July/August 2007

Satan, The Great Deceiver

A look at the father of lies and our victory in Christ over him


First Peter 5:8 warns, “Be Sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” This issue reveals the tactics of that roaring lion, shares ways in which we can have victory over him, and teaches about the coming counterfeit Messiah—the Antichrist—whom the devil will possess to deceive the masses during the end-times. It also includes a chilling but encouraging article entitled “Dealing With the Devil,” which recounts a story about demonic activity in the jungles of New Guinea and Christ’s power against such forces.

Features

Then They Came for Me

When an American public school feels comfortable staging a hostage drill that makes Christians the terrorists, can something more sinister be far behind?

The Lie

Did you ever become angry with God because you asked for something He did not give you? Then perhaps you’ve bought into the biggest fairy tale of all.

Facing the ‘Lion’

The lions of Tsavo devoured men. Fierce and stealthy, they showed complete contempt for people, except as food. We, too, face a vicious adversary. And here are our keys to victory.

The Coming Counterfeit

He will rule the world. He will deceive billions. He will demand to be worshiped. He will try to annihilate Israel. And he may be coming soon.

Prince of Heresy: The Mystery of Simon of Samaria

A false spirituality has grabbed hold of modern culture. Liberal theology accepts almost anything these days, including some surprising heresies.

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Emissaries of the Devil

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They Cry in Silence July/Aug 2007

Freedom of speech is not a right for Christians in many parts of the Muslim world. Compass News Direct has reported a gruesome example of the price Christians in a host...

Dealing With the Devil

Most Americans don’t think in terms of demon possession. We think in terms of disease. If we see a young man beating his head into the ground or throwing himself into a fire...

The Master Deceiver’s Handiwork

In December 1968, during the days of the race for space, three American astronauts found themselves seeing sights no human had ever seen. And they were doing it from a spacecraft...

What’s in a Name? Everything!

How Satan is portrayed in any generation largely depends on how seriously he is taken by the prevailing culture. Today’s culture, with its cynical bent, appears not to take him too seriously. In a recently...

David and the Adversary

Many believers are unaware of the magnitude of the spiritual war that goes on all around us. Satan and the forces of darkness are waging a vicious battle against God, the Jewish...

Running From God

Jonah 1:4–17: God chose Jonah the prophet to deliver a divine message of impending judgment to the city of Nineveh. Upon receiving this call, however...

God Is Moral Part Eleven

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A Madrassa Grows in Brooklyn

Come September, an Arabic-language, public secondary school is slated to open its doors in Brooklyn. The New York City Department of Education says the Khalil Gibran International Academy (KGIA), serving grades six...

One God, Three Entities Part Three

The Old Testament often describes people’s encounters with the Lord in human form and how those experiences helped them come to know Him on a personal basis. Examining some of those passages...

Israel in the News Jul/Aug 2007

Former Knesset member Azmi Bishara faces allegations that he sold intelligence information to Hezbollah for several hundred thousand dollars during Israel’s Second War in Lebanon last summer. He is also suspected of stealing millions...

Zvi Jul/Aug 2007

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