Does God still heal the sick? Was healing just for the Apostles?

Does God still Heal the sick?

That was the question my good friend Michael asked one day during bible study. He asked the same question that we had all thinking: “Why aren’t we seeing the miracles and wonders of the first century church, and why can’t we do the same miracles as the Apostles?”

After just finishing a year-long study on the power of the Holy Spirit, what he asked seemed like a fair question, especially since here in the North Eastern USA, faith in the power of the Holy Spirit can often seem as distant as the miracles of the first century church over 2000 years ago!

So here was my return question; “If we receive the Holy Spirit when saved by receiving Jesus, and if Christ was raised by that same Holy Spirit, and if the Apostles performed miracles by that same spirit, then shouldn’t we have the same exact power within us? Isn’t God the Father, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit, the same today as yesterday and tomorrow (Hebrews 13:8)? Isn’t it “one spirit, the Holy Spirit, that unites the entire body of Christ?” Isn’t that the same Spirit that God gave us mentioned in Matthew 10:1, ACT1:8, Romans 15:13, 1 Corinthians 2:4, and 2 Timothy 1:7 just to name a few?

That question and it’s answers, has led me down a path to discover that such miracles and wonders, are still here today!

For years I was taught and believed, that the Miracles of the Apostles died with the first Apostles almost 2000 years ago. I had believed like most of my friends, that the “miracle crusades” of the 50′s and 70′s, and 80′s were all just “crackpot” crazy ministers, filled with intense emotions, selling nothing but fake miracles where emotions overcame obstacles like headaches and back pain. It made perfect sense that the small miracles were just the result of overcoming pain through an adrenalin rush, you know, the old ‘mind over matter” saying,  or perhaps they staged an elaborate wheelchair hoax right? It all seemed a bit fake to me, and I believe in some cases, it really was fake which to me is/was the ultimate blasphemy about God’s power and truth when someone tries to fake miracles for personal gain.

After all, I didn’t personally know anyone who was dramatically healed through prayer, or know anyone who had personally experienced “real healing” from such a ministry. My conclusion for most of my life, was that biblical healing was all just some well executed “smoke and mirror” performances with little substance, and nothing was coming from typical media outlets to convince me otherwise. I thought “certainly if any of this miracle stuff is real, it would show up on the front pages of national news papers, or on the evening news broadcasts, right?”

But something happened to me when I was attending revival services in Albany New York early in 2012. I started witnessing real miracles happening, on real people who I know personally. I saw a man who was deaf from birth, healed and able to hear again. I saw a man with a heart condition healed. I saw several people completely healed from depression. I saw damaged knees, ankles, and backs healed. I saw a man in perfect health who was in a coma and brain-dead after dying with a heart attack right in a church a year earlier. Doctors said he would never walk or talk again because he went so long without oxygen, yet through prayers by a couple of “faith filled” pastors from Victory Christian Church, he become completely healed in two weeks (See “Russell’s Story” posted on this site)!

These weren’t something I read about, these were all documented miracles on real people I met and saw myself. I have to admit after seeing all these, my world was rocked beyond understanding. Within a couple of months, my entire view of the world had been turned upside down, and as I saw truth emerge, the Spirit of God within me begin to rise up and stir and I felt my spirit inside, groaning for more! I honestly felt like scales were falling off my eyes just like Saul before becoming Paul the Apostle, when he began to see the truth about Jesus. Somehow, a vale had been lifted in both cases.

I started to wonder if miracles like this were something isolated or were they in fact commonplace in the world around us. I wondered if such things were happening everyday in the world but many of us simply never hear about them, or maybe we just didn’t believe it when we heard them?

So I started doing research on miracles around the world and wouldn’t you know, since that day I’ve learned that countless medically documented miracles and supernatural wonders are being experienced each day yet strangely they go unnoticed to most of the news outlets.

I kept thinking, how can such amazing news go completely unknown to the world and go unnoticed within mainstream Christianity?? I thought, how was this possible that I could be so misinformed, especially as a 24 year mature believer??? No wonder the world church is filled with so much unbelief! It seems the media is either deaf to telling these amazing stories or the world just isn’t listening (or both), and up to now the enemy has been victorious at keeping us in the dark.

My conclusion, the world desperately needs to know and hear such faith building stories of hope! And now, it seems God has placed a burning desire on my own heart to help spread the word that miracles are happening all around us, and that miracles in the name of Jesus are healing the sick, comforting the poor, restoring the church of Christ, and preparing His bride (the Church) for His return!

Since starting this site, it has been my great joy to not only see the number of site visits growing each day but to also pursue miracles in my own life. Today, I now pray every day for someone, somewhere and I’m starting to see Jesus use me for more and more miracles, Amen!! It is my hope and prayer that our faith may be strengthened from such miracles!

