I have a question for you. Do you believe that thru the authority of Jesus Christ we have power over Satan?
PASTOR SHEILA: yes
I might have word it wrong but I believe that ONLY thru Jesus we have power over Satan. We alone do not have the power. It is in HIS name that we do.
PASTOR SHEILA: This is true.
And because we are saved and bought we the blood of the LAMB, Satan does not have power over us, unless we let him.
PASTOR SHEILA: The misunderstanding is in the phrase "unless we let him." How do we "let him"? We "let" Satan have power over us when we sin, and all sin originates in the mind
28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. (KJV)
But through faith in Jesus Christ we have a saviour who stands in front of us when Satan tries to punish us for our sins
1 And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him.
2 And the LORD said unto Satan, The LORD rebuke thee, O Satan; even the LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not this a brand plucked out of the fire [A SAVED PERSON]?
3 Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel. (KJV)
But if we have not confessed that what we are doing is wrong , and are not asking Jesus to help us to change that fault in us, we are depriving ourselves of Jesus' protection.
I hope this answers your questions. I have 2 books that you might like to read, Love Covers a Multitude of Sins, and Not Without Blood. You can order them through the LEM Order Page if you like.
God bless you again :)