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Watch: Noel’s testimony

Noel shares about how she longed for her parents’ approval as a second generation in a family business, and how God led her to see the truth about her family relations and led her to a vital reconciliation before it was too late. Praise God! Click here to go to our...

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Watch: Bernard’s testimony

Bernard grew up with a demanding and strict father. This caused a lot of insecurity. God showed Bernard in a vision that he was unable to move forward because he was still held back by an “opened parachute” that had already landed him on the ground. God invited him to...

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What godly humility is not

It is not always clear to us what godly humility entails, particularly in shame-based cultures where we are nudged or coerced into being docile, compliant, submissive, and accommodating. Modesty, deference, and shame may look like humility, but the motivation may be to please people or shield ourselves, rather than to...

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Jesus leads banker to mend broken family relationships

Jesus leads banker to mend broken family relationships

L struggled with hatred towards her mother for all the cruel things she had done, including manipulating her into hating her own father and sister. As she humbled herself before God, the Holy Spirit led her on a journey of revelation, repentance, and greater compassion towards those in her own...

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Watch: Danny’s testimony

Danny grew up poor and vowed to become successful. In the process, he chased success passionately and became blinded to how he hurt his own family by neglecting their emotional needs. Danny received healing as he allowed the Holy Spirit to show him the truth in his heart that would...

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7 ways Satan devours those are not sober-minded

God’s Word warns us to be alert and sober-minded so that our minds do not succumb to attacks from Satan, who is likened to a prowling lion. The idea of being hunted down by a lion can seem frightening at first, until we understand how a lion hunts.   1...

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Jesus frees manager from lifelong sorrow

T had been climbing up the corporate ladder but hid a heart filled with sorrow, rather than hope, joy, and peace. During a time of humility in prayer before God, the Holy Spirit revealed to T the root to her lifelong sorrow – and the sin that kept her trapped...

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Jesus heals teacher of self-hatred

J struggled to love herself and her body, and was caught up in a vicious cycle of trying to improve her appearance. God led her to a time of prayer and confession, and showed her that her self-rejection was rooted in the many criticisms she and her sister received growing...

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Confess the emotions that make us sick

When we feel ill and consult a doctor, we are seldom advised to look inside our hearts and examine if there are toxic emotions inside us that are making us sick. The Bible tells us that “a joyful heart is good medicine.” At the same time, God’s Word says that...

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Jesus shows lawyer the roots to her fears

E continued to struggle with chronic fear even though she had experienced the Holy Spirit’s healing and deliverance in her previous renewal prayer sessions. In her journey of continually seeking God and being renewed into the image of Jesus Christ, E continued to seek the Holy Spirit’s revelation and transformation...

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Jesus shows marketer His faithfulness

A grew up in a controlling and judgemental family. She hoped to escape the pain of her childhood but found no peace, only more disappointment. By attending a course and prayer session led by the Holy Spirit, she has slowly begun to understand herself better and lean more on God...

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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...

Ways we extinguish the Holy Spirit

God is a consuming fire and the Bible records numerous instances where God appeared as fire, including at Pentecost where the Holy Spirit appeared as fire on each of the disciples. Fires, however, can fizzle out on their own or be actively quenched. So it is with the Holy Spirit....

Stay awake and watch the End Times unfold

Jesus has warned us to keep watch for the signs of the End Times (also referred to as the Last Days, the Day of the Lord, or the Last Hour). Just count the number of times Jesus repeatedly said to “stay awake” in Mark 13:32-37. Clearly, this is a significant...

Identifying and cleansing our motives for serving God

Desiring to serve God and do good works in Jesus’ name are certainly noble and commendable desires. Indeed, our faith in Jesus should always result in good deeds. Yet God doesn’t just look at our works, He also looks at our hearts. How can we check our hearts for impure...

Hidden subconscious motives can enslave us to sin

We often don’t consider why we do the things we do, but God does. God’s Word says that He evaluates our motives more than our ways. We can do many things that appear to be good or even excellent to other people, but that will displease our Creator because we...

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Jesus opens pastor’s eyes to stronghold of performance

J faithfully shepherded God’s flock of believers and always tried to set a good example for everyone in his church. Unbeknown to himself, J carried a heavy load and had been feeling spiritually weary. As J humbled himself before God and allowed the Holy Spirit to search his heart, he...

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Jesus cleanses scientist’s sins

B felt neglected and alone as a boy. This led him to search for meaning and purpose through idol worship and the occult. While this made him feel more accomplished than others, it also made him feel more isolated. As B humbled himself to review his life, he began to...