From the introduction:
This book has not been written. It has been compiled. The style, diction, arrangement, etc., is all to which we can lay claim. The contents have been gathered from many sources. To tell where and how we have procured the material would be a difficult task; it has come from many places, covering a period of time. We give due and proper thanks for every help.
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The aim of the book is to glorify God in many shall find healing for their bodies and blessings to their souls.
We are not unmindful of the severe criticism which is abroad in reference to our subject — sometimes from most devout Christians.
However, we have written and compiled as the Great Physician has directed, and we dare trust Him to accomplish His desired ends.
The Table of Contents are as follows:
Chapter 1 — WHAT LED TO THE PREPARATION OF THIS BOOK?
Chapter 2 — IS DIVINE HEALING IN THE ATONEMENT?
Chapter 3 — WHAT IS DIVINE HEALING?
Chapter 4 — IS IT THE WILL OF GOD TO HEAL THE BODY?
Chapter 5 — CAN YOU ANSWER THE OBJECTIONS TO DIVINE HEALING?
Chapter 6 — DOES GOD GET GLORY FROM THE HEALING OF THE BODY?
Chapter 7 — DOES THE HEALING OF THE BODY BRING SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS?
Chapter 8 — IS SATAN THE AUTHOR AND CAUSE OF ALL SICKNESS?
Chapter 9 — WHAT ARE SOME OF THE HINDRANCES TO DIVINE HEALING?
Chapter 10 — HOW IS DIVINE HEALING BE RECEIVED?
Chapter 11 — FLASHES ON DIVINE HEALING
Chapter 12 — TESTIMONIES — AS IT WAS IN THE DAY OF JESUS
About the author:
The Reverend Clement H. Linn, known as "Hallelujah Jack," gave the credit to God in all things. "I was a newspaperman," he once recalled, "and I lay down the pen to take up the pulpit. And I was an actor, and I forsook the footlights to preach the Gospel. I came to Wisconsin because I did not want to go to China or Japan or Africa, and I bought an abandoned tobacco field on Highway 13, and asked God to wave a magic wand over it and make it the most beautiful camp meeting grounds in the world. I do not want to brag about myself, but I do want to boast of the Father in Heaven, because He answered my prayer."
Bolstered by prayer, he built up his camp in Oregon so it included a large tabernacle, dormitory, and dining room, a print shop and children's tabernacle, cottages, and other buildings. He put in modern conveniences and landscaped the grounds. "We have planted more than 2,000 trees and shrubs," he once said. "So you see a tobacco field can be converted too."
Under his leadership, the meeting place became famously interdenominational. Mr. Linn himself was an ordained minister in the Congregational church, while his wife is a Presbyterian, his mother and father Methodists, and one brother a Baptist. Special preachers, musicians, and singers from different parts of the country were highlighted on at the annual programs. In 1931, Mr. Linn took a seven month missionary journey around the world, visiting 25 countries, in an "independent and interdenominational" trip. Mrs. Linn carried on evangelistic work in this country.
"Hallelujah Jack" told a frank story about his conversion. "I was editor of a newspaper in a town down on the Mississippi river in Arkansas, living under an assumed name because of some troubles I had on Broadway in New York when I was on the "It was just like a fellow getting over the tooth-ache. Once he had it and then it was gone. I had a new heart. I was so happy and light inside that I could have walked on eggs and not broken a single one."
His getting religion was "simply wonderful," Mr. Linn continued. "The new fangled idea today is to stick up your little finger, sign on the dotted line, join the church over the telephone, send your picture to be baptized and hear the sermons over the radio. That was not my case. I felt the sins of my heart leave, and before I knew it I hollered out loud, 'Hallelujah!' I knew it wasn't cussin'. Honest, I did not want to cuss. 'Hallelujah' means 'Praise the Lord, or Glory to God!' Imagine a fellow like me saying that. I had been playing stud-poker all night just two days before, and now praising the Lord. Bless God, I was saved from a bottomless hell to a topless heaven.