Watch: Eddie Long Says God Healed Him – and Claims He Can 'Heal' With Oil

LITHONIA, GA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Bishop Eddie Long gives a sermon where he addressed sex scandal allegations at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church September 26, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Bishop Eddie Long, the pastor of a Georgia megachurch was accused of luring young men into sexual relationships, has told his congregation of thousands that he denies all the allegations and that all people must face painful and distasteful situations.  (Photo by John Amis-Pool/Getty Images)

Watch: Eddie Long Says God Healed Him – and Claims He Can 'Heal' With Oil

The Bishop talks about his "journey."

Published October 21, 2016

Bishop Eddie Long made a grand revelation to his congregation during a service earlier this month, telling them God healed him, supposedly referencing his rumored cancer scare.

"I've been on a journey and just recalibrating myself," he said. "And like I said, I had some health issues and God has healed me. The manifestation is coming through and we stand in that."

The pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church went on to explain that he was recovering from an "undisclosed health challenge."

It is still unclear whether Long meant he is physically healed, spiritually healed or emotionally healed, and, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, a New Birth spokesperson failed to clarify or comment on his statement.

Long explained to the congregation that God woke him up that morning and told him that some members of his congregation suffered from chronic pain.

"You have to be controlled by painkillers," he said before asking those who were suffering from pain to move into the aisle. "There's a healing balm in there."

At this point, he then asked those members to walk up to the altar and began a healing service with his oil.

Back in August, many speculated he was ill after he posted a video that showed him looking much thinner than usual.

Take a look at the video of his "healing revelation," below:

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Written by John Justice

(Photo: John Amis-Pool/Getty Images)


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