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DEALING WITH CURSES

BOOKLET OUTLINE:

The Curse of the Law, the Sins of the Fathers, and Other Curses
     Steps to Becoming Free from the Curse of the Law
Freedom from Generational Curses and Strongholds
     Steps for Freedom from Generational Sin Patterns
Freedom from other Curses


The Curse of the Law, the Sins of the Fathers, and Other Curses

Under the laws of the Old Covenant, manís obedience was the determining factor in whether he would receive Godís blessings or be under His curse. Health and blessing were the promises to the obedient. Sickness, poverty, and other curses were the result of disobedience. In Deuteronomy 28 and 29 the blessings of obedience and the curses of disobedience are spelled out in detail. The blessings listed include health, prosperity, victory over enemies, recognition, the ability to bring forth children, and Godís favor. The curses for disobedience include mental weakness, physical infirmities, crop failures and other disasters resulting in poverty, oppressions, breakdown of family relationships including the loss of children, inability to bear children, and defeat at the hands of enemies.

We no longer have to be under the Old Covenant, in which our position with God is based solely on our own actions. Now, through Jesus, we can enter into the New Covenant, in which His righteous actions can be transferred to our account, allowing the blessings of His actions to be given to us. When we acknowledge Him as our Savior and Lord, confessing our desire to serve Him and our need of His death and resurrection to atone for our sins and for Him to give us new life, we can come under the New Covenant.

Paul, when contrasting Godís mercy under the New Covenant of faith, and the Old Covenant based on our actions, says, "For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, ĎThe just shall live by faith.í For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;" (Romans 1:17-18 KJV) The New Covenant promise is, "I WILL put my law in their inward parts [minds], and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people." (Jeremiah 31:33 KJV) Under the Old Covenant, it was our actions that determined Godís actions towards us. Under the New Covenant, God has acted on our behalf, and we can receive His grace extended to us through faith. God still desires holiness and perfection. Only now, our holiness comes as we receive His Holy Spirit into our being and learn to walk in His power and direction. Godís blessings are extended to us immediately when we enter the New Covenant; they are not based on the "degree of holiness" we attain.

Under the New Covenant God promises to do all for us in order that we will obey Him and live for Him. We enter the New Covenant when we commit ourselves to serve Him, when we present our bodies as a living offering for Him to use. (Rom 12:1) He then will transform us through the life of Christ and of the Holy Spirit. This is the significance of the communion celebration when we receive the body and blood of Christ. The priests, those dedicated to serving God, received the body of the sacrificial lamb. Having received the body, then the blood of the New Covenant--the blood of Christ, the life of Christ--is given to us. Through the power of the Holy Spirit this new life becomes real and active in us. When we enter into the New Covenant, expressing our willingness to serve God, to be a priest in His kingdom, we can rest in His promises. His promises include the following:

He will write His ways on our hearts and minds.

          "But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, says the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts [minds], and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jeremiah 31:33 KJV)

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He will cleanse us from our old sinful ways and a new heart and spirit will be formed within us.

          For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.--
          "Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh." (Ezekiel 36:24-26 KJV)

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We will be drawn close to God and will know Him intimately. We will realize that He no longer remembers our sins, and we need not fear His wrath.

          "And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ĎKnow the LORDí: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, says the LORD; for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more." (Jeremiah 31:34 KJV)

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God will work in our heart, causing us to know and love Him more and more. We will want to serve and obey Him with an increasing fervor and zeal.

          "And I will give them a heart to know me, that I am the LORD: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart." (Jeremiah 24:7 KJV)

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God will bless us and will put a reverence for Him in our heart so that we will want to honor, obey, and follow Him.

          "And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me." (Jeremiah 32:40 KJV)

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God will indwell us through His Holy Spirit and we will know His will and have the desire and ability to walk in His ways.

          "And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them." (Ezekiel 36:27 KJV)

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As we walk by the Spirit of God we will know that we are free from the curse of the law.

          "But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law." (Galatians 5:18 KJV)

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The results will benefit us and our children.

