In Matthew 12:22-29, where they brought Jesus a man possessed by a demon, the demon is the one who “binds” the strongman before possessing him. The strongman is the victim of the demon. The demon had caused the strongman to be blind (to the truth) and could not speak because of the possession.
What does the Bible say about binding and loosing?
In usage, to bind and to loose simply means to forbid by an indisputable authority and to permit by an indisputable authority. One example of this is Isaiah 58:5–6 which relates proper fasting to loosing the chains of injustice.
What does the Bible say about men strength?
“Thus says the LORD: ‘Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the LORD. ‘” The Good News: We can’t trust solely in ourselves to handle difficult situations, we must rely on God to get us through. And, physical strength is not the be all end all in life.
What does the Bible say about a hard working man?
The Good News: God rewards those who work hard, and that can come in a variety of ways. But if you continue to put in a solid work ethic, you deserve whatever is outcome. “Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!”
What does binding a person mean?
: to tie or wrap (something) with rope, string, etc. : to tie the hands or feet of a person to prevent escape or movement.
What is bound on earth is bound in heaven LDS?
The keys and power of the priesthood Elijah restored on that day in the Kirtland Temple are described in Doctrine and Covenants 132:46: “And verily, verily, I say unto you, that whatsoever you seal on earth shall be sealed in heaven; and whatsoever you bind on earth, in my name and by my word, saith the Lord, it shall …
What would you bind on earth?
The exact translation varies slightly depending on the version of the Bible, but it is generally translated into English as: “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.”
What is a stronghold in the Bible?
A stronghold is a defensive structure: Psalms 9:9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. misgav; properly, a cliff (or other lofty or inaccessible place); figuratively, a refuge:–defense, high fort (tower), refuge.
Who’s the strongest man in the Bible?
Samson was said to be so strong that he could uplift two mountains and rub them together like two clods of earth, yet his superhuman strength, like Goliath’s, brought woe upon its possessor.
What God says about being strong?
“Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord, is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.”
What does the Bible say about men’s fellowship?
1 John 1:3. 3 that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.
What God says about overcoming obstacles?
Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Deuteronomy 31:6,8 Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.
What does the Bible say about lazy people?
Proverbs 13:4 – “The soul of the lazy man desires, and has nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.” The lazy man desires what hard working people want: house, food, vacations, money for college and retirement. But the lazy man’s desires remain unsatisfied, while the diligent gain wealth.
What does the Bible say about motivating employees?
Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” The Good News: There’s no bigger motivator than God Himself. Let God be the one to inspire you to try your best. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.
What does the Bible say about work stress?
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” The Good News: The Bible tells you again and again that God will strengthen you, guide you, help you, and lead you to heaven with his love and grace.