Jealousy is one of the main reasons marriages, friendships, ministries and congregations are falling apart. Just about anything can move one to jealousy. Sometimes jealousy moves one to the extent where a person becomes physically hurt or even killed. At the root of the problem of jealousy is a feeling of being threatened by someone else. Many Bible stories bring out the theme of jealousy. In this post, we will mention Bible stories to compare the different circumstances in which jealousy manifests. Read more
Category: Spiritual Warfare
Christians often use this proverb to defuse conflict:
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 NIV
Do you recognize this proverb suggests our choice of words is not the only thing that can stir up anger? Your tone can also stir up anger. Anger is triggered in all kinds of ways. If you feel violated, offended, frustrated, threatened or rejected, you will probably feel anger too. Read more
Have you ever experienced this scenario? You are in the process of solving a problem when a tougher, more painful problem arises. Why does this happen? When you understand spiritual warfare, this scenario makes more sense. You can gain understanding through Christian counseling. Counseling is an effective way to receive long-term healing and deliverance. The Holy Spirit heals you through counseling sessions. But while the healing process is wonderful, it also creates vulnerability which can open you to spiritual attacks.
The truth is, Satan doesn’t want you to be healed and he uses tactics to thwart your healing process. If you receive Christian counseling, you must also engage in spiritual warfare before you experience full healing and restoration. Read more
As disappointing as it may sound, jealousy exists among some congregations. The factors that lead to jealousy are somewhat …