HEALING FOR EMOTIONAL PAIN - CONTENTS

HEALING FOR EMOTIONAL PAIN - CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1 EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE FROM THE PAST

  • Emotions
    • The pressure cooker effect
    • Where does the biggest damage usually take place?
  • It helps tdivide your life intphases
    • Pre-birth
    • Birth process
    • Phase from birth tfirst school day
    • Are you an adopted child?
    • Primary school years
    • High school years
    • After school
  • What are the triggers in your life?
  • Important tcome in touch with your emotions and memories
  • Twexamples in conclusion

CHAPTER 2 THE ROLE OF FEAR

  • A spiritual war
  • But there is a solution
  • Identify the fear
  • Abnormal fears
  • Emotional wounds
  • Money
    • Healing usually starts with repentance
  • Fear blocks healing
  • Panic attacks
  • What are the fears you are battling with up till today?

CHAPTER 3 THE POWER OF THE LIE

  • Typical lies in the life of the molested child
    • Lies about yourself
    • Lies about others
    • Lies about the world around you
    • Lies about God
  • What is the truth?
    • You are special tGod
    • The broken person must hear the truth
  • The necessity of reprogramming
    • Practical steps
  • The strongholds are demolished
  • Jesus Christ is alsKing of my subconscious

CHAPTER 4 UNHEALTHY EMOTIONAL BONDS

  • What is an emotional bond?
  • Biblical principles about emotional bonds
    • Tbe joined
    • Fellowship
  • Holy emotional bonds
    • Marriage bonds
    • Friendship bonds
    • Parent/child bond
    • Bonds between Christians
  • Unholy emotional bonds
    • Bonds due tadultery / fornication
    • Bonds due tforced forbidden sexual contact
    • Fantasising
    • Physical contact (laying on of hands)
    • Bonds due ttraumatic experiences
    • Bonds due tbad friendships
    • Any abnormal dependence between twpersons
    • Bonds with a place or object
    • Unholy family bonds
    • Bonds of previous romantic relationships
    • Emotional bonds with the dead
    • Bond with an aborted baby
    • Emotional bonds with previous marriage partners
    • Unhealthy bonds within the church
  • The breaking of unholy emotional bonds
    • Forgiveness
    • Confession
    • Taking a stand
    • Be very specific when you pray these prayers
  • Beware of future unhealthy emotional bonds

CHAPTER 5 EMOTIONAL PAIN REGARDING SEXUALITY

  • How does sexual addiction get a hold?
    • Levels of addiction
    • Pain and hurt from the past
    • Actuality
  • Rape, molestation, incest
    • Physical problems
    • Standard question
    • Conflict in contrasting emotions
    • Typical symptoms of unresolved sexual trauma
  • Abortion, miscarriage and still birth

CHAPTER 6 THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS

  • Fruits of unforgiveness
  • Complicating factors
    • A prolonged, deep, underlying bitterness
    • The lack of a role model
    • The senselessness of trauma
  • Retrospectively God gives me perspective
  • A passion thelp others
  • What is forgiveness really?
    • Forgiveness is a process
    • The perpetrator's past
  • Forgiveness and physical problems

CHAPTER 7 HOW DI HEAR GOD'S VOICE?

  • Eyes and ears of the flesh dnot always tell the truth
  • How does God speak?
    • God speaks through circumstances
    • God speaks through His Word
    • God speaks through inner peace
    • God sometimes speaks through somebody else
    • A word of knowledge
    • Dreams
    • Visions
    • A 'picture' or an image in the mind's eye
    • Audible voice
    • Prophetic words
    • Satan’s counterfeits
  • Practical guidelines
    • Place the promise first on a shelf for a while
    • Distinguish between what stands irrevocably firm and what is an invitation
    • Discuss it with your spiritual leader
    • God has a vision for your life

CHAPTER 8 THE ROAD AHEAD

  • The beginning of a process
  • Some roots lie very deep
  • Satan will definitely test you
  • A support group
  • Spiritual weapons
    • Forgiveness
    • Remorse and confession
    • The truth
    • The name of Jesus Christ and the blood of the Lamb of God
    • Praise singing and worshipping
    • The spiritual armoury of Eph 6:11-18