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May 27, 2020
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Pastor Robert begins a new series; Free Indeed. In this series; we’ll learn about the different kinds of doors we leave open to the Enemy; how we can close them and what it means to be truly free.

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  • In this series, "FreeIndeed", you will hear about
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  • the different kinds of doorswe leave open to the enemy.
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  • How we can close them, andwhat it means to be truly free.
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  • Coming up, my pastor, RobertMorris, will talk about
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  • the reality of demonic activity,and the truth that through
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  • Jesus, there is victory.
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  • ♪ ♪
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  • ROBERT MORRIS: We're goingto begin a new series
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  • called, "Free Indeed".
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  • I'm basing the series on ascripture, that if you want
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  • to jot the reference down,John 8:36 says,
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  • "He whom the Son makesfree is free indeed."
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  • But let me tell you whyit's very, very important
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  • for you to be here, and whySatan will do everything
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  • he can to stop you from hearingthis series in particular.
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  • Because he does notwant to get caught.
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  • And when a thief is caught,he has to restore
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  • what he has stolen, seven-fold.
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  • That's scripture.
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  • That's Proverbs.
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  • I'm not making that up.
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  • He doesn't want to get caught,and most believers
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  • are not free indeed.
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  • Because they don't believe thatthey can indeed be in bondage.
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  • And when Jesus makes thisstatement in John 8:36,
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  • He's actually speakingto believers.
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  • So is it possible for a believerto be in bondage?
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  • We're going toanswer that question.
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  • Mark 5:1.
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  • "Then they came to him --then they came to the other side
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  • of the sea, to thecountry of the Gadarenes."
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  • This is the city of Gadara.
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  • So they called it theGadarenes that lived there.
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  • "And when he had come out ofthe boat, immediately there met
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  • him out of the tombs aman with an unclean spirit," --
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  • now, this is one of the waysthe Bible refers to a demon.
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  • "Who had his dwellingamong the tombs."
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  • In other words, he had livedin a cemetery.
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  • "And no one could bindhim, not even with chains,
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  • because he had often beenbound with shackles and chains.
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  • And the chains had beenpulled apart by him,
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  • and the shackles brokenin pieces.
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  • Neither couldanyone tame him.
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  • And always, night and day,he was in the mountains
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  • and in the tombs, crying out andcutting himself with stones.
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  • When he saw Jesus from afar,he ran and worshiped him."
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  • The word worship, proskuneo,in the Greek means to bow down.
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  • "And he cried out with aloud voice, saying,
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  • 'What have I to do with you,Jesus," --
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  • now, let me say something herebefore I say this, Mark 5:7.
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  • This is actually the demontalking, through the voice
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  • of the man, but thisis the demon talking.
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  • And you'll understand why,because of what he says.
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  • And the next verse tells usJesus had already spoken to him,
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  • before this.
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  • We just get it in reverseorder, in the writing.
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  • Mark 5:7.
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  • "And he cried out with aloud voice and said,"
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  • now, this is the demontalking, "'What have I to do
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  • with you, Jesus, Sonof the Most High God?
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  • I implore you by God thatyou do not torment me.'"
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  • Okay, see?
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  • That wouldn't be the man,because Jesus wouldn't
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  • torment a man.
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  • That's the spirit talking.
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  • And then, Mark 5:8 tellsus Jesus had already
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  • said something to him.
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  • "For he said to him," someversions say he had already
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  • said to him: "Come out ofthe man, unclean spirit!"
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  • So Jesus had already toldhim, "Come out,"
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  • and he said, "What haveI to do with you?
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  • Please don't torment me."
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  • Mark 5:9.
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  • "Then he asked him,'What is your name?'
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  • "Now, look at meagain for a moment.
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  • He's not talking to the man.
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  • He's talking to thedemon that's in the man.
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  • And the demon answers.
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  • "Then he asked him,'What is your name?'
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  • And he answered, saying,'My name is Legion.
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  • For we are many.'"
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  • Just to let you know, legion isa Roman word which means
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  • 6.826 soldiers.
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  • When it referred toa troop of soldiers.
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  • 6.826.Okay.
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  • This guy was demonized.
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  • "'My name is Legion,for we are many.'
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  • Also he begged him earnestlythat he would send
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  • them out of the country."
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  • Demonic spirits like to staywhere they already
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  • have a stronghold.
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  • "Now a large herd of swine wasfeeding there near
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  • the mountains.
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  • So all the demons,"not just one now,
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  • "All the demons begged him,saying, 'Send us to the swine,
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  • that we may enter them.'And at once Jesus
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  • gave them permission.
