Introduce yourself and ask, "How can I pray for you?” This is an opportunity to listen as we assess the person’s need.
Then we seek to identify whether or not there may be underlying issue(s) impacting their condition. The resource will explain this step more thoroughly.
Given the situation, we offer prayers of intercession and spiritual warfare specific to the need.
Based on previous steps, we pray with the person, asking God for wisdom. It is important to have a Bible ready as the Holy Spirit often prompts us to review Scriptures that give us further direction, insight and encouragement.
This may include further prayer and pastoral counseling. Every situation is a reminder that we all need to nurture an abiding relationship with God, seek and study His Word, fellowship with other Christians, and repent of sin. If they believe that healing occurred, medication should not be discontinued without medical review.