In Satan's counterattack, the restlessness of sight and reason is pitted against peace. Satan tries to get us to leave faith and walk by sight and reason. Then, he wants us to be honest in our evaluation about what is happening. Satan says, be transparent and confess the facts. Is your life being satisfied? Confessing Satan's lies is not the truth. At the time of confession, we are in dishonesty toward the Finished Work. Then, instead of blaming God, we condemn ourselves or, if our egos won't allow that, we attack someone else's character and make them be the cause. So many think it is not practical to blame Satan for it! Blame him in offensive faith and do not affect others with his cause for the kingdom of darkness.
Satan fights against longsuffering with frustration and anxiety. Longsuffering is the outward manifestation of an inward, inexhaustible love. Anxiety is frustration without remuneration. We do not get remunerated in our yearnings, yet the ego has the benefit of thinking it is effective in the cause of energy.
Divine patience and the longsuffering of grace in the mind of the believer in time glorifies God's Kingdom in the offensive attack of divine specifics which overcome the plan and purpose of the devil. Longsuffering in time reveals the attribute of immutability, which is the substance of divine essence showing the character of love. Therefore the immutability of longsuffering withstands any test of the enemy.