I remember once that a spirit of depression came into the house. It was almost visible like a cloud of fog. Marty and I both noticed the plaguing presence and realized neither of us were down or worried so that we had generated such a downer-atmosphere. (One sign you are dealing with a spirit is they are irrational and cannot be explained through logical processing.) That spirit had come in trying to contaminate the air to influence our mood or conversation so that we would give agreement to legalize its presence and agenda. This is why the air is a crucial battlefield. It is unseen, yet present, so we must learn to discern and pick up on what has blown in. When we are conscious of these things then we can counter them. If we don’t discern it, we can add to the toxicity of the air because we allow our moods or thoughts or words to just go with the flow. That is coming under the influence of the air and that is agreement that empowers it’s agenda. We have to discern and refuse to agree through our reactions or words or moods.
(This is the fifth excerpt from Kathy’s article “Clear The Air” which was published in Volume 18 Issue 4 of their ministry magazine SEEC Magazine. Excerpts will be posted Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Previous excerpts may be read by scrolling down this page.)