By Greg Laurie
“A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.”
During a call-in segment of a radio program I was doing, a man asked, “Does there come a point in the Christian life where somehow you just don’t get tempted to think evil thoughts anymore?”
“Yes, it’s funny you should ask that,” I told him, “because I just reached that point yesterday. It’s great.”
I was kidding, of course. In reality, this doesn’t ever happen in the life of a Christian. Some believers are surprised to discover that the Christian life is not a playground but a battleground. It isn’t easy being a Christian, because immediately we discover that we have an adversary, the Devil, who wants to bring us down. The spiritual battle is raging every single day.