TONGUE UNDER BONDAGE

  • THE   TONGUE    IS  ONE   OF  THE MOST    POWERFUL    PARTS   OF  THE BODY,    WHICH    IS  CAPABLE   OF DOING    MUCH   GOOD   OR   MUCH EVIL.
  • MARK   7: 35  DESCRIBES    CLEARLY
  • THE  POWER  OF  THE  TONGUE:
  • AND STRAIGHTWAY HIS EARS WERE  OPENED,   AND   THE STRING   OF  HIS TONGUE  WAS LOOSED,AND HE SPAKE PLAIN.
  • GOD HAS DEPOSITED  LOTS OF  POWERS AND ABILITY  INTO  THE LIVES OF MEN AND WOMEN.  
  • SOME OF THE  MOST  IMPORTANT POWERS   INCLUDE  
  • THE   POWER  OF  IMAGINATIOR,  
  • POWER  OF CREATIVITY,
  • POWER  OF  RESPONSIBILITY,
  • POWER  TO  LABOUR  AND GET  REWARDS, 
  • POWER  TO  EXERCISE   DOMINION, 
  • POWER  TO SUBDUE OTHER  CREATURES/  
  • POWER TO  PURSUE AND  OVERTAKE ENEMIES AND RECOVER WHAT THEY STOLE FROM YOU, 
  • POWER TO PULL  DOWN  AND  ROOT  OUT  ALL  EVIL  THINGS  AND  BUILD   GOOD THINGS.

THESE  ARE EXAMPLES  OF THE  TYPE  OF POWER  WHICH  GOD HAS GIVEN  TO MAN.

  • WHEN JESUS CAME ON THE SCENE HE BEGAN TO GIVE POWER TO  TEACH,  TO  HEAL,  TO  WITNESS  AND  TO  DELIVER   MEN  AND WOMEN. 
  •  JESUS SPECIFICALLY STATED THAT HE CAME TO GIVE US POWER TO DO GREATER  THINGS THAN HE DID. 
  • HOWEVER, ALL THE POWER  WHICH  IS GIVEN  BY GOD TO  MANKIND  IS  TIED TO THE SPOKEN  WORD.
  • THESE  POWERS  BECOME  EFFECTIVE   WHEN YOU  BEGIN  TO SPEAK OUT   THROUGH   YOUR    MOUTH.
  • THAT   IS  WHY   MOST   OF  THE PROBLEMS  WHICH  MEN AND WOMEN  HAVE TODAY  CAN BE TRACED TO  THE  FACT  THAT  THEIR   TONGUES   ARE  UNDER   BONDAGE.

THE   SATANIC  WEAPON

  • MANY TONGUES ARE UNDER BONDAGE TODAY.
  • APOSTLE  JAMES HIGHLIGHTS  THE  IMPORTANCE OF THE  TONGUE  AND•
  • SHOWS  US THAT  IF  WE ARE UNDER BONDAGE  IN THE AREA OF THE TONGUE THE TOTALITY  OF OUR LIVES  ARE UNDER BONDAGE.
  • I WANT  YOU TO  PAY ATTENTION  TO THE STATEMENTS   WHICH
  • JAMES MADE THROUGH  THE  INSPIRATION  OF THE  HOLY SPIRIT .
  • WE NEED TO PAY A PARTICULAR ATTENTION,  TO_DAY, TO THE FACT
  • THAT  THE  REASON MANY  PEOPLES PRAYERS  ARE UNANSWERED CAN  BE TRACED   TO  THE  FACT  THAT  THE  HUMAN  TONGUE  HAS BEEN  USED  BY THE  DEVIL  TO  LEAD MEN  AND  WOMEN  INTO BONDAGE.
  • JAMES   1:26:  IF ANY  MAN  AMONG  YOU SEEM  TO BE R RELIGIOUS,  AND BRIDLETH NOT HIS TONGUE,   BUT DECEIVETH HIS OWN  HEART, THIS  MAN’S   RELIGION IS VAIN.
  • THE BIBLE TEACHES THAT  ALL THOSE  WHO DO NOT KNOW  HOW TO   CONTROL    THEIR   TONGUES    WILL    END  UP  WITH   DIVINE CONDEMNATION.

JAMES FURTHER STATES:

  • MY BRETHREN, BE NOT MANY MASTERS, KNOWING   THAT WE SHALL RECEIVE THE GREATER CONDEMNATION   (JAMES 3:1).
  • THIS  PASSAGE  TEACHES  THAT   IF YOU  ARE ABLE  TO  CONTROL YOUR  TONGUE,   YOU  WILL   BE  ABLE   TO  CONTROL    THE  WHOLE    OF YOUR   BODY.
  • LET  US  READ  FURTHER   FROM   VERSE  3 TO  12:
  • BEHOLD, WE  PUT  BITS  IN THE  HORSES’   MOUTHS,  THAT  THEY MAY  OBEY   US;  AND  WE  TURN   ABOUT   THEIR   WHOLE   BODY.
  • BEHOLD ALSO THE SHIPS, WHICH   THOUGH   THEY BE SO GREAT, AND ARE DRIVEN    OF FIERCE   WINDS,    YET ARE THEY   TURNED ABOUT   WITH   A VERY   SMALL    HELM,   WHITHERSOEVER     THE GOVERNOR    LISTETH.
  •  EVEN   SO THE   TONGUE     IS A LITTLE MEMBER,   AND BOASTETH   GREAT THINGS.    BEHOLD, HOW GREAT   A MATTER    A LITTLE   FIRE   KINDLETH!   AND  THE  TONGUE IS A FIRE,   A WORLD   OF INIQUITY:    
  • SO IS THE  TONGUE   AMONG OUR  MEMBERS,  THAT   IT  DEFILETH    THE  WHOLE    BODY,   AND SETTETH    ON FIRE  THE  COURSE OF NATURE;    AND  IT IS SET  ON FIRE   OF  HELL.
  • FOR  EVERY   KIND   OF  BEASTS,   AND  OF  BIRDS, AND  OF SERPENTS,   AND  OF THINGS    IN THE  SEA,  IS TAMED, AND  HATH   BEEN  TAMED    OF  MANKIND:  
  • BUT THE TONGUE CAN NO MAN TAME;   IT IS AN UNRULY    EVIL, FULL   OF DEADLY POISON.  
  • THEREWITH   BLESS   WE GOD, EVEN   THE FATHER; AND THEREWITH   CURSE   WE MEN, WHICH   ARE MADE AFTER THE   SIMILITUDE     OF   GOD.  
  • OUT   OF THE   SAME    MOUTH PROCEEDETH BLESSING AND CURSING.   MY BRETHREN,  THESE THINGS   OUGHT   NOT  SO TO BE.
  •  DOTH  A FOUNTAIN  SEND  FORTH AT THE  SAME   PLACE  SWEET   WATER   AND  BITTER?    CAN THE FIG  TREE,  MY  BRETHREN,  BEAR   OLIVE   BERRIES? EITHER    A VINE,   FIGS?   SO CAN NO FOUNTAIN   BOTH YIELD   SALT WATER AND FRESH.
  • ALTHOUGH THE TONGUE  IS A TINY  MEMBER,  IT CAN START  AS VERY BIG FLAME.
  • THE TONGUE HAS DESTROYED MANY FAMILIES, WRECKED COMPANIES, DESTROYED NATIONS AND BROUGHT COMMUNITIES INTO UTTER DESOLATION.
  • THE   TONGUE    IS   THE    MOST    DANGEROUS     MEMBER    OF THE HUMAN   BODY.
  • PERHAPS,    GOD  KNEW  THE  DANGER   INHERENT   IN   THE  HUMAN TONGUE,   THAT   IS  WHY  HE  GAVE  YOU  TWO  EYES,  TWO  NOSTRILS, TWO   EARS  AND  ONE  MOUTH.  
  • NOBODY    WILL  DESIRE    TO  HAVE TWO  MOUTHS   BECAUSE  OF  THE  POWER   OF THE  SINGLE  TONGUE, WHICH   HE  HAS  IN  HIS  MOUTH.
  • IM  SURE  YOU  ALREADY   KNOW THAT   YOU  HAVE  MORE  THAN  ENOUGH  PROBLEMS   WITH  THE  SINGLE MOUTH   WHICH  GOD  HAS GIVEN  TO  YOU.   
  •  I WONDER   WHAT WILL HAPPEN   IF YOU BEGIN   TO HAVE TWO TONGUES.

A  PASSPORT  TO  HELL

  • YOUR TONGUE CAN BE USED TO SERVE GOD AND IT CAN ALSO BE USED TO SERVE THE DEVIL.
  • THE TONGUE IS A VERY EFFECTIVE PASSPORT TO HELL FIRE.   
  • IF YOU CANNOT CONTROL YOUR TONGUE, IT WILL CONTROL YOU.  MANY LIVES WOULD  HAVE BECOME WONDERFUL  AND GLORIOUS    IF AT A PARTICULAR  STAGE  IN THEIR  LIVES  THEY  BECAME  DUMB  LIKE PROPHET  ZECHARIAH.
  • IF  THE  PROBLEM  OF THE  TONGUE  COULD  BE REMOVED  FROM THE  LIVES OF MEN AND WOMEN,  SUCH LIVES WOULD  BECOME WONDERFUL  BEYOND COMPARISM.
  • WHEN YOUR TONGUE IS UNDER THE CONTROL OF GOD YOU WILL SPEAK GODLY WORDS.   
  • HOWEVER, IF YOUR TONGUE IS UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE DEVIL YOU WILL SPEAK SATANIC WORDS.
  • HUMAN LIVES ARE SHAPED AND CONTROLLED BY THE TONGUE.
  • WHAT   YOU  ARE  GOING   THROUGH  IN  YOUR   LIFE  TODAY   IS   AS   A RESULT   OF THE  KIND  OF WORDS   YOU  SPOKE  PREVIOUSLY.
  • THAT IS WHY   GOD CREATED    SEVEN   OPENINGS    IN THE   HUMAN    BODY AND   RESTRICTED    THE SEVENTH   ONE TO A SINGLE OPENING   AND IT HAS   CAUSED   MORE   PROBLEMS   THAN   ALL THE OTHER   OPENINGS PUT   TOGETHER.
  • THE TONGUE   CAN CONTROL CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING    EVERY HUMAN   BEING.
  • THE   CHILDREN    OF THE DEVIL   WHO   PRACTICE    BLACK   MAGIC DEPEND   ON THE TONGUE   TO CARRY   OUT THEIR   ACTIVITIES.   
  • THAT EXPLAINS   WHY   THEY   DO NOT JOKE   ABOUT   THE   POWER   OF THE TONGUE.     A  LOT OF CHRISTIANS   ARE KILLING   THEMSELVES    DAILY WITH THEIR   TONGUE.
  • THE BIBLE SAYS, COME,  YE CHILDREN, HEARKEN UNTO  ME: I WILL  TEACH  YOU THE FEAR  OF’THE   LORD. 
  • WHAT   MAN IS HE THAT DESIRETH LIFE,  AND LOVETH  MANY DAYS, THAT  HE MAY SEE GOOD? KEEP THY TONGUE FROM  EVIL, AND THY  LIPS FROM  SPEAKING GUILE  PSALM   34:11-13
  • THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS DEMONSTRATED BY EXERCISING RESTRAINT   AND CONTROL OVER THE TONGUE. 
  • IN OTHER WORDS, THE FEAR  OF THE  LORD STARTS  FROM  THE  TONGUE.    ONCE YOU EXERCISE  CONTROL  OVER  YOUR  MOUTH,  YOU  ARE  ASSURED  OF THE FACT THAT  YOU WILL  SEE GOOD DAYS.
  • PROV.  13:3   SAYS, HE THAT   KEEPETH HIS MOUTH   KEEPETH HIS LIFE:  BUT HE THAT OPENETH WIDE HIS LIPS SHALL HAVE DESTRUCTION.
  • A LOT OF PEOPLE’S LIVES ARE AS IF THEY ARE IGNORANT OF THIS PASSAGE.
  • SUCH PEOPLE OPEN THEIR MOUTH WIDE AND UTTER ANYTHING THAT COMES TO THEIR  MIND.
  • THE BOOK OF PROVERBS   HAS A LOT TO SAY ABOUT   THE PROBLEMS OF THE TONGUE.   AGAIN   IT  SAYS,WHOSO   KEEPETH  HIS  MOUTH   AND  HIS TONGUE   KEEPETH  HIS SOUL  FROM TROUBLES   PROV 21:23 EXACTLY  THE SAME THING  IS SAID IN  PROVERBS 15: 14:
  • THE   HEART    OF   HIM   THAT    HATH   UNDERSTANDING    SEEKETH KNOWLEDGE:  BUT THE MOUTH OF FOOLS FEEDETH ON FOOLISHNESS.
  • THIS  PASSAGE REVEALS THAT  THE MOST DANGEROUS  ACTIVITY ANYONE  CAN GET  INTO  IS TO  INDULGE  IN   USING  THE  MOUTH WRONGLY.
  • THE MOST POWERFUL   COMMENTARY   ON THE SUBJECT OF THE TONGUE CAN BE FOUND IN PROVERBS 18:21.
  • DEATH AND LIFE ‘ARE IN THE POWER   OF THE TONGUE: AND THEY THAT LOVE IT SHALL EAT THE FRUIT THEREOF.
  • MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE DARK TODAY CONCERNINGTHE MYSTERY OF THE TONGUE.    THE TOTALITY   OF YOUR LIFE RISES OR FALLS ON YOUR TONGUE.    THAT IS WHY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR TONGUE TO COME UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.   SINCE THE TONGUE IS CAPABLE OF CONTROLLING OTHER MEMBERS OF THE BODY YOU MUST ENSURE   IT IS PLACED UNDER DIVINE   CONTROL. THIS EXPLAINS WHY THE BELIEVER BEGINSTO SPEAK IN TONGUES WHEN THE HOLY GHOST COMES UPON HIM.
  • IF GOD CAN CONTROL   YOUR LIFE THROUGH YOUR TONGUE, YOU WILL   BEGIN   TO PLEASE   GOD.
  • IF GOD IS.  UNABLE   TO CONTROL YOUR TONGUE,    YOUR   LIFE WILL   BECOME   A BUNDLE   OF SIN AND CONFUSION.    
  • ONE  SECRET  WHICH  YOU  OUGHT   TO  KNOW  IS THIS:
  • WHAT YOU SAY WITH YOUR TONGUE   WILL EVENTUALLY    HAPPEN TO YOU SOONER OR LATER. 
  • IF YOU SAY BAD THINGS AGAINST   YOURSELF, YOUR    ENTIRE     BODY    WILL    RECORD    IT.     IT   WILL   COME    INTO MANIFESTATION     SOONER   OR LATER.
  • THE QUESTION   YOU OUGHT   TO ANSWER,   THEREFORE,    IS “IS MY TONGUE    UNDER   BONDAGE?”HOW    TO   RECOGNIZE    THE   TONGUE   UN
  • DER BONDAGE IT IS VERY EASY TO KNOW WHETHER YOUR TONGUE IS UNDER BONDAGE.    YOU MUST WATCH CERTAIN SIGNALS.
  • EXCESSIVE TALKING. IF YOU COME ACROSS SOMEONE WHO SPEAKS 200 WORDS PER MINUTE SUCH A PERSON HAS A GREAT PROBLEM.
  • IF YOU CAME ACROSS A GROUP OF PEOPLE AND ONLY ONE OF THEM OVERSHADOWS OTHERS THROUGH HER VOICE SUCH A PERSON NEEDS•
  • THE DELIVERANCE  OF THE TONGUE.
  • THE  BIBLE SAYS,IN  THE  MULTITUDE  OF WORDS  THERE   WANTETH  NOT SIN:  BUT  HE THAT  REFRAINETH  HIS  LIPS IS WISE  PROV   10:19.
  • IF YOU ARE SUPERFLUOUS  IN YOUR SPEECH YOU HAVE A SERIOUS PROBLEM  TO SOLVE.

IDLE OR CARELESS WORDS.   YOUR    TONGUE     IS  UNDER

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BONDAGE    IF  YOU   SPEAK   IDLE   OR  CARELESS    WORDS.      IF  YOU SPEND  YOUR  TIME  GOSSIPING   AND  BACKBITING,   YOU ARE  UNDER DEMONIC   INFLUENCE.

HAVE  YOU  BECOME   A BROADCASTING    OFFICER   FOR  THE  DEVIL?

THE  BIBLE  SAYS,

THOU SHALT NOT  GO UP AND DOWN  AS A TALEBEARER AMONG  THY  PEOPLE:   …       (LEV  19:16).

THOSE WHO GOSSIP ARE DOING  THE DEVIL’S  WORK.

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LYING.  SOME PEOPLE ARE EXPERTS  IN  LYING.   IT IS STRANGE THAT  CHRISTIANS   ALSO TELL  LIES.  A LYING  TONGUE  NEEDS DELIVERANCE.

BEING  HASTY IN SPEECH. A LOT OF PEOPLE OPERATE  AS IF THEY WERE DRIVEN  BY A DEMONIC  FORCE.   THEY ARE QUICK TO

SPEAK AND SLOW  TO HEAR.

THE BIBLE   SAYS,

THEY  ANGERED HIM ALSO  AT THE  WATERS   OF STRIFE, SO THAT  IT WENT    ILL   WITH    MOSES   FOR   THEIR    SAKES:    BECAUSE  THEY PROVOKED HIS  SPIRIT,  SO THAT   HE SPAKE  UNADVISEDLY   WITH HIS  LIPS  (PS  106:32    -33).

•DO  YOU SPEAK UNADVISEDLY  LIKE  MOSES?   ARE YOU HASTY TO MAKE  UNGODLY  STATEMENT?

SWEARING AND  CURSING. THIS  IS AN EVIDENCE   OF  THE PRESENCE OF DEMONIC  POWERS AT THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE. THE BIBLE SAYS

BUT   I   SAY   UNTO    YOU,    SWEAR    NOT   AT   ALL;    NEITHER    BY HEAVEN;  FOR:  IT  IS GOD’S  THRONE:   NOR  BY THE  EARTH;    FOR

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IT  IS HIS  FOOTSTOOL:   NEITHER    BY JERUSALEM;  FOR  IT IS THE  CITY OF THE GREAT   KING.   NEITHER SHALT   THOU   SWEAR   BY THY  HEAD, BECAUSE  THOU   CANST   NOT   MAKE   ONE   HAIR   WHITE    OR  BLACK

(MATT    5:34-36).

THE APOSTLE   PETER ALSO  TELLS US,

FOR  HE  THAT  WILL  LOVE   LIFE,  AND   SEE  GOOD   DAYS,   LET  HIM REFRAIN HIS TONGUE   FROM   EVIL,  AND  HIS  LIPS  THAT   THEY  SPEAK NO  GUILE:  (L’PET    3:10).

MANY BELIEVERS  SPEAK THE LANGUAGE    OF HELL   TODAY.  IF YOU USE  ABUSIVE  LANGUAGE ON HUMAN  BEINGS CREATED  BY GOD YOU ARE DEMONSTRATING THE FACT THAT  YOUR TONGUE IS UNDER SATANIC   INFLUENCE.      SOME  PEOPLE   CURSE  THEMSELVES WHENEVER   ANYTHING   HAPPENS   TO THEM.      SUCH PEOPLE ARE UNDER SOME EVIL.INFLUENCE.

DEMONIC     INFLUENCE

THROUGH CHANTING  OF  INCANTATIONS.   LET ME MAKE THIS  IMPORTANT STATEMENT.     IF  YOUR  PARENT  TAUGHT  YOU HOW TO  CHANT  INCANTATIONS BEFORE  YOU GAVE YOUR  LIFE TO CHRIST,   YOU  NEED TO GO THROUGH    THE  DELIVERANCE  OF THE TONGUE.    YQU   MUST  ALLOW  THE  FIRE  OF  THE  HOLY SPIRIT  TO NEUTRALISE    THE  EFFECT  OF  THE  EVIL  INCANTATIONS.  THOSE INCANTATIONS MADE  YOU  TO  INVOKE  POWERS  OF  DARKNESS. YOUR  LIFE  CANNOT  BE FREED FROM  DEMONIC  INFLUENCE  IF YOU FAIL TO REMOVE THE EFFECT OF SUCH DEADLY  INCANTATIONS  FROM YOUR LIFE.

THROUGH   NEGATIVE   RECITATION   OF   THE   BOOK  OF PSALMS.  YOU ALSO  HAVE  A LOT  OF WORK  TO DO IF YOU  USED TO RECITE THE BOOK OF PSALMS.THEY  TELL  PEOPLE TO RECITE A

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PARTICULAR  PSALM   SEVEN  TIMES   AND  CALL  THE  NAME   OF  THE COUNTERFEIT    ANGELS   21  TIMES.      THIS   IS  A  SIGN   OF  BEING UNDER   BONDAGE.     THE  BIBLE  DOES  NOT  ASK  ANYONE  TO  PRAY

IN  THE  NAME  OF ANY  ANGEL.

THROUGH SINGING THE PRAISE  OF IDOLS.  IF  YOU  USED YOUR TONGUE TO SING THE PRAISE OF IDOLS BEFORE YOU BECAME BORN-AGAIN,  YOU  MUST   RUN  YOURSELF  THROUGH  SERIOUS

I                                                                DELIVERANCE.     THAT  IS  WHY SUCH PEOPLE GENERALLY  FIND  IT

DIFFICULT  TO RECEIVE  BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.    WHEN WE MINISTER THE  HOLY GHOST TO  SOME  PEOPLE  AND THEY  ARE ENCOURAGED TO SPEAK IN TONGUES SUCH PEOPLE SAY “I CANT. MY TONGUE  IS HEAVY.” THAT IS AN EVIDENCE OF BEING UNDER BONDAGE.

THROUGH ORAL SEX.  SOME PEOPLE HAVE INVITED DEMONS INTO  THEIR  LIVES  BY GOING  INTO  ORAL  SEX.   DEMONS  EASILY COME  INTO THE  LIVES  OF MEN AND WOMEN  WHO  INDULGE  IN ORAL SEX.

THROUGH DRINKING OF STRANGE DRINKS.  OTHERS  HAVE PUT  THEIR  TONGUES  UNDER  BONDAGE,  BY DRINKING  STRANGE LOCAL HERBS OR THE SO-CALLED HOLY WATER FROM WHITE GARMENT CHURCHES.     SHARING   RITUAL  DRINKS  WITH   OTHERS   DURING DEMONIC MEETINGS ALSO LEADS TO BONDAGE.  LICKING CHARMS, EATING ‘HOLY’  SALT AND SHARING CIGARETTES  WILL ALSO LEAD TO BONDAGE.

THROUGH SPEAKING OF  FOOLISH  THINGS.   YOU SPEAK FOOLISH THINGS AND TELL  LIES AS IF LYING HAS BEEN PROGRAMMED INTO  YOUR  LIFE.    SOME  PEOPLE  ARE ASHAMED TO WITNESS

TO  OTHERS   ABOUT   CHRIST.       THEY  ALWAYS  TALK   ABOUT                        I

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THE   NEGATIVE    SIDE  OF  THINGS.      THEY   DON’T   SAY  ANYTHING POSITIVE.        WHEN   PEOPLE   WHO   HAVE   PROBLEMS    COME   TO THEM,   THEY   INCREASE    THE  PROBLEM   OF THEIR  TONGUES.

SOME PEOPLE STAMMER WHEN THEY WERE NOT BORN THAT WAY. OTHERS WERE NOT BORN WITH THE TENDENCY TO EXAGGERATE  BUT THEY  BEGIN TO EXAGGERATE  BECAUSE THEY ARE UNDER DEMONIC  INFLUENCE.

SOLUTION

WHAT  THEN   IS  THE  SOLUTION TO  THE  PROBLEM   OF  THE BONDAGE  OF THE  TONGUE?

YOUR  TONGUE  NEEDS   HEALING  AND  DELIVERANCE. SOME PEOPLE ARE UNDER COMPULSIVE  EVIL HABITS BECAUSE THEIR TONGUES ARE UNDER BONDAGE.  A DELIVERANCE MINISTER MAY HAVE TO LAY  HIS HAND ON THE TONGUE OF THIS CATEGORY OF PEOPLE.

CONFESSION. YOU MUST  RECOGNISE YOUR SPIRITUAL NEED AND BE READY TO ACCEPTTHE  FACT THAT YOU NEED DELIVERANCE. EVEN IF YOU ARE A MINISTER  OR A RESPECTEDCHRISTIAN WORKER, BE TRUTHFUL   WITH  YOURSELF.  ONE OF THE BASIC  FACTS OF YOUR EXISTENCE  IS THAT  YOU WILL  OBTAIN  WHAT  YOU CONFESS WITH YOUR  MOUTH.  IF  YOU  SPEAK  NEGATIVE  WORDS  TO  YOURSELF YOU WILL GET  NEGATIVE  RESULT.  YOU CANNOT CREATE  POSITIVE THINGS.

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IF  YOU   TALK   POSITIVELY    ALL  THE   TIME,    YOU   WILL   ALWAYS     BE SURROUNDED       BY  GOOD  THINGS.

POSITIVE /   NEGATIVE  STATEMENTS

HOW THEN CAN YOU BEGIN  TO USE YOUR  TONGUE  POSITIVELY? WHAT DOES YOUR  ATTITUDE  TO LIFE LOOK LIKE?    ARE YOU FOND OF MAKING  NEGATIVE STATEMENTS  LIKE “I’M SICK”. “MY LIFE IS FILLED  WITH  TROUBLES.”    “I  HAVE LOTS  OF PROBLEMS?  ”  SUCH NEGATIVE  STATEMENTS   MUST  GIVE  WAY  TO  POSITIVE   ONES. BUT  IF YOU  CONTINUE  TO  MAKE  NEGATIVE   STATEMENTS  YOU WILL END UP MULTIPLYING  YOUR PROBLEMS.

SOME  OF OUR MINISTERS  WENT TO MINISTER  SOMEWHERE  IN NIGERIA.   A WOMAN CAME REQUESTING  FOR HELP FROM THEM. THEY    BEGAN  TO  PRAY  FOR  HER.     ALL  OF  A SUDDEN,   THEY DISCOVERED   THAT  SHE WAS NOT CLOSING  HER EYES.  THEY TOLD HER TO CLOSE HER EYES.    SHE SAID,  “PASTOR,  MY SITUATION  IS BEYOND PRAYER.”  THAT WOMAN  DID NOT KNOW THE IMPLICATION OF WHAT  SHE WAS SAYING.

OTHERS REFUSE TO EXERCISE FAITH  IN  GOD WHEN SOMEONE PRAYS WITH  THEM.   THEY SAY,  “I  APPRECIATE   THE FACT THAT YOU HAVE PRAYED FOR ME.    HOWEVER, I WANT THE STRONGEST PERSON  HERE  TO  PRAY  FOR  ME.    ANY  OTHER  PRAYER  WONT WORK.”   SUCH PEOPLE ARE MAKING   A NEGATIVE  CONFESSION.

IF YOU CONTINUE TO TALK THAT  WAY,  THE DEVIL WILL CONTINUE TO

MAKE YOUR  PROBLEMS  TO  BE RESISTANT  TO PRAYER.

WHY  DON’T   YOU  BEGIN   FROM   NOW  TO  THINK    POSITIVELY ABOUT  EVERYTHING  AROUND YOU? THINK  POSITIVELY  ABOUT YOUR

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BUSINESS,    YOUR    FUTURE     AND   EVERYTHING    AROUND     YOU. INSTEAD    OF  COMPLAINING,    BEGIN  TO  SAY  “IT  IS WELL.”     “ALL THINGS  SHALL WORK  TOGETHER FOR MY GOOD.”   “I  SHALL  MAKE IT.”  “I  HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH FAILURE.”  BEGIN  TO PRACTISE SPEAKING POSITIVE WORDS ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR SITUATION FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS AND YOU WILL END UP WITH  LOTS OF TESTIMONIES.

IT  IS EASY FOR  PEOPLE TO  GIVE  UP WHENEVER  THE  DEVIL CHALLENGES THEIR PRAYERS.  INSTEAD OF SAYING, “I HAVE BEEN TO THAT  CHURCH  AND NOTHING  SEEMED TO HAVE CHANGED IN MY LIFE,” YOU MUST GIVE VERBAL EXPRESSION  TO YOUR FAITH  IF YOU WANT IT TO BRING RESULTS.  DON’T KEEP WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN  YOUR  HEART,  SPEAK  IT  OUT.    BOLDLY  CONFESS WHAT  YOU BELIEVE IN YOUR SPIRIT FOR THE DEVIL AND FELLOW HUMAN BEINGS TO  HEAR.

POSITIVE CONFESSION IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.   THERE ARE THREE MAIN THINGS,  WHICH THE BELIEVER CAN CONFESS:

1.            YOU CAN CONFESS  WHAT  THE  LORD HAS DONE  IN  YOUR LIFE.

2.      YOU CAN CON.FESS WHAT THE LORD IS DOING FOR  YOU.

3.      YOU CAN CONFESS WHAT  THE  LORD IS GOING  TO  DO FOR YOU.

THE LORD HAS DONE A LOT OF THINGS  IN YOUR  LIFE.  HE HAS MADE YOU A NEW CREATURE.    HE HAS SANCTIFIED  YOU_.   HE HAS GIVEN  YOU THE BAPTISM  OF THE  HOLY SPIRIT.   YOU MUST CONFESS ALL THESE.

THE BIBLE   SAYS,

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SAY YE  TO THE RIGHTEOUS,  THAT  IT SHALL  BE WELL  WITH HIM:  FOR THEY SHALL  EAT  THE FRUIT  OF THEIR   DOINGS  (ISA  3:10).

CONFESS   THE WORD OF THE  LORD AND DISREGARD  WHATEVER ANY  PROPHET  SAYS TO  YOU IF  HIS PROPHECY  RUNS   CONTRARY TO THE   WORD OF GOD.

THE BIBLE  SAYS,

FOR  I  KNOW  THE  THOUGHTS  THAT  I  THINK   TOWARD  YOU,  SAITH THE  LORD, THOUGHTS  OF PEACE,  AND  NOT  OF EVIL,  TO GIVE  YOU

/                                                  AN EXPECTED  END  (JER  29:11).

THEREFORE,  YOU  MUST  MAKE  USE OF YOUR  TONGUE  IN   A POSITIVE WAY.  DECLARE WHAT GOD IS SAYING  ABOUT YOU WITH YOUR  LIPS.

DO RIOT HELP THE DEVIL TO BROADCAST WHAT HE IS SAYING  TO YOU.   DO NOT  AGREE  WITH  SYMPTOMS  OF SICKNESSES  WHICH YOU  ARE FEELING  IN  YOUR  BODY.   DO NOT HELP   THE  DEVIL  TO BROADCAST WHAT  HE IS SAYING TO YOU. DO NOT HELP HUMAN BEINGS  TO  BROADCAST  THEIR  EV.IL  DESIRES  CONCERNING  YOUR LIFE.    KEEP SAYING   WHAT THE  LORD HAS SAID ABOUT YOU.

THERE  IS A VERY  INTERESTING   STORY.  JEROME  WAS ONE OF THE  MOST  RESPECTED  PIONEERS  OF THE  CHRISTIAN  FAITH  WHO LIVED  IN   ONE OF THE  EARLIEST  CENTURIES  OF CHURCH  HISTORY. HE WAS SO VEHEMENT  IN HIS DENUNCIATION  OF FALSE  DOCTRINE THAT  HE ATTRACTED  A LOT OF HATRED  TOWARDS  HIMSELF.

JEROME TOOK  ILL AND LAY  ON A SICK BED FOR A VERY  LONG TIME.  THE ENEMIES,  THOSE WHO WERE TEACHING FALSE DOCTRINES,  BEGAN  TO REJOICE  THINKING  THAT  HE WAS GOING TO DIE. THEY SENT A DELEGATE TO HIM ASKING HIM TO RECONSIDER

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HIS   STAND.   THEY  EVEN  MOCKED   HIM,   SAYING   THAT   THOSE  OF THEM    WHO   WERE   LABELLED     AS  TEACHERS    OF  FALSE   DOCTRINE WERE  NOT  ATTACKED   BY THAT  TYPE  OF SICKNESS.     THEY  SPENT A LONG   TIME   DERIDING   AND  MOCKING   HIM.   JEROME   ALLOWED

THEM   TO  SAY  EVERYTHING    THEY   HAD  IN   THEIR   MINDS.      WHEN IT   APPEARED      THAT    THEY    HAD   CONCLUDED      THEIR     FUNNY STATEMENTS,    HE GATHERED   ALL HIS STRENGTH   AND  ROARED  WITH A LOUD  VOICE:   “I  SHALL  NOT DIE BUT  LIVE  TO DECLARE  THE WORKS OF  GOD.”   THE  HERETICS    RAN  OUT  OF  HIS  ROOM.

POSITIVE   CONFESSION

THE PSALMIST  SAYS, “I BELIEVE THEREFORE  HAVE I SPOKEN.”

YOU MUST  VERBALISE YOUR FAITH.

THE  WOMAN  WITH  THE  ISSUE OF  BLOOD  GOT  HER  MIRACLE THROUGH HER CONFESSION FOR SHE SAID, “IF  I TOUCH THE HELM OF HIS   GARMENT  I SHALL BE MADE WHOLE.”   SHE TOOK A STEP OF FAITH  AND SHE  BECAME HEALED.    JESUS  IMMEDIATELY  FELT THAT SOMEONE HAD DRAWN HEALING VIRTUE OUT OF HIM.  JESUS TOLD  HER “THY FAITH HAS MADE THEE WHOLE.”

YOU MUST MAINTAIN WHAT GOD HAS SAID ABOUT YOU. UNTIMELY  DEATH  IS CONTRARY TO  GOD’S  PLAN  FOR  YOUR  LIFE. YOU HAVE TO CONFESS THIS. YOU CANNOT BECOME A VICTIM  OF SATANIC  ATTACK  UNLESS YOU ALLOW THE ENEMY TO CATCH YOU THROUGH SIN.

CONFESSION BRINGSPOSSESSION. NEGATIVE CONFESSION AND  SILENCE  WILL   BRING  TROUBLE.   THERE  ARE  PEOPLE  WHO

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AVOID AGGRESSIVE PRAYER. SUCH PEOPLE PREFER. SILENT  PRAYER. THEY SPECIALISE   IN PRAYERS  THAT  CANNOT  AFFECT  THE   DEVIL. AGGRESSIVE  PRAYER  IS THE• ONLY  FORM  OF  PRAYER  THAT  CAN MOVE THE MOUNTAINS OF YOUR LIFE  AWAY.

THE BIBLE  SAYS,

I  AM THE  LORD THY  GOD,  WHICH   BROUGHT  THEE   OUT  OF THE LAND  OF EGYPT:  OPEN  THY  MOUTH  WIDE,   AND I WILL  FILL  IT  (PS

81:10).

PEOPLE WHO  THINK  THEY  ARE  PRAYING  QUIETLY,   ARE ONLY BUSY MEDITATING UPON THEIR  PROBLEMS.   OPEN  YOUR MOUTH WIDE AND PRAY AGGRESSIVELY.    DO NOT ALLOW  YOUR THOUGHTS TO DETERMINE  WHAT  YOUR MOUTH  SAYS.

