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Demon Flees after Six Long Years
Gospel For Asia ^ | June 22, 2011

Posted on 06/30/2011 6:02:26 PM PDT by wmfights

Sukhra Chauhan was unknowingly possessed by a demon for almost six years. After an arduous search for deliverance, she unexpectedly came to the right place—her relative's house.

Sukhra's torment robbed her entire family of peace. Desperate for a solution to her problems, they spent a lot of money going to magicians who could supposedly heal sicknesses.

None of them could help Sukhra. But when she went to another state for a religious festival, she ended up visiting a relative, a Christian woman who belongs to the congregation of GFA-supported pastor Vibhas Jaiteley. Sukhra's relative realized she was demon possessed and asked her to stay in her home for a few days.

Meanwhile, Vibhas' church members were meeting for a three-day session of fasting and prayer. Sukhra's relative took her to the prayer meeting, where the whole congregation prayed for the demon-possessed woman.

On the third day of the gathering, God freed Sukhra from the demon's grip, and Sukhra decided to follow Jesus!

Sukhra returned home and started attending worship services at a church in her own community. She would appreciate prayer that she continues to grow closer to the Lord and that her family also opens their hearts to His love.

Pastor Vibhas requests prayer that he will witness God's healing of several friends who are suffering from chronic illnesses. Also, pray God will protect and guide Vibhas and provide a church building for his congregation.


TOPICS: Charismatic Christian; Evangelical Christian; General Discusssion
KEYWORDS: demonicpossession; exorcism; spiritualwarfare
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Meanwhile, Vibhas' church members were meeting for a three-day session of fasting and prayer. Sukhra's relative took her to the prayer meeting, where the whole congregation prayed for the demon-possessed woman.

On the third day of the gathering, God freed Sukhra from the demon's grip, and Sukhra decided to follow Jesus!

1 posted on 06/30/2011 6:02:29 PM PDT by wmfights
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To: Amityschild; Brad's Gramma; Captain Beyond; Cvengr; DvdMom; firebrand; GiovannaNicoletta; ...
Yea GOD! ping
2 posted on 06/30/2011 6:03:51 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: wmfights

For a moment there, I thought it said she was possessed by Matt Damon.


3 posted on 06/30/2011 6:06:52 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: wmfights

Face it. God just kicks serious a**. I love ‘im.


4 posted on 06/30/2011 6:07:11 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: wmfights
Sukhra Chauhan was unknowingly possessed by a demon for almost six years. After an arduous search for deliverance, she unexpectedly came to the right place—her relative's house. Sukhra's torment robbed her entire family of peace.

Huh? If it was unknown, why was she searching for deliverance?

5 posted on 06/30/2011 6:07:44 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so..)
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To: MarkBsnr
Does one have to know of scurvy in order to seek relief from the pain & misery?
6 posted on 06/30/2011 6:12:02 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: RightOnline
AMEN!
7 posted on 06/30/2011 6:12:24 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: RightOnline; wmfights

Rent/watch ‘The Rite” (which came out in the theaters early this year) with Anthony Hopkins. I had no clue how the movie was made by hellywood but it was as pro-God as it gets, just like The Book of Eli. You have to get the devil’s name or else you cannot cast it out properly...and God kicks demon ass.


8 posted on 06/30/2011 6:13:43 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I suppose a demon is worse, but Matt Damon possessing you might literally bore you to death. And everyone would wonder why you started having spells of acting like a robot.


9 posted on 06/30/2011 6:14:24 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: MarkBsnr

I don’t question that the demon was trying to possess her, but I’m not sure if that can be classified as an actual possession, as much as it is oppression.


10 posted on 06/30/2011 6:15:06 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“For a moment there, I thought it said she was possessed by Matt Damon.”

666 of one, half a 1332 of the other....


11 posted on 06/30/2011 6:15:52 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: MarkBsnr
Huh? If it was unknown, why was she searching for deliverance?

Well, they were searching among magicians at first. Apparently they don't have any high caliber magicians there like Harry Potter, but a Christian was able to help. So, obviously, it dawned on them that it was a demon, and not a hex.
12 posted on 06/30/2011 6:15:56 PM PDT by ZX12R
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To: OneWingedShark
Does one have to know of scurvy in order to seek relief from the pain & misery?

Spending all that time and money investing in magicians does not indicate that she thought that she was the victim of physical sickness. Contrary to idiotic American characterizations, Indian (I assume that it's Indian, there are no sources) medicine has developed to the point where many Americans are flying to India for major surgeries because they perform them at par with the US at a much lower cost.

13 posted on 06/30/2011 6:18:01 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so..)
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To: Jonty30
I don’t question that the demon was trying to possess her, but I’m not sure if that can be classified as an actual possession, as much as it is oppression.

Uh huh.

14 posted on 06/30/2011 6:20:47 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so..)
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To: ZX12R
Huh? If it was unknown, why was she searching for deliverance?

Well, they were searching among magicians at first. Apparently they don't have any high caliber magicians there like Harry Potter, but a Christian was able to help. So, obviously, it dawned on them that it was a demon, and not a hex.

And if they happened to hang out with the Maori or the Bantu, what would they have thought then?

