Tagged: faith

Tag: faith

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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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Spiritual pollution of homes, districts and territories

Our Creator has given us the privilege to care for and have dominion over His earth. He also promises to bless us in the land He gives us when we obey His commandments. Yet as we know, mankind has been polluting our environment at alarming rates. More than that, the...

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Jesus frees IT manager from witchcraft curses

W had been volunteering as a prayer counselor when she realised she needed inner healing herself. Here is her testimony of breaking off the generational curses from her family’s black magic that corrupted her childhood memories. Praise God! Just when I thought I had settled comfortably into my spiritual journey,...

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Vaccines and transplants that use the tissues of aborted babies

“The use of fetal tissue from elective abortions is commonplace in the pharmaceutical industry and in medical research,” states an article from the National Center for Biotechnology Information in the US*. Many common vaccines, for instance, have been developed using the fetal tissues of two aborted foetuses from the 1960’s,...

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What it feels like to be purified by the Holy Spirit

Followers of Jesus Christ are called to turn away from sin and be purified by His Spirit. One can compare a pure connection with God’s Spirit to the pristine environment of the Alpine mountains, as opposed to the chaotic congestion of a bustling, polluted city. A life that is entirely...

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Jesus shows architect His sweet fragrance of life

T experienced an unexplainable fear after two friends committed suicide. He sought help and was led to do a renewal prayer that led him to identify his suppressed negative emotions. To comfort T, Jesus manifested His presence through a sweet fragrance in the prayer room. Praise God! A good friend...

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Do we bless God or do we blaspheme Him?

Most of our prayers revolve around asking God for blessings and protection. The idea of blessing God through our attitudes and words may be foreign to some of us, yet it is central to an authentic relationship with Him. God is not a static vending machine of blessings. He is...

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Testing for idols in our hearts

When Jesus Christ becomes our Lord and Saviour, He sends His Holy Spirit to reside in our hearts to guide our conscience, motivations, and inclinations. Many things in this world fight for God’s position in our hearts and divide our devotion to Him. An infinite number of idols tempt us...

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Jesus reassures and comforts medical specialist

E grew up missing out on her father’s love and attention. This led her to idolise love from men. Here is her testimony of hearing Jesus reassure her that He knows her pain and that He will give her a new life with Him. Praise God!  Although my family is...

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Suicide turns away from salvation through Jesus

God has created every human being with survival instincts. Suicide is not a natural choice. Research shows that most who survive suicide attempts do not attempt it again. Let us pray that no one acts impulsively and takes their own lives because suicide, or self-murder, goes against the Ten Commandments....

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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...

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Jesus frees trader from depression

K lived a life of debauchery, all in the search for acceptance and peace. Here is his testimony of repenting, turning his heart to God and experiencing his Heavenly Father’s deep love in very real ways. Praise God! I grew up in a dysfunctional family. My parents fought all the...

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Attitudes that lead to financial ruin and curses

The Bible provides a lot of practical advice on money, including warnings about the things that bring financial poverty and spiritual curses. Our attitudes about money will always reveal the true nature of our hearts; whether we love God and love people more than riches. Here is a quick list...

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Performance: The subtle Buddhist influences on the Christian faith

The world chases after “bigger, better, faster, stronger” in the name of progress. We are told we can achieve anything as long as we try hard enough. Sadly, we can bring this same performance-based mentality into our relationship with God. We believe we can achieve spiritual “enlightenment” through our own...

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18 Bible teaching tips for facilitators

It can be nerve wrecking to teach or facilitate a Bible-based class for the first time. After all, God’s Word reminds us that those who teach will be placed under greater scrutiny. Not only do we need to ensure that we represent God‘s character and intentions accurately, we must check...

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Jesus shows banker His unconditional love

A grew up looking up to prominent family role models and striving to be accepted. Jesus showed A that he did not need to earn God’s love, that he was dearly loved because he is God’s son, and healed his yearning heart. Praise God! I always longed to be fully...

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Next steps after forgiving someone

Forgiveness is a powerful act that releases us from being enslaved to other people’s hurtful actions. It heals and restores our spirits. After holding onto grudges and bitterness for a long time, how should we respond the next time we see our ex-offenders, particularly if they haven’t changed or shown...

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What it means to truly know God

God delights in those who understand and know Him. To know God is to recognise His voice, be well-acquainted with His ways, be able to discern His sovereign will, and be fully assured of His perfect character. The more we know God as our Lord and Best Friend, the more we...

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Spiritual pitfalls of chasing financial security

God is not against wealth. Many great men of God were very wealthy; King David, King Solomon, Job, and Abraham. But God does not want us to spend our mental and physical energies chasing money in the name of “financial security”. That is when we place more faith in money...