Healing and Deliverance

A Christian must act upon what he believes in order to receive the manifestation. Praying for a person involves your faith and the faith of the person that you are praying for. Faith should be acted upon. Remember that the person you are praying for is more in the flesh, so your faith must help strengthen his faith.

Though Peter knew that the lame person was healed, he used the physical act by helping him to stand, not that the person could not stand but his flesh still had control over his thinking.

Acts 3:6-7 Then Peter said, “Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk.” And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.

This is deliverance from Smith Wigglesworth “There was another woman whose legs were locked with sciatica. Smith told her, “Run!” She was so reluctant that he pushed her! Then he ran around the building with the woman clinging to him. Finally, the power of God met her action, and she was completely delivered. She walked to the rest of the meetings, refusing the streetcar, delighted to have the full use of her limbs again.”

Smith Wigglesworth called this type of ministry “retail healing,” mainly because his faith contributed largely to their individual action.

Naaman got angry when the prophet told him to go wash seven times in the river. What he was told to do seem a waist of time because he was responding with the canal mind. If you just declare without touching, a person don’t believe.

2 Kings 5:10-11 And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored to you, and you shall be clean.” But Naaman became furious, and went away and said, “Indeed, I said to myself, ‘He will surely come out to me, and stand and call on the name of the LORD his God, and wave his hand over the place, and heal the leprosy.’

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