          "And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them." (Jeremiah 32:39 KJV)

We will walk in His Spirit, walking in the ways of Christ. Our acts of obedience will flow out of His Spirit working in us. We, by faith, learn to walk in the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit. We will walk in His power, His revelation, His health, His provision, and His wisdom.

The blessings of the New Covenant are received by faith, that is by appropriating the promises extended to us. Peter says: "Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust." (2 Peter 1:4 KJV)

Satan, our adversary, would still like to inflict the curses of the Old Covenant upon us. He wants to keep us oblivious to the blessings of God available to us, and He would like to render the curses of disobedience upon us, although we have given our lives to Jesus and escaped the curse of the law. Jesus paid the price of our sins. He redeemed us from the curse of the law. The Bible says, "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangs on a tree." (Galatians 3:13 KJV)

When we see chronic patterns of failure, poverty, sickness, family breakups, barrenness, etc. we might see evidences that the curses of the Old Covenant need to be broken. We can confess the sins involved, when appropriate, and call for the breaking down of the stronghold established.

Scriptures for Meditation

See those cited above.

Steps to Becoming Free from the Curse of the Law

1. Commit yourself to serve God through Jesus Christ

2 Ask God to fill you with His Spirit, to write His ways on your heart, and to help you to know Him better as you meditate on Him and His word.

3. Thank God for the communion celebration in which we renew our commitment to serve Him and when we, as priests, receive the body of the Lamb. In this celebration He reminds us of His commitment to writing His ways in our hearts through offering us the life of Jesus through His blood.

4. Meditate on and prayerfully receive the working of the Blood of Jesus. Ask God to make the working of the Blood of Jesus a reality in your life experiences.

    it contains His life (Leviticus 17:11)
    it cleanses our conscience so that we want to serve Him (Hebrews 9:14)
    it justifies us (Romans 5:9)
    it provides the way by which we are bought by God and forgiven (Ephesians 1:7)
    it brings us into Godís peace (Colossians 1:20)
    it marks us as Godís child. He will provide for and protect us. (Hebrews 12:24)
    it cleanses us from the filth of our sin (1 John 1:7,9)
    it is a means by which God will work His will and His ways into us (Hebrews 13:20)

5. Continue to seek the fellowship, leading comfort, and experience of the Holy Spirit (2 Corinthians 13:14)

6. Repent of your anger, disappointment, etc. received when you tried to obey God in your own strength (your flesh), thereby keeping yourself under the Old Covenant

7. Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal to you any curses of the Law that Satan has tried to use to hold you in bondage. Be especially aware of repeating patterns in your life of such things as mental or emotional breakdowns, continuing financial difficulties or failures, repeated or chronic sickness, history of "unusual" accidents, barrenness or a tendency to miscarry, or family breakdowns.

8. Stand against the revealed curses you seem to be under. Confess out loud that you are a child of God redeemed by the Blood of Christ, and have given yourself to Him and are under the New Covenant. Command the curse of _______ to be gone from you and your family. Rebuke any spirit of _______ that has been assigned to you to inflict this curse.

9. Thank God for His plan for you and for all His people. Thank Him that Jesus has redeemed you from the curse of the Law and that you are free. Ask Him to heal you, to cleanse you, and to bless you with the presence of His Spirit and the blessings of the New Covenant.

Freedom from Generational Curses and Strongholds

When God gave the Ten Commandments to the children of Israel, He included a section indicating that the sins of the fathers can be visited upon the children for three or four generations. He said, ďFor I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.Ē  (Exodus 20:5 KJV)

 Notice that He did not say that He would punish the children for the sins of the fathers, nor did He say that they would have to follow after the sins of their fathers. He did say, however, that the sins of the fathers would be "visited" upon the children for three or four generations.

Sinful tendencies can be visited on families. These might be called iniquities, or inherited weaknesses, or there might be demonic spirits assigned to work out the same sin for succeeding generations. These repeated patterns of sinful behavior often are the seat of satanic strongholds in people. These unwelcome iniquities can be resisted; however, because of their presence in parents they are so present that they are often given in to before the child realizes what is happening. The child might condone and desire the behavior of the parent and receive it into himself. The child might condemn the parent, vowing never to be like that, thereby reaping the consequence of his self-righteous judgment and following in the same behavior pattern. There are various ways in which these iniquities are visited upon and received by succeeding generations in families.

We see these behaviors in the stories of men in the Bible. Abraham deceived the Egyptian Pharaoh concerning his relationship with his wife Sarah, fearing that the Pharaoh would kill him and take Sarah if the Pharaoh knew that Sarah was his wife. He lied to Pharaoh, telling him she was his sister, to protect himself. (Genesis 12:10-14)  Later in Genesis we find Isaac doing the same thing. (Genesis 26:1-7) This pattern of deception continued, as Isaac was later deceived by his own son, Jacob.  (Genesis 27:21-35) Jacob, in turn, was deceived by his uncle who gave him Leah instead of Rachel to marry, and by his sons concerning the status of his son Joseph. (Genesis 37:31-33) We see the sin of deception being repeated for four generations.

The kings of Israel followed in the sins of their fathers.

Jeroboam sinned

          "Go, tell Jeroboam, ĎThus says the LORD God of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted thee from among the people, and made thee prince over my people Israel, and rent the kingdom away from the house of David, and gave it thee: and yet thou hast not been as my servant David, who kept my commandments, and who followed me with all his heart, to do that only which was right in mine eyes; but hast done evil above all that were before thee: for thou hast gone and made thee other gods, and molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast me behind thy backó" (1 Kings 14:7-9 KJV)

Nadab, Jeroboamís son, followed in the same sin.

          "And Nadab the son of Jeroboam began to reign over Israel in the second year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned over Israel two years. And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father, and in his sin wherewith he made Israel to sin." (1 Kings 15:25-26 KJV)

Years later we find Omri following the sinful ways of Jesoboam.

          "But Omri wrought evil in the eyes of the LORD, and did worse than all that were before him. For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in his sin wherewith he made Israel to sin, to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger with their vanities." (1 Kings 16:25-26 KJV)

Ahab, Omriís son, followed in those ways, even marrying Jezebel, the pagan.

          "And in the thirty and eighth year of Asa king of Judah began Ahab the son of Omri to reign over Israel: and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty and two years. And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him. And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, that he took to wife Jezebel the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Zidonians, and went and served Baal, and worshipped him." (1 Kings 16:29-31 KJV)

Ahaziah, Ahabís son, continued in the sinful ways of Jeroboam years later.

          "Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel. And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father, and in the way of his mother, and in the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin: For he served Baal, and worshipped him, and provoked to anger the LORD God of Israel, according to all that his father had done." (1 Kings 22:51-53 KJV)

The iniquities of the fathers can be visited upon the children. This is Godís judgment of sin; our children are exposed to these ways and they too can become involved with and overtaken by them. BUT IF WE CONFESS OUR SINS AND REPENT OF THEM, AND IF WE ACKNOWLEDGE THE SINFUL WAYS OF OUR FATHERS, GOD CAN CLEANSE US AND CLEANSE OUR LAND AND OUR GENERATIONS.

Our fatherís sins can be visited upon us; yet if we do not give in to them we will not bear their punishment.

          "The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin." (Deuteronomy 24:16 KJV)

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If we are righteous, and do not sin, the iniquities of our fathers shall not be upon us.

          "The soul that sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him." (Ezekiel 18:20 KJV)

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If we confess our sinful acts and repent of them, and confess the sinful ways of our fathers, the generational sin patterns can be removed, and our land can be cleansed form the presence of the iniquities of our fathers.

