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John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Wednesday, October 2, 2013


Text: James 4:7–8 (NKJV) 7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

1.     The Power to Overcome the Devil

A.   The Restrictive Power of the Devil.  Job 1:12; 2:6; 1Corinthians 10:13; Revelation 12:12; 20:3

B.   The Repelling Power of Jesus over the Devil.
Matthew 4:1-11; Luke 4:1-13; John 1:5; Hebrews 2:18; 4:15

C.   Believers have power to fight the devil.
James 4:7; Luke 10:19; Romans 6:13; Ephesians 4:26-27; 6:11-13; 1Peter 5:8-9; 2Peter 3:17; 1John 2:13-14

2.     The Protection of God’s People
2Thessalonians 3:3. Cf. 1John 5:18

3.     The Prayer that Repels the devil
John 17:15; cf.  Matthew 6:13; Luke 22:31-32; Ephesians 6:11,18

4.     The Person of Jesus brings victory over Satan

A.   The overthrow of the devil on the cross
Colossians 2:15; John 12:31; Revelation 12:11

B.   The name of Jesus destabilized the devil
Philippians  2:10; cf. Isaiah 45:23; Psalms 118:10-12; Mark 16:17-18; Luke 10:17; Acts 16:18

5.     The Profits of Perseverance

2Timothy 4:7-8 ; cf. James 1:12; Revelation 2:7,17,26; 3:5,12,21