Matthew 10:7-8

As you go, preach, saying, "the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.

Deliverance is real

On a recent outreach, me and a friend of mine were walking through a neighborhood, when a woman stopped us and asked to use one of our cell phones, as her phone was dead.

She was a regular looking lady just sitting with her daughter in her car, waiting for a friend.

 After the phone call, we told her we were out preaching the gospel and praying for people, and asked her if she needed any prayer. She let us pray for her and while we were praying we got a word she was dreaming a lot and having trouble sleeping.

She began to share about being tormented by dreams and hearing voices when she's awake, she told us of witchcraft in her family going back three generations. She shared a number of stories of supernatural encounters with spirits, and she was encouraged that we seemed to understand where she was coming from. 

We encouraged her with the good news that we had authority and power over the spirits that were tormenting her, and she could be set free.

She let us pray again, and as we were praying she started to feel very sick to her stomach. We encouraged her and told her it was probably the darkness leaving as those unclean spirits are very real.

After a bit she started feeling better and we were able to lead her to the Lord. We explained a bit more about the kingdom and how to stay free and she was so thankful we had come by.

God's given every born again believer, authority and power over the enemy, not just for our own freedom, but so we can bring real help to others. Freely you have received, freely give...

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