What Is Demonic Oppression?


What is demonic oppression? Can it affect Christians? Is it the same as demonic possession?What are Demons? Demons are essentially fallen angels. Apparently, one third of the angels joined Lucifer’s rebellion in heaven and that old dragon, the Devil, took with him a third of the angels with him. These angels became demons while Lucifer became Satan (Rev 12:4). That sealed Satan and the demon’s fate as we read in Revelation 20:10 where “the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake … [Read more...]

How Do Demons Attack People According To The Bible?

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How do demons or Satan attack God’s people? What are their specific tactics?Why they Attack Why do demons attack? What does the Bible say is the reason? For one thing, we’re not battling an enemy that we can see with our eyes since “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Eph 6:12). These demons of darkness are opposed to the … [Read more...]

What Are The Different Types Of Demons In The Bible?

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What are the different types of demons mentioned in the Bible? Are there ranks of demons given in Scripture?What is a Demon? Basically, a demon is a fallen angel that rebelled against God in heaven along with Lucifer. The Greek word used for demon (“daimonion”) means a spirit being but an inferior being to God, although he is superior to man. Like all angels, they have supernatural strength but are restrained by God to do only what He wills for them to do (or allows) (Job 1). Lucifer wanted … [Read more...]

Should Christians Fear Satan or Demons?

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Do Christians have any reason to fear Satan or demons? If not, why not?Fear of God The very beginning point for all human wisdom is not found in mankind, it is found in the fear of the Lord. It isn’t a fear of being struck dead at any moment but a deep, holy, reverential fear and respect for the Word of God and for God Himself. Solomon wrote that “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge [but] fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Prov 1:7). To Israel, God said “what does the Lord … [Read more...]

Should The Church Do Exorcisms?


Should churches do exorcisms or should they be done by one individual? What does the Bible say about exorcisms?The Exorcist You’ve probably seen or heard of the movie The Exorcist but the Catholic Church has one too and he claims to have done over 160,00 exorcisms and “sent them back to hell” and he wants the Pope to allow all priests to perform exorcisms. Is this due to the fact that there are widespread possessions? As a Christian “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the … [Read more...]

Does The Enemy Attack Pastors More Than Other Christians?


Does the enemy, Satan and his demons, attack pastors more than other Christians?An Invisible Enemy It’s hard to fight an invisible enemy. In the old series of Star Trek, the Next Generation, they Klingons had a cloaking device that allowed them to be invisible. That is what every believer faces; an invisible, spirit being and his demons and that would be Satan and the fallen angels that rebelled with him. Paul admonishes all believers to put on the armor of God because “we do not wrestle aga … [Read more...]