After a heartfelt message on brokenness, people streamed up to the altar for prayer. One young woman came tearfully up to our prayer team. She was in a life-and-death battle with cancer and asked for prayer for healing. Our pastor took a glass bottle of oil, anointed her, and prayed for her as many others gathered around her in support.
While this type of anointing is a physical anointing, it has much in common with spiritual anointing. We can better understand spiritual anointing by using physical anointing as our springboard. (more…)