Category: Emotional Wounds

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Seeking inner healing through prayer

One may hear terms such as inner healing, spiritual counselling, and healing prayers within Christian circles. Unlike secular counselling, such ministries seek to free people from emotional pain and the broken patterns of this world with the help of God’s Word and the Holy Spirit. Distinctively, they involve the use...

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The Holy Spirit heals the wounded child inside us

Jesus made a startling statement that “unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” God is not asking us to become childish in our thinking or behaviour. Rather, He is showing us that in order to enjoy all of God’s kingdom blessings, our...

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Vocabulary to unplug buried emotions and receive God’s healing

Growing up, very few of us experienced “emotional schooling”, where we were taught how to pinpoint and address unpleasant feelings in healthy ways. As a result, we may have simply ignored or stuffed down unpleasant emotions, thereby unintentionally collecting a hidden archive of painful memories. To receive healing through the...

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Acknowledging the spiritual roots of depression

The symptoms of depression are identifiable. Its spiritual roots, however, are not instantly evident. As the testimonies in this post will show, depression can be overcome through the surrender of ourselves to God in Jesus’ name and being filled with His Holy Spirit. But first, we need to know the...