For this discussion of addiction and deliverance, we have asked important questions in Part 1, shared the mighty promise and power of the Holy Spirit in Part 2, and encouraged you to say “Yes” to God in Part 3.
In this final post of the mini-series, we discuss the importance of building a community.
God made it clear from the very beginning of creation that “It is not good for man to be alone (Gen. 2:18).”
Isolation is one of the first steps the enemy uses to put people in bondage. When people are alone or lonely, it is easy for the enemy to convince them of lies.
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In Part 1 of the mini-series, we considered whether or not a Christian can be addicted. Part 2 outlined why we need the Holy Spirit and how he works to deliver people from sin. In this segment, we will look at what the Bible refers to as the heart or the will of a person.
Question: Is there a desire for transformation? A desire to change?
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In Part 1 of this mini-series, I asked the question, “Can Christians be “addicted” to sin?” and presented my conviction, based on the definition of addiction and freedom found for the believer in the scriptures, that Christians cannot be addicted.
There are two critical reasons why I believe this position is so important:
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