15 posted on 06/30/2011 6:22:05 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so..)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Now that is just plain scary.

;)

On a more serious note, thought I encountered such a person many years ago. They were relatives (still are) of a friend from church. A boy and a girl, both unable to speak and by appearance probably assigned some medical condition.

During the course of conversation that evening, I began to notice (was ignoring it to be cordial) that the boy began to yelp at certain times. After noticing, I then noticed a certain pattern emerged. He would only yelp immediately after a certain one or two-word phrase.


16 posted on 06/30/2011 6:23:25 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Hunton Peck

good one


17 posted on 06/30/2011 6:25:06 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: MarkBsnr
Spending all that time and money investing in magicians does not indicate that she thought that she was the victim of physical sickness.

Indeed. But the point I was making was drawing a distinction between the knowledge of the [cause of the] problem and experiencing it.

Contrary to idiotic American characterizations, Indian (I assume that it's Indian, there are no sources) medicine has developed to the point where many Americans are flying to India for major surgeries because they perform them at par with the US at a much lower cost.

I never said that they didn't have good medicine.

18 posted on 06/30/2011 6:27:53 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: wmfights
Great post. We should have more of this around here.

Demonic possession is REAL. I've seen it. I don't want to go into the specifics, because it involved someone very close to me. But, I can say I have looked a demon in the eye.

Fortunately, Christ is REAL too!

19 posted on 06/30/2011 6:28:09 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: MarkBsnr

I didn’t see anything to indicate possession, in terms of loss of identity, spinning heads or floating in the air.

Just that she inexplicably felt like crap all the time.

That indidcates to me it wasn’t possession, but oppression.


20 posted on 06/30/2011 6:28:58 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: MarkBsnr
And if they happened to hang out with the Maori or the Bantu, what would they have thought then?

Well, then they would have realized forthwith that pulling the heads off of 13 meerkats would have worked too.
21 posted on 06/30/2011 6:30:50 PM PDT by ZX12R
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To: RightOnline
Face it. God just kicks serious a**. I love ‘im.

Ha!

You know, there is a bible verse where it mentions demons "trembling" in fear of Almighty God. You're right - God is SO POWERFUL and complete, that He puts fear into the terrible!

We don't always contemplate this, even Christians. To us, Christ is just "our buddy" and this "Mercy Mercy Mercy" guy all the time. Almost a "wimp" if we admitted it.

But..............He isn't. He is fierce. He is frightening to those He hates (and yes.....God hates). God has emotions, and He gave us His some of His emotions. One of those is anger. God has Righteous Anger. To get in His Way......is terrible. Frightening. Horrible.

Christ is a God of Mercy. But, when I think about the vermin, the demons, struggling to get out of His way....I have to smile.

22 posted on 06/30/2011 6:35:58 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: MarkBsnr
If it was unknown, why was she searching for deliverance?

Sukhra's torment robbed her entire family of peace.
23 posted on 06/30/2011 6:38:34 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: MarkBsnr

And, how did they know it was around for 6 years?


24 posted on 06/30/2011 6:45:04 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: SkyPilot

Demon Crusher -

John 14:12 I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in Me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.

1 John 4:4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.


25 posted on 06/30/2011 6:46:53 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: SkyPilot

Yes, it is very real. In the USA it manifests more often as oppression or infestation, rather than outright possession.

Having looked into the empty eyes and heard the growling changes ones understanding of the very real spiritual war that we were born into.

And, yes, they hate the name of Jesus and His blood that was shed to save us.


26 posted on 06/30/2011 6:46:54 PM PDT by dadgum (Overjoyed to be a Pariah)
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To: max americana
You have to get the devil’s name or else you cannot cast it out properly.

Not true. It's not his name that cast him out - it's the power of God - he has to get out when spoken by one who has the power and authority.

Acts 19 [One day] the evil spirit answered them, "Jesus I know, and I know about Paul, but who are you?"

Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the house naked and bleeding.

Demon spirits know the spirit that is within you - so only those with the Holy Spirit within can cast the evil spirit out - doesn't matter what his name is.
27 posted on 06/30/2011 6:57:33 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: presently no screen name

>Not true. It’s not his name that cast him out - it’s the power of God - he has to get out when spoken by one who has the power and authority. <

I was just quoting from the movie LOL


28 posted on 06/30/2011 7:02:10 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: MarkBsnr

She probably knew something was wrong, but not what and certainly not what to do about it.


29 posted on 06/30/2011 7:03:02 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: SkyPilot

It’s a fearsome thing to fall into the hands of an angry God.


30 posted on 06/30/2011 7:06:52 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: SkyPilot
Great post. We should have more of this around here.

Thank you Brother.

Demonic possession is REAL.

Christians who don't think so should really be examining what it is they believe.

Fortunately, Christ is REAL too!

AMEN!

We can't win this war without Him.

31 posted on 06/30/2011 7:21:00 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: max americana

I knew you were quoting the movie and it reminded me of a book that was out years ago with that same teaching, you have to know the name first, and it’s wrong teaching - that’s all I wanted to address.


