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Understanding And Overcoming Homosexuality

By The Truth That Christians Can and Do Have Demons Book 9 1


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Unless indicated all Scriptural quotations are from The Interlinear Bible - Hebrew Greek English Version Sovereign Green Publishers Lafayette, Indiana 47903 U.S.A. Book 9: Understanding and Overcoming Homosexuality By the Truth that Christians Can and Do Have Demons Triumphant Ministries Toowoomba Toowoomba Queensland, 4350 www.triumphantministriestoowoomba.com © Copyright 2014 by Kathleen Malligan © Copyright 2019 by Kathleen Malligan - Renamed © 2018 Triumphant Ministries Toowoomba All Rights Reserved on teaching material by Kathleen Malligan All rights Reserved. Apart from any fair dealings for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, reproduction of text in whole or in part without the express written consent by the author or permission by Triumphant Ministries Toowoomba is not permitted and is unlawful according to the Australian Copyright Act.

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Contents Introduction

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Chapter 1

Another Deception

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Chapter 2

New Languages

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Chapter 3

Mark 16:22-25 – Those Possessed With Devils

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Chapter 4

Matthew 8:28-33 – The Gergesenes

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Chapter 5

Luke 8:40-42 - The Mute Man

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Chapter 6

Matthew 12:22-32 – The Blind and Dumb Man

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Chapter 7

Matthew 15:21-29 – The Syrophoenician Woman’s Daughter

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Chapter 8

Matthew 17:14-21 – A Certain Man’s Son The Epileptic Boy 102

Chapter 9

Luke 10:1 – The Seventy Sent

Chapter 10

Acts 8:7; Acts 16:18 – Those Vexed With Unclean Spirits 151

Chapter 11

Acts 8:6-8 - Those having Unclean Spirits many came out crying out in a loud voice 165

Chapter 12

Acts 5:1-10 - Ananias and Sapphira

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Appendix One

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Bibliography

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Bibliography of Internet Citing’s

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Introduction “I wonder that you are so quickly being transferred from Him having called you by the grace of Christ to another gospel, which is not another; only some there are troubling you and desiring to pervert the gospel of Christ. But even if we, or an angel out of Heaven, should preach a gospel to you beside what we preached to you, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:6-8

It is my intention, that this book proves the truth that Christians, those who are sealed with The Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:30) can have indwelling unclean spirits and or demons as some versions write. I pray for you that; Jesus The Christ give you a love of the truth (2 Thessalonians 2:9-12) and the grace to divide the truth (2 Timothy 2:15). May He lead you in His truth and the light of His glory shine upon you for a clearer understanding of the Word of God and its mysteries (1 Corinthians 13:2; Ephesians 1:8-9, 3:1-5, 6:19) concerning this doctrine. In Jesus Name Amen. We have heard it said so often “no the doctrine that Christians can have demons is a false” or “no that is the doctrine of Jezebel” or “that teaching is another just another gospel of another spirit.” But recall, the confusion over doctrine is nothing new under the sun as the gospel was perverted as quickly as Jesus Christ ascended. Even while He walked on earth, the Pharisees disagreed with His teachings and taught their own and denied Him as The Messiah, The Christ. The church people in Galatia were sent the letter of Galatians from Paul, as some were forsaking the gospel of grace; having received a perversion of the gospel. Falling from grace (Galatians 5:4) believing the doctrines being taught (Galatians 5:7-12) by these teachers. Paul told those in Galatia “how can you turn back again to the weak and beggarly elemental spirits, whose slaves you want to be once more?” (Galatians 4:9). Those in Ephesus he told that “savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock; and from among your own selves men will

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arise speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them” (Acts 20:29-30). In Corinth Paul told the various church people that we could receive another spirit: “indeed, the one coming proclaims another Jesus, whom we have not proclaimed, or if you receive another spirit which you have not received, or another gospel … you endure these.” (2 Corinthians 11:4) He confirmed this to Timothy when he wrote, “cleaving to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons in hypocrisy of liars, being seared in their own conscience (1 Timothy 4:1). Revealing the conscious would become seared because one departed from the true teachings because this was the fruit of another gospel. False doctrine is a strategy the enemy has and will continue to use against us to rob us of the benefits and blessings. For heresy will not inherit the Kingdom of God’s blessings here or in the age to come (Galatians 5:2021). He wills to rob us from understandings Kingdom rights as children of God, Kingdom blessings and Kingdom promises for a Kingdom people. To add, to stop us using weapons against their kingdom to expose and demolish them because, if we don’t they can remain hidden in our lives. The struggle of heresy and error seduces us all and has done so since the Garden of Eden. Rightly so, as it forces us to search the Scriptures and study the teachings to come personally convinced if what we are hearing and reading is truth or heresy. We are all faced with the numerous “doctrines” within the various ministries and denominations who sincerely believe they are doing Abba Father and His Word justice by what they proclaim to build their foundations on (1 Corinthians 3:10). But if we do not search the Scriptures to understand the teachings, we will become deceived, disturbed and turned around by these winds of doctrines (Ephesians 4:14). If we without question take a denomination or all Teachers, all Pastors, all Prophetess’s or all writers as teaching the whole truth and nothing but the truth we will most assuredly be blown and carried to and fro by every wind of doctrine. Jesus knows their hearts, yours and mine in writing, teaching and 6


preaching His Word. However, it is our responsibility to judge teachings and fruit and to accept and follow only what we have proved in our own heart as being the truth according to the Word of God. What the Bible refers to as seduction of the Gospel, I say it is a labyrinth of false doctrines, and I have encountered this to date. It is such a deception that it has set me in the mode of spiritual survival for Truth! I need evidence in my own heart to the truth of all doctrine and now this doctrine on indwelling demons, therefore I now study it to test and prove all things (1 Thessalonians 5:21; Romans 12:2). Why? Because The Word speaks the truth. Paul spoke so often of the deception of false doctrines, and it would be greater before the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Writing many false Christ’s arising (Matthew 7:2223; Colossians 2:8; Galatians 2:4; 2 Timothy 4:1-4; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; 1 Corinthians 10:20; 2 Corinthians 11:13, 26; 2 Peter 2:1-2; 1 John 4:16). Not only in the church, but also in the secular world from people and their teachings would arise to seduce many away from the election and eternal life. For this reason, we all have to be persuaded and must go into the Bible with the anointing of ‘The Teacher’ (1 John 2:20, 27; Luke 12:12; John 14:26). To know what we believe and why, rather than just receive man and woman’s teaching as being true teachings. Lack of knowledge destroys the soul (Hosea 4:6; Hebrews 6:12) in as much as slothfulness or being too lazy to study, test and approve teachings (Proverbs 18:9) destroys. When I first became a Christian in 1995, the doctrine of ‘Christians can have demons’ I believed. I was so troubled by manifestations and tormenting voices of spirits that I sought help through a deliverance ministry who went about casting them out. Then I seriously came to question the other side of ‘I could be just as deceived by believing in indwelling demons as no demons.’ So, I needed full assurance and understanding that I was’nt deceived believing that Christians can have demons within the members when they should not have any. With my calling as a teacher and writer I have set about writing this book to prove to myself and have given it for the edifying and teaching of others to know “is this a truth?”

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I have written this book with an extensive investigation, so I am not one of those “who are always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth” (2 Timothy 3:1-7). I have obeyed to “study to show myself approved;” and to “contend for the faith” (Jude 3) and “fight the good fight” (1 Timothy 6:12) so I can “allow the Word to dwell in me richly and be able to teach” (Colossians 3:16) others. I believe I am led of The Holy Spirit to break it down with a series of questions on each New Testament account of the demonic to prove if yes, we can have demons or no, we cannot have demons indwelling us. It is my purpose that I make clear that I am not deceived by “doctrines of demons” (1 Timothy 4:1). Or on the other hand as one of those who “hold a form of godliness, but denying its power” (2 Timothy 3:5) in “these perilous times” (2 Timothy 3:1). Deception is subtlety something we all have fallen into and or are still under and need His light to see its hidden veil. The days grow darker but we are promised we will receive the light (Isaiah 60:2) to discern; and the anointing to know all things (1 John 2:20). However, only as we read study and test all things by investigating as many avenues we can to come to the truth. Truth is available and searchable, keep asking questions and keep reading and studying The Word, The Scriptures.

Be blessed and be a blessing.

Agape

Kathleen Malligan

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Chapter 1 ________________________________________________________________________

Another Deception The question is: Which is the great deception: A). Yes, demons can be in the members/inside the Spirit-filled or sealed Christian. B). No Christians cannot have the Holy Spirit and demons dwelling in the same body. Then we have to ask: WHY DID JESUS MAKE SUCH A STATEMENT that we would cast out demons before He was received up into heaven to the Father in Mark 16:17. Written as the fourth verse before the finish of Mark’s Gospel of twenty verses? Just to note here, in a reprinted book The last twelve verses of Mark their genuiness established by Ivan Panin he writes that the genuineness is established of the last twelve verses of Mark 16 because they “have a definite numeric relation to the rest of The New Testament.” 1. [Panin, 22:2014] Just to refresh your memory: “And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;” Mark 16:17 According to what is written there is an obvious need for those who have received The Holy Spirit, those believing according to Mark 16:17 to cast out demons as one of the ministry gifts. We all know that Jesus had ‘finished’ the will of the Father on earth and was returning to heaven. Returning to leave us to live under the law of His “New Eternal Blood Covenant” not the temporal Mosaic Covenant. There are so many why questions when this is the only Gospel book that mentions the Scripture of casting out demons? Therefore let’s ask some

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more why question. Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when the Covenant in Jeremiah 31:33 writes? “But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel: After those days, says the Lord, I will put My law within them, and on their hearts will I write it; and I will be their God, and they will be My people.” Jeremiah 31:33 Amplified Why the casting out of generational spirits when we are in the time that Ezekiel spoke of in chapter 18:20? “The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him; 26. When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.” Ezekiel 18:20 KJ Why curses with demons for the breaking of God’s laws, when as above it appears they are not for us, for He already sent them on Jesus? “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, “Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:” Galatians 3:13 KJ Why when “For this is the waters of Noah to Me; for as I swore to refrain from passing over the waters of Noah over the earth again, so I have sworn from being angry with you and rebuking you.” Isaiah 54:9 Why, when we were in Him when He was crucified buried and rose from the dead. When Jesus is, our Covenant Head who entered into Covenant with God Almighty by giving His life for ours? Bringing us into Covenant ‘In Him,’ we are ‘In Christ.’ The Covenant that Jesus made with the Father we are participants in because we were in Him when He went to Calvary. 10


“He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. 4. Surely he hath borne our grief’s, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him;and with his stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:3-5 KJ Why, when for our transgressions of His laws was He stricken, paying the penalty and the guilt; “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. 7. He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her Shearer’s is dumb, so he opened not his mouth. 8. He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation? For he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.” Isaiah 53:6-8 KJ Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when He was the sin offering; when He was the scapegoat. Himself The Lamb of God who bares our sins and iniquities, who paid the penalty and took the guilt? “And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth. 10. Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul and offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand, 11. He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. 12. Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.” Isaiah 53:9-12 KJ

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Why, would Christians have or need to when; “Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger forever, because he delighteth in mercy. 19. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. 20. Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.” Micah 7:18-20 KJ Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when; “Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. 8. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.” Romans 4:7-8 KJ Why when Jesus bore the curse, which the law demanded, death by hanging on a tree. Jesus took the penalty of death for sin and became sin for us. Why when He took the punishment and guilt of transgressions, iniquity, and sin. “For He was wounded for our transgressions, and bruised for our iniquities, and the chastisement of our peace was upon Him and by His stripes we are healed” Isaiah 53:5 KJ And again “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, “Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:” Galatians 3:13 KJ Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when; “To wit, God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation .........21. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians. 5:19, 21 KJ

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Why when “And he is before all things, and by him all things consist. 18. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. 19. For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell; 20. And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.” Colossians 1:17-20 KJ Why when “For in him dwelleth al the fullness of the Godhead bodily. 10. And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power; 11. In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ; 12. Buried with him in baptism wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead. 13. And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses; 14. Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross; 15. And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.” Colossians 2:9-15 KJ Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when Jesus became the second Adam, disarmed powers and principalities, delivered us out of the domain of darkness, redeemed us from the hand of the enemy. “Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come. 15. But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many. 16. And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences 13


unto justification. 17. For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.) 18. Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life. 19. For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous. 20. Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound; 21. That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 5:12-21 KJ Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when “Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death him might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.” Hebrews 2:14 KJ Why when we “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;” Titus 3:5 KJ Why when we are saved by grace and live by grace. “the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.” Galatians 3:24 Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons from one another when we have gone with Jesus our Messiah into His death, our old self put to death on the cross with Him. “For if we become one with Him by sharing a death like His, we shall also be (one with Him in sharing) His resurrection (by a new life lived for God). 6. We know that our old (unrenewed) self was nailed to the cross with Him in order that (our) body (which is the instrument) of sin might be made ineffective and inactive for evil, 14


that we might no longer be the slaves of sin.” Romans 6:5-6 Amplified Why are we thinking as slaves of our past, slaves of Satan, slaves of sin and slaves of demons? In that, they can come in on us at their will, or come against us because of a life of transgression, iniquity, and sin. Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when “Blessed are those who lawlessness’s are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; 8. blessed the man to whom the Lord will in no way charge sin.” Romans 4:7-8 - see also Psalm 32:1-2 Why when the penalty of sin has been paid for by Jesus’s death and His blood has paid for our guilt in full? Why when “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 Why when we are not our old identity but a new identity, thinking we can have demons in our members, that is in our abdomen or on our spine or our brain and heart. And demon/spirits in our bloodstream and bones and demons in our hands on our tongue and our private parts? Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when “In him also you were circumcised with circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of flesh in the circumcision of Christ; 12. And you were buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead. 13. And you, who were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, 14. having cancelled the bond which stood against us with its legal demands; this he set aside, nailing it to the cross. 15. He disarmed the principalities and powers and made a public example of them, triumphing over them in him.” Colossians 2:11-15 15


Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when; “… your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which you have from God; and you are not of yourselves?” 1 Corinthians. 6:19 IL Why when “Wherefore thou are no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.” Galatians 4:7 Why when we “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;” Ephesians 2:9 Therefore with all the above and what is written below do, we become ensnared thinking demons have legal doors on us to indwell our bodies. So what would give them access? Why would Christians have or need to cast out demons when; “And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:6 Why when “For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; 10. and having been filled, you are in Him, who is the Head of all rule and authority,” Colossians 2:9-10 IL Why when we were born again of the Spirit, “That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” John 3:6 Why when “But now we have been set free from the law, having died to that in which we were held, so that we serve in newness of spirit, and 16


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Why when “But you are an elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you may openly speak of the virtues of the One who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” 1Peter 2:9 IL Why when Jesus “who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of His love; 14. In whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins;” Colossians 1:13-14 IL Why do we having the Holy Spirit need to have demons cast out of us because of generational curses and bonds of iniquity? Why do we receive demons when we are bone of His bone, flesh of His flesh? When we are a citizen of heaven, a sojourner, our home is with Jesus for our kingdom is our Beloveds. Why when we are kings and priests in the order of Melchizedek, and we are baptized into His death. Why when we are one with Him, washed in His Blood, He is the Father of our spirit, we are adopted into His family and fellow heirs. Why when we have an inheritance, His Name is now ours as we are betrothed as if we are His married wife. Therefore, “Who shall lay anything to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.” Romans 8:33 KJ Why cast out demons when Jesus fulfilled the law that He lived in and lived by it perfectly and took the punishment of breaking the Law. Why when He bore the curse that that law demanded - death by hanging on a tree - the penalty of sin, which was death. Why when He took all the punishment, disarmed the enemy, purchased us back, and redeemed us from the hand of the enemy. Why when all that the Law demanded He satisfied, His blood covered our sins that they would appear no longer in God’s sight. Why when there is 17


an acquittal for our sin and guilt, for we are reconciled to God, and He is not charging our trespasses to us and has put the word of reconciliation in us? Why when He has sworn from being angry with us and never to rebuke us again. When the fullness of forgiveness is the blood that has taken away the penalty of sin iniquity and transgression. Why when the blood and the cross-paid in full all charges of guilt? What is the great deception? Do we, or are we supposed to have demons and or spirits dwelling in us with the Holy Spirit or do we not? Do we receive demons when we are slaves to sin because we are living rebelliously? Living after the lusts of the flesh than the walk of The Spirit in righteous living? This book is written to prove these questions and will answer yes we can have spirits and or demons indwelling or no we cannot have demons and or unclean spirits dwelling within the body affecting our mind, will, emotions and body our all-round health and wellbeing. The Spirit of The Lord spoke through Paul in 2 Corinthians 2:11 “Least Satan should get an advantage of us; for we are not ignorant of his devices.” He again spoke through Peter to us to tell us in 1 Peter 5:8; “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:” Are we ignorant and being devoured because of lack of knowledge of the New Eternal Blood Covenant, when it comes to us as Christians who believe we can and do have indwelling spirits? I ask you; if the earth looks like it is going to flood again, the rains not ceasing. Media reports everywhere that all over the earth is flooding is this of God? Now think are you ignorant of the Covenant promise regarding the flooding of the earth! Would Satan get an advantage over you and devour you here? Could he deceive you with his many devises, his many doctrines of his devils, his teachers, his prophets, his righteous look the same servants? No, yes? Are we set in our hearts with this truth, that God will never flood the earth again because we always see His rainbow in the sky as a 18


reminder of His Covenant promise that He will never flood the earth again. Let’s just refresh our memories as it is written in Genesis 9:11, 13-16; 11. “And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth. 13. I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth. 14. And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow shall be seen in the cloud; 15. And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh. 16. And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.” Genesis 9:11, 13-16 Now consider in the same light how set are you with a Covenant promise that we can share His temple with demons and or unclean spirits when we transgress His laws? Are you ignorant of Covenant regarding this doctrine? Have you done your personal heart study to prove this truth? Or do you just believe every teacher, preacher every book? Do you just go to deliverance ministries because it must be true that Christians can have demons as my Pastor said we could, so we do? Would Satan get an advantage over you and devour you here? Could he deceive you, devour you with his many devices and doctrines of devils? We need to be as set in this truth in our heart as we are in the flooding of the earth. We need to know God’s Covenant concerning Christians having indwelling spirits. We know that heresies will not inherit the kingdom of God (Galatians 5: 20-21). Therefore we will not be able to enjoy and live in our true inheritance if we are under false doctrines, doctrines taught by demons. In plain and simple words, we will only be able to spend 70,000 instead of the 700,000 thousand dollars or cultivate 1000 acres instead of the 10,000 we inherited. We need to be that sure of Covenant that we are not one of the ones that: 19


“The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.” The “teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.” 1 Timothy 4:1-2 NIV By the time, you finish this book you will be set with this Covenant promise. I will go into Covenant, and what does Covenant say at the mention of other accounts of Satan and demonic and spirit references. I am going to take you through The New Testament at each mention of demonic spirit deliverance. Answer the following four questions to ascertain if Christians can have demons indwelling in our body, the temple of the Holy Spirit or not in this Dispensation of The Eternal Blood Covenant. A. B. C. D.

Who is casting out demons? Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Why are the demons in these people? Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirit?

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New Languages As we read in Chapter One, Mark is the only Gospel that records this Scripture. “And signs will follow to those believing these things; they will cast out demons in my name; they will speak new languages;” Mark 16:17 Studies reveal; “Mark, Peter’s interpreter, wrote down what the Lord had said or done-as far as he remembered it-accurately, but not in order. For he had neither heard the Lord nor followed Him, but later, as I said, he was a follower of Peter, who gave such instructions as circumstances required, and not an orderly account of the Lord’s words. Hence, Mark was not at fault in writing some things simply as he remembered them. For his one care was to omit nothing that he had heard and to speak truthfully thereon” (quoted by Eusebius, Eccles. Hist., III, 39, 14). 1. [Cruse, 105:1998] Various authors reveal that Mark was written for Gentile converts with the possibly of the written birthplace of Rome for the Romans who worshipped Rome. Also, Mark was a Jew, mentioned by Paul in the letter to the Colossians as one of the circumcision among the fellow workers for the Kingdom of God. Also, some commentators say that the last 12 verses of Mark, 9 to 20 were not written by Mark and added by another hand and not to be received as inspired and canonical. If this is the truth than one would question this doctrine of casting out demons. Also, the speaking in tongues based on Mark 16:17! However, Matthew and Paul did teach on speaking in tongues and did cast out the spirit of divination in Acts 16:16, also in Acts 19:11-12 it is written that “God did extraordinary miracles by the hands of Paul, so that handkerchiefs or aprons were carried away from his body to the sick, and diseases left them and the evil spirits came out of them.” Acts 19:11-12 RSV 21


Also, we read as “it is written” in Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians 12:8-11 of the speaking in tongues. Again, in chapter 14:5: “Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy.” 1 Corinthians 14:5 And in Chapter 14:2 “For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit.” 1 Corinthians 14:2 The speaking in new languages and demonic deliverance is a ministry given by Jesus that is evident by this first Scripture yet there must be two or three witnesses. Matthew 10, 1 and verse 8 and 12:28 testify to casting out of spirits. “… called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.” Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils; freely ye have received, freely give.” Matthew 10:1, 8 “And these signs will follow to those believing these things; they will cast out demons in my name; they will speak new languages;” Mark 16:17 “But if I cast out the demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come on you.” Matthew 12:28 Firstly, I want to make mention at this point in the speaking of new languages or tongues, to be a genuine manifestation, a gift from the Holy Spirit. Many people believe speaking in tongues is solely of the devil. However, many people who speak in tongues have been in the Church for a long time. Since they were babes confessing Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of their lives; having received the gift of salvation by grace and who are showing forth the fruits of righteousness. As revealed in Scripture, you will discern this gift is a genuine manifestation of the Holy Spirit to those again who believe, and for those, the 22


Holy Spirit wills and or want to give the gift to. Those that speak new languages, speak ‘in The Holy Spirit.' We see this in “For through the Spirit is given to one a word of wisdom; and to another, a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit; 9. and to another, faith by the same Spirit; and to another, gifts of healing by the same Spirit; 10. and to another workings of powers; and to another, prophecy; and to another, discerning of spirits; and to another kinds of languages, and to another interpretations of languages. 11. But the one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing separately to each as He wills”. 1 Corinthians 12:8-11 “And God did works of power through the hands of Paul, not the common works; 12. but so as even handkerchiefs or aprons from his skin to be brought onto those sick, and the diseases to be released from them, and the evil spirits to go out from them.” Acts 19:11-12 I want you to keep in mind it is those with the Holy Spirit who are ones casting out demons just like Paul did in Acts (Luke 10:20) and speaking in new languages. If you like, read the above Scripture again of Acts 19:11-12. Then, we see another witness to this gift in 1 Corinthians 14:5 it is written. “And I wish all of you to speak in languages, but rather that you may prophesy for greater is the one prophesying than the one speaking in tongues, unless he interpret that the church may receive building up. 6. But now, brothers, if I come to you speaking in tongues, what will I profit you, except I speak to you either in revelation, or in knowledge, or in prophecy, or in teaching?” 1 Corinthians 14:5 We see firstly Paul is and does speak in languages and in tongues. As we read the word reveals new languages is the same as tongues in that The Holy Spirit speaks it. They both mean the same, only one is the languages of nations and the other the tongues of heaven. We understand the word language 23


to be speaking in English, Hebrew, Latin or Spanish or whatever we speak in the Nation we live. Scripture reveals this to be the case in Acts 2:4-6 “And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 5. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. 6. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language. 7. And they were all amazed and marveled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galileans? 8. And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born?” Acts 2:4-8 Scripture revealed to us as we read this manifestation is of the Holy Spirit as He wills and is of the languages of Nations and is known as the speaking of tongues or the speaking of languages. Scripture also reveals there is a tongue or a language of angels that we can speak in like Paul done as the Holy Spirit gave the utterance. As written in 1 Corinthians 13:1 “Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.” 1 Corinthians 13:1 “But if I cast out the demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come on you.” Matthew 12:28 Just to make clear this to be the manifestation and work of the Holy Spirit as well as the speaking in tongues and languages. Not only did Jesus and Paul cast out demons in the power of the Holy Spirit but also, He anointed others to do so. Jesus “… called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.” Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils; freely ye have received, freely give.” Matthew 10:1, 8 He sent out seventy and “…the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the 24


devils are subject unto us through thy name.�

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So now we have seen quiet clearly that both the speaking in tongues and casting out of demons is the truth. It is the work and ministry of the Holy Spirit in and through disciples, through us as Holy Spirit sealed believers. These both are genuine acts of the Holy Spirit and not the activity of demons; as we have read Paul did both cast out devils and speak in tongues of angels and other languages of the nations of man and wills for us to do so.

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Matthew 4:22-25 - Those Possessed With Devils

“And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him. 23. And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people. 24. And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them. 25. And many crowds followed Him from Galilee and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judea, and beyond the Jordan.� Matthew 4:22-25 Now to discern if Christians and or those identifying as Messianic Jews who are having the Holy Spirit have demons indwelling, we now begin to study each scriptural accounts of demonic deliverance from Matthew to Revelation and I will write what I believe these four questions answer: A: Who are those who are casting demons out? B: Who are the people who are having demons cast out? C: Why are the demons in these people? D: Does the person(s) who is receiving deliverance have the indwelling Holy Spirit? Background: Matthew 4:22-25 is the first mention of the ministry of demonic deliverance by Jesus. Matthew writes Jesus went about all Galilee in general, teaching in their synagogues. He mentions Jesus’ healing of those possessed with demons as a general declaration, not one specific healing and not in a specific synagogue. Written just after He made mention of the calling of the 26


four disciples; Simon called Peter, Andrew, James, and John. Not like Mark and Luke do, they have Him casting out an unclean spirit, in the synagogue in Capernaum ‘straightway’ after being by the Sea of Galilee where He called these four disciples. Mark writes of this account Mark 1:20-28; “And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him. 21. And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the Sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. 22. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes. 23. And there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out, 24. Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God. 25. And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. 26. And when the unclean spirit had torn him, and cried with a loud voice, he came out of him. 27. And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned themselves, saying, What thing is this? What new doctrine is this? For with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and do obey him. 28. And immediately his fame spread abroad throughout all the region round about Galilee.” Mark 1:20-28 KJ Luke writes this account in chapter 4:31-37; he makes no mention of the calling of the four disciples. Only that He came down to Capernaum a town of Galilee like Matthew and Mark do in their same chapter: “Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people. 32. They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority. 33. In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an evil spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice, 34. “Ha! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are-the Holy One of God!” 35. “Be quiet!” Jesus said sternly. “Come out of him!” Then the demon threw the man down before them all and came out without injuring him. 36. 27


All the people were amazed and said to each other, “What is this teaching? With authority and power he gives orders to evil spirits and they come out!” 37. And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.” Luke 4:31-37 NIV John makes no mention of these accounts. I want to make mention of all three of these accounts, the first of Matthew’s declaration in general and both Mark and Luke’s specific account of just one synagogue and one unclean spirit to answer the four questions in the discerning can and do Christians have demons? The first account mentioned is Matthew 4:22-25; “And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him. 23. And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people. 24. And His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought unto Him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy, and He healed them. 25. And there followed him great multitudes of people from the Galilee, and from De-cap’o-lis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan”. Matthew 4:21-22 IL First let’s look back at Matthew verse 13 to 16 of the same chapter 4, to help answer the questions. For it is written of this prophecy of Jesus in Isaiah 9:1-2 “Yet there shall not be gloom for which anguish is to her; as in the former time when He degraded the land of Zebulun, and the land of Naphtali, so afterwards He will glorify the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Nations: 2. The people who walk in darkness have seen a great light. The ones who dwell in the land of the shadow of death-Light has shone on them.” Isaiah 9:1-2 IL Now Matthew 4:13;

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“And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the s ea coast, in the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali: 14. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, 15. The land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: 16. The people which sat in darkness saw great light, and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.” Matthew 4:13-16 KJ It is in these verses we see Jesus fulfilling prophetic words of Isaiah; leaving Nazareth, to come and dwell in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali by the way of the sea, therefore witnessing to the Jews He is the Messiah, the Prophet to come prophesied about. Jesma O’Hara who has a Bachelor of Religious Studies, who has completed Post Graduate studies in early Christianity and Judaism. As well as several courses in Jerusalem at Yad VaShem and The Centre for Biblical Studies and Research. Also, she is the author of many books and pamphlets on the Hebrew Roots of Christianity. She speaks of Isaiah’s prophecy of Jesus living in the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles in her audio teaching of ‘Who do Men Say I Am’ and it is noteworthy to read what she said following; “We find several things from this Scripture, first of all; it speaks of the land of Zebulun, the land of Naphtali has rejoiced the mighty dominion the way by the sea. The greatest caravan route or the main road of the ancient biblical world was the Viramia the way of the sea. [To add here, in another of her teachings “Yeshua Jewish Rabbi & Lord” she speaks that the Viremia was the main road and it went right through Capernmun. Everybody who wanted to trade in these places had to go through Capernaum, this road ‘the way of the sea’. Also that God reveals to us that He placed Jesus at the center of everything. Words in brackets here mine.] Which started down in Egypt when up through the land of Israel, up into the lands of the Assyrians the Meads and the Persians. Right across through India the Silk Road across into China. Was really the most important road in the entire world - the trade route. The Egyptians sent their food from there and I think they made lovely 29


cloth to the North were all the spices that were needed. Of course, right across in China the silks and so on there was gold, there was perfume all, all going up and down this road. And we actually were in the Negave last year, and um, and we were in one of the Nabagein strongholds in Azach. And it just struck me this particular Scripture and again God’s heart of grace for the people. Always reaching out with grace because all the peoples of the world had the opportunity to hear of the one true God as they passed through this caravan route. Too often were told that God placed His people and His Messiah in some little backwater. When in actual fact He placed Him in the most strategic place on the face of the earth. Because the three major continents Asia Europe and Africa were all joined together by the trade route that went through Israel. All people had the opportunity to hear about the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. We also find that when Yeshua leaves from Nazareth, He moves to Capernmen. And Capernmen was one of the villages where the Viramias, the way of the sea passthrough. So, in actual fact, He didn’t hide Himself away, He plants Himself in the middle of the world to tell the people of the world about God’s plan of redemption. Then we find again a little bit more of a clue about this Messiah; because it said, ‘the country beyond the river Jordan and Galilee of the Gentile have rejoiced.’ In Yeshua’s day, the land to the north of the Galilee was sometimes called the land of the twelve. Was a bit like the bible belt, the fundamentalists those if you like, ah in the land of Israel, the theologians ah the leaders of Judaism were down in Jerusalem and they have been often times not so much the Pharisees, but certainly the Sadducees very influenced by group philosophies and platonic thought and that kind of thing. And they were down in Jerusalem; they used to call the people up in the Galilee, Am Har Arets the people of the land. In other words the country bumpkins, the hicks, the banana benders if you live come from Victoria if you’re looking at Queensland [If you are familiar with Sydney they call those who live in the western suburbs ‘Westies’ I’d say this is what she is implying for the ‘Westies’ were always looked down on as in lower class of people and as uneducated people – words in brackets here mine]. They looked down on them, they were simple folk, and they didn’t keep all of the oral Torah, the rules and the regulations like the washing of hands to the elbows when you came in from the market place and the rinsing so many times before you had dinner. They didn’t keep the 39 precepts of the oral Torah, which related to work on the Shabbat. Their faith was more simple, they were more relaxed maybe in their faith, and more relational rather, down in Jerusalem it was 30


much more, it was centered around the temple worship and it was much more tradition and ah legalist type of observance for some of the folk, particularly the Sadducees and so they looked down of these people from the land of the twelve. Across the Sea of Galilee was the land of the Gentiles, sometimes called the Decapolis or the ten towns. But also, the land of the seven and this was were the Gentiles and of course, it is here in Yesuha’s story about the Prodigal son. Nowhere in Israel would there be somebody herding pigs. This boy really went off the rails, he’d gone to the land of the seven, to the land of the Gentiles across the Galilee and he was actually herding pigs that would be used in the temple sacrifices to Zeus. Because that was what the pigs were used for, so he was involved in idolatry as well. And it’s just beautiful that when you realize that when Yesuha feeds the multitude on the, which side, western side of the Galilee the land of the twelve. When they gather the baskets full, there are twelve baskets left over it’s His grace gift, His grace picture to tell them He was Messiah for the Jews. When He fed the multitude across the Galilee in the land of the seven, there are seven baskets full left over. He’s telling them that He is also Messiah to the Gentiles. So, can you see how God’s always giving us pictures to give us truth if we will hear if we will have ears to hear and so He is to be a Redeemer for both Jew and Gentile.” Taken a word for word. 1. [O’Hara, 2004] As we have seen in the studies mentioned, the places in verse 24 and 25 were not just inhabited by Jewish people. Galilee was a region, the center of Jewish life, with both Jews and Gentiles. Also, this part of the region was where Gentiles would travel through to trade from other Nations - “Galilee of the Nations.” And as it is written in Scripture; Jesus goes around all Galilee to the Jews synagogues. Decapolis or known as the ten towns was the land of the Gentiles, these people here were mostly Gentiles. I would say in this region there were also Gentiles who lived their way of belief in the teachings of God, that of the Torah, the teaching of God. Jerusalem was mostly Jewish as was Judea. Those from beyond Jordan is again mostly Jewish. Next, we come to Jesus’ four disciples, those He called to follow Him. Jesus was a Pharisee, who in Jewish culture had to reach the stage to be a Rabbi, to have disciples that could follow Him. This is why when He said, “Follow me” He called those to follow Him as He was considered a Rabbi, a Teacher, and or a Master. 31


Rabbis had disciples under them, who lived with them and followed their way of life and teachings by the example of their Rabbi. Jesus lived and taught and related the Hebrew way and according to the Law of Moses and the law of the Prophets in Spirit and in Truth. Not by the ceremonial and oral traditions of the other Rabbi’s or the Pharisee and Sadducees of the Temple of Herod, but by the true interpretation of Scripture. He was always against their man ordained traditions. Jesus was the Word made flesh that knew exactly how to teach and live as an example. We know Jesus did live in Capernaum in the borders of Zebulun and Naphtali as written in verse 13, and the Sea of Galilee was near Capernaum. Now we see Jews in this region of Galilee fishing because Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee when He called His four brethren, meaning Jews. James and John were in the ship mending their nets; Simon called Peter and Andrew his brother was casting their net into the sea. James and John lived in Capernaum as well, for Mark tells us in Chapter 1 they were called by Jesus, and straightway, at once they followed Him, see in verses 16-18; “Then they went straightway, at once into Capernaum entered the synagogue on the Sabbath day, see in verse 21; witnessed deliverance of a demon by Jesus, [see in verse 25;] then forthwith they came out of the synagogue and entered into the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John, [see in verse 29] Mark 1:20-25 Now Matthew just writes in general about Jesus going about all Galilee teaching in their synagogues as written in chapter 4 verse 23: “And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.” Matthew 4:23 (Mark and Luke have Jesus going into ‘a synagogue’ and healing one who had an unclean spirit straight after calling these four disciples.) But we see two truths here; one Jesus goes about all Galilee and two; He teaches in theirs, meaning the Jews synagogues. Again, this reveals Jews 32


were dwelling in Galilee of the Nations for Jesus taught, preached and healed there in their synagogues. Now let’s read Mark’s and Luke’s account of this same time. Mark’s in Chapter 1, as it is written from verses 20 to 29. “And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him. 21. And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the Sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught. 22. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes. 23. And there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit: and he cried out, 24. Saying, let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God. 25. And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. 26. And when the unclean spirit had torn him, and cried with a loud voice, he came out of him. 27. And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, what thing is this? What new doctrine is this? For with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. 28. And immediately his fame spread abroad throughout all the region round about Galilee. 29. And forthwith, when they were come out of the synagogue, they entered into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John.” Mark 1:20-29 KJ Luke in chapter 4 from verses 31 to 38; “And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath days. 32. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power. 33. And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice, 34. Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God. 35. And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not. 36. And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, what a word is this! For with authority and 33


power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out. 37. And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about. 38. And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.” Luke 4:31-38 To add Luke makes no mention of the calling of the four, Matthew and Mark do around this same account of demon deliverance, finishing with going to Simon’s home where his wife’s mother has a fever. The dictionary defines synagogue as “a building or place of meeting for worship and religious instruction in Jewish faith” 2. [Oxford, 1994] The synagogue Jesus visited in Capernaum today is not visible. However, there is a preserved site of a Galilean synagogue believed to of been erected in the second century AD. The synagogue spoken of in Luke 7:5 was built by a Roman Centurion. Historians write that some synagogues were built according to the GrecoRoman architecture not, Jewish tastes. It was predominantly only in later centuries that synagogues were considered places or buildings, not a group of people like the Jewish original intent. This Centurion in Luke 7:5 loved the Jews and, the Nation and from his heart wanted to build them a place of honor where they could meet. As it is written of this Centurion; “For he loves our nation, and he built the synagogue for us.” Luke 7:5 Jesma O’Hara, whom I have referred to before, writes the following on early synagogues in her book In Our Image. “…the early synagogues met in the homes of well-off members who had special rooms for receiving guests. Like church, the synagogue developed later into a special building built specific all for that purpose. The people, not the building was the synagogue. They met together to study God’s Word, and to pray. They also took the responsibility to be a Beit Sefer, a school in which the children were taught. Hospitality was an important aspect of synagogue life, with study of God’s Word regarded as the highest form of worship; and hospitality seen as being of equal importance to attendance at 34


synagogue services. Wherever there were at least ten Jews, (a minyan), a synagogue could be formed.” 3. [O’Hara 2004] So, we see synagogues in Jesus’ day were not Solomon’s temple and not always a special building built for them. But the people were the synagogue, at least ten people of Torah observant, who were Jews, meeting in homes. So when “Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues.” it was seldom in a specific building like a church building (Luke 7:5). “Their” in the above refers to Jews, why? Let's look what the Spirit of God writes in Acts 10:28; “And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company with or to visit or (even) to come near or to speak first to anyone of another nationality, but God has shown and taught me by words that I should not call any man common or unclean.” Acts 10:28 KJ This is in Acts, after Calvary, so they fully believed by their law they could not keep company or even visit, or come near or speak to anyone of another nationality and they were called a Gentile. Now this man is a Jew who had an unclean spirit was demon possessed to a measure. If he were not, he would have been able to stop that spirit from talking out of him. Again, you had to be Jewish an observant of Torah to be a part of the synagogue. They would not meet in non-Jewish homes because of their law, their oral traditions and laws of cleanliness. Also, Jesus came to go first to “The House of Israel”. The Amplified Version clarifies this more; “And he said to them, You yourselves are aware how it is not lawful or permissible for a Jew to keep company with or to visit or (even) to come near or to speak first to anyone of another nationality, but God has shown and taught me by words that I should not call any human being common or unhallowed or (ceremonially) unclean.” Acts 10:28 AMP Now with clarity we see Jesus in their the Jews that is synagogue(s), 35


being a group of ten or more Jews, in Galilee casting out devils in this first accounts written in the Gospels of Matthew Mark and Luke. Now those who were brought to Him because of His fame that spread throughout Syria as we have seen were both Jews and Gentiles. The great multitudes who followed him came from Galilee, and Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and from beyond Jordan. These who heard of His fame were not just Jews, but both Jew and Gentile so within “those” would also be the God fearers and or the converts who kept Torah, God’s teachings. It was outside these synagogues that He also ministered deliverance to those with devils as I will reveal later. But first, look at why Jesus said I had come first to the “House of Israel”. In Mark, Jesus made mention that the deliverance of demons was “first to go to the children, for it was not good to take the children’s bread and to throw it to the dogs” (Mark 7:27). When this Greek woman, a Syrophoenician by race; a Gentile, not a Jew, asked Him to deliver her daughter from an unclean spirit. Jesus replied, “Allow the children to be satisfied.” Children were those from the twelve tribes of Jacob’s sons. Jacob was Isaac’s son; remember Isaac was the promised child to Abraham by God. Those of the twelve tribes were known as the sheep from the House of Israel or known as Jews, Israelites, and Hebrews. This was another reason why He preached and taught first in ‘their’ synagogues, they were the natural seed of Abraham, the rich root of the olive tree (Romans 11:17-18) that we are grafted into making us spiritual Jews and adopted as the chosen. We see He did deliver her child because of her worship and faith and His promise to Abraham that all nations would be blessed through him. But He wanted the Jews to know, I Am the Messiah, the God of Covenant who watches over His word to perform it, the One who would come to my own House first, the One who would fulfill the words of the Prophets. Therefore, He fed the children of God’s, His family, the Jews/Hebrews/Israelites first. He was not saying deliverance was strictly for the Jews only. For we see in Romans 15:8 to 12; that the plan of redemption was for the Gentiles and the Jews/House of Israel; “And I say, Jesus Christ has become a minister of circumcision for 36


the truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers, 9. and for the nations to glorify God for mercy, even as it has been written, “Because of this I will confess to You in the nations, and I will give praise to Your name.” 10. And again He says, “Rejoice, nations, with His people.” 11. “And again, “Praise the Lord, all the nations, and praise Him all the peoples.” 12. And again Isaiah says, “The Root of Jesse shall be, and He rising up to rule the nations; on Him nations will hope.” Romans 15:8-12 He was making a statement I am going to feed the children first, and then I will feed you the Gentiles to bring you into Covenant. I will reveal myself; I will honor my household first as I promised, I will keep Covenant with them. After, I will witness to you dogs, meaning who are not in Covenant. I will honor them and keep my Covenant of promise, I will keep covenant, serve my household, my children and do my Fathers will, then I will join you in my plan of redemption through the Jews, I will graft you in to this rich root, I will make you a citizen of my house Israel, no longer to be considered dogs, as one who is not in covenant. “But answering He said, I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel” Matthew 15:24 IL Also Consider, Jesus commanded the disciples when He sent them out in Matthew 10:5-8 to “not go into the way of the Gentiles and do not go into a city of the Samaritans; 6. but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 7. And going on, proclaim, saying, the kingdom of Heaven has drawn near. 8. Heal sick ones, cleanse lepers, raise dead ones, cast out demons. You have freely received, freely give” Matthew 10:5-8 IL Jesus told his disciples not to go the way of the Gentiles. Meaning, do not go into towns predominate of the Gentiles yet, do not go to the cities of the Samaritans but go where the Jews are living first. Feed my children first, but remember the Gentile as well, for salvation is for all men. Then I will send you that way, that direction out to the other cities, towns, and countries of the Gentiles. To the lost sheep go first, go the way of the House of Israel first and go in that direction. 37


