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

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Many people came to us for prayer desiring freedom from anxiety. They were tired of worrying and fretting and wanted the Lord’s peace to reign in their lives. They did not always know how or when anxiety had entered their lives to wreak havoc. Later in their prayer sessions, they became […]

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How Does Anxiety Affect Us Spiritually? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena I used to feel justified in holding on to my anger waiting for the person who hurt me to apologize. After all, didn’t Jesus have righteous anger? Yes, Jesus did display righteous anger in the Bible when he observed injustice and evil. But my anger was certainly not righteous. And what […]

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How Does Anger Affect Us Spiritually? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The spirit of addiction operates in many family lines. In our family, alcohol addiction had a powerful impact on the previous generation and the living generations. This spirit will not depart until commanded to leave by the power of Jesus and the Holy Spirit. Various Forms of Addiction We have prayed […]

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How Does Addiction Affect Us Spiritually? The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences