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A Spirit of Idolatry Wants to Drive You Out of Church


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A spirit of idolatry wants to isolate God's children and drive them away from a healthy church. This slideshare reveals five steps to take to deal with that spirit.

Based upon a written blog on the same subject:

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A Spirit of Idolatry Wants to Drive You Out of Church

  2. 2. We think of idols as man-made objects.
  3. 3. We can put people on pedestals and make them idols also.
  4. 4. “Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods.” (Galatians 4:8)
  5. 5. The demonic realm works to knock that person off the pedestal so a person's faith is shipwrecked.
  6. 6. We can put pastors and leaders up on pedestals
  7. 7. What is a healthy response when a pastor or leader falls?
  8. 8. If a person leaves church, it means the demons have scored a victory.
  9. 9. Wounds should heal over time.
  10. 10. 5 Steps to Counter a Spirit of Idolatry
  11. 11. 1 Repent before God for putting this person up on a pedestal.
  12. 12. 2 Forgive the one who offended you.
  13. 13. 3 Find a healthy church and attend.
  14. 14. 4 Pray for the one who hurt you. (Luke 6:27-28)
  15. 15. 5 If the pain does not subside, get deliverance!
  16. 16. Demons are like roaring lions looking to devour. (1 Peter 5:8)
  17. 17. Be persistent! Find a healthy herd.
  18. 18. Need more help? Find a competent Christian Counselor.
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