WORSHIP & MAGNIFYING GOD IS ESSENTIAL
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken
ye the Lord. Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in the
firmament of His power. Praise Him for His might acts:
praise Him according to His excellent greatness."
"...Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord.
Praise ye the Lord." (Psalms 150:6)
& MAGNIFYING GOD IS ESSENTIAL FOR COMMUNION WITH GOD
we heard them speak in tongues and magnify God." (Acts 10:46)
of the things that impressed me greatly about Pentecostal, Full
Gospel and Spirit-filled Christians was the way they worshipped,
praised and magnified God!
the Evangelical Lutheran Church we sang all the wonderful hymns of
praise to our Lord and heard sermons extolling God, but to hear
individual believers voice their praise to the Almighty in thanks
for His miraculous intervention in their lives was foreign to me.
was like reliving the Book of Acts to hear testimonies of
conversions from alcohol and drug addiction, gambling and false
religious cults. Add to that, miraculous healings from
tumors, cancers, blindness, deafness, arthritis, ulcers and other
diseases was mind boggling.
knew that God had healed my Mother in 1920 under the ministry of
Evangelists Storm and Monson in Norway. Other gifts of the
Holy Spirit like prophesying and speaking in tongues, however,
were totally foreign to me.
DAD WAS INSTANTLY HEALED
my Dad was instantly healed of serious gallbladder problems and
heart disease in March 1956 through Oral Roberts' radio
Ministry, the Holy Bible became alive to me!
is quite possible that if I had not seen the reality of the Gospel
working in my Father's miraculous healing and transformation
through the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, I would not be in the
the Holy Spirit strove mightily with me during Revival Meetings in
1951 with Pastor Sylvan Johnson at S.L.B.I. (now Lutheran
Collegiate Bible Institute) Outlook, Saskatchewan, I did not have
the courage to totally follow Christ!
1957, following my Father's amazing experience of the Baptism
of the Holy Spirit, I was again drawn by God's love and
mercy to the Cross of Calvary in total repentance and
submission to His will, and call on my life! For the next
six years I devoured God's Word and prayed much for the Holy
Spirit's guidance as I worked in the secular world, while
preparing for the Ministry of Deliverance into which He was
divinely leading me!
SPOKE IN TONGUES AND MAGNIFIED GOD!
believe in speaking in tongues like St. Paul, D.L. Moody,
Charles Finney and Oral Roberts. And I believe in
Divine Healing through faith in Jesus Christ and His finished work
on Calvary's Cross and that, "By His stripes we are
healed." (Isaiah 53:4,5; Matthew 8:16, 17; 1 Peter
was such a blessing to have received the gift of prophesy
(1 Corinthians 12:10) in order to exhort, edity and comfort God's
people. Praising and magnifying God, however, is an
absolute essential in the Christian life in order to keep up a
vital contact with our Heavenly Father!
lives are like a body of water. If water flows in but has
not outlet it becomes stagnant, and all life there ceases to
exist. Then death takes over. The Dead Sea is a
good example of that!
movement of water into and out of a body of water creates an
atmosphere conductive to life. The constant intake and
outflow causes a cleansing action, making the water fresh.
analogy shows us that receiving from God without praising Him and
sharing His goodness with others makes us stagnant, and spiritual
Bible says, "He that offereth praise glorifieth Me."
(Psalms 50:23); "God inhabits the praises of His
people..." (Psalms 22:3)
scriptures are filled with praises to God. Repeatedly David
declared, "O that men would praise the Lord for His
wonderful works to the children of men." (Psalms 107:8)
David was a man after God's own heart and knew how to praise and
bless the Lord! He even encouraged himself to praise God:
"Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless
His Holy Name. Bless the Lord, O my soul and forget not all
His benefits..." (Psalms 103:1)
GOD IS ESSENTIAL FOR COMMUNION WITH GOD!
ye the Lord. Praise God in His sanctuary; praise Him in the
firmament of His power. Praise Him for His might acts:
praise Him according to His excellent greatness."
"...Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord.
Praise ye the Lord." (Psalms 150:6)
is incumbent upon us to thank and praise God for His gifts to us,
as well as testify to others of His great goodness, mercy, love
and power. The Bible says, "Forbid not to speak
with tongues." (1 Corinthians 14:39) And St. Paul
declared emphatically, "I speak with tongues more than
ye all." (1 Corinthians 14:18)
Paul prayed in the Spirit, speaking and singing in unknown tongues
on a daily basis: "What is it then? I will pray
with the Spirit and I will pray with the understanding also.
I will sing with the Spirit, and I will sing with the
understanding also." (1 Corinthians 14:15)
can't imagine many of today's Evangelical preachers meeting the
old 'Apostle to the Gentiles' and spending a few hours a
day with him! They would have to ask him to leave, put
him in a basement room and shut the door and stop preaching from
the Epistles he wrote. Or they would have to repent of
their ignorance, stupidity, hardness of heart and be filled with
the Holy Ghost themselves.
Paul would certainly have to rebuke them and set them straight!
It would be a very interesting meeting indeed!
having them meet Ignatius, Tertullion, St. Augustine, Martin
Luther, D.L. Moody or R.A. Torrey would change their theology
about the Baptism of the Holy Ghost and fire! (Luke 3:16; Acts
BELIEVE IN THE HOLY GHOST!
