Satan and Demons

The Demonic Spirit of Judges (and Today!)

Galatians 5:22-23 – But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. In the book of Judges, people come and go, but the sinful behavior remains the same.Why? Because their demons remain the same. Even though there are new days, they … Read more

How to Recognize Satan’s Counterfeits

1 Thessalonians 2:3 – For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive… This simple truth is the key to understanding spiritual warfare and having discernment, or the ability to distinguish between what God creates and what Satan counterfeits.  The new Christians in Thessalonica were forced to discern between the following as examples: … Read more

How Satan is Selling Knock Offs

1 Thessalonians 2:3 – For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity or any attempt to deceive… I grew up in a poor working-class neighborhood without any fancy stores. On the weekends, as a kid, I remember going to the swap meet on Saturdays. It was held in the parking lot of a giant drive-in movie theater. … Read more

Six Things Satan is Doing TODAY

1 Thessalonians 5:11 – Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. The Bible is clear that these “last days”, which we’re currently somewhere in the middle of as we await the Second Coming of Jesus, would be marked by six increased evil and demonic activities:  When Jesus died … Read more

Dones espirituales #1- Encontrando tu posición en el Equipo de Jesús

En este sermón, el Pastor Mark comienza una breve serie de sermones para ayudar a las personas a determinar sus dones espirituales y cómo Dios los ha diseñado de manera única para servir a Su Reino. En este sermón, nos habla sobre el ministerio de Jesús lleno del Espíritu Santo, así como las diferencias entre obtener un don y usar un don, lo que Dios crea y lo que Satanás falsifica, el cuerpo físico y el cuerpo de la iglesia, el ministerio cristiano y la madurez cristiana, y la adoración pública y privada.

The Sword and the Trowel

Nehemiah 4:13 – So in the lowest parts of the space behind the wall, in open places, I stationed the people by their clans, with their swords, their spears, and their bows. There are two ways to get something – by building it or by stealing it. And if you build it, then you must … Read more

Different Types of Enemies

Nehemiah 4:11 – And our enemies said, “They will not know or see til we come among them and kill them and stop the work.” Nehemiah has a God-given vision, military covering, and financial backing from the king, moved from the city of Susa to Jerusalem, and has the support of a small but growing … Read more

Normal Negative Narratives

Nehemiah 2:19 – But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they jeered at us and despised us and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?” Several years ago, I was spending time with a pastor friend of … Read more

When God Acts, Satan Reacts

Nehemiah 2:10 – But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant heard this, it displeased them greatly that someone had come to seek the welfare of the people of Israel. When God acts, Satan reacts. For the first time in the story, a unified opposition rises up against Nehemiah as his critics are … Read more