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Summary: To show that fallen angels have no rest because they are no longer permitted in GOD's Presence and when they are there, they are tormented instead of resting, now it's on the hunt to possess physical bodies for their rest.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you able to find rest?

Psalms 62:1 (New International Version)

My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that fallen angels have no rest because they are no longer permitted in GOD's Presence and when they are there, they are tormented instead of resting, now it's on the hunt to possess physical bodies for their rest.

IV. TEXT:

Luke 11:24 (Amplified Bible)

When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it roams through waterless places in search [of a place] of rest (release, refreshment, ease); and finding none it says, I will go back to my house from which I came.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for in You alone my soul finds rest and my salvation comes from only You.

VI. TITLE:

Fallen angels have no rest

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 11:24 (Amplified Bible)

When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it roams through waterless places in search [of a place] of rest (release, refreshment, ease); and finding none it says, I will go back to my house from which I came.

Luke 11:24 (King James Version)

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.

A. A fallen angel will walk through restless places and will find no rest because he can't go to GOD's Presence.

"When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it roams through waterless places in search [of a place] of rest (release, refreshment, ease); and finding none it says,"

Job 1:7 (Amplified Bible)

And the Lord said to Satan, From where did you come? Then Satan answered the Lord, From going to and fro on the earth and from walking up and down on it.

Job 2:2 (Amplified Bible)

And the Lord said to Satan, From where do you come? And Satan (the adversary and the accuser) answered the Lord, From going to and fro on the earth and from walking up and down on it.

1 Peter 5:8 (Amplified Bible)

Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.

The problem is they can't stand GOD's Presence, when before their fallen state, they are guardians of GOD's glory.

Ezekiel 28:14 (Amplified Bible)

You were the anointed cherub that covers with overshadowing [wings], and I set you so. You were upon the holy mountain of God; you walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire [like the paved work of gleaming sapphire stone upon which the God of Israel walked on Mount Sinai].

Ezekiel 28:16 (Amplified Bible)

Through the abundance of your commerce you were filled with lawlessness and violence, and you sinned; therefore I cast you out as a profane thing from the mountain of God and the guardian cherub drove you out from the midst of the stones of fire.


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