Originally posted by getreadyalready
reply to post by deadeyedick
satan is real and he is a tool for strong delusion among other things.
He is used to weed out the faithless in the end.
You believe in air yet you only see and feel its effects.
If satan is real, then God is not omnipotent, more like just impotent. If satan is real, then God has vulnerabilities and human emotions like
pride and ego. If satan is real, then neither satan nor God is worth worshiping or fearing.
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Scripture, from first to last page, is about a Creator who is omnipotent, so we rule out the first option. Scripture, from the first to last page,
confirms that Sons are being raised for His Kingdom, and that the fear of death keeps most bound in this life. Jesus now holds that key. Therefore,
there is no fear in that love. But if you even give an hour to thinking about the world, what is the beast using to influence thoughts? Fear - fear of
cataclysms, fear of alien invasion, fear of being called a bigot or intolerant, fear of climate change, fear of overpopulation - FEAR OF DEATH. These
fears are used to herd people into desired solutions. Millions today believe that depopulation is an acceptable idea, yet, they believe it only if
they are not on the list to go. Why? To save their own hide.
Trust in God's omnipotence is perhaps the biggest message in scripture. If you trust in Him completely, obedience follows. If you don't,
disobedience follows. We can see this in everyday life in the parent child relationship. A child that implicitly trusts his father will obey his
father because he knows that his father has his best interests at heart. This is the same with the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He asks for full
trust, and it is a process that His Faithful persevere in as our Faith grows. This is why Trust in Him has been removed by the media, the most
powerful indoctrination and propaganda platform that exists.
The disconnect that you have is common in someone who has been taught, through this indoctrination, that you cannot put your faith in a "fairy
tale". Well, it boils down to this - you have no desire to get down on your knees and seek him with a repentant heart to learn the truth. You'd
rather believe the lies. Guess what Satan is? The father of lies. Can you not sense his role?
This isn't Heaven or Paradise. This is but man in all his own glory - humanism. It's why you think the way you do. But any person humbled by the
Lord comes to Him in acknowledgement that He is Sovereign. Humanism teaches you to view this as "weakness" on the part of Christians, and it teaches
you that only YOU are top dog. Either you will shake this indoctrination off, or you won't. Until then, you will fight against Him and His
Sovereignty. Putting your full Faith in Him requires you to relinquish YOUR ambition, YOUR desires and YOUR ego. It isn't about YOU at all, and
everything to do with His Plan for mankind. Rebel or love, those are your choices.
“You heard me say, ‘I am going away and I am coming back to you.’ If you loved me, you would be glad that I am going to the Father, for the
Father is greater than I. I have told you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe. I will not speak with you much longer,
for the prince of this world is coming. He has no hold on me, but the world must learn that I love the Father and that I do exactly what my Father
has commanded me
." John 13:28-31
The simpleness of the gospel message is just that. Man, in his capacity as created by Our Father, will either choose one of two options: evil and
death or good and life. Jesus is "The LIFE", and there is none good but God.