The devil has many names. Satan, the accuser and of course the deceiver. There is no doubt that one of the devil’s favorite weapon is using lies to deceive man.
Be armed with this knowledge of the devil’s 3 favorite lies and guard your heart against falling into sin the next time you hear the devil’s voice whispering into your ears.
Haven’t you heard this before from the devil,’You are a sinner and always will be one’
3. You’re not forgiven and you can’t move on
This is the oldest trick in the book. Satan likes to tell you there is no way you deserve to be happy, there is no way you can stand up again after you’ve fallen and that you have to pay for your sins.
The truth? God paid for our sins long ago, knowing the devil would try to use your sins against you. God tells us over and over in His Word that He has forgiven our sins.
Though God’s payment of our sins is not justification to be nonrepentant, it is justification for us to understand that we are imperfect beings, and as such we must turn to Him when the devil attacks us with negative emotions, ideas and even truths. God doesn’t want to bring us down to live in the filth of guilt, He wants to lift us up so we can enjoy our lives as He designed them to be.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 Jo. 1:9)
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