The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. 2 Corinthians 4:4
Any cursory study of Biblical end times will reveal that Satan does not win in the end. And he knows he can’t win, so what does he do? He deceives as many as possible. That deception comes in many forms and ways. Lying, stealing, cheating, lusting, drunkenness, greed, gossip, debauchery, envy, hatred, and every other kind of sin imaginable. Satan knows weaknesses and exploits them.
So when “sinners” sin, why should we be surprised? It doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t try to stop it, but we really shouldn’t be surprised at the moral decay we see all around us. And we sense that it’s getting worse. Satan knows his time is short and is doing everything in his power to deceive as many as he can. He knows what the “light of the gospel” is and will do what it takes to prevent others from seeing that light.
There are people we know personally that have been blinded by “the god of this age.” Today, pray specifically for that person (by name), that God would remove those blinders. Ask Him to shine the light of his glory into his/her life.