Azusa Street Revival was founded by William Joseph Seymour, co-founder of modern Pentecostalism and one of America’s greatest African American religious leaders.The revival sparked a mighty outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Many saved, healed, and baptized with the Holy Ghost, with evidence of speaking in tongues.
Witchcraft spirits are encountered and stopped by God's prophets. You are in a spiritual war for dominion. Apostle Paul said, “We are not wrestling against flesh and blood.” That doesn’t mean we're not wrestling. It just means we know where the battle originates. Spiritual warfare is something we cannot escape as Christians. Christ said he would build His church and the gates of hell would not prevail. However, they are still trying.
Spiritual warfare is a term that will get you thrown out of some counterfeit Pentecostal churches. Nevertheless, spiritual warfare is not going away. We were just getting ready to film one of the Apostolic Moments television programs. I asked the Apostolic Equipping Institute (AEI) Bible school students to write down some of their questions for my guest. On a small green sheet of folded paper was written these words,
Spiritual warfare prayer is a battle in the spirit. That’s why it’s called spiritual warfare against spiritual enemies. Scripture declares, “For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places” (Ephesians 6:12).