STEPS TO DELIVERANCE: 14. DELIVERANCE DIFFICULTIES

What about WHEN DELIVERANCE IS SLOW OR NOT AT ALL?  Remember sometimes God has a greater purpose than casting out every demon as soon as we pray.  Sometimes there is delay.  Jesus even had times when He had to persevere for awhile (Luke 8:31 Greek).  Usually deliverance is a process.  Its like peeling the layers off an onion.  As new sin is revealed and removed, more ground is taken back from Satan’s forces.  This gradual process allows the person to better fill the ground which has been reclaimed with God’s Holy Spirit and gives him time to grow spiritually (Psalm 59:11; 119:50,67,71) before the next ‘layer’ is removed. That’s why the Jews under Joshua only conquered the Promised Land bit by bit instead of all at once.  If they would have driven out the Canaanites immediately then lions would have come in and harmed them. There is a learning process … Continue reading