Derek Prince – Letting the Holy Spirit Lead August 2002

Derek Prince Prayers and Proclamations - Holy Spirit Guide 2003

In my many years of ministry I have often taught about the Holy Spirit. It has been my experience that a better understanding of the Holy Spirit can make us more effective for God’s Kingdom. It is the Holy Spirit who continues the ministry of Jesus in our lives. One key ministry of the Holy Spirit is to be our Guide. He has been sent by God the Father to lead us through life. In John 16:13 Jesus says:

However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth . . .
In Romans 8:14, Paul explains practically how we can live as God’s children: it is by being led by the Holy Spirit.
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

The tense used here is the continuing present tense: As many as are regularly led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. The word son here speaks of maturity. It is not the word for an infant, but for a grown son. In order to become God’s children we have to be born again of the Spirit of God. Jesus makes this very clear in John chapter 3. But once we have been born again, in order to grow up and become mature and complete, we need to be regularly led by the Holy Spirit. The sad truth is that many Christians who have been born again never really go on to be led by the Holy Spirit. Consequently, they never achieve maturity. They never become the kind of complete Christians that God intends. That is why it is vitally important to deal with this theme of being led by the Holy Spirit.

Achieving Righteousness The Bible deals with two methods by which to achieve righteousness with God: law and grace—and they are mutually exclusive. If you seek to achieve righteousness by law, you cannot achieve it by grace. And if you seek to achieve righteousness by grace, then you cannot do it by keeping the law. It is extremely important to emphasize this, because it has been my observation that many Christians try to mix law and grace. They seek to keep themselves in good standing with God partly by law and partly by grace. The truth of the matter is that they do not really understand either grace or law. Law is a set of rules that you must keep. If you keep all the rules—all the time—you achieve righteousness. Grace, on the other hand, is something that we cannot earn. Grace is received from God only by one way, as described in Ephesians 2:8:

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Do we live as sons of God by keeping a set of rules? No. We live as sons of God by being led by the Holy Spirit. That is the only way we can live as God’s mature children.
For by grace you have been saved through faith…
Personally, I believe that only God Himself could conceive the method of achieving righteousness by faith. I believe that natural man, left to himself, would never have conceived such a way of achieving righteousness. To the best of my knowledge, every other major religion requires people to achieve righteousness by doing something. Different religions hold to different requirements, but, in essence, all of them think along this line: “I’ll be righteous if I do these things and don’t do those things.” This means that the Christian faith, if we understand it rightly, is absolutely unique. There is no other religion that even tries to offer righteousness on the basis of grace received through faith alone. But, when you embrace God’s grace, He empowers you to live free from the control of sin. In Romans 6:14, Paul is speaking to people who have received the grace of God:
For sin shall not have dominion over you; for you are not under law but under grace.

Notice that these two are mutually exclusive. If you are under law, you are not under grace. If you are under grace, you are not under law. You cannot be under both at the same time. I notice also Paul says that sin will not have dominion over you because you are not under the law. The implication is that if you are under the law, sin will have dominion over you. If we seek to achieve righteousness by keeping the law, we will never be able to escape sin’s grasp. Let us look once more at Romans 8:14:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
Do we live as sons of God by keeping a set of rules? No. We live as sons of God by being led by the Holy Spirit. That is the only way we can live as God’s mature children. Now let us look at Galatians 5:18:

But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

Once again, the message is clear. You become a son of God by being led by the Spirit. And if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. For many professing Christians, however, following a set of rules is like a crutch. They limp around supporting themselves on the crutch. God says, “Throw the crutch away and trust Me!” I have discovered that it frightens people to trust God’s grace completely. We all want to hang on to a little set of rules that we keep. That is our crutch. But it does not work! We must become completely dependent on the Holy Spirit. God’s way to righteousness and holiness is not through struggling, but through yielding—yielding to the Holy Spirit. Come to the end of your efforts and say, “Holy Spirit, take over. I cannot handle this situation— but You can!” It does not mean you do not need willpower. It means you need to use your willpower in a different way. You have to use your willpower to not do it by yourself, but to trust the Holy Spirit. By nature, I am an independent, strong-minded person. Any time I have a problem, my natural instinct is to work out the solution for myself. It has taken me years to come to the place where I do not do that. Instead, I say, “Lord, what is Your solution?” Often, God’s solution is different from anything I myself would ever have thought of. The Christian life is not a life of struggle, it is a life of yielding—to the Holy Spirit within us. In Romans chapter 7, Paul illustrates this by an example from the marriage relationship. The fruit of your life will not be determined by the amount of effort you make, but by the person to whom you are married. If you are married to your fleshly nature, you will bring forth the works of the flesh. But if—through the Holy Spirit—you are united with the resurrected Christ, through that union you will bring forth the fruit of the Spirit.
Just Stay Connected In John 15:1 Jesus compares our relationship with Him to a vine and its branches:
I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

The vinedresser is the one who does the pruning. In verses 4 and 5, Jesus goes on to say to His disciples:
Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.

The branches of a vine do not bear grapes with a lot of effort. They do not make resolutions and say: “Now I’m going to bring forth grapes!” They bear grapes simply by being united to the trunk—the stock of the vine. The same life that is in the trunk flows through the branches, and the life in the branches brings forth the appropriate kind of fruit. Jesus said, “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you will remain related to Me—joined to Me—you’ll bring forth much fruit.” Jesus goes on to talk about pruning. When a vinedresser prunes a vine, he is ruthless. He cuts the branches all the way back to the stem. You would think that vine is never going to bear fruit again. But the next year, it is more fruitful than before. Some of our most painful struggles may be the result of bearing fruit. Right now, the Father may be pruning you. But do not give up! Do not say, “How could this happen to me?” Simply yield! Surrender to the vinedresser. All three Persons of the Godhead are involved in this process of bringing forth fruit. The Father is the vinedresser. Jesus is the vine. And the Holy Spirit is the life that flows through the vine and into the branches. The Holy Spirit is the one who actually produces the fruit. It is not the fruit of our best efforts. It is not the fruit of religion. It is the fruit of the Holy Spirit.

A Map or a Guide? Let me share with you a little parable to make this vivid. I am sharing this out of my own experience. I know what it is to struggle to please God with my own efforts. I have tried at times to be more “religious.” But I have felt so frustrated. I have not known what to do! But I have learned that this is just part of the process that makes our walk with Jesus come alive. This parable concerns a map and a guide: Suppose you are in a certain place and you need to find the way to a distant destination over country that you have never traveled. God gives you two options. You can have a map, or you can have a personal guide. You are strong. You are clever. You are self-reliant. God says to you, “What do you want, the map or the guide?” You respond, “I’m good at reading maps. I’ll take the map.” Knowing the right direction to take, you set off down the road. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and you feel happy. You say to yourself, “This is easy! This is a piece of cake!” About three days later, you are in the middle of a jungle. It is midnight. It is raining. Hard! Furthermore, you are on the edge of a precipice. You do not know whether you are facing north, south, east or west. But a gentle voice says, “Can I help guide you?” And you reply, “Oh, I need you! I need you!” The Guide says, “Give me your hand and I’ll get you out of this.” Alittle while later, you and your Guide are out on the road again and walking along side by side. Then it occurs to you, “I was pretty silly to get so panicky just about being in that jungle. I could have made it on my own.” So you turn around to explain this to your Guide, and the Guide is not there any longer! You shrug your shoulders and say, “Well, I can make it on my own,” and you set off again. About two days later, you are in the middle of a bog and you sink a little deeper with every step you take. You do not know what to do! You think to yourself, “I can’t ask for help again. Last time I got it and I didn’t do the right thing.” At this moment, you discover to your astonishment that the Guide is right beside you once more. He says, “Let me help you,” and you start off together again. At this point, you remember the map that is still in your pocket. So you take it out and offer it to the Guide saying, “Maybe you’d like that.” But the Guide says, “Thanks, I know the way, I don’t need the map.” Then he says, “As a matter of fact, I made the map.” The map, of course, is the law. It is perfect. Every detail is exactly right. Every single item in the
geography is correctly marked. It is up to you to decide, “I won’t take the map. I’ll trust my Guide.” Who is the personal Guide? The Holy Spirit, of course! How often does this kind of thing need to happen? How many times will we go back to trusting our own wisdom and our own cleverness and in this way snub the Holy Spirit?

