Faith healing refers to healing that occurs supernaturally, as the result of prayer rather than the use of medicines or the involvement of physicians or other conventional medical care.
But some churches and movements twist the Bible's teachings regarding faith healing -- often with deadly results.
Having been recently asked about what I may have written on the subject of the Word-Faith movement, I replied largely by giving what I consider the best resources for understanding and responding to the movement. I have reproduced that reply in this article.
The flesh has not changed over the centuries and many of God's people still prefer mastery of techniques and manipulation of powers to simple trust in the living God.
The freedom to believe as one chooses is crucial to the American way, but the right to practice religion must have its limits. Religious freedom -- including a belief in faith healing -- comes with responsibilities.