Contributed on May 22, 2017
The word 'deceive' in its various forms occurs 87 times in the NIV. Deception is a dangerous thing; both in being deceived as well as being the one doing the deceiving. So let's find out how can we avoid the trappings of falling into either side of it.
THE DANGERS OF DECEPTION (part one) A man was standing on the street corner looking pitiful in his dark glasses and shabby clothes, holding a tin cup. A kindly man passed by and dropped a quarter in the cup. As he walked away and turned the corner he instinctively turned to look at the blind ...read more
Contributed on May 31, 2017
Last week, we saw how deception originated with Satan. He used it on Eve and his MO hasn't changed. We saw how being deceived hurts. And lastly, we saw how deception causes a lot of problems. Today, we'll look at some of the things we can be deceived by.
THE DANGERS OF DECEPTION (part two) Last week, we saw how deception originated with Satan. Satan used deception with Eve and he hasn't changed his MO since. He is still trying to draw us away from Christ by using lies and deceptions. Being deceived hurts. It especially hurts when it's done by ...read more