Your Enemy the Devil (The Cove)
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Your Enemy the Devil (The Cove)

1 Peter 5:8–9  (ID: 3163)

While Christians know the devil is real, most of us prefer not to think about him often. Still, the Bible offers us sober warnings about this enemy. The Evil One is a slanderer who is fierce in his activity and opposed to all that God ordains. As Alistair Begg shows us, though, our adversary is also a defeated foe. The key to victory in spiritual battle is to stand firm in a faith grounded in Jesus Christ and Him alone.

8Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. 9Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.