Tagged: fear

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It’s not a sin to make mistakes

In general, we should avoid making mistakes but for some, the fear of mistakes can become chronic. We know that we are probably struggling with a deeper issue when we see all mistakes as unacceptable or indefensible. We may even attach a moral code to it that sounds something like...

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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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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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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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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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Surrender control

Releasing control is hard because it is an invisible battle for our hearts. We may know what we ought to do in our heads but find it hard to truly trust God 100 percent in our hearts, so here is a prayer to help us along.   Also, see Is...

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Watch: Vincent’s testimony

Vincent has been recovering from abusive childhood experiences and inbred fears to learn how God values and loves him firsthand. Praise God! Watch his testimony. Click here to go to our YouTube channel. Video transcript Even though I could say that God is slow to anger and compassionate, deep inside I...