Setting Our Minds
None of us are excused from the need to overcome wrong beliefs, thought patterns, and strongholds that have gripped our mind and emotions. As the verse at the opening of this article indicates, we are to work out our salvation.
Deception is Subtle
We often think that when we encounter evil or deception it will be as obvious as Satan standing in front of us with a pitchfork in hand and horns on his head. But actually, the lies and deceit of the enemy, the world, and our own flesh will be more subtle than that.