Teachings

What do you do in missions when sharing the gospel with someone who has a physical infirmity?

. Let’s say we are sharing the gospel with someone who has a physical infirmity. Normally we would first share the gospel with the person. If the person accepts Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, then—if at all—we might as an afterthought pray and ask God to heal them of …

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How The Elijah Challenge differs from other teachings

  The Elijah Challenge differs from other teachings involving supernatural healing—which on the surface might appear to be similar. However, there do exist very significant differences. The primary purpose of the miraculous healings  Our Training does not focus on ministering to born-again believers who need healing from physical infirmities. Although …

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During these Last Days the Church is beginning to write Acts 29—the final Chapter of Acts

  Matthew 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. Many are convinced that we are currently in the Last Days preceding “the end.” Before that, the gospel will be preached in the whole world …

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Understanding the reservations of evangelicals regarding the miraculous

  Three primary factors “Understanding” of God’s sovereignty Intellectualism leading to respectability for the educated class in society Charismatic extremes . I. “Understanding” of God’s sovereignty From his ivory tower at Princeton Seminary at the turn of the 20th Century, pre-eminent theologian Benjamin Warfield pronounced that the miraculous gifts of …

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Miraculous Healing: the perfect Redemptive Analogy relevant for all cultures

  When the gospel is being shared on the mission field to those who never heard, it is very helpful to provide an analogy for the redemption that Jesus Christ provided through his death and resurrection. In the gospels and Acts we can see a most appropriate and meaningful analogy …

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One scriptural way to find the “man of peace” in Luke 10

    In quite a few missionary circles nowadays, there is emphasis on finding the “man of peace” or “son of peace” in Luke 10 as rendered below in the New King James Version: After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before His …

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What did Jesus mean in Luke 10:2 by “the workers are few”?

  Luke 10:1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. What …

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Why did Jesus rebuke his disciples when they failed to heal the epileptic boy?

  In Matthew 17, a father brought to the disciples his son who suffered from epilepsy asking them to heal the boy. But they were unable to drive out the demon causing the epilepsy. In great disappointment the father went to look for Jesus, and essentially complained to the Lord. …

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As Paul warned in Colossians, some today may have “lost connection with the Head”

  Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” The primary purpose of the Holy Spirit is to empower us to be witnesses of Jesus Christ …

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Do we always need a word of knowledge or “rhema” before we attempt to heal the sick?

  Some teach that before we attempt to minister miraculous healing to someone, we must have a word from the Holy Spirit before doing so. This can be based on teaching based on John 5:19. The below articles, which interpret John 5:19 in light of the verses following it and …

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