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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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Jesus frees financial services worker from mental stronghold

A struggled with letting God take the lead in his life. He relied on his own solutions in all areas of his life, until the Holy Spirit revealed the roots to his self-sufficiency to him. As he repented and sought God’s renewal, he began to see his purpose in life...

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Jesus helps manager’s inner child confess her pain

E struggled to connect with her emotions, having been taught growing up that feelings did not matter and were of no help. As a result, she sometimes struggled to acknowledge her true desires and needs. Through a time of prayer with some friends to seek the Holy Spirit’s counsel together,...

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First, count the cost of following Jesus

Jesus warns everyone to not begin a relationship with Him until we have fully understood the personal cost that we have to pay each day. This is not the teaching of Someone who is interested in a mass following. The Lord Himself has said, “any one of you who does...

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Turning to Jesus as a first-born in an Asian family

Asian cultures place great emphasis on the family. There is often much excitement whenever there is a firstborn for the family, particularly if it is a boy who carries on the family name to the next generation. We see from the Old Testament that God also placed certain expectations and...

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Watch: Jessie’s testimony

Jessie shares about how she suffered intense abuse growing up, resulting in a defiant and rebellious attitude against all authority figures, including her pastor and elder. The Holy Spirit showed her the roots to her anger and hatred, and led Jessie on a journey of healing. Praise God! Click here to...

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Recognising the fruit that God produces in us

Jesus compared genuine believers to branches that are grafted into Him so that they bear His good fruit. He therefore warned that without Him, we can do nothing. In fact, any branch that is not grafted in will be thrown into the fire to be burned. What sort of fruit...

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Checking our attitudes before we pray

Our prayers are sacred to God. He values His time with us in prayer fiercely – so much so that Jesus publicly rebuked the money-changers and priests for turning His house of prayer into a “den of robbers.” It was at this point that the priests decided to destroy and...

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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...