Again, Israel was not a land where only Jews lived, there were many different peoples dwelling in that land in Jesus day. Cities like Ziphorie with their temples to worship their goddess Diana, Istar and Estree. And in Syria the temples to Zeus with the sacrificial system of pigs. The Loins books on ‘The World’s Religions’ mention the different beliefs and religions held by those in the land before Christ. Those being Baal, Reshef, Eshmun, Adonis, Molech, Qaus, Zeus, Jupiter, Atargatis, Chemosh, Dagon, is just a few. 4. [Lions, 37:1996] This command was also given by Jesus because He had made Covenant as written in Genesis 22:17 to 18 that, through Abraham, the nations should be blessed. “that blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your seed like the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore. And your Seed shall possess the gate of His enemies. 18. And in your Seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed as reward in that you have obeyed My voice.” Genesis 22:17-18 IL And also, in Acts 3:25 to 26 as written; “You are sons of the prophets, and of the covenant which God appointed to our fathers, saying to Abraham, “Even in your Seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” 26. Having raised up His child Jesus, God sent Him first to you, blessing you in turning away each one from your iniquities.” Acts 3:25-26 Also, Jesus would come first to Israel as it is written in the 59th book of the Prophet Isaiah verse 20: “the Redeemer shall come to Zion, and unto them that turn from transgression in Jacob,....” (IL). And the “Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.” Isaiah 59:20 KJ Declaring that Gentiles would receive salvation and blessing through Israel. Further, as written by the prophet Zechariah in 8:13 and 22-23 when the house of Israel was saved would blessing go to the Gentiles through her: 38


“And it shall be, as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Israel so I will save you, and you shall be a blessing. Do not fear; let your hands be strong.” Zechariah 8:13KJ “Yea, many people and strong nations shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem, and to pray before the Lord. 23. Thus saith the Lord of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.” Zechariah 8:22-23 KJ Jesus was not being rude to the Greek woman, a Syrophoenician by race; a Gentile. He was not calling her a dog, for the deliverance was to come first for those of the House of Israel as we have seen. Those who received deliverance from demons would have been predominantly Jews in Jesus ministry. These who were living by the laws of the prophets following the Torah, keeping the feasts and other commandments as Covenant required. Most probably only a small percentage of proselytes, those who converted to Judaism. Also those from other Nations who believed in God, who was known as God fearers living by the law and keeping feasts as in Nicodemus. Jesus no doubt ministered to other Gentiles who had their own traditional way of serving the Holy One of Israel, being The God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob. As in the Samaritans who awaited the Messiah whom the Jews would have no dealing with. For recall, Jesus told them “salvation is of the Jews” in John 4:22. Therefore, again we see those predominantly receiving deliverances are Jews, these believing into the Son for salvation. Gentile is defined in the Oxford dictionary as: “one who is not a Jew” like one is not a Greek, an Egyptian, an Ethiopian, an Australian. “A Christian” is one who believes the Messiah, The Lord Jesus Christ has come and who is a servant unto Him. “A pagan or heathen” is one who serves another god or gods, not the God of Israel, The True and Living God, King Of The Universe. Some teachers lean more to the last explanation, some to the first. My understanding or interpretation is to the first, one who is not a Jew by blood line. 5. [Oxford, 1998] Now we come to answer the three questions of the first mention of demonic deliverance. This is an account written by Matthew a Levite in Chapter 4 verses 23 to 25. 39


Question A: Who is casting out demons? Answer: Jesus is the one casting out demons, as written in verse 24; “And His fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto Him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; and He healed them. Matthew 4:24 It is safe to say that these Jewish believers in the God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob had indwelling demons for transgressions of the Law and other laws in the writings and Prophets Books. Demons and or spirits outwork the curse judgment, as do Angelic Holy Angels and The Holy Spirit. Curses come because of the inherited transgressions of the forefathers for idolatry or occult and witchcraft involvement and for serving other gods (See Ezekiel 14 to 16). Demons have doorways for one being involved in a Satanic activity, or even having cursed objects in the home or giving honor to demon gods. In addition, for rebellion and disobedience and for self invoked curses or asking those to invoke curses upon others. This first account of demonic deliverance is after John in the river Jordan had baptized Jesus. Jesus did no ministry until He was water baptized to receive The Holy Spirit. “Then Jesus arrived from Galilee to the Jordan, to John, to be baptized by him. 16. And having been baptized, Jesus went up immediately at once from the water, And behold, were opened to Him the heavens; and He saw the Spirit of God coming down as a dove, and coming upon Him.” Matthew 3:13, 16 IL Therefore, again we see this truth, the work of The Holy Spirit within Jesus is the power behind His ministry work and that of casting out spirits as written below. “But if I cast out the demons by the Spirit of God; then the kingdom of God has come on you.” Matthew 12:28 IL Question B: Who is the person(s) or people having the demon(s) cast out? 40


Answer: Remember Mark and Luke make specific mention that Jesus entered “a synagogue” and cast out an unclean spirit from a man straight after He called the four disciples on the Sea of Galilee. Whereas Matthew in this first mention of demonic deliverance makes a general statement after the calling of the four disciples of Jesus healing those that were brought to Him who were possessed with devils. Matthew does not make it clear to say if these that were brought to Him were brought to Him while He was in the synagogues. But we do know that those of the synagogues are one group, the ‘children’. The Jews who kept Torah, first five teaching books of the Hebrew Scriptures or the Old Testament and the laws of the Prophets that had believed on Him to be the awaited Redeemer, Messiah. As it is written in Matthew chapter 4 verse 23; “And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.” Matthew 4:23 So, we see Matthew reveals He not only taught and preached in their synagogues, but that they who heard of His fame throughout all Syria brought unto Him all sick, those taken with diver’s diseases and torments and those which were possessed with devils and He healed them. These were the second group of people, those from throughout all Syria who were brought to Him because they heard of His fame. Here we have seen that those who lived throughout Syria were not only Jews but also Gentiles. However, Jesus did come to the house of Israel first, keeping Covenant, to feed the Jews first to give them the first fruits of His ministry. And Jews would not keep company with Gentiles because of their traditions and their laws. Therefore, I would say this second group of people that were brought to Him, again were Jews who received deliverance of demons. Now the third group of people; “there followed Him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judea, and from beyond Jordan.” These people I would again say were predominately Jews, not Gentiles, because we have seen that there were not only Jews living in these areas, but also Gentiles, and Jesus lived in ‘Galilee 41


of the Gentiles’. We also saw there were Jews who were not so orthodox ‘Torah Observant’ as those of the synagogues. These Jews were a lot more relational with God and were not so concerned with the traditions of men and could be seen in the company of Gentiles. Matthew does not make mention of Jesus casting out demons from these who followed Him. So, we cannot use this verse 25 to discern who was receiving deliverance. Only in verse 24 is the first mention of those that were brought to Him because of His fame that were healed and delivered of demons. They were brought to Him at the Jewish synagogues I’d say whilst He taught and preached in their homes. Remember non-Jewish people could not enter a synagogue or be a part of the synagogue. Even those who were considered as God fearers/proselytes who kept feasts and the Torah teachings which were Gentiles like the Roman Centurion Cornelius. And other Gentiles like Samaritans who were Jewish decent, who worshipped the God of Abraham, the God of Israel, could not enter their synagogues because of their, orthodox laws and interpretations of scriptural Law and law of the prophets and the writings. Therefore, the first mention of those receiving healing from demons was the Jews. As Mark and Luke mention in their accounts, Jesus is entering straight away into a synagogue after calling the four disciples to cast out an unclean spirit. Matthew just generally mentioning Jesus healing those possessed with devils that were brought to Him. Those brought to Him as we see Mark and Luke give the discernment that the deliverance was at the synagogue meeting. Therefore, it could be said that those brought to Him of this first account in Matthew were brought to Him whilst He was teaching and preaching in their synagogue. Again, brethren who were receiving deliverance of demons, Jews the Torah Observant in this first account. Question C: Why are the demons in these people? Answer: This account does not specifically mention why they were in these people or how they came into these people. Only that they were possessed by demons/devils in need of healing. Being possessed by a demon or demons is 42


to be greatly influenced, controlled and so dominated that you suffer a loss of control of your real self. Your mind, will, and emotions come under the powers of devils/demons. “... and those held in the power of demons... and He healed them.” Matthew 4:24 CJB Mark and Luke’s same account mention an unclean spirit. Why or how this spirit came to be in this man them also do not mention or give enough information to ascertain. In Acts 16:16 we read of a woman who was greatly influenced by a python spirit who cried out like the man in synagogue with an unclean spirit as written in this account of Luke 4:33 and Mark 1:20-29. That spirit functioned in a prophetic voice like python divination does in slave girl. The girl was a worshipper of the gods and goddesses of the Greeks, a pagan. Paul and Silas did not need her as their witness to The Gospel. It had to be silenced because in this The Spirit of Christ Jesus reveals the gods and goddesses will not hinder the message of The Gospel. It had no power over Paul and Silas or The Kingdom of Christ Jesus. I’ve mentioned the account here as I do not will to give it great length of teaching in a future chapter. “As we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and brought her owners much gain by fortune-telling. 17. She followed Paul and us, crying out, “these men are servants of the Most high God, who proclaim to you the way of salvation.” 18. And this she kept doing for many days, Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour. 19. But when her owners say that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.” Acts 16:16-19 Question D: Does the person or people receiving deliverance of a demon(s) have the Holy Spirit? Answer: For this first account mentioned in Matthew in the fourth chapter we see prior John the Baptist had revealed Jesus as the Lamb of God and 43


baptized Him. The Holy Spirit was within Him to do the will of The Father so as to begin His ministry. Jesus had just returned back from the wilderness LED by the Holy Spirit to be tempted of the devil. Then from that time on Jesus had just begun to preach, and to say, “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” According to first century Rabbinic understanding, Jesma O’Harah teaches “the Kingdom of God means not an earthly kingdom, a time or place but a condition of accepting the yoke of Lordship and authority over every area of one’s life. The reigning and ruling of Jesus as your Lord in every area is entering into the Kingdom. Jesus kingdom, a kingdom of reigning in our heart. The Kingdom of God being central in all of the Jesus teachings.” 6. [O’Hara, 2005] Jesma also teaches the religious Jews feared using God’s name in vain, so they replaced God with heaven, with Lord Adonai, or if writing God they would put G-d or L-rd. 7. [O’Hara, 2005] In this account and others Matthew being a Levite, an orthodox Torah observant Jew would not use God’s name in vain. So he wrote the kingdom of heaven is at hand, not the kingdom of God is at hand. Jesus himself would also say the kingdom of heaven and not say the kingdom of God. For Jesus, Himself was a Jew from the tribe of Judah. So we see Jesus had just begun His ministry and had not yet been crucified. This first account is only the 4th chapter of Matthew the first account when He delivered people possessed with devils/demons. Jesus’ betrayal and crucifixion were from the 26th chapter of Matthew. So we need to discern from the Scriptures if these people had the Holy Spirit as The Holy Spirit had not yet been sent to all who believed in Him as Messiah. In the book of John, the seventh chapter (John 7:37 to 39) it is written “In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. 38. He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. 39. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)” John 7:37-39 AMP Therefore, only when Jesus was glorified was the Holy Spirit given to those that believed on Him. So I will reveal unto you in the following that 44


those in the 4th chapter did not have the Holy Spirit. Jesus told them again the Holy Spirit would not be given until He went to the Father in John 16:57, 16: 5. “But now I am going to Him who sent Me. And not one of you asks Me, where are you going? 6. But because I have said these things to you, grief has filled your heart. 7. But I tell you the truth, it is, advantageous for you that I should go; for if I do not go away, the comforter will not come to you, but if I go, I will send Him to you. 16. A little while and you do not see Me. And again a little while, and you will see Me, because I go away to the Father.” John 16:5-7, 16 Now we need to discern when was Jesus was glorified, so He could give the Holy Spirit. In John chapter 12:23, it is written, “And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.” John 12:23 Not that it was there at that mention of scripture that he would be glorified, but the hour had come, not literally an hour as in sixty minutes, but the time had come. Certain events had to occur first within that hour that time frame before He could be glorified. This is the first mention He makes of Himself being glorified. The second mention is in the next chapter; John 13:31, it is written, “Therefore, when he (Judas) was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him. 32. If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself, and shall straightway glorify him.” John 13:31 Events before these two accounts were many; He had healed many and cast out many demons. At this mention of scripture in John 13, Jesus was with the disciples celebrating the service or the Passover feast. For a more descriptive account read how Matthew writes in chapter 26 of them celebrating this service, the Passover. In Romans 9:4, it is written “Who are Israelites; whose are the adoption and the glory, and 45


the covenants and the law-giving, and the service, and the promises.” Romans 9:4 In Exodus, we will see what is the service mentioned in Romans 9:4. Exodus 12:11, 14, 25-27 it is written, 11. “And you shall eat it this way; with your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand, and you shall eat it in haste, it is the Passover to Jehovah. 14. And the day shall be a memorial for you. And you shall celebrate it as a feast to Jehovah, for your generations. You shall celebrate it as A LAW FOREVER. 25. And it shall be, when you come into the land which Jehovah shall give to you, as he has spoken, you shall observe this SERVICE. 26. And it shall be, when your sons say to you, what is THIS SERVICE to you? 27. Then you shall say, a sacrifice of a Passover of Jehovah, who passed over the houses of the sons of Israel in Egypt when he struck Egypt. And he delivered our houses, and the people bowed and worshipped.” Exodus 12:11, 14, 25-27 My gifting and calling are teaching; I have set a greater context in this first account of demonic deliverance that’s why there is so much writing. Also, I like to take many opportunities to reveal truths, revelations, and knowledge for you, for heresies will not inherit the Kingdom of God. Simply you will not be able to walk in the fullness or near thereto of your promises and inheritances and the ways of God. If you believe we are to be poor than poor you will be if you believe Yahweh is a God, who wants for you to prosper as your soul prospers than prosper in all your ways you will. Pray for open heart, for the Holy Spirit to open your mind greatly to receive the truth, revelations, and knowledge. Some of what you read will not all be what you have been taught in Church or what you have studied at Bible College. Like God is finished with the Jews and Israel and we are under grace not law. The gifts and tongues ceased with the twelve Apostles. Let the Holy Spirit and the scriptures be your witness to truths. Many truths have been perverted to back up false doctrines of devils. So, we don’t live by God’s principles of the teachings in scripture. And so, 46


the kingdom of darkness can steal from us our inheritance (Matthew 13:1819) and wage warfare against us and God’s chosen people the Jews and His plan of redemption for and through the Jews and His Covenant chosen land of Israel. I heard a Pastor once say, “We’ve been sincere about the belief in a particular doctrine, but we were sincerely wrong.” The Heavens will retain the Messiah until the times of restoration of all things (Acts 3:21). We are in the time of restoration of our Hebrew roots as Gentiles. And until this truth and these truths are restored the heavens will keep Messiah. And the Kingdom of Darkness knows this, and this gives them more time on the face of the earth, and against us and all mankind than in the place of judgment assigned for them. Now, we know that Jesus has fulfilled the sacrificial part of Passover, however as written this feast is a law forever to be celebrated as a reminder a memorial forever, a covenant forever. That is why Paul writes in Romans about himself being a Jew, a Pharisee, and a Torah observant man within the framework of The New Blood Covenant. The Writing’s, the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the law giving, and the service/Passover and all the promises came from the Israelites the Jews. Whose ancestry came from the twelve tribes of Jacob, Isaac’s son, who was the promised child for Abraham and Sara. History tells us Abraham’s father was an idol maker, he did not fully follow laws. Abraham knew Shem God’s High Priest, teacher of the ways of Yahweh, Shem was Noah’s son. When Shem died, he knew Jacob and Esau and when they were fifty, Shem was still alive. From Shem’s line came Abraham. Terah was Shem’s “great- great-great-great-great-great grandchild son of Nahor, Terah lived 205 years.” See chart below. http://www.macfarmdextercattle.com/AGE%20CHART%20ADAM%20TO %20PROMISED%20LAND.htm The line of Hebrews goes back to Shem, Noah’s son and Arpachshad Shem’s son. Shem was the High Priest of Salem (Jerusalem) “Shem knew Abraham for all of Abraham's 175 years outliving Abraham for an additional 35 years.” 8. as mentioned at the beginning of the chart above. Therefore, the ways to worship Yahweh were known by Abraham, otherwise he would not have been able to accept the call to go to a land that 47


would be shown to him (Genesis, 11:27; 12:9; 12:1-3, 6-7; Acts 7:3; Hebrews 11:8-10). When the promised seed of Father Abraham, 12 sons, 12 tribes living in the promised land, Abraham’s great grandson Judah became mentioned to as Jews. Writers say that Hebrew people came to be known as Jews also Israelites. I make mention that you are invited to participate in this memorial of the Passover. We are a branch, a wild olive tree grafted in among the olive tree; the household of God, the Jews. Becoming a sharer of the rich root and the fatness of the olive-tree (Romans 11:16-24). Further, as you have become fellow citizens with the commonwealth of Israel. Ephesians 2:11-22, entitled to share and partake in the benefits, promises, and ways of the covenants to the Nation of Israel and the Israelites and or Jews. For the foundations of all teachings are from the apostles and prophets; all of them are Jews and Jesus Christ being the Corner Stone also is a Jew. An Israelite born in Bethlehem as in that century Bethlehem was in the region of Israel. God still is in covenant with Israel and the Jews. He has not cut them off and replaced us the Church/Gentile with Israel or the Jews. He is not a liar or a Covenant breaker; He is faithful to His promises; every Covenant has eternal aspects within them. Today Israel is only a small portion of what God had given for the Jews in Abraham’s day (Genesis 12:1-3, 7; 13:14-17; 17:7-8). For from Abraham a son was born Isaac, who married Rebekah the daughter of Nahor’s son Bethuel had twins. The first born was Esau and the second Jacob, he became the father of the twelve tribes of Israel. The covenant was given to the second son, not the first as written in Genesis 25:21-34. Because of the battle from the demonic kingdom of darkness against the Jews and God’s chosen place on earth where His name is (2 Chronicles, Psalms 48:2; 87) and a place He gave as an everlasting possession in covenant to Abraham. The kingdom of darkness has had to build up many false doctrines to take away foundational truths of covenants and teachings on how God would have us relate and worship Him. To live and know of Him as The Promise Keeping, Faithful Covenant God. You will find the wealth of your inheritance in going into teachings on Biblical Hebraic roots.

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Read in Genesis 12, 13, 17 and 25 the land given to the Jews, and have a look at one of your maps in the back of your Bible at the size of Israel today as compared to what God had given them in scripture. And how today it is called Palestine. Now image Australia was the size God gave to you and called it Israel. Imagine that now the Australian Capital Territory is now Israel. Where rightfully the whole of Australia should be called Israel, but only Canberra’s capital the A.C.T. is called Israel, and the rest of Australia is called Palestine. This is how it is for Israel today; all of Judea and Canaan (Abraham was sent) was once considered Israel. Now only what you see on the map is Israel, and it is all about ‘the all’ age battle between The Kingdom of God and The Kingdom of Darkness. Again, spiritual warfare with doctrines of devils to rob us of our rightful and truthful inheritance. Going back to when was Jesus glorified, we saw in chapter 13 of John where Jesus was celebrating the Passover meal with the disciples. He knew the time had come for Him to pass from the world to the Father. He knew His hour had come, He knew He would be betrayed by Judas Iscariot and soon to be crucified. He saw Satan enter into Judas and watched him leave immediately after He had the sop; sop was part of the Passover celebration meal. Then Jesus said in verse 31; “now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in Him.” and verse 32. If God be glorified in Him, God shall also glorify Him in Himself, and shall straightaway glorify Him”. John 13:31-32 KJ The word “now”, meaning it was the start of the process where He would be fully glorified. Remembering, The Holy Spirit could not be given until Jesus was glorified, and Satan entered into Judas prior to His glorification. As written in John 7:39 “But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive; for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; [not given so that all people who believed unto Him to receive Him, only at that time given not sealed to some who were chosen, as in the 12 Disciples and the seventy that were sent – words in brackets here mine.] because that Jesus was not yet glorified. John 7:39 Jesus was saying He was glorified when Judas His disciple left with Satan in him to betray Him. It was His hour from that time of Judas to the 49


time He was seen by Mary Magdalene in the garden before He ascended to the Father. To the time He returned to the disciples in the locked room when He breathed upon them to receive The Holy Spirit. This was ‘the full’ hour - “the hour has come that the Son of Man be glorified” of Jesus’ glorification. Again, the Holy Spirit could not be given to the majority of believers until Jesus was fully glorified, even the disciples who had The Holy Spirit did not at that time have Him to remain in them. And we see all this in the following scriptures. How it was only after Calvary that the Holy Spirit was given as a seal to stay indwelling. It was only after Jesus had risen from the dead and was seen by Mary Magdalene; only after that appearance to Mary to ascend to the Father. Only after coming back to Jerusalem from the Father into a locked room where the disciples were. Only then did they receive the Holy Spirit of promise to stay within them as a sealing of the promise of redemption, for before He was with them thought not always indwelling them as we see in, “the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive because it does not see Him nor know Him. But you know Him, for He abides with you, and shall be in you.” John 14:17 KJ “16. And I will petition the Father, and He will give you another Comforter, that He may remain with you forever; 17. the spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive because it does not see Him nor know Him. But you know Him, for He abides with you, and shall be in you.” John 14:16-17 IL “And I will petition the Father, and another Paraclete He will give you, that He abide with you forever, the Spirit of truth, whom the world not is able to receive, because not it sees Him, nor knows Him, you but know Him, because with you He abides, and in you will be.”– [This translation is what is written under the Greek in the Interlinear. Words in brackets here mine] John 14:16 [Prior to that, the Holy Spirit did not remain in them just as in days of the Old Testament. He came into and or upon only some people to do God’s will and left or abided with them. We see this when Jesus returned to the disciples in the locked room:] “Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent 50


me, I am sending you.” 22. And with that HE BREATHED ON THEM AND SAID, ‘RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT...” John 20:22 NIV In John, we see Jesus saying to others and the disciples “the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive because it does not see Him nor know Him. But you know Him, for He ABIDES with you, and shall be IN YOU.” John 14:17 IL When you read, the verses in-between (18-21) they go with the flow until Judas, not Iscariot was spoken to. Jesus is not only speaking to the disciples there were others when He told them you knew the Holy Spirit for, He abides with you then shall be in you. Therefore, He was teaching and ministering to not only the twelve disciples but also other disciples and believers in Him as we read in Luke as Rabbi Jesus had many disciples “Then hearing, many of His disciples said, This word is hard, who is able to hear it? … 66. From this time many of His disciples went away into the things behind, and no longer walked with Him, 67. Therefore Jesus said to the twelve, Do you also wish to go? John 6:60, 66-67 “And coming down with them, he stood on a level place. And a crowd of His disciples, and a great multitude of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem, and from the coast country of Tyre and Sidon, were there. These came to hear Him, and to be healed from their diseases –18. also those who had been tormented by unclean spirits. And they were healed.” Luke 6:17-18 We read this when Jesus is speaking to the disciple Judas, not the Iscariot. “Judas, not the Iscariot, said to Him, Lord, what has happened that Your are about to reveal Yourself to us and not at all to the world? 23. Jesus answered and said to him, If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word, and My Father will love him. And We will come to him and will make a dwelling-place with him.” John 14:22-23

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Jesus was comforting them from verse one (1) in this chapter fourteen (14) they were troubled for He was going to the Father. He reassured them He would petition the Father and He would give them another Comforter other than Himself to remain with them forever, He would not go as He Himself would go back to The Father but would remain with them forever. Jesus in His comforting reminds them the Holy Spirit is with them and is in them - don’t be troubled the Holy Spirit is abiding with you and He also will be in you, He will be a Comforter like myself, lighten up He is abiding with you and will be in you to remain likened as a seal. “… that He may remain with you forever … but you know Him, for He abides with you and shall be in you.” (John 14:16-17) Consider when Jesus spoke to them, He was going to prepare a place for them and pray to the Father to send The Holy Spirit to remain with them forever. He was speaking to those who had been given the Holy Spirit and those who had not. We have seen in the Gospel of John the twelve had the Holy Spirit and in Luke 10:1 we read of the seventy disciples who were given the Holy Spirit as well when He sent them. Now He told them He abides with them, lighten up do not be troubled and to add He shall be in you if He is not already abiding in you. In looking at this in another light - He abides with you and shall be in you. Speaking of the later fulfillment of the promise of The Holy Spirit and for Him to remain indwelling, remain abiding within as in we would be sealed, He would not hop off to abide close, but remain on us till our day of redemption. Let’s read these scriptures again, “But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive; for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.” John 7:39 “He then having received the sop went immediately out: and it was night. 31. Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.” John 13:30-31 “Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, rabboni; which is to say, Master. 17. Jesus saith unto her, 52


Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: and your Father; and to my God, and your God.” John 20:16-17 “Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. 20. And when He had so said, He showed unto them His hands and His side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord. 21. Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. 22. And when He had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost”: John 20:19-22 K.J Now where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews that evening there were other disciples including women. Other than the women who had the same name, Mary, as Jesus had a company of various followers, various disciples (John 6:60). “Then hearing, many of His disciples said, This word is hard; who is able to hear it? 66. From this time many of His disciples went away into the things behind, and no longer walked with Him. 67. Therefore, Jesus said to the Twelve, Do you also wish to go?” John 6:60, 66-67 “Yea, and certain women also of our company made us astonished, which were early at the sepulcher;” Luke 24:22 A Rabbi and this Rabbi Ben Joseph Yeshua, or as we know Him today Jesus had many disciples. However, He only chose the 12 those being 12 males to be of the Twelve that we know today. Therefore, when He sent the seventy in pairs, including women of His company these were disciples of Him a Rabbi. Jews and any God-fearing Gentiles in Israel lived under the Jewish cultural understanding of a Rabbi to have his or her own disciples. Recall above some of His disciples followed Him no more for His words were too hard (John 6:60-67) to receive. Therefore, He would have been saying to both men and women who were in the room on the evening, the first day of the week “receive you the Holy Ghost.”

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“Then it being evening on that day, the first of the Sabbaths and the doors having been locked where the disciples were assembled, because of fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, Peace to you. 22. And saying this, He breathed on them, and said to them, Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:19, 22 IL “Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled…” John 20:10 KJ That same day’s evening is not the first day of the week a Sunday as implied in KJ; that same day’s evening was the beginning of the Jewish Saturday Sabbath. For their Saturday started around 6.00 p.m. when the first star appeared in the sky that is why it is written “the same day at evening.” Now in Matthew 10:1 we see the disciples having the Holy Spirit. Jesus gave His twelve disciples authority over unclean spirits and to heal every disease and every weakness of body. In verse 5 and 6 of the same chapter, He sent them out, charging them not to go the way/direction of the Gentiles but in the direction of the house of Israel. In verse 8 of the same chapter, He said to heal sick ones, cleanse lepers, to raise dead ones, and cast out demons. This was before Calvary before He came into the room where they were on the evening the start of the first of the Sabbaths. He had anointed them with the Holy Spirit, with authority and power for in verse 19 of the same chapter 10 of Matthew, Jesus said, “when they deliver you up, do not be anxious how or what you should say, for it is given to you in that hour what you should say.” (I.L.) In verse 20 of the same chapter, Jesus said, “for you are not the ones speaking, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.” (I.L.). Therefore, the Holy Spirit has been given to some and were abiding with some of them before they receive Him as a permeate Covenant indwelling seal to no longer abide near but remain. Now when we see Jesus saying in John 14:15-17: “If you love Me, keep my commandments. 16. And I will petition 54


the Father, and He will give you another Comforter, that He may remain with you forever; 17. the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive because it does not see Him nor know Him. But you know him, for he abides with you, and shall be in you.” John 14:15-17 IL He was not yet a seal of redemption; also He was not yet given to all believers or all of Jesus Company until they were sent. For some of the disciples, the 12 and the 70 He abided with them. When Jesus was crucified, and after He had ascended and descended to returned unto them to breath upon them and say receive ye The Holy Spirit, He then remained IN them for a seal of their redemption. Also, He was given to the other disciples of Jesus company who had not yet received The Holy Spirit. He no longer just come upon them, or abided near them, He no longer just came upon them when He was fulfilling The Father’s plan and purpose then come away from being upon them to abide by them, but He was to remain within sealed, to remain and not leave until the day of their redemption. Recall when Samuel anointed David, The Holy Spirit would come upon David. “And Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers. And the Spirit of Jehovah came upon David from that day and onward. And Samuel rose up and went to Ramah.” 1 Samuel 16:13 Consider also Samson how The Spirit of the Lord came upon him for the plans, purposes, and will of God. “And the Spirit of Jehovah came mightily on him. And he tore it as the cleaving of a kid. And there was nothing in his hand; and he did not tell his father and his mother what he had done.” Judges 14:6, 19, 15:14 “And the Spirit of Jehovah came upon him. And he went down to Ashkelon and struck thirty men of them, and took their plunder. And he gave the changes to those who told the riddle, and his anger burned, and he went up to his father’s house.” Judges 14:19

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“… And the Spirit of Jehovah came upon him, and the thick cords which were on his arms were as flax which they burn with fire. And his bonds melted from his hands.” Judges 15:14 This is why when Jesus came back from Heaven and breathed upon the disciples in the locked room and said, “… receive ye The Holy Spirit.” It was from that moment He the Holy Spirit would remain with them as a sealing till the day of redemption, their death. From that moment, He would remain with them as a permanent indwelling Spirit, not just entering them for God’s plan, and purposes as He had been doing prior to Jesus’ glorification. We know at that time that Jesus and His 12 Disciples, and His other disciples were under other Covenants, they were under The Law, under a Covenant that did not permit The Holy Spirit to remain sealed, He would come upon them for God’s plan, purposes and will and then depart. The word abide in the Oxford dictionary reads; “(old sense) to remain, to dwell. 9. [Oxford, 1998] The Strongs reads; 3306- to stay, continue, dwell, endure, be present, remain, stand, and tarry. 10. [Strongs, 62:1980] The New Testament Word Studies reads; From the Old English.” abidan, ‘to wait for, await; remain ready for, watch for, expect’ (Oxford English Dictionary) the intransitive sense, ‘to remain in expectation, wait’ arose about a century later. The prevailing modern intransitive sense, ‘to continue in existence, to stand firm or sure’, did not arise until late in the 14th Century-some four hundred years after the primary Old English sense appears.” 11. [Partridge, 1:1987] Where John 14:17 writes for He abides with you and shall be in you speaks of a present state “for He abides with you,” and of a future state ‘and shall be in you.” Shall be in you when Jesus has been glorified when He has done His “finished” work, He shall come and breath upon you and say “receive ye the Holy Spirit” and He shall be a sealed to remain within you no longer to abide near you. In the sense of New Testament Word Studies definition, He no longer remains in expectation of being a sealing to remain until the day of their/our redemption; He no longer has to wait, remain ready for, watch for, expect for the sealing, He will remain indwelling for “He shall be in you.” No longer shall He just abide with you for He shall remain sealed within you. 56


Even though this Scripture can be read as if abide with you and shall be in you means the same thing, we have to look at this in a contextual view, not just the isolation of this one Scripture. We need to consider how in the Old Covenant’s The Holy Spirit came upon people for the will of God and the contextual view of Jesus being glorified before the Holy Spirit was given within this Blood Covenant. The disciples had the Holy Spirit prior to Jesus resurrection and ascension we have seen that as chosen apostles for God’s purpose and plan. But He did not always remain within them and or indwelling them. Yes, He stayed and lived with them, abided with them, as John wrote in 14:17, as abides with is prior to and He shall be in you. Recall King David had the Holy Spirit from the day he was anointed by the Prophet Samuel before his father and brothers to become the King, also under God’s sovereignty The Holy Spirit remained with him until he died. Remember David pleaded with God not to take the Holy Spirit away from him with his transgressions with Bath-Sheba. For he knew King Saul’s Holy Spirit was taken from him when he rebelled against God. Today in this Covenant The Holy Spirit remains sealed and is never taken away and does not leave our bodies for any reason other than when we die. It is Covenant promise for Him to remain within sealed and not leave His indwelling sealed place or to be taken away for any transgressions, for in Him we have redemption through His blood the forgiveness of sins. When God put away King David’s transgressions, which had the penalty of death by stoning under the Law for both himself and Bath-Sheba, and to add this was his own judgment of death he pronounced upon himself God could have taken the Holy Spirit from King David. He could have ensured he was stoned to death, however, under His sovereignty, He did not. The Holy Spirit remained to abide to come upon King David for God’s plan and purposes and the Covenant’s provision that King David was under. Now the Holy Spirit is not taken away from us since He was sent, it is covenant provision; He stays sealed until the day of our redemption, until our death. It is no longer a sovereign act it is written within The New Eternal Blood Covenant. It was only from the time after Jesus being fully glorified would all other men and women, other than those Jesus specifically had chosen and sent, be able to receive the Holy Spirit after believing into Him to 57


have Him remain indwelling until their day of redemption and or death. All people who believed unto Jesus and His teachings then were to receive the Holy Spirit. Prior to that, not all person(s) who observed Torah and believed in Jesus as the awaited Messiah could receive the Holy Spirit or have Him stay and indwell until redemption at death. It was only chosen ones like the disciples and the seventy that He sent out in New Testament scriptures who were still under Law of The Old Covenants that had the Holy Spirit who remained until God’s will was done. Remember again in the Old Testament chosen ones like Jeremiah, David, Isaiah and others had the Holy Spirit and others did not. Often in the Old Testament and this account in the new, The Holy Spirit came upon for specific purposes. Like Simeon “who was righteous and devout. He was waiting consolation of Israel,” The Holy Spirit was upon him for that specific will of God only, not to remain indwelling. (Luke 2:25) Just to make mention here it would appear the twelve disciples had themselves received deliverance: “Heal sick ones, cleanse lepers, raise dead ones, cast out demons. You have freely received, freely give.” Matthew 10:8 Further, in the book, you will see those who did receive deliverance of demons did already believe in Yahweh. They believed in God the Father God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob. The majority were Jewish people, those of the House of Israel, those who were already following Torah in some religious form or another who were awaiting and receiving Messiah. These were under keeping law for righteousness and salvation, not grace of imputed righteousness and the power of The Holy Spirit to keep laws. Jesus would not have been casting demons out of unbelievers as in atheist Jews or Gentiles, He was sent to the House of Israel, who are the Jews, who are believers in the One True and Living God. Neither would He have been casting out demons from Jewish or Gentile worshippers of Zeus, Diana, Apollo, Istar, Estree, Baal, Molech, Chemosh, Dagon, Reshef or the other gods who were worshiped in Israel if they wanted to continue to serve these gods. If He did, it would have been strategic warfare like the Gergesa men. As it was when Paul under the power of the Holy Spirit cast out the Python Divining spirit from the slave girl in Philippi. 58


If you can recall Jesus cast out devils in the Temple and in the synagogue that the centurion had built the Jews (Luke 7:5) and the synagogues within the Jews homes (Mark 1:39). Also out of those who were brought to Him (Matthew 8:16) and those who came to Him (Matthew 12:15, 22) and those who asked Him (Matthew 15:29-31) because they worshipped Him (Matthew 15:22-28) believed in Him (Matthew 9:27-30) as what they saw and heard of His fame, they believed in Him as The Messiah and who believed enough in Him to want to follow Him (Matthew 4:24-25). Jesus healed those with devils, as they were believers of Yahweh. Believers that believed He was sent of The Father, believers who were predominately Jews and also out of Gentiles. He did not cast out devils from unbelieving Jews or Gentiles. He cast out devils in union with the Holy Spirit. To answer this question did these people have the Holy Spirit? No, they did not, for the Holy Spirit was not yet sent. He had only been given to the twelve and when the seventy from His company was sent, and they were sent later on in the chapter. Now it was prior the cross, Jesus had not yet been glorified. Therefore, they were not ‘Spirit filled’ people or people who had the Holy Spirit, who were being delivered of demons or demon possession in this first account of Matthew 4:24.

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Matthew 8:28-33 - The Gergesenes The third account of demonic deliverance is in the country of the Gergesenes and/or the country of the Gadarenes on the eastern side of the Sea of Galilee. Studies reveal the city to be either Gergesa or Gadara, most refer to this city as Gergesa. Further that this city Gergesa is the only portion on the coasts of the Sea of Galilee on which steep hills come down to the shore. Jesus is now met by two demon-possessed men who live in the grave tombs. When the demons see Him coming, they bow the knee and beg Him not to send them into the abyss. And beg Him could they stay in the country and be cast into the herd of pigs feeding there near the mountain. He agreed and coming out of the man/men the legion of demons enter into the pigs, and the herd rushes down the cliff into the Sea of Galilee and choke. In the Gospel of Matthew, He casts them out of both men. In the Gospel of Mark, it is written out of only one man. In the Gospel of Luke, it is written of “a certain man.” Now let’s read these accounts as written from the King James Version: 28. “And when he was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way. 29. And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with the Jesus, thou Son of God? Art thou come hither to torment us before the time? 30. And there was a good way off from them an herd of many swine feeding. 31. So the devils besought him, saying, If thou cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine. 32. And he said unto them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and, behold, the whole herd of swine ran violently down a steep place into the sea, and perished in the waters. 33. And they that kept them fled, and went their ways into the city, and told them everything, and what 60


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1. “And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 2. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 3. Who had his dwelling among the tombs and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: 4. Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces; neither could any man tame him. 5. And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones. 6. But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshiped him, 7. And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not. 8. For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit. 9. And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many. 10. And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country. 11. Now there was there nigh unto the mountains a great herd of swine feeding. 12. And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them. 13. And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine; and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand,) and were choked in the sea. 14. And they that fed the swine fled, and told the city, and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that was done 15. And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind; and they were afraid. 16. And they that saw it told them how it befell to him that was possessed with the devil, and also concerning the swine. 17. And they began to pray him to depart out of their coasts.” Mark 5:1-16 26. “And they arrived at the country of the Gerasenes, which is over against Galilee. 27. And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs. 28. When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son 61


of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not. 29. (For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness.) 30. And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him. 31. And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep. 32. And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them. 33. Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked. 34. When they that fed them saw what was done, they fled, and went and told it in the city and in the country. 35. Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid. 36. They also which saw it told them by what means he that was possessed of the devils was healed. 37. Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear: and he went up into the ship, and returned back again. 38. Now the man, out of whom the devils were departed, besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying, 39. Return to thine own house, and show how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.” Luke 8:26-39 Question A. Who is casting out demons? Answer: Jesus is again casting out the demons; as it is written in Mark 5:7, 8, 13 “And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not. 8. For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit... 13. And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine ...” It is written in Matthew Jesus saying just “Go” to all the demons. It is written in Luke similar to Mark of the one unclean spirit, “Come out of the 62


man.” Where there is no mention of addressing the legion of demons in Luke, only that He suffered them, the devils to go into the pigs. Question B: Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Answer: In Matthew, it is written: “...there met him two possessed with devils...” In Mark, it is written: “...there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,” In Luke, it is written: “...there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no cloths, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.” I make mention here in Mark Jesus addressing the demon in the Geresene man. As it is written from verse 6; “And seeing Jesus from afar, he ran and bowed the knee to Him. 7. And crying with a loud voice, he said, what is to me and to you, Jesus, son of the Most High God? I adjure by God not to torment me. 8. For He said to him, unclean spirit, come out of the man! Mark 5:6-6 IL Jesus was addressing this one unclean spirit that He cast out at first. The spirit was in a ruling position over the mind to be able to bow down and address Jesus the way he did. The demon spoke as only an individual spirit. Only one of these demons in this man at this time spoke to Jesus in which He cast out straight away. Read again the above verse 6 and 7. I wanted to make clear that Jesus at first cast out only one demon, an unclean demon before He cast out the whole legion of demons into the swine. A legion is considered to be between 3,000 and 6,000 in number, so only one of this number spoke at first. Why He cast them into the swine was because at that point and time Jesus did not have the keys to death and hell. However, He was Lord and could have cast them to the place assigned to them until the great Day of Judgment, but He kept His laws. We see after Jesus’ ascension in Jude 6 it is written; “And those angels not having kept their first place, but having 63


deserted their dwelling-place. He has kept in everlasting chains under darkness for the judgment of a great Day:� Jude 6 IL When they said to Jesus have you come to torment us before the time, it was in mockery, they knew of this place and the bottomless pit where they would be cast for a thousand years. Then released for a time to deceive, and then finally cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where they would be tormented day and night forever and ever. They knew it was not yet their time for Jesus had not yet been crucified, glorified and prophecy had not been fulfilled (recall when Jesus was led of the Holy Spirit into the wilderness for forty days, Satan understood the prophetic scriptures). The prophecy had not been fulfilled for them to be cast into the bottomless pit to be tormented forever. (Revelation 20:1-3, 7-10) So, they asked to go into the swine to enable them to stay in the region of this Anti-Christ principality under the god Zeus. Zeus was the Greeks god considered ruler of the heavens and father of other gods. And the Romans believed Zeus was equal to their god Jupiter. Therefore, they were cast into the swine, Jesus knowing the swine could not contain them. This is again demonstrating His Lordship, Him as Messiah with all power and authority by the swine being driven into the sea. The Sea of Galilee to a Jew was a gateway to Hell, Sheol or Hades and the abode of demons. Further, I want to add that unclean spirits when they saw Jesus in any part of Israel where He ministered also would have bowed down to Him in mockery. As it is written; “And unclean spirits, when they saw Him, fell down before him and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.� Mark 3:11 KJ When someone is possessed by demons, they lose control of their faculties because the demons have taken control. Therefore, the demons being in control of the minds of these people have control of the body. Hence, they as a person their whole body bows down under the power of demons. Now back to who are the people having demons cast out? In Matthew, there is again a general account of deliverance. In Mark and Luke, the account 64


is more specific. All these accounts reveal men, one account of two men and one account of one man only, one account of a certain man, out of the city. These person or persons are male living in the tombs, the graveyard in the country of the Gergesenes, which is over against Galilee. Remember in the first account I revealed Capernaum was on the seaside of the Sea of Galilee. Jesus is there teaching from a ship in parables, before this account in Gergesa. Afterwards, He says to His disciples “let us pass over unto the other side.” Now, remember, when passing over to the other side or sailing to the other side, there were other little ships that went with Him. Then “there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish? And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.” Mark 4:37-39. I want to reveal the truth of this phenomenon. And to discern this command of Jesus “Peace be still,” let’s first go back to all of Genesis 1. “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth...” It was He whose creative power created the sea, the earth, the wind; He was Lord over His creation from the beginning. Colossians 1:16a “.... For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth...” You can read these truths in Psalm 104; it is a beautiful Psalm, a beautiful conviction, and blessing. Now remember because of the result of sin not only were Adam and Eve affected but also nature was affected. Everything created was no longer in harmony. Now in this light can you see Jesus taking authority over the rebellion of His creation? Can you see Him revealing His Lordship and Godhood, not only to nature but also to His disciples and His Jews? And those who followed him in the little ships about Him. He was giving them all another sign; He was the awaited Messiah. Studies tell us the Sea of Galilee is six hundred feet below sea level; hills and ravines surround it. These ravines act as wind tunnels, then as warm air rises around sunset, remember they left in the evening; cool air rushes through the ravines to replace it. The result of this is a calm sea turn into an angry white-capped sea. I believe this was the phenomenon of the storm on 65


the Sea of Galilee that day. Give some thought and parallel it with waterspouts, water tornadoes. They swirl up wind and water from the surface of the ocean. The winds gain speed from the ocean floor, and water is moved up into the sky and then poured out on the ocean like a spout. They are both just natural occurrences, not demonic activity. I don’t believe it was the spirits of the water kingdom or Satan or any spirit but nature itself in this circumstance. Now going straight back into Mark chapter 5:1 we have “And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes.” Matthew 8:28 “...into the country of the Gergesenes....” Luke 8:26 “...and they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes. (All KJ) They have gone from the seaside of Capernaum a region of Jews into the region of Decapolis, the region of Gentiles. Recall we are ascertaining who was this certain man, Jew or Gentile? So, we see Jesus and His disciples had gone the way of the Gentiles, gone into a region predominately Gentile. He had gone to the other side to the region of pagans who were worshippers of other gods than the One True God of Israel. Into a region where pigs were sacrificed on the alters of Zeus. Remember it is written in Matthew 10: 5 “These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, “Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: 6. But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” Matthew 10:5-6 Also, Jesus said about Himself He had come for the lost sheep of the house of Israel. However, here we see Himself going the way of the Gentiles. Recall in an earlier chapter I wrote Jesus would bless Gentiles as well as His chosen Jews. That through Abraham’s seed all nations of the earth would be blessed. From the beginning, Gentiles were to be part of His overall plan of redemption, not just His Covenant People from the nation of Israel. But it would always be through the seed of Abraham meaning Jesus and through the Jews that we as Gentiles would be blessed that the plan of redemption would be fulfilled.

