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LEVIATHAN

JOB41
5Canyoumakeapetofhimlike
Job41(NCV) abirdorputhimonaleashfor
1Canyoupullintheleviathan yourgirls?
withafishhook
6Willtradersbarterforhim?
ortiedownhistonguewitha Willtheydividehimupamong
rope? themerchants?
2Canyouputacordthrough 7Canyoufillhishidewith
hisnoseorpiercehisjawwitha harpoonsorhisheadwith
hook? fishingspears?
3Willhekeepbeggingyoufor 8Ifyoulayahandonhim,
mercy?Willhespeaktoyou youwillrememberthestruggle
withgentlewords? andneverdoitagain!
4Willhemakeanagreement
withyouforyoutotakehimas
yourslaveforlife?
JOB41
9Anyhopeofsubduinghimis
false;themeresightofhimis 14Whodaresopenthe
overpowering. doorsofhismouth,ringed
aboutwithhisfearsome
10Nooneisfierce(brave)
teeth?
enoughtorousehim.Whothen
isabletostandagainstme? 15Hisbackhasrowsof
shields(scales)tightly
11Whohasaclaimagainstme
sealedtogether;
thatImustpay?Everything
underheavenbelongstome. 16each(scale)issocloseto
thenextthatnoaircanpass
12Iwillnotfailtospeakofhis
between.
limbs,hisstrengthandhis
gracefulform. 17Theyarejoinedfastto
oneanother;theycling
13Whocanstripoffhisouter
togetherandcannotbe
coat?Whowouldapproachhim
parted.
withabridle?
JOB41
18Hissnortingthrowsout 14Whodaresopenthe
flashesoflight;hiseyesarelike doorsofhismouth,ringed
theraysofdawn. aboutwithhisfearsome
teeth?
19Firebrandsstreamfromhis
mouth;sparksoffireshootout. 15Hisbackhasrowsof
shields(scales)tightly
20Smokepoursfromhis
sealedtogether;
nostrils
asfromaboilingpotoverafire 16each(scale)issocloseto
ofreeds. thenextthatnoaircanpass
between.
21Hisbreathsetscoalsablaze,
andflamesdartfromhismouth. 17Theyarejoinedfastto
oneanother;theycling
22Strengthresidesinhisneck;
togetherandcannotbe
dismaygoesbeforehim.
parted.
JOB41
18Hissnortingthrowsout 23Thefoldsofhisfleshare
flashesoflight;hiseyesarelike tightlyjoined;theyarefirm
theraysofdawn. andimmovable.
19Firebrandsstreamfromhis 24Hischest(heart)ishard
mouth;sparksoffireshootout. asrock,hardasalower
millstone.
20Smokepoursfromhis
nostrils 25Whenherisesup,the
asfromaboilingpotoverafire mightyareterrified;they
ofreeds. retreat(drawback)before
histhrashing
21Hisbreathsetscoalsablaze,
andflamesdartfromhismouth. 26Theswordthatreaches
himhasnoeffect,nordoes
22Strengthresidesinhisneck;
thespearorthedartorthe
dismaygoesbeforehim.
javelin.
JOB41
18Hissnortingthrowsout 23Thefoldsofhisfleshare
flashesoflight;hiseyesarelike tightlyjoined;theyarefirm
theraysofdawn. andimmovable.
19Firebrandsstreamfromhis 24Hischest(heart)ishard
mouth;sparksoffireshootout. asrock,hardasalower
millstone.
20Smokepoursfromhis
nostrils 25Whenherisesup,the
asfromaboilingpotoverafire mightyareterrified;they
ofreeds. retreat(drawback)before
histhrashing
21Hisbreathsetscoalsablaze,
andflamesdartfromhismouth. 26Theswordthatreaches
himhasnoeffect,nordoes
22Strengthresidesinhisneck;
thespearorthedartorthe
dismaygoesbeforehim.
javelin.
JOB41
31Hemakesthedepths[of
27Ironhetreatslikestrawand
thesea]churnlikeaboiling
bronzelikerottenwood.
caldron[pot]andstirsup
28Arrowsdonotmakehim thesealikeapotof
flee;slingstonesarelikechaffto ointment[oil].
him.
32Behindhimheleavesa
29Aclubseemstohimbuta glisteningwake;onewould
pieceofstraw;helaughsatthe thinkthedeephadwhite
rattlingofthelance. hair.
30Hisundersides[ofitsbody] 33Nothingonearthishis
arejaggedpotsherds,[from equalacreaturewithout
H2790magicalcraft;also fear.
silence:-cunning,secretly]
34Helooksdownonallthat
leavingatrailinthemudlikea
arehaughty;heiskingover
threshingsledge.
allthatareproud."
DefinitionofLeviathan

