this study we'll be looking at just some of the multiple reasons why Jesus
still heals the physically sick today.
Donít allow anybody to tell
you that Heís not still in the healing business. Healing is His
nature. That will never change. Heís still and always will be
Jesus still heals the sick because Jesus still has compassion. A leper once came to
Jesus requesting healing. The Bible says, "And Jesus
moved with compassion put forth his hand and touched him and saith unto him, 'I will. Be thou clean.'"
was probably the first time anyone had tenderly touched this man in
years. People need to be touched. The most stable people in the
world are the ones who were touched tenderly, lovingly and
consistently as children. Jesus is reaching out with compassion to
stabilize all with His loving, healing touch today.
In the Bible,
every time compassion flowed through Jesus, someone received a physical
miracle. (Matthew ,36;
Ask for His healing touch. You'll be blessed.
referred to healing as the "Children's Bread" while
talking to a woman who was seeking healing for her daughter. (Mark 7:25-30) What Jesus
meant was that healing belongs to all of God's children who enter
God's family through Him alone.
If you have become a child of God by
simply telling Jesus, "You're my choice," then physical healing
belongs to you as a Covenant privilege. It is your Covenant right to call for healing whenever sickness comes
against you. (James 5:14-16)
Jesus still heals the sick to fulfill every Prophecy which said He would do
so. The Prophet Isaiah
said that Jesus "... was wounded for our
transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of
our peace (of mind) was upon him: and with His stripes we are healed." (Isaiah 53:5)
word "healed" used by Isaiah
literally means "to be stitched up and to be cured as a physician
cures." Some say Isaiah was talking about "spiritual"
healing only. A simple look at a Hebrew dictionary clearly proves
otherwise. Isaiah referred to physical healing when he
said "as a physician cures."
Around the world today
Jesus is still healing all who dare to believe, proving He is the
One to Whom Isaiah referred.
is the penalty for sin. (Deuteronomy 28:15-68) Jesus has paid the
penalty for our sins, therefore, sickness has no
place in our bodies. (2 Corinthians 5:21) Healing is as much a
part of our Covenant with God as is pardon from sin.
Jesus also heals to glorify His Father. "... When they
saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk and the blind
to see ... they glorified the God of Israel."(Matthew
never causes truthful people to glorify God. God just may get
some glory out of someone's life in spite OF their sickness but never
because of their sickness. The only time God got glory in the Bible was when
someone was healed from sickness.
This is still true today. Who
in the world is going to give their life to Jesus when they believe His
Father is tormenting their loved one with cancer or some other ungodly sickness?
the Bible, nobody was giving glory to God when Lazarus died.
However, when Jesus came along and raised him from the dead, the whole
crowd burst forth giving glory to God. (John 11:43-45)
at least for this study, Jesus still heals to prove why He came to the
planet Earth. The Nation of Israel really dragged their feet when
it came to accepting Jesus' claim as "Messiah".
How did Jesus handle their unbelief? He pointed them to
He proclaimed, "Believe the
works (mighty signs, deeds and miraculous showing forth): that ye may know
and believe that the Father is in Me and I in Him."
Jesus was saying, in essence, "I'm your
Messiah and I have the goods to prove it. Simply believe the miracle evidence."
am always amazed that some people simply will not believe that Jesus still
heals today, in spite of the miracle evidence.
We have a friend who
has now gone to Heaven. His name is Ronald Coyne and he was from Tulsa,
When Ronald was 7 years old, he had his eye surgically removed due to an
accident. A few years later after being prayed for, he suddenly began
to see through his empty eye socket.
A true miracle indeed, which he
demonstrated on Oprah, Geraldo, Sally, Donahue and many other talk show
programs. Brother Ronald spent 43 years traveling the world,
demonstrating what Jesus had done for him, leading untold hundreds of
thousands to Jesus.
once covered his remaining eye with a handkerchief I had folded eight
times, taping it in place with approximately a half roll of adhesive
tape. He then proceeded to read through his empty eye socket
personal identification, birth certificates, newspaper articles,
licenses, etc., from practically every person in our congregation and never
got one wrong. In spite of this miracle, some still refused to
believe. This always amazes us.
If you would like to read more
about this healing miracle, you can simply use a search engine and type in
"The Plastic Eye Miracle." This will take you to websites
with Brother Ronald's testimony and I even found one that has a movie about
what God did for him before he went to Heaven.
even found one website where an individual "specializes" in
trying to prove that all miracles today are faked. But when he came
to Ronald Coyne's miracle, he said, "The Plastic Eye Miracle has me
still fulfills every Prophecy that says He will
He is still proving that He is the Messiah to Whom
all the Prophets referred.
still desires to glorify His Father by
healing sick bodies today.
this prayer out loud.
"Father, I believe what I've read here
today from the Bible. I believe it is Your will to heal me. I
release faith for my healing right now. I know You will do as I
ask because You are the God of Love. Love would
never want someone to remain sick for any reason. Thank You for
healing me in Jesus' Name."
healed. Totally healed in Jesus' Strong Name! ... John
and Barbara Hamel