Archive for September, 2014

Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices – Lessening of Sin

Thomas Brooks in “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s devices” lists strategies that Satan uses to entice us to sin. The third strategy is by extenuating and lessening of sin. Ah! says Satan, it is but a little pride, a little worldliness, a little uncleanness, a little drunkenness, etc… Alas! says Satan, it is but a very […]

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Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices – Gilded Sin

In “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices” Puritan Thomas Brooks lists several “devices” or strategies Satan uses to tempt us. Previously we covered Satan’s strategy to “present the bait and hide the hook” – that is, to present everything that is alluring and attractive about sin while hiding or denying everything hurtful and damning about sin. […]

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Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices – Proof and the First Device

Brooks begins by proving that Satan has “devices” by which he tempts people. He points us to Ephesians 6:11 – “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” God would not have commanded us to put on armor if it weren’t absolutely necessary. […]

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