The Biblical Warning Of God

1387 WordsNov 11, 20156 Pages
We all have that concept of evil. Each religion has that dark figure that beckons enticingly to pull us from the path of whatever deity we’ve devoted ourselves to. Lucifer for the Judeo-Christians, Iblees for the Muslims, Mara for the Buddhists; whatever one calls it, there is evil that looks to sway people from their path of faith. So of course we as people, feel the need to set up defenses to prevent such a thing. The biblical warning that “Your adversary the Devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking some one to devour” (1 Peter 5:8) made the Devil an even more horrifying. (The Horrors of Witchcraft and Demonic Possession, Brian P. Levak) figure, while the prophecies in RevelationWe pray, we participate in religious rituals, and we even sometimes tailor our lifestyles to fit a righteous one to please the god chosen and keep away the evil that we so fear. That’s easy to do when the Evil is just a scary image, but how can we possibly take precautions when suddenly that Evil can inhabit us whether we resist or not. No matter how different we are from each other, Demonic Possession is something that all cultures seem to have, with their own remedies to the issue. The concept of demonic possession is something that’s existed for an unclear amount of time. The Bible alludes to many instances of demons being driven out of people and the Qur’an tells of Jinns inhabiting the bodies of humans as well. It’s obvious that abnormal behavior has been recorded through the years
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