I do not decry, nor do I in the lightest way oppose, the...

Los Angeles (Cal.) Times

I do not decry, nor do I in the lightest way oppose, the gifts of healing; but I do say they are very meager, and poor, small, starving gifts, as we see them and use them to-day. I do not forget, and I want none of you to forget, that Jesus promised his disciples that they should perform wonderful works. But we must not forget that the power to do these mighty works is predicted upon our absolute, soul-absorbing, unquestioning belief in Jesus Christ as the Son of the living God and the Saviour of men.

We cannot do mighty works in his name, so long as we deny the lightest of his claims about himself. I do believe—more than that—I know that the day will come when the tabernacle of God will be with men, and He will dwell with them, and they will be His people, and He will be their God. "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying; neither shall there be any more pain." O golden day of God! But that will be when all the world has been drawn to Christ; has learned to believe in Christ as we believe in God. I tell you, my children, when we begin to work miracles of healing in the name and power of the exalted Christ, we won't differentiate between functional and organic diseases, any more than the apostles did. We'll open the eyes of the blind; we'll restore the withered arm; we'll cure the incurable leprosy; we'll make the lips of the dumb vocal

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