Demons in the Church   |   Publisher's Note   |   Dedication   |   Contents   |   Proverbs 24:11-12   |   Introduction   |   The Battleground   |   First Encounter   |   Old Testament Typology   |   Battle Doctrine   |   Who Says It's Legalistic?   |   Hazardous Theology   |   Spirits In My House   |   Lying Spirits   |   Magic Show   |   Witchcraft   |   Mediums & Psychics   |   Deceiving Spirits   |   Satanic Visions   |   Facing Reality   |   Epilogue

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All this is so plain in Scripture, why haven't we heard it
before? Well it's been in the Bible all along, but those 17
excuses have clouded the truth. There are some pastors who
have seen these truths but are afraid to teach them. "Those
verses don't preach," they say; "They're too unpopular, and
people would leave my church." Woe to those who take a
hireling's pay and do not teach the truth.
   Others have worried that the somber warnings in this book
might prevent someone from receiving a spiritual gift which
the Lord intends to give Him. That's laughable. A few feeble
words by mortal man could not stop the Lord from giving a
spiritual gift to whomever He wills. God is the Lord, El
Shaddai, the Almighty, who does exactly as He determines.
On the other hand, if this little book keeps just one soul from
being demonized through false gifts, it was worth the effort.
Throughout this book, the author has tried to show the
contrast between true Christianity, and a false religion of the
same name, which has taken its place. Pseudo-Christians
"worship" God because of what God can do for them. We
brazenly appear before the throne of grace of a Holy God,
demanding gifts, that we may boast in the flesh:

JAM 4:3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye
may consume it upon your lusts. (KJV)

   That "form of godliness" is not God-centered; it is man-cen-
tered. It is not Christianity; it is humanism, and it pervades
the church. God's true servants worship God, regardless of the

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outcome. A true servant will worship God, even if all he ever
gets out of it is suffering. Why? Because the Lord Jesus is
worthy of worship, REV 4:11; 5:12. He is holy and righteous
and pure and true and just and merciful and love. He is all
things good, and in Him there is no darkness at all. He is
totally worthy of our worship. If we worship the Creator of the
universe for any reason other than who He is, it is self-serving,
and man-centered. It is humanism.
   But despite the humanism and spiritual excesses you have
read about in this book, the Lord, by His Spirit, is still working
through His servants. Souls are being saved, and the sick are
being healed in the name of Jesus. Holy angels have appeared
to some, and miracles have happened to others. So where is
the balance? How do we relate to the blessed work of God's
Spirit, without departing from the teachings of Christ (2JO 9)
and venturing off into spiritism?
   The answer lies in maintaining a bond-servant relationship
with the Lord Jesus as He has revealed Himself to us in
Scripture: To obey Him with a whole heart, no matter how
unpopular the command. To seek to know "Christ Jesus, and
Him crucified for the remission of sins." To stop worrying
about ourselves (and our possible "gifts"), and to fulfill the
work the Lord left the church on Earth to do. To love and
serve the Lord with a whole heart, even if at the end of it, we
were to still go to hell. Until we are willing to take that firm
a stand, we are not serving the Lord; we are just serving
   The martyrs didn't die because of all the good things the
Lord did for them in the flesh. They were not killed because
they lay down in front of abortion clinics, or were protecting
the environment. They were murdered because they taught
the truth of the Gospel. "...for the weapons of our warfare are
not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of
fortresses," 2CO 10:4. When Christians first evangelized the
world, it was not the miracles they performed, but the truths
they preached that changed the Roman Empire. It was not
their tongues, nor physical healings that transformed men's
hearts, but the miracle of a risen Savior. It was the Gospel of
Jesus Christ, and that is the truth upon which our hearts
should still be fixed:

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LUK 9:60 & JOH 6:63 But He said to him, "Allow the dead to bury
their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the
kingdom of God ...the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit,
and they are life."

   The moment the last of Jesus' lost sheep comes into the fold,
He will return, and time is short. One dear brother, on his
knees before the Lord because of the "abominations in our
midst," was quickened by the Spirit to give thanks to the Lord
for this present time of peace: because right now is the best
time we shall ever see, in an ever-descending spiral of godless-
ness and violence. Thank God that the days of waiting are
almost over for us, and for the saints before the throne who
cease not to cry out, saying: "How long, O Lord, holy and true,
dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell
on the earth?" REV 6:10
   All the entries in Fox's Book of Martyrs, and Martyrs Mirror,
have not been written yet. Beloved brethren, suffering still,
will yet lay down their lives for Jesus' sake, by tortures and by
fire. But have not Jesus' sheep stood tallest when all seemed
hopeless from the viewpoint of this present world?

REV 22:11-14 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which
is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be
righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still. And, behold,
I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man
according as his work shall be.
   I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the
last Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have
right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the
city. (KJV)

Surely Lord,
You have a remnant still,
hidden in the hem
of Your garment.

EZE 5:3


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