Can Demons read my mind? (Gen 3:1-7, et al.)

Sermon outline

 

  1. Introduction to his classic Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis wrote (1942):
  2. What are angels/demons?
    1. Created = finite (Gen 3:1, Col 1:15-16, heb 11:2)
    2. Spiritual Beings (Heb 1:14, Eph 6:12, Mt 8:16 et al)
    3. Intelligent (Gen 3)
    4. Powerful (Gen 19:1, 11, Luk 1:19, Ps 103:20)
  3. How do Demons work?
    1. Communicate, twist, lie (Genesis 2:17, 3:1-7, Jn 8:44, 2Cor 10:5)
    2. Seek to sow unforgiveness (2Corinthians 2:10-11, Eph 4:32)
    3. Tempt for Spiritual Impersonating (Acts 5:3)
    4. Tempts to sexual infidelity (1Corinthians 7:5)
    5. Blind People to understanding the gospel (2Corinthians 4:4 , 10:3-5, Rom 12:2)
  4. Can Demons read my mind?
    1. NO – since they are created and finite they don’t know a lot of things )Mk 13:32, 1Pet 1:12)
    2. NO – only God knows our inner thoughts (Gen 6:5, Ps 19:2-4)
    3. NO – They couldn’t relay King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream to the Magi. (Dan 2:27-28)
    4. Our Hope (1Pet 2:9)

 

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