Livyathan

Thewordleviathanhasbecomesynonymous
withanylargeseamonsterorcreature.

H3882Leviathan
FromH3867;(law-vaw)
awreathedanimal,thatis,aserpent
(especiallythecrocodileorsomeotherlarge
seamonster);

FIgurativelytheconstellationofthedragon;
alsoasasymbolofBabylonandEgypt:-
FIgurativelytheconstellationofthe
dragon;alsoasymbolofBabylonand
Egypt:-
ThetransliteratedHebrewwordfor
Leviathan(livyathan)means,"twisted,"
and"coiled."
InJob3:8,(RevisedVersion,andmargin,
ofAuthorizedVersion),itdenotesthe
"dragon"which,accordingtoEastern
tradition,isanenemyoflight.
InJob41:1,leviathanisunderstoodtobelikea
crocodile.
InPsalms104:26itdenotes"anylargeanimal
thatmovesbywrithingorwrigglingthebody,the
whale,themonstersofthedeep."
Thiswordisalsousedfigurativelyforacruel
enemy,...andasusedinIsaiah27:1"leviathan
thepiercing[RSV'swift']serpent,evenleviathan
thatcrooked[RSVmargin,'winding']serpent."
Great Red Dragon"

Revelation12isrelated
orreferringto
leviathan,asithas7
heads,andin
Ps.74:13,14weseethat
leviathanandthe
dragonsoftheseaalso
hasseveralheadsthat
Godbreaks.
"Thoudidstdividetheseabythystrength:thoubrakestthe
headsofthedragonsinthewaters.Thoubrakesttheheadsof
leviathaninpieces...."
7HeadedNagaDragon
Thailand
Burma
InIsaiah,leviathanis
referredtoasthe"twisted
serpent.
InSatansarsenalofdevil
spirits,thisspiritreferred
toasleviathanisoneof
themostdeadly,confusing,
destructive,deceiving,
successfulandstrongest
spiritstheenemyhas.
TheWordofGodwarnsus,
inmanyplaces,ofexcesses
inthisarea
Who Is Leviathan?
How Do You Expose And Counter
Attack His Assaults?
InJob3-8referenceismade
toadragon,whichaccording
toancientmythology,was
supposedtocauseeclipsesby
wrappingitselfaroundthe
sun.
Leviathanwasconsideredto
beagreatmythicalmonster,
identifiedwiththe
Babylonianmothergoddess,
Timat.
Who Is Leviathan?
How Do You Expose And Counter
Attack His Assaults?
TheLordmadeitclearindescribingleviathan
thatnaturalweaponscannotdestroyhim.It
willtaketheswordoftheLordtoovercome
thiswickedprincipalityLeviathan.
"InthatdaytheLordwithhisseveresword,
greatandstrong,willpunishLeviathanthe
fleeingserpent,Leviathanthetwistedserpent,
andhewillslaythereptilethatisinthesea."
Isaiah27:1
CharacteristicsofaLeviathan:

