Where Satan Will Attack First
Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a garland of twelve stars. Then being with child, she cried out in labor and in pain to give birth. And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his heads. His tail drew a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to give birth, to devour her Child as soon as it was born. She bore a male Child who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron. And her Child was caught up to God and His throne.
The child in this passage is the Lord Jesus Christ, the woman represents the nation of Israel, and the dragon that wanted to devour the Child as soon as He was born is our adversary the devil.
It was the devil who was behind King Herod commanding that all of the male children two years old and younger be slaughtered. It was only because Joseph was warned by God in a dream that he, Mary, and Jesus escaped from Herod's clutches.
What I want you to see here is that the battle came to Jesus as soon as He was born. And I think we should expect battle as soon as a person is born again, as soon as someone comes into God's family.
We need to be prepared to help protect and defend those who are new babes in Christ.
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