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Bring It On: Effective Prayer

I see programs about ghost hunters, are these people for real? What are "ghost"? Do fortune tellers open the door to Satan? What about fortune cookies? How can I pray effectively, do I have to pray in the spirit and what does this ... ... Read Transcript


Terry: WELL, IN THE

TIME WE HAVE LEFT, WE'D LIKE

TO TAKE SOME OF YOUR E-MAIL

QUESTIONS.

THIS FIRST ONE IS FROM HEIDI

WHO SAYS, "I SEE A LOT OF

GHOST HUNTERS ON TV, AND

EVERYTHING SEEMS TO BE

REAL.

WHY ARE THERE PEOPLE, AND

EVEN CHILDREN, HAUNTING

PLACES.

WHY ARE THEY NOT AT PEACE IN

HEAVEN, OR IN HELL.

THERE ARE ONLY TWO PLACES TO

RESIDE WHEN YOU LEAVE THIS

WORLD, RIGHT?

ARE THESE PEOPLE IN LIMBO?"

Pat: THEY ARE NOT

PEOPLE.

THEY'RE DEMONIC FORCES.

THEY'RE PLAYING LIKE THEY

ARE PEOPLE AND THEY ARE

TRYING TO DECEIVE.

PAUL SAID WHEN YOU DIE, YOU

WILL REIGN IN THE FLESH OR

DEPART AND BE WITH THE

LORD.

YOU EITHER DEPART AND GO TO

HEAVEN OR HELL.

BUT YOU'RE NOT GOING TO BE A

GHOST.

THAT IS STRICTLY FICTION.

IT IS BASED ON THE DEMONS.

THEY MAKE BELIEVE IT IS

GHOSTS.

THE GHOST IN THE CASTLE IS

CHAINED AND HE IS CLANKING

AND ALL OF THAT STUFF.

IT MAKES NICE -- IT MAKES

SCROOGE BEHAVE HIMSELF.

Terry: JUDY SAYS, "DID

I REALLY NEED A PERSON TO

SAY THEY'RE SORRY IN ORDER

FOR ME TO FORGIVE THEM?"

Pat: NOT REALLY.

THAT WAS THE TOUCHSTONE, IF

SOMEBODY ASKED YOU SEVEN

TIMES 70, YOU'RE NOT

SUPPOSED TO TURN THEM DOWN.

BUT, NO, THEY DON'T HAVE TO

SAY THEY'RE SORRY.

IT IS UP TO YOU.

Terry: ELIZABETH SAYS,

"DO FORTUNE-TELLERS OPEN THE

DOOR TO SATAN, AND WHAT

ABOUT FORTUNE COOKIES?"

Pat: I THINK FORTUNE

COOKIES OPEN THE WAY TO AN

EXPANDED WAISTLINE.

Terry: AND A GOOD CUP

OF COFFEE.

Pat: THEY COME OUT OF A

MACHINE AND THE LITTLE SLIPS

OF PAPER ARE ALL

MANUFACTURED.

YOU'LL MEET A STRONG, DARK

STRANGER.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EVERY

OPPORTUNITY.

SOMEBODY SITS THERE AND

THINKS THEM UP.

BUT FORTUNE-TELLERS, YOU'RE

OPENING UP THE DOOR TO

DEMONIC BECAUSE YOU'RE

MOVING INTO ANOTHER REALM,

AND YOU'RE ASKING FOR OCCULT

GUIDANCE.

YOU OUGHT TO BE ASKING GOD

FOR GUIDANCE.

THE BIBLE SAYS, ARE YOU

GOING TO TURN TO SPIRITS

THAT PEEP, OR THE LIVING

GOD.

Terry: THIS IS CHRIS,

WHO SAYS, "I WAS WATCHING A

PASTOR ON TV, WHO SAYS OUR

PRAYERS ARE NOT ANSWERED

BECAUSE WE DON'T PRAY IN THE

SPIRIT.

DOES THIS MEAN SPEAKING IN

TONGUES, AND IF SO, WHAT DO

YOU DO IF YOU DON'T HAVE

THIS GIFT?

I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO KNOW

HOW TO PRAY EFFECTIVELY."

Pat: YOU HAVE A SPIRIT,

AND YOUR SPIRIT COMMUNES

WITH GOD.

THOSE THAT PRAY IN THE

SPIRIT, IN TONGUES, THE

BIBLE SAYS EDIFY THEIR OWN

SPIRIT.

BUT YOU CAN CERTAINLY PRAY

IN THE NATURAL, WITH YOUR

MIND, AND HAVE GOD ANSWER

IT.

SO I THINK PEOPLE MAKE THESE

STATEMENTS -- THEY'RE

PROBABLY PARTIALLY

UNDERSTOOD AS TO WHAT PEOPLE

ARE REALLY SAYING.

GOD IS A SPIRIT.

AND THEY THAT WORSHIP HIM

MUST WORSHIP IN SPIRIT AND

IN TRUTH.

THAT'S WHAT JESUS SAID.

SO WHEN WE'RE COMMUTING WITH

GOD, WE'RE TALKING, IN A

SENSE, IN A SPIRITUAL

MANNER.

BUT YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE

SPEAKING IN TONGUES IN ORDER

TO DO THAT.

Terry: ASHLEY SAYS,

"WHAT EXACTLY IS SEXUAL

IMMORTALITY.

I KNOW IT IS A SIN.

IF SOMEONE COMMITS THIS SIN

ONCE OR MORE THAN ONCE, WILL

HE STILL BE FORGIVEN?"

Pat: ALL IM MORALITIES

WILL FORGIVEN.

I WOULDN'T PRESUME ON HIM IF

YOU CONTINUE TO DO THAT.

THEY TALKED ABOUT SOMEONE

WHO GOT THE HOTS FOR HIM

WHEN HE WAS A YOUNG MAN, AND

SHE WAS APPARENTLY SOME KIND

OF RELIGIOUS WORKER.

AND JUST BEFORE THEY WERE

GETTING READY TO CONSUMMATE

THE ACT, SHE SAID, OH, GOD,

FORGIVE US FOR WHAT WE'RE

ABOUT TO DO.

HE BROKE OUT LAUGHING.

AND IT BROKE THE MOMENT.

PLEASE FORGIVE US FOR WHAT

WE'RE GETTING READY TO DO.

IMMORTALITY IS SEX OUTSIDE

OF MARRIAGE.

JESUS SAID IT IS POSSIBLE TO

LOOK ON A WOMAN AND IN YOUR

MIND COMMIT ADULTERY BECAUSE

IN A SENSE, YOU'RE

COMMITTING THE ACT IN YOUR

MIND.

AND SO THE QUESTION IS OUR

MINDS SHOULD BE FOCUSED ON

THE LORD.

AND IN ORDER TO AVOID

IMMORTALITY, THE BIBLE SAYS

WE OUGHT TO GET MARRIED.

THAT'S WHAT PAUL SAID.

AND HE SAID, I RUN INTO YOU,

YOUNG MAN, BECAUSE YOU'RE

STRONG AND YOU HAVE OVERCOME

THE EVIL ONE.

THERE IS A TREMENDOUS

PRESSURE ON A YOUNG PERSON,

COMING INTO MAJORITY, TO

HAVE SEXUAL FULFILLMENT, AND

THEREFORE THE TEMPTATIONS

ARE VERY, VERY REAL.

AND THE TERRIBLE THING WE'RE

DEALING WITH NOW IS THE

INTERNET, WHICH LEADS US

INTO ALL KINDS OF EVIL.

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