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The Deliverance Series 16 – Seducing Spirits

‘But the [Holy] Spirit explicitly and unmistakably declares that in later times some will turn away from the faith, paying attention instead to deceitful and seductive spirits and doctrines of demons.’ – 1 Timothy 4:1 AMP Seducing spirits are spirits sent from the kingdom of darkness to lure God’s people out of the faith, by introducing ‘seemingly’ sweet teachings and new revelations. They are the driving force behind false doctrines [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 15 – the Haughty Spirit

‘Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.’ – Proverbs 16:18 A haughty spirit is one which makes people think of themselves more highly than they are supposed to. People who have this spirit will often show the attitude of being better, smarter, and more important than others. They will display an attitude of superiority and disdain for other people they believe to be lesser than them. [...]

By | November 4th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 14 – the Spirit of Error

‘They are of the world. Therefore they speak as of the world, and the world hears them. We are of God. He who knows God hears us; he who is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of error.’ – 1 John 4:5-6. The spirit of error is exactly what its name implies – it causes people [...]

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 13 – the Spirit of the Antichrist

‘By this you know and recognize the Spirit of God: every spirit that acknowledges and confesses [the fact] that Jesus Christ has [actually] come in the flesh [as a man] is from God [God is its source]; and every spirit that does not confess Jesus [acknowledging that He has come in the flesh, but would deny any of the Son’s true nature] is not of God; this is the spirit [...]

By | October 20th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 12 – a Blinding Spirit

‘And that very hour He cured many of infirmities, afflictions, and evil spirits; and to many blind He gave sight.’ – Luke 7:21. Humanity without Christ suffers a lot of difficulties which are masterminded by its hideous and wicked enemy, satan. Most sicknesses and diseases are either a direct or an indirect work of the devil, whose malicious hatred for humanity is incurable. This wicked fallen angel has a host [...]

By | October 12th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 11 – the Spirit of Infirmity

‘Now He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up. But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” And He laid His hands on her, and immediately she was [...]

By | October 5th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 10 – The Spirit of Fear

‘For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline [abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control].’ – 2 Timothy 1:7 AMP Fear is a satanic spirit that the kingdom of darkness uses to advance it’s sinister and wicked agenda on the earth. This [...]

By | September 30th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 9 – the Lying Spirit

These six things the LORD hates; indeed, seven are repulsive to Him: A proud look [the attitude that makes one overestimate oneself and discount others], a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood. – Proverbs 6:16-17 AMP Every fleshly action, every weakness unattended to, and every disobedience against God’s laws opens a door to the enemy, which he can take advantage of, using it to create a distance between [...]

By | September 21st, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 8 – The Spirit of Bondage

‘For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of bondage [which leads] to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption (the Holy Spirit) by which we cry out Abba, Father.’ – Romans 8:14-15 The spirit of bondage is a satanic spirit that brings people into religious bondage by introducing religious laws, restrictions and regulations. [...]

By | September 15th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 7 – The Spirit of Jealousy

This is the law of jealousy, when a wife while under her husband’s authority, goes astray and defiles herself, or when the spirit of jealousy comes upon a man and he becomes jealous of his wife; then he shall stand the woman before the Lord…’ – Numbers 5:29-30 Jealousy is a [natural] tendency to feel sad or unhappy when someone you love [such as your husband or your wife] is [...]

By | September 8th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 6 – Spirit of Harlotry/Prostitution

‘Prostitution, wine and new wine take away the mind and the [spiritual] understanding. My people consult their [lifeless] wooden idol, and their [diviner’s] wand gives them oracles. For a spirit of prostitution has led them astray [morally and spiritually], and they have played the prostitute, withdrawing themselves from their God.’ – Hosea 4: 11,12 AMP. The spirit of harlotry or prostitution is a subtle spirit that operates a two-fold dimension: [...]

By | September 1st, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 5 – Evil Spirits

‘And that very hour He cured many of infirmities, afflictions and evil spirits; and to many blind He gave sight.’ – Luke 7:21 The term, ‘evil spirit’ is a generic term for demons whose primary purpose is to cause evil in any way they can find. They cause [and encourage] a whole lot of evils like sicknesses, diseases, fights, accidents, violence, wickedness, abortion, miscarriages, drunkenness, adultery, idolatry, murder, barrenness and [...]

By | August 24th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 4 – Deaf and Dumb Spirits

‘And they were astonished beyond measure, saying, “He has done all things well. He makes both the deaf to hear and the mute to speak.’ – Mark 7:37 NKJV. There are many afflictions and diseases in the world today that are a direct result of demonic possession. The kingdom of darkness is wicked, and it always works to afflict humans with health problems in different areas and parts of their [...]

By | August 18th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 3 – Spirit of Divination

‘Do not turn to mediums [who pretend to consult the dead] or to spiritists [who have spirits of divination]; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.’ – Leviticus 19:31 AMP. Divination is the [ancient] practice of seeking to foretell or foresee future events or discover hidden knowledge by the aid of demon spirits. A demon of this class is referred to [...]

