by Hal Lindsey
America is awash in spirituality. Yet spiritual hunger continues to grow exponentially. That’s because spirituality that is not anchored in truth does not satisfy. Satan rarely bothers to attack spirituality. In fact, he usually encourages it. One of his great goals is to fulfill the prophecy about people in the “last days” given in 2 Timothy 3:5. It says they will have “a form of godliness but denying its power.”
He wants people to spout spiritual platitudes but ignore what God has to say. Why? Because the word of God bridges the gap between the mind of God and the mind of man. Through His word, God’s thoughts flow to human minds. Satan wants to block that bridge.
In Genesis 3:1, Satan asked Eve, “Has God indeed said, ‘You shall not eat of every tree of the garden?’”
“Has God indeed said” remains at the heart of his attack on humanity to this day. In verse 4, Satan’s attack goes further — this time directly contradicting God’s words. “Then the serpent said to the woman, ‘You will not surely die.’” …