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The 6 Steps To Breaking a Generational Curse

Here are the 6 basic steps that you will need to take in order to be able to receive total deliverance from any demons who may have followed you into your adult life as a result of any severe transgressions made by one or both of your natural parents.

I will first list them out one right after the other so that you can see exactly what you are going to have to do, and then I will show you exactly how to do each of these steps under the appropriate captions below.

Here are the 6 steps and the order in which they must be done:

  1. The full surrender
  2. Confess the sins of your sinning parent to God the Father
  3. Be willing to fully forgive your sinning parent
  4. Break any ungodly soul ties with the sinning parent
  5. Break the curse line of the demons
  6. Verbally command the demons to leave you in the name of Jesus Christ

Now here is a full explanation of exactly what you will need to do in each one of these steps, and then the exact battle prayer that I had given to this 16 year old girl that will have all 6 of these steps properly incorporated into the battle prayer itself.

1. The Full Surrender

The very first thing you are going to have to do is to be willing to come into a full surrender of you and your entire life with the Lord. We have another article in our site in the Bible Basics section titled, “The Full Surrender.”

In this article, I explain to you exactly what this full surrender is all about, give you all of the verses from Scripture to back up what God is looking for in this full surrender, and then give you a good full surrender prayer that you can actually use to go before the God the Father to make this full surrender with Him.

The very first rule in spiritual warfare, before you can even begin to do battle with demonic spirits, is that you have to be walking and operating in a full surrender with the Lord. If you are not willing to come into this full surrender with the Lord where He will now be the One to take over the reigns of your life and lead your life into the direction that He will now want it to go in – then there will be no help and no deliverance from these demons.

Here is the verse from the Bible that gives us this specific revelation:

“Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” (James 4:7)

Notice the first four words – “Therefore submit to God” – and notice this verse starts out with this command.

What this means is that you first have to be willing to fully submit to God before you can even begin to resist and fight against the devil and his demons to make them flee from you.

Submitting to God means you have entered into this full surrender with Him. You have to be willing to fully surrender every part of your being to Him – body, soul, and spirit along with your entire life over to Him.

Again, all of this is fully explained to you in our article titled, “The Full Surrender” in the Bible Basics Section of our site.

If you are willing to make this full surrender with the Lord where He will now be the One who will be in total control of your life and lead it in the direction that He will now want it to go in from here on in – then you will now be ready for step 2.

2. Confess the Sins of Your Sinning Parent to God the Father

The next thing you are going to need to do is to fully confess out the sin or sins of the sinning parent to the Lord. As you will see in the Scripture verse I will list below, God is wanting you to acknowledge and then confess out those sins direct to Him. Here is the verse:

“But if they confess their iniquity and THE INIQUITY OF THEIR FATHERS, with their unfaithfulness in which they were unfaithful to Me, and that they also have walked contrary to Me … then I will remember My covenant with Jacob, and My covenant with Isaac and My covenant with Abraham I will remember …” (Leviticus 26:40, 42)

Why would God want you to confess out the sins of your father or mother when you had nothing to do with their sins in the first place?

I believe the main reason could be that God may want you to know exactly why these demons are coming after you in the first place – and that reason is because of the severe sins your sinning parent has committed against the Lord.

God wants you to have full knowledge as to what is going on behind the scenes in the spiritual realm, and by confessing out what sins you know your sinning parent has committed against the Lord – you are showing Him that you have the knowledge and the understanding that these original sins is what has caused all of these events to occur as they have done in your own personal life.

In the battle prayer I will list out below, this girl not only had to confess out the sins of her own natural father, but she also had to confess out the sins of his father, who was an abortionist responsible for the killing of thousands of unborn children.

If you can trace back through your family line any type of heavier sin or sins that your grandparents may have been involved in, it would be my strong recommendation that you also confess out the sins of these grandparents, and possibly your great grandparents if you can trace some of these heavier sins that far back.

When you get into this part of the prayer, you just simply confess out exactly what heavier sins you know your sinning parent has committed against the Lord.

What heavier sins that you do not know about can also be added into the prayer to make sure that you cover all of your bases with the Lord. I will show you exactly how to word all of this out in the battle prayer below.

