By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Truth: I can overcome I can’t beat this and do all things by faith in Christ Jesus who strengthens me (Philippians 4:13; 1 John 5:4). Lie: I can’t beat this. Jacob approached Pastor John after the church service, his hands shaking and feet shuffling from side to side. “I’m desperate to […]

Healing Prayer Discussions, The Lies We Tell Ourselves Series

How to Overcome I Can’t Beat This with I Can

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Lie: I can’t forgive those who hurt me. Truth: I can forgive because Christ has forgiven me (Ephesians 4:32). Are you familiar with the inspiring story of Corrie ten Boom? Corrie’s incredible journey of forgiveness is a compelling reminder of the transformative power of God’s grace. It empowers us to forgive, […]

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I Can’t Forgive Those Who Hurt Me

Man with a serious facial expression and raised arm is looking out a window through the blinds and thinking he can't forgive those who hurt him.

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The Lie: God will not forgive me for falling into temptation. The Truth: God promises to forgive me when I confess my mistakes (Romans 8:1; 1 John 1:9). The false belief God will not forgive me for past mistakes and failures is a devastating lie from the enemy designed to separate […]

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How to Reject the Lie God Will Not Forgive Me

Woman with a white scarf placed under her tear-filled eyes giving the impression of sadness or shame and believing God will not forgive me

Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Lie: I can’t trust in God’s protection. Truth: I can trust in God’s protection because He promises to strengthen, help, and uphold me (Psalm 91:4; Isaiah 41:10).   In a world filled with uncertainties, risks of disease, and war, many people develop a mindset of self-protection, instead of trusting in God’s protection. […]

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I Can’t Trust in God’s Protection

Person sitting on floor with bent knees, head on knees, and hands under knees believing she can't trust in God's protection.

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Is peace during the Christmas season possible now, despite the added activities and busyness? What We See at Christmas Time The Christmas season often involves gift buying, entertaining family and friends, meal preparations, traveling, attending Christmas entertainment venues like The Nutcracker, baking Christmas cookies, decorating, and writing  cards—to name a few […]

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Is Peace During the Christmas Season Possible Now?