God Still Heals

TALITHA CUM

God Still Heals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acts 19:11-12

“Now God worked unusual miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even handkerchiefs or aprons were brought from his body to the sick, and the diseases left them and the evil spirits went out of them.”
NKJV

In this verse, we see that it is God who works the miracles out among people, not Paul. This is an interesting section of scripture that some have twisted for their own monetary gain in the selling of such items as prayer cloths and other “miracle producing items”. The miracles were not from the handkerchiefs nor from Paul, but from God. These were merely the instruments God used. We should desire to be God’s instrument. God used unexpected means to restore health to those who were ill.

The Bible is a supernatural book. Jesus, our leader who died and didn’t stay dead, offers us eternal life. While this passage is not a model for ministry, it does demonstrate that God can work through various unconventional means to draw people to Him. God used Paul to heal people then, and God still uses people today. Did God use Paul to heal everyone that he came across? No. Some were healed and some were not. Remember, Paul prayed for God to heal him and apparently Paul was not healed. We should pray for God to heal others and even expect God to heal them while trusting in His will.

2 Corinthians 12:8-9 “Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” NKJV

God said to Paul, “I am not going to heal you but give you the grace to get through it.” Sometimes God doesn’t heal us and take us out of our situation or condition, but He gives us the strength to go through it. When He heals, we give Him the glory. When He doesn’t, we are made stronger in our walk with Him.

 

 

 

 

 

Life Lesson: God can and does heal people.

Dear Heavenly Father:
Thank You for loving me. Thank You for giving me the strength to endure the difficulties of this world. Please help me to keep my focus on You and not on those difficulties. I pray this in Jesus Christ Name, Amen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

May the LORD bless Nigeria, American and Israel and take care of us; May the LORD make His face shine upon us, And be gracious to us; May the Lord lift up His countenance upon us, And give us peace, In Jesus Christ Name, we pray! Amen!

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12 Responses to God Still Heals

  1. cindyhfrench says:

    Bummyla, I completely agree with you, but people whose gift is healing will not. my God has not chosen to heal my asthma nor my rheumatoid arthritis. I know why, but don’t feel I should have to explain it to everybody! Still He has given me explanation-he should work on getting that one on one comfortableness or You should, because I certainly am comfortable and know He is working in my life. He uses me every day. that’s what I care about.

    • BUMMYLA says:

      I totally agree and identify with you Cindy!

      God is still A faithful GOD!

      He’s JEHOVAH RAPHA -The LORD Who Heals!

      After 30years of agony He healed me of asthma this year!

      May His Name forever be Praised! Amen!

      • cindyhfrench says:

        what did you do?

      • BUMMYLA says:

        Nothing! I had an attack over night around April this year, I had exhausted my medication some weeks back, I panicked! The next day Sunday, during the Workers’ meeting at the church, I was frantically looking for my aunt who is a pharmacist, when God asked me “Are you not tired of taking medications?” I was so shocked! I couldn’t answer, I was so dumbfounded! And since then till now, I haven’t had it!

      • cindyhfrench says:

        WOW, He was ready to heal you! He has told me why I have the health issues I have. Of course He didn’t cause them, but He has taken every advantage of them. and so many have come to HIM because of it-because my witness is strong, my faith is strong and He always tells me exactly what to say to anyone. It is His voice that I speak with, just my mouth, but I give it to Him every morning to speak as He wills it. I have found that people who are going through really bad times just don’t identify with regular people. And I have never been a regular person. He knows I will spill in the first few minutes of conversation my love for Jesus and why. He know I will give them scripture to back it up. and He knows I will offer an invitation to accept HIs gift. I thank God that almost everyone accepts the Lord as He is presented I am so aware of that responsibility in every thing I do, I am asking the Lord ok, what’s next. low key, hi key…and come what may I know that I know that This couple have met, married, and will grow in the spirit. But having had their innocence taken away, by all of the goings’ on, they have preferred their seclusion, high on the mountain top.
        we will see what a difference w people make.

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