3. Be Willing to Fully Forgive Your Sinning Parent

As a result of some of these heavier kinds of sins and transgressions against the Lord, some of the children in these types of dysfunctional families may end up getting either physically, verbally, and/or sexually abused.

As a result of this kind of extreme abuse, some of the children may end up harboring and holding onto deep feelings of guilt, hate, anger, rage, and unforgiveness towards the abusive sinning parent.

If those deep and intense kinds of negative feelings are not properly dealt with early on – these kinds of heavy negative emotions will settle down deep into the child’s mental and emotional makeup, and a mental stronghold will then form out giving the demons plenty of negative energy to attach to and feed on.

Before you can cast the demons out, you will first have to be willing to fully forgive your sinning parent for whatever they have ever done to you – no matter how bad, how vile, and how vicious some of their abusive acts may have been towards you.

Even if you do not feel like your emotions or thoughts could possibly line up with making this kind of confession before the Lord – all God is asking from you at this time is your mental cooperation with Him on this issue and make the best effort you can to verbally and mentally forgive your parent before the Lord.

Tell the Lord that you will not hold any unforgiveness towards that parent, that you know that your parents final judgment will rest in His hands, and that you will now let that parent go into His hands for His final judgment and vindication.

The Bible tells us that any type of vengeance in this life will always belong to the Lord – not to us – and not to any other family members who would like to try and get even for you with the original, sinning, abusive parent.

For those of you who think you may have a hard time in making this kind of confession before the Lord – we have another article in our site that goes much deeper into this kind of a problem.

The article is titled, “How to Handle Negative Feelings When Wronged by Someone Else.” This article is in the Psychological Issues section of our site.

It would be my strong recommendation that you also read this article. In this article, I give you all the appropriate verses from Scripture that deal with this kind of heavier problem and how to be able to really forgive an abuser or someone who has unjustly wronged you to a more severe degree in this life.

God, though the power of the Holy Spirit operating on the inside of you, can give you an inner healing from many of these kinds of negative emotions that may have settled in on you over all of these years as result of the abuse you may have had to put up with from your sinning parent.

There is healing and restoration from the Lord for you if you are willing to work with Him on it.

The above article will show you how to be able to receive this kind of inner healing from the Lord if you would really like to be set free from these kinds of negative emotions that will do nothing but rob you of your peace, joy, and happiness that you can have in the Lord.

Now here is why you are going to have to be willing to fully forgive your sinning parent for all of the abuse they may have inflicted upon you.

The following verse will tell you that before you get ready to stand and pray before the Lord – God will want you to fully forgive all of the people who have ever trespassed against you.

If you can’t or won’t forgive those who have trespassed against you, then this verse will tell you that God will not forgive you of your own trespasses when you trespass against other people.

And with God starting out this verse with the words “And whenever you stand praying” – the strong implication is really there that He may not even be willing to hear any of your prayers until you can agree to forgive all of those who have ever wronged you in this life.

And if God will not be willing to hear any of your prayers – then you will have little or no chance of getting any of your prayers answered.

And if you cannot get any of your own personal prayers answered with God – then you will have little or no chance on getting Him to deliver you from the demons who may be attacking you.

This is why it is so vitally important that you be willing to fully forgive all of those who have ever hurt, harmed, or transgressed against you in any way – which will include both of your parents if they are guilty of this, and any other siblings or friends who may have hurt you in your past.

Here is this most solemn and powerful verse from the Lord:

“AND WHENEVER YOU STAND PRAYING, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that you Father in heaven may also forgive your trespasses. But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses.” (Mark 11:25)

If you are willing to take this step with the Lord and fully forgive your parent or parents for whatever wrongs they may have inflicted upon you, no matter how bad or vicious those wrongs may have been, then you will now be ready for step 4.

4. Break Any Ungodly Soul Ties With the Sinning Parent

As a result of the natural, parent-child relationship that immediately develops when a child is born into the family – a strong spiritual bond will form out between the child and his parents – even if one or both of the parents end up abusing that child over a period of many years.

