Confronting the demons of the past…Part III

Do not quench the Spirit. ~I Thessalonians 5:19, English Standard Version The first hurdle that I needed to jump for the light to truly transform me was to believe that God could actually defeat my enemy.  I know that sounds a bit silly, especially for a professed believer in Christ, but I had spent so … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part III

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Confronting the demons of the past…Part II

“But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.” ~John 11:10, English Standard Version “I need you to do some homework before our next meeting,” the counselor told me, “Write down everything that you can remember and bring it with you so we can discuss it.”  Write down … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part II

The Evil I do not want to do…

“…I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate…So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that nothing good dwells in me…for I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing” (ESV Ro 7.15-20).