STRONG WOMEN OF GOD – TESTIMONIES FROM YOU!!!!
TESTIMONIES FROM SISTERS IN CHRIST TO HELP SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE EACH OTHER. YOU ARE NOT ALONE AND WHAT ONE SISTER HAS FACED, COULD BE SIMILAR TO WHAT YOU HAVE FACED TOO AND SO IT IS A GOOD WAY TO SEE HOW OTHERS GOT THROUGH IT TO ALSO TELL YOU THEIR TESTIMONY..
THAT MESS YOU WERE ONCE IN, THAT YOU THOUGHT YOU WOULD NEVER BE ABLE TO OVERCOME IS THAT SAME MESS THAT THE MOST HIGH TURNED AROUND FOR GOOD.
FROM EVERY BAD SITUATION COMES A BLESSING AND A LESSON. DO NOT BE DISHEARTENED AND DONT BE HARD ON YOURSELF. EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES.
NO ONE IS PERFECT NEITHER ARE WE ALL IN ANY POSITION TO JUDGE OTHERS. SO LETS CELEBRATE AND REJOICE WHEN WE OVERCOME INDIVIDUAL STRUGGLES AND LOOK AHEAD FOR A BETTER TOMORROW..
WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR WHAT GOD HAS DONE IN YOUR LIFE TOO.
MOST HIGH BLESS YOU ALL
**TESTIMONY!!** Y’all I just want to thank God for everything He has done for me this week. It’s not easy being a full time student on your own. At the beginning of the week I had no food in my house, no job and my tuition needed to be paid. I thank God for His grace and mercy because it is now Saturday and everything I have listed prior, has been taken care of!! There is TOO MUCH food! My tuition is being taken care of and I got a job!! I just want to encourage anyone of you all going through anything to hold onto Him. I told God that I believed I would get a job at the beginning of this week and He honoured my faith. I’m not perfect but He continues to take care of me. DONT LET SATAN LIE TO YOU!! Your God shall supply ALL your needs!!! Not some, not one but ALL. Just trust Him. This year is Crowned with goodness. Expect NOTHING LESS.
HALLELUYAH GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST
SHARED BY: VANESSA
I just want to testify, give the GLORY TO GOD & let satan get behind me.
I have been so blessed with the ministry that GOD has places upon Lisa’s life. It’ is not an easy thing to do to follow GOD’s will but by his grace we manage. The group on whatsapp “empowering women” has helped me deal with so much of my issues. Every day I wake up and read the encouraging words from the sisters. If I’m having a hard day I always go back and read the messages, even look at the images, then it encourages me and takes me back to focusing on Christ.
Recently, I have been going thru a difficult time but I am so grateful of the ladies being there for me. I have been led to let go of a friend/ “lover” due to how he was making me feel. I remember crying, depressed, too much emotions going thru my head & I could feel my heart breaking into pieces. But GOD is close to the heart broken. I let everything out as it was to GOD & I felt such a an amazing peace of GOD being poured upon my heart & it was so powerful that until this day I don’t even think about him (GLORY TO GOD). I told GOD to take away every feeling that is not meant to be there so that I can focus on him and him ALONE. HALLELUJAH. GOD TRULY ANSWERS PRAYERS.
SHARED BY: ADLETTY
Hello, my name is Antonia
I would like to share a testimony of my life so far:
I would say that up until the age of 17 my life was a normal life, a lovely life. I loved life.
But after 17 years old, life from this time has been a struggle for me, I’m grown up now so I am mature enough to handle things now as they come my way. Out of the blue my mum expressed to me one day that she, my brother and step dad will be going to Ghana in 2 weeks time and they r not sure when they are coming back. I hated Ghana so I said that I am not going. My step dad from then on was really hard on me as he thought i needed to be tough since they were leaving. He was very argumentative, I couldn’t go out with my friends, they couldn’t come over (the little friends that i had). He was just mean. One day, he hit me so hard, I fell off my chair, until this day I have problems with my jaw. When they left, my stepdads sister stay with me but was hardly home. The house that use look like home was bare, empty…no more cable…no more mum… no more help….
