About 22 years ago, I had gone through one of the worst times in my life. After it was all over with, I asked God where that came from, and how to avoid something like that again. The response I got was that it was a seed that had come to my life, taken root, grew a stalk, leaf and fruit. The fruit of it was what was trying to do me in. It was a life and death battle. He zeroed in on SEEDS, and I came to understand about where it all came from.,
After much prayer, fasting and deliverance, I saw the end of that thing in my life and was set free from it. THANK GOD!!!
Matthew 16:19 tells us: “And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed
This passage is some instruction God gave us, that is often used in spiritual warfare, binding up satan and his minions to cast them away from us, not to return to us or to go to another.
THANK GOD for all the HELP He's given us.
We need not think that just binding up satan and casting him away, is ALL we need to do.
Do we not understand that for the time any foul spirits have an advantage in our lives...BEFORE being bound up and cast away...that they don't have a "back up" plan?
For everything that God does, He uses the "SEED" of His Word. Everything. Whether He's speaking the Earth and all that's in it, into existence, bringing souls into His Kingdom, bringing healing to those in need, whatever He is doing it has to do with the SEED of His Word, by the power of His Spirit.
Remember the parable of the wheat and the tares in the Gospels?
Matthew 13:25 - but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way.
That farmer had an enemy that did not want his competition in the market place, or had a grudge against him, but much more, it's a picture of how the enemy of our soul also works in lives, looking for avenues to plant his seed in our lives.
My maternal grandparents spent their entire lives farming. I understand the value of precious seed that is drilled into the ground, the importance of the harvest of that seed and all that their lives depended upon it.
satan (for those that don't know me, I do not dignify satan with proper grammar) knows the importance, not only of the assignments that have been belched out of the belly of hell, against the sons of men, but along with those assignments, ungodly seeds are planted to further his plan of action, and the harvest he expects from them all is paramount. his kingdom depends upon them.
If satans' assignments are interrupted by praying, Godly people, that know how to bind and lose by God's Word, don't think for a moment that the work of hell will stop there.
satan and his minions will sow their own seed to insure the perpetuation of every assignment. his job description doesn't include cutting losses
Perpetuate - To preserve from extinction or oblivion. To save, maintain, sustain.
This is what God is all about with His Family. It is also what satan is all about with his kingdom.
Once a person told another that I was really radical. Another person once said that I was so heavenly minded that I was no earthly good. Hmmmmm, I just think I most likely take God's Word more seriously than they.
Remember in John 10:10 it says: The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
If I happen to see a tormented person, a sick person, poverty, fear, confusion, pain in spirit, soul or body, etc. etc....John 10:10 earmarks where any of this comes from, right? The thief (satan) that comes to kill, steal and destroy.
Jesus said that He came to bring abundant life. Abundant life, is how we can earmark the work of the Lord God.
If we happen to "see" an assignment from hell, as Child of God, we're not to be winking at it, as we go our way. That person/situation has been brought to our attention for a reason. I understand those to be Divine Appointments. If God brings it to our attention, we're to stand to attention and take action, submitting ourselves to God, taking His Word (which is the Sword of the Spirit) and take care of business.
Not talking about being paranoid, looking for a devil around every corner, but following the leading of God's Spirit, taking care of Kingdom business, with His Word, By the Blood of His Son, and by the Name of His Son. And WHILE we're doing so, don't neglect the spawning from hell, don't allow it to be left behind, or allow it to be revived in any way.
Ephesians 5:13-17 -
- But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.
- Therefore He says:
"Awake, you who sleep,Arise from the dead,
And Christ will give you light."
- See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise,
- redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
- Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Circumspect - watchful and discreet; cautious; prudent: careful, vigilant, guarded.
God's calling card is LOVE. He has no desire for anybody to be in bondage in any way.
Father, I thank You for HELPING us to be led by Your Spirit and make a difference. Help us to remember, while doing warfare, not to allow the seed of hell to remain behind in the places they have been planted. In Jesus' Name.