22 October 2011

Mark Driscoll speaking to demons: "I want to know who all is involved here and what we're dealing with."

Even more evidence that Mark Driscoll has embraced a dangerous false teaching in which Christians are taught what amounts to hand-to-hand combat with demons. This bizarre teaching was once confined to the hyper-charismatic denominations but has now invaded mainstream evangelical Christianity. (Incidentally, this teaching is also pervasive in C. Peter Wagner’s New Apostolic Reformation.) This teaching instructs that Christians are authorized by God to deal directly with so-called territorial demons, in which a Christian must “reclaim” dominion over a territory (spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, etc.) that has been given over to demons due to personal sin.
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4 comments:

  1. And the evil spirit answered and said to them, "I recognize Jesus, and I know about Paul, but who are you?" Acts 19:15

    If only people knew how dangerous it is to fool with demons! I did a study on Ezekiel 26:16. It is a clue as to how the devil got one-third of the angels to side with him. I mean, these angels had been living with God and saw His glory day in and day out and satan STILL convinced them that something was lacking. Satan is cunning (Gen 3:1) and human's attempts to engage with them directly is a dangerous path.

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  2. I'd wager the only demons were his imagination. He's just looking for more publicity with wild claims. I've been saying for years that Driscoll should be avoided like the plague.

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  3. "This teaching instructs that Christians are authorized by God to deal directly with so-called territorial demons,..."

    Driscoll is continuing to slide down on a slippery slope of sensationalism and emotionalism resulting from his embrace of romanticism and despising sanctified reason that can and does stand firmly on the Word of God. His advice is very dangerous for many and contradicting DIRECTLY the Word of God. For even Archangel Michael did not follow Driscoll's insinuations but let the Lord rebuke the devil... Do you think he knew a tad more than Driscoll ever will on this plane at least? I think so. Please read:

    "Yet these men, as a result of their dreams, defile the flesh, reject authority, and insult the glorious ones. But even when Michael the archangel was arguing with the devil and debating with him concerning Moses’ body, he DID NOT DARE to bring a slanderous judgment, but said, “May the Lord rebuke you!” But these men do not understand the things they slander, and they are being destroyed by the very things that, like irrational animals, they instinctively comprehend."

    ~ Jude 1:8-10 NET

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  4. We have enough trouble resisting the devil and temptation let alone dealing directly with demons! Very foolish and extremely dangerous! Driscoll once again proves that he's someone that we should COMPLETELY avoid.

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