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    Quote Originally Posted by CMD View Post
    Were any medical tests done to rule out things like drug use? Also, are supernatural demons usually effected by modern, earthly medications? From the article:



    And rogues article:

    Yea, I'm not so sure about this case; but to have all three undergo severe psychosis all at once is a pretty heavy blow to the self-delusion theory.

    Anyway, human beings are biological creatures and medication can severely limit what a possible demon can do with it. Kind of like splashing the inside of a computer with water and expecting it to still work at full capacity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manwë Súlimo View Post
    Anyway, human beings are biological creatures and medication can severely limit what a possible demon can do with it. Kind of like splashing the inside of a computer with water and expecting it to still work at full capacity.
    Yeah, what little information we have about demons suggests that their power is very limited.
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    On a related note, other than just to amuse themselves, why do demons bother with possession? I don't see much benefit.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    On a related note, other than just to amuse themselves, why do demons bother with possession? I don't see much benefit.

    One theory I've read is that they're essentially parasites. And they can't affect Christians because the Holy Spirit is like boiling water to them.
    If it weren't for the Resurrection of Jesus, we'd all be in DEEP TROUBLE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    One theory I've read is that they're essentially parasites. And they can't affect Christians because the Holy Spirit is like boiling water to them.
    That's interesting. I'd assumed something along the 'if we scare the heck out of people they'll turn away from God' line of thought.

    Any idea where you read it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    That's interesting. I'd assumed something along the 'if we scare the heck out of people they'll turn away from God' line of thought.

    Any idea where you read it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christianbookworm View Post
    One theory I've read is that they're essentially parasites. And they can't affect Christians because the Holy Spirit is like boiling water to them.
    I prefer the scriptural "greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world".

    And Satan and his horde have tremendous power in this world. God allows them to run rampant until His purposes are fulfilled and the kingdom of God comes in it's completeness.

    Playing with ouija boards or anything else along those lines certainly opens people up yo demonic influence. And although believers are I dwelt by the Holy Spirit we are wise to stay away from such things.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mossrose View Post
    I prefer the scriptural "greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world".

    And Satan and his horde have tremendous power in this world. God allows them to run rampant until His purposes are fulfilled and the kingdom of God comes in it's completeness.

    Playing with ouija boards or anything else along those lines certainly opens people up yo demonic influence. And although believers are I dwelt by the Holy Spirit we are wise to stay away from such things.
    Well, yes, I agree. Glen Miller just likes to philosophize everything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teallaura View Post
    That's interesting. I'd assumed something along the 'if we scare the heck out of people they'll turn away from God' line of thought.

    Any idea where you read it?
    Seems like the opposite would occur. If you knew that demons existed and could possess people, then you know that God exists and can protect people.

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