By Stephen W. Hiemstra
We praise you for your love in creating us in your image,
confess that we are unworthy of this high honor, and
thank you for the faith that you have given us to endure suffering knowing that until you return in glory “suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope” (Rom 5:3-4 ESV).
Knowing also that for those whose faith is weak you are ever-present and offer us dominion over every creeping thing (Gen 1:28),
we claim this promise in the strong name of Jesus Christ,
who died on the cross and was raised from the dead.
In Jesus’ name, we bind every dark shadow,
break the power of every curse, every abuse, every evil thought, and
cast every spirit of self-destruction and resignation into the fiery pit.
We raise up the cross and say: no more, be gone.
Fill every heart with your Holy Spirit, that life might echo your joy, your light,
and every child confess that Jesus is Lord until you return in glory.
In his holy name, Amen.
Prayer Against Dark Shadows
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