How To Keep Your Healing

When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out. (Luke 11:24)

In 1970 while I was at a meeting in New York, I met this woman who had been healed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, of the rare disease.

She said to me, "Brother Hagin, I haven't said one word to my husband about it, but it's all come back on me. In fact, every symptom I ever had has come back. I'm worse than I ever was. Can you help me?" You see, people must develop a faith of their own in order to keep their healing, or else it will come right back on them.

I said, "Yes, I can help you. Just be present in these daytime teaching services." I knew the Word would do it. I was there for several weeks. Before I left, she came to me and said, "I'm perfectly well. Every symptom has disappeared. And this time, I got it by my own faith. I know now how to keep it."

You see, people often receive healing through the gifts of the Spirit in operation. Or they get into a mass meeting where there is mass faith and things happen. But when they get back on their own, they're alone and don't know how to stand in faith.

The Bible plainly teaches that the devil is the author of sickness and disease (see Acts 10:38). The Bible plainly teaches that an unclean spirit will go back into the house that it came out of (Luke 11:24).

The devil will go right back in where he left if people let him. That's the reason we need to teach people how to resist the devil and hold fast to their healing. This woman learned. She received her healing and kept it.

God is not the author of sickness and disease. The devil is! I resist the devil, and he must flee from me. I hold fast to the Word of God. I keep my healing!