Religion: A Family That Prays Together

Richard Roberts follows father Oral down the sawdust trail

"If you want prayer for arthritis, stand up. Maybe it's in your neck, your shoulders, your back. Maybe in your hips or your knees. Who has a problem in your stomach and you want prayer? Kidney, liver, hernia, colon—any problem in the stomach? Please stand for prayer."

At the preacher's urging, people start to stand one by one. The momentum builds and soon about 400 of the audience of 1,500 are on their feet. "I speak to the spirit of infirmity. I command the arthritis to...

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