Some Myths About Deliverance
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Some Myths About Deliverance
about deliverance thought of as truth by many people have been a hindrance for
church must get ready for the end-time harvest promised in the Bible; but for
the church to be able to help set people free, the people in the church must
first be free.
are truly servants of the Lord, then we are not to question what the Lord has
spoken in His word for us to do. Servants obey. When the word of God tells us
to lay our hands on the sick so they will get well, we are to obey.
are many myths, misunderstandings and misinformation concerning the ministry of
deliverance. The first battleground is in the minds of men, where Satan has
sown questions, doubts and fears that become hindrances to involvement in this
vital, biblical ministry of deliverance.
would like to deal with a few of those misunderstandings and myths about
deliverance in the rest of this article.
Fear And Terror At The
Mention Of Demons, Devil Or Deliverance – 1st Myth About
The Christian should look
at his resources and know he is stronger than the enemy.
Light dispels darkness.
Fear and terror will leave when people embrace the truth. Faith overcomes
fear. (Romans 10:17)
Unbelief: There Is No
Such Thing As The Devil Or Demons – 2nd Myth About Deliverance.
There are many wrong
concepts of the devil that have been programmed by the world. The Bible is
filled with truth about Satan and demons spirits.
Demons Are Real, But
Too Powerful For Us To Confront – 3rd Myth About Deliverance.
We must not think that the
devil is void of power and weapons, yet we must not think of him as having
unlimited access into our lives.
The devil can do no more
than he is allowed to do. He must work through accusation, deception and
Jesus defeated Satan
through the cross and the resurrection. We are seated with Christ and have
power over the devil (Ephesians 1:18-2:7).
Deliverance Is Valid;
However, It Should Be Left To The Experts – 4th Myth About
Who is an expert? If one
thinks deliverance is for experts then he should set himself to become one.
Jesus expects all
believers to cast out demons (Matt. 12:30). Christ’s commission is given to the
Church. Mark 16:17 says that those who believe shall cast out demons.
Christians Cannot Have
Demons – 5th Myth About Deliverance.
The Bible makes no
distinction between believers and unbelievers having demons; the reason is that
both can. When demons are cast out of a person, the “house” must be filled
(Matt. 12:43-45). How could an unbeliever fill his house? He is void of
Demons Have No
Activity In Civilized Countries. They Are Active Only In Remote Countries
Where Witchcraft And Idolatry Prevail – 6th Myth About
There are many activities
of demons other than witchcraft and the occult.
This is one of Satan’s
deceptions; as long as one thinks he is too intelligent or cultured or
sophisticated to be demonized, he is blind to how demons gain entrance and how
The Devil. We Should Keep Our Mind On Jesus – 7th Myth About
This sound good but the
reasoning is false. The Bible does not teach us to ignore the devil but to
confront, resist, wrestle, stand against and cast him out.
Jesus is glorified when we
are engaged in spiritual warfare because we are exalting His Name, His precious
blood and His Word. We often do battle using praise and worship, and Satan gets
no glory through being defeated. All glory goes to Christ who is stronger.
Jesus Did It All For
Us. We Don’t Need To Fight – 8th Myth About Deliverance.
The devil would like for
us to adopt this position. It would mean that he could work against us without
Agreed, a person can
become too demon conscious and really turn others off; however, we make a
mistake if we permit the few radicals to hinder our own understanding.
We are to be Jesus
conscious, and rejoice because our names are written in heaven.
we can dispel the myths about deliverance and open our eyes to how we can be set
free, we in turn will be able to help prepare the Church to provide for the
desperate needs of those lost souls during the final harvest.
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