It’s true, God is on the move and showing us His Spirit is alive, and greater miracles are unfolding as we speak. Through the proof of these miracles, God is calling us to closer fellowship with His Son who was sent to save the world using “wonders, great signs, and many kinds of miracles”! As the book of ACTS (2:22) says, “Fellow Israelites, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know.”

I am certain that same Spirit of Jesus, is with us today, bringing miracles, wonders, and signs, so the Church may be renewed and so that millions of unbelievers may come to know Him and receive the gift of His saving grace!

If you are not a believer in Jesus know this, He died for you, no matter how much you feel unworthy, He loves you just as you are, no matter what you did in your past, and He stands at the door waiting for you saying “… but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” Come and drink deeply of the spirit of God through His precious Son, Jesus Christ ……receive His love and be saved with Life Eternal.

If you are uncertain that you are saved, or wonder if you could ever be saved, or if you just want to receive God’s saving grace for your life, then I urge you to visit this page and learn how you can ask Jesus into your life. How can I receive salvation and eternal life in heaven?

John 3:15
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that whoever believes in Him should not perish but[b] have eternal life. 16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. 17 For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.

May God Bless you,
Scott Levesque,
testimonials@documentedhealings.com

https://www.facebook.com/Scott.e.levesque

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23 thoughts on “Does God still heal the sick? Was healing just for the Apostles?

  1. Brother,
    These miracles are not documented. These are all doubtful. Miracles in the Bible were obvious, instantaneous and without any other explanation except that something supernatural had taken place. I did not watch them all but tell me, is there one video on the list that is without any other explanation besides supernatural? The “miracles” that we are told about today are not like the ones in the Bible. Even the religious leaders in that day that had so much to lose from Jesus claims had to admit that miracles were worked, sometimes they attributed them to Satan but they knew they were not fake.

    • Hi Neil,
      Thanks for your comments…..If your comments are about the miracle by Pete Cabrera Jr, I’ll admit that one is a bit “out there” in terms of some of the more common miracles I’ve seen myself and those available online. Take a look at this one – it’s more well documented and you find it more in line with what you mentioned. http://documentedhealings.com/best-healing-testimony-ever

      Andrew Wommack ministries has some of the better documented miracles on the web I’ve found – check them out here: http://www.awmi.net/extra/healing

      It’s not my goal to try and convince you as to whether or not they are real, (that’s between you and God and your own faith) but it is my hope that many people may be encouraged by stories showing the evidence of God’s power working around us, and the authority of Christ working in today’s world. In my walk, I’ve come to realized that it’s happening all around us if we are willing to take an honest look past the shroud of unbelief that plagues today’s church.

      I believe we are living in a world that keeps many good people, blind to the truths that God wants us to know; truths that He has opened to us through the resurrection as His children and as heirs to that kingdom. I believe the things written in Matthew 13 were for the benefit of all of us who believe in Him. They (the Apostles) were the first ones to be given the chance to understand the secrets of the Kingdom of heaven, but once the new covenant began, All believers are given that same chance if we “seek first that Kingdom of Heaven”. It’s my hope and prayer that we may be a generation who can look back and say we rose above the things that have made us into a “sleepy church” filled with unbelief in God’s word and God’s promises and say “the truth has set us free – I was blind but now see, I was deaf but now hear!”

      Matthew 13
      11 He replied, “You have been given the chance to understand the secrets of the kingdom of heaven. It has not been given to outsiders. 12 Everyone who has that kind of knowledge will be given more. In fact, they will have very much. If anyone doesn’t have that kind of knowledge, even what little he has will be taken away from him. 13 Here is why I use stories when I speak to the people. I say,

      “They look, but they don’t really see.
      They listen, but they don’t really hear or understand.

      14 “In them the words of the prophet Isaiah come true. He said,

      “‘You will hear but never understand.
      You will see but never know what you are seeing.
      15 The hearts of these people have become stubborn.
      They can barely hear with their ears.
      They have closed their eyes.
      Otherwise they might see with their eyes.
      They might hear with their ears.
      They might understand with their hearts.
      They might turn to the Lord, and then he would heal them.’ (Isaiah 6:9,10)

      16 “But blessed are your eyes because they see. And blessed are your ears because they hear.

      God bless you my brother
      Scott

  2. I am happy to have found a site like this..it’s inspiring for people to hear..hope in the darkness..Faith is the hope of something not yet manifested.

