Presentation on theme: "Possession vs Inspiration Contrasting the Demonic & the Divine."— Presentation transcript:
Possession vs Inspiration Contrasting the Demonic & the Divine
Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States
The Bishop Criticized The Apostle In a sermon delivered May 13 th, 2013, at All Saints Church on the island of Curaçao, located in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the Venezuelan coast, the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church exalted the concept of diversity over Christian doctrine, and in the process, denounced the Apostle Paul as a narrow- minded bigot for having released a slave girl from demonic bondage as reported in Acts 16:16-34.
Examining Demonic Activity The Synagogue Demonic The Gadarene/Gerasene Demoniac The Philippian Slave Girl
The Perceptiveness of Demons & Men When it suits his purposes, the devil himself quotes scripture; he and his followers often disguise their true identify. They recognize the incompatibility of good and evil, God and Satan, truth and error, etc. They recognized Jesus Christ as Lord. They recognize the saving truth of the gospel. They recognize their appointed doom. In contrast, men are often blind to these realities.