Tagged: prayer

Tag: prayer

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God and the physics of light

God refers to Himself as light. Light illuminates, sustains all life, and is found everywhere, even in darkness. From quantum physics to geology and biology, many things cannot be fully understood without taking light into account. Light is paramount to our existence, and the qualities of light give us wonderful...

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Jesus begins lawyer’s emotional healing

F grew up in a family where negative emotions were never addressed or discussed. As a result, she lived with severe emotional suppression until Jesus shone His light into her heart and began a journey of healing for her. Praise God! During a prayer session in 2018, a friend was...

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Jesus reveals roots of anger to student

M felt disconnected from God, in spite of praying and attending different Christian courses. Finally, she sought the Holy Spirit’s counsel through a time of prayer and confession, where God revealed some forgotten but painful memories that led her to hold on to anger and resentment. M received indescribable joy...

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Healing our subconscious (emotional) minds

Numerous research studies by psychologists and neuroscientists have shown that human beings are wired to make decisions based on our subconscious emotions, rather than our conscious logic*. We mentally tell ourselves what we ought to do but don’t always follow through because our feelings led us astray. It is little...

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7 ways to test if your church has become your idol

Loving God is the first commandment for any believer. Many things in this world jostle for our love and attention, notwithstanding our own church communities. Churches become our idols when we feel more connected and devoted to them than to Jesus. This drifting away from loving God first in church...

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Jesus shows party-goer true peace

C grew up in a troubled home and turned to alcohol and wild parties to forget her troubles. As she repented to God, she began to experience a new peace and joy, and no longer desired her past decadent lifestyle. Praise God! Back in 2017, I committed myself to Jesus...

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Jesus frees teacher from hidden demons

E had just suffered the sudden loss of her youngest brother through a fishing accident, which in turn, brought up many questions and hidden wounds. In spite of her doubts and skepticism, she decided to go to God for her answers. Jesus not only answered her, but He also freed...

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Temptations serve a purpose

It is not a sin to be tempted. It is only a sin when we give in to the tempter, Satan, and rebel against God – whether knowingly or unknowingly. Yet we ought not to glorify the devil for his potential to deceive us. It is God, in fact, who...

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The subconscious beliefs that block childlike faith

Jesus called us to become childlike in order to experience God and His Kingdom. Imagine a child holding its arms up to call for his daddy or running as his father calls. There is such innocence, awe, and expectation in its radiant smile. Is that the kind of faith we...

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Jesus comforts missionary

J grew up longing to please her mom and feeling that she didn’t do a good job. This affected how she related to people and to God. The Holy Spirit revealed her hidden emotional wounds and helped her release her buried hurts and disappointments to Jesus. Praise God! As a...

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Jesus frees designer from occult curses

A is a young Christian who sought to be free from her occult ties and family curses. Jesus gently led her on a journey to understand that true renewal begins with the right attitude and set her free from her Buddhist spiritual roots. Praise God! Before becoming a Christian, I...

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Using anger for God’s glory during civil uprisings

During times of civil unrest, we find ourselves being tossed to and fro by wave after wave of political propaganda, sensational news stories, fear-mongering, accusations, and threats. Many of these stir up very strong emotions and anger. How are believers to test our instincts and burning feelings so that our...

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Imitating Jesus in times of civil uprisings

Protests, revolts, and violent confrontations are on the rise around the world, as ordinary civilians stand up against injustice, social ills, and oppression. Jesus Christ was also born into a time of severe oppression and social injustices. Yet He stood against His political oppressors in non-violent ways. What can we...

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Jesus shows lawyer true rest

P strived to work hard and climb the social ladder as a result of her family beliefs. Jesus showed her that she didn’t need to strive to be accepted by Him and filled her heart with His peace. Praise God! I was born and raised in a traditional non-Christian family...

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Jesus renews executive’s self-image 

L learnt to suppress her emotions from a young age and to please others in order to win their approval. She began to wear a “mask” until she confessed her past emotional pain and regrets in Jesus’ name. God then showed her through a vision that she only needed His...

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Self-hatred

Self-hatred often stems from a deep sense of inadequacy, born out of imperfect and anxious childhoods. Along the way, it is likely we may even have wished to die or resorted to hatred and bitterness. This gives way to Satan to bombard us with critical, condemning statements until we start...

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Denial as a defence mechanism destroys

The ninth commandment in the Bible calls us not to testify falsely against someone. What if that someone is ourselves? At some point in time, we have all denied or downplayed some stressful emotions and thoughts to avoid drawing attention to ourselves. In other words, we testified falsely against ourselves....

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Jesus replenishes and heals architect

E lived with unbelief as a result of many lies that were planted in her heart since young. Often shamed by others growing up, she felt a lot of pressure and burdens. Jesus showed her that He is the One who takes on her burdens and quenched the thirst in...