This is the second of three posts on The Ways of the Enemy. Last week we looked at what an opportunist he is. This week we consider how he is a counterfeit to Jesus as the Way, and next week we will discover that he is truly a counterfeit to Jesus as Truth and Life.
One clear, sunny, breezy Florida day, the sky was alive with a host of large, beautiful soaring birds. Elegant and graceful, they looked, at first glance, like eagles. But further observation revealed the truth: they were vultures.
We have an enemy who is always seeking to deceive us. He comes in disguise, masquerading as God Himself. He challenges us to put God’s truth to the test. Can you really believe Him? He dares to offer a counterfeit that looks like the truth, but is really a lie.
One of Jesus’ most comprehensive statements about Himself appears in John 14:6: “I am the way and the truth and the life….”
Often Satan disguises himself to look like the realities of who Jesus is. He comes in camouflage as the way, the truth and the life. He loves to take the promises of God and twist them just a bit.Continue Reading