Prayer Study #1
BINDING AND LOOSING
“And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.”
“I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: the things you don’t allow on earth will be the things that God does not allow, and the things you allow on earth will be things that God allows.”
NEW CENTURY VERSION
“I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.”
NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE
“And I will give you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven. Whatever you lock on earth will be locked in heaven, and whatever you open on earth will be opened in heaven.”
NEW LIVING TRANSLATION
“And that’s not all. You will have complete and free access to God’s kingdom, keys to open any and every door: no more barriers between heaven and earth, earth and heaven. A ‘yes’ on earth is a ‘yes’ in heaven. A ‘no’ on earth is a ‘no’ in heaven.
Spirit of Bondage – Romans 8:15: For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.”
Spirit of Fear – 2nd Timothy 1:7: For God has not given us a spiri of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
Dumb and Deaf Spirit – Mark 9:25-27: When Jesus saw that the people came running together, He rebuked the unclean spirit, saying to it: “Deaf and dumb spirit, I command you, come out of him and enter him no more!” Then the spirit cried out, convulsed him greatly and came out of him. And he became as one dead, so that many said, “He is dead. But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up, and he arose.
Spirit of Heaviness – Isaiah 61:1-3: “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, because the LORD has anointed Me to preach the good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all those who mourn, to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty of ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”
Spirit of Infirmity – Luke 13:11-13: And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up. But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” And He laid His hands on he,r and immediately she was made straight and glorified God.
Spirit of Jealousy – Numbers 5:11-14: And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel and say to them, “If any man’s wife goes astray and behaves unfaithfully toward him, and a man lies with her carnally, and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband, and it is concealed that she has defiled herself, and there was no witness against her, nor was she caught-if the spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he becomes jealous of his wife, who has defiled herself, or if the spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he becomes jealous of his wife, although she has not defiled herself-then the man shall bring his wife to the priest. He shall bring the offering required for her, one-tenth of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil on it and put no frankincense on it, because it is a grain offering of jealousy, an offering for remembering, for bringing iniquity to remembrance.
Spirit of Perversion – Isaiah 19:14: The LORD has mingled a perverse spirit in her midst; and they have caused Egypt to err in all her works, as a drunken man staggers in his vomit.
Spirit of Divination or Familiar Spirit – 1 Chronicles 10:13: So Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD, [even] against the word of the LORD, which he kept not, and also for asking [counsel] of [one that had] a familiar spirit, to enquire [of it].
Acts 16:16: Now it happened, as we went to prayer, that a certain slave girl possessed with a spirit of divination met us, who brought her masters much profit by fortune- telling.
Spirit of Whoredoms – Hosea 4:12: My people ask counsel from their wooden idols, and their staff informs them, for the spirit of harlotry [whoredoms] has caused them to stray, and they have played the harlot against their God.
Spirit of Haughtiness – Proverbs 16:18: Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Lying Spirit – 2nd Chronicles 18:22: “Therefore look! The LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouth of these prophets of yours, and the LORD has declared disaster against you.”
Spirit of Antichrist – 1st John 2:18: “Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour.”
Spirit of Life – Romans 8:2: For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
Spirit of Adoption – Romans 8:15: For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.”
Spirit of Truth – John 14:16-17: “And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever-the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.”
Spirit of Wisdom and Revelation – Ephesians 1:15-17: Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.
The Spirit of Holiness – Romans 1:1-4: Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh, and declared to be the Son of God with power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection of the dead.
The Spirit of Power, Love and a Sound Mind – 2nd Timothy 1:7: For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
The Spirit of Faith – 2nd Corinthians 4:13: And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed and therefore I spoke, we also believe and therefore speak.
The Spirit of Grace – Hebrews 10:29: Of how much worse punishment, do you suppose, will he be thought worthy who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, counted the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified a common thing and insulted the Spirit of grace?
The Spirit of Glory – 1st Peter 4:14: If you are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.