My mum didn’t phone. I just left school I didn’t have job.. I began to get too big for my clothes… but didn’t have any money for my clothes n things. I soon didn’t go anywhere… just stayed inside…. and eventually became depressed and I remember feeling very rejected. Things like doing my hair was a problem. I was use to my mum doing my hair. I didn’t know what to do. Or who to go to. I was a bit lost.
I spent every single day crying.Morning,noon and night… all my days crying.
My grandma came round to see me one day and saw my state n took me in… things became worse after that. So my grandma decided tht it was time to go n visit my mum to bond with her again. We did, we mended our relationship. But soon afterwards I discovered that my step dad had been abusive to my mum and left her in Ghana. He destroyed everything they ever had. Everything, they are still battling in court..I have seen my mum suffer and my brother suffer… its been hard but I know everything will work out well for my family..God will always help my family…always…. the good thing I can take away from this experience in life is that I have become very dependent on God…very.. He is always there for me. Ive had to rely on Him. Because He been the only One ive had. The only one. In the earlier times it was so hard cos i didnt Know God very well. I was maybe to angry and hurt to even hear Him… but yeah.. Everything is going to be just fine.
God bless you all
Walking through the wilderness with God is not an easy or pleasant journey yet it’s one my soul desperately needed. When I think about what God Almighty has done for me I’m literally amazed during the most darkest and fearful days of my life Jesus stood by me never forsaking me. I now realise I’m alive today and all the blessings and favours that has come my way is because of the Heavenly father love for me. My life testimony is one I hope to share in God appointed time for now I’ll share one major aspect of my life, my education and the struggles that came with it also the victory that arose through Christ. When I was a child I was always insecure, I didn’t have a strong sense of identity or belief within myself especially regarding my education. I was deemed from a young age as incapable or worse off dumb by my peers and some of my teachers. This caused me to see myself through the negative lenses of my oppressors and consequently lowered my self-esteem. However, as years went on I learnt by the grace of God to read properly it all started when I was in year 7. I began to go to the Peckham library mostly every day and borrow books. I didn’t realise at time that was the Holy Spirit encouraging me to do so. Because I know within myself I would have never thought of doing such a task especially as I had such overwhelming fear in everything that required me to learn academically. I learnt a great deal of knowledge and understanding just from reading books this gave birth to my new found love for reading and writing poems a gift I never knew existed until that moment of time.
During my secondary school years I didn’t have an easy ride it was a very traumatic time in which I won’t go in details. However, this affected my ability to learn in that environment I was wrestling with many negative labels that was being put on me by some of my teachers. After 5 years of me being in my secondary school I left with no GCSEs I only achieved a BTEC pass grade in Science and Performing Arts. I can’t tell you the shame and humiliation I felt it was almost as if I was nothing, just junk on the floor waiting to be thrown away. My mind was in a very dark and disturbed place some people may say “well it’s not the end of the world it’s only your GCSE get over it”. Yet, for me I couldn’t, it left such a negative stain on my confidence I felt alone and useless with hardly no qualifications what would become of my life. Those were some of the words I heard not only from some the closet people to me but I told myself this subconsciously.
