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
But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children’s bread and to cast it unto the dogs. (Mk. 7:27 KJV) The scripture above implicitly states that healing is the children’s bread. Jesus was speaking to a gentile woman who came to Jesus because her
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed (Isa. 53:5 KJV). Jesus’ crucifixion fulfilled the prophesy “by His stripes we are healed”. We are healed of all diseases of the spirit, soul, and body. The
And his disciples said to him, “You see the crowd pressing around you, and yet you say, ‘Who touched me?’” (Mk. 5:31 ESV). The story of the woman with hemorrhaging continues to teach us volumes about the operation of faith. When she touched Jesus’ garment, her touch stood out amongst the others. Imagine Jesus walking
And all the crowd sought to touch him, for power came out from him and healed them all (Lk. 6:19 ESV). A miracle of healing requires divine healing power. God’s power is the active pharmacologic agent that precipitates miracles of healing. Power is a spiritual virtue, as palpable as joy in our hearts. The scripture
I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee (Exod. 15:26 KJV) Yahweh introduces Himself to the Israelites in our verse today as “the LORD that health thee.” He is Yahweh, Jehovah Rapha or Ropheka (Hebrew) the Lord our Healer.