3-Week Series: Double Blessing

Sermon Illustrations

In football, when one part of the plan is not working, the offense usually tries something else. If the running game is being shut down by the defense, then they will try passing. If the defense shuts down the short passes, then they’ll try the long passes. Every time they meet an obstacle they try something else.

Well, let me tell you, the Devil is the smartest quarterback to ever play the game. He knows how to pull plans out of thin air. He had tried to stop the church again and again and for 4 years he had failed miserably. So what did the Devil do? Did he quit? Did he give up? Not on your life. He just attacked from another angle. He began to have the Christians fight among themselves.