Defeating Dark Angels

Breaking Demonic Oppression in the Believer's Life

Author: Charles H. Kraft

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441230408

Category: Religion

Page: 304

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A Practical, Complete Guide to Defeating Demons Demonic oppression is a very real spiritual phenomenon, yet it remains a terrifying and misunderstood subject for many Christians. What does the Bible say? Can demons exert power over Christians? Can a Christian be possessed? How do you know if a problem is psychological or spiritual? In this revised edition of Defeating Dark Angels, Dr. Charles H. Kraft, a retired evangelical seminary professor and experienced deliverance minister, reveals everything you need to know. With clarity and biblical insight, he explains · why and how dark forces come against God's people · our authority as Christians over demons · how to resist the influence of demons · how to break their hold on the lives of others · the need for continued healing and care after deliverance through counseling Weaving practical application with firsthand accounts of demonic activity in the lives of real people, this is your complete guide to defeating dark angels and ministering God's freedom to others.

THE DARK SIDE OF LEADERSHIP

A psycho- spiritual approach towards understanding the origins of personality dysfunctions, derailment and the restoration of personality.

Author: Dr Tessie Herbst

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491897341

Category: Education

Page: 514

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This book highlights the fact that leaders do indeed affect the performance of organizations or the well-being of society for better or worse—to cast either a shadow or light by the exercise of their leadership. Modern psychology with its theories of human behavior, which does not acknowledge the existence of the spiritual realm, cannot explain the carnage and evil often associated with the dark side of leadership. This book focuses on the dark side of leadership in a multidimensional manner and provides a psychospiritual approach toward understanding personality disorders and leader derailment. It highlights an area that has not been widely studied by leadership researchers to date—the dynamic relationship between the psychological and spiritual domains in shaping the dark side, which lead to leadership failure and derailment. This book calls for a more interdisciplinary approach and holistic understanding of the dark side of leadership, inseparably relating body, soul, and spirit as they function individually and relationally. It highlights the fact that the restoration of personality will require sustained dialogue between theologians and the medical and psychological professions. Such a theoretical perspective would help us better understand how personality disorders develop, not only emotionally and psychologically, but spiritually.

When God Talks Back

Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God

Author: T.M. Luhrmann

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307957500

Category: Religion

Page: 464

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How does God become and remain real for modern evangelicals? How are rational, sensible people of faith able to experience the presence of a powerful yet invisible being and sustain that belief in an environment of overwhelming skepticism? T. M. Luhrmann, an anthropologist trained in psychology and the acclaimed author of Of Two Minds, explores the extraordinary process that leads some believers to a place where God is profoundly real and his voice can be heard amid the clutter of everyday thoughts. While attending services and various small group meetings at her local branch of the Vineyard, an evangelical church with hundreds of congregations across the country, Luhrmann sought to understand how some members were able to communicate with God, not just through one-sided prayers but with discernable feedback. Some saw visions, while others claimed to hear the voice of God himself. For these congregants and many other Christians, God was intensely alive. After holding a series of honest, personal interviews with Vineyard members who claimed to have had isolated or ongoing supernatural experiences with God, Luhrmann hypothesized that the practice of prayer could train a person to hear God’s voice—to use one’s mind differently and focus on God’s voice until it became clear. A subsequent experiment conducted between people who were and weren’t practiced in prayer further illuminated her conclusion. For those who have trained themselves to concentrate on their inner experiences, God is experienced in the brain as an actual social relationship: his voice was identified, and that identification was trusted and regarded as real and interactive. Astute, deeply intelligent, and sensitive, When God Talks Back is a remarkable approach to the intersection of religion, psychology, and science, and the effect it has on the daily practices of the faithful. From the Hardcover edition.

Mission in the Spirit

Towards a Pentecostal/Charismatic Theology

Author: Julie C. Ma,Wonsuk Ma

Publisher: OCMS

ISBN: 9781870345842

Category: Pentecostalism

Page: 312

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Conformed to His Image

Author: Kenneth D. Boa

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310861462

Category: Religion

Page: 544

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What does a relationship with God look like and how do we obtain it? It is vital for church leaders to grapple seriously with this question, for pat answers no longer suffice. Lives well-lived, not just words eloquently spoken, must become our response. The quality of our relationship with God is what will influence the health, potency, and witness of the church in an increasingly complex and hostile world. Designed for use as a college or seminary course, Conformed to His Image helps us build our lives on a fully biblical perspective. Exploring twelve approaches to Christian spirituality in depth, Dr. Kenneth Boa corrects our tendency to pick and compartmentalize. Pointing the way instead to an integrative, whole-life approach, Dr. Boa shows how each spiritual paradigm discussed is just one important facet in the gem of authentic and powerful New Testament living. With chapter overviews and objectives, questions for personal application, a glossary, and a list of key terms, Conformed to His Image will prove a defining text for the student, pastor, and church leader of today . . . and tomorrow. 12 Facets of the Complete Christian Life Relational Spirituality: Loving God Completely, Ourselves Correctly, and Others Compassionately Paradigm Spirituality: Cultivating an Eternal versus a Temporal Perspective Disciplined Spirituality: Engaging in the Historical Differences Exchanged Life Spirituality: Grasping Our True Identity in Christ Motivated Spirituality: A Set of Biblical Incentives Devotional Spirituality: Falling in Love with God Holistic Spirituality: Every Component of Life under the Lordship of Christ Process Spirituality: Being versus Doing, Process versus Product Spirit-Filled Spirituality: Walking in the Power of the Spirit Warfare Spirituality: The World, the Flesh, and the Devil Nurturing Spirituality: A Lifestyle of Discipleship and Evangelism Corporate Spirituality: Encouragement, Accountability, and Worship

