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The biblical basis is very simple. Being truly possessed by a demon (not merely bothered or oppressed ) means that you are no longer in control of your soul because it is possessed by another being. This means you are truly a slave to sin. For the vast majority in the reformed view, a Christian cannot be a slave to sin. Yes someone who claims to be a ...


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This subject is dealt with succintly and pointedly by a commentator, Greg Boyd. I cannot vouch for his work in general, but this piece caught my attention on this particular topic : I along with most evangelical scholars and pastors do not believe it possible for a Christian to be “possessed” by a demon or by Satan. Christ in principle defeated Satan, and ...


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Certainly one invites possession when one initiates contact with demons. This could be through physical objects such as ouija boards, which are thought to have supernatural powers (a form of idolatry in violation of the second commandment), or through direct appeal (in violation of the first commandment). Using a medium, King Saul tried to make contact with ...


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What is an overview of beliefs on how one can become demon-possessed? It seems to me that thee number one cause for becoming diabolically possessed is leading a very grievously sinful life. For myself, a sure help is to try and completely avoid the Devil as best as possible in all things. He is one bad dude. Be sober and watch: because your adversary the ...


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This is actually a very difficult question. The answer is some do and some do not and that by in large the subject is not written about and is more of a pastor to pastor situation. The reason I say it’s difficult is that its a little difficult to say who is a cessestionist exactly and then among those famous leaders in that group, what is their position on ...


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