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Second Heaven Spiritual Warfare: Not For Us


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Paul tells us in Ephesians 6:12 that we battle spiritual forces of evil on earth and in the heavenly realms. At Above & Beyond, we purposely avoid warfare in the second heaven (the heavenly realms) and focus on the ministry of deliverance. This slideshare offers insights as to why you should be careful before you venture into second heaven warfare.

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Second Heaven Spiritual Warfare: Not For Us

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  2. 2. Ephesians 6:12 - We battle spiritual forces of evil on earth and in the HEAVENLY REALMS
  3. 3. There are three heavens - only the third heaven is specifically mentioned
  4. 4. First heaven - the earth, where we live, work and play
  5. 5. Second heaven - comprises principalities of evil in the heavenly realms
  6. 6. Third heaven is where God's throne room resides
  7. 7. Paul was taken there in the spirit (2 Cor 12:2)
  8. 8. No spiritual warfare necessary in third heaven
  9. 9. Sidepoint: Satan was in God's presence there (Job 1:6)
  10. 10. Deliverance ministry (driving out demons) is first heaven warfare (Mark 16:17)
  11. 11. Second heaven scripture references
  12. 12. Prince of the Persian Kingdom (Daniel 10:13)
  13. 13. Leviathan Spirit - Job 41:1, Job 41:26-32, PS 104:25-26, Psalm 74:13- 14
  14. 14. Jezebel Spirit - considered by many a second heaven spirit
  15. 15. Python Spirit - we call out spirits of occult, witchcraft and divination during deliverance.
  16. 16. At Above Beyond, we do not engage in second heaven warfare for three reasons:
  17. 17. 1. Our calling is deliverance ministry
  18. 18. 2. We are wary of the dangers and challenges of this activity. We leave this to others
  19. 19. 3. Not necessary to do deliverance ministry effectively
  20. 20. We do not contend that this warfare is unnecessary
  21. 21. Those who engage should be properly trained, discerning and under a strong covering
  22. 22. We recommend "Needless Casualties of War" by John Paul Jackson for those with an interest
  23. 23. We have power and authority over the demonic realm
  24. 24. Let us move ahead with wisdom and discernment
  25. 25. Need help in counseling, deliverance or spiritual warfare? Contact us!