is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not grievous." 1 John 5:3. "And whatsoever we
ask, we receive of Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight." I
Here are some
simple, scriptural, spiritual methods to remain demon-free. Confess sin immediately. Memorize 1 John 1:9; keep this verse
alive in your spirit.
"If we confess our sin, He is faithful and just to forgive our sin and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."
and apply it to your life...don’t allow sin to linger, it must be forgiven and you must be cleansed immediately. Deliverance
is only as good as our obedience!
thoughts come, you must rebuke them and replace them with positive thoughts.
Here is a
verse for you to apply":Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever
things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things
are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things." Philippians 4:8.
Make sure the thoughts that enter your mind fall in this category.
sin will invite demons. Keep your plans Holy and pleasing to God. Anticipate increased freedom as you walk in obedience
You must learn
to dismiss immediately painful memories of your past and live in anticipation of life without bondage. "Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which
are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call
of God in Christ Jesus" (Phil. 3:13,14).
that Satan and all of his demons are liars. Learn to recognize the lie! When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own for he
is a liar and the father of it." John 8:44
One of the
favorite ploys of demons is to try to convince you that what took place in your deliverance was only emotional and that you
are still in the enemies grip. "Therefore submit to God Resist the devil
and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your
hearts, you double-minded" Gal. 4:7,8)
daily to help you make correct choices and He will!
begun in the Spirit, are you now being made perfect by the flesh?" (Gal. 3:3).
Use the Name
of Jesus, the Blood of the Lamb and your confession of faith against all Satan's temptations and condemnation.
comes from Satan. Never believe him. You have been cleansed by the Blood and through the Name of Jesus Christ, you are blood
protected! "And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word
of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death" (Rev. 12:11). "There is therefore
now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit"
Holy Spirit to control your life, all of you all the time.
Make a conscious
choice to make Jesus Lord of every day and every situation. "I beseech you
therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which
is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you
may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God." (Rom. 12:1,2);
not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit," (Eph. 5:18 ); "Therefore
He who supplies the Spirit to you and works miracles among you, does He do it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of
faith?" (Gal. 3:5).
Holy Word must have a predominant place in your life.
"This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night,
that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you
will have good success" Josh. 1:8); "Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching
and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord" (Col. 3:16).
You must severe
ties with old unhealthy friendships. This is a must!
"Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a
friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God" James 4:4. You can count on the enemy to try
to use "whatever worked before" to get access to your life again. You must avoid old patterns and break former habits that
led to sin.
in your efforts to glorify the Lord Jesus.
"If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at
the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. For you died, and your life is hidden with
Christ in God" (Col. 3:1-3).
is one of dependency, be careful to not get confident in the flesh.
you can't do it all by yourself is not weakness, it is strength. Do things with His help. The lie of Satan is to tell you
that you can do it without God. "I am the vine, you are the branches. He
who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing" John 15:5. 'Let your
conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, (I will never leave you
nor forsake you" Heb. 13:5.
wiles and the sneaky traps of the devil.
Act in your
God-given authority, it will always be honored by the Father, who gave it to Jesus to give to you. "Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and Re will
draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded" James. 4:7,8
God’s presence and causes the enemy to run. Praise Him because He deserves it, give thanks to God for His continuous
goodness. Psalm 103:6, "The Lord executes righteousness and justice for all who
are oppressed." Be ready to receive what is given liberally by the Spirit of God
It is from
the glory of Jesus Christ at the right hand of His Father, who is also your Father. Remind the demons that you are an heir
of God and a joint-heir with Jesus Christ. You are! "But the fruit of the
Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there
is no law" (Gal. 5:22,23).
said to them again, 'Peace to you! As the Father has sent Me, I also send you"
John 20:21). This is such a wonderful word, it hangs in our office…"As the Father has sent
me, I send you also."
and thanks for your support!
Just for Jesus,