The Threats We Face (Part 3) — Threats in the World

Thus far in the series titled “The Threats We Face,” we have considered the threats to godly living that exist within our homes and our churches. In this final installment in the series, we want to briefly consider the threats we face from the “outside” world. As we aspire to live lives that bring glory to God, we are being attacked from every side—including from the culture that exists around us. By way of introduction, let us list and define four particular threats that we face from the world today.

The Threats We Face (Part 2) — Threats in the Home

The importance of the family unit cannot be overemphasized. As Christian families, are we taking the necessary, proactive measures to protect our families against the many threats that exist? Remember, Satan is seeking to destroy you and your loved ones (1 Pet. 5:8)! Satan hates the family unit and wants to do everything possible to dismantle and ruin it, and he has desired to do so since the beginning (Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Lot and his daughters, etc.).

"Some Of Us Are Born Christians" Says Billy Graham

In President George W. Bush’s memoir Decision Points, released November 9, 2010, the former president describes an encounter with evangelist Billy Graham in which Graham told the Bush family that some people are simply “born Christians” while others need a “born-again experience.” During the summer of 1985, George H. W.

The Threats We Face (Part 1) — Threats in the Church

The Bible warns believers in 1 Peter 5:8 that a crafty and powerful enemy is doing whatever he can to attempt to destroy the faith and testimony of those who possess a relationship with Jesus Christ: “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.” This enemy of our souls, Satan himself, is restless and relentless. He is not simply aiming to maim his prey, but to “devour” or “destroy” it.

Speaking the Truth in Love

by M. H. Reynolds, Jr.

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