The Bride Who Trusted Her Guide Genesis 24 is a vivid account of how Abraham obtained a bride for his son Isaac. He sent his servant back to the land of Mesopotamia to find a young woman of his own family line, which—according to the culture of that time—was an essential requirement. This story is a parable acted out in history. Abraham is a type of God the Father. Isaac is a type of Jesus Christ the Son. The chosen bride (whose name was Rebekah) is a type of the church. Then there is one other main character who remains nameless: the servant. The servant is a type of the Holy Spirit. Genesis 24 contains the Holy Spirit’s self-portrait. It is characteristic that he does not even name Himself. The Holy Spirit never draws attention to Himself, but always works to bring glory to the Father and the Son. The servant sets off, taking with him ten camels laden with various gifts, having in mind that he is going to choose a bride. In the Middle East, whenever you make a significant choice and build a relationship, you always give a gift. If your gift is received, you as a person are received. If your gift is rejected, then you are rejected. This is an absolutely critical part in establishing any relationship. Having lived in that part of the world, I can tell you that camels carry an immense amount of baggage— and the servant is making the trip with no less than ten camels! He arrives at the place where they water the flocks and he prays: “I’m going to ask one of these young women to draw water for me. Let the one who is the chosen young woman say, ‘I’ll draw water for you and for your camels as well.’” (Bear in mind that a camel can drink forty gallons of water. So, this chosen young woman would be volunteering to draw up to four hundred gallons of water.) So here comes Rebekah, and the servant says, “Give me something to drink.” Rebekah replies, “Certainly! And I’ll draw for your camels as well.” Then the servant says to himself, “This is the girl!” Let me add that Rebekah is a pattern of faith and works. It takes a lot of work to draw water for ten camels. Then the servant pulls out a beautiful jewel and places it on Rebekah’s forehead. The moment she accepts the jewel, it marks her as the appointed bride. What would have happened if Rebekah had refused the jewel? She would never have become the bride! What can we say of a church that refuses the gifts of the Holy Spirit? It lacks the distinctive marks of the bride! Rebekah never had a map. She had never been where the guide was taking her. She had never seen either the man she was to marry or his father. But she had a guide who knew the way! He also knew both the father and the son. He could supply her with all the information she needed. That is how it is with you and me. We cannot make it with a map, but we must have a Guide. In this life we will probably never see the Father or the Son or the place that is our destination. But if we allow the Holy Spirit to lead us, He will show us the way. He will also be our source of information concerning the Father and the Son. Take some time today to thank God for His Holy Spirit! Adapted from “The Holy Spirit as Guide” (4330)

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Derek Prince – Prayers and Proclamations – Introduction – Proclaim Praise Prayer Thanksgiving

Derek Prince Prayers and Proclamations

God had commissioned Moses to deliver Israel out of their slavery in Egypt, but Moses felt he was not equipped for the task. “What is that in your hand?” God asked. “A rod,” Moses replied. He saw no special significance in it. God proceeded to demonstrate to him the miraculous potential in that seemingly insignificant rod—and Moses actually fled in terror from his own rod! But when God showed him how to use the rod as an instrument of divine authority, it was all he needed to fulfill his task. With that rod Moses defeated the magicians of Egypt—stripped Pharaoh of his power— humiliated Egypt’s gods—and brought Israel out from slavery to freedom. You, too, have a rod in your hand: your Bible. If you can understand its unlimited potential, you can use your Bible as Moses used his rod: to extend God’s authority into any situation where Satan opposes the people and

the purposes of God. Over the past three years Ruth and I have been fighting a continuing war against Satan, who has opposed us and our ministry in many different ways. His primary goal has been to kill Ruth. In this war the Holy Spirit has taught us how to take the Bible as our rod and extend God’s authority through it into every area where Satan has been opposing us. The Holy Spirit has led us systematically to Scripture after Scripture, and has shown us how to direct them to each area where Satan has been opposing us. The strategy which the Holy Spirit has taught us is: PROCLAIM! THANK! PRAISE! First, PROCLAIM the appropriate Scripture with bold, unwavering confidence. To make this fully effective, we often personalize the passage we quote, making any grammatical changes needed to apply it personally to ourselves. For instance, where the Bible says, “you,” we change

it to “I” or “we.” The second step is to accept the Scripture we have proclaimed as true, even before we see its actual outworking in any situation. The natural result of this is to THANK God for it. This leads logically to the third step: loud, jubilant PRAISE. In Song of Solomon 6:4, Solomon depicts Christ’s Bride, the Church, as “awesome as an army with banners.” Under these three banners —PROCLAMATION, PRAISE, THANKSGIVING—we have been able to drive out the hosts of darkness and enter into the freedom which God has appointed for us as His believing people. The scriptural proclamations in this booklet have been tested and tried in our own experience. The passages we have memorized have been taken from the particular version that the Holy Spirit has made “alive” to us. Unless otherwise indicated, this is The New King James. Where we have felt it appropriate to make significant changes in the wording, this has been indicated by an asterisk (*).

The Scriptures are grouped under nine main headings: Righteousness and Holiness Health and Strength Guidance, Protection, Preservation God’s Intervention in Human Affairs Testing and Trial Spiritual Conflict Perfect Redemption Mental and Emotional Stability Serving God Finally, at the end, there are three comprehensive proclamations which are “special favorites” of ours. To receive the maximum benefit from these Scriptures, here are three simple steps to follow: 1. Ask the Holy Spirit to make “alive” to you the special Scriptures which are appropriate to your particular situation. 2. Read these Scriptures through many times—out loud, if possible.

3. Gradually proceed from reading aloud to systematic memorization. This is a natural step. The Hebrew expression for “to learn by heart” is “to learn by mouth.” As you read the words aloud, they gradually become imprinted on your memory. After a while, you will probably find other Scriptures, which the Holy Spirit makes “alive” for you in a special way. The blank pages at the end of each section are for those personal prayers and proclamations. Ruth and I pray that these Scriptures will do as much for you as they have done for us. They have made the difference between defeat and victory!
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Derek Prince Holiness – Partakers of His Holiness How God Makes Us Holy Derek Prince

Derek Prince Ministries - Partakers of His Holiness How God Makes Us Holy

Holiness is a unique attribute of God. God has many other attributes—such as love, wisdom and power—which we can understand to some extent by reference to people or things in the natural realm that display these attributes. But holiness has no parallel in the natural; it is unique. John Wesley defined holiness as “perfect love.” However, I prefer to define holiness as a combination of God’s righteousness and God’s love. Love invites you to come; righteous­ness says that you are unfit to come. There is this built-in tension in holiness.

