LOVE Issues

No one loves perfectly.  So everyone needs healing for past and present love issues.  Also, unloving acts create offenses in your heart, which impairs your ability to love others well. To learn more, read the following blogs: Freedom from the Spirit of Jealousy and  Love From a Pure Heart

Read through the list below. If any of the negative issues, unhealthy beliefs, or behaviors on this list evokes a negative emotion, go back to 5–Finding Painful Memories and Healing Issues to identify the related painful memories. 

Identify unhealthy beliefs created by the painful memory, then pray and put them off. Be sure to loose/put off the oppressive energies and spirits attached to each painful memory.  It is helpful to keep a prayer journal to track your healing.

Jealousy: watchful or solicitous in guarding or keeping: as a man is jealous of his rights.  Or jealous of someone else’s advantage.

Envy: feeling  discontent and ill will because of another’s advantage, possessions, etc.; resentful dislike of another who has something desirable

Rudeness: to be dishonoring or discourteous

Bragging: to boast; or arrogant: full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty

Self-seeking: insist on your own way

Easily angered; provoked, irritable

Unforgiving: keeping a record of wrongs

Resentful: the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult

Hateful: to have a strong dislike or ill will for; loathe; despise

Delight in evil: morally bad or wrong; wicked; depraved

Loose UNHEALTHY BELIEFS AND LIES and bind in opposite

Pray:  Lord, I lose the unhealthy belief(s) from my mind and heart that___(i.e. I am unlovable, insignificant, and flawed.)  Pray, I bind into my heart and mind that I am lovable, significant, and valued, in Jesus’ name.

1 Cor. 13:4-7—LOVE IS
Pray and bind/put on all the following attributes and truths to your mind and heart

Patient: bearing or enduring pain, trouble, etc. without complaint, losing self-control, making a disturbance, etc. 2. refusing to be provoked or angered, as by an insult; forbearing; tolerant

Kind: sympathetic, friendly, gentle, tender-hearted, generous, etc.  [is humble: one who has a modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc. and meek: humbly patient, as under provocation from others]

Rejoices with the truth; of God and His Word

Bears all things (NAS & ESV): patiently endures;

         always protects (NIV): guard; defends the truth

Believes all things (NAS & ESV);

         always trusts (NIV): God and His promises

Hopes all things (NAS & ESV);

        always hopes (NIV): believes and claims God’s promises

Endures all things (NAS & ESV); always perseveres (NIV): steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., despite difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement (does not quit)


Love is being able to let go a wrong, forgive, and not stir up strife. Prov. 10:12; 1 Pet. 4:8

As I stay in love, then I will also abide in God’s love, and He will watch over me. 1 John 4:16; Ps. 145:20

I can love others as I love myself and would want them to love me. Mk. 12:31; Matt. 7:12; Luke 6:31

God is love, and God loves me.  Nothing in the universe can separate me from the love of God. Rom. 8:39

God loved me first, so I can love others and myself. 1 Jn. 4:19

As I increase in love for others, being tenderhearted, kind, and forgiving, God will strengthen my heart so I will be blameless and holy. Eph. 4:32; 1 Thes. 3:12,13

I devote myself to loving others, and I can give preference to others in honor and serve them.  Rom. 12:10; Gal. 5:13,14; Phil. 2:3-11

The love of God is perfected in me when I obey His Word. 1 Jn 2:5; 1 Pet 1:22

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