This is why it is such a shock to a child’s senses when they first start to receive any kind of extreme abuse from the sinning abusive parent.

Their first natural reaction is that there must be something wrong with them, or that they must have done something wrong themselves to warrant receiving this kind of abusive behavior.

It isn’t until the child starts to get older, wiser, and smarter that they start to see the abusive and sinning parent for what they really are – someone who is acting out on very sick and evil impulses with no effort to try and control it.

When a sinning abusive parent gets this far out of control and is doing horrible things to their children – then what the child must do when they get old enough to understand all of this is to break any ungodly and unhealthy soul ties that may have formed out earlier on in the family with this sinning parent.

This sinning parent will always be your natural parent by blood, but that does not mean you have to stay spiritually attached to this evil, sinning, and dysfunctional parent.

A soul tie is any type of spiritual bonding that can occur between two people who have entered into any kind of personal relationship.

A soul tie can occur between two spouses, two friends, two siblings, and between a parent and a child.

A soul tie can be a good and healthy one like what occurs between two people who marry for true love and who are capable of loving their children and their friends in a good and godly manner.

However, a soul tie can also be a bad one, where the personal relationship becomes dysfunctional with one of the persons becoming the dominant and abusive one in the relationship, and the other person becoming the submissive one who is being abused and hurt by the dominant person.

What happens in the spiritual realm is that when one person is being severely abused and dominated by the other, an ungodly and unhealthy soul tie can develop. And if that kind of unhealthy soul tie develops during the abusive relationship, then it has to be completely broken in order to be completely set free from both the abuser and any demons who may be attacking you as a result of the legal rights given by the abuser to the demons.

Demons will move in to feed off any kind of unhealthy soul tie that could develop – so you have to make sure that any of these kinds of destructive soul ties get completely broken when you go into this kind of battle prayer.

Sad as this is to say – this special, parent-child bond that should be forming out in the early years of that child’s development in the family can be completely ruined and completely severed if that parent starts to enter into any kind of abusive behavior towards that child or any of the other members in the family.

What this means is that if the sinning parent has gone too far with the abuse of a child over a certain number of years – then the child has to break any unhealthy and ungodly soul ties that may have formed out in those earlier years when they get old enough to be able to understand all of this and then is able to do this on his own.

The Bible tells us to choose our friends carefully in this life. Just because your sinning and abusive parent is your natural father or mother by blood does not mean you have to stay spiritually attached to them if they refuse to pull out of their evil and wicked ways towards you or any of your loved ones in the family.

In the battle prayer I will list below, I had the young girl break the soul tie between her and her natural father due to the murderous spirits that were still operating on her father.

If you are willing to fully break any ungodly and unhealthy soul ties that may have developed and formed out over the years between you and your sinning parent – then you will now be ready for step 5 – which will be to fully break the curse line that the demons have been feeding and operating on, which has been giving them the full legal right to be able to keep attacking and tormenting you over all of these years.

5. Break the Curse Line of the Demons

Once you have properly completed the above 4 steps, then you will be ready to fully break the generational curse line that the demons have been feeding and operating on.

As you will see in how I word this part of the battle prayer below – you will first ask God to do this for you since you have completed the above 4 steps for Him. Then you will take His authority and His power and verbally command this curse line be fully broken in the name of Jesus Christ.

The Bible tells us in Matthew 16:19 that whatever we bind or loose on this earth will bound or loosed up in heaven.

In other words, God has already given us His power, anointing, and authority to trample over all the power of our enemies – and some of our enemies are definitely demonic spirits.

When you get into this part of the battle prayer, you will be taking this spiritual authority direct from God the Father, and you will be commanding every inch and every part of this curse line to be completely broken, completely severed, and completely demolished in the name of Jesus.

Once this curse line has been completely broken and completely severed between you and your sinning parent – then you will be ready for the last and final step to be able to receive your deliverance – and that is to verbally command all of the demons to now leave you in the name of Jesus Christ.

