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1 The Key To Breaking The Power of The Strong Man Apostle Ric We have been talking about Binding & Loosing for some time now. And as we talked about Binding & Loosing, we began to discovery the subject of the Strong Man. Jesus said that you cannot spoil the Strong Man s house unless you first bind him. However, most Christians don t understand how to identify a Strong Man. We discussed how to locate and identify the Strong Man. When we locate the Strong Man, there is still the issue that the Strong Man is in his Stronghold. The stronghold is locked and fortified. To get into the stronghold, you need The Key to unlock his fortress and his door. Forgiveness is the key. In the majority of the conversations that Jesus had about the Binding and Loosing or about the Strong Man, almost immediately afterwards he talked about forgiveness in some form or fashion. In Mat 18:18, there is the conversation about Binding & Loosing, then in verses 21-22, there is the conversation about how many times should we forgive and the answer is 70 times seven or 490 times. Jesus is trying to show us the importance of forgiving. In Mark 3:27, Jesus talks about binding the Strong Man and then in Mark 3:28-29 he immediately talks about forgiveness. However, in Luke 11:24 we see a different flow after talking about the Strong Man. Jesus begins to talk about the unclean spirit. Luk 11:24 When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out. Luk 11:25 And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Luk 11:26 Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Jesus tells us that the Strong Man (The Unclean Spirit) will return to his stronghold if it is left unoccupied. We know that people that have spirits cast out MUST be rooted and grounded in the Word, submitted in a local assembly where their pastor can fill their spiritual house with The Word of God. If there is no Word to keep the demonic out, then he is free to return. With that being said, in order for the Strong Man to return to his house he must still have the KEY to get back in. The Key That Demonic Spirits Need In Order To Get Back Into Their House Is UNFORGIVENESS!!

2 Apostle Pauls Says It Quite Clearly: 2 Cor 2:10 To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ; 2 Cor 2:11 Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. If You Don t Learn To Walk In A Life Of Forgiveness, Then You Are Exposing Your Heart To Begin To Speak Forth The Wrong Things. Mat 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. Mat 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things. If Our Hearts Are Full Of Unforgiveness Then We Will Speak That Out Of Our Hearts Evil Thoughts. Mat 15:16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding? Mat 15:18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. Mat 15:19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: It is interesting to note that Mat 15:19 lists 7 evil things that proceed out of the heart. I believe that these are THE SAME 7 spirits more wicked than the unclean spirit. And they can all be traced back to unforgiveness!! Evil Thoughts, - (Strong Man- WICKEDNESS) If you have ever been offended by someone, you know that the first thing that comes are evil thoughts. Thoughts about what you want to happen to them etc. Mature saints cast down those thoughts quickly. If those evil thoughts continue, they begin to take on a life of their own and clearly, that person is walking in unforgiveness. Out of control emotions are a very dangerous thing. Murders, -(Strong Man -MURDER)-Obviously comes from unforgiveness. Adulteries, - (Strong Man -WHOREDOMS) - When unforgiveness is in a marriage, then it becomes easy to break the marriage vows. The spouse that is offended becomes justified in their thinking that it is alright to go outside of the marriage. Fornications, - (Strong Man -PERVERSION) Unforgiveness is not always just unforgiveness towards someone else. It can also be unforgiveness against yourself or God. When people think that God has done them wrong somehow, they become embittered against God and then therefore that allows them to commit crimes against God. It empowers them to move into perversity. Thefts, (Strong Man -JEALOUSY) Even jealousy can be traced back to unforgiveness. When someone is jealous of someone, in essence they think that they deserve what that person has. However, that jealous person doesn t comprehend what the person

3 that achieved through sweat, tears and hard work. They somehow think that they deserve that same thing without the work. The Jealous person is actually offended at the person that they are jealous of. And once again, we find ourselves at unforgiveness. False Witness, - (Strong Man -LYING SPIRIT)-A false witness is motivated by many things, one of the biggest is jealousy. And we know that jealousy can be traced back to unforgiveness. Blasphemies: - (Strong Man -ANTI-CHRIST) To Blaspheme means to show contempt, address with irreverence and speak evil of. When people Blaspheme a person, they have either been offended or picked up an imaginary offence and are walking in offence. And once again the bottom line is unforgiveness. If Unforgiveness Is Left To Have Its Way, It Will Take The Following Path(S) Unforgiveness turns into Bitterness Bitterness turns into The Gall of Bitterness (Acts 8:23) The Gall of Bitterness turns into Evil Thoughts Evil Thoughts can turn into Murder, lying, blasphemies, stealing, unfaithfulness and perversions. Evil Thoughts opens up and unlocks the door for the Unclean Spirit to come in. The Unclean Spirit has access our lives and our spiritual house because of UNFORGIVENESS Why Is This So Important? NOTE: Unforgiveness requires the WILL of man to operate. The person must WILLINGLY choose to keep unforgiveness in their heart. Every time that they are prompted to forgive and they don t they have chosen to rebel against God s Word and that opens the door for Bitterness, the Unclean spirit and possibly 7 Worse spirits in the right conditions. Jesus Said That We Would Be Judged By The Words We Speak. Mat 12:36 But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. Mat 12:37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned. The day of judgment is not necessarily the White Throne Judgment. The words that you speak impact your future. The words that you speak in faith impact your future. The words that you speak randomly or without purpose also affect your future. They are called word curses. The day of judgment is simply the day when you are going through a crisis. When crisis happens and how well you go through it depends on the prayers that were prayed and the declarations that were declared in advance!!! The situation will literally judge you by itself. If you cursed your future then your day of judgment will be cursed. If you blessed

4 your future and called those things to be not as though they were, then your day of judgment will be blessed. We have to be so very careful to watch for any unforgiveness that attempts to enter into our hearts. If it enters in, chances are good that it will come out of your mouth. Jas_3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. How Important Is Forgiveness? Jesus said forgive 490 times if you have to. Whaever it takes..just deal with it. Mat 18:22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. The Impact Of Unforgiveness Can Cause Sickness & Disease Premature Death The Premature Deaths of Others (Murder) Destruction of Friendships, Marriages and Relationships Lonliness & Isolation Finally, Let s Look At The Ultimate Example GOD GAVE TO US, The forgiveness of Sins, even though we offended the LORD, God Almighty by violating His laws and not acknowledging Him. HE STILL LOVED US ENOUGH TO SEND HIS SON, Jesus to die for us that we might be FORGIVEN. Eph 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: Eph 1:4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: Eph 1:5 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, Eph 1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved. Eph 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

5 QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER 1. What is the lock & key that keeps the Strong Man secure in his Stronghold? 2. What devices or tricks does the enemy use to try to get us into unforgiveness? 3. Have you ever met someone that has taken unforgiveness or bitterness to a level that you thought that their spirit was unclean? If so, how did you feel after interacting with that person? 4. Have you ever had a situation where the words that you spoke came back to judge you in a day of judgment? 5. How has your awareness changed about the importance of forgiveness after this message? It may not necessarily be a big issue of forgiveness. After all, small foxes can spoil the vine.

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