From Satan 2

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. List out four of the eight character traits of Satan.
He is liar/murderer, tempter, accuser, arrogant, thief, deceiver, evil, determined to destroy.
2. How can the study of Satan’s character be kept from being depressing?
By appreciating God more as the opposite of Satan.
3. Why is it important to understand the character of Satan?
Because his character helps us recognize him when he acts to oppose us.

Discuss It

  1. How can you be aware of Satan’s activity, without being obsessed with the demonic?
  2. Which of the characteristics of Satan do you see most often in your ministry?
  3. How do you distinguish between someone who simply gives uninformed, human or just simply poor advice versus someone who is giving you “Satanic advice”?

Apply It

  1. Think through the last six months, and list down 2 or 3 times when clearly Satan was showing his ugly face in your ministry or your church’s ministry. What happened? What character of Satan did you sense was at work?

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