Our opponent knows our weaknesses and he is extremely subtle in his approach.His goal is to increase the noise in our minds and to get us so distracted by “life” that we forget that we are even in a battle to begin with.One, Paul, was specially called to be the apostle to the Gentiles and for three years was personally taught by Jesus Christ (in Arabia) through visions.The last two were Mark - who penned the Gospel of Mark under Peter’s supervision - and Luke, who authored the Gospel of Luke and Acts under the Apostle Paul's supervision.
Much of what is called ‘the Church’ today is still so obviously very far from New Testament purity.The apostle John had the distinguished role of collecting all the books extant and completing the canonization of the New Testament somewhere between 96 to 99 A. John was of the Aaronic (Levitical priest) blood line, making him uniquely qualified for the task of finalizing God's word for man. D.) denote when books are completed but not necessarily the year they were first recorded.The New Testament was written by, or its writing was supervised by, the chosen disciples of Jesus Christ. ** Acts 1 to 13 was written by Luke when Paul was in a Caesarea prison (58 - 60 A. Luke also penned Acts 13 to 28 when he traveled on Paul's journeys.Recently, the Lord has been dealing with me greatly regarding the topic of spiritual warfare. And Satan is ever mindful of how he can deceive us or distort our views about ourselves, and our God.In addition to Satan’s consistent efforts to gain entrance to our hearts and minds, we have to deal with our own human frailties including a predisposal towards negative thinking and a general lack of faith.