BINDING THE STRONGMAN
Today is DAY 7 of the 21 days MIDNIGHT PRAYERS.
TIME: 12:00am – 1:00am (Nigerian Time). Kindly start the prayers at exactly 12:00am
Luke 11:21 says, When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:
Mark 3:27 says, No man can enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will spoil his house.
Isaiah 49:24-25 says, Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the Lord, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Binding the Strongman is a tough spiritual exercise. Strongman is a very notorious spirit. The Bible commands us to bind the strongman first. Strongman is a power that is found where wickedness is practiced. A strongman does not have to be a gigantic person but what makes them strong is the demonic power that it carries. If given access, it will penetrate into your destiny to filter out or steal the good parts of your destiny.
If you can identify the strongman attach to your life, binding them will be much easier. Remember the strongman can never steal all your destinies. They will hijack the most effective ones and leave the rest for you to contend with. The strongman is a thief, deceiver and destroyer (John 10:10).
The Bible encourages us to bind them first and take away our blessings held up in their custody. It is very important as Christians to keep binding this powers until they finally surrender and die. The Bible says, Matthew 11:12 ,And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BINDING THE STRONGMAN?
- Binding the strongman means exercising the power of God.
- Binding the strongman means you are trying to escape from satanic bondage.
- Binding the strongman means you are waging war against your enemies.
- Binding the strongman means you are about to take away your goods.
- Binding the strongman means you are driving out demons.
Strongman could rise up at the edge of your miracle. Strongman can be found at the war front. You can find them in the marriage. You can likewise find them in the village etc. A strange woman is a strongman to your marriage! Poverty could also be a strongman to you! Bad luck could be one of them too. The “strong man” is Satan who possesses, or works in human beings by means of his wicked spirits or operation.
When God did not lead you to fight a particular enemy or a strongman, but you ignorantly go and strike the spirit, though you may achieve victory or not. If it happens you achieve outstanding victory, congratulations but God may not be there to protect and hide you from their reinforcement. David discovered his strongman was Goliath. David knows where his strongman and his team resides (1 Sam 17:50) Before he discovered, God has instructed and guaranteed him of his protection.
This is the greatest mistake of many Christians of “I have the power of God” without any proof. They go and disturb their enemies who are not even after them. Instead, the battle becomes double. The affliction is multiplied. Some of this strongman will tie their hands and legs and dump them in their cage!
Strongman is not a “baby spirit” that you can just fight and go to sleep. It is a power that has a strong power-base source. That is, they operate in anywhere in any given country with their sophisticated wicked network. If you attack them without the power of God in you, they may likely imprison you and your expectation. You can hardly see a person or marriage who never been tormented one way or the other by strongman in the physical or through dreams. But the power of God has been given to us in Luke 10:19 to fight them to victory.
Job 5:12 says, he disappointed the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.
It is a big problem when you are fighting a strongman you don’t know how it operate. For example, If a particular strongman is operating in one location, and you are targeting your prayers at them in another location such prayers may not work faster than when you know them by their location. If you are under the manipulation of the strongman, you may not prosper! So many people are a slave to the strongman.
Whatever the strongman ask them to do in the spirit they will obey. Unless a strongman is binded completely, it will be hardly to collect your goods and receive deliverance. If there is a strongman in your family, the strongman will take care of the destiny of that family line.
If a person breaks or separates himself or herself from their stronghold, they double their aggression on the rest of the family. This is why problem begins to arises in the family. Brethren, if you are going to herbalist to seek powers, you are under the power of the strongman. Young woman, if you still think sleeping around with men will make you stay away from loneliness and marital delay, you are under the bondage of strongman. If your dream life is so terrible, I can also tell you that you are under the influence of strongman power. Strongman is so devastating that it can follow or escort you anywhere you go.
WHY DID THE STRONGMAN ATTACK YOU?
1. It is because your glory is mighty
2. It is because God is about to turn your life around
3. It is because they don’t want you to celebrate the divine blessings
4. It is because your prayers are disturbing them
5. It is because you have their secret operation
6. It is because you shared your information or good news to them etc
Before you are thinking of binding the strongman power, have you received the power of God. Read this article to pray for the power of the Holy Ghost. The power of God is essential in dealing with the strongman powers. Thereafter, how is your sinful life? Do you think your sin will protect you in fighting back the enemy in warfare battle (Isaiah 59:2)? Brethren, you can deceive yourself but you cannot deceive God. If you fail to do the right thing by true confession and repentance of your sins, you will keep praying in vain. Title or no title, pastor or no pastor, ask God for power, wisdom and mercy!
BINDING THE STRONGMAN PRAYER POINTS
1. Jehovah the man of war, arise and fight my battles against the strongest demon harrassing my life and destiny, in the name of Jesus. (Pray it 21 times)
2. My God the Man of War, anoint my hands to battle and to win my enemies for you, in the name of Jesus. (Ps 144)
3. Every strong man in my family that is using our destiny to make negotiation in the kingdom of darkness, your time is up tonight, right now, I command you to die, in the name of Jesus. (Pray it well)
4. My Father, destroy the weapons and work of strongman that want to pull me and my marriage down, in the name of Jesus. (Pray it well)
5. Father, anywhere Your presence will not go with me, I will not go there; I will not by mistake walk into the territory of my enemies, in the name of Jesus.
6. Every strongman of the devil standing against my progress and stopping me from moving into the next level/phase of my destiny, be destroyed by the sword of the Lord. (Pray it well)
7. I attack every strongman of the devil blocking me with the Sword of the LORD, I command your wisdom and intelligence to turn to foolishness, let your diligence turn to carelessness, let your skill and cunning fail you in this battle against my life and destiny woefully in Jesus name. Let all your strategies of war that worked against me fail you now in Jesus name.
8. Every strongman standing between me and my breakthroughs, fall down and die. Any problem that came into my life by personal invitation, DEPART!!! in the name of Jesus.(Pray it well)
9.In the name of Jesus, let every strongman coordinating other strongmen to destroy my life and destiny, to stop me from moving forward in life, catch fire right now burn to ashes.
10.Every evil alliance and conspiracy from the kingdom of darkness against my life, my family, my destiny, my career scatter by fire. No alliance of the enemy shall stand against me in Jesus name. (Pray it well)
11. Every power and authority of darkness assigned to amputate and abort my destiny before its maturity be destroyed by the Sword of the LORD. Oh Lord, marshal out your sword of destruction against powers and forces designed to abort your glory, your blessings for my life and destiny. Locate them and destroy them in Jesus name (repeat several times).
12. Every territory created in the spiritual realm to fence in [warehousing and storing] my glory, my blessings scatter by fire. In the name of Jesus let your boundaries and fences catch fire and burn to ashes. Let your hedge collapse like the walls of Jericho. At the sound of my voice let those barriers collapse now in Jesus name.
12. I enter into the store house and the strong room of the strongman called Jabin, I cart away my riches, my health, my blessings my opportunities my ministry, my children, my family, my career and my advancement (begin to name what the enemy has stolen from you) in Jesus name.
13. I cut off all reinforcements of enemy troops; let all your lines of communication be scrambled and destroyed as I send confusion into your camp now in Jesus name. (Pray it well)
14.I decree and declare that there shall be no regrouping and re-attack. Let the Angel of the Lord utterly destroy and persecute your troops. I speak double destruction upon your wickedness. I decree that your stratagems and schemes all fail now as I confess that my victory is sure in Jesus name.
15. Every strongman spirit, monitoring my movement, be destroyed and paralyzed in the name of Jesus. Angels of the Living God, ransack the land of the living and the dead and recover my stolen blessings for me, in the name of Jesus.
16. Every locked up blessing by the strongman, BE UNCAGED!!! in the name of Jesus.(Pray it well)
17. I bind the strongman in my life, and I clear my goods from his possession, in Jesus’ name.
18. You strongman of body destruction, be bound, in the name of Jesus. You strongman of mind destruction and marital disgrace, be bound, in the name of Jesus. You strongman of financial destruction, be bound, in Jesus’ name.
19. Every satanic agent in my family who refuses to repent, I destroy your power, in the name of Jesus. Father Lord, let the joy of the enemy over my life be turned to sorrow, in the name of Jesus.
20. I command the evil power source in my place of birth to be destroyed completely, in the name of Jesus.Every access to my life by the enemy, I block you, in the name of Jesus.
21. Pray for EVANGELIST JOSHUA, MINISTRY & PARTNERS worldwide. Begin to thank the name of the LORD for answering your prayers tonight. PRAISE THE LORD!!!
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