Monday, December 17, 2012

aa-Christian history: Hundreds told of their cures

My book "Cured: Proven Help for Alcoholics and Addicts" is filled with the testimonies of those who believed and believe that alcoholism can be cured by the power of God. In fact, Bill's own psychiatrist William D. Silkworth, M.D., specifically told Bill that the Great Physician Jesus Christ could cure him. Documentation is available in the Silkworth biography by Dale Mitchel. Based on Silkworth's advice and the specific action of Bill's sponsor and friend who had gone to Calvary Mission and made a decision for Christ, Bill did likewise. Those present said Bill accepted Christ. Bill wrote that, "For sure, I'd been born again." It's in his autobiograpy. Bill went from his new birth in Calvary Mission thinking about the Great Physician and cure. He checked in to Towns Hospital. He cried out to God for help. He saw an indescribably white light, felt the presence of the Spirit, thought: "Bill you are a free man. This is the God of the Scriptures." And Bill was healed on the spot and never drank again. Bill wrote page  191 of the Big Book that the

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