Having joy, peace and rest is a matter of whose possession you are and not a matter of what you physically posses. If you are God's possession then, you are guaranteed to have His spiritual joy, peace and rest no matter how challenging your physical situation or circumstances. But a person who is possessed by Satan will be totally void of peace, rest and joy irrespective of the size of his or her physical possessions.
"The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."
Satan does not have anything to give anyone but pain, sorrow and extreme sadness. His worldly threefold ministry objectives as detailed in (John 10:10), are: To kill, steal and destroy. In order to achieve his wicked objectives, Satan uses the perishable things of this world to lure people into selling their most valuable asset to him, which is the soul. Satan as an evil spirit although created nothing, he seeks to service his fake kingdom with human talents so he can make it appear as a real kingdom that is full of riches and glory. And since he created nothing and has nothing of his own, his only way of servicing his fake kingdom is by deceiving people into selling their souls to him so he can make use of their talents for the servicing of his evil kingdom. There is absolutely nothing to be gained for anyone who sells his or her soul to the devil. A person who sells his or her soul to the devil effectively becomes a devil's puppet. And as a devil's puppet, such a person will be a host of torturing legions of demons and will be constantly led by those demons to engage in all sorts of demonically inspired activities that can only work to sadden and depress his or her soul.
As human beings we are all spirit beings. And whether a person is truly joyful or saddened is a spiritual matter. A person possessed by torturing demons will be completely void of peace, rest and joy. And although he or she might seem joyous and seemingly appear to 'have it all' in the physical realm, the heart and soul in the reality world of the spirit will be full of excruciating sorrow due to the demonic torture that are going on in the inward of the spirit man, which is the real being. Satan's proposition to mankind of 'riches for exchange of souls' is in fact a terrible deadly proposition. It is for all intent and purposes a rotten deal and it is of no use or benefit whatsoever for any human being to sell his or her soul to Satan just for the sake of acquiring so called worldly riches, which in the real sense is nothing but vanity upon vanity.
"For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?"
~ Matthew 16:26
Satan is only after possessing the soul for the sake of ensuring that it becomes permanently destroyed. As a disgraced fallen angel, Satan desperately seeks to make man a partaker of his shame through his endless deceptions and evil strategies of masquerading spiritual poverty as riches. He constantly takes evil advantage of man's spiritual blindness and endlessly nurture the human lust for vanity by persistently inundating the human subconscious mind with information and ideas that are meant to keep a human being firmly in the mindset of pursuing the fulfilment of his or her vanity desires. He entices man with worldliness in order to trick people into selling their souls to him. He deceives people into believing that the only means by which, anyone can have any form of financial breakthrough in the world is by selling his or her soul unto him. And from tricking several human beings in the world into selling their souls to him, Satan now has in the world, a number of human synagogues who are well positioned in various spectrum of the human society, that he works through to manifest his evil sinful agenda into the world. These human synagogues of Satan are occupied by battalions of satanic legions of demons and they are tasked by Satan as their taskmaster to constantly promote Satan's evil sinful agenda to mankind and also to engage in all sorts of demonically motivated activities that can only work to the detriment of their own souls. Although from the ordinary eye perspectives they appear to be having lots of fun, these demonic infested beings are deeply sad and sorrowful on the inside. Due to the demonically led activities they are constantly engaged in, their spirit man is continually in extreme agony. And they are constantly feeling oppressed, suppressed, compressed and totally depressed due to the endless torturing they suffer in the hands of the legions of demons occupying their inward man. And to make matters worse, the only thing that awaits such people in eternity once Satan is finally done using their talents in this world to advance his evil kingdom on earth, is eternal damnation in hell fire!
"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever."
~ 1 John 2:15-17
Satan as a wicked fallen evil angel knows for a fact that success in the real sense is a matter of our spiritual status and not a question of the size of our worldly physical possessions. The things of this world cannot add any real spiritual value to us as mankind. Indeed, everything in the world that man vigorously pursues to own and possess as evidence of high value and success actually derives its value from human demand for those things. For instance, if human demand for cars were to suddenly come to an end in the world, those involved in the car business will ultimately go bankrupt. Satan, as an evil angel of course understands the economic concept of demand and supply. As an old serpent whose ultimate goal is to enslave man financially in the world, Satan is fully aware of the fact that demand is the driving force for supply. And it is for this reason that he orchestrates demand for vain things through inspiring his cohorts to constantly bombard mankind with vanity oriented enticing media adverts, and repeatedly showcasing his possessed puppets in the world media in order to convince people that possession of worldly things is in fact proof of success and happiness.
