In Life, there are two powerful forces that is at work in the life of individuals, they are Blessings and Curses, you are either walking under a blessing or you are walking under a curse. Today we shall be examining 5 types of generational curses and their biblical remedies. The purpose of this article is to open your eyes to see the primary source of the problems most people face in life. The greatest tragedy in life is to be under a curse and not know it. Before we go into today’s article properly, I will love us to see the definition of blessings and curses. When a thing is not properly defined, it cannot be understood, and it takes a proper understanding of a thing to master it. This article will not only open your eyes to see your problems, it will also show you the solutions to your breakthrough in the name of Jesus Christ.
What Is A Blessing And A Curse?
The word blessing or to be blessed and curses are two of the most misunderstood words in the body of Christ. A lot of people associate blessings to earthly riches and possessions. They believe that if you are rich and successful, you are blessed, while if you are poor and broke then you are cursed or at least not blessed. But a closer look at the scriptures, we see that, that is not the absolute truth.
Now what is the biblical definition of Blessing, or to be blessed? To be blessed means to be recognized and accepted by God. To expand this definition, let us look at the bible in Luke 10:17-20. We see the story of the disciples of Jesus Christ telling Jesus with excitement how that devils where subject to them while they were on outreach, Jesus responding to them told them how He watched satan fall from heaven like lightening, and He also went on to tell them about their authority over the devil and his demons. But more importantly is verse 20, which is the verse I want to draw your attention to, Jesus told them that having power over the devil is not worth rejoicing over, but having your names written in heaven is worth rejoicing over.
Child of God, to be blessed means to be known by God and accepted by Him. Blessings can attract riches, but blessings is not measured by riches. You can be blessed and be poor, like Lazarus, (John 16:20) and also be blessed and be rich like papa Abraham (Genesis 13:2).
Also you can be rich and be cursed like the rich man in the bible (Luke 16:20-24) and also be poor and be cursed like achan the thief in the book of Joshua 7:1. A lot of believers today have been led to think that because they are broke, they are not blessed, that is a lie from the pit of materialism. To be blessed is a spiritual word, and it cannot be measured with material and canal entities. To be rich or poor is a product of life choices, it has nothing to do with whether you are blessed or cursed. There are many evil men today that are billionaires and many poor men today also who are evil, the same goes with good people, some of them are rich, many of them are not.
Now let us go to curses. What is a curse? A curse is said to occur when someone becomes a victim of an evil pronouncement. A curse is also said to occur when someone deliberately involves him or herself into something that can trigger a curse that is an evil pronouncement. Curses are generational; this means if they are not reversed or broken, they can pass down from one generation to another. Shortly now we will be going into 5 different types of generational curses and how to break free from them through the help of God.
5 Types Of Generational Curses
1. The Curse Of God:
13 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?”
The curse of God is the first curse that landed on the earth after creation. We all know the story of how Eve and Adam were deceived by the devil and the sinned against God. This sin led to the Curse of God. It is important to note that God never cursed man directly, rather He cursed the ground for mans sake. For the woman, he told her that you shall bring forth in pain and for the devil, He placed a cursed on the devil. The curse of God is generational, that is why even until this day, women still give birth through pain, man still struggles to make ends meet. The curse of God is why we have to consciously labour to succeed today in life. Now don’t get me wrong, God is not the one behind human suffering, no, we are suffering today because of sin. The sin I am talking about is not the sin that we committed, it is the sin we inherited from Adam. Sin caused man to fall from Gods glory, when man sinned, God had no other choice but to remove him out of His presence and every other thing was merely a consequence of mans sin.
Biblical Remedy For The Curse Of God
Salvation is the biblical remedy for this curse. The day you accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and personal savior, that day you become a child of God, you become born of God and a new creation. Every child of God is curse free.
2. The Curse Of The Law:
Deuteronomy 28:15: But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:
The curse of the law is triggered by disobedience. This was the curse at work in the lives of the children of Israel in the old testament. If you obey God, you are blessed, but if you disobey God, you are cursed. The good news is this, if you are born again, Christ has set you free from all the curses of the law. Galatians 3:13-14.
Remedy For The Curse Of The Law.
The remedy is Salvation.
3. The Curse Of Man:
This curse is a self-inflicted curse. It is triggered by wrong doing or evil deeds. For instance when you form a habit cheating people and robbing them, you are under this curse. The bible said “the curse of the Lord is in the house of a thief” . Show me an evil person, and I will show you a person who is under a curse. This kind of Curse is generational in nature, many people today have attracted curses today upon themselves and their generation because of their evil deeds.
