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Kingdom of Devil



Darkness represents that which is evil, hence men love darkness, c. There is the darkness of ignorance, the darkness of misery, and the darkness of sin.

Ⅰ. Subtle power. “ Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast” ( Gen.3:1).

Ⅱ. Blighting power. “ Behold all that he hath is in thy power” (Job 1:12). “ Satan smote Job with sore boils” (Job 2:7).

Ⅲ. Accusing power. “Doth Job fear God for nought?” (Job 1:9)

Ⅳ. Resisting power. “ Satan standing at his right hand to resist him” (Zechariah 3:1).

Ⅴ. Constraining power. “ Satan provoked David to number Israel” (1. Chron.21:1).

Ⅵ. Opposing power. “ Get thee behind Me, Satan” (Mark 8:33).

Ⅶ. Binding power. “ Satan hath hound these eighteen years” (Luke 13:16).

Ⅷ. Sifting power. “ Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat” (Luke 22:31).

Ⅸ. Robbing power. “ Then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts” Luke 8:12.

Ⅹ. Lying power. “ Why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost? (Acts 5:3)

Ⅺ. Hindering power. “ We would have come……Satan hindered us” (1.Thess.2:18).

Ⅻ.  Persecuting power. “ The messenger of Satan to buffet me” (2.Cor.12:7).

XIII. Destructive power. “ Then entered Satan into Judas” (Luke 22:3).

── F.E. MarshFive Hundred Bible Readings