DEFINITION: To manage or utilize skillfully; to control or play upon by artful, unfair or insidious means especially to one’s own advantage; to change by artful or unfair means as to serve ones purpose-is a form or witchcraft.
YOUR SOUL IS LIKE A SPONGE
1. MANIPULATORS USE EMOTIONAL TEMPER TANTRUMS AS A VEHICLE OF CONTROL. (Judges 16:15)
2. MANIPULATORS MAKE VICTIMS FEEL GUILTY FOR ANY ACTIVITY THAT DOES NOT MAKE THEM THE CENTER OF ATTENTION (Judges 16:15)
How many times is “me” used (4 times in one verse)
3. MANIPULATORS ARE NEVER SATISFIED AND ALWAYS EXPECT MORE THAN WHAT WAS PROVIDED (Judges 16:16)
4. MANIPULATORS ARE ALWAYS QUESTIONING THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE MOTIVES OF OTHERS (Judges 16:15)