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Escape the enemy's deadly trap! The Bait of Satan exposes one of the most deceptive snares Satan uses to get believers out of the will of God - offense. Most people who are ensnared by the bait of Satan don’t even realize it. Don’t be fooled! You will encounter offense, and it’s up to you how it will affect your relationship with God. Your response will determine your future. If offense is handled correctly, you will become stronger rather than bitter. In this tenth anniversary edition of his best-selling book, John Bevere shows you how to stay free from offense and escape the victim mentality. With more than 400,000 copies in print, this audio book includes testimonials of transformed people who have read the original book and a devotional supplement, featuring discussion questions, scriptures, and prayers. You will find answers to tough questions like these: Why am I compelled to tell “my side” of the story? How can I fight thoughts of suspicion or distrust? What can I do to stop rehearsing past hurts? How can I regain trust after someone deeply offends me? This audio book will help you escape the enemy’s “offensive trap” as well as empower you to stay free of offense, enabling you to have an unhindered relationship with God.

©1994 John Bevere (P)2011 Oasis Audio

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Forgiveness is the KEY

This book was referred to me by a friend. Actually she said to be sure to get the hard copy because the book is so full of scripture you will want to look everything up the second go around.

Yea yea-- All I seem to have time for now a days is to listen. Get it!!!!!!!!!! There is so much information on forgiveness in this book. I struggle with forgiveness period!!! I guess when I forgave I wasn't truly in my heart letting it go, if I even forgave at all. I harbored grudges and lots of anger towards those that hurt or offended me. This book showed my how NOT to do that any longer. I am now working in the right direction in being able to forgive with an open and loving heart thru God, to truly cast my burdens on Him and FORGIVE and ASK for forgiveness!!! Forgiveness helps us to grow into the people that God really wants us to become. Loving, caring, full of kindness towards others and showing honor to Him.

Any place that you are at in your life, this book will show you so much more of Gods love and understanding. God's hand will be on you as you go thru this book and He will rain down His blessings when you finally receive the true understanding of forgiveness.

Get this book. Take the time to ask God to open your heart and to feel His presence while you are listening and He will guide you. You will see and feel the change.


In God's love and forgiveness,



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detox for the heart

Would you listen to Bait of Satan again? Why?

yes, most definitley. currently listening to it again. I want to keep fresh what I have learned and see if there is anything I missed the first time.

What did you like best about this story?

I could feel the annointing throughout the whole book.

What about John Bevere’s performance did you like?

sensitive to Gods voice

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the whole book did, but the portion of when you justify your actions because you have been offended. when we do something, even though the bible backs us up... with what spirit, cause or reason am I doing it? vengence is mine says the lord... I finally get it.

Any additional comments?

thank you..

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powerful

Where does Bait of Satan rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book is powerful and life changing. It is a must read for everyone who struggles with hurts. Forgiveness is necessary to go with life after one has been hurt. John did an excellent job writing this and presenting it. I highly recommend this book to everyone!

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Love John's preaching

What made the experience of listening to Bait of Satan the most enjoyable?

Relevance to personal situation and how easily he made it understood!

Have you listened to any of John Bevere’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, all of his teachings are relevant at one time or another.
I get a lot out of his teachings.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

When it made me realise how I fell into Satan's trap!

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Excellent book, do yourself a favor and get it.

If you are a Christian struggling in any area of you life, and you are having a hard time putting your finger on the problem (or maybe you know) read/listen to this book. It was a true gift of the Spirit. I listened to the whole of the book while on a long drive and was convicted, edified, taught and blown away! I will be buying a copy to read and reread often.

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A Topic We All Need to Listen to and Understand

What was one of the most memorable moments of Bait of Satan?

This book tells about a very important doctrine from God's Holy Word and explains how God expects us to deal with offenses when they happen. John Bevere uses stories from his own life and from the Bible to illustrate the points of this doctrine so that we can understand how choices we make when we become offended can affect ourselves and others.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Some parts of this book are difficult to listen to and will evoke emotions that the listener will need to deal with after listening. I don't recommend listening in one sitting. I think it's best to take this book in pieces and deal with the emotions a little at a time.

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great book

This is something every Christ follower should read and put into practice to not be snared by offense and unforgiveness. Author reads a little t3o fast though.