Church Fathers who formulated the Apostles Creed certainly
believed in the Holy Ghost and in every instance in the Bible
where believers received the Baptism of the Holy Ghost they spoke
in tongues and magnified God!
believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth.
And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived
by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary; suffered under
Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. he
descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the
dead; He ascended into heaven And sitteth on the right hand of God
the Father Almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick
and dead. I BELIEVE IN THE HOLY GHOST, the Holy
Christian Church, the Communion of Saints, the Forgiveness of
sins, the Resurrection of the Body, and the Life everlasting.
Paul declared, "He that speaketh in an unknown tongue
speaketh not unto men but unto God; for no man understandeth him;
howbeit, in the Spirit he speaketh mysteries." (1
the Bible says, "He that speaketh in an unknown tongue
edifieth himself...." (1 Corinthians 14:4) Certainly we
need to edify and build up ourselves in Christ, more now than
ever, as we approach the end!
Word of God states emphatically: "But ye, building up
yourselves in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy
Ghost." (praying in tongues is devotion to God)
who do not pray in the Spirit (unknown tongues) are
said to be sensual, having not the Spirit (Holy Spirit). And, they
will ridicule you and separate you from their company. (Jude
WARNED: "Verily I say unto you: All sins shall be
forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever
they shall blaspheme: But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy
Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal
damnation: Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit." (Mark
WHO RIDICULE THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT ARE ON DANGEROUS GROUND!
Pharisees accused our Saviour of healing the sick and casting out
devils by the power of Satan. Since He was doing these works
"by the Spirit of God" they essentially called
the Holy Spirit a devil!
is my advice: If you cannot understand some of the things
God is doing, don't fight against Him. Don't make the
mistake the Pharisees made! Thank God for the many preachers
of the Gospel today who declare with St. Paul: "Forbid not
to speak with tongues." (1 Corinthians 14:39) "Quench
not the spirit. Despise not prophesyings." (1
remember, the 'gift of tongues' in concerrt with the 'gift
of interpretation' is equal to prophecy!
would that ye all spake with tongues, but rather that ye
prophesied; for greater is he that prophesieth than he that
speaketh with tongues, EXCEPT he interpret, that the chuch
may receive edifying." (1 Corinthians 14:5)
one of America's foremost Baptist Evangelists, DR. HYMAN APPELMAN
conducted a glorious revival crusade in our church (1972), I asked
him: "Have you been filled with the Holy Ghost? Do you
speak in tongues Brother Appelman?"
answered in the affirmative: "Yes, I have been filled with
the Holy Ghost. Yes, I speak with other tongues!"
I asked, "How is it that you - the preacher that most Baptist
and Evangelical preachers greatly respect - speak in tongues, when
they put so little stock in the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?"
good Jewish friend, Dr. Hyman Appelman replied,
"The Holy Ghost got to me before the Baptists did,"
No wonder BILLY GRAHAM stated: "Dr. Hyman Appelman is one
of the most powerful preachers I have ever heard!"
that mighty man of God, DR. RICHARD WURMBRAND spoke at our
church in Edmonton in the 1970s, I asked him a very personal
question. I said: "Brother Wurmbrand, I was raised in
the Lutheran Church but I have been filled with the Holy Ghost and
I speak with other tongues. You are a Lutheran Pastor who
has been tortured and suffered terribly for Jesus Christ.
Have you been filled with the blessed Holy Ghost and spoken in
said: "As you know the Communists brainwashed, tortured
and beat me constantly. After some time, I could not
remember the Lord's Prayer, the Twenty-third Psalm or John 3:16.
All I could do was say: "Jesus I love you. You
know that I love you. Please show me your love."
had beaten me so severely that the blood ran down my legs unto the
ground. Suddenly the power of God came upon me and I began
to sing in a language I did not know and I danced in the Spirit
for four hours and felt no pain. My blood spattered onto the
walls of that dungeon as I danced and sang and spoke in unknown
WORK OF A BELIEVER: Telling others about Jesus!
of the first Gospel tracts I published in 1958 was titled "Victorious
Christian Living." In it I outlined three very
important and imperative steps to follow in order to live a
consistent, victorious Christian life.
are as follows:
Read the Bible regularly.
2. Pray often with praise and thanksgiving.
3. Witness at every available opportunity with wisdom and
thing that has set 'spirit-filled, full gospel people'
apart from other Christians is the fact of a POWERFUL PERSONAL
WITNESS to their fellowmen, of the crucified and risen Christ
who is the same yesterday, today and forever!
angel of God spoke to the women at Christ's empty tomb on that
great resurrection morning thusly: "...Fear not ye: for I
know that ye seek Jesus which was crucified. He is not here:
for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where
the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell His disciples that He
is risen from the dead; and, behold, He goeth before you
into Galilee; there shall ye see Him: lo, I have told you."
AND SEE: GO QUICKLY AND TELL!
