Grievous Wolves

Satan fully intends to destroy the church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Now, perhaps you are thinking, “Yes, those are his intentions, but he cannot do it, because the Bible says Jesus will build his church, and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.”

This is true.  On the authority of the scriptures, Satan cannot destroy the church of Jesus Christ AS A WHOLE.

However, it is also an unfortunate truth that Satan and his agents have succeeded in destroying individual churches within the body of Christ.

One of the destructive forces that Satan has employed down through the ages is described by the Apostle Paul as GRIEVOUS WOLVES.