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Kill the Tobacco habit before it kills you!

Thu, Oct. 15, 2015 Posted: 07:18 PM


For those who are in union with Christ, temptation and addictions are unable to touch us. Tobacco addiction is an addictive poison clearly harmful to our health and that itself makes a sin, hurts our testimony because it controls us which brings death and destruction. The Bible says, when it is finished, sin brings forth death. Proverbs 5:22 says the evil deeds of a wicked man ensnare him; the cords of his sin hold him fast. Jesus said that the Devil is a liar, thief, and murderer who only comes to kill, steal, and destroy. Scripture warns us that “If any man defiles the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.” - 1Corinthians 3:17.

Another big problem is when Parents, families, relatives and friends who get addicted to tobacco are controlled by their evil desires by setting bad examples for their children to follow. There are some other parents who will hide their addiction from their family members and pretend to be Godly and follow the hypocritical carnal path of lying, while defending themselves and living still a spiritually defeated Christian life. Then there are some who sit with their children and enjoy tobacco together as a family instead of sitting together praying and enjoying quality time with family members. As parents we must teach our children not to be controlled by evil desires but to learn to resist and control them. James 4:7 says “Submit yourself therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you”.

Conclusion: God is waiting for you to come to Him .If you are using tobacco in any form, please be strong determined to stop NOW! You owe it to your loved ones, yourself and God to stop. I want to remind you Matthew 5:29-30 says if your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into hell.

Prayer:

Father, I come to you, confessing my sin, repenting for my sins and asking for your forgiveness.

In the Mighty name of our Lord Jesus Christ, I surrender myself completely and I now renounce, break and loose myself and my family from all hereditary curses, and from all demonic bondage placed upon me as the result of sins, transgressions or iniquities through myself, my parents or any of my ancestors. I confess all the sins of my forefathers.

Father, I ask you to forgive me and my ancestors for any sin that has exposed me for this addiction and to live in bondage of sins. I command all evil spirits associated with any addictions to leave me in Jesus name.

In Jesus name I cut off all my addictive thoughts and remove every pattern of tobacco addiction controlling me.

I now claim by faith that I am under divine protection and I cover myself with the Precious Blood of Jesus Christ to protect me from all addictions and evil desires.

I now confess that my body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, redeemed, cleansed and sanctified by the blood of Jesus. Therefore, Satan and any addictions have no place in me, and no power over me, through the Blood of Jesus Christ. Lord I thank You for the provision of deliverance through the Blood of Jesus Christ and the Gift of Life, and I glorify your Name, all the days of my life. I thank You, Jesus, that You are the same God yesterday today and forever. Amen

Shaila Touchton