Deliverance Came BEFORE Water Baptism in the Early Church

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Between 1/4 and 1/3 of Jesus’ prayers/commands for divine intervention involved the casting out of demons. This ratio is often not practiced today, although I personally have made it my goal to practice it. So what was the attitude of the early Church concerning the matter of casting out of demons as people became believers?

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Prayers That Heal the Heart: A Healing Poem

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When I began to do two-way journaling in 1979, the Lord gave me a poem for the first time ever in my life, as far as I can remember. He was awakening creativity and right brain flow. Well, below is a poem received yesterday by Linda Burton. She posted it on the School of the Spirit Chatroom for the Prayers that Heal the Heart course. As Jesus is restoring her heart and restoring her self image, poetry is springing forth which describes the healing process.

Thank You, Lord, for Your healing and for Your restoring creative flow within us all!

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Readers Respond: "The Most Effective Inner Healing Program on the Planet!"

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Amy Hayes shares the freedom she is finding by completing some of our Contributing Strands Worksheets, where you ask the Lord to provide the answers, and then tune to flow and write what HE is telling you! An edit enabled version of the Contributing Strands Worksheet is available here.

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Prayers That Heal the Heart 7 Step Model

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Problem: I want to be healed of fear. Fear NEVER goes away! Everything makes me afraid. I am afraid of financial ruin and declining health. I am afraid for my children and my spouse, and for our nation. I am fearful of evil men and of the antichrist, and of persecution. I am fearful of rejection, and failure. If I decide I want to pray for healing of the sick, I am afraid the prayer will not work and I will look bad, God will look bad and people will be discouraged and fall away from the Lord. Lord, help!

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Healed of 35 Years of PTSD Through Inner Healing and Deliverance Prayer

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The testimony below is from Robert Thomas, a Sergeant in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. God set him free through a short inner healing and deliverance prayer session over Skype. I share this to let you know that prayer is the answer to lives being lived in turmoil. We appreciate so much the sacrifice of each one who has served in the military, and we say thank you to you all! Part of our thank you is that we as the Church can minister healing prayer to your leftover hurts and you can be set free. As we pray for one another we are healed.

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Is It Ever Right to Hate?

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A couple of weeks ago in a Prayers That Heal the Heart Seminar I was teaching on casting out demons and I instructed the folks that they were to set their hearts against the demon and hate it as we commanded it to come out. Well, I was asked the question, "Is it ever right to hate?" I assured them that the Bible described many things God hated and we pressed on. My recollection was of many Old Testament verses which stated God hated various things. So I decided to check for the word "hate" in the New Testamment, and here is what I found.

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Freedom from DID and Alternative Personality Disorder

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A few years ago I was able to connect a student of mine with Bob Lucy, a long-time minister of the Gospel and also a DID prayer counselor. Bob’s ministry has brought great healing to Kirsten and she has given me permission to use her real name as we share her testimony below.

We did our first phone prayer counseling session with Bob Lucy ministering to Kirsten and me listening in on a three-way call. The session went on for perhaps four hours with a break in the middle. It was powerful and had a life-changing impact on Kirsten’s life. It is now many months after that initial phone counseling session and Kirsten shares below her testimony of healing.

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Inner Healing with Jesus the Carpenter

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Inner healing is defined as allowing Jesus to walk into the pictures in the art gallery of our mind, removing pictures that do not have Jesus in them, and replacing them with pictures that do. You picture the hurtful scene, or in the issue of rape, it is best to NOT go back into the scene, but just after the scene is over. Look at the scene in your mind for one second only. Then Look for Jesus to appear.

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Wasn't it ALL Done at the Cross?

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Question: I had a question posed to me that I couldn't answer and I would like to get your take on it. A friend recently asked, “Why doesn't the new birth absolve generational sins and curses in a person's life when they come to Jesus? How can they continue when we have been forgiven of all and purchased with a price? Why wouldn't the blood of Jesus cleanse us of that?" That's a fair question and coming from someone who is, as Tommy Tenney would say, a God-chaser. I know that she was sincere and trying to understand. Can you help me with this? I have seen generational sins broken and people set free from them. I just don't know how to answer this one aspect of the subject.  Keith Stone, Dayton Ohio

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