Tagged: salvation

Tag: salvation

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The dangers of Christian self-improvement

Christian self-improvement is highly pervasive. This is evidenced by the plethora of “how to” over “die to” teachings. We are taught how we can grow confident in our identities, discover our potential, and live more meaningful lives in the name of Jesus Christ. These are all very positive-sounding aspirations. Yet...

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Jesus frees lecturer from feeling abandoned

W had been struggling to draw close to God throughout her Christian life, until she recognised the generational curses in her family as well as the negative effect of her inner vows, which closed her heart to people and to God. As she renounced both in Jesus’ name, she encountered...

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Jesus shows artist He is her Best Friend

K had a tendency to judge others and hold them at arm’s length because she feared rejection. Jesus showed her that she did not need to seek the approval of friends because He loves and accepts her as she is. Praise God! I was known as ‘the quiet one’ growing...

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Jesus frees lawyer from sexual bondage 

C had fallen into a deadly trap of tying his self-worth to meeting other people’s demands. This led him to become hyper-anxious, addicted to pornography, and even suicidal. Jesus set C free from bondage by showing him how much His Heavenly Father values him and faithfully answers his prayers when he...

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Confusions about what qualifies us for heaven

Every day is 24 hours closer to eternity. How have we been preparing ourselves? Will our decisions on earth lead us to heaven? Will we arrive in heaven poor or rich? Are there things we need to get right on earth first? The Bible reminds us to fix our hearts...

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Jesus restores analyst’s joy of singing

F is an investment analyst whose first love is singing. Through mixed messages from her parents growing up, she subconsciously learnt to perform to gain approval from others and to fear singing in public at the same time. God revealed the root of these fears and showed her that He...

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Jesus frees manager from blood pact with death

D experienced severe beatings and emotional abuse as a child. As a result, she became depressed and unknowingly made a blood covenant with Satan in an attempt to escape her misery. In spite of her forgotten memories, God pursued D until this pact was revealed and her heart was set...

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Jesus frees manager to receive full gift of tongues

S hadn’t realised that there was something blocking her gift of tongues. God graciously revealed several demonic footholds from her childhood as she fasted and sought Him, so that she could remove these blockages from witchcraft in the powerful name of Jesus Christ. Praise God! Rarely did I imagine that...

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Jesus restores architect’s childlike faith

D went overseas to boarding school to study on his own when he was 10 years old and developed a spirit of independence. This eventually hardened his heart – until he submitted himself to be restored to an authentic child-like Father-son relationship with God. Praise God! I was taught to...

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Hatred has a purpose

Hatred seems inconsistent with a God who loves mankind immensely. Yet it is precisely because God loves us so much that He hates the evil attitudes and behaviours that keep us away from Him. Made in God’s image, we too have the propensity to hate. Hatred is a powerful “murder...

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Jesus heals consultant’s hidden wounds

K was growing in his faith but confessed to being emotionless. Here is his testimony of how God gently revealed the wounds that choked his emotions and healed his heart as he confessed his pain. Praise God! God emptied me completely before I could be filled with His love and...

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Mental disorders

God is the God of all hope who gives us joy and peace. He is not a God of confusion, fear and other mental afflictions. To the exclusion of God, this world prescribes various forms of pain relief and prescription drugs for those suffering from mental conditions. While this can...

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Jesus leads accountant to repentance

L had struggled with her parents’ constant bickering most of her life, seeing it as the reason for her unhappiness. Jesus lovingly led her to repent of her judgment and recognise her need to love them as He loves her. Here is her testimony of how the Holy Spirit graciously convicted...

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Jesus heals teacher’s longing for acceptance

S loved arts and sports but felt forced into other academic subjects in school. To escape, he began to indulge in dark magic cards, shows and movies that were disguised as entertainment. These set him on a self-destructive spiritual path. Jesus showed S that His unconditional love and healed his...

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Jesus frees counselor from spiritual blocks

C had been a Christian for many years. Having studied counseling, she faithfully served at church and offered her counseling skills for free to fellow believers. Here is her testimony of being delivered of spiritual strongholds through prayer and receiving a renewed spirit through Jesus. Praise God! In my 20-plus...

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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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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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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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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...