Posts Tagged ‘obedience’

The Potter and the clay

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in repentance, Sabbatical Year

Every day we get up and face life with all its challenges. Life can be difficult and often is. We all suffer in some way and some, like Job, suffer in many ways at the same time. It seems to me, from personal experience, but also from speaking to other people, that life’s challenges have increased. Have you noticed it too? Not only are we facing increasing natural disasters, threats to our freedom, personal issues, but spiritually things have heated up as well. We live under immense pressure and it is increasing.

Why is this? Could it be that YHVH is trying to show us or teach us something?

Generational curses and curses spoken over us

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in Spiritual Warfare

In our previous article, we have looked at blessings and curses from YHVH’ s perspective and also from ours as believers. We have learned how powerful a blessing and a curse can be. When we bless somebody and invoke YHVH’s name, He is the power behind that blessing, if it is according to His will. Blessings or curses spoken over us by unbelievers can also have an effect in our lives. Allow me to explain.

The Power of a Blessing and a Curse

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in Spiritual Warfare

Blessings and curses are a reality in Scripture, but also in our lives. We don’t always realize it, because we are so far removed from YHVH’s ways. In some circles, blessings and curses are regarded as words having intrinsic power or magic. We don’t see it as magic, but if you read Scripture, you will see that blessings and curses are powerful. In this article and the next, we will learn why this is so. We will first look at blessings and curses from YHVH’s perspective and also from the perspective of us as believers and how we are affected by these blessings and curses even in our day.

Strongholds, each of us has one

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa. Posted in Spiritual Warfare

The concept of a stronghold is foreign to our modern minds, except for what we may have read about it in history books. It is not part of our frame of reference and because of this, we may not understand the significance of this. We need to understand the physical structure in order to understand what was meant when it was employed as a metaphor.

Each of us has a stronghold in our lives. When we have the right kind, it is to our benefit, but some strongholds are to our detriment.

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