How to Receive Healing using a Prayer Cloth (Pamphlet)
In Acts 19:11-12 it says, “Now God worked unusual miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even handkerchiefs or aprons were brought from his body to the sick, and the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them.”
This pamphlet is to accompany a prayer cloth which has been prayed over for God's healing and delivering power to be upon it.
To use a prayer cloth, take a suitable cloth such as a clean hankerchief to your church elders and ask them to pray over it in accordance with Acts 19:11-12. Once it has been prayed over by the elders you can wear it attached to the inside of your clothes. As you wear it believe for God’s healing anointing to be upon it.
We have seen some excellent results from the use of prayer cloths. “Only believe! Only believe!” (Mark 5:36).
HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR HEALING USING A PRAYER CLOTH
This pamphlet should accompany a prayer cloth which has been prayed over in accordance with Acts 19:11-12.
There is now an anointing on your prayer cloth for healing and deliverance. As you believe you will be mightily touched by God for healing.
We encourage you to remember the work of the Cross. “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.” (John 3:16).
Acts 19:11-12says, “Now God worked unusual miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even handkerchiefs or aprons were brought from his body to the sick, and the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them.”
Please remember that the power of the Holy Spirit remains on the cloth at all times. As you believe for this you will find remarkable healing takes place. You should use this prayer cloth by attaching it under your clothing and continue to wear it until you are healed and/or delivered.
You should use this prayer cloth by attaching it under your clothing and continue to wear it until you are healed and/or delivered.
You should carefully consider the following comments as keys to your healing and deliverance.
1. WE MUST PUT GOD FIRST IN OUR LIVES.
He must be ahead of our family, our possessions and everything else. If this is not so then we are committing idolatry. (Exodus 22:3). God will not hear us.
2. WE MUST ABSOLUTELY FORGIVE EVERYBODY AS GOD HAS FORGIVEN US.
Even though we have been forgiven by God at the Cross of Jesus Christ, we cannot appropriate this forgiveness to ourselves unless we forgive others.
Matthew 6:14-15says, “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”
Also, Mark 11:25-26, “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses.”
We read the following account of when Jesus Christ rose from the dead in John 20:23, “He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”
When Jesus had breathed on them they received the Holy Spirit. Like them we can decide either to retain the sins of other people or with the help of the Holy Spirit forgive those people and let their sins go.
If we don't forgive others with the help of the Holy Spirit then any demon powers operating through those who have hurt or damaged us can attack and cause disease and sickness.
Dodie Osteen was diagnosed with incurable cancer and healed. In her testimony, which is referred to later in this pamphlet, she says, “I examined my heart, and God began to deal with me about some things. One night I wrote letters to seven people whom I felt I might have offended, whom I needed to forgive or who needed to forgive me. I even wrote letters to people I thought I might have offended after I became sick because I had been so irritable. I hadn’t been myself. One letter was to my husband, and the others were to each of my children.”
Jesus tells us to do the following: “But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you.” Matthew 5:44.
3. WE MUST HONOUR OUR MOTHER AND FATHER NO MATTER HOW THEY HAVE TREATED US.
Deuteronomy 27:16says, “Cursed is the one who treats his father or mother with contempt.”
If we don't honour them, the curses of the law, which include every form of sickness and disease as set out in Deuteronomy 28:15 onwards can affect us. Honouring our parents means having respect for them.
If your parents are alive you should write and ask them to forgive you for any wrong attitudes you have ever had towards them. Tell them you forgive and honour them no matter how you feel about them.
God says He will visit the sins of one generation on the next four of those who hate Him. (Deuteronomy 5:9). Those who hate Him are those who do not obey Him.
We don't know what has happened in our previous generations. In order to avoid the curse of inherited sicknesses and diseases from those generations we must honour our parents.
When we do so we can claim deliverance at the Cross of Jesus. He became a curse for us to set us free from the curses of the law and so that the blessings of Abraham may come upon us. (Galatians 3:13-14).
4. WE MUST BELIEVE THE WORD OF GOD ABSOLUTELY.
Isaiah 53:4-5says, “Surely He has borne our griefs, And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.”
The words, “griefs and sorrows,” can also be translated as, “pains and sicknesses.” We have been healed by the stripes laid on Jesus Christ. Praise God! We must believe this.
