Could any believer cast out demons?

Question: Could believers who had been baptized cast out demons as well or just the apostles? Answer: “These signs will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues; they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt…

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Is Satan behind mental illnesses?

Questions: Hello, I was flipping through the pages of a small book filled with handwritten verses loved ones made for me when I was in the psychiatric hospital. I still read through it from time to time, and tonight I found a small piece of paper tucked in a hard-to-notice spot. It’s in my mom’s…

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Do you know of sources regarding “demon possession” in the Middle Ages?

Question: I have just read your web site and found it to be both informative and thought-provoking. Currently, I am doing a report for my psychology class on the middle ages and the churches and how they treated those that were afflicted with mental illness. I have taken the position that the Roman Catholic Church…

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Why did it feel as if demons were chasing me?

Question: Hello, I would like to start with my story. This would be my first year doing lent. On my list of things to give up were sex, cigarettes, soda, pork, and hard liquor. I have been dating this guy for almost a year now. I don’t know what it is about him, but it’s…

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Was the spirit that came to Saul at En Dor a fallen angel?

Question: Hi, Reading through your questions in 2011,¬†on 01/13 you speak about the spirit who visited Saul. What was the spirit? I’ve often wondered myself and having checked various sites on the web, many actually favor a fallen angel. Why is that? What does the Bible account actually say? Answer: “And Saul perceived that it…

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Where did the demons go after the swine died?

Question: Dear Sir, This is a question that I often wonder about. We are all familiar with the incident of Jesus sending Legion into the herd of pigs because the demons didn’t want Jesus to send them into the abyss (Luke 8:31). However once Legion went into the pigs the pigs all went over the…

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How could the spirit Paul cast out be not from God when it told the truth?

Question: The Bible teaches how to recognize the spirits. It says that every spirit who denies Jesus Christ isn’t from God. But what about Acts 16:16-18? The spirit in this girl wasn’t from God, and it still said that Paul was saying the truth about salvation. Answer: “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test…

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