Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.
Earlier, we discussed the rather shocking statement that James made in this letter; that statement was that even devils believe, and tremble. Now we are going to explore that some more to illustrate the fact that belief, even if based on truth, may not be saving belief.
Devils believe there is one true God; they even believe in the correct God. In Acts 16, beginning in verse 16, we can see the story of the demon possessed woman following Paul and his fellow evangelists, likely Silas, Timothy and Luke. What is key here is the fact that the demon recognized that the God in question was “the most high God.”
Demons even recognized the deity and sonship of Jesus Christ when they encountered him…
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