By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Extending forgiveness to those who hurt us can be one of the most challenging, yet life-changing decisions we make. Nevertheless, the spiritual benefits of forgiveness far outweigh the consequences of withholding it. We hurt ourselves when we hold on to unforgiveness. Jesus said God would forgive us when we extend forgiveness […]

Healing Prayer Training

What Are the Spiritual Benefits of Forgiveness?

The Bible tells us the spiritual benefits of forgiveness.

by Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena and Press Barnhill @PressBarnhill Inner healing prayer refers to God’s freeing us from deep emotional wounds that cause our suffering. We refer to these hurts as heart wounds. Francis MacNutt, co-founder of Christian Healing Ministries, wrote, “The idea behind inner healing is simply that we can ask Jesus Christ to walk […]

Healing Prayer Discussions

What Is Inner Healing Prayer?

journaling thankfulness to God for receiving inner healing prayer

by Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena The Truth: I can defy the crippling lie I’m not worthy because I’m God’s treasured possession. My identity is in Christ, and He says I am valuable (Deuteronomy 14:2; Matthew 6:26). The Lie: I’m not worthy. I’m Not Worthy Skit Have you ever watched “Wayne’s World,” the Saturday Night Live comedy […]

Healing Prayer Discussions, The Lies We Tell Ourselves Series

Defy the Crippling Lie I’m Not Worthy

Woman with her hand on the side of her head thinking about the crippling lie I'm not worthy

By Gena Barnhill @BarnhillGena Lie: Past mistakes determine your future. Truth: I am a new creation in Christ. My past mistakes don’t determine my future because He has forgiven me and set me free from guilt and shame (2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 2:8–9).   The lie past mistakes determine your future holds us back from enjoying […]

Healing Prayer Discussions, The Lies We Tell Ourselves Series

How to Not Let Past Mistakes Determine Your Future

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