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As it is written in Ephesians 2:19-20 “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; 20. And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;” Also as it is written in Romans 9:4-5 “Who are Israelites; whose are the adoption and the glory, and the covenants, and the Law-giving, and the service, and the promises; 5. whose are the fathers; and of whom is the Christ according to flesh, He being God over all, blessed forever. Amen.” Ephesians 2:19-20 At that time Gentiles “were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world; But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.” Ephesians 2:12-13 So, Jesus had the Gentile in mind for He did come to minister to Jews and Gentiles. Although to His people of Covenant He did come for them first to remain faithful to them, His promises to them and His covenants to them. Just recall what He said to the Greek Syrophoenician woman in Mark 7:27 “...let the children first be filled...” children meaning Jews. Isn’t this beautiful, Jesus was again giving His people a sign He was Messiah, Redeemer, Deliver and King whom He was to come to first. Again, showing us His faithfulness to His Covenants, Him keeping His Word, His love for His people, His concern for their souls. He knew if they did not accept Him as Messiah they would perish. So, He was always taking opportunities to reveal Himself as the awaited Messiah. Today His love and faithfulness to His people the Jews and His Covenants to them and Israel are revealed in the bringing back of this Covenant People to the Land of Israel. This exodus from all Nations is greater and bigger than the exodus through Moses. God is bringing back His Covenant people to fulfill end time prophecy to make way for Jesus second coming.

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This is one prophecy now being fulfilled; from Ezekiel 37:21 “And say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will gather them on every side, and bring them into their own land:” Ezekiel 37:21 See also Jeremiah 23; 7-8; 30:3; Isaiah 11:11-14; 60:4-9,10; 1 Kings 12; Ezekiel 37:21-22; Isaiah 11:11-14 Luke 21:24; Isaiah 27:6; 61:4; 61:5; Amos 9:14; Zephaniah 3:9 all these scriptures will enlighten the eyes of your understanding. To restoration of the Hebrew language of the vine culture, of the Gentile support for restoration; on the restoration of historical settlements of Israel’s environment, on their return to Jerusalem, on them as a unified State and their return to the land. These scriptures will dispel the error and heresy that God has replaced Israel with the church and is no longer in Covenant with the Jews or Israel. The New Eternal Blood Covenant did not annul other eternal Covenants. And for your own freedom out of captivity to these perversions of scripture, read the scriptures around the words Covenant and Israel. The word will reveal line upon line the truth. Each jot, each yud or each stroke will witness the truth of His Everlasting Covenants with His people the Jews and His land Israel. Now just one more mention of Isaiah 49:22 as it is written “Thus saith the Lord God, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people; and they shall bring thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.” Isaiah 49:22 Jesus is beckoning us as Gentiles to help bring back the Israelites to their land. This comes with great rewards, great blessings, listen to your heart. I beseech you to study the scriptures again, for a fresh in light of this great exodus now happening. Study the scriptures for yourself. It is Covenant bread that God will teach us by His Spirit to prove His will in these and all things. So, we can be taught the truth about His Covenants to the Jews and to the land of Israel. Receive the blessings “If you bless my people I will bless you.”

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Recall again read all Romans 11 again; we are grafted into the olive tree, it is the root, the Jews that support us the Gentiles. We are not the olive tree; we are grafted in as wild olive branches. Recall again Romans 9:4-5; the adoptions, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the service and the promises are from the Jews, the Israelites, we are grafted in. The tree has not disappeared. It has not been uprooted and thrown away to be replaced as a Gentile olive tree. The olive tree is eternal; it is to be forever a tree referring to the Jewish people. And recall Paul’s letter to the Gentiles (3:1) in the book Ephesians; 1:5 “having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will.” We like the Ephesians Gentiles are adopted children who were estranged from citizenship in the kingdom of Israel (2:11), now we enjoy the spiritual blessing that comes from the olive tree and Christ Jesus a Jew. I know I have gone in another direction, why, because our fight is not against flesh and blood but again the kingdom of darkness. This kingdom has built up heresy after heresy, error after error of foundational truths. On the foundation of error, they can build fortresses of doctrines full of heresy that destroy heritage and the character of God. That robs us of our inherited promises and gifts and weaken our power and authority on the whole. Also, there is a flesh factor, some of our shepherds have caused those who do not test what is taught to go astray, giving cause for the adversary to devour. (See Jeremiah 50:6-7) Why? Because they have put their faith in man’s teachings. They have not done a study on their own to prove the truths. In the teachings in the books, they read the teachings of specific Denominations and the teachings of Theological and Bible Colleges. They have also idolized and put their faith in the teachers and professors that taught and still teach them. They have not tested or pursued their own personal study of the doctrines taught, read, or given by certain Denominations. They have not tested teachings in accordance with the whole Bible from the book of Genesis to the book of Revelation. Leaving themselves and the sheepfold open for the false doctrines of devils. Now back to the healing of the daughter of a Greek woman. He was not saying in His heart that He would not heal the daughter when he said, “let the children be filled first.” But this was an opportune time to reveal Himself 69


again as the awaited Messiah. The Messiah who would come to the children of Israel first as according to prophecy. Recall Romans 1:16 “For I am no ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” Romans 1:16 Now studies reveal Gadera was a city about ten kilometers or six miles south east of the Sea of Galilee. It was a Greek city, one of the ten cities in the Decapolis region. Also, the capital city of the Roman province of Perea. But Gergesa is revealed in studies of historical geography to be a city on the east coast, on the seaside of the Galilee Sea. The only city identified with a portion of the coast that had steep hills come down to the shore. Gergesa lines up with the swine running down a steep place into the sea. These two cities had different names and different geographical positions. Just like Bethlehem, Bethany and Bethabara were all in different geographical positions. Therefore, Gergesa is the city referred to in this scripture, not Gadera. Gergesa is the place where Jesus boards off the ship and ministers to a certain man and/or two men possessed with demons. Now to discern was this certain man a Jew or Gentile? The city Gergesa was in the region of Decapolis, known as the land of the Gentiles. Scripture does reveal this region to be Decapolis in the same chapter 5 of Mark verse 21; “And he (the man who was possessed with the legion of demons, words in brackets here mine) departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.” Mark 5:21 Further, it was in the land of the seven, known to the Jews as the land of the Gentiles where there were keepers of swine, pig breeders. Pigs were bred not only for Gentile food but also for sacrificial purposes to the god Zeus. Zeus was one of the gods the Greeks worshipped; he was also known to them as father heaven. Greeks had various gods and goddesses, as did the Romans. Also, The Roman Garrisons occupied this region. Their insignia was a boar’s head, a male pigs head. Recall scripture that the god of this world has blinded the minds of them that believe not, and they walk according to the 70


prince of the power of the air. So knowingly and unknowingly, they had come under the principality of the god Zeus and took a sacrificial animal as an insignia for themselves. Symbols and objects from pagan religions are not passive. They invoke the spiritual power that they represent. Jesus knew what the insignia symbolized, so in the casting out of demons and the drowning of a great number of most probably the majority was for sacrificial pigs, He declared to the enemy His Lordship, His power, and authority over all gods, demons and all men. So, in their fear, both the demonic in those who worshiped Zeus prayed him to leave their country. To add when the demons asked to enter into the pigs in so doing, they would have been able to stay within that region to be re-assigned and not be sent back to the place Jesus has appointed for them. We see now that Jesus is in the land of the Gentiles, there are Greeks, Romans and there would also be there other foreigners there to the Nation of Israel. He is near the shore of Gergesa, and it is written of a certain man from the city in Luke. Not written a “brethren,” not written a Jew, not even written of his/their name. Only certain, which is in the context of not to be identified as a Gentile, a Roman, a Greek, a Gergesene, a Samaritan, a Brethren, a Jew, only a man from the city. He was a man who was living in Gergesa in the tombs of the cemetery of that city. He was not in Gadera, but in Gergesa, possibility a Gergesene. In the same light as someone who lived in Nazareth was known as a Nazarene. Jesus was referred to by himself, others and by demons as a Nazarene. In Matthew 2:23 KJ it is written of Jesus being raised as a boy in Nazareth; “And coming he lived in a city called Nazareth; so as to fulfill that spoken by the prophets, “He shall be called a Nazarene.” Matthew 2:23KJ Now we know Jesus was a Jew, King of the Jews and He was “the son of David, the son Abraham” (Matthew 1:1). Abraham fathered Isaac, who was technically the first Jew. Abraham also was from the line of Shem, the High Priest of Salem, Noah’s son. Jesus was one of Abraham’s descendants; God had promised to make the descendants of Abraham a great nation that would become God’s chosen people. So here we saw Jesus a Jew but called a Nazarene.

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So, were these Gergesenes Jews or Gentiles? These men and or man were Gentiles. He or they could not have been a Jew(s), because when he asked Jesus could he come and be with Him, Jesus refused. Jesus did not tell him to go to Jerusalem and give the offering Moses commanded, or to go and show himself to the Priests or those of any synagogue. But He told him to “go home to thy friends and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.� Then he did go and proclaim in the Decapolis, a region of Gentiles and Pagan worshippers of other gods how much Jesus had done for him.

Question B: Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Answer: The people who are having demons cast out are men who are Gentiles, not Jews. Who is only known as Geresenes because they live in Gergesa. Both accounts written in Mark and Luke refer to this person as a man, one man. Matthew refers to this account as two men. Matthew and Luke refer to the country as Gergesa, Mark the country of Gadara. Remember Marks gospel was written by Mark for Peter; Mark was his interpreter who had not been one of Jesus disciples until near the end of Jesus ministry. So maybe that is why the difference of country. Further, remember Gergesa was the only city that had steep hills that came down to the sea shore, and Gadara was inland not coastal, and both these cities were in the region of Decapolis, a Gentile dominated region. Question C: Why are the demons in these people? Answer: The scripture does not denote why the one unclean spirit and the rest of the legion of demons (3,000 to 6,000) are in this man or men. Therefore, the answer to this question cannot be pacifically revealed, yet one could say because of multiple transgressions. He was so demon possessed they would have called in many more, and may be he became a dwelling place for the spirits in the region. Question D: Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirit? Answer: No, because again this account was before the finished works of Calvary. 72


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Matthew 9:32-33 – Mute Man “While they were going out, a man who was demon-possessed and could not talk was brought to Jesus. 33. And when the demon was driven out, the man who had been mute spoke. The crowd was amazed and said, “Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel.” 34. But the Pharisees said, “It is by the prince of demons that he drives out demons.” Matthew 9:32-33 NIV The fourth account of demonic deliverence is the casting out of spirit from a mute man after Jesus left Jairus’s house. Jesus had come from Gergesa; remember He left from teaching by the lake of Galilee in Capernaum and went to Gergesa, now He is returning to Capernaum. “Now when Jesus returned. A crowd welcomed Him, for they were all expecting Him. 41. Then a man named Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue, came and fell at Jesus' feet, pleading with him to come to his house 42. because his only daughter, a girl of about twelve, was dying.” Luke 8:40-42 NIV Jesus proceeds to go to Jairus house a Jew, why? As it is written a ruler of that synagogue. So, I would say Jairus lived in Capernaum of Galilee. Bethsaida was north east of Capernaum and Cana was more north west, much further away from Capernaum than Bethsaida. History records a literal building of a synagogue in Capernaum. I would say the one the centurion who loved their Nation built for them, the Jews (Luke 7:1-5). Scripture records this was in Capernaum see Luke 7:1-5. After this Jesus left Jairus house, he went to His hometown Nazareth which was south west of Capernaum with the disciples. Now on His way to Jairus house, a woman who was subject to bleeding touched the edge of his cloak. His cloak was His prayer shawl; the edge would have been one of the blue fringes of each corner. The Jews knew prophetically

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Mark, this account is not mentioned in this Gospel. Luke, this account is not mentioned in this Gospel. John, this account is not mentioned in this Gospel. Jesus left there, (Jairus house) and went to His hometown, accompanied by His disciples.” Mark 6:1 NIV. Remember, His hometown was not Capernaum, but Nazareth. Question A. Who is casting out demons? Answer: Again, Jesus is casting out “the demon,” only one demon; as it is written in Matthew 9:32-33 “While they were going out, a man who was demon-possessed and could not talk was brought to Jesus. 33. And when the demon was driven out, the man who had been mute spoke.............” Question B. Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Answer: This person is a man, a Jew who was brought to Him. He was leaving the house of Jairus who was one of the synagogue rulers, a Jew. This man was brought to Him as He was leaving a synagogue of Jews. Recall Jews did not associate, keep company or go in their houses as they were considered common and unclean. Recall this truth as it is written in Acts 10 of Peter’s vision of a sheet with all manner of four-footed beasts of the earth, creeping things and fowls of the air while He was on the housetop of Simon, the tanner. While Peter thought about the vision, the Holy Spirit told him three men seek him and to doubt nothing and go with them for He had sent them. Then they were called from the gate into the house, and they were lodged. On the next day, Peter went with them and other Brethren, Jews to Caesarea to Cornelius, a centurion a devout man who feared God. Then is written; “And he said unto them; Ye know how that it is an unlawful thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company, or come unto one of another nation, but God hath showed me that I should not call any man common or unclean. Acts 10:28 So, given this man was brought to Him as He was leaving the house of 76


the Synagogue ruler, he could have been Gentile. For recall the three Gentile men in Acts 10 above waited at the gate of Simon, the tanner, they did not enter the gate to the house until invited. Scripture makes no mention of this man as being a Gentile. In terms of no comments from Jesus like “let the children be fed first” or “I have come to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” No comments are mentioned of Jesus revealing Himself as Messiah to the Jews around about Him as He was leaving the house of Jairus a Jew, a ruler of that synagogue. Therefore, it is more likely that this man would have to have been a Jew. Question C: Why are the demons in these people? Answer: This is the first mention in the Gospel of Matthew of the function of a demon. Its function was to keep this man from talking or making any vocal sounds. This scripture does not make any mention why it was in this man; only its function stopped this man speaking. The Lord was speaking to Moses in Exodus 4:11 as it is written; “The Lord said to him, “Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deaf or mute? Who gives him sight or makes him blind? Is it not I, the Lord?” Exodus 4:11 Was this the reason why the demon was in this man as a sovereign act of God, or a curse of God, the scripture does not reveal this? This man was under the Mosaic covenant of blessings and curses being a Jew. Also, the Abrahamic Covenant being a descendant of Abraham; Lets read this Covenant from God to Abraham; “When Abram was ninety-nine years and, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless. 2. I will confirm my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.” 3. Abram fell facedown, and God said to him, 4. “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You will be the father of many nations. 5. No longer will you be called Abram; your name will be Abraham, for I have made you a father of many nations. 6. I will make you very fruitful; I will make nations of you, and kings will come from you. 7. I will establish 77


my covenant as an EVERLASTING COVENANT between me and you and your descendants after you for the generations to come, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you. 8. The whole land of Canaan, where you are now an alien, I will give as an EVERLASTING POSSESSION to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God.� Genesis 17:1-8 This man and all descendants of Abraham are in an Everlasting Covenant as it is written, above. When he and other Jews come into the New Eternal Blood Covenant accepting Jesus Christ, this Covenant remains operative for the Jew. Rabbinic Jews and Jesus a Rabbi taught truths using pictures in words and practices of not only the Hebraic culture but also other cultures. When God cut Covenant with Abraham, He used traditions associated with making treaties that were used throughout the Middle East. Deuteronomy is set out in the same way as those treaties or covenant documents. God used the customs so familiar to Abraham to get the message across to him and so he could convey these truths to others. This man being still under the Mosaic Covenant, which had curses for disobedience and blessings for obedience, all written in a book of the Law, Deuteronomy. So, whether the man’s muteness was a curse of God from this book, or whether with this curse of the law comes a demon of muteness, this scripture does not reveal. Or in other words, the demon was the vehicle of the curse. Nor does it reveal if this demon is from the realm of darkness for being involved in their practices of divination, witchcraft, sorcery, interpretation of omens, casting spells, medium-ship, spiritism, consultation of the dead or sacrificing a son or daughter in the fire or the other practices of darkness that there are. Or whether it was a sovereign act of God to make this man mute as in the reference of God talking to Moses in the scripture mentioned above. Or as a way for God to be glorified, or as a result of a violation and or transgression of His laws, or demonic involvement the scriptures again do not reveal. Only that when this demon was cast out, the man was no longer mute, he could speak. Therefore, the demons effect caused the man to be mute.

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We see that God did use demon spirits in the Old Testament. Also, Satan had the power over death, and what was death, the penalty of sin, and what was sin, the transgression of the law, and what is all unrighteousness, sin. So, a reason Jesus came was that He would destroy him who had the power over death. “Since, then, the children have partaken of flesh and blood, in like manner He Himself also shared the same thing, that through death He might cause to cease the one having the power of death, that is, the devil; 15. and might set these free, as many as by fear of death were subject to slavery through all the time to live.” Hebrews 2:14-15 “Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned; 13. For until the law sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law. 14. Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come. 15. But not as the offense, so also is the free gift. For if through the offense of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many. 16. And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offenses unto justification. 17. for if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ. 18. Therefore, as by the offense of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life. 19. For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous. 20. Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound; 21. That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 5:12-21 This is where demons or evil spirits were the result of any curses of darkness, and from the broken laws of God that had curses for violation of His 79


laws. ‘Satan had the power over death,’ for what was ‘the penalty of sin, death,’ and what was and still is sin, ‘the transgression of the law’ and what was the judgment of the law, condemnation. These scriptures below reveal that demon spirits were used of God and still are, and subject to the will of God, His sovereignty; other than that, of curses and or transgressions of the law. Jesus did and still can and does use demons for His plans and purposes. As we read, He used them prior to the victory of the cross that destroyed him who had the power over death. Prior to all things put under His feet and Him having been made both Lord and Christ (Acts 2:36), demons were still subject to His sovereignty. “God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the citizens of Shechem, who acted treacherously against Abimelech.” Judges 9:23 NIV “Now the Spirit of the Lord had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented him.” 1 Samuel 16:14 NIV “When you are assembled in the name of our Lord Jesus and I am with you in spirit, and the power of our Lord Jesus is present, 5. hand this man over to Satan, so that the sinful nature may be destroyed and his spirit saved on the day of the Lord.” 1 Corinthians. 5:4-5 NIV “To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassing great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.” 2 Corinthians. 12:7 NIV “Among them are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I handed over to Satan to be taught not to blaspheme.” 1 Timothy 1:20 Question D: Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirt. Answer: Again no. This account was pre-the cross of Christ. Jesus had not yet been glorified to send His Holy Spirit. If you want to read again of the fulfilling of this law, as to why the Holy Spirit was not yet given until after Christ had fulfilled what was written about Him in the law of Moses, the Psalms and the Prophets read chapter 2 again. 80


CHAPTER 6 Matthew 12:22-32 – The Blind and Dumb Man _____________________________________________________________ The next account of demonic deliverance in Matthew is in chapter 12 verses 22. How ever let’s read verses 23 to 32 to increase our knowledge and revelation. For we know our faith is increased when we have knowledge and revelation. And it is through this faith we walk, live and stand in Christ’s victory against the wiles of the devil. If faith is little as in understanding the depths of Satan and his kingdom, our victory is little, if no knowledge, no revelation then we have little faith, hence little victory against the enemy's wiles. Against his many heresies, errors, perversions of the Gospel and his power in lies and deception. So, let’s read up to verse 32 as it is written. “Then was brought unto Him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw. 23. And all the people were amazed, and said, Is not this the Son of David? 24. But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow doth not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils. 25. And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand: 26. And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand? 27. And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your children cast them out? Therefore they shall be your judges. 28. But if I cast out devils by The Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you. 29. Or else, how can one enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? And then he will spoil his house. 30. He that is not with me is against me; and he that gathereth not with me scattereth abroad. 31. Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men; but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. 32. And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but

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he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.” Luke 11:14-26 KJ Question A. Who is casting out the demon(s)? Answer: Jesus is again casting out the demon. As we read above, it is the ministry of the Holy Spirit within Him that is the one who is casting out the demon. Jesus is the vessel; He the Holy Spirit works through Jesus. As with Jesus, we are extensions of God’s touch, ministry, and prayer. We are at service; we yield to work as partners to assist God to work in the circumstances. He has set it up this way so we, flesh, are the vessels He works through for His plans and purposes of redemption. The Pharisees accused Jesus of casting out devils by Beelzebub. They accused Him of being a false prophet in other accounts. The penalty for breaking these laws of the Torah was death; again, they were always looking for a way to charge Him and have Him put to death. Scripture mentions that it is one demon “a devil,” not two or three or more. In the later verses, Jesus uses a parable to teach about entering a strongman’s house, to bind him before spoiling his goods. Teaching a spiritual axiom, the demon is referred to as a strongman, and his goods are the spirits blindness and dumbness, and the house is where they are lodged within whatever part of the body. For example, a nest of mind control spirits dwell or lodge/operate in the mind or a nest of fear spirits dwell in the abdomen. Some use the terminology a family of fear spirits or a colony of fear spirits or refer to them as a system of fear spirits operating with other indwelling demons under a chain of command, each nest having a strongman and those strongmen under a ruling strongman which become an organized system of spirits with names titles and rank. To add no nest of demons, work alone, they work with other nests of spirits within. This was seen in the man who was living in Gergesa in the tombs of the cemetery of that city. For another example, a strongman of Rebellion with his nest and or underlings works with the strongman of Rejection and his underlings. Or a strongman of fear and his underlings will work with and or link up with the strongman of Rejection and his underlings coupled with Rebellion and his underlings. Another term is Rejection and their fruits, or Rebellion and their fruits, which is fruits of the root. Root being 83


rejection fruit being self rejection, pride, envy, striving, performance, competition, loneliness, independence, criticism, bitterness, guilt, insecurity, perfectionism, sexual lust, self-deception, pouting and in some there can be a multitude of spirits depending on the personality and the circumstances of that person as to the way they have acted out in a stronghold of rejection. Now Jesus was a Rabbi, a teacher who was a Jew who grew up keeping the customs of His Nation and people Israel. Plus keeping the laws of God, living by the ways of the Torahs, Tenuchs teachings. The Jews around Jesus saw the way He lived; they would have watched and known of Him going through the customs and biblical requirements to become a Rabbi. At the age of three as a Jewish boy, Mary would have had Him start to study the Torah. At the age of twelve, He would have been given His first tzitzit to put on the corner of His prayer shawl. Because He had memorized the first five books of the law, the Torah. This explains why He was about His Fathers business at the Temple when He was twelve. At the age of thirteen it was custom to learn the trade of the Father and this He did with Joseph. In those days there was not much need for a wood carpenter, but there was a need for a stone mason. This was the main skill He was trained in by Joseph. At the age of twenty-five, He had to of known the whole Old Testament, the Tenach off by heart. Only then could He study to become a Rabbi, a teacher. Just to add, it was the Hebrew Rabbinic way of teaching using parables. The parables He taught using known parables from rabbinic teachings of the Jews. Parables to what had been written in the word, they were nothing new. His teaching by using questions, pictures, and the surroundings were Jewish customs, the rabbinic ways. They referred not only to the natural but also to the spiritual and the present the past and the future of either natural or spiritual. Like how does one enter a strongman’s house unless he first binds the strongman to plunder the goods? To a Jew, the house was the Temple on the Mount of Olives and they understood because a strongman guarded the treasury where people’s treasures, tithes, gifts, and offerings were kept. “Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!” Matthew 23:16 84


To add when He spoke about His burden, it was His way of life taught on how to live as one who was separated unto God. His yoke was His teachings on what the scriptures meant. All Rabbi’s had a burden and a yoke. Also, disciples lived with their Rabbi living the example the Rabbi lived. This is why we as disciples are to live the way the Word who became flesh reveals in scripture to live. And in living with Jesus by His Holy Spirit, not living according to the Western Religious customs, but the way of life for us to live within our culture is according to the laws, Covenants, and teachings from the scriptures, the teachings of The Holy Spirit. To know Jesus is to keep His instructions in righteous living, to keep His law. Also, to walk as He walked, to walk in the light, not hating our brother or love the world’s instructions in lawlessness. (1 John 2:6, 15-16) So, when those of the Nation of Israel and or others who listened to His teaching knew the culture of the day, they knew exactly what He was talking about when He taught using the picture of a house divided against itself. “... and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:” Matthew 12:25 (KJ) They knew that in the winter if they had heavy and prolonged rains it would cause much soaking, dampness, and softness to the adobe mud-brick houses. This was what Jesus referred to when He said not to build your treasure up on earth as thieves could dig in the houses. They dug in other season’s not just winter. (Matthew 6:19) Now they knew when the hot dry winds came off the Sinai desert in the late spring or early summer the walls dried out. If they dried out to quickly, they would crack from top to bottom. There was no way then the walls could be drawn back together again, it became then unlivable. So, the whole house had to be rebuilt not just a wall, therefore the house could not stand (Mark 3:25). Also, if they did not move out in time, sooner or later the roof would sag and cause the house to collapse. They knew if you did not rebuild and move out in time their house was left unto them even more desolate. This is what Jesus refers to in Luke 13:35; “Behold, your house is left to you desolate...” 85

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dwelling would soon become desolate leaving him homeless. In addition, if he cast out demons in aiding the Kingdom of God his own kingdom would be divided against itself causing desolation. Question B. Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Answer: Matthew 12 verse 1 reads “... Jesus went on the Sabbath day through the corn....” Verse 8 reads “For the Son of man is Lord even of the Sabbath day.” he is the boss of that day. Not that there is no Sabbath, but He is Lord, and Lord of the Sabbath. Just like He is Lord of Glory, Lord of Kings, Lord Sovereign or Lord of Abraham Isaac and Jacob, He is Lord of the Sabbath, He has the sovereignty to bind or loose in other words allow or prohibit actions on a Sabbath if they are in accordance with His Holy Laws not the traditions of men. Jesus was revealing His Lordship again, and again He was always giving signs to the Jews He was the awaited Messiah, that He was the son of David. He was revealing to them in verse 8 He was not only the Son of man that the Psalms and the Prophets spoke of, but He was Him, the Lord who made this Covenant of Sabbath...’ “I am the Lord of the Sabbath.” And in revealing this in verses 3 to 7 He had the authority or Lordship to make the decision to allow one to profane or break Sabbath and still be considered blameless. Because He would have mercy rather than sacrifice within the adherence to the requirements of Sabbath keeping. Some of those in the synagogue would have caught these revelations, some not, some of them knew and some of those who were later of the multitude said, “Is not this the Son of David?” But we know that some of those in the Synagogue, the Pharisees wanted to accuse Him. And they went out and held a council against him how they might destroy him. “But when Jesus knew it, He withdrew himself from thence [the synagogue-italics here mine] and great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all; And charged them that they should not make him known: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying “Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well-pleased; I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall show judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice 87


in the streets. A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he sends forth judgment unto victory. And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.” Matthew 12:15-21 Then, was brought unto Him one possessed with a devil, who was blind and dumb and this one was healed insomuch that this man spoke and saw. So, we see Jesus had left the Synagogue of Jews and was followed by multitudes that would have been both Jews and Gentiles and He healed them all. Then they brought to Him this one who was possessed. So, He was still with the multitude. If you read the above verses again the key given is Gentile. This man would have been a Gentile so that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet of Jesus showing judgment to the Gentiles and in His name, shall the Gentiles trust. Jesus always had a plan of Salvation for the Gentile, not just His beloved people the Jews. We were to be adopted into His family and were to be heirs and partakers of the Jewish or Israelites Covenants. The earliest reference of Jesus plan of salvation is in Genesis. Now we know Jesus took down the dividing wall between Jew and Gentile when the curtain was torn in two. And as we saw He came to His Covenant people the Jews first and then to us the Gentiles making us one with Him to be heirs and partakers of the Covenants. Recall in the Old Testament scriptures Jesus offered the strangers to join themselves with Him to keep His Covenants that He made with His chosen people the Jews and or the Israelites, well that’s us the stranger. Now back to the dividing wall. In the temple at the time of Jesus, not in the synagogue, just to remind you a synagogue was a group of 10 or more Jews, not a building, however, the Centurion who loved the Jews had built a building for them so that the synagogue could meet there. It was only in latter centuries that buildings were built and called synagogues. Now the temple, Solomon’s, had a dividing wall to separate the court of the Gentiles to the area where the Jews worshipped God. It was in this area of the Gentiles where Jesus threw out the moneylenders and those selling out of this court that was mostly Sadducees selling. The temple had an area for lending and selling, but they had taken the appointed area for the Gentiles court. Jesus’ salvation was for all nations, not just Jews like some of them thought. This was verified in Acts 11:18 how they were quieted and how they glorified God that He had granted to the Gentiles repentance unto life. 88


“When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God saying, then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life.” Acts 11:18 Now I’ll go back to the beginning of Matthew 12 of the mention of Sabbath to marry this with the Gentile court. Isaiah wrote in 56:6-7 about if the sons of the stranger, meaning Gentiles who would join themselves to the Lord and would keep the Sabbath and take hold of His covenant, He would bring them in and make them joyful in His house of prayer, meaning the temple. And their burnt offerings and sacrifices would be accepted upon His altar. Jesus had written in Isaiah of His house being called a house of prayer for all people. Jesus was not only angry that they were selling in the temple in corruption, but that they had taken over the court of the Gentiles. For He had said His house was to be called a house of prayer for all people, not just Jews. Sabbath is a Generational Covenant Jesus has commanded to be eternal, never ending. This covenant was never to be temporal. It was also a law given to all men at creation before Abraham who was the Father of the Jewish people. God gave the Sabbath law in the beginning, then made this into a Covenant between Himself revealing to them what was required of them on that day. He made this to be a Covenant for the Jews as a sign throughout all generations. As we are grafted into the olive tree, and who are no longer strangers to the commonwealth of Israel but joint heirs of the Covenants we are required to keep Sabbath. To put it bluntly, it is law, same as thou shall not murder, thou shall love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, thou shall study to show yourself approved, thou shall do works of faith. Thou shall keep the original 7th Holy day, set apart as sanctified being the Jewish Saturday, this Sabbath, not the changed Sunday Sabbath, that the enemy was allowed to change. But now we are in the days of restoration of truth. Read what is written about Sabbath in the Old Testament and then the New. “Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my Sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations...” Exodus 31:13

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it is written there remains a Sabbath rest, it is to remain a Sabbath, stay as a Saturday Sabbath, remain in place, remain as covenant, a covenant command. “14. But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and sat down.” Acts 13:14 “42. And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next Sabbath.” Acts 13:42 “44. And the next Sabbath day came almost the whole city together to hear the word of God.” Acts 13:44 “2. And Paul, as his manner was went in unto them, and three Sabbaths days reasoned with them out of the Scriptures.” Acts 17:2 “4. And he reasoned in the synagogue every Sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.” Acts 18:4 “20. When desired him to tarry longer time with them, he consented not; 21. But bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem...” Acts 18:20 You could question these scriptures saying Paul is talking to Jews and others who have not yet been set free from the teachings of the days before Jesus. But Hebrews reads there still remains a Sabbath rest. It means just how it reads, there still remains a Saturday Sabbath. “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” Hebrews 4:9 In Acts 18:20 Paul wanted to keep a feast that cometh in Jerusalem. To add, Paul still kept biblical feasts. And we know Paul was a Jew, a Hebrew of Hebrews and a Pharisee of Pharisees who learnt at the feet of Gamaliel a very legalist Pharisee. This was part of the reason why he was given a thorn, the messenger of Satan. He was so legally trained in works of the Law and a lot of incorrect rabbinic interpretations of the scriptures that he would have passed on his teaching to others if he had not been given a messenger to hit 91


him hard for walking in the flesh. The Hebraic understanding of being ‘in the flesh’ is when one lives by works of law. So, when Paul went back and walked in the flesh, that being the ways of teachings of legalistic and wrong rabbinic interpretations the messenger of Satan, the demon, under The Holy Spirits direction would be commanded to come against him. So, Paul would not have been in a hurry to practice or write or teach on wrong traditions or legalistic ways when he would have been stung by a scorpion or bitten by a snake symbolically so to speak. Jesus’ Covenant commandment laws are repeated throughout scripture to keep feasts and Sabbaths because they are eternal Generational Covenants, to a thousand Generations, to your generations, such as Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles, Sabbath and some others. These are God’s sanctified signposts, appointed times for your generations to enter into that act as reminders of God as a Covenant Keeping God and that reveal the Messiah. Appointed times for God to meet with you, times He wants to remind you over and over again of Himself and Jesus. Times of relationship, times to reveal His plan(s) and purposes for you. Times to refresh and reveal His plan and purpose for the Jew, the earth and the people of the earth and remind you of the foundations of your faith. God and Jesus have appointed days, weeks or times for celebration between Him and us, times to be blessed. Sabbath is one of these times; in Hebrews 4:9 it is written there remains a Sabbath rest. The interlinear Translation writes a Sabbath rest, as does The Knox, The Revised Standard, The Amplified, The New English and The New International Version. The King James does not mention the rest as a Sabbath but does imply in latter verses of a Sabbath. “There remainth therefore a rest (Sabbath) to the people of God. 10. For he that is entered into his rest (Sabbath), he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.” (Can you see the same reference to creation day rest......Saturday? Words in brackets here mine.) Hebrews 4:9 Now let’s remember again Romans 9:4-5 that from the Israelites or the Jews comes our inheritances. From this root comes the teachings for our way of life, or the way we are to live according to God’s ways, laws set out in the 92


scriptures given to the Jews. “Who are Israelites; to whom pertainteth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service (the Passover) of God, and the promises;” Romans 9:4-5 Recall also in Romans 11:17-18 we are grafted into the root of the olive tree. The tree is the family of God the Israelites, we are the adopted ones into the family of the Jews. Not us replacing them as the Gentile Church, it is the other way around, we are a part of them; “And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree; 18. Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root, but the root thee.” Romans 11:17-18 Recall also Ephesians 2:11-15 we were aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and were strangers to the covenants of promise having that dividing wall between Jew and Gentile. “Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12. That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: Ephesians 2:11-15 Recall again Ephesians 3:4-6 we were the ones who were made fellow heirs with the household of God the Jewish family. And when adopted to a family we join with their way of life; we participate in their lifestyles. Meaning we are to keep their Covenants, their Sabbaths, heirs to join with them in their Covenants, which all are given by God; “Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,) 5. Which in other ages was not made know unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; 6. That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ by the gospel:” Ephesians 3:4-6 93


If you were to humble yourself and pray to submit the teachings of not keeping a Saturday Sabbath and your flesh to Jesus; If you would consider that maybe some of your learning may be because of the prophetic words of the book of Daniel of little horn are a part of your belief. The Antichrist Spirit, his principality of demons who have changed the commandments and days and laws of God that have distorted our inheritance. You could be filled with new revelation on scriptures and see prophetic words coming to fruition and be personally blessed. I want to add little horn was allowed to rule supreme to deceive for a certain time. Then a time of judgment “to consume and destroy it unto the end” would happen. We are in this time of judgment, and in the time of restoration of truth. The teachings of Sabbath, Law, Commandments, and Israel - the Land, the Covenants, the Sanctuary and His chosen people the Jews are being once again restored to true knowledge. If you would commit yourself to study of the word around these truths like the Sabbath, Covenant even the word Eternal you would be enlightened so you could walk more in the fullness of your inheritance. Question C. Why are the demons in these people? Answer: Scripture does not reveal why this man a Gentile was possessed with a devil. Nor does it reveal why he was blind and dumb. Nor does it reveal that the demon was the causation of him being blind and dumb. Only that “... He healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spoke and saw.” Question D. Does the person(s) have The Holy Spirit? Answer: Jesus was again only in the early days of His ministry. He had just called His 12 disciples giving them power in Chapter 10. In chapter 11, John the Baptist revealed as a Rabbi, had sent two of his disciples to go to Jesus and ask was, He that should come, or do they look for someone else. I don’t think John expected to be imprisoned! In this chapter 12, it was the Sabbath and Jesus were in Capernaum. The key is given in Chapter 11; “And thou, Capernaum, which are exalted unto heaven...” speaking as if He was right there in that city. Capernaum was the city prophesized by Isaiah 9:1-2. From Capernaum to Bethsaida to 94


Chorazin in this small area was where Jesus worked most of His mighty works, His miracles, preaching’s and teachings. This is why He singles them out in Chapter 11:21-24 for these places were so glorified to be chosen by Him. So, we see Jesus again had not yet been glorified, therefore this man did not have the Holy Spirit.

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Matthew 15:21-29 – The Syrophenician Woman’s Daughter

The next account of demonic deliverance is in Matthew 15:22 of the daughter who is grievously vexed with a devil. Let’s read from verse 21 to 29; “Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon. 22. And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou Son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. 23. But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. 24. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 25. Then came she and worshiped him, saying, Lord, help me. 26. But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs. 27. And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table. 28. Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour. 29. Then Jesus departed from thence, and came nigh unto the Sea of Galilee; and went up into a mountain, and sat down there.” Matthew 15:21-29 Mark records this account in Chapter 7:24-30: “And from thence he arose, and went into the boarders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into a house, and would have no man know it: but he could not be hid. 25. For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet: 26. The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter. 27. But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be 96


filled: for it is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it unto the dogs. 28. And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children’s crumbs. 29. And he said unto her, For this saying go thy way; the devil is gone out of thy daughter. 30. And when she was come to her house, she found the devil gone out, and her daughter laid upon the bed.” Mark 7:24-30 Luke and John make no mention of this account. Matthew mentions a devil Mark mentions an unclean spirit. Both accounts referring to the daughter as having one devil not many devils. Matthew mentions the woman as “a woman from Canaan,” Mark mentions “a certain woman,” “The woman was a Greek Syrophoenician.” To understand the language of expression of the writer we have to consider who was writing. Where were they when they wrote, what was the century, and to whom and what culture of people was the Word written to? Writers agree, Matthew is one of the chosen 12 an apostle, a Levite, who was a former Roman collaborator, a tax collector. Who wrote his Gospel and so did the others under the inspiration of The Holy Spirit. Matthew wrote in Antioch in Syria of Israel between 70 and 90 AD. to Jewish Covenant people in Israel. Mark, not one of the twelve disciples penned this Gospel for Peter one of the twelve disciples an apostle. Written in Rome before 70 AD. mainly to Pagan or Gentile converts and Jews suffering under Nero’s bloody persecution. In Rome, there was a religiously diverse Jewish population who spoke mainly Greek. Jews lived there because of the Nation’s dispersion throughout the world plus those who would have moved in later times. They were considered as Greek Jews, who were more Greek than Israeli. Some were still orthodox, some mixed their belief with Greek philosophy, and some had become accustomed to all Greek lifestyles. This is a reason why the uses of some words differ throughout the synoptic Gospels; they speak to the culture as in the usage of the word house, written by Matthew for the Hebrew as house, but to the Greek by Luke palace. The example referred to is written; “How does one enter a strongman’s house...” Matthew; How does one enter a strongman’s palace...” Luke.

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Mark and Peter were Israel Hebrews who would have spoken Hebrew, Aramaic and maybe Greek. Peter also a Jew may not have spoken and or could write Greek. So that may be why Mark penned for him the ‘Good News’, the Gospel of Mark of God’s entry into history in Jesus to free us from the flesh and evil to serve The Living God. Studies reveal Luke wrote in Greece between 70 and 90 AD. to Covenant people of God of a Greek background. The original translation of Hebrew Scriptures or the Old Testament into Greek was at Alexandria Egypt, around the 2 AD. this version was called the Septuagint. It became so popular that the Gospel interpreters quoted the Old Testament from this instead of using the traditional Hebrew text, this causing some misinterpretation and loss of understanding of the original Hebraic context. As in “they came obedient to the faith”, and “without faith you cannot please God” or “the just and the righteous shall live by faith” or “to each is given a measure of faith.” The word faith is used in a general way when the meaning of the word faith differs in these scriptures and others and does not always mean a supernatural impartation to believe and trust. Faith can mean knowledge, faith can mean teachings or doctrines, and faith can mean the power to believe. So as scripture was translated from the Hebrew, language and meaning were written towards the Nations understanding and cultures interpretation. So, some Hebrew meanings were lost and replaced with Greek and later Anglo Saxon and other linguistical interpreters. So, in some accounts, it does not read the exact meaning to the truth intended from the original. Thus, we go back into Hebrew culture and language to receive a more correct interpretation. Another example is the word Torah, meaning the first five books of the Bible. To a Hebrew, it was God’s instruction in righteous living to them a redeemed community, not the law. In Greek translation there was no word for Torah, so they used the word law. Therefore, on this word was built many foundational doctrines, which were really built on sand. So there came many views, teachings, and doctrines from this one word’s common usage. And we know a house built on sand will not stand or heresies will not enter the kingdom of heaven stopping one receiving the kingdoms blessings within the teaching/doctrine. This is true to ‘we are not under law but under grace’, a doctrine built 98


on sand. So, we were taught the reference to the word law meant the same thing in Galatians 3:10 to 14 as it did in Romans 6:14-15 when both have not the same meanings. Thus, the wrong application of the word law opens to heresy because it takes away from the original Hebrew meaning. To mention, throughout the centuries and to date many versions have various omissions and deleted some scriptural words. For example, some modern versions have deleted references to... Jesus as Lord in 39 places, the name Jesus in 87 places, and Jesus as Christ in 52 places. This also is true of the word blood, and I did not note at the time who gave these statistics. John wrote in Ephesus, Asia Minor after 90 AD. for Christians of a general background. Jesus had referred to John as a ‘son of thunder’ or a ‘hothead’. He was a Jew, the son of Zebedee and the brother of James, believed to be cousins of Jesus. He was the writer of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd John and Revelation. It is believed that another John the elder, a disciple, and friend of John, penned the Gospel of John, 1st, 2nd and 3rd John. References to the beloved disciple in John 19:35; 21:24, as well as the references to “the elder” in 2 and 3rd John, is believed to reveal this probability. Belief is that John the Apostle himself penned Revelation. Question A: Who is casting out the demon(s)? Answer: Jesus casts out the demon this time from a distance. He had told her to go her way that the devil is gone out of her daughter. So, she goes home to find her daughter laid upon the bed with the devil gone. Recall earlier I wrote we are given power and authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and all the power of the enemy. Meaning, given the Holy Spirit to cast out devils and come against demons. And we are an extension of God’s touch, ministry, and workings. That it is through us that the Holy Spirit causes the Kingdom of God to come upon others – He is the finger of God. Therefore, Jesus alone and or Paul alone do not do each account of deliverance, deliverance is a ministry of The Holy Spirit’s workings through us. Also, we know the Lord Thy God is One God, and what we saw Jesus doing we saw The Father doing. Therefore, The Holy Spirit is the power 99


behind deliverance through Jesus casting out the demon and or demons. Question B. Who is the person(s) having the demon(s) cast out? Answer: This account of demonic deliverance is of a daughter, a Gentile, of a Greek woman. She and her mother are by race Syro-Phoenicians, not of Greek origins. Which indicates the daughter and her mother lived in the region of Canaan or Phoenicia northwest of Galilee and would have been very Hellenized. Meaning they were both familiar to Greek customs and culture because of Jesus’ comment on giving food to the dogs. In this Hellenistic period the adoption of Greek culture, including Greek religion made a person a Hellene whatever his racial origin was. Further, at that time for the Romans to distinguish between the various nations inhabiting that area, they added a qualifying epithet to their general name Syrian. As in Simon the Syrian, Mary of Magdala or as Herodotus called the Philistines “Palestinian Syrians” so this woman was called a Phoenician Syrian, Syro-Phoenician. When Jesus mentions to her after she had called Him “Son of David” she was a believer and worshiped Him, “It is not meet to take the children’s bread, and to cast it to dogs.” He knew she was familiar with Greek customs in having dogs under the tables especially at banquets. Jesus being a Rabbi, a teacher, used her customs understanding, her way of life as an explanation as to why He rejected at that point to deliver her daughter. By no way was He referring to her like a dog. By no way was He going to not heal her daughter, He was again giving those a sign He was the awaited Messiah. Revealing, He was keeping covenant to those in Covenant. Further, additional interpretations of Jesus saying, “Let the children be fed first” and “I have come to the lost sheep of the House of Israel” see Chapter 2 pages 15 to 17. I would encourage you to go back and read these pages to refresh your memory for revelation knowledge and understanding. Question C. Why is the demon(s) in this person(s)? Answer: The scripture gives no reason why this demon and or demons are vexing the daughter. Some translations mention in Matthews account of one demon and some of more than one demon; “held under the power of demons, demon possession, with a devil, by a devil, an unclean spirit, by an evil spirit, 100


possessed by a demon, has a demon within her, has a demon, is full of demons, a devil has got into her and demon possessed.” Translators of Mark write; “an unclean spirit, the demon, the devil, the evil spirit, the spirit, and the demon’s control.” These and the above portions of scripture are taken from 10 different versions of scripture some note the same. Can you see how meaning can be lost through translation language? Question D. Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirit? Answer: The Gentile daughter of the Greek Syro-Phoenician woman does not have The Holy Spirit indwelling her. However, as her mother believed in Jesus to call Him “Son of David” and worship Him, it would be ok to surmise that she had an understanding of Torah and the Messiah who would come to redeem Israel. So again, Jesus had not been glorified for the Holy Spirit to be given at this time of deliverance, therefore the Holy Spirit had not yet been given. To refresh your memory on when The Holy Spirit was given read Chapter 2 pages 19 to 21.

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Matthew 17:14-18 – A Certain Man’s Son the Epileptic Boy “And they coming to the crowd, a man came near to Him, kneeling down to Him, and saying, 15. Lord, pity my son. For he is moonstruck and suffers miserably. For he often falls into the fire, and often into the water. 16. And I brought him to Your disciples, and they were not able to heal him. 17. And answering Jesus said, O faithless and perverted generation! How long will I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to Me. 18. And Jesus rebuked him, and the demon came out from him; and the boy was healed from that hour.” Matthew 17:14-18 This account of demonic deliverance is about a boy who has fits, not unlike epileptic. Such fits that he would often fall into the fire or in the water because of the function and manifestations of a demon. The father had brought the boy to the disciples of Jesus and they had not the faith, so he brought his son to Jesus for deliverance and the boy was healed and delivered John again makes no mention of this account of demonic deliverance. John is the son of Zebedee (Mark 3:17), identified as the youngest disciple as the youngest person sat next to the one who had the highest authority at a Passover meal, that’s why John was able to lean on His bosom. John was also identified as the one “whom Jesus loved.” (John 13:23) He did not get to sit there because he was the one whom Jesus loved, but custom puts the youngest next to the one of highest authority. Believed to be the son of Salome who may have been Mary’s sister. His brother James was also one of the called twelve, both referred to as ‘sons of thunder’ (Mark 3:17). And it said that Peter, John and his brother James went about with Jesus more. However, Jewish custom was for the twelve disciples to live and follow their Rabbi Jesus by how they observed His lifestyle and teachings. Even though He sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick, he sent them all at once.

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So, to say John witnessed much and or more of Jesus’ ministry along with Peter and James, could not be totally correct. The reference in Matthew 17:1 is of Jesus taking Peter, James and John his brother up to a high mountain at the time of the transfiguration of Moses and Elijah. It is the only one separate account, most other scriptures mention Jesus and His disciples doing this, doing that, going here, and going there and so on with all the twelve. After Jesus ascension, John was in leadership (Acts 1: 13). And John is believed to be the inspired author of 1st, 2nd and 3rd John and Revelation. He was not martyred but banished to the Island Patmos (Revelation 1:9). It is only in the Book of The Word Revelation that he mentions Satan’s kingdom of darkness and spirits. Why The Spirit of The Lord Jesus has willed not to record demonic deliverance in the fourth Gospel but in the first three Gospels, I’m not sure. This maybe the reason why! The Illustrated Family encyclopedia of The Living Bible writes; that this Gospel may be the work of an unknown writer, who was familiar with the Synoptic gospels but wanted to produce another Gospel which would be less concerned with the external facts of Jesus’ life and teachings than with their inner meaning of the life and teachings of Jesus. 1. Anyway, lets read this account of demonic deliverance by Jesus as written in Matthew 17:14-18, Mark 9:14-27, and Luke 9:37-42. “And they coming to the crowd, a man came near to Him, kneeling down to Him, and saying, 15. Lord, pity my son. For he is moonstruck and suffers miserably. For he often falls into the fire, and often into the water. 16. And I brought him to Your disciples, and they were not able to heal him. 17. And answering Jesus said, O faithless and perverted generation! How long will I be with you? How long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to Me. 18. And Jesus rebuked him, and the demon came out from him; and the boy was healed from that hour.” Matthew 17:14-18 “And coming to the disciples, He saw a great crowd around them, and scribes arguing with them. 15. And at once all the crowd seeing Him were greatly amazed. And running up, they greeted Him. 16. And He questioned the scribes. What are you arguing with them? 17. And one answered out of the crowd, saying, 103


Teacher, I brought my son to You, having a dumb spirit. 18. And wherever it seizes him, it dashes him; and he foams and gnashes his teeth. And he wastes away. And I told Your disciples, that they might expel it. And they were not able. 19. And answering them He said, O unbelieving generation! How long will I be with you? How long shall I endure you? Bring him to Me, 20. And they brought him to Him, And seeing Him, the spirit immediately convulsed him. And falling on the ground, he wallowed, foaming. 21. And He questioned his father, How long a time is it while this has happened to him? And he said, from childhood. 22. And often it threw him both into fire and into water, that it might destroy him. But if Your are able to do anything, help us, having pity on us. 23. And Jesus said to him, if you are able to believe, all things are possible to those believing. 24. And immediately crying out, the father of the child said with tears, Lord, I believe! Help my unbelief! 25. And seeing that a crowd is running together, Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it, Dumb and deaf spirit, I command you, Come out from him, and you may no more go into him! 26. And crying out, and convulsing him very much, it came out. And he became as if dead, so as for many to say that he died. 27. But taking hold of his hand, Jesus raised him up, and he stood up. 28. And He entering into a house, His disciples questioned Him privately, Why were we not able to cast it out? 29. And He said to them, This kind can go out by nothing except by prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:14-27 “And it happened on the next day, they coming down from the mountain, a huge crowd met Him. 38. And behold, a man called aloud from the crowd, saying, Teacher, I beg You to look at my son, because he is my only-born. 39. And, behold, a spirit takes him, and he suddenly cries out; and it throws him into convulsions, with foaming. And it departs from him with pain, bruising him. 40. And I begged Your disciples, that they cast it out. And they were not able. 41. And answering Jesus said, O unbelieving and generation which has been perverted, how long shall I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here. 42. But as he was yet coming up, the demon tore him and violently convulsed him. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit and healed the child, and gave him back to his father. 43. And all were astonished at the majesty of God.” Luke 9:37-43 104


Question A: Who is casting out the demon(s)? Answer: We read above this account is recorded in the first three of the four gospels. Firstly, let’s look at how many times all other accounts of Jesus’ and other men and women ministry in demonic deliverance the same that is mentioned in the other Gospels. And if The Spirit of The Lord reveals any accounts of demonic deliverance in the Gospel of John Matthew 4:23-25 8:16 - 17 ---------------8:28-33 ------9:32-33 12:22-32 15:21:29 17:14-21 ----------

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Luke 4:31-38 4:40-41 ---6:17-19 7:20-23 8:1:4 ---8:26-39 ---9:1-6 ---11:14-26 ---9:37-42 9:49-50 10:17:20 13:10-17

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As we see above not one account of demonic deliverance is mentioned in the Gospel John. However, this account of demonic deliverance of a certain man’s son who was considered lunatic with a devil is mentioned in all the first three gospels. Most times when an event, account or an instruction, or law is mentioned three or more times, Jesus wants us to hear what The Spirit of Himself is saying in this by reinforcing a truth, spiritual or natural. And to ensure we hear this truth, or instruction, commandment or the specific spiritual law or laws to be given. To answer though the question who is casting out the demon lets read the scriptures to reveal Jesus is the One, as it is written.

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“And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.” Matthew 17:18 “When Jesus saw that the people came running together, he rebuked the foul spirit, saying unto him, thou dumb and deaf spirit, I charge thee, come out of him, and enter no more into him.” Mark 9:25 “And as he was yet coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father.” Luke 9:42 Question B. Who is the person(s) having the demon(s) cast out? Answer: In Matthew, it is written “ and when they came to the multitude, [crowd] there came to him a certain man” (v.14). In Mark it is written “and one of the multitude (crowd)” (v. 17). And Luke it is written “a man, of the company [crowd] cried out,” (v. 38). Italics in brackets are of the Interlinear Bible as previously recorded; the above is of the King James Version. In the disciples day we know from Peter’s vision in Joppa, at Simon the tanner’s house that Jews did not eat or keep company or go into Gentile houses, or Gentiles into Jews houses. Acts reveal this traditional belief; however, it was not until Paul’s teachings that we see Jews being taught not to keep such traditions. Jesus being a Jew under Law did not keep this tradition, therefore it was a tradition of man, for we read in Matthew 8:5-8 “And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, 6. And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. 7. And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 8. The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant 106


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The centurion was the man who loved His people the Jews who had built them a synagogue (Luke 7:1-10). He was also the centurion Cornelius who sent the men to Joppa to request Peter’s visit. Cornelius was a just man and one that feared God and ‘of’ good report among all the nation of the Jews (Acts 10:22, 24). Who was aware of the customs of the Jew for he said he was not worthy for Jesus a Jew to come under his Gentile roof. (Could have a Old Testament biblical mandate – separation from unclean and or pagan nations – not to inter marry) Also, he being a man of authority understood Jesus authority before His Nation of the Jews custom of not entering into a Gentile’s house. In Acts 10 we read of the three men being allowed into Simon’s house with Peter because of The Holy Spirit’s word. And then them leaving the next day with “certain brethren from Joppa.” (v. 23) So, we see certain used here in relation to brethren, a Jew, therefore the man in this account is not a Jew. But a Gentile, a certain man whose son is having fits demonized by deaf and dumb spirits. This revealing also the multitudes or crowds were both Jew and Gentile people. And Jesus did not just heal the Jew only, but also the Gentile was salvation given, the inheritance was given. Question C. Why is the demon(s) in this person(s)? Answer: This spirit is referred to in Mark as an unclean spirit and named as a dumb and deaf spirit, singular in Luke. The scripture references in the three Gospels do not reveal why this spirit was in the son. However, Jesus coming under Mosaic Law had curses for disobedience and blessings for obedience, and as 1 Timothy 1:7 reveals law is for all lawless and disobedient ones. We know Satan had power of death, and what was the penalty of sin, death, and what was and still is sin, the transgression of the law and what was the judgment of the Mosaic law, death. This was a reason Jesus came that “He would destroy him who had the power over death.” The scriptures reveal it was a dumb and deaf spirit, but still called an unclean spirit, that when it seizes the son it convulsed him, dashes him and the son would foam and gnash his teeth. Also, when it departed from the son 107


causes pain and bruising. When possessed by the spirit it would cast him into the fire and into the waters to destroy him and or kill him. The function of this deaf and dumb spirit manifested in more than just the function of deaf and dumb. It caused violent convulsions with foaming, pain, bruising and it even functioned to kill or cause death. Jesus commanded this one spirit to come out and never to go into him again. I am amazed at the multiple functions this one deaf and dumb spirit had; it almost looks as if there functioned more than one spirit. As in the axiom of how does one enter a strongman’s house unless he first ties up the strongman and plunders his goods. Meaning bind the ruling demon and then cast out his underling(s) leaving the ruler still there with other underlings or lesser demons if all legal grounds have not been covered or cannot be covered as deep healing is needed or “the land needs to be taken little by little.” But it is written very clearly that, which was the function of the one deaf and dumb spirit. In another verse, it is written of the son being first brought to Jesus disciples. But they were not able to heal him. Hence Jesus answered and said; “O faithless and perverted generation!” “O faithless generation!”

Matthew 17: 17 Mark 9:19

“O unbelieving and generation which has been perverted,” Luke 9:41 IL “O faithless and perverse generation,”

Luke 9:41 KJ

Now to the truth Jesus wills to reinforce, we see He imparted faith and gave grace to the father’s unbelief. “… if you are able to believe all things are possible ...... the father of the child said with tears, Lord, I believe! Help me in my unbelief!” Mark 9:23-24 But to the disciples when they asked why they could not cast him out He replied.

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“Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto his mountain, remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove: and nothing shall be impossible unto you. 21. Howbeith this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” Matthew 17:20-21 “And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:29 To the disciples He revealed their sin of unbelief. He not only told them because of their unbelief they could not cast the demon out but rebuked them as an unbelieving and generation as written above. And being in the midst of a crowd (Mark 9:17) and or multitude He would have been addressing them the scribes and as a Nation before Him. For recall the disciples were arguing with the scribes, and the scribes, Pharisees and High Priests were amongst the ones who were always looking for a way to catch Jesus out to have Him put to death as a false Messiah. Now, why this truth is mentioned three or more times! A truth we find here of why this account was recorded is faith. To the babe, He gives grace and makes allowance for unbelief. But for the mature unbelief is judged as sin and grace is not given. To renew your minds, read Paul’s teachings under The Holy Spirit of such a principle. “And having in a readiness to revenge (correct or judge) all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.” 2 Corinthians 10:6 To add if you do not believe, have faith or have the knowledge of the demonic indwelling or outer dwelling the Christian when ministering and knowing the gifts of The Holy Spirit available that person coming to you for ministry misses out on the blessing. And may leave thinking they have been blessed, had that area dealt with and these demons will go under cover and become hidden. So, because of your unbelief, lack of knowledge they do not get healed, set free even though they believed for a healing or to be set free. And they will walk away and the same symptoms as the son in this account return and they do not understand why there was no healing and or deliverance. Therefore, it is necessary you not only believe but also study yourself to test 109


every doctrine you read about or hear so that the truth is sown in the heart as revelation. Also, so you are a vessel useful for the Masters use and that you are not as someone in this Church under error or false doctrine; “And unto the angel (angel is administrator or one in charge as in the early church of 1st century Judaism - italics here mine.) of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, ........... 19. I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience................. 20. Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.” Revelation 2:18-20 Now back to Jesus calling them an unbelieving generation, a perverted generation and a generation that has been perverted. But, the singular word generation in the Scriptures can have the application of more than one meaning. It cannot only apply to a generation of forty years as in a linage, but up to the end of this age, the return of Jesus Christ as in always, the last days. It can apply to origin of tribe and or priesthood. Also meaning those alive of present population of a Nation all being in their own specific age generation. With Moses it was a numerical generation (Numbers 14:33) when he referred to the people as “a perverse and crooked generation.” (Deuteronomy 32:5) that wandered in the wilderness. Considered a generation also as in, those living then and there who had been delivered out of Egypt. Why because following in verse 7 and 8 it is written; “Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: … when the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of children of Israel.” Deuteronomy 32:7-8 This referring to more than one generation, therefore Moses was referring to a perverse and crooked generation as those alive those of one 110


generation, those who had been delivered out of Egypt. Now recall God did not allow that generation to live, He; “made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the Lord, was consumed.” Numbers 32:13 Thus, again revealing that this perverse and crooked generation was referred to as that one generation living then and there. Therefore, it becomes evident that when Jesus was saying “O faithless and perverse generation” He was referring to the disciples and those around Him. Those ones alive, those of that Nation in general or that one-generation living in that century. Those that were not yet under the New Eternal blood Covenant. He was not either referring to a coming generation as in 3rd or 4th,or generation as in from Abraham. To understand why I wrote these lets read what is written about generation below; “But when the unclean spirit goes from a man, he goes through dry places seeking rest, and does not find it. 44. Then he says, I will return to my house from which I came out. And coming, he finds it standing, empty, swept and decorated. 45. Then he goes and takes with him seven other spirits more evil than himself, and they entering dwells there. And the last things of that man become worse than the first. So it will be also to this evil generation.” Matthew 12:43 To this evil generation Jesus speaks. On reading this scripture it reads this generation, not generations, not generation-to-generation but this, implying as in the one living to whom He is teaching. Like the reference to the generation God caused to wander in the wilderness until they were all consumed. (Numbers: 32:13) And they were also considered disobedient, a perverse and crooked generation. But to ascertain or discover through investigation if this is a singular generation. This needs to be discerned if Jesus is speaking of generation prior to the New Eternal Blood Covenant. Or those of us as a generation under the New Covenant who are Holy Spirit sealed until the day of redemption. It is 111


necessary to prove this scripturally to ascertain if it applies to those of us in this New Eternal Blood Covenant until Christ returns again. For if this scripture means generation to the end of the age, meaning until Jesus Christ returns, then Christians can and do have demons indwelling, whilst The Holy Spirit indwells them and there is a need to cast them out not just away. Now we know logically if we practice witchcraft, or something from the occult. For example joining a coven or going to a spirit medium to have our future read or learn how to read futures, we have invited the spirit associated to that act into our life. Being a Christian or non-Christian, we will open ourselves to the demon associated to those practices. Recall Python Divination was the spirit behind the young girl of Philippi who practiced soothsaying, with any of these practices of darkness come the spirit attached to that practice. Why? For we have gone out of the boundaries of the instructions of His Word. We have broken a spiritual law under the world we live in. Not only are there laws in the natural on how fast to travel on a road, and penalties if you break them, there are also spiritual laws and penalties if you break them. Another example is there is a law of gravity in place, turn a plane off in midair and it will fall to the ground. The same break a spiritual law and there are consequences, you have disobeyed God’s instructions, His laws, you have come out of the boundaries He has in place in Covenant, you have broken Covenant. But the question is; Do Christians have demons indwelling them with the Holy Spirit? Therefore, lets study for revelation and understanding on; if a spirit is cast out of someone and returns with seven more because they commit the act that gave them the spirit in the first place will it come back to indwell those of a generation who are sealed with The Holy Spirit or those who have not yet received the Holy Spirit because He had not yet been sent. Let’s look at some scriptures with the word generation. “And the Lord said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.” Genesis 7:1

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The reference to the words this generation is evident that it is Noah’s blood family, his sons. Of who was Shem the eldest who was to be given the title Melchizedek High Priest, who lived over 600 years of age? Therefore, generation refers to that period in which these people lived, for as we know all the other people in the world died in the flood other than the whole household of Noah. It is interesting to note that Joseph who was betrothed to Mary was of a priestly lineage going back unto Shem, Luke 3:23-36, then back unto Adam which was the son of God, verses 37-38. “Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and forth generation of them that hate (He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. John 14:21) me;” Exodus 20:5 This scripture is self-explanatory, unto meaning to the third then to the forth, from the first generation who committed the iniquity. “For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation from generation to generation” Isaiah 51:8 In this mention of generation it is evident that it means a period in which people live unto the next and the next and the next and on and on, always, from one to another. “They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children; they are a perverse and crooked generation” Deuteronomy 32:5 This reference to generation is those living in that period of time. As, in the following verse 6, God is still speaking to them; “O foolish people and unwise?” And in verse 7, “remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations:” “There is a generation, that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness. 13. There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! And their eyelids are lifted up. 14. There is a 113


generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.” Proverbs 30:12-14 This reference to generation is the duration of a period in which people live. This can, refer to any or all-future generations to the end of the age. There is not enough scripture prior or after to ascertain in what context it is meant. But by revelation, I believe it’s reference is the period in which it is written of those living, but a spiritually application can be applied to us today.) “And the Lord’s anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, that had done evil in the sight of the Lord, was consumed.” Numbers 32:13 This generation we know were those living. Exodus 14:35 reinforces this truth: “I the Lord have said, I will surely do it unto all this evil congregation, that are gathered together against me: in this wilderness they shall be consumed, and there they shall die.” Exodus 14:35 “Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people.” 1 Peter 2:9 Recall Eli, he was a grandson of Aaron who was Miriam and Moses brother. Eli was a High Priest of Israel and so were his sons (1 Samuel 1:9, 1:3). It was this family from Aaron that were given the Priesthood. Therefore, they were a chosen generation a royal priesthood. Generation used in the plural as in a family line, an ancestral blood lineage. Also nation was used here, and peculiar people, and we know in the beginning God spoke to the children of Israel and said, “if you will obey my voice and keep my covenant you shall be a peculiar treasure above all people.” Exodus 19:5 Therefore, chosen generation in this scripture means all Jews of yesterday and tomorrow and till the end of this age or always. “But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers (symbolic of evil, wicked, spiritually adulterous, disobedient) who hath 114


warned you to flee from the wrath to come?”

Matthew 3:7

In the following verse 9, John the Baptist speaks saying “think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father:” making reference to their righteous generations of the past. They would be thinking how could it be that we are a generation of vipers when Abraham is our father! Now in the previous verse 8, John said, “bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:” speaking directly to them as a generation alive. Declaring even if your generation is that of Abraham, I address you. You are vipers in other words, you are wicked, you are evil, you are spiritually adulterous, you are disobedient, therefore bring forth fruit of repentance from your baptism. For you will answer for yourselves on judgment day, not because you have Abraham to your father. Saying even if you are a righteous generation because of Abraham, you yourselves turn from your wicked, evil, adulterous, disobedient ways after you have had you baptism of repentance. “O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.” Matthew 12:34 This reiterates the above declaration of those being a generation of vipers. Viper symbolically means being evil disobedient to the truth of the Torah and Tanakh. And he is again referring to those living at the present time. “Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell?” Matthew 23:33 In this scripture Jesus is addressing the Pharisees and scribes calling them hypocrites. Saying within they were full of hypocrisy and iniquity and woe unto them, for they are children of hell, receiving damnation. As in the above and below mentioned scriptures, O generation of vipers, all referring to the Pharisee’s and Sadducees. This is worthy of a thought if you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity like the Pharisee or Sadducee you may be as one of these “who call me Lord Lord will not enter into the kingdom of 115


Heaven... Lord Lord have we not prophesied in thy name? And in thy name have cast out devils? And in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity” Matthew 7:21-23 Also directed at the Pharisees in addition the Sadducees, the Torah teachers. This scripture is addressed to not only them as a living generation, but also them being from a generation of vipers. “And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. 31. Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets. 32. Very well then, finish off the work that your fathers began.(TJB) (stone me the a prophet) 33. Ye Serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the damnation of hell? Matthew 23:30-33 The following scripture is repeated in Luke 3:7, nearly to the exact words. “But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Matthew 7:3 “Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?” Luke 3:7 Both references to generation is again to vipers, those of the Pharisees and Sadducees alive, living; “that came forth to be baptized ... who has warned you”. Every use of the word viper refers to Pharisees, Sadducees and scribes therefore in Luke 3:7 the multitude and or crowd is another word for multitude within were of Pharisees and Sadducees. “But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah:” Matthew 12:39, 16:4 This scripture follows on from Jesus saying, O generation of vipers to the Pharisees for accusing Him of casting out devils by Beelzebub from verse 116


24 to verse 34. Then certain scribes and Pharisees asked to see a sign from Him. “But He answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign;” (v. 39). Jesus is addressing again that generation alive, those in His presence. He is directly speaking to the scribes and Pharisees of whom He called hypocrites full of iniquity in Matthew 23. However any person not being a Pharisee would be considered an evil and adulterous generation for just seeking a sign that He was Messiah. “When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places,seeking rest, and findeth none. 44. Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. 45. then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.” Matthew 12:43-45 This scripture also follows on from Jesus saying, O generation of vipers to the Pharisees for accusing Him of casting out devils by Beelzebub. Then certain scribes and Pharisees asked to see a sign from Him. He then answered them the scribes and Pharisees and said unto them, an evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign. Addressing the Pharisees again as being an evil and adulterous generation for asking for a sign. It is also a reference to any generation of a Jew, God fearer or Gentile who asks for a sign. Jesus tells them no sign will be given to them but the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah was three days and three nights so will the son of man be three days and three nights. He then tells them the men of Nineveh shall rise in judgment with those who repent from this generation; those who are living who receive His salvation and who bear fruit of repentance and who live obediently to His teachings shall rise in judgment with the men of Nineveh who repented. Addressing not only the Pharisee or Sadducee or scribe, but to any generation who repents. Then He tells them that the queen of the south from Solomon’s time will rise up in the judgment, with this generation. This generation as in those who repented and produced fruit according to John’s baptism of repentance (Matthew 3:8). Or in other words stopped being wicked and evil and 117


adulterous. This generation then and there with Jesus who became obedient by receiving Jesus as Messiah, His teachings as Rabbi and who became His disciples to live as He lived would rise up against that generation and judge it in the judgment. Therefore, it was those who produced the fruit of repentance of this generation who in latter days after the resurrection and ascension would receive the promised Holy Spirit. To be able to be given the honor to sit on thrones to judge those of that evil and adulterous generation who did not produce fruits of repentance. So, we see a generation not only without the promised Holy Spirit at that present time whom Jesus is speaking to, but the word generation is referring to that generation who would receive The Holy Spirit when He was sent, as they were given the honor to sit on thrones and judge. For we know The Holy Spirit is the guarantee or our inheritance until we come into possession of our eternal life with Jesus. And if we have not The Holy Spirit, then we are not sons of God. And no Son, no eternal life with Jesus and no sitting on a throne to judge the wicked. So, the reference to that generation is; those of the present with Jesus and the future generation who become sealed. If they are of those who are of the Pharisees, Sadducees, Jews and Gentiles, who overcome and produce fruits of repentance will sit on thrones and judge. If they do not, they will be condemned. Now let’s just read the scriptures relevant to this. “In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also, after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise, 14. Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.” Ephesians 1:13-14 “And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” 1 John 5:11-12 “But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. ... 14. For as many as are led by the Spirit of 118


God, they are the sons of God.”

Romans 8:9, 14

“And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them;..........” Revelation 20:4 Again, those including the Pharisees and Sadducees that Jesus is directly addressing at that time could not receive The Holy Spirit as they were only baptized into John’s baptism of repentance. As Jesus had not yet been glorified to send the Holy Spirit. These scriptures below reinforces what I am saying above about those certain, as in some not all scribes and Pharisees receiving John’s baptism of repentance and not the Holy Spirit. John preached that they should believe on Him who would come after himself. The scriptures refer to when Paul was in Ephesus, a city on the west coast of Asia Minor a very long distance away from where the crowd, including some certain scribes and Pharisees “… were baptized of him (John) in Jordan, confessing their sins.” Matthew 3:6 “He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost. 3. And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John’s baptism. 4. Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus. 5. When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6. And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.” Acts 19:2-6 To mention, there were some Jews who were considered Diaspora Jews speaking both Hebrew and Greek. Who traveled from where their earlier generations had been dispersed like Asia Minor or other Nations. They would travel to Israel, Jerusalem to keep the different feasts of The Lord as in Shavuot or Pentecost. Now we also see this in the above-mentioned scripture, for some of those Paul is talking to in Ephesus had their baptism in Israel when John was 119


baptizing people in the Jordan River. Also most Diaspora Jews born out of Israel had two names, two languages, like Paul, who was called Saul/Sha’ul, Hebrew given to him at eight days old according to custom and Paul the other name translated into the Greek. “And it came to pass, that on the eight day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zechariah, after the name of his father. 60. And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John.” Luke 1:59-60 “And when they heard that he [Saul] spake in the Hebrew tongue to them, they kept the more silence: and he saith, 3. I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.” Acts 22:2-3 [Words here in brackets mine.] “And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. ............. 8. And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? 9. Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia.” Acts 2:5-9 Therefore, to understand scripture we have to interpret it within the context of other scriptures of that same chapter and other scriptures within the whole Bible. The rest of the scriptures have to be consistent to study or interpret a scripture meaning. A doctrine cannot be built on an isolated scripture or its passages. Various other scriptures have to back up or witness scripture to discern the meaning. Let’s read now what Jesus said to the scribes and Pharisees in this certain situation and read other scriptures that just witness to this meaning of dead man’s bones being demons passed on from their generations of Pharisees, and scribes or Jewish fathers. “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye are like unto whitened sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, [the spirits of their generations iniquities, and the iniquity of murder of stoning the 120


prophets! Italics her in bracket mine] and of all uncleanness.” Matthew 23:27 “Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; Exodus 20:5 “And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, that, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.” 2 John 6 “The Lord shall make the pestilence [In Judaism this word is know to mean demons. Words in brackets here mine] cleave unto you, until he hath consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it.” Deuteronomy 28:21 “But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him.” 1 Samuel 16:14 “For the Pharisees, and all the Jews except they wash their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders. 5. Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands? 6. He answered and said unto them, Well hath Isaiah prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoreth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. 7. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. 8. For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do. 13. Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye. Mark 7:3, 5-8, 13 “But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition? Matthew 15:3 “Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2. Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their 121


conscience seared with a hot iron; 3. Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. 1 Timothy 4:1-3 [This was another reason they were full of dead men’s bones, the traditions of their father's doctrines, which were in fact doctrines of devils. Words in brackets here mine.] Now I am doing what Jesus did when teaching about demons in chapter 12. He went in another direction but still within the teaching. So back to did those He was speaking to at that present time have The Holy Spirit? No, the scribes and Pharisees and those of the crowd did not have The Holy Spirit indwelling them. At the time He said the demon would return and enter into, and or come back in, and or dwell back inside the body with seven more wicked. But those obedient were the ones of that generation who would soon receive The Holy Spirit to become sons as we saw happen in the above, above scriptures from Acts, hence, to sit on thrones to judge these vipers who did not keep to fruits of repentance and who did not repent. So what Jesus is saying is; so, shall it be for this generation, a generation of vipers wicked and perverse, a generation of Pharisees, a generation of Sadducees, a generation of scribes, a generation of Jews, a generation of proselytes or God fearers, a generation of Gentiles who have not yet received The Holy Spirit. And any of you who produce fruits of repentance and believe I am the One sent, the awaited Messiah those of you who will receive The Holy Spirit when He is sent, for you are this generation who will get to sit on thrones and judge those here who do not keep fruits of repentance and believe I am the One sent, the awaited Messiah, you too will receive that demon back with seven more wicked. Therefore, they will go back in the body, and or as we know it to be called the temple of The Holy Spirit and that person will become worse that the first. Now we know this generation received in later days The Holy Spirit, and if they had not, they would not of made it to the judgment to sit on thrones. But if they died pre the cross of Jesus Christ and had been baptized produced 122


fruit and believed unto Him they too could of made it to the judgment to sit on a throne. Again, Jesus is saying you who receive John’s baptism of repentance and who receive deliverance of demons, spirit sealed or ‘not yet’ spirit sealed, when you go back into the sin that caused the demon to come in the body in the first place you will receive that one that went out and seven more wicked than the first and your condition will be worse than the first. Recall the boy who had the deaf and dumb spirit cast out in this chapter. A boy in Jewish terms may be someone who can be up to thirty years of age, like Isaac. So, if that boy in his generation goes back into the sin that gave him the deaf and dumb spirit before he becomes sealed with The Holy Spirit or after he has been sealed, his condition will be worse than the first. And we saw how harmful and powerful the effects were of that one spirit. Just image seven more, more powerful and harmful than that first one. Recall He is addressing them and referring to them as this generation, as vipers. As a generation of vipers not only in the present but also from the past generations who stoned the prophets. And this generation who would get to judge with the queen of the south. So, in reality, they will continue to be a generation of vipers and produce another generation of vipers. If they don’t go to the next step that being to believe on Him and receive Him as the true Messiah, to keep fruits of repentance and to receive The Holy Spirit that testifies they are sons of God they will continue to be a generation of vipers. They need to renounce their traditions of men, be as He was in the world and not remain in their orthodox Jewish beliefs and practices as Pharisees and Sadducees. When you read this whole chapter, you see Jesus is continuing the subject He started about demons, teaching as a Rabbi. One scripture alone taken out of context of the whole chapter and other chapters becomes a pretext, a professed doctrine rather than a true doctrine. To determine the interpretation of a scripture it needs to be viewed within the whole circumstance it occurs and or the whole chapter it occurs and other scriptures from other books that witness to that truth. Like this truth of having one demon cast out and it is returning with seven more powerful than itself if you commit the same sin that gave it a home in your body the first 123


time, spirit sealed or at that time awaiting the promised Holy Spirit to be sent. Therefore, looking at these scriptures about an unclean spirit returning with seven more let’s look back at this in context of chapter 12 of Mathew to interpret this truth. “Then one having been demon-possessed was led to Him, blind and dumb. And He healed him, so that the blind and dumb one could both both speak and see. 23. And all the crowds were amazed, and said, is this not the son of David? 24. But hearing, the Pharisees said, this one does not cast out demons except by Beelzebub, ruler of the demons.” Matthew 12:22-24 “And he was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake; and the people wondered.” Luke 11:14 “And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. 2. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” Luke 9:1-2 Firstly, or in verse one of chapter 12 of Matthew Jesus is in the fields with the disciples. There is a dispute with the Pharisees for the disciples eating the corn on the Sabbath. He departed thence and went into their synagogue and healed the man with a withered hand and those of the synagogue asked was it lawful to heal on the Sabbath that they might accuse him and ultimately kill Him. The Pharisees went out of the synagogue to take council against him to how they might destroy Him. But when Jesus knew this He withdrew from thence and great multitudes and or crowds followed Him, and He healed all. He then reminds them of what was spoken of by Esaias or Isaiah prophecy of Himself. Then He cast out a devil, blind and dumb and He healed him, this account we are studying now. Next, the Pharisees heart it and said He cast out devils by Beelzebub. Now Jesus starts to teach them about Satan and demons. Saying if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself and so is his kingdom. Then telling them He is casting out devils by The Spirit of God, not Satan. And then, how does one enter a strongman’s house and spoil his goods unless he first binds the strongman? And whoever speaks against The Holy Spirit by accusing Him to be of Satan in casting out demons there is no forgiveness and is in 124


danger of damnation. Calling the Pharisees again a generation of vipers. He is then interrupted, answered, by certain scribes and Pharisees and asked for a sign and Jesus rebukes them and again refers to them as a generation. But not a generation of vipers, but an evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign. He tells the Pharisees and scribes no sign will be given except Jonas three days and three nights in the whale’s belly. Then He tells them the men of Nineveh and the queen of the south will rise in judgment with this generation and condemn it. Because those from Jonas preaching repented. And you as this generation who do not repent because I am here and who is someone greater than Jonas you will be condemned by those of this generation who repented at my preaching. He then finishes off his teaching about Satan and demons. Speaking as was discerned above of anyone of the present and future who receives deliverance of demons can have that one spirit come back with seven more powerful and his condition is worse that the first. “Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.� Matthew 12:4 Jesus is saying you get baptized, because you believe what John preaches, and you know he is sent of God (Matthew 21:26) then you get demons cast out because you believe unto me. But then if you do not keep up with the fruits of repentance and return as a hypocritical Pharisee to be again a viper, or you as a Jew or Gentile a wicked and evil generation and commit the sin again that gave you the demon in the first place. That demon will return to you with seven more powerful than itself and your condition will be worse than the first. Therefore, this wicked generation, are all people, including the scribes and Pharisees at that time and pre the cross of Jesus Christ alive then, those who were not yet sealed and those who will become sealed with The Holy Spirit of promise? The ones who are receiving or have received deliverance of demons by Jesus of indwelling spirits will receive that same demon back, in addition seven more wicked than that first demon back in their body again.

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It is evident that a spiritual principle has been taught by Jesus for any generation of our past present or future that Yes that demon will return with seven more powerful if we commit the sin that gave it the ground in the first place. Therefore, it is discerned that Christians can have demons dwelling within them whilst being sealed or filled or baptized with The Holy Spirit. So those eight demons will return to come in and dwell in the body. But glory to God if we confess our sins, He is just to cleanse us from all unrighteousness, that includes the defilement of demon/unclean spirits. It can be said of those who sat on the thrones were referred to as a future generation who became sealed, but Jesus is speaking to those of this generation pre His cross when He said they will enter in with seven more powerful. Now to reinforce this doctrine of demons indwelling a person who has The Holy Spirit to, we need to have other scriptures of those who are sealed or filled or baptized with The Holy Spirit. Otherwise, the scripture will be taken out of context and will be just a pretext, a professed doctrine rather than a true doctrine. This we will discern in latter chapters, but first let’s read of the different interpretations of having or receiving The Holy Spirit just to see that saying something two different ways can mean the same. “For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother’s womb.” Luke 1:15 “And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: Luke 1:41 “And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.” Luke 2:22 “John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy 126


Ghost and with fire:”

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“In whom you also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise,” Ephesians 1:13 “He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost. 3. And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John’s baptism. 5. When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6. And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.” Acts 19:2-3, 5-6 “Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were ye baptized in the name of Paul? 14. I thank God that I baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius.” 1 Corinthians 1:13 [In Judaism you were baptized into the name of your Rabbi, having heard the Gospel here they are baptized into the name of Jesus. Words in brackets here mine] “And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” Acts 2:4 “And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon Him, and a voice came from heaven, which said. Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well-pleased.” Luke 3:22 “And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles, also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.” Acts 10:4 “And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.” Acts 4:31 “Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers 127


of the people, and elders of Israel,”

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“Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.” Acts 6:5

Question D: Does the person(s) have The Holy Spirit? Answer: No, the boy who of a certain man who was sore vexed with a demon did not have The Holy Spirit indwelling. This boy that was brought first to the disciples and they could not cure him. Now recall it was then that Jesus calls the disciples and everyone, in general, a faithless and perverse generation. To this, I did an interpretation on the word generation, and Jesus teaching on a demon once cast out of a body coming back with seven more wicked than itself to indwell the person again if they sinned/transgressed the same way. So again no, those Jesus was speaking to being Pharisee’s, Sadducee’s, scribes and generation in meaning any person, Jew or Gentile did not have the Holy Spirit. However, it was discerned that a demon would return with seven more wicked if a person commits the sin that gave the demon grounds in the first place in this New Eternal Blood Covenant. To the one who did not produce the fruit of repentance to keep it out. But it is not as yet discerned if those demons will return to indwell the person who is Holy Spirit filled, or full of The Holy Spirit, or baptized with The Holy Spirit, or has The Holy Spirit upon them, all these expressions are saying the same thing of us in this New Eternal Blood Covenant. But it is discerned that today of this generation that one spirit can return to us with seven more wicked, but where they go in the members or out, the question is still unanswered. Consider thought that generation believed in Jesus as Messiah and at some point, they would have received The Holy Spirit as a seal of their redemption. The previous scriptures written above being sealed, filled, full of, being baptized or The Holy Spirit upon you we see all mean the same. All are saying the same if your sealed with The Holy Spirit you can speak in tongues, if The 128


Holy Spirit wills. If you are filled with The Holy Spirit you can speak in tongues, if The Holy Spirit wills. If you are full of The Holy Spirit you can speak in tongues, if The Holy Spirit wills. If you are baptized with The Holy Spirit, you can speak in tongues, if the Holy Spirit wills. If you have The Holy Spirit upon you, you can speak in tongues, if the Holy Spirit wills. In 1 Corinthians 12:29 in the original Greek before every question is written; “me” (un), which means no. Therefore, the gifts of tongues are not given to all believers, therefore be not dismayed if you do not have this gift and have prayed, tried for, done this, done that. He is all wise, and He may give the gift at a latter day, or He is keeping you from sinning against God, or there is too much demonic in the way, or just unbelief. Or again you are a part of the body that does not receive this gift as in the mantle of healing or being the vessel for a mantle of miracles or the mantle of a prophetess or prophet! “Are all apostles? No are all prophets? No are all teachers? [No] do all interpret? [No] 30. Have all the gifts of healings? No do all speak with tongues? No do all interpret? [No] 1 Corinthians 12:29 [Words in brackets here mine] “For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; 10. To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: 11. But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he wills.” 1 Corinthians 12:8, 10-11

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CHAPTER 9

Luke 10:1 – The Seventy Disciples Sent “After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.” Luke 10:1 K.J This mention of the demonic in the Book of Luke is not any specific account of deliverance. But it is about Jesus giving power and authority, so the devils are subject through His name. Giving authority to the appointed seventy whom He sent in two’s into every city and place. The reference to devils being subject unto those sent does not appear in Matthew or Mark only Luke. And this is the last study of the demonic from the Gospels, the next chapter we go into is Acts where the Holy Spirit has been sent and many are sealed or Jews and Gentiles with The Indwelling Holy Spirit. In this account of the seventy, they return with joy, declaring the devils are subject unto them through Jesus name. These are the ones casting out the demons. We know it is a given truth that they cast out devils, for they were sent of Jesus just like the twelve to cast out devils, heal the sick and preach of The Kingdom of God. Therefore, I will include the scripture of Jesus giving His twelve disciples power and authority over all devils. “And having called His twelve disciples, He gave them authority over unclean spirits, so as to throw them out, and to heal every disease and every weakness of body.” Matthew 10:1 “Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. 2. And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.” Luke 9:1-2 “After these thing the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither 130


he himself would come.” 9. And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. ...17. And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.” Luke 10:1, 9, 17 In this mention of the demonic in Luke, there is no mention of any specific person (s) being delivered. Therefore, Question B Who are the people who are having demons cast out? And, C: Why are the demons in these people? Cannot be answered, only A and D. Question A: Who was casting out the demons? Answer: This we read above it was the seventy. Food for thought! Do you think the seventy were all males who were casting out demons? We know the twelve disciples were all males, scripture gives us their names, but the seventy individually are not named as the twelve are in the Gospels. Question D: Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirit? Answer: No, this again was at the time when Jesus had not yet been crucified or glorified for Him to send His Spirit for all believers, and for His Spirit to seal believers until their day of redemption (Ephesians 1:13). In this chapters study, I will reveal in scripture that women were of the seventy sent. Women were to be part of the redemptive plan of Yahweh for His next dispensation of His Church. The heavens will retain the Messiah until the restoration of all things. Restoration of the acceptance of women in all positions as men need to take place to make way for Messiah’s return. Jesus came to redeem the Jew, the Gentile, the man and the woman and all to their rightful places with His Kingdom. This is a reason why He would have set a precedent for the seventy disciples to consist of both men and women. However, there would have been more men than women given the firstborn principle and the introduction of such truth because of the culture of the day with women’s status and the traditional role’s being what they were in Jewish society. Further, I’d imagine He would not want to lose people to Himself bringing in such a radical change of custom or doctrine. Recall in the time of Jesus the curse of the law and the original curse of 131


men ruling over women was operative, this contributing to women’s inequality in the things of Yahweh, The God of Israel. Curses took away the equality of commission to rule together as equal until Jesus was crucified, buried, raised and ascended to redeem us from the curse and the curses of the law. The curses we know enhanced a ‘dominant ruling’ patriarchal culture, so any immediate change would not make the teaching about the Gospel attractive (Titus 2:10). It would not seem culturally sound or rabbinical sound that in the Lord man is not apart from woman or woman apart from man in the ministries of The Lord (1 Corinthians 11:10). In other words, it would discredit the Gospel by quickly changing all social custom of the last 4 thousand years being under the shadow of the curse(s) of the law and the curse that man shall rule over woman. It was not wise to distract the Jews from the Gospel message in losing them for Christ with a radical change of custom or doctrine in allowing apostleship, overseeing and leadership to women on any seemingly equal, equal basis in God’s Kingdom at that time. This was one reason why Jesus did not reveal this hidden secret, this mystery to His disciples. The redemptive plan for women to have equal opportunity in the Kingdom of God was not even revealed to Peter. When Jesus said to him “upon this rock I will build my Church”. The plans, the specifications, and instructions were given to Paul as the “Master Builder” not Peter. It is there in Paul’s epistles that we read of women in identical positions as men. Thus, building upon the precedent that Jesus set when He sent the seventy to be both men and women. Paul “the master builder” gives specifications for women then and now and for tomorrow, specifications for the church today, specifications for the Kingdom of God. When Jesus was teaching and preaching the Kingdom of God, Rabbinic Judaism and Greek culture was extremely patriarchal. Men had absolute authority, rulership over their wives and daughters, and females were subservient. But, recall, Jesus came to redeem us from the curses of the law (Galatians 3:13; 1 John 1:9). He became the second or last Adam (1 Corinthians 15:45), and the first new man from the dead (Colossians 1:1620) annulling the curse of Genesis of men to be ruler over woman, freeing women to take their original place in His redemptive plan for His creation before the fall as equals. 132


Husbands are the head of the wife (1 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 5:23), but no longer can their rule their word stand over the things or the Lordship of The Lord Jesus Christ. If The Holy Spirit wills for the wife to do this and so or be in ministry and not the husband, He as God The Holy Spirit has the Lordship over the husband headship (1 Corinthians 11:11), man is not apart from woman and woman is not apart from man in the things or the redemptive plans of The Lord Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 11:10). He brought us back ‘In Christ’s Lordship not our own gender to the original command of both equal to rule over the fish, birds, cattle, all the earth, the creepers, to both be fruitful and multiply, to fill the earth and subdue the earth. But, recall this truth, this time, this rulership is only entrusted unto us of both sexes as co-workers or partners with Him, under the direct directive of The Holy Spirit. It is not given to the males only or females only. This means we as both male and female have been given back this dominion under the directive and power of The Holy Spirit’s will, the Christ within us. Not as a man or as a woman but as the collective body of Christ, a Covenant people, a body of people who belong to the family of Yahweh. He now is no respecter of man and shows no partiality (Acts 10:34) to whom He offers salvation and callings for His redemptive plan. Now this does not take away man’s positional place as head in the family for woman is to have authority on her head, her husband, but in The things of The Lord man is not apart from woman, nor woman apart from man (1 Corinthians 11:10). If He wills to have the husband and wife as a Pastoral team, as He wills as second Adam and Lord over His body. If He wills to have only the wife as a Pastor as in Joyce Meyers as He wills to position His body, flesh of His flesh and bone of His bone. We know salvation is not about going to heaven, but about living the plan and purpose of one’s individual destiny for advancing the Kingdom of Heaven. If that destiny from Him is for Jill to be a Pastor, or Mary to be an Apostle, or Robyn to be a Deaconess, or Linda to be a Priest or Sally to be a Minister, or Helen to be a Teacher to both men and women, or Ruby to be a stay at home mother or Lily to be a mighty anointed intercessor, or Deborah to be a commander and prophetess, or Katie to be a business woman, then as He wills, He will and He can for He is Lord. As He wills, being the second Adam He will distribute His gifts, His callings, His plan and purpose for advancing the Kingdom in His redemptive plan and purposes. He has the preeminence, He has the authority, He has the say, He has the Government on

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His shoulders to distribute to whom He pleases to place in position in His Kingdom. There is this sense there is neither male nor female, Jew or Gentile when it comes to the distribution of gifts, anointing and callings for Kingdom work, it is as He wills, just like tongues (1 Corinthians 12:11) as He wills. It is heresy and error that robs us as women, it has been heresy, error, and works of men and darkness, and males ego that wanted the rule that has robbed us from our rightful positions within the church structure and who through their own ignorance and studied negligence by not thoroughly studying the Word of Yahweh, this has maimed the church, themselves and women to date. It is only in these days we are seeing this great move of women (Psalms 68:11) and seeing us restored to our rightful place since the resurrection and ascension of Christ. We see this move even in the Anglican Church’s where women are becoming Ministers, Priests, and Bishops. Part of Jesus’ redemptive plan is for women to be what He intended for them before the fall- “them” man and woman. Bringing them out from under the curse of the husband dominantly ruling over them. Part of His plan is to restore women as being seen as neither male nor female in Himself, but spiritually as one in Himself to fulfill His redemptive plan and purpose through the work of The Holy Spirit to commission them with the same commission as men. BUT ONLY AS HE WILLS AS HE WILLS TO APPOINT. For the calls and the gifts are from Yahweh not from the flesh or from denominations and they are without repentance (Romans 11:29) as God is no respecter of mankind (Acts 10:34). To add here He calls in His wisdom, Him knowing the culture and the spiritual and natural implications of Motherlessness on any children. Recall, heresy will not inherit the kingdom of God, or in other words, if you have a belief that women cannot do what men can do in the kingdom of God than that is what your life will be and a possibility your daughters. God will honor and watch over His word to perform it. In other words, it will be done according to your beliefs your doctrines. Believe women or yourself as a woman cannot do what men do and that is what you will get and what you will teach your daughters and sons for heresies will not inherit the kingdoms ways or the blessings, they cannot. Your true blessings are clogged because of your belief/doctrine (Galatians 5:20) of the wrong interpretations of scripture. To add again, just as our rule as men and women is under the directive 134


and Lordship of Christ the second Adam through The Holy Spirit so is our callings and our gifts. For we are many members in one body who do not have the same function but have different gifts according to the grace given to us (Romans 12:4-8). We are a body in Christ and members in part, and God has placed some in the church; firstly apostles; secondly prophets; thirdly teachers; then works of power; then gifts of healing, helps, governing then kinds of languages. Not all people have these mantles, not all are apostles, not all are prophets or teachers, and not all do works of power or heal or speak languages or interpret languages/tongues. But He distributes separately to each as He wills (1 Corinthians 12:27-31, 4-11) as He has placed them, to do the works prepared for them. It is not as a woman places herself even though women do have the opportunity to be Apostles, Prophets, Teachers and so on. Women must be called and or appointed by God, then anointed by Yahweh or we are going in the kingdom of self and that will bring us shame. Jesus’ redemptive plan for women could not be made possible until He had lived under Law Himself, enabling women to be set free to take their rightful place within the church structure. Thus, to redeem us from men dominantly ruling over us women because of the curse in Genesis. And to redeem us from all the oral and cultural laws that came from interpretations of the Mosaic curses of Law. He had to fulfill the requirements of the law, fulfill prophecy and returning back to The Father having reconciled all things unto Himself, thus having reconciled women’s callings within His Kingdom unto Himself. He has a right and the right to appoint a woman as Pastor, Preacher, Apostle, Prophetess, Teacher of men, Evangelist or Leader or whatever He wills. Just as He appointed Moses sister Miriam as a Leader and Deborah as a Judge, He had the right to appoint Chloe (1 Corinthians 1:11) and Phoebe (Romans 16:1-2) as house church leaders/Pastors. He has made us one new man in the spirit (Ephesians 2:11-22), both male and female being seen as joint-heirs of Christ, and co-heirs of life (Romans 8:17, 1 Peter 3:7), all members in part of the one body Christ (1 Corinthians 12:12-31) and all ministers of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18) all as brides of Christ and having raised us all up together and seated us together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus, at the right hand of God (Ephesians 2:6) all these blessing were and are not for men only, women are to have the same callings as He distributes them. I do not denote a Patriarchal Godhead, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It 135


is noteworthy to mention here; Jesus is equal with Yahweh (Philippians 2:6). Nor do I denote our foundations being built on the apostles and prophets (Ephesians 2:20) being male and Jesus Christ Himself-male, the only begotten Son being the foundation (1 Corinthians 3:10-11) and cornerstone (Ephesians 2:20). Or male being born first, or Jesus Christ the head over all things to the church, (Ephesians 1:20-23) or man being the head or origin of women (1 Corinthians 11:3-15) or husband the head of wife (Ephesians 5:23). To add, even as Jesus is the second person of the trinity is equal with God (Philippians 2:6), as is The Holy Spirit. We as women being the second created are equal with man but we all are different members. There is a divine order of things, such as in the heavenlies of thrones, dominions, principalities and powers (Colossians 1:16). In this light, we see Father, Son, Spirit and Man, and Woman. Further, when Jesus said if you know me you know the Father, and what I do the Father does, this same principle is to be applied to women, what you see man doing you see women doing too. Women do have a place in building upon the foundation of Jesus, Peter and Paul (1 Corinthians 3:10) as members of the body of Christ. Because we as women are part of the living stones of the temple of the Godhead (Ephesians 2:21-22) the church that is Christ’s body. The dispensational change has taken place of grace where we know no man-generic after the flesh (Colossians 1:25; 11 Corinthians 5:16). Paul has laid down a foundation as the “master builder” for us both male and female to build according to the plans and specifications set out in the Epistles by the breath of God. Paul confessing and us knowing there is no other foundation to be laid other than Rabbi Ben Joseph Yeshua - Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 3:11). Peter given the word upon this rock was not to reveal the mystery of the Church. Jews, Gentiles, male and female in his writings as one in Christ. Peter was not to write either on men and women being fellow heirs of the same body and partakers of His promise in Christ (Ephesians 3:5). Neither was the other eleven given these mysteries to be written, it was committed to Paul the master builder to write, teach and preach. It is in Paul’s writing we find the truth of women’s place in the Church when you study these Epistles at all angles. When Yahweh created woman for a helpmate, He hid a mystery of the Church. Adam is a picture of The Lord Jesus Christ who is the image of the 136


invisible God Yahweh. Yahweh put man asleep and took from his side and formed what Adam called woman, because she was bone of his bone and flesh of his flesh (Genesis 2:23). Now we as men and women are the church, and members of Jesus body, members of His flesh and of His bone (Ephesians 5:30). Now Paul continues to reveal the mystery; “for this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh. As we woman and man are born again we are all as men and women joined to Jesus as one flesh, His Church, His body, men and women as one flesh. All blessed with all spiritual blessing, all have obtained an inheritance, all being predestinated according to the purpose of Him who worketh all things after the counsel of His own will.” Ephesians 1: 3, 11 see all Ephesians 1 The plan and specifications for the building of the church were “kept secret since the world began” (Romans 16:25), “hid from ages and from generations” (Colossians 1:26), and “in other ages...not made known” (Ephesians 3:5), but now revealed to and through the Apostle Paul in His writings. And in his writing by the breath of Yahweh, we see Paul reveals women as one flesh, bone of His bone, flesh of His flesh, His body the Church who are to have the same positions as men in the Church. Paul indicates a dispensational change has taken place when he says; “Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.” 2 Corinthians 5:16 When Jesus told Peter, upon this rock I will build my church and the gates of hell will not prevail, and the keys of the kingdom were given (Matthew 16:13-19). They are not only given to men but also to women. According to His Gospel, Rabbi Yeshua- Jesus Christ not the gospel of Rabbi Gamaliel, Hillel or Eliezer or theologian Calvin or Henry or even Luther. For whatever Jesus the second Adam permits or forbids in heaven is permitted or forbidden within the Church as His body (Matthew 16:13-19). Therefore, if Jesus permitted women in the same positions of ministry as men in the Epistles than today, women are to be permitted in the same positions men have today. Rabbi Yeshua - Jesus Christ the second Adam, the firstborn, permits women to be Apostles, Overseers, Deacons, Pastors, Reverends, Leaders, Ministers, Prophetesses and Teachers. He is the foundation that we together with males are building His church (Ephesians 2:19-22). And we are to 137


follow His Word that was given to the master builder Paul as specifications and instructions we are both to build. We are all being built together into a dwelling-place of God in the Spirit as He directs, or as He wills according to His wisdom. If He wills 80% male to 20% female as He wills for the works prepared for us. If He wills 60% males to 40% females, as He wills. As His will not as our will, neither our will to be self-appointed women or self-appointed men. Neither to say, “women you do not have a place within the Church” or “Has the time come for women in Leadership because the days are dark.” The Church at large is ‘sick’ because ‘we will,’ ‘I will.’ In humility, men ask Him, “Search my heart and know my thoughts my God if there is any wicked way in me lead me to your way everlasting.” Why do I not like the idea women can have an opportunity within the Church as we do?’ ‘Am I closed minded on the doctrine of women to be in the same positions as men within the Church, if so renew me in the spirit of my mind.’ ‘Awaken my heart and mind my God to your will for women after Calvary for your redemptive plan of all mankind.” Let us both build the Kingdom together and go about Kingdom purposes together as He wills. Let us go out together against the kingdom of darkness together not against ‘the brethren.’ Let us go out as He wills, as He allows women to take their rightful places within the hierarchical structure of the Church. If He wills to appoint a woman to the same positions as you, then when the rubber hits the road, He is Lord and God. Recall it is He who wills to distribute the gifts and callings as He wills; it is His will for the works He prepares for either gender. Men your headship with the home is secure, that will never be taken off you by women, further you have firstborn rights and that is why there will always be more men in these positions than women. But let us come along side of you and fight the good fight, let us as His body, flesh of His flesh and bone of His bone be in agreement to do The King's business. Let us all aspire to be overcomers alongside each other. Let us both as living stones go for gold to be given the reward of a throne to rule in the thousand-year reign (Revelation 3:21, 20:4-6). We, as both are being built together into a dwelling-place, living stones, the temple of The Living God. Which is the now, in His Kingdom, we female and male being built together, both reigning with Him. Not the Millennial church which will be built upon Jesus as Israel’s Messiah, but the church in this present dispensation is built upon Him the second Adam, firstborn from 138


the dead, as The Glorified Head of the body who is exalted to the right hand of God in heaven with all power and all authority all rulership. Again, with Paul, the master builder, “and another buildeth thereon.” (1 Corinthians 3:10) the another buildeth thereon is both male and female partakers in His promises. Both as joint-heirs and co-workers with Him the second Adam, both flesh of His flesh and bone of His bone. Both under His command for thus and so, and to fulfill the works prepared for us individually as different gender types from the wombs of our mothers. Consider; the one-generic overcoming will sit with Me in My throne (Revelation 3:21). And, I will make the one-generic a pillar (Revelation 3:12) in the temple of my God. Also, the one-generic overcoming shall be clothed in white garments and I will not at all blot his-generic name out of the Book of Life, and I will acknowledge his-generic name before My Father, and before His angels ... The one who has an ear, (Revelation 3:5-6) hear what the Spirit says to the churches - to mention humbly, women are called to the exact same positions as the men in the Church as He wills to distribute these calls these positions, women are also called to sit with Him in His throne if she as in singular person runs the race to be one of those who will be considered an over comer. Even though the balance is to be more men, again, women are permitted to be Apostles, Prophets, Overseers, Deacons, Pastors, Leaders and Ministers of the Gospel, even Priests if it were not for man’s traditions. Because the position of a Priest is no different than Pastor, Minister or Reverend, Priest is only a denominational name. The position of Priest has been filled by Jesus Christ the great High Priest, the Levitical Priestly line is no longer necessary, we are all Kings and Priests. Therefore, a Priest is just a title of a denomination. Further, we are all considered as the bride of Christ and as Kings and Priests. Yahweh’s callings and promises are not exclusive to male only, but both female and male being His body, His Betrothed, His bride, His flesh of His flesh and His bone of His bone. I trust that blessed you, now back to the seventy who were men and women who were sent and who came back rejoicing that devils were subject to them through the name of Jesus. I will include the following verses after the verse 17. Also, the Scripture of the twelve disciples who were given power and authority for teaching on what it means to have authority and power through Jesus name and in Jesus name. “Behold, I give you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and 139


over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall by any means hurt you. 20. Notwithstanding, in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.” Matthew 10:19-20 “Then He called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. 2. And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.” Luke 9:1-2 Just as Jesus had given the twelve and the seventy power to tread on serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy, He has given us that same power. For we are in Christ, we have been spiritually born again receiving The Holy Spirit who gives the power to tread on snakes and scorpions. For as we read below it is the work and ministry of The Holy Spirit to cast out demons, as much as it is the work of The Holy Spirit to cure diseases. Jesus being God cast out devils by The Holy Spirit. As with us being born again and being ‘in’ Christ that adoption or birthright does not give us the ultimate power to cast out demons all alone. Even though the scriptures mention “that the spirits are subject unto you” and “at the name of Jesus every knee shall bow, and every tongue confess.” We cannot take a portion of Scripture and build a doctrine. Casting out of demons is to under the anointing, under discernment of the direct work of The Holy Spirit, we are one with Him in Spirit. Jesus being Jesus did not cast out demons because He was God, but came in line with His truth, His instructions, to the ministry and work of His Holy Spirit, to the Oneness of God. The scripture below reveals that it was not Jesus casting out the devils, but The Holy Spirit in Jesus. “But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you.” Matthew 12:29 “But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.” 1 Corinthians 6:17 The word reveals that Jesus had been given and has all authority in heaven and earth. Again, He did not cast out demons just by His own authority as we read above, neither can we in the believer's authority. Jesus came in oneness and obedience to His Word, His teachings. He came willingly and also in obedience to The Father to do His will and being in the bond of being One God went about His Kingdom’s redemptive purposes.

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“And coming up Jesus talked with them, saying, all authority in Heaven and on earth was given to Me.” Matthew 28:18 “Then Jesus answered and said to them, truly, truly, I say to you. The Son is not able to do anything from Himself, except what He may see the Father doing; for whatever that One does, these things also the Son does the same way. 20. For the Father loves the Son, and shows to Him all things which He does. And He will show Him greater works than these in order that you may marvel.” John 5:19-20 “And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:” Mark 12:29 Just as Jesus was in obedience to The Father and could not do anything from Himself, we also cannot do anything from our self. Likewise, we are in and to be in obedience to Jesus instructions, or God being as One God. This is why He writes; “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 K.J “Be, subject, therefore to God, oppose the devil, and he will flee from you.” James 4:7 IL “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” Acts 10:38 Submit first to God, so you can be anointed with the power and authority of The Holy Spirits work to discern His movements. In other words, for his strategy to resist the devil and or cast out or away devils and if necessary, by name, title or rank. Submit to God, so He can release His anointing of His Spirit, His word of knowledge, His discernment of spirits, His utterance in tongues or other languages or your cultural language. That is the power to trample on the snakes and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy; it’s not just the believer’s authority. It is The Holy Spirit, not the power of Wendy, Justis, Pastor Stephen or Prophetess Cindy who are sons and daughters of God we work together. We all know this verse so well; “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds; 2 Corinthians 10:4

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Read the bold words again! These words reveal that it is not a work of our flesh and or because we are ‘in’ Christ or because we have a birthright as sons or daughters of God or can stand just in the believer’s authority. To trample on snakes and scorpions, to cast out demons, to resist the devil, we have to be anointed with His weapons of power and anointed with His authority, His strength. We have to be anointed of The Holy Spirit, it’s His work, and we have to be anointed through God to use weapons not carnal but of might. Through coming into submission to God first for the Spirit to rise up and warfare. The same principle applies in healing, just because we are sons or daughters, we cannot cure diseases by using Jesus name or because we are ‘in’ Christ with the believer’s authority. To appropriate His power and authority it has to be done in submission, in accordance with His instructions in righteousness set out in His Word, or warfare is ineffective. We will just beat the air, speak out empty words against our enemy, warfaring independently of The Holy Spirit, if we do not submit first to God, so that He may give us direction on what position to take or so He can war for us, through us, in utterance, this is purity of warfare. If it is not in purity of Himself, He gives a knowing that we follow, but we are following Him. When warfaring in purity of warfare, done in the utterance of The Holy Spirit, in this authority and power it will not return unto us void the sword will defeat our enemy. This may be the way He has instructed you to warfare for a spot-on effective result. He may have instructed you to take authority yourself as you are knowledgeable of demons and their workings or it is the way the ministry operates, when this is so, the anointing is there in the spirit to back up the believers authority and to add this is how He has revealed or given you revelation to cast out demons and warfare, therefore, that is your faith and understanding to follow given it has been given to you as a directive from The Holy Spirit. Again, His power, His strength is given to us, not any might or power of our own being heirs to bind the strongman, to warfare, to cast away or out demons or to wrestle, but with and under His power and might His direction, His directive, his voice and or His ministry structure/style. “and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us, the ones believing according to the working of His mighty strength 20. which He worked in Christ in raising Him from the dead-yea, He seated Him at His right hand in the heavenlies.” Ephesians 1:19-20 “For the rest, my brothers, be made powerful in the Lord, and in 142


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“We then, as workers together with Him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.” 2 Corinthians 6:1 We are called to be workers together with Him, to partner Him, to be at one with Him under His witness to discern His will at that given moment of warfare. We need not be strangers to Covenant promises or Covenant warfare ways. Therefore, we need to know the Word, what does Covenant say? Least our adversary takes an advantage over us and we have cast out devils and warfared in vain! Least we make our own casting out of devils and warfare null and void by doing it in the flesh, the carnal way with no anointing for a prayer strategy. In this way, we are not doing it according to the way the Word instructions us. I spent seven years in ineffective warfare binding and not seeing any results for I did it my way, I did it in the flesh with no directive or breath of the Spirit. True warfare is not by a known formula or knowledge of strategies or a position of higher rank in the body of Christ. But under fresh direct guidance and or impartation from The Holy Spirit. The utterance is pure warfare and He may will to give you it to you in all circumstances. However, He does work according to one’s own understanding even when it is done not according to the instructions that are in the Word. He will’s for us to all learn purity of warfare and learn how to correctly warfare. He will move you along as You just pick Him up by His impressions then you speak that out of your mouth, but it’s still by a tuning in to The Spirits movements, not your own. Further, He may and will lead you to written prayer strategies by someone else or to repeat a prayer strategy He has taught you. As He wills, He will train your hands to war or as He wills just as it is written; “Just as you can hear the wind but can’t tell where it comes from or where it will go next, so it is with the Spirit...” John 3:8 (LB) To warfare effectively is to submit yourself to God in faith, to receive and pray in the utterance of The Holy Spirit or to be given a directive this is effective warfare. His will not yours, His choice in a strategy, you yield all your ideas of strategy to be tuned into the will of The Holy Spirit’s prayer. I am not referring to deliverance ministries here, but personal warfare, as The Lord is a Sovereign God and structures ministry different and there is the believer’s authority that rejects them, denounces them, and tells them to leave in Jesus name. For example, “I have given my life my body to the Lord Jesus Christ and all curses are broken. By the authority of Jesus Christ and by the 143


power of the Holy Spirit, I no longer will for you in my life, I resist you, I reject you and I renounce you and your kingdom ways, I confess Jesus Christ is my Lord and Master and God so I command you all to leave now, in Jesus’ name. Jesus gave us Covenant promise that nothing shall hurt us if we warfare the way the Word instructs. The enemy can steal away this truth if you do not stand in your heart on this promise. If you believe he can retaliate or counter attack you, of course he will. If you believe because you prayed true warfare in casting out or away demons, or warfared against a stronghold in someone’s life or went to a prayer meeting and got into some ‘heavy’ warfare in the anointing or under the directive of The Holy Spirit and now the devil is going to retaliate or counter attack you because of this, he will because you believed he could. But if you believe this covenant promise; “Behold, I give unto you the power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” Luke 10:19 He cannot touch you. If you stand on this Covenant promise knowing The Holy Spirit gave you the strategy, the plan of action, the enemy cannot hurt you, he cannot attack you for stepping out in warfare. This is your covenant promise, covenant protection from evil. For what the Lord called you to do, He anoints you to do. Therefore, He by Covenant protects you for what you did under the direct work of His plan of action. Hence, He will cover you under the shadow of His wings because He led the prayer strategy. And His angels will encamp around you for they will be given charge over you to protect you from the kingdom of darkness because you were in obedience to His instructions in righteousness on how to warfare. When we come out of the instructions of the way the word models or teach us to warfare we will and do come out of covenant protection, as with transgression. We have come into agreement with the enemies way of fighting of fleshly warfare. We then subject ourselves to attack, for disobedience to His righteous instructions on how to warfare so we do not get hurt. We have walked not after the Spirit but after the flesh, so we fight as if blowing out our own wind in the air. We waste our breath, while the demons just remain and laugh. They discern fleshly warfare as opposed to Holy Spirit warfare. It is by grace in your learning days or your studied ignorance that God will back up your wind and blow His wind on that prayer. But, as you mature or when He wills to train you the ‘right way’ your warfare will only 144


be effective when The Holy Spirit follows it through, there will be sometimes no grace given on your prayers of flesh. You can point at the demons all you like and tell them to go and bind them in Jesus name and they will remain in your life or the person you are ministering to, for your warfare is fleshly and done in your own authority of being ‘in Christ’, in holding to a false authority and power. Further, if you have a sheep fold, the sheep remain ignorant of true effective warfare. And to put it bluntly, ineffective for their own circumstances and against the kingdom of darkness as a whole. The Lord teaches you the way the Word directs, so you will learn the way the Word instructs you. This way you are being sanctified as a disciple of Jesus in the ways of true warfare and or deliverance and you learn, and you won’t get hurt and your prayers will be effective. Then you’re not wondering, why God why am I so harassed today when I war fared - because you did it in your flesh, or you did it in your prayer strategy I taught you last year, or you did it by the prayer strategy out of that book on becoming a prayer warrior. I am not referring to ministries who use written prayer strategies or teach giving us written warfare strategies, I agree with them. I am referring to being trained personally by The Holy Spirit in teaching us to discern His will to line up with His Word’s instruction of warfare. We learn the movements of The Holy Spirit and do what He leads us to do not what a prayer strategy says. If we are led in that way we will, then know, He will anoint it, He will breath His breath upon it, so it becomes effective because it is prayed under His directive. Also, I am not referring to prayer strategies that reveal and disarm and or annul hidden works of darkness that are needed to be prayed. Or strategies that lead you to break curses repent and renounce and break bonds of iniquity. But I am referring to after your training is completed in offensive warfare there is a need to line yourself up with how the Word directs us to pray in The Spirit, by His will, His directive not our own fleshly offensive warfare in personal or corporate prayer so we are effective and so we do not get hurt. Scripture writes not even Michael the archangel in contending with the devil dared bring a reviling accusation against him but said to him The Lord rebuke you. This is an area where the enemy will retaliate; hurt you when you speak to him or his demons in a disrespectful way. When you call them course names, curse them, insult them or be in any way abusive to them you have walked out from the way the Word instructs you to warfare. You are bluntly in rebellion and disobedience to righteous instructions. 145


Again, bringing yourself out from under Covenant protection, inviting demons to be in your life. Inviting them to warfare against you the reverse not you against them but them against you. You may be wondering why you have such demonic activity in your life! Wondering why you have not as yet discerned what this work of darkness is that is coming against you! If you pray and repent and renounce speaking to the demons and Satan like I have mentioned above and your fleshly warfare you will find some peace will come back in your life. Those demons will no longer be able to be in your life for you have come back into obedience and agreement with the way the Word instructs you to warfare and act before evil dignitaries. “Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. 9. Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.” Jude 8-9 “......... who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.......4. That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Romans 8:1, 4 “And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. 18. Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;” Ephesians 6:17-18 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: 4. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;” 2 Corinthians 10:3-4 “But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.” 1 Corinthians 2:14 “But the manifestation of the Spirit it is given to every man to profit withal. 7. For to one is given by the Spirit .............. 10. To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: 11. But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as He wills” 1 Corinthians 12:7, 8a, 10-11 146


Even though we are who we are in Christ, that does not give us sovereign protection from demons if we speak to them rudely or in fleshly warfare. Why, because when devils or demons submit, they do not submit to us, they do not submit to us through our name. Or because we have our names written in the Lambs Book of Life or because we are one of the ones whose name if know all round the world, or because we are seated in the third heaven and them under our feet. They do not submit to us either because it is as if we are Jesus going to keep His appointment with the Bank Manager because He could not make it, so He sent us giving us the power of attorney to act and sign for Him. Or because of a title of ambassador for Christ. Devils or demons submit because they are subject to the work and the will of The Holy Spirit in and through us, the Christ within us. This is why we are said to be ‘in Christ’ and why they are subject to us ‘through His name’ and ‘in His name’. For; “God also hath highly exalted Him, and given Him a name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;” Philippians 2:9-10 “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. Acts 10:38 When Jesus left, He said He would send The Holy Spirit in His name, not sending us in His name, but sending us as the Father had sent Him anointed with The Holy Spirit, who was sent in His name. “then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.” John 20:21 He sends us into the world with the Holy Spirit, this being in His name, to do God’s will through us. We are not sent as if we are Jesus, we hold no power or authority apart from Jesus, even though we are seated with Him in the third heavens and all things under our feet and His victory our victory. It is The Holy Spirit who is sent in His name, The Lord Thy God is One God; we are the vessel that God uses to do His redemptive work to appropriate His victory, His Lordship as the second Adam as the new man, it’s all His rulership now, it is not entrusted to us ever again as it was with Adam and Eve, it is all entrusted to Jesus, the second Adam, the new man. Recall, the seventy returned saying the devils submit to them through His name.

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“And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.” Matthew 10:17 “But the comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.” John 14:26 If you ever come or go ‘in the name of Jesus’, you stand there with The Holy Ghost. And if no Holy Ghost strategy, no Holy Ghost power, no Holy Ghost anointing then you are of no effect. Your prayer strategy is rendered null and void of no effect against the enemy. Consider, healing, signs, miracles or wonders are they done because your ‘a saint’ purchased by the blood of Jesus? Consider this, do the big-name persons in healing ministries heal under power and authority of being ‘a saint’ or is it the work of The Holy Spirit? Consider again, if there was no anointing of The Holy Spirit could they heal people of their diseases? “But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you.” Matthew 12:28 KJ “That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Romans 8:4 KJ “(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;) 2 Corinthians 10:4 KJ “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. Acts 10:38 KJ Now we know it is obvious that we cannot heal or perform a miracle because our name is written in The Lambs Book Of Life or we are so and so Smith or Pastor whoever redeemed by the blood of Jesus. The same principle applies with the casting away and the casting out of demons and any form of warfare. No matter if it is at the level of City or Regional Territorial Spirits or human indwellers or air dwellers, we cannot warfare without the anointing the work of The Holy Ghost. No Holy Ghost behind us, null and void warfare, same as healing, no Holy Ghost anointing, no healing, null and void healing. Try it out, tell someone who needs healing to be healed in Jesus name and see if it works! Then next time you discern the oppression of demons, tell them to go in Jesus name and see if it works! You will view both results, and 148


there will The Lord train you in correct offensive warfare. There will the Holy Spirit train you according to righteous instruction that the righteousness of the law be fulfilled. I am not taking away your identity in Christ or your position in Christ or your inheritances from Christ or Covenant. Only to reveal we warfare not by using a name Jesus, and or the name Jesus, like the name Jack. Or do we warfare after the flesh or by being ‘a saint’ or so and so Smith - a wellknown prayer warrior or Apostle or Preacher. But, by the weapons of our warfare that are not carnal but mighty through God by His Holy Spirit and by the Word – the sword of His Spirit. This way we are in agreement with scriptural righteous instruction. Then we do not get hurt, and we become effective warriors, vessels in The Master’s hand for every good use. The seven sons of Skeva learnt this truth the hard way. Yet they believed in The true and the living God, and they saw signs, miracles, and deliverance done by Paul and his disciples. But, the use of the name of Jesus was of no effect, there was no Holy Spirit breath behind the deliverance, hence they got hurt, hence the demons stayed. “Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth. 14. And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, which did so. 15. And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye? 16. And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.” Act 19:13-16 “Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to pronounce the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul preaches.” Acts 19:13 RSV When Jesus asks us to pray in The Spirit, and when He said whatever you shall ask in my name that the Father will be glorified in the Son, I will do it. The same principle applies as above. For this simply means when the anointing is on your prayer. When the breath of my Spirit is behind your prayer, when you have prayed in The Spirit you have then prayed in my Name, then I will do it. It does not mean the literal use of His name put on the end of your prayer. But you come before the Father under the anointing, the prayer of 149


action that The Holy Spirit (The Lord who is One God) wills for you to pray. Now, there is grace here, however, the correct use of in the name of Jesus is that of the ministry and work of The Holy Spirit prayer and for us to come into agreement with this instruction in righteousness. This is why Jesus means when He said; “And sign will follow to those believing these things; they will cast out demons in my name, they will speak new languages;” (both works of The Holy Spirit, words in brackets here mine) Mark 16:17 It is noteworthy to mention here that because of these truths the enemy creates excuses against speaking in new languages or tongues of men and angels as a prayer language. He knows these scriptural truths that are the true power against him by the breath of The Holy Spirit, the praying in The Spirit. We have seen that no works are done by us being heirs, or adopted, or firstborn, or sons, or daughters, or ‘saints’ or a people of God or because we are seated in the third heaven. The signs that follow, the miracles and healings and the casting out of demons are done by The Holy Spirit. We have no power apart from His Holy Spirit, His Spirit sent in His name to cast out demons or do miracles or do signs or wonders or heal someone, we are the exalted vessel He works through. Therefore, our sufficiency is of God, we have no sufficient strength of our own to wrestle, fight battles, warfare, bring down stronghold or cast out devils or heal. Our help comes from His power and might of His strength to stand up against the enemy. It is in Jesus Christ’s power of The Holy Spirit that we see our authority and power. It is in Jesus Christ alone, not us acting independent of The Holy Spirit but moving in The Spirit in accordance to His will. “But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my Name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.” John 14:26 “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” Acts 10:38

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Father (Acts 2:33), that which they see and hear. After they had heard this they were pierced to the heart and asked Peter and the rest of the apostles what shall they do? Peter said to repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus for the forgiveness of their sins and they would receive The Holy Spirit (Acts 2:37-38). “So then those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.” Acts 2:41 When you read this above scripture, it appears that the process of receiving The Holy Spirit was to first repent and be baptized in water. But reading further on in this Book of Acts, it reveals that this is not the method. So again, you cannot always take the Scriptures literally as they read. You have to have other supporting Scriptures to reveal any interpretation. “As Peter was yet speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all those hearing the word. 45. And the faithful of the circumcision were amazed, as many as came with Peter, because the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out on the nations also. 46. For they heard them speaking in languages, and magnifying God. Then Peter answered, 47. Can anyone forbid the water that these not be baptized, who the Holy Spirit received, even as we also? 48. And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then they asked him to remain some days.” Acts 10:44-48 This account is in Chapter 5 after various other accounts and healings and of those who had heard the message and believed to the number of five thousand (Acts 4:4) had received The Holy Spirit. So, to answer did those of this account have the Holy Spirit we need to answer again the four questions from A to D. Question A: Who is casting out demons? Answer: This first account in Acts we read it is Peter and other Apostles. “And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things. 12. At the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon’s portico. 13. But none of the rest 152


dared to associate with them; however, the people held them in high esteem. 14. And all the more believers in the Lord, multitudes of men and women, were constantly added to their number, 15. to such an extent that they even carried the sick out into the streets and laid them on cots and pallets, so that when Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on any one of them. 16. Also the people from the cities in the vicinity of Jerusalem were coming together, bringing people who were sick or afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all being healed.” Acts 5:11-16 NASB We read above when Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on any one of them.” Therefore, we see Peter’s place of authority differs from the other apostles. We read this of him in Acts 2:14-47. Why was Peter mentioned and why not Andrew, James, John, Phillip, Thomas, Matthew, Thaddeus, Bartholomew, James or Simon the Zealot (Mark 3:16-19)? Because Peter was given a higher authority as a builder just like Paul who was given an even higher authority as a master builder (1 Corinthians 3:10). “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not prevail against her.” Matthew 16:16 Peter was not some dropout who took up fishing as a living, or a Biblical or Judaic ‘unlearned’ fisherman or just some plain ole fisherman. He had a trade just as Jesus had been brought up with a trade and most Rabbi’s from synagogues had trades. This is why we see Paul, Pricilla, and Aquila as tent makers or moreover prayer shawl makers (Acts 18:3). It was custom and culture to have a trade, so they were not a burden (1 Corinthians 12:13) to their disciples or others in their community. It was Jewish tradition, a rabbinic tradition that you had to be first “formed” or this words true Hebraic meaning means you had to first ‘be taught.’ Also, they had “to be silent” and “in submission’ or in Hebraic understanding to sit humbly listening by learning at some one’s feet or specifically at the feet of a Rabbi to receive teachings as a disciple before they could be released as Rabbinic teachers of the Scriptures having disciples of 153


their own. This was the contextual view of particular women of the day in Ephesus (1 Timothy 2:11) who wanting to be teachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they were saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions (1 Timothy 1:7). They had not learnt “in silence and subjection,” these were not schooled or trained in Jewish oral law or Law, or did their lives show they lived by Torah, but the multiplicity of religions of Ephesus or just some particular goddess religious belief, these beliefs were what they knew and understood, not the whole of Judaism. Some of the particular women Paul is addressing were once mediators of the gods and highly revered as women and as women mediators between the gods, goddesses and the people were the ones who were teachers. This is another reason why those in Ephesus had to learn there was only one mediator Christ Jesus (1 Timothy 2:5), not any venerated woman or the female gender. It was not all women in general that Paul was referring to, but those who predominately under this culture who were venerated above men to some of these pagan gods and goddess. These ones were the ones wanting authority over the men, but their minds were full of the different religious beliefs of these goddesses and gods. So, they had to learn be taught in Hebraic understanding - “sit in silence and subjection” before being released into teaching positions of authority. To sit in silence and subjection was Hebrew lingo or jargon as we know it today, it did not mean they had to shut up / be silent or be subordinate to the man. Those words have Hebraic understanding, not literal understanding as we read them. This is why Paul is implying some of you will be excused if you prefer child raising than going through the years it would take to learn the teaching and the doctrines of The Law, oral law and The Prophets and The Writings and the Gospel. In simple words, they were to go to Bible College for years before any apostle could release these women into the teaching ministry. If you want to get serious in interpreting the Scriptures, you have to take various aspects into account. Firstly, words differ in Greek and Hebrew meaning especially from our English meanings. Also taking the Scriptures literally as they read will not give you the fullest content of the meaning of the verse, passage or chapter and again you cannot always take the scriptures literally. The Word is full of symbolism, mysteries, Hebraic meaning and 154


incorrect translation of words from their original meaning because of our vast/complex English language and the condition of the hearts of translators and the dead bones (demons) in the translators and vice versa of the sources they used. If you want to be more accurate, scriptural interpretation should be discerned by era, history, historians, governments, kings in reign, city, culture of the day, language of the day, symbolism, parables, social traditions, Jewish traditions both biblical and oral traditions passed down by the fathers, oral law, Law, The Prophets, The Writings, Rabbinic understanding, writers and teachers, theologians, translators, translations all different translations from primary (Septuagint, Latin Vulgate), secondary (old Latin versions translated from the Septuagint), and tertiary translations (a translation of a translation or a translation of a secondary translation), textual criticism, history on the translators and translation techniques, sponsors of the translation, text they used, characteristics “thou, art,” marginal notes, validation of writings – question authenticity – JW Bible or Mormon Bible, Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Mary Magdalene and others found from early eras. It was Jewish custom and oral law to be learn-ed or educated before any one, woman or man could be released to be a scribe / teacher (2 Timothy 2:15) of the Law, The Prophets and The Writings the teachings of Christ, Paul and Peter and Apostles. Not some woman who once was a teacher of the different deities in Ephesus or a woman who was a follower of these deities or a woman who was once an utterance mouth piece for different goddesses and gods of Ephesus. They could not be released, especially in those early days when the Gospel was being established and when Peter and Paul were to be builders to teach and train and give us in this day and time the Letters and Books. These women and also any man needed to be established in truth (Romans 16:25) and of learnt in submission and silence the doctrines of the Law, the Prophets and The Writings. They had to understand what they said and what they affirmed (1 Timothy 1:7) before being placed in any position of authority and the authority of teaching otherwise they would be teaching heresy and error as their minds had not been renewed with true teachings and or the truth for foundational building teaching in this crucial time. This is why Paul stresses in the books of Timothy the credentials for being placed in a position of authority and or ministry because of the overall environment Timothy was assigned to. 155


Just as Jesus had selected Paul as he had sat at the feet of Gamaliel (Acts 22:3) knowing Jewish oral traditions and the teachings of the Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Peter also would not have been placed as a builder in this position unless he too had not of learnt and lived by these Jewish traditions, the Jewish ‘religious’ way of life. Most assuredly he was a learned man of oral law, The Law, The Prophets, and The Writings, and most highly probably was taught by his mother, father, and, family and went to a Synagogue. He was not considered educated by the standards of the scribes and the Sanhedrin school of Herod’s Temple. Recall they also said that of Jesus that He was not educated according to their standards of scribes of the Temple. But Peter was a learned man of Judaism, but he or Jesus had not gone through the Pharisaical schooling system. Recall “Timothy, his grandmother Lois and mother Eunice had taught him since he was little about Torah and The Prophets (2 Timothy 1:5, 3:1417). He had been so to speak “fully furnished for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:17). He had been taught the teachings on Law, The Prophets, the Writings, and oral law before he was called to the ministry (1 Timothy 4:12). Further, it was by two women, His grandmother Lois and mother Eunice where his teaching came from. So, these women also were learned women, how they became so is not known. But History tells us not all Rabbis from the different synagogues of that day forbid women to be disciples, but predominantly most men did forbid women to sit at their feet. Jesus the Rabbi of Rabbis did not forbid women, as we know He allowed Mary and Mary and Mary to sat at His feet and be His disciples. To make mention not all Jews went to a synagogue or through the Pharisaical system/school of learning at the Temple of Herod, they were taught by their mother or at home by the family at large or by their own synagogue that is ten or more Jewish people. Recall Pricilla in Acts 18:26 taught Apollos who was a learned man who was powerful in the Old Testament Scriptures (Acts 18:24). Pricilla was mentioned before her husband as Jewish tradition placed first the one who was ‘more learned’ in Old Testament Scriptures - Judaism; she helped expound more accurately the way of God to Apollos who were all Apostles. She would not have been given an anointed position of authority / Apostle if she had not been powerful and or skilled in the Word of 156


righteousness or mentioned before her husband. They were both Apostles (Romans 1:5-7) both “called out ones of Jesus Christ.” (Romans 1:6). Both Priscilla and Aquila, Paul’s “fellow-workers” had been to various cities with and without Paul. See Romans 16:3-Rome; Acts 18:2-Ephesus; 1 Corinthians 16:19; this was in Ephesus, running one of the churches from the home, as was a custom of that era to have church meetings within several homes scattered across a city. According to Jewish traditions and oral law men or women were not to be placed in positions of authority and we see this in New Testament Biblical tradition until they were learned. In this early Church, those who taught doctrines in Jewish tradition were those who had sat at the feet of Rabbi’s or had been raised by being taught - those who were learn-ed. Some would have memorized book by book of The Torah, all knew teachings on oral law, and they lived a life that showed they lived by what they had learnt, and this principle and tradition has flowed over into New Testament living especially Biblically. This is noteworthy to mention “The source of customary law was custom itself; many laws existed simply because it was the way in which things had always been done.” (Volume 9 under law illustrated living bible) I cannot recall where I obtained the following information, but it is noteworthy in understanding this Jewish custom some were able to follow. “Being weaned at three years of age. They then go to the house of books to study the Torah, the first five books off by heart. At the age of twelve, they would receive their first fringes on the prayer shawl and go to the Temple for their first Passover. Then they were allowed to go to the sages and religious leaders to talk and ask questions. In Jewish understanding, they are now regarded as men. Then they went to the house of studies and began the oral Torah, learning scripture by memorizing by discussion and arguing. At thirteen they learnt the rest of the Old Testament off by heart.

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By twenty-five years they would have known all the Old Testament off by heart. They could then become a Rabbi at thirty, as this was custom under oral law. Then and only then could these who achieved this have disciples.” This would have been the extent of Paul’s education and training, not only that Yahweh knew before Saul was to become Paul. He had ordained his life this way before he was even born (Psalms 139:16). Same as Peter, John, Timothy, Apollos, Priscilla and Aquila and even Phoebe as much as Judas Iscariot who was prophesied to be the one to betray Jesus. These people were key people in the early church, none of them were just there because of a decision of the moment, or because of an evening of prayer. They were predestined in as much as prophecy is predestined to happen in Revelation. They had grown up in Judaism, grown up by what was passed down from the fathers, grown up with celebrating all the Jewish feasts, grown up in Jewish culture, grown up in customary law of learning the teachings on Mosaic Law in the home by how they lived as those who were a peculiar nation, grown up just where Jesus had willed for them how and where to be grown up. They were prepared; preparation began from their very early youth, years of training either by the education under the rabbinic system outside the corrupt legalist Pharisaical system at The Temple of Herod or by their mothers and father and family at home or by a Rabbi’s synagogue. To make mention again, child raising would save the women because by the time they were fully “formed” or ready enough to be in a teaching position they (1 Timothy 2:15) could have raised some children and or taken the vocation of child raising, because learning and living Judaism was a process. When you consider the credentials of such positions as given by Paul in the books of Timothy, we understand why those who had not sat in submission and silence prior under a Rabbi’s or respected scribes or parents they could not be placed in a teaching authority. So, Peter was no man who had feed off milk or no novice (1 Timothy 3:6). Consider in Biblical tradition hands are not laid on people in haste (1 Timothy 5:22) to give them positions of authority unless they are “formed” 158


and blameless (1 Timothy 1-13). Peter was not someone who did not understand what he said or about what he strongly affirmed (1 Timothy 1:38). He would have been taught as cultural tradition taught Torah, The Prophets, oral law, the teachings of the fathers by his parents and grandparents. And we know he was taught by Jesus before he could become a fellow worker (Romans 1:6, 16:3, 21) laboring for the gospel of Christ (Romans 1:6, 16:1-2; 1 Corinthians 16:16). Before he could be given the authority as one who built or taught teachings “upon this rock I will build my church” Peter had to be a worthy saint before being called to a position of authority (Romans 1:5-6, 16:1-7, 12), even though he had not gone through the school at the Temple of Herod in Jerusalem, but he was still raised a cultural Jew in a synagogue. And we know he sat under the schooling of The Teacher of teachers Rabbi Lord Jesus Christ. Being raised a Jew he had to have a considerable amount of understanding of the Judaic culture, the Torah, The Writings and so on. Jesus only had them for three years of teaching and training. He would not have raised up ignorant disciples and or chosen ignorant disciples for such a position of a builder. “For my people perish through lack of knowledge.” Hosea 4:6… Consider the Apostles and all Apostles mentioned in this book and Acts and don’t forget the women also in these scriptures would also have been taught ones before they were chosen to be ‘worthy saints’, ‘servants of the church’, ‘laboring fellow workers’ of the teachings of Christ Jesus and Paul the Apostle and Peter. Recall according to the Pharisees, the elders ‘the important religious ones’ they spoke of Jesus as never having been educated - in their school system. “The Jews then were astonished, saying, “How has this man became learned, having never been educated?” 16. So Jesus answered them and said, “My teaching is not Mine, but His who sent Me.” John 7:15-16 NASB Just as they viewed Jesus, the Rulers, Elders, and Scribes/Rabbi’s and or the Sanhedrin (Matthew 23:2-7), including the High Priest also viewed 159


Peter and John as uneducated and untrained men which was according to their standard only, not Jesus, not others who were raised in the Judaic teachings or taught by other Rabbi’s in synagogues other than the Scribes/Rabbis of the temple system. “Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 NASB Now if you read the above scripture you would automatically assume Peter and John were just dumb ole fishermen who knew nothing. However, looking into Jewish culture and custom and oral law we have seen they were not uneducated in regard to The Law, The Prophets, The Writings and or the teaching of Christ Jesus. They understood what they strongly affirmed (1 Timothy 1:7) on the matters that they made confident assertions (Acts 4:13). Fishing was their employment and provision, their jobs. Question B: Who is the person(s) having the demon(s) cast out? Answer: We read in Acts 5:16 the mention of people from the cities around Jerusalem. The cities immediate in the vicinity of Jerusalem were to the north: Bethany and Jericho. To the south: Bethlehem. To the east: Qumran. To the west: Emmaus. “People from the cities in the vicinity of Jerusalem were coming together, bringing people who were sick or afflicted with unclean spirits.” Acts 5:16 NASB “And also the multitude came together from the cities around Jerusalem, bringing sick ones and those being tormented by unclean spirits; who were all healed.” Acts 5:16 IL In verse twelve of this chapter five, we read the part of Jerusalem where people were in when the unclean spirits were being cast out. Which was in The Temple of Herod and they were all in one passion in Solomon’s Porch. “And many miracles and wonders among the people took through the hands of the apostles. And they were all with one passion in Solomon’ s Porch. Acts 5:12 160


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G. Partition Wall. Xxx. Alms Boxes. S. Conjectural site of Council Chamber. “The entire enclosure according to Josephus was twice as large as the earlier enclosure…. There were eight gates: two on the south, four on the west, one on the north, and one on the east. One “ascended” to the temple (Luke 18:10) through the south gates by covered vaulted passages. The gates in the west were connected with the city by viaducts over the valley of the Tyropoeon. The east gate, near the site of the present “Golden Gate,” was probably the gate used by Jesus on Palm Sunday (Matthew 21:12; Mark 11:11; Luke 19:45). The entire enclosure was divided into several courts. The largest, the court of the Gentiles, was accessible on all four sides, unless the temple itself lay against the west wall. The court of the Gentiles was bordered by colonnades on all four sides. The royal porch lay on the south and the porch of Solomon (John 10:22; Acts 3:11; 5:12) on the east. The “pinnacle of the temple” (Matthew 4:5; Luke 4:9) is not certainly located; many scholars believe it designates the wall of the southeast corner, where the ground plunges steeply toward the Kidron. The court of the Gentiles was accessible to anyone. It was separated from the temple and the other courts by a balustrade with inscriptions prohibiting Gentiles from entering the interior courts under pain of death; two copies of this inscription have been discovered. The sacred enclosure formed a rectangle in the west center of the court of the Gentiles. It was raised upon a terrace, walled, and entered by 9 gates …” “The entire temple building was surrounded by small chambers as was the temple of Solomon. The external proportions of the building were rendered regular according to the dimensions of the porch by the erection of a large room, whose purpose is unknown, above the entire sanctuary. The temple building was composed of white limestone ornamented with gold plating and gilded pinnacles, so that it must have been a truly impressive sight.” 3. [1967:122] The main gate entrance to the Temple being the eastern gate appears to run somewhat directly with the beautiful gate that enters into the Temple where only Jews were allowed as according to their custom (Acts 3:1-2, 6-8). “It was the rule when entering the Temple to pass in by the right (Beautiful Gate), and when leaving it to go out by the left hand.” Which went directly into the great court of the Gentiles if you descended down the stairs “which formed the lowest or out enclosure of the Sanctuary.” (p 22 The Temple) Gentiles were forbidden to even ascend the fourteen stairs that bounded the inner wall of the Temple or the Sanctuary itself – three courts and the Holy and Most Holy Place. 162


Gentiles being allowed to pass through Solomon’s Portico would not have hung directly around this area as it went straight over into the entrance of the Sanctuary that was for Jews only. Also, they knew of the uproar it caused it rules were disobeyed within the whole temple area (Acts 21:27-29). Therefore, Gentiles would have observed the rules of reverence and decorum of the Temple and not have surrounded around those within the Portico but remained in their boundaries of the court of the Gentiles. However, still hearing and seeing what Peter and the other Apostles were saying and doing. Now recall at this time Peter did not according to custom even eat, sit or touch a Gentile. His revelation did not come until chapter 10 that Gentiles were now considered clean and not unclean (Acts 10:9-33, 11:1-18). “At the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were taking place among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon’s portico.” Acts 5:12 “And he said to them, “You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a man who is a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit him; and yet God has shown me that I should not call any man unholy or unclean.” Acts 10:28 Therefore, at this time in chapter five those with the unclean spirits who were being healed by the hands of Peter and the Apostles would have been Jews with a strong probability of God fearers; the Gentiles who converted over to Judaism who were known and accepted among the practicing and devout Jews in the colonnades of Solomon’s Porch. Simon Peter was one of the 12 Disciples, who became an Apostle went most places with Jesus. One would think Jesus would have taught him that God was not going to show partiality to Gentiles (Acts 10:34) for they were to receive The Holy Spirit (Acts 10:44-45) in the same way the Jews would (Acts 10:45-48). Question C: Why are the demons in this person(s)? Answer: It cannot be discerned what specific transgressions opened the door for these unclean spirits. The wording of unclean spirits is used in reference to sexual transgressions, food transgressions, and bodily and ritual transgressions. 163


Question D: Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have The Holy Spirit? Answer: Yes, it can be said that some of these persons would have had The Holy Spirit as a seal of redemption Acts 2 prophecy had happened. Jesus had been crucified and glorified for Him to send His Spirit for all believers. The Book of Acts was in the time of His Spirit given to those who believe to seal the believers until their day of redemption (Ephesians 1:13). In conclusion, the following chapter twelve will explain and show biblically that believers, and or those sealed with the Holy Spirit can have indwelling spirits of darkness.

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CHAPTER 11 Acts 8:6-8 - Those having Unclean Spirits many came out crying out in a loud voice “And with one passion the crowds heeded that being said by Philip, when they heard and saw the many miracles which he was doing. 7. For out of those having unclean spirits, many came out, crying with a loud voice. And many who had been paralyzed and lame were healed. 8. And great joy was in that city.” Acts 8:6-8

Question A: Who is casting out demons? Answer: This account in Acts 8:6-8 we read Philip as Greek speaking Jew was casting out demons. Philip was one of the seven appointed in Acts 6:3 being full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom; and is called an evangelist in Acts 21:8. Question B: Who are the people who are having demons cast out? Answer: In the same chapter 8 verse 5 “and going down to a city of Samaria. Philip proclaimed Christ to them.” Those in the city of Samaria, “in the time of Jesus, Palestine west of the Jordon river was divided into the three provinces of Galilee, Samaria, and Judea. Because of their intermarriage with foreigners, the people of Samaria were shunned by orthodox Jews…the pureblooded Jews had no dealings with the Samaritans (John 4:9). They would travel east, cross the Jordan River, and detour around Samaria.” 1. [Lockyer: 1986:941] In Acts 6 we read of the Greek speaking Jews and or the Hellenists (6:1) the strife happening, and some ministers had been taken before the Sanhedrim for preaching, teaching and testifying about Christ Jesus. Persecution instigated by Saul of Tarsus takes place against the church who was in Jerusalem and causes many of these elect ministers and their followers to be scattered out of Jerusalem (Acts 8:1-4) after the preaching and stoning

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of Stephen (Acts 7). In Acts 6:5 it is mentioned that one of the seven chosen was a proselyte from Antioch, others were Hebrews and or Hellenists Jews. The Greek speaking Jews and the Hebrew Jews who were selected to serve and those who were called prior into the five-fold ministry as Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors, Teachers and Leaders and those who were disciples. Some or many of the seventy sent would have been part of this group including women. “Most of Philip’s preaching was to the Gentiles along the Mediterranean seaboard. In this sense he was a forerunner of Paul. Philip preached in every port city from Ashdod (Azotus) to Caesarea on the sea (8:40). Apparently he settled there, since about twenty years later Paul (on his last journey to Jerusalem) was a guest in Philip’s home in this city (Acts 21:8, 9). Philip had four unmarried daughters (παρθένοι) living at home who had the gift of prophecy. (They were female preachers.) Philip’s house was pointed out to travelers in the time of Jerome.” 2. [Cited 2/03/19] This group scattered is not the Twelve Disciples as they were the ones who called near the multitude of the disciples (Acts 6:2, 6). Now there were churches in Samaria being established, however, Philip continues to journey to preach the gospel in the towns from there to Caesarea (Acts 8:40). Peter and John go to Samaria in Acts 8:15 that the new Christians might receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Bible gateway writes “Philip was one of the heroic first to admit nonJewish believers into the fellowship of the Church. Prior to this, the Samaritans were excluded and even denied the privilege of becoming Jewish proselytes. It was Philip (not the apostles) who took the first step in (1) overcoming Jewish prejudice, and (2) the interracial expansion of the Church in accordance with the Lord’s command.” 3. [Cited 2/03/19] The people who are having demons cast out of them would have been followers of Samaritanism and descendants of those from some of the tribes those taken in the Babylonian captivity. Believed to be offspring from mixed marriages, “however the name carried more of a religious, rather than a racial or political, connotation. “Samaritan” referred to one who belonged to the religious sect that flourished in the vicinity of ancient Shechem and Samaria 166


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Given they were just distant relatives of the Jews who kept their bloodlines compatible they were moreover seen as outcasts, not gentiles, as gentiles meant unclean and separated from God who did not have their bloodlines. Jesus brought acceptance and change for women and the outcast when he went through their towns instead of avoiding them (John 4:4-9). Philip brought acceptance and change to the Eunuch and these so-called outcasts. The Apostle Peter and John recognized the church of Samaritans to be accepted as equal to Jews. Those who had already been baptized by Philip in Acts 8:14-17. I have written a book “Is the Eunuch the Homosexual?” The book can be found at the following links: Worth reading to answer the question. https://books.noisetrade.com/kathleenmalligan/is-the-eunuch-thehomosexual Question C: Why are the demons in these people? Answer: This account does not mention why the unclean spirits were in the Samaritans to make them unclean. Or what transgressions and or what laws were breached to give access for unclean spirit(s) to indwell. Question D: Does the person or people receiving deliverance of demon(s) have the Holy Spirit? Answer: Acts 8:14-17 it is written they had only been baptized as followers of Jesus Christ in other words, into the Name of Jesus Christ. A Rabbinic term for being baptized into your rabbi’s name to follow their teachings and ways, to learn to become a fully-fledged disciple. “And the Apostles in Jerusalem hearing that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them, 15. Who going down prayed concerning them, so that they might receive the Holy Spirit. 16. For He had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized into the name of the Lord 167


Jesus. 17. Then they laid hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.” Acts 8:14-17 Therefore, the answer is no, Philip did not carry the mantle of Apostle but Evangelist. It appears Philip was not commissioned to baptize followers in the Holy Spirit regardless of a different baptism into the Name of Christ Jesus. At the appointed time of Pentecost of Acts 2:42 fulfilment of Joel 2:2829 and as referred to in John 7:37-39 the Holy Spirit was given. Written of the three thousand souls added that day after the testimony and teaching from Apostle Peter, these were given the Holy Spirit as they repented of sin and were baptized on the name of Jesus Christ for forgiveness of sins. “And Peter said to them, Repent and be baptized, each of you on the name of Jesus Christ to forgiveness of sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2:38 Acts 1:5 writes of a baptism of water by John (Matthew 3:11) and a baptism of The Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19 writes baptism is in the Name of Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Hebrews 6:2 writes of “the doctrine of baptisms.” There is Sovereignty in receiving The Holy Spirit: “So Ananias departed and entered the house. And laying his hands on him he said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus who appeared to you on the road by which you came has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy spirit.” And immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he rose and was baptized.” Acts 9:17-18 Seen here when The Holy Spirit falls on the Gentiles. “While Peter was still saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word. And the believers from among the circumcised who had come with Peter were amazed because the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out even on the Gentiles. For they were hearing them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter declared, “Can anyone withhold water for baptizing 168


these people, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we have?� And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to remain for some days.� Acts 10:44-48 The Holy Spirit can be received not necessarily under a method, but can also be as He wills, like written in 1 Corinthians 12:11 and John 3:1-15, water and The Spirit, born from above. Additional scriptures can be found at the following link: https://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Bible-Verses-About-Receiving-TheHoly-Ghost/

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CHAPTER 12

Acts 5:1-10 - Ananias and Sapphira

In Chapter 5 of Acts, Ananias and Sapphira had died under the wrath and judgment of The One True Living God (Acts 5:1-10) within the Unconditional New Blood Covenant. It can be discerned if they were one of those who had received the Holy Spirit and having unclean spirits indwelling. Some say they were wolves in sheep’s clothing under a conspiracy to destroy the first church and to have Peter sentenced to death. However, I do not believe this, I believe they were sealed with God The Holy Spirit. Some points to keep in mind: • They were both in consent with each other to give a part of the money that would have been oathed to be for the distribution of the church and the needy (Acts 4:32-37). • The land was up for sale for a length of time, so they had ample time in conspiring to lie and keep back oathed communal money, their transgressions were deliberate, pre-ordained. • They were both struck dead on the spot and asked straight out in a word of knowledge “is this the full amount you got for the sale?” (v 3, 8), given the opportunity to confess their deceit. • Peter addresses Ananias as if he is a brother in Christ. • Satan had filled their hearts and in John 14:30 it reveals that Satan can have something in you as a Spirit filled Christian to cause you to say and to do. 1 John 3:8 where sin is there is the devil and one who is practicing sin is of the devil.“… according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 2:2. No one is ever given the title of a son unless you are sealed with The Spirit of Christ Jesus (John 1:12; 1 John 3:1; Romans 8:14-16)

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• There were young men at the door, likened to guards. Same reason the disciples met behind locked doors as they did in fear of the Jews (John 20:19, 26). • Ananias was buried by these church persons without the knowledge or seeking out of Sapphira. Sapphira came three hours later. Three points to a witness “At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he who is worthy of death be put to death, but at the mouth of one witness shall he not be put to death.” (Deuteronomy 17:6). A threefold cord cannot be easily broken (Ecclesiastes 4:12). • For their burial, they were taken to a tomb as they were laid beside each other. They did not go and seek out the Pharisees or anyone from the Council or Temple, but they as the church buried both persons, which would point to belonging to that church. • Another point to consider is, it was a big financial loss if they were imposters or gifting the money. Because would the Sanhedrin, the Pharisees the Sadducees or the Council or a group of men behind this scheme reimburse them the money for this conspiracy? If this was not a scheme this points to, they were a willing and believing part of this birth certificate church. • After their deaths great fear fell upon the church that Peter is Apostle over. There would be no great fear if they had of been imposters and unsaved. This points to them being sealed with The Holy Spirit because the others in that church could have the exact same happen, hence the fear and terror within their own congregation. • Judgement came to the church first, and, 1 Corinthians 5:12 writes remove the wicked believer from within the church and let God judge the outsider. Also “For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?” 1 Peter 4:17 NASB The judgment of Ananias and Sapphira’s death for lying to the Holy Spirit and putting the Spirit of the Lord to the test (5:9) is to be seen as part of the ratified New Covenant a law carried over from Old Covenant. This first church, was the birth certificate church, was the first group of believers filled with the promised God The Holy Spirit. There are Symbols and Mysteries, Prophecies, Proverbs, Riddles and

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Parables in The Word to hide wisdom, knowledge, and understanding from the hard-hearted and it causes us to seek Him for answers. Yet, Truth can be found and as promised: “When He the Holy Spirit comes, He will lead you into all truth” (John 16:13). Truth interpretation is to find a minimum of at least two scriptures that say the same thing, even though they say it using different words (2 Timothy 2:15; Psalms 25:5), however, other truths must intertwine with any truth. Ananias and Sapphira were either part of those who received The Holy Spirit at the day of Pentecost of the 120 (Acts 2:4) but moreover, they were probably of the multitude who believed as written in Acts 4:4 part of the five thousand. “And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance” Acts 2:4 “But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.” Acts 4:4 Satan had filled their hearts and in John 14:30 it reveals that Satan can have something in you as a Spirit filled Christian to cause you to say and to do. This is witnessed in addressing those with The Holy Spirit in Ephesians 2:2 and 1 John 3:8 where sin is there is the devil and one who is practicing sin is of the devil. “… according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 2:2 The Bible interprets the Bible. Answers are there in the text, it’s just a matter of deduction by the study of the scriptures words and intent and meaning. Written in 1 Peter 5:8 Satan prowls around seeking to devour. In 1 Corinthians 10:20-21 it tells us not to be a sharer in works of demons and not to partake in the ways of Lord and the ways of the demons at the same time. Satan knows the laws of Yahweh, he had access to Ananias as they were still bonded in iniquity and as written in James 1:14-15: “when every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.” 172


James 1:14-15 “But Peter said, Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart for you to lie to The Holy Spirit, and to secretly keep back from the price of the land.” Acts 5:3 The word demon is another word for evil spirit or unclean spirit, bottom line they are all spirits from the Kingdom of Darkness and can be collectively referred to as Satan, and they bring forth death. Greg Boyd teaches “The Greek word that is usually translated “demonpossessed” in the Gospels is demonizomai, which literally means “to be rendered passive toward a demon.” It’s unfortunate, in my view, that the term is usually translated “demon possession.” “Possession” implies complete ownership whereas the concept of being rendered passive toward a demon can be reflective of many degrees of passivity. A person can be a little passive or completely passive toward a demon. And a person can have one area, or many areas of their life rendered passive toward a demon. But “possession makes it sound like demonization is an all-or-nothing thing. For this reason, I prefer to simply transliterate demonizomai as “demonized.”” 1. [cited 16/03/19] Therefore, we can look at Ananias and Sapphira as being demon influenced in a part of their soul. Being passive in areas of their heart to yield to the spirits of the kingdom of darkness, “why did Satan fill your heart” (Acts 5:3) A threefold cord cannot be broken and there has to begin with two or more scriptural witness’s (2 Corinthians 13:1) to demonic oppression, demonic influence and demonic indwelling in our bodies along with The Holy Spirit. The following scriptures are much more than three: Ephesians 2:2, 5:6; James 1:14-15; Acts 5:3; 1 John 3:8; Colossians 3:5-7, 25; John 3:36; Hebrews 12:5-11; 1 Timothy 4:1-2; Galatians 3:2, 10, 1:8; 2 Peter 2:14; 2 Corinthians 11:4; 1 Timothy 4:1-2; 1 Corinthians 3:17; Hebrews 13:4; Ephesians 5:6; Revelation 1:4, 8, 22; Romans 2:8-9. We have the parable of the sower this, speaks of the hearts of man, He is equating the birds who take away the truth to Satan/Devil (Matthew 13:4, 19; Revelation 18:2). Jesus speaks of the birds being symbolic of demons as the evil one, who snatches away the seed. The birds also nest and lodge in the branches of the mustard tree (Luke 13:19). These parables bear witness to 173


spirits having access to the heart and are in the tree that is, they are in and over us co-existing, they are in our members and over us in the air. Jesus allows the tares to grow alongside the wheat, He allowed Judas who was of the devil (John 7:70) to walk alongside Himself. Let’s look firstly at Ananias being referred to as a certain man, whose name was a common name among the Jews. Therefore, he would have been a Jew, his wife’s name was also Jewish. To make a note here, Hebraic Jews were inhabitants of Israel, while Jews who assimilated to the Greek and Roman lifestyles were called Hellenistic. So, it would be safe to say they were of those who said they were observers of the Law and laws of Yahweh. Both knowing about lying, testing, stealing, blasphemy, and vows. There are many scriptures in Leviticus and Numbers about vows in relation to offerings and sacrifices and consequences for a Jew/Hebrew/Israelites who made vows and broke vows to God. The word certain could mean someone important, but not important enough to elaborate on or attribute nothing to them other than the transgressions. Here it is irrelevant, no need to mention any more than their names and to give names as being Jewish. You could assume he can be considered as those mentioned in Acts 23:21, those who had vowed not to eat or drink until they killed Paul. It is only assumption they were not Christians/Spirit Sealed who just wanted to be exalted and hold ministry position. There is too much evidence as they are New Messianic Jews as many other scriptures point to them as believers of the church than imposters or unbelievers. The following verse reveals Barnabas as a Levite, but the Scriptures will not speak particularly about Ananias only being certain, who certainly made a show of himself presenting the money as if it was the entire sale price. I cannot find any record of his status, position or a bread crumb trail with no second mention. This public event exposed them and gave them no share in honor for contributing to the needy or the benefit of this early Church in Jerusalem, only Barnabas. 36. “And Joses, the one surnamed Barnabas by the apostles, 174


which is, being translated, son of Consolation, a Levite, a Cypriot by race, 37. A field being his, selling it, he bore the proceed and placed them at the feet of the apostles. Acts 4: 36-37 “But a certain man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a property, 2. And secretly kept back from the price, his wife also aware of it; and bringing a certain part, he placed it at the feet of the apostles. Acts 5:1-3 Being ex-communicated by death filled the hearts of others with great fear (Acts 5:11) this points to them being part of this early church. 1 Corinthians 5:12-13 points to them as believers as it is written to remove the wicked believer from within the church and let God judge the outsider. Then we have written in 1 Peter 4:17 “For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?” 1 Peter 4:17 NASB We have written in 1 Corinthians 11:31, 29-30 believers are judged with illness sickness and death. “But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged. But when we are judged we are disciplined by the Lord so that we will not be condemned along with the world.” 1 Corinthians 11:31 NASB “For he who eats and drinks, eats and drinks judgment to himself if he does not judge the body rightly. 30. For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep. 1 Corinthians 11:29-30 NASB They were spiritually put outside the city walls to be stoned, the wicked were removed except the Hand of God struck them dead on the spot in wrath, not in love not in mercy but in wrath. Pointing back to Old Testament (Leviticus 10:1-2; 2 Samuel 6:7; Joshua 6:18, 7; Acts 12:23) 2. [Cited 15/03/19] This act is seen as a New Testament New Covenant act by God The Holy Spirit, a law carried over from the old into the ratified New Blood Covenant. 175


“The purpose that runs through the entire process which led to death by stoning is that of holiness and the sanctity of the community. The LORD reminded His people many times that He was holy and therefore, they were to be holy also (Leviticus 11:45). Stoning, as a cruel and public means of execution, was meant to foster the fear of God and of His laws. Such fear was meant to focus one’s mind and heart on obedience to the LORD and as a deterrent to disobedience. Stoning, as a communal act, was a statement by the congregation (community) to rid itself of grievous sin and remain holy. It did not take place within the city so as not to defile the city and no one had to touch the corpse and be personally defiled.” 3. [cited 16/03/19] The severity of God The Holy Spirit scares me with this remedy! Wow to be removed by instant death, no reconciliation offered. Regardless, it was no hit and miss, it was wrath for disobedience (Ephesians 2:2; 5:6), for sin against God The Holy Spirit. It is to teach us a spiritual reality (Luke 9:56) and it shows us, God, not only opens His hand to us but also closes it towards us. It did not have an agreement with “For the Son of man is not come to destroy men’s lives, but to save them.” Yet certainly, has the agreement of “the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit who is now at work in the sons of disobedience” (Ephesians 2:2), as Satan had filled their hearts to lie to The Holy Spirit and to steal money keep back some of the price of the land (Acts 5:3). Therefore, what is God telling us about the law of do not lie to God The Holy Spirit (Acts 5:3-5) and do not test God The Holy Spirit (Acts 5:8-9) and do not blaspheme God The Holy Spirit (Matthew 12:31-32)? He is telling us to be warned, be aware and careful. There is more than a three-fold cord here, a threefold witness to a penalty for the breach of laws against The Holy Spirit. The New Testament has laws with a penalty of instant death, premature death and eternal death for the Spirit filled Christian. This consequence is given a forth witness with no forgiveness to atone for sin who has insulted the Spirit of Grace.” “Anyone who rejected the law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. 29. How much more severely do you think one deserves to be punished who has trampled on the Son of God, profaned the blood of the covenant that sanctified him, 176


and insulted the spirit of grace? 30. For we know Him who said, “vengeance is Mine; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge His people.” Hebrews 10:28-30 Berean Study Bible The consequences of a breach of laws are given a fifth witness, consider, all these bear witnesses to Ananias and Sapphira being Spirit filled. “For in the case of those who have once been enlightened and have tasted of the heavenly gift and have been made partakers of the Holy Spirit, 5. And have tasted the good word of God and the powers of the age to come, 6. And then have fallen away, it is impossible to renew them again to repentance, since they again crucify to themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.” Hebrews 6:4-6 To make a note here on the above scripture many in the earth today once renounced homosexuality and transsexuality but returned to their former ways. They became deceived, they did not test and approve and believed our twenty-first century acceptance put out by Christian teachers within the LGBTQ Christian church. They believed the gay debate of Matthew Vines, and many other authors rather than uncompromised faith. So, if you are considering returning back to your former ways, you must know that you know and prove the scriptures that your decision is accurate. Or it will cost you eternity and come on, no lover, no orgasms, no same sex marriage is worth forfeiting your eternal security. There is a sixth witness of no forgiveness penalty of eternal death. That of taking the mark of the beast (Revelation 13:16-17, 14:9-12) this sin comes with death eternal in the place appointed of the angels who sinned against God from the beginning (Revelation 19:20). If you love the wages of unrighteousness you go to this same place as you are as those mentioned in 2 Peter 2:1-22. There is the severity of judgment for breaching laws in the New Testament, full stop. This is serious stuff, The Word has written a seventh witness of a death penalty, “whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.” 1 Corinthians 11:27. One eats and drinks judgment on themselves, infirmity sickness and premature death “For this reason many among you are weak and sick, and a number sleep.” (1 Corinthians 11:30). 177


Scripture confers scripture thus it opens up other scriptures. “A three-fold cord is not quickly broken.” (Ecclesiastes 4:12). God had a three-fold covenant with Abraham. There is a three-fold cord in the Davidic covenant (1 Chronicles 17:7-15; 2 Samuel 7:8-17; Psalms 132:11). Jesus was promised He came down the genealogy that traces back to David through his son Nathan all and Himself in fourteen generations later (Luke 1:30-33). Even though we find two scriptural witness’s to any truth, other doctrines must back up a truth, and truth must be found in amongst truth, truth must be witnessed by other truths that weave into a truth. The unconditional Covenant we are in to date (Jeremiah 31:31-33) with the Son of David, his genealogy that birthed Jesus Christ through Mary that ratified the Old to bring us New Covenant is part of the promise in both Covenants. God in Messiah in One God in three is bound to Israel and us as either natural or spiritual Israel grafted in, as we are to be to them. He will not annul the New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:36-37) or abrogate His Word when we sin against God The Holy Spirit. It is as a three-fold cord that cannot be broken (Luke 22:19-10), no mercy, no reconciliation. If you think Peter sentenced Ananias and Sapphira to death, we sealed of The Holy Spirit do not have that type of authority to sentence someone to instant death. This is a manifestation of God The Holy Spirit keeping Covenant. It is not of man in this Covenant to sentence a person to death because he or she saw a person break laws. Therefore, Peter was under the anointing, God The Holy Spirit manifesting in a word of knowledge and utterance to sentence death. I’ve written a teaching on Power and Authority to Cast out Demons revealing this truth and what in His Name means and can be found at: https://books.noisetrade.com/kathleenmalligan/power-and-authority-to-castout “But if I cast out the demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come on you.” Matthew 12:28 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me; therefore He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to captives, and new sight to the blind; to send away crushed one in deliverance;” Luke 4:18 178


“Jesus, the One from Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went through doing good, and healing all those having been oppressed by the Devil, because God was with Him.” Acts 10:38 “But to each one is given the showing forth of the Spirit, to our profit… 9. and to another, faith by the same Spirit, and to another gifts of healing by the same Spirit.” 1 Corinthians 12:7, 9 7. “But the manifestation of the Spirit it is given to every man to profit withal… 10. To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues: 11. But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.” 1 Corinthians 12:7, 10-11 (KJ) Peter was not the judge, Jesus told Peter to forgive seventy times seven when your brother sins against you (Matthew 18:21). Peter was aware of human flaws; he was the one that denied Jesus three times. He was also the one who cut an ear off the servant of the high priest who came to arrest Jesus (Luke 22:49-51). He was the one Satan had asked permission to sift like wheat (Luke 22:31), this is in addition to his bonds of iniquity and the area’s he was passive in, as Satan works are limited because of finished work of Calvary. Peter was the one who rebuked Jesus when He told them He was going to suffer and die to be raised to life and Jesus said, “get behind me Satan” (Matthew 16:23). He was a hot head; Peter had some sin bondages himself that had not been brought to death! At that time his heart was not circumcised in those areas, anger, violence, murder, and vengeance just to mention a few. Recall, he was seen as a hypocrite as written in Acts 20:27. He feared and shrunk back from the circumcision party, those Jews who insisted on circumcising Gentiles (Galatians 2:12). Satan still had passive areas in his soul he could temp him with as again, we can be rendered passive in uncircumcised or unregenerate flesh. Jesus needs to be invited into these area’s to bring them to death by The Holy Spirit as written in Romans 8:13. When Peter spoke out to bring forth another 179


judgment of instant death, I’m sure in his mind he realized when asking Sapphira the same question she too would be struck dead. As he did in the old, Satan has access to us all, recall Satan entered Judas to betray Jesus (Luke 22:3). However, The Holy Spirit was probably not upon Judas only abiding near him. Satan having filled the hearts of Ananias and Sapphira their hearts were set on the things of man instead of heaven (Mark 8:33; Colossians 3:3; Isaiah 55:8-9). Satan had inroads to Peter for Jesus to rebuke Satan when Peter spoke to keep Jesus going to the cross, he also having his mind on the things of man and the temporal. For Ananias and Sapphira filled the heart has the same intent as Satan entering Judas, having access to our faculties. Satan, not necessarily Satan but a spirit of Satan had access to work in his and her hearts, their mind will and emotions because it was the unclean spirit at work in the sons of disobedience (Ephesians 2:2). Recall they return with seven more if we go back to that transgression (Matthew 12:43-45; 2 Peter 2:20). Jesus said to James and John “you do not know what kind of spirit you are of;” (Luke 9:55) alluding to spirits at work in and over them still. They wanted to command fire to come down from heaven and consume people. Because they also were under the influence of unclean spirits, an unregenerate part of their souls was rendered passive because of a foothold of sin structures (Ephesians 4:27) and strongholds (2 Corinthians 10:4) thus giving a strongman a spiritual power base (Matthew 12:29). Jesus was the only One who could and can claim “Satan has nothing in me.” “So, what motivated Ananias and Sapphira to do such a thing? It was Satan. Peter rebuked Ananias by saying, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself?” The Greek word translated as “filled” is the same one that is used in reference to those early Christians being “filled” with the Holy Spirit. What such a filling amounts to is control. To be filled with the Holy Spirit is to be controlled by the Spirit; to be filled with Satan is to be controlled by Satan.” 4. [Cited 10/03/19] Why does Satan and or spirits of Satan get access in lives? Romans 8:1 answer this: “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in 180


Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.” Romans 8:1 We walk according to the flesh, we sin, where sin is so is the spirits of the devil/Satan. The strongholds or the footholds are sin and sin structures from these works of the flesh from disobedience to laws; that is evident as in greed, idolatry, selfish ambitions, (Galatians 5:19-21) bonded in these gives Satan spirits grounds. Committing these habitually from the list of the works of the flesh in Galatians 5 bring you and me into a stronghold, hence a sin structure. You become captive to sin and can be also seen as a bond of iniquity (Acts 8:23), what we yield to we become slaves to, slave to unrighteousness scripture answers itself. “Do you not know that if you continually surrender yourselves to anyone to do his will, you are the slaves of him whom you obey, whether that be to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience which leads to righteousness (right doing and right standing with God)?” Romans 6:16 AMPC Thus, yielding to perpetual sin we come under the condemnation of the law, and or the penalty of that sin. What is sin? The transgression of the law (1 John 3:4) “…walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh” Galatians 5:16 …fruit of the Spirit is love, joy …faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. [Only] Against such there is no law to condemn or judge you because you are not sinning and or breaking the laws. The penalty of sin is still death and death have many faces. Death outworks via spirits via oppression for giving place to the devil (Ephesians 4:27) not resisting them (James 4:7). Again, if you walk in your flesh (Galatians 5:22-23) there are the laws to condemn you and or judge you when you continue to hold them close and mother them, not surrendering them to Christ’s Lordship, not asking for them to be brought to death (Romans 8:13). It is written in Ephesians 4:27-30 not to give the devil / Satan an opportunity, he who steals no long steal but work and share with others; be angry yet do not sin or let sun go down on your anger; lay aside falsehood; speak truth with neighbor; let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth. All these and others mentioned in Chapter 4 give Satan an opportunity to bring us into a sin bondage or under a bond of iniquity (Acts 8:23) if we continue to behave in those ways, thus we receive the spirit 181


associated as where sin is so is the devil (1 John 3:8), we are cursed children (2 Peter 2:14), the spirit of Satan at work in us as sons of disobedience (Ephesians 2:1-5, 5:6; Colossians 3:5-7; John 3:36; Hebrews 12:5-11). Jesus was the only One who could say “Satan cometh but has nothing in me.” (John 14:30) But for us Ananias and Sapphira their transgressions of idolatry, perjury, being hypocrites, false witnesses, breaking oaths done before witnesses, breaking an oath of dedicating their property to God, dedicating their money into the church treasury but keeping back sacred money; swearing falsely and lying to God The Holy Spirit, Peter and the congregation at the alter and testing God brought the standard of the Law against themselves from unfulfilled laws from the Old Covenant. The ones that were carried over into the ratified New Covenant. Satan had much grounds in both them for various transgressions of the law, that is sins. They did not repent or ask forgiveness when asked, they set themselves up for death, the penalty of death for breaking so many laws and the law of blasphemy against God (Trinity) (Isaiah 37:4-37). Blasphemy against God The Holy Spirit (Trinity) THE LORD OUR GOD THE LORD IS ONE, THOU SHALT LOVE THE LORD THEY GOD WITH ALL THINE HEART, AND WITH ALL THY SOUL, AND WITH ALL THY MIGHT (Deuteronomy 6:4). Taking the mark of the beast, after tasting the grace of God and returning back to sin and the world (Hebrews 6:5, 10:26-27) and blasphemy against God The Holy Spirit are three transgressions mentioned in New Covenant that are not forgivable (Matthew 12:22-32; Mark 3:29). Another type of blasphemy of The Holy Spirit mentioned in Mark 3:22-30 would have been deliberate. A deliberate rejection of Jesus as these Jews were an eyewitness to Jesus’ miracles, signs, and wonders. Resisting the Holy Spirit as their fathers did (Acts 7:51), but not a consequence of instant death. Recall He parted the red sea, provided manna in the wilderness, He preserved the nation through Esther and still they resisted His Holy Spirit and, in the wilderness, testing Him. Paul makes mention of himself as a blasphemer in 1 Timothy 1:13-15 revealing he obtained mercy as he did it ignorantly in unbelief. Not so with this couple, theirs were premeditated with full knowledge they were going to transgress the laws of Moses and the Prophets. Whoever is disobedience to the Lord’s commandments, whoever is 182


covetous, whosoever blasphemes; whosoever puts the LORD your God to the test; whoever are thieves; whoever does not obey a judge or priest; whoever swear falsely by the Lord’s Name; whoever commits perjury; whoever profanes that which was holy; whoever are willing deceivers with the Lord’s work; whoever rebels against those who are appointed to serve over them and incites rebellion is judged with curses and these transgressions come with a curse of death. Premature death, painful death, eternal death, an unclean spirit of death and instant death is all still New Covenant. (Deuteronomy 13:5; Leviticus 24:14, 16, 23; 1 Chronicles 15:11-13) “The Old Testament Law prescribed the death penalty for an extensive list of crimes including: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Murder (Exodus 21:12-14; Leviticus 24:17,21) Attacking or cursing a parent (Exodus 21:15,17) Disobedience to parents (Deuteronomy 21:18-21) Kidnapping (Exodus 21:16) Failure to confine a dangerous animal, resulting in death (Exodus 21:28-29) Witchcraft and sorcery (Exodus 22:18, Leviticus 20:27, Deuteronomy 13:5, 1 Samuel 28:9) Human sacrifice (Leviticus 20:2-5) Sex with an animal (Exodus 22:19, Leviticus 20:16) Doing work on the Sabbath (Exodus 31:14, 35:2, Numbers 15:32-36) Incest (Leviticus 18:6-18, 20:11-12,14,17,19-21) Adultery (Leviticus 20:10; Deuteronomy 22:22) Homosexual acts (Leviticus 20:13) Prostitution by a priest's daughter (Leviticus 21:9) Blasphemy (Leviticus 24:14,16, 23) False prophecy (Deuteronomy 18:20) Perjury in capital cases (Deuteronomy 19:16-19) Refusing to obey a decision of a judge or priest (Deuteronomy 17:12) False claim of a woman's virginity at time of marriage (Deuteronomy 22:13-21) Sex between a woman pledged to be married and a man other than her betrothed (Deuteronomy 22:23-24) 5. [Cited 10:3:19]

