For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds (2 Cor. 10:4 KJV). The scriptures clearly teach us that we are in a spiritual conflict, not with flesh and blood, that is human beings, but with a well-organized system of demonic powers and authorities.
And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm (Matt. 8:26 KJV) The disciples were in peril in the sea because of a great storm and were at risk of a shipwreck, except that
Even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you. (Jn. 14:17 ESV) The scripture above teaches us about the Holy Spirit, His relationship with the believer and the world. However, I want to
As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling (Acts 16:16 ESV) Paul and Silas encountered an evil spirit in Philippi which is not only present today, but its activity is on the rise.
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. (2 Tim. 1:7 ESV) Fear is an old enemy of humanity. It made its entrance through sin in Gen. 3:10. It is a spiritually devastating enemy which incapacitates and erodes spiritual abilities. Fear is a slave master and can
The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light (Matt. 6:22 ESV) Spiritual eyes are the eyes that see spiritual realities. Our physical eyes can perceive material things with the help of light. You can see and read the words of this
And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him (Mk. 1:25 KJV) Jesus taught us so apparently in the Gospel how easy rebuking demons can be as seen in the verse above. Jesus rebuked a demonic spirit from a man with the words “hold thy peace and come out of him.”
The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear its sound, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit” (Jn. 3:8 ESV). Jesus uses the analogy of the wind in the scripture above to describe the realm of the