Bible records that they went with great haste to
bring His disciples word of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from
the dead. They went with great haste because
they had an urgent message to tell!
a message we have to tell the world. Our wonderful Lord and
Saviour Jesus Christ died for our sins and rose again for our
justification, and is even now alive, interceding for us at the
Father's right hand. Hallelujah!
is no secret, hidden agenda in God's Word. Everything is
open and above board with our Lord.
is plenty of proof for sincere truth seekers. The angel
said, "Come and see. Go and tell." I
say to skeptics: "There is plenty of viable evidence to
prove the existence of God and the validity of the Holy Bible.
And as far as God's love for mankind, Calvary proved that!"
message is clear. Once we have heard the truth and
experienced the blessings of Christ's salvation, we are duty bound
to go and tell someone else the Good News!
Bible states that they returned to Jerusalem and were constantly
in the temple praising and blessing God. They also went from
house to house with great joy and gladness -
breaking bread and fellowshipping around God's Word.
DOES MAGNIFYING GOD MEAN?
Scripture says they were continually magnifying God. To
MAGNIFY GOD means to not only glorify Him, but to lift Him up
so high that He appears larger in the eyes and ears of the hearers
than He had seemed to them earlier.
Christians make God look very small. We are to magnify Him
so that everyone may begin to understand how marvelous and
wonderful or Lord really is. Oh, how GREAT IS THE LORD OUR
spirit-filled people really and truly praise and magnify God with
all their hearts! Only those who have been "born of the
Spirit" and filled with God's presence feel at home in His
listening to the dry, dead, monotone sounds of the average
fundamentalist preacher, you certainly wouldn't be convinced that
God is alive, real and moving by His mighty power in this
of the theology that is expounded has to do with the past and
future, with a glaring omission of today! This is especially
noticeable in regards to the present day ability of the
Omniscient, Omnipresent and Eternal God to work miracles among His
people on earth in the 21st century.
is the same old story as that of Mary and Martha.
FAITH OF MARY & MARTHA
the death of her brother, Martha said, "I know if you had
been here (4 days ago), my brother would not have died."
said, "Your brother shall rise again!" She
answered, "I know that he shall rise again in the
resurrection of the last day." (future) (John 11:24)
Jesus answered her, "I am the resurrection and the life."
(NOW) (John 11:25)
Martha was upset that Jesus had not been there before her brother
died and she expressed faith for his future resurrection, she
nevertheless kept the door open for a present day miracle:
I know that even now, whatsoever Thou wilt ask of God, God will
give it Thee." (John 11:22)
years Herbert W. Armstrong called his radio and TV show 'The World
Tomorrow'! Others religions, such as the Jehovah's Witnesses
speak constantly about the coming New World or Kingdom Age!
we are thrilled about the Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ
and Live Everlasting with Christ, we have something to offer
people who accept His Gospel here and now! The God is the
God of the NOW!
WE BE LIKE THE FIRST FOLLOWERS OF JESUS: NOT LIKE THE
SUBSTITUTES OF TODAY!
heart's desire is that God will raise up an army of people who
will say, like St. Paul, "...I believe God." (Acts
the face of persecution, temptation, sickness or death, let us
hold onto our confession of faith and belief in Christ Jesus our
Lord! Let us constantly practice what the Bible teaches,
glorifying and magnifying God!
doubters, skeptics and unbelievers scorn us for believing in and
proclaiming a Risen Saviour, Who still forgives sinners, brings
peace to the troubled and healing to the sick, as well as baptizes
with the Holy Ghost and power, let us tell them, "YOUR GOD
IS TOO SMALL!"
the 1960's as a commercial traveler, I met a variety of people in
my travels and when they heard that I was "religious" we
often had animated discussions about the Bible.
fundamentalist preacher who was rabidly anti-Pentecostal made this
fervent statement: "Divine healing is not for me and the
Baptism of the Holy Ghost is not for me." I replied: "You
are right Sir, these things are not for you, but they are for me
because I believe. Since you do not believe and desire these
gifts, God will not force them upon you."
a desperate attempt to prove his point he made this ridiculous
statement: "We don't need any miracles today because
everybody knows that Jesus rose from the dead!"
THERE WAS A TIME WE NEEDED GOD'S MIRACULOUS WONDERS IT IS TODAY!
replied, "Sir, all of the statements you have made, that
is the most ignorant. We live in a world where anti-God
Communism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Animism, Pagan Religions,
false cults and secular humanism are covering much of the earth
and you say that everyone knows that Jesus Christ rose from the
serve a great, big, wonderful God. A God Who keeps His Word.
And since Jesus Christ died and rose again for our total
salvation, we are recipients of His goodness, mercy and love!
is nothing impossible with Him Who is the Alpha and Omega, the
First and the Last, the King of Kings and the Lord of lords and
the only Saviour of the world.
TO THE SINNER - let me
unequivocally: God is able, ready and willing to save you!
