Tagged: father

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Hidden shame from family expectations

The word “shame” is often associated with public disgrace, humiliation or abuse. There is a form of silent shame that is less apparent but also deeply damaging. From birth, we learn about our value from how our parents interact with us. Many of us wear an invisible cloak of shame from years...

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Cursing our parents curses us back

In anger, frustration, pain, and annoyance, we may shoot offensive and damning statements at people. Cursing, no matter how seemingly justified, goes against the Holy Spirit. He only brings patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness and self control. A tongue that has been poisoned with “restless evil” will curse others. The Bible teaches us not to...

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Jesus frees banker from the work of a Jezebel spirit

C noticed similar destructive patterns in his romantic relationships. Here is his testimony of how Jesus lovingly pointed him to Himself as the Source of love, after removing several spiritual strongholds that were rooted in how his mother relates to his father. Praise God.  Growing up, I rarely thought of myself...

Jesus reveals spiritual blindspot to charity advisor

Jesus reveals spiritual blindspot to charity advisor

O was born into a Christian family and assumed her parents had all the answers on life and faith. Here is her testimony of realising that no human being can set the standard for perfect love, holiness and grace. Only God can. O has now learnt to worship her Heavenly...

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Jesus delivers retiree from pride

D had been a Christian for decades but it wasn’t until some financial difficulties that he learnt the importance of putting down his pride and submitting to God. Here is his testimony of recognising the root of his pride and being healed of neck-ache. Praise God! For nearly 50 years...

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Toxic parents who bring us pain

God calls us to honour our parents. What if they are also the source of our greatest pain? Some parents rule their families through poisonous manipulation, intimidation and fear. This leaves many with conflicted emotions; frustration, anger, resentment, desperation, guilt, respect and affection towards their parents. How can we reconcile our...

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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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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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In-laws

In marriage, we are not only united with our spouse, but also our in-laws. The Bible shows us that our relationship with God comes first, followed by our marriage and then our extended family – not the other way around. There may be times when we will have to honour God above...

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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 reveals strongholds to ministry worker

M served in full-time ministry for a number of years and struggled with trusting God for her next career move. Here is her testimony of repenting for the barriers she had placed in her relationship with our Heavenly Father and her supernatural encounter with Him. Praise God!  I hadn’t realised...

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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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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 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,...