A person possessed by demons has no chance whatsoever of experiencing any form of happiness, peace, rest and joy. To sell one's soul to the devil for perishable things is in fact evidence of foolishness. And the one thing Satan constantly desperately seeks to do is to make a fool of man. Satan as a cunningly decisive spirit is aware of how vulnerable human beings are as emotional beings. And in order to permanently entrap man in his darkness dungeon, he is constantly busy deceiving man into believing that possession of physical wealth is the only solution for our negative human emotional problems and feelings of insecurity. From constantly feeding the human subconscious mind with the idea of vanity as solution for emotional sadness, several human beings on earth are as intended by Satan convinced that possessing the level of wealth and fame they see showcased continually by Satan's entourages of puppets in the world media is indeed the solution to everything they consider as a problem Consequentially, they see their primary objective as a human being as that of acquiring those things and for some, by all means possible. Satan's primary goal of course is not just to do with enticing people to desire the so called worldly riches. But ultimately, for people to sell their souls to him in blindness of the spirit out of sheer frustration as a result of failing to acquire the desired level of worldly riches and fame by their anticipated ordinary means.
The truth of the matter however is that, the possession of worldly riches as Satan would have the entire human race believe is not the solution for the human problem of negative emotions and insecurity. The root cause of human emotions and insecurity are to do with the spiritual separation of man from God, which occurred following the fall of the first man Adam into sin. God as our Creator is LOVE itself (1 John 4:8). And as LOVE itself, He is our only source of spiritual joy, peace, rest and total contentment. God as LOVE created us to be sons unto Him and not as slaves and meat to the devil. But due to the first Adam falling into sin, man became separated from God and catapulted into Satan's spiritual prison realm of darkness (Genesis chapters 2 &3). The only way a person can become free from the darkness prison realm of Satan is by surrendering his or her entire life to Christ our last Adam and God's only begotten Son (John 3:16-17, 2 Corinthians 15). In Christ, we are able to acquire Godly sonship and become joint heirs with Christ to inherit God's kingdom of endless riches (Romans John 1:12, 8:14-17). And it is also only in Christ that our spiritual emotional problems will be fully cured and not by anything we can possibly possess and acquire as belongings in this world of sin.
"For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal."
~ 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Our lives here on earth is a temporary life and our main focus is meant to be on spending eternal life in God's kingdom and not on acquiring worldly possessions in a way that can only work to permanently destroy the soul. However, although every human being came to the world naked, the human wants and desires for the temporary physical things of the world are in fact insatiable and acquiring worldly things is often times usually the primary focus of most people. The human insatiable wants and desires for the things of this world is of course something the devil does not wish for any man to be without. Satan's entire strategy of trials are all to do with focusing the human mind on the here and now in order to ensure that people does not pay attention to the message of salvation from the world of sin and chance of eternal life through Christ. Satan as a cunningly divisive treacherous spirit knows for a fact that once we become eternal life focus minded, then he cannot again entice to entrap us with his fake ideas of worldly riches. And it is precisely for this reason that Satan endlessly feeds the human lust for worldly wants to ensure the human emphasis are on earthly survival through acquisition of worldliness as opposed to spiritual redemption of the soul from the prison realm of death.
As human beings, the perishable riches of this world cannot satisfy our souls because our real spiritual desire is to have eternal life in God's kingdom of endless riches. And it is only with a lively hope of eternal life that we can become spiritually secured, totally contented and by grace of God, daily enjoy a peace that surpasses all understanding even in the midst of all the endless trials that we constantly face in this fallen world of sin. Satan cannot filter through his sadness ideas into our spirit man once we fully surrender our will to God's Will and we are in perfect reconciliation with His Holy Spirit. From surrendering our all to God and allowing His Holy Spirit to have full control and possession of our entire being, we remain in God fully shielded and protected from Satan's fiery evil demonic darts and wicked contaminating pollutions of evil. It is indeed totally beneficial to be God's own possession even if it means living in a shackled down old building than to be living in a mansion but possessed by Satan and with demonic legions from the abyss of hell as soul companion. Our real value in life is in God. It is only if God is in us and we are in Him that we are for all intent and purposes full of His eternal life success. This temporary world and all the hidden evil in it will pass away. But the kingdom of God, which is the land of true riches endures forever. It is important as believers, that we persistently persevere in all our trials and challenges, trusting God to make a way for us where there seem to be none. It is better to suffer in this world and have eternal life of peace, rest and joy than to have what seem as enjoyment and financial freedom only to end up in eternal damnation of hell fire.
"And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."
~ Revelation 13:16-18
Satan's final frontier trial objective for mankind is in fact all to do with the area of finance. And this financial trial objective is to be implemented in form of an Egypt formula end times triangular financial slavery system. The underlying purpose of this financial slavery system is mainly for the sake of forcing mankind across the globe into surrendering to Satan's ungodly, blasphemous rebellious sinful order. The foundations of this evil system are already firmly laid by Satan's seeds of wrath and the implementation of its global human slavery objectives are already well underway. One of the key aim of this slavery system is to do with the dehumanisation of humans and humanisations of robots. And the whole idea of replacing man with robots is to frustrate mass population of mankind into selling their souls to Satan in the hope of attaining financial freedom from his Egypt formula financial slavery system. Under this one world financial triangular system of slavery, masses of people across the globe who are at the lower end of the triangle are meant to work tirelessly to service the evil pockets of the satanic occult gangs of Satan who will be stationed at the very top of the triangular financial pyramid system. And Satan's message in a nutshell to mankind in the end times, is that, unless a person sells his or her soul to him and in so doing become promoted by him to the top of his end times Egypt pyramid system, he or she has no chance whatsoever of redemption or salvation from his evil financial slavery system.
