Summary: God is just good and He gave His Son Jesus so that we might have life and abundance. Healing is part our birthright in Christ Jesus
Healing our birthright
After listening and reading Bill Johnson, Andrew Wommack and Curry Blake material, God has stirred His passion in our hearts to see our city and surrounding areas impacted by the Gospel of the Kingdom. This is the first part of a two part series on healing.
New years Sunday message on the Kingdom principle of Healing as a seed.
We are living in a society filled with religious misconcepts. God’s roles and the devils one has now changed. John 10:10
John 10:10 (NKJV)
10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
In this sermon I want to highlight the following.
HOPE – FAITH – PEACE
But before I can start on those points we need to lay the right foundation. Our Faith in God must start from the presupposition that God is just Good.
God is JUST GOOD
Psalm 34:9 (NLT)
Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who trust in him!
1 John 1:5 (NLT)
This is the message he has given us to announce to you: God is light and there is no darkness in him at all.
Matthew 19:17 (NLV)
Why ask me about what is good?” Jesus replied. “Only God is good.”
Healing our BIRTHRIGHT
Healing comes by The anointing and / or BY USING the AUTHORITY of His Word
Acts 10:38 (NKJV)
38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.
It is so strange that 2000 years God anointed Jesus to heal the sick. That sickness was the work of the devil. Today people believe different. Now suddenly it has become an instrument in the hand of God – to teach me something. It is suppose to grow character in me. This is a LIE out of the PIT of HELL. When did God change the purpose of Jesus – at the cross? Or maybe at another mysterious time?
Is sickness suddenly our friend? Then in that same sense unbelief and doubt are our friends in building the kingdom? NO ways – it is the enemy of the very price that God has paid for all sickness and affliction.
Does this mean that God hates sick people? NO – he hates sickness.
Does this mean that God hates sinners? NO – he hates sin.
Does this mean that God is against doctors and the medical profession? NO Luke was a doctor. He wrote the Gospel according to LUKE and the ACTS of the Apostles.
Does it mean that we are against them? No we love the medical profession. Some of our doctors and nurses are actually trusting God that they will see miracles day after day happening in the practices and the hospitals.
I think it is because we do not understand the scriptures that we have changed the roles of Jesus and the devil.
How can God choose not to heal someone when He already purchased their healing? Was His blood enough for all sin, or just certain sins? Were the stripes He bore only for certain illnesses, or certain seasons of time? When He bore stripes in His body He made a payment for our miracle. He already decided to heal. You can’t decide not to buy something after you’ve already bought it.
There are no deficiencies on His end - neither the covenant is deficient, nor His compassion or promises. All lack is on our end of the equation. The only time someone wasn’t healed in the Bible (gospels) is when the disciples prayed for them. For example, Mark 9 when they prayed for the tormented child. They did not have breakthrough. But then, Jesus came and brought healing and deliverance to the child.
Jesus Christ is perfect theology - He is the will of God. We can’t lower the standard of scripture to our level of experience . . . or in most cases, inexperience. It’s a very uncomfortable realization - not everyone can handle it. Most create doctrine that you can’t find in the person of Jesus. He is the will of God.
Hope – The Kingdom of God is filled with a climate of HOPE
Hebrews 11:1 (NLT)
Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.
Faith is the realization of the unseen. Faith realises what the natural man cannot see as the true reality. Faith is believing what God says is superior over what you see. SAY vs SEE. Faith is the realization of things hoped for.