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Hmong District Exorcism Analysis
Hmong District
Statement on Exorcism

We, the DEXCOM together with the Theological Issue Committee, concur that Hmong District need to establish a measure rod in which we measure many contemporary theological issues arise in the Hmong District churches. We agree that the ultimate measure rod to measure all theological issues is the Word of God. Therefore, on the basis of this issue in regard to exorcism which is spread to many churches. We established this statement of belief in regard to Exorcism. We ask that all official workers, and church leaders of the Hmong District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance follow this position and practice accordingly.

We believe that during Jesus earthly ministry he did encounter demon possessed
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We find nowhere in the Bible support this practice. Neither Jesus nor the disciple use such objects to cast out demons. Jesus command us to ask anything in His Name and he will do it (John 14:14). There is power in the Name of Jesus and not the person who cast the demon nor in the objects (bible, the cross, oil, and picture of Jesus). We further believe that if we practice these we will face a real risk of exchange simple faith in Jesus for something else. There is an occasion in the Bible that people cast out demons in Jesus’ name but Jesus didn’t know them (Matthew …show more content…
The church must disciple these individuals to grow in the Lord (Matthew 28:19).

Guidelines for Intercessory Sessions
1. Avoid Coercion: individuals should not be coerced to participate in an intercessory session.
2. Interview: individuals should be interviewed in order to determine whether they are demon possessed or not.
3. Consent Form: if an intercessory session is deemed necessary, a form must be signed giving consent by the individual or by his/her caretaker.
4. Team: a team consisting of spiritually mature members of the church, preferably pastor/elders should be chosen in advance, assigning one as a spokesperson, to participate during intercessory sessions.
5. Prayer: the team should spend an adequate amount of time in prayer prior to each session.
6. Time Constraints: up to three sessions (2 hours maximum).
7. Documentation: intercessory sessions should be documented for internal use, but audio/visual recordings are not recommended.
8. Bring Closure to the Sessions: after the prescribed time, the intercessory sessions should be brought to a clear

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