Category: Repent

Repent

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Interacting with the “dead” is demonic

The Bible makes it clear that the living is separated from dead. Those who have died are waiting for God’s final judgement and no longer play a part in anything on earth. When we talk to, consult or pray for the “dead”, we are in reality, interacting with demons.   Ecclesiastes 9:5-6...

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Death wishes must be renounced

The dictionary defines a death wish as “the conscious or unconscious desire for the death of oneself or of another.” Jesus came to earth to die for us so we can live abundantly through His victory over death. By wishing for the death of oneself or of another, we ridicule...

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Names can bless or curse

Our names are significant, because they reflect our parents’ thoughts about and desires for us. Out of their hearts, they can unintentionally speak a blessing or a curse over us.   Luke 6:45 ESV  The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil...

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Inner vows must be revoked

Inner vows are declaration or promises we make about ourselves. Inner vows will come to pass – whether they were intentional or not, remembered or not, voiced out or not. They represent us choosing our will over God’s and need to be revoked before we can experience the fullness of...

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Recognising and breaking word curses

Word curses recorded in the Bible have all led to spiritual or physical troubles. In secular superstitious circles, curses are said to bring “bad luck”. Praise God that His Word shows us how to recognise and break curses spoken over our lives.   God’s Word warns us against cursing other people, because...

Jesus frees hotelier from spiritual attacks

Jesus frees hotelier from spiritual attacks

V was miraculously healed by Jesus from a long bout of sickness and dedicated herself to Him. Trying to grow in her faith and attending church, however, was difficult because of constant spiritual attacks. Here is her testimony of being freed from ungodly spirits, to experience God in joy hope...

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Jesus frees planner from generational curses

S is a financial planner who did not realise she had one foot in God’s kingdom and the other foot in Satan’s. Here is her testimony of turning away from an idolatrous family heritage and generational curses to be fully committed to Jesus Christ. Praise God! Total devotion to Jesus...

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Jesus frees believer from spiritual blindness

L grew up with a strong Christian heritage, not knowing that she had conceded to some spiritual deceptions. As she began a journey of deeper intimacy with the Holy Spirit, she started to experience unexplainable hindrances. Here is her story of how God shone His Light into areas of spiritual...

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Jesus sets professor free from anxiety

S is a university professor who has been a Christian since she was 12. For as long as she could remember, she struggled with deep anxiety. Here is her testimony of casting out the evil spirits that took a hold over her life after she was dedicated at a temple...

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Jesus sets IT manager free from nightmares

W had been enthusiastically learning about God after she accepted Christ at an Alpha course nearly two years earlier, but spiritual joy and freedom kept eluding her. Here is her story of finally being able to draw close to her Heavenly Father after cutting all ties with the Hindu spirits...

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Jesus frees entrepreneur from hopelessness

S is a talented, enterprising and hard-working entrepreneur. Yet she was plagued by thoughts of failure and unworthiness. Here is her story of being set free from the lies that Satan has formed in her mind because of ungodly inner vows she had made about her own life. Praise God!...

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Overcoming demonic influences

Satan will actively work against whatever is good and righteous in us in an attempt to stymie God’s love, hope, joy and peace in our lives through sin. How can we recognise the demonic influences in our lives that pull us away from our Heavenly Father?   Ezekiel 18:20 The...

Basic steps in identifying spiritual deceptions

Basic steps in identifying spiritual deceptions

Satan sets himself against the knowledge of God. He will confuse, entice, tempt, deceive and discourage Christians in their walk with God. A defeated enemy cannot defeat us. We can only be deceived into thinking that he can. Here are some basic steps in identifying spiritual deceptions. (See Chinese versions: 简体中文 > 何谓属灵欺骗...

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Common themes in spiritual deceptions

Satan couldn’t command Adam and Eve to do anything. He simply used subtle suggestions and half-truths, to manipulate their thoughts, feelings and behaviour. The enemy can only resort to subliminal suggestions and manipulation to deceive us today. Here are some common themes.   Genesis 3:1-5 ESV  Now the serpent was...

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Catholicism’s uncanny resemblance to Buddhism

A Buddhist once said, “Guan yin is to Buddhists what Mother Mary is to Catholics”. Indeed, a quick examination reveals a number of other things that the two religions share in common. While their expressions may be quite different, their underlying principles appear to be somewhat related.   Here is an...

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Jesus blesses MS patient with spiritual gifts

R was adopted into a loving Christian family who did not believe in God’s spiritual gifts. Because of this, she rejected the prophetic visions that God had given her. Here is her testimony of repenting of her rebellion against God and experiencing His mercy and grace. Praise God!  From a...

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Stumbling blocks to breaking sinful patterns

Jesus came to set us free from bondage to sin. To break free from cycles of sinful patterns, we first need to remove the stumbling blocks in our minds that prevent us from walking in spiritual freedom. What are some typical spiritual stumbling blocks?   The powerful Holy Spirit that raised Jesus...

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Satan’s dangerous web of “advice”

We will live with more joy and fulfilment if we are able to discern the lies that the devil lays in front of us. The world is full of life “advice” that teaches us to idolise ourselves. Such idolatry will eventually lead to our spiritual death. How do we ensure...

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The spiritual adultery that blocks us from God

No one likes to be accused of being an adulterer. Yet God loves us so much that when we are unfaithful and love other things more than Him, He sees us as spiritual adulterers. To understand this, we need to flip sides and view adultery from God’s point of view.  ...

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Symptoms of mental strongholds

We are called to live holy and blameless lives. How do we recognise our own mental strongholds that leave us stuck in ungodly thinking and behaviour patterns? What are some ways we can test ourselves?   God has provided everything for us to experience a life of victory, freedom and...