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  • Then the unclean spiritswent out and entered the swine
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  • (there were about 2.000)."So at least 2.000 demons.
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  • "And the herd ran violentlydown the steep place
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  • into the sea, anddrowned in the sea.
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  • So those who fed the swinefled, and they told it
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  • in the city and in the country.
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  • And they went out to see what itwas that had happened.
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  • Then they came to Jesus,and saw the one who had been
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  • demon-possessed and had thelegion, sitting and clothed
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  • and in his right mind.
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  • And they were afraid."
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  • You thought it would say,
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  • "And they were happy."
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  • "And those who saw it told themhow it happened to him
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  • who had been demon-possessed,"we're going to completely
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  • define that word today.
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  • "And about the swine.
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  • Then they began to pleadwith him to depart
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  • from their region."
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  • You would think they would'veployed with him
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  • to start teachingseminars or something.
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  • "And when he got intothe boat, he who had been
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  • demon-possessed begged himthat he might be with him.
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  • However, Jesus did notpermit him, but said to him,
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  • 'Go home to your friends,'"
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  • remember, he didn'tlive at home.
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  • He'd lived in themountains and the cemetery.
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  • "'And tell them what greatthings the Lord has done
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  • for you, and how he has hadcompassion on you.'
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  • And he departed and began toproclaim in Decapolis all
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  • that Jesus had done for him.
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  • And all marveled."
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  • Now, let me just -- a couplethings here.
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  • One is Decapolis is nota city, it's ten cities.
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  • Deca-, meaning ten.
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  • From the Greek word, it'sactually ten Greek cities.
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  • Polis, means like ametropolitan area,
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  • or a metroplex is where weget that term from.
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  • So this guy goes andproclaims what's happened.
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  • He's demonized, andhe gets set free.
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  • Demon-possessed, andhe gets set free.
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  • Fantastic story.
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  • There are a couple of thingsthat I want to talk about
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  • from this story,though, okay?
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  • Here's the first one.
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  • Number one, therereally are demons.
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  • Because Jesus setthis man free.
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  • The word demon is in theBible, and in the New King
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  • James Version, 82 times.
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  • Some of the otherversions, 80 times.
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  • It's just simply that theytranslate the word
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  • a little differently inthose versions.
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  • 61 times, it'sin the gospels.
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  • 61 times, we've got it --the word in the gospels,
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  • where Jesus is directlydealing with demons
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  • or talking about demons.
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  • Jesus himself, comingto talk about demons.
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  • One of the reasons that Ithink that it's so much in the
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  • gospel is because no one everhad authority over demons,
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  • until Jesus came.
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  • And he had authority, andthen he began to immediately
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  • confront demonicstrongholds and bondage.
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  • Demons come fromthe fallen angels.
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  • Okay, one-third fell, andjust boom, just like that,
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  • the math went in mymind and I thought, wow,
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  • that means for everyone that's against me,
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  • there are two for me.
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  • So, we've got them outnumberedtwo to one, just so you know.
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  • And it's not that big...
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  • you say, well, even two toone, boy, they're tough.
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  • Let me just tell you, they'renot as tough as you think
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  • in Jesus' name, because whenGod decides to throw
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  • Satan in the pit, He doesn'teven come to do it Himself,
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  • He only sends oneangel to do it.
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  • Demons came from fallen angels.They are disembodied spirits.
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  • Listen, they arelooking for a body.
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  • They enter bodies.They inhabit bodies.
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  • They were in the bodyof this man --
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  • not a soul or a spirit,but they were in his body.
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  • Okay.There are demons.
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  • There's no doubt.
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  • Otherwise, we'd got to cutout a lot of the Bible,
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  • and a lot of Jesus' ministering.
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  • There is a horrible,heretical line of thought
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  • that there weren't reallydemons, but Jesus pretended
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  • to cast demons out, becausethe culture believed in demons
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  • when he was here.
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  • And you can find thisin several commentaries,
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  • by the way.
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  • Let me read you one.
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  • This is what one commentary saysabout demon possessed people.
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  • "These are persons afflictedwith especially severe diseases,
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  • either bodilyor mentally, whose bodies,"
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  • now watch this heresy,"in the opinion of the Jews,
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  • demons had entered and theircure was thought to require
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  • the expulsion of the demon."
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  • As if they believed that,so Jesus pretended
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  • to go along with it.
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  • That's a desecrationof the Scripture.
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  • Don't ever get caught upin something like that.
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  • Let me read youa few scriptures.
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  • Matthew 8:16.
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  • "When evening had come, theybrought to him many who
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  • were demon-possessed."
