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THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN POTENTIAL
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stroy Jesus spiritually then, in the temptation.
As
Satan destroyed
(spiritually) Adam, he tried to destroy the "second Adam." Satan
is still around
TODA Y!
But the wily Satan has succeeded in deluding many, if not
most, of the best minds into believing he is a nonexistent myth.
The best minds, unsuspecting, are deceived (Rev. 12:9).
Here is a TRUTH you, the reader, NEED TO KNOW!
To the Church at Ephesus, God said through the apostle Paul
(Ephesians 2: 1-2): "And you [who] ... in time past ... walked ac–
cording to the course of this world,
according to the prince of the
power of the air, the spirit
that now worketh in
the children of dis–
obedience ...."
GRASP IT! Satan is here called
"the prince of the power of the
AIR!"
I could not have understood that sixty years ago. I did not
then realize how communication by sound and by picture can be
broadcast instantaneously
through the air.
In past chapters I have stressed the point that Satan, the
former great archangel cherub Lucifer, was the most perfect and
powerful being that God could create as an individual being. He
was perfect as originally created. But he is composed of spirit, and
thus he is invisible to human eyes.
This great and powerful being, even though evil, has power
literally to surcharge the air around this earth. HE BROADCASTS!
Wherever you are as you read these words, chances are there
are voices and perhaps music
in the air
around you. A radio or TV
set tuned to the right wavelength would make them audible and
visible to you.
The spirit in every human being is automatically tuned in on
Satan's wavelength. You don't hear anything because he does not
broadcast in words - nor in sounds, whether music or otherwise.
He broadcasts in ATTITUDES. He broadcasts in attitudes of SELF–
centeredness, lust, greed, vanity, jealousy, envy, resentment, com–
petition, strife, bitterness, and bate.
In a word, the selfishness, hostility, deceitfulness, wickedness,
rebellion, etc. that we call "HUMAN NATURE" is actually SATAN's
NATURE.
It
is Satan's ATTITUDE. And broadcasting it, surcharging
the air with it, Satan actually NOW WORKS
IN
the unsuspecting all
over the world today! That is
H OW
Satan deceives the whole