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Why did Jesus Christ demand that the DEMON reveal his name..The one that he cast out of the Man?

 
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Spiritual Food so you will not be deceived....

At the name of Jesus Christ, every being, be it good or bad, angel or human, dead or alive-- all things will bow a knee and pay homage to the One who is worthy of all praise—Jesus Christ!


Mark 5:5-7

6 When he saw Jesus from afar, he ran and worshipped Him. 7 And he cried out with a loud voice and said, "What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God?

All the demons knew Jesus, and recognized Him as Son of the Most High God!

The people of the world don’t want to know Him, and refuse to consider Jesus as the Savior of the world, and as mankind’s Savior-- the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.

But, the demons knew Jesus. And, they believed in Jesus, too!

Remember the 7 sons of Sceva, in the Book of Acts, when confronted with an evil spirit? (Acts 19:14)

15 And the evil spirit answered and said, "Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?" 16 Then the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, overpowered them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.

The demons tremble at the name of Jesus Christ, their Judge; and ours, too.

19 You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe--and tremble! (James 2:19)

Jesus then commands the evil spirit to depart…

Mark 5:7-8

8 For He said to him, "Come out of the man, unclean spirit!"

Then, look at the next verse. I find this question to be the most interesting, intriguing question, of all 20 that we study.

Mark 5:9

9 Then He asked him, "What is your name?"

Jesus asks, “What is your name?”

Well, this leads me to ask…WHY? Why did Jesus ask this question??

“What is your name?”

Of all the demons that our Lord cast out of people, why did He ask this particular demon what his name was?

In verse 9, the demon answers the Lord…

And he answered, saying, "My name is Legion; for we are many."

Let’s stop here for a moment.

Jesus asked the demon what his name was.

The demon answered Him and replied, “my name is Legion, for we are many.”

Friends, I say to you that Jesus, once again, did NOT ask this question because He did not know the name of this spirit; NEITHER did He ask this question so that He could acquire knowledge.

Neither did He ask this question, this time, so that God would get the glory, at the demon’s name being revealed.

No, this time, Jesus asked the question for us, the readers, for OUR behalf!

This time, it seems to me that Jesus wants us to know something, by asking this question.

Does this name, Legion, ever come into play again, in the future?

Well, to know the future, we must go to the past. Let’s turn to Ezekiel 38:8

Friends, I would like all of you to read this account, whenever you have the time, since time constrains me from getting into this like I would want.

But, here in Ezekiel 38, we have a glimpse of the Battle of Armageddon, in the thinking stage……

BUT, more importantly, we have a very, very important glimpse into a catalyst of this battle—a demon that is responsible for the gathering of the participants.

The next verse that we look at is Ezekiel 38:8, a prophecy in which God tells Ezekiel the prophet to deliver to Russia (Gog), most likely.

Ezek 38:8

8 After many days you will be visited. In the latter years you will come into the land of those brought back from the sword and gathered from many people on the mountains of Israel, which had long been desolate; they were brought out of the nations, and now all of them dwell safely.

The logical question is this: Who does the visiting here?

Who does the visiting? Who influences Russia, and others, to fight the war to end all wars?

Verse 10…

10'Thus says the Lord GOD: "On that day it shall come to pass that thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan:

I love that: Thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan.

Right after this visit, this world ruler has a bad case of the “I will’s”, just like Satan did, recorded in Isaiah 14:13,14.

These chapters, 38 and 39, in Ezekiel, describe this war…But, at the defeat of this army, God gives the city a peculiar name…

Ezek 39:16

16 The name of the city will also be Hamonah.

Friends, guess what this word “Hamonah” means?

This word means, MULTITUDE, MANY, or LEGION.

Let’s go one more place, although this is the same battle; Rev 16:13

Rev 16:13-14

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 14 For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

Is this why Jesus asked this demon what his name was?

Perhaps…

I just wanted to offer some interesting insights into this question.

One thing is certain: Jesus wanted us to know the name of this demon!

As we close this study then, we look at the evidence…

Jesus asks a demon what his name was, and it was told to him, and to us, that his name was “Legion”, meaning “multitude”, or “many”.

In the future battle of Armageddon, we see a demon influencing a world ruler, by putting thoughts into his mind…

Ezek 38:10-11

10'Thus says the Lord GOD: "On that day it shall come to pass that thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan: 11 You will say, 'I will go up against a land of unwalled villages; I will go to a peaceful people, who dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates'—

For all intents and purposes, we see God naming the city of this carnage, “Legion”.