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  • This is the Bible, says theywere demon-possessed.
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  • "And he cast out the spiritswith a word, and healed all who
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  • would say," why wouldthe Bible say he cast
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  • 'em out if they weren't there?
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  • Matthew 9:32-33.
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  • "As they went out, behold,they brought to him a man mute
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  • and demon-possessed.
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  • And when the demon was castout, the mute spoke,
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  • and the multitude marveled,saying, 'It was never seen
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  • like this in Israel.'"
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  • Matthew 17:18.
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  • "And Jesus rebuked thedemon, and it came out of him,
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  • and the child was curedfrom that very hour."
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  • Mark 3:14-15.
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  • "Then he appointed 12 thatthey might be with him,
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  • and that he might send them outto preach, and to have power
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  • to heal sicknesses, andto cast out demons."
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  • Mark 6:12-13.
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  • "So they went out and preachedthat people should repent,
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  • and they cast out many demons,and anointed with oil
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  • many who weresick and healed them."
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  • Mark 16:17.
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  • "And these signs will followthose who believe in my name.
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  • They will cast out demons.
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  • They will speak withnew tongues."
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  • Let me say it this way, C.S.Lewis says that there are two
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  • groups of people that Satanabsolutely loves
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  • and gets excited over.
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  • The skeptic, andthe superstitious.
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  • Let me say it another way.
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  • There are people who seea demon behind every bush.
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  • They're superstitious people.
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  • But there are people who thinkthat demons don't exist
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  • and never have existed, or theydon't exist today,
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  • they just exist in Jesus' time.
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  • The skeptic.
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  • And here's what C.S. Lewis says,Satan loves both those types.
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  • Because they're both in bondage,they're both in deception.
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  • There are people that, when Istart talking about demons,
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  • say, "Oh, pastor, let's not talkabout that stuff."
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  • And there are otherpeople that feel like, oh, good.
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  • He's getting tothe good stuff.
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  • Okay?
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  • Listen to me.
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  • If you're in either one of thosecamps, you need
  • 00:10:37.862 --> 00:10:39.230
  • to move to the middle.
  • 00:10:39.330 --> 00:10:41.566
  • You're in the wrongcamp, all right?
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  • We're not skeptics andwe're not superstitious.
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  • We don't deny 'em,but they are there.
  • 00:10:46.104 --> 00:10:50.108
  • And Jesus cameto set us free.
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  • You'll never get free if youdon't know that you
  • 00:10:52.610 --> 00:10:55.313
  • can be in bondage.
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  • Jack Hayfordsays it this way.
  • 00:10:56.915 --> 00:10:58.583
  • You can't cast out the flesh,and you can't disciple a demon.
  • 00:10:58.683 --> 00:11:05.090
  • You can't cast out the flesh,and you can't disciple a demon.
  • 00:11:05.190 --> 00:11:08.193
  • In other words, there arepeople that simply say
  • 00:11:08.293 --> 00:11:10.128
  • it's just the flesh.
  • 00:11:10.228 --> 00:11:11.362
  • You just need morediscipline in your life.
  • 00:11:11.463 --> 00:11:13.598
  • And then, the others say,no, you've got a demon,
  • 00:11:13.698 --> 00:11:16.167
  • and the reason that you can't,you know, do this or do that
  • 00:11:16.267 --> 00:11:20.205
  • or do this or do that is'cause you got a demon,
  • 00:11:20.305 --> 00:11:22.173
  • and they try to --they think deliverance
  • 00:11:22.273 --> 00:11:23.975
  • is the answer to everything.
  • 00:11:24.075 --> 00:11:25.176
  • Here's the age-old debate.
  • 00:11:25.276 --> 00:11:26.911
  • Do we need discipleship,or deliverance?
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  • Here's the answer.Yes.
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  • Because you can'tcast out the flesh.
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  • And you can'tdisciple a demon.
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  • Are y'all following me?
  • 00:11:37.889 --> 00:11:39.124
  • It's both.
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  • When I realized that I haddemonic bondage in my life,
  • 00:11:40.425 --> 00:11:45.230
  • I was saved, I loved theLord, Debbie and I were married,
  • 00:11:45.330 --> 00:11:48.266
  • I had gotten saved after we gotmarried.
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  • I had started even ministering,but I was still very,
  • 00:11:50.468 --> 00:11:52.637
  • very much in bondageto lust and even immorality.
  • 00:11:52.737 --> 00:11:56.107
  • And yet, I was saved.
  • 00:11:56.207 --> 00:11:57.308
  • I was in my early 20s.
