It was the disobedience and rebellion of the Jews, God's chosen people, to their covenantal responsibility to serve only the one true God, Jehovah, that gave rise to the opposition and persecution that they experienced beginning in Canaan and continuing to this very day.
Our trials are similar. Don't delay what should be addressed at the beginning of the process in hopes that you can avoid it or somehow minimize your suffering. As excruciating as it feels at the time, doing the right thing and being obedient to God allows you to move through the process faster and more aware of what is to come.
The beginning of breakthrough in a family is when items of idolatry that were brought into the family are thrown out; when all the garments and instruments of secret cults and occultism that were brought into the family are thrown out; when all the maids that have familiar spirits are sent back to where they came from; when relationships with strange women that have become second wives are broken; when sinful things are got rid of; when cases of bribery and corruption are dealt with and taken away; when stolen items are restored; when there is change of mind concerning divorcing the rightful wife because the Lord hates divorce.
William Marrion Branham, Mike Murdock, Justice Kojo Bentil, Pastor Mensa Otabil, Billy Graham, Dag Heward Mills, Benson Andrew Idahosa, Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. Myles Munroe, David O. Oyedepo, Bishop Tudor Bismark, Rick Rigsby, Jerry J. Panou, Kenneth E. Hagin, Smith Wigglesworth, David Ibiyeomie, T. B. Joshua, Adrian Pierce Rogers, John C. Hagee, Ravi Zacharias, Brian Houston, Kenneth M. Copeland,