MASTEROFCONFUSION
And
APOWERFULHINDEREROFDESTINY
BYMEMERIZINGPEOPLEUSINGHIS
POWERFULTOOLSOFSLUMBERANDSTUPOR

SLUMBER..dozing,dormant,slothful,ornegligent
state
STUPOR..astateofnear-unconsciousnessor
insensibility: a drunken stupor.
LeviathanTWISTINGSpirit
THELEVIATHANspirittwistingtheWordtohis
peopletocreatelogjamanddismemberthe
body
Twistingcommunicationanddestroying
relationship
:asituationinwhichalargenumberoflogs
LOGJAM..
floatingdownariverbecometangledwith
eachothersothatfurthermovementisnot
possible
2asituationinwhichnoprogressseems
possible
Psalms 74:12-15
12ForGodismykingofold,workingsalvationin
themidstoftheearth,
13YoudividetheseabyYourstrength;Youbreak
theheadsofthesea-monstersinthewaters.
14Youcrackedopentheheadsofleviathan,and
gavehimtobefoodtothepeoplelivinginthe
wilderness.
15Youdividethefountainandtheflood;Youdry
upmightyrivers.
LeviathanWithMultipleHeads
AspiritualbeingwhoseheadisbrokenbyGodas
foodtowildernesspeople.
Leviathanwithmultipleheads..
Peoplewhoareintransitfromwildernessto
promiseland
IntransitionfromEgypttoPromiseland
Savedbutnotyetinpossessionofthepromises
Godcalledthemto
Spirittokeepyoufromgettingintoyour
inheritance
Spendingtimewithstubbornpeopleor
situation
SlumberSpiritthattheycannotpursuethe
destiny

Psalm104 26Theretheshipsgo;
4OLORD,howmany
Youmadethisgreat
areYourworks!In
seaanimaltoplayin
wisdomYouhave
it.
madethemall;the 27Theseallwaiton
earthisfullofYour
riches. You,thatYoumay
25Thisisthegreat
givethemtheirfood
indueseason.28You
andwidesea,in
givetothem,they
whicharecreeping
gather;Youopen
thingswithout
Yourhand;theyare
number,bothsmall
filledwithgood.
andgreatanimals.
Psalm104.24
26Therego
1980theships591:there
isthat
leviathan3882,whomthouhastmade3335to
play7832therein.i

livyathanliv-yaw-thawn'

from3867;awreathedanimal,i.e.aserpent
(especiallythe
crocodileorsomeotherlargesea-monster
ResistanceToDeepThingsOfGod
AsChristianslunchouttodeepthingsofGod
Aseamonstermakingadeepresistance..for
intercessorsgoingdeeptoknowthewillof
Godandpurposesintheirlives
Christiansgotoastateofstupororslumber
Theysleep..notonlyliteralsleepbutthey
cannotundersatndandandcannotmovein
thewaysofGodinachurchoranation
Isaiah 27:1
1Inthatday
3117theLORD3068withhis
sore7186andgreat1419andstrong2389
sword2719shallpunish6485
leviathan3882thepiercing1281
serpent5175,evenleviathan3882that
crooked6129serpent5175;andheshall
slay2026thedragon8577thatisinthe
sea3220.a
PUNISHMENTOFLEVIATHAN
GodwillpunishtheLeviathan
LiketheMonsteroftheRiverinEze29.3
Ezekiel 29:3
3Speak,andsay
559,Thussaith559theLord136
GOD3069;Behold,Iamagainstthee,
Pharaoh6547king4428ofEgypt4714,thegreat
dragon8577thatlieth7257inthemidst8432ofhis
rivers2975,whichhathsaid559,Myriver2975is
mineown,andIhavemadeitformyself.

