Answer: Reiki is all about being a ‘channel of healing’ using the laying on of hands to allow healing to flow to someone else. This is a Christian practice, but the essential difference is that the Christian allows the Holy Spirit to operate the spiritual gifts of healing through them. That is vastly different to ‘healing flowing through’ someone.‘Channeling’ is really a form of spiritualism with a modern title and involves the practitioner allowing themselves to be taken over by entities which claim to be spirits of the dead, angels, deceased gurus or wise men, or even alien beings. It is a counterfeit of the genuine Gifts of the Spirit. If the Holy Spirit of God is involved, He will always lift up Jesus. “But the helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you” John 14: 26 “He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you.” John 16: 14
Ask yourself the question: Does Reiki lift up the Lord Jesus Christ and honour Him above all others? Is Jesus glorified by its adherents and worshipped with all their heart and mind and soul and spirit? Are His teachings and His inspired Word (the Bible) held as the measurement of Truth?
He is indeed the Spirit of Truth and anything that is not in line with the Word of God will always disturb your peace of mind.
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