Can a Christian Be Demonically Possessed? Evangelist Ray Comfort Explains

Updated: November 19, 2023 at 7:16 pm EST  See Comments

Evangelist Ray Comfort has seen his fair share of evil, but the Living Waters ministry leader said there’s a difference between Christians and non-Christians when it comes to the demonic realm.

“Whom the Son sets free is free indeed,” Comfort recently told CBN Digital. “I don’t believe a Christian can be demonically possessed. He can be oppressed. … We all have battles with demonic forces, with thoughts in our head. But, when someone becomes a Christian, they are set free.”

The apologist said he doesn’t have a deliverance ministry and that his decision not to engage in the practice dates back to a revelation he had in 1982.

Comfort said the battle against evil is won by the words found in James 4:7, which reads, “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”

“The Bible says, ‘Submit to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you,’” Comfort said. “And if Satan isn’t fleeing from someone, I believe it’s probably because they’re not totally submitted to God.”

He said he will often encounter people who have praised exorcising prayers for quite some time, yet they still have a bitterness or anger in their hearts —

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