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Chapter Ten

Chapter Ten -  Part One

1. When dealing with demonization, what is the foundational belief from scripture that TPM is based upon?

(a) People cannot be free until the demons are cast out.

(b) Satan's earthly position changed as a predetermined divine outcome of the Lord's death and resurrection; therefore, we can stand in the assurance of God's word that we "overcame him because of the blood of the lamb and because of the word of (our) testimony" (Rev.12:11).

(c) Satan is real and to be feared.

(d) Ministry sessions are often hindered by the presence of Satan.

 

2. What important question should facilitators ask themselves whenever they have a demonic encounter?

(a) How did I get myself in this mess?

(b) What would Jesus do?

(c) Where did I put my Basic Seminar Manual?

(d) Why is this demon here?

 

3. Which of the following options lists the reasons why demons can be present in ministry sessions?

(a) Unconfessed sinful behavior.

(b) Satan has taken control of the ministry recipient and they need to be rescued.

(c) Lies (deceptions) have been believed and choices made based on the lies.

(d). Both A and C.                             

 

4. When the ministry recipient needs deliverance, what is the primary goal of TPM?

(a) Help them to first identify why the demon is present (their belief and choice) and then lead them to find truth from the Lord.

(b) Take control of the situation and make the demon obey.

(c) Call in the exorcism ministry team to take over.

(d) Pray and fast until the demons loosen their grip on them.

 

5. What is the reason that facilitators should NEVER need to engage the devil in a struggle or a fight?

 (a) To engage in warfare is to give the demon permission to fight.

(b) The demon might attach itself to the facilitator.

(c) Since Satan no longer has the "ruling position" he held before the cross and resurrection, we are not called to fight an already defeated foe, but instead to stand in the "full armor of God," which is the finished work of Christ.

(d) Both A and C.

 

6. Although Satan lost his power of death through the Cross and resurrection of Christ, how can he still affect the lives of believers?

(a) By triggering the lie-based thinking in the  believer and stirring up lie-based pain.

(b) By deceiving those who are not on the alert and aware of his schemes.

(c) By providing ways to escape lie-based pain.

(d) All the above.

 

7. What is the difference between demonic power and demonic deception?

(a) Demonic power is the ability to make or force someone to do something against their will; demonic deception is influencing or manipulating someone to do something but not forcing the person to do it.

(b) Demonic power is the ability the demon has to control people whereas deception has to do with lies.

(c) Demonic power is seen when people get stuck in ministry whereas deception is when they cannot identify the lies they believe.

(d) All the above.

 

8. What is Satan's current position from a post-resurrection perspective?

(a) The devil has been rendered powerless by the Cross and resurrection of Christ.

(b) He is the god of this earth warring against the Saints of God.

(c) He is second in power next to God.

(d) All the above.

 

9. What is redeemed man's position following the death and resurrection of Christ?

(a)  He can now battle Satan and win.

(b) Redeemed man has been restored to even to a higher place that he held before the fall since he is "seated in heaven with Christ in God."

(c)  He is able to defeat Satan with the blood of the Lamb.

(d) All of the above.

 

10. What is demonization in an individual directly related to?

(a) Former generational sins of the forefathers.

(b) The grip Satan holds over those who lack faith.

(c) The person's belief system and the choices made based on it.

(d) All of the above.

 

11. When dealing with people's sins as a possible cause for demonic strongholds what should be a primary focus beyond leading people to confess, and repent?

(a) Making sure that there are not deeper sins that are at the root of the more obvious sin.

(b) Their lie-based thinking. If people's lie-based beliefs are not identified and replaced with truth, they will continue to find it difficult to stop sinning until the beliefs that affect their choices are changed. 

(c) They should commit to memorizing more Scripture.

(d) All the above.

 

12. What is at the root of ALL of Satan's devices, fiery darts, and snares that he uses against us?

(a) Generational curses.

(b) Vow and agreements that people have made.

(c) The lies we believe.
(d) All of the above.

 

13. What is revealed about a facilitator who addresses and gives a demon a command more than once?

(a)  He may assume that the demon did not hear him the first time.

(b) A facilitator's responses to demon's reveal whether or not they understand their true authority in Christ.

