Tagged: strongholds

Tag: strongholds

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How Satan hijacks our minds

Jesus describes Satan as a thief. Thieves cannot steal from us or break into our homes when we remain alert. Satan is only able to steal from us when we let our guard down. Here are some ways he will hijack our minds and blind us to his tactics.  ...

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What is your horoscope?

Horoscopes, lunar calendars, zodiac signs, tarot cards and numerology are based on the study of the stars and planets to try to explain who we are, our relationships and what lies ahead. We need to keep in mind that over time, these floating bodies of rock and gas will explode...

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Testing for deceitful spirits in churches

Jesus came to destroy the works of Satan in this world. As Jesus’ followers, we must protect our Saviour’s beloved church from the devil’s cunning schemes. How do we recognise when subtle demonic influences start to creep into our churches and lead God’s people away from Him?   1 John...

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Seeking solutions vs. God

It is natural to be cautious about anyone who wants to be our friend just for some personal benefit, especially if they know that we have the ability to improve their lives. But what if that person is us? We treat God the same way whenever we pray only when...

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Helping emotionally draining people

As believers in Christ, we are to bear each other’s burdens. Sometimes, it can be overwhelming when someone constantly dumps all of their emotional pain and garbage onto us. How do we ensure that we do not become overloaded and burdened by emotionally draining people when caring for others in the Christian...

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Jesus frees fund manager from demons

S had been actively serving at church and was baptised a few months prior to a cleansing prayer. Here is her testimony of how Jesus set her free from demons that had hidden in her life through areas of unconfessed sins. Praise God! I never thought I needed deliverance. I...

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Jesus shows lawyer her true value

E is a Christian who was unsure if she had a real relationship with God. Here is her testimony of renewed faith and joy after God showed her how much He values her, once she repented of her personal spiritual strongholds in Jesus’ name. Praise God! My faith used to...

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Yoga is a dangerous spiritual discipline

Yoga is hugely popular for its benefits to the body’s physical flexibility and strength. There is much debate about whether it is purely a fitness regime or not. Hence, it is worthy to note that Hindus lay claim to yoga and object to its marketing as being purely for health...

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Meditation can corrupt

The world has embraced various forms of meditation that focus either on the present, emptying our minds or repeating a mantra. This is very different from what the Bible teaches about meditation. Biblical meditation is a focused contemplation of God; where we pray to our Heavenly Father and receive spiritual encouragement and revelation through...

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Hypnotism hijacks our mind

Hypnosis is the “induction of a state of consciousness in which a person apparently loses the power of voluntary action and is highly responsive to suggestion or direction.”  Hypnotism bypasses the analytical side of one’s brain, the conscious mind, where value judgements are made, and taps into one’s subconscious mind, which has...

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Ungodly soul ties must be cut

God calls us to love Him with all our soul. Yet we can be enticed away from God by those that are “as our own soul” and compromise our full devotion to our Heavenly Father. Such relationships form the foundation for ungodly soul ties.   If we are not careful with the soul...

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Qi energy leads us away from God

Qi (or chi) refers to the circulating life force or vital energy that is central to Chinese medical treatments, exercise and self-defence. This is counter to the Holy Spirit, who is breath of God and His life-force. Whenever we turn to acupuncture (针刺), Chinese medicine, fengshui (风水), qigong (气功), tai chi (太极拳), foot reflexology (足底按摩), tuina...

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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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Sororities and fraternities corrupt

Members of sororities and fraternities form strong social attachments that can last a lifetime. Gods Word warns us against becoming attached with people who are not submitted to God, because they will ultimately lead us astray. A quick look at the practices at sororities and fraternities points to many ungodly rituals...

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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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Demonic nightmares can be stopped

God promises all believers sweet sleep. Vivid, frightening nightmares however, point to emotional strongholds that haven’t been submitted to God and demonic interference into God’s sweet rest for us. Thankfully, demonic nightmares can be stopped in the name of Jesus Christ. We simply need to arm ourselves with the right...

Forgiving others

Offences happen when people sin against each other and against God. There is no sinless person on this earth and there is no one in this world who has not been offended. We all have someone in our lives we need to forgive. Forgiving is hard, as we struggle with our...

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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...

A prayer for the Church in Last Days

Church in Last Days

The apostle Paul warned that the end times will be difficult times for churches. The challenges that we face will not just be from outside the church but from within. Any corruption of any church anywhere is an assault on God’s good name, and we are called to be persistent in...