The devil takes delight in resisting the children of God. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams teaches that the rebuke of the Lord commands the enemy to come into compliance with God's demands, giving us the advantage over him.
God does not judge our actions, but our motives. Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams encourages believers to be sanctified by the truth, which is the word of God (John 17:19). You must examine yourself according to what is in the scriptures.