Sunday January 13, 2013 – It is a simple reality that there is demonic influences all around us. The key to overcoming them is first by being able to recognize them and secondly fighting them with the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

I challenge you to get your stuff in order. I challenge you to start acting the way you pretend to be. – Pastor Dwayne Terry

A Snake Is In Your House

Total Spiritual Makeover, Part 02

1 Corinthians 6:19 – Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;

Genesis 3:1 – Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”

John 17:14-15 – I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. 15 My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.

If you entertain lies or deception in you mind, there is a snake in your house.

John 8:44b – When he [the devil] lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

What mental lies are struggles for you?

Cleaning House
Jeremiah 17:9 – The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure.

• Recognize the serpent. Who can understand it?

James 5:16 – Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

• Overcome lies with truth.
Revelation 12:11 – They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb… Ephesians 6:10 – Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. • Talk about Jesus.

Revelation 12:11b – …and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.

• Fill your mind with Scripture.
Psalm 119:11 – I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin

against you.

Galatians 3:3 – Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort?