Jesus is our Sabbath, our Day of Rest. He is the fulfillment of the Law. For he said, “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” Matthew 5:17 (ESV) Therefore it says: “It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.” 1 Corinthians 1:30–31 (NIV) Our righteousness and holiness are to be found in Jesus alone; and in his labors that fulfilled the law we can find our rest. That is why it says of Jesus, “For if Joshua had given them rest, God would not have spoken of another day later on. So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from his. “Let us therefore strive to enter that rest, so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.” Hebrews 4:8–11 (ESV) In other words, if you want a true Sabbath rest, … Read more
There are 2 types of fear: Fear of the Lord, and Fear of the Devil. Satan’s desire is to make you afraid of him and forget about fearing the Lord. The spirit of fear can enter us in many ways. What we watch, through the occult, through witchcraft.
But God has not given us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and a sound mind.
The Body of Christ (that means you) has authority to deliver people from demonic bondage.
How the devil disarms us…through fear
Opening Doors for the evil one to oppress you
Signs of oppression:
addictions to sex, drugs, alcohol, gambling, fear of the occult, compulsions and uncontrolled anger
Unforgiveness – cause and/or result of oppression
Getting Back the Key: Renunciation of past occult practices and repentance.
I have given up reason in order to see with the eyes of faith, for only through faith does the world make sense. Reason reaches its limit with what it can see and hold and measure, but it cannot see what is yet to come. Faith, it says, is the substance of things hoped for and the conviction of things unseen. These things are not accessible in the natural realm of reason or the senses.