How do we pray for people who are sick?

This is the 4th post in a series on prayer. Post 1 dealt with the fact that we all like the idea of prayer, and yet are somewhat ashamed about putting it into practice. Post 2 examined the fact that prayer is important and non-negotiable because it’s about God and not ourselves, yet practically it is going to be difficult. Post 3 had a closer look at how we respond as Watcher to ‘troublesome’ passages in the Bible about healing.

It’s time to answer the question: what should we pray?

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Why praying for healing is tricky

(or, a Watcher’s look at ‘troublesome’ Bible passages)

This post is the 3rd in a series on prayer. Post 1 dealt with the fact that we all like the idea of prayer, and yet are somewhat ashamed about putting it into practice. Post 2 examined the fact that prayer is important and non-negotiable because it’s about God and not ourselves, yet practically it is going to be difficult.

The big tricky question

Of course, the question that’s burbling beneath all of this discussion has yet to be answered.

Hint. The question is not: Will God miraculously heal my Loved One if I pray for healing?

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