What immediately stands out in these steps and doorways to demonization is how central the mind of man is to the functioning battleground where spiritual warfare takes place. Whether it is lying, anger, wrath, stealing, bitterness, clamor, evil speaking, malice, fear, greed, or another human frailty, the battle begins in our thought life where we are tempted to give in to sin. “That’s where Satan can manipulate people toward his ends discreetly and invisibly,” writes Chip Ingram in The Invisible War.
- February 2, 2016
- January 31, 2016
Though we as American believers have opportunity (and one could even argue, responsibility) to vote for and support moral leadership, we need to balance that temporal concern with the more important eternal knowledge that our true “kingdom” is not of this world, and that combining religious faith with politics as a legislative system of governance such as Dominionism would do hearkens the formula upon which Antichrist will come to power!
- January 28, 2016
Before he was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 2011, Rev. David Wilkerson reported daimonion activity within evangelical institutions as well: “A number of [former] witches are warning that Satanists are infiltrating the church—especially charismatic churches. Some of these [are] telling of a diabolical plot…
- January 26, 2016
The contrast between these types of persons may be defined in the most frequent New Testament expressions used to refer to demonic possession: 1) daimonizomai, meaning “to be demonized”; and 2) echon daimonion, which means “having a demon,” and can actually denote a person who possesses the demon, not the other way around.
- January 24, 2016
While some may step back at this point and ask what comparable authority over earth Satan continues to hold following the redemptive work of Christ, most scholars agree that until the Second Coming of Jesus and the final judgment of men and angels, this planet remains under limited jurisdiction of Satan as “the god of this world” (2 Corinthians 4:4) and under the influence of “the rulers of the darkness of this world” (Ephesians 6:12).
- January 21, 2016
New series from Tom Horn says something much more sinister than mental instability in play with Internet trolls. It’s something he will analyse over the next couple weeks in several entries to this short series. It involves ancient entities, the battle for minds, and the spirits who puppet those willing, fleshy gloves we refer to as Internet trolls.