Allegory In Beowulf

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This season in human history would ultimately lead to the Salvation of the world. Standing there in the wilderness, Jesus stood on the precipice of unimaginable victory. It was the victory of Salvation over damnation, and life over death. Having fasted for forty days, Jesus’ body was weak and hungry. Being alone in the wilderness, he was isolated. Satan care-fully chose this moment to attack.
This is the enemy’s standard tactic. He employs it so often we can be nearly certain that if he enters our path with a vengeance, we are on the precipice of a great victory in Christ.
Satan comes when we are weakest. He assesses our desires and our weaknesses. He feeds on our fears and our insecurities. When he has studied us long enough to have learned the chinks in our armor, he attacks.
Faith untested is simply an idea. It is a lovely notion that holds no
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You have given me every tool to fight against him. I know even as I combat the slings and arrows of a fallen world and a cunning enemy, that You are there fighting beside me and making the way before me. You, my Lord, are all that I need. Amen.
What Scripture says
For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 6:12, NLT)

Jesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.’” Then the devil left him, and angels came and attended him. (Matthew 4:10-11, NIV)

So, my dear children, don’t let anyone divert you from the truth. It’s the person who acts right who is right, just as we see it lived out in our righteous Messiah. Those who make a practice of sin are straight from the Devil, the pioneer in the practice of sin. The Son of God entered the scene to abolish the Devil’s ways. (1 John 3:7-8,
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