James 4:7 — “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you”.
1 Peter 5:8 — “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the Devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour”.
These verses are taken to mean that the Devil is a monster, like a lion, actively choosing people to devour, against whom the Christian has to be on guard.
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Author: Duncan Heaster
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Bible reference(s): James 4:7, 1 Peter 5:8
Source: “The Real Devil A Biblical Exploration.”
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