Can we still believe in real demons now, in the 21st century?
In this episode Greg gives reasons why we can still believe in demons even now, in the 21st century? With our iPhones and all our modern cooking appliances, even?
Greg’s book: “Benefit of the Doubt”
I remember learning about germs in fourth grade. We were told our world was saturated with tiny invisible creatures that can infect wounds and make us sick. I immediately stopped sharing already-chewed gum with other kids, stop using my sister’s toothbrush and started washing my hands after going to the bathroom. Most kids had similar…
In this episode Greg Answers: How do you fight, with a body bound to space and time, against something that doesn’t exist in space in time? Links: God at War Episode 34 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0034.mp3
Greg considers the reproductive activities of demons. The Training of KX12 Episode 484 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0484.mp3
Podcast: Did Jesus Really Engage in Spiritual Warfare, or Was He Simply Playing Along with the Cultural Narratives of His Time?
Greg considers whether Jesus genuinely engaged in spiritual warfare, or if he was simply playing along with the beliefs of those around him. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0289.mp3
Humans have from prehistoric times generally assumed the reality of spirits who transcend our physical existence. Outside of post-Enlightenment western intellectual culture the belief in spirits is almost universal. Whether conceptualized as spirits of nature or as power animals (as in primordial cultures), as helpful malã’ika or malicious Jinn (Islam) or as guardian angels or…
I along with most evangelical scholars and pastors do not believe it possible for a Christian to be “possessed” by a demon or by Satan. Christ in principle defeated Satan, and all who are “in Christ” share in this victory (e.g., John 12:31; Col. 2:13–15; 2 Thess. 3:3; Heb. 2:14–15; 1 John 5:18). Colossians 1:13…