Weekly Devotional – Empowerment Against Attacks

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But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, `People need more than bread for their life; they must feed on every word of God.’ “ – Matthew 4:4 (NLT)

After fasting for 40 days and nights, Jesus was tempted by Satan to produce bread to settle His own hunger. How like the Adversary to come at a time of extreme weakness and attack with the one thing that is desired the most. It is at the pinnacle of spiritual victory that we are most likely to succumb to the attacks of our enemy. When our prayer life is at its strongest, Satan attacks. When we spend time every day reading and meditating on God’s Word, the Accuser begins to throw guilt in the way of our spiritual growth.

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