  • 00:11:57.408 --> 00:11:59.010
  • And James Robison startedsharing with me, in his home,
  • 00:11:59.110 --> 00:12:02.914
  • about demons and showing mescripture after scripture
  • 00:12:03.014 --> 00:12:05.350
  • after scripture, that demons cantake Christians in bondage.
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  • And I remember,we had ice cream.
  • 00:12:12.323 --> 00:12:13.792
  • I remember, wehad ice cream.
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  • And I remember saying tohim after a little while,
  • 00:12:15.059 --> 00:12:16.327
  • I said, "Wait, wait,wait, wait."
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  • 'Cause I could seewhere he's going.
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  • I said, "Are yousaying I have demons?"
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  • And James, in his verygracious way, said,
  • 00:12:20.899 --> 00:12:22.867
  • "Oh, you got a wholeflock of 'em."
  • 00:12:22.967 --> 00:12:24.636
  • [Laughter]
  • 00:12:24.736 --> 00:12:28.339
  • And I got so upset, and it'snever happened since,
  • 00:12:28.439 --> 00:12:30.842
  • and it's never happened before.
  • 00:12:30.942 --> 00:12:32.210
  • I let my ice cream melt.
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  • You know?
  • 00:12:33.444 --> 00:12:34.179
  • I mean, I just satthere, thinking.
  • 00:12:34.279 --> 00:12:35.480
  • I got demons.
  • 00:12:35.580 --> 00:12:36.548
  • This guys -- I gotdemons, I got demons.
  • 00:12:36.648 --> 00:12:40.552
  • But let me tellyou what happened.
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  • The more we went to the word,listen to me,
  • 00:12:41.753 --> 00:12:43.488
  • the more hope I had.
  • 00:12:43.588 --> 00:12:45.056
  • Because I thought,well, I can get free.
  • 00:12:45.156 --> 00:12:48.760
  • So listen to me.
  • 00:12:48.860 --> 00:12:49.928
  • Don't get upset, what I'mtelling you that you could
  • 00:12:50.028 --> 00:12:51.529
  • have a problem in this area.
  • 00:12:51.629 --> 00:12:53.431
  • You ought to get excited,because the great thing is,
  • 00:12:53.531 --> 00:12:56.100
  • Jesus takes careof problems.
  • 00:12:56.201 --> 00:12:58.169
  • And 30 years of ministry,I've been in ministry
  • 00:12:58.269 --> 00:13:00.605
  • 32 or 33 years now.
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  • And the only people I'veever seen that can't get free
  • 00:13:02.507 --> 00:13:04.375
  • are the people thatwon't admit they're in bondage.
  • 00:13:04.475 --> 00:13:06.945
  • And that's the only people.
  • 00:13:07.045 --> 00:13:08.513
  • If you'll just admitit, you can get free.
  • 00:13:08.613 --> 00:13:10.215
  • So number one, therereally are demons.
  • 00:13:10.315 --> 00:13:12.317
  • Number two, theyreally do enter people.
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  • They really do enter people.
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  • John 10 -- we'll getto Luke 10 in a moment.
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  • John 10, Jesussaid, John 10:1.
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  • "Most assuredly," this isvery true what I'm telling you.
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  • "He who does not enter,"you know the story.
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  • "Enter the sheep-fold."What in the world would
  • 00:13:30.168 --> 00:13:33.204
  • the sheep-fold represent?
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  • Wouldn't that bewhere the sheep are?
  • 00:13:34.606 --> 00:13:35.840
  • The believers?
  • 00:13:35.940 --> 00:13:37.175
  • "Enter the sheep by thedoor," and he's the door,
  • 00:13:37.275 --> 00:13:41.980
  • "But climbs up some otherway," into the sheep-fold,
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  • that's where they're going.
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  • "The same is a thiefand a robber."
  • 00:13:48.620 --> 00:13:51.923
  • And John 10:10, we know thethief does not come except
  • 00:13:52.023 --> 00:13:53.858
  • to steal, kill, and destroy.
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  • Okay, here'swhat he's saying.
  • 00:13:55.593 --> 00:13:56.728
  • The thief can get in.
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  • And he can'tcome through me.
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  • But he can get in someother way, and he will do
  • 00:14:00.598 --> 00:14:02.867
  • everything he can to getinto the sheep, some other way.
  • 00:14:02.967 --> 00:14:08.039
  • and he doesn't come --He does not come --
  • 00:14:08.139 --> 00:14:09.807
  • You know what?
  • 00:14:09.908 --> 00:14:10.742
  • A lot of peoplemisquote that verse.
