Adam calls this Christian Reiki but it is not really reiki as the new age teaches it. It is using God's energy or anointing to transfer to others to heal them. There is really nothing new age about it. We just use the name Reiki because it means transferring energy to someone and hopefully we can reach people who are doing traditional reiki which is not of God. The following mini-book talks about the new age reiki which is not of God and then talks about God's energy or anointing which we call Christian Reiki and how to use it to heal others.
By Adam Becker
ISBN #: 978-0-359-64096-6
Table of Contents
What is Reiki
What is Christian Reiki
Reiki is what Jesus sometimes used
How to do Christian Reiki
I felt led to write this book because there is a lot of Christians who believe that Reiki energy healing is demonic. They believe that it is the practice of satan.
While some of the traditional forms of Reiki aren’t Christian, Reiki has its roots in how Jesus healed at times. Reiki is Biblical. I want to bring to you Reiki energy healing
From a Christian perspective. I actually found Reiki before I ever heard of it. I found Reiki in the Holy Spirit. I learned from Christian teachings that you can be filled with the Holy Spirit and receive the an anointing from the Holy Spirit and then lay hands on other people to bring the anointing to them. There is an energy that you can feel in the Holy Spirit that it fills you with. That energy is the same type of energy that is in Reiki. Not exactly the same but like it. Please read on to learn about Christian Reiki and how to use it to help others. Learn one of the ways in which Christ healed!
The following is the definition of the word Reiki:
“a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being.”
Reiki is a spiritual healing art from with Japanese roots. It is not tied down to any particular religion or group. The word Reiki comes from the Japanese word (Rei) which means “Universal Life” and (Ki) which means “Energy”. It is believed that Reiki is the life energy in all living things. Some believe that everyone has a energy force and that this force should be strong and free flowing. Sometimes that force can be blocked or become weak. Reiki is meant to make it strong and unblock things so that it can bring a person a sense of well being. Mikao Usui is credited with rediscovering the Reiki. His tradition and methods were passed through several grandmasters of Reiki. Today, Reiki takes many forms, however, The Usui System of Natural Healing is still the form most widely practiced. There is not a whole lot of info out there on Reiki’s founder Usui, it is said that he taught over 2000 student how to do Reiki and some of them went onto master level passing what they know onto other Reiki practitioners. Mikao Usui is said to have learned the foundational aspects of Reiki from the writings of a buddha. Today Reiki is not believed to be Christian and is used to heal people of physical, emotional and mental issues.
Reiki is tapping into a universal energy force to transfer to others for healing. Reiki draws in the energy force and sends it out the hands to someone else. Reiki practitioners believe that energy force comes from the universe and all life has it. Traditional Reiki often uses spirit guides and mediumship to tap into the energy force and even for direction as to where the patient needs healing or what ails them. Traditional Reiki is not necessarily Christian but some of it has a universalness to it. Traditional Reiki also focuses energy on the body chakras and seeks to unblock the energy flow of the chakras.
In a traditional Reiki session the client will lay down or sit. The Reiki practitioner will then place their hand over the different chakras of the body to transfer energy though their hands to them. The practitioner may place his hands over several areas of the body until they no longer feel the energy flow. Like I mentioned before there may be spirit channeling and mediumship involved. How one becomes a Reiki practitioner differs. There is not state licensing or credential to have to practice Reiki. Reiki falls under religious healing so the state doesn’t regulate it. Someone becomes a Reiki practitioner by taking an online course, being taught by another practitioner or reading a book and just doing it. Some people may channel real spiritual energy while others may not but just think they are.
I will say that traditional Reiki is not Christian Reiki there is a difference.
Reiki can be beneficial for many reasons and can he used for physical healing. It is also said to induce deep relaxation, help people cope with difficulties, relieve emotional stress, and improve overall wellbeing.
People who receive Reiki describe it as "intensely relaxing."
Conditions that Reiki has been used to help treat include:
According to the University of Minnesota, patients who have undergone a Reiki session may say:
Cancer patients who have Reiki say they feel better after.
