Re: Satan Can Only Do What God Allows?
If I am walking with God, submitted under his authority, and I resist the devil, and he doesn't flee from me, then it is a test that God has allowed. That's part of the lesson we learn with Job. However, your point is a good one! Much of what happens to us we allow because we break the laws of God in some way (i.e. don't resist, unbelief, don't submit to the authority of the Lord, lack of knowledge, etc.)
"May the Lamb that was slain receive the just reward for His sufferings." A quote by Moravian missionary that sold himself (along with a friend) into slavery to reach those that the slave owner prevented from hearing the gospel.
May I live for Him and not for me.