Ezekiel 29:3-5

3Tellthem,'Thisiswhatthe
Iwillhaulyouupfromthe
midstofyourwaterways,
sovereignLORDsays: andallthefishofyour
waterwayswillsticktoyour
"'Look,Iamagainst3you, scales.
PharaohkingofEgypt, 5Iwillleaveyouinthe
thegreatmonster4lyingin wilderness,
themidstofitswaterways, youandallthefishofyour
whohassaid,"MyNileismy waterways;
own,Imadeitformyself."5 youwillfallintheopenfield
4Iwillputhooksinyourjaws andwillnotbegatheredup
andstickthefishofyour orcollected.6
waterwaystoyourscales. Ihavegivenyouasfoodto
thebeastsoftheearthand
thebirdsoftheskies.
Ezekiel29.5
5AndIwillleave
5203theethrownintothe
wilderness4057,theeandallthefish1710ofthy
rivers2975:thoushaltfall5307upontheopen6440
fields7704;thoushaltnotbebrought
together622,norgathered6908:Ihavegiven5414
theeformeat402tothebeasts2416ofthe
field776andtothefowls5775oftheheaven8064.a
Gods angels outnumber the Demonic
Angels
Rev12.3
3Andanothersignwasseenintheheavens.

Andbeholdagreatreddragon,havingseven
headsandtenhornsandsevencrownsonhis
heads!4Andhistaildrewthethirdpartofthe
starsofheaven,andcastthemontotheearth.
TheTwistingMonster
Operationislimited
Dependingonrankingwhentheyleftheaven
Angelsareonassignmentwillfollowaswe
discernfromGodandaskthemtowork
againstthedarkangels
InEze29.3wefindkjvagreatdragon..

Conceivedasamarineorlandmonster
TheCrocodile
BecauseoftheEgyptiansettingofthis
prophecyandthereferencetothecreature's
scales(v.4),manyunderstandacrocodileto
bethereferenthere(e.g.,NCV"agreat
crocodile";TEV"youmonstercrocodile";CEV
"agiantcrocodile").
5snInEgyptiantheologyPharaohownedand
controlledtheNile.
Ezekiel29:3NewCenturyVersion(NCV)

3Say:ThisiswhattheLordGodsays:

Iamagainstyou,kingofEgypt.
Youarelikeagreatcrocodilethatliesin
theNileRiver.
Yousay,TheNileismine;
Imadeitformyself.
Ezekiel29:3TreeofLifeVersion(TLV)

3speakandsay,thussaysAdonaiElohim:

Behold,Iamagainstyou,
PharaohKingofEgypt,
thegreatcrocodilelyinginhisrivers,
whosays:
MyNileismyown
Imadeitformyself.
TheGreatCrocodileLyingInHisRiver
ONEFOURTHOFTHEBODYISITS
MOUTH


Livesunderwater
Teethnoincisorcapacitybutpointed
theyhookbutwillnotgrind
ButTheCrocodileWillWaitAnd
PlungeHisBigMouthOnThePrey!
ItWillTwist,SpinAnd
Dismember
Psalm56:5-6TreeofLifeVersion(TLV)

5InGodIkeeppraisingHisword
inGodItrust,Iwillnotfear.
Whatcanmerefleshdotome?
6Alldaytheytwistmywords.
Alltheirthoughtsareagainstmeforevil.
SPIRITOFTWISTEDCOMMUNICATION
ITGETSHOLDOFVICTIMAFULLPOWERTO
GETHOLDYOU
ITWILLTWISTYOUANOITHERWILLCOME
HOLDANDTWISTDISMEMBER..SAMEMIND
SETOFCROCODILE.
ONEWILLHOLDANDTHEOTHERWILLTWIST
APPLICATIONANDRESULT
PERVERTEDCOMMUNICATION
WHATISSUPOPOSETOBECOMMUNICATEDIS
NOTCOMMUNICATEDAND
WHATISTONOTTOBECOMMUNICATEDIS
COMMUNICATED.
BECAREFUL..THEAGEOFINTERNET
PEOPLEDESTROYONEANOTHER
LETVUSCHECKTHELEVIATHANSPIRITINOUR
MIDST..OURLIFE,FAMILY,PRAYERMOVEMENT,
DESTINY,RUMOR,UNVERIFIEDINFOINTHEWEB
RELATEDESPECIALLYWHENTHECHURCHISABOUTTO
GRABHOLDOFTHEDESTINY..ANDHESPIRITOF
LEVIATHANCOMESTOGRABUSDESTROYUSAND
DISMEMBERTHEBODY
THEENEMYISNOTEACHOFUSBUTTHESPIRITOF
LEVIATHANWHEREEAHONEHASIMBIBEDINHIS
SYSTEM.
HOWABOUTTHEJUBILLE?
WHATAREOURGAINSAREWESTILLONSAMEpAGE
OFUNDERSTANDINGORHASTHELEVIATHANROBBED
USTOTHEVISIONANDPASSION
GODSINTENTIONISTOHANDOVER
TOUSTHEINHERITANCE
WEAREBEING
BLOCKEDTOGET
OURINHERITANCE