THIS REMINDS  ME OF WHAT WE USED TO DO WHEN  I WAS IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOL MANY YEARS AGO.   THE FIRST 30 MINUTES WHICH WE SPENT  IN THE CLASS,  WAS ALWAYS   THE  HOTTEST.  IF WE STOOD  UP TO GREET OUR TEACHERS  IN A SLUGGISH   MANNER BY SAYING,  “GOOD MORNING  …            S  …    I   .. R,” THE TEACHER WOULD ASK US TO REMAIN ON OUR FEET  AND CLOSE OUR EYES .. HE WOULD ASK US TO RECITE THE MULTIPLICATION   TABLE.   THEN, WE WOULD START IN A CHORUS LIKE THIS  “2 X 1=2•,  2 X 2=4,  2 X 3=6  ….  “THE  TEACHER WOULD  WALK ROUND THE CLASSROOM WITH HIS CANE IN HIS HAND.   IF YOU MISS IT THE  CANE WOULD LAND ON YOUR  BODY, AND YOU  WOULD  BE BROUGHT  OUT  FOR OTHER  PUNISHMENTS.

THE MANNER  WITH   WHICH   OUR  TEACHER   HANDLED  US COMPELLED ALMOST  EVERYONE OF US TO MASTER  THE MULTIPLICATION     TABLE.   MOST  STUDENTS    WOULD   BEHAVE

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UNRESPONSIVELY    IF TEACHERS   ARE  NOT  STRICT   WITH   THEM.

IF  GOD  WANTS   YOU  TO  DEVELOP   YOURSELF  AND  YOU  REFUSE;’ HE WILL  RESORT  TO THE  USE OF DISCIPLINARY    MEASURES   TO FORCE YOU  TO  CONFORM   TO  THE  DIVINE    SHAPE.     IF  YOU  DON’T   WANT TO  LEARN  CERTAIN   THINGS   WHEN  THE  SITUATION   IS VERY  SIMPLE, GOD   WILL    MAKE    YOU    TO   LEARN    THEM    IN   VERY    TOUGH CIRCUMSTANCES.

THE PRACTICE  OF CONSISTENTLY    MAKING  THE  RIGHT CONFESSIONS    IS  BOTH   EFFECTIVE    AND  POWERFUL.      YOU .MUST MAINTAIN   YOUR  CONFESSION   EVEN  IF WHAT  YOUR  SENSES  WERE TELLING.  YOU SEEMED   TO RUN  CONTRARY   TO WHAT  GOD IS SAYING TO  YOU.

IF  YOU   NEED  HEALING   FROM   GOD,  YOU   MUST   DISREGARD WHAT  THE  SYMPTOMS    OF THE  SICKNESS   ARE  SAYING   AND  HOLD ON  TO  THE  WORD  OF  GOD.

WHAT   DO  YOU  DO  IF   YOU   HAVE   FINANCIAL    NEEDS?     YOU MUST   CONFESS   THE  WORD   OF  GOD.    YOU  MUST  TELL  YOURSELF, “MY  GOD SHALL  SUPPLY  ALL MY NEEDS  ACCORDING   TO HIS   RICHES IN  CHRIST   JESUS.”

IF THE  DEVIL  IS TRYING  TO PLAGUE  YOUR  HEART  WITH  FEAR,  YOU MUST   TELL  YOURSELF:    “GOD  HAS  NOT  GIVEN   ME  THE  SPIRIT   OF FEAR  BUT  OF  LOVE,  OF  POWER  AND  OF  A SOUND   MIND.

THE  BIBLE   SAYS,

LET  US  HOLD  FAST   THE   PROFESSION  OF  OUR   FAITH   WITHOUT WAVERING; (FOR  HE IS FAITHFUL THAT  PROMISED;)  (HEB  10:23).

A 1.OT  OF THINGS  WRLL TRY  TO SHAKE YOU  UP, BUT YOU MUST

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HOLD  ON TO  YOUR  FAITH.     VICTORY   IS  SURE,  PROVIDED   YOU  ARE ABLE  TO  HOLD  ON TO  YOUR  CONFESSION.     YOUR  TONGUE   CANNOT BE  UNDER   BONDAGE   AS   LONG   AS  YOU   KEEP  ON  CONFESSING THE  WORD   OF  GOD.

THE  TONGUE    NEEDS   TO  BE  CHANGED.       THE   ONLY   THING THAT   CAN  TAME   THE  TONGUE   IS THE  WORD  OF  GOD.       THAT  IS WHY  THE  BIBLE  SAYS,

THIS   BOOK  OF  THE  LAW  SHALL   NOT  DEPART  OUT  OF  THY  MOUTH; BUT  THOU  SHALT   MEDITATE  THEREIN  DAY  AND  NIGHT,   THAT  THOU MAYEST  OBSERVE  TO  DO  ACCORDING    TO  ALL  THAT   IS  WRITTEN THEREIN:    FOR  THEN  THOU SHALT   MAKE   THY  WAY   PROSPEROUS, AND  THEN  THOU  SHALT   HAVE  GOOD  SUCCESS   (JOSH 1:8).

I                               DO NOT  ALLOW  THE  WORD  OF  GOD TO  DEPART  FROM YOUR MOUTH.  IF YOU TALK ABOUT PROBLEMS, YOUR LIFE WILL BE FILLED WITH  DIFFICULTIES.   IF YOU TALK ABOUT SICKNESS YOU WILL GET SICK.  IF  YOU TALK  ABOUT  POVERTY  YOU WILL  BE •PO.OR.   IF  YOU

CONFESS FEAR, YOU WILL  CONTINUE  TO EXPERIENCE  PROBLEMS AND FAILURE.

FREEDOM   FROM  BONDAGE

FINALLY, YOU MUST REMEMBER THAT YOUR TONGUE  CAN BRING YOU INTO THE  BEST CONDITION IN LIFE  AND  IT CAN  ALSO BRING YOU INTO THE WORST  CONDITION  IN  LIFE.

THE BIBLE SAYS,

DEATH AND  LIFE  ARE  IN THE  POWER OF THE TONGUE:   AND  THEY THAT   LOVE  IT SHALL   EAT  THE FRUIT   THEREOF  (PROV   18:21).

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AGAIN  THE  BIBLE   SAYS,

THOU  ART  SNARED  WITH  THE  WORDS  OF THY  MOUTH, THOU  ART TAKEN   WITH   THE  WORDS  OF THY  MOUTH  (PROV   6:2).

THIS  PASSAGE SHOWS THAT  THE  WORD  OF YOUR  MOUTH   CAN BE TAKEN  AND  USED  AS A  TRAP  AGAINST  YOU.       IF  YOUR TONGUE HAS  BEEN TRAPPED,  YOU MUST SEEK FREEDOM TODAY.

YOU MUST ALSO GO AHEAD TO ASK  THE LORD TO ENABLE YOU TO TAME  YOUR TONGUE.   DO NOT FORGET  THAT WHAT  YOU ARE GOING  THROUGH  TODAY  CAME  INTO  YOUR  LIFE  AS A RESULT  OF WHAT  YOU HAVE BEEN SAYING TO YOURSELF.    IF YOU WANT TO EXPERIENCE DRAMATIC  CHANCES IN YOUR LIFE, YOU MUST ALIGN YOUR  WORDS  WITH  THE WORD OF GOD.

THE BIBLE  SAYS,

BUT  WHAT SAITH   IT?  THE  WORD   IS NIGH  THEE,  EVEN   IN THY MOUTH, AND IN THY HEART:  THAT  IS, THE WORD  OF FAITH, WHICH WE  PREACH; THAT  IF THOU  SHALT  CONFESS WITH  THY  MOUTH THE LORD JESUS, AND SHALT BELIEVE IN THINE  HEART  THAT  GOD HATH  RAISED  HIM FROM  THE DEAD, THOU SHALT BE SAVED (ROM

10:8-9).

WHAT  I  WANT  TO SAY AT THIS  POINT  IS THAT  JUST  AS YOU GOT  YOURSELF   INTO  BONDAGE  THROUGH   YOUR  TONGUE,   YOU MUST  ALSO GO AHEAD TO  LEAD YOURSELF  INTO FREEDOM  AND DELIVERANCE   THROUGH  YOUR TONGUE.

YOU MUST CANCEL  ALL THE• NEGATIVE THINGS WHICH YOU HAVE SAID  ABOUT  YOUR  LIFE.     REMEMBER  THAT  NO SITUATION  IS BEYOND  REPAIR,  IF YOU CAN MAKE USE OF YOUR TONGUE  IN A POSITIVE  MANNER.   NOBODY CAN SAY THAT  YOU ARE FINISHED WHEN YOU DECIDE TO MAKE USE OF THE POWER OF THE TONGUE

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POSITIVELY.

I MAY NOT KNOW WHAT YOU ARE GOING  THROUGH  RIGHT  NOW BUT I AM SURE OF THE FACT  THAT YOUR TONGUE. CAN TAKE YOU OUT  OF THE  WORST  SITUATION   INTO  THE  BEST SITUATION.

YOU CAN  SPEAK  AND  MOVE FROM  POVERTY TO  PROSPERITY, FROM  TROUBLE  TO  PEACE,   FROM  SICKNESS TO  HEALTH,   FROM FAILURE   TO SUCCESS,  FROM WEAKNESS TO STRENGTH AND FROM

THE VALLEY TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP.

<ULTTVATE   TB.E  HABIT   OF  SP=AKINQ   POSITIVE   WORDS. VERBALISE THE CONDITIONS   WHICH  YOU  DESIRE  IN YOUR  HEART

/                                                                                   CHANGE YOUR  LIFE  THROUGH  THE  WORD  OF GOD.     SET YOUR

TONGUE  FREE FROM  ALL KINDS  OF BONDAGE.    SAY BYE BYE TO PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL   BONDAGE.   LET GOD SET YOUR TONGUE FREE.   DON’T ALLOW THE DEVIL  TO CHANGE YOUR TONGUE INTO  A WEAPON OF DESTRUCTION.    SURRENDER  YOUR TONGUE TO GOD LET  HIM  CONVERT  IT  INTO  A  MIGHTY  INSTRUMENT   FOR  YOUR UTMOST  GOOD AND FOR  THE  ADVANCEMENT  OF HIS KINGDOM ON •EARTH.

PRAYER  POINTS

1.                            FATHER   LORD,  LET YOUR ANOINTING   FALL UPON ME NOW,  IN THE  NAME OF JESUS.

2.     YOU  NEGATIVE  HIGH  PLACES,  THAT  MY TONGUE  HAS BUILT, I  COMMAND  YOU  TO  BE DESTROYED,   IN  THE  NAME  OF JESUS.

3.     FATHER,  IN  THE  NAME OF JESUS, GO BACK TO THE  TIME

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THAT  I STARTED  USING MY TONGUE AND LET EVERY  NEGATIVE HIGH PLACE I HAVE BUILT WITH IT BE DESTROYED  BY FIRE.

4.  FATHER, IN THE  NAME OF JESUS, LOOSE MY TONGUE  FROM EVERY  BONDAGE.

5.  FATHER,IN THE NAME OF JESUS, I WITHDRAW  ALL THE NEGATIVE CONFESSIONS THAT  I HAVE MADE WITH  MY MOUTH.

6. EVERY DRY BONE OF BLESSINGS IN MY LIFE,  I COMMAND YOU TO LOOSE YOUR  HOLD,  IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

7. FATHER, IN THE NAME OF JESUS, PROMOTE  MY AFFAIRS FROM MIRACLES TO WONDERS.                               ,

/

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.   .

YOU WILL   AGREE  WITH   ME THAT  IT IS   EASIER   TO   DESTROY     THAN    TO BUILD.      THE  BIBLE   SAYS:

THE THIEF COMETH NOT,  BUT FOR TO  STEAL,    AND  TO  KILL, AND  TO DESTROY: I AM COME  THAT  THEY

•MIGHT   HAVE  LIFE, AND THAT  THEY

FORCES OF SELF•

I                                                                     DESTRUCTION.

