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Spiritual Attack: 40 Proven Signs You Are Attacked Now

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I know according to Luke 10:19-20, Jesus, gave us all authority over all unclean spirits. so that means that nothing can hurt us. But that doesn’t mean that the devil won’t attack us, just imagine the devil even attacked Job (Job 1:6-12), so we should read the signs written all over to see whether we are under spiritual attack.

What is a Spiritual Attack?

Spiritual attacks are battles that take place in the spiritual realm, affecting individuals at a deep spiritual level. These attacks are carried out by evil spiritual forces seeking to undermine and weaken your personal relationship with God.

Never forget that we are at constant war with the forces of darkness. (Ephesians 6:12).

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The enemy can exploit areas of vulnerability in your life, targeting your weaknesses and trying to weaken your resolve to follow God.

Remember that spiritual attacks come in different sizes and packaging some are targeted to have some external influence while others are targeted to have an internal influence which leads to negative effects on your mind, heart, and spirit. The main aim of the devil is to becloud your perception, lead you astray, and sow seed of discord in the body of christ.

According to 2 Corinthians 2:11, “to keep Satan from taking advantage of us; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.”The Bible teaches us that we have the authority in Christ to resist the enemy and overcome spiritual attacks (Luke 10:19). We are supposed to stand firm against the schemes of the devil (Ephesians 6:10-18). By reading the Bible regularly, praying, and fasting fervently we can cultivate a strong relationship with God.

We do this by cultivating a strong relationship with God, seeking His guidance, and surrounding ourselves with a supportive community of believers, we can withstand and overcome spiritual attacks. We should never forget that even we face a spiritual attack we are not alone because Christ said he will never leave us alone.

40 Signs That A Person Is Under Spiritual Attack.

Here are a few signs that someone is under spiritual attack:

1. lack of interest in spiritual matters: When you start to notice a lack of Spiritual passion and zeal.” Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold,” Matthew 24:12 (NIV)

2. Misinterpretation of the Scriptures: Many false teachers are twisting the scriptures to suit their narrative which is to deceive and even cause confusion, in the body of Christ. ” For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached, or if you receive a different spirit from the Spirit you received, or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it easily enough. 2 Corinthians 11:4 (NIV)

3. Weak moral integrity: When you constantly find yourself harbouring impure thoughts, actions, or temptations, as a Christian. ” Put away from you a deceitful (lying, misleading) mouth, and put devious lips far from you. Proverbs 4:24 (AB)

4. Great sensitivity to spiritual atmospheres: When you start to sense the presence of evil or darkness when you enter certain places. You might have goosebumps or feel chills. “Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.” Ephesians 5:11 (NIV)

5. Struggling with your Calling: When you are faced with so many obstacles when it comes to fulfilling your God-given calling, these challenges might be family-related, financial, or even health-related. For instance, Paul, Joseph, and even Daniel all suffered for their calling.” Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, I spent a night and a day in the open sea,” 2 Corinthians 11:25 (NIV)

6. Extreme Physical Tiredness: You feel always drained, even after you have rested well. ” Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” Matthew 11:28, (NIV)

7. Always Emotionally drained: When you always feel depressed, anxious, or a feeling of being empty inside,it may be as a result of a spirit from a Spiritual Attack. “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 (NIV)

8. Always confused: When you can’t make even a simple decision or understand what God is saying to you. “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33, (KJV)

9. Weak prayer lifestyle: When you find it difficult to pray or even fast as if something is stopping you and pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.” Ephesians 6:18 (NIV)

10. Resistance to Healing: When there is resistance to either physical, emotional, or spiritual healing. Jesus answered, “This kind cannot come out, except by prayer.” Mark 9:29 (NIV)

11. Medically unexplainable sicknesses: When you are suffering from unusual diseases, unexplained physical pain, or health conditions that defy medical help or can’t be diagnosed or cured medically. “And behold, a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, for she said to herself, ‘If I only touch his garment, I will be made well” Matthew 9:20-21, (ESV). “So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head.” Job 2:7 (NIV)

12. Always feeling helpless: When you feel like everything is out of your control and nothing can be done at all. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” Psalm 46:1, (ESV)

13. Ungodly Dreams and Visions: When your dreams and visions are contrary to God’s truth, and they bring too much fear in your life it may be as a result of Spiritual Attack. ” “I have heard these prophets say, ‘Listen to the dream I had from God last night.’ And then they proceed to tell lies in my name. Jeremiah 23:25 (NLT)

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14. Struggling with old habits: Unable to overcome old sinful habits even despite being in a church. For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want. Galatians 5:17, (NIV).

15. Suffering endless setbacks: When you are facing endless challenges, setbacks, or discouragements no matter what you do make you even question why? “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 (NIV):

16. Habitual Sinning: When you have a very great urge to want to sin always. “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith…” 1 Peter 5:8-9 (NIV)

17. Unexplained anger: When you are always angry or fearful for no good reason. ” If you become angry, do not let your anger lead you into sin, and do not stay angry all day. Don’t give the Devil a chance. ” Ephesians 4:26-27 (GNT)

18. Breakdown in Relationships easily: When you find of late that you have many strained relationships, conflicts, and division then a sign, “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control” 2 Timothy 1:7 (ESV)

19. Breakdown in Godly Relationships: When there is consistent conflict, strife, or a breakdown of godly relationships in a person’s life, “A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.” Proverbs 16:28 (NIV)

20. Struggle To see God’s Promises and Provision: When you start experiencing a lot of doubts or unbelief when it comes to God’s promises and provision, leading to a lack of provisions and financial stability, ” But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 (KJV). “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10:23 (NIV)

21. Extreme Fear and Oppression: When you constantly experience intense fear, and anxiety without any good reason, making you stop doing God’s will. “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7 (NIV).