NUMBERS13..SPY
THELAND
27Andtheytoldhimandsaid,Wecametothelandwhereyousentus,
andsurelyitflowswithmilkandhoney.Andthisisthefruitofit.
28However,thepeoplethatdwellinthelandarestrong,andthecities
arewalled,verygreat.AndalsowesawthechildrenofAnakthere.
29TheAmalekitesdwellinthelandofthesouth,andtheHittites,and
theJebusites,andtheAmoritesdwellinthemountains.Andthe
CanaanitesdwellbytheseaandbythecoastofJordan
SPIRITOFTWISTEDCOMMUNICATION
PIONEEREDBYTHELEVIATHAN
INTHEWILDERNESSISTHEMONSTER
THATSHOWTHEPRINCIPALITYOPERATES
WITHTHEIRMOUTHTHEYINFECTTHEWHOLE
NATION
30AndCalebstilledthepeoplebeforeMoses

andsaid,Letusgoupatonceandpossessit.
Forwearewellabletoovercomeit.
NUMBERS14
1Butthementhatwentupwithhimsaid,Weare
notabletogoupagainstthepeople,fortheyare
strongerthanwe.32Andtheybroughtupanevil
reportofthelandwhichtheyhadsearchedtothe
sonsofIsrael,saying,Thelandthroughwhichwe
havegonetosearchit,isalandthateatsup
thosewholiveinit.Andallthepeoplewhomwe
sawinitweremenofstature.33Andtherewe
sawthegiants,thesonsofAnak,ofthegiants.
Andwewereinourownsightlikegrasshoppers,
andsowewereintheirsight.
ALLINFECTEDANDBRINGS
DISCOURAGEMENTTOALL
AndallthesonsofIsraelmurmuredagainst
MosesandagainstAaron.Andthewhole
congregationsaidtothem,Ohthatwehaddied
inthelandofEgypt!Or,Ohthatwehaddiedin
thewilderness!3AndwhyhastheLORDbrought
usintothislandtofallbythesword,sothatour
wivesandoursonsshouldbeaprey?Wouldit
notbebetterforustoreturntoEgypt?4And
theysaidtooneanother,Letusmakealeader,
andletusreturntoEgypt.
THEENCOURAGEMENT
7Andtheyspoketoallthecompanyofthe
sonsofIsraelsaying,Thelandwhichwe
passedthroughtosearchisanexceedingly
goodland.8IftheLORDdelightsinus,thenHe
willbringusintothislandandgiveittous,a
landwhichflowswithmilkandhoney.9Only
donotrebelagainsttheLORD,neitherfear
thepeopleoftheland.Fortheyarebreadfor
us.Theirprotectionhasmovedfromthem,
andtheLORDiswithus.Donotfearthem.
WHYEATTHEMLIKEBREAD
Psalms 74:12-15
12ForGodismykingofold,workingsalvationin
themidstoftheearth,
13YoudividetheseabyYourstrength;Youbreak
theheadsofthesea-monstersinthewaters.
14Youcrackedopentheheadsofleviathan,and
gavehimtobefoodtothepeoplelivinginthe
wilderness.
15Youdividethefountainandtheflood;Youdry
upmightyrivers.
LeviathanWithMultipleHeads
AspiritualbeingwhoseheadisbrokenbyGodas
foodtowildernesspeople.
Leviathanwithmultipleheads..
Peoplewhoareintransitfromwildernessto
promiseland
IntransitionfromEgypttoPromiseland
Savedbutnotyetinpossessionofthepromises
Godcalledthemto
Spirittokeepyoufromgettingintoyour
inheritance
10Butallthecongregationsaidto