MIGHT         HAVE        IT       MORE ABUNDANTLY  (JOHN  10:10).

THAT DEVIL IS  A DESTROYER.   HE RELEASES  THE  FORCES  OF  DESTRUCTION  UPON  MEN,  WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

A 1.OT OF  PEOPLE  DESTROY THEMSELVES  BY RECEIVING  THE SPIRIT  OF DESTRUCTION  FROM  THE DEVLL.  JESUS  KNEW THAT THE DEVIL HAD RELEASEDTHE SPIRIT  OF DESTRUCTION  INTO THE WORLD. THAT WAS WHY  HE CAME TO DESTROY  SUCH WICKED   FORCES.

THE BIBLE  SAYS:

HE THAT  COMMITTETH   SIN  IS OF THE  DEVIL;  FOR THE  DEVIL SINNETH FROM  THE  BEGINNING.    FOR THIS  PURPOSE THE  SON OF  GOD  WAS  MANIFESTED,   THAT   HE  MIGHT   DESTROY  THE WORKS   OF THE  DEVIL   {I  JN 3:8).

THE WORD  OF GOD TELLS   US  THAT  JESUS CAME TO DESTROY THE WORKS OF THE DEVIL.

WHEN  THE SPIRIT  OF DESTRUCTION  IS SENT AGAINST A PERSON, THAT  SPIRIT  CAN DESTROY  A NUMBER  OF THINGS.

SOME  DESTRUCTIVE    SPIRITS    ATTACK   THE  HUMAN   MIND. THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM  THE  PROBLEMS  INITIATED   BY THE

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FORCES   OF  DESTRUCTION  CAN  BE  LED  INTO  CONFUSION   AND OUTRIGHT   MADNESS.     THE  MIND  WILL   BE SO CONFUSED  THAT THE   VICTIM   WILL   NOT  KNOW  WHAT   HE  IS  DOING.     WHEN SOMEBODYS  MIND  IS UNDER BONDAGE HE WILL   NOT BE ABLE TO ENJOY  WHOLESOMENESS.

THERE IS  ALSO THE SPIRIT OF DESTRUCTION OF FINANCES.  THIS SPIRIT  LEADS TO POVERTY, LACK, DEBT, FINANCIAL FAILURE,  LEAKING POCKETS  AND  FINANCIAL   EMBARRASSMENT.     THE  SPIRITWILL GRADUALLY  DESTROY  ONE’S  FINANCES.

THERE  IS THE SPIRIT  OF BODY DESTRUCTION.   IT  DESTROYS  THE BODY THROUGH  SICKNESS,  MYSTERIOUS  DISEASES  AND ALL KINDS OF AILMENTS.

THERE  IS THE SPIRIT  OF MARRIAGE  DESTRUCTION.   THIS SPIRIT LEADS  TO  ARGUMENTS,   HATRED,   BAD TEMPER,  FIGHTING   AND SEPARATION   OR  DIVORCE.    THAT  IS  WHY  THREE   OUT  OF  FIVE

MARRIAGES  COLLAPSE.                                                   ..

WE  WERE  TOLD,    SOMETIME    AGO,  THAT  SOME  WITCHES

GATHERED    THEMSELVES    TOGETHER    IN   SOUTH   AFRICA   AND DECIDED  TO FAST  FOR  200 DAYS  AGAINST  CHRISTIAN   HOMES. THEIR   PURPOSE   WAS   TO  RELEASE    THE   SPIRIT    OF  MARRIAGE DESTRUCTION   AGAINST  CHRISTIAN  HOMES.     THESE  SPIRITS   ARE ACTUALLY  DESPERAR=:   THEY DO =VERYTHINQ TO CARRY OUT THEIR ACTIVITIES.

THE SPIRIT  OF FAMILY  DESTRUCTION  HAS ALSO  BEEN  RELEASED BY THE DEVIL.   THAT IS WHY THE SPIRIT  OF DEATH HAS CONTINUED TO ATTACK  MANY FAMILIES.   THERE ARE SOME  FAMILIES  WHERE THEIR   MEMBERS  ALWAYS DIE BEFORE THEY  ARE 40 YEARS OLD. WE HAVE HAD CASES OF FAMILIES  WHERE  UP TO FIVE  PEOPLE ARE  BURIED   WITHIN    ONE  MONTH.   THE  SPIRIT  OF  FAMILY DESTRUCTION    IS AT WORK  IN  SUCH   FAMILIES.

THIS  SAME   SPIRIT    IS   RESPONSIBLE    FOR  ACCIDENTS.       I  ONCE WITNESSED    A GHASTLY   MOTOR   ACCIDENT.      A  BUS  WHICH   WAS MOVING      IN   FRONT        OF   OUR    OWN    VEHICLE      SUDDENLY SOMERSAULTED.        YOU CAN  IMAGINE   WHAT   HAPPENED   TO  THE PEOPLE   WHO  WERE   INSIDE   THE   BUS.     HERE  WAS  A  BUS  THAT WAS GOING  SMOOTHLY   WITHOUT  ANY PROBLEM.    I ACTUALLY  SAWTHE BUS   AND    I  WAS   SURPRISED     WHEN    I  DISCOVERED      THAT    IT TUMBLED    WITHIN   A  VERY  SHORT  TIME.

THE  SPIRIT   OF FAMILY    DESTRUCTION    ALSO  MAKES   SOME  MEN TO  GET   DRUNK    UNTIL   THEY   CAN   NO  LONGER   FIND   THEIR    WAY HOME.     THAT   IS AN EVIDENCE   OF THE  PRESENCE   OF  THE  SPIRIT OF  DESTRUCTION     IN THAT   PERSON’S   LIFE.

ALL THESE  SPIRITS   ARE JUNIOR   FORCES  WHEN    COMPARED    WITH THE SPIRIT   OF SELF-DESTRUCTION.      THE SPIRIT   OF SELF-DESTRUCTION MAKES  PEOPLE   TO BE ENGAGED  IN  SELF-DESTRUCTIVE      ACTIVITIES.

IT  IS  A WONDER  OF ALL WONDERS  THAT  SOMEBODY  COULD  SIT

DOWN,  ORGANISE  A BATTLE   AGAINST   HIMSELF  AND  BEGIN   TO •

FIGHT  A WAR AGAINST   HIMSELF.

A LOT  OF  PEOPLE  ARE•  ACTUALLY   FIGHTING   SERIOUS  BATTLES AGAINST  THEMSELVES.   PERHAPS YOU HAVE DISCOVERED  THAT YOUR  LIFE  HISTORY    HAS  BEEN  PUNCTUATED    BY DISAPPOINTMENTS,   FRUSTRATIONS, TRAGEDY AND MANY SITUATIONS THAT   HAVE  CONTINUED TO  BAFFLE  AND  CONFUSE YOU.

THE ONLY-EXPLANATION  WHICH CAN BE GIVEN TO THE PROBLEMS OF SELF-DESTRUCTION IS THAT THERE ARE SOME INVISIBLE  FORCES BUSY  WORKING,   TO  DETERMINE   ONES DESTINY   FOR  GOOD  OR FOR BAD.   IF GOD COULD OPEN YOUR EYES TO SEE THE NUMBER OF EVIL  SPIRITS WHICH  ARE WORKING  AGAINST THE LIVES OF MEN AND  WOMEN,   YOU  WILL  BE SURP’RISED.    YOU WILL  BE  MORE CAREFUL  IF  GOD SHOULD  GIVE  YOU  A REVELATION   OF  WHAT  IS ACTUALLY  HAPPENING  IN  THE WORLD.

A FACT WHICH  MANY  PEOPLE  KNOW  NOTHING  ABOUT  IS THAT THERE  ARE LOTS OF DEAD PEOPLE  WHO  ARE STILL  LIVING.   THERE ARE MULTITUDES  OF SICK  BUT ACTIVE  PEOPLE.  THERE  ARE MANY ENLIGHTENED    MEN  AND WOMEN  WHO ARE MAD.

POWER    OF  SELF-DESTRUCTIVE       FORCES

ONE  OF THE QREATEST  POWERS  WHICH IS AVAILABLE  IN THE WHOLE   UNIVERSE  IS  THE POWER OF WORDS.    WORDS CAN BUILD AND DESTROY.    WORDS CAN CREATE  AND PULL DOWN.   IF _YOU ARE  ABLE  TO  CONTROL   YOUR  WORDS  YOU  WILL  CONTROL  EVERY OTHER  PART  OF YOUR  BODY.

THE DEVIL  IS A FALLEN ANGEL.   HE HAS NO CREATIVE  POWER. GOD DID   NOT GIVE THE POWER OF CREATION  TO HIM.    FOR THE DEVIL  TO DO  ANY  EVIL  OR TO  CREATE  BAD SITUATIONS   IN  THE LIVES OF MEN AND  WOMEN  HE HAS TO RELY ON  THE  POWER OF WORDS  WHICH  WAS GIVEN TO  MAN.    HE HAS TO  INFLUENCE  A MAN   TO  SPEAK  AND  MANIPULATE   THE  WORDS  TO  HIS• OWN ADVANTAGE.  HE HAS NO CREATIVE  POWER.

SELF-DESTRUCTIVE  FORCES HAVE LED MANY PEOPLE TO IMPOSE CURSES  UPON  THEMSELVES.

THE  FORCES  OF  SELF-DESTRUCTION    ARE  GENERALLY   HIDDEN. THE   WORDS   WHICH   YOU  SPEAK   ABOUT   YOURSELF    HAVE FRIGHTENING  POWER  THAT  WILL  ACTUALLY  SCARE  YOU,  IF  GOD WOULD  REVEAL TO YOU HOW DESTRUCTIVE  THE  WORDS ARE.

THE BIBLE SAYS:

BUT  I  SAY  UNTO   YOU, THAT   EVERY IDLE  WORD THAT   MEN SHALL  SPEAK,   THEY SHALL   GIVE   ACCOUNT  THEREOF   IN THE DAY  OF JUDGMENT.     FOR  BY THY  WORDS THOU  SHALT   BE JUSTIFIED,  AND BY THY WORDS  THOU  SHALT  BE CONDEMNED

(MATT   12:36  – 37).

IDLE  WORDS

WHAT ARE IDLE WORDS?  IDLE  WORDS ARE WORDS WHICH.ARE SPOKEN CARELESSLY, WITHOUT   MEDITATION.    IF YOU ALLOW YOUR WORDS TO COME OUT UNCHECKED YOU  HAVE SPOKEN  AN  IDLE WORD.  A LOT OF PEOPLE SPEAK SOME WORDS WITHOUT  THINKING ABOUT  THE EFFECT THEY ARE LIKELY   TO HAVE  ON  THEM  AND ON OTHERS.   SUCH WORDS  ARE  IDLE OR CARELESS  WORDS.    JESUS SAID THAT  WE SHOULD GIVE AN  ACCOUNT  OF EVERY IDLE  WORD.

THEREFORE,  IF YOU SPEAK 1,000  IDLE  WORDS,  YOU WILL  STAND

I BEFORE  THE  JUDGEMENT SEAT  OF  CHRIST  AND EXPLAIN  WHY YOU SPOKE THEM.   MANY OF US JOKE  WITH  IDLE  WORDS.   DO YOU  KNOW  THAT  THE  FACT  THAT  YOU   REALLY  DID  NOT  MEAN

WHAT YOU SAID DOES NOT CANCEL THE EFFECT  OF SUCH   WORDS, NEITHER  DOES IT RELEASE YOU FROM  ACCOUNTABILITY?

