The Rite Of Healing

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The church has always practiced anointing with oil for healing. Renewing worship connects the rite of healing with Table worship. Here at the Table, the bread and wine, as well as the oil with the laying on of hands, communicates an encounter with the healing power of the risen Lord. Renewing churches are increasingly using the time immediately after a person has received Communion for the laying on of hands with a prayer for healing.

A Form for Prayer of Healing. A person with the gift for...


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