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How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions?

The Jehovah’s Witness publication ‘What Does the Bible Really Teach?’ discusses the issue of blood transfusions in Chapter 13. Paragraph 11 reads: We show respect for blood by not eating it... ...
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How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions?

Mainstream Christianity counteracts the Jehovah’s Witness stance of refusing whole blood transfusions by biblical exegesis and also by examining the continuing changes in JW policy. Biblical Exegesis: ...
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How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions?

An article from Truth Magazine (I am just quoting the article, not advocating a website unknown to me) states in its conclusion two main points which I believe are the main arguments against ...
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To what extent do Mormons believe that miraculous healing happens in our days?

Yes, Mormons believe in gifts and miracles of both spiritual and physical healing in these days. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave a talk in 2010 called Healing the Sick. ...
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What is the biblical basis against seeking medical advice?

The overwhelming majority of Christians, based on their understanding of the Bible, see nothing wrong with seeking medical advice and help. There are, however, a few passages which may deter people ...
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Jehovah's Witnesses and blood transfusions

Here is an article published by Jehovah’s Witnesses that explains their basis for refusing to have whole blood transfused: What Does the Bible Say About Blood Transfusions? (See NOTE 1) The Bible ...
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Did Jesus heal a person with a chromosome defect?

The Bible was written down about two thousand years ago, when nothing was known about "Chromosome defects". So the Bible writers didn't record whether any of the people Jesus healed had ...
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How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions?

How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions? User 14 says, 18th August 2018, in the comment on Anne's answer: Did you know that JWs do not believe they are following the ...
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Are there or have there been Christian healing ministries that have documented healing cases with supporting medical records?

Are there or have there been Christian healing ministries that have documented healing cases with supporting medical records? The Catholic Church has a long tradition of accepting medical miracles as ...
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Are there any denominations opposed to organ transplant donation or receipt?

Are there any denominations opposed to organ transplant donation or reception ? I do not believe that there any denominations that are explicitly opposed to all organ transplant donation or reception. ...
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Jehovah's Witnesses and blood transfusions

As to your point about distinguishing between eating blood and medical usage of it I found a question from readers in 6-15-2004 Watchtower that was somewhat helpful particularly the portion below ...
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Can People Who Aren't Saved, Heal in Jesus’ Name?

Your ‘backstory’ explains several things that will help in offering an answer. Immediately, there appears to be a need for you to learn from Jesus’ own words on this subject, and then to subject ...
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Jehovah's Witnesses and blood transfusions

It seems that it has more involved than just Acts 15:28-29. The following is my attempt to try and answer this question based on my findings but if anyone has more on this I am open to what they have ...
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Is healing with honey mentioned in the Bible?

The Bible repeatedly refers to honey as a good thing – for example, the land promised to the Israelites is regularly referred to as "a land flowing with milk and honey" (e.g., Exodus 3:8). But in ...
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According to Catholicism, why are there so few miraculous healings of amputees, if any?

According to Catholicism, why are there so few miraculous healings of amputees, if any? Thoughtout the history of the Church, there have been miracles of physical healing. Some are more spectacular ...
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To what extent do Mormons believe that miraculous healing happens in our days?

Yes, mormons believe in physical healings. All Melchizedek priesthood holders–which constitutes most faithful men aged 18+ in the church–carry with them a small vial of oil, which has been consecrated ...
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What New Testament passages clearly show "healing | ἰάομαι" indicates a spiritual (not physical) healing"?

I am assuming you don't mind conjugations of ἰάομαι. The First Epistle of Peter uses it in a way that seems to necessitate a spiritual meaning: when He was reviled, did not revile in return; when He ...
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What is the biblical basis for a continued illness indicating unforgiven sin?

In Mark 2:1-12, Jesus attributes the man's sickness to his sin -- "Son, thy sins be forgiven thee" -- which means it arose as the result of some behaviour of his that was counter to the commandments ...
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Is the Holy Spirit more effective at restoring people's mental health than secular therapeutic approaches and treatments?

Mental health means ‘a mind that is healthy’. From this standpoint, a Christian would easily agree that the ideal mind was that of the god-man Jesus Christ. However, in the world, mental health ...
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How do Protestants counteract the Witnesses stance on Blood Transfusions?

It is also written, "You shall not stand idly by the blood of your neighbor." Jews, including Christ, have understood this to mean it is lawful to break almost any commandment in order to ...
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How do believers in present-day miraculous healings respond to skeptics requesting thorough scientific medical documentation accessible worldwide?

God's purpose in providing miracle As one of those "believers in concrete present-day cases of miraculous healings" I would respond to the skeptics that the purpose of miracles for today is ...
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Is the Holy Spirit more effective at restoring people's mental health than secular therapeutic approaches and treatments?

You may want to look into this study on the effectiveness of the ministry Be In Health's flagship class at curing depression. They take the hard cases of Christian healing, and over the years The Holy ...
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Are there any Christian groups or denominations that make a distinction between the gift of healing and just praying for the sick to get healed?

The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints make a distinction between the two. There are at least two powers that can be used in healing: Faith We know that the prayer of faith, uttered alone or ...
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How do Continuationists respond to the "go empty hospitals" objection against the gift of healing?

One of the big problems with many mainstream Christians accepting the continuation of the charismatic gifts is because a large number of Pentecostals have had a type of mind over matter or simple ...
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Has a healing miracle ever been recorded on camera?

Yes. Lot's of them. I have collected some links to miracles reported online on my blog. A number of the links point to videos, and some of those show people being ministered to and indicating that the ...
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Are there or have there been Christian healing ministries that have documented healing cases with supporting medical records?

Are there or have there been Christian, non-Catholic, healing ministries that have documented healing cases with supporting medical records? There seem to be a few, but the rigorous are not to the ...
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Is there any historical evidence of the gifts of healing in operation by the second Century?

Yes, The Martyrdom of Polycarp records the following event (occurring circa AD 155): And as the flame blazed forth in great fury, we, to whom it was given to witness it, beheld a great miracle, and ...
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Is there any historical evidence of the gifts of healing in operation by the second Century?

Is there any historical evidence of the gifts of healing in operation by the second Century? It's in Acts 3. 3 Now Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour....
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Can People Who Aren't Saved, Heal in Jesus’ Name?

I believe a reason for asking the question is to know if answers to prayer or ability to perform Miracles can be used as evidences to knowing if a person is Saved or not. Firstly, beleive in Jesus ...
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