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Pastor’s Penetrating Perspective

#3 Luciferianism & Doctrines of Demons Part I


INTRODUCTION:

 * How do you know what truth is?

 * Artificial Intelligence - Deep Fakes

One of the most disturbing issues facing the 2024 presidential election, among other

many major news stories, is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to deceive the public.

Certain nefarious users of artificial intelligence put up pictures, images, or videos of

candidates, and manipulate those falsified images into stating things that are completely

antithetical, or opposite of the person represented.

Can you imagine someone taking your picture, and then manipulating that image

through artificial intelligence to say and do things that you would never consider doing?

This type of deception is happening on a regular basis in a multitude of different

scenarios, which is one of the many ways the doctrine of demons is being forced into

religion on a worldwide basis.

Lucifer’s focus since initiating his rebellion against God, is to discredit God and His

word, and to literally become a god. Satan, or the Devil, the new scriptural names for

Lucifer, has used deception since the Garden of Eden to attempt to dissuade people

from following the truth of God’s word. You and this generation are Satan’s current

target!


*Doctrinal Deep Fakes

I was recently on a radio call-in program called Crosstalk, when an astute caller

asked, “why can’t all of you pastors and preachers get together and have a good

conversation, and all get on the same page?” I wish the answer to his question was a

simple, “sounds like a great idea, we shall do that.” The unfortunate reality is that the

majority of pastors and preachers have attended Bible colleges, universities, and

seminaries that hold opposing or different conclusions on many doctrines in the

scriptures. So called scholars have written a massive number of books, presented

untold numbers of lectures and sermons from different theological perspectives, all of

course claiming their position is correct. Conferences take place internationally and

domestically every year that oppose each other’s doctrinal beliefs.

How is the average Christian supposed to come to a proper understanding of

controversial doctrinal truths, when so many of the so-called biblical professionals

disagree? The Bible has only one proper interpretation for every passage based on its

historical, contextual, grammatical, and literal examination. Yet, the fact remains that

much disagreement exists even among those who embrace the Bible as the inspired

word of God (2 Tim. 3:16).

This leads to the next major challenge of explaining to those who have little to no

biblical knowledge the importance of understanding the gospel of the grace of Jesus

Christ, and the many other doctrines the Bible discusses regarding a biblical worldview

and lifestyle. The opposite of a biblical worldview is one that embraces the Luciferian

doctrine of demons.


QUESTION:

What constitutes the doctrines of demons? The apostle Paul warned Timothy

regarding being sucked into the vacuum of the false teachings of the doctrine of

demons.


“ Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith,

giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons, speaking lies in

hypocrisy, having their own conscience seared with a hot iron, forbidding to marry,

and commanding to abstain from foods which God created to be received with

thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth” (1 Tim 4:1-3).


The doctrine of demons takes scriptural truths and spins and twists them into

something that sounds right, but in fact is deceptive, and leads to a false anti-biblical

conclusion. Jesus Himself warned about the deceptive practices of the devil.


Why do you not understand My speech? Because you are not able to listen to My

word. You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do.

He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because

there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for

he is a liar and the father of it. But because I tell the truth, you do not believe Me.

(John 8:43–45)


Theologians conclude that there are twelve major doctrinal areas in the scriptures.

The discipline of identifying and studying the various doctrines is called systematic

theology. The theologian attempts to find every verse that has a nexus to a specific

doctrine in the sixty-six books that comprise the Bible. For example, theologians term

the study of Jesus Christ in systematic theology as Christology. The scholar starts in

Genesis 1:1, and slowly and methodically examines the entire Bible through Revelation

22:21, and extracts every single thing that has a nexus to Christ. The theologian then

takes the material, systematizes it, and puts it into a readable format.

Systematic theology is the discipline that helps the student of the Bible determine

their doctrinal positions. The following is the list of the twelve major doctrines of

scripture. What do you believe, and how do you verify your belief?


Scripture’s Twelve Major Doctrines

* Anthropology – Doctrine of Man

* Angelology – Doctrine of Angels

* Bibliology – Doctrine of the Bible

* Christology – Doctrine of Christ

* Demonology – Doctrine of Demons

* Ecclesiology – Doctrine of the Church

* Eschatology – Doctrine of the End Times

* Hamartiology – Doctrine of Sin

* Pneumatology – Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

* Satanology – Doctrine of Satan

* Soteriology – Doctrine of Salvation

* Theology Proper – Doctrine of God


WARNING:

The apostle Paul warned the Christians in Rome regarding compromising one’s

doctrine. Embracing false, convoluted doctrine sets the stage for embracing the false,

confusing, destructive doctrine of demons. The apostle Paul stated the following under

the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.


“ Now I urge you, brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses,

contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them. For those who

are such do not serve our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by smooth

words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple” (Rom 16:17-18).


In the Christian contemporary culture, where syncretism, pluralism, ecumenicalism,

and tolerance are the accepted standards of societies scholars, it sets the tone for

calling those who embrace biblical systematic theology as closed minded, unscholarly,

and those who should be ridiculed, scorned, and avoided. This last sentence is

Luciferianism 101, the doctrine of demons!

Is it surprising that the very criticism waged against Bible believing systematic

theologians, preachers, pastors, and teachers is the direct opposite of what Paul

warned the Roman Christians to avoid? What are the specific doctrines of demons? We

shall continue answering this penetrating question in the next entry.

Here we stand! We cannot, we must not be moved!

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