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 Lie: I am a failure. Truth: I am a conqueror who can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Romans 8:37; Philippians 4:13). We have prayed with people burdened by Believing they were failures when they did not meet certain expectations. This destructive belief attempts to prevent us from fully […]

Healing Prayer Discussions, The Lies We Tell Ourselves Series

God’s Truth–You Are a Conqueror, Not a Failure: The Lies We Tell Ourselves Series