reply to post by autowrench
Autowrench - you corrupt truth and lead people astray.
To answer your 'points'...
Firstly - whoever called you a demon was a muppet. They knew nothing of demons.
That is pure Christian Dogma, friend. I do not believe in a Satan, or any other ultimate author of evil, and neither should you. This is called
the "blame game." Have a scapegoat to blame all things evil on, and fail to blame what is really to blame. Human beings.
What a load of rubbish. Sorry to be blunt, but you're mixing up a couple of things here. There is a Satan, or leader of the demonic host, and his
title in Hebrew means 'accuser'. His name was originally Lucifer, and he is one of the sons of god, or the angels, who led a rebellion by clever
lobbying of his contemporaries, inspiring them to usurp God's authority. There are many senior demons, named such as Beliam, Baal Zubub, Molech and
Crucially, you fail completely to understand that as Christians, we do not blame all evil upon Satan and his demons, though it is a certainty that
they inspire evil wherever possible and when possessing a body can carry it out in the flesh under certain circumstances.
Any Christian who knows the truth will tell you that they are fully aware of the distinction between our own sinful condition, and the traps of the
enemy which might be laid to take advantage of that condition. We in ourselves have sinned, continue to sin, and will do so until the Lord makes all
things new. Satan will continue to inspire evil, reward those of his host that do the same, and carry out atrocities against God's plans and mankind
until his time is up.
Then why isn't this power used to stop wars, heal the sick*, bring an end to hunger? As for this "holy spirit" I believe I addressed it
* The Lord can and does heal the sick. Seen it.
Reading through your OP in that linked thread, I found it to be a maelstrom of distortion, corruption and perversion of Biblical truth. A twisted,
presumptuous, bitty, lacking in context, and frankly blasphemous piece of work.. Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is the only sin listed as unforgivable
- I only hope that you are truly as ignorant as you appear, for if you attempt to lead people away from God in such a way, then I fear for you.
I could list chapter and verse to express clearly where your interpretation is wrong.
Before I bother with that I need an assurance from you that you will take it seriously, and give due respect to the process of determining whether you
might in fact be utterly and dangerously wrong.
Some people read bits and pieces of the Old Testament, and come to the conclusion that God is angry, and just likes slamming on people. If you read
carefully, in humility, you actually find that God was most concerned with people becoming humble, caring and faithful to each other, and
knowledgeable concerning Himself, His laws and rights as God, and His plans for Humanity. He slammed on people who exhibited pride, wickedness,
injustice and oppression.
Did you know that if one knows their names, they no longer have any power over you?
A lie from the occult sanctioned practitioners of ritual exorcism. The only protection from the demonic is God's grace, I can 100% assure you.
Did you know most demonology grimores were authored by the Church, or sanctioned by it?
Yes, I did know that. The Catholic church has a fairly sordid history, and is tangled up in the occult since way back when. Demonology is a
dangerous pursuit - leave it at that. I would never get involved in such occult pursuits, because the way I see it, if I need to know, God will let
me know. As for whether these grimoires were of any practical use? I highly doubt it. Ritual exorcism is a dangerous business, as can be seen with
the example of the seven sons of Sceva:
14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. 15 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but
who are you?” 16 Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the
house naked and bleeding.
I too have seen the way Christians act when possessed by the holy spirit.
The Spirit doesn't possess; He unites with our spirit. The Spirit of God knows the mind of God, and leads us into a way of living that pleases God,
and into a ministry where we can bless others. God's Spirit does not overpower us; we retain our identity. We are blessed with peace & joy in our
hearts when we worship in the Spirit, and by His power we can perform miracles - healing, deliverance, prophecy etc.
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