Tagged: Bible Jesus Christ

Tag: Bible Jesus Christ

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Healthy Christian fellowship groups

Healthy Christian fellowships provide safe places for believers to gather regularly and grow in their personal relationships with God. Some communities emphasise Bible study while others are activity based. Whatever the case, the best groups are ones where participants feel safe to be challenged in their faith and will lovingly...

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Retraining our anger triggers

Anger can set off hot emotions and physical reactions in our bodies. Anger is usually triggered when we believe that someone is being unfair, unkind or unacceptable. If we cannot help but get angry at even slight agitations, we might need to ask God to show us the reasons why....

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Jesus frees tech manager from guilt

R works in technology. No matter what happened to him, it seemed that joy and peace were not meant to be his. Here is his testimony of him finding freedom through Jesus to be released from his prison of guilt and condemnation. Praise God! For years, I felt like I...

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Jesus reveals father wound to architect

C enjoyed a successful career and marriage but felt unfulfilled and trapped. He was stuck in mild depression without realising it. This is his testimony of realising the root of his emotional stagnation and the need for God to show him that He is his perfect Father. Praise God!  I...

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Jesus frees lecturer from anger

W is a lecturer who struggled with pride and anger for many years. Here is her testimony of being set free from the fear and pain from her childhood by forgiving those who hurt her. Praise God!  When my counsellor suggested I forgive my mother, I refused. When I was...

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Jesus frees architect from insomnia

E had been a Christian since childhood but never experienced the joy of the Lord until she discovered the root of her misery through cleansing prayer. Here is her testimony of finally experiencing God’s redeeming grace. Praise God! For years, I lived my life without any joy. Although I was...

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Jesus restores life coach’s inner peace

J found joy and purpose in serving actively in church but was angry and frustrated once he was on his own. Here is his testimony of being set free from invisible chains from past hurts that used to hold him back from experiencing spiritual freedom. Praise God! I was prepared...

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Jesus sets banker free from despair

V is a successful director at an international bank, who had struggled to find joy in her relationship with her Heavenly Father. She was driven, independent and joyless at work. Here is her testimony of how Jesus removed her despair and healed her heart. Praise God!  I had no idea...

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Children

Perhaps one of the most difficult things to do as parents is to not worry about our children. Will they grow up healthy? Are they receiving the right education? Who are their friends and how are they being influenced outside the home? Will we be able to support them and...

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Suffering

No one enjoys suffering. Yet we find that followers of Jesus Christ develop greater spiritual maturity and strength through endurance training in the midst of pain and suffering.   A prayer to cry out to God in our suffering “Dear Heavenly Father, I seek to honour You in every area...

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How God uses suffering in our lives

Suffering is like the chemotherapy that destroys the cancer of sinfulness in our lives. We can emerge from the “treatment” free of a particular type of “cancer” such as pride, fear or rebellion, or we can fall back into the deathly sickness of sin when we don’t learn the lessons...

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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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Mission trip

A mission trip pulls together different people to serve those in need of God’s glory. How can we pray for the planned activities as well as the people involved?   James 1:27 ESV Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows...

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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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When to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ when serving others

It is not always the tough times that leave us fatigued, but when we seem to be doing lots of good things. In serving others, we are not meant to become “spiritually unwell”. How do we end up in such unhealthy situations, and how do we come out of them graciously?...

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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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How to avoid burn-out as a mentor

The Bible promises us that when we hope in the Lord, we will run and not grow weary. If mentors burn-out and no longer serve our Father in Heaven with joy and focus, then we need to ask ourselves if we’re giving ourselves enough rest – or if our issues...

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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,...