Divine Healing In The Age Of Corona- Part 7
December 13, 2020
- Last week, we continued to build a foundation for a belief in divine healing.
- This series has two objectives:
- To demonstrate that developing faith for divine healing is biblical, practical and beneficial.
- To foster reasonable expectations for divine intervention in the healing and recovery of your physical body.
- Big Idea: Receiving divine healing has everything to do with seeing Jesus .
- We look intently at the Word to see Jesus.
- We look intently at Jesus to see God is.
- When we look intently at God through the Word, we see a healer.
- Once we see God as a healer, we can have faith to be .
- Key Insight: We can cultivate faith in Jesus from the Scripture.
- Deuteronomy 6:4-9
- The goal: Love the Lord (Jesus)
- The Process: Put God’s Word in your heart
- The steps: Scriptural meditation
What do the steps of scriptural meditation look like specifically?
Reading, Talking, Listening, Pondering, Reflecting Day and Night
- The Word that’s not in your won’t help you.
- The Word feeds our spiritual immune system.
- Resisting sickness requires a healthy and immune system.
- When we meditate on the Word day and night, we are taking daily doses of Jesus, our supernatural multivitamin.
New School Faith is Just Old School Faith Remixed
- We can accomplish the by adopting the same faith that our spiritual ancestors did (Hebrews 12:1-2).
- We have a privilege that our spiritual ancestors did not: the capacity to go to Jesus and boldly when faced with problems that require supernatural intervention (Hebrews 4:15-16).
- The faith of Old Testament saints puts the woman with the issue of blood in
- When we look to Jesus uninhibited, we won’t be able to avoid seeing Him as a healer.
- What the woman with the issue of blood did physically, we do .
- We Jesus through the Scripture.
- Mark 5:25-43
- Mark 6:1-6
Faith is About Who, Not What
- Ultimately, faith is essential to pleasing God. (Hebrews 11:6).
- However, the faith discussed here is not a faith for something, but a faith in .
© Joshua D. Smith, Ph.D., 2020