The Bible says, "For the Son of man is come to seek and save
that which was lost." (Luke 19:10) Also, "Come
unto Me, all ye who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give
you rest." (Matthew 11:28)
TO THE DISCOURAGED AND WEAK -
let me say without fear of contradiction, God will fill you with
the Holy Ghost! Jesus said, "Ye shall receive power
after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you and ye shall be
witnesses..." (Acts 1:8)
St. Peter declared, "Repent and be baptized every one of you
in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye
shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is
unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even
as many as the Lord our God shall call." (Acts 2:38-39)
TO THOSE WHO ARE SICK & DISEASED
- I say emphatically, Jesus Christ was "wounded for our
transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the
chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we
are healed." (Isaiah 53:5) "That it might be
fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself
took our infirmities, and bore our sicknesses." (Matthew
Bible says, "Is any sick among you? let him call for the
elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him
with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith
shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he
have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him." (James
TO THOSE WHO ARE EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES -
Always remember that God is more than enough (El Shaddai) to meet
your needs! "But my God shall supply all your need
according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus."
and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and
shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom.
For with the same measure that ye mete withal, it shall be
measured to you again." (Luke 6:38)
Paul said, "But this I say, He which soweth sparingly
shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall
reap also bountifully." (2 Corinthians 9:6-8)
ALL WHO NEED FORGIVENESS, DELIVERANCE & ENCOURAGEMENT -
Jesus Christ stands ready to help you. Without hesitation, I
invite you to call upon the Name of the Lord and be saved.
Paul declared, "Whosoever shall call on the Name of the
Lord shall be saved." (Acts 2:21); "Casting
al your cares upon Him; for He careth for you." (1
has the power to make you free! Jesus said, "And ye
shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."
is absolutely nothing that God is unable to do. He can do
all things He wills to do because He is all powerful (omnipotent),
all knowing and all wise (omniscient) and everywhere present at
all times (omnipresent).
said, "If thou canst believe, all things are possible to
him that believeth." (Mark 9:23); "With men this is
impossible but not with God. For with God all things are
possible." (Mark 10:27)
BAPTISM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT GIVES YOU A NEW IMPETUS
answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water,
but One mightier than I cometh, the latchet of Whose shows I am
not worthy to unloose: He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost
and fire." (Luke 3:16)
said: "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy
Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto Me..
and unto the uttermost part of the earth."
He appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat and upbraided
them with their belief and hardness of heart, because they
believed not them which had seen Him after He was risen."
He said unto them, Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel
to every creature. And these signs shall follow them that
believe: In My name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak
with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; And if they drink
any deadly thing it shall not hurt them. They shall lay down
their hands on the sick and they shall recover."
then after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into
Heaven, and sat on the right hand of God. And they went
forth, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and
confirming the Word with signs following.
Amen." (Mark 16:14-20)
instructed His followers to be generous to God and fellowman and
His blessings will follow. Here are two of His promises for
us all: "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good
measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over,
shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure
that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."
seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all
these things shall be added unto you." (Matthew 6:33)
FRIEND: Please write with your prayer requests. We
will pray for you and I will write you back! When you write,
please ask for a free prayer cloth over which we have prayed with
faith in Jesus' Name, for your deliverance and salvation.
- Pastor Max Solbrekken
MIRACLES ARE FOR TODAY
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.
Bible says: "Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and to day,
and for ever." (Hebrews 13:8)
LUTHER the great reformer said, "How often has it
happened, and still does, that devils have been driven out in the
name of Christ; also by calling on His Name and prayer, and the
sick have been healed."
WESLEY, founder of the Methodist Church, stated: "I
believe that God can open the eyes of the blind, cause the lame to
walk, and the deaf to hear, if men will have faith in God; stand
on the word of God, and pray according to the faith that God hath
given them, God will do the things He said He would because He is
a never-changing God."
SIMPSON, founder of Christian & Missionary Alliance,
declared, "If ever there was an age where the world needed
the witness of God's supernatural working, it is in this day of
unbelief and Satan's power."
we may expect, as the end approaches, that the Holy Ghost will
work in the healing of sickness, in the casting out of demons, in
remarkable answers to prayer, in special and wonderful
providences, and in such form as may please His sovereign will to
an unbelieving world."
CHARLES H. MAYO, Mayo Brothers Clinic, said: "Christian
healing has passed beyond the stage of experience and its value
cannot be questioned. Spiritual healing is no longer the
hope of a few but the belief and practice of a large and rapidly
increasing number of person."
CHRIST said: "If thou canst believe; all things are
possible to him that believeth." (Mark 9:23)
these signs shall follow them that believe; In My name shall they
cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall
take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not
hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall
recover." (Mark 16:17-18)
SOLBREKKEN, God's humble servant, says: "That God is a
healer is no secret. That his Word has amazing saving,
healing and creative power is well known. But that his power
to save, heal and deliver is readily available at absolutely NO
COST, is not widely known."
people believe that there are strings attached, a price to pay,
good works to do, a guru to follow, and that God favors only a
healing is a gift from God to those who are fearful, hurting, sick
and diseased. And He offers it freely through the death &
resurrection of His Son Jesus Christ, by Whom He has defeated sin,
sickness, fear, death & Satan. GLORY TO GOD FOREVER.