Inner Healing

A Handbook for Helping Yourself and Others

Author: Mike T. Flynn,Douglas H. Gregg

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 9780830877966

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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This straightforward handbook by Mike Flynn and Doug Gregg shows how God can set a new course for our lives and provides us all the tools necessary to embark on a journey of inner healing. Writing from a biblical perspective which seeks to correct common myths and misunderstandings about this vital ministry, Flynn and Gregg's work will be valued both by those who want to help their hurting friends and neighbors and by those who are seeking healing in their own lives.

The Jesus Gamble

Author: Michael Rowles

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 059534688X

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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Why does God allow suffering? Are all religious expressions equally valid? Do evil spirits exist? In The Jesus Gamble author Michael Rowles answers these and other questions in a systematic and readable style. He applies sound logic without downplaying the reality of the supernatural world. His main focus however, is the person of Jesus Christ. He demonstrates that many historical and contemporary beliefs about Jesus of Nazareth are simply implausible. Instead, following the trail of clues deliberately left by God Himself within the pages of the Bible, he leads us to the inescapable conclusion as to who this man Jesus really was, what he accomplished, and what the implications of this discovery are. The Jesus Gamble is for those who seek the truth and are willing to have their assumptions challenged.

The Full Armor of God

Defending Your Life From Satan's Schemes

Author: Larry Richards

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 144126129X

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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Evangelical-Friendly Approach to Spiritual Warfare Respected scholar and speaker Larry Richards offers a balanced, evangelical-friendly approach to spiritual warfare based on the book of Ephesians. Unique among books on warfare and deliverance, this easy-to-follow handbook draws riches from the Bible, while also offering tactical guidance for conquering the demons of fear and doubt that assail believers. Framing his teaching on Paul's armor of God passage in Ephesians 6, Richards uncovers strategies of Satan and analyzes the armor piece by piece to reveal how God provides protection from every attack of the enemy. Hands-on exercises at the end of each section, plus in-depth, analytical appendixes, help readers identify and stand against powers of evil--and experience true freedom.

Breaking Strongholds

How Spiritual Warfare Sets Captives Free

Author: Thomas B. White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780892837823

Category: Religion

Page: 223

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Tom White opens your eyes to a world of spiritual stronghols and demonic activity that keeps those you care about in bondage. It will help you discover the power and spiritual authority you need to penetrate these walls and set the captive free.

Behind Enemy Lines

Author: Charles H. Kraft,Mark White

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1579103375

Category: Religion

Page: 298

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Examines biblically based methods for engaging in effective spiritual warfare.

Praying with Power

How to Pray Effectively and Hear Clearly from God

Author: C. Peter Wagner

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780830718917

Category: Religion

Page: 274

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The groundbreaking Prayer Warrior Series culminates with C. Peter Wagner's most personal insights yet into the dynamics of prayer and spiritual warfare. Wagner provides steps for deepening and strengthening your own prayer life.

Churches that pray

how prayer can help revitalize your church and break down the walls between you and your community

Author: C. Peter Wagner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780830715985

Category: Religion

Page: 233

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Anthropology for Christian Witness

Author: Charles H. Kraft

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 493

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This book serves as a thorough, basic introduction to the study of anthropology that has been designed specifically for those who plan careers in mission or cross-cultural ministry. Kraft treats various theories of culture and society; kinship and family structure, cross-cultural communication and assesses various anthropological schools.

Religion, history, and politics in Nigeria

essays in honor of Ogbu U. Kalu

Author: Chima Jacob Korieh,G. Ugo Nwokeji,Obioma Nnaemeka

Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer

ISBN: 9780761831396

Category: History

Page: 282

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Religion, History, and Politics in Nigeria is concerned with the problematic nature of religion and politics in Nigerian history. The book provides a lively and straightforward treatment of the relationship among religion, politics, and history in Nigeria, and how it affects public life today.

The Unholy Betrothal

The Abomination of Desolation

Author: Samuel John

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Armageddon

Page: 454

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A study of the present day world based on the Bible.

New Dimensions in Evangelical Thought

Essays in Honor of Millard J. Erickson

Author: Millard J. Erickson,David S. Dockery

Publisher: Intervarsity Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 470

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A team of 26 distinguished scholars join together to take stock of current evangelical gains in scholarship and to set a course for addressing outstanding issues in the theological disciplines. The volume honors theologian Millard J. Erickson.