22. Oppression and Suppression of Spiritual Gifts: When you notice that it’s like your spiritual gifts are being suppressed, hindered, or discouraged, leading to persistent turmoil, anxiety, or a lack of inner peace may be caused by a Spiritual Attack. “Do not neglect the spiritual gift that is in you, which was given to you when the prophets spoke, and the elders laid their hands on you.” 1 Timothy 4:14 (GNT)

23. Easily Discouraged: Always feeling low in the spirit or defeated. ” Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and” Psalm 42:5 (ESV)

24. Division and Discord within the Church: When there is a widespread conflict or a breakdown of unity within the church. ” If people are causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with them.  For people like that have turned away from the truth, and their own sins condemn them.” Titus 3:10-11 (NLT)

25. Attacks on Faith and Beliefs: Doubt, confusion, or a sudden crisis of faith may indicate a spiritual attack aimed at undermining one’s belief in God. “The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.” 1 Timothy 4:1 (NIV)

26. Easily accepting false Teachings: When you find that you are easily led astray by false doctrines or teachings. “The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon their faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.” 1 Timothy 4:1-2 (NIV)

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“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.” 2 Timothy 4:3-4 (NIV)

26. Loss of Trust in God: When a person faces persistent feelings of hopelessness. ” Why am I so sad? Why am I so troubled? I will put my hope in God, and once again I will praise him, my savior and my God.” Psalm 42:11 (GNT)

27. Feeling of unworthiness: If someone experiences persistent feelings of worthlessness, self-doubt, or a distorted self-image, it may be a result of a spiritual attack. ” The thief comes only in order to steal, kill, and destroy. I have come in order that you might have life–life in all its fullness.” John 10:10 (GNT)

28. Lack of zeal to Worship: When there are so many hindrances, distractions, or a lack of passion in worship. ” Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. 9“All this I will give You,” he said, “if You will fall down and worship me.” Matthew 4:8-9 (NIV)

29. Lack of Spiritual growth: When there is a lack of spiritual growth, resistance, or hindrance to your maturity. “In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food! Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness.” Hebrews 5:12-13 (NIV)

30. Always having negative thoughts: When you have a strong feeling that it’s like you are losing your mind leading to you having evil thoughts. “For the Spirit that God has given us does not make us timid; instead, his Spirit fills us with power, love, and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 (GNT)

31. Barrenness: When you are constant struggle to bear fruit or fulfill God’s purposes. ” Remain in me, and I will remain in you. For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed from the vine, and you cannot be fruitful unless you remain in me. “Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:4-5 (NLT)

32. Lack of Spiritual Discernment: When you keep struggling to discern between the truth and deception. “Dear friends, stop believing every spirit. Instead, test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.” 1 John 4:1 (ISV)

33. Changes for the Worse: When your health, finances, and relationships suddenly change for the worst.

34. Persistent Unforgiveness and Bitterness: When you find that you tend to struggle to forgive others because of the bitterness in your heart, “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:31-32 (NIV)

35. Always No there is no peace at Home: When you sense a consistent strife, or brokenness within your home. “Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 (NIV)

36. Lack of Joy in your heart: When you always heaviness, or a sense of despair in your spirit.” Do not sorrow, for the joy of the LORD, is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 (NKJV)

37. Constant persecution: When you realize that you are facing constant opposition, discouragement, or persecution you are doing God’s work, “Everyone who wants to live a godly life in union with Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” 2 Timothy 3:12 (GNT)

38. You can’t Sleep: When there are consistent disturbances, nightmares, or insomnia, it may indicate a spiritual attack. ” In peace, I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O LORD, will keep me safe.” Psalm 4:8 (NLT)

39. Intense Spiritual Struggle: When you tend to experience an unusual spiritual struggle, which make you to have a decreased passion for God and spiritual matters “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” (Ephesians 6:12). “But this is what I have against you: you do not love me now as you did at first.” Revelation 2:4 (GNT)

40. Too many obstacles and Hindrances: When a person suffers either several unfavourable circumstances, long delays, or other challenges, it may be a sign of spiritual attack. “For we wanted to come to you—certainly I, Paul, did, again and again—but Satan blocked our way.” 1 Thessalonians 2:18 (NLT)

In conclusion, you should never forget that God has given you the power to overcome any known as well as unknown spiritual attacks. The spiritual attacks you see now are not a new thing and they can manifest in various ways. At all times put your trust in God since greater is He who is in us than he who is in the world (1 John 4:4). When you encounter a spiritual attack, you should seek the support and guidance of mature believers and stand firm in the truth of God’s Word.

Beware and Aware of Spiritual Attacks

Pastor Nathaniel.

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