Summary: Life & death are powerfully influenced what comes out of our mouths, what enters our ears, and what we receive into our lives from others.Just as confessing the Word of God out of our mouths brings blessing, victory and faith to activate the supernatural
A Proverbs 18.21, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
1 Life & death are powerfully influenced what comes out of our mouths, what enters our ears, and what we receive into our lives from others.
a Just as confessing the Word of God out of our mouths brings blessing, victory and faith to activate the supernatural and defeat of the enemy
b so are negative words in bringing curses, activating the demonic, a release destructive forces in our lives.
2 Our words unlock blessing or curses into the lives around us (or into our own lives.)
B Dr. Henry Malone, in his book “Shadow Boxing” suggests that there are five open doors that allow negative forces/curses to operate in your life.
a If you are willfully being disobedient to God, it brings you into captivity of the enemy.
aa Rom. 6.16
bb How does that happen?
b When our thoughts of disobedience are spoken, they give place to strongholds in our lives.
aa 2 Cor. 10.5
bb We must capture our negative & disobedient thoughts.
a In order to enjoy the benefits of the Kingdom of heaven no, you must forgive those who hurt you; releasing them from the prison of your heart.
aa Matt. 18.21-22
bb Forgiveness is imperative.
b Jesus dealt with forgiveness in the parable of the man who was pardoned/released from a great debt while willfully holding someone else in debt to him for far less.
aa Matt. 18.32-35
bb The tormentors are demons of depression, fear, rage, infirmity, and insomnia.
c Many times it is the words spoken or words written that people struggle to forgive.
d Forgiveness is a supernatural act of the Holy Spirit that He does through you.
3 Emotional Trauma
a This can be a result from accidents, abuse, divorce, crime, betrayal, and wrong words.
b You need healing from this things; healing from things like fear, unforgiveness, traumas, victimization, and self-pity.
4 Wrong vows & judgements
a Our wrong words give Satan access to our lives.
b Matt. 5.34-37
aa People will swear they will never do something . . . Satan hears it, and then they repeat the exact act for which they were victims.
bb I’ll never treat my kids like my mom treated me...I’ll never talk to my husband like my mom talked to my dad . . .
cc Most abusers have been abused . . . and most swore they would never do to others what happened to them.
c Also, words of judgement against others open a door for the enemy to release the same problem in your life.
aa Matt. 7.1-2
bb The power of the vow/judgement will bind you to a fleshly course of action that will control you until a vow is broken.
cc Ecc. 5.5
d BE VERY careful of words “I will never” or “I will always” (Until these words are reversed, Satan has ground.)
5 Curses (All of the above can include curses)
a A curse is an extended evil rope with you tied to one end and the other tied to something in the unseen past.
b You may be living with a curse if it seems that something repeatedly hinders you or creates struggle in a certain area of your life.
aa Curses (habits), affect families, churches, social circles, cities, and nature.
bb They are passed down through families if they are not broken.
c Curses operate in the invisible realm (spiritual) and they can be transferred by words or by objects or by actions.
C There are several things may be present in your life (physical realm) that can help you determine if you are dealing with a curse (spiritual realm.)
1 Mental State
a Insanity, personality disorders and emotional instability may be indicators of a curse.
b Deut. 28.21
2 Hereditary afflictions or chronic illness (Deut. 28.22)
3 Female problems & Child-bearing difficulties (Deut. 28.18)
a These problems may have medical explanations, but they may also be a result of a curse.
4 Family difficulties or division
a Deut. 28.41
b Family is always bickering, fighting, drama . . . sign of a curse.
5 Financial shortages
a May be a result of unwise choices, may be a indicator of a curse working in your life.
b Mal. 3.9
a Deut. 28.28-29
b You may or may not be clumsy; you also may have the evidence of a curse working your life.
c Once it is established you’re dealing with a curse, the next step to reversing it is in exposing it.
D The Causes & Effects of Curses (Curses are always caused by something or someone in the past or present.)
1 Certain sins cause curses to consistently follow . . . rebellion & disobedience.