Nevertheless, Lord Jesus had a plan for me you see even when I was lost in my pain he was already preparing for my victory. I didn’t know what to do but I came to a decision to apply for Lambeth Clapham College and study Health and Social Care Level 1. I read the entry requirements you don’t need any GCSE as it’s a low level diploma. I thought to myself okay this seems more ideal for me especially where I am in my life. When I arrived the lady interviewing me wanted me to do a test to see where I’m at in my learning abilities that was not what I wanted I just wanted to leave at that moment. The result of my test came back and I didn’t score well at all in my Maths yet I did pretty decent on my English. To be honest I wasn’t surprised at my Maths that was such a major struggle for me. The lady told me that she thought there was no point of putting me through to do Health and Social Care Level 1. Reason being, I may not find that a challenge and that my English is good the only thing is that I need to improve on my maths. Therefore, she enrolled me to do Level 2 in the same course just higher I was so shocked I couldn’t believe this was happening to me. I thank God because I knew it was because of Him that I got on that course. While on that course I met one of my Besties and sister in Christ Keeley we are so alike it’s unbelievable and our friendship really is ordain by God himself. While I was there I worked extremely hard and for some reason I still struggle with disbelief whether or not I could achieve the course. But even when my heart doubted my God didn’t he enable me to stay in Lambeth Clapham College for 3 years and leave with a triple distinction now if that isn’t Jesus then what is it? Literally it was emotional I couldn’t believe a Girl with no GCSE is leaving with a triple distinction I thank God all the way. I began to make plans for my future and decided to apply for university I remember I had a dream about going to Roehampton University before I applied there. That was truly God showing me that Roehampton is the University for me.
Therefore, I decided to give it a go and hope for the best funny enough it was the first University that replied to me offering me a conditional place. However, I needed to achieve my Maths GCSE or equivalent in order for my offer to be secure although I was extremely happy I just felt so fearful about not getting my Maths especially as its weak area for me. Unfortunately, those fears came to life I didn’t achieve my Maths, I didn’t know what I was going to do I just felt so devastated I literally thought Roehampton was out of the picture. I remember telling God it’s going to take a miracle for me to still go Roehampton. But you see God’s plans for me were way bigger than I could ever imagine he was not going to allow my situation to stop me from achieving. I decided to pray and fast for 40 days and know that if it’s truly God’s will for me to go Roehampton surely I will. I had a few friends, sister and mum encourage me to believe in the miracle God will do for my life and thatI shouldn’t give up on my faith in God because God Almighty hasn’t given up on me. From that moment forward I started to believe. But trust me it wasn’t easy I had many tearful moments and times when I wanted to give up on everything. Yet, what kept me through was Jesus I kept writing many poems to Jesus and on his faithfulness towards me sure enough he came through for me just as I envisioned he would. I kept proclaiming Roehampton is mine in the spiritual realms and I said “God you can change the impossible situation and make it possible no doubt”. Every time people would ask me what university are you going? I kept saying I’m going Roehampton the more I spoke those words daily the more it came to existence. The power of the tongue is truly no joke impossible situations can be change just by speaking God’s truth out loud I can testify to the power. I wouldn’t even acknowledge the circumstance surrounding my position there because I started to have faith and trust in God Almighty
One day I decided to call Roehampton and find out what the status of my offer is and what the head of psychology apartment final decision is. To my biggest surprise I was officially being accepted to study at Roehampton University the only difference is that my course has changed I’m now studying Therapeutic Psychology. Reason being, it doesn’t contain as much maths compared to the other Psychology courses. At first I was disappointed about this decision but my mum, sister and Keeley allowed me to see the positive in this change. This was that at least I’m doing a course that is so closely link to my previous choice of course. Also I’m going to the University of my Choice so technically God answered my prayer. I really believe God knows what best for me he could have allowed the head of the Psychology department to offer me a place on the Psychology and Counselling course knowing that I won’t be able achieve due to the difficulties that may possibly arise. Or just decline my offer altogether but NO Jesus came and fought my case. It does show all the times I had those dreams of me going Roehampton it was from God. It wasn’t the enemy deceiving me although at one point I really did question wherever or not these dream were from him. Overall, I really do thank God for this miracle because really that’s what it was I mean I can remember praying, crying and losing sleep over this university situation. My God the way I prayed seriously my prayer life has definitely improved and I can honestly say it was spending time praying that made me trust God and his promises for me. I really still I’m in shock about this miracle but I know now that since Jesus has open the major door for me things will never be the same I will literally give university my all with Christ by me side no doubt all glory be to you Jesus. To whoever may be facing a similar situation to mine never give up on Jesus and don’t stop believing in the miracles God Almighty can do for you. You’re more than able the paper does not define you Jesus does. I leave this powerful verse with you all Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
God bless you all
My name is Keeley Stephenson and I am 20 years old and this is my testimony….
