Tagged: spiritual

Tag: spiritual

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Jesus begins software engineer’s emotional healing

V grew up being bullied and oppressed, and retreated into an imaginary world where he was the champion, avenger, and lord over others. In addition, his family practised Taoist witchcraft. All these trapped him in a spiritual domain that was both dark and idolatrous. Jesus, in His grace, showed V...

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Jesus shows lawyer how to use her spiritual gift

S is blessed with beauty and many talents. Yet she struggled with sorrow and self-pity as part of her identity. The Holy Spirit led her to several important revelations that have brought her greater peace and deeper intimacy with God, including how her spiritual gift of empathy had been corrupted....

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The sin of pursuing what’s good

The idea of sinning against God by seeking to do something good seems irrational, maybe even ridiculous. Yet God’s Word warns us about being presumptuous. God’s ways and thoughts are higher than ours. His sovereign will can involve us doing something completely counter-intuitive, and the Bible is littered with such...

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God’s will for marriage, divorce, and remarriage

Divorce is on the rise. It is not unusual for people to enter into marriage nowadays with the idea, “I can always get a divorce if this marriage doesn’t work out (according to my expectations).” “Irreconcilable differences” and “failure to consummate the marriage” are grounds for divorce in court. Some couples even...

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Jesus shows teacher dangers of role playing games

S appeared lethargic and slow to respond to people and things around him. This was the result of closing off his heart to hurtful events and turning to role playing games as a form of escape since young. Through a time of prayer, the Holy Spirit showed S how he...

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Jesus delivers a Hindu convert from her anxieties

A came from a Hindu family that worshipped numerous idols. She was also diagnosed with a mental illness where she experienced a lot of anxiety and a couple of mental breakdowns. During a time of prayer, the Holy Spirit revealed the roots of her anxieties as she repented before God...

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Living a holy life, free from sin’s power

The apostle Paul boldly declared that he loved God’s Law with all his heart. Yet he kept failing to keep God’s commandments on his own mental ability, because there was some “power” was at war with his mind. This power is the sinful nature of the human heart. Later, Paul...

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Let’s not fall for a different Jesus

The Bible shows us that people began to preach a “different “Jesus not long after He ascended into heaven. The same can be said today, some 2,000 years later. Blatantly false Christs are easy to spot. Most times, we fall for a different Jesus when we see Him through our own lens and...

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Watch: Brian Kusunoki’s testimony

Brian Kusunoki spent decades in active ministry and accomplished many things in Jesus’ name, not realising that it was at the expense of his marriage. As a result of being willing to listen to the counsel of fellow believers, Brian realised that he had been ignoring his wife’s feelings and...

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Jesus shows therapist the truth about salvation

M fell into a pattern of perfectionism to earn approval, even striving hard to feel like a worthy Christian. Her fleshly patterns led her to set high standards for herself and all her relationships. This blocked her from believing that God loves her and from loving others as God loves...

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Parent wounds

Families from a crucial foundation for how we develop as individuals. Our parents are the first and most significant persons in our lives to demonstrate how worthy we are of love and attention. Yet, no parent is perfect. In fact, they may have been victims of broken upbringings themselves and...

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Role-playing games

Role-playing games take us into new fantasy worlds, where we can take on supernatural personas, from warriors and princesses to sorcerers and mythical heroes, in mock battles that glorify murder, revenge, self-glorification, and sorcery, all of which are forbidden in the Bible. Instead of training ourselves to love others, we...

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Jesus leads merchandiser out of spiritual deception

H had been stuck in spiritual darkness for a few years, where she was led by her soulish imaginations and experienced ungodly emotional, physical, and mental torment. Through the Holy Spirit’s gentle leading, she began to identify and understand the lies she had fallen for as a result of her...

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Jesus shows engineer root of anger

P grew up in a small town in rural England. For years, he struggled with uncontrollable bursts of anger. After recovering from a debilitating cancer, he was led to confront his deep-rooted issues that arose from a fear-based upbringing. The Holy Spirit showed him that he needed to forgive himself,...

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Fasting

Fasting is a crucial spiritual discipline, with the promise of greater liberty from the bondage to sin as we persevere. When Jesus was on earth, He fasted too. Here is a prayer as we fast and seek God.   Isaiah 58:6 ESV  “Is not this the fast that I choose: to...

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Watch: Evan Wong’s testimony

Evan Wong worked hard to please his parents and his seniors at work while suppressing his true emotions. This led him to episodes where he felt so stuck, that he could not speak. He became technically mute. Through these experiences, Evan learnt the power of prayer to help us break...

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Watch: John Ariwi’s testimony

John Ariwi had been a Christian for nearly 50 years, but it wasn’t until he made time to be still before God during a time of fasting and self-reflection that he began to hear much more clearly from the Holy Spirit. God lovingly led him on a journey of renewal...

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Overcoming jealousy for good

God is a jealous God and He guards the living spirit inside each one of us with a burning passion. This form of jealousy is good because it protects that which is eternal in each person. Our earthly jealousy, however, chases after temporal things. It is the reason why the...

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Faith

All of us have faltered in our faith at some point. We may admire the great faith and works of Jesus’ apostles. At the same time, we need to remember that they too struggled with doubt and fear – but they did not hesitate to ask God to increase their...