I am beginning to see just how much of an illusionist Satan really is.
He will hold you captive in one deceitful illusion for years. When you finally get wise and understand his lie, he just creates a different illusion. The purpose, however, is the same: control and stop. If he cannot control you with personality or some other type of attraction that always appeals to your flesh, he will simply create another illusion for you to believe, and his game begins all over again.
How do we overcome his delusions? We use the mighty weapon of our warfare from 2 Corinthians 10:5: “Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ …”.