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10 Reasons Why a Christian Can"t Be Demon-Possessed
Lester Frank Sumrall
September 1999 by Sumrall Publishing .
Written in English
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Pastor Salem preaches a sermon titled, "Can Christians be Demon Possessed?" and expounds upon John The Christian Worship Hour is a ministry with great gospel songs, bible study lessons and worship services. A: No, a Christian cannot be demon-possessed. 1 John says: “Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.” The one that’s in us is the Holy Spirit. Again and again we’re told that if you’re a child of God, you’re indwelt by the Spirit of God. Yikes! Paul was demon possessed! Or was he For one, there is no reason to immediately jump to the conclusion that the messenger in this case was a demon. A human under the dominion of Satan can also be called a messenger of Satan. False prophets were referred to as thorn bushes by Jesus in Matthew No. Exorcist-style "demon possession," while clearly a widely accepted phenomenon in the contemporary church, isn't necessarily described in the New Testament. The key here is the distinction between the phrases "possessed by" and "possessed of".. To be "possessed by something" is a passive construction, meaning "to be owned/controlled/dominated by .
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by Matt Slick 7/22/ No, Christians cannot be demon-possessed. Possession implies ownership, and Christians are not owned by the d, we have been bought with a price, the blood of Jesus Christ (Acts1 Cor.). Question: "Can a Christian be demon possessed. Can a Christian be demonized?" Answer: While the Bible does not explicitly state whether a Christian can be possessed by a demon, related biblical truths make it abundantly clear that Christians cannot be demon is a distinct difference between being possessed by a demon and.
Can a Christian be Demon-Possessed. I do not think a Christian can be demon-possessed. Christians cannot be demon-possessed because we are indwelt by the Holy Spirit. There is a whole lot of theology behind the nature and origin of demons (I do not think demons are fallen angels), but the main thing to remember is that they are unclean spirits.
People disagree over whether or not a Christian can be demon possessed. I recall an incident from my own life when I was staying in a motel near Seattle, Washington.
You can't be gay and Christian. This is Part 2 of a three-part series on whether Christians can be gay. (Check out Part 1 here.) Multitudes today are confused about gay-related issues. It’s easier to “go with the flow” and steer clear of the intimidation to conform.
The P.C. (politically correct) police are ever present. Every example in the Bible of a person being demon-possessed concerns an unbeliever - there are no examples of believers being possessed. Furthermore, we must be careful not to rely on stories of believers and demon-possession - many other explanations are possible.
The Christian, who is indwelt by the Holy Spirit, need not fear demon possession. When asked for reasons why they think Christians can't be demon possessed one will usually hear, "It's not possible for the Holy Spirit and a demon to dwell in the same body," "It is unthinkable to believe the Holy Spirit would let a devil in a Christian's body, which is God's temple," A born again believer has been redeemed by the blood of.
In MarkJesus exorcised a demon possessed man and so we know that this happened many times in the past from reading the New Testament. In the case of the man that had the demons cast out, he became a believer in Christ.
Is it possible for a Christian to be demon-possessed. The Bible does not state, explicitly, whether or not a Christian can be demon-possessed, but general biblical principles and truths—the things the Bible tells us about God and man and the Holy Spirit—make it obvious that a believer cannot be possessed by a demon.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Three views on the question can a Christian be demon possessed. The following book is recommended with this topic: You’ve asked a question that does NOT have a known and certain answer.
Obviously, most people who disbelieve in God, also disbelieve in demons, so they will answer “No”, in some form or other. But of course, if demons actually exist, then answe. To believe that a Christian can become demon possessed, would be to deny the supremacy of Jesus in a Christian’s life when a person becomes born again.
To believe that a Christian can become demon possessed, would be to deny that Jesus has given the Christian the power, privilege and authority in Him to overcome the enemy at any given time or. That is precisely why we are exhorted to put on the full armor of God (Ephesians ). However, we can say with confidence that Christ has already won the victory and no Christian can be "demon-possessed" (Colossians ).
As God's Word triumphantly proclaims, "Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world" (1 John b). He documents that in his book called "Demons The Answer Book." Its called "10 Reasons Why A Christian Cannot be Demon Possessed", by Dr.
Lester Sumrall. # Its called "10 Reasons Why A Christian Cannot be Demon Possessed", by Dr. Lester Sumrall. The demon-possessed man of the Gadarenes, who was possessed by a multitude of demons, had superhuman strength and lived naked among the tombstones.
King Saul, after rebelling against the LORD, was troubled by an evil spirit (1 Samuel ; ; ) with the apparent effect of a depressed mood and an increased desire to kill David. These might be reasons why a demon would decide to bunk with you.
But now, let’s explore some of the alleged signs of a demonic infestation. The things you should, perhaps, watch out for. Strange Noises Image: Denny Müller/Unsplash. The sound of a demon is said to be guttural, a harsh growling unlike anything an ordinary animal would produce.
Demonic oppression is different than demonic possession in that demonic oppression does not necessarily end with demonic possession. Demonic oppression occurs when demons begin to torment willful and deliberate sinners. Demons are able to agitate, incite, and upset their victims in various ways.
For example, demons can rob a person of sleep and. Can a Christian be Demon Possessed. [Ben Rogers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
A “True Christian” cannot have the Holy Spirit and Demons living in them. If they are demon possessed they do not have the Holy Spirit living in them in any way shape or form.
