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III. Toxic Emotions: Self-Bitterness (Unloving Spirits) - Session 15 - Part D
Loving and forgiving yourself is just as important as loving and forgiving others; if you do not love yourself, you will abuse your own self. Jesus said in Mark 12:30-31:
30 "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment greater than these.'"
Self includes many modifiers:
To be set free from self-bitterness:
Make a list (using the “Self-Bitterness Affidavit”) of all the bitterness you have had in the past or have now against yourself. After you have written your list, pray the “Prayer of Release” (listed after the “Self-Bitterness Affidavit”) for each issue on your list; do not do a “blanket” prayer – praying each issue separate will cause you to face and deal with each issue one at a time.
You are praying to confess and repent before Almighty God for holding onto self-bitterness and believing it, instead of believing Him [God]. The stronghold that self-bitterness has held in your life will be destroyed.
III. Toxic Emotions: Self-Bitterness (Unloving Spirits) - Session 15 - Part D-1a
The Self-Bitterness Affidavit – Session 15 – Part D-1a
Make the list of all the bitterness you have against yourself. You need to confess and repent before Almighty God for holding onto this bitterness and believing it, instead of believing Him. The stronghold that bitterness has held in your life will be destroyed. Bitterness gains entrance into your life through unforgiveness. Once you get rid of self- bitterness then you will become free of all shame, guilt, self-condemnation, regret, sorrow and other negative emotions that has attached themselves to you through self-bitterness.
III. Toxic Emotions: Self-Bitterness (Unloving Spirits) - Session 15 - Part D-1b
Prayer Against Self-Bitterness – Session 15 – Part D-1b
Dear Heavenly Father, in the name of Jesus, and as an act of my free will, I confess, repent, and renounce my (specific sin of self-bitterness). I ask You to forgive me for this sin. I purpose and choose to forgive myself for this (specific sin of self-bitterness) from my heart. I release myself from any guilt or shame because of this self-bitterness. In the name of Jesus, and by the power of His blood, I cancel Satan’s authority over me because of the self-bitterness of (specific sin of self-bitterness). In the name of Jesus, I command this spirit of self- bitterness to go. Holy Spirit, I invite You into my heart to heal me of self- bitterness, in the name of Jesus, Amen! Listen for the Holy Spirit to speak and write down what He says so you can rebuke the self-bitterness spirit, when it tries to return! It does not matter how many times you have to pray but don’t allow self-bitterness to return!
Click here for a complete teaching on “Principality of Self-Bitterness.”
God bless you all,
Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks