Pastor Evelyn Joshua’s Message on SCOAN Thanksgiving Service 2022

Miracle Healing in Christianity


Miracle Healing in Christianity

Throughout history, Christians have prayed for people to be healed. Many believers believe that if they live for God, they will not get sick. They also believe that walking in faith will prevent illness.

The Bible is full of miracles. These include the raising of the dead and the divine appearances of angels. These miracles reveal the sovereign rule of God over creation.

The most notable miracles that Jesus performed were healings. He laid his hands on sick people and performed miracles to show that He was God. He also cast out demons. This was a big deal, especially in the days when unclean spirits were common. Those who were possessed cried out for help.

During the Middle Ages, some Christians thought that healing was a rare occurrence. Some were even willing to give up their possessions to follow Christ. This was a risky move, since conversion to Christianity carried a penalty of imprisonment or death.

During the fourth century, the church’s growth accelerated. Half a million new converts joined every generation for three centuries. This was a huge increase from the five-million members of the previous generation. Evangelists continued to preach the gospel in large-scale services.

In the fifth century, some serious Christians fled urban corruption. Some conservatives reaffirmed literal interpretations while others promoted cessationism. Those who believed in the existence of the supernatural reinterpreted biblical stories about exorcism and healing.

Many churchgoers today do not read the Bible. Instead, they follow the teachings of men. This is often the case in tent meetings. Mass hysteria is often the result.

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