June 3, 2023 12:30 PM
My son, satan prowls about as a roaring lion, seeking whom to devour (1 Pet 5:8). Note that he acts as a roaring lion, he is not a roaring lion. The lion of the tribe of Judah is the roaring lion, satan can only pretend to be one.
And how does he act? He roars. That is, he speaks, and speaks, and speaks. He uses technology to blanket the world with his words.
If you give ear to him, he now has a doorway to devour. To devour your faith, your peace, your confidence in me.
How do you fight? Be resisting him (1 Pet 5:9). How do you resist him? By first submitting to God (Jam 4:7). How do you submit to God? By drawing nigh (or near) unto him (Jam 4:8). What happens when you draw near to God? A spirit of repentance will come over you (Jam 4:8-10). As my Spirit purifies you, you will be found perfect and complete, lacking in nothing (Jam 1:4). Thus you will become like your Master, of whom satan had nothing in him (Jn 14:30).
These things are the simple truths, but I stir you up by way of reminder (2 Pet 1:13). My people often forget the most needful things (Jam 1:22-24), and end up in places that I never intended for them to be.
This word is for those whom satan has seemingly presented himself as one who is too strong to oppose. Know and remember that he can only pretend to be a lion, he does not have the power of a lion. He is the great deceiver. For my people, there is always a way out. The answer is always found in the secret place, where humility unlocks the prison door and leads to the path of total restoration back to Me.
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