祭祖违背了神的话语

Ancestor worship opposes God’s Word

As followers of Jesus Christ, we worship the living Saviour who conquered death by His resurrection from the grave. Chinese traditions, however, call on Chinese people to revere our ancestors and their graves. Such practices directly oppose God’s Word and can be a source of conflict with non-believing family members,...

关于进天堂资格的一些困惑

Confusions about what qualifies us for heaven

Every day is 24 hours closer to eternity. How have we been preparing ourselves? Will our decisions on earth lead us to heaven? Will we arrive in heaven poor or rich? Are there things we need to get right on earth first? The Bible reminds us to fix our hearts...

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Jesus restores analyst’s joy of singing

F is an investment analyst whose first love is singing. Through mixed messages from her parents growing up, she subconsciously learnt to perform to gain approval from others and to fear singing in public at the same time. God revealed the root of these fears and showed her that He...

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Jesus frees manager from blood pact with death

D experienced severe beatings and emotional abuse as a child. As a result, she became depressed and unknowingly made a blood covenant with Satan in an attempt to escape her misery. In spite of her forgotten memories, God pursued D until this pact was revealed and her heart was set...

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Breakthrough 

Our prayers can sometimes feel empty and powerless. Unknown to us could be unseen obstacles that turn God away from listening to our prayers. What could these be and how can we remove the blockages so that we can experience greater breakthroughs in our prayers?   See What stops answered...

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Jesus frees manager to receive full gift of tongues

S hadn’t realised that there was something blocking her gift of tongues. God graciously revealed several demonic footholds from her childhood as she fasted and sought Him, so that she could remove these blockages from witchcraft in the powerful name of Jesus Christ. Praise God! Rarely did I imagine that...

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Jesus restores architect’s childlike faith

D went overseas to boarding school to study on his own when he was 10 years old and developed a spirit of independence. This eventually hardened his heart – until he submitted himself to be restored to an authentic child-like Father-son relationship with God. Praise God! I was taught to...

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Recognising the “different Jesus” of the prosperity gospel

The prosperity gospel claims that faith and obedience to God will bring earthly blessings and physical healing. God’s Word promises us every spiritual blessing through the Holy Spirit, but it also tells us that we will suffer and be persecuted for following Jesus. Jesus tells all His disciples to consider...

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Drawing the line in gossip

Rarely does gossip represent the full story, it’s simply the side of the story we like to talk about. Most people are drawn to gossip because it seems to build social credit. Yet we dislike being the target of gossip ourselves. God’s Word says that gossipers are like those who...

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Sharing God’s great gift of empathy

Most people go through life feeling alone. We may be surrounded by large crowds and people who care for us. We may intellectually know that God is always with us. Yet we can still feel lonely inside and silently long for a deeper connection with our fellow human beings. God...

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Do our lives reflect God’s power?

The Bible talks a lot about God’s power. It also talks about the power He gives to those that believe in and obey Him. God’s power gives us the ability to rise above our circumstances, overcome sin, heal the sick, and destroy the works of Satan. In his letter to...

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Jesus wasn’t macho

From young, we are all taught what manliness is all about – which usually involves being well-built, tough, and emotionally impenetrable. Taken one step further is the macho man who is full of bravado. The macho man will aggressively protect his “invincible” image and not back down from any confrontation....

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Spiritual hindrances to planting God’s Word in our hearts

Christians sometimes say that they can’t seem to understand, remember, or quote a lot of the Bible, despite having studied it for years. The issue isn’t their desire or brain capacity. After all, neuroscience research has shown that our brains have the capacity to store 4.7 billion books*. Perhaps it...

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Hatred has a purpose

Hatred seems inconsistent with a God who loves mankind immensely. Yet it is precisely because God loves us so much that He hates the evil attitudes and behaviours that keep us away from Him. Made in God’s image, we too have the propensity to hate. Hatred is a powerful “murder...

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Jesus heals consultant’s hidden wounds

K was growing in his faith but confessed to being emotionless. Here is his testimony of how God gently revealed the wounds that choked his emotions and healed his heart as he confessed his pain. Praise God! God emptied me completely before I could be filled with His love and...

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Mental disorders

God is the God of all hope who gives us joy and peace. He is not a God of confusion, fear and other mental afflictions. To the exclusion of God, this world prescribes various forms of pain relief and prescription drugs for those suffering from mental conditions. While this can...

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Jesus leads accountant to repentance

L had struggled with her parents’ constant bickering most of her life, seeing it as the reason for her unhappiness. Jesus lovingly led her to repent of her judgment and recognise her need to love them as He loves her. Here is her testimony of how the Holy Spirit graciously convicted...

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Jesus brings banker’s emotions back to life

L grew up with a lot of fear about disappointing her parents. As a result, she shut down all her vulnerable emotions and focused on performing up to other people’s expectations. Here is her testimony of how Jesus showed her that she is loved for who she is and that...

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Jesus heals teacher’s longing for acceptance

S loved arts and sports but felt forced into other academic subjects in school. To escape, he began to indulge in dark magic cards, shows and movies that were disguised as entertainment. These set him on a self-destructive spiritual path. Jesus showed S that His unconditional love and healed his...

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Jesus frees engineer from shame

B grew up in a family that worked hard and never talked about their feelings, so he relied on his own performance to win their approval. God gently guided him to confess and surrender his frustrations and shame to Jesus and receive true joy from the Lord. Praise God! I...