In our study, We continue our line by line study of this very important passage in 2 Thessalonians 2 and look at the "power and signs and lying wonders" utilized by Antichrist (first Beast) and False Prophet (second Beast) as described in Revelation 13 and 17.
Also Reference: Luke 22:3, Revelation 13:3-4 & 12, Revelation 17:8 & 11, John 17:12, John 13:27
Matthew 8:14 And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother laid, and sick of a fever. 15 And he touched her hand, and the fever left her: and she arose, and ministered unto them. 16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: 17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses. 18 Now when Jesus saw great multitudes about him, he gave commandment to depart unto the other side. 19 And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. 21 And another of his disciples said unto him, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father. 22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead. 23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him.
Through His encounter with the demoniac of Gadara, Jesus demonstrated His supremacy over Satan. We should therefore not fear satanic attacks, just as we need not fear a storm. Those who believe in Jesus can find refuge and protection in Him from all forms of satanic attacks. For those seeking salvation, the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the answer. Send us a message at www.cornerstoneibc.com.
The Bible is full of stories of angelic beings both good and bad. In this message, find out what God's Word says about demons and the Devil. Pastor Jim Scudder will answer the question, "Can Christians be possessed by demons or just oppressed?" Also, learn how to protect yourself from Satan's attacks.
There are no hopeless cases with Jesus.
Jesus welcomes hopeless cases (vv. 1-8).
Jesus is stronger than Satan and demons (vv. 9-10).
Jesus cares more about people than pigs (vv. 11-13).
Some people don't want to be with Jesus (vv. 14-17).
Some people do want to be with Jesus (vv. 18-20).
Choosing Life Biblically !Jeremiah 1:5;Psalm 139:13-16Jeremiah was sanctified and ordained to be a prophet of God before he was ever born. He was sanctified which means that he was "dedicated, consecrated, or set apart" and he was ordained or appointed for that task. This was God's purpose for his life, but Jeremiah still had to concede and submit to the Lord. He was not a robot without feelings or a will. Jeremiah could have made the same choice, and was tempted to do so, but he did not quit.The formation and birth of a baby is perhaps the most amazing phenomenon on earth. David glorified God because He envisioned and designed this awe-inspiring miracle, and He coordinates every detail of this complex process from conception to birth. God's creation of each of us explains how He knows everything about us and why He is always with us. He has a wonderful purpose for our lives, a plan for each and every one of us. We are the work of His loving, omnipotent hands. For this reason, we should continually give thanks.David testified powerfully about God's miraculous work in the process of human reproduction.God established the process of birth. From beginning to end, it is the miraculous work of God's hands. He creates every part of the human body as it develops in the womb. Furthermore, He weaves these intricate parts together to form the fascinating, highly-complex machine called the human body. Mary the Mother of Jesus conceived a baby in her womb by the Holy Spirit of God and that baby came into the world to save every baby who would ever be born.
Existing and unseen to the human eye are powerful, evil and malicious beings, known in Scripture as demons or evil spirits. In today's passage is the most extensive record of demonic possession in the Bible. In this inspired passage is revealed an actual encounter between God the Son and a legion of demons. Listen, be blessed and edified…
The Gospel of the Kingdom - Message 62 - Disciples and Demoniacs - Matthew 8:23-34. This passage gives us the beginning of the second set of 3 miracles in Matthew 8-9. The healing of the leper, centurion's servant, and Peter's mother-in-law is followed by a reminder of the cost of being a disciple, and now we have the calming of the storm, casting out of demons, and (next week) the healing of the paralytic. In these miracles we see the power of Jesus over the natural and the supernatural. We see Him exercising dominion as God and as a Man!