The Bible says:
“For I am the Lord who heals you.” Exodus 15:26.
“Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases.” Psalm 103:3.
When the ruler of the synagogue came to Jesus and begged Him earnestly to come and heal his daughter who was at the point of death Jesus said, “Do not be afraid; only believe.” (Mark 5:22-23 & 36) She was healed.
Mark 11:22-24says, “So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.”
Therefore let us put all doubt and fear out of our mind and believe God no matter how impossible it may seem. “For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37.
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1.
“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Hebrews 11:6.
6. NEED FOR PERSISTENCE
Remember the persistent widow who wouldn't take, “No,” for an answer. (Luke 18:1-8.) We need to be like her and persist until we get the answer to our prayers.
7. NEED FOR REPENTANCE
Finally we must repent from all sins. Our sins separate us from God and can prevent our healing and deliverance.
“Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, That it cannot save; Nor His ear heavy, That it cannot hear. But your iniquities have separated you from your God; And your sins have hidden His face from you, So that He will not hear.” Isaiah 59:1-2.
The Bible describes sin as follows (NKJV)
1 Corinthians 6:9-10:
“Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived.
Neither fornicators (sex outside of marriage)
Nor idolaters (putting other things ahead of God)
Nor revilers (cursing other people)
Nor extortioners (taking other people’s money by threat)
will inherit the kingdom of God.”
Using bad language
Licentiousness (indecency) e.g. pornography
(Galatians 5:19, Ephesians 5:3-4)
Sorcery i.e. Witchcraft
Fortune telling (horoscopes)
Some forms of heavy metal rock music
Drugs (wrong kind)
New Age e.g. worship of the creation
Martial Arts i.e. Kung Fu, Aikido, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Tai Chi, Judo (rooted in Taoism and Buddhism)
Eastern religions: Hypnosis (Hinduism Goddess Shiva), Yoga, TM, ESP, Worship of the creation (Idolatry) (Romans 1:25).
Contentions e.g. quarrelsome, causing fights
Outburst of wrath
Dissensions (causing fights)
Heresies e.g. Jehovah Witnesses and Mormons
Murders e.g. deliberate unnecessary abortion
Revelries (wild parties)
Also those who are…
Cowardly (refusing to follow Christ)
All of the above scriptures show the need for us to come before the Lord and repent of any of these sins so that we can inherit the kingdom of God.
“For the wages of sin is death but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23.
The Bible says if we confess our sins God is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9).
We suggest you say a prayer such as the following,
“Dear Heavenly Father I come to you in the mighty name of Your Son Jesus Christ. I believe He died on the Cross to pay the penalty for all my sins, to forgive me, to heal me and to reconcile me to You. I confess Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour and I repent of these sins (name them).
Thank you Heavenly Father for your forgiveness, love and healing in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.”
Please follow the above directions carefully and you will know the blessing of God for healing.
Sickness caused by demonic activity:
Sometimes such things as pain, crippling diseases, deformities and a desire to die, are the result of demonic powers and attacks by satan. Jesus constantly healed the sick and cast out demons.
Deliverance Prayer: “Dear Heavenly Father, as I come to You in the name of Jesus Christ, I confess Jesus Christ is my Lord and my Saviour. I confess that He shed His blood for me and I plead now the protection of that precious blood over my whole life. In the name of Jesus Christ I command every spirit of sickness to flee from me. I rebuke it in the name of Jesus Christ and thank You Lord Jesus for Your healing. Amen”.
If you have been involved in anything on the occult check list at the end of this pamphlet, you should repent before God.
Finally, “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” James 4:8.
8. POWER OF SPEAKING OUT THE WORD OF GOD
An excellent way of receiving healing with the use of a prayer cloth is to read aloud each day scriptures from the Bible. I have seen wonderful results when this is done.
We suggest the following scriptures:
“Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”
“He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.”
“Surely He has borne our griefs, And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.”
“But to you who fear My name The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings; And you shall go out And grow fat like stall-fed calves.”
“So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.”
“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.”
“Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, and having a High Priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.”
“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.”
1 Peter 2:24
“who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness— by whose stripes you were healed.”
1 John 5:14-15
“Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.”
Prayer cloth testimonies
To encourage you, we have included the following testimonies of healings which have occurred using prayer cloths and/or speaking out scripture. In reading these you will note that persistence is required.
