Healing Hearts, Transforming Lives

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This is the task of the Elijah House of the Philippines. (EHP) whose vision is to see every Filipino know God intimately to accomplish the Elijah Task as found in Malachi 4:5-6 and Matthew 17-11. Their mission is “to teach life principles, counsel and heal in the spirit and power of Elijah for the work of restoration and transformation in every hurting heart, confused mind and wounded spirit.” Their community-based healing ministries reach out to the marginalized, sick and broken. Dr. Nora Lucero, PBS General Secretary and Mrs. Esperanza Cartera, PBS Marketing Manager, attended their healing ministry conference, “The Kingdom of God Transforming the Kingdom of Hearts” last May 20-22, 2014 at the Meralco Gym in Ortigas Avenue. The conference focused in transforming the heart as, “Out of the heart come evil thoughts” (Matthew 15:19). Its objective was to transform hearts and lives through prayer ministry, biblical wisdom and the Holy Spirit’s power.
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There were six (6) speakers during the Conference: Robert and Kathie Fetveit, Robert, Hartzell, Dan Hitz, Sandra Sellmer-Kersten, and Molly McNamara and each one of them had a story to tell and a testimony to share. The speakers emphasized the importance of biblical foundations for inner healing and the basic laws of sanctification and transformation in enabling discernment of root issues for real healing to take place. They likewise focused on letting go of bitter roots and bad fruits that produce sinful habits and lead to ruined lives. Identifying the roots and recognizing strongholds that bind the heart from growth can lead to inner changes – changes that would determine the physical, financial, spiritual, educational and emotional health of a person. This is the kind of life the Father God has intended for each person and for the whole family to have, no matter how easy or how difficult the experiences were growing up with the family. All experiences of being a part of the family also determine how one would relate to the Father’s love. This is why it is important to understand God’s image in the person, one’s identity in Him and one’s destiny as His child. Years of living in pain can wound the heart so deeply leading to confusion and doubts. These are things that silence the song each person is meant to be (Zephaniah 3:17) and build blocks of shame, struggles, sexual temptations and sexual brokenness. But in all of these, there is hope. The willingness to respond to Christ is the first step in the journey towards healing. Asking God for forgiveness will release all traumas and fill all the holes up, where the sins had once been, with the love of Christ. A lifestyle of forgiveness and repentance then leads not only to healing but to a transformation of the heart. All honor, glory and thanksgiving be to God for redeeming us through His Son, Jesus Christ!

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Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.
Most Rev. Broderick Pabillo, D.D.Apostolic Administrator, Achdiocese of Manila

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Ptra. Dolores "Loy" FulgencioAnnual PBS Member

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Ptra. Nina VergaraAnnual PBS Member

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Ptr. Eric BulanteChurch Pastor, Shepherd's Church in Hills of Zion, Talim Island (AACP beneficiary)

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It has well-equipped leaders who facilitate trainings and workshops.
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Miriam del RosarioExecutive director at The Birthright Educators Foundation

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Jorge BianesLocal Church Elder at LJOR Unified Commonwealth

I think this is very helpful to every readers. The word of the Lord are the food of our soul which we always need every minute of our life. I dont often read the Bible but everytime i open it, God was always like in front of me and speaking as what is something i'm just needing to hear. He speaks to me and i can feel it. A million thanks to You my Lord.

CrisTin Bocar AtregenioHousewife, Stay-at-home parent

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