By | August 11th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 2 – Familiar spirits

Give no regard to mediums and familiar spirits; do not seek after them, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.’ – Leviticus 19:31. God does not want His people to have anything to do with these spirits of satan, for they are the ones who feed the ‘information bank’ of the kingdom of darkness (which is made up of foul spirits and humans involved with the [...]

By | August 4th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series 1 – Unclean spirits

‘For He said to him, “Come out of the man, unclean spirit!” Then He asked him. “What is your name?” And he answered, saying, “My name is legion; for we are many.” – Mark 5:8-9. The word of God clearly reveals to us a lot of useful information about demonic spirits and how to deal with them. As the end of the age approaches, we will see a radical increase [...]

By | July 28th, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

The Deliverance Series

‘But the Holy Spirit expressly and unmistakably declares that in later times some will turn away from the faith, paying attention instead to deceitful and seductive spirits and doctrines of demons.’ – 1 Timothy 4:1 AMP The Word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit, gives us accurate information concerning the things that will characterize the last days. We are told that there will be a rise in the activities [...]

By | July 21st, 2020|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Self Control

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22. The fruit of the Spirit called self-control is the divine enablement of the indwelling Spirit to control all-natural and human inclinations, impulses, emotions, [...]

By | May 6th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Peace

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ The nature and character of God are the workings of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Christian. God is Peace, God has peace and God gives peace. Love, Joy, Peace; these first ‘three-fruit-pack’ of the Spirit have to do majorly with the Christian cultivating the Divine [...]

By | April 28th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Joy

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ The Spirit of God is a life-giving Spirit, nothing dies around Him. He gives life bountifully to all who receive it from Him. He is ever gracious and kind. He is the Spirit of Joy. The only thing that saddens Him is sin and disobedience. Are you a [...]

By | April 21st, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Gentleness

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22. This precious fruit is a very major characteristic of God’s Spirit. Like all the other workings of the Spirit in the life of [...]

By | April 14th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Faithfulness

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22. Faithfulness – a beautiful attribute of God’s divine nature that all His children are expected to demonstrate. Faithfulness is one of God’s most [...]

By | April 11th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Longsuffering

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ In the beginning, when God created the earth and everything in it, He also created trees and determined that each tree was to bear fruit after its kind. The nature and attribute of every tree was to find physical expression by bearing the corresponding fruit. Genesis 1:11 ‘Then [...]

By | April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Kindness

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22. Natural fruit trees are created by God to bear physical fruits. Every tree that was created by God to bear fruit, but does [...]

By | March 25th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear Much Fruit By the Spirit of God – Goodness

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. – Galatians 5:22. Goodness – a divine attribute of the Lord. He is good and He does good. The good He does flow out of His [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

Bear much fruit by the Spirit of God – Love

Psalm 1:3 ’He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season…’ God desires that all His children -including YOU- bear much fruit to Him. A Christian is likened to a tree in many passages of the Bible, of which we are going to examine a few. Psalm 92:12 ‘The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, they shall grow [...]

By | March 9th, 2020|Categories: Self-improvement|

The Power of Praying in Tongues

A very important gift that the Lord of the Church has given to His church through the Holy Spirit is the gift of speaking and praying in tongues. “For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries.”1 Corinthians 14:2 […]

By | December 31st, 2019|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|Tags: , |

How to Overcome a Spirit of Rejection

Rejection comes to us all at one point or the other in our lives. It is inevitable. You cannot live on the earth and not experience rejection, which can come from anybody, usually from loved ones and people you have confidence in. It may come from parents, children, spouse, employer, family members, potential business sponsors or partners, loved ones, friends or colleagues. […]

By | December 24th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

Faith That Moves Mountains

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the (spoken) word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:1-3 Faith is believing what you can’t see with [...]

By | December 17th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

Let Hope Motivate You to Transform Your Marriage

“Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him, the help of my countenance and my God.” Psalm 42:11 There is no negative situation your marriage is going through that is beyond God’s healing and transformational power. Your marriage is not successful until it has first been through tough [...]

By | December 10th, 2019|Categories: Couples Therapy|Tags: |

How to Combat a Spirit of Anger and Rage

“Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.” Ecclesiastes 7:9 Anger. Rage. Deep-seated displeasure. It boils deep in your bosom anytime someone or something does not go according to your preconceived plans. It tightens your muscles and makes you feel like doing something stupid. “Smash the car windshield!” it says. “Punch that person in the [...]

By | November 12th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: , |

The Power of Peace in Your Marriage

Marriage is an institution ordained by God (Genesis 2:23-25). Therefore, since the work of the devil is to try to destroy things made by God, he constantly attacks marriages, especially Christian marriages. There is a high divorce rate among Christians, even though it is not supposed to be so. This is because we fail to see that it as an attack of the devil [...]

By | October 29th, 2019|Categories: Couples Therapy|Tags: |

Communication Issues in Marriage

Marriage is the fusion of a man and a woman to become one spirit soul and body. This coming together is built upon a very vital value called communication. Communication in marriage describes every form of sharing between the partners, both verbally and otherwise. For proper communication to be achieved the two parties must be actively involved. One is sending and another is receiving, [...]