I smile, not because I think that I’m above anybody but because I know what it is like to endure great pain! I laugh not because I am at fault with anything or anyone but because I have lived my life the opposite for soo many years and am now starting to realize the beauty behind myself as well as my story
Growing up I never had an easy life! I was raised with a mother who had extreme cases of schizophrenia due to never taking her medication which as a result led me to experiencing all different types of abuse including sexual, physical, emotional you name it!! I experienced this abuse day after day and was forced to live with it all for several years! With that said, this damaged me as an individual and created me to be a really broken young female. Which as a result caused me to have several different insecurities and issues within myself!! Also to add on I never got to meet my dad so having said that this allowed me to develop my own perspective of how I chose to view the male generation and trust me it was not in a good light. Similarly, I would also develop these false theories in telling myself I could make it on my own and that I didn’t need anyone when in actual fact the times where I actually told myself that was the times that I needed people the most! Nevertheless, having gone through all of this, I began to develop a self pitiful attitude telling myself that somehow the world owed me without realizing that in order to be somebody great you would have to go through something great!!
And with that said my desire to know God supernaturally started to strengthen!!. Furthermore, as I began to walk with God further and further I came to know that he actually had a plan for me and that the words, scars and memories of my past would no longer be used to bring me misery but be used to bring fourth my ministry! God confirmed this for me in several aspects of my life and I am pleased to let you know that I have never turned my back on God since! I mean don’t get me wrong I still, fall short, backslide and sin just like everybody else but I am now wise enough to know that the grace of God still remains sufficient and will continue to keep and uphold me throughout the rest of this challenging journey to heaven! If anyone would like to ask me any further questions about my journey with Christ as well as also share your experiences please feel free to direct message me or comment below! I will happily reply and liaise with you in giving God the ultimate praise and glory!! Thank you all so much for reading this I hope that you all have been blessed by what God has done!! And that you can also be bold enough to be a light onto others by also sharing your story!!
God bless you all
CHASING AFTER YOU- (TYE TRIBBETT – CHASING AFTER YOU)
I just want to encourage you with one of most powerful testimonies, so as you know I was in a job for some time full time and in that same job they made it part time as I had been praying to get, because I wanted to spend more time on ministry and studies along with other commitments. So it was already on my door step and God did mighty things as always and a lot was learnt.
God made me realise many things and reminded me of them recently, as Tye Tribbett sings CHASING AFTER YOU- I was chasing after God but still putting things before Him, now this is not to say I didn’t trust in Him but my mind was money focused, paying bills and doing my best in the job and it affected me following me home rather than spending time in His presence was thinking about work. Now lets look at our ways and do a self-check, we live in a society where if you do not work you are a nobody, have nothing and not making good use of your time. They push this 9-5 working system and after all the hard work they take the taxes and at times what we earn is not always enough to pay for all we want to do at that moment in time. One will ask what is this? Did God create me to be a slave to the system or did He create me to be more than that, more than an employer, to be greater, successful and to enjoy all He has in abundance.
