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The Catholic faith in light of the Bible

There are many questions about Catholicism, which can only be answered by the Bible. What does God’s Word say about the faith and the rituals practised by the 1.2 billion Roman Catholic followers around the world? Here is a personal testimony from the editor for Teaching Humble Hearts, Jennifer Sum....

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Jesus sets teacher free from fear of men

J is a teacher who had avoided relationships of any kind with man. It affected all aspects of her life, from family to work and church community. Here is her story of how she was able to confront the root of her fear and be set free. Praise God! Because...

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Jesus sets banker free from shame

L is a banker who was successful on the outside but was filled with anger and shame on the inside. Here is her testimony of how she learnt to break free from her pain through repentance and embraced all that God has prepared for her. Praise God! I was in...

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Living in our spiritual inheritance

Jesus Christ came to earth to share His spiritual inheritance with His followers. We may not escape pain and suffering in life, but our lives can begin to reflect God’s image and holiness now. What should a life that is a reflection of our spiritual heritage look like?   Spiritual inheritance...

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Jesus heals manager’s church wounds

D grew up in a condemning and chaotic charismatic environment which made her wary of anything spiritual. Here is her testimony of how God healed her of the wounds she carried from an un-Christlike church community in the past and drew her closer to His true love. Praise God! For years,...

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Realities behind not forgiving ourselves

All of us have something in our past that causes us great embarrassment, shame, accusation and pain. Just thinking about it is enough to make us cringe. Why do we have so much difficulty in forgiving ourselves?   Unable to forget  God promises us that once we ask Him to...

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The importance of emotional self awareness

Our emotional reactions to people, circumstances and places reveal a lot about ourselves. We may be unaware that our hidden attitudes dishonour God and idolise ourselves. Spiritual growth requires that we develop emotional self-awareness.   Fortunately, God’s Holy Spirit will also convict us when we start to give in to...

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Unhealed trauma affects our spiritual growth

Events such as divorce, bullying, rejection, parental neglect, betrayal or abuse are all traumatic. Unhealed trauma has a negative impact on our thought processes and emotional health for a long time. Eventually, our spiritual life also suffers.   The Merriam Webster dictionary defines trauma as “a very difficult or unpleasant experience...

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Jesus heals retired manager’s eczema

J is a retiree with two adult children from a previous marriage that ended in divorce. Now remarried, she had struggled in her relationship with her children. Here is her story of how a case of eczema led to her renewing her life in Jesus Christ and reconciling with her...

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Jesus sets business advisor free from anger

J is a business advisor who privately struggled with unpredictable bouts of anger. Here is his testimony of recognising how his unhealed father wound still haunted his thoughts and behaviour as an adult and the healing he experienced through Jesus Christ. Praise God! My anger was often unpredictable and irrational. People...

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Jesus delivers teacher from rage and OCD

A is a teacher who had struggled to control her rage in class. She felt unloved by her dad and unworthy of intimacy with God. Here is her story of how she was set free from lies about her father’s love for her and deep-rooted OCD tendencies. Praise God! For years,...

Forgiveness brings us new life

Everybody agrees that forgiving others is a good thing to do and many sincerely wish to practice it. However, it is natural to struggle with forgiving others, or perhaps think that we have forgiven someone but still privately hang on to some small grudge.   Forgiveness truly is a conscientious choice, but...

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Jesus frees designer from inferiority complex

N is a designer who built up her own retail brand. In spite of her success, she struggled with a deep inferiority complex that began as a child. Here is how she learnt to start a new life in Christ, free of accusations from her past. Praise God! Growing up,...