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    Faith Healing and its Authenticity 84 percent of the world’s population has a faith. Of those who believe, 32 percent is Christian, 23 percent is Muslim, 15 percent is Hindu, 7 percent is Buddhist and 6 percent is a mix of many other religions. Many of these religions bring great focus on the belief in God, his miracles and his ability to help his creation in a time of need. From these beliefs branched the belief in faith healing, a treatments in which belief in prayer and of God’s help rather than medical treatment is of greater value. Because the treatment is directly from God, followers of the treatment believe that it will grant the highest level of healing. It is often referred to as the treatment of hope. With the advances of modern science and technology, there has become a paradoxical nature between the belief in God’s direct miracles- faith healing- and his indirect miracles- modern science. In recent years, there have been more and more debates regarding whether faith healing is as effective as modern medicine and whether treatment is more mental action or more physical. Unlike faith healing, modern science is proven to better the conditions of those who are ill. Inversely to modern science, faith healing is looked to as a treatment of…

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    Faith Healing Research

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    Faith healing in different religions has a long history, despite the fact the practitioners and patients can encounter legal problems. The placebo effect can cause some people to heal themselves, albeit when the medical condition becomes severe and the patient refuses to consult a medical practitioner, the legal system must deal with the offenders. Antecedent to modern times, faith healing was used by people when there was a lack of medical care in the community or the distance to travel was…

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    home from a trip he received word his dear Polly had collapsed from a heart attack. Smith rushed to her bed side and found her spirit had already departed her body he rebuked the devil and her spirit returned to her body but not for long God spoke to Smith ?This is the time I want to take her home to myself? Polly Wigglesworth went to be with the Lord January 1, 1913. After Polly?s death Wigglesworth began to travel with his daughter and son in-law around the country. Smith methods were often…

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    The lesson that is being presented in The Healing of a Deaf Man, I believe, is that God has the power to control and fix anything in our life that we are struggling with, as long as we have faith in him. In these verses, the people that brought the deaf man to Jesus “begged him to lay his hand on him” (Mark 7:32) because they had such strong faith in Jesus and all the great things that he is capable of doing, and they wanted him to apply those powers in an effort to heal the man. From this…

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    Filipino Psychic Surgery

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    The widespread popularity of psychic surgeons makes the Philippines a metaphorical goldmine for research on the validity of the practice as well as its’ psychological and social aspects within the general public. In another investigative journal of Filipino psychic surgery, titled “‘Psychic Surgery’: Close Observation of a Popular Healing Practice”, written by Philip Singer, many of the trickery that these “surgeons” use is revealed. They noted how the operator would use clever angles and…

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    Not In a Corner I Divine Healing always is always a controversial topic in both Christian and secular circles. It was commanded as an essential ministry by Jesus and was intimately tied to the proclaiming of the Gospel. It has been faithfully sought after in prayer by the Christian Church through the ages to the present. “Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer offered in faith will make…

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    Nursing Intervention

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    patients as a nursing intervention to promote healing. I was only able to find one article that specifically focused on praying with patients as a nursing intervention in the clinical setting (Johnson et al., 2009). From this one study of ten women with recurring ovarian cancer, healing effects of prayer via nursing intervention was reported. In fact, most participants identified prayer as beneficial in promotion of emotional well-being and faith. Participants also reported a reduction in…

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    about the Women with the issue of blood in the bible? She had struggled for 12 long years with her problem and had spent all her money going from doctor to doctor, and they couldn’t seem to find a cure and didn’t even have an answer to give her about her condition. Well one day she decided to give her medical condition to Jesus, saying to herself (and I am simplifying it) “I don’t even have to talk to Jesus, but if I can just touch the bottom part of his coat, I know I will be healed. ” Sure…

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    Touch Therapies

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    This segment was followed by the Conclusion section which summarized the results as indicated in Chapter IV including a restatement of research question, purpose and potential. The Discussion section is next which links the hypotheses to the literature is yet to be completed and final part of Chapter V is the Recommendations, which offer suggestion for future studies as well as progressive ideas to impart the state of the touch therapies as they relate to insurance companies. Ethical…

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    In two thousand nine, two year old Kent Schaible died from pneumonia. Just three years later Kent’s brother Brendon died when he was only eight months old from diarrhea, vomiting, and breathing issues that lasted for more than a week. The untimely deaths of these brothers were the consequences of their parent’s decision to choose faith healing over seeking medical attention. This is just one example of a case in which faith healing resulted in the death of a juvenile. According to the…

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