The whole essence of this wicked system is course to entrap multitude of souls in his spiritual dungeon of falsehood and lies. Satan as a judged fallen angel, is nothing but a cheap liar and a thief. And his entire lies are targeted at inciting man into rebelling against God in order to deny man the mercy of God so that he can permanently make man a partaker of the judgement that is upon his head. Satan as an evil angel is heavily occult in nature. And to advance his sinful human slavery agenda in the world of man, he has throughout the ages of time inspired several occult branches to be set up by his seeds of disobedience. Unfortunately, several innocent looking people in the world are actually members of Satan's occult system. And whilst they openly behave as if they are harmless human beings, they are in the closet tirelessly working day and night behind the scene preparing the way for Satan their Antichrist father and evil taskmaster. In the entertainment industry for instance, several so called 'stars' and 'celebrities' have bowed their heads in defeat to Satan and they are busy worshipping him as their lord and master all for the sake of attaining and maintaining their desired financial freedom in this fallen world of sin. Although these so called celebrities appear to be enjoying themselves from a physical perspective, the truth of the matter is they are extremely sad on the inside and deeply sorrowful. They are heavily possessed by Satan and are constantly being tortured by his legions of demons. And unfortunately, unless they are delivered from the evil contract they have entered into with Satan and become saved by the merciful grace of God, their final place of residence will be with Satan their lord and master in the abyss lake of hell fire.
"But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day."
~ Deuteronomy 8:18
God as Creator of the heaven and earth is the legitimate owner of everything in the earth and heaven. And God as the real owner of all things is the only one that can truly enrich us. However, God as our Creator does not want us to serve Him because of what He can give us. He wants us to serve Him as our God: The Sovereign King and Ruler of the universe. God as the Sovereign Ruler of the universe did not create us to only exist in this physical world. He created us to exist as spirit beings forever. Satan's ultimate plan in deceiving and tricking man into worshipping him for the temporary things of this world is simply for the sake of denying man the opportunity of inheriting God's eternal life kingdom of everlasting riches. Satan knows that the only thing that awaits a person who sells his or her soul to him for the temporary things of this world, is eternal damnation in hell fire. And this is precisely the desire of Satan for mankind the evil fallen angel who as a result of his wicked ambition ended up permanently judged and pronounced dead by God, stripped from all glory and totally disinherited. God as the ultimate Judge and legitimate owner of all things has reserved a day for bringing all spirits into account in His spiritual calendar. And unfortunately, those who are on the side of Satan the rebellious angel on that day will end up pronounced permanently dead for eternity.
"And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire.
This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
~ Revelation 20:12-15
Heaven and hell are not myths. They are both real. And where the soul ends up is not a matter of what you possess but who you choose in this world to posses you. If you are all sold out to Jesus, then you are in all realms a son of the living God (1 John 1:12, Romans 8:14-17). And as God's son through Christ His only begotten Son, you have power and dominion over Satan and his demonic entourage. And irrespective of your natural struggles, you are in fact in all realms and dominion successful, rich and forever in line to enjoy an eternal life of peace rest and joy in God's everlasting eternal kingdom of endless wealth and riches.
"That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."
~ Romans 10:9-13
It is extremely important for every human being not to take for granted the reality of hell. Hell as Satan will have many believe is not some fun packed party zone. It is a terrible place to be avoided at all cost. God as our Creator has already fulfilled through Christ as our remission sacrifice the entire sacrificial rights and righteousness that are necessary for us to avoid eternal damnation in hell fire. And as it is written in the above Romans chapter 10 Scriptures, whosoever repents from sins and surrenders his or her all to Christ will be saved (Romans 10:9-13).
If you happen to be reading this and you are yet to confess Jesus Christ as your personal LORD and Saviour, it is very important that you do so now before it becomes too late. Jesus awaits your call for help today if you are yet to surrender your life to Him and happens to be reading this. He is able to rescue you no matter how deep you have sank into Satan occult darkness abyss. Call upon the name of Jesus today. He alone is the only one that can set you free from Satan and his demonic entourages of evil. Repent from your sins today, humbly surrender your life to Christ. And by His power and dominion authority, which is above all powers and dominion, He will surely come and evacuate all demonic forces hibernating in your inner man and enter you as LIGH to shield and protect your soul from all the concealed evil and wicked spirits that are hibernating in the atmospheric realms of this fallen world of sin. Call upon Jesus to rescue you today! For tomorrow might be too late.
"And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: -- I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death."
~ Revelation 1:17-18
Pastor Olabisi was a mother, Senior Pastor, Evangelist, Prophet,Teacher, Psalmist, Author, Writer, Publisher and a Housing Practitioner.
She set up Encouraged by God as a means of encouraging and strengthening the faith of Christians everywhere.
Lived and died in Christ, 06 October 2016, aged 49 years old.