    • Thank you :) ….it’s all evidence of God with us today, and I give all praise to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit for revealing himself to us. Amen

  3. Miracles do happen ,I have received a few ,so I know .And I belive .But it is true .You don,t see the Church of Acts today.I am alive because I believe .Jesus is alive he still healing.Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

    • Hector, we may not see the same church today as in Acts, but He is the same yesterday as today and I believe we will soon see such a church again as we humble ourselves and seek Him, He will pour out His Spirit among the nations! The evidence is already showing signs and wonders.
      Acts 2:17
      ‘And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your young men shall see visions, Your old men shall dream dreams.

  4. Its really funny because as I first started to read the first thing about miracles, its crazy that about 6 or 7 months ago a friend and I were having the same conversation on the miracle of the bible and why we don’t see anything being said about the or if they really do happen even today. They do and I agree they need to be available for others to read and know that God is the same 2000 years ago as he is today. He does miracles everyday…salvation is a miracle. Healing happen every day and they should be told. Why I don’t know. The world as well as the church seems to think God changed over the 2000+ years of our earths existence. He hasn’t. He can do the same thing today but the key is faith and belief that anything is possible.

    Keep documenting and God will continue to show you more to show to others.

  5. I think this a good article, well written, 1st person witnessed, and informative, But unfortunatly in the news dispensation business, sadly, if it doesn’t bleed it doesn’t lead. I’ll reference my first 2 years of college. I subscribe to a magazine/paper called “the Good News”. The premise was that only good, positive, uplifiting, stories would be published in it. No bloody, guts and glory, or tragic articles would or could be found in these pages. If I remember correctly, sadly, it didn’t last 14 months of my 2yr monthly subscription. It hasn’t stopped me, 40 years later, of still looking for the good.

    • Thanks Joe! Thankfully there is no end to the good news of what God is doing around the world! Amen?

      This site is a testimony to His good works (not mine) with new stories and videos weekly that tell His story, of His love, and His mercy through His saints and as a result, the site has literally grown 20-50% each month and is up over 2000% from a year ago!

      For His glory, the world shall know His love is real, and for those who learn to believe, these things and greater shall be done! :)

      • Go to Pathtofaith.com Dr. Nemeh is being followed by Harvard Medical School (McClean) documenting all his miracles. He might have more miracles than anyone alive today.

  6. Hi Scott,
    It’s Rick S. I sent you the email about your page titled “Are we still a Sinner”
    Again, I shared your page with my friend over breakfast, and like me, he was so excited to share the same revelations that you have spoken of in the article..

    In searching for your facebook, I stumbled upon this page about miracles, and wanted to share about this subject. I noticed the blog on the top that tries to convince one that miracles were a thing of the past. I used to be in this camp, and by the power of the Holy Spirit, have witnessed/participated in the amazing healing power of God.

    Some of the healing were in the area of cancers removed, chrones disease healed, tumors dissolved overnight. Of course there is the inner healing that frees the soul of the torment of the enemy, and his lies.

    Hebrews 13:8 states that “Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and forever”. I take this to be the truth, so if Jesus healed in the past, then the truth is he is doing the same today. God is so excited to share his Love with us, and sometimes this comes in the form of physical healing. It is in this arena of healing that the Holy Spirit can and does reveal the nature of God, which is to heal and set free His children from bondage.

    Love your pages here and look forward to continued readings and sharing with you.
    Rick S

    • Hey Rick thanks!

      Amen to what you said – “Holy Spirit can and does reveal the nature of God, which is to heal and set free His children from bondage”

      I try to share this revelation all the time when I’m teaching. This is such an important part of living out our faith and getting out of the way so to speak to allow Jesus to do His transforming work inside of us. Jesus said ” the truth will set you free”! …..not guilt, shame, and condemnation which the enemy uses to keep us in bondage. I think the church has been slow to acknowledging this because first, they have been mislead to think such tools motivate us to “try harder” (even though hundreds years of trying harder have failed!….they do not work and keep us in a “sinner mindset” completely in bondage to the very thing we want to escape) and second, I believe the more modern church is afraid to release a message of “hyper grace” or “hyper forgiveness” that they believe will lead believers to greater works of sin, which is yet another lie if we are truly born again living in a community of faith that keeps us accountable.

