Inner Healing with Jesus the Carpenter

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The following testimony is from a student at Christian Leadership University, taking the course "Prayers That Heal the Heart." It is an example of inner healing, as Jesus walks into a painful memory and heals it with a beautiful vision that gives comfort and encouragement. Thank You, Jesus!

I was prompted this morning to remember an event from my early childhood. When I was about 10 years old I got an incredible Christmas present. This was the most fantastic kid's carpentry set of superb tools made in Germany all encased in a beech wood box. You could make a grandfather's clock with these outstanding small scale tools. For reasons I cannot explain my mother threw the whole set out one day. This event shattered my desire to be creative and I have always had issues trying.

Remembering to bring Jesus into the picture, I asked God for help. I then saw Jesus as a big brother that was helping me with doing some carving on wood. The big brother I wished I had a few thousand times. Jesus then made a sparrow out of a block which came alive and flew away at tremendous speed. I then asked Jesus to help me with the memory of the tool set and I then saw a table full of boys all using the tools to make something unbelievable. This was an example of soul healing for me.


Do you have deep hurts from the past that you haven't been able to let go of? Learn more about these "Prayers That Heal the Heart" here.

Have you buried painful memories that you now want to invite Jesus to meet you in? Find out how you can be "Counseled by God" today.


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