Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity to him]. Jesus conquered sin, death, and the devil with the greatest victory of all time, winning salvation on the Cross for all who trust in him. He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.” James‬ ‭3:6‬ ‭NKJV‬‬. So we need to earnestly guide our heart from evil thoughts. To offer, give; I put, place. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell (NIV Mt. Do not allow him to steal you (and to steal from you), to kill you and to destroy you. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. Daily feed yourself on the Word of God and ask God to teach and empower you on how to live out the Christian life, daily. As Christians, it is important that we know who our enemy, the Devil, is. Ephesians 4:27 is also translated "do not give the devil an opportunity (NASB)" … This statement teaches us that we must give no ground. Church. Young's Literal Translation neither give place to the devil; Ephesians 4:27 Parallel The smallest ground, the tiniest foothold, the briefest opportunity is … We don’t want to give the devil a foothold into any areas of our lives, because when we do we are allowing demons into our bodies, and opening up portals for human spirits. Now, Samson liked women. Pastor Sylvester Ofori, 35, had reportedly been abusing his wife for a long time. Ephesians 4:27. Ephesians 4:27 / 6:16 There are 2 ways in which the enemy can get a hold in our lives - 1. New King James Version. We should strive to keep Satan out of every aspect of our lives. I will end with these 4 points I believe will help us not to give the devil a foothold in our lives. "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. He says, “Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil” (Ephesians 4:26b-27 NLT, second edition). Wesley's New Testament (1755) Neither give place to the devil. James Murdock Translation of the Peshitta And give no place to the Accuser. And not, not even, neither?nor. This purpose is known by God and while satan… This creates a foothold / weakness the enemy can use to step into our lives and gain more ground. World English Bible neither give place to the devil. Darby Bible Translation neither give room for the devil. Any “open space” for the Devil is too much open space. Nothing more in recent times brings this message home than an incident that took place early this year in the United States (this is freely available on the Internet and Social Media platforms). Giving the devil a foothold means that we are giving the enemy legal ground to stand on to enter into our lives or our bodies. 26 “In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, One verse, two slightly different nuances of meaning. Ephesians 4:27 (NKJV) nor give place to the devil. Unconfessed sin is like an open door for the enemy to bother you. The NIV translation. We are encouraged to learn from the mistakes and victories of those who have gone before us (Rom 15:4). As the book of James says, “the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. God will help you as you cry out to him in areas of your life where you feel you have allowed the Devil to gain a foothold. 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