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Understanding MPD/DID & SRA/MK

Discussion in 'Addiction & Recovery Forum' started by TLHKAJ, Sep 23, 2020.

  1. Jostler

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    For now, I want to look at Revelation Chapter 12, an angelic war, and our involvement in that war.
     
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    Revelation 12:7-12 NKJV — And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer. So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. “Therefore rejoice, O heavens, and you who dwell in them! Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has a short time.”
     
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    That is the passage I want to focus on. I'd like to break it down into smaller pieces to study it in more detail, but reading the whole passage first helps us keep things in context.
     
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    I kept hearing that song as I was reading the posts here today. It reminds me of these verses... some of my favorite passages.

    Psalm 34:4-7 (KJV) I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
    They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
    This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
    The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

    When I read those verses, for some reason, I think of all the parts inside who were once afraid until they looked upon Him ....and their faces were lightened. :) ❤️
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    Revelation 12:7-8 NKJV — And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, but they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer.
     
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    Please proceed. I was working on that post for eons, lol .....then I posted and saw you were in a flow there. Good stuff! :)
     
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    Here the Bible jndicates that a war between angels is begun. Those loyal to the Captain of the Host, fighting those who rebelled with Satan when he fell.
     
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    Hugs...its all good :)
     
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    I won't be dogmatic about this, because I'm not aware of any place the Bible definitively declares when this war begins. But I think it likely began almost 2000 years ago, when Jesus was resurrected. I think it has been in progress since that that time.
     
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    I don't believe the battle has reached its conclusion. The next verses tell us the result of the battle when it is won.
     
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    Revelation 12:9 NKJV — So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
     
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    Satan and his angels are cast out of "heaven" and somehow bound to the earth, a limitation imposed.on him that he has never experienced before.
     
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    Revelation 12:10 NKJV — Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down.
     
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    NOW....after Satan and his angels are finally cast to the earth, the Kingdom of God is manifest in the earth in a new way, and Satan is no longer able to accuse us to Father.
     
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    Revelation 12:11 NKJV — “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.
     
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    wait a.minute....who is "they"? The angels? It cannot be...angels are not recipients of redemption. They have no need of the Blood of the Lamb. And holy angels do not die. Somehow, we, the redeemed got involved in this battle. And we are the element that finally overcomes..and wins the battle.
     
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    And our weapons employed in this fight, are the Blood, and the "word of our testimony".
     
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    weapons applied with force, a vigor, a no holds barred attitude of willingness to give our natural lives for the sake of the King, and the establishment of His Kingdom in this earth. The hearts of martyrs.
     
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    let God give you a testimony. Spend time with Him, spend time learning zHis Word. Let Him reveal more of who He is to your heart. He will forge, sharpen and hone your testimony into a weapon. And you're going to need it, and need to be skilled in using it. Never be ashamed of your story...it is powerful, and will be used to defeat principalities, powers, and wicked rulers of this present darkness. Amen
     
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    I've had better days than today. Too many flashbacks, too many traumatic images replaying over and over. So I think maybe I'll listen to my favorite rain and thunderstorm video and hopefully that will help me sleep peacefully without nightmares. Tomorrow is a new day. Sleep well everyone.

     
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