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Let Freedom Ring

  • If therefore the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 WEB

    I took one last draw and put the cigarette out. That was over twenty years ago, and it was the last time that I ever smoked. Not long before this, I had thought that smoking was a great pastime. Growing up on a farm in the South and working in tobacco, everyone that I knew smoked. Well, except for one strange guy, but no one wanted to be like him. By the age of ten, I was smoking regularly, just like the rest of my family.

    Years later, while smoking about three packs a day, the Lord suddenly took the desire to smoke away from me. It is not that smoking was a sin, it was because I was in bondage to it and I wanted to be free, but could not seem to break its power. He delivered me, and I have never wanted another cigarette. They make me nauseous when I am around them now and give me a headache. He reversed my thought pattern. Something that I had thought was great, was now sickening to me. The Lord set me free.

    Don't get stressed out when you fail while trying to quit something. Instead of struggling with it, pray for the Lord to remove your desire for it. Ask Him to set you free from it. Pray something like, "Lord I want to stop this, please take the desire away from me in Jesus name." Then give it time. The Lord can set you free from any bondage if you are serious about it, and when He sets you free, you are free indeed.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I pray that You deliver me from the things that bind and control me. Break the shackles off of me and sever the ropes that hold me captive. I want to be completely free of the bad things in my life, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: "I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer" (Psalm 17:6) If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Amen!! I also quit smoking after praying about it...... that was last January! God has set me free! Praise the Lord! Hallelujah!! ❤️
July 4, 2018
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Susie Bosch
Susie Bosch Please God deliver my son from his drug addiction! Only You can!
July 4, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Thats awesome Debi! Proud of you! You can do all things through Christ Jesus! ✝️

July 4, 2018
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton

Amen 

July 5, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen  praise God!

July 4, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

July 4, 2018
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

July 4, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I pray that You deliver me from the things that bind and control me. Break the shackles off of me and sever the ropes that hold me captive. I want to be completely free of the bad things in my life, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

July 4, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! The Lord can do anything!

July 4, 2018
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

God please set me free of my bad habits and help me with patience. Amen 

July 4, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen,Father please set me free from all the things that are trying to take over, my bad habits. I also pray for my husband and son who desperately need your help.

July 4, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Father, deliver me from the things that hold me in bondage. I can't do it on my own. I want to be free indeed! Thank you, Amen.

July 4, 2018
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

God knows our hearts and what is binding us. He will and does break those shackles. Thank you Lord for setting me free and continue to help me be strong in desiring only to please you. In Jesus most precious name. Amen

July 4, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! I too quit smoking after praying about it, that was 4 years ago and I have never looked back, God is faithful God is good, he will set you you free.

July 4, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Oh Dear Father, You know I'm a sinner and there are habits that are controlling me. In the name of Your Son Jesus Christ I want to be free. Amen 

July 4, 2018
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

That's why the 12 -step programs work--they remind us to surrender our addictions to God! ALL addictions can be conquered in His name.

July 4, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen!!! Thank you Pastor! Let freedom ring, the freedom we have in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!!!

July 4, 2018
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Stephanie Blakely
Stephanie Blakely

Hallelujah Glory be to God.

July 4, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

July 4, 2018
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Heavenly Father please deliver me from all the things in my life that bind and control me.  Break the shackles off of me and sever the ropes and chains that hold me captive.  Deliver my son also. In Jesus Name. Amen

July 5, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

July 6, 2018