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are still operative in Christ Jesus’ Blood Covenant and many are quoted from The Old Testament to infer they still need to be followed. Yes, there is no penalty of stoning to death, but a spirit of death can be a spirit in a stronghold to bring about premature death or just be there to keep us oppressed, sick, infirmed. We know man no longer has to kill the transgressors, but we see from Acts 5, God The Spirit does and or His Angels will obey God The Holy Spirits command. Lying to God the Holy Spirit and putting God The Holy Spirit to the test (Deuteronomy 6:16; Matthew 4:7; Numbers 14:22 1 Corinthians 10:9) regardless if these two persons were under The Law or Spirit filled there is still the penalty of instant death. If they came into the church as imposters living under the law for righteousness, the law of blessing and curse they ate the fruit of their seeds like Achan. Instant death was given to Herod Agrippa, the Jewish Tetrarch (Acts 12:21-23) however he was not a Spirit filled Christian he was under Law. Wikipedia writes according to the custom of the Jews he as a King read the Torah scroll. 6. [Cited 16/03/19] So it could be safe to say he knew Torah and The Prophets and the ways of the Jews and native Hebrews, having died under Law. Sin does result in death (Romans 6:23), and death eternal (Romans 6:16, 23; 1 Corinthians 6:9; James 1:15; Revelation 21:8) but not instant in all transgressions. Taking the mark of the beast is death eternal and maybe this scripture that says not to even pray for those who have sinned unto death as 1 John 5:16 alludes to this in the tribulation dispensation. A curse comes with a spirit to outwork the penalty. “and a curse if you will not obey the commandments of Jehovah your God, but will turn aside out of the way which I command you today, to go after other gods which you have not known.” Deuteronomy 11:28 “You are cursed with a curse; for you are robbing Me, the nation, all of it.” Malachi 3:9 “Cursed is he who does the work of Jehovah deceitfully;” Jeremiah 48:10 184


“And the man who acts with pride so as not to listen to the priest who is standing to serve Jehovah your God there, or to the judge, even that man shall die; and you shall put away evil from Israel.” Deuteronomy 17:12 “What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have known about coveting if the Law had not said, “YOU SHALL NOT COVET.” Romans 7:7 NASB Many write that Ananias and Sapphira’s transgression are similar to Achan’s theft of a part of the spoils dedicated to destruction (Joshua 6:1819) from the Jericho battle. He and his family and their donkey’s sheep and tent all that belonged to him were all stoned with stones, put to death for his transgression by the community of Israel (Joshua 7:24-25). They were told not to keep back any of the spoil as it would “make the camp of Israel liable to destruction and bring trouble on it”. (Joshua 7:20-21, 25). “And Jehovah said to Joshua, Get up! Why do you fall on your face this way? Israel has sinned, and they also have transgressed My covenant which I commanded them, and have also taken of cursed things, and have also stolen, and also deceived, and also put it among their stuff.” Joshua 7:10-11 “When I saw among the spoil a goodly robe of Shinar, and two hundred shekels of silver, and wedge of gold, one of fifty shekels in weight, then I lusted after them, and took them…” Joshua 7:21 Ananias and Sapphira coveted and lusted for money, that is why they could be tempted by Satan. That is why they had spirits of Satan in the first place, no repentance no invitation to bring that stronghold to death by The Holy Spirit. Was it Satan himself or a spirit of Satan Peter refers to? Like Satan is mentioned about Judas but it is mentioned that Satan entered Judas not filled his heart, regardless still an unclean spirit, still, a spirit of Satan revealing spirits/Satan has access with sin. Therefore, an unregenerate aspect of their flesh, a sin structure to be led by the flesh, the lusts of the flesh, they came under the law (Galatians 5:19) and the penalty was instant death for sins against God The Holy Spirit. They 185


allowed themselves to be led by the flesh and came under the condemnation of the law (Romans 8:1). They were not walking in The Spirit they fulfilled the lusts of the flesh (Galatians 5:16-21), practicing sin of the devil (1 John 3:7-8). All their righteousness was not remembered in their treason that they betrayed God, so they died (Ezekiel 18:24). Lying to God The Holy Spirit is a transgression leading as sin unto death. They being a brother committing sin and or transgression of the laws (John 5:16; Matthew 12:31-32; 1 John 3:10; Romans 1:24:28;). In addition, they had tempted The Holy Spirit of the Lord (Acts 5:9). Matthew 4:9 writes not to put the Lord our God to the test by trying to deceive. They gave for the wrong reasons as their hearts were still deceitful and unsanctified. Their disobedience of lying and testing, covetousness, idolatry, greed stealing just to make mention of a few transgressions brought forth God’s judgment of Him doing the killing. But their bonds of iniquity and their sins, that is transgressions to laws gave Satan/spirits of Satan access into their lives to bring a stronghold fortified by themselves. With curses comes a spirit either from Yahweh or from the agreement with darkness, their spirits that will carry out the judgment of that curse (Romans 2:1:16). Like Ananias and Sapphira it was under the instruction from Yahweh others will come from the kingdom of darkness or higherranking demons themselves. A curse is a mechanism and the demon spirits carry out or bring the penalty of the curse to fulfillment. For example, a demon of a plague brings terminal disease with sickness, illness, and death before the three-score and ten appointed to us. “Jehovah shall send cursing on you, trouble and rebuke, in all that you set your hand to, all which you will do, until you are destroyed, or until you quickly perish, because of the badness of your doings by which you have forsaken Me. 21. Jehovah shall make the plague cling to you until He has consumed you from off the land where you are going, to possess it. 22. Jehovah shall strike you with lung disease and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting and mildew. And shall pursue you until you perish. Deuteronomy 28:20-22 “Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks 186


against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it. 12. There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to destroy; but who are you who judge your neighbor?” James 4:11-12 NASB Yahweh still judges in this unconditional Blood Covenant and or New Covenant by the standard of His laws His Covenant. Laws judge and laws exist, and, we are to be a doer of the laws of God! If you think of the word Law as in Torah, the first five books of the Bible in this above scripture recall there are hundreds of laws in these first five books and to add the other books and many in the New Testament, so He has not come to destroy their reality or do away with the consequence for breach. We cannot take one scripture such as “we are not under law but grace” and take it literally or believe “none of the curses are for us” because it is written, “Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law.” We cannot live your life from an isolated scripture. That is negligence, ignorance and costly to your body, soul and spirit and your overall spiritual and natural welfare of your whole household and to your flock under you if you are in that position of a Shepard of souls. “My people have been lost sheep; their shepherds have caused them to go astray and they have turned them away on the mountains, they have gone from the mountain to the hill, they have forgotten their resting place.” Jeremiah 50:6 “You have not made the weak strong, and you have not healed the sick; and you have not bound up the broken. And the banished have not been brought back, and you have not sought the lost; but you rule them with force and with harshness.” Ezekiel 34:4 "They have healed the brokenness of My people superficially, Saying, 'Peace, peace,' But there is no peace.” Jeremiah 6:14 NASB As seen with Ananias and Sapphira a curse from the judgment of breaking laws of Christ is administered. Therefore, there are curses from Yahweh. Satan and or the kingdom of darkness curses comes through the occult, new age, false religions, Orders such as Freemasonry and associated 187


orders. When oaths in these Orders are broken, they come with gross penalties for breach. Not only on that person but also on many generations to follow. They are not automatically under the blood if any people from that generation have become a Christian, they need to be put right. We need to make mention before Yahweh that our ancestors have transgressed and take accountably. I have written this in a book Understanding and Overcoming Homosexuality By the Transforming Order of the Melchizedek Priesthood and can be found at the following link https://books.noisetrade.com/kathleenmalligan/depart-to-the-other-side-howdo The book will prove we do not have to find every transgression of our ancestors or renounce every Freemasonry’s orders oaths that our ancestors ever took. However, we still need to take accountability, we still are required to put right by confession. Jesus holiness requires that all injustice has to be put right. This is all explained from page ten to page sixteen in the above book. Below are some of the oaths that are pronounced on the ancestors for any breach of their secrets and oaths. Thus, spirits of Satan will carry out the breaches consequences and this is why they remain housed down the generations under their spiritual laws because our ancestors were playing in their playground. “Having my tongue torn out by the root and split from tip to root.” (Cancer of the mouth, stuttering) “The left breast being torn open and the heart plucked out and given to the fowls of the air.” (Heart diseases and infirmities, heart surgery) “Being bound under no less penalty than of having the body severed in two the bowels taken out and burnt to ashes.” (Bowel cancer, surgery operations of being cut open) Having my body cut open and my bowels given to vultures for food, and to inflict vengeance on traitors.” “The piercing of the eyeballs with a three-edged blade, the flaying of the feet, the madness”

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There is the “hoodwink, the mock hanging, the mock beheading, the mock drinking of the blood of the victim, the mock dog urinating on the initiate, and the offering of urine as a commemoration.” (This one involves a blood covenant of a mock drinking blood causes all diseases and cancers of the blood.) Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us…” (Galatians 3:13) This scripture does not imply that God does no longer curse or judge us, Ananias and Sapphira are examples of a curse at work. Please look and take the time out and look up these scriptures: Hebrews 13:4, Revelation 2:22, 18:4, 3:19, 2:16; 1 Timothy 1:20; 1 Corinthians 3:17, 11:29, 5:5; 2 Corinthians 12:7; Galatians 3:10; Ephesians 5:6 and Colossians 3:6.” 7. [Malligan 32:2009] It is not automatic that curses are broken or that they don’t exist because He became a curse for us or because He transferred us from the Kingdom of Darkness. When you consider, He became a sacrificial Lamb for us, wounded for our transgressions and bruised for our iniquities, but that does not mean we need not confess our transgressions and iniquities to be able to be forgiven and cleansed. By this, becoming a curse, He provided the way for the release and annulling of curses and straight away. It does not mean He does not curse, or curses do no longer exist. “being about to receive the wages of unrighteousness, having deemed indulgence in the day to be pleasure; reviling in spots and blemishes, feasting along with you in their deceits; 14. having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children; 2 Peter 2:13-14 “Did you receive the Spirit by works of law, or by hearing of faith… For as many as are out of works of law, these are under a curse…” Galatians 3:2, 10 “But even if we, or an angel out of Heaven, should preach a gospel to you beside what we preached to you, let him be accursed.” 189


Galatians 1:8 The children of God in Galatia who had the Spirit (Galatians 3:2) to be called children became bewitched, going back unto works of the Law, so they became cursed. They came under the curse of works of the law, under demonic activity. In addition, seducing spirits, a doctrine of devils not to obey the truth (1 Timothy 4:1-2), they went back into works of the law or otherwise known as works of the flesh, justification by perfecting the flesh by adhering to the works of law. The ones who taught them to go back to works of the Law, they also were accursed (Galatians 1:8; 2 Peter 2:14). The above is a witness and below is another witness to Christians having spirits of Satan. Paul says, “you receive another spirit and you rightfully put up with it” (2 Corinthians 11:4) Receiving a spirit of Satan from another gospel as Timothy says the spirit sears the conscious and teaches their doctrines of demons (1 Timothy 4:1-2). We are then seen as cursed children (2 Peter 2:14), sons of disobedience (Colossians 3:6) no one gets the title son or child unless sealed of God The Holy Spirit (Romans 8:9; Galatians 4:6). He took the penalty of a curse being hung on a tree, the penalty of death for sin, even though there still remains a penalty of death for sin (Romans 6:23, 1:32; Acts 5:5, 9; 1 Corinthians 11:29), we see this with the literal death for Ananias and his wife Sapphira. He took the penalty of a curse being cursed, even though there are still penalties of curses (1 Corinthians 3:17; Hebrews 13:4; Galatians 3:10, 1:8-9; Ephesians 5:6; Revelation 1:4, 8, 22; Colossians 3:25; Romans 2:8-9; 2 Peter 2:14). Therefore, that does not mean curses are not operative against us children when we transgress, for all sin is the transgression of the law (1 John 3:4; Ezekiel 18:24). Recall again what Paul said, “let him be accursed should he or them preach another gospel other than what they preached.” (Galatians 1:8) Just because one scripture writes a truth in plain English it does not mean that’s what it literally means; “we are no longer under law but grace” “take out the plank in your own eye.” Truth has to unfold and continue to its own witness. No matter what the One Body One Faith say, and or the Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement write pointedly to “gay sexual ethic or we must line up with current culture because they differ from the days when the Bible was written.” It does not change the 190


conviction of His definition of a sexual relationship according to never shall my Word pass away, and Jesus is the same yesterday today and tomorrow. No, truth shall not change to evolve over time to become “acceptable norms”. 8. [cited 31/03/19] We all been have been taken captive to sin both out of our own lusts of our flesh and due to curses perpetuating themselves to keep us in bondage to sin and the sin of homosexuality. But God has redeemed us by Christ Jesus, and we are to be sanctified by God The Holy Spirit. Both Jew and Gentile, anyway we are all spiritual Israel, we are to obey His laws on marriage and sexual union (Mark 10:6-8; Hebrews 13:4). The Scripture is not silent in relation to sexuality (1 Timothy 1:9-10; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Romans 1:26-27; Leviticus 18:22, 20:13) or the preference over church doctrine or tradition than to keep the laws of Yahweh (Mark 7:8). If Yahweh or Yeshua or God The Holy Spirit were doing something new as in Acts, it would be witnessed as it was for Acts in The Old Testament, thus the same it would be clear in many books to allow homosexuals to marry and to be included as His Bride. “But if a righteous person turns from their righteousness and commits sin and does the same detestable things the wicked person does, will they live? None of the righteous things that person has done will be remembered. Because of the unfaithfulness they are guilty of and because of the sins they have committed, they will die.” Ezekiel 18:24 Now consider the curse of death that Peter said to Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5:1-10 against that pronounced curse of Paul (Galatians 1:8). In both incidents, the curses were not declared of man but of God, The Holy Spirit as their origins are in the Old Testament. Why? Because unfulfilled laws from the Old Testament still exist and are to be written on the heart (Jeremiah 31:33; Romans 2:15). Some laws are not mentioned in the New Testament but are still operative in The Blood Covenant. Whereas homosexuality is written in Leviticus 18:22 and chapter 20:13 and confirmed in 1 Timothy 1:8-10; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Romans 1:26-27 that it is a transgression when we act on same sex attractions, bottom line, the wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23) Ananias and Sapphira should be a big warning to us all for transgressions of His laws. 191


We are redeemed from the curse of works of the law (Ephesians 2:89) as a means of salvation and righteousness. We have been given The Holy Spirit, we now trust in the complete work of Jesus Christ for righteousness, justification and eternal life with Him, none of our own works, for none shall boast (Ephesians 2:9; 1 Corinthians 1:28-30; Romans 3:27). So, we are no longer required to keep all, that is all the law as a means of justification (Romans 3:20), we are redeemed from obeying “all these commandments� to be considered righteous and having salvation. We are in this Covenant of Grace that now gives the provision of God Holy Spirit, He provides an anointing to keep His laws as we are enabled to no longer keep them in the strength of the flesh. But to keep His laws by His Spirit as they are witnessed and become written on our heart. We are given the Power to rise up above the flesh so as to walk in His Spirit. Therefore, we are empowered to walk them out in His strength to stay dead to sin and stay obedient to His laws, bottom line laws are still operative (Romans 3:31, Romans 7:7, Romans 2:12-13, 15; 2 Timothy 2:19-21) and so are consequences for breach. The Freemasonry curses do not drop off us because we became a Christian; they are not under the blood as this false doctrine teaches. Symbolically when we come into the Kingdom of Christ we have only come into the outer court. Recall those in the book of Acts who came after they received Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior being sealed with The Holy Spirit renounced in public their involvement in the occult arts (Acts 19:1819). They denounced their past involvement and burnt their books and cursed things. If these occult practices they practiced were under the blood they would not be renouncing and burning after having received the truth, received The Holy Spirit. This act is another wittness Christians can be affected by demonic legal rights. Also, the wittness to make things right with Yahweh by accountability for past transgressions that gave open doors to Satan and his Kingdom. Now, we know we are redeemed from the kingdom of darkness, translated into the Kingdom of Light, but he still prowls around at work against us to temp us. But until we do something like enforcing Covenant power against him, he will continue to hang around us scheming and getting grounds. Where we are still bonded to sin, we pray and ask for the stilling of grounds the spirits have until we are delivered from our ways or our sin 192


structures, or they will continue to work against us. It is the same with forgiveness we have to enforce this blessing of forgiveness, we have to confess sin. In Him, we have redemption through His blood the forgiveness of sins, but we have to admit and confess our sins, as it is not automatic. In Him we have redemption from curses; we have to ask for the release of the judgment and or curses from ancestral transgressions. Curses are real in this unconditional Blood Covenant, curses exist, and Jesus executes judgment as all authority and judgment have been given to Him until He comes again and then He will hand it back to The Father (1 Corinthians 15:24). “many as are out of works of law, these are under a curse.” Galatians 3:10 “Behold I am throwing her into a bed, and those committing adultery with her into great affliction.” Revelation 2:22 “God gave them up to a reprobate mind.”

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“if anyone corrupts the temple of God, God will bring that one to corruption.” 1 Corinthians 3:17 “if anyone preaches a gospel to you beside what you received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:9 “God will send them a working of error … who have delighted in unrighteousness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:11-12 “Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled; but God will judge fornicators and adulterers.” Hebrews 13:4 “but to those even disobeying the truth out of self-interest, and obeying unrighteousness, will be anger and wrath, trouble and pain on every soul of man that works out evil, both of Jew first, and of Greek. Romans 2:8-9 “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.” Colossians 3:25 193


“some will depart from the faith … cleaving to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons … being seared in their own conscience.” 1 Timothy 4:1-2 “preaches another Jesus who we have not preached, … you receive a different spirit … you bear this beautifully.” 2 Corinthians 11:4 “But if we, or an angel … should preach a gospel to you beside what we preached to you, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:8 “wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience” Ephesians 5:6 “having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children.” 2 Peter 2:14 Again, judgments from God exist, curses still exist this is why spirits come into us. So, we see it is the same with curses until you enforce the Covenant provision of redemption from curses they are still living and active and working against us. Until we confess, repent and ask for forgiveness and the cleansing of all defilement, the defilement of curses and or demons can be still operative against us. “as also in all his epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the unlearned and unsettled pervert, as also they do the rest of the Scriptures to their own destruction.” 2 Peter 3:16 I clarify this in this book. Understanding and Overcoming Homosexuality By the Transforming Order of the Melchizedek Priesthood again it can be found at the following link https://books.noisetrade.com/kathleenmalligan/depart-to-the-other-side-howdo We are redeemed from the curse of the law, singular not plural. The curse of the law spoken of here is its conditional aspect of “if ye will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto Me above all people…” (Exodus 19:5-6) “If thou will not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his 194


statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:” (Deuteronomy 28:15) all the cures for not obeying all His Covenant. You only had to breach one law and all of the curses came upon you. Now if you breach that same one law it is only that curse that comes upon not the rest of them of Deuteronomy 28 or the other curses written in Torah. They as a Nation were cursed if they did not continue in all the things of the law (Galatians 3:10) as they had recognized the conditions God imposed and promised because they said, “All that the Lord hath spoken we will do” (Exodus 19:8, 24:3, 7). This we are redeemed from that conditional aspect of the Mosaic Covenant, all the curses for disobedience to just one command. They had to obey all of the laws, statues, and ordinances. The blessings were conditional upon complete obedience to all the laws, all the requirement of that Covenant and as a Nation of people. If they broke their conditional condition which they swore they would obey the curses came upon them, not just one, but, all curses and not just against one person but a whole nation of people. “But it shall come about, if you do not obey the LORD your God, to observe to do all His commandments and His statutes with which I charge you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:” Deuteronomy 28:15 Read some of those listed from verse 16 to 68. This was most assuredly the curse of the Law. One curse was spoken “all these curses will come upon you” the multiple curses included in that one spoken curse – “the curse of the law.” “Being careful to do all His commandments” “Hear O Israel, listen, Hear O Israel” “All the commandments that I am commanding you today you shall be careful to do.” “If you diligently obey all His commandments.” 195


“You shall be careful to do them with all your heart and with all your soul” It is what Galatians 3:10 speaks of this is the curse of the law, singular “For as many are out of works of law, these are under a curse.” Note this reveals this curse is still operative in The New Testament Blood Covenant when you live by works to obey all for righteousness and justification and consider if you are living by works to gain entrance into heaven. The curse of the law is to have to obey all of it, “cursed is everyone who does not continue in all the things written in the law.” (Galatians 3:10) This we have been redeemed from, no longer is our righteousness and justification by hearing and obeying all the Law, no longer by His Conditional Covenant requirement to listen and obey all, but by faith in the finished work of Christ Jesus. It was a curse to have to obey all; blessings were conditional upon obedience to all, curses came when you disobeyed in one part, not just one curse for that transgression but “all these curses will come upon you.” By faith on what He said He will do and what He has done we live by. The New Covenant is an unconditional Covenant of what God says He will do. “I will” if we will listen and obey, we are redeemed from this curse of the Law. He knows we cannot realistically obey all His laws. We are redeemed from that aspect of the Mosaic Laws requirement. Even though we are in an unconditional eternal covenant there may be conditional blessings in an unconditional eternal covenant as in The Abrahamic Covenant. It was conditional by personal faith and obedience “upon remaining in the place of blessing” and there were curses on those who cursed Abraham’s seed. To make mention there are other curses. We know in Australia all too well of those from the Aboriginal culture. Elders can curse someone by pointing the bone to invoke death upon a person and these curses work. We all have knowledge about Witch doctors who invoke disease, death and madness, and witches who send curses, hexes and spells and the like and these are all under the influence of the spirits of the kingdom of darkness – curses 196


belonging within the kingdom of darkness, their spiritual laws. We can also curse ourselves and or pronounce a sentence on ourselves by our own lips with the power these words of darkness will carry. For example, “I am so hopeless” “It always happens in three’s to me” “It never rains it pours.” The demonic spirits take a hold of these words that are contrary to truth. They can and do use them for their benefit of warfare against us. (James 3:4-9) Now when Peter asked Ananias, “Ananias, why did Satan fill your heart for you to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to secretly keep back from the price of the land? Remaining, did it not remain yours? And being sold, was it not in your authority? Why is it that this action was put into your heart? You did not lie to men, but to God!” Acts 5:3-4 “The one practicing sin is of the devil, …for this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.” 1 John 3:7-8 “So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh; for if you live according to flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the practices of the body, you will live.” Romans 8:12-13 Ananias yielded to demons or came in agreement with darkness (“why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit?) and received God’s judgment a curse of death as well as Sapphira as they both transgressed several laws of Yahweh. And consider both would have had these sin structures within the heart anyway. Why? Because they had not been sealed for very long with The Holy Spirit for Him to have done a work of bringing to death these sin structures (Romans 8:13) and or bonds of iniquity. Therefore, demons would have indwelt them because over years they had become bonded in iniquity (Acts 8:23) under the Old Covenant of no Holy Spirit but works of the law in the strength of their flesh. Or as it is, repeated sin/transgression that becomes fortified with demonic activity for 197


there is no real heart repentance for the turning away but the turning to desired sin over and over again. Any sacrifices given at the Temple for transgression and iniquity did not cleanse you of demons or bonds of iniquity if you were going to go straight back into the same transgression or bond of iniquity (Acts 8:23 KJ). Sin is the transgression of the laws of God, which bring curses on children of God because it is disobedience. Please read that sentence again and the following scriptures again so as to allow The Holy Ghost to strike a chord in your heart! “Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4 KJ “Little children, let no one lead you astray; the one practicing righteousness is righteous, even as that One is righteous. 8. The one practicing sin is of the Devil, because the devil sins from the beginning, For this the Son of God was revealed, that He undo the works of the Devil.” 1 John 3:7-8 “Everyone practicing sin also practices lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.” 1 John 3:4 IL “but to those even disobeying the truth out of self-interest, and obeying unrighteousness, will be anger and wrath, trouble and pain on every soul of man that works out evil, both of Jew first, and of Greek.” Romans 2:8-9 “having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children; 2 Peter 2:14 “As many as received Him, to them He gave authority to become children of God, to the ones believing into His name; who were born not of bloods…but were born of God.” John 1:12-13 [Again, you cannot become or considered a child unless you believe into His name – cursed children as written in the above scripture is referring to sealed with the Holy Spirit. Cursed for adultery and cursed for covetousness cursed for not ceasing sin and or transgressions – words in brackets here mine.] 198


“For as many as [children of God – words in brackets here mine.] out of works of law, these are under a curse. For it has been written, “Cursed is everyone who does not continue in all the things having been written in the book of the Law, to do them.” Galatians 3:10 “according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 2:2 [Again, you do not become a son or referred to as a son unless you have the sealing of the Holy Spirit. Again, revealing spirits come with transgressions – words in brackets here mine.] “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.” Colossians 3:25 “For not the hearers of the law are just with God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.” Romans 2:13 “But when the righteous turns from his righteousness, and does injustice; according to all the abominations that the wicked do, he does; shall he live? All his righteousness that he has done shall not be remembered in his treason that he has betrayed, and in his sin that he has sinned-in them he shall die.” Ezekiel 18:24 [This speaks prophetically of New Covenant – words in brackets here mine.] In Galatians chapter 5 there are listed the works of the flesh and or a list of sin and or a list of lawlessness which include adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things a like which can be many, many different things. Both Ananias and Sapphira were in the flesh and in sin. Both had practiced lawlessness both had transgressed the laws by committing sin (1 John 3:4). Both were in the flesh when they considered their own needs enough to lie to The Holy Spirit and test Him and to secretly keep back money from the correct price of the land. We can only guess other conditions of their heart that would marry up 199


with their transgressions – covetousness of money, pride, wanting position and power, seen as generous and obedient, wanting to be seen as important, feeling they had to sell their land out of obedience to Yahweh but not truly wanting to. Their idolatry of money, covetousness of money, the envy to desire the money for their own use against the word agreed for the early church of a sacrificial act to lay the proceeds of the sale at the Apostles feet (Acts 4:3637) for the distribution of the Apostles authority were all transgressions of laws. Their disobedience, greed, theft, spiritual adultery can be considered as mentioned in scripture as things a like in Galatians 5 list of works of the flesh. All are overall disobedience to the laws or commandments of God, all transgressions of laws, which brings forth curses -“cursed children” (2 Peter 2:14) “sons of disobedience” (Ephesians 2:2). All are considered as works of flesh walking in the flesh and coming under the law and the condemnation of the law. All Scripture, meaning the Bible from cover to cover is profitable for instruction in righteous living (2 Timothy 3:16). To understand what the Gospel and Letters write we need to see how the Old Testament interprets the New. Also, to reveal its relationship between that content and its content has to be weighed as we have been told by many teachers and Pastors. We know in the first five books - The Law and also in the books of the Prophets and Writings there are laws written and are instructions for righteous living. Now we know in the Old Testament there are various laws against occult and witchcraft practices, but nothing that specific written down in the New that says: “there shall not be found in you one who passes his son or his daughter through the fire, one that uses divination, an observer of clouds, or a fortune-teller, or is a whisperer of spells, or a magiccharmer, or one asking of familiar spirits, or a wizard, or one inquiring of the dead.” Deuteronomy 18:10-12 However, we do read in Galatians 5:20: “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are: 200


adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, 20. Idolatry, sorcery…” Galatians 5:20 Therefore, we can see the New writes the relationship between itself and the Old Testament but still points to the Law and laws of God. God intended the whole Bible to be profitable for teaching and instruction in righteousness. Therefore, why should He rewrite the specific laws against occult and witchcraft practices in the New Testament when the first five books or the Law were still intended to judge (Romans 7:1). Because the Torah or laws judge when His laws still exist when God judges by His laws (Galatians 5:18-19) when we are to be doers of His laws (Romans 2:13). In a nutshell, the Law is only fulfilled (Romans 13:8-10) or we do not come under the judgment/condemnation of law when we are walking in The Spirit. A walk of The Spirit’s empowerment so as to be dead to sins desires, sinful man/woman. Dead to all bonds of iniquity, dead to willfully transgressing His laws from both Testaments. We will not come under the condemnation of the law when we walk allowing Him to bring to death sin structures and when we walk in love. Dead to the self-life, dead to fleshly living, dead to the me, myself and I, dead to what about me and even what do I get God out of You for being obedient; dead to live for Him and others only to add not being hedonistic. Dead with no sin structures, dead with no fortified grounds of darkness, dead to where demons do not have an advantage over us, dead so the spirits of the ruler of the authority of the air is not working in us when we are bonded in disobedience, dead so we have not given any place to the devil (Ephesians 4:25-27) dead where we have not come into a snare of the devil (1 Timothy 3:7) dead where our conscience is not seared by demons (1 Timothy 4:2) dead keeping back from evil, dead to keep ourselves from idols, abhorring that which is evil, having no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness but reproving them. Dead to be enabled to regard others as more important than self; dead to serve one another in love; mindful that no one is perfect many in the church are un-regenerated, hard hearted, filled with lawlessness. Dead to know many are hearers and not doers of the Word. Knowing they are sinners saved by grace having sin structures. Knowing many are 201


wounded and have unhealed emotions. Dead so as to receive the unlovable, to receive those just out of the pigpen of addictions and those just out of homosexuality and prostitution. Those who are course and crude, ‘a nobody,’ not one of the inner circle people. Dead because God requires you to befriend them and accept them; not just for discipleship but also for whatever His specific will is and that may be a friendship as they need to be built up in a friendship? How are you going, is the law fulfilled in your life? Are you walking in love fulfilling the law, loving your neighbor? Are you able to be led by The Spirit into these places? Are you willing to lay down your flesh and walk in “love of the brethren and acceptance of the beloved” without judging by what the eye sees or knows about their warts and all, or without choosing Sally over Sandra, or Bill over Ben because you click with Sally better than Sandra? Are you willing to go to Church as a vessel for Him to use than go and sit and have coffee with the same people you do every Sunday or Saturday or those you see on Tuesday night at home group? Are you willing to be discerning of The Spirits will at Church to go and love on someone He wills you to love on? Or even take out for coffee, or take home for lunch or have over for lunch or give your last ten dollars too? “Or do you not know, brethren (for I am speaking to those who know the law,) that the law has jurisdiction over a person as long as he lives?” Romans 7:1 “But if you are led by the Spirit you are not under law. Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed; which are …” Galatians 5:18-19 There is no condemnation to those who walk in The Spirit, for those who walk in obedience to His laws, but there is when you transgress His laws when you choose to walk in the flesh. You have to be walking in the Spirit and we know we all have sin structures and never walk in purity of The Holy Spirit day in day out seven days a week, we are by nature sinful. We all walk in the flesh here there and everywhere. Some of us are idolaters, hate, fight, get jealous, get angry, divide, gossip, have heresies we cling to holding our doctrines not being teachable to think maybe we are wrong. We have envy, murderous thoughts, get drunk, over eat, commit 202


adultery, fornicate, covet and do not or choose not to cease from these sins. No one is perfect without strongholds of the flesh and or sin structures that need to be demolished by The Spirit (Romans 8:13). Nobody can keep all His law, let alone do we know them all. But we are to surrender daily so as to come under grace. We all are bonded in some way or another to iniquity (Acts 8:23) all of us sin and transgress the laws (1 John 3:4) of God making us lawlessness. Put the measuring stick against yourself of these laws of God “to consider others more highly than yourself, to walk in love, to love your neighbor.” “There is therefore now no condemnation to those in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to flesh, but according to Spirit.” Romans 8:1 When you read this above scripture again, it implies there is condemnation to those in Christ Jesus who walk according to the ways of flesh and those mentioned in Galatians 5:18-21. When we love our neighbor as ourselves and or give up our self-life, and our flesh agenda for the cause of the cross and the cause of the Kingdom of God for the advancing of the Kingdom we are then led by The Spirit. When we give up our sin structures to be dead to sin and alive unto righteousness will we not come under the condemnation of the law. But this is impossible, none of us know all the doctrines truthfully, none of us are walking talking Holy Spirits in nature, we are sinners saved by Grace and in need of forgiveness for our heart is deceitful above all things and the very thing we do not want to do we do it. Praise Jesus there is daily grace and anointing to rise up above bonds of iniquity and the sinful nature. If someone was to cease from the lusts of the flesh they would not come under the condemnation of the law, and these scriptures are written below to look up and there are numerous lusts of the flesh. Answer to yourself truthfully when you read them; “Am I always committing any of these lusts of the flesh?” If you were you would have come under the condemnation of the law, the consequences of the penalty for breach. Take the time to read the lusts of the flesh mentioned in Romans 1:24203


32, 13:13-14; 1 Corinthians 6:8-10; 2 Corinthians 12:20-21; 1 Peter 2:13. Then consider the following scriptures in light of those lusts of the flesh you are bonded to or are fully formed, or you are a slave to, or you continue to commit without fear of God but think “it’s ok I will be forgiven when I confess my behavior as sin!” “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.” Colossians 3:25 NASB “But the one doing wrong will receive what he did wrong, and there is no respect of persons.” Colossians 3:25 “Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 5:6 “having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children.” 2 Peter 2:14 “according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 2:2 “Little children, let no one lead you astray; the one practicing righteousness is righteous, even as that One is righteous. The one practicing sin is of the Devil, because the devil sins from the beginning, For this the Son of God was revealed, that He undo the works of the Devil.” 1 John 3:7-8 “realizing the fact the law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners…” 1 Timothy 1:9-11 “Whosoever committeth sin trangresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4 KJ “Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.” 1 John 3:4 NIV “Everyone practicing sin also practices lawlessness, and sin is 204


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“Then being conceived lust brings forth sin. And sin being fully formed brings forth death.” James 1:15 “do you not know that to whom you yield ourselves slaves for obedience, you are slaves to whom you obey, whether of sin to death, or obedience to righteousness?” Romans 6:16 “But when the righteous turns from his righteousness, and does injustice; according to all the abominations that the wicked do, he does; shall he live? All his righteousness that he has done shall not be remembered in his treason that he has betrayed, and in his sin that he has sinned in them he shall die.” [Speaks of the unconditional New Covenant] Ezekiel 16:24 “but this shall be the covenant that I will cut with the house of Israel: After those days, declares Jehovah, I will put My law in their inward parts, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.” [Torah is still operative in this New Blood Covenant, His laws as written as Hebrews 8:13 refers back to this scripture and 31:33, stating Yahweh will write His Torah on our hearts, the human high priesthood was made obsolete, New Covenant as in Yeshua is now our High Priest and Mediator of the New Covenant. Words in brackets here mine.] Jeremiah 32:39 “And I shall give to them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you. And I will remove the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh, so that they may walk in My statutes and keep My judgments, and do them. And they shall be to Me for a people, and I will be to them for God. And as to those whose heart is going towards their hateful things, and their heart is going after their disgusting idols, I will give their way on their heads, declares the Lord Jehovah.” Ezekiel 11:19-21 “knowing this, that law is not laid down for a righteous one but for lawless and unruly ones, for ungodly and sinful ones, for unholy and profane ones.” [recall your righteousness will not be remembered in your treason and betrayal and or your ungodliness, 205


your unholy or profane or unruly sinful acts.] 1 Timothy 1:9-10 “Everyone practicing sin also practices lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.” 1 John 3:4 Because we are dead walking in The Spirit and He is truly Lord, we are totally surrendered, no possessions, no money, no idols are an issue. No hedonism only a life living for others for the cause of the ways of the Kingdom. No lusts of the flesh keep you in bondage, being without bonds of iniquity knowing all the laws of both New and Old Testament and living by them in the power of The Spirit (Ezekiel 11:19) we are exempt from the condemnation for breach of His laws. It was sin that was nailed to the cross not unfulfilled laws, “Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out.” (Acts 3:19) Our sins and the penalty associated with them are what is being blotted out and nailed to the cross, not His laws and or unfulfilled laws from within Law. Because in Him we have redemption through His blood the forgiveness of sin when we commit them therefore when we confess them, in addition to healing and deliverance being automatic. Walking a life to be led by The Spirit, you can discern His movements, you can discern Him saying good morning to you, you can discern Him talking to you in the midst of a crisis, you can discern Him talking to you to tell you to read Ezekiel 18. Walking to be led by The Spirit and if He says go here, you go there, if He says give this; you give that; if He says dance for warfare you dance for warfare, if He says get up at midnight and pray for one hour you pray for one hour, if He says fast no coffee, no cake, no pasta you fast. If He says depart from this iniquity, we depart from iniquity. If He says put off the false and speak truth, let no filthy word come out of your mouth (Ephesians 4:25-27), keep back from every form of evil (1 Thessalonians 5:22), keep yourself from idols (1 John 5:21), abhor that which is evil (Romans 12:9), have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness but reprove them so you stop watching R rated movies that agree with the works of darkness (1 Thessalonians 5:21-22). Doing works that are in opposition to His ways His statutes His commandments and particular movies are riddled 206


with sin that tempt your flesh to obey. We come into agreement to die to self and invite Him into these areas. It is a daily practice, a life’s endeavor to walk in The Spirit, as difficult as it is, we walk after the eternal after the unseen. You depart from all unrighteousness (2 Timothy 2:19) and you do so because you will yield your sin nature to walk in the anointing that keeps you dead to sin and alive unto Him a life of holiness a life unto Him. If you have any sin structures, sin bondages you are willing to allow Him to bring them to death by inviting Him in there (Romans 8:13). You are willing to lay down your life, your sin nature and its desires for a life of The Spirit. Do you measure up? Are you free from any condemnation of the law because you have and do always walk in The Spirit keep His laws and statutes and commandments? None of us are perfect. How would you measure up as fulfilling the law of life in Christ Jesus and or the law of love, Galatians 5:19-21, 1 Corinthians 6:8-18 and 2 Corinthians 12:20-21 and loving your neighbor as you love and care for yourself? How yielded to the Spirit are you? I’m afraid my heart and flesh are still under the law and in need of being more circumcised with the Holy Ghost’s circumcision knife to bring much flesh to death. This does not mean we should cherish sin all sins in our life or bonds of iniquity but to surrender them to Him to put them to death in my life. “for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.” Romans 8:13 Now we also read, the operative word being if - and only if: “But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law.” Galatians 5:18 He is not going to lead you to transgress any Holy commandments and or laws. If you are dead to self the law will not judge you for you will be a doer of the laws of God so how can they judge you. This will mean obeying the command to study the scriptures to show yourself approved so that you may prove His will concerning the doctrines. Especially that of laws from the Old Testament are still operative if not 207


fulfilled, and there is condemnation when you walk in the flesh. You will know the laws of God when you set your heart to prove this doctrine and or prove me wrong. Bottom line is yes Christians can and do have demons because of our behavior that is sin, that transgresses His laws. Homosexuality transsexuality bisexuality and all other perversions give us spirits that can and do indwell the same temple as God The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of Christ Jesus as there are laws against these ways and acts of life. “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.” Colossians 3:25 NASB “But the one doing wrong will receive what he did wrong, and there is no respect of persons.” Colossians 3:25 “Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 5:6 “having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children.” 2 Peter 2:14 “according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience.” Ephesians 2:2 “Little children, let no one lead you astray; the one practicing righteousness is righteous, even as that One is righteous. The one practicing sin is of the Devil, because the devil sins from the beginning, For this the Son of God was revealed, that He undo the works of the Devil.” 1 John 3:7-8 “realizing the fact the law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners…” 1 Timothy 1:9-11 “Whosoever committeth sin trangresseth also the law; for sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4 KJ

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The New Covenant shows that law is still operative and the condemnation of the law when you walk in the flesh. And recall it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away then a little bit of the law to fail and or lapse (Luke 16:17). Therefore, we will be judged by the condemnation of breach of His laws for walking in the flesh. Below I go through the lusts of the flesh of Galatians Chapter 5 revealing their relationship with Old Testament laws. Therefore, when we have sin bondages in these areas either knowingly or unknowingly, we will receive the spirits attached to the transgressions and the consequence of the wrong without partiality. (Colossians 3:25) “until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished.” Matthew 5:18 “We do not nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.” Romans 3:31 “What shall we say then? Is the Law sin? May it never be! On the contrary, I would not have come to know sin except through the Law; for I would not have know about coveting if the Law had not said, “YOU SHALL NOT COVET.” Romans 7:7 There are no loop holes, there is no way to do otherwise than to obey truth based on Scripture. I cannot find any loop holes from all the teachings and arguments I’ve read that it is safe to be a practicing Lesbian or be a Gay man hence inherit eternity. I personally think His decrees and design for sexuality is unfair. As the schizophrenic and the person with fibromyalgia are due to curses and these affect deeply the soul of a person. So given homosexuality is due to curses from both Kingdoms and from the womb and as toddlers these spirits have been at work to bring forth a homosexual persona that has affected us deeply. Also, likened to traumas that affect us so deeply that many of us have found we cannot marry the opposite sex. So, why does it have to be the schizophrenic 210


and the fibromyalgia persons inherit eternity and we have to remain as the eunuch? But God is God. I understand the answers, suffering, and trials; God’s Kingdom and The Gospel; Yahweh’s holy people; sanctification of the heart; being set apart; living above the lusts of the flesh; treasure is in heaven; focus is on Christ and His righteousness not on ourselves; becoming a disciple; dying to self and becoming king and priest and God’s holiness. But really God at the end of the day would it matter as You let murderers, thieves, pedophiles in on their death beds and not committed Christians married or single who are homosexuals! Whoever is born of God does not commit sin; for his seed remain in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. 10. In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever does not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loves not his brother. 1 John 3:9 My bottom line is, we have no choice if the Word writes laws against homosexual living and serving Him in that union with another of the same sex. Regardless of how unfair it seems, law is law, His Word, His way of Worship is His call “If you knew me you would love me and know my Fathers will and would worship me in spirit and in truth.” Recall as Paul writes, how would we know about coveting if the Law had not said: “you shall not covet.” There is no need to rewrite these specific commands in the New Covenant writings as they are still operative in The New. Also, as all Scripture is God breathed and is profitable for doctrine and instruction in righteous living. When He does rewrite unfulfilled laws, it is because He wants us to hear it loud and clear. How do we know what sin is if we cannot see it written as law? If you commit yourself to study the Covenants, they have binding agreements within them that are eternal and everlasting and have eternal and everlasting laws within. The Old Testament is not an outdated document, or of no use to us in the Messianic Priesthood Covenant as writers agree. Because Paul rejected the Old Testament Law as a means of salvation and righteousness; he did not reject the Old Testament as irrelevant, but he quoted referred and applied and taught from it within his teachings as writers also say. 211


“The Old Testament writings cannot be, disregarded as no longer relevant, just because we are in The New Blood Covenant. The Mosaic, the Abrahamic, Canaanic, Davidic, and The New Covenant have all been written to be eternal and or everlasting as well as The New Blood Covenant. They all bear the divine under taking of grace, “I will.” (Edenic (Genesis 1:28-30), Adamic (Genesis 3:15), Noahic (Genesis 9:1), Abrahamic (Genesis 12:1-3), Mosaic (Exodus 19:25), Canaanic (Deuteronomy 30:1-10) Davidic (2 Samuel 7:8-16; Psalm 89:3-4) New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31-34)” 1. [Boaz, 15:1999] To understand the list of the lusts of the flesh that the New proclaims, we need to see them against the background of the laws in the Old Testament. Therefore, we will understand the importance of why we should walk in the Spirit so as not to fulfill these lusts of the flesh (Galatians 5:16) so as to not come under the condemnation of the law (Romans 8:1). So as not to be under law for they come with consequences or they come with curses for breach. In other words, as not to come under the condemnation of the law for walking in the flesh (Romans 8:1). Consider this written in opposition - “Therefore there is condemnation to those in Christ Jesus who walk according to the flesh” because “they are led by the flesh and come under law.” (Romans 8:1; Galatians 5:16) “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality” (Colossians 3:25) “All his righteousness shall not be remembered unto him in his treason and betrayal” (Ezekiel 18:24). Now let’s see how the Old interprets the New, how the Old writes its relationship between itself and the New and how the New reveals its relationship between that content and the Old’s content. Let’s look at every lust of the flesh written in Galatians 5:19-21. Take note of the condemnation for breach of each law. If there was condemnation in the Old why would it not be in The New? “For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality” (Colossians 3:25) “All his righteousness shall not be remembered unto him in his treason and betrayal” (Ezekiel 18:24). “…having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children;” 2 Peter 2:14

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“Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The first mention of a lust of our flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is adultery: “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery…” Galatians 5:19 ADULTERY “You shall not commit adultery.”

