We regularly come across the manifestations of divine healing in the Bible. Behold, Jesus Christ walked the Earth giving sight to the blind, opening the ears of the deaf, strengthening the legs of the lame to walk, restoring speech to the mute, healing all kinds of sicknesses, and above all bringing back the dead to life. It is without a doubt that healing was a vital part of his Earthly ministry. This leaves many wondering what has become of this important part of His ministry. It is in this light that we’ll find out from the Bible verses with healing messages whether it is possible to still benefit from divine healing these days.
Before proceeding, it is important to clearly understand what divine healing is all about. Divine healing is the supernatural act of God through His beloved Son, Jesus Christ, and the prayers of the faithful where a person is completely healed physically and/or delivered from spiritual, emotional, or mental affliction. Most often, many perceive it as physical healing of sicknesses such as deformities, known and unknown diseases as well as severe cancers. It is without a doubt that God is willing and able to bring divine healing to physical sicknesses like cancer just as we can read from the healing scriptures for cancer. However, we must not limit God’s healing power to the physical because it goes beyond that.
Divine Healing – what the Bible says
As followers of Christ, we are heirs of divine healing as we can read from Isaiah 53:5 – “But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging, we are healed.” Let’s get more Biblical support from Matthew 8:16-17 – “When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed; and He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were ill. This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: ‘He Himself took our infirmities and carried away our diseases.’” This very spiritual truth is portrayed in 1 Peter 2:24 – “and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.”
Brethren, with the above scriptures in mind, do not let anyone deceive you. Behold, by His wounds, we were healed and made whole. Whatever be the sickness or health issue that is depriving your mind of dwelling in peace, bring it to the Lord in prayers through Christ, the mighty healer. Come before Him without any doubt but rather with the spirit of faith to render the impossible possible because all things are possible with God. He did it in the past, He is still doing it today, and He will certainly do it in the days to come as we can read from Hebrews 13:8 – “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.”
Benefiting from God’s healing power now
The Bible tells us what it takes to benefit from divine healing these days as we can read from James 5:14-15 – “Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.” For more info, you can read Bible verses for healing KJV.
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