By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The spirit of death works to destroy us by causing premature death in our physical bodies. It often collaborates with other spirits, such as fear and infirmity, to bring destruction and demonic oppression. Although this spirit is often associated with physical death, it also works to kill a person’s dreams, hope, […]

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How Does the Spirit of Death Affect Us? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena When we think about a controlling person, we often imagine one who is manipulative. Did you know that manipulative behavior may be the result of a negative ancestral influence in the person’s lineage? Someone in the past opened the door to the spirit of control. In other words, they gave the […]

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How Does the Spirit of Control Affect Us? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The spirit of condemnation is a lying spirit that uses shame, guilt, regret, or accusation to influence us and make us feel unworthy and believe that we can never be good enough to receive God’s grace. We were created for relationship with God and to walk in victory in Christ. Agreement […]

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How Does the Spirit Of Condemnation Affect Us? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Press Barnhill @PressBarnhill The spirit of bound emotions frequently works in people wounded by parents or other authority figures, or when emotions are suppressed by shame. In numerous situations, people shared that they were forced to suppress their emotions, be strong, or not hurt others by crying or showing weaknesses. I have recognized this […]

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How Does the Spirit of Bound Emotions Affect Us? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The spirit of bitterness/criticalness is another common spirit we have prayed against. This negative ancestral influence also has been active in our bloodlines. Bitterness is a Stronghold When we choose to withhold forgiveness for people who have hurt us, bitterness can enter our hearts. Bitterness is an entrenched thought pattern, often […]

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How Does the Spirit of Bitterness Affect Us? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences