Strategies of Satan with Believers
1. Annihilate the church or neutralize its witness from within (Acts 5:1-6).
2. Virulent persecution from without.
3. Smother its witness by according it great popularity.
4. Disturb the unity of the church by creating discord and division
5. Subversion of the church through apostasy and heresy (2 Peter 2:1-2).