3 of Satan's Tricks

3 of Satan's Tricks and How to Overcome them (Luke 4:1-13)
Have you ever thought of making deliberate plans to overcome temptation? Christ's temptation in Luke 4:1-13 is a good place to start.
  • Christ was alone, fasting, and ready to launch his ministry.
  • Satan tried to get Jesus to make selfish choices instead of submitting to God’s plans.
  • Satan misused Scripture but Jesus responded with the correct use of Scripture.
So what can we learn?
  1. Satan likes to tempt us when we're vulnerable: hungry, sick, tired or preparing for important ministry.
  2. We should question decisions that place more emphasis on our personal desires than God's will (Matthew 16:24).
  3. We should be aware that Satan twists Scripture. The better we know Scripture the less likely we'll be deceived (2 Timothy 2:15).
If there are areas where you've repeatedly given in to temptation, pray today about making a plan for success.
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3 of Satan's Tricks and How to Overcome them (Luke 4:1-13)

2 comments:

  1. This is true. Getting rest, being well fed (unless on a Spirit led fast) are good ways to defend ourselves from falling...

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  2. Love this. Simple and to the point and it speaks to everyone! Very helpful! thank you

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