John Bevere taught us from the “Bait of Satan”
They (Christians) think churches are like cafeterias; they can pick and choose what they like! They feel the freedom to stay as long as there are no problems. But this does not agree at all with what the Bible teaches. You are not the one who
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 22, 2010
BAIT AND SWITCH
Mart DeHaan explains:
In an unethical selling technique called the bait-and-switch method, a retailer lures customers into his store by advertising a well-known product at a very low price. When the buyer asks to purchase it, however, he is told that it is out of stock. The
STAY AWAY FROM THE BAIT
Imagine a fish. This fish really likes minnows. So Mr. Fish swims around the edges of the pond where minnows live in the shallows. He has had several close calls at the north end when he thought he saw a minnow, but narrowly escaped when he felt a hook as he bit down and
Quote John Bevere, "The Bait of Satan"
He states, "In the New Testament it often describes an entrapment used by the enemy. Offense is a tool of the Devil to bring people into captivity. Paul instructed young Timothy:
And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to
Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 18, 2007
We Forgot to Bait the Hooks
I have a friend who took his little six-year-old boy fishing with him one day. They put out the line and then went up to the cabin. After an hour, they went back down to the river to see if they had caught anything.
Sure enough, there were several fish on the
Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 18, 2019
two fish (Bass –Carp)
One time there was two fish who were best friends. They we an odd couple, one was a high-strung bass the other a laid-back carp. One day they were swimming around talking about girl fish and enjoying each other’s company. Then suddenly, a worm drops in front of them, the
John Bevere in his book “The Bait of Satan” says, “Our response to an offense determines our future (page 4).
i. Paul understood this principle clearly and this is why he warns this church against the spirit of offense and those who practice it.
ii. John states, “Many are unable to function
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Man swims in the sea of self-satisfaction, nibbles at the bait of procrastination, swallows the hook of
John Bevere stated, “The most effective way for the enemy to blind us is to cause us to focus on
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
"The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which
Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 10, 2001
There is almost nothing like it in the world. To see the eyes and expression on a little boy’s face the very first time he experiences it. Little boys dream about it. Old men still tell about it with great excitement and enthusiasm. Nothing else compares to the thrill of fighting to bring in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 9, 2002
HOW THE DEVIL WAS CONQUERED
Saint Augustine said,
“The devil was conquered by his own trophy of victory. The devil jumped for joy, when he seduced he first man and cast him down to death. By seducing the first man, he slew him; by slaying the last man [Christ], he lost the first from his
Sammy’s Big Catch - Sammy was a young boy who lived in the Deep South. His summer days were filled when times of walking through the woods, playing with friends, and fishing in the pond down the road. Fishing was by far his favorite thing to do. Just about every day during his summer vacation,
Bevere states, “If you are offended and in unforgiveness and refuse to repent of this sin, you have not come to the knowledge of the truth. You are deceived, and you confuse others with your hypocritical lifestyle. No matter what the revelation, your fruit tells a different story. You’ll
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Feb 7, 2010
"Notice that they will have a form of godliness or 'Christianity,' but they will deny its power. How will they deny its power? They deny that Christianity can change them from being unforgiving to forgiving. They will boast of being followers of Jesus and proclaim their 'new birth' experience,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 1, 2002
A counterfeiter made a mistake in printing up some funny money. Instead of printing fifty-dollar bills, he mistakenly printed up thirty-dollar bills. Not wanting to let his paper and ink go to waste he decided to pass them off on "those dumb cajans in south Louisiana". His first stop was at Mr.
I have a friend who took his little six-year-old boy fishing with him one day. They put out the line and then went up to the cabin. After an hour, they went back down to the river to see if they had caught anything. Sure enough, there were several fish on the line. The boy said, "I knew there would