Demonic Division

April 7, 2024   /   Chad Rodgers   /   Wellspring Church

Defeating Unholy Spirits

Demonic Division

 

Hebrews 12:8

8 If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all.

 

Luke 11:17

17 Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them: “Any kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and a house divided against itself will fall.

 

If we take division , we cannot say we take unity .

 

Galatians 5:19-21

19 When you follow the desires of your sinful nature, the results are very clear: sexual immorality, impurity, lustful pleasures,20 idolatry, sorcery, hostility, quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, division, 21 envy, drunkenness, wild parties, and other sins like these. Let me tell you again, as I have before, that anyone living that sort of life will not inherit the Kingdom of God.

 

The of divisiveness is a which contains jealousy and selfishness.

 

James 3:14-16

14 But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your heart, don’t cover up the truth with boasting and lying.15 For jealousy and selfishness are not God’s kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and demonic. 16 For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind.

 

The Church Must…

(1) Agree on the of .

 

Genesis 3:1

The serpent was the shrewdest of all the wild animals the Lord God had made. One day he asked the woman, “Did God really say you must not eat the fruit from any of the trees in the garden?”

 

Diabolos | Diabolane

To split; To be a splitter

 

Revelation 12:3

3 Then I witnessed in heaven another significant event. I saw a large red dragon with seven heads and ten horns, with seven crowns on his heads. 4 His tail swept away one-third of the stars in the sky, and he threw them to the earth. He stood in front of the woman as she was about to give birth, ready to devour her baby as soon as it was born.

 

The Church Must…

(1) Agree on the designer of division.

(2) Agree on the of division

 

The more dangerous something is, the more serious you are in telling others to stay away from it.

 

Romans 16:17

17 Watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people’s faith by teachings, teaching things contrary to what you’ve been taught, stay away from people like this.

 

Titus 3:10

10 If people are causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with them.11 For people like that have turned away from the truth, and their own sins condemn them.

 

1 Corinthians 1:10

10 I appeal to you, brothers,[a] by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

 

When we are divisive as followers of Jesus Christ, we our .

 

James 13:34-35

34 So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.”

 

The Church cannot disciples when we are not like disciples.

 

Proverbs 6:16-19

16 There are six things the Lord hates—
    no, seven things he detests:
17 haughty eyes,
    a lying tongue,
    hands that kill the innocent,
18 a heart that plots evil,
    feet that race to do wrong,
19 a false witness who pours out lies,
    a person who sows discord in a family.

 

The Church Must…

(1) Agree on the designer of division.

(2) Agree on the dangers of division

(3) Understand “the why” behind devils plan to the church

(a) Satan knows the power of

 

Genesis 11:5-6

5 But the Lord came down to look at the city and the tower the people were building. 6 “Look!” he said. “The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them!

 

The Church Must…

(1) Agree on the designer of division.

(2) Agree on the dangers of division

(3) Understand “the why” behind devils plan to destroy the church

(a) Satan knows the power of unity

(b) Satan knows how a unified church is to

 

John 17:20

20 “I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in me through their message.

 

The Church Must…

(1) Agree on the designer of division.

(2) Agree on the dangers of division

(3) Understand “the why” behind devils plan to destroy the church

(a) Satan knows the power of unity

(b) Satan knows how important a unified church is to Jesus

(c) Satan knows the of a church

 

Acts 4:32

32 All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had.

 

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