  • 00:14:10.842 --> 00:14:11.910
  • They say, "You know, the Biblesays the thief comes
  • 00:14:12.010 --> 00:14:13.578
  • to steal, kill, and destroy."
  • 00:14:13.678 --> 00:14:15.246
  • It sort of says that, and Ireally don't want to go into
  • 00:14:15.346 --> 00:14:17.115
  • all of the Greek languagehere, but it says,
  • 00:14:17.215 --> 00:14:18.650
  • "He does not come, except."
  • 00:14:18.750 --> 00:14:21.119
  • In other words,He's telling you,
  • 00:14:21.219 --> 00:14:22.153
  • let Me tell you the onlyreasons he's coming.
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  • Every time he comes,he's gonna steal from you,
  • 00:14:24.255 --> 00:14:26.157
  • kill you, or destroy you.
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  • That's what Jesus is telling us.
  • 00:14:27.825 --> 00:14:28.593
  • Very emphatic,this language here.
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  • Okay.
  • 00:14:30.428 --> 00:14:31.462
  • Can a Christian bedemon-possessed?
  • 00:14:31.562 --> 00:14:34.299
  • Well, let's explain thisword, and go back
  • 00:14:34.399 --> 00:14:37.468
  • to the original language.
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  • The word demon-possessedin the Greek
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  • is 'daimoni', whichwould be the word "demon",
  • 00:14:42.140 --> 00:14:46.110
  • 'zomai', means "to possess".
  • 00:14:46.210 --> 00:14:49.013
  • So to translate itdemon-possessed, okay.
  • 00:14:49.113 --> 00:14:51.549
  • I really think a bettertranslation is demonized.
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  • But to translatedemon-possessed is okay,
  • 00:14:55.019 --> 00:14:57.588
  • other than the fact that wedid not then teach people
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  • what the wordpossessed means here.
  • 00:15:00.892 --> 00:15:02.527
  • Because there are twoGreek words for possession.
  • 00:15:02.627 --> 00:15:04.595
  • One is ownership.
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  • This is not theword for ownership.
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  • This word means togain mastery over.
  • 00:15:08.599 --> 00:15:12.770
  • Now, mastery would be theexact literal --
  • 00:15:12.870 --> 00:15:14.839
  • but let me give you somesynonyms of that:
  • 00:15:14.939 --> 00:15:16.708
  • to gain control over,to have power over.
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  • This Greek word is used anotherplace in the New Testament,
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  • Luke 21:19.
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  • It says, "By your patiencepossess your souls."
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  • Okay, Jesus wouldn't besaying own your souls,
  • 00:15:29.454 --> 00:15:32.290
  • because He told us togive our souls to Him.
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  • He said if you don'tlose your soul,
  • 00:15:34.926 --> 00:15:36.961
  • then you will lose it,if you don't give it away.
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  • The Bible says you'rebought with a price.
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  • You are not your own.
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  • You don't even belong to you.
  • 00:15:42.467 --> 00:15:43.668
  • So, Jesus wouldn't besaying, in the end times,
  • 00:15:43.768 --> 00:15:45.870
  • which is what thischapter's talking about,
  • 00:15:45.970 --> 00:15:48.106
  • you need to ownyour soul again.
  • 00:15:48.206 --> 00:15:49.674
  • He's not saying own your soul,He's saying gain the mastery
  • 00:15:49.774 --> 00:15:52.543
  • over your soul.
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  • You need to gaincontrol over your soul.
  • 00:15:53.745 --> 00:15:55.880
  • That's what this word,"possessed," means.
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  • That's what messes us up!
  • 00:15:57.482 --> 00:15:58.549
  • So can a Christianbe owned by a demon?
  • 00:15:58.649 --> 00:16:01.519
  • No.
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  • We're owned by God.
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  • But can a Christian be underthe control of a demon?
  • 00:16:05.656 --> 00:16:13.097
  • Let me read you a couple ofother definitions of this word
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  • that say it pretty well.
  • 00:16:16.367 --> 00:16:17.535
  • Fair's definition says itmeans to be under
  • 00:16:17.635 --> 00:16:20.338
  • the power of a demon.
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  • This is defining daimonizomai, the Greek word.
  • 00:16:22.473 --> 00:16:29.180
  • To be under the power,under the mastery,
  • 00:16:29.280 --> 00:16:31.549
  • under the control of a demon, ina certain area of your life,
  • 00:16:31.649 --> 00:16:34.185
  • in one, maybe a lust orunforgiveness or bitterness
  • 00:16:34.285 --> 00:16:36.654
  • or resentment, or gluttony,or whatever the area could be.
