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Heartbeat Festival - California

Dr. Wierwille shares on healing and believing with records of the woman with the issue of blood, the lepers who were healed and one made whole, the shadow of Peter and the man born blind.

Topic: healing, healed, sozo, issue of blood, Matt 9, Matt 14, Luke 8, believing, shadow of Peter, Acts 5, John 9
Format: mp3

Victor Paul Wierwille (December 31, 1916 – May 20, 1985) dedicated his life to the research and teaching of the Bible. In his quest for truth he consulted and worked with some of the most outstanding individuals in Biblical studies and Christian living; including Karl Barth, Joseph Bauer, Glenn Clark, Karl J. Ernst, Joseph Friedli, Louis C. Hessert, Elmer G Homrighausen, E. Stanley Jones, George M. Lamsa, Richard and Reinhold Niebuhr, K. C. Pillai, Paul Tillich, Ernst Traeger, and many others.

Dr. Wierwille received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Theology degrees from present day Lakeland College, and conducted graduate studies at the University of Chicago and Princeton Theological Seminary. It was at Princeton that Wierwille earned the Master of Theology degree in Practical Theology. He later completed his Doctor of Theology degree at Pike's Peak Bible Seminary and Burton College in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Dr. Wierwille was the author of numerous books in the field of Biblical research, including Are the Dead Alive Now?; Receiving the Holy Spirit Today; Jesus Christ Our Passover; and Jesus Christ Our Promised Seed. Additionally, he developed and taught several comprehensive classes directed toward helping people to understand the Bible and to increase the power of God in their lives, such as the Power For Abundant Living series, Living Victoriously, and the University of Life courses. Dr. Victor Paul Wierwille was the founder and president of a world-wide Biblical research, teaching, and fellowship ministry for forty years; as well as the founder and president of several Biblical research centers, colleges, leadership training, and Christian outreach programs associated with it.

Victor Paul Wierwille served the Lord with unending joy all the days of his life as he travelled continuously throughout the world to hold forth the Word of God. He reached thousands of people during his lifetime through his live presentations, numerous radio and television broadcasts, film and video classes, and recorded teachings. And countless others continue to enjoy and be enriched by his books and hundreds of hours of recorded works, many of which are available in the public domain. A detailed listing of his work, as well as more information about his life and teachings can be found at Eternally Blessed (

"...The Word's got everything. The greatest love story is in the Word. The greatest short story is in the Word. The greatest Mystery is in the Word. The Word's got it all, man! Sure is something. I'm glad the Lord loves us. All we need to do is just reach out and touch the hem. Sometimes you know, ma'am, we get so sincere and so hard at this thing and we work so hard we miss all the joy of living. We just have to get to the place that we let go and let God. People I just have to get to the place that I implicitly trust His Word. If His Word says so in that which is addressed to me, I have to just believe that Word, no matter what the symptoms are in the senses world. Just reach out and touch the hem....You can pray til your blue in the face and get nothing but "blue face" [audience laughter]. You'll get the answer to that prayer when we do one thing, believe according to his principle and just reach out, sir, and touch the hem of his garment...."

"...Boy isn't this Word of God just exciting and illuminating and alive and dynamic. And how far below par we've lived because everybody's always pushing us down. Who has dared to say to us: we are what the Word of God says we are; that we have what the Word of God says we have (outside of this ministry I haven't seen it)...."

"All believing equals receiving!"

"...We'll read a theorem in a Math class and believe it; we'll drive down the street and see a sign on the bank that says temperature and time, we'll believe it; we get a statement from the bank at the end of the month, we'll believe it; but God who gave us His Word, sir, over a couple thousand years with over 66 different men writing, no contradiction in it, WE WON'T BELIEVE GOD'S WORD BUT WE'LL BELIEVE THE CLOCK ON THE BANK AND THE TEMPERATURE! No wonder we're freezing to death spiritually! That's right. Ladies and gentleman, God is spirit. And if you're ever to know spirit, sir, you've got to go to the Word! It's the Word that makes known the God and Father of our lord Jesus Christ...."