Friday, November 28, 2008

Laying of Hands

The details of our discussion are given in the mind-map "Laying of Hands".
The key points learned about "Laying of Hands" are

  1. one of the 6 foundational doctrines listed in Heb 6:1-2
  2. It is for the purpose of appointment of position and impartation of gifts for the individual.
  3. It is a transference of authority, power, gifts, anointing from one of higher authority to a another.
  4. It is about healing through laying of hands.
  5. Do not be hasty in laying hands on others - e.g. installation of leaders.
  6. Do not be hasty in receiving laying of hands from anyone as you don't know what transference is taking place.

1 comment:

Raymond said...

I agree. So often Pastors will lay hands on unbelievers. It's true that one can recieve the Water Baptism and be baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. But not imparting the Spirt of Basptism. As we see in Acts 8:14. After laying hands on them they received the Holy Ghost.