Lest a Worse Thing Come Unto Thee.

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“When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest, and findeth none. Then he saith, I will return into my house from whence I came out; and when he is come, he findeth it empty, swept, and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.” —— Matthew 12:43-45 KJV

pexels-photo-128983.jpeg“And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains: Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him. And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones. But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him, And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not. For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit. And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.” — Mark 5:9 KJV

pexels-photo“Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.” — John 5:14 KJV

“And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did. For unclean spirits, crying with loud voice, came out of many that were possessed with them: and many taken with palsies, and that were lame, were healed. And there was great joy in that city.” — Acts 8:6-8 KJV

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Lately, as I hear of problems family and friends are going through, God has been reminding me to “watch my steps” and to be careful with what I entertain and feed my spirit with. I’m convinced that it doesn’t take much to entertain the wrong spirit and invite something into your soul or home. Be cautious of what you read, watch, speak, think or do. Does what you’re watching, reading, speaking, thinking or doing feed the spirit or the flesh? Is it Godly or worldly? Your walk with God is like an intimate dance between you and your husband/wife. You wouldn’t let just anyone cut in and take over leading, would you? So why would you allow someone/something else to cut in and lead you away from God?

“For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another. This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.” Galatians 5:13-17 KJV

Works of The Flesh:

  1. Adultery
  2. Fornication
  3. Uncleanness
  4. Lasciviousness
  5. Idolatry
  6. Witchcraft
  7. Hatred
  8. Variance
  9. Emulations
  10. Wrath
  11. Strife
  12. Seditions
  13. Heresies
  14. Envyings
  15. Murders
  16. Drunkenness
  17. Revellings

“…they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.” —Galatians 5:19-21 KJV

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  1. Love
  2. Joy
  3. Peace
  4. Longsuffering
  5. Gentleness
  6. Goodness
  7. Faith
  8. Meekness
  9. Temperance

“…against such there is no law…. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the spirit.” —Galatians 5:22-25 KJV

Jessica Quinn

One thought on “Lest a Worse Thing Come Unto Thee.

  1. Thankyou for your courage is speaking out this truth! I really like this analogy you shared- “Does what you’re watching, reading, speaking, thinking or doing feed the spirit or the flesh? Is it Godly or worldly? Your walk with God is like an intimate dance between you and your husband/wife. You wouldn’t let just anyone cut in and take over leading, would you? So why would you allow someone/something else to cut in and lead you away from God?”

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