Chapter 17 – Whom Satan Hath Bound

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Write the Healing Promise from memory.

  • Identify three major kinds of demons that attack the body, soul, and spirit of man.

  • Explain the value of the gift of discerning of spirits in dealing with demonic powers.

  • Explain what it means to be demon oppressed.

  • Identify characteristics of a demon oppressed person.

  • Explain what it means to be demon obsessed.

  • Identify characteristics of a demon obsessed person.

  • Explain what it means to be demon possessed.

  • Identify characteristics of a demon possessed person.

  • Explain how demons gain control.

INTRODUCTION

For too long the work of demons has been dismissed by many as a curious practice in heathen cultures. It has not been considered as a problem which invades lives, homes, churches, and nations. But there are people all about you who are tormented, troubled, and even possessed by the powers of darkness known as demons. Jesus ministered to those affected by demonic powers (Acts 10:38) and He commissioned His followers to do likewise as they spread the Gospel of the Kingdom (Matthew 10:1).

This chapter presents guidelines for ministering to those affected by demonic powers. In order to receive the Gospel these captives must first be delivered from bondage. (Harvestime International Institute offers a course entitled “Spiritual Strategies: A Manual Of Spiritual Warfare” which details the activities of Satan and his demonic forces. If you are not familiar with spiritual warfare, you should obtain this course before you begin the ministry of deliverance.)

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.