From Satan 1

Series: Protecting From Satan
Presenter: Bob Deffinbaugh

In this five-part series, Bob Deffinbaugh presents the importance of the elders in the church protecting the congregation from Satan.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. Which Old Testament passages show Satan’s involvement in the affairs of people?
Daniel 10, Ezekiel 28
2. According to the speaker, why does Satan go after the leaders more so than those under the leader?
Because when you affect the leader, you can affect those under his leadership.
3. What good news do we find in 2 Kings 6, the story about Elisha and his servant?
Those angelic beings who are with us are greater than those who oppose us.

Discuss It

  1. In what way have you sensed demonic resistance to your leadership?
  2. Why is it that we don’t easily recognize the spiritual opposition to church leadership today?
  3. Can you think of a time when the whole church was affected by the sin or downfall of a church leader or elder?

Apply It

  1. Do a search of the verses in the New Testament (use a concordance or online Bible search) where Satan or the devil is mentioned specifically and what his tactics are. From these verses, summarize how Satan can affect church leadership.

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