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May 31, 2016

Captive to Satan

By |May 31, 2016|Addictions, Deliverance, Devotionals, Kingdom of God, Truth|0 Comments

Thinking that leads away from truth leads toward captivity.  Actions that lead away from obedience leave us in bondage.  Satan promises pleasure, and then celebrates our addictions.  He promises freedom, and gives chains.  As an angel of light, he promises knowledge, and then leads us to confusion, of which he is author.  A key part

Aug 3, 2014

Distractions

By |Aug 3, 2014|Addictions, Devotionals, Temptations|0 Comments

Electronic devices can become a problem to those who take seriously their walk with the Lord.  Any distraction must be dealt with that keeps us from our focus on Him.  Distractions can have a deadening effect on our spiritual life.  We may see them as harmless, but if they waste time, distract us from devotion

Mar 6, 2014

With All Of Your Heart

By |Mar 6, 2014|Addictions, Devotionals, Fasting, Lent, Love, Prayer|0 Comments

The Great Commandment is about loving the Lord with all of our heart.  Sometimes the Lord calls us to special prayer and fasting to zero our whole being toward the supremacy of God in our lives.  We lay aside things we like, enjoy and “love” for the One we are to love supremely.  It is

Aug 19, 2013

Avoiding Strongholds

By |Aug 19, 2013|Addictions, Attentiveness, Devotionals, Discipleship|0 Comments

A friend of mine told me once, “A stronghold is anything that has a strong hold on you.”  We live in a day where an increasing number of things hold us.  Make a list.  Some are obvious.  Some are undiscovered and unnamed.  Jesus came to “proclaim liberty to the captive, set at liberty those who

Feb 27, 2013

Transformation

By |Feb 27, 2013|Addictions, Devotionals|0 Comments

Those in recovery teach us that recovery is not “from something”, but it is “from us.”  The problem lies not with the addiction but with the unhealthiness that has developed in the addict.  The hooked must deal with the inner hooks and false realities that paved the way for addiction. Taking responsibility for who you