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    Mark T. Barclay

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    All scripture references are quoted from theKing James Version of the Holy Bible

    unless otherwise noted.

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    A 4ord From the Author

    -hapter " 8 The 9e2il:s Sly Techniques...............................................#

    -hapter + 8 The Spirit of ;orah.........................................................."$e?ebel........................................................+=

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    Belie2e me/ folks/ as you read this book/ many thin!s will !othrou!h your mind. Some of you will think of yoursel2es and how theseseducin! spirits ha2e tried to minister to you. 5thers will think offriends and family members who once ser2ed the ord so well andfer2ently but now ha2e been turned o2er to !ossip/ talebearin!/ malice/strife/ and ealousy and are always accusin! the church leaders.

    lease beware et this book be a warnin! to you. % pray that thede2il and demons will be e6posed throu!h this writin!.

    There really are seducin!/ decei2in! spirits roamin! the earthwantin! to minister to you. 9on:t let the reli!ion and pride of Saul !eton you. 9on:t let the uprisin! and insolent spirit of ;orah !et on you.9on:t let the hatred and seduction of >e?ebel work a!ainst your leaders.9on:t let the ealous conspiracy spirit of Absalom !et on you. Shake

    them off and commune only with the Holy Spirit.

    % hope you will enoy this book. % ha2e spent many hoursmeditatin! and searchin! out the truths that you:ll find on these pa!es. %ha2e combined my study notes with the administrati2e notes % ha2e keptthrou!h the years ser2in! as a pastor.

    % must say that % ha2e personally encountered each of these spiritsas % ha2e dealt with leaders and members of local churches. Thou!h %:2efound that the name and blood of >esus are most so2erei!n/ it surprisesme that so many people cannot be helped because they !i2e in todemonic seduction.

    % pray this book will be a !reat stren!th to your life and ministry in-hrist. % write it by my own hand in obedience to the ord >esus. etthese words run around in your heart and either be a warnin! to you orset you free.


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    The heart of the author is one of humility/ yet the presentationherein is quite bold. %t is not the intention of the author to hurt anyonein any way with this writin! but to stir up those who ha2e been attackedby these spirits so they can free themsel2es.

    &ot one person anywhere in the body of -hrist has to !i2e heed to

    these spirits or their style of life. &o8not one

    The author plans to warn some readers/ inform others/ and e2en setsome free.

    This book is by far best read if one is like >esus8humble/ holy/and not a re2iler.

    This is not a book on demonolo!y.

    %t is a book about people who are close to bein! in trouble withod because of demon acti2ity or fleshly bad attitudes.


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    "Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times someshall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, anddoctrines of devils;

    Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared witha hot iron "

    " Timothy )0"(+

    isten/ my friend/ before you read any further into this book/ lookat what 2erse 7 of this same chapter says. Many people say/

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    &owadays/ years later/ people yell

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    %he &evil's Sly %echni(ues

    Most -hristians do not try the spirits. %nstead/ they put the preacheron trial. They ha2e a trial and rip apart a man:s life/ ministry/ family/

    and reputation ust to brin! indictment a!ainst him. 9o you know howpeople ud!e a ministerJ By his fruitJ They say they do/ but really theydon:t. Most of them do not really care about his lon!e2ity or hisproducti2ity. The way modern -hristians ud!e leaders is by theirbelon!in!s. They don:t know them by their fruit or by their spirit but bythe car they dri2e/ home they own/ rin! they are wearin!/ or clothesthey ha2e. -ome on/ folks Cou and % know that it:s wron! to ud!e thisway. &ot only is it wron! to ud!e this way/ but the whole perspecti2ehas shifted from demon acti2ity to preacher acti2ity. How sad. % wonder

    how the ord puts up with such immaturity. Cou know/ don:t you/ thatthe de2il and his demons lo2e -hristians to be this wayJ Sure they do.4hile -hristians are watchin! all the smut and slander reports aboutdifferent ministers/ the de2il is !ardenin! in their backyard.

    et me remind you/ belie2er/ that the preacher is not your enemy oryour problem. Cour problem and your enemy is Satan8the accuser ofthe brethren and the father of lies. The scripture % quoted at thebe!innin! of this chapter told about seducin! spirits/ not seducin!

    people. The person you need to be worried about is you. The Bible sayshere that these seducin! spirits will cause some to depart KpurposelyabandonL the faith.

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    ord >esus -hrist. 1emember/ don:t be wrestlin! with anyone but yourad2ersary/ the de2il. Be sober.

    "$e soer, e vigilant; ecause your adversary the devil, as aroaring lion, walketh aout, seeking whom he may devour"

    " eter $0*

    Cour mind is in the arena of life that the de2il wants to penetrate.He wants to shoot burnin!/ fiery darts into your thinkin! processes andhinder and per2ert your communication with od and the brethren. Thede2il wants you to be in strife because that is where he operates best.He wants you to think and li2e impurely. He wants you to !i2e up and

    !o shipwreck. The de2il wants you to talk a!ainst and take bad actionsa!ainst your spiritual leaders. isten/ friend/ the de2il wants to seduceyou and per2ert you and decei2e you. 4atch out for him. 9on:t let himdo it. Be pure/ be spiritual/ act upri!htly/ and follow Bible standardsand !uidelines in your life. Cou won:t be sorry8no/ not e2er

    -heck out the followin! scriptures and meditate on them0

    "$ut if ye have itter envying and strife in your hearts, glorynot, and lie not against the truth

    %his wisdom descendeth not from aove, ut is earthly, sensual,devilish

    )or where envying and strife is, there is confusion and everyevil work"

    >ames =0")("7

    "-ove all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall e aleto (uench all the fiery darts of the wicked"

    Ephesians 70"7

    "+ut on the whole armour of od, that ye may e ale to standagainst the wiles of the devil"

    Ephesians 70""

    ".nto the pure all things are pure/ ut unto them that aredefiled and unelieving is nothing pure; ut even their mind andconscience is defiled"

    Titus "0"$

    "0hy do ye not understand my speech1 even ecause ye cannot

    hear my word2e are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye

    will do for he is a liar, and the father of it"

    John 8:!"

    " for the accuser of our rethren is cast down, which


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    %he &evil's Sly %echni(ues

    accused them efore our od day and night"

    R#$#%&(on 1):1*


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    ,Th# U-.(/(n0 &n In/o%#n S-(.(,

    &umbers "70"($'

    "Korah, son of !3har ecame insolent and rose up against

    4oses 0ith them were 567 !sraelite men, well8known communityleaders who had een appointed memers of the council

    %hey came as a group to oppose 4oses and -aron and said tothem, '2ou have gone too far9 %he whole community is holy, every

    one of them, and the *:& is with them 0hy then do you setyourselves aove the*:&'Sassemly1

    &umbers "70"(= K&%DL

    "4oses also said to Korah, 'Now listen, you *evites9

    !sn't it enough for you that the od of !srael has separated youfrom the rest of the !sraelite community and rought you near

    himself to do the work at the*:&'Staernacle and to stand eforethe community and minister to them1

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    who were offering the incense"

    &umbers "70=$ K&%DL

    "%he next day the whole !sraelite community grumled against

    4oses and -aron '2ou have killed the*:&'Speople,' they said"

    &umbers "70)" K&%DL

    "$ut when the assemly gathered in opposition to 4oses and-aron and turned toward the %ent of 4eeting, suddenly the cloud

    covered it and the glory of the*:&appeared

    %hen 4oses and -aron went to the front of the %ent of 4eeting,

    and the*:&said to 4oses,

    'et away from this assemly so ! can put an end to them atonce' -n