Satan, the enemy of our souls, is a powerful adversary with many weapons. He is the father of lies and the master of evil with thousands of years of experience in how to tempt and distract people from God. We are told to both resist him, stand firm in Christ, and to reject his sinfully seductive arguments and ways.
One of the ways he tempts us is with worldly pursuits that sound good including the pursuit of – not holiness and godliness – but the American dream. There’s nothing wrong with working for a living, paying our bills and taking care of our family, but we often take it much further to coveting or even the pursuit of wealth.
The enemy is dangerous enough, we don’t need to make his job easier by becoming obsessed with the pleasures of this world and things that overwhelm us with activities and fruitless pursuits. Sadly, we may one day find ourselves more distant from God and unable to hear His voice through His Word.
Dave Wager of Silver Birch Ranch joins us to discuss ways we can turn away from the temptations and busyness of life and find rest in God.Read More