          "If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me; and that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity--then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land." (Leviticus 26:40-42 KJV)

          "If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land." (2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV)

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The Bible recounts instances of men doing this. Daniel did this when he interceded for the nation of Israel

          "We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even by departing from thy precepts and from thy judgments." (Daniel 9:5 KJV)

          "O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are about us." (Daniel 9:16 KJV)

See also Nehemiahís prayer in Nehemiah 1:4-11; and Ezraís prayer in Ezra 9:5-12. Both these men, like Daniel, confessed their sin and acknowledged the sinful ways of their fathers.

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Confessing the sinful ways of our fathers does not free them; they must personally repent. The spiritual strongholds over families and generations can be removed, however, through our confession and standing in the righteousness of Christ and praying Godís blessings upon our families and our generations. God also said when He gave the Law, "[I am] showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments." (Exodus 20:6 KJV)

If we find ourselves in strongholds of sin, it is a good idea to examine our generations to see if this sin pattern is something only in us or if it is also lodged in the behavior of our forefathers. Sins like alcoholism, sexual immorality, divorce, and the like can be passed on to succeeding generations, as well as the guilt and shame of these sins if they are not brought to Christ. We have seen many cases in which people and their children have been under tremendous guilt, because of the sin of a grandparent. They have tried to make themselves right with God, have sought any sin in their own life, but to no avail. But when the sin of the grandparent was brought to Christ, the guilt that the family had carried was released and those in the generations were freed. Dealing with these generational strongholds can also have dramatic effects in the lives of our children, as they will no longer feel the burden of the weight of the guilt or shame of the sins of their ancestors.

Sins such as those of the occult, false religions, secret organizations (fraternities, masonic organizations, etc.), sexual immorality, addictions and prejudice are particularly damaging and are often passed on from generation to generation. The curse of the illegitimate child is passed on for 10 generations according to Deuteronomy 23:2. We have often seen this sin repeated in families, with the guilt and shame as a root of other problems such as addictions or self-rejection.

Recognize that God is not holding His people in bondage for the sins of their ancestors. Satan, misusing the authority given by the passage in Exodus 20:5, does this. We need to stand against his forces who would hold the people of God in bondage. The Bible says, "All who found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, "We offend not, because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers." (Jeremiah 50:7 KJV) The strongholds of Satan can be revealed and the spiritual powers rebuked. Godís promised freedom can come forth.

Scriptures for Meditation

See the following passages cited above. Exodus 20:5; 1 Kings 22:51-53; Deuteronomy 24:16; Ezekiel 18:20; Leviticus 26:40-42; Daniel 9:5, 16.

Steps for Freedom from Generational Sin Patterns

1. Confess your own sinful patterns, actions and desires for the particular stronghold under siege.

2. Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal any ways you have judged those in your generations for similar patterns of this sin. Be particularly aware of any vows you have made not to be like this or that person who has lived in the same sin. We must recognize that we cannot, by ourselves, overcome our old nature.

3. Go through the generations-- parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, etc., -- identifying and confessing the sinful ways that have come through your bloodlines. Confess the sin, the sinful desires, and also any guilt, shame, anger, or resentment that has come into the generations because of the sin

4. Confess the truth. State out loud the truth that you are no longer subject to the sins of your fathers. Jesus has paid for them and translated you into His kingdom. Thank Him that you are righteous by His blood. See the old patterns going from you onto Himself at the cross.

5. Stand against the spiritual powers that have sought to hold you and your succeeding generations in bondage. Command them to leave, and believe that those things you bind on earth will be bound.

6. Pray for your children that they will be filled with all the fullness of Christ, having been freed form these generational curses.

7. Pray that the Blood of Jesus will cleanse your bloodlines, and impart His ways into your being. Pray that the Holy Spirit will give you new power so that you can walk in the ways of Christ.

8. Thank God for allowing you to be a part of your natural family, and for being able to bring freedom to your parents and other family members. Thank Him that these generational strongholds are being broken and that now a new life is coming into your generations. Thank Him that you have a new Father, and that you can bring His healing and freedom to others in your family.

9. Thank God for the blessings you have received through the Christian ancestors in your family. Thank Him for your ancestors who have blessed their descendents, including yourself. Thank God that He shows mercy unto thousands of them that love Him and keep His commandments. (Exodus 20:6)

Freedom from other Curses

The words we speak can bring a blessing, and they can bring a curse. The Bible says that we can use our tongues to bless people or to curse them. (James 3:9-10) Jesus cursed the fig tree, and it no longer bore fruit; in fact it withered and died. (Mark 11:13-14,21) God made a covenant with Abraham, saying to him and to his descendents, "And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curses thee." (Genesis 12:3 KJV) Many have been blessed by blessing Godís people and many have experienced tremendous hardship because they have spoken curses against Godís people. When we curse the Jews, or others in the body of Christ, we are reaping a curse on ourselves. In Christ all believers are the seed of Abraham. (Galatians 3:7-9) When we curse other Christians we are in effect cursing ourselves, since we are all part of the same body, and are all children of Abraham.

Prejudice in the church against other denominations has caused hardship in individuals and families. Lutherans might curse Catholics, evangelicals might curse charismatics, and black Baptists might curse white Baptists. When we speak against other Christians or other Christian denominations, we are literally speaking against ourselves, since we are all part of the same body, the body of Christ. Paul says, "Who art thou that judges another man's servant? to his own master he stands or falls." (Romans 14:4 KJV) Often people will place curses on their own church or denomination by saying such things as, "We can never expect the Spirit to move while ______ is the pastor," or "You can never expect the people of this body to really become alive; too many are set in their ways." Jesus said, "I will build my church." (Matthew 16:18) He can overcome the ways of men or the hardness of men or denominations.

Those given positions of authority over us have the power to bless or to curse. Fathers in particular have the position of headship in their home and especially over their children. The Bible contains many instances of fathers blessing their children. The blessings of Jacob over each of the twelve tribes of Israel is a case in point. (Gen 49:1-28) The story of Jacob and Esau in pursuing their fatherís blessing is another example. When Jacob left Laban, and Laban determined that someone had taken the household gods, Jacob said, "The one with whom you find the gods shall not live." (Genesis 31:32 NAS) Rachel, the beloved wife of Jacob, had taken these items from her father. She died a few years later; Jacobís words were fulfilled.

We frequently find children under the curses of their fathers. Fathers have used negative comments, spoken in anger, to try to shape or change their children. Words like, "Youíre a real dummy," or "Youíre never going to amount to anything," or "Youíre the worst coordinated person in the earth," or "Thereís always one black sheep in the family and I guess youíre it," can have devastating and lasting effects on children. There can be curses over families like, "German men are always hard-hearted," or, "Boys in our family have never been any good in math." These wrong ideas, often spoken out in times of anger or in fits of rage, can have severe effects on families. Teachers can have profound effects on their pupils because of their position of authority over them. Pastors can have similar effects on the members of their church because of their God-given place of authority and honor. Jesus warned us to watch the words we speak, or the judgments men place on us. (Matthew 12:36; John 5:40)

God considers husbands and wives to be "one flesh." (Genesis 2:24) Therefore when a man curses his wife, he is in effect cursing himself. The same is true of women who constantly belittle their husbands. Curses can be brought upon marriages through such behavior. Praise God there is forgiveness, and through Godís grace husbands and wives can bless each other and can be sources of great blessings to themselves, their spouses, their marriages, their children and their generations.

People will go to fortune tellers or to other "diviners" to find out what the future holds for them or to find out whom they should marry, etc. Those who do such things are literally opening themselves up for Satanís curses to come to themselves and their families. The words spoken by those attempting to foretell the future for us can be under satanic influence and therefore can be a way demonic spirits can be assigned to people to "work out" these demonic curses. Wishes by these diviners can bring curses on children, marriages, and individuals. This is why God is so strong in telling His people not to seek information from such sources. God seeks to bless His people; Satan seeks to curse the people of God and will use the misguided ways of ill-informed people to accomplish this.

There can also be curses on our land due to previous sins. The Bible tells the story of David when there had been a severe famine on the land for three years:

          "Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, ĎIt is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.í And the king called the Gibeonites, and said unto them; (now the Gibeonites were not of the children of Israel, but of the remnant of the Amorites; and the children of Israel had sworn unto them: and Saul sought to slay them in his zeal to the children of Israel and Judah.) Wherefore David said unto the Gibeonites, What shall I do for you? and wherewith shall I make the atonement, that ye may bless the inheritance of the LORD?" (2 Samuel 21:1-3 KJV)

When the Holy Spirit reveals these types of curses, they can be broken. The Bible says that Jesus bore all curses for us, through the accursed death of crucifixion that He died. (Galatians 3:13) Jesus tells us to bless those who curse us (Matt 5:44). The Bible also says that the curse without a cause shall not come to us. When we bless those who have cursed us, we are giving God a chance to act in the other personís life. When we curse back, or speak ill toward those who have cursed us--be they parents, friends, enemies, or those involved in witchcraft or other branches of the occult--we are giving ground for the curse to come to us. When we forgive, bless, and pray for those who would curse us, we are removing any ground the curse might have had to effect us.

We need to keep a proper balance regarding curses. They are real and they can have devastating effects. However, living under the New Covenant, covered by the Blood of Jesus, we need not fear. The "sorcerer" Baalam, in the Old Testament, could not curse the children of Israel when he was hired to do so. He said,  "And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.--ďHow shall I curse, whom God hath not cursed? Or how shall I defy, whom the LORD hath not defied?Ē  (Numbers 23:7-8 KJV)   We can trust God to reveal things that have allowed the curse to come. We can trust God to keep us pure in Christ so that we do not give ground for curses to come. We can trust God to cover us with the Blood of Jesus so that those spirits who would curse us would be reminded that He was made a curse for us, and His blood sprinkled on us and our household is our protection.

The Word of God is our source of truth--about us, our families, and our generations. We need to know it, meditate on it, and speak it to ourselves and others. Remember Godís promises, that He has promised to write His ways on our hearts and minds. (Jeremiah 31:33-34) Remember Davidís testimony of hiding Godís Word in his heart so that he might not sin against God. (Psalms 119:11) God, through His Word and the power of His Holy Spirit, will reveal the curses against us, so that we can enter into all of His blessings for us and for our families. As we live in and speak His Word to ourselves and others, we are declaring the blessings of God. The blessings we sow will bring blessings to us and to those around us. We are Godís people, called to be blessed by Him so that we can be a blessing to others. (Genesis 12:1-3)

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About Cyrus Ministries International

Rich and Kay Fick are the directors of Cyrus Ministries International. God has anointed and called them to this ministry. Rich, an ex-alcoholic, has personally experienced Godís love, forgiveness, power, healing and restoration. Their ministry involves helping others come out of their spiritual, emotional, mental and physical bondages into the fullness of the Holy Spirit, enabling them to know and live in Godís plan and purposes for them. They minister to individuals, equip churches for ministry, and disciple others in breaking down spiritual bondages over individuals, families, generations, communities and nations. Their calling and vision is to see Godís people living in the spiritual presence and reality of Godís heavenly kingdom as Jesus manifests His life into them and through them on earth.

The ministry has taken them to churches and groups locally and to many locations in the USA, as well as other nations. (Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Romania, India, Israel, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa, and Bolivia). As they travel, Rich and Kay minister healing, train leaders, and teach and disciple, as well as establishing ongoing networking relationships. Cyrus Ministries provides oversight to ministries and churches in other nations, helping them to come into their calling and destiny. Leaders from other nations are invited to come and spend time at the Big Rock location for training and impartation.

The Big Rock Ministry Center offers a meeting place for both small and large groups.Ü There are regular times of prayer, worship, teaching, impartation of the gifts of the Spirit, and fellowship.Ü


Serving God as He Unites Heaven and Earth in Christ

     
Rich and Kay Fick, Directors, Cyrus Ministries International

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