What’s a spiritual stronghold?

What’s a spiritual stronghold?

A spiritual stronghold is a fortress of lies built in the soul. Stone by stone, lie by lie, the fortress takes shape until it seems impregnable. Behind its walls, shame, anger, lust, greed, malice and a host of evil finds refuge. The only ones allowed through its gate are more lies and lying spirits. This […]

How do demons get in?

How do demons get in?

After watching a demonized boy roll around on the ground while foaming at the mouth, Jesus asked his father, “’How long has this been happening to him?’ “‘From his childhood,’ his father said” (Mark 9:21). The Greek word used by the father for “childhood” indicated the boy had been inhabited by a demon since he […]

Can Christians be Demon Possessed?

Can Christians be Demon Possessed?

Suppose you own a home free and clear. You’ve got the deed locked away in a safety deposit box. Over the years you’ve replaced the roof, the AC and heater, the carpet and you upgraded the kitchen and bathrooms. It’s a nice house and you’ve diligently maintained it. Upon returning from a vacation you discover […]

Jesus and Demons and You

Jesus and Demons and You

Growing up I believed God was real but couldn’t be known. Since that was the case, I concluded nothing mattered. At age 19 I understood, for the first time, that Jesus died in my place and was raised from the dead. That realization changed my life. Suddenly, I knew God was real and could be […]

I saw a demonized man set free

I saw a demonized man set free

“What is your name,” I demanded. Rather than getting an answer the demon’s host, a 260 pound man sitting on a chair in front of me, bent over and convulsed. With my right hand pressed against his chest, his fists clinched, his jaw locked and every muscle seized. “In the name of Jesus Christ, I […]