I have never been to a sale event, so I cannot bring to the ether the sense of elation, the joy, nor any of the other emotions that might accompany one’s attendance at such as event. However, I imagine that it must be similar to the emotions experienced at a soccer game, when you are on the side of the winning team. If I recall the last soccer game I attended, it seems that no one was on the side of the winning team. No one applauded when they scored a goal, and no one stood on the seats yelling obscenities to spur them on. That is usually the scene at other games I have attended.
I wonder where our world would be if we, as a people of God, were not as committed as we are to believing the things we see and hear, even when they sharply contradict the things that our heart knows at its core. The devil may try to deceive us, but at the center of our being, truth exists. It is a truth that can never be denied. It is a truth that can never be supplanted. Most importantly, it is a truth that the Lord God Almighty himself would always hail as true.
Ask your soul if it knows truth. If it says “no” this means that the devil already has replaced your core, and wedded you to him. If it says “yes” please pray that the devil always will be blinded to your core, and never ever will he see the light that weds you to the Lord your God. Know, however, that if your soul says “no” the law of the Lord says that the devil cannot steal what is in the hands of God. The Lord God Almighty will himself replace your core, if the devil sought to take you back to hell.
Children of God, look up, and see the face of God, and bid him save you from the devil’s lair. The Lord God Almighty is the God who saves.