AS FAR  AS THE  BIBLE  RS  CONCERNED  ALL  IDLE  WORDS  CARRY WEIGHT.  IF YOU  REALLY FACE THE STANDARD  OF THE BIBLE,   YOU WILL  DISCOVER  THAT  ALL  THE  WORDS  WHICH  YOU  SPEAK  ARE SERIOUSLY  TAKEN  BY GOD.    GOD HAS  NOT  GIVEN  YOU  ANY ROOM  TO SAY WHAT  YOU DO NOT  MEAN,  OR WHAT  YOU DONT WANT  TO.ACCOUNT  FOR.   ONCE  WORDS ARE SPOKEN,  THEY  ARE SPOKEN.   THE NEXT STAGE IS  ACCOUNTABILITY.    THAT  IS WHY

THE BIBLE SAYS

WHEREFORE,   MY  BELOVED  BRETHREN,  LET  EVERY  MAN  BE SWIFT  TO HEAR,  SLOW  TO SPEAK, SLOW  TO WRATH:   (JAMES

1:19).

GOD EXPECTS  US TO BE ECONOMICAL  AND THRIFTY   WITH  OUR WORDS.   THAT IS WHY HE GAVE US TWO EYES, TWO EARS,  TWO NOSTRILS  BUT ONE MOUTH.    THE BIBLE  SAYS:

THOU  ART  SNARED WITH THE WORDS OF THY  MOUTH,   THOU ART  TAKEN   WITH  THE  WORDS  OF  THY  MOUTH (PROV 6:2).

THIS IS A SERIOUS MATTER.   YOU CAN BE TRAPPED OR SNARED BY THE  WORDS  OF YOUR  MOUTH.    YOU MUST   REALISE,   TODAY, THAT  IDLE  WORDS ARE VERY COSTLY.   IF YOU SPEAK IDLE  WORDS YOU WILL FACE THE CONSEQUENCES, SOONER OR LATER.

MARRIAGE VOWS

RECENTLY, I HAD SOME PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WHICH  MADE ME TO  ASK  THE  LORD SOME  DEEP  QUESTIONS.    I  BECAME CONCERNED,  AS A MINISTER,  AND  I  HAD TO  ASK GOD SOME QUESTIONS CONCERNING  CHRISTIAN   HOMES.    I  HAD TO  ASK GOD WHY  THERE  ARE  SO MANY  UNSTABLE  HOMES AND WHY THERE ARE SO MANY PARTIALLY  MARRIED COUPLES.   I ALSO  ASKED THE LORD TO  REVEAL TO ME THE  SECRET BEHIND   THE PROBLEM OF SOME SISTERS WHO ARE PHYSICALLY MARRIED BUT SPIRITUALLY DIVORCED.

THE  LORD  GAVE  ME  A SHOCKER.     HE  SAID,  “WHY  DON’T YOU  READ THROUGH  THE  TRADITIONAL  MARRIAGE VOWS? WHY

NOT EXAMINE  THE WORDS WHICH  PEOPLE PRONOUNCE DURING                                                           R

RNARRIAQE  CEREMONIES?   INITIALLY,  WHAT  THE  LORD TOLD  ME WAS  NOT  SO CLEAR  IN  MY  SPIRIT,   I  BEGAN  TO  LOOK FOR  THE TYPE OF MARRIAGE  VOWS WHICH PEOPLE GENERALLY  MAKE ON

THE DAY OF THEIR  WEDDING.  LET ME GIVE  YOU AN EXAMPLE.

“I   BROTHER  X TAKE YOU, SISTER  Y, TO BE MY  WEDDED WIFE. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, FROM THIS DAY FORWARD,  FOR BETTER FOR WORSE, FOR RICHER AND FOR POORER,  IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH

UNTIL   DEATH   DO  US  PART.”

COUPLES  HAVE  MADE  THIS  PRONOUNCEMENT    ON THEMSELVES• FROM   TIME   IMMEMORIAL.     PEOPLE   MAKE   SUCH   STATEMENTS WITHOUT   KNOWING   THAT  THEY  ARE SPEAKING   EVIL  WORDS   WHICH WILL  AFFECT   THEIR   MARRIAGE    SOONER   OR  LATER.     TRUE  TO  THEIR CONFESSIONS,   BETTER   AND  WORSE,   SICKNESS   AND  HEALTH   AND RICHER  AND  POORER,  WILL  MIX  TOGETHER.

INSTEAD    OF  PRONOUNCING,    FROM   THE   FIRST   DAY   OF  THEIR WEDDING,   THAT  THEY  ARE GOING  TO STAY  TOQETHER   ARID  EXPECT

SICKNESS,     WORSE    CONDITIONS    AND   POVERTY     AND   MAKING NEGATIVE             ONF=SSIONS,   WHY  CAN’T   THEY  PRONOUNCE    POSITIVE

WORDS   UPON   THEMSELVES?     IF  YOU   READ   SUCH   A  VOW   ON YOUR   MARRIAGE    DAY,  YOU   MUST   CANCEL,    THROUGH    PRAYER, EVERY   NEQATLVE    ASPECT   OF  IT.     YOU  CAN  VOW  TO  STAY   WITH YOUR  SPOUSE   IN  HEALTH,   FOR  BETTER   AND  IN   PROSPERITY.

YOU ARE  NOT  THE  ONLY  ONE  WHO  READ  THAT  KIND  OF VOW.   I ALSO  READ  IT THAT  WAY,  SEVERAL  YEARS  AGO.  BUT THANK   GOD I HAVE  CANCELLED   THE  NEGATIVE   WORD  WHICH   WAS  PART  OF THAT TRADITIONAL     VOW.     NO  WONDER,   THOSE   WHO   MAKE   UP  THEIR MINDS   SAYING   THAT    THEY   WILL  STAY  TOGETHER  FOR  BETTER   OR FOR WORSE  ARE NOT FINDING   IT  EASY AT ALL.   THINGS  ARE ACTUALLY GETTING   WMC:.E      THOSE  WQN•  C:.1IRL   FNC  RICH=R   –R POORER   ARE GETTING    POORER,   WHILE  THOSE   WHO  SAID  IN  SICKNESS   AND  IN HEALTH   ARE  GETTING   SICK.    IN  MOST  CASES,  IT  IS THE  WOMAN

THAT   SUFFERS.

MOST  COUPLES  HAVE  GOTTEN   WHAT  THEY  READ  ON  THEIR MARRIAGE  DAY. GOD TAKES OUR WORDS SERIOUSLY.  THE DEVIL ALSO TAKES  OUR WORDS  SERIOUSLY.  WHAT THE  LORD SPOKE TO

ME TOUCHED   ME.    I WENT  THROUGH   THE   BIBLE   BUT  I DID  NOT FIND  A SINGLE   CASE OF A CHRISTIAN    COUPLE  MAKING   THAT   KIND OF PRONOUNCEMENT    UPON  THEMSELVES.     THE DEVIL  IS A LEG.AL EXPERT.       HE  USES   OUR   WORDS   TO  DESTROY    US.   YOU  MAY DENY   YOUR   WORDS    AND   HUMAN    BEINGS   MAY   AGREE   WITH YOU.     HOWEVER,   YOU  CAN  BE SURE   THAT   GOD  AND  THE  DEVIL WILL  STILL  HOLD  YOU  RESPONSIBLE    FOR  WHAT  YOU  DENIED.

DO  YOU   KNOW   THAT   THE   WORDS   WHICH   YOU   SPEAK   CAN REMOVE   YOUR   NAME  FROM   HEAVEN’S   REGISTER?    LET  US  TAKE A LOOK  AT  A FEW  EXAMPLES:

PETER

AND  AS PETER  WAS  BENEATH  IN THE  PALACE,  THERE   COMETH ONE  OF  THE   MAIDS   OF  THE   HIGH   PRIEST:   AND   WHEN•SHE SAW   PETER   WARMING  HIMSELF,  SHE  LOOKED    UPON   HIM, AND  SAID,  AND  THOU  ALSO  WAST  WITH   JESUS OF  NAZARETH. BUT  HE DENIED,   SAYING,   I KNOW  NOT,  NEITHER   UNDERSTAND

I WHAT   THOU   SAYEST.  AND  HE WENT   OUT  INTO  THE  PORCH;

AND  THE  COCK  CREW.   AND  A MAID   SAW  HIM   AGAIN,    AND BEGAN   TO  SAY  TO  THEM  THAT   STOOD   BY,  THIS   IS  ONE  OF THEM.   AND  HE DENIED   IT AGAIN.   AND  A LITTLE AFTER,   THEY THAT    STOOD    BY  SAID   AGAIN   TO  PETER,  SURELY   THOU   ART ONE  OF THEM:  FOR  THOU  ART  A GALILAEAN,  AND  THY SPEECH AGREETH  THERETO.  BUT  HE BEGAN  TO CURSE  AND  TO SWEAR, SAYING,    I  KNOW   NOT  THIS  MAN  OF  WHOM   YE  SPEAK.   AND THE  SECOND   TIME   THE  COCK  CREW.   AND  PETER   CALLED   TO MIND   THE  WORD   THAT  JESUS  SAID  UNTO   HIM,   BEFORE   THE COCK  CROW  TWICE,   THOU SHALT  DENY  ME THRICE.  AND  WHEN

HE  THOUGHT    THEREON,  HE WEPT   {MARK   14:66   -72).

IF  YOU  LOOK  AT  WHAT  PETER  SAID AND THE MANNER  WITH WHICH  HE DENIED THE  LORD, YOU MAY THINK  THAT  HE DID NOT DO ANYTHING WHICH  WAS SERIOUSLY  BAD.     I WAS SHOCKED WHEN I DISCOVERED THAT  THE FACT THAT  PETER DENIED  BEING THE  LORD’S  DISCIPLE  AND  WENT  AHEAD  TO  INVOKE    CURSES UPON HIMSELF  MADE HIM TO LOSE HIS POSITION IN  HEAVEN.   I RECEIVED A GREAT SHOCK OF MY LIFE WHEN I READ THE WORDS OF THE ANGEL IN MARK 16:7:

BUT GO YOUR WAY, TELL HISDISCIPLES AND PETER THAT HE GOETH BEFOREYOU INTO GALILEE: THERE   SHALL YE SEE HIM, AS ~SAID  UNTO YOU I

PETER  WAS  NO  LONGER  RECKONED   WITH   AS  ONE  OF  THE

DISCIPLES.  THE ANGEL  INSTRUCTED  THAT  THE DISCIPLES  OF THE LORD SHOULD  BE INFORMED  THAT  THE  LORD HAS RISEN.   PETER WAS SINGLED    .RT AS AN ORDINARY  PERSON;    NOT ONE OF THE LORDS DISCIPLES.   IF  PETER WERE TO BE ON THE   RIGHT  TRACK, THE  ANQEL  WOULD  HAVE SAID  SOMETHING  LIKE:  “TELL ALL  HIS DISCIPLES,  INCLUDING  PETER, THAT  THE  LORD IS  RISEN.”  BY HIS OWN  WORD;  PETER  FORFEITED  HIS  STANDING   AS A  DISCIPLE. THANK  GOD THAT  PETER RECEIVED  MERCY  BEFORE  IT BECAME TOO  LATE.

IT  IS ON  RECORD  THAT  PETER DENIED  JESUS THREE  TIMES. C:A,.H DE  IAL WAS RECORD=D  IN   HEAVEN  AND  ANY OF THEM COULD HAVE HINDERED  HIM FROM  GETTING  TO HEAVEN.  JESUS HAD TO HELP  PETER BY ASKING  HIM THREE  QUESTIONS WHICH MADE  PETER  TO  GIVE   THREE   POSITIVE ANSWERS,   THEREBY CANCELLING THE THREE  DENIALS.   LET US READ THE ACCOUNT  IN THE  GOSPEL ACCORDING  TO JOHN:SO WHEN THEY HADDINED, JESUSSAITH TO SIMON PETER, SIMON, SON OF  JONAS,  LOVEST  THOU  ME  MORE THAN THESE? HE SAITH UNTO HIM,  YEA, LORD;THOU KNOWEST THAT   I  LOVE  THEE.   HE  SAITH   UNTO   HIM,   FEED MY  LAMBS. HE SAITH   TO  HIM  AGAIN   THE  SECOND   TIME,  SIMON,   SON  OF JONAS,   LOVEST   THOU   ME?  HE SAITH   UNTO   HIM,  YEA, LORD; THOU   KNOWEST  THAT  I LOVE  THEE.  HE SAITH  UNTO  HIM,  FEED MY  SHEEP.   HE SAITH   UNTO   HIM   THE  THIRD   TIME,    SIMON, SON   OF  JONAS,    LOVEST    THOU    ME?   PETER    WAS   GRIEVED BECAUSE  HE SAID  UNTO   HIM  THE  THIRD   TIME,   LOVEST   THOU ME?  AND   HE  SAID   UNTO   HIM,   LORD,   THOU   KNOWEST   ALL THINGS;   THOU  KNOWEST  THAT  I LOVE  THEE.  JESUS SAITH  UNTO

HIM,   FEED MY  SHEEP   (JOHN   21:15   -17).