(c)  The facilitator may like telling demons what to do.

(d) All of the above.

 

14. Rather than being viewed as "helpless victims of the devil," people who report being demonized should be viewed as

(a) People void of some element of truth and, thus, deceived and held captive by the "snare of the devil," as opposed to being held captive by the "snarer" himself.

(b) Doing the best they can with what they have to work with.

(c) Childlike in their faith and in need of one more spiritual to rescue them.

(d) None of the above.

 

15. What is the difference between the influence that Satan can have over lost humanity and the influence that he can have over the redeemed?

(a) There is no difference.

(b) The devil rules in the lives of lost humanity and has some measure of control since they belong to his kingdom of darkness, but in the life of the believer, he is defeated and does not have the ability to make a child of God do anything that the child does not  willingly choose to participate in.

(c)  Satan cannot spiritually  touch people, lost or not.

(d) All of the above.

 

16. What is the real source of practical evil in this world?

(a) Satan is the head and the demons follow him.

(b) Generational curses flow down to each generation, affecting the thousands.

(c) The devil plans it out and controls evil men to carry it out.

(d) All evil is accomplished through people choosing for it to be done.

 

17. Why is casting out a demon simply not enough to produce life-changing transformation within the ministry recipient?

(a) If the ministry recipient does not clean the house they will just come back.

(b) If you make the demon the problem you are missing the real problem.

(c) The demon is present because of the beliefs that the ministry recipient harbors and the choices that they willingly make based on their beliefs.

(d) All the above

 

18. When people report feeling depressed, despondent, and experience powerful/painful negative emotions, what is probably happening?

(a) Demons are oppressing them. 

(b) Curses are being sent by evil people.

(c) The sins of their forefathers are rising up.

(d) They are being triggered in their own lie-based pain.

 

19. If demons are involved when the ministry recipient experiences depression and other negative emotions, how should the facilitator address this?

(a)  Know that the only power the demon's message has is to the extent that the ministry recipient  believes it.

(b) Make it the ministry recipient's responsibility to decide what they want to see happen since demons only operate within their belief and by their choice.

(c) Use the demon's presence during ministry as lie detectors to expose  the ministry recipient's lie-based thinking.

(d) All the above.

20. When crises, difficulties, and sufferings come into people's lives, what possible explanation is there for this other than attributing these situations to Satan's attack?

 

(a)  Jesus said that in this world we will have much tribulation.

(b) Trials are a primary tool in the hand of God for exposing our lie-based thinking.

(c) These situations are an expected part of life because people live in a fallen world; and although Satan is usually not the direct cause, he is involved in the midst of what is common to all Christians.

(d) All of the above.

21. If the ministry recipient speaks with different voices or presents strange behavior during ministry, what cause could there be for this other than a demonic cause?

 

(a) They may be -channeling a departed spirit from another dimension.

(b) They may be experiencing symptoms of the kind of dissociation as found in Dissociative Identity Disorder.

(c)  They could be experiencing astral projection.

(d) None of the above.

 

22. If the ministry recipient throws up, their bodies shake or contort, or they report extreme body pain during a ministry session, what should the facilitator do?

(a) Take immediate authority over what is happening.

(b) Identify the demon by name and cast it out.

(c) Know that these manifestations are probably related to the memory and encourage the person to go as far as they are willing to go.

(d) Stop the session and calm the person down.

 

23. The five primary time periods of Satan in the Bible are pre-fall, post-fall to incarnation, incarnation, post-resurrection, and events leading to the final judgment. In what time period should the facilitator operate when dealing with a demon manifestation?

(a)  Do what Jesus did in the Gospels since He was modeling deliverance for us.

(b) Deal with Satan from all time periods so that all the bases as covered.

(c) Deal with the demon in the time period that it is limited to and the only period we live in, which is the post-resurrection period.

(d) None of the above.

 

24. Although scripture reveals that Satan is defeated, what can cause people to misinterpret the post-resurrection scriptures and continue to fight Satan?

(a) Sometimes people's personal experience has much to do with their theology.

(b) People's interpretation of scripture can be flavored by their beliefs and assumptions regarding Satan's present status and power.