TO RECEIVE HEALING
FROM JESUS CHRIST
Max Solbrekken, D.D.
to receive healing from Jesus Christ and answers to your prayers
GOD ANSWER PRAYERS?
wish to thank my Heavenly Father for His grace, goodness and mercy
toward me and for the many years that He has given me life, health
& strength to continue in His vineyard!
thank my precious Saviour Jesus Christ for the outpouring of the
Blessed Holy Spirit upon this ministry and the staggering miracles
which He has performed for the glory of Almighty God.
a special thank you to my daughters Betty & Diane for their
superb work of typing and retyping this manuscript & many
others, during the past decade or so. TO GOD BE THE
GLORY. -Max Solbrekken
TO RECEIVE HEALING FROM JESUS CHRIST AND ANSWERS TO YOUR PRAYERS
little booklet was written in 1965 - only 2 years after I had
entered the ministry - and brought the healing message of Jesus
Christ to multitudes. It was titled, "HOW TO RECEIVE
HEALING FROM JESUS CHRIST."
miracles of divine healing and deliverance have been wrought by
our blessed Lord Jesus through this ministry, during the past four
truths found in this message are still basic and necessary for
each of us, if we are to experience the presence of the Holy
Spirit which brings the healing virtue of Jesus Christ into our
lives. God does answer prayers, but He knows the best time and the
best solution for each of us.
doubt, God is still as interested in the human family as ever and
His Word is still true and "by His stripes we are
one can change that~ God proves His great love to us by
forgiving our sins and healing our sicknesses, and answering
our prayers, as Dr. A.B. SIMPSON, founder of Christians &
Missionary Alliance - concurred many years ago in his powerful
book, "The Gospel of Healing."
David declared: "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not
all His benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth
all thy diseases." (Psalms 103:2-3)
the Psalmist proclaims: "He hath sent His Word, and healed
them, and delivered them from their destructions."
"Oh that men would praise the Lord for His goodness, and for
His wonderful works to the children of men." (Psalm. 107:
is our kind and caring Heavenly Father, and it has been my joy to
see his hand outstretched toward the sinful, sick and suffering
these many years. Over the years we have seen thousands of
prayers answered and glorious miracles of healing in bodies, lives
and families. All glory and praise to His wonderful name, through
Jesus Christ our Lord.
is my prayer that as we reprint this little "messenger of
hope", faith will rise in many hearts, faith that God
will fulfill his word and answer your prayer. I pray that
great blessings will touch multitudes of lives.
you, my dear friend, receive God's blessing and an answer to your
prayers! - Max Solbrekken, Edmonton, 2015
FOR THE SICK
Faith in Jesus Christ
Max Solbrekken, D.D.
is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward." (Job 5:7)
are the afflictions of the righteous; but the Lord delivereth him
out of them all." (Psalms. 34:19)
any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the Church; and
let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the
Lord; "And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the
Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall
be forgiven him." (James 5:14-15)
and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it
shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and
he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be
opened.” (Matthew 7:7-8)
IS HOPE FOR YOU - THERE IS HEALING FOR YOU - GOD WILL ANSWER YOUR
today are suffering from a disease or infirmity with no relief in
sight. They have frequented doctors, clinics and hospitals with
little or no help - and are discouraged, angry and bitter!
have prayed earnestly regarding their healing, had special prayer
in their church by the pastor and elders or by an evangelist whom
God uses to bring healing to the sick through faith in Jesus
Christ - and still are not healed! Many become discouraged
thinking that God is not listening to their prayers or that they
are not important enough for him to give them answers to their
someone reading this booklet fits one of these categories. After
your hospital visit or prayer service, you are “not better”.
You may even be getting worse! Your faith is at a low ebb and
you’re tired of being tired, sick and defeated. You are tired of
hoping and believing without any answers to your prayers.
feel like throwing up your hands in despair since nothing helps,
and accept weakness, pain, sickness and distress as your lot in
DEAR FRIEND, THERE IS STILL HOPE FOR YOU. It is not too
late. It may seem hopeless, but it is not. It may seem useless to
think of deliverance, but it is not. So long as you are alive and
there is a God in Heaven, there is hope!
Bible says, “With men this is impossible, but not with God, for
with God all things are possible”. (Mark 10:27) It may seem
impossible to you but with God NOTHING is impossible.
extremity becomes God’s opportunity. And when man fails,
that’s when God can take over, for He never fails. When man
“gives up on you”, God is ready, willing and able to step in
and bring to pass a miracle in your life, because nothing is
impossible with Him!
CAN & WILL ANSWER YOUR PRAYER! When God could bring
the world into being by His spoken Word, hang the universe on
nothing, fling the sun, moon and stars into the far most corner of
the night to rotate in perfect harmony, HE CAN ANSWER YOUR PRAYER.
You must be patient and continue to pray and seek God, as he will
answer your prayers when he feels the time is right.
the Word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of
them by the breath of His mouth." (Psalm 33:6).
Since He has the ability to create millions of moons, galaxies of
stars and heavenly bodies by a few words from Hs lips, most
assuredly He is able to destroy the cancer, heart disease,
diabetes or arthritis which is stealing your health.
AT THE TOUCH OF HIS HAND, GOD CREATED A PERFECT HUMAN BEING IN HIS
OWN IMAGE AND BREATHED INTO MAN’S NOSTRILS THE BREATH OF LIFE
MAKING HIM A LIVING SOUL, SURELY HE CAN HEAL YOUR SICK SPIRIT,
SOUL (MIND) AND BODY. HE HAS PROMISED HEALING, GOD HAS
PROMISED ANSWERS TO YOUR PRAYERS.
