5 Pillars of Healing Part 1
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In today’s podcast, I’m sharing the first part of a two part series where I share what I believe are the five most important scriptures showing God is our Healing, healing is part of the redemptive work of Christ and that healing is God’s will for us today.
Exodus 15:26 English Standard Version
26 saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”
It’s important to note that God himself said he doesn’t change. (See Malachi 3:6)
He always is our Healer.
The Young’s Literal Translation reads this way, “for I, Jehovah, am healing thee."
This is present tense. He is healing thee. Healing is always his will if we will believe him and draw near to him and trust him.
Isaiah 53 English Standard Version
4 Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. 5 But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.
Young’s Literal Translation
4 Surely our sicknesses he hath borne, And our pains -- he hath carried them, And we -- we have esteemed him plagued, Smitten of God, and afflicted.
5 And he is pierced for our transgressions, Bruised for our iniquities, The chastisement of our peace [is] on him, And by his bruise there is healing to us.
Matthew 8 14-17 English Standard Version
14 And when Jesus entered Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever. 15 He touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and began to serve him. 16 That evening they brought to him many who were oppressed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick. 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah: “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.”
Matthew tells exactly what Isaiah 53:4 was saying, “He took our illnesses and bore our diseases.” Some will say the healing Jesus provided for us is spiritual. That’s true but it’s clear here that physical healing is also included. Isaiah is talking about physical healing.