Reiki is tapping into a universal energy force to transfer to others for healing. Reiki draws in the energy force and sends it out the hands to someone else. Christian Reiki is drawing in Gods energy force or anointing and sending it out your hands into someone else. Traditional Reiki gets its energy force from spirit guides or the universe while Christian reiki gets it right from Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. Christian reiki does not consult with or use spirit guides or medium ship to channel any energy. You don’t even have to call it energy you can call it by other names like the anointing or Gods presence. What ever you want to call it when you tap into God and seek it from the Holy Spirit God will give it to you. Its not energy from the universe or spirit guides like traditional Reiki its Gods energy, presence or anointing. How do you know its from God? By faith. The Bible says if you ask for a fish do you get a rock? God will give you his anointing if you ask and are open to it. You don’t have to worry about drawing in energy accidentally from spirits or the devil. God doesn’t let that happen.
Christian reiki is Biblical its what the prophet in the Bible Elisha used to raise a person from the dead and clearly what Christ used when the woman with an issue of blood needed a healing and she touched Jesus and He felt energy or power go out of him into someone and asked who touched me? The woman was healed with energy reiki healing. Many times in scripture the use of touch and the laying on of hands was used, why because they were transferring energy from the healer to the person needing the healing. Christian Reiki is not new it is Biblical.
There is power in God and energy. That energy is reiki. I once heard the real voice of God and even His voice is made up of energy. One time in a dream God has let me hear his real voice. God’s real voice is like nothing else that I ever have felt or heard. There was so much power in His voice; his voice was neither male nor female sounding it was almost like a computer or robot voice having a neutral tone to it.
There was such power in his voice when He spoke, it shook everything and everything moved. It wasn’t like an earthquake; it was like everything including the ...air itself was being electrocuted. If you have ever had an electric shock the electricity moves and shocks every muscle in your body as it flows through you. It was like that, His voice was electric and it was shocking everything including the air itself and everything was moving and shaking because of the electric shock and His voice flowed like water through everything moving and having the ability to morph anything. It flowed through and electrocuted every atom and molecule having the ability to change them or destroy them, His voice just flowed to the ends of the universe in an electric wave. God’s voice contained the power with just one word to destroy even the greatest army. Just one word could destroy the air itself including every atom and molecule. God’s voice contains the power to create because there is an energizing life in His voice. It was like electricity. It was almost like His voice itself was alive.
It is no longer hard for me to imagine how God could create the heavens and the earth by just speaking it. I also saw the spirit of the Lord in the dream and it came over me and I could only see out of it and it looked like a white cloud around me in a silhouette form. That makes sense because the Bible says God is spirit. I woke up shaking from that dream it was so powerful. I was pretty shook up for a while after that. I still get goosebumps when I think of it.
What I found with that dream or vision is that Gods voice is energy, it was electric with so much power that flowed through everything. The Bible says that God is light and what is light its energy. The very makeup of God is energy that can be tapped into with Reiki. Its not about becoming God like the new age teaches its about tapping into Gods energy and transferring it to others to heal them physically, emotionally, mentally or spiritually.
There is a difference in Christian Reiki and traditional Reiki. Christian Reiki is more pure and potent. Christian reiki is tapping into the energy of almighty God so when I have done Christian Reiki for people they have said it was different than when they had it done by a traditional reiki practitioner. They remarked how when I laid hands on them, they began to see things spiritually and could see smoke and light coming out of me. They also said they feel more love, peace and happiness than when someone else did it.
Reiki’s founder who really caused Reiki to grow into what it has today may have said he got reiki teaching from a buddha’s writings but that doesn’t mean it didn’t have its origins in God. Many of Buddhas writings parallel and came from King Solomon and the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes in the Bible. God spoke through a donkey once in the Bible, He could certainly let buddha discover His energy and how to transfer it through the laying on of hands.
Reiki is What Jesus Sometimes Used
Reiki in its original definition is what sometimes Christ used to heal people. Again Reiki is the transference of energy for the well being of another. We call it the anointing but by definition it can also be called Reiki.
We can see the transference of energy in a couple of places in the Bible. Let us look at those verses and see for ourselves.
35 While He was still speaking, they came from the house of the synagogue official, saying, "Your daughter has died; why trouble the Teacher anymore?" 36 But Jesus, overhearing what was being spoken, said to the synagogue official, " Do not be afraid any longer, only believe." 37 And He allowed no one to accompany Him, except Peter and James and John the brother of James. 38 They came to the house of the synagogue official; and He saw a commotion, and people loudly weeping and wailing. 39 And entering in, He said to them, "Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep." 40 They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He took along the child's father and mother and His own companions, and entered the room where the child was. 41 Taking the child by the hand, He said to her, "Talitha kum!" (which translated means, "Little girl, I say to you, get up!"). 42 Immediately the girl got up and began to walk, for she was twelve years old. And immediately they were completely astounded. 43 And He gave them strict orders that no one should know about this, and He said that something should be given her to eat.
In the passage Jesus took her by the hand, the laying on of the hand was used. Why to transfer the energy or anointing of God. Lets looks at some other passages.
When Jesus saw her, He called her over and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your sickness." 13 And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.
5 And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.
40 While the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and laying His hands on each one of them, He was healing them.
In the following verse it actually depicts energy or power going out of Jesus into a sick woman and healing her.
43 And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone, 44 came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak, and immediately her hemorrhage stopped. 45 And Jesus said, "Who is the one who touched Me?" And while they were all denying it, Peter said, " Master, the people are crowding and pressing in on You." 46 But Jesus said, "Someone did touch Me, for I was aware that power had gone out of Me." 47 When the woman saw that she had not escaped notice, she came trembling and fell down before Him, and declared in the presence of all the people the reason why she had touched Him, and how she had been immediately healed. 48 And He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace."
Now notice in the verse above it said your faith has made you whole but it does take faith to use Reiki. Reiki and the laying on of hands take faith. Bellow is an account of the prophet Elisha in the Old Testament doing what looks like transferring something from him to the person that died to heal them.
2 Kings 4:32-37
32 When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed. 33 So he entered and shut the door behind them both and prayed to the LORD. 34 And he went up and lay on the child, and put his mouth on his mouth and his eyes on his eyes and his hands on his hands, and he stretched himself on him; and the flesh of the child became warm. 35 Then he returned and walked in the house once back and forth, and went up and stretched himself on him; and the lad sneezed seven times and the lad opened his eyes. 36 He called Gehazi and said, "Call this Shunammite." So he called her. And when she came in to him, he said, "Take up your son." 37 Then she went in and fell at his feet and bowed herself to the ground, and she took up her son and went out.
We can certainly get a glimpse that there is energy transfer in the laying on of hands in the Bible and Jesus certainly used it. What more do I need to say. Yes, traditional Reiki is not the same as Christian Reiki as they get there energy from some where else while Christian Reiki gets it from God and the Holy Spirit. IF you don’t like the word Reiki you can call it the anointing if you like or Gods presence but it is energy. A person can feel it and transfer it.
The following is how to do Christian Reiki taken from my book I wrote years ago. I call this Reiki energy the anointing but it is also Reiki. Basically whatever you want to call it is fine but again when I am referring to the anointing of God I can also be refereeing to Christian Reiki energy.
The anointing or Reiki comes from God, the God of the Bible. No mater what you believe the God of the Holy Bible is the only one true God and salvation only can come through his Son Jesus Christ. I don’t just believe because I read about it in the Bible (although the Bible is divine and truth), I believe because I first had faith and an open heart and then He revealed himself to me. He is real and He wants to speak to us today whether through dreams, visions, an inner voice or through the Bible. He wants to touch us and flow with us, that is what it means to worship him in spirit according to John 4:23. And if you will have an open heart and embrace him and surrender to Him you will experience all He has for you. If you are not a true born again believer according to 1 John 3:9-10, then I would strongly suggest that you truly surrender your life to almighty God before you try and walk in his anointing.
There are many people that believe that anointing or Reiki comes though our inner being or through the earth or such but the anointing that I am teaching about comes only through God, the one true God, the God of the scriptures. My goal is to not get people off in some fantasy world in which we all become Gods but to get people to flow in a real tangible anointing with a God that we will never be equal to.
The anointing comes from above; the anointing comes from God not us.
The anointing or Reiki enters our body and spirit by our heart and through faith. If you don’t have faith then it will be hard for you to flow in the anointing, you see it takes faith to please God. Also if you don’t have an open heart then you will have a closed door to the anointing, faith invites the anointing but your heart is the door to let it in.
20 Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.
If you have faith the anointing will come but will you open up your heart and risk being vulnerable long enough to let it in.
Begin to ask God to remove all barriers and hindrances out of your heart so that you can let his anointing in.
I have used worship to bring on the anointing. Worship Brings Anointing. In the Bible there is an account of a prophet using music to bring on the hand of the Lord.
