~ Gain deliverance from demonic influence: MINISTRY OF DELIVERANCE ~
*its validity in God*
Jesus exercised regular Deliverance ministry
Mark 1:27Easy-to-Read Version (ERV)
27 The people were amazed. They asked each other, “What is happening here? This man is teaching something new, and he teaches with authority! He even commands evil spirits, and they obey him.” https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark%201:27&version=ERV
Apostals did too luke 10
early church did acts 16
Athanasius c. 296-373
new testament writers give “clear” direction concerning the ministry of deliverance james 4:1-10
*its problems that are caused by satan; f/ ‘problems’ are of satan and ‘solutions’ are of god *
fanaticism & extremism tend to be taken as a negative to this type of ministry.
Confusion concerning demon possession
verus oppression of believers.
Ignorance & fear cause many to simply ignore this type of ministry.
Pride or theological error often get in the way of those who engage in this ministry
“pigs in a parlor” share my own experience