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Pat Robertson: Pray To Rebuke Demons Attached To Used Clothes

A viewer writes to televangelist Pat Robertson to ask if demons can attach themselves to clothing she purchases at the Goodwill store...

RightWingWatch reports that on the 700 Club Monday, Pat Robertson said demons can attach themselves to material goods --so it’s not a bad idea to rebuke them before bringing them into your home.

This was in response to "Carrie," a viewer who had this question for Robertson:

"I buy a lot of clothes and other items at Goodwill and other secondhand shops. Recently my mom told me that I need to pray over the items, bind familiar spirits, and bless the items before I bring them into the house. Is my mother correct? Can demons attach themselves to material items?"

First, Robertson has a story (doesn't he always?) about “a witch who had prayed over a particular ring and asked for a spirit to come into it, and this Philippine girl was so attached to this ring, she had to buy it and all hell broke loose because she finally recognized what it was.”

“Can demonic spirits attach themselves to inanimate objects? The answer is yes,” Robertson said, "but I don't think every sweater you get from Goodwill has demons in it."

Whew! So only some of the sweaters you buy at Goodwill have demons in them.

"In a sense your mother is just being super cautious," Robertson continued, "so hey—it isn't gonna hurt you any to rebuke any spirits that might attach themselves to those clothes." (Does it also work on bedbugs and fleas?)

Okay, Carrie, you can pray away the minions of Beelzebub in your second-hand sweaters. Just please, wash them first, m'kay?

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