Tagged: spiritual

Tag: spiritual

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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 brings banker’s emotions back to life

L grew up with a lot of fear about disappointing her parents. As a result, she shut down all her vulnerable emotions and focused on performing up to other people’s expectations. Here is her testimony of how Jesus showed her that she is loved for who she is and that...

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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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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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Refuting the lies that glorify suicide

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, separates us from God. As...

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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...