1. According to 1Cor. 6:19, what does Paul mean when he says your body is a Holy Temple? How does this happen? Why is it important we know this truth?
2. Even if the devil can’t possess you, he can and will attempt to drag you down into such deep bondage that you will lose your joy in living. You may call this bondage, oppression, depression, or addiction. What is a satanic attack? What steals your joy? How regularly do you struggle with this?
3. It is Satan’s nature to continually try to beat us down. James 4:7 says to resist the devil and he will flee from you. The word “resist” comes from the same root word in the Greek that means “stand firm”. How can we respond to such attacks when they come? On what do you stand firm on? What is the foundation of your faith?
4. The devil can and will work against you to keep you from having a positive witness for Jesus Christ. He will do his best to steal from you the resources you might use to extend the gospel, destroy your reputation so that anything you say about the Lord is suspect. He will try to kill your valuable relationships with other people so that you don’t believe you can influence another person for Christ. What are some of the spiritual tools you personally have in place to resist the devil? How can you be sure that you “stand firm” against the devil’s schemes? Share a bible verse that helps you resist the devil.