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Precious Remedies 4 - by Michael Phillips
Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices - Part 4 of 30
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2 Corinthians 2:11b
Jan 01, 1988 pm - With God's blessing, let's continue our study of "Precious Remedies against Satan's Devices". The author is Thomas Brooks, a English Divine, born in 1608. Like the other Puritans, he excelled at practical religion. The goal of this book is to expose the secret workings of Satan that we might live for the glory of Jesus Christ. A "device" is a trick Satan uses to get us to sin. So far, we've looked at three of them: concealment, false advertising, and extenuation or the lessening of sin. Tonight, the Lord willing, we'll look at a fourth: The use of God's Word. It seems incredible that God's Word could be employed in so bad a cause. Yet it can be; and has been. The devil once tempted our Lord in this way. Taking Him to the roof of the Temple, he dared our Lord to jump with the promise of Psalm 91 "He shall give His angels charge concerning You, lest you dash your foot against a stone". Did he get the verses right? He did. Did they apply to Messiah? Yes. But they didn't mean "Throw Yourself down". Never was Satan more fiendish--using the written Word against the "Word made flesh". He does the same today. Satan uses the Bible to make us sin. How does he do it? The Puritan gives two ... More >>>

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