(c) Old habits can sometimes be hard to break.

(d) All the above.

 

25. Christians never have to do battle when they encounter demonization because

(a) Jesus never did battle with the devil and Christians have the same authority as He.

(b) Christians have been given all authority in Christ over Satan and demons.  You do not have to battle subordinates.

(c) We are never told to do this anywhere in post-resurrection Scriptures.

(d) All the above.

  

26. During ministry, what determines the parameters in which demons can operate?

(a) The TPM Basic Seminar Manual.

(b) The belief and choices of the ministry recipient.

(c) The experiential and logical belief system of the facilitator.

(d) Both B and C.

27. What is needed during ministry in order to have demons depart without a fight?

 

(a) The ministry recipient needs to embrace truth and let go of the lies they are experientially holding onto that give demons the freedom to stay active in their lives.

(b) The facilitator should confront the demons once right up front.

(c) The ministry recipient should think only on positive things.

(d) None of the above.

 

28. What enables demons to create inner distractions, barriers, and walls in the ministry recipient's mind during ministry?

(a) The ministry recipient lacks faith.

(b) The ministry recipient is looking for a way of escape and the demon simply supplies it.
(c) Demons are tricky and deceive the ministry recipient.

(d) The facilitator fails to take authority over the demon.

 

29. How can the facilitator use a demon as a "lie detectors" during ministry?

(a) Ask the demon why it is there.

(b) The facilitator should ask the ministry recipient to figure out what the demon's behaviors, words, and antics reveal about the lie-based beliefs that are present.

(c) Command the demon to tell the person the lie it is operating on.

(d) None of the above.

 

30. If a demon has entered the ministry recipient's life during childhood, what can enable the demon to remain into adulthood?

(a) Personal vows not broken.

(b)  The ministry recipient may have been demonized as an innocent child, but it is their own lie-based beliefs and choices that allows the demon to remain or have any influence.

(c) Generational curses and sins of the forefathers.

(d) None of the above.

 

31. Demonized people DO NOT need someone spiritually stronger to rush in and rescue them by force from the clutches of the devil because

(a)  The devil is merely operating within the lie-based areas of their thinking and when they know the truth the demon will lose its influence..

(b) The devil will leave on its own if you just ignore it.

(c) People are not really demonized they are just deceived.

d) None of the above.

 

32. Which one of the options below completes the following statement? Post-resurrection deliverance involves gently correcting the person, asking God to grant them repentance or a change of thinking and… (Hint 2 Tim. 2:25-26)   

(a) Command the evil spirits to leave.

(b) Through ministry invite them come to the knowledge of the truth by connecting with Christ so that they can come to their senses and thereby escape from the devil's snare. 

(c) Teach them the truth, encourage them to resist the devil and choose to obey.

(d) None of the above.

 

33. What will demons assume if facilitators use dramatic displays of strong and forceful commands, repeated directives, and loud demonstrative speaking?

(a) That they have permission to fight back.

(b) That the facilitators do not know the authority they have in Christ over demons.

(c) That the focus is on them and not the ministry recipient's beliefs and choices.

(d) All the above and more.

 

34. How does God use Satan for His purposes?

(a) He does not use Satan since Satan is doing whatever he chooses.

(b) God is using Satan (as He is using all things) to bring about the exposure of the lies we believe and ultimate purification of our faith/belief.

(c) God does not involve Himself in what Satan is doing since Satan's agenda is always evil and God is holy.

(d) God stopped using the devil after the death and resurrection of Christ.  

  

 Chapter 10 - Part Two

1. Which one of the options below completes the following statement? If the facilitator senses that a demon is present and is acting out, they should obtain permission from the ministry recipient to deal with the demon, lay down simple parameters for the demon to obey and then, if violations occur, they should  

(a) Not enter into battle, but gently stop the session and provide some basic teaching concerning the ministry recipient's authority and post-resurrection truths about what the devil can and cannot do.

(b) Assure the ministry recipient that the manifestation does not have to occur and that the person has the power and choice to stop it themselves.

(c) Realize that the ministry recipient's will, not the demon, is the problem, and seek to find out the will and belief of the ministry recipient that the demon reflects.

