absent healing

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absent healing

Also known as distant healing, this is healing at a distance. Sometimes this forms part of faith healing (also called spiritual healing).
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Pastor Rich Cobb from Monmouth will speak and answer questions about the faith and lead a prayer for the sick.
It is not unusual on Shabbat to see physicians in the synagogue queuing up to submit names for the meshaberakh, the prayer for the sick.
We encourage the churches not to hide experiences of healing within the community nor hesitate to integrate personal prayer for the sick, including prayer for those who have not expressed their faith, as part of their mission activities.