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Power Healing
Power Healing by John Wimber and Kevin Springer

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Author: John wimber and Kevin Springer
Format: Paperback
Length: 293Pages
Published: 1987

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John Wimber profoundly believes that healing is fundamental to the church’s ministry and life.  Power Healing dramatically relives his struggle to understand the nature of healing and how it brought him to a new understanding of why Jesus heals and how he heals through us.

Wimber provides practical models for the healing ministry.  He explores healing in the Old Testament, offers an overview of healing by Jesus and the disciples, and discusses the healing that occurs in hospitals.  This clear, detailed, and hands-on analysis is essential reading for anyone interested in Christian healing today.

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Richard J. Foster
A Personal Note from John Wimber
Part 1: Why Does Jesus Heal?
Chapter 1: The Long Struggle
Chapter 2: An Unlikely Healer
Chapter 3: A Vision of God’s Compassion and Mercy
Part 2: What Does Jesus Heal?
Chapter 4: Healing the Whole Person
Chapter 5: Overcoming the Effects of Past Hurts
Chapter 6: Healing the Demonized
Chapter 7: Healing the Body
Chapter 8: Not Everyone is Healed
Part 3: How Does Jesus Heal Through Us?
Chapter 9: An Integrated Model of Healing: Principles, Values, and Practices
Chapter 10: An Integrated Model of Healing: Programs and Personnel
Chapter 11: A Healing Procedure: Interview, Diagnosis, and Prayer Selection
Chapter 12: A Healing Procedure: Prayer Engagement, Phenomena, and Post-Prayer Direction
Appendix A: Glossary of Terms
Appendix B: Healing Those in Hospitals
Appendix C: Healing in the Old Testament
Appendix D: An Overview of the Healing Ministry of Jesus
Appendix E: The Healing Ministry of the Disciples
Appendix F: Signs and Wonders in Sheffield: A Social Anthropologist’s Analysis of Words of Knowledge, Manifestations of the Spirit, and the Effectiveness of Divine Healing


In an age when the explosive power of the Holy Spirit is becoming increasingly evident across the spectrum of Christian denominations, the need for informed explanation, orientation, and interpretation is acute.  In Power Healing, John Wimber meets that need.  Here is a major work on divine healing, soundly based on biblical scholarship and thoroughly immersed in hands-on ministry experiences.  It is destined to take its place among the classics on the subject.
C. Peter Wagner, professor emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary

About the Author:

John Wimber (1934-1997) was the pastor and founder of Vineyard Christian Fellowship and is the author of Power Evangelism and Power Points.  Coauthor Kevin Springer was the editor of Equipping the Saints magazine.