Brain tumour and heart condition healed
“Two years ago I was diagnosed with a brain tumour and an irregular heart beat.
Shortly afterwards I received an anointed handkerchief which Bill Subritzky had prayed over in accordance with Acts 19:11-12. The handkerchief is now in tatters because I used it so many times over the last two years. I have also been obedient to keep believing for my healing.
I recently went to see my specialist and he told me that he can’t find any trace of the brain tumour or the heart condition. My neurologist said he could not find the brain tumour either and my cardiologist said he couldn’t find any problems with my heart.
Praise the Lord, I’m totally healed!” – Kiriana
“In 2004 the doctors diagnosed me with a badly scarred left kidney. The kidney had basically shut down so the doctors wanted to remove it.
I went to a Bill Subritzky meeting and received prayer for healing. The person who prayed for me believed that I’d had negative words spoken over me as a child so we prayed about that and for my healing. I was also given a prayer handkerchief. By faith, I truly believed from that night that I would be healed by God.
In 2005 I went back to the hospital and the specialist said he was quite surprised that my kidney had started working again. This meant they no longer needed to remove it. However, they decided to do an operation to improve my kidney function even more but they didn’t know if this would work or not.
I continued to believe God for my full healing and throughout this time I kept the prayer handkerchief in my Bible, marking Acts 19:11-12.
In 2006 I went back to the specialist and he said my kidney was fully repaired!
Today I live with two fully functioning kidneys. I do not have any kidney infections and do not have any scarring on my kidneys.
I praise the Lord that He prompted me to go up the front to receive prayer for healing and that by faith I truly believed and I received my healing.” – Margaret
Liver cancer healed
Dodie Osteen, the mother of Joel Osteen who pastors the largest church in the USA (40,000 people), was diagnosed with liver cancer 26 years ago and given six weeks to live. She read scripture aloud for six months and was totally healed. She is still healed 26 years later. Her testimony booklet is available from Christian bookshops.
9. Occult check list
Possible demonic entry points:
[ ] Abstract art (under hallucinogenic stimulus)
[ ] Acupuncture
[ ] Amulets (tiger’s claw, shark’s tooth, horseshoe over door, mascots, talisman (magic picture)
[ ] Ankh (a cross with a ring top used in satanic rites)
[ ] Apparitions - occultic
[ ] Astral travel
[ ] Astrology
[ ] Augury (interpreting omens)
[ ] Automatic writing
[ ] Birth signs
[ ] Black arts
[ ] Black magic (involving hidden powers for bad ends)
[ ] Black mass
[ ] Blood subscriptions (pacts)
[ ] Cartomancy (using playing cards)
[ ] Chain letters
[ ] Charming or enchanting (attempts to use spirit power)
[ ] Charms and charming for wart removal
[ ] Chinese astrology
[ ] Clairaudience (ability to hear voices and sounds super-normally - spirit voices alleging to be those of dead people giving advice or warnings)
[ ] Clairsentience (supernormal sense perception)
[ ] Clairvoyance (ability to see objects or events spontaneously or supernormally above their normal range of vision – second sight)
[ ] Colour therapy
[ ] Concept therapy
[ ] Conjuration (summoning up a spirit by incantation)
[ ] Coven (a community of witches)
[ ] Crystal ball gazing
[ ] Crystals
[ ] Death magic (where the name of the sickness plus a written spell is cast into coffin or grave)
[ ] Demon worship
[ ] Disembodied spirits
[ ] Divining rod or twig or pendulum (Hosea 4:12)
[ ] Dowsing or witching for water, minerals, under-ground cables, finding out the sex of unborn child using divining rod, pendulum, twig or planchette
[ ] Dream interpretation (as with Edgar Cayce books)
