I Am The Lord Who Heals You
by Christina Calvache
Jesus is often referred to as the “Great Physician.” Although this phrase is not scriptural, it holds much truth. Jesus healed everyone who came to Him, and He did so in many different ways. He spoke the word. He rubbed earth on eyes. He prayed again. Psalm 103, states, “Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.
One thing we can be sure of, it is never God’s will for you to be sick. God declares He “has plans to prosper you, not to harm you! (Jer 29:11) He will allow the sickness to bring you closer to him. He will allow the sickness to create a testimony of his faithfulness. He will allow sickness to lead others to his saving grace. However, it is not His Will for you to be sick and suffering. For He does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone (Lam 3:33). It is His Will, to turn all things for good (Ro 8:28).
As Christians, when we are sick, we should never accept the mindset of being sick. Go to the doctor and take your medicine, because these are a gift from God (Ezekiel 47:12, Isaiah 38:20) Most importantly, we need to take our spiritual medicine. We need to k
eep our eyes on things above (Hebrews 12:2) and speak healing scriptures over our body (Ro 4:17). We can even pray that God extend our life as he did for Hezekiah (2 Kings 20:6). As Children of God, it’s essential to believe “The God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast” (1 Peter 5:10).