Summary: The enemy and his agents ensnare and imprison people, including Christians, Jesus sets people free from all forms of captivity.
The Bible reveals that the ministry of Jesus Christ is diametrically opposed to that of the devil and his agents. While the enemy and his agents ensnare and imprison people, including Christians, Jesus sets people free from all forms of captivity.
This message is filled with the power to break satanic prison doors around your life and set you free so that you can enjoy your divine benefits in Christ fully. As you read it and pray the prayers that accompanied it with rock-like faith, God’s power to set the captives free and deliver to the uttermost will come upon you. Remember that the Bible says that the Lord is that Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. Receive your freedom now!
Isaiah 42:7: To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
This verse is referring to Jesus and He is going to do exactly what is written here, today, in your life.
Isaiah 14:16,17: They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms; That made the world as a wilderness, and destroyed the cities thereof; that opened not the house of his prisoners?
This verse is referring to satan. It shows that he has some people he has put in prison and will not release them without a fight. This why, beloved, the Bible is from Genesis to Revelation a book of warfare and violence and Jesus did not deceive anybody about it. In His normal blunt manner, He said it. A pastor can deceive you but Jesus cannot. Many people are being deceived because they do not read the Bible. They listen to what people say about it. Read the Bible yourself and you will be surprised about the information you will get from it.
Matthew 11:12: And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
Another version of the scriptural verse says: “Forceful men lay hold of it.”
Luke 16:16: The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
This is the same idea put forth by Jesus here. It means the promise of the kingdom demands spiritual violence, forcefulness is an attitude of fixed determination that presses ahead, regardless of any form of difficulty or discouragement.
Violent people never give up; they keep on praying until something happens. Jesus Himself advocates violent prayers not picnic prayers. The devil is out to kill, steal and destroy. The Bible makes this clear to us.
God has a prison; the devil also has. The difference is that the prisoners of God are prisoners of hope. Note that age, race, sex, status, education are irrelevant to Satan. Many people die in the prison of the devil and are transferred to his mortuary which is hell fire. Some people have been in his prison from the womb.
Such people usually do not know that they are in prison and it is a pity. Some get into his prison mid-way in life; and some, towards the end of their life. It is pitiful but true, that many people who go about are walking-prisoners.