6. Verbally Command the Demons to Leave You in the Name of Jesus Christ

Once this curse line has been fully broken, the demons will have nothing left to be able to hold onto, and you will now be able to verbally engage with them and command them to now leave you in the name of your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Again, I will show you how to word out this kind of battle command in the battle prayer below. Remember – the Bible tells us that the Word of God is our Sword. You directly engage with demons by verbally engaging with them.

If you try and verbally command the demons to leave you without completing the above 5 steps – their legal rights will not have been properly broken and they will not leave.

You must first make sure that you have properly completed all 5 of the above steps before you actually step into the arena with these demons to command them to now leave you in the name of Jesus.

The next article is on The Testimony On Breaking a Generational Curse


Friday 1st of May 2020

Wow. I see nothing here that makes anyone responsible for their own sins. I never read anywhere Jesus say I forgive your parents. Now your free. This is a formula for the devil to destroy you and your family. It pits you against your family. No one has the power to know any of this but God. This is idolatry their practicing. No different than a medium. I have the power to reveal what your family members did. Says who? The demons have no power over us if we live in union with God. He will be our God and we will be his people. The curse from generation in the Old Testament is for those who hate him.


Sunday 11th of October 2020

In simple terms, the enemy uses legal rights he is given. Demons will not put someone in bandage without a legal right. The purpose of those steps outlined is to break the legal rights the enemy maybe using. Yes if any man is in Christ he is a new creation, but remember this wont happen automatically we need to claim what belongs to us and thats why Jesus gave us power and authority over the enemy in Luke 10:19


Tuesday 28th of July 2020

But when Christ was being nailed on the Cross. He had to say father forgive “them” for they do not know what they are doing....would there be need for him to ask for someone else’s forgiveness?

I think it depends on the context with which you approach forgiveness. But in Forgiveness there is love not hate of rising against your’s praying for them. Just like disciples went around praying for “people” who were even far from family.

#random thought


Monday 22nd of June 2020

Faustina, check the first step outline above-you have to repent and surrender your life to God les you can never have authority over demons with sin in your life. Generational curses comes from iniquities (sins of ancestors). That s why it must be dealt with before the curses can be broken and the demons kick out. They feed on iniquities which give them legal ground to operate. In exodus the LORD said to the children of Isreal I will visit to the 3rd and 4th generation the childen of those who hate me. The bible says in Chronicle my people die for lack of knowledge! Jesus says anyone who will not carry their cross and follow me daily is not worthy of me. My dear this site is reach and you can grow in knowledge and understanding in the things of God here. Jesus Loves you and may the Holy Spirit reveal Him to you. Blessings

Patrick Rhodes

Wednesday 8th of April 2020

Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.” Galatians 3:13

Verse 13 is written in the past tense, whereas Galatians 3:10 is written in the present tense:

For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, as it is written: “Cursed is everyone who does not continue to do everything written in the Book of the Law.”

If Jesus broke the curses, how is it those of whom Paul was referencing in the present tense could be under a curse? Verse 13 does say Jesus became the curse, but it doesn’t say He broke any curses. Moreover, I cannot find a single example of Jesus or the apostles breaking any curses, yet we read that Jesus issued many curses? If Jesus did not break any curses why would anyone else?


Tuesday 18th of February 2020

Hi! My father was possessed for years since he was 16 before he married by multi demons. I heard several paranormal incidents happened to him because the house my grandfather bought was haunted and also my grandmother was cursed by one of our keen as he practiced witchcraft. Today my father is okay after several Buddhist matras they say. But the curse still haunts us I believe. Since then our family has broken in pieces. We don't have financial stability. My grandfather lost half his assets treating my dad and other half by one of his friends' fraud. I believe nothing is going right with my entire family ever since I acknowledge. I am desperately looking for this curse to break but all I need is help.


Monday 22nd of June 2020

my dear humble your self read and follow the steps outline above. The bible says I will visit to the third and 4th generation the children of those who hate me! We have the finished work on the cross as our legal ground and victory ground to stand and fight from.Jesus said anyone who will not carry his cross daily and follow Him is not worth of Him!


