Do you have a stronghold?

Do you have a stronghold?

Have you ever done anything horrible that you’ve kept secret? Have you suffered something horrible that you’ve kept secret? If you answered yes to either question, it’s likely you’ve got a stronghold. And if you do, I’d guess there’s an area, or areas of your life, that are out of control. It could be anger, […]

Why a mask hides the true you

Why a mask hides the true you

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary a stronghold is, “a protected place where the members of a military group stay and can defend themselves against attack. I would add that it’s also a place from which an army can mount an attack.” In the spiritual arena a stronghold is a fortress in the soul where […]

How to keep demons away

How to keep demons away

You’re sitting in a comfortable beach chair on a white Caribbean beach. Sea gulls make a ha, ha, ha, ha, sound as they fly overhead. Soft waves break and roll toward the shore. Suddenly a child standing beside your chair begins to kick sand on you. The kid is having fun and laughing. Once you […]

After a demon is gone, what then?

After a demon is gone, what then?

Jesus told a parable in Matthew 12:43-45 which gives insight into what happens after a demon leaves someone. Here’s what he said: “Now when the unclean spirit goes out of a man, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, and does not find it.  Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which […]

How to evict a demon

How to evict a demon

Evicting a demon involves taking authority over it, naming it, and commanding it, in the name of Jesus Christ, to leave and go where Jesus sends it. However, if you only read this blog, without looking over those I’ve written for the last couple months, you’ll be ill-equipped to evict an evil spirit. Why? Because […]