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Reagan’s attitude after the 1982 attempt on his life (illustration)

Ronald Reagan’s attitude after the 1982 attempt on his life made an impression on his daughter, Patti Davis: “The following day my father said he knew his physical healing was directly dependent on his ability to forgive John Hinckley. By showing me that forgiveness i …

Wounds left untended fester and spread (illustration)

A common phrase used in the world of healing is, “time heals all wounds.” I have found this to be more false than true. As a pastor, I talk regularly with people who are still carrying hurts from 30 or 40 years ago. The real truth is, time often makes things worse. Wo …

Dr. Will Mayo Sees People Miraculously Healed (illustration)

Dr. Will Mayo, one of the brothers who founded the world famous Mayo Clinic, claimed to have seen  patients that by all standards were dead. “We knew they could not live. But I have seen a minister come to the bedside and do something for them that I could not do, altho …

God Displays Himself through Believer’s Sufferings (illustration)

Max Lucado tells a story in a book called “It’s Not About Me” about a friend of his who had cancer. Some well intentioned Christians had told him ‘If you have faith, then you will be healed”. But, no healing came, only a crisis of faith in that man&r …

Bone Stuck in Wealthy Man’s Throat (illustration)

A wealthy old man of Krakow, who was a great lover of fish, was eating his favorite dish one Friday night and was almost choked by a bone in his throat. He could neither dislodge nor swallow it. His life was in grave danger. Dr. Kirschenbaum was called to save him. The doctor hur …

What People Believe About Healing (illustration)

Roughly half of all Americans say they believe in extrasensory perception. Thirty percent of Roman Catholics and 22 percent of Protestants say they believe in clairvoyance, while 48 percent of Roman Catholics and 44 percent of Protestants say they believe in psychic healing, the …

Only 6 Months to Live But Will Take 6 Months to Pay (illustration)

A man had a terribly lengthy surgery. It was expensive and the results weren’t very promising. He went to his doctor for the post-op visit, and the doc said, “Well, I have some sad news for you.. You’re not going to live more than six months.” And the man says, “ …

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