Divine Healing Media

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emekrus

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It is scripturally very evident that God’s utmost desire for his children is health (3John2). But then it’s also scripturally true that Christians’ health can be challenged due to any several reasons…

And for the later reason, God has also provided sufficiently for our healing and wholesomeness. So in this article we want to explore these media through which we can receive divine healing in our body. And also minister healing to others when their health is challenged.

The Divine Healing Media

Scripturally, God and his healing and deliverance power reside in every believer (see 1Corinthians 3:16; Matthew 10:1; 2Timothy1:7).But there are some scriptural media through which this God’s healing and deliverance power can be released for healing and deliverance when our health is challenged. And these media are as follows:

  • The Word of God: “He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions”—Psalms 107:20
    The word of God is a principal media through which we can release or receive the healing power of God when our health is challenged. And that is why we have countless testimony of miraculous healing and deliverance while people are listening to the word of God being preached or taught.

    One of the ministers that record these kinds of miraculous healing and deliverance consistently at the instance of teaching is Pastor W.F Kumuyi.

    It is commonly reported that great miracles, including blind eyes opening, lame standing and walking, etc… often take place as he teaches God’s word. So if your health is challenged, you can receive healing and deliverance by standing on the word of God, through confession and mediation; and also by reading or listening to God’s word.

  • Faith in The Name of Jesus: “And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong whom ye see and know: yea the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all”—Acts 3:16

    The above scriptural quote is from Peter, explaining to the audience the secrets behind the miraculous healing of the lame man at the beautiful gate.

    He says the secret behind the release of the miraculous healing power of God for the healing of the lame man was faith in the name of Jesus. And this is why we have countless manifestation of the healing power of God today, as people exercise their faith in the name of Jesus for healing and deliverance.

    So if your health or someone’s health is challenged, the healing power of God can be released through faith in the name of Jesus Christ.

  • Laying of Hands: “And these signs shall follow them that believe; in my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongue; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover” – Mark 16:17-18. The above scripture tells us that believers shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover.

    I have personally seen the healing power of God released on me and others through the laying on of hands. I had laid hands on points of pain in my body by faith and received healings. I had also laid hands on sick folks and seen them receive healings to the glory of God. So if your health or that of others is challenged, you can release the healing power of God through the laying on of hands by faith.

  • Praying and Anointing With Oil: “Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the Church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him” James 5:14-15
    So the healing power of God can be released through prayers, coupled with anointing the sick with anointing oil by faith.

  • Mantle Ministration: In the context of this topic, ‘mantle’ stands for any material that is taken from an anointed minister, to transfer the healing power of God. This can be a shirt, apron or handkerchief. We can see a biblical example of mantle ministration in the ministry of Paul the Apostle.

    Here is exactly what the word of God says concerning this: “And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul: so