It is not a constant battle, the battle was won at Calvary and to say that God is not strong enough to overcome the demons inside you is blasphemous.
To be demon possessed means that a demon has direct control over what one does or says. A clear example of that is found in Luke 8. There we read about a man who lived in tombs and had unhuman strength.
Jesus commands many evil spirits to leave the man, and he became normal. Temple of the Holy Spirit. Every believer is a temple of the Holy.
Why Some People Believe Christians Cannot be Possessed by a Demon. There are two common reasons why some conclude that a Christian cannot be demonized. We believe both beliefs are the result of drawing false conclusions from erroneous assumptions. We are God’s property and cannot be owned by the Devil.
A demon cannot dwell in a Christian's spirit because that is where Jesus and the Holy Spirit dwell. It is the other components that make up a human being—the soul (mind, will and emotions) and the body—that are the targets of demonic attack.
Demons can dwell in those areas of a Christian's life. A Christian who is so only by confession can be demon possessed, indeed can be. The other who is not only a Christian by confession, but he is also transformed can't be demon possessed (Mark ).
The conduct of any Christian will determine much what happens to them. In the book of Isaiah ; "In righteousness, thou shall be established.". Even professing Christian ministers have gotten in on the act, and have actually advocated spiritualistic techniques.
Bishop James Pike, for instance, wrote of his experiences with the spirit world in his book, The Other Pike and medium Arthur Ford contributed to the popularity of spiritualism by going into a trance in a televised event. Christians can be demon oppressed but not possessed, non-Christians can be demon possessed.
Let me share with you some other Biblical reasons why a Christian cannot be demon possessed. Our bodies are the temple of God (1 Cor )(1 Cor ).
When a Christian is born again, the Holy Spirit comes to live inside of him. By Dwayna Litz. The Bible assures us that it is impossible for a Christian to be possessed by demons. In considering whether or not a Christian can be demon possessed, we have to know what the Bible teaches about God’s work in salvation—a supernatural regeneration of someone’s heart as miraculous as the resurrection of Jesus.
Re: Can A Christian Be Demon-Possessed. by AKO1(m): pm On First, I'm not sure that a demon can actually be housed in a christian; because the same person's body is the temple of the Holy Spirit.
The answer is of course not. Why do you think our brother Paul instructed us so passionately to keep on the Gospel armor. The fact is that Satan and his kind will try and attack us, but thanks to our Lord and Savior Yeshua Messiah Jesus He has given us power over all our enemies Luke Can a Christian Have a Demon, Page 4 A Christian can be born again and have spiritual victory over the original Adamic sin that eternally separates mankind from God and still have besetting sins (Hebrews ).
Uncontrolled thoughts, resentment, anger, and bitterness are some examples. Salvation must not be confused with sanctification.
Neither do we see anyone rebuking, binding, or casting demons out of a true believer. The epistles never instruct believers to cast out demons, whether from a believer or unbeliever.
Christ and the apostles were the only ones who cast out demons, and in every instance the demon-possessed people were unbelievers. Why deliverance is not meant for unbelievers in general Demons return when they are cast out of unbelievers: Jesus clearly warned us that if we cast demons out of unbelievers, they are bound to return, each spirit bringing 7 even worse spirits with it (Matthew ).
(These verses include GenesisLeviticus &Romansand 1 Corinthians and 1 Timothy ) However, other Christians do not agree with this belief.
Many Christian people, ministers, churches, and denominations welcome lesbian, gay, and bisexual people into the full life of the community without requiring. The Christian embrace of the concept of an eternal reward is good evidence that it was invented by men for reasons other than being a divine reality.
Here is another good argument why heaven would be a hellish experience. “Now a herd of many pigs was feeding at some distance from them. And the demons begged him, saying, ‘If you cast us out, send us away into the herd of pigs,’” (Matthew ).
So, Jesus gave his permission, “And the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs; and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank.
If any Christian really thinks it’s a blessing to be poor or that “money is the root of all evil” 1 Timothythey should give away all of their money and sell all of their possessions just like Jesus said and then they will have riches in heaven.
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Paul says in this passage that homosexuals will NOT enter the kingdom. These are not my words. I did not write them. The Bible says that they will NOT go to heaven. Paul does not say if people do these things, they will not get any rewards in heaven.
He says that they will not be there. He also says that a lot of heterosexuals will NOT be there. Theologians and Christian exorcists generally are agreed that the committed Christian who faithfully seeks to honour and serve God will not be subjected to demon possession.
The Christian is a child of God, who has been brought out of darkness. But, you asked if a Christian can be possessed of a demon. Now, certainly a believer can be influenced by Satan. Let’s read an exchange between the Lord and Peter in Matthew“ From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and.The fact that the Christian’s body is the temple of the Holy Spirit doesn’t imply that nothing else can be in there.
The temple of the Old Testament was a shadow of the time when the Holy Spirit would inhabit our bodies, and several Old Testament passages deal with idolatry in the temple.Jesus was accused of being out of his mind and demon-possessed (Mark ).
Jesus was unable to perform mighty works in his hometown (). Jesus was ignorant of the end time (). Jesus was executed like a common criminal, on a cross. Women were the primary witnesses to Jesus’ resurrection.