Schemes of our Enemy

Esther 3-4,  pew Bible page 387

I.  We have an enemy of our souls. 

    A.  His purposes are clear.                                                                        Esther 3:6, 13

    B.  He is relentless and strategic.                                                                Esther 3:8-9

II.  He uses the world's system.   

    A.  He has a degree of authority which God has allowed.                                 Es. 3:1

    B.  He works through deception. 

III.  God's plan will prevail.

    A.  We need to discern the Word and our times.                                     Esther 4:1, 3

    B.  We need to see God's will in our lives.                                           Esther 4:14, 16


Do I recognize the schemes of the enemy in my life, in my family, in our church?

What is my response?

Am I fighting the good fight?