"Jesus Healing the Sick"

The concept of Jesus healing the sick has always had its critics, even among well meaning religious people. It was that way in Jesus' day, and it is that way now; however, the answer does not lie in man's opinion, but on God's Word. That is the reason we must personally read the Scriptures for ourselves.

Jesus always required the person He was healing to have faith. He said, "according to your faith be it unto you," (Matt 9:29).  Childlike faith is necessary in order to receive anything from God. Jesus could not do many miracles in His own hometown because of their unbelief. (Matt 13:57-58)

According to Scripture Jesus made clay out of spittle and placed it upon a blind man's eyes. He then told him to wash in the pool of shalom; he did and was healed, (John 9:1-7). What if some well meaning individual had convinced the man that the trip to the Pool of Siloam would be a waste of time; would the blind man have been healed? I think not.

In the Old Testament Naaman became infuriated when Elisha told him that he would be healed if he would dip seven times in the Jordan River. When his servant finally convinced him to do as Elisha directed he was instantly healed\, (2 Kings 5:1-15). It required an act of faith and obedience on his part.

Just as Naaman thought dipping in the water was foolish, some may think it foolish to be anointed with oil. They do not recognize it as an act of obedience. God can heal in any number of ways, I used this example to emphasize that God's way often makes no sense to the natural world/mind.

God has given us many examples of how to receive healing. In one scripture we are told that the "...effective fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much," and that the Elders of the Church are directed to pray for the sick, and to anoint them with oil, (James 5:14-16).

Healing your body is not difficult for God. Just as He spoke the earth into existence, He can bring healing into your body, or situation. He loves you, and does not enjoy seeing you sick any more than you enjoy seeing your child or loved one sick.

The New Testament contains many examples of Jesus healing the sick.

By Samuel L. Mills


Click Here for Healing Scriptures.

Believe and be healed!


Prayer Request Page

Hope Filled Scriptures

Christian Articles

Home

When Responding to an article
Please Include the Title

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
First Name*
E-Mail Address*
Country*

Please enter the word that you see below.

  

Samuel L. Mills

Jesus Healing the Sick

Recent Articles

  1. Submit Your Christian Prayer Requests - God Answers Prayer

    Nov 20, 14 10:19 AM

    Christian prayer requests - God answers prayer. Submit your prayer requests and have other Spirit Filled Christians pray for you.

    Read More

  2. My True Encounter with God

    Nov 18, 14 07:05 PM

    My True Encounter with God is about a fourteen-year-old girl who had an encounter with God, and received a lasting imprint of a cross in her right hand.

    Read More

  3. Visitor Articles at Trusting in Jesus Ministry

    Nov 18, 14 06:28 PM

    Visitor articles: These Christian articles were written by visitors to the Trusting in Jesus website

    Read More

 

 


 

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Trusting in Jesus Updates.