You see God predestined our steps way before we were born, He led me to understand that my ex job I recently left didn’t define me but I defined myself based on what I did with the income I received, my pay cheques didn’t define me, because when its all said and done and the money isn’t there I will still be alive doing what God has called me to do because my calling isn’t in making money and spending it anyhow and guess what He will be the one to provide for my needs, not that employer who treated me unfairly, not that employer who was racist, not that employer who treated me good because they thought I was mixed race (they were white and thought I had white in me- see what I mean) you see in the work environment it’s a dog eat dog world and everyone’s in it for themselves, and if you don’t do your job well will be replaced, they have control over your finances and can decline holidays you want to take. Listen God says IN PHIL 4:19 “HE WILL SUPPLY ALL YOUR NEEDS ACCORDING TO HIS RICHES IN GLORY IN CHRIST JESUS” , NOT THE RICHES OF MAN, NOT THE RICHES OF THAT EMPLOYER NOT THE RICHES OF THOSE PEOPLE IN THE WORKPLACE YOU FEEL YOU HAVE TO FIND FAVOUR FROM) NO IT DOESN’T WORK LIKE THAT BECAUSE THE MOMENT YOU TAKE YOUR EYES OF GOD AND TAKE MATTERS INTO YOUR OWN HANDS YOU ARE SETTING YOURSELF UP FOR A NASTY DOWNFALL
If God is a limitless God why do we fear our circumstances, why do we dwell on jobs, why do we over work ourselves to get a cheque which goes back as taxes to society. God led me to understand many of this, when He gives He doesn’t take, when He gives its permanent, when He gives its because He cares for us and loves us dearly. When we trust in Him we say despite no job He is with us, despite lack of finances He will provide, despite people talking I know who He says I am. What are you feeding your mind and spirit with? What God says or temporary people you do not need around you?
So back to my testimony, I left my job and they offered to have me come back this would have been the third time I would have gone back but God made it clear do not go back close that chapter and leave, now it takes strong faith to trust in God and leave a job knowing that it paid and met your needs, but He was saying He has greater for me and has greater for all of you too. Don’t get me wrong some can be used in their jobs yes I can testify to that, but on the other hand we can also take away a lot from our job which we can also apply to what He has called us to do outside of the job.
I also called my phone provider asking them how much I need to pay them because I knew the latest bill was out and I had to pay it off, so I called in and spoke to one of the representatives and asked and he said ‘you do not owe us anything and your account has been cleared, no further charges’ WHATTTTTTTT I checked my phone app two days before that and it showed my account was clear but thought it was an error and so called in, only for the man to say it had been paid two days ago. Now no one knows my details for me to think someone paid it off so I believed and knew it had to be a divine intervention no other way how awesome is God. Listen two days before that was in church on Sunday and God showed me two visions and in one of them I was kneeling down and God was pouring fresh oil into me as if I was a cup and there was a lot of oil overflowing and that was the surplus for blessing others and then what was left was me nurturing what was in me to build on myself and growing in His presence, having more faith and relying on Him.
Then two days later I am told an £85 phone bill which I didn’t even agree with was paid off, when I say I was shocked- and I didn’t use a penny to cover it, then a few days later I found money in my draw and in this same week received a tax refund in the thousands, completely unexpected and took me back to the fact that despite not working God wants me to focus on Him and the ministry and He will take care of my needs without me over working to please employers- imagine that. I am not accustomed to the ways and things of this world but I am accustomed to the ways of God and His word. He has placed a lot on my hands and had to show me that my prayers do get answered, He is always with me, my faith spoke for me, money isnt everything and what is in the world is indeed always temporary.
So as the song says CHASE AFTER GOD AND DO NOT CHASE AFTER: THE JOB, THE MONEY, THE PEOPLE, THE MATERIAL THINGS
BECAUSE ALL THOSE THINGS DO NOT BRING ETERNAL HAPPINESS. I CAN HAVE ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD DOESN’T MEAN I WILL BE HAPPY. I CAN HAVE ALL THE FRIENDS DOESN’T MEAN I AM SECURE. I CAN HAVE ALL THE THINGS IN THE WORLD BUT STILL BE EMPTY. PLEASE DON’T FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN GET ON YOUR OWN MIGHT BUT FOCUS ON GOD ALONE AND YOU WILL NEVER LACK
GOD BLESS YOU ALL
LISABLESSED – EMPOWERED UNITED WOMEN MINISTRY