Gospel.com Topics Feed - Adversary 2012-03-27T10:33:43-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/adversary/ When You Charge, They Charge - #6577 http://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-hard-times/when-you-charge-they-charge-6577 2012-03-27T10:33:43-05:00 Serving the Lord is much like football. As soon as you start gaining ground spiritually, the other side starts to come after you. When you charge, they charge. That's something to be aware of, but it's not something to be afraid of. Just keep running toward that open door, because you have the Son of God blocking for you. "Roaring lion" in the Bible: 1 Peter 5:8 http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Peter%205:8&version=NIV 2009-09-25T09:56:10-05:00 The devil is described as a lion: fierce and predatory, always on the lookout for somebody to attack and bring down. The key to resisting his attacks to be continually vigilant against them. Bible Concordance :: Satan http://biblica.com/niv/appendix/concordance_resultsingle.php?rowid=106 2008-01-18T16:21:10-05:00 Means "adversary." Satan is the enemy of God. He wants to destroy everything God has created. He is also called "the devil" (James 4:7), "the evil one" (1 John 5:18-19), "the prince of this world" (John 14:30) and "the god of this age" (2 Corinthians 4:4). Satan brought evil into the world.