Resist the devil and he shall flee from you James 4:7-12 etc
"Resist the devil and he shall flee from you." James 4:7-12***
Part of the Lord's prayer reads," And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil: for thine is the kingdom and the power, and the
glory forever." Mathew 6:13***
But all of those promises are contingent upon our willingness to, "Draw near to God and he will draw near (to us)." "Humble (ourselves) in the sight of the Lord and He will lift (us) up."***
How can we resist the devil? "And it shall come to pass, in the last days, that all who call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." The first part of our resisting the devil is to turn our entire lives over to the Lord Jesus Christ.***
When Jesus was lead into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil for forty days, one of his responses was, "Get thee hence Satan Thou shalt worship the Lord Thy God, and him only shalt only shalt thou serve." Matthew 4:10 ***
We are instructed to "judge not least we be judged." We are not to judge the
breathen, but to admonish him to turn from his wicked ways. And likewise to warn our sisters, in Jesus Christ, to repent of their sins! We are to cleanse ourselves of our double mindedness, and to purify ourselves before God in order to be account worthy of Him! "Cleanse (our hands, us sinners)and our joy will become laments of our wicked ways! If we repent we shall rejoice and sing of the joy of our salvations'!
There is only one law giver and only one judge and we are instructed to not usurp his authority. After all is that not what Lucifer did unto Him? He tried to usurp his authority, as well as his throne. Satan who once was first became the very last! We are not neither speak evil nor judge the law, nor the originator of the law, Jesus Christ!
"Create in (us clean hearts) oh Lord and renew a right spirit (within us cast us not away from your presence nor take not your holy spirit from us.) Restore to us the joy of our salvation and uphold us with your steadfast spirit.")It was an exert of King David's confession for his own sinful ways.
Love in Christ Jesus!
Roxanne Lea Dubarry
Roxy Lea 1954
Roxy 1954/ October Country
October 19, 2020
Copyright © Roxanne Dubarry | Year Posted 2020
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