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How to Misrepresent Scripture and Tickle Mens’ Ears.

I have been studying some of the popular scriptures and commentary regularly given by some preachers often associated with the prosperity gospel. I often think of these preachers as the dessert of Christianity. They may offer a smidgen of tasty truth, but if they are our entire Christian diet, then we’ll grow fat and unhealthy. […]

A Personal Journey in Healing.

In discussing the variances between Christianity and Jehovah’s Witnesses, a friend who is a Jehovah’s Witness made the following comment: Some religions practice the healing by laying on of hands.  And yet the Bible says that healing was done away with after all the first century Christians died. I have to wonder why people believe […]

The case for: Healing? Not Always.

In my last post, I spoke a bit about the case for healing. In reading over that post, I affirm and agree with what I have written… but… …But. In my younger days I would alway use Romans 3:4 as a fall back position when people did not receive healing. God’s word says in Isaiah that salvation […]

Healing? Yes!

I went to a prayer seminar on healing today. Luther J. Oconer was the speaker; he was quite good. Dr. Oconer cleary has knowledge and history in the Pentecostal traditions. I imagine portions of his teachings were new material for some of the more traditional Methodist attendees. During the course of the day, Paul’s thorn was brought up by a […]