MONTHLY PARTNER LETTER
Dear Family and Friends,
Greetings in the name of Jesus. Grace and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. I am so thankful to be living under the New Covenant of grace. I pray that you are in a place of expectancy, as you wait upon the Lord for His promises to manifest in your life. It’s by the measure of faith that we have been given, a measure of God’s own faith, that we reach into the spirit and grab a hold of all Grace has provided.
We are living in the greatest days of the church age. As evil is being exposed, it cannot last in the light. We are about to experience the most amazing days of our lives.
It is my prayer and my heart to see the saints of God free from oppression. I spent three weeks teaching on getting free and healing our mind and emotions. I learned that I have mistaken oppression for depression and they both are delt with differently. Depression can be caused by disappointment, fatigue, chemical imbalance, stress, overburdened schedule or even a bad diet. Getting some rest, changing our environment, diet or even taking supplements can make the difference.
Oppression however is the result of a tyrannical tormenting, cruel and unjust source. It is a very spiritual force. We have been given spiritual weapons to defeat this evil. In this letter I want to share the level of oppressions or steps the enemy take to oppress us. His final goal is to take over our minds and control our lives. He wants to send us the opposite direction that God has for us.
The first step is the enemy planting the lie in our minds. He will always come with thoughts and make them seem like they are your thoughts. You will hear, “I’m going to end up like my mom.” Or, “I’m really a failure.” It’s a personal attack and he preys on our weaknesses. Next, he will send in reinforcements to fortify the emotional attack. He will use people to corroborate the lies he is speaking. He likes to use people who are close to us, making it more convincing. He will then use life experiences and disappointments to fortify his lies once again. The fourth step is influential voices. These can be teachers, do-workers, bosses, coaches, and so on. The whole time bolstering the intensity of the attack on our lives. Negative faith comes in when we believe the lie. Proverbs 23:7 (KJB) says, “As a man thinketh so is he.” And when the lie becomes our reality, leaving the mental realm and entering the physical realm, it becomes our reality. This is the enemy’s goal. To take us hostage so he can control our lives.
2 Corinthians 10:4-5 (AMP) The weapons of our warfare are not physical. Our weapons are divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying sophisticated arguments and every exalted and proud thing that sets itself up against the true knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought and purpose captive to the obedience of Christ.
Glory to God our weapons are not carnal. It is the Holy Spirit that will lead us to the truth that will set us free. Our weapons are mighty through God to the pulling down and destroying these strongholds. He will lead us to the Word of God that will become a double-edged sword as we declare it over our situation. There is not a lie out there that Jesus hasn’t already defeated. We must enforce the truth.
There are so many people that need the truth. The truth about their true identity in Christ and cast down the lies the enemy has erected in their minds, and we are the ones He has chosen to bring the truth.
You are loved,
Dr. Debra Bennett