Posts Categorized: Demonic Encounters

1 Kings 18:21 – Leaping and Limping

If someone is leaping, can he also be limping at the same time?  That’s a strange question, isn’t it? Apparently according to the writer of 1 Kings, that’s a distinct possibility. In the days of the prophet Elijah, the wicked King Ahab ruled over Israel – the Northern Kingdom.  He was so evil and far…

Awaken Prophecy Update 4-21-21 Alien Grooming

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 4-21-21: Alien Grooming   The subject of aliens and UFOs inevitably makes churches uneasy.  Most pastors shy far from the subject because they don’t want to be seen as controversial or wacko.   Discussion Points: Types of Close Encounters Two camps regarding Close Encounters Public acceptance of aliens Continuing need for…

1 Samuel 28:15 – Life Beyond Life?

During the reign of Saul, there was little he did that pleased the Lord.  One such act that could have been a positive for him in God’s eyes, but turned out poorly, revolved around witchcraft.  Multiple times Saul disobeyed the command of Yahweh.  The prophet in 1 Samuel 15:23 laid this out specifically for Saul:…

1 Samuel 24:13 – Out of the Wicked

Upon Saul’s having proved that he wasn’t worthy of being anointed by God for the kingship of Israel, he still clung to that position in his unrighteousness.  Disobedience to God took Saul down the path of greater disobedience.  He did what was right in his own eyes, but little of it was Godly in any…

Judges 6:31 – Contending for Baal

Why is it that those who follow other gods feel they have to protect their god; that he cannot do the work of protecting himself?  I’m thinking specifically of Islam right now with the followers of Allah, but this certainly applies to every other god.  All of them apparently need their followers to act in…

Luke 4:41 – They Knew That He Was the Christ

The Gospels show us that Jesus cast out demons everywhere He went.  For the people of Israel, this was astounding – no one had ever done this in such a manner.  Luke 4:36 reports: “And they were all amazed and said to one another, “What is this word? For with authority and power he commands…

Awaken Prophecy Update 3-24-21: Pagan America

Awaken Bible Prophecy Update 3-24-21: Pagan America Discussion Points: * California Aztec worship * Pledge of Allegiance to Allah * Wiccan prayers in Iowa government * Indian goddess Kali * Hillsong & Halloween * A Children’s Book of Demons   Sources: California Aztec worship: https://www.foxnews.com/us/california-schools-aztec-gods Pledge of Allegiance to Allah: Fort Collins High School Club…

Deuteronomy 32:17 – Gods They Had Never Known

Have I said this before?  I’m sure I have.  Context when reading the Bible is everything.  Consider The Song of Moses in Deuteronomy 32.  Yahweh instructed Moses to recite the words of this song to all Israel (Deuteronomy 31:30).  They were Words of warning to God’s children because He knew their hearts and how unfaithful…

Deuteronomy 2:34 – No Survivors

The book of Deuteronomy is the second telling of the Law.  Often, what it provides is more detail from the narrative of the previous books that comprise the 5-volume Torah (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy).  We get a good dose of that in the first two chapters and learn some very interesting details about the…

Mark 1:34 – Demonic Origins

The question arises, “Where did demons come from?”  In reading the Bible, there seems to be no origin for these nasty beings; all of a sudden they appear to do Satan’s bidding and torment mankind.  The reality is that there is a clear and rational explanation, but it all has to do with interpreting Scripture…