Spend time reading healing scriptures, and believe and know God’s will for you is healing. Most Christians don’t know or believe that. God doesn’t. Go Thy Way: When Jesus Healed a Paralytic. It’s so simple, it takes help to misunderstand. We can be equally convinced that, in cases where victory is not apparent in the way we wish, a victory of another order is being brought about by the divine grace of Almighty God. Committed to these beliefs, we can withstand every evidence of pain, suffering, sickness, disease, bondage or torment, because we are convinced the good fight of faith will prevail unto health. 4:11-12). Here’s another indispensable basic truth you must know and understand about healing: It’s never God’s will for us to be sick; He wants every person healed every time. How do you get to the place where you can see the miraculous happen in and through you? Divine healing is never a last resort for a final crisis–but a first resort to request and receive the Father’s touch and wholeness in Jesus’ Name. His Word reveals that to us in 3 John 2, which says, “Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”. You and I can help decide which of these two things – blessing or cursing – will happen. You may be asking yourself, “What about Paul’s thorn in the flesh?” I wish I had space to answer that in this article because those scriptures are not talking about a sickness of Paul’s that the Lord would not heal. To believe that God allows or approves of Satan’s actions defies the logic of James 4:7. It’s imperative that we discover what we have and learn how to release it. Deaf ears were opened; cancers were cured; and backs were healed. Our victories come through faith in Jesus Christ without pride over our “faith-power.” In rejoicing, we receive God’s provisions without legalistic insistence on human formulas or devices. Fax: 719-635-1777 We were also healed by His stripes. In Matthew 8:16 Jesus healed all the sick people brought to Him, and verse 17 says this was done…, “That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.”. It says, “Submit yourselves therefore to God. There’s just a shortage of believing believers. He revealed that the Lord wants us healthy just as much as He wants us to prosper emotionally and mentally. So I reject any system that produces lovelessness or induces guilt when a believer in Jesus does not seem to be able to receive physical healing or personal deliverance from sickness or any other torment. 1 Innovation Way, Suite B Those are radical statements to many Christians because we’ve been taught that forgiveness of sins is what salvation is all about. Now that we have prayer ministers, hundreds of people can be ministered to each night. Praise God for the true men and women of God on television, but Jesus said that believers will lay hands on the sick, and the sick will recover (Mark 16:18). You must believe God always wants you healed. Because you’ll stop resisting. Third, the redeemed – those who have received God’s gift of life in Jesus – are His main channel of dealing grace and goodness on this planet. Faith is based on knowledge, and everything we need to know to be a victorious Christian is explained in God’s Word. If healing is a wild goose chase, then let’s forget it. Because God’s Word brings forth resources of health, healing and deliverance, our first point of appeal when sickness strikes should be to come to Him. Sickness has nothing to do with God! God does good. If you’re looking for more sermon ideas on healing, be sure to head over to SermonSearch.com to find 100’s of sermons on healing to help you out! What’s the bottom line on God’s will for our healing? It’s a powerful teaching. I was standing right in front of him, and he said I was just a blur. What a statement! He did and, after further ministry, gave a great testimony. That violates the instruction of James 4:7, it won’t get you healed, and it lets Satan have his way in your life. Some of the local prayer ministers we train have never seen a miracle happen through them before. Get connected! At one of my Gospel Truth Seminars, I ministered to a man who had detached retinas. For questions regarding product orders, donations,or for prayer, call us at 719-635-1111. Because I believe this I accept the ministry of healing as a part of the Lord Jesus Christ’s commission that the Church go to the whole world with the Gospel. We also should always be people who know the receiving of medical help is not a rejection of divine healing. As we pray for divine healing, remember that God’s healing never postures itself in such a way as to deny or impugn a person who seeks medical counsel, treatment or help. Why? Friends who suddenly begin exhorting or challenging the quality of faith or living in the afflicted person are generally more of the spirit of Job’s “comforters” than of the Spirit of Christ. But sadly, most Christians receive plenty of help from religion in misunderstanding this. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”. One of the most elementary principles in God’s Word is given in James 4:7. Sickness is not of God just as sin is not of God. So often, prayer for healing ends up as a last-ditch proposition, an expression of resignation to fate, an assignment of blame to the Creator. Yet I do withstand both sin and sickness. But the Father has appointed multiple remedies for sickness and pain: through natural recuperative processes, through climate and diet, through the charitable efforts of mankind by hospitals, doctors and medicine and through the divine means of healing gifts distributed by the Holy Spirit and ministered in the Name of Jesus. It isn’t up to God to determine who receives healing; it’s up to us! It isn’t up to God to determine who receives healing; it’s up to us, It’s never God’s will for us to be sick; He wants every person healed every time, Look at it this way: If God wanted you sick, for whatever reason, then why visit the doctor or take medication? That scripture clearly proves that sickness is not from God. With the service about to start, I only had a moment to minister, so I told him to come forward at the end, and one of our prayer ministers would continue the process. There is an unmasked fear still blinding some dear saints who want to “receive God’s best” and who somehow have deduced the employment of professional physicians is a renunciation of the Great Physician. God’s healing grace and goodness span the realm of the medical field as well as the miraculous. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. Yet from this earliest beginning, from the first hour, healing is mentioned almost as if it were a synonym for teaching and preaching. The fact I may not master the use of all the keys of the Kingdom in this life doesn’t keep me from taking them in hand and trying the locks. The job of the minister is to train the body of Christ so that they can do the work of the ministry (Eph.