What do we do when we know that only reason that this person is asking a question about God is to later use it to attack Christ and attempt to make our faith appear void and of no value?
Yesterday I was surfing the internet and came across a person that had posed an open question to any Christian that could “Explain God without using the bible or bible quotes.” When I first read his question is just ignored it, but as I paged down, to my dismay were honest and loving men and women of God trying to explain God without using the bible or bible quotes. [ii] Everyone made an attempt to explain God out of their own strength (anthropomorphism), but no one was able to do this without making himself look foolish and opening himself up for later logical attacks on the faith.
Verse 11 of Ephesians 6 tells us if we put on the “whole” Armor of God we will be able to stand against the wiles (Strong’s G3180 [methodeia] and is defined as cunning arts, deceit, craft, trickery) So why would the enemy want to attack us with trickery rather than a full frontal all out assault? Here is a hint; verse 17 says the word of God is the sword of the spirit. Unlike the rest of the Armor of God, God’s revealed word (the bible) is not a defensive weapon, its purpose is not to protect, but to attack, The Word of God is the only weapon God has given the Christian to defeat the principalities, and powers, rulers of darkness of this world, and wickedness in high places. Now, defensive weapons protect you from attacks, but it takes offensive weapons like the word of God to defeat the enemy!
There is a Trojan Horse in Troy
For this reason the enemy seeks to disarm you by asking you to give an answer without using the bible, His desire to have you put down the Sword of Spirit because it has power to destroy him and his wickedness. What we as men and women of God must know is that we cannot defeat the enemy on our own, without being armed and ready to strike with the sword. For this reason God has given us the proper spiritual weaponry for the battle that is at hand.