Ezek 39:16

16 The name of the city will also be Hamonah. Thus they shall cleanse the land." '

How about the translation from the Living Bible…

Ezek 39:15

A city named "Multitude" is there! And so the land will finally be cleansed.' TLB.

And, we see the battle of Armageddon, and demons, being dispatched out of the mouth of Satan himself, the antichrist, and the false prophet (Rev 16:13)

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 14 For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

Is this the same demon that was tormenting this man, in Jesus’ day?

I do not know…

Dear Lord, my prayer tonight is for all those who are faithful students of Your word, here in the bible class. Also, for those who might not be faithful, too. I pray, Lord God, that You would fill them all with the desire to know You better, and to know Your word better.

May everybody here have the unquenchable fire burning inside of them; a fire that drives everybody to read Your word, and to search out the Scriptures, on their own.

Lord, please bless each and every soul tonight, with wisdom and understanding. In Jesus’ name I ask this, and pray…AMEN



God bless you all this week!

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Demons begging Jesus not to send them out of the Country...
DEMON SAYS:
What have you to do with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I adjure you by God, do not torment me.”


8 For he was saying to him, “Come out of the man, you unclean spirit!” 9 And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, “My name is Legion, for we are many.”


10 And he begged him earnestly not to send them out of the country.


11 Now a great herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside, 12 and they begged him, saying, “Send us to the pigs; let us enter them.” 13 So he gave them permission.

And the unclean spirits came out, and entered the pigs, and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and were drowned in the sea
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bumpgreat post OP!
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And the unclean spirits came out, and entered the pigs, and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and were drowned in the sea
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wow!
Here is where I look back.
Here is where you fell.
This is where I got up,
Shaking off my tail
This is where your rope trick
Started to look stale.
A greyhound pass for the boy in the well.

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Bacon is delicious.
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LEGIONS OF *FALLEN ANGELS*


Satan's attempt to conquer heaven failed. The forces of the Devil were defeated by an army of righteous angels under the command of the archangel Michael.


At the end of the battle, Satan and his crushed army of "fallen angels" (hence the term) were scattered over the earth i.e. "he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."


"14:13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: 14:14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High." (Isaiah 14:13 KJV) SATAN THOUGHT WRONG....


"12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, 12:8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him." (Revelation 12:7-9 KJV)
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Way off. how about Jesus was asking who of the many is being represented as the leader, to which on of the demons, in a condescending tone replied "legion" - as in go screw yourself, I am not giving you a name, for we are all represented equally int the term "legion"...
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You have to realize the names of demons are just the names of concepts that we know of... the name "legion" does not mean the demon's name was legion, just means there was a legion of demons in there--they were speaking in a spiritual language to eachother. Typically just by knowing the name of the unclean spirit reveals the sin which has given the entity legal right of habitation in the host and thus identifies which sin which needs to be forgiven to bring out about it's exorcism...

Last Edited by GUANO on 10/15/2010 07:58 PM
Total Protonic Reversal...
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This was the DECEPTION Satan was able to accomplish with Angels who had a Divine Place in the Divine Realm of the MOst High GOD, they ha seen GOD in all his glory and divinity...They had so many blessings from GOD and his Shekinah Glory YET they let Satan influence them brainwash them and lie to them so they lost there place for all eternity with the Most HIGH....


Let this be a reminder to us, that we should let no man deceive us and take us away from the Truth of GOD the Alpha and the Omega..That we proclaim Jesus Christ is the only name under the most HIGH that can reconcile us to a Holy Just GOD..That Jesus Christ is the Lamb of GOD who takes away the sins of the world.....


Let us not be deceived like 1/3 of the Angels of Heaven were...
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You have to realize the names of demons are just the names of concepts that we know of... the name "legion" does not mean the demon's name was legion, just means there was a legion of demons in there--they were speaking in a spiritual language to eachother. Typically just by knowing the name of the unclean spirit reveals the method of it can be cleansed...
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Yes I agree..Not a name like we have a name we are addressed by, but *Legion* as Many....If 1/3 of the Angels were thrown out of the Divine Realm that is *Many* how many? we do not know, it could be thousands or millions...

We don't know that.
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Ever wonder why swine are the only indwelled creatures spoken of in the Bible?

The "demons" knew they could survive in the pigs.

Why were the pigs then driven over the cliff?




"Certain rash people have asserted that, just as there are no mice where there are no cats, so no one is possessed where there are no exorcists." Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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wow, Miss Susie

you put alot of thought into that post-

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wow, Miss Susie

you put alot of thought into that post-

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Well with all this talk of UFO's and ALien Disclosure I think we all need to think about *Deception* that Jesus warned us about in these *Last Days*


Just looking out for everyone!...:)
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Ever wonder why swine are the only indwelled creatures spoken of in the Bible?

The "demons" knew they could survive in the pigs.

Why were the pigs then driven over the cliff?




"Certain rash people have asserted that, just as there are no mice where there are no cats, so no one is possessed where there are no exorcists." Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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Jesus talks about *Goats and Sheep* as well...


He will be judging and seperating the Goats from the Sheep

Believers and Un-believers....
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wow, Miss Susie

you put alot of thought into that post-

Tommy James



Well with all this talk of UFO's and ALien Disclosure I think we all need to think about *Deception* that Jesus warned us about in these *Last Days*


Just looking out for everyone!...:)
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adorable...omg..be still my heart..
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demons, saviors - gods and prophets. Pretty Epic. Folktales have always been popular. I would take the lessons in morality and chalk the rest up to lore. I read the entire post, well done. UFOs and Aliens are of no concern. They are already here and people dont even know.
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Not to rain on anybody's woo-woo parade, but is it completely unlikely that Jesus was asking the man his name, and not the demon? Asking a patient their name is an easy and common way to determine just how coherent they are during some kind of "episode".

(But of course, most of christianty requires everything( to always be about demons and satan and sins and damnation and the sensational, and not about actual human beings needing actual relief, so I may be barking up the wrong tree.)

rolleyes
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Not to rain on anybody's woo-woo parade, but is it completely unlikely that Jesus was asking the man his name, and not the demon? Asking a patient their name is an easy and common way to determine just how coherent they are during some kind of "episode".

(But of course, most of christianty requires everything( to always be about demons and satan and sins and damnation and the sensational, and not about actual human beings needing actual relief, so I may be barking up the wrong tree.)

rolleyes

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LOL Did you not read the scripture?
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Not to rain on anybody's woo-woo parade, but is it completely unlikely that Jesus was asking the man his name, and not the demon? Asking a patient their name is an easy and common way to determine just how coherent they are during some kind of "episode".

(But of course, most of christianty requires everything( to always be about demons and satan and sins and damnation and the sensational, and not about actual human beings needing actual relief, so I may be barking up the wrong tree.)

rolleyes


LOL Did you not read the scripture?
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Nah, I'm just pulling stuff outta my backside ;)
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Good post, OP. God bless.
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Thank you Susie, I always love your post and when you add scripture..it's a mini Bible Study for me. Godspeed.! hf

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Jesus talks about *Goats and Sheep* as well...


He will be judging and seperating the Goats from the Sheep

Believers and Un-believers....
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More like 'doers' and 'not-doers'.

MATTHEW 25:44-46
“Then they also will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to You?’ Then He will answer them, saying, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’ And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

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Awesome post OP!! Much appreciated

on a side note.. there is something that happened to my mom and dad back in the 70's. My mom and dad were both sex-addicts..and did a lot of speed back then..they use to shoot up the speed and my dad told me that my mom and him would just have wild sex like pigs for continuous days like over the weekend non stop. Well both my mom and dad now days are "right with god" ...anyways..he told me that back then on one weekend they had been up for a few days doing speed and having sex and one night when the speed was finally wearing off and they were finally starting to fall asleep.. my mom AND dad both confessed that they heard a growling snorting sound like from a wild pig..and suddenly they BOTH seen the big run across their run banging into the walls,etc like a crazy big making its way out of the room and into the other room.. both my mom and dad said they were totally shocked at what they saw and witnessed..but they BOTH witnessed it so that clarifies it was not from the drugs or lack of sleep..it was 100% a supernatural experience ..that they experienced.

My dad thinks it was because of how much like pigs my mom and dad were back then shooting up speed and having non stop sex all weekend long "before marriage" ...my mom thinks god allowed them both to see this for the same reasons my dad pretty much thinks.... anyways..i just thought i'd share this with you guys.

You know - i have witnessed something myself once before in my life time with a girlfriend of mine that i had sex with before marriage ...i wont get into this but i litterly witnessed her changing from the person i knew to some evil entity once night in my room when we were also getting high and having sex..i'll never forget that night..never.
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My post above..i had some spelling issues ..when i said "big" i meant "pig" sorry about that..my keyboard is messed up a bit
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They were probably good friends prior to the war in Heaven and didn't recognize him? Battle trauma does that. Ah, the good ol' days at Delta house.
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Thank you Susie, I always love your post and when you add scripture..it's a mini Bible Study for me. Godspeed.! hf

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Thank you Present!

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Spiritual Food so you will not be deceived....

At the name of Jesus Christ, every being, be it good or bad, angel or human, dead or alive-- all things will bow a knee and pay homage to the One who is worthy of all praise—Jesus Christ!


Mark 5:5-7

6 When he saw Jesus from afar, he ran and worshipped Him. 7 And he cried out with a loud voice and said, "What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God?

All the demons knew Jesus, and recognized Him as Son of the Most High God!

The people of the world don’t want to know Him, and refuse to consider Jesus as the Savior of the world, and as mankind’s Savior-- the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.

But, the demons knew Jesus. And, they believed in Jesus, too!

Remember the 7 sons of Sceva, in the Book of Acts, when confronted with an evil spirit? (Acts 19:14)

15 And the evil spirit answered and said, "Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are you?" 16 Then the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, overpowered them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.

The demons tremble at the name of Jesus Christ, their Judge; and ours, too.

19 You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe--and tremble! (James 2:19)

Jesus then commands the evil spirit to depart…

Mark 5:7-8

8 For He said to him, "Come out of the man, unclean spirit!"

Then, look at the next verse. I find this question to be the most interesting, intriguing question, of all 20 that we study.

Mark 5:9

9 Then He asked him, "What is your name?"

Jesus asks, “What is your name?”

Well, this leads me to ask…WHY? Why did Jesus ask this question??

“What is your name?”

Of all the demons that our Lord cast out of people, why did He ask this particular demon what his name was?

In verse 9, the demon answers the Lord…

And he answered, saying, "My name is Legion; for we are many."

Let’s stop here for a moment.

Jesus asked the demon what his name was.

The demon answered Him and replied, “my name is Legion, for we are many.”

Friends, I say to you that Jesus, once again, did NOT ask this question because He did not know the name of this spirit; NEITHER did He ask this question so that He could acquire knowledge.

Neither did He ask this question, this time, so that God would get the glory, at the demon’s name being revealed.

No, this time, Jesus asked the question for us, the readers, for OUR behalf!

This time, it seems to me that Jesus wants us to know something, by asking this question.

Does this name, Legion, ever come into play again, in the future?

Well, to know the future, we must go to the past. Let’s turn to Ezekiel 38:8

Friends, I would like all of you to read this account, whenever you have the time, since time constrains me from getting into this like I would want.

But, here in Ezekiel 38, we have a glimpse of the Battle of Armageddon, in the thinking stage……

BUT, more importantly, we have a very, very important glimpse into a catalyst of this battle—a demon that is responsible for the gathering of the participants.

The next verse that we look at is Ezekiel 38:8, a prophecy in which God tells Ezekiel the prophet to deliver to Russia (Gog), most likely.

Ezek 38:8

8 After many days you will be visited. In the latter years you will come into the land of those brought back from the sword and gathered from many people on the mountains of Israel, which had long been desolate; they were brought out of the nations, and now all of them dwell safely.

The logical question is this: Who does the visiting here?

Who does the visiting? Who influences Russia, and others, to fight the war to end all wars?

Verse 10…

10'Thus says the Lord GOD: "On that day it shall come to pass that thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan:

I love that: Thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan.

Right after this visit, this world ruler has a bad case of the “I will’s”, just like Satan did, recorded in Isaiah 14:13,14.

These chapters, 38 and 39, in Ezekiel, describe this war…But, at the defeat of this army, God gives the city a peculiar name…

Ezek 39:16

16 The name of the city will also be Hamonah.

Friends, guess what this word “Hamonah” means?

This word means, MULTITUDE, MANY, or LEGION.

Let’s go one more place, although this is the same battle; Rev 16:13

Rev 16:13-14

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 14 For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

Is this why Jesus asked this demon what his name was?

Perhaps…

I just wanted to offer some interesting insights into this question.

One thing is certain: Jesus wanted us to know the name of this demon!

