Prisoner of Hope (Healing School 5)

The first pale crack of sunlight peaks through iron bars. Your roll over and brush off the smudge of mud and dirt on your elbow, rising up to a sitting position. The air is stale and quiet. There was evening, and there was morning. The 1442nd day. Three – going on four – years you have been in this prison. You were the star employee of a wealthy Egyptian whose[…]

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You are Three + the Democracy of Healing (Healing School 4)

(Click here to read the introduction to the series Healing School.) For you to approach the subject of healing, you need to know what you are healing. What … are you? You see, you were not exactly an original. When God made you, he was redesigning after a pattern. The pattern was none other than himself. Just as he is a beautifully mysterious three in one, you are also three[…]

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The Tension (Healing School 3)

I believe and will tell anyone that I am fully healed. Yet just an hour ago I was experiencing serious pain. Crazy talk? Let’s look into this. Smith Wigglesworth, a well-known healing minister from a century ago, would see remarkable miracles of God. I heard one story where he punched a man in the stomach, and his cancerous tumor disappeared… or something like that! What really stands out to me[…]

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7 Pets: A Story about Living with Intermittent Chronic Pain

Rev. John Watson famously wrote in the late 1800s: “Be pitiful [compassionate], for every man is fighting a hard battle.” This post is a little bit about my battle. First, I call this series Healing School, not Pain School, because the main thrust is not to describe the nature of my pain to you. Even though I’m struggling with pain today, I fully believe Jesus has healed me. Still, I[…]

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