Thursday, March 25, 2010

Recap of Week 9 ~ BF

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Recap of Week 9 ~ BF

Are you still breaking free, releasing strongholds and experiencing God’s amazing and forgiving love for you? If not and your still seriously struggling, I would ask you #1… how far are you behind in your homework and #2… are you REALLY committed to this? This study is a journey of our own character. We have been the subject God wanted to address week after week and it’s nearly killed some of us but I believe he is also healing us. Our very first week I emphasized this was a bible study, not a support group ~ if you have found yourself on the side of acknowledging 10 weeks later, you are still REALLY struggling with the battle, I strongly encourage you to get plugged into the next session of the Cleansing Stream ministry.
You’ll remember last week I told you to do your homework with no short cuts! Every lesson was richly filled with knowledge and power to fight strongholds. Recognize the Captor!!!!! He certainly showed up this week for me. How about you? Did you recognize that it was him? The enemy tries to disguise himself as other things, like a job loss, a complaining friend, a defiant child, a sassy spouse, but it is really Satan on the prowl. If you have joy, he wants to steal it and he fights dirty. He loves to jump on ANYTHING that keeps your thoughts from centering on Christ.

I lurved, lurved Beth’s examples of “tearing down the high places” and “deprogramming and reprogramming” our minds. I know so many people who have bibles that are collecting dust. Walking by the bible will not set you free but walking with God through the Bible will!

Beth gave instructions for making Truth Cards to carry with you, in the event of facing a stronghold. If you have done a Beth Moore study before, you’ll remember having done those cards MANY, MANY times. I've got mine and I do recommend the spiral kind so you don’t drop your pile of loose cards in the grocery store trying to get your checkbook out like someone I know has done in the past…. ME!

What are your Truth Cards focused on? Would you be willing to share a scripture that you have choosen?

Let’s pray…
Father, I ask you for a supernatural awareness of our thoughts and strongholds that are holding us captive. Our heart’s desire is to saturate our minds with truth from scripture, and speak these truths into any battlefield of the mind or situation we are faced with. We release all other idols in our lives as we realize that strongholds exist and are holding us in captivity. Like the illustrations in our homework, we want to be freed prisoners, standing on the other side of the cross with you. Amen.

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1 Cha Cha Bloggers left a comment:

Sparky March 25, 2010 at 1:23 PM  

Very nice. Have a blessed weekend ChaCha! :)