Great God Who brought back to life the Lord Jesus Christ, can
certainly quicken your mortal body. When you think of how great
and mighty our God is, certainly nothing could be impossible to
Paul declares: "But if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus
from the dead dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead
shall also quicken - make life in - your mortal (temporal, dying)
bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you". (Romans
God able to heal our weak, aging, temporal bodies? Yes, He is able
to and He does! Is God able to answer your prayers.
Yes - He is willing to answer your prayers. The Bible says,
“All things are possible to him that believeth”. (Mark 9:23)
Since He (the Holy Spirit) brought Jesus Christ back from the
dead, He can most certainly heal our diseased and dying bodies,
says St. Paul.
verse 26, the great apostle continues, "Likewise the Spirit
also helpeth our infirmities (lit. greek - takes a hold of against
our sicknesses): for we know not what we should pray for as we
ought: but the Spirit itself (Himself) maketh intercession for us
(lit. greek - and together with us) with groanings (Holy Spirit
prayer - praying in tongues) which cannot be uttered".
same Blessed Holy Spirit Who raised Jesus Christ from the dead
dwells within us and "takes a hold of against our
sickness" and “together with us” prays to our Heavenly
Father for our healing and deliverance!
THINGS ARE POSSIBLE TO HIM THAT BELIEVETH"
Bible says, “All things are possible to him that believeth”.
(Mark 9:23) The first truth we have established is that your case
is not too difficult for God and there is a good possibility of
your healing to take place We have also established that God
is able and willing to heal you - to answer your prayers!
BIBLE STATES THAT JESUS CAME TO BRING LIFE!
thief cometh not but for to steal and to kill and destroy, but I
am come that they might have life and have it more abundantly.”
stated that the devil came for only three reasons; to steal, kill
and destroy! But Jesus came to bring life! The devil is a thief
and a murderer (John 8:44) and came only to do evil (steal, kill
and destroy). He came to rob you of your happiness, joy,
peace, health and blessing. He came to harm you and finally
destroy you in a hospital, insane asylum or prison.
devil is cruel, perverted, evil, wicked and ungodly. He can only
do evil. He has no capability to do good. The devil is the death
IS 100% GOOD! He came to bring life. He came to bring
blessings to all who would believe. HE CAME TO BRING ABUNDANT LIFE
BECAUSE HE IS THE LIFE GIVER! Some people have given the devil the
credit for healing sick people - this is blasphemous and utterly
false. It is contrary to God’s Word and accuses Jesus of telling
know that Jesus is the truth, the life and the way (John 14:6).
The Word of God is pure, divine and infallible!
SAID THAT YOU CANNOT GET GOOD FRUIT FROM A CORRUPT TREE OR CORRUPT
FRUIT FROM A GOOD TREE. By their fruits we shall know them!
Jesus said a corrupt tree “bringeth not forth good fruit”.
(Matthew 7:18) It is against the law of a thorn tree to bring
forth figs - you can’t get sweet water out of a fountain that is
COULD THE DEVIL, WHO IS COMPLETELY EVIL, BRING FORTH SOMETHING
THAT IS GOOD?
called the devil a thief who came only to steal, kill and destroy.
He came to this earth for no other purpose! Jesus came to bring
life! Healing and health is life! Sickness and disease brings
death! The Bible classifies 'healing' as 'doing good'!
God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power,
Who went about doing good, healing all who were oppressed of the
devil.” (Acts 10:38)
message is plain and simple: The devil made people sick but Jesus
made them well. Sickness comes from satanic sources and divine
healing has its origin in God! The literal Greek states that
Jesus Christ healed all those who "were under the dominion,
authority or lordship of Satan". That is God's Word - Believe
it and be healed;
MAY APPEAR THAT WITCH DOCTORS AND OCCULTS MAY HEAL OR CURE BUT BE
I know there are times that it appears witch doctors and other
occultists may have affected cures by their incantations. Do
not be deceived. Satan is a deceiver and manipulator.
In the end, his involvement always brings enslavement, torment
magicians (witch doctors and soothsayers) of Egypt could duplicate
many of the miracles performed by Moses in the sight of Pharaoh
(king) of Egypt. There were two things they could not do, however.
- They could not get rid of the plagues even though they could
duplicate Moses in bringing forth the flies and frogs. Moses had
to be called to get rid of the plagues: eg. darkness, flies,
frogs, lice, locusts. Interpretation: Satan can bring the cancer
but he has no power to heal the person from the death-dealing work
of the disease which he has brought. God is the only healer and
- When it comes to creating life, the magicians could not create
lice out of dust as Moses did in the Name of the Lord.
magicians said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of God”. (Ex.
8:19) Here is the interpretation: Satan is a deceiver and
trickster but he has no power to do good, heal, save or create
life! All he can do is deceive, lie, steal and kill! Only
God can heal and create life and sustain it!
are some things you must do if you are to be healed. Study the
accounts of sick folk - in the Bible - who were healed, and if you
do what they did, you will certainly receive healing, because
Jesus Christ is no respector of persons!
1 - WORSHIP JESUS CHRIST!
is only ONE HEALER, Jesus Christ. He alone is the Great Physician.
