Faith Healing


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Faith Faith Healing

Webster definition of Faith Healing is “a way of treating diseases by using prayer and religious faith” and  Medical Definition of Faith Healing is “a method of treating diseases by prayer and exercise of faith in God”.  In ancient Egypt and Greece, temples erected to Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine have been located as far apart as Ancyra in Asia Minor and Agrigentum in Sicily in 293 BC. In Christianity, faith healing is exemplified especially in the miraculous cures brought by Jesus (40 healing are recorded) and by his Apostles. Faith Healers try to replicate Jesus Christ and we also know that there have always been false healers. We can now find them out by comparing there healing methods with the Healing carried out by Jesus Christ. There are several distinctions in the way Jesus healed that are not characteristic of the fake faith healers:-

  1. Instant Healing. He…

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Minority News – Nepal Fails to Allow the right to select Religion



Nepal’s first democratic election was held in 2008, after a bloody civil war led by Maoist guerrillas overthrew the Hindu monarchy. But seven years later, Nepal is yet to complete its transition to a secular democracy by declaring its new constitution. Nepal is a country dominated by Hindus and Buddhists, therefore minorities are under constant threat from extremists, mostly supported by fundamentalists from neighboring countries.

According to the 2011 census,

  1. 81.3% of the Nepalese population was Hindu
  2. 9.0% was Buddhist
  3. 4.4% was Muslim
  4. 3.0% was Kiratist(indigenous ethnic religion)
  5. 1.42% was Christian
  6. 0.9% follow other religions or no religion

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Bible Verses about Baptism


John 1:33



And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said to me, On whom you shall see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizes with the Holy Ghost.

John 3:5 J
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
John 3:23
And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
Acts 1:5
For John truly baptized with water; but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
Acts 1:22
Beginning from the baptism of John, to that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Acts 2:38
Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
Acts 2:41
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added to them about three thousand souls.
Acts 8:13
Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles and signs which were done.
Acts 9:18
And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: and he received sight immediately, and arose, and was baptized.
Acts 11:16
Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.
Acts 19:4
Then said Paul, John truly baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
Acts 19:5
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Acts 22:16
And now why tarry you? arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.
Romans 6:3
Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
Romans 6:4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
1 Corinthians 12:13
For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.
Galatians 3:27
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Ephesians 4:5
One Lord, one faith, one baptism,
1 Peter 3:21
The like figure where unto even baptism does also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

Bible Verses about Children


Matthew 19:13-15

Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put [His] hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven. And he laid [His] hands on them, and departed thence

Psalm 113:9

He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children.Praise the LORD!

Psalm 127:3-5

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.

John 16:21

When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Proverbs 13:24

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. If you strike him with the rod, you will save his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother

Proverbs 29:17

Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart.

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Isaiah 54:13

All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of Godmay be competent, equipped for every good work.

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Bible Verses about Friendship


Proverbs 22:24-27

Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare. Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?

Job 6:14

“He who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Proverbs 12:26

One who is righteous is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Proverbs 13:20

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 14:6-7

A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain, but knowledge is easy for a man of understanding. Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not meet words of knowledge.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”

Proverbs 11:14

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.

Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

1 Samuel 18:1-3

As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul.

Job 2:11

Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together to come to show him sympathy and comfort him.

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah said to Elisha, “Please stay here, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel.” But Elisha said, “As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.” So they went down to Bethel.

Bible Verses about Love

Bible Verses about Love

Bible Verses about Love

Psalm 31:16

Make your face shine on your servant;  save me in your steadfast love!

Psalm 63:3

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Proverbs 17:17 

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Matthew 5:43-48 

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,  so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.  For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?  You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Mark 12:28-30  

And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

John 14:21-24

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”  Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” Jesus answered him,  “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. Whoever does not love me does not keep my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but the Father’s who sent me.

John 15:9-17

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.  If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. These things I command you, so that you will love one another.

Bible Verses about God’s Love for Mankind

John 3:16

“For God so loved the world,that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Romans 5:8

but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 8:37-39

 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

1 John 3:1

 See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Bible Verses about Love for Fellows

Romans 13:8 

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Galatians 5:13

 For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

1 Peter 1:22 

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

1 John 4:7

 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.