  • 00:16:36.754 --> 00:16:41.459
  • [Indiscernible]does it this way.
  • 00:16:41.559 --> 00:16:42.860
  • This is the definition.
  • 00:16:42.960 --> 00:16:44.162
  • "One cannot speak of a personbeing possessed by a demon."
  • 00:16:44.262 --> 00:16:48.466
  • This is defining the word.
  • 00:16:48.566 --> 00:16:50.334
  • "A more appropriate expressionmay be the person
  • 00:16:50.435 --> 00:16:53.071
  • possesses or has a demon.
  • 00:16:53.171 --> 00:16:55.973
  • In other instances, anidiomatic phrase is employed:
  • 00:16:56.074 --> 00:16:58.776
  • the demon rides the person,or the demon
  • 00:16:58.876 --> 00:17:02.413
  • commands the person."
  • 00:17:02.513 --> 00:17:04.982
  • Now, let me just -- do you --don't raise your hand,
  • 00:17:05.083 --> 00:17:07.318
  • but let me just askyou this question.
  • 00:17:07.418 --> 00:17:09.287
  • Is there any area of yourlife you just can't
  • 00:17:09.387 --> 00:17:10.988
  • get the victory of?
  • 00:17:11.089 --> 00:17:13.191
  • Is there an area of yourlife that you feel helpless?
  • 00:17:13.291 --> 00:17:16.360
  • Powerless?
  • 00:17:16.461 --> 00:17:17.895
  • Is there an area of yourlife, a sin that you
  • 00:17:17.995 --> 00:17:20.031
  • have confessed over and over andover and over and over and over,
  • 00:17:20.131 --> 00:17:25.303
  • and I don't have enough time tokeep saying overs.
  • 00:17:25.403 --> 00:17:30.007
  • And over and over again,and told God,
  • 00:17:30.108 --> 00:17:31.909
  • "I'll never do that again,"but you keep doing it?
  • 00:17:32.009 --> 00:17:35.279
  • Okay, can I say thisto you, lovingly?
  • 00:17:35.379 --> 00:17:37.181
  • Wake up.
  • 00:17:37.281 --> 00:17:39.417
  • You're in bondage.
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  • That is not --you know what we do?
  • 00:17:41.219 --> 00:17:42.420
  • We say, "Well, I have aweakness in that area."
  • 00:17:42.520 --> 00:17:43.988
  • You've had it 20 years.
  • 00:17:44.088 --> 00:17:46.290
  • It is not a weakness.
  • 00:17:46.390 --> 00:17:48.626
  • And listen, I'm nottelling you bad news.
  • 00:17:48.726 --> 00:17:50.428
  • I'm telling you good news.
  • 00:17:50.528 --> 00:17:51.729
  • If you're in bondage, I know theone who can set you free.
  • 00:17:51.829 --> 00:17:56.234
  • I know him.
  • 00:17:56.334 --> 00:17:58.336
  • He can set you free.
  • 00:17:58.436 --> 00:18:00.805
  • But he can't set you free if youdon't know you're in bondage.
  • 00:18:00.905 --> 00:18:05.576
  • So you have to knowyou're in bondage.
  • 00:18:05.676 --> 00:18:06.978
  • Let's say that whenyou came to church today,
  • 00:18:07.078 --> 00:18:09.480
  • you left a door or awindow open in your house,
  • 00:18:09.580 --> 00:18:13.751
  • and when you go home, you findthere's a thief in your house.
  • 00:18:13.851 --> 00:18:16.787
  • Okay, a very, verysimple question.
  • 00:18:16.888 --> 00:18:18.089
  • Does that thiefown your house?
  • 00:18:18.189 --> 00:18:21.225
  • No, but guess what?
  • 00:18:21.325 --> 00:18:22.560
  • He is in your house.
  • 00:18:22.660 --> 00:18:25.830
  • Let me show you a fewOld Testament types.
  • 00:18:25.930 --> 00:18:27.765
  • Lamentations 1:10says, "The adversary,"
  • 00:18:27.865 --> 00:18:30.868
  • obviously that represents Satan,our enemy, our adversary.
  • 00:18:30.968 --> 00:18:34.572
  • "The adversary has spreadhis hand over all her,"
  • 00:18:34.672 --> 00:18:38.676
  • now this is talking aboutIsrael, which would be
  • 00:18:38.776 --> 00:18:40.378
  • a type of --it doesn't replace the church,
  • 00:18:40.478 --> 00:18:42.313
  • but a type of the people of God,the church.
