A response to the COGIC Bishop Patrick Wooden “Church Girl” controversy. What’s the big deal? Beyoncé sampled a gospel song by Twinkie Clark who he called a ‘real church lady’. He attacked Beyoncé and stated she sold her soul to the devil. God is not pleased.
What are religious spirits? How can you tell if you are under the influence of these spirits? Listen and learn how they manifest in people, church and your personality, as well as how to get released from the bondage of religion.
If you have ever attended an American Christian church—of any denomination—then you are contending with religious spirits. They love to go to church and restrict the love of God and moves of the Holy Spirit from flowing. Your traditions and beliefs can be keeping you from full fellowship with the Lord.
Before you ask God for anything, praise his name! When you are struggling or feeling hopeless, lift the name of the Lord and notice an immediate change in your mood and attitude.
God is a gentleman and will not override your decisions or desires. Therefore, we must invite him into every area of our lives. Pray this short prayer to put God first in your life.
Even if you are feeling just a little down, low energy with a bit of the blues—not suicidal—then these same strategies will help you prevent falling into despair.
Did you think life with Christ would be easy? The battles with our enemy are real. How will you react? How should you prepare?
You are fit for service! However, we don’t always feel that way, because the weight of guilt and condemnation cloud our view of God’s love, plans and purposes for our lives. God has already forgiven you. So, suit up, gather your courage and launch out into the wonderful will of God for your life.