As we close this study then, we look at the evidence…

Jesus asks a demon what his name was, and it was told to him, and to us, that his name was “Legion”, meaning “multitude”, or “many”.

In the future battle of Armageddon, we see a demon influencing a world ruler, by putting thoughts into his mind…

Ezek 38:10-11

10'Thus says the Lord GOD: "On that day it shall come to pass that thoughts will arise in your mind, and you will make an evil plan: 11 You will say, 'I will go up against a land of unwalled villages; I will go to a peaceful people, who dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates'—

For all intents and purposes, we see God naming the city of this carnage, “Legion”.

Ezek 39:16

16 The name of the city will also be Hamonah. Thus they shall cleanse the land." '

How about the translation from the Living Bible…

Ezek 39:15

A city named "Multitude" is there! And so the land will finally be cleansed.' TLB.

And, we see the battle of Armageddon, and demons, being dispatched out of the mouth of Satan himself, the antichrist, and the false prophet (Rev 16:13)

13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 14 For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

Is this the same demon that was tormenting this man, in Jesus’ day?

I do not know…

Dear Lord, my prayer tonight is for all those who are faithful students of Your word, here in the bible class. Also, for those who might not be faithful, too. I pray, Lord God, that You would fill them all with the desire to know You better, and to know Your word better.

May everybody here have the unquenchable fire burning inside of them; a fire that drives everybody to read Your word, and to search out the Scriptures, on their own.

Lord, please bless each and every soul tonight, with wisdom and understanding. In Jesus’ name I ask this, and pray…AMEN



God bless you all this week!

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Simply beautiful blessing, Thanks

May your blessing return 7 fold.
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interesting

but ezekiel 39-39 don't seem to be the same as Armageddon

only the specific peoples/nations are mentioned in ezekiel, the whole world is involved in armageddon

also what triggered a jolting difference for me was when I noticed it says they will burn the weapons for 7 years -- well to me I thought sounds like the beginning of Daniel's 70th week...

unless they are burning weapons in the millenium?

anyway to me it looks like some sort of supernatural or super natural cataclysm ends the gog Magog war -- and it could maybe be timed with the 6th seal -- ?

which would put it some time before Armageddon which is during the bowls -- pretty much right at the end

just guessing based on how I read it all...

love peace and joy

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5 stars OP. Good stuff....



Let it be noted that in the original text you must test spirits using the terminology "Jesus Christ who IS COME in the flesh. NOT has come.

There is power in the accuracy of His commends to test spirits.
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And the unclean spirits came out, and entered the pigs, and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and were drowned in the sea


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I don't do religion & scriptures.. I'm British.. but I am spiritual-minded into quantam mechanical metaphysics and personal spiritual growth ascension when I can be bothered.

But, having said that, I strongly do accept that 'demons' are very real indeed. Not just cos I've seen people with evil in them, but have witessed first hand people 'change' like a light switch into sommat they're not. (I'm talking about a change in their voice, demeanour, eyes, facial expression.. but what convinced me the most was actually seeing a luminous purple tapered ball of fast moving energy entering in & out of the people in question. Tried to get into my stomach, but I managed to avoid it, telling it to fuck off, before seeing it go thru a solid brick wall, with people shouting and freaking out at what they just saw. Yes, Demons are 'real.'

One thing that has bothered me about Jesus.. is that he was nailed up to a cross on a dry hot day in the desert, after being held for days by the Israelis.. being starved and tortured.. so he wasn't exactly in the best of health really. But, he had enough 'energy' to be heard saying 'forgive them, for they do not know what they do!'
Now.. come on! He went through 'real' effort to get those words out loud enough to be 'heard' despite the fact he was heavily bleeding and in excrutiating physical pain..!!!!!!

Question I have, is this! When he shouted out 'forgive them, for they don't know what they are doing..' who exactly was he referring to & who was he trying to tell?

Tradition, is that he was talking to his dad, who didn't lift a finger to help him anyway, or he was telling the sheeple the Israelis were so ignorant they didn't know what they were doing.
But.. I think differently!! I think Jesus was telling the people (seeing as he made the effort to be heard high up nailed in agony on a cross) that there were 'others' such as evil inter-dimensional spirits/demons/aliens.. who were doing stuff.. but were too ignorant to know what they're doing. Is that who Jesus was referring to? .. before some IDF soldier got bored.. & stuck a spear in him, so he could go home in time for his pork chops.

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