Lions, Tigers, And Bears, Oh My!
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
— 1 Peter 5:8-9
What if you lived in a foreign country that didn’t allow Bibles? What would you do? For me, these verses would quickly become my favorite Bible passage for two reasons: the Enemy is real, and I’m not alone.
The Enemy is always looking for ways to devour us. It usually comes at a time when we are not expecting it, doesn’t it? I urge you to watch out. The most crucial time is while we’re waiting. Just as Jesus was led out into the desert to be tempted by the Enemy for forty days and nights, we too must be careful while we wait. We must not doubt the promises of Jesus; instead we should immediately resist and stand firm....
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