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7 Ways Satan is Trying to Sabotage Your Christmas

  • Debbie McDaniel Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer
7 Ways Satan is Trying to Sabotage Your Christmas
There’s an enemy in this world, he’s crafty and cruel, he’s on the prowl, and he hates Christmas!

Here are seven ways Satan will try to get your mind off the true meaning of the holiday.

1. Distraction / Busyness

Our enemy is deceptive (Revelation 12:9). He’ll try hard to exhaust our days with busyness and distraction. He loves it when we have no room in the schedule for God, or we’re too busy to pray. If he can just keep us endlessly spinning our wheels at a hurried, frantic pace, he knows we’ve lost our influence. He’ll distract us with endless activity, full calendars, and even top media headlines. Anything that will draw our attention away from Christ, even seemingly “good” things, is all part of his plan. We find ourselves overwhelmed, over-extended, pressured and stressed. But God gives us the awareness that He came to set us free, He brings peace. He gives us wisdom and the strength to put Him first. The Remedy: Remember Matthew 6:33. "But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”