stonethemwithstones.Andthe
gloryoftheLORDappearedinthe
tabernacleofthecongregation
beforeallthesonsofIsrael.
GODPROVOKEDWITHLISTENINGTO
THELEVIATHAN
11AndtheLORDsaidtoMoses,Howlongwill

thispeopleprovokeMe?Andhowlongwillit
bebeforetheybelieveMe,forallthesigns
whichIhaveshownamongthem?12Iwill
strikethemwiththepestilenceandwill
disinheritthem,andwillmakeofyouagreater
nationandmightierthanthey.
MOSESINTERCEDING
15Andwillyoukillthispeopleasoneman?Then
thenationswhohaveheardYourfamewillspeak,
saying,16BecausetheLORDwasnotabletobring
thispeopleintothelandwhichHesworeto
them,thereforeHehasslaintheminthe
wilderness.17Andnow,IbeseechYou,letthe
powerofmyLordbegreat,accordingasYouhave
spoken,saying,18TheLORDislong-suffering,and
ofgreatmercy,forgivinginiquityand
transgression,andbynomeansclearingthe
guilty,visitingtheiniquityofthefathersuponthe
sonstothethirdandfourthgeneration.19I
beseechYou,pardontheiniquityofthispeople
accordingtothegreatnessofYourmercy,andas
YouhaveforgiventhispeoplefromEgypteven
untilnow.
THISISASATANICSPIRITBUILTON
PRIDE
Isa.27:1In the day that I bring deliverance to
Israel and revival to My people, I will punish
Leviathan, THE PIERCING OR DIVIDING
SERPENT.
Isaiah27:1Easy-to-ReadVersion(ERV)
27AtthattimetheLordwilljudgeLeviathan,[
thecrookedsnake.
Hewillusehisgreatsword,hishardand
powerfulsword,topunishLeviathan,that
twisting,turningsnake.
Hewillkillthemonsterofthesea.[b]
ADividingSpirit
Thisspiritbringsdivisionin
businesses,government,insociety,
andespeciallyinchurches,andeven
inourhomes.
Itcomestoeventhemostloving
peoplewhothoughttheyreally
caredforeachother.

This is a spirit that is very prevalent in


churches that are moving into their
Promise Land or into major
breakthrough
Itisaspiritthatcomestosowdivision,
Itcausesmisunderstandings,
itcausesevengoodpeopletogetself-
righteousandreligious,and
Itcausespeopletoriseupwiththespiritof
murmuring,judgmentalism,criticismsagainst
leadershipandagainstothers.
TheLeviathantwiststhings
thataresaid,blowsthings
outofproportion,bends
relationshipsoutofshapeto
wherepeoplecantget
along
Isa.27:1-13In that day Jehovah with His great
and fierce and strong sword shall punish the sea-
monster, the darting serpent, the sea-monster,
that twisting serpent; and He shall kill the
monster in the sea. In that day sing to her, a
delightful vineyard
ItiswrittenhereHOWISRAELHASBEEN
HINDEREDFROMCOMINGINTOITSPROMISES
ANDTOITSGREATNESSANDTOITSDESTINYBY
THELEVIATHANSPIRIT.
Thesameistrueforthechurch,toGodschosen
saints,tokeepthemdivided,confused,
misunderstoodandsoboundupthattheyare
ineffectiveinpossessingtheirdestiny,coming
shortofthegloryofGod.
ThisSpiritWillSpecificallyGoAgainst
PropheticPeople,PeopleWhoAre
OnTheCuttingEdge,PeopleThat
AreFlowingWithTheHolySpirit.
Itwillstoprevival,itwillstopthesupernatural.
Itflowsreallystrong.
Itcausespeopletobeunforgiving,unloving,
unbendingthinkingheisrightandtheotheris
wrong.
1Tim.6:4He is proud, knowing nothing,
obsessed with disputes and arguments over
words.
NewInternationalVersion
Awake,awake,armoftheLORD,clothe
yourselfwithstrength!Awake,asindays
goneby,asingenerationsofold.Wasitnot
youwhocutRahabtopieces,whopierced
thatmonsterthrough?
HOWTODEALWITHLEVIATHAN
Paultellsus
PaultellsusinEphesians.6:11,12

