Review by Pete Socks
I have often written and in my podcasts spoken of, the very real battle surrounding all of us. Spiritual warfare is real. When it is said that the devil prowls around the earth looking to ruin the souls of man……it’s true. Adam Blai explains the demonic in his must-read book Hauntings, Possessions, and Exorcisms.
What Adam does in this book is offer a guide for readers to understand how to defend themselves against the demonic. You might ask just what credential Adam has that make him the perfect person to write this book Adam Blai is an auxiliary member of the International Association of Exorcists in Rome. He regularly trains priests on how to perform exorcisms as well as written the “training manual” used by exorcists.
What readers will learn in the pages of this book can be uncomfortable and alarming. That aside, we need to know the reality of the battle raging all around. Satan and his minions are real. They prowl this earth looking to ruin whomever they can lure into their sphere of influence. We must be on guard…our souls depend upon it.There is a lot to be intrigued by in this book. One such area is in the very beginning of the book where Adam relates that rules that govern the spiritual world.
1 – Demons cannot do anything extraordinary without someone exercising their free will and allowing them to do so.
2 – Demons are allowed to use deception to gain rights over a person.
3 – Demons will not stop interfering with a person until told to leave by the authority of God.
All three of these are important to know and understand. The key point being…..WE are in the driver’s seat. If we lead a virtuous life if we follow God’s law, and if we enter into a deep life of prayer we can successfully fend off these attacks.
Adam also share’s his story in the pages of this book. One doesn’t just wake up and decide they are going to be involved in exorcisms. His journey is interesting, and it also provides the details on how he has become a trusted source and the trainer of exorcists throughout the Church.
Adam Blai has become an expert in this field. However, he does not carry himself like one. His humility bleeds through in the pages of his book. His presentation of the facts is sober and restrained. It is evident he wants to relay but not glorify the subject matter at hand. Take, read, learn and arm yourself for the battle raging all around.
To learn more about this book listen to my interview with Adam Blai on my Breadbox Media Show Off the Shelf Episode 055.