A Characteristic of God’s People

God’s Word tells us that holiness is to be a character­istic of the people of God. Consider Hebrews 12:9–10:
Furthermore, we have had human fathers who cor­rected us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much more readily be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live? For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed best to them, but He [God] for our profit, that we may be partakers of His holiness.
God’s desire is that we may partake of His holiness.
Verse 14 of Hebrews 12 adds, “Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.” First, we are to pursue holiness—we are to make it an objective. Second, in order to achieve holiness, we must pursue peace with all people. We are to attempt to live peaceably, not allowing quarrelling or disagree­ment that is within our power to avoid. The writer of Hebrews here also issues a very solemn warning. He says we will not see the Lord unless we become partak­ers of His holiness.
A second Scripture that expresses God’s desire for holiness in His people is 1 Thessalonians 4:3: “For this is the will of God, your sanctification.” What, precisely, is sanctification?
To some extent the English language obscures the true meaning of this word. Any verb ending in -ify means “to cause to become” that which comes before it. For example, purify means “to make pure,” clarify means “to make clear,” rectify means “to make right.” By anal­ogy, then, sanctify means “to make sanct.” By derivation, sanct is the same as saint; and saint, in turn, is the same as holy. All three words—sanctify, saint, holy—are de­rived from one basic Greek word hagios, meaning holy. Very simply, therefore, sanctification is “the process of making holy.”
Thus, we can accurately translate 1 Thessalonians 4:3, “For this is the will of God, that you be made holy.” Verse 4 continues, “That each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification [a condition of holiness] and
honor.” Appropriately, this verse con­tains a phrase that has become familiar in modern English: “know how.” It takes scriptural know-how to achieve a condition of holiness.
A person’s vessel is his body—the earthen vessel of the human spirit. Many Christians speak as if the body were something evil—something to be ashamed of. The body is not evil, it is good. It is one of the supreme achievements of God’s creative genius. Speaking of his own body, King David said, “I am fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:14). David viewed the marvels of his body with awe and wonder.

Why should believers know how to keep their bodies in a condition of ho­liness? We may answer this by combin­ing two Scriptures: “The Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands” (Acts 7:48); and “Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you?” (1 Corinthians 6:19). God has ordained one temple on earth to dwell in. It is not a temple made with hands, but the body of the sancti­fied believer. Therefore, each one of us needs to know how to keep his body in a condition fit for God to dwell in.

The Agents of Sanctification

How does Scripture picture the pro­cess of sanctification, and what part do we play in it? As I understand it, there are five agents of sanctification.

The Holy Spirit

Without the Holy Spirit—or the Spirit of Holiness as He is called in Hebrew—there is no hope of our be­coming holy.
But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
(2 Thessalonians 2:13)
In sanctification, as in every redemp­tive process, the initiative is with God. It begins with God’s choice of us, made in eternity. Thereafter, the sequence of events in time is as follows.
• The Holy Spirit begins to influ­ence us
• He draws us aside from the broad way that leads to destruction (Matt. 7:13)
• He brings us face to face with the truth (in the last resort Jesus Himself is the Truth)
• He imparts to us faith to believe the truth
• Through believing the truth we enter into salvation
In Ephesians 2:8 Paul tells us that we are “saved through faith,” and then reminds us that this faith does not come of ourselves, but is imparted to us as a gift by God.
In this sense, we could define sanc­tify as “set apart to God.” In many cases the process of sanctification be­gins long before we personally come to know God. The apostle Paul said he was separated from his mother’s womb (Galatians 1:15); and God told Jeremiah that He had sanctified him in his mother’s womb (Jeremiah 1:5). God begins to set us apart to Himself long before we have any knowledge of it.
First Peter 1:2 presents a similar picture of the process:
To the…elect [chosen] according to the foreknowledge of God the Fa­ther, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ.
God’s choice, made in eternity, is based on His foreknowledge—it is never arbitrary, never random. Sanc­tification is the process by which the Holy Spirit draws us aside to a place of confrontation with the claims of Christ. The Holy Spirit gives us grace to obey the Gospel and, when we obey, the blood of Jesus is sprinkled upon us.
In both of these above passages —2Thessalonians and 1 Peter—the initiative in the process of sanctifica­tion is with God, not man, and the first agent in the process is the Holy Spirit.

The Word

In Ephesians 5:25–26, we find the second agent of sanctification: “Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word.”

In the Old Testament, after the blood was shed, every sacrifice had to be washed in pure water. In the New Testament 1 John 5:6 says that Jesus came “by water and blood.” The blood is the redeeming blood of Christ shed on the cross, and the water is the pure water of the Word. Christ redeems us by His blood; then He sanctifies and cleanses us by the washing of water by the Word.

Jesus prayed to the Father for His disciples: “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth” (John 17:17). One of the main ways in which the Word of God sanctifies us is that it changes our way of thinking. Sanctification proceeds from the inside, outward; not from the outside, inward. The religious way to sanctification is to lengthen the dress, cut the hair, and wipe off the lipstick. But Paul says, “Be transformed

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y the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and accept­able and perfect will of God” (Romans 12:2) and, “Be renewed in the spirit of your mind” (Ephesians 4:23). It is the Holy Spirit that renews our mind. He does it through the truth, which is the Word of God.
We often use the term “brainwash” in a bad sense. However, that word would be appropriate to describe the way in which the Holy Spirit renews our minds, washing them clean with the pure water of God’s Word.

Faith

This is Paul’s great commission from the Lord Jesus Christ as he is being sent to the Gentiles: “To open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanc­tified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18). An indispensable element in being sancti­fied is our faith. God’s Spirit and God’s Word never vary, but it is our faith that enables us to receive what God offers through these agents. The process of sanctification will only be as effective as our faith allows it to be.

Furthermore, there is a direct con­nection between the Word of God and our faith, because “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” (Romans 10:17). The more we give heed to God’s Word, the more our faith expands, enabling us to appropri­ate the total provision God has made for our holiness.

The Blood of Jesus

Hebrews 13:12 says: “Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate.” Jesus shed His blood for many purposes. One was to redeem us. An­other was to sanctify or set us apart to God and make us holy.
It is possible to live in a place where sin and Satan cannot touch us because we are protected and sanctified by the blood of Jesus. “If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin” (1 John 1:7). The tense used in this Scripture is the continuous present tense: If we continually walk in the light, we con­tinually have fellowship, and the blood of Jesus continually keeps us clean. We are kept pure and undefiled, for we live in a different element. We do not live in the contamination and vileness of this evil world. We are separated unto God, sanctified, set apart by the blood of Jesus.
This leads us to another important Scripture: “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him” (1 John 5:18).

This is challenging—almost fright­ening. Does John mean that a person who has been born again never sins thereafter? Other passages of Scrip­ture, together with our own experi­ence, make this interpretation un­likely. The key to understanding this verse, I believe, is to see that John is not here talking about an individual person, but about a nature. It is not Brother David or Sister Mary who cannot sin; but it is the new nature that each believer receives through rebirth that cannot sin.
First Peter 1:23 tells us that this new nature is “born…not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the word of God which lives and abides forever.” In all forms of life there is one principle that never changes. The nature of the seed determines the nature of the life that comes from the seed. An apple seed produces an apple, not an orange. The incorruptible seed of God’s Word produces a nature that is, like the seed, incorruptible. This nature is the “new man.” He is incorruptible. He does not sin. This is not true of any individual believer, viewed as a total personality, but it is true of the “new man” in every believer.

This agrees with 1 John 3:9: “Who­ever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he can­not sin, because he has been born of God.” John’s language here is even stronger. He says not merely that such a person does not sin, but that he cannot sin. Why not? Because the incorruptible seed of God’s Word, abiding in him, has produced a nature like the seed—incorruptible. The new man cannot be corrupted by sin.
This interpretation is confirmed by comparing three different passages in the writings of John. First John 3:9 says, “Whoever has been born of God does not sin.” John 3:6 says, “That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” Finally, 1 John 5:4 says, “Whatever is born of God overcomes the world.” Putting these three Scriptures together, we have a who, a that, and a what. It is not an individual person that is spoken of, but the nature produced by rebirth in every believer. This new nature is in­corruptible and undefeatable. It does not sin and it cannot sin.

Once I am born again, the course that my life takes depends upon which nature controls me—the new man or the old man. If I am defeated, it is because I am not meeting my problem with the new nature. The new nature
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is undefeatable. An old lady who had conspicuous victory in her life was once asked how she overcame temptation. She replied, “When the devil knocks at the door, I just let Jesus answer.” This is the new man—Christ in me.
Satan can only touch the old man. God created man’s fleshly nature out of the dust, and when man sinned, God told the serpent that thenceforth he would feed on dust. The carnal nature is the legitimate prey of Satan, but he cannot touch the new nature. The new man cannot sin, cannot be corrupted, cannot be defeated, cannot be touched by Satan.
Let us turn back briefly to 1 John 5:18, “We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him.” This places a responsibility upon each one of us who is born again. We are required to keep ourselves. How? Under the blood. And we do this by walking in the light, for 1 John 1:7 says, “If we [continually] walk in the light…the blood of Jesus Christ [continually] cleanses us.” Walking in the light, keeping ourselves under the blood, the new man lives in a realm where Satan cannot reach him. He is incorruptible, undefeatable, separated from all the power and contamination of evil by the blood of Christ.

The Altar

The fifth agent of sanctification is in one sense the practical key—the place of sanctification. In Matthew 23:16–17, Jesus rebukes the teaching of the scribes, “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple, he is obliged to perform it.’ Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gold or the temple that sanctifies the gold?” Jesus is saying that the gold is not holy in itself; it is just metal. But when it is built into God’s temple it be­comes holy. The temple makes it holy.
In verses 18 and 19 He continues, “And, ‘Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, he is obliged to perform it.’ Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gift?” The gift does not sanctify the altar, but the altar sanctifies the gift that is placed upon it.
In the Old Testament, until the sac­rifice was placed on the altar it was just the body of a beast. But when it was placed on the altar and bound to it, it became holy, set apart to God. This is just as true for the New Testament be­liever. Paul says, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reason­able service” (Romans 12:1). I believe the only difference between the Old Testament sacrifice and the New Tes­tament sacrifice is that our bodies re­main alive when we place them on the altar. But in each case the principle of sanctification is the same. It is the altar that sanctifies the gift placed upon it.
Notice how closely this act of sur­rendering our bodies to God goes along with the inner process of sanc­tification in our mind. In verse 2 Paul goes on, “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renew­ing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” The inward change in our thoughts and motives cannot be achieved until we have renounced all rights over our own bodies and placed them without reservation upon God’s altar, to be used as God desires.
Let us briefly review the part each of these five agents plays in our sanctifi­cation. The Holy Spirit draws us apart and brings us to the place of believing and obeying the Gospel. The Word of God, like pure water, washes our minds, changing our thoughts and at­titudes, bringing them into conformity with God’s standards. Our faith, which comes through hearing God’s Word, enables us to appropriate God’s full provision for us. As we then continue to walk in obedience, the blood of Je­sus keeps us in a place of separation to God, where sin and Satan cannot defile or defeat us. Finally, the altar of service sanctifies the living sacrifice of our bodies, as we place them unreserv­edly at God’s disposal.
With our minds thus renewed, we perceive and appropriate God’s perfect will for us—that we be a holy people, sanctified, set apart to God—partakers of His holiness.
Taken from a New Wine article,

March 1975 –

Derek Prince Ministries. Copyright Derek Prince E-Book.

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Derek Prince Victory in Praise – Warfare Prayers – Victory over devil

Derek Prince Reaching the Unreached Teatching the Untaught Warfare Prayers Victory in Praise Derek Prince

Derek Prince Victory in Praise – Warfare Prayers – Victory over devil

Victory in Praise

ith that introduction to worship, praise

and thanksgiving, now we will turn to

the theme of praise.

 

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in His holy mountain. Psalm 48:1

The Lord is great, and for that reason He is to be praised. Praise relates us to God’s greatness. He is to be praised in proportion to His greatness. Following are seven scriptural facts about praise.

 

  1. Praise Is God’s Address

Thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel. Psalm 22:3 KJV

Praise is God’s address; it is where He lives. If you want to be where God lives, you must offer Him praise. The Hebrew word that means “to live in a place” is the same word for “to sit.” A settlement, for instance, is a place of sitting. The New King James Bible has beautifully translated that verse as: “You are holy; enthroned in the praises of Israel.” Praise is God’s throne. Our praise does not make Him a King; He is a King whether we praise Him or not. But when we praise Him, we offer Him His throne. We welcome Him and recognize His Kingship. Praise is God’s dwelling place and His throne.

 

  1. The Way into His Presence

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His

courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His

name. For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting,

and His truth endures to all generations.

Psalm 100:4–5

Three concepts found in Scripture are closely related, yet distinct: worship, praise and thanksgiving. All occur frequently in the Bible so it’s important that we can distinguish them. Worship is primarily an attitude or posture of the body: bowing the head, bowing the entire upper part of the body, prostrating yourself on the ground, or even bowing the human spirit before God. Praise, on the other hand, is an utterance. The Bible is emphatic that praise must come out of the mouth.Thanksgiving comes when we thank God for what He has done. In worship, we

relate to God’s holiness. In praise, we relate to God’s greatness. In thanksgiving, we relate to God’s goodness.

 

Praise is the way into God’s presence; the way into His gates and courts is with praise and thanksgiving.

 

Then the Scripture gives us three reasons why we ought to praise God: the Lord is good, His

mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations. Each of those statements is always true no matter what happens. If you want to get into God’s presence, that is the only gate. There is no other.

 

Violence shall no longer be heard

in your land, neither wasting nor

destruction within your borders;

but you shall call your walls

Salvation, and your gates Praise.

Isaiah 60:18

 

God lives in a city surrounded by walls called Salvation. Scripture clearly and emphatically

states that the only way through that wall is by a gate, and every gate is praise. In other words,

without praise there is no Access to God’s presence and the place where His people dwell.

 

  1. Praise and God’s Blessing

 

Save us, O LORD our God, and

gather us from among the

Gentiles, to give thanks to Your

holy name, to triumph in Your

praise. Psalm 106:47

 

Praise is God’s reason for blessing us, the interest on what He invests in us. God saves us andbrings us together to fellowship with Him and with one another because He wants us to give

thanks to His name and to triumph in His praise. David had been through a lõng dark period in his life. Many of us could look back over similar things in our lives.