PETER WAS ABLE TO CANCEL THE THREE DENIALS WHICH HE HAD MADE.    THUS  HE  WAS  ABLE  TO  BREAK  THE  SELF-IMPOSED CURSES.

FREEDOM  FROM   THE  BONDAGE  OF  SELF-IMPOSED   EVIL WORDS                               •

THE STORY  OF PETER’S DENIAL AND THE CANCELLATION OF THE EFFECT  OF THE  NEGATIVE  WORDS  WHICH  HE SPOKE  SHOWS US THE FOUR  STEPS WHICH  MUST  BE TAKEN  IF ANY ONE WANTS TO BE RELEASED FROM  THE  BONDAGE  WHICH  CAME  INTO  HLS LIFE THROUGH BAD CONFESSION.

REPENTANCE – PETER REPENTED.   PETER WEPT BITTERLY WHEN

HE REALIZED THA.. H0     HAD DONE THE WRONG THING.  THEREFORE,                                                 /

THE FIRST  STAGE_IS  REPENTANCE.

RENOUNCEMENT   – PETER RENOUNCED HIS STATEMENTS.

CANCELLATION  – HE CANCELLED THE STATEMENTS WHICH HE MADE PREVIOUSLY.

REPLACEMENT   –  HE REPLACED  THE  NEGATIVE  STATEMENT WITH  POSITIVE  ONES.

JACOB

LET US LOOK AT ANOTHER EXAMPLE IN THE  BOOK OF GENESIS.

MY FATHER  PERADVENTURE   WILL  FEEL  ME,  AND  I SHALL  SEEM TO HIM  AS A DECEIVER;  AND  •I  SHALL   BRING   A CURSE   UPON ME,  AND  NOT  A BLESSING.  AND  HIS  MOTHER   SAID  UNTO  HIM, UPON  ME  BE THY  CURSE,   MY  SON:  ONLY   OBEY  MY  VOICE, AND  GO FETCH   ME  THEM   (GEN ~7:12   -13).

JACOB’SMOTHER PREVAILED UPON HIM TO DECEIVE HIS FATHER. EARLIER   ON,  JACOB  WAS  RELUCTANT.     HOWEVER,  HE  LATER

SUCCUMBED TO  THE  PRESSURE  AND ACCEPTED  TO  CARRY  OUT  THE  EVIL  PLAN.    JACOBS MOTHER,  REBECCA, PRONOUNCED  A

CURSE UPON HERSELF,  LET US READ  VERSE 46:

AN~   REBEKAH  SAID   TO  ISAAC, I  AM  WEARY    OF  MY  LIFE BECAUSE  OF  THE   DAUGHTERS   OF  HETH:   IF  JACOB   TAKE   A WIFE   OF  THE  DAUGHTERS   OF  HETH,   SUCH  AS THESE   WHICH ARE  OF THE  DAUGHTERS   OF THE  LAND,  WHAT   GOOD  SHALL   MY LIFE  DO  ME?

REBEKAH LATER GOT TIRED OF FIFE AND SHE EVENTUALLY  DIED AS A RESULT  OF A SELF-IMPOSED CURSE.

THE WORST  KIND OF DESTRUCTION IS SELF-DESTRUCTION.    IT  IS VERY CLEAR THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING  FROM PROBLEMS WHICH WERE INVITED BY THEM.   MOST OF THE PROBLEMS WHICH PEOPLE  GO  THROUGH TODAY  DO  NOT  ORIGINATE   FROM  GOD, THE DEVIL OR HUMAN ENEMIES,  BUT ARE SELF-INFLICTED.

FOR EXAMPLE,  IF YOU OPEN YOUR MOUTH  AND SAY, “I  AM TIRED  OF LIVING,”  YOU HAVE SUCCEEDED IN IMPOSING  A CURSE UPON  YOURSELF.   IF  YOU  MAKE  NEGATIVE  REMARKS  ABOUT YOURSELF YOU ARE GUILTY  OF SELF-DESTRUCTION.

IF YOU SAY, “I AM GIVING UP.   MY SITUATION   WILL END UP ON A SAD NOTE”,  YOU ARE PUTTING  A  CURSE ON YOURSELF.    THOSE THINGS-MAY   HAPPEN TO YOU AS SPECIFIED BY YOU.

CAN  YOU   RECALL   WHAT   HAPPENED   WHEN   JESUS  WAS CRUCIFIED?  PILATE TOLD THE PEOPLE, “I FOUND  NO FAULT  IN THIS MAN.ITHEY  CRIED “CRUCIFY  HIM.”  PILATE  SAID,  BUT HE HAS DONE  NOTHING.”    AGAIN THEY  CRIED,  “CRUCIFY  HIM.1′           RI’C…,. ASKED FOR A BOWL OF WATER  AND WASHED HIS HAND SAYING, “I  HAVE NO PART  IN THE  BLOOD OF THIS  MAN.’1  HIS BLOOD BE UPON•  US AND UPON OUR  CHILDREN 11,   CHORUSED  THE  CHILDREN OF  ISRAEL.      THAT   WAS  HOW  THE   ISRAELITES   ISSUED   A GENERATIONAL   CURSE UPON THEMSELVES.

THE  JEWS ARE STILL  PASSING  THROUGH  THAT  PROBLEM  TILL DATE.     JERUSALEM  WAS DESTROYED  IN  A  HORRIFIC   MANNER. BLOOD FLOWED  IN THE STREETS  QUENCHING  THE FIRE-THAT  WAS BURNING.     THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST  WAS ACTUALLY  UPON THEM.    ADOLF  HITLER KILLED  SIX  MILLION  JEWS SEVERAL  YEARS LATER.  THAT  WAS THE  MOST  UNPRECEDENTED    MASSACRE  IN THE  HISTORY   OF THE WORLD.

WHAT THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL  HAD SAID (MATTHEW  27) HAS CONTINUED  TO WORK  AGAINST  THEM.

GOD CAN PROTECT  HIS PEOPLE FROM  CURSESBUT  NOT FROM CURSES WHICH  ARE SELF-PRONOUNCED.    IF  YOU  ISSUE CURSES AGAINST  YOURSELF,  GOD WIFL  NOT  PROTECT  YOU  UNLESS  YOU ARE ABLE TO DISCOVER THE SOURCES OF YOUR PROBLEM, REPENT AND CANCEL SUCH CURSES.

THIS-;RLS ONE OF THE EASIEST WAYS WHICH SATAN HAS CONTINUED   TO USE TO CAPTURE  THOUSANDS  OF CHRISTIANS.LET  US CONSIDER   THIS  FACT  FROM   THE  SCRIPTURES.    TWELVE SPIES  WERE   SENT   TO  SPY  OUT  THE  LAND  OF  CANAAN.     THEY CARRIED   OUT  THEIR   ASSIGNMENTS   AND  CAME  BACK  WITH  TWO TYPES   OF  REPORT.

AND  CALEB  STILLED    THE  PEOPLE   BEFORE MOSES,  AND  SAID, LET  US GO  UP AT  ONCE,  AND  POSSESS  IT;  FOR  WE  ARE  WELL ABLE   TO   OVERCOME   IT.  AND   THEY    BROUGHT   UP  AN  EVIL REPORT OF THE  LAND  WHICH   THEY   HAD  SEARCHED  UNTO   THE CHILDREN   OF  ISRAEL, SAYING,    THE  LAND,   THROUGH   WHICH WE  HAVE   GONE   TO  SEARCH   IT,  IS  A LAND  THAT   EATETH    UP THE   INHABITANTS    THEREOF;   AND  ALL  THE  PEOPLE   THAT   WE SAW   IN  IT  ARE  MEN  OF  A GREAT   STATURE.   AND  THERE   WE SAW  THE  GIANTS,   THE  SONS  OF  ANAK,   WHICH   COME OF THE GIANTS:     AND    WE    WERE      IN    OUR     OWN     SIGHT      AS GRASSHOPPERS,    AND  SO  WE  WERE   IN  THEIR    SIGHT    (NUM

13:30,32,33).

LET US  SEE WHAT  LATER  HAPPENED.

AND  ALL  THE CONGREGATION   LIFTED   UP  THEIR  VOICE,    AND CRIED;  AND   THE   PEOPLE    WEPT   THAT   NIGHT.    AND   ALL  THE CHILDREN      OF   ISRAEL    MURMURED    AGAINST    MOSES    AND AGAINST   AARON:   AND  THE WHOLE   CONGREGATION   SAID  UNTO THEM,    WOULD    GOD THAT   WE   HAD   DIED   IN  THE   LAND   OF EGYPT!   OR WOULD   GOD WE  HAD  DIED  IN THIS   WILDERNESS! NUM   14:1-    2).

WHAT WAS GOD’S REACTION  TO ALL THESE?

AND   THE  LORD SPAKE   UNTO   MOSES   AND   UNTO   ~ARON, SAYING,    HOW    LONG    SHALL     I   BEAR    WITH     THIS     EVIL CONGREGATION,   WHICH   MURMUR   AGAINST   ME?   I1JI~;VE HEARD  THE  MURMURINGS   OF   THE   CHILDREN    OF   ISRAEL, WHICH  THEY   MURMUR   AGAINST    ME.  SAY  UNTO   THEM,   AS TRULY   AS I  LIVE,   SAITH   THE  LORD, AS YE  HAVE  SPOKEN    IN MINE   EARS, SO WILL  I  DO  TO  YOU:   YOUR   CARCASES  SHALL FALL  IN THIS  WILDERNESS;  AND ALL THAT  WERE  NUMBERED OF YOU, ACCORDING TO YOUR  WHOLE  NUMBER, FROM  TWENTY

.  YEARS  OLD AND UPWARD, WHICH  HAVE MURMURED  AGAINST

ME,   (NUM   14:26-    29).

THE TEN SPIES AND THEIR FOLLOWERS  DETERMINED THEIR OWN DESTINIES   BY  THE  WORD  OF  THEIR   MOUTHS.   YOUR  WORDS CAN DETERMINE  YOUR  DESTINY.   IT  CAN EVEN  CHANGE GODS PROGRAMME FOR  YOUR  LIFE .

.IF YOU CONTINUE ~A CURSE YOURSELF WHEN GOD IS BLESSING YOU, YOU WILL END UP LEADING YOURSELF INTO BONDAGE. MANY PEOPLE  HAVE  CHANGED  THEIR  DESTINIES FROM  WHAT  GOD INTENDED  THEM  TO BE THROUGH SELF-IMPOSED CURSES WHICH

•        CAME OUT OF THEIR  MOUTHS.

VERBAL  MURDER

DO YOU KNOW THAT  PEOPLE COMMIT  VERBAL  MURDER, EVERYDAY? LET  US EXAMINE   EXAMPLES OF  SOME  OF  THE STATEMENTS WHICH PEOPLE GENERALLY  MAKE:

“I  MARRIED  A USELESS HUSBAND.”                                                                                         I

“THESE CHILDREN  ARE HOPELESS.”

“I DENT KNOW WHY MY CHILDREN  ARE VERY WICKED.” “I ALWAYS FIND EXAMINATION VERY TOUGH.”

“I DONT KNOW WHY LIFE IS TREATING ME BADLY.”

