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Sermon on Luke 4:31-44 - The Authority and Power of the Preaching of Jesus Part 2

His word, written and preached, is still the instrument He uses as the exalted Christ, to control and overcome evil in the world. He speaks through the mouth of His church as His church faithfully expounds and bears testimony to His Word. His Word still overcomes evil and the demonic in your life, as you believe it, obey it and bear witness to it.

"Because Jesus Christ has defeated and overcome Satan, so also shall CHRIST'S PEOPLE gain the victory over Satan (and the demonic). His work is no real threat to the progress of God's kingdom. Satan has been bound by Christ, and now his house is being plundered." - Bahnsen, pg. 39. Christians do not have to fear Satan and his demons, but we must take them and their activity seriously. And here is why.