Jesus as Satan .. Get behind Me, Satan (Mark 8:33). Subtle Satan operates in the RELIGIOUS realm for he is very religious! Well ... there is the synagogue of Satan (Rev.2:9) mentioned. “Synagogue” means ASSEMBLY or GATHERING ... thus the above title can be placed upon any gathering/fellowship that opposes or ignores the work of the cross in every life even to the point of opposing the Holy Spirit in His liberating work! DEVIL — this title means ACCUSER or SLANDERER. SERPENT — this title means TO HISS which is derived from a word meaning TO WHISPER ... just like a person speaking behind their hand to get your attention — saying ‘Pssst’ (meaning listen to this!). The serpent started out preaching in the Garden of Eden ... but preaching the opposite to God’s Word! ... And he is still doing it today! The serpent’s word encompasses all the opposition consisting of lying, slandering, twisting utilizing scriptures against those who have been awakened to the plan and purposes of God. His greatest work is to replace the things of Christ ... hence expressing the anti-Christ (remember, “anti-Christ” simply means ‘INSTEAD OF CHRIST’). The Devil is like a ‘mallet’ on God’s carpenter bench. When the project is complete, the mallet is no longer needed. Because God is in control you will never be tested more than you can handle to overcome in order to walk victoriously. God’s chastening rod is the Devil just like He used the Philistines mostly to spank His people Israel in the Old Testament. The enemy is used by God to test God’s sons: however, you will not be tested above that which you can overcome and be the stronger for it." ( The Devil - Satan - Serpent, Ray Knight )

-If you can believe it, GOD CREATED SATAN FOR A PURPOSE. He is actually able to teach us, and is used by God for specific purposes in our lives. The apostle Paul understood this, not hesitating to tell us how that Satan was used of God in bringing about God’s purpose in the lives of Hymenaeus and Alexander.

-1st Timothy 1:19,20 states, … Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck: Of whom is Hymenaeus and Alexander; whom I have delivered unto Satan, that they may learn not to blaspheme

-1st Corinthians 5:5 states, … To deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus …

-So as we can see, Satan’s purpose is to teach us not to blaspheme, destroy our flesh ( carnality ), and cause our spirit to be saved in the day of the Lord. WHAT AN INSTRUMENT OF GOD! WHAT A TOOL!

-WHAT A PURPOSE!-

September 18

And now abides faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is LOVE.