I have a question about a person who seems to be suffering from some sort of demonic possession. Do you think it is possible that the iniquity of the parents can be part of the reason why they are being tormented?


As far as the iniquity of the parent affecting the child, I personally think it is possible. We see in the New Testament little children possessed by demons, which is often the direct result of the parents involvement with the occult or themselves being possessed. It would be much like a mother with AIDS who gives birth to a child with the same condition, or a mother who is a drug addict and gives birth to a infant who is also addicted. The good news is that God is sovereign over everything and can, through our prayers and His will, save them and make them a new creation with the Holy Spirit living in them, leaving no place or allowance for any demonic possession.

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