Healing


Peter's New Found Paris-dise

Honestly, I am confounded by those who approach the way of God’s blessing with narrow formulaic thinking. We love simple formulas and in the process reduce God to a magic dispenser who responds to the right confession of our needs and wants ‘in His name’. But a very simple study on the different methods of Christ’s healing will show you that he didn’t like doing the same thing over and over. He didn’t want to be franchised.

So, let’s get to it, a quick survey from my sunday school days tells me of a mysterious-full-of-surprises Jesus. He really is a ‘winking’ Savior! To one, blind, he says, “Go wash in such and such pool.” It washes the blindness away. To a group of lepers he meets on the road, he tells, “Go to the temple and chat with the priest there.” Out of the ten healed only one returns to…

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  1. I love what you have written here. Some Christians think if we aren’t healed it is because we lack enough faith. How discouraging that is for people who have not been healed.

    God didn’t heal Paul when he asked. Everone eventually gets sick and dies. Whatever God decides to do for us, we should accept as best.

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