Q. 1. I heard that the devil likes to trick people into believing falsehoods. What kind of tricks does the devil play with people's minds?
A. 1. The devil likes to put the following thoughts in your mind:
There is no God.
Satan does not exist. Why would an all-loving God create a devil to destroy you?
All religions are equal.
Everyone goes to Heaven, no matter their religion.
God is so merciful that He will not send anyone into hell.
Human beings are nothing more than highly evolved organisms.
Everyones life is predestined. You are only saved if you were chosen to be saved.
Promotes the occult for you to believe that you have inner powers.
Has counterfeit ministers who appear genuine, but who are actually fraudulent deceivers.
Promotes false doctrines.
Promotes that one is damned because of his addictive sin.
He raises self-proclaimed false mystics.
He places doubt in one's faith to discourage perseverance.
He promotes unnatural and perverted forms of sex in and out of marriage.
He promotes the putting off of receiving the Sacrament of Confession.
He tells you the priest will tell someone your shameful sins.
He downplays the importance of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.
HE tell parents there is no rush in getting their baby baptised - then it never gets done.