And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,
Are you afraid of dogs? Those who are steer clear of them even when they are on a chain. That’s how you need to think of Satan. God has bound him, chained him up in the backyard, he can only go so far. He can tempt you and cause chaos, but he cannot do anything too extreme. When we stumble, many times it’s a temptation we’ve succumbed to. Know this: God has the power to thwart the devil’s advances and so do you! Dwell in the area outside of the chains reach, under God’s protection.