a liar; he was a liar from the beginning,
truth is not in him. In fact, the Bible calls him the
'father of lies.' Satan whispers lies to us to keep
bound, discouraged, and at odds with each
mission is to abuse and seduce, mixing
a bit of truth to
make his lies more palatable.
"After all", he'll whisper,
"what could this one time
hurt? You've been so good,
you deserve a break
attacks us with his whispering lies when we
are most vulnerable. It is at these times that he'll
say, "why keep trying, you're not going to make it.
No one appreciates you, why bother, they don't care
why should you?"
will hammer away at our defenses, endeavoring
to cause us to become discouraged, depressed, and
tormented. He is an expert in the area of 'mind
and he will use the past as well as the present to
and accuse. The 'past' is a favorite weapon of his.
remind us of things we did years ago, insinuating that
God could not possibly have forgiven us for those
an accuser, who belittles and dismisses the
righteousness of the children of God. He accused job
of only serving God because of the blessings the Lord
had given him. What he has done from the beginning
he's still doing. Those tactics have worked for him,
why should he change his strategy?
the originator of lies will disguise himself as an
angel of light. He will use lies that masquerade as
truth to blind us to the real truth. He will use the
that wear "masks", pretending to be one thing when
they're really something else entirely.
a way to break the "lies that bind." 1 Peter 5:9
says to steadfastly resist the devil in faith. Also,
says: "Resist the devil and he will flee from you."
verse must be taken in context. We need to first
that before we can resist the devil, we must first
to God and draw near to Him, Then God will draw near
us, and give us the strength and tools needed to
battle against the whisperers' lies cannot be won in
our own strength. We must utilize all the weapons
that God has provided. (Ephesians 6) To combat
we must say as Jesus did: "It is written." To
applying the Word of God to any situation
lies, we have to know what the Word says.
to know all of the Bible in all it's depth and
If we are well-versed in God's Word, we will be able
recognize and defeat the lies of "the whisperer."