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FREE AT LAST!

So thrilled I decided to listen to this audible book:"Bait of Satan!" one of the Pastors assigned it to our group. Best book outside of the Bible, that I've
read! My heart feels so clean now! B. G. Carter, CT

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Excellent

Great study for how I can focus myself on my role and improve our culture

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Ideal read for some, but for others like me…

It is always a strength, and never a drawback for the actual author of the book to read the book himself. This book is no exception. However, his performance over the first 2/3 of the book goes along with some of the shortcomings of the book that just didn’t work for me. For those that are deeply rooted in scripture, hearing scripture quoted every third sentence of a book is probably no big deal. However, for me, to quote scripture all the time without in some way relating it to our lives today “muddies up“ the points made. It made it a much more difficult read for me. Again, may just be my preference – not others. However, to drive that point home, it became obvious that when the author was relating real - life examples along the way, he seemed much more energized in his reading, & much more in tune with his point. When he was reading scripture every other sentence, it truly seemed like he was reading, not speaking to me, and not conversational. While I will definitely take some salient points away from this book, it could have hit home much stronger if those shortcomings had been overcome.

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  • trust
  • 12-02-15

absolute deliverance. Please purchase and read!

This book proves that God has called me and the many others who have listen and read it. I now have a testimony. prepare to be humbled, then get ready to embrace peace like you never have in your entire life. I am still in amazement at the mysterious ways of how God calls us to peace. John thank you for allowing God to use you. Thank you! Thank you!

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  • mark tracey
  • 03-29-15

amazing

since becoming a christian and being baptised lots has gone on . struggling with forgiveness this book gives amazing insight and hope , I can highly recommend it.

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  • Lidia M.
  • 10-29-18

A life changing book

One of the most profound books I have ever read. Every christian should read it.

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  • Esther
  • 06-16-21

Deliverance in a book - EVERY HUMAN MUST READ.

This book is phenomenal, I literally went in not wanted to let go of any grudges, I thought it would show me why the people who've offended me need to be dealt with and all I need to do is "forgive" but NOO the book humbled me, delivered me and restored me. Now all im seeking is to give love and honestly forgive. because now I understand Its SUCH a part of my faith. I read this book after coming to the END of myself and honestly, I've been revived.
HEALING in a book. I couldnt put it down/stop listening. it spun my world and changed my worldview. my heart is lighter now and only God could've done that.

-Feranmi.

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  • Paul O'Shaughnessy
  • 01-05-20

Awesome book

This book has been an eye opener and I thoroughly enjoyed this thought provoking book, which had me reassessing my walk with the Lord.

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  • Asare
  • 10-06-19

recommended for every believer

I wanted to share this with the whole church once I finished it. the book is so anointed! i coukdnt stop listening to it and i am known to never finish a book. highly recommend!

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  • Gugu
  • 03-19-19

Great word in season 4 the church of Jesus Christ

Praising God for this book. a must read for all christians because the fact is ik this world we will face opportunities for offence and we need to be equipped...

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  • Miss Vox
  • 10-03-18

A must-read for everyone

Another life changing book - Everyone shoukd read this book and break free from offense! Such a powerful book.

Learned so much about obedience, love and forgiveness my life will never be the same and has been transformed for the better!

Thank you Pastor John Bevere!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-25-18

amazing

Stays true to the Word and the Spirit. very insightful and freeing. need to listen several times to get the whole thing grounded.

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  • Ryan
  • 06-14-18

This is what believers seeks for in a Minister

This book understands you, teaches you, builds you up , equips you, and sends you to work the will of God in your life. thank you God for using mr.Bevere. - i never met this man

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-02-20

life changing

Absolutely everyone needs to read this book! live free, from here onwards. Best book ever!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-13-19

The Bait Of Satan

This book has opened my heart, in realising that I have been in denial for so long.
Thank you Lord!

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  • 02-11-18

eye opening revelation

Just simply amazing , I'm glad I read it !i would recommend this to everyone

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-07-17

absolutely loved it, a transforming book.

it highlighted things in my lift i wasn't even aware i was struggling with. loved it so much im going to listen to it again. Cannot recommend this book enough.