The Devil Made Me Do It!

I found this in going through old church newsletters and thought it went well with this month’s theme — SIN!

The Devil’s Beatitudes

*Blessed are they who are too tired to assemble with the church on Sunday, for they cause the world to say, ‘The church is failing.’

*Blessed are they who are bored with the mannerisms and mistakes of the minister; for they will learn nothing from the sermon.

*Blessed is the church member who expects to be invited to his own church; for he is important to me.

*Blessed are they who are easily offended; for they get angry and stop doing God’s work.

*Blessed are they who do not give generously to God’s work and mission; for they are my helpers.

*Blessed is he who claims to love God but hates his brother; for he will be with me forever.

*Blessed are the troublemakers; they shall be called the children of Satan.

*Blessed is he who has not time to pray; he will be easy prey for me.

For more posts about the devil see:

Resist the Devil

The World, The Flesh and … oh yes, THE DEVIL

The Gospel According to Satan by Jared C. Wilson–Book Review

This entry was posted in November 2021: Sin and Temptation and tagged , by jculler1972. Bookmark the permalink.

About jculler1972

My husband is the retired pastor of St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church in Leitersburg, Maryland. I have two grown daughters, three grandchildren and am retired after a career in Purchasing. I have published articles in The Lutheran Ambassador, Lutheran Witness, and Lutheran Digest. My Bible study on the Book of Acts was published in 2016 by the Women's Missionary Federation of the AFLC(Association of Free Lutheran Churches).

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