“MY BLOOD PRESSURE  IS RISING AGAIN.” “MY MIGRAINE  IS COMING  UP AGAIN.” “THIS   SITUATION IS DRIVING  ME CRAZY.”

“I AM SICK AND TIRED  OF IT ALL.”

“IT   IS  RUNNING  IN THE  FAMILY   LINE,  MAYBE  IT  IS NOW  MY TURN.”

“I DONT THINK  I WILL  EVER GET MARRIED.” “MAYBE,  I WILL NEVER BE PROMOTED.”

“SOMEBODY   READ  MY  PALM  AND  DISCOVERED  THAT  THE LINE  OF  LONG  LIFE  DOES  NOT  GET  TO  THE  END OF  MY  HAND. THAT MEANS I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE   LONG.  THE SAME PALM READER ALSO. SAID,  THE LONG LINE IN YOUR HAND WAS CROSSED BY THREE  OTHER  LINES.   THAT MEANS YOU ARE GOING TO GET MARRIED  TO THREE  HUSBANDS.   ACCORDING   TO THE  WORD  OF THAT    MAN,    I  SHOULD     GET  READY  TO   COPE  WITH   THREE HUSBANDS   AND A SHORT  LIFE.”

“SOMETHING   HAS ALWAYS TOLD ME THAT  MY HUSBAND WILL LEAVE  ME AND MARRY  OTHER WOMEN.”

“I JUST DENT  KNOW WHY L  CANNOT MAKE ENDS MEET.

MY FATHER  WAS LIKE THAT,  I AM SURE  I AM  GOING TO PASS THROUGH  THE SAME PROBLEM.”

“I  AM ALWAYS BROKE,  I DONT KNOW WHY.”

“I  DONT  KNOW  WHAT  IS WRONG,   I  ALWAYS  CATCH  OTHER PEOPLES   SK.KNES.SES.”

“I  SUSPECT THAT  I WILL SOON GET INTO  TROUBLE.”

.  “I  HAVE NOT ALWAYS  BEEN LUCKY WHEN IT COMES TO RNALE-. FEMALE   RELATIONSHIP.”

“WHAT  IS THE   USE OF CONTINUING  TO  LIVE  WITH  ALL THESE PROBLEMS?”

“OVER  MY DEAD BODY. I CANNOT  A!IOW  ONE CHILD  TO  KILL

ME.”

“FRIENDS  ALWAYS DISAPPOINT  ME.”

EVIL WORDS BRING. EVIL SPIRIT

IF  YOU USE THESE  WORDS,  YOU ARE PERSONALLY  RELEASINQ SOME  EVIL  SPIRITS  INTO  YOUR  LIFE.  THE KIND  OF EVIL  SPIRITS WHICH WILL  OPERATE  IN YOUR LIFE WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE KIND  OF EVIL  WORDS  WHICH YOU   HAVE SPOKEN  CONCERNING YOURSELF.   A LOT OF WICKED EVIL SPIRITS  ARE HOVERING  IN THE AIR  AND WALKING AROUND ON THE LAND WAITING FOR PEOPLE TO SPEAK EVIL WORDS WHICH THEY  WILL BRING TO PASS.

I  HAD  AN  EXPERIENCE   WHEN  I  WAS  A  STUDENT   IN   THE UNIVERSITY OF  LAGOS,  NIGERIA.    WE HAD  A VERY  HUMBLE PROFESSOR WHO WAS QUITE  DIFFERENT  FROM  OTHER  LECTURERS. ONE  DAY,  THE  PROFESSOR  CAME  AROUND  WHEN  WE  WERE DOING A PARTICULAR ASSIGNMENT AND WATCHED WHAT WE WERE DOING.   A FEMALE   STUDENT  WHO DID NOT APPEAR TO BE WELL• TRAINED  BEGAN TO MAKE SOME CAUSTIC STATEMENTS  ABOUT HIM.  I SAID TO HER:   “MIND WHAT YOU ARE SAYING.    DONT YOU KNOW THAT  HE IS  OUR  PROFESSOR?”  SHE   TURNED  DEAF EARS TO WHAT  I WAS  SAYING, FACED THE PROFESSOR  AND SAID,  “MR. MAN, GET  AWAY FROM  HERE.     YOUR PRESENCE  IN THIS  PLACE HAS NOT ALLOWED  ME TO CONCENTRATE ON MY ASSIGNMENT.”

THE  PROFESSOR SAID,   “YOUNG  LADY,  HAVENT  YOU  LEARNT HOW TO BEHAVE FROM HOME?” THE LADY BECAME FIERCE AND

UNCONTROLLABLE.   “FOOLISH   MAN”,   SHE  SAID.     THEN  THE                                                               I

PROFESSOR  SAID “THAT   IS  EXACTLY  WHAT  I WAS WAITING   FOR YOU TO SAY.  I WAS  ACTUALLY  WAITING  FOR  YOU TO CALL  ME A FOOLISH  MAN SO THAT    I  CAN PROVE  TO YOU  THAT  I  AM NO FOOL.”    IMMEDIATELY,   THE  PROFESSOR  SENT  FOR  THE  LECTURER INCHARGE OF THAT  COURSE AND SAID, “TELL  THIS GIRL THAT SHE HAS FAILED  THE COURSE.” THAT  WAS HOW THE GIRL  FAILED  THE COURSE  WITHOUT   SITTING   FOR  THE  EXAMINATION.   WHAT  SHE SAID WAS  USED AGAINST  HER.

EVIL   SPIRITS  WILL   PROVOKE  YOU  TO SAY  EVIL   THINGS.     AS SOON YOU HAVE MADE THOSE EVIL STATEMENTS THEY WILL GO AHEAD  TO  USE  YOUR   WORDS  AGAINST   YOU.    ONE  OF  THE REASONS THE SPIRITS  OF DEATH  HAVE CONTINUED  TO DESTROY PEOPLES LIVES CAN BE TRACED  TO THE FACT THAT  SUCH SPIRITS WERE INVITED  BY THE PEOPLE.

MOST OF WHAT  PEOPLE ARE TOLD  TO SAY WHEN THEY  WANT TO JOIN  SECRET  CULTS  IS  A PERFECT  EXAMPLE  OF HOW PEOPLE BRING  SELF-IMPOSED CURSES UPON THEMSELVES.  THEY   TELL THEM;  “WILL YOU DRINK THIS BLOOD AND SAY, AS I AM STANDING

I               ON THE  GROUND  NOW,  THE  GROUND  SHOULD  BEGIN  TO  FIGHT ME IF I REVEAL THE SECRETS OF THIS CULT?” THE PERSON TO BE INITIATED DRINKS  THE  BLOOD AND PRONOUNCES THOSE  WORDS AGAINST  HIMSELF.   IF THE  PERSON RUNS AWAY FROM  THE  EVIL SOCIETY, HE WOULD BE IN TROUBLE  BECAUSE HE HAS IMPOSED THOSE CURSES UPON HIMSELF.

SOLUTION

IF  YOUR FATHER  WAS A MEMBER OF THE LODGE, I WILL   NOT BE SURPRISED IF YOU ARE LIVING UNDER A SERIOUS CURSE NOW. MEMBERS  OF  SECRET  SOCIETIES  GENERALLY IMPOSE  CURSES UPON THEMSELVES AND THEIR  CHILDREN.

HOW CAN  YOU  RELEASE   VOUR SELF  FROM   SELF-IMPOSED CURSES?

REPENTANCE – YOU MUST REPENT AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE FACT THAT YOU HAVE BEEN SAYING WRONG THINGS AGAINST YOURSELF.

RENOUNCEMENT – RENOUNCEWHAT YOU HAVE SAID.   YOU MUST REJECT AND WITHDRAW WHAT YOU SAID AGAINST YOURSELF.

REVOKE – YOU MUST REVOKE EVERY EVIL STATEMENT WHICH YOU UTTERED  AGAINST  YOURSELF.

REPLACEMENT – YOU MUST REPLACE EVERY NEGATIVE WORD PRONOUNCED AGAINST  YOU.  REPLACE EVIL  WORDS  WITH  GOOD CONFESSIONS. REPLACE SATANIC  WORDS  WITH  THE  PROMISES OF GOD.

WHAT  YOU  HAVE  READ  SO FAR  IS  ONE  OF  THE  GREATEST SECRETS WHICH  CAN TURN  YOUR LIFE AROUND.   IT  IS WORTHY  OF PRAYER, MEDITATION,  REPENTANCE AND ACTION.   NO AMOUNT OF  SPEAKING   IN  TONGUES, FASTING,   PRAYER  AND  POSITIVE CONFESSION CAN DESTROY SELF-IMPOSED CURSES.  THE REASON WHY  SOME  PEOPLE  ARE  LOOKING  OLDER  THAN  THEIR  AGES IS BECAUSE THEY  IMPOSE CURSES UPON THEMSELVES.

SOME  HUSBANDS  DO  NOT  STAY  AT  HOME  BECAUSE  THEIR WIVES  IMPOSE   CURSES  UPON  THEM.     THE  REASON  SOME PEOPLES  BUSINESSES ARE COLLAPSING  .CAN BE TRACED  TO THE KIND   OF  NEGATIVE   STATEMENTS    THEY   MADE   AGAINST THEMSELVES.

YOU MUST  RELEASE YOURSELF FROM  THE  PROBLEM  OF SELF• DESTRUCTION.   YOU MUST TAKE DEFINITE  STEPS TO SET YOURSELF FREE FROM THE  EFFECT OF EVERY  NEGATIVE  WORD  WHICH   YOU PRONOUNCED UPON  YOURSELF.  ~

HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN AN OATH?  WERE YOU EVER INITIATED                                                          I

INTO SECRET CULTS?  YOU NEED PERSONAL DELIVERANCE.  IF YOU

HAVE SPOKEN EVIL WORDS AGAINST YOURSELF, YOU MUST REPENT AND ASK GOD TO FORGIVE  YOU.

PRAYER  POINTS

1.   MAKE THIS  PERSONAL CONFESSION: LORD JESUS, I COME

BEFORE YOUTODAY. I REPENT FROM EVERY EVIL STATEMENT THAT  I HAVE PRONOUNCED ON MYSELF.  I RELEASE MYSELF FROM  EVERY  EVIL  OATH  THAT  I  HAVE TAKEN  AND FROM EVERY  EVIL  VOW THAT  I   HAVE  MADE.  I  STAND  ON THE WORD  OF  GOD THAT  JESUS HAS REDEEMED   ME FROM THE  CURSE OF THE  LAW.  I RELEASE  MYSELF  FROM  EVERY SELF-IMPOSED CURSE,  IN THE  NAME OF JESUS.

2. MAKE THIS STATEMENT SEVEN TIMES:  ,I  RELEASE MYSELF FROM EVERY SELF-IMPOSED CURSE, IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

I               3.       I GATHER TOGETHER EVERY EVIL WORD THAT I HAVE SPOKEN AGAINST  MYSELF  AND I CANCEL THEM,  IN THE  NAME OF

JESUS.

4.      HOLY SPIRIT,  ALWAYS REMIND  ME TO SPEAK WHEN YOU SPEAK  AND  BE  SILENT  WHEN  YOU ARE  SILENT,   IN  THE NAME OF JESUS.

S.          1  RENOUNCE  EVERYTHING   I SAID AGAINST  MYSELF  WHEN

!WAS ONE YEAR OLD, IN THE NAME OF JESUS. I RENOUNCE EVERYTHING I  SAID AGAINST  MYSELF  WHEN  I  WAS TWO YEARS   OLD,  IN  THE   NAME  OF  JESUS.  (CONTINUE  TO RENOUNCE  ALL THE  EVIL  WORDS  WHICH YOU SPOKE  UNTIL YOUR  PRESENT  AGE.)

6.      ALL THE CONDEMNATIONS WHICH MY MOUTH  HAS INVITED, I CANCEL THEM,  IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

7.      I COMMAND  EVERY  SPIRIT  MAKING  ME TO SAY UNGODLY THINGS  TO DEPART  FROM  ME, IN THE NAME OF JESUS.

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