Seek Him and worship Him, and turn from every known sin. Seek the
Healer and not the healing!
your attention on Jesus. Worship, praise and magnify His Name and
His love, forgiveness and healing will automatically flow into
behold, there came a leper and worshipped Him, saying, Lord, if
Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean. And Jesus put forth His hand,
and touched him, saying, I will, be thou clean. And immediately
his leprosy was cleansed”. (Matthew 8:2-3)
WHO SEEK ONLY A HEALING OR MIRACLE OR ANSWERS TO PRAYER
WITHOUT WORSHIPPING GOD - WILL BE GREATLY DISAPPOINTED
seeking God through Jesus Christ, you will establish a vital
contact with the Great Physician and receive your miracle and
answers to your prayers. People who seek only a healing or a
miracle or answers to prayers without worshipping God, will be
REMEMBER, KNOWING GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST AND THE BLESSED HOLY
SPIRIT - WITHOUT BEING HEALED PHYSICALLY - IS FAR MORE
ADVANTAGEOUS THAN GETTING ONLY A PHYSICAL MIRACLE WITHOUT
RECEIVING JESUS CHRIST AS SAVIOUR AND LORD!
was in a desperate situation. His daughter was at the point of
death when he decided to seek out the Master. Here is the Bible
He spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain
ruler, and worshipped Him, saying, My daughter is even now dead:
but come and lay Thy hand upon her, and she shall live. And Jesus
arose, and followed him, and so did His disciples.
behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve
years, came behind Him, and touched the hem of His garment: For
she said within herself, If I may but touch His garment, I shall
be whole. But Jesus turned Him about, and when He saw her, He
said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee
whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.
when Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the minstrels
and the people making a noise, He said unto them, Give place: for
the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed Him to scorn.
But when the people were put forth, He went in, and took her by
the hand, and the maid arose.” (Matt. 9:18-25)
WOMAN WORSHIPS JESUS!
behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried
unto Him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my
daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. But He answered her not
a word. And His disciples came and besought Him, saying, Send her
away; for she crieth after us. But He answered and said, I am not
sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. “Then came
she and worshipped Him, saying, Lord, help me.
He answered and said, It is not meet to take the children’s
bread, and to cast it to dogs. And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the
dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.
Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy
faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was
made whole from that very hour.” (Matt. 15:22-28)
Bible states, “And as they went to tell His disciples. behold,
Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by
the feet, and worshipped Him”. (Matt. 28:9)
HEARS THE PRAYERS AND ANSWERS THE PRAYERS OF THOSE WHO WORSHIP HIM
doubt, God hears your prayers and God answers the prayers of those
who worship Him. And all who are saved and healed by God’s power
WILL desire to worship Him!
blind man whom Jesus healed is a good example of that fact:
“Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when He had found
him, He said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? He
answered and said, Who is He, Lord, that I might believe on Him?
And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen Him, and it is He
that talketh with thee.
he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped Him”. (John 9:35-38)
the Samaritan woman, Jesus said, “But the hour cometh, and now
is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit
and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a
Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and
in truth”. (John 4:23-24)
2 - HUMBLE YOURSELF!
is a gigantic hindrance to receiving divine healing! “But He
answered and said it is not meet to take the children’s bread,
and to cast it to dogs.
she said, truth, Lord, yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall
from their master’s table. Then Jesus answered and said unto
her, O woman, great is thy faith, be it unto thee even as thou
wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.”
is the account of a Canaanite woman humbling herself in the sight
of God. When she did, Jesus granted her request! Her daughter was
GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW GOD REWARDS HUMILITY IS FOUND IN THE HEALING
ACCOUNT OF NAAMAN
Naaman came with his horses and with his chariot, and stood at the
door of the house of Elisha. And Elisha sent a messenger unto him,
saying, Go and wash in Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall
come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean.
Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He
will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the
Lord his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the
leper. Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than
all the waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? So
he turned and went away in a rage.
his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father,
if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not
have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash,
and be clean?
went he down, and dipped himself seven times in Jordan, according
to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came again like
unto the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.” (2 Kings
people believe that they will receive something from God because
of WHO THEY ARE OR THINK THEY ARE! We do not receive healing
because we are worthy, but because we are needy. And Jesus Christ
met that need nearly 2000 years ago on the cross!
RECEIVE HEALING FROM GOD BECAUSE OF HIS GRACE AND MERCY AND
BECAUSE OF HIS WORD - NOT BECAUSE WE DESERVE IT - HEALING IS A
is only because of His great liberality to us by sending His Son
Jesus Christ, to die in our place and purchase our salvation, that
we receive forgiveness and divine healing from His gracious and
must never forget that forgiveness, divine healing, the gifts and
graces of God which He bestows upon us are simply that - gifts of
God’s mercy to us!
3 - BELIEVE IN GOD’S INTEGRITY, ABILITY AND WILLINGNESS TO KEEP
HIS PROMISES TO US
that God’s Word is absolutely true and that it will never pass
away! The Heavens and the Earth will pass away, but God’s Word
will stand forever. (Matthew 24:35) God’s Word is as pure
and divine as God Himself (John 1:1-4).
HOLY SCRIPTURES IS GOD’S WORD!
