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Summary: To show that the body of unbelievers here are for only decoration on earth with no purpose, and can easily be possessed by the enemy who is looking for rest and substitutes a human body for their rest instead of GOD's Presence because they are no longer a

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I. EXORDIUM:

Do you agree with unbelievers?

No. I cannot be yoked together with unbelievers.

2 Corinthians 6:14-16 (Amplified Bible)

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers [do not make mismated alliances with them or come under a different yoke with them, inconsistent with your faith]. For what partnership have right living and right standing with God with iniquity and lawlessness? Or how can light have fellowship with darkness?

What harmony can there be between Christ and Belial [the devil]? Or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever?

What agreement [can there be between] a temple of God and idols? For we are the temple of the living God; even as God said, I will dwell in and with and among them and will walk in and with and among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that the body of unbelievers here are for only decoration on earth with no purpose, and can easily be possessed by the enemy who is looking for rest and substitutes a human body for their rest instead of GOD's Presence because they are no longer allowed in GOD's Presence.

IV. TEXT:

Luke 11:25 (Amplified Bible)

And when it arrives, it finds [the place] swept and put in order and furnished and decorated.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for I rest my hope on Your Grace that has been revealed to me by the coming of the LORD JESUS in my life.

1 Peter 1:13 (Amplified Bible)

So brace up your minds; be sober (circumspect, morally alert); set your hope wholly and unchangeably on the grace (divine favor) that is coming to you when Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is revealed.

VI. TITLE:

Arrival of enemy upon the body

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Dr. Luke, The Beloved Physician (close friend and traveling companion of Paul)

B. Audience: Theophilus (Greek means friend of GOD, a Christian)

C. Purpose: To give a connected and orderly narrative of the life of CHRIST as seen by eyewitnesses

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Luke 11:25 (Amplified Bible)

And when it arrives, it finds [the place] swept and put in order and furnished and decorated.

Luke 11:25 (King James Version)

And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished.

A. And when the enemy enters the body of the unbeliever

"And when it arrives, it finds [the place]"

Only unbelievers can be possessed because believers can't be possessed because JESUS dwells permanently within us.

Colossians 1:27 (Amplified Bible)

To whom God was pleased to make known how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ within and among you, the Hope of [realizing the] glory.

1 John 4:4 (Amplified Bible)

Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:4 (Amplified Bible)

For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world; and this is the victory that conquers the world, even our faith.


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