Episode 559 Show Notes
From the Show
One of my concerns with some of these “deliverance ministries” is that they put the focus on us, “we are the spiritual ghostbusters fighting against Satan.” The focus needs to be on Jesus. And where did he bind Satan? At the cross, where he was bound for our sins. When he rose again he conquered the devil.
Questions in this Episode
1. I am feeling really burnt out serving in ministry. I am an elder in my church, I work full time, and I feel like I am constantly giving and giving to others without any break or time to regroup. I know scripture commends us to sacrificially serve the church, but I am just feeling exhausted by it all. Any practical and spiritual advice?
2. What was God’s very first created being if it wasn’t Jesus Christ?
3. I have many friends who are involved with the “deliverance movement,”where folks are said to be delivered from oppressive and demonic forces. According to the scripture I do not see anything in regard to this need in the church. Why is this taught, what are your thoughts?
4. I am not sure what is meant by “if you break one commandment you have broken them all. If that is the case, then what exactly is the significance of the 10 commandments?
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