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Identifying Spiritual Strongholds | 6 Steps That Can Make You a Slave to Sin

The life of Samson gives us a great insight into understanding and identifying spiritual strongholds. Like us, Samson was born for victory. Yet he was led into captivity. Do you feel like you are a slave to sin, living in captivity, and need to be set free to find victory? Take a look at Samson’s life. His story teaches us the high cost of low living. His sinful life mocked God. Eventually, his repeated sin became a spiritual stronghold. Identifying Spiritual Strongholds Can Help You Break Free before You Self-Destruct In this powerful message from Pastor Phil at Abundant Life, he reveals the 6 mistakes Samson made. You don’t have to follow in his footsteps. 6 Steps That Led Samson (and Can Lead You) into Slavery… Living on the border and playing on the fringe Find out how to make “no provision for the flesh” (Romans 13:14). Disobeying God’s command Know the commands of God so that you aren’t tempted “to serve other gods” (Deuteronomy 7:1-4). Breaking repeated commands Discover how repeated sin becomes a habit, then a pattern, and eventually a stronghold. At this point, sin has become your master. (1 Corinthians 6:12) Focusing on your cause over God’s cause Find out how to identify if you want your happiness over God’s holiness. (John 3:30-36) Disregarding God’s counsel Know how to heed God’s warning and receive godly counsel. (Proverbs 12:15) Doubting God’s discipline Discover the danger of getting to the point of having no fear of God. (Proverbs 11:19). You can start living free. You were meant to be a victor, not a victim.