By | October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Couples Therapy|Tags: |

The Power of Peace Everyday

Do you have everyday peace? To most people, the word “peace” means an absence of war or troubling situations. Many of us think once we have our material needs met and we are somewhat happy, that is peace. Some others think peace is being on a beach in the Caribbean and letting the soothing atmosphere calmi you. While all these are good, it is [...]

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

How Your Thought Life May Be Hindering the Flow of the Spirit

Do you want a cleaner, more powerful thought life? It must be infused by the flow of the Spirit for maximum growth and potential. The blessed and wonderful Holy Spirit of God is not a kind of spiritual force floating all over the earth. The Holy Spirit is a person who dwells in human vessels and seeks to express Himself through them. Yes, if [...]

By | October 8th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

The Power of Repentance on Emotional Distress

Repentance is an act that has weighty implications in your spiritual life. It may seem like an ordinary word. But its very act is so powerful that it has real impact in the spirit realm and on your mind. God says He only dwells with the one who has a contrite spirit. The word contrite means feeling or showing sorrow and remorse for a [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

How to Combat Insomnia Spiritually

Insomnia is described as a prolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep. It is a common sleep disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or cause you to wake up too early and not be able to get back to sleep. This happens to many people for a number of reasons, whether physical, psychological or spiritual. [...]

By | September 24th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

How to Comfort a Grieving Loved One

“Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.” Romans 12:15 The kingdom of darkness has been causing grief, increasingly attacking people’s health, marriages, and lives. Tragedy, unfortunate events, accidents, unexpected deaths, failed surgeries, divorces, terrorism, violence and the likes, seem to be on the increase in these last days. In Luke 21:10-11 Jesus tells us, “Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom [...]

By | September 17th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

Judge Not, Lest You Be Judged

To judge means to form an opinion about someone after careful thought, or to regard someone as either good or bad based on your perception, experience or views. Of all the professions of men under the sun, being a judge is probably one of the hardest. This is so not because even the best of men is biased in one way or the other, [...]

By | September 10th, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

Overcoming Anger by Eradicating Bitterness

“The heart knows its own bitterness, and a stranger does not share its joy.” Proverbs 14:10 Bitterness is often caused by painful memories. It means to be angry, to bear wounds in the heart, or to feel unhappy or malicious because of unfair treatment. The mistreatment is often experienced from a loved one like a parent, husband, wife or a trusted friend. Though bitterness [...]

By | September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: , |

How to Build Your Self-Worth

How do you see yourself? What is your true self-worth? These are a questions that no one can answer for you. You have to answer them for yourself. You can’t ‘google’ the answer, neither can your friends and colleagues tell you, because they really don’t know you, and so they can’t define you. […]

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , |

The Power of Fervent Prayer in Overcoming

If you need to overcome a problem, fervent prayer is your key to victory. We all live in a broken and fallen world, a place where one cannot totally avoid the occasional problems and challenges that come our way individually. Challenges will arise in different areas of our lives, such problems may be financial in nature, or marital problems, health issues, academic problems, addictions [...]

By | August 15th, 2019|Categories: Prayer|Tags: , |

Destroying the Spirit of Anger in Your Marriage

Does your spouse make a big deal out of simple mistakes, jokes and/or comments? If your answer is yes, it could mean he or she is still wrestling with the spirit of anger. One of the top reasons marriages fall apart today is unresolved anger. It is one thing for a husband to have trust related issues with his wife. It is another thing [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Categories: Couples Therapy|Tags: |

Defeating Jealousy in Your Marriage

The word ‘jealous’ is used several times in the Bible, especially in the Old Testament. You may be surprised to learn that the one who is described as jealous most often is God himself. We serve a jealous God. His jealousy for us comes from a place of love. But is this kind of jealousy the same kind of jealousy that manifests in our [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Couples Therapy|Tags: , |

Overcoming the Spirit of Jealousy

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 [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|Tags: |

Defeat Anger With God’s Word

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, [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Self-improvement, Spiritual Warfare|Tags: |

A Prophetic Word on Relationships

In my daily life, I have been continually praying. I also provide counsel to individuals and married couples. Often I reflect on the condition of my own personal relationships. I also dissect the need for everyone to be taught how to relate practically. We all need to learn how to relate righteously and biblically. […]

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

The Power of a Positive Attitude

There are a few simple, yet potent statements of fact which come to mind on the topic of “attitude”: Attitude is an indicative vibe which most often bears witness as to the heart-composition of a person, whether a person is cognizant of it or not. Others often utilize a person’s attitude as a measuring instrument for the true or camouflaged personality, ability, or character a person manifests. [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Self-improvement|Tags: |

How to Combat Depression

More than 14 million American adults are affected by depression each year. Common symptoms of depression can include the following: Fatigue Restlessness Insomnia Indecisiveness Drastic weight loss or weight gain Diminished interest in pleasurable activities Feelings of low self-worth Recurring suicidal thoughts Anti-depressant medications and traditional mental health therapy are sometimes used to treat depression. While these treatments may be useful for a short [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Categories: Depression|Tags: , |

Spiritual Warfare Defined

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. While the [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Spiritual Warfare|Tags: , , |