2 Kings 3:15-16
15 But now bring me a harpist."
While the harpist was playing, the hand of the LORD came upon Elisha
Worship is very important, when we worship in spirit we commune with God. I cannot express the importance off deep genuine worship. There are different types of worship. Some are; to give adoration, to give praise and thanks, to worship by obedience and giving, to bow down in reverence and awe, some sing songs of praise. But I want to talk a little about a way that I have used to worship and to be intimate with God. It is not the only way but is most effective and may give you some ideas of ways that you can press in and get filled during worship.
Anointing comes from spending time with God and as you worship with an open heart and taking in Gods presence you are spending time with him.
The following is a way of worshiping and spending time with God that will help you as you desire to walk in the anointing and tap into Gods energy to bring it into yourself. Once you get good at bringing it into yourself and on you, you can then transfer it to others.
You should mainly do this by yourself but it can be done at church. I usually use music (Christian praise and worship songs of course but you can also use meditation music) and I don’t necessarily sing the words and dance to the songs, what I do is close my eyes and focus totally on God. I try to be still and calm as possible. I don’t focus on anything around me I just clear my mind and focus and think on God. It may help to even remember all the things he has done for you (your testimony). I just totally focus on him keeping my eyes closed and I will talk to him (I will whisper it, you don’t need to yell He can hear you) and I tell him how much He means to me.
I try to remain still and very loose and let his peace come upon me. I then will feel Him. It feels like a warm tingling energy coming upon my head and shoulders and working its way through me. If you remain still and focused and yield to it- it will get more intense. Sometimes I will start to feel my arms moving like God is pulling on them and the energy force is trying to move them or my legs (if I am laying down) and it will feel amazing, but you need to yield to it and let God move your arms and if you do, you will go into it deeper and deeper and after a little while it will feel as if you are not in your body any more (that is the best way I can describe it). But if you resist and not let God move your arms and have control of them, then it will stop, you need to let God have total control of your body. It can be scary I don’t know of too many people that would be comfortable with someone else having total control of their body but if you don’t you cannot go deeper and receive what God has for you.
When I have had times like this, it sometimes can feel like I am in another place with God, and in that place He may speak to me or show me things, but most of the time and best of all He communes with me and it is like I am being touched by Him and flowing with Him. I become so built up and energized that I feel ready to do anything. Each time you spend time with God in this way it changes you, it may not be that noticeable at first, but it does change you, and your character and outlook starts to become more like God’s and you can also flow in the anointing and prophetic better. There is a maturity process to this and many levels, maybe the first couple of times you may not feel anything, but the more you do it and learn to be sensitive to God, you will mature in it and hopefully experience the things that I have described. I have gotten to where I don’t need music to do it, but you will most likely always need silence and a secluded place.
The more you do this, the more sensitive you become to God and the anointing or Reiki. You will be able to take in more and more of God’s anointing which you can later learn to use to minister to others and transfer to others.
By doing this often you get used to surrendering yourself to God and his presence, you get used to taking in more and more of the anointing which is necessary in order to flow in the anointing while ministering to people. There are other ways for the anointing of God to come upon you as you may just be speaking to someone and it comes upon you like a warm blanket and God starts flowing through you or such but the key is to get used to Gods anointing and spend time in it as much as possible and to be filled by the Holy Spirit as much as possible. You don’t need to wait on God to be refilled with the Holy Spirit or to spend time in his presence or in the anointing you just need to open up your heart and believe and receive it anywhere anytime. Did you know that even right now you can spend time with God and his Glory Cloud will most likely tangibly fill the room that you are in. You just need to open your heart up to him and fellowship with Him, surrender to Him and He will show up.
There are a several types of healing anointings and healing gifts and there are many healing ministries out there that teach a little on healing but I have found few that will actually specifically explain how to walk in a healing anointing and they certainly don’t talk about Christian Reiki or Gods energy. There is a need right now for more teaching on walking in a healing gift.
One kind of anointing consists of taking authority over the illness using the name of Jesus Christ. But I am going to focus on another type of healing; healing by flowing in the anointing of God, what I am going to try and explain is what Elisha may have used in 2 Kings 4:32-35.
The first thing that you will need to do is open up your heart and have faith and believe that God can fill you or re-fill you with His spirit and anointing anywhere, anytime. It doesn’t matter where you are at, or when, he can, and will fill you up with His spirit.
What happens when he fills you with His spirit or anointing is much like when He fills you as described in a previously while worshiping. You need to practice experiencing God’s presence filling you up on a regular basis and believe that he can do it, taking in his energy then you will be able to transfer it to others. You don’t need to be in a church to be filled or have anyone lay hands on you, you just need to open your heart believe and receive any where any time.
