By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena We all have experienced the emotion of fear at some time in our lives. Fear alerts us to danger so that we can respond by fighting or fleeing. God designed this as a protective mechanism. However, the enemy uses the spirit of fear to keep God’s children in bondage and focused […]

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

By Gena Barnhill  @BarnhillGena Pastor and author R. T. Kendall refers to false guilt as a sense of shame we carry in our hearts that was not placed there by God.1 We can accept false guilt by believing self-condemning thoughts when we don’t meet our expectations or the expectations of others. The enemy, our accuser, […]

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

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena May you experience the joy and peace Jesus came to bring us. The Christmas season can be a time filled with wonderful memories of happy gatherings, holiday parties, festive decorations, and celebrations. It can also be a frenetic time of trying to find the perfect gifts and prepare for family gatherings. […]

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You Can Experience Peace: The A-B-C Series on Ancestral Influences

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena While working as a psychologist and counselor, I often heard doctors say depression was the common cold of mental disorders. They cited genetic, chemical, and environmental causes for depression and indicated that stress could trigger depression if a person inherited a genetic potential for the condition. Depression does run in families. […]

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

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena I grew up thinking the devil wasn’t real but instead was a fabricated excuse people used to place blame outside themselves when they did something that caused shame or embarrassment. Comedian Flip Wilson reinforced this belief every time he jokingly said, “The devil made me do it.” The Devil is Real  […]

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