The topic gives one the chills – to a point where the church has shunned studying the subject, fearing too much exposure to the knowledge about demons – is equal to exposure to demonic manipulation and possession.
The king of Revelation – Pastor John Anosike is of the understanding that revelation knowledge brings about freedom. The reason many live in bondage today is because they lack knowledge and understanding of the basic principles.
A question we very seldom ask is “What was the punishment God gave to the devil after the fall? What was the consequence of the deception of the devil that he exercised on the man – Adam and Eve?”
Genesis 3:14 The LORD God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, Cursed are you more than all cattle, And more than every beast of the field; On your belly you will go, And dust you will eat All the days of your life; “
Based on this, Satan is not eternal – regardless of how strong he appears – he is created and as long as you are created you have a limit. Every manufactured thing has its limits – so does Satan.
Understand this, that the dust being referred to in this passage comes in the form of flesh – Genesis 2:7 “Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.”
Man is a threefold being – has a spirit and a soul that live in the body – the body is our shelter for the moment but that does not mean this building is who we are. Your body is your house – it is your shelter. Man is just flesh or dust – the real man is spirit. Satan is therefore forever on a hunt for flesh to consume – that is his assignment – his destiny – his purpose and he seeks to fulfill it well.
Have you ever wondered why our lives seems never to perfect whether we are rich or poor, young or old? Have you ever wondered why at times you are compelled to do things you wouldn’t normally do? Your mind just seems to play tricks on you and on moment you are up and the next you are down – perhaps you are depressed and don’t really know what causes it. Perhaps it’s an emptiness or loneliness that brings about suicidal thoughts for no reason. Maybe you overreact unnecessarily and constantly lose friends or relationships?
Demonology explains how demonic forces work and how our lives are constantly under the influence of spiritual forces whether it be positive or negative. If you would like to join the study on demonology – please email; firstname.lastname@example.org or call +27 21 510 4029 to reserve your seat.