Then, once you change your thinking and start believing this that you can take in Gods energy any time any where, you will need be filled overflowing with his presence, his anointing.
You ask God to fill you with his spirit and then you must be still and lift your arms and hands a little and open your heart and receive from him. At first you may need to use worship music to help open your heart. You need to continue to focus on receiving God’s anointing and believing that you are receiving it.
You will start to feel a warm overwhelming tingling coming down from the top of your head (it always begins from your head or shoulders) if you let it, and don’t resist, then it will get stronger and flow to your heart area and then out to the rest of your body. Some people say that they know what it is like to be filled and such but most of the time they really have no idea. They think that they are being filled but in reality it is just hype or they just feel good. But if you are truly being touched by God it will be overwhelming and it will flow through your veins and you will need to surrender every part of you and your will to it or it will stop. It is very powerful and you even feel it flowing through you and pulling on your arms and trying to move through your muscles.
You will need to get used to letting it flow through your body, at first you may have trouble letting it flow through you but you must relax and not resist. After you do this enough times it will become more natural and it will be easier for God to flow through you and use you, and you may get to a point in which you won’t need music or to worship. You will just be able to receive the anointing or Reiki/ Gods energy instantly and let it flow through you instantly. Sometimes it can be more powerful than other times, it all depends of how much you can handle and what God is willing to give and wants to do.
You will need to be filled on a regular basis and get used to being touched by God and surrendering your flesh and will over to him and after a while it will become easier to do and then you can begin to transfer the anointing to others.
To transfer it to others for healing, you will need to be close to them. Receive the anointing from God as previously mentioned, and then after it flows from your head or shoulders to your heart and all over, then you will need to either place your hand on the person that needs to be healed (it doesn’t matter where) or you can sometimes just put your hand near them.
Then you will need to visualize the anointing going out of your hand into them, it helps to visualize the anointing as a bright light. But continue to visualize the anointing going from you, out your hands, to them (you could also visualize it going to a specific area of their body and visualize it lighting up that area). You will need to continue to focus and visualize the anointing going out of you into them and healing them.
The person being prayed for will also need to open up their heart and receive this anointing that is coming through you. If they are receiving it you will feel it get even stronger in you and you will actually feel it flow to them but if they are not receiving it the anointing in you it will get weaker and you won’t feel it flow. In a case in which they are not receiving it you may need to talk with them to calm them and tell them that it is starting to flow and to open their heart and receive it. Sometimes if you are sensitive to Gods voice you will get a word or unction from God as to what is blocking them from receiving it or God will show you what to pray for or speak so they can receive it.
This method of healing can also be used without the person being present by just visualizing the person while praying for them but they will need to consent in order to receive it. Another thing you can do while the anointing is flowing from you to them is speak life or healing or command in the name of Jesus that they be healed, just be sensitive to the spirit of God and it will lead you. You can also use this method if you yourself are sick, you would just get filled and touched by God and his presence and power touching you will help cure your illness as you profess that you are being healed.
Not everyone is able to flow in a healing anointing such as this. The truth is some people have a natural God given gift to receive from God and walk in this, while others just aren’t wired that way. So if this doesn’t work for you it may be that you just aren’t gifted in this way. Remember the world would be a very boring place if everyone were exactly the same; we all make up many different parts with many different gifts that make up one body.
And again this is not the only way for God to use you to heal others, people can be healed by their faith in what you say or in God or God may just have you lay hands on them and you wont feel anything at all but they may be healed anyway, so if this doesn’t seem to work for you then just let God lead you and guide you into how he wants to use you to heal others.
One other way that God may use you to be a vessel for healing is you may have someone come to you with a neck problem or back problem and when you lay hands on them to let the anointing flow through you, you may have an unction, urge or divine knowing to actually pinch them in a certain place on their neck or even apply pressure to that place by pushing on it with your knuckle or finger, you may even get an unction or prompting from the Holy Spirit to actually tap them in that area with your hand. God has used me in this way in the past and it usually works but you need to trust God and do it as sometimes it may not make sense. Also note that if the area is an inappropriate area to be touching then don’t do it, only do this to appropriate areas. Traditional Reiki focuses the energy on chakras of the body but really you don’t need to worry about where you place your hand unless God is leading you to put your hand some particular place. The energy will just flow to where it needs to go.
That my friends is how you take in energy from God and how you transfer it to others.