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A Biblical approach to
the ministry of deliverance
Jesus referred to deliverance as children's bread
and said it was not fit to cast before dogs
(those outside of covenant with God)

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Another common myth that is going around is that it's rare for a person to have a demon and need it cast out of them. Many people go through life with demons, and try to ease the symptoms through much counseling, medications, etc. only to find some relief from their problems. When somebody who approached Jesus that had a demon, Jesus set them free from it and they were made whole again. Rarely do you find today's pastors solving the problems that Jesus was solving on a regular bases in His ministry, and He said that we will not only do the work that He did, but even greater!

According to the Bible, it was very common to find people who had demons and received deliverance. Jesus was known to cast out many demons during His three years of public ministry. Deliverances were quite popular in not only Jesus' day, but also the early church. Even if Jesus delivered one person for every two people He healed, that's an awfully high number of deliverances. For that matter, many healings Jesus did were actually clearly known as deliverances! Therefore it should come as no surprise to find Jesus casting demons out of many people in one sitting, as we can see in Matthew 8:16:

"When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick."

If you look up the NT Greek translation for the word many, it gives us a clear indication that this was far more than just a handful of people; this was a large amount of people according to the Greek. The Greek word for many here is polus polos and means a large amount or plenteous. The same Greek word behind this verse was also used to describe the number of demons in the man with the legion, which when properly translated in NT Greek, stood for nearly 7,000 demons!

As Mark 6:13 tells us, Jesus disciples were also very active in casting out unclean spirits as well:

"And they cast out many devils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them."

Notice that it is not uncommon to find multiple deliverances mentioned in the same verses as multiple healings. Both divine healings and deliverances were very common in the NT. There were many recordings of deliverance, just as there were many cases of healing. I believe there is a good reason that our Bible speaks so much of this one subject; it's a very common problem that we shouldn't be overlooking.

In Mark 16:15-17, Jesus even felt that casting out demons was worthy to be considered a sign that will follow them who believe. Notice that this wasn't speaking of pastors or evangelists, but everyday believers:

"And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover."

Those who are experienced in this ministry usually don't even want to advertise their ministry because they are backed up for months with appointments to minister deliverance to those who are in need. This ministry is never boring or lacks referrals.

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