PaultellsusinEphesians. andin2ndCorinthians10:3-
6:11,12 5
11Putonthewhole "Forthoughwewalkinthe
armourofGod,thatye flesh,wedonotwarafter
theflesh:
maybeabletostand (Fortheweaponsofour
againstthewilesofthe warfarearenotcarnal,but
devil. mightythroughGodtothe
pullingdownofstrong
12Forwewrestlenot holds;)
againstfleshandblood, Castingdownimaginations,
butagainstprincipalities, andeveryhighthingthat
againstpowers,againstthe exaltethitselfagainstthe
knowledgeofGod,and
rulersofthedarknessof bringingintocaptivityevery
thisworld,againstspiritual thoughttotheobedienceof
wickednessinhighplaces. Christ".
Everyhighthingthatexaltethitself
againsttheknowledgeofGod
WHATARELEVIATHAN'S (1)Aproudlook
WICKEDSCHEMES? (2)Alyingtongue
InProverbs6:16-19 (3)Handsthatshed
Solomonlistseven innocentblood
abominationsthatGod (4)Aheartthatdevises
hates: wickedplans
Couldthesebe7headsof (5)Feetthatareswiftin
leviathanthatGodwill runningtoevil(6)Afalse
break? witnesswhospeakslies
(7)Onewhosowsdiscord
amongbrethren
Job41:34Hebeholdethallhighthings:
heisakingoverallthechildrenof
pride.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PROUD
LEVIATHAN
Job41:34Hebeholdethallhighthings:
heisakingoverallthechildrenof
pride.
1.Job41-LEVIATHAN IS THE KING OF THE
CHILDREN OF PRIDE.
SoPRIDEistherootofitsoperationself-
righteous,haughtyspirit,lookingdownon
others,judgmental,critical,believesithasthe
truthandeverybodyelseismissingwhatit
sees
2.Itisindependent and self-sufficient.
Itwillneverbeateamplayer.Itwantstorule
andreign;itwantseverybodysubmittedtoit.
Itwillnotbeaservant.
3.Itsows strife and contention.Itisalways
stirringpeopleupagainsteachother,tobe
notinunity,alwaysindisagreement

4.Itwants position and leadership, and can


never truly be a servant.Theywontmove
unlessyouraisethemup,wantstobeon
stage.
5.Itsows hopelessness and a sense of
foreboding.
RootwordofLeviathanalsomeansmourning,
grief.
Peoplethinkthereisnohope,lifeisnotfullof
righteousness,peaceandjoy,fullofmourning.
Thatisaliefromthepit.Lifeisgood,
abundant.
6.Itsows fear, terror, anxiety and burnout.
Itisveryeffectiveinstoppingrevivaland
cuttingoffthemoveofGod.
Itwillhappeninaterritory,inachurch,but
evenmorethanthat,
itcancutyouoffsothatyouwillnot
experiencetherevivalevenifitishappening
Leviathanasamanipulator
Psalms 12:2-4
2Peoplelietooneanother;7

