Spiritual battle – what spiritual battle?!


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“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.” (1 Peter 5:8-9)

I have been naive, many times. Spiritual battle – what spiritual battle?!
But we are instructed to be on guard. To be mindful that the enemy of our souls roams. Obsessing over Satan isn’t productive – but as followers of Christ it pays to be savvy and aware, lest we be caught unawares.

Charles Baudelaire said: “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn’t exist.”

When we are ‘in the dark’, spiritually speaking, we are not in a stance of active resistance. But we are told to resist. We are told to stand firm in our…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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