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Can spiritual gifts be imparted from one believer to another by the laying on of hands?

Bible: Yes       Qur'an: No

1 Timothy 4:14-15 – .14. Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. 15. Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.

2 Timothy 1:6 – .Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

Hebrews 6:1 – Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection, not laying again the foundation of... laying on of hands...

Note: In the Qur’an there is no mention of the laying on of hands for the impartation of spiritual gifts. Cf. Romans 1:11, 2 Thessalonians 2:8 & 1 Timothy 4:14-16.

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