When we end up in the emergency room, most of us look for medical solutions. But when Jennifer Eivaz suffered respiratory problems that sent her there and home for bed rest right before a major ministry trip, she made an immediate connection.
"I made some assumption that it was, first of all, spiritual warfare," she says on the "Take 10 With Jenn" podcast on the Charisma Podcast Network. As she researched Australia, one of her planned destinations, some disturbing information came to light: An aboriginal deity was likely at work.
"It was known as the wagyl. It's a snake-like creature, I would liken it to a python spirit. And it was in their tradition responsible for the creation and protection of waterways and land forms around present-day Perth, and southwest of Western Australia.
The aboriginal tribes, Eivaz discovered, "were later appointed as the guardian of the land by this wagyl this snake-like, python-like creature, and certain tribal elders were visited by this dreamtime being. ... although this could seem somewhat mythological, elements of the waggle are often represented in Perth architecture and its design structures.
"I learned in my experience that things we dismiss as myths are actually spiritual strongholds in the land that need our intercession. ... Think of how a python behaves in the natural, and you'll understand how it manifests in people, even those who believe in Jesus but are unaware. ... I've done a lot of deliverance work with it as a result of what I learned on this trip. Many people with chronic breathing issues, they're not dealing with a physical issue as much as they are dealing with a spiritual issue."
Learn about the territorial demon in Scripture that this spirit resembles and how you can learn to deal with a python spirit in this podcast.
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