      Even in a “worst case” scenario, I’ve actually seen someone living out a total life of sin, sleeping with another woman every night, but always seeking God’s love and keeping in close intimacy with Jesus along the way. He never allowed guilt, shame and condemnation to keep him from boldly speaking with God about his sin, and his desire to be set free from such sin. In the end, it was the love of Abba Father, that completely delivered him and set him free from such a lifestyle. Scripture says “Love covers a multitude of sin” ….I believe this is an example of what that can mean, and the love of the Father (like in the prodigal son parable) finally brought this man home and set him free from himself. Although many would cringe at this example, and his own church rebuked him as they should for such behavior, it’s a beautiful testimony and an actual instance of God’s grace and love, transforming a man through intimacy with Jesus…..the goodness of God leading him to repent, again and again until completely set free. Not your normal mode of getting set free, but then again, maybe if we keep personal guilt, shame and condemnation out of the way, it removes the barrier to intimacy with God, and really allows us to fellowship closer with Him, and allows Him to transform us into His holiness…what a concept! It works and God has a unique plan that can set any one of us free when we keep meeting him in prayer and surrendering our will to His will!! Jesus rocks!
      Scott L

  7. Thank you Mr. Levesque,

    I just found your site and am looking forward to reading all about it. I am encouraged thus far, with the content; and the layout and technical aspects of your data presentation are very well done. I am only able to view the internet at home via a dial-up connection, and many of the sites I try to look at are so image-rich in content that they are basically unviewable, it is a welcome relief to see something that I can use from home without trouble.

    I live in the rural Northwest, and have a wide variety of friends and aquaintences. There is this church in Medford, which is doing some amazing things, its called “Set Free Ministry”. Here is thier contact info:

    Set Free Ministry
    1032 W. Main
    Medford, Or.
    97501
    (541) 773-4004
    http://www.setfreemedford.com

    I am going to forward your site info to a friend of mine who is a member of thier church. I don’t often attend services myself, but my friend does and she says that this place is just awesome. I thought you might like to check it out. We all need good news and this ministry is helping people every day, with everything in outreach programs you might imagine.

    I have a question about faith-healing and miracles in general. Have you seen much of this sort of thing happening in other faiths as well? It seems that your position is Christian, which is something that we share. I have heard stories of healing happening all accross the board. One of the most impressive things that I have been witness to is healing that happens is 12 step programs to help people with substance abuse. Even though these people address thier prayers to “…a God of thier own understanding”, the healing happens anyways! At first I was doubtful of it all, being mostly a supporter of someone in recovery. I learned the importance of keeping my peace, and in dealing with people who are suffering, my role is supportive.

    I think that we all need more reliable info of what is really happening in the world and you are right that miracles and healing don’t ever get any press, at least not in the mainstream media. Thank you for your work, I am sure it is helping lots of people that you will never even meet.

    Your Brother in Christ,
    d. madsen

  8. One reason we don’t hear of these miracles is because medical records are private and the medical professionals who witness them on a regular basis are not allowed to talk about them.

  9. Hi! From Albany, NY, and found your site. We are part of healing ministry here. God Bless!! Yes, Jesus still heals. Very much suggest Christian Healing Ministry for classes and resources

    • Hi Diane,
      Yes Jesus does heal indeed and if you read the entire home page you can see that I learned about healing there in Albany! I was at Victory Christian Church with Pastor Charlie Muller who had Doug Stanton preaching for about 30 days on identity in Christ and for the first time I saw real healing through Jesus and was challenged to start laying hands on others. Since then, my life is becoming a real adventure ministering love every day, and seeing amazing healings happening through Jesus, in my own walk. I am indeed the fruit of Doug’s teachings and I believe much more fruit will grow from what he has taught! This site was created in response to a prompting of the Holy Spirit in one of Doug’s meeting in Albany, to reveal the truth about healing, and now the has over 300 testimonies of Healing through Jesus, specifically to build faith in the body of Christ. From the conception of a simply prompting, the site has seen over 55,000 hits in the last 12 months! God is on the move!

      We are experiencing “abundant life” because of our Lord. God is so good and it is good to be called “His own”!
      Bless you ;-)
      Scott

  10. I was diagnosed with a syrinx basically it’s a cyst of spinal fluid . It’s causing many horrible symptoms numbness through my body , loss of sensation, muscle weakness , loss of taste , tongue muscle has weakened and many other symptoms .im in need of a miracle right now please pray

    • Brook- God loves you and sent His Son to take on your sins and your sickness- He already paid the full price for you cyst. Therefore, in the mighty name of Jesus, I command that cyst to go, wither and completely disappear and for total healing healing in your body starting now. I expect a report from you of total healing to give glory to God above through His Son. Amen!
      Jesus is Lord, God is good!

  11. Great site Scott, thanks for telling me about it. I have been a believer my whole life, but it’s only been over the past few years that I have completely put God in control. It took far too long for me wake up…

  12. Great site Scott, and wonderful service to the Body of Christ. Keep it going and keep it growing. Only Heaven will measure the effect you have and it will not be small in any way.

    Greg Nichols

  13. I love reading about Wigglesworth and the healings from God. Love this site. I need healing from God for heart,diabetic and thyroid. Please be in prayer for me. God Bless and thank you.

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