theyflatteranddeceive.8
3MaytheLORDcutoff9allflatteringlips,
andthetonguethatboasts!10
4Theysay,11"Wespeakpersuasively;12
weknowhowtoflatterandboast.13
Whoisourmaster?"14
Leviathanasamanipulator, speaks
vanity,everyonewithhisneighbor
withflatteringlips,andwithadouble
heartdotheyspeak.Theywilldeceive
youthroughflatteriesandyouwill
thinktheyareonyourside,butwhat
theyhaveisadoubleheart.
DEALINGWITH
THELEVIATHAN
ONLYGODWILLDEALWITH
THEMONSTER
JOB41
5Canyoumakeapetofhimlike
Job41(NCV) abirdorputhimonaleashfor
1Canyoupullintheleviathan yourgirls?
withafishhook
6Willtradersbarterforhim?
ortiedownhistonguewitha Willtheydividehimupamong
rope? themerchants?
2Canyouputacordthrough 7Canyoufillhishidewith
hisnoseorpiercehisjawwitha harpoonsorhisheadwith
hook? fishingspears?
3Willhekeepbeggingyoufor 8Ifyoulayahandonhim,
mercy?Willhespeaktoyou youwillrememberthestruggle
withgentlewords? andneverdoitagain!
4Willhemakeanagreement
withyouforyoutotakehimas
yourslaveforlife?
JOB41
9Anyhopeofsubduinghimis
false;themeresightofhimis 14Whodaresopenthe
overpowering. doorsofhismouth,ringed
aboutwithhisfearsome
10Nooneisfierce(brave)
teeth?
enoughtorousehim.Whothen
isabletostandagainstme? 15Hisbackhasrowsof
shields(scales)tightly
11Whohasaclaimagainstme
sealedtogether;
thatImustpay?Everything
underheavenbelongstome. 16each(scale)issocloseto
thenextthatnoaircanpass
12Iwillnotfailtospeakofhis
between.
limbs,hisstrengthandhis
gracefulform. 17Theyarejoinedfastto
oneanother;theycling
13Whocanstripoffhisouter
togetherandcannotbe
coat?Whowouldapproachhim
parted.
withabridle?
JOB41
18Hissnortingthrowsout 23 The folds of his flesh are
flashesoflight;hiseyesarelike tightly joined; they are firm
theraysofdawn. and immovable.
19Firebrandsstreamfromhis 24Hischest(heart)ishard
mouth;sparksoffireshootout. asrock,hardasalower
millstone.
20Smokepoursfromhis
nostrils 25Whenherisesup,the
asfromaboilingpotoverafire mightyareterrified;they
ofreeds. retreat(drawback)before
histhrashing
21Hisbreathsetscoalsablaze,
andflamesdartfromhismouth. 26Theswordthatreaches
himhasnoeffect,nordoes
22Strengthresidesinhisneck;
thespearorthedartorthe
dismaygoesbeforehim.
javelin.
HUMILITYISTHECHARACTERNEEDED
TODEALWITHTHELEVIATHAN
JAMES 4:6-12
6ButHegivesmoregrace.ThereforeHesays,God

resiststheproud,butHegivesgracetothehumble.
7ThereforesubmityourselvestoGod.Resistthe
devil,andhewillfleefromyou.8DrawneartoGod,
andHewilldrawneartoyou.Cleanseyourhands,
sinners;andpurifyyourhearts,double-minded
ones.9Beafflicted,andmournandweep.Letyour
laughterbeturnedtomourningandyourjoyto
heaviness.10BehumbledbeforetheLord,andHe
willliftyouup.
HUMILITYISTHECHARACTERNEEDED
TODEALWITHTHELEVIATHAN

11Donotspeakagainstoneanother,
brothers.Hewhospeaksagainsthis
brother,andwhojudgeshisbrother,speaks
againsttheLawandjudgestheLaw.Butif
youjudgetheLaw,youarenotadoerof
theLaw,butajudge.12Thereisone
Lawgiver,whoisabletosaveandto
destroy.Whoareyouwhojudgesanother?
BEFREEFROMOFFENSE
Luke 17
1AndHesaidtothedisciples,Itisimpossiblebut

thatoffenseswillcome.Butwoetohimthrough
whomtheycome!2Itwerebetterforhimthata
millstonewerehangedaroundhisneckandhe
werecastintothesea,thanthatheshouldoffend
oneoftheselittleones.3Takeheedtoyourselves.
Ifyourbrothertrespassesagainstyou,rebuke
him.Andifherepents,forgivehim.