For example, “We prayed for my sister Debbie and she had cancer, and all of a sudden she didn’t have cancer anymore.” Every now and then, I don’t care where you are in Christianity, you will hear those. It’s called, What this guy did was there was this lady back in the 1970s named Catherine Kuhlman and she would do these healing services.
I’ve heard a few of them, but I was in very short supply of such stories and I hadn’t thought about it much. I went looking and I’ll te II you that one interesting book that I found along the way was by Richard Casdorph, who is a medical doctor. He followed her around and he documented what happened to these people.
She said that something really amazing is going to happen here at this certain date and they told everybody. This book is by Stanley Jaki, who is a physicist and a Catholic priest and a science historian.
He goes into 360 pages of interviewing people and documenting all this.
I of all people know what it’s like to sit here and pray for someone and go, “I feel really stupid! ” You know, sometimes there’s no obvious result, but sometimes there is. If you want to read some more of these stories, go here. Well, I totally understand and agree with that, but I also think that as you mature as a Christian, you live more and more by experience. “The Jesus story is just an accumulation of myths of a legendary people, all rolled into one über-nice guy. People say, “The God and the Jesus that Christians worship today are actually amalgams formed out of ancient pagan gods.