The Faith I Live By

Daily Devotional

Reading Time: Less than one minute

Stand Like the Brave

And the Lord said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. Job 1:7.

Satan was “a murderer from the beginning.” John 8:44.55

His temptations are leading multitudes to ruin. Intemperance dethrones reason; sensual indulgence, strife, and bloodshed follow. Satan delights in war; for it excites the worst passions of the soul, and then sweeps into eternity its victims steeped in vice and blood. It is his object to incite the nations to war against one another; for he can thus divert the minds of the people from the work of preparation to stand in the day of God.

Satan works through the elements also to garner his harvest of unprepared souls. He has studied the secrets of the laboratories of nature, and he uses all his power to control the elements as far as God allows. When he was suffered to afflict Job, how quickly flocks and herds, servants, houses, children, were swept away, one trouble succeeding another as in a moment. It is God that shields His creatures, and hedges them in from the power of the destroyer....

In accidents and calamities by sea and by land, in great conflagrations, in fierce tornadoes and terrific hailstorms, in tempests, floods, cyclones, tidal waves, and earthquakes, in every place and in a thousand forms, Satan is exercising his power. He sweeps away the ripening harvest, and famine and distress follow. He imparts to the air a deadly taint, and thousands perish by the pestilence. These visitations are to become more and more frequent and disastrous.56

The power and malice of Satan and his host might justly alarm us, were it not that we may find shelter and deliverance in the superior power of our Redeemer.... Those who follow Christ are ever safe under His watchcare. Angels that excel in strength are sent from heaven to protect them. The wicked one cannot break through the guard which God has stationed about His people.57

See Previous Reading See Next Reading

Featured Resources

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit Power in the Last Days

Holy Spirit Power in the Last Days

What is the nature of the false revival? What is the danger of the charismatic movement infiltrating the church? What does it mean to have Spirit power to do the work of God at the time of the end? What will be the manifestations of the Spirit at the end? Listen as Ron Clouzet shares this not-to-be-missed study series.

Listen


Prayer

Introducing 24/7 United Prayer

Introducing 24/7 United Prayer

Are you hungry to have brother's and sister's to pray with? Are you feeling a bit isolated with all the social distancing regulations and longing for fellowship and spiritual support? We invite you to join 24/7 United Prayer, a revival movement, where you can unite daily with brothers and sisters around the world in prayer. Lives are already being changed. Maybe yours will be next.

Learn more


Deeper Walk

From Pigpen to Salvation

From Pigpen to Salvation

This must-read book by Frank Fournier brings clarity and beauty to the gospel in a way that will light your soul on fire! Whether doubting the assurance of salvation, looking for ways to grow closer to God, or searching for an inspirational holiday gift for a friend, this book allows readers to experience the parable of the prodigal son in a way that will forever change their view of the cross. As readers discover the open arms of their Heavenly Father, they won't want to keep this blessing for themselves. The good news must be shared! So read this book and pass it on!

Learn more


Join the Discussion