After our events people often share their experiences of what Father God has done for them; here are a few testimonies for your encouragement. If you would like to submit your own testimony, you can do so here.
Prior to attending the Sharing Father’s Love group, I felt strange weariness, spiritual emptiness, some kind of loss. But after the third meeting, I felt inner strength, boldness, as if something that had been lost was returned to me. I realized that God wants me as a person and not just all my efforts for Him. He wants me to come to Him as His daughter and He will take care, lead, direct, teach, protect me. He touched my heart. He knows what I need, and I like it.
I had knowledge about Him before but at the group I experienced His Father’s touch and received a better and more personal understanding of Him.
I went home [from the school], but I realized that my prayers and the quality of communication with God continue to change. I see that I am only at the beginning of this process, only a week passed, Holy Spirit continues to work with me.
Today on my way to work in the morning I asked Holy Spirit to help me receive the fullness of the Father’s love and He came and filled me right on the way to work. I was walking and weeping and the Father told me that He loved me so much, He wanted me to be born, He waited for me, and wanted me to be the kind of person I am, and He loves me just the way I am.
I can say that I have been to many many different schools and therapists, and they all had a lot of good wisdom, God’s wisdom even, but my life didn’t change, I still hid in my room after I couldn’t handle more, I still was shut to others, I was containing a lot of myself, and couldn’t let go of that, I couldn’t stop myself from protecting myself. Because all I had was a ton of head knowledge that was never reaching my heart. But after this school, I have seen immediate change. I notice things around me now, I hug people because I want to and don’t feel scared or threatened with new people and situations, instead I’m excited. I don’t worry what others around me are thinking. It was a big step forward for me, one I thought was impossible to take.
In the group, I experienced safety, significance and acceptance. Now I know better how good it is to be with the Father. It was difficult to accept myself. But the Father showed that I am a precious person. God loves me, I know that. Inside I feel different, meaningful, and feel safe.
I realized that God needs me, and not all my efforts. I am needed as His child, a daughter, about whom He wants to take care, lead, guide, teach, protect. He touched my heart. He knows what I need, I like it. I knew about Him, I think: that here I didn’t just learn something else. I felt that He is the Father, I understood, I realized.
At the meeting, my heart began to melt, all pain, bitterness disappeared and I felt so good …. I just enjoyed His warmth, affection, care, in one word – “LOVE”. I just sat on Dad’s lap, how wonderful it is with words that Dad is at home.
“I had a strong sense of myself as a small child and realised that I had to cease from struggling and wriggling like toddlers can sometimes do when they are held. The struggling was my issues with control; I understood that I had to relax and trust Father to keep hold of me and look after me. On the evening I felt comforted and reassured.”
“I was adopted (in the natural) and very easily suffered from rejection, but Father God is making me feel more secure, and I know he would never leave me, even through the ‘dark times’.”
My heart has been closed and cold for many years, but through Father’s love I know I will be healed.
The anxiety that riddles my body is fading away. My life on earth is preparing me and others for eternity.
In this week I have been at rest. Each step is tender but real.
I was reminded that trust underpins all relationships, risk-taking and decisions. Trust kept coming up for me during the week and it was painful when talking about men. I saw a rope bridge and as Father was talking me across it and I had to trust Him that it wouldn’t break, that He was with me every step of the way, He knows the beginning from the end, I don’t need to do it on my own and He will bring me through victorious.