• Teresa Yanaros

Combatting Demonic Harassment: 10 Books on Spiritual Warfare For Your Arsenal

These books will help get you started in learning about occult bondage and deliverance.

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Spiritual Warfare is Real.


There are so many books out there on spiritual warfare that it can be pretty overwhelming if you don't know where to start. If this describes you, worry not my friend. I've read a TON of books on this topic since the Lord delivered me from the occult.


This list is in no way exhaustive, but it's some of the books that I read in the very beginning when I really had no idea what was going on. These books helped me SO much. In short, spiritual warfare is very much so real. Some people might think it's not true, that Satan is not real, and that no spiritual entities exist in the supernatural spheres that seek to influence us. This is not true. Long story short. I've seen demons. I've been bruised by demons. Physically bruised. This is called demonic vexation. I was being harassed by demonic forces who sought to destroy me. I came under God's protection, and first-hand experienced what it's like to be delivered from Satan and transferred into the kingdom of Jesus. (Praise the Lord!)


If you are reading this because you are experiencing demonic harassment, please get rid of all objects that you have that are tied to the occult. Humble yourself and confess your sins to the Lord. Start reading your Bible. Faith is awakened by the message and the message that awakens come by the Word of Christ. Jesus Christ is the only one who saves from evil.


This stuff is real. It might seem innocent at first. But I am dead serious when I say that playing in the worldly realm of Satan because you don't think what you're doing "is a big deal," I'm telling now, it's not worth your soul over. It's the biggest deal in the world. Beyond the world. This isn't just your physical life we are talking about here. We are talking about eternal consequences. I was disobedient and lost in my sin, thinking that what I was doing was not only good but spiritually generative and positive. Boy, was I wrong. Satan's lies are shiny and sweet. But they lead you down an endless bottomless pit black hole of despair. Jesus gives us rest. Satan wants you to continue working and trying and giving, only to run you face-first into the ground. And he takes pleasure in tearing God's children away from Him. There is no rest in Satan. There is only endless searching and seeking and never finding.


In Jesus, you are home. You are found. You are loved.


After reading this list, if you have other books that you would like to recommend, please comment down below in the comment section to join the conversation.


Enjoy these books.


-Teresa

 

1 - The Amplified Bible

"You’ve trusted the Amplified® Bible to deliver enhanced understanding of all the rich nuances and shades of meaning of the original Bible languages. For this kind of in-depth study, no working knowledge of Greek or Hebrew is required—just a desire to know more about what God says in his Word. Amplified Bibles use a unique system of punctuation, italics, references, and synonyms to unlock subtle shades of meaning as found in the original languages." (Amazon Description)

 

2 - Catechism of the Catholic Church: Second Edition



"The Catechism draws on the Bible, the Mass, the Sacraments, Church tradition and teaching, and the lives of saints. It comes with a complete index, footnotes and cross-references for a fuller understanding of every subject. The word catechism means "instruction" - this book will serve as the standard for all future catechisms.


Using the tradition of explaining what the Church believes (the Creed), what she celebrates (the Sacraments), what she lives (the Commandments), and what she prays (the Lord's Prayer), the Catechism of the Catholic Church offers challenges for believers and answers for all those interested in learning about the mystery of the Catholic faith.


The Catechism of the Catholic Church is a positive, coherent, and contemporary map for our spiritual journey toward transformation. (Amazon Description)

 

3 - The Exorcism Files: True Stories of Demonic Possession

ADAM BLAI



"Drawing from his extensive experience in assisting with cases of demonic oppression and possession, in The Exorcism Files, Adam Blai presents readers with enlightening true stories and traces their causation. Whether people provided a gateway through Ouija boards, tarot cards, Reiki, Yoga, or martial arts, Blai reports from firsthand observation how they were lured into the occult.


Blai also recounts shocking cases of participation in covens and cults under the guise of knowledge, empowerment, and liberation. This is sometimes accompanied by crimes and hauntings, which Blai also documents. An essential guide for our time, The Exorcism Files reveals numerous striking truths about the supernatural..." (Amazon Description)

 

4 - An Exorcist Explains the Demonic:

The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels

FR. GABRIELE AMORTH

"From Fr. Gabriel Amorth, the renowned exorcist in Rome, comes this powerful, eye-opening book on the deadly antics of Satan and his fallen angels, as well as spiritual remedies for each. These pages provide a basic orientation in the dark phenomenology, succinctly explaining Catholic doctrine on the fallen angels and the innumerable manifestations." (Amazon Description)

 

5 - Occult Bondage and Deliverance:

Counseling the Occultly Oppressed

KURT KOCH

"An introduction to counseling individuals who are involved in occult activity. Includes actual case histories." (Amazon Description)

 

6 - Demonology Past and Present:

Identifying and Overcoming Demonic Strongholds

KURT KOCH

"A thorough discussion of the work of demons and the firsthand observations of people involved in demonic activity." (Amazon Description)

 

7 - Rules of Engagement:

Preparing for Your Role in the Spiritual Battle

DEREK PRINCE

"This landmark text offers the most important and practical guidance Derek Prince imparted to believers in his last years: how to prepare for and take their places in the ultimate, ongoing spiritual battle." (Amazon Description)

 

8 - Protection From Deception

DEREK PRINCE

"Christians everywhere are facing opposition from unseen but powerful spiritual enemies that are seeking to conquer us spirit, soul, and body. With relentless deceptions, Satan is scheming to destroy the church from within, keeping us from the divine love and protection of God. But what can we do?" (Amazon Description)

 

9 - An Exorcist Tells His Story

FR. GABRIELLE AMORTH

"In this powerful book, the renowned exorcist of Rome tells of his many experiences in his ministry as an exorcist doing battle with Satan to relieve the great suffering of people in the grip of evil. The importance of the ministry to expel demons is clearly seen in the Gospels, from the actions of the Apostles, and from Church history. Fr. Amorth allows the reader to witness the activities of the exorcist, to experience what an exorcist sees and does. He also reveals how little modern science, psychology, and medicine can do to help those under Satan's influence, and that only the power of Christ can release them from this kind of mental, spiritual or physical suffering." (Amazon Description)

 

10 - Bible Doctrine:

Essential Teachings of The Christian Faith

WAYNE GRUDEM

"How do we know the Bible is God’s Word? What is sin and where did it come from? How is Jesus fully God and fully man? What are spiritual gifts? When and how will Christ return? If you’ve asked questions like these, then "systematic theology" is no abstract term. It’s an approach to finding answers every Christian needs to know. Bible Doctrine takes a highly commended upper-level textbook on systematic theology and makes it accessible to the average reader." (Amazon Description)

 

About The Author


Teresa Yanaros, a degreed journalist with a passion for Jesus, has dedicated her life to investigating media, exposing occult lies, and driving home the truth of Christ. Earlier in her career, Teresa was a successful author who gave speeches and practical workshops across America, after publishing a book that investigated the phenomenon of modern American online spiritualism and attempted to reconcile her Roman Catholic roots with new-age practices. She then had a radical deliverance experience from the occult and now coaches Christians who left the new age to follow Jesus. With over 1M views on her YouTube channel, Teresa has impacted viewers across the world who seek to look deeper at spiritual warfare and how Satan deceives through occult traps in media. After going #newagetoJesus she attended seminary classes and continues to research, investigate, and share information about the new age deception, occult deliverance, spiritual warfare, and Christian theology.


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