Tagged: work

Tag: work

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Drunkenness opposes the Holy Spirit

All food produced from God’s earth is good. The Bible points out that wine “gladdens the heart of man”. Unfortunately, mankind has a tendency to misuse God’s good gifts. Today, alcoholic binge drinking is socially tolerated and even glorified with stories of outlandish behaviour and missing memories. Many of us are unaware of the...

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Following Jesus’ examples in ministry

When Jesus began His public ministry on earth, He demonstrated how we are to follow His humble heart of service with many examples and testimonies. Praise God that all ministry workers, both volunteer or full time, can learn directly from the world’s perfect High Priest. We reflect Jesus’ heart best...

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Jesus helps banker recognise his fear

E suffered from deep subconscious fears in spite of having a blessed life. At times, he would be unable to speak and become mute. Here is his testimony of how the Holy Spirit helped him unlock the emotional and spiritual lies that the enemy had used to destroy his life....

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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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Ambition is a double-edged sword

We are all told to aim higher in life. Ambition is healthy when it helps us achieve goals that are a blessing to others. Unfortunately, ambition becomes unhealthy when we make it all about ourselves. The Bible calls selfish ambition “unspiritual” and “demonic”. It creates a playground for Satan to...

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Cleansing workplace

We are often unaware of the spiritual dimensions at our workplaces. Many places of business in Asia have been prayed over by chanting monks, feng shui masters or mediums and are homes to lucky charms, superstitions, sprinkled blood, animal sacrifices and rituals. Perhaps these occur so often around us that...

When our work ethics become unhealthy

When our work ethics become unhealthy

Work can give us great purpose, recognition and reward. After all, God created work. He gave Adam a job that comprised two main tasks; that was to tend to and to guard the Garden of Eden. God also assigned a helper for him named Eve.   Genesis 2:15 ISV The...

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Cleansing self

After ministering to or praying for others, people may sometimes feel that things aren’t back to “normal”. There may be unexplained body pains, emotional changes, temptations or odd events, which occurred almost too coincidentally afterwards. Just as we shower to clean ourselves after a day of work, it is good to also...

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Work politics

No one wants enemies at work. There will be people who simply oppose what we do or stand for. When the work politics gets really bad, we may be tempted to question God’s goodness or to pray for another job. It can be comforting to know that ultimately, judgment is in...

Church leadership

If you ever get the opportunity to pray for a church leader, it is a chance to bless not only the leader but also their family. People who minister to others often also sacrifice time with their loved ones, so let’s not forget to bless their families and homes too....

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Surviving work politics

Jesus was plagued by politics. Everywhere that He went, there were people who didn’t like His agenda and spelt a lot of time gossiping, maligning Him and plotting for his downfall. Does this sound anything like our workplaces? What can we learn about dealing with office politics?   In any occupation...

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Work testimony

Our jobs provide us with wonderful opportunities to demonstrate godly values at work and what it means to have peace beyond understanding. There may be days, however, when our “to do” lists seem overwhelming, our bosses unreasonable and our co-workers uncooperative. We may even feel like throwing in the towel...