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“And a man who commits, adultery with a man’s wife, who commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, the adulterer and the adulteress are surely to be put to death.” Leviticus 20:10 (See also Job 24:15-18) “He who commits adultery with a woman lacks heart; he who does it is a destroyer of his own soul. He shall find a wound and dishonor; and his shame shall not be wiped away.” Proverbs 6:32-33 “But I say to you, Whoever puts away his wife, apart from a matter of fornication, makes her commit adultery. And whoever shall marry the one put away commits adultery.” Matthew 5:32 (Recall Jesus came under the Covenant keeping the Law perfectly to release us and to give us justification and righteousness by His life and finished work of Calvary. Words in brackets here mine.) It cannot be denied that New Testament scriptures reveal their relationship with the Old and we can interpret the New by the laws from the Old. This is the same with all the following lusts of the flesh. “Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled; but God will judge fornicators and adulterers.” Hebrews 13:4

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“having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children; forsaking a straight path, they went astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,” 2 Peter 2:14-15 “Behold, I am throwing her into a bed, and those committing adultery with her into great affliction, unless they repent of their works.” Revelation 2:22 The second mention of a lust of our flesh in Galatians 5:19 is fornication. “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication…” Galatians 5:19 FORNICATION “An illegitimate child shall not enter into the assembly of Jehovah, even to the tenth generation shall none of his enter into the assembly of Jehovah.” Deuteronomy 23:2 “But I say to you, Whoever puts away his wife, apart from a matter of fornication, makes her commit adultery, And whoever shall marry the one put away commits adultery.” Matthew 5:32 (Jesus had not as yet entered or cut His New Covenant by Calvary or by His Blood Sacrifice; here He still refers to laws within the Old Testament. Words in brackets here mine.) “But if this thing is true, that tokens of virginity have not been found for the girl, then they shall bring out the girl to the door of her father’s house. And the men of her city shall stone her with stones, and she shall die; because she has done folly in Israel, to commit fornication in her father’s house. And you shall cut off the evil from among you.” Deuteronomy 22:20-21 “To hold back from idol sacrifices, and blood, and that strangled, and from fornication; from which continually keeping yourselves, you will do well. Be prospered. Acts 15:29 See also Ezekiel chapter 16 for both spiritual and natural fornication 214


and read the judgment therein. “Jehovah also said to me in the days of Josiah the king, Have you seen what the apostate Israel has done? She has gone up on every high hill and under every green tree, and has fornicated there.” Jeremiah 3:6 “All things are lawful to me, but not all things contribute. All things are lawful to me, but I will not be ruled by any. 13. Foods for the belly, and the belly for foods; but God will destroy both this and these. But the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 14. And God also raised up the Lord, and will raise us up through His power. 15. Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Then taking the members of Christ, shall I make them members of a harlot? Let it not be! 16. Or do you not know that he being joined to a harlot is one body? For He says, “The two shall be into one flesh.” 17. But he being joined to the Lord is one spirit. 18. Flee fornication. Every sin which a man may do is outside the body, but he doing fornication sins against his own body. 19. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which you have from God; and you are not of yourselves? 20. For you were bought with a price; then glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The third mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19 is uncleanness.

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“Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness…” Galatians 5:19 UNCLEANNESS “And if a man shall take his brother’s wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother’s nakedness; they shall be childless.” Leviticus 20:21 “But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; Ephesians 5:3 KJ “Because of this God gave them up to uncleanness in the lusts of their hearts, their bodies to be dishonored among themselves; 25. Who changed the truth of God into the lie, and worshiped and served the created thing more than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen” Romans 1:24-25 (Satan gets into our hearts as he did with Ananias and Judas. This scripture witnesses that homosexual lust is the transgression of uncleanness. Also the other verses following and before reveal homosexuality is idolatry another lust of our flesh. It is the worship of the creature over the Creator. Words in brackets her mine) “When a man has taken a wife and married her, and it happens that she finds no favor in his eyes because he has found a thing of uncleanness in her, and he writes her a bill of divorce, and puts it in her hand, and sends her out of his house; Deuteronomy 24:1 And the priest shall cause her to swear and shall say to the woman, If no man has lain with you, and if you have not turned aside to impurity under your husband, be free from these bitter waters which cause the curse.” Numbers 5:19 References are to sexual sin as having gone aside to uncleanliness. “This is the law of him that discharges, and of him from whom semen flows out, for uncleanness by it; and of her who is sick in her impurity, and of him from whom the discharge flows; of a male or of a female, and of a man who lies with an unclean woman.” 216


Leviticus 15:32 (See whole chapter for the principle taught and importance on being clean bodily and keeping clean by showering, washing cloths and cleaning the house. Uncleanness was a state of being especially for the leper Leviticus 13:45 that were results to the various transgressions.) “Even every living thing which divides the hoof, and is not clovenfooted, and does not bring up the cud, they are unclean to you; anyone who touches them shall be unclean…46. This is the law of the animals, and of the fowl, and of every living creature which moves in the waters, and every creature which swarms on the earth, to make a distinction between the unclean and the clean, and between the living thing that maybe eaten, and the living thing that may not be eaten.” Leviticus 11:26, 46-47 (Certain food consumed makes us become unclean (Leviticus 11). The laws of animals are still operative even though Peter’s had a vision on unclean animals. The vision was symbolism to let Peter know people other than Jews were no longer to be considered unclean, not animals, but people as in the Gentiles, Jews would not even sit or visit the house of Gentiles as they were unclean according to oral law and portions of the Law Romans 14:13-18) “To hold back from idol sacrifices, and blood, and that strangled, and from fornication; from which continually keeping yourselves, you will do well. Be prospered.” Acts 15:29 “And as to the believing Gentiles, we joined in writing, judging them to observe no such thing, except to keep themselves from both idol sacrifice, and the blood, and a thing strangled, and from fornication.” Acts 21:25 “He will make atonement for the Holy Place because of the uncleannesses of the people of Israel and because of their transgressions-all their sins; and he is to do the same for the tent of meeting which is there with them right in the middle of their uncleannesses.” Leviticus 16:16 Complete Jewish Bible (There is a religious uncleanness and an implication to defilement in a house of God. Spiritual adultery in a house of God causes the house to be unclean; that of false signs and wonders; a false 217


prophet or prophetess teaching; bringing in cursed objects; worship with cursed objects; any sexual immorality; promotion of an addictive substance such as wine tasting in the sanctuary for promotion of sales and to add to sin under the guise of an evangelist evening by inviting the unsaved for wine testing. This mentions just a few transgressions that make the house of God unclean.) “But I have a few things against you, that you allow the woman Jezebel to teach, she saying herself to be a prophetess, and to cause My slaves to go astray, and to commit fornication, and to eat idol sacrifices.” Revelation 2:20 “The LORD spoke to Aaron, saying, “Do not drink wine or strong drink, neither you nor your sons with you, when you come into the tent of meeting, so that you will not die-it is a perpetual statute throughout your generations-and so as to make a distinction between the holy and the profane, and between the unclean and the clean,” Leviticus 10:8-10 “Then I will sprinkle clean waters on you, and you shall be clean. I will cleanse you from all your defilement and from all your idols.” Ezekiel 36:25 (Several types of skin inflictions always occurred because of transgression and were to make the person aware of their sins. According to Vered Hillel the Talmud writes there are three different words for sins: iniquities which are “deliberate misdeeds” transgressions which are “rebellious deeds” and sins which are “inadvertent omissions.” He also mentions “What sort of sins could have caused such afflictions? To be sure, the Torah does not say specifically. But the sages of old have had a lot of ideas. It says in the midrash, R. Johanan said: All these are punished by leprosy---haughty eyes…a lying tongue…hands that shed blood…a heart that devises wicked thoughts…feet that are swift in running to evil…he that sows discord among brothers…” 9. [Hillel First Fruits Zion Magazine] Consider do you slander (Leviticus 19:16, Ezekiel 22:9, Ephesians 4:31, Colossians 3:8, James 4:11) or do you peddle scandals, lies or false stories or tale bear. Or do you out of your own perverted judgments or assumptions or opinions speak about others in the church to either believers or non-believers? 218


“Once again in another passage, we also read, For ten things [i.e. sins] does leprosy come upon the world: (i) idol- worship, (ii) gross unchastity, (iii) bloodshed, (iv) the profanation of the divine name, (v) blasphemy of the divine name, (vi) robbing the public, (vii) usurping [a dignity] to which one has no right, (viii) overweening pride, (ix) evil speech, and (x) an evil eye.” (p601 First fruits of Zion TORAH CLUB) 9. [ Affliction came and comes not only on the person but also the clothes and also the house in which we live, as further correction the person is cut off from the community. Chastisement, discipline or punishment for un-repented sin still applies today as written in Revelation 3:19 “I, as many as I love, I rebuke and I chasten. Be zealous, then, and repent.” “I shall be a father to him, and he shall be a son to Me. When he sins, [“If he commits iniquity” KJ] then I will chasten him with a rod of men, and with strokes of the sons of men.” 2 Samuel 7:14 If you have any type of rash, blotch, itch or skin disorder, go to prayer and the Word and go to the book of Leviticus that mentions laws for the unclean with skin inflictions so as He can lead you into repentance. Also change your heart and mind so as you do not go back into the sin(s) that brought about your infliction. I have just today noticed my stomach does no longer have any rash or my arms any bumps/hives. After 10 years of abstinence I brought an antique statue of Jesus - an unclean thing, antique being only one form of idolatry, a Christmas tree and lights to put up around the house. Last Christmas (2006) my daughter was distressed that we did not celebrate with Christmas tree, lights and gifts on Christmas day, so I gave in. She received chicken pox that Christmas, and this Christmas I’ve received Parvovirus. I have seen my idolatry came in many forms: idolatry of daughter over the laws of God; idolatry of material things antique material things; idolatry for bringing a graven image into the home that was created as an idol for prayer and meditation and religious rituals; and idolatry for celebrating pagan practices that have their origins in the occult and the mixture of heresy of Christian religions/denominations. Mixture in the law is forbidden; mixture of species when breeding, planting the fields with mixed seeds and clothing whose fibers are of the same kind. All speak of the spiritual picture of different kingdoms. We have to make the choice, either we are in the 219


kingdom of the world and the flesh or we are in God’s Kingdom? We either practice His ways or the ways of the heathen. “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world.” (1 John 2:15 KJ) If we practice the ways of the flesh, the world/heathen we come under the condemnation of the law (Romans 8:1-17). Why? Because we are new creatures who have been given The Spirit to keep us dead to sin and alive unto Him so as to be empowered to obey and desire His commands. For we have an anointing to be led by the Spirit so as not to come under law and or the condemnation of the law for walking in the lusts of the flesh (Galatians 5:18-19 ). We are given His Spirit so we do not partake in works or the desires of the carnal flesh which are “plain: immorality, impurity, licentiousness, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger, selfishness, dissension, party spirit, envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like…” (RSV) We are the redeemed community “one new man” and are to live as the redeemed community in the Kingdom of God or Heaven here on earth. All Kingdoms have laws and all Kingdoms have penalties for breach of laws. To inherit eternal life in the New Jerusalem recall who will not enter into the city “But for the cowardly and unbelieving, and those having become foul, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all the lying ones, their part will be in the Lake burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” Revelation 21:8 “Blessed are the ones doing His commands, that their authority will be over the tree of life, and by the gates they may enter into the city. 15. But outside are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters and everyone loving and making a lie.” Revelation 22:14-15 There is a reason for the giving of the Law, all laws and statutes as instructions in righteous living. We are to be different as our God is different; we are to lead a life that is a representation of the kind of God we serve: Holy Righteous Just Merciful and Loving, therefore “…what partnership does righteousness have with lawlessness? And what fellowship does light have with darkness? 15. And what agreement does a temple of God have with idols? For you are a temple of the living God, even as God said, “I will dwell in them, and walk among them; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.” 17. Because of this, come out from 220


among them, and be separated, says the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing; and I will receive you. 18. And I will be a Father to you, and you will be sons and daughters to Me, says the Lord Almighty.” 2 Corinthians 6:15-18 Words in brackets here mine) When we embrace our calling of separation as unto The Lord Jesus Christ, we cannot lead a double life. Especially if we are in leadership, pastoral positions of other positions of authority. We are to be shaped according to the way of righteousness, holiness, and responsibility that comes with leadership positions. Of course, we have times in our lives where suffering has gone over our threshold, and works of darkness reach our limits so we can take no more, or something has triggered us so deep that we act out in transgressions. Unhealed areas or trauma or trauma you did not know still needed healing can surface when an unforeseen event triggers you back to the off shoots or the root of trauma. So, the old man or woman can become powerless in coping so off ones goes into sin to deal with the PTSD. We all know life is not as cut and dry as committing oneself to Christ and never falling back into a past sin stronghold. “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The fourth mention of a lust of our flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is lasciviousness... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness… Galatians 5:19-21 LUSTFULNESS OR LASCIVIOUSNESS: outrageous conduct a disregard for what is right, flagrant disregard of sexual restraints. “Lasciviousness is the promoting or partaking of that which tends 221


to produce lewd emotions; anything which fosters sexual sin and lustfulness. Both men and women can dress and/or conduct themselves in a lascivious manner thus causing others to stumble (2 Corinthians 12:21; Romans 14:13; 1 Corinthians 5:12; 1 John 2:10) taken from booklet 1 “The Devilish Side of Sex” by Win Worley. “…Therefore let her put away her harlotry from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts; that I not strip her naked, and set her out as in the day that she was born;” Hosea 2:2-3 (Revealing the cleavage can cause and does cause men to stumble (Romans 14:13) or the woman wanting to overcome homosexuality. It is considered a form of adultery. Your breasts are not for the vision of all men but for the sanctity of the bedchamber of husband and wife. This carries the same consequence as adultery and we know by Jesus standard to even lust over a woman in your heart you have committed adultery – Matthew 5:28. If your right hand offends you take it out and throw it from you for it is profitable to you that one of your members should perish, and all your body not be thrown into Hell.) “Likewise also the women to adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and sensibleness, not with plaiting, or gold, or pearls, or expensive garments, but what becomes women professing fear of God, through good works.” [this is a New Testament law – words in brackets here mine.] 1 Timothy 2:9-10 “None of you shall draw near to any relative of his flesh to uncover their nakedness; I am Jehovah…For anyone who does any of these disgusting things, even the persons who are doing them, shall be cut off from the midst of their people. And you shall keep My charge, so as not to do any of the disgusting customs which were committed before you; and you shall not defile yourselves with them; I am Jehovah your God.” Leviticus 18:6-30 “Cursed is he who lies with his sister, his father’s daughter, or his mother’s daughter! And all the people shall say, Amen!” Deuteronomy 27:22

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“If a man lies with his aunt, he has uncovered the nakedness of his uncle; they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.” Leviticus 20:20 “And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do the things not right…having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, iniquity, covetousness… without discernment, perfidious, without natural affections, unforgiving, unmerciful” Romans 1:28-29, 31 “Cursed is he who lies with any kind of animal! And all the people shall say, Amen! Deuteronomy 27:21 “And a man who lies with a male as one lies with a woman, both of them have done a disgusting thing; they shall certainly be put out death; their blood shall be on them.” Leviticus 20:13 “You shall burn the carved images of their gods with fire; and you shall not lust after the silver and gold on them, nor shall you take it to yourself, that you not be snared by it; for it is an abomination to Jehovah.” Deuteronomy 7:25 “And many of those who had believed came confessing, and declaring their deeds. 19. And many of the ones practicing the curious arts, bringing together the books, burned them before all. And they counted the prices of them, and found it to be five ten thousands of silver. 20. So with might, the word of the Lord increased and was strong.” Acts 19:18-20 [We see here those in Acts who were Spirit filled obeying a law from within the Law – words in brackets here mine.] “Beloved, I exhort you a as sojourners and aliens to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul.” 1 Peter 2:11 “I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.” 2 Corinthians 12:21 “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, 223


hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The fifth mention of a lust of our flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is idolatry... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry…” Galatians 5:19-21 IDOLARTY “to provoke Me to wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense to other gods in the land of Egypt, there where you have gone to sojourn, that I might cut you off, and you might be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth? Jeremiah 44:8 “You shall not make idols to yourselves; and you shall not set up for yourselves graven images, or a memorial pillar. And you shall not place any stone image in your land, to bow yourselves to it; for I am Jehovah your God.” Leviticus 26:1 “So says Jehovah, Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and who makes flesh his arm; and who turns aside his heart from Jehovah.” Jeremiah 17:5 “And why do you honor your sons above Me, to make yourselves fat with the best of all the offering of My people…But now says Jehovah, Be it far from Me! For those honoring Me, I will honor; and those desiring Me will be light.” 1 Samuel 2:29-30 “And you shall not bring an abomination into your house, that you not be a cursed thing like it. You shall utterly detest it, and you shall utterly hate it; for it is a cursed thing.” Deuteronomy 7:26 “I wrote to you in the letter not to associate intimately with fornicators; 10. and not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or with plunders, or with idolaters, since then you must go out of the world. 11. But now I wrote to 224


you not to associate intimately; if anyone is called a brother and is either a fornicator, or a covetous one, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a plunderer, with such a one not to eat.” 1 Corinthians 5:9-11 “Or do you not know that unjust ones will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be led astray, neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor abusers, nor homosexuals.” 1 Corinthians 6:9 “For be knowing this, that every fornicator, covetous one, who is an idolater, has no kingdom of Christ and of God.” “Then put to death your members which fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil lust, which is idolatry,”

or unclean one, or inheritance in the Ephesians 5:5 are on the earth; and covetousness, Colossians 3:5

“having eyes full of an adulteress, and never ceasing from sin; alluring unsettled souls; having a heart busied with covetousness; cursed children;” 2 Peter 2:14 (Notice the parallel to covetousness in the above three scriptures of being idolatry and incurring a curse. Do not let anyone deceive you with empty words; idolatry is not only the worship of idols or ‘nonentities’ but a condition of the heart that dethrones God the Father, Son and Spirit or puts that something or someone over Him and His laws. This could be money, Pastor, denominations, gender/male or female, husband, wife, children, material things, jewelry, worldly dancing, people, places, things, worldly TV sitcoms - immoral shows, whatever is earthly and sensual, food, addictive substances, anything that compromises the truth of righteous instructions of The Word. “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear

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The sixth mention of a lust of our flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is sorcery / witchcraft... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, Galatians 5:19-21 WITCHCRAFT / SORCERY “You shall not allow a sorceress to live.”

Exodus 22:18

“And a man or woman, when there is among them a medium or a fortune-teller, shall certainly be put to death; they shall stone them with stones; their blood is on them.” Leviticus 20:27 “There shall not be found in you any one who passes his son or his daughter through the fire, one that uses divination, an observer of clouds, or a fortune-teller, or a whisperer of spells, 11. or a magic-charmer, or one asking of familiar spirits, or a wizard, or one inquiring of the dead. 12. For all doing these things are an abomination to Jehovah. And because of these filthy acts Jehovah your God is expelling these nations before you. 13. You shall be perfect with Jehovah your God. 14. For these nations whom you shall expel listen to observers of clouds, and to diviners. But as to you, Jehovah your God has not allowed you to do so.” Deuteronomy 18:10-14 “You shall not turn to those having familiar spirits; and you shall not seek to spiritists to be defiled by them; I am Jehovah your God.” Leviticus 19:31 “You shall have no other gods before me!”

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“Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear

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The seventh mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is hatreds ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred,… Galatians 5:19-21 HATREDS “May the nations serve you, and people bow to you; be a ruler to your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow to you; and cursed be those who curse you, and blessed be those who bless you.” Genesis 27:29 “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The eight mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is fighting’s ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, fighting’s … Galatians 5:19-21 FIGHTINGS “Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor secretly! And all the people shall say, Amen! Deuteronomy 27:24 “And he who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.” Exodus 21:15 The ninth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is jealousies ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed, which are adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, fighting, jealousies… Galatians 5:19-21 227


JEALOUSIES “This is the law of jealousies when a wife turns aside under her husband, and has been defiled; or when a spirit of jealousy passes over a man, and he has become jealous of his wife, then he shall cause the woman to stand before Jehovah, and the priest shall do to her al this law; and the man shall be clean from sin, and the woman shall bear her iniquity. Numbers 5:29-31 (See verses 11-31) “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear The tenth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is angers ... ANGERS “Fear for yourselves because of the sword; for fury brings punishments of the sword, that you may know there is a judgment.” Job 19:29 “Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob, and I will scatter them in Israel.” Genesis 49:7 The eleventh mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is rivalries... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear RIVALRIES “You shall not revile God, and you shall not curse a ruler among 228


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Exodus 22:28

“For jealousy is the rage of a man, and he will not spare in the day of vengeance.” Proverbs 6:34 The twelfth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is divisions... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear

DIVISIONS The thirteenth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is heresies... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear HERESIES “Cursed is he who does the work of Jehovah deceitfully; and cursed he keeping his sword from blood.” Jeremiah 48:10 “But the Spirit expressly says that I the latter times some will depart from the faith, cleaving to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons, in hypocrisy of liars, being seared in their own conscience.” 1 Timothy 4:2 “O foolish Galatians, who bewitched you not to obey the truth, to whom before your eyes Jesus Christ was written among you crucified? This only I desire to learn from you: Did you receive 229


the Spirit by works of law, or by hearing of faith? Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, do you now perfect yourself in the flesh?” Galatians 3:1-3 “But even if we, or an angel out of Heaven, should preach a gospel to you beside what we preached to you, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:8 “As we have said before, and now I say again, If anyone preaches a gospel to you beside what you received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:9 The fourteenth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is envying’s ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear ENVYING Displeasure of hearing or seeing the advantage or prosperity of others “Cursed is he who removes his neighbor’s landmark! And all the people shall say, Amen!” Deuteronomy 27:17 The fiftieth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is murders... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear

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drink; he shall not drink vinegar of wine, or vinegar of fermented drink; he shall not drink any juice of the grapes; and he shall not eat dry or moist grapes.” Numbers 6:2-3 “It is not for kings, O Lemuel; it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes to lust for fermented drink; that they not drink and forget what is decreed, and pervert what is decreed, and pervert the right of the afflicted ones. Give fermented drink to one perishing [going to hell, words in brackets here mine] and wine to the bitter of soul; let him drink and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.” Proverbs 31:4-7 “Woe to him who causes his friend to drink, pouring out your wineskin, and also making him drunk, so as to look upon their nakedness! You are filled with shame instead of glory; you drink also, and will be seen as uncircumcised. The cup of the right hand of Jehovah shall turn on you, and disgrace shall be your glory.” Habakkuk 2:15-16 “Awake, drunkard, and weep. And wail, all wine-drinkers, over the grape must; for it is cut off from your mouth.” Joel 1:5 “Fornication and wine, and new wine, take away the heart.” Hosea 4:11 “For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.” Proverbs 4:17 “Wine is a mocker; strong drink is noisy; and all who stray by it are not wise. Proverbs 20:1 “Wait and wonder! Blind yourselves, and be blind! They are drunk, but not with wine! They stagger, but not with fermented drink! For Jehovah has poured out on you the spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes…” Isaiah 29:9-10 “And take heed to yourselves, let at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life. And so that day come upon you unawares.” Luke 21:34

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(Recall when the Hebrews and or Jews were commanded to keep Passover. They were not to eat anything leavened, if so, they would be cursed by being cut off from the congregation of Israel (Exodus 12:14-20). All leaven was to be even purged out of houses during the week before the feast of the Passover; they even swept the floor thoroughly to rid the house of any breadcrumbs. Now we know leaven was and is symbolic of sin (1 Corinthians 5:7) and leaven was forbidden to be placed on the altar (Leviticus 2:4). So, have you ever considered that those who say they can drink fermented drink at Passover are drinking wine that has yeast and or leaven within it? A breach of Passover law (Exodus 12:15). The Lord’s Supper or Passover or Paschal Supper was never practiced with fermented drink. Jesus did not drink or drink from four cups of fermented wine at each yearly Passover feast on the 14th Abib. Now known as 14th of Nisan and again we know it today as ‘The Last Supper’ - but it is actually The Passover ritual celebration. The cup He was partaking of when He said, “For this is my blood of the new Covenant which concerning many is being poured out for forgiveness of sins.” it was the third cup, the cup of redemption (Exodus 6:6; Mathew 26:26). Recall Luke 22:15 “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.” Following the forth cup of praise - they went singing a hymn into the Mount of Olives (Mathew 26:30). Jesus was and is The Great High Priest, Law forbids Priests to be drunken and to even have any alcoholic wine or strong drink. He did not even take wine mingled with myrrh (Mark 15:23) on the cross. An overseer/bishop/elder is not to be given to wine (1 Timothy 3:3; Titus 1:7), abstinence, then why would the Word Himself be given to wine, He was no wine bibber or as it means 233


given to wine. He was The sent Priest of Yahweh, set apart as Holy who had to remain sinless and keep all aspects of the Law, keep all laws. He being a Jew was to be set apart according to Law to be Holy. “The aim of the Mosaic Law was to raise the Israelites –‘a holy nation’ – to a high moral standard and to separate them from other nations in their secular conduct and religious practice. To this end, it sought to hedge about the life of the individual with legal restrictions and to sanctify the whole people by laws conducive to moral conduct and self-control.” (p76 Illustrated Family Encyclopedia Volume 2) Drinking, drunkenness is a transgression of the laws in the Old Testament and the New Testament, in a nutshell it is sin, and what is sin? It is the transgression of the law (1 John 3:4). When they said He was a winebibber and gluttonous it was mockery and lies from the Pharisees and Scribes. They were always looking for a way to kill Him by saying He broke the Law He is breaking our laws – “and the penalty is death, let’s kill Him.” Recall they also said He had not been taught (John 7:15-16) by their standards - “this man has learning, when he has never studied,” we know He had been taught of God our Father (John 7:16, 8:28) but not taught by the Temple Scribes and or Rabbi’s. Remember these whole ceremonies practice within Passover was symbolic. The 1st cup drunk from was the cup of sanctification; the 2nd cup of Judgment, the 3rd cup of Redemption and the 4th cup of praise along with other practices in this celebration (Exodus 12:6; Leviticus 23:5; Numbers 9:3,5; Exodus 12; Zephaniah 1:12 a reference pointing to their practice searching for leaven with candles on; John 11:55; 1 Corinthians 11:27-28). Also they did not break bread every Saturday synagogue meeting or temple meeting, only once a year at their Passover Seder (Matthew 26:26-29; Mark 14:22-25; Luke 22:15-20). And this was not in the way we break bread or drink from the cup. The Jews had pieces of unleavened bread, matzah. There were three pieces wrapped in a white cloth, which was called matzot and eaten from at each stage in the Supper or meal of remembrance to recall the Exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. The produce of the vine mentioned in the last supper/Passover is a grape juice or a grape fruit juice without 234


leaven. Most who do not study the scriptures refer to and think this cup as fermented wine and most think of wine to be that which is brought at the Liquor Shop or the Bottle Shop, it is just a miss understanding. Think Hebrew, think the law of Passover and you will be thinking more accurately. Think of the different meanings of the word wine in Hebrew understanding and you will see it does not always refer to fermented wine that is brought at the Bottle Shop, or the Pub, or the Liquor Shop. Jesus was celebrating the traditional customary Passover ceremony, which is commanded to be a celebrated law forever (Exodus 12:14) for the Jewish people. We even see Paul continuing to keep this feast (1 Corinthians 5:7-8). Communion is a Greek practice, not a true Biblical Hebrew practice (Romans 9:4), but an introduced practice from Greek thinkers and a misinterpretation of scriptures, as beautiful as it is it is not truly Biblical. Fermented grape juices are referred to as strong or old. New or sweet wine is fruit juice. Yain is to do with fruit drinks. Tirosh is to do with wheat, corn, oil which is something to be gathered or eaten like the fruit of the vine. In this Jews and those in the Middle East preserved grapes by boiling, straining and the adage of sulphur so as not to become fermented and this drink has also been translated wine, which is not alcoholic. Grapes were boiled until they became thick as molasses and were stored to be either spread on bread or mixed with water to make a drink. This drink is translated to be wine and to the Hebrew it was wine, an unintoxicating good wine. Many writing reveal and I agree that this is the wine Paul speaks to Timothy to use for his stomach (1 Timothy 5:23) as the water gave curry to his stomach for it was very alkaline. “Stomach wine,’ or ‘wine for the stomach,’ according to the writer of old Greek medicine, was a grape juice prepared as a thick, unfermented syrup for use as a food for dyspeptic and weak persons!” (p207 AA unmasked) The word shekar is drinks that come from wheat or other products – strong drink, that is spoken of in scripture as “woe to them that drink strong drink.” When the rubber hits the road, drinking to be drunk and or drunkenness is a transgression of the laws of God. Contrary to 235


belief the wedding at Cana was fruit of the vine, not fermented wine. Drunkenness is forbidden in the Law and the laws of God in the Old Testament and the New Testament as the Scriptures reveal above. Think Hebrew, think custom, think culture, think of the orthodox how staunch they are with their practices of traditions. Read again Habakkuk 2:15-16 written above. Therefore, why would Jesus the Word of God abrogate His Word and turn water into alcoholic wine to cause the wedding guests to be drunken or further drunk to be inflamed with wine. He did not give a nice drop at the last hour “good wine saved till last,” when they would have been sloshed as! The law of common sense and logic must be considered in life. “My people are destroyed through lack of knowledge.” (Hosea 6:4) When you do not set your heart to study Scripture the devil will and does get an advantage over you to bring deception and destruction and they will remain housed in areas of your life you are ignorant about or the area or area’s you are bonded to whatever iniquity and or lust of the flesh or those transgressions mentioned in 1 Corinthians 6:8-10 and those in 2 Corinthians 12:20-21. If drunks or those who engage in drunkenness will not inherit the Kingdom of God and drunkenness is a lust of the flesh and when we are commanded to walk in The Spirit so as to not yield to the lusts of the flesh, why would The Word of God turn water into wine that makes people drunk and sin against His laws? The law of logic has to be applied in life. Now consider the following scriptures! Would Jesus promote drunkenness at a party and or a wedding when He writes a drunkard will have: “Who has woe; who sorrow? Who has contentions; who has babbling? Who has wounds without cause? Who has dullness of eyes? - those who stay long at the wine; those who go to seek mixed wine. Do not look at the wine when it is red; when it gives its color in the cup; when it goes down smoothly-at its last it bites like a snake, and it strings like a viper. Your eyes shall look on strange women; and your heart shall speak perverse things; yes, you shall be as one who lies down in the middle of the sea; or as he who lies on the tip of a mast, saying, They struck me! I was not sick! They beat me, yet I did not know. When I awaken, I will add to it, I will 236


still seek it.”

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You cannot continue to deceive yourself that drinking is Biblical or Biblically acceptable, you have heard it said before and I’ll say it “that’s a lie from the pit of hell.” We cannot be social drinkers, moderate drinkers, temperate drinkers or drunken drinkers; abstinence or not being taken to any wine, beer or spirits is the safest and the wisest move. We cannot justify drinking by using The Bible or by the usage of misinterpreted Scriptures or because of our own studied negligence. Heresy or ignorance does not justify sin or stop the consequences of sin or the judgment of the law or the consequences for transgressing laws. For all unrighteousness is sin and what is sin, the transgression of the law. The excuse for the continuation of drinking to being drunk in any measure does not agree with righteousness, righteous living or righteous instructions written for holiness as a way of life that is written for our sanctification. Sure, there is grace here and not every transgression of drunkenness is open rebellion, but a deeper-rooted sin structure that needs to be brought to death. However, we do have a power greater than ourselves to bring any sin structure to death and empower us to stay sober or clean. “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators… nor drunkards … shall inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 KJ “Keep back from every form of evil.”

2 Thessalonians 5:22

“nor thieves, nor covetous ones, nor drunkards … will inherit the kingdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 6:10 “If anyone corrupts the temple of God, God will bring that one to corruption; for the temple of God is holy, which you are.” 1 Corinthians 3:17 “If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.” 1 Corinthians 3:17 KJ 237


“that in my coming again my God may not humble me with you, and I shall mourn many of those previously sinning, and not repenting of the uncleanness, and fornication, and lustfulness which they have practiced.” 2 Corinthians 12:21 “And Jehovah spoke to Aaron saying, You shall not drink wine and strong drink, you nor your sons with you, as you go into the tabernacle of the congregation, and you shall not die; a neverending statute throughout your generations; and to make a distinction between the holy and profane, and between the unclean and the clean;” Leviticus 10:9-10 [drunkenness is considered unclean and a defilement to the temple of God - words in brackets here mine – it is not on in Kingdom living!] The seventieth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is wild parties ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear WILD PARTIES “Woe to those who rise early in the morning to go after fermented drink, tarrying in the twilight while wine inflames them” Isaiah 5:11 “Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine and valiant men in mixing strong drink, who justify the wicked for a bribe, and take away the rights of the ones who are in the right! Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble and dry grass collapses into the flame, so their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; for they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.” Isaiah 5:22-24

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The eightieth mention of a lust of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21 is things like these ... “Now the works of the flesh are clearly revealed which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lustfulness, idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, fighting’s, jealousies, angers, rivalries, divisions, heresies, envying’s, murders, drunkenness’s, wild parties, and things like these; of which I tell you beforehand, as I also said before, that the ones practicing such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19-21 Interlinear Within the words in bold and the following scriptures there are mentioned several other lusts of the flesh these are the things like these as mentioned in Galatians 5:19-21. 24. “Because of this God gave them up to uncleanness in the lust of their hearts, their bodies to be dishonored among themselves; 25. who changed the truth of god into the lie, and worshipped and served the created thing more than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen… 28. And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind, to do the things not right, 29. having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, iniquity, covetousness, malice; being full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, evil habits; becoming whisperers, 30. slanderers, God-haters, insolent, proud, braggarts, devisers of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31. without discernment, perfidious, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful 32. who knowing the righteous order of God, that those practicing such things are worth of death, no only do them , but also applaud those practicing them.” Romans 1:24-25, 28-32 FORNICATION INIQUITY COVETOUSNESS MALICE BEING FULL OF ENVTY 239


MURDER QUARRELS DECEIT EVIL HABITS BECOMING WHISPERERS SLANDERERS GOD-HATERS INSOLENT PROUD BRAGGARTS PERFIDIOUS WITHOUT NATURAL AFFECTION UNFORGIVING UNMERCIFUL Consider a reference to a curse mentioned again in the New because of lusts of the flesh.” You do come under the condemnation of the law for walking in the lusts of the flesh and for going your own way unto lusts of the flesh or disobedience rather than be led of The Spirit you will come under law, and or the judgment for breach of His law. “Who knowing the righteous order of God, that those practicing such things are worth of death [curse of death – words in brackets here mine] not only do them, but also applaud those practicing them.” Romans 1:32 “Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in carousing and drinking; not in cohabitation and lustful acts; not in fighting and envy. 14. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ and do not take thought beforehand for the lusts of the flesh,” Romans 13:13-14 CAROUSING DRINKING COHABITATION LUSTFUL ACTS FIGHTINGS ENVY

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“Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God” 1 Corinthians 6:8-10 FORNICATORS IDOLATERS ADULTERERS EFFEMINATE HOMOSEXUALS THIEVES COVETOUS DRUNKARDS REVILERS SWINDLERS “For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by your to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances; I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.” 2 Corinthians 12:20-21 STRIFE JEALOUSY ANGRY TEMPERS DISPUTES SLANDERS GOSSIP ARROGANCE DISTURBANCES IMPURITY IMMORALITY SENSUALITY

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“knowing this , that law is not laid down for a righteous one but for lawless and unruly ones, for ungodly and sinful ones, for unholy and profane ones, for slayers of fathers and slayers of mothers, for murderers, for fornicators, for homosexuals, for slave traders, for liars, for perjurers, and if any other thing opposes sound teaching, according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God with which I was entrusted.” 1 Timothy 1:9-11 SLAYERS OF FATHERS SLAYERS OF MOTHERS MURDERERS FORNICATORS HOMOSEXUALS SLAVE TRADERS LIARS PERJURERS ANY OTHER THING THAT OPPOSES SOUND DOCTRINE “Then laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil words, as newborn babes desire the pure soulnourishing mild, that you may grow by it; if indeed you tasted that the Lord is good.” 1 Peter 2:1-3 MALICE GUILE HYPOCRISIES ENVIES EVIL WORDS “And the seventh from Adam, Enoch also prophesied to these men, saying, Behold, the Lord came with myriads of His saints, to do judgment against all, and to rebuke all the ungodly of them concerning all their ungodly works which they ungodly did, and concerning all the hard things ungodly sinners spike against Him. These are murmurers, complainers, leading lives according to their lusts, and their mouth speaks proud things, admiring faces for the sake of gain. But you, beloved, remember the words spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, because they told 242


you that all the last time there will be mockers according to their lusts, leading ungodly lives, these are the ones setting themselves apart, animal like ones, not having the Spirit.” Jude 14-19 UNGODLY MURMURERS COMPLAINERS LEADING LIFE ACCORDING TO LUSTS SPEAKING PROUD THINGS ADMIRING FACES FOR THE SAKE OF GAIN MOCKERS ACCORDING TO LUSTS LEADING AN UNGODLY LIFE ------------------------------------------------------“Woe to them, because they went the way of Cain, and gave themselves up to the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the speaking against of Korah! These are sunken rocks in your love feasts, feasting together with you; feeding themselves without fear, waterless clouds being carried about by winds; fruitless autumn trees, having died twice, having been plucked up by the roots; wild waves of the sea foaming up their shames; wandering stars for whom blackness of darken has been kept forever.” Jude 11-13 GIVING SELF UP TO ERROR GIVING SELF UP FOR REWARD SPEAKING AGAINST TRUE APOSTLES WITHOUT FEAR OF GOD ----------------------------------------------“But beware of the false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inside they are plundering wolves. From their fruits you shall know them. So they gather grapes from thorns, or figs from thistles? So every good tree produces good fruits; but the corrupt tree produces evil fruits. A good tree cannot produce evil fruits, nor a corrupt tree produce good fruits. Every tree not producing good fruit is cut out and is thrown into fire. Then surely from their fruits you shall know them. Not everyone who says to 243


Me, Lord, Lord, will enter into the kingdom of Heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name do many works of power? And then I will declare to them, I never knew you; depart from Me, those working lawlessness!” Matthew 7:15-23 FALSE PROPHET – PROPHETTESS [There are those who take the call on their lives as Prophet/tess and are not truly given the mantle, but are self-ordained and or deceived to believe they are ordained. This speaks of those who willfully being in Christ deceive others with a false call.] WORKING LAWLESSNESS – [disobedience to His laws from both Old and New Testaments – purposely walking in the lusts of the flesh out of rebellion, stubbornness and self-will – consider again those mentioned above, that is the above scriptures as they all make mention of lusts of the flesh other than what we all know of those mentioned in Galatians 5:19-21] ----------------------------------------------“Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil” “And more believing ones were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and of women; 15. so as to carry out the sick in the streets, and to place them on cots and mattresses, that at the coming of Peter, if even his shadow might overshadow some of them.” Acts 5:14-15 “Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2. Speaking in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3. Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth. 4. For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving:” 1 Timothy 4:1-2 “For if, indeed, the one coming proclaims another Jesus, whom 244


we have not proclaimed, or if you receive another spirit which you have not received, or another gospel which you never accepted, you might well endure these.” 2 Corinthians 11:4 “O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you.” Galatians 3:3 So, what can I say then? It is quite clear as written in The Word that if we transgress laws there is a penalty for sin. Laws exist, grace does not abound to let us live as we please. Neither is there permission for us to be practicing homosexual or transsexuals when these are rooted in curses and have a power base of spirits of Satan. Be blessed and be a blessing.

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Understanding and Overcoming Homosexuality By Knowing Christians Can and Do Have Demons Book 9 This book will enable you to see the unclean spiritual power base of homosexuality. It will clear away any misconception about Christians cannot have unclean spirits indwelling with The Spirit of Christ Jesus.

The book has a serious study with most spiritual references to unclean spirits asking four questions:

1. Who is casting out demons? 2. Who are the people who are having demons cast out? 3. Why are the demons in these people? 4. Does the person(s) receiving deliverance have the Holy Spirit?

You will be left with a new understanding of the formation of homosexuality, transsexuality and any other sexual transgressions of the laws of our Lord and Savior, The Lord Jesus Christ.

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Book 9 By The Truth That Christians Can And Do Have Demons  

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This book will enable you to see the unclean spiritual power base of homosexuality. It will clear away any misconception about Christians c...