How can we get rid of Evil Spirits?

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Question: How do I get rid of evil spirits in my home?

Answer: Some people have mental difficulties that are caused by genetic problems or other deficiencies - and not by evil spirits. In some cases, lack of nutrients can cause hallucinations and other mental problems where people hear voices.

The Bible does clearly state that demonic powers do exist. The fifth chapter of Mark records the incredible miracle of Jesus casting out a group of spirits who had possessed a man. These demonic powers were able to give the person they possessed super-human power, such as the ability to break any chain or shackle put on them. Jesus met this demon-controlled man, who lived in a graveyard, right after he got off a boat on Lake Galilee.

Nobody could keep him tied with chains any more; 4 many times his feet and his hands had been tied, but every time he broke the chains and smashed the irons on his feet. He was too strong for anyone to control him. (Mark 5:3 - 4)

Evil spirits are real - very much real! People become possessed, many times, by such disobedient spirits because of some bitterness or resentment THEY hold against God about something. Until they repent of their rotten attitudes, they will continue to have such difficulties with demons. Jesus warns us in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5) that we need to forgive and love everyone.

In the book of Matthew chapter 12 Christ revealed He cast out devils by the power of God's Holy Spirit (Matthew 12:28). He told the self-righteous religious leaders, who criticised and hated him, that it did not make any sense that one evil being would use or give their powers to cast out a fellow evil spirit from someone. Jesus then asked them a very pointed question they were too embassed to answer!

Well, then, who gives YOUR followers (the Pharisees had their sons and others they trained) the power to drive them out? (Matthew 12:27)

Will humans
judge angels?
Is the devil's
ultimate fate being
tortured forever or
put to death?
What does the
Bible say about
Are Revelation's
Two Witnesses
really angels?
Are angels
jealous of humans?
Where will the
final World War
take place?
The implication Jesus is making here (which most people miss) is that neither the Pharisees or their sons or even their students could cast out a demon! And yet, somehow they feel they can rightly condemn Jesus for doing what they would love to do but cannot! (See also Acts 19:13 - 17).

In Matthew 10 Jesus gave His disciples the authority to cast out fallen angels from people as well as heal them (Matthew 10:5, 7 - 8). In Mark 9 the apostle John said a man was casting out evil spirits by using Christ's name (or by Christ's authority). Jesus' quick answer was that the person should not be stopped from casting out demons. He also added, in this case, that someone who is able to do this using his (Jesus') name would not be someone who would be against him (Mark 9:38 - 40).

When one is confronted by strange happenings or evil spirits, put these scriptures together, start to pray and ask God to rebuke them in the name of Jesus Christ. Continue to do so until they leave. At times, such unwelcome guests in a house or other places are NOT there because of you, but because of some previous demented person. If your house has been known to have these strange events before you moved in, then it is very likely they came to your house by someone in the past before you lived there. Either way, you and your family can pray to God to rid you of these beings by Christ's authority or in his name. If this doesn't stop the problem, your family should consider moving.

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