32 posted on 06/30/2011 7:25:55 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: JLLH
Ill get yelled at for this,,,,But why do these events always only happen in far away countries where they cant be confirmed? Are there no Christians in the inner cities of America to deal with the demon possessed thugs living there?
All these stories of missionaries casting out demons and raising the dead,,but only far away among the heathen?
Sigh,,pardon my scepticsm
33 posted on 06/30/2011 7:28:06 PM PDT by Craftmore
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To: max americana; presently no screen name
I was just quoting from the movie LOL

I haven't seen it, but just recognizing that Jesus Christ can get pretty darn tough when He wants to is great in my book!

I think the movie reference illustrates a great point how Christians can become easily confused about casting out demons. Any believer can do it. There is no secret formula.

34 posted on 06/30/2011 7:28:20 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: MarkBsnr

“Huh? If it was unknown, why was she searching for deliverance?”

It’s not that hard to figure out, despite the indefinite antecedent. She was really messed up. She didn’t know it was demonic possession. She arduously searched for a way to get better. Nothing worked until Yahweh acted.


35 posted on 06/30/2011 7:30:22 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Craftmore

I think it DOES exist here, but is not recognized for what it is. I think often the supernatural is more openly active where it is more actively recognized. There are likely more overt examples of demonic worship in many of these countries as well — masquerading as native worship or the traditional faith of the country. Worship of demons definitely gets their attention.


36 posted on 06/30/2011 7:33:26 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: wmfights

AMEN! AMEN! AMEN!

THX THX.


37 posted on 06/30/2011 7:34:04 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: presently no screen name

No problem bro. Never witnessed an exorcist in real life but the main point of the movie is that you have to believe and have faith or the devil will win.


38 posted on 06/30/2011 7:34:15 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012)
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To: SkyPilot

Love the T-Shirt. Right out of Genesis!


39 posted on 06/30/2011 7:36:49 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: wmfights

We are commanded to...

Matt 10:8 “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.”


40 posted on 06/30/2011 7:39:39 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: max americana
Thanks. I didn't see the movie - like I said about knowing the name, it reminded me of that wrong teaching but it was obvious you were speaking about the movie.

you have to believe and have faith or the devil will win.

Right and that Scripture above shows he will win since the evil spirit knows who has the power over him and who doesn't.
41 posted on 06/30/2011 7:45:34 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( The Palin Party: The Party of Patriots.)
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To: JLLH

Then why are we not raising the dead here?Giving sight to the blind here?Removing demons here?Other than the fakes on tv?Walk with me to a hospital and heal those within.Or is it here,,we have no faith?


42 posted on 06/30/2011 7:51:26 PM PDT by Craftmore
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To: max americana; RightOnline; wmfights
RE: The Rite

Though a good movie, for a better, and more accurate, understanding of exorcisms I'd suggest getting/reading the book.


43 posted on 06/30/2011 7:55:34 PM PDT by jla
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To: Craftmore

I think you’ve hit on it - at least to some extent. In my experience God works within the framework of one’s understanding (i.e. He meets them where they are.) Those in other countries have very real, palpable experiences with demonic powers. They truly NEED deliverance from them. Not every illness or physical ailment is demonic. God has said “It is appointed unto man once to die and after that the judgment.” Death is not optional. Barring His return first, all flesh will die. While physical healing is wonderful in and of itself (and miraculous healing DOES occur, but most often the physician or medicine gets the credit), the point in this story is that this girl was rid of a demon and came to Christ. It is eternal redemption which concerns God more. She could not come to Christ AND have a demon within her. One precludes the other.


44 posted on 06/30/2011 7:58:22 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: wmfights

Prayers up for her. Thank you Lord!


45 posted on 06/30/2011 8:17:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: jla; max americana; RightOnline
Though a good movie, for a better, and more accurate, understanding of exorcisms I'd suggest getting/reading the book.

Not my church.

46 posted on 06/30/2011 8:24:59 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: SkyPilot

“Demonic possession is REAL. I’ve seen it.”

No doubt you have, one only need look in the mirror to see the “demon” in each and every one of us. “Demons” are proxies that Charismatic types use to attempt to affirm the underlying goodness of mankind - perverted only by “demons” - extrapolated into supposed actual entities, rather than the proxy for man’s wrong doing that “they” are.

There are no demons, yet there are demons within each and every one of us. As I said, look in the mirror, sometimes you’ll find a demon staring back at you.


47 posted on 06/30/2011 8:29:46 PM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: wmfights

Exorcisms are not restricted to the Roman-Catholic Church. Though probably more efficacious when performed by a RC priest, since it is, after all, God’s true Church. :^)


48 posted on 06/30/2011 8:49:27 PM PDT by jla
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To: jla

That is incorrect as well as not biblical, it’s simply misleading.


49 posted on 06/30/2011 9:49:37 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: JLLH

Sadly,,I think the real reason,is that people over there believe the Bible,,Take it at its word so to speak.While here we think its all just a nice story,not truly real.I see too many pastors saying its just a story,or only for those times,not for today.That it could be explained away by modern thinking,medicine,or science.We make far too many excuses for not believing.


50 posted on 06/30/2011 10:08:16 PM PDT by Craftmore
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