Using the Gift of Tongues to Pray People out of the Fiery Pit

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Marti Pieper

Hell is an actual place—an eternal land of inconceivable loneliness, suffering and torment. It is reserved for those who refuse to receive Jesus as their Savior. And God does not desire for anyone to spend their eternity there, but He allows us the choice of a free will. Where will we choose to spend our eternity?

The closer we are to the Lord’s return, the harder the enemy is at war against people to keep them from the loving arms of our heavenly Father and an eternity in heaven with our Savior. The demonic forces are out in full force to lead people astray from the truth that will set them free and into a living hell on this earth full of filthy bondage.

This week, my husband and I and our ministry partner and family friend, Palma, were called upon to make an emergency house call to a brother in the Lord who has opened himself up to the suffering and torment of Satan and his demons. He got caught up in the sin of pornography, which has led him to utter bondage and misery. He’s been in a demonic state of mind, emotionally and physically. His wife and family have been fighting for his life as this demon has declared it will not leave until he and his family are destroyed.

The man is not himself anymore. He has become possessed and violent towards his wife, and screaming lies at her, blaming her for his sinful choices. The demon has had the man at the point of death, collapsing to the ground, barely able to breathe. He has been taken to the hospital numerous times over the past week, and the doctors are unable to help him. Why? Because even though this attack is manifesting in the natural realm and harming him physically, the problem is spiritual and must be dealt with spiritually.

We are called to go and minister reconciliation over him. We arrive, find him lying on his bed as if he were dead, lay our healing hands upon him and immediately, while unresponsive to normal interaction with other people, his fists clinch tightly around his covers. We continue to pray in the Spirit (in tongues), and the demon within him awakens and starts to violently scream at his wife. I shield his wife and usher her out of the room. We continue to pray in our supernatural languages, and the man is now standing, unaware of what is going on, leaning upon my husband. The demon is very angry, but we just keep on praying in tongues. And then comes the breakthrough this man is in need of—deliverance through repentance.

So from now on we do not regard anyone according to the flesh. Yes, though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet we do not regard Him as such from now on. Therefore, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away. Look, all things have become new. All this is from God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ and has given to us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their sins against them, and has entrusted to us the message of reconciliation. So we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us. We implore you in Christ’s stead: Be reconciled to God. God made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him (2 Cor. 5:16-21).

We lead the man in a prayer of repentance to God, to asking his wife to forgive him, even though the man is physically weak, he is at peace, he is calm. We lay him down on his bed; he sleeps. Later that evening, he calls my husband for further counsel and prayer.

“For if while we were enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved by His life” (Rom. 5:10).

While we were praying in the Spirit, the Lord showed me a vision of what was taking place during this time of deliverance. I was shown a pit of fire; the flames were very large and hot. As we continued to minister over the man by praying in tongues, I saw hands reach down into the fiery pit of hell and lift him by the scruff of his neck out of the flames.

Use the gift of tongues that the Lord has so richly given to His people and pray your loved ones out of the fiery pit of hell. {eoa}

Becky Dvorak is a prophetic healing evangelist and the author of DARE to Believe, Greater Than Magic and The Healing Creed. Visit her at

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