I am... Healed| Week 2: BODY

BODY

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GOD HEALS YOUR BODY

                 As God continues to deal with healing your heart, He also focuses on healing the maladies of your body. Both are connected to each other and sometimes when one is sick the other will feel the effects.

These illnesses are the effect of humanities sin and in no way do they occur as a result of anyone’s specific sin.  This is NOT anyone’s punishment, nor is God angry with anyone dealing with any sort of illness. In truth, God can use an illness to prove His mercy by healing it, or show His empathy by sending some of us who have gone through a difficult illness to bring someone hope.

God CAN heal ALL physical maladies, yet He honors you by using your circumstance to highlight His glory. This is the way he teaches you to have joy through all situations and not just the positive ones. God wants and will heal everyone. It was never His plan that any human should suffer through physical and mental anguish.

If You ask for healing and you receive it right away, be thankful that God has shown you mercy by healing you. If God does not miraculously heal instantly, thank God for the overlooked miracles that our bodies often repair and restore themselves, that God can work through doctors and medicine and if we are not healed on Earth, we have a guarantee of complete healing when you get to heaven.

Jesus is our Healer

Read and underline the verses on below in your Bible. Write any verses that jump out at you on some paper or a journal, so you don’t forget them.

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LOOK DEEPER

Read and underline the verses on the following page in your Bible.

James 5:14

14 Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord

1 Peter 2:24

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree; so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Romans 8:31 (CSV)

What should we say then? Since God is for us, who can be against us?”

Matthew 10:1 & 7-8

Summoning his twelve disciples, he gave them authority over unclean spirits, to drive them out and to heal every disease and sickness.

7 As you go, proclaim: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’ 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those with leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you received, freely give


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  •  In your opinion, what methods does God use to heal?

  • Were there any words that jumped out at you from the scriptures you read?

  • What would change if you fully realized that God uses different methods to send physical healing?

  • Take a few moments to reflect and thank God for providing different methods for our bodies to receive healing.

     

 

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