Answering Satan Back!

Satan says: ‘It’s impossible.’
God says: ‘All things are possible’ (Luke 18:27).

Satan says: ‘You’re too tired.’
God says: ‘I will give you rest’ (Matthew 11:28-30).

Satan says: ‘Nobody really loves you.’
God says: ‘I love you’ (John 3:16, 13:34).

Satan says: ‘You can’t go on. You’re at the end of your rope.’
God says: ‘My grace is sufficient’ (2 Corinthians 12:9, Psalm 91:15).

Satan says: ‘It doesn’t make sense. There’s nothing but darkness ahead.’
God says: ‘I will direct your steps’ (Proverbs 3:5-6).

Satan says: ‘You can’t do it.’
God says: ‘You can do all things in Me’ (Philippians 4:13).

Satan says: ‘It’s not worth it.’
God says: ‘It will be worth it’ (Romans 8:28).

Satan says: ‘There is no hope for you. Your sins are too many.’
God says: ‘I forgive you’ (1 John 1:9, Romans 8:1).

Satan says: ‘You can’t manage.’
God says: ‘I will supply your needs’ (Philippians 4:19).

Satan says: ‘You should be afraid.’
God says: ‘I have not given you a spirit of fear’ (2 Timothy 1:7).

Satan says: ‘You are too worried and frustrated. You will fail.’
God says: ‘Cast all your cares on me’ (1 Peter 5:7).

Satan says: ‘You don’t have enough faith.’
God says: ‘I’ve given everyone a measure of faith’ (Romans 12:3).

Satan says: ‘Your not smart enough.’
God says: ‘I give you wisdom’ (1 Corinthians 1:30).

Satan says: ‘You are all alone. Everyone has forsaken you.’
God says: ‘I will never leave you or forsake you’ (Hebrews 13:5).

– Anthony Coniaris, Controlling and Confronting Thoughts

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