(2nd Corinthians 2:11 ". . . lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.")
Revelation 12:9 "And the great dragon was cast out . . . which deceiveth the whole world. . . .."
Ephesians 4:14 ". . . that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive. . . ."
2nd Timothy 3:13 "But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived."
EXAMPLE: 2nd Thessalonians 2:3 "Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition. . . ."
[They say: "Before antichrist comes we’ll be raptured." & "Would a righteous God let anything bad happen to his people?"]
ANTIDOTES: 2nd Thessalonians 2:13 "belief of the truth"
(2) Call the Truth into Question:
Genesis 3:1 "Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?"
Matthew 4:1-3 "And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God. . . ."
ANTIDOTES: Joshua 24:14-15 "Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth. . . ."
2nd Thessalonians 2:10 "And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved."
(3) Falsely Accuse:
Job 1:9-11 "Then Satan answered the Lord, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought? * * * But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face."
2:4-5 "And Satan answered the Lord, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life. But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face."
(3a) Make Personal Attacks (Whether True or Not) To Avoid The Greater Issue:
1st Samuel 17:19-28 "And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle."
ANTIDOTES: 1st Corinthians 4:5 "Therefore judge nothing before the time. . . ."
(4) Accuse As Deceivers Those Who Are Not Deceived or Who Warn Against the Deception:
Matthew 27:62-66 "Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again."
John 7:43-52 "So there was a division among the people because of him. * * * The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. Then answered them the Pharisees, Are ye also deceived? [The deceivers are accusing the sincere of being deceived.] * * * Nicodemus saith unto them, . . . Doth our law judge any man, before it hear him, and know what he doeth? They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee?" [The prejudiced falsely accuse the impartial of being prejudiced.]
2nd Corinthians 6:1-8 ". . . by honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true. . . ."
ANTIDOTES: John 7:24 "Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment."
(5) Masquerade As Righteous:
John 8:37-45 "Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God."
2nd Corinthians 11:13-15 "And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light."
ANTIDOTES: Luke 11:35 "Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness."
(6) Lie And Kill (and be absolutely ruthless about it) (Consider Bill Clinton as one of Satan’s role models, or Hitler, or Herod.)
Matthew 2:1-8 "Then Herod . . . said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also."
v. 16 "Then Herod . . . slew all the children that were in Bethlehem. . . ."
John 8:41-44 "Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him."
(7) Orchestrate "Equality" Between Things Which Are Not Equal:
Numbers 16:1-3 "And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the Lord is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the Lord?"
[In other words, "We’re all God’s children; we all worship the same god; God loves us all the same."]
Malachi 2:17 "Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delighteth in them. . . ."
"The United Nations" (a free sovereign republic joining itself to Communist slave states and pretending its a good thing)
Psalm 33:12 "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord: and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance."
"The John Birch Society" (Christians joining with Catholics and atheists to fight Communism)
[Catholicism is the "MOTHER" of Communism and atheism.]
Jeremiah 17:5 "Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord."
"Right To Life" (Christians joining with Catholics to fight abortion) [Catholicism is the "MOTHER" of abortion.]
2nd Corinthians 6:14-17 "Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers. . . . Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord. . . ."
ANTIDOTES: 1st John 1:6 "If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie. . . ."
John 17:6-20 "I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine."
Psalm 10:3 "For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth."
(As, for example, George Bush praising Armand Hammer, or the Rockefellers.)
146:8-9 ". . . the Lord loveth the righteous . . . but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down."
(8) Divide Things Which Should Be Whole:
John 7:12 "And there was much murmuring among the people concerning him: for some said, He is a good man: others said, Nay; but he deceiveth the people."
ANTIDOTES: Mark 3:24 "And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand."
1st Corinthians 1:10 "Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment."
3:3 "For . . . for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?"
Romans 16:17 "Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them."
(9) Pretend to be One With The Victim:
Psalm 55:21 "The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords."
2nd Peter 2:13 "Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you. . . ."
ANTIDOTES: Ephesians 4:11-14 ". . . that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive. . . ."
John 16:12-14 "Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth. . . ."
Matthew 4:8-9 "Again, the devil . . . saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me."
28:12-14 "And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers, saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept. And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you."
ANTIDOTES: Luke 12:1 "Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy."
Philippians 3:2 "Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the concision."
(11) Magnify The Lie Through Constant Repetition
Acts 19:23-34 ". . . all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians."
(12) Wrest scripture: Matthew 4:5-6 "Then the devil . . . saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone."
ANTIDOTES: 2nd Peter 3:14-18 ". . . they that are unlearned and unstable wrest . . . scriptures, unto their own destruction. Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness."
(12) Mesmerize: (Wow the crowd.)
Revelation 18:23 "And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived."
Matthew 24:4-5 "And Jesus answered and said unto, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many."
v. 11 "And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many."
v. 24 "For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect."
ANTIDOTES: John 7:24 "Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment."
Romans 3:4 ". . . let God be true, but every man a liar. . . ."
2nd Corinthians 2:14-17 "Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ. . . ."