80: Spirit of Rachab 3

80: Spirit of Rachab 3

When I was young, I loved the Anne of Green Gables series by LM Montgomery. Whenever my mother would catch me staring into space and asked me what I was doing, I’d quote from one of the books, ‘Sometimes I sits and thinks and sometimes I just sits.’ That wasn’t it...
75: Spirit of Kronos 5

75: Spirit of Kronos 5

The five prerequisites for becoming a vessel to house the Living Water that dislodges the stake of trauma and dissolves the pain of the past are: repent of false refuges and renounce their associated idols ask for Jesus’ prayer help and mediation as you approach the...
69: Spirit of Belial 9

69: Spirit of Belial 9

In his book, Rising to the Call, Os Guinness describes the seductive look-alike to a champion devoted to God. He calls it the ideal of Faustian striving. All through world literature until recently, there were powerful warnings that ‘those who transgress boundaries in...
68: Spirit of Belial 8

68: Spirit of Belial 8

In the last session, we looked briefly at the misappropriation of authority by overstepping a boundary and, instead of upholding the word and the will of God, we exercise our own word and will. However, that’s not the only way Belial can influence us with regard to...
67: Spirit of Belial 7

67: Spirit of Belial 7

One of the shortest books in Scripture is the epistle of Jude, tucked in just before Revelation. Although Jude doesn’t mention Belial by name, there’s little doubt this is the entity he’s focussed on. After all, he quotes from the Book of Enoch and explicitly mentions...
66: Spirit of Belial 6

66: Spirit of Belial 6

Belial has captured the heart and soul of many churches. When abuse is exposed, all too often the hierarchy and membership side with the perpetrator, not the wounded. Instead of due diligence to discover whether there is indeed a tormenting cancer in their midst, they...