Bondage

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… Read More »The Impulsive Aberration

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… Read More »The Doors of Bondage

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… Read More »The Darkness of Addiction

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… Read More »The Spirit of Bondage

The Accursed Thing

The ministry of Bethel Colony of Mercy is to sanctify the men God brings here. This is a process of determining what the need of each student is. Many have had an experience with Christ in their past but through their negligence or recklessness they are totally disarmed by a habitual ungodly mind-set and behavior.… Read More »The Accursed Thing