Topic: Life Lessons
A generational curse is a negative pattern of behavior that is thought to hold a family in spiritual bondage. Sins committed by earlier generations are passed down from one generation to the next creating an often devastating cycle of abuse and torment. Examples of such curses include sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse and alcoholism. Divorce, promiscuity and homosexuality can also be considered generational curses.
Families suffering from generational curses often do not recognize the demonic influence at work in their lives. Individuals who are most susceptible to these curses typically have strayed from the will of God and are no longer on the path to righteousness. Negative feelings of hopelessness, despair and lack of self-worth have set in due to long-term exposure to abuse at the hands of one or both parents and/or other close family members. The abuse becomes a learned behavior that takes a stronghold on their lives providing fertile ground to repeat the pattern of negativity with their own offspring. Continue reading How to Break a Generational Curse - Part I.