Familiar spirits

One of the activities of evil spirits mentioned in the Bible is that of “familiar” or “divining” spirits. These demons appear to have the ability to rouse the dead from their ordained sleep. They also seem to be able to foretell the future, to some extent. The first mention we see of these spirits in … Read more

Symptoms of Demonic Possession

Demon possession may last for relatively brief periods of time for any one individual. The rest of the time, the victim of demon possession may appear normal by social standards. Only when a demon is in residence will its presence be detectable in terms of the behavior of the victim. The behavior of these short-term … Read more

Temptation of St Antony

Antony is a great figure of Christianism. He devoted most of his life to struggle against Satan and his demons. He also helped the Church to expand in Middle and East Africa.But what is particularly interesting about St Antony character is the richness and breadth of the vision he inspired.In the ninth chapter of Life … Read more

Temptation of Job

Job was a perfect and an upright man that feared God and abstained from evil. Satan using his accusing character and maliciousness, pretended that Job would cursed God if he were deprived from all his belongings and family. The Lord allowed Satan to severely try Job and cause him intense suffering and anguish for his … Read more

Temptation of the Christ

During the forty days of the Temptation, Satan used three attacks. These three were the epitome of the areas in which a person can be tested: the lusts of the flesh, the lusts of the eyes, and the boastful pride of life – Matt. 4:1-11: 1 John 2:16. It should be noticed that Satan used … Read more

Adam and Eve

The Apocalypsis Mosis tells of how Satan used the serpent as a vessel to tempt Adam and Eve. The serpent tells him that he fears the Lord’s wraith, but Satan convinces him that he only has to be a vessel, it will be Satan speaking through him. “And the devil spake to the serpent saying, … Read more

The Three Attacks

The apostles very seldom mention the direct attack of Satan against human beings. There are a few instances of it, but after our Lord physically left the world there seems to be a diminution, a dying down of the evidences of demonic activity.  By far, the majority of the attacks of the devil against Christians … Read more

Satan’s limitations

Satan is not self-existent. He was created by God . It can even been said that God created and uses Satan to his own ends (2 Corinthians 12:7). Satan is not omniscient Satan is an angel and angels don’t know everything (1 Peter 1:11-12). There is no indication in Scripture that Satan can really read … Read more