Monday 2nd of December 2019

My mother told me that my grandmother from my dad's side cursed me. She believed that if I become successful, then I'll help my dad so she wanted to stop that from happening. She was angry at my father for something he did and had a goat slaughtered. When she came to stay with us, she planted something in a tree in my family's compound. Ever since then my life has been one miserable experience after the next. I have two daughters from two extremely draining and miserable relationships. I have tried hunting for a stable job for years and I'm always getting rejected. Today, I made it to the last stage of a job interview only to lose it by a whisker to two other job applicants. I'm heartbroken and I feel like giving up. I have tried praying the Lord's prayer, praying to God but nothing seems to change. I'm worried that my kids will not have any future. Please help me.


Sunday 25th of October 2020

Don’t give up which we all feel like doing at times. I’ve got plenty of stress with my older sister taking her life in early September, my 87 year old mom is very sick, and other stuff. Anyways, try to picture in your mind some things that make you feel happy. Many years ago I was a 21 year old LDS missionary in Northern California. I was home sick and not very healthy, but there in Yreka, California I started helping others and laughing, and being a little crazy which took my mind off all my problems. Do some hobbies or things that make you feel good. My prayers are with you.

Archibald Moore

Saturday 17th of October 2020

Hi Hildah I just want to let you know that you do not need to light any candles or stand in any circles to pray, like what amy said....All you have to do is carefully follow the steps in this article so please read it again carefully.....thanks


Friday 3rd of January 2020

Hi there Hildah,

I'm so sorry that you are going through so much. After reading your heartfelt comment, I can tell there has been evil blocking you from prosperity, as well as your kids you fear will suffer. First, start by asking our Heavenly Father for forgiveness of the sins that your grandmother committed. If you have a white candle inside of a glass, sit it on a table, light it, and get your family to stand around it in a circle and pray asking our Heavenly Father and his Son Jesus Christ to break the evil curses that have tormented you and your family. Most people fail to realize it, that we all have been cursed through evil ancestry in some way or another. I was very young when I conceived my first two boys, and come to find out, the sperm donor to my sons, his evil mother was doing witchcraft and she had cursed her entire family. She even tried to kill me because she knew her own dirty son was wrong, eventually, I got away from those dangerous people. Then I gave birth to a daughter, come to find out the guy that I was dating, his dad believed in witchcraft and he was a (G) Mason. My daughter is cursed and she turned against me for no reason at all. I have to pray and leave it all up to my Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. That's why all women should be careful of who they conceive their babies through. For an example: If a young girl is dating a guy and if his parents are devil worshippers, or have sold their souls to the devil; then the guy as well as his entire family is already cursed and the evil curses will rub off on the girlfriend as well, that relationship will not last. I can't say too much, but I think you get the idea. All three of my children are cursed badly, and they are very evil. Sadly, I had to cut tides with my children for a little while, because I tried to explain the truth to them, but their mind is so messed up and they are children belonging to Satan. No children that love their mother would never turn against her for no apparent reason, and that's how I know witchcraft is heavily involved. And no one has to believe in witchcraft in order for a curse to be put on them, that's nothing but a lie. People can put anything inside of your food, they can use your hair, photos, and your clothing you have worn. It's not a good idea at all for folks to post their photo online, they don't know who their enemies are. My life was first cursed because of my dad, he was a evil man that worshipped the devil doing witchcraft, and the curse fell back on me as I got older. And my late mother, her own dad was a (G) Mason, and that's how I ended up getting involved with people of the devil, Satan already had those evil folks set to mess up my life because of evil ancestors. Our Father in Heaven is the only one that can break evil curses, and it may take a while but he and his Son Jesus Christ is always on time. I hope that my comment will bring you closer to our Heavenly Father. Not last but least, make for sure that your own heart is right with our Father in Heaven, and ask for forgiveness of any sins that you can think of and have committed. And remember, Satan is no friend to no one and is all about breaking peace, causing poverty, struggling, and so forth. I will pray for you to get a job, Amen! Claim it in the name of Jesus!!! I keep you in my prayers.


Friday 29th of November 2019

My name is Geoffrey, i have been strangling with breaking demonic curses for 5 years now but i thanks God for helping to break them by following the steps provided above. my God bless is people and continue giving the knowledge on how to break ant trap that the devil use to torment God people