Remedy for the Curse Of Man:
The remedy is salvation and repentance. After you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and savior, you must ask the Holy Spirit to guide you and show you how to live like Christ. You must as much as possible make the necessary amendments in your lifestyle depending solely on the grace of Jesus Christ.
4. The Curse Of Idol Worship:
Exodus 20:3-5: 3Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for 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;
Idol worship is a major way to attract a generational curse. This is one of the main reasons why Africa, South America, Central America and some other parts of the world, is under bondage today. A lot of people are have been dedicated to demonic deities through their ancestors who worshipped idols. That is why today a lot of people are suffering today, all forms of calamities, disappointments and evil befalling them. There are no such things as gods, there is only one God, and all other gods are idols and demonic spirits. As a child of God you must try to find out the truth about your lineage, this will help you know the kind of forces at work in your family.
Remedy of the Curse of Idol Worship
Salvation, repentance and Prayer and fasting is the Remedy to break free from this curses.
5. The Curse Of Seed Time And Harvest:
Galatians 6:7: Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
This is a curse that is triggered from sowing the wrong seed. Life is all about sowing and reaping. When you hurt people, you are sowing a seed. When you maltreat your parents, you are sowing a seed. Everything you do whether good or bad is a seed. A curse can surely be triggered by sowing the wrong seeds.
Remedy For The Curse Of Seed Time and Harvest.
Salvation, and Repentance is the remedy for the Curse of Seed time and harvest.
How To Be Free From All Curses
Curses are real, don’t let anyone fool you, A lot of people are suffering today from all forms of calamity as a result of curses upon there life. This curse has become a stronghold in their life. For instance, there are some family where barrenness is common, from generation to generation, there is always some members of that family that suffer from barrenness. Some other families, they don’t get married, they only give birth at home, some is untimely death, while some its poverty and struggling. All this are effects of evil pronouncements in the lives of people.
The good news is this, every curse can be broken, and anyone under a curse can be set free by the finger of God. Now let’s look at some steps to breaking free from all forms of curses.
1. Salvation :
1 John 5:4: “For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.”
Salvation is the first step to overcoming curses. Every child of God is born of God, and everyone that is born of God cannot be under a curse. The bible calls you a New creation, old things including all curses are passed away forever. If you are struggling to break curses and evil patterns in your life, then you must give your heart to Christ or rededicate your life to Christ. The moment you confess and accept Jesus Christ into your life, you shall be set free from the devil in Jesus Christ name. To give your heart to Christ today, say the prayers for salvation below:
LORD JESUS CHRIST,
I ACCEPT YOU INTO MY LIFE,
I BELIEVE YOU DIED FOR MY SINS,
AND ON THE THIRD DAY YOU ROSE
FROM THE DEAD FOR MY JUSTIFICATION,
COME INTO MY HEART JESUS CHRIST,
AND SAVE ME TODAY,
THANK YOU, JESUS CHRIST, FOR SAVING ME AMEN.
2. Be A Student Of The Word:
1 Peter 2:2: As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby
Now that you are saved, you need to be a student of the word to know who you are in Christ. The word of God is light, it opens your eyes to see what you need to do to overcome the devil. When the devil tempted Jesus Christ in the wilderness, He overcame the devil by the word. The Word of God carries the Spirit of God, John 6:63. When you are full of Gods word, you are full of God Himself. To break free from all curses, you must be a word filled child of God. The word of God in you scatters every curse speaking in your life.
3. Fasting And Prayers:
Matthew 17:21: Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
Fasting and prayers is a spiritual tool to generate the power of God inside of you. The devil will not leave you without a fight, yes you are born again, you are no longer his victim, but the devil will still come after you to attack you. He will still send evil arrows of curses against you to bring you down, that is why you must be on fire through the platform of fasting and prayers. No fly can come near a hot stove, in the same way no devil can curse a hot Christian. When your Christian life is on fire, you cannot be harmed by the devil, and fasting and prayers keep your Christian life on fire.
Prayers to Break Curses in Your Life
1.Father, I thank You for delivering me and my family from the curses of the law in Jesus Christ name.
2. I curse every curse in my life in Jesus Christ name.
3. Every curse hanging on my family tree be destroyed now in Jesus Christ name.
4. Every curse of witchcraft targeted on my family be destroyed now in Jesus Christ name.
5. Every curse of bondage in my family break now in Jesus Christ name.
6. Every self-inflicted curse in my family break now in Jesus Christ name.
7. Every cycle of untimely death in my family break now in Jesus Christ name.
8. I renounce every curse spoken against my family members, knowingly and unknowingly in Jesus Christ name.
9. I renounce all unholy covenant which my ancestors made on my behalf in Jesus Christ name.
10. I release my family from every form of collective captivity in Jesus Christ name.
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