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Healing Prayer (fourth installment)

God can raise the dead, rebuild tissue, organs, muscle and bone as well as cure diseases deemed incurable. But those who think that the realm of what is possibleonly covers what has not been deemed “impossible” will have difficulty receiving God’s healing. In fact, they may even reject it, because they’ve already decided, unconsciously, that their illness cannot be healed, because there is no known treatment for it. In receiving prayer for healing we must surrender our judgments, our stipulations and our doubts. Continue reading

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Light in the Valley of the Shadow of Death (part one)

(occasional theological reflections on my journey with the Lord through cancer) Praise be to the Lord, my Rock, who trains my hands for war and my fingers for battle (Psalm 144:1) I knew something was amiss when the nurse averted … Continue reading

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Finding Your True Self, part one

However, what we must consider is exactly what Jesus is asking us to disown. He is saying we must disown “ourselves” or more specifically, our “natural” self. Our natural self is our personality: our likes and dislikes, our thoughts and habits, the desires of our heart, as well as our unconscious and intuition. Now some of us may be quite satisfied with our natural self, but if we truly saw it for what it is, apart from Jesus, we probably would be quite happy to disown it. Continue reading

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