The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’” - Genesis 3:2-3
in my previous post, I made mention of the enemy's number one tactic to cause us to fall away from loving God and it is: to cause us to question or doubt God's Word, especially after a mountain top experience (a spiritual or emotional high).
the number one mistake we humans often do is that we actually listen to his lies...and even worst...we engage in conversation with the enemy.
when the enemy came to eve and asked her "did God really say" ... eve should've been like... "uh-uh i am not listening to you. God said I have authority over all the earth to let the animals do what i command them to do, so get thee behind me you snake...i don't want to talk to you, i choose not to hear your lies..i choose to believe what God has told me coz He has been nothing but gooooood to my husband and i...goodbye"
instead she LISTENED. AND. TALKED. TO. THE. SERPENT. she actually engaged in a conversation with the devil. we look at that verse and think... "man, eve was so stupid, why would she do that?" but if we're honest and real enough with ourselves, we too, just like her, listen to those "did God really say" lies...
"did God really say you were gonna get married? did God really say you are going to write a book? did God really say start that ministry or business? did God really say he was going to heal you? Did God really say _______ (fill in the blank)?"
we often forget to realize that the same authority that God had given to eve is doubly-anointed-authority (yes, that's a word it my head) when it comes to us coz we have the power of Jesus in us. just like eve, we can choose to command the father of lies to shut the heck up. or we can make the same mistake she did.
daily soul food: let your soul be fed and nourished in God's promises instead of the enemies lies. and when the enemy attacks you with unbelief, remind him of the authority and the promises that Christ has given you.