[ ] Dungeons and dragons
[ ] Eastern meditation/religious - Gurus, Mantras, Yoga, Temples etc
[ ] Ectoplasm (unknown substance from body of a medium)
[ ] Enchanting
[ ] E.S.P. (extra sensory perception)
[ ] Findhorn Community
[ ] Floating trumpets
[ ] Fortune telling
[ ] Gothic rock music
[ ] Gurus
[ ] Gypsy curses
[ ] Hallucinogenic drugs (cocaine, heroin, marijuana, sniffing glue etc)
[ ] Handwriting analysis (for fortune telling)
[ ] Hard rock music - Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones
[ ] Heavy metal music - AC/DC, Guns and Roses (all heavy rock)
[ ] Hepatoscopy (examination of liver for interpretation)
[ ] Hex signs (hexagrams)
[ ] Horoscopes
[ ] Hydromancy (divination by viewing images in water)
[ ] Hypnosis
[ ] Idols
[ ] Incantations
[ ] Iridology (eye diagnosis)
[ ] Japanese flower arranging (sun worship)
[ ] Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Reincarnation, Hinduism)
[ ] Kabbala (Occult Lore)
[ ] Karma
[ ] Levitation
[ ] Lucky charms or signs of the Zodiac or birthstones
[ ] Magic (not sleight of hand but use of supernatural power)
[ ] Mantras
[ ] Martial arts (Aikido, Judo, Karate, Kung fu, Tae Kwan Do etc)
[ ] Matthew Manning
[ ] Mediums
[ ] Mental suggestion
[ ] Mental telepathy
[ ] Mental therapy
[ ] Mesmerism
[ ] Metaphysics (study of spirit world)
[ ] Mind control
[ ] Mind Dynamics
[ ] Mind mediumship
[ ] Mind reading
[ ] Moon-mancy
[ ] Motorskopua (mechanical pendulum for diagnosing illness)
[ ] Mysticism
[ ] Necromancy (conjuring up spirits of the dead)
[ ] Numerical symbolism
[ ] Numerology
[ ] Occultic games
[ ] Occult letters of protection
[ ] Occult literature, eg The Greater World, The 6th & 7th Book of Moses, The Other Side, The Book of Venus, Pseudo-Christian works of Jacob Lorber, works by Edgar Cayce, Alistair Crowley, Jean Dixon, Levi Dowling, Arthur Ford (The Overt Worship of Spirit
Beings), Johann Greber, Andrew Jackson Davis, Anton Le Vay, Ruth Montgomery, John
Newborough, Eric Von Daniken, Dennis Wheatley. * Such books should be burned, regardless of cost.
[ ] Omens
[ ] Ouija boards
[ ] Pagan fetishes
[ ] Pagan religious objects, artifacts and relics
[ ] Pagan rites (Voodoo, Sing sings, Corroborees, Fire walking, Umbahda, Macumba)
[ ] Palmistry
[ ] PK (parakinesis - control of objects by the power of the mind and will)
[ ] Parapsychology (PS) – especially study of demonic activity
[ ] Pendulum diagnosis
[ ] Phrenology (divining/analysis from the skull)
[ ] Planchette (divining)
[ ] Precognition (foreknowledge of the occurrence of events)
[ ] Psychic healing
[ ] Psychic sight
[ ] Psychography (use of heart shaped board)
[ ] Psychometry (telling fortunes by lifting or holding object belonging to the enquirer)
[ ] Punk rock music
[ ] Pyramidology (mystic powers associated with models of pyramids)
[ ] Rebirthing
[ ] Reiki
[ ] Reincarnation
[ ] Rhabdomancy (casting sticks into the air for interpreting omens)
[ ] Satanism
[ ] Séances
[ ] Self hypnosis
[ ] Significant pagan days
[ ] Silva Mind Control (SMC - Psychorientology)
[ ] Sorcery
[ ] Spells
[ ] Spirit knockings or rappings
[ ] Star signs
[ ] Stichomancy (fortune telling from random reference to books)
[ ] Stigmata - i.e. occultic types.
[ ] Superstitions (self or parents or grandparents)
[ ] Table tipping
[ ] Tarot cards (22 picture cards for fortune telling)
[ ] Tea-leaf reading
[ ] Thought transference
[ ] TK (telekinesis - objects move around room, instruments play, engines start...)
[ ] TM (Transcendental Meditation)
[ ] Trances
[ ] Transmigration
[ ] Travel of the soul
[ ] UFO fixation
[ ] Uri Geller
[ ] White magic (invoking hidden powers for ‘good ends’)
[ ] Witchcraft
[ ] Yoga (involves Eastern demon worship)
[ ] Zodiac charms, birthdates
[ ] Zodiac signs
Complied by Bill Subritzky and produced by Dove Ministries
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