And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean” (Matthew 8:2, ESV) As Jesus descended from the Mountain where He had just preached the great sermon on the Mount, a man with leprosy came to Him and said: “Lord, if you will, you
Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come (Ephesians 1:21, KJV) The Father has lifted Jesus and set Him at His right hand far above all principality, power, might, dominion, and every name that
Surely he hath borne our griefs, And carried our sorrows: Yet we did esteem him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted (Isaiah 53:4, KJV) Jesus took our place as a sinner so that we can enjoy His place as the Beloved and righteous Son of God. The words “borne” and “carried” as well as “griefs”
And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity (Isa. 33:24 KJV) The LORD talks about a wonderful city whose inhabitants “shall not say, I am sick”. This is very intriguing. But first, what city is that? Verse 20 of the same chapter tells us
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted (Isa. 53:4 KJV) Jesus bore our griefs and carried our sorrows. The Spirit Himself gives us an interpretation of this verse in Matthew 8: 16-17: When the even was come, they brought unto him
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby (Jn. 11:4 KJV) When Jesus heard of Lazarus’s illness, He said “ this sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God.” A few days later,
Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw (Matt. 12:22 KJV) As a Medical Doctor and Minister, one of the problematic truths I found in scripture is the connection between devils and diseases as noted above.
When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick (Matt. 8:16 KJV) Divine healing is the termination of a disease process with restoration of health in the body and/or the mind as a result