The ‘ritual cleansing’ was meant to free the man of schizophrenic thoughts
David Rivera IS Demon Possessed. The Family was trying to cast them out by means other then the name of Jesus! They are practitioners of Santeria, a mix of Catholicism and Voodoo, thus the reason for his possession. He hanged his mothers dog and is on probation for animal cruelty!
Acts 19:13-16 “Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth.14 And there were seven sons of one Sceva, a Jew, and chief of the priests, which did so.15 And the evil spirit answered and said, Jesus I know, and Paul I know; but who are ye?16 And the man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them, and overcame them, and prevailed against them, so that they fled out of that house naked and wounded.