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The Impulsive Aberration

Impulsiveness is a very powerful force that confounds all of us, especially when it is tied to addiction. Time and again the counsel given to an excessively impulsive person fails. You can lay out the irrationality of their decision to take flight and they do not have ears to hear. Sometimes the person will agree […]

The Doors of Bondage

Listening to a biography of an American rock band formed in 1965 with vocalist, Jim Morrison, I was intrigued by how they settled on the name for their group, “The Doors”. At the outbreak of the cultural revolution in the ‘60’s, drugs were flooding our country. There was a wind in the air to transcend […]

The Darkness of Addiction

The darkness of the soul of one in the bondage of addiction is apparent. It engulfs their countenance. The darkness that they have succumbed to is a spiritual darkness that the world does not comprehend. Matthew 4:16 speaks of those who “sit in darkness”. This position of sitting denotes one who has become used to (is […]

The Strongman of Frustration

Frustration is one of the most prevalent feelings that gives place to negative emotions and behavior. All of us give place to this emotion at times. If we are not on guard concerning the emotion of frustration, it can produce strife and anger. “As coals to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a […]

The Spirit of Bondage

 One of the unclean spirits that we deal with is the spirit of bondage as men and women who come under the power of addiction have given place to this spirit. They have violated the clear imperative of the Scriptures; “…nor give place to the devil”, in Ephesians 4:27. Sadly, many are trying to help […]