  • 00:18:42.413 --> 00:18:45.216
  • "All of her pleasant things,"not watch this, "for she,"
  • 00:18:45.316 --> 00:18:47.652
  • the people ofGod, she the church,
  • 00:18:47.752 --> 00:18:49.687
  • "has seen that the nations,"representing the enemy,
  • 00:18:49.787 --> 00:18:53.257
  • "enter her sanctuary,those whom You commanded
  • 00:18:53.357 --> 00:18:59.297
  • not to enter Your assembly,"but they did.
  • 00:18:59.397 --> 00:19:02.833
  • They entered.
  • 00:19:02.934 --> 00:19:04.068
  • Lamentations 4:12,"The kings of the earth,
  • 00:19:04.168 --> 00:19:06.737
  • and all the inhabitants of theworld would not have believed
  • 00:19:06.837 --> 00:19:10.174
  • that the adversaryand the enemy could
  • 00:19:10.274 --> 00:19:12.777
  • enter the gates of Jerusalem."
  • 00:19:12.877 --> 00:19:15.513
  • If you go on, you'llsee it says, but he did.
  • 00:19:15.613 --> 00:19:17.815
  • The enemy entered.
  • 00:19:17.915 --> 00:19:18.950
  • Joel 2:9, watch this,how clear it is.
  • 00:19:19.050 --> 00:19:21.552
  • "They run to and froin the city," they,
  • 00:19:21.652 --> 00:19:23.387
  • speaking of the swarminglocusts that come in
  • 00:19:23.487 --> 00:19:25.489
  • and eat everything up.
  • 00:19:25.590 --> 00:19:26.958
  • "They run to and fro in thecity, they run on the wall;"
  • 00:19:27.058 --> 00:19:29.794
  • now, watch this,"they climb into the houses."
  • 00:19:29.894 --> 00:19:35.399
  • They climb into -- notjust on, into the houses.
  • 00:19:35.499 --> 00:19:38.736
  • "They enter at thewindows like a thief."
  • 00:19:38.836 --> 00:19:44.709
  • So, now, listen to me.
  • 00:19:44.809 --> 00:19:46.611
  • If you're starting to getdepressed, don't get depressed,
  • 00:19:46.711 --> 00:19:53.884
  • because there really are demons.
  • 00:19:53.985 --> 00:19:55.853
  • They really do enter people,but here's point three.
  • 00:19:55.953 --> 00:19:58.589
  • Jesus really doescast them out.
  • 00:19:58.689 --> 00:20:02.860
  • He really does.
  • 00:20:02.960 --> 00:20:07.665
  • Now, go to Luke 10.
  • 00:20:07.765 --> 00:20:09.567
  • All right, Luke 10:17.
  • 00:20:09.667 --> 00:20:12.136
  • Jesus had sent 70, he sent the12 out with power over demons.
  • 00:20:12.236 --> 00:20:15.406
  • Then, he sent 70 out.
  • 00:20:15.506 --> 00:20:17.475
  • And then, Luke 10:17 says:"Then the 70 returned with joy,
  • 00:20:17.575 --> 00:20:22.780
  • saying, 'Lord,'" --they're talking to Jesus now.
  • 00:20:22.880 --> 00:20:25.249
  • "Even the demons are subjectto us in your name."
  • 00:20:25.349 --> 00:20:29.120
  • And He said to them," really?
  • 00:20:29.220 --> 00:20:32.890
  • No, I'm kidding.[Laughter]
  • 00:20:32.990 --> 00:20:38.863
  • 'Cause here's what He says.
  • 00:20:38.963 --> 00:20:40.064
  • "And He said to them, 'I sawSatan fall like lightning
  • 00:20:40.164 --> 00:20:41.465
  • from heaven.'"
  • 00:20:41.565 --> 00:20:44.101
  • Listen.
  • 00:20:44.201 --> 00:20:45.202
  • When He rebelled againstmy Father, He was out
  • 00:20:45.303 --> 00:20:47.171
  • quicker than lightning.
  • 00:20:47.271 --> 00:20:48.973
  • So I'm not impressed bySatan, a created being.
  • 00:20:49.073 --> 00:20:52.209
  • "Behold, I give you theauthority," I give you
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  • the authority, "To trample onserpents and scorpions."
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  • There are typesand shadows again.
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  • He doesn't mean snakesand stinging critters.
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  • Okay?
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  • This is demons, the wholesubject's about demons.
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  • "Serpents and scorpions, andover all the power of the enemy.
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  • And nothing shall byany means hurt you.
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  • Nevertheless, do not rejoicein this," --
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  • notice, you don't need to beexcited about this.
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  • This isn't theexciting part.
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  • "That the spirits aresubject to you,"
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  • but I do want you to notice thespirits are subject.
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  • This word, by the way, subjectmeans obedient,
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  • submissive, slaves.
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  • That's what it means.
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  • Obedient, submissive slaves,in the name of Jesus.
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  • "'Don't rejoice that thespirits are subject to you,
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  • but rather rejoice because yournames are written in heaven.'
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  • In that hour, Jesusrejoiced in the spirit,
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  • and said, 'I thank you, Father,Lord of heaven and earth,
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  • that you have hidden thesethings,'" now, remember
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  • the words these things.
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  • "From the wise and the prudent."
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  • In other words, the people whothink they're smart.
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  • "And revealed them tothese babes."
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  • These young disciples.
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  • "Even so, Father, for itseemed good in your sight."
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  • Okay.
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  • Notice, he said, "Father, thankyou, you've hidden
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  • these things."
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  • What were they just talkingabout?
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  • They were talking aboutauthority over demons.
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  • And he said, "I know Godthat the smart people don't
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  • believe there are demons.
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  • They don't believe that wehave authority over 'em,
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  • but these precious babes, theseyoung believers, they know.
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  • They saw it.
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  • They understand that.
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  • I thank you, Lord, for that."
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  • The spirits are subjectin his name.
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  • Now, you might be startingto feel like, uh-oh,
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  • I may have a problem in an area.
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  • Okay, again, I don't wantyou to feel bad about it.
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  • So, I want to show youone more thing
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  • and then we're finished.
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  • See, we don't have a problemknowing that God has the power.
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  • But what the enemy does isfocus on our weakness
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  • and our history.
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  • And say, "Well, nowyou can't get free.
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  • Other people can get free,but you can't get free
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  • because I really got abondage, a stronghold,
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  • in this area."
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  • Okay.
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  • I just want to remind you,this man was -- in Mark 5,
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  • where we started?
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  • He was demonized.
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  • A legion, 6.826.
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  • He lived nakedin the cemetery.
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  • Okay?
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  • So none of you are asin bondage as this guy.
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  • I mean, y'all got yourclothes on, so that's good.
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  • So none of you are asin bondage as this guy.
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  • So I want to show yousomething that'll give you hope.
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  • Mark 5:6 says: "When he sawJesus from afar,
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  • he ran and worshiped Him."
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  • Here's what I want to tell you.
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  • Satan does not have thepower to stop you
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  • from coming to Jesus.
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  • That's what we've just read.
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  • If He could've stoppedanyone,
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  • He could've stopped that guy.
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  • So if you're in bondage,if you have a difficulty
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  • in your life, if you have aweakness, if you have an area
  • 00:23:47.618 --> 00:23:51.589
  • of sin you can't stop,you can't break,
  • 00:23:51.689 --> 00:23:56.227
  • you're probably in bondagein that area.
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  • You're under theinfluence in that area.
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  • But Jesus can set you free.
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  • ROBERT: Is there an area of yourlife that if you're honest,
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  • in that area, you're underthe influence of the enemy?
  • 00:24:07.738 --> 00:24:13.611
  • Have you opened a door,or a window, in your life?
  • 00:24:13.711 --> 00:24:17.781
  • You know, I gave theillustration about a Christian
  • 00:24:17.882 --> 00:24:21.585
  • who might begin to look atpornography on the internet.
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  • And then, he does somethingtotally out of character,
  • 00:24:24.922 --> 00:24:28.092
  • that he's very ashamed of,but it's because
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  • he's under the influence.
  • 00:24:30.761 --> 00:24:33.097
  • He's opened the door tothe thief,
  • 00:24:33.197 --> 00:24:36.133
  • and the thief is stealing,killing, and destroying.
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  • I want you to know, Jesuscame to set you free.
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  • I want to encourage youto continue to watch,
  • 00:24:44.341 --> 00:24:46.844
  • and continue to listen, becauseI'm going to continue
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  • this series next week.
  • 00:24:49.547 --> 00:24:51.248
  • And I very seldom ever saythis, but if you could
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  • get the CDs or the DVDs, thereis more content
  • 00:24:54.518 --> 00:24:58.389
  • on the CDs and the DVDs.
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  • I couldn't show all of thecontent, all that I shared,
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  • in just thetelevision program.
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  • So please, get the CDs, getthe DVDs, watch next week,
  • 00:25:06.230 --> 00:25:11.068
  • because Jesus really doeswant you to be free indeed.
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  • "Free Indeed" series.
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  • Even though we'vereceived salvation
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  • and complete restorationthrough Jesus,
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