Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny – Part 3


“Do not rebel against the LORD, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land. They are only helpless prey to us! They have no protection, but the LORD is with us! Don’t be afraid of them!” Num 14:9 (NLT)



In Part 2, we looked at how a spirit of entitlement can keep us from doing what is necessary to enjoy God’s promises in our lives. This week, we consider one of the most powerful demonic spirits of all – Fear. Continue reading “Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny – Part 3”

Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny – Part 2


“Why has the LORD brought us to this land to fall by the sword, that our wives and children should become victims? Would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?” Numbers 14:3 (NLT)


Last week we looked at the atmosphere of complaint and unbelief that allowed demonic spirits to detour the destiny of God’s people for thirty-eight years. An entire generation of people would have to die before Israel would once again have the opportunity to enter their Promised Land. Notice, I didn’t say, “God’s Promised Land,” I said “their” Promised Land. God had already given them the land. The only thing they had to do was cross the river and take possession. Continue reading “Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny – Part 2”

Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny

Detour Sign


“Then the whole community began weeping aloud, and they cried all night.” Numbers 14:1


After four hundred thirty years of slavery and two scorching and difficult years in the desert, one would think that the children of Israel would be more than a little anxious to cross over into their Promised Land. It was called, “the land flowing with milk and honey,” because of the favorable agriculture conditions. The people had spent day after day, week after week, and month after month eating the same food, carrying the same supplies and viewing, pretty much, the same scenery. “Time to move!” “Time to camp!” “Time to move!” I don’t know about you, but I would be looking forward to a little time in my own man-cave. Instead, the people began to weep and complain about the prospect of going in. The consensus was that it would be better for them to go back to being slaves in Egypt rather than enter into the promise they had left Egypt for in the first place. Continue reading “Debilitating Demons that Detour Your Destiny”

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