Lord God Almighty is “back of” His Word, and it will never
fail (1 Kings 8:56). God has placed “His Word” above “His
Name” (Psalm 138:2). His Word has gone out of His mouth in
righteousness and will not return void.
shall My word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not
return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please,
and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” (Isaiah
will perform every Word He has spoken. “Then said the Lord unto
me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten My word to perform
it.” (Jeremiah 1:12) “So shall My word be that goeth
forth out of My mouth: it shall not return unto Me void, but it
shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the
thing whereto I sent it.” (Isaiah 55:11) Believe that God’s
Word is the final authority and that IT IS GOOD TODAY! Then,
appropriate His Word to yourself, for your own individual need!
said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He hath
anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, He hath sent me to
heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and
recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are
bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.” (Luke
Bible says, “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the
Word of God.” (Romans 10:17) Jesus asked two blind men,
“Believest thou that I am able to do this (heal them)?” They
answered, “Yea, Lord”.
Jesus touched their eyes saying, “According to your faith be it
unto you”, and they were instantly healed!
said, “If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him
that believeth”. (Mark 9:23)
Me that I am in the Father, and the Father in Me: or else believe
Me for the very works’ sake. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He
that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and
greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father.
whatsoever ye shall ask in My name, that will I do, that the
Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in
My name, I will do it.” (John 14:11-14)
4 - TAKE GOD AT HIS WORD!
Bible says, “...if thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of
the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in His sight,
and wilt give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes,
I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought
upon the Egyptians, for I am the Lord that healeth thee.”
promised: “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall
find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that
asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that
knocketh it shall be opened.” (Matthew 7:7-8)
the even was come, they brought unto Him many that were possessed
with devils: and He cast out the spirits with His word, and HEALED
ALL THAT WERE SICK: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by
Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare
our sicknesses.” (Matthew 8:16-17)
hundred years before His birth in Bethlehem, the Holy Spirit
promised divine healing through the Coming Messiah!
He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our
iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with
His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5)
is the beginning of the fulfillment of that prophecy: “Who His
own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being
dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by Whose stripes ye
were healed.” (1 Peter 2:24)
are three very important spiritual laws which Jesus Christ gave
Law of Binding & Loosing
Law of Agreement
Law of God's Presence
three laws, when acted upon in faith, bring divine healing and
total deliverance to those who call upon the Lord in sincerity and
I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound
in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed
I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as
touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them
of My Father which is in heaven.
where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in
the midst of them.” (Matthew 18:18-20)
Law of Binding & Loosing is found in Matthew 18:18
Law of Agreement is contained in Matthew 18:19
Law of God's Presence is written in Matthew 18:20
a full treatment of this subject, write for booklet on ‘The Laws
of God & Divine Healing’!
5 - RECEIVE JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR HEALER
to the Lord that you Believe His Word and that you Know He is your
with the Scriptures. Agree with Jesus Christ, that you Accept His
promises as true and infallible! Confess to Him that you Believe
that “By His Stripes you are Healed”.
Thank Him for healing you and for answering your prayers.
Trust the Lord for complete deliverance. Relax and get well for
according to His Word, He has healed you.
Bible says, “Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in Him;
and He shall bring it to pass”. (Psalm 37:5)
said, "Therefore I say unto you, what things soever ye
desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall
have them". (Mark 11:24) Jesus Christ promises that he
will hear and answer your prayers.
MAY RECEIVE AN IMMEDIATE ANSWER TO YOUR PRAYERS. YOU MAY BE
HEALED SUDDENLY OR YOU MAY BEGIN TO AMEND AS ALSO HAPPENED IN THE
MINISTRY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST!
enquired he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they said
unto him, Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him. So the
father knew that it was at the same hour, in the which Jesus said
unto him, Thy son liveth: and himself believed, and his whole
house.” (John 4:52-53)
WITH JOY THESE WORDS OF LIFE: “Is any sick among you? let
him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him,
anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of
faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if
he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may
be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man
availeth much”. (James 5:14-16)
may receive divine healing in one of various ways - through the
laying on of hands, anointing with oil, prayer of agreement or
praying alone to our Heavenly Father in Jesus’ dear Name, in
DOESN’T MATTER WHICH WAY GOD HEALS YOU, SO LONG AS YOU ARE
God all the glory. Share with others what God has done so that you
may rejoice together and glorify the Name of Jesus. Remember,
Jesus said in Mark 9:23 - “ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE TO HIM THAT
me now to offer a prayer to God on your behalf.
Heavenly Father, I pray in Jesus’ Name that you will extend Your
hand of mercy, forgiveness and divine healing right now to each
and everyone who is reading this booklet.
the authority of God’s Word, by the blood of the everlasting
covenant, through the eternal Spirit of God and in Jesus’ all
powerful Name, I command Satan to take his hands off each one
reading this booklet now!
evil spirit of torment, infirmity and unrighteousness must leave
NOW, in Jesus’ Name.
Father, please lay your healing hand on the sick, infirm and
sinful right now and save, heal and deliver them all.”
YOU LORD. I BELIEVE IT IS DONE AND I PRAISE YOU IN JESUS' HOLY
& PRECIOUS NAME." Amen.
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