 

You have turned for me my

mourning into dancing; You have

put off my sackcloth and clothed

me with gladness, to the end that

[this is the purpose] my glory

may sing praise to You and not be

silent. O LORD my God, I will give

thanks to You forever.

Psalm 30:11–12

 

Notice that God does these things that our glory may sing praise unto Him and not be silent. But

what is our glory? If we compare thefollowing two Scriptures, there is no doubt to the answer.

 

Therefore my heart is glad, and

my glory rejoices. Psalm 16:9

On the Day of Pentecost, Peter

quotes this verse saying:

Therefore my heart rejoiced, and

my tongue was glad. Acts 2:26

 

That tells us that “my glory” is “my tongue.” When the Bible says, “My glory will give thanks to

You,” it means, “My tongue will give You thanks.” That is why David adds “and not be silent.” It

is the organ of the body that either speaks or is silent. God’s primary purpose in giving you a tongue is to praise Him. It is the one member of the body with which you may most perfectly praise and glorify God. Remember that God blesses you, delivers you, and takes away your

mourning so that your glory will praise Him and not be silent.

 

  1. Our Spiritual Garment

 

Praise is part of our spirituaal clothing. Isaiah 61 speaks about the coming of Messiah and says

that He would “console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes [the emblem of

mourning], the oil of joy for mourning [oil being an embleem of the Holy Spirit], the garment of

praise for the spirit of heaviness”(verse 3).In modern English “the spirit of heaviness” is depression. But when you wear the garment of praise, the spirit of heaviness departs.

Another Scripture says:

“Rejoice in the LORD, O you

righteous! For praise from the

upright is beautiful” (Psalm 33:1).

When you put on the garment of

praise, in the Spirit you are

looking your best. It suits you. It

adorns you.

 

  1. Salvation and Praise

 

Praise is a way of deliverance. God is speaking:

Whoever offers praise glorifies

Me; and to him who orders his

conduct aright I will show the

salvation of God. Psalm 50:23

 

I believe it would be legitimate (though somewhat free) to Translate that verse this way: “Whoever offers praise glorifies Me and prepares a way that I may show him Mysalvation.” Through praising God we open the way for Him to intervene supernaturally on our behalf. There are many examples in Scripture where the intervention of God is brought about by praise.

Let’s look at one well-known example in 2 Chronicles. A strong alien army was invading Judah,

and King Jehoshaphat realized he did not have the military reV sources to meet this army. So he

resorted to spiritual weapons instead. Before they marched out to the battle, in accordance with

God’s instructions, this is what they did:

 

And when he had consulted with the

people, he appointed those who

should sing to the LORD, and who

should praise the beauty of holiness,

as they went out before the army

and were saying, “Praise the LORD,

for His mercy endures forever.”

2 Chronicles 20:21

 

As many people have pointed out, that is a strange battle strategy! Instead of sending out the tanks first, they sent out the choir to praise God. It sounds crazy, but it worked. When God’s people praised the Lord, God intervened and Dealt with their enemies. Now when they began to sing and to praise, the

 

LORD set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir, who hadcome against Judah; and they were defeated. verse 22

 

In the New Testament we read about Paul and Silas in jail. It’s midnight. They have been beaten,

their backs covered with blood. They are in the inner prison in maximum security with their

hands and feet in stocks. And what do they do next? They start to pray and to praise God. And at midnight

 

Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard

them [the Greek says, “the

prisoners listened attentively”].

And suddenly there was a great

earthquake . . . Acts 16:25

 

All the doors were opened, and everybody’s bands were loosed. Praise provoked the earthquake;

God intervened supernaturally. This is a consistent principle of Scripture. If you want the supernatural intervention of God on your behalf in a difficult or impossible situation, the key that will release it is your praise. And usually it’s at a time when you would least feel like praising God in the natural.

 

  1. A Spiritual Weapon

 

Praise is also a weapon of spirituaal warfare.

 

David is speaking to the Lord here:

Out of the mouth of babes and

nursing infants You have

ordained strength, because of

Your enemies, that You may

silence the enemy and the

avenger. Psalm 8:2

 

“The enemy and the avenger” is Satan. We need to silence him because he is accusing us before

the throne of God day and night. How? The strength that comes “out of the mouth” will do it, but

it does not tell us exactly what that is. Jesus quoted this same

 

Scripture in Matthew 21:

“Yes. Have you never read, ‘Out

of the mouth of babes and nursing

infants You have perfected

praise’?” Matthew 21:16

 

David said, “You have ordained strength”; Jesus, by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, changed it to “You have perfected praise.” That tells us that the ordained strength of God’s people is perfect praise. When we offer God perfect praise in the unseen realm that our natural eyes cannot penetrate, we silence Satan. We shut him up and we take from him his great weapon

of accusation. No wonder the devil doesn’t want you to praise God.

 

  1. The Sacrifice of Praise

Finally, praise is a sacrifice; it costs you something. There is a beautiful Scripture that describes

what is going to happen after Israel is restored. In place of desolation, misery and mourning, they are going to have:

 

The voice of joy and the voice of

gladness, the voice of the

bridegroom and the voice of the

bride, the voice of those who will

say, “Praise the LORD of hosts, for

the LORD is good, for His mercy

endures forever”—and of those

who will bring the sacrifice of

praise into the house of the LORD.

Jeremiah 33:11

 

I like that translation because I believe it brings out the real meaning. The sacrifice God wants

us to bring into His house is praise.

 

 

This is very clearly satted in Hebrews:

 

Therefore by Him [Jesus Christ]

let us continually offer the

sacrifice of praise to God, that is,

the fruit of our lips, giving thanks

to His name. Hebrews 13:15

 

If you praise God when you feel happy and everything is going well, that’s good—but it is not a sacrifice. When everything is going wrong and you still praise God, that is a sacrifice. It costs

you something to praise God when you don’t feel like it, but that is the time we most need to praise Him. We should praise God for three reasons: He is good, His mercy is everlasting, and His

truth endures to all generations. Those reasons never change.

 

Questions on Praise

 

When should we praise God?

Every day I will bless You, and I

will praise Your name forever and

ever. Psalm 145:2

 

You should praise God every day, forever and ever.

 

Psalm 34 begins with this explanation: “A Psalm of David when he pretended madness before Abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed.”

 

David had to flee from his native land and from King Saul who was trying to murder him. He had taken refuge in the court of a Gentile king named Abimelech. In order to protect himself, David had to pretend to be mad. Scripture says that he slobbered on his beard and scraped on the doors with his nails like a madman. King Abimelech said, “Look, you see the man is insane. Why have you brought himto me? Have I need of madmen?”

 

(1 Samuel 21:14–15).

Now that you understand the background, let’s look at David’s reaction to the situation:

 

I will bless the LORD at all times;

His praise shall continually be in

my mouth. Psalm 34:1

That is what makes a man or

woman of God. When you’re

down, everything’s against you, and

you can see no natural reason for

doing it, you still praise the Lord.

How do we praise?

 

In Psalm 111 the psalmist says,

“I will praise the LORD with my

whole heart” (verse 1).

 

I think it is grievous to praise God in a halfhearted way. Sometimes I see people in praise services who are just mouthing the words. He is worthy to be praised with our whole heart, so put everything you’ve got into it.

 

Psalm 63:4 says: “Thus I

will bless You while I live; I

will lift up my hands in Your

name.” Lift them up all the

way. Forget about the person

behind you! What God thinks

is more important. God says,

“Praise Me with your hands

lifted up.”