(d) All the above.

 

2. The level of manifestation that occurs during ministry is related to

(a) The size and rank of the demonic spirit.

(b) The facilitator's and the ministry recipient's beliefs.

(c) How many demons that you are dealing with.

(d) All of the above.

 

3. How does God's allowing demons to torment people by stirring up their lie-based pain serve God's purposes?

(a) God wants the demon to expose the person's lie-based thinking. 

(b) God wants to punish people who harbor lies.

(c) No one knows God's purposes.

(d) (B) and (C) above.

 

4. As demons try to interfere with the ministry recipient's mind renewal process, what will eventually happen to them?

(a) They will be destroyed by God.

(b) They end up exposing themselves and make it easy for people to identify them and the ministry recipient's lie based pain.

(c) They will drive the facilitator crazy.

(d) All of the above.

 

5. How can demons motivate people?

(a) They can attack them in their sleep.

(b)  They can cause bodily harm if they are not cast out.

(c) They can motivate people to move ahead in the mind renewal process as they choose to discover the lies that the demons are exposing in order to find freedom.

(d) All of the above.

 

6. What benefits may a ministry recipient receive when the facilitator verbally state demon-controlling parameters during ministry sessions?

(a) Ministry recipients can be given a biblical understanding of who they are in Christ and awareness that they are not helpless victims of demonization.

(b) It saves them the trouble of doing it themselves.

(c) It keeps the devil from oppressing them later.

(d) All of the above.

 

7. Some causes for people to present distinct personalities are

(a) They have reached a point of emotional burnout.

(b) Possibly demonic manifestation, but more likely the presentation of "alters" as is seen in Dissociative Identity Disorder.

(c) They may be suffering from acute marital anxiety.

(d) None of the above.

 

8. In what ways, other than through inhabitation, are demons able to accomplish demonic manifestations?

(a) They can send scout spirits in first before others follow.

(b) Much demonic manifestation is accomplished by demons that are outside of people's physical beings but are deceiving people into acting in many strange ways.

(c) By passing through the outer limits of spiritual awareness.

(d) Untold ways and manners.

 

9. What can a person do on a daily basis that will give the greatest protection against Satan's oppression that a person can have?

(a) Anoint everything with oil.

(b) Keep seeking personal ministry for the emotional pain that is rooted in their lie-based thinking since oppression is merely the triggering of one's lies.

(c) Prayer and fasting.

(d) Speak truths over their home and family and command the spirits to leave.

 

10. Which one of the following options gives the reason why God sometimes allows His people to experience external harassment and oppression?

(a) It exposes the lies people believe, keeps them dependent on Him for strength  and truth and keeps them humble.

(b) It is God's way to punish disobedience.

(c) God allows this to happen because He has limited His involvement to this degree.

(d) None of the above.

 

11. The best definition for oppression is

(a) What people can expect if they follow God.

(b) Satan's fiery darts that expose the lies we believe.

(c) Physical or emotional pain stirred up by a demon triggering our lie-based thinking, causing ongoing internal emotional and/or physical discomfort.

(d) Both B and C.

 

12. How do demons use temptation and oppression to cause people to sin?

(a) They will usually activate oppression first and then provide temptation as the means for resolving the oppression.

(b) By oppressing us until we have no other choice but sin.

(c) Making our lives miserable so that we are tempted.

(d) None of the above.

 

13. When a demon surfaces during ministry, what should facilitators do before considering exorcism?

(a) Recognize that the demon is only there due to the person's own belief and choice.

(b) Encourage the person to make a choice about what he wants to see happen.

(c) Help the person to discover what it is the demon is exposing about the person's belief.

(d) All of the above.

 

14. How can people be defiled?

(a) Only through their own sinful choices.

(b) When people act evil upon them such as being raped.

(c) When they are offered up to Satan by their parents as children.

(d) Both B and C.

 

15. What are some possible explanations that can be given if a demon is commanded to leave but does not?

(a) Sometimes these only come out by prayer and fasting.

(b) You are dealing with a "high ranking" evil spirit.

(c) Either it is not a demon or the person has willed it to stay based upon some belief.

(d) All of the above.

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