Story: Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana

Letter written by Rātana

Letter written by Rātana

While healings were claimed by people who personally attended Rātana’s meetings around the country, he also received thousands of letters from around the world, and some claimed his replies were enough to generate a miracle.

This is a transcript of a letter sent by T. W. Rātana on 14 January 1921.

All things are possible with God. He has power to do with his hands that which He has promised with his mouth. Appeal to your Lord Jesus Christ with a real heart belief that He and He alone heal you of your ailment. Pray to Him in the name of the Father Son Holy Ghost and the Holy Angels with a sincere beautiful and reverent prayers so therefore repent that ye may receive His grant as I will also pray to Him to grant your request.

Sanction His name and sing His praise for ever and ever Amen.

Yours faithfully

T. W. Ratana

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Keith Newman, 'Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana - Founding the Rātana Church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Keith Newman, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018