What are demons?

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Demons are evil spirits that are part of a highly organized satanic kingdom on earth and in the heavenlies.  This kingdom is ruled by Satan and has a specific hierarchy of power (Ephesians 6:12, Ephesians 2:2; Matthew 12:24-27).   The definition of the Greek word for demon, daimonion (Strong's #1140) gives us more clues about what a demon is:

Origin:   There are two theories about demonic origin that I'd like to highlight.  Both theories hold that demons are created beings who rebelled against  God: 

Regardless of their origin, the fact is that demons exist today just as during Jesus' ministry.  The Bible gives us much guidance on how to deal with them under the authority of Jesus Christ. 

Characteristics of Demons:

Capabilities of Demons

Why do demons access humans?

How do demons access humans?

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