My soul shall be satisfied as with

marrow and fatness, and my

mouth shall praise You with joyful

lips. Psalm 63:5

 

So the hands, the mouth, and

the lips are all instruments of

praise. Your whole body is involved

in praising God.

Let them praise His name with

the dance. Praise Him with the

timbrel and dance.

Psalm 149:3; 150:4

 

It is also scriptural to praise God in dancing. By it, you will enter into a new level of worship and joy that you never knew.

 

Who should praise God?

Psalm 148 lists 29 different categories of creatures and people that are exhorted to praise God.But just in case anybody was left out, the last verse of Psalm 150

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Derek Prince Rebuking Demons Warfare Prayer Mass Deliverance Prayer – Warfare Prayer – Video

Derek Prince Rebuking Demons Warfare Prayer Mass Deliverance Prayer

Spiritual Warfare Deliverance Prayers by Derek Prince

These are Derek Prince prayers and proclamations

Deliverance Prayers from Curses (Renunciation Prayers) – deliverance prayers to be said out loud

Jesus Christ, I affirm that You are the Son of God and the only door to eternal life.

I acknowledge that You died for my sins on the cross 2000 years ago and rose from the dead by the power of Your Holy Spirit.

That same Holy Spirit power is greater than all other powers and has already defeated Satan and his demons on the cross 2000 years ago.

Jesus, I renounce all arrogance, self-sufficiency, and pride, which was the downfall of Satan. I have nothing and am nothing, except in You made me in a hiding place.

Jesus, I confess all my sins, especially
__________________________________________________ .

I confess all my omissions, especially
_____________________________________________ .

I confess the sins of my ancestors, especially
_______________________________________.

Jesus, I apologize for all the sins and omissions which I have just now stated.

I promise to try (with Your help and the help of others) not to repeat these sins.

If I slip and fall, I will try to confess immediately, and turn to You for help.

With Your help, I will refuse temptation and negative attitudes, especially rejection.

With Your help, I will obey my doctor/mate/pastor/employer & not my negative feelings/thoughts.

With Your help, I will be the friend that I need/want in my life.

With Your help, I will take a shower, brush my teeth, make my bed, do my laundry, & eat fruit.

Jesus, I  forgive everyone whether they deserve it or not, because You forgave me and held nothing back.

I now especially forgive ________________________________ .

Jesus, As you bring to my attention any occult activity, situation, or object that displeases you.  I will repent and sever my relationship with it, even if it is very valuable.

Jesus, Thank you for becoming a curse on the cross for me so that I may be freed of all curses that are due to my sins or the sins of my ancestors.

Jesus, I  take my stand, in Your name, Jesus, against all Satan’s demons.  I trust that You will take care of the demons and also take care of me.

I resist the devil, in Your name, Jesus.

Amen.

I speak to you that have control over me all tings from the kingdom of darkness, and I bind you.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I command you to go from me now under the feet of Jesus quietly.

I expel you.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I command you never to return.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I close all gates/doors that allowed you entry.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I ask You to fill with Your Holy Spirit those empty spots vacated by the demons who left so that when they try to come back there will be no place for them.

Jesus, Bless you, Lord.  Thank you, Lord.  My heart is full of joy and gratefulness.
Deliverance Prayers from hatred, resentment, bitterness Jesus, deliver me from my hatred, resentment, and bitterness and I forgive all those who have ever hurt me and choose today to bless my enemies.

Jesus, fill the holes in my heart with Your Holy Spirit.  In Jesus’ name, I pray.  Amen.

Credit = Father John Bertolucci from On Fire with the Spirit

By Parent

Deliverance Prayers for Children

Father God, in the name of Your Son Jesus Christ, I depend on You to provide a safe passageway to deliverance for my child, the same way You opened the Red Sea for Moses.  I am waiting in great expectation for You to provide a hedge round about him/her the same way. You placed a cloud and fire front and rear.  I am waiting for You and Your angel to lead the way to permanent restoration, to become a blessing, especially to You and for the purposes for which he/she was created.  Thank You, Father God.

Exodus 14:15-28 TLB  15 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Quit PRAYING and get the people moving! Forward, march!  16 Use your rod – Hold it out over the water.  The sea will open up a path before you.  All the people of Israel shall walk through on dry ground! 17 I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians (demons/ interference/self-righteous/misguided)

and they will go in after you.  You will see the honor I will get in defeating Pharaoh (Satan) and all his armies, chariots, and horsemen. 18 All Egypt (hell/enemies/opposition/ mindsets that omit God of the Trinity) shall know that I am Jehovah.”

19 Then the Angel of God, who was leading the people of Israel, moved the cloud around behind them.  20It stood between the people of Israel and the Egyptians. That night as it changed to a pillar of fire, it gave darkness(blindness/confusion/hindrance) to the Egyptians but light (sight/counsel/clarity/direction) to the people of Israel!  So the Egyptians couldn’t find (overcome/harass/torment/terrorize/victimize/capture/enslave) the Israelis!

21 Meanwhile, Moses stretched his rod over the sea, and the Lord opened up a path through the sea, with walls of
water on each side; a strong East wind blew all that night, drying the sea bottom.

22 So the people of Israel walked through the sea on dry ground!  23 Then the Egyptians followed them between the walls of water along the  bottom of the sea – all of Pharaoh’s horses, chariots and horsemen. 24 But in the early morning Jehovah looked down from the cloud of fie upon the array of the Egyptians and began to harass them.  25 Their chariot wheels began coming off, so that their chariots scraped along the dry ground.  “Let’s get out of here,” the Egyptians yelled.  “Jehovah is fighting for them and against us.”

26  When all the Israelites were on the other side, the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand again over the sea, so that the waters will come back over the Egyptians, their chariots and horsemen.” (Close all doors/gates to the enemy, in Jesus name.) 27 Moses did and the sea returned to normal beneath the morning light.  The Egyptians tried to flee, but the Lord drowned them in the sea.  28 The water covered the path, the chariots, the horsemen, and all the army of Pharaoh that chased after Israel through the sea.

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Deliverance Prayers – Breaking soul ties – Renouncing ungodly vows – Renounce involvement with unhealthy (demonic) music – Breaking generational curses

Deliverance Prayers - Breaking soul ties - Renouncing ungodly vows - Renounce involvement with unhealthy (demonic) music - Breaking generational curses

Deliverance Prayers


Below are some sample deliverance and bondage breaking prayers. Please understand that there may be other factors involved in any given bondage, such as if you are trying to break a soul tie with a rock group, but refuse to get rid of any CD’s that you have from them. If you’re suffering from a deep bondage in these areas, it may be a good idea to have a strong fellow believer present incase the demons begin to manifest.

Breaking soul ties

Heavenly Father, I confess and repent of the sin of ___________ (name the sin which caused the evil soul tie, such as adultery or fornication), and I ask that you forgive me of this sin.

[Now is a good time to destroy or get rid of any physical gifts or other objects that could hold the soul tie together, such as a gift given in an adultery, etc. Anything that could hold the bond together between you and that person.]

In the name of Jesus, and by the power of His blood, I now renounce, break and sever all unholy soul ties formed between ___________ (name the person) and myself, through the sin of ____________ (name the sin which caused the evil soul tie, such as adultery or fornication).

I now command any evil spirits which have taken advantage of this unholy soul tie to leave me now in the name of Jesus!

(Repeat this prayer if you have more then one evil soul tie to break)

Renouncing ungodly vows

Heavenly Father, I repent and renounce the vow I made to ____________ (name the demon or person, or even God, that you made the vow to) to preform ______________ (describe what the vow entailed). I realize this was foolish and rash on my behalf, and I ask that you will forgive me and release me from the bondage that this vow has brought me under.

In the name of Jesus, and by the power of His blood, I now renounce, break and nullify the vow to ________________ to preform ___________, and I confess that I am released from this vow and it’s bondage in Jesus’ name.

I now command any evil spirits which have taken advantage of this unholy vow to leave me now in the name of Jesus!

(Repeat this prayer if you have more then one unholy vow to break)

Renounce involvement with unhealthy (demonic) music

Heavenly Father, I confess that I used to listen to unhealthy demonic music. I ask that you will forgive and cleanse me from this sin.

In the name of Jesus, and through the power of His blood, I now renounce, break and sever all soul ties that have been formed between myself and the unhealthy music (name specific songs and artists/groups if possible) I used to listen to and enjoy, as well as any soul ties formed between myself and the artists and groups (name them specifically if possible) and demonic influences that have produced these unhealthy songs and music.

In Jesus’ name, I also renounce, break and nullify any curses that I may have come under as a result of listening to the unhealthy music I used to listen to and enjoy.

In the name of Jesus, I now command all evil spirits to leave me that have taken advantage of these soul ties I have just renounced. In the name of Jesus, I also renounce and command any evil spirits that have taken advantage of any curses that I have come under as a result of listening to unhealthy music to leave me now in Jesus’ name! I also renounce and command any evil spirits that have entered me through my listening to this unhealthy music to leave me now in the name of Jesus’!

Breaking generational curses

In the name of Jesus, I confess the sins and iniquities of my parents (name specific sins if known), grandparents (name specific sins if known), and all other ancestors.

In the name of Jesus, and by the power of His blood, I now renounce, break and sever all cords of iniquity and generational curses I have inherited from my parents, grandparents and all other ancestors and break and sever all unholy soul ties formed between myself and my parents, grandparents and all other ancestors.

In the name of Jesus, I now loose myself and my future generations from any bondages passed down to me from my ancestors and I command any evil spirits which have taken advantage of these cords of iniquity, generational curses and unholy soul ties to leave me now in the name of Jesus!

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One prayer to break all curses, cast out demons and protect yourself – Derek Prince Video casting out Demons – Warfare Prayer – Breaking the Curses

One prayer to break all curses, cast out demons and protect yourself - Derek Prince Video casting out Demons - Warfare Prayer - Breaking the Curses

Derek Prince on Youtube – Protection prayers

You can add to this prayer as inspired by the Holy Spirit and through scripture.  Pray it as one prayer or use each section as and when required.

Before, you use this prayer, please read Matthew 12:43-45.  After expelling the spirits from yourself, you will have to stop sinning, cut out the things of the world and serve God to prevent them from coming back in.

It’s recommended to pray the protection prayer in step 4 or pray the One Warfare Prayer everyday. 

Step 1: Confess sins then renounce pride, rebellion and self-centeredness

Father in heaven, in the name of Jesus, I believe that Jesus died on the cross to take my sins and rose again from the dead. I confess all my sins and repent.  Vengeance belongs to you God, not me.  I forgive everyone who has hurt me and pray for their souls because they don’t know what they have done to me.  In Jesus’ name, I transfer all pain, betrayal, rejection, abuse, trauma, shame, guilt and abandonment to the cross of Jesus Christ. I let go of all anger, resentment, hatred, thoughts of revenge and every malicious thought.  Father, as I forgive them, please forgive me. (How to forgive everyone).  I know that pride is an abomination to you. I renounce pride, rebellion, disobedience, stubbornness and self-centredness.  I humble myself and come to You as a little child and ask for forgiveness and deliverance, in Jesus’ name.  Amen.

 

Step 2: Breaking all the curses

In the name of Jesus Christ, I break and loose myself and my family from all curses caused by habits, charms, hexes, spells, jinxes, psychic powers, sorcery, witchcraft, love potions, psychic prayers, violence, trauma, physical bondages, mental bondages, incest, illegitimacy, abandonment, rejection and divination, in the family on the mother and father’s side going all the way back to Adam and Eve.

I break and loose myself and my family from any vows I made; from any person or any occult or psychic sources, and any demons coming through the bloodlines.  I cancel all invitations made to unclean spirits.

Father, I break and renounce all evil soul ties that I have ever had with (lodges, fraternities, sexual partners, close friends, relatives, engagements, cults, occult objects, dolls, figurines, junk food, cigarettes, drugs, movies, anime, TV shows, computer games, gambling, porn, masturbation, fornication and secular music). I renounce all these ties and declare them destroyed in the name of Jesus.

I renounce, break and loose myself and family from all other religions, especially Roman Catholicism /Hinduism /Islam /Buddhism /Mormonism /Jehovah’s Witness /New Age /Atheism and other religions.  I also renounce unbelief, doubt, lies, fear, hatred and anger.  I bind and cast out all related spirits.

I renounce, break and loose myself from all demonic subjection to my parents or any human being, living or dead, who has dominated me in any way against the will of God.  Thank you for setting me free.

I command satan, to loose all natural resources, land, animals, money, the finances of people who owe us money, and all the things you have stolen from my family that are ours through the blessings of Jesus.  Father, please send Your angels to bring these things back to us.  In the name of Jesus I pray.  Amen.

Step 3: Bind the demons and cast out the demons

Through the blood of Jesus, I am redeemed out of the hand of the devil and all my sins are forgiven.  The blood of Jesus Christ, cleanses me from all sins.  I am justified and made righteous, just as if I had never sinned.  I am set apart for God.  My body is a temple for the Holy Spirit, redeemed and cleansed by the blood of Jesus.  I belong to Jesus now, body, soul and spirit. His blood protects me against all evil.  Satan has no more power over me, no more place inside of me.  I renounce all evil spirits completely and declare them to be my enemies. Jesus said: “And these signs shall follow them that believe: In my name shall they cast out devils: ….” (Mark 16:17).  I am a believer, and in the name of Jesus Christ, I exercise my authority and expel all evil spirits.  I command them to leave, according to the Word of God and in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Find a strong believer to pray the next section.  If you can’t find one, try praying it yourself (or contact me):

Father in heaven, please send your Holy Spirit to fill us up in the name of Jesus.

I ask for legions upon legions of angels from heaven in the name of Jesus to station around us.  Angels of the Lord, at Jesus’ command, attack every unclean spirit in Jesus’ name.

I bind the principalities, powers, rulers of darkness, spiritual wickedness and all the strong demons in the name of Jesus.  I command all demons not to transfer, go exactly where Jesus wants you to go and do not come back.  I cancel all demonic assignments on this person.

[Now, speak the following commands below – if they’re not starting to come out within 10 minutes, they probably have legal right]

  • In the name of Jesus, I remit the sins of this person.
  • In the name of Jesus, I separate every foul spirit from this person’s soul in accordance with the word of God in Hebrews 4:12.
  • I cut every foul spirit from this person with the sword of the spirit.
  • Unclean spirits I command you to manifest and come out in the name of Jesus.
  • Demons, I command you to come out of the mouth now and never come back in Jesus name.  Go to the pit! (Repeat) Up and out! (Repeat)
  • I send Holy Spirit fire to burn you 1,000 times hotter than hell in the name of Jesus. Fire from head to toe! (Repeat)  Hotter! (Repeat)
  • I send Holy Spirit fire all over your body in the mighty name of Jesus. Fire from head to toe! (Repeat)  Hotter! (Repeat)
  • I send Holy Spirit fire all over the room, the floor and the ceiling. Fire from head to toe! (Repeat)  Hotter! (Repeat)
  • Every evil spirit that hears my voice, I command you to tell the truth in the name of Jesus.  Tell us your name in the name of Jesus.  How long have you been in there? What have you been doing inside? How many are inside?  And do you have a legal right to be there?
  • Every evil spirit that hears my voice, I command you to attack the strongman. Do not stop in the name of Jesus.  I order civil war in the name of Jesus.  Evil spirits attack each other in the name of Jesus.  Destroy your own kingdom.
  • I loose burning judgement and destruction upon you in the name of Jesus.
  • I command you to look at Jesus and do what he tells you to do. Look at Jesus! (Repeat) Do what he tells you to do! (Repeat)
  • I cut all evil spiritual connections to this body and burn it away in the name of Jesus. Burn off now! (Repeat)
  • I torment you demons and give you no rest in the name of Jesus.
  • Father in heaven, send power from the third heaven to destroy these demons in the name of Jesus.
  • I trample on you demons and shatter your being, in the name of Jesus.
  • I come against every unclean spirit by the blood of the lamb.  This is a child of God.  Their body has been sanctified by the blood of Jesus.
  • I rebuke and cast out every unclean spirit to the pit and command them never to return in the name of Jesus.
  • Warrior angels, hook into the demons and rip them apart.  Send the demons to the pit in Jesus name.
  • Warrior angels, flog the demons and choke them out.  Send the demons to the pit in Jesus name.

Repeat each command as directed by the Holy Spirit.  End the deliverance by giving thanks to God and praising him in the name of Jesus.

Step 4: Protection prayers for you who are the body of Christ

Dear Father, please make me a humble servant of people like Jesus Christ.  I will push myself down, so that you God can lift me up.  Remove my human understanding and wisdom and fill me with your wisdom and understanding.  I’m a worm before you, Lord.  In accordance with your word, my righteousness is as filthy rags.  I can’t do good without you.  Please have mercy upon me and help me change day by day to become more like Jesus Christ.   

I ask that you please send your ministering spirits to protect your people; and all people and animals that would be sacrificed or cursed by occult practices.

In the name of Jesus, I loose legions upon legions of angels to warfare, restore souls, protect believers, stop us from believing and agreeing with lies and release breakthrough upon myself, my family, friends and the world in the name of Jesus.

I loose the Holy Spirit who is the spirit of understanding and wisdom, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and fear of God, and the spirit of adoption upon myself, family and the world.  I invite your Holy Spirit who is the spirit of power, of love, and of sound mind against the spirit of fear.

Father, please pour out your Holy Spirit to convict the world of sins and to soften hearts to see truth.  Above all, I pray for your will, Father, to be done on earth even as it is done in heaven.  In Jesus’ name I pray.  Amen.

Now GET WATER BAPTISED BY FULL IMMERSION (if you have a bathtub I’ll baptise you).  If you need help with scripture or if you can’t get the demons out yourself.

Trust in God

Keep doing self-deliverance by praying everyday and submitting your will to God.  This may take weeks or even months.  Keep going.  Deliverance comes when you are desperate and have faith.  If you don’t have faith, read the word of God (see Romans 10:17)

After deliverance, the spirits will hit you with LIES and then FEAR.  Example of lies: “You blasphemed God/Holy Spirit/Jesus” or “You just had an evil/lustful thought.”  Then they follow it up with fear: “You’re going to hell.” or “God will never forgive you.”

Rebuke the lies:

In Jesus name, I rebuke you lying, hypocritical spirits.  That thought didn’t come from me.  It came from you.  Depart from me in Jesus name.

Rebuke the fear:

In Jesus name, fear is not from God.  I rebuke you fear and come against you with the spirit of love, and of power and of sound mind in the mighty name of Jesus.

To overcome lies and fear, you will need to learn how to stand on the word of God.  You will need to keep your mind on God and trust in the word of God to protect you.  If you let doubt enter, your peace will be destroyed.  Perfect peace comes from thinking about God all the time, trusting him, remembering what Jesus did for you, understanding that you are forgiven when you confess your sins (1 John 1:9) and thanking God for his mercy and grace.

Isaiah 26:3 King James Version (KJV)

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

Think of all the good things only:

Philippians 4:8 King James Version (KJV)

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Spiritual Warfare Deliverance Prayers by Derek Prince

These are Derek Prince prayers and proclamations

Deliverance Prayers from Curses (Renunciation Prayers) – deliverance prayers to be said out loud

Jesus Christ, I affirm that You are the Son of God and the only door to eternal life.

I acknowledge that You died for my sins on the cross 2000 years ago and rose from the dead by the power of Your Holy Spirit.

That same Holy Spirit power is greater than all other powers and has already defeated Satan and his demons on the cross 2000 years ago.

Jesus, I renounce all arrogance, self-sufficiency, and pride, which was the downfall of Satan. I have nothing and am nothing, except in You made me in a hiding place.

Jesus, I confess all my sins, especially
__________________________________________________ .

I confess all my omissions, especially
_____________________________________________ .

I confess the sins of my ancestors, especially
_______________________________________.

Jesus, I apologize for all the sins and omissions which I have just now stated.

I promise to try (with Your help and the help of others) not to repeat these sins.

If I slip and fall, I will try to confess immediately, and turn to You for help.

With Your help, I will refuse temptation and negative attitudes, especially rejection.

With Your help, I will obey my doctor/mate/pastor/employer & not my negative feelings/thoughts.

With Your help, I will be the friend that I need/want in my life.

With Your help, I will take a shower, brush my teeth, make my bed, do my laundry, & eat fruit.

Jesus, I  forgive everyone whether they deserve it or not, because You forgave me and held nothing back.

I now especially forgive ________________________________ .

Jesus, As you bring to my attention any occult activity, situation, or object that displeases you.  I will repent and sever my relationship with it, even if it is very valuable.

Jesus, Thank you for becoming a curse on the cross for me so that I may be freed of all curses that are due to my sins or the sins of my ancestors.

Jesus, I  take my stand, in Your name, Jesus, against all Satan’s demons.  I trust that You will take care of the demons and also take care of me.

I resist the devil, in Your name, Jesus.

Amen.

I speak to you that have control over me all tings from the kingdom of darkness, and I bind you.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I command you to go from me now under the feet of Jesus quietly.

I expel you.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I command you never to return.

In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, I close all gates/doors that allowed you entry.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I adore and praise you for your deliverance of the demon of
________________________.

Jesus, I ask You to fill with Your Holy Spirit those empty spots vacated by the demons who left so that when they try to come back there will be no place for them.

Jesus, Bless you, Lord.  Thank you, Lord.  My heart is full of joy and gratefulness.
Deliverance Prayers from hatred, resentment, bitterness Jesus, deliver me from my hatred, resentment, and bitterness and I forgive all those who have ever hurt me and choose today to bless my enemies.

Jesus, fill the holes in my heart with Your Holy Spirit.  In Jesus’ name, I pray.  Amen.

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