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'Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.' 1 Peter 5 : 8.
Spiritual Warfare' by Dr David Jeremiah.
'Agents of the Apocalypse' by Dr David Jeremiah.
'Agents of Babylon' by Dr David Jeremiah.
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"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places."Ephesians 6 : 12.
What does Paul mean by the words, "the rulers of the darkness of this world"? He obviously doesn't mean heads of state or terrorist leaders, because he specifically says, "we wrestle not against flesh and blood".
What he is talking about are the invisible, spiritual Powers of Darkness, which many in the West do not believe in, simply because they have never seen them.
It's ironic that moviegoers love stories about the conflict between good and evil. Movies and books are produced on this theme every year, mostly into the Sci-Fi and Fantasy categories, where men battle against enormous odds to save their planet and race from extinction. We just love them.
Part of the reason is that we are pretty much guaranteed to come away with a feeling of satisfaction. In the long run and against all the odds, good wins - with some exciting action thrown in along the way. We can go to bed with a warm feeling of triumph, which might just last an hour or two, until we wake up again to face yet another bleak day in reality.
Why do we fail to recognize that precisely the same battle is going on around us? Why can we not identify the forces of good and evil ranged against each other in the battleground of world affairs, and in our daily lives? Why do we not realise that the battle is being fought, not only in this world, but also in the spiritual realm?
It's called Spiritual Warfare.
Because we in the West have been deceived by that very power that Paul is talking about above. People in third world countries know much better than we do the reality of these 'powers and principalities' - they live with it on a daily basis. By way of illustration, I quote from "Revolution in World Ministries" by KP Yohannan, who began his ministry with 7 years as a native missionary in North India:
"As I traveled, viewing the effects of pagan religions in India, I realised that the masses of India are starving, because they are slaves to sin. The battle against hunger and poverty is really a spiritual battle, not a physical or social one as secularists would have us believe.
The only weapon that will ever effectively win the war against disease, hunger, injustice and poverty in Asia is the Gospel of Jesus Christ. To look into the eyes of a hungry child or see the wasted life of a drug addict is to see only the evidence of Satan's hold on this world. All bad things are his handiwork. He is the ultimate enemy of mankind and he will do everything within his considerable power to kill and destroy human beings. Fighting this powerful enemy with physical weapons is like fighting an armoured tank with stones."
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So the 'civilized world' is being deceived, while people in third world countries are caught in a different deception - they do not know there is a way of escape from the clutches of the dark powers. The Enemy is the greatest confidence trickster that ever lived. “He is a liar and the father of it. He was a murderer from the very beginning”, said Jesus. The Enemy sucks people in by the thousands. Don’t say we weren’t warned - check out John 8:44. If you are still skeptical, check out the Resources listed below.
The result of this deception is that many, many people do not realise WHERE the enemy is, or how to arm and protect themselves and their families.
Many people feel hopeless and powerless in the current turn of world events. We must not blunder along, thinking, "How bad some people are!", "What wicked things are happening!" and "Alas, there's nothing we can do about it.".
The truth of the matter is that there IS an organised evil force at work in the world and in the spiritual realm, there IS something we can do about it, and what's more, the ultimate outcome has already been foretold. The big issue is what will be the fate of millions of souls before the battle finally plays out on the world stage?
Now more than ever it's imperative to understand what's going on and know how we all can play our part.
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Interview with Howard Storm   Mary Lou McCall. The best Storm interview and one of the very best near death experiences - an atheist finds out for himself that hell, and evil in the spirit realm are terrifyingly real.
My Descent into Death by Howard Storm. The book gives even more detail and information than the interview, and it is well worth reading.
Revolution in World Missionsby KP Yohannan. The Outreach power of the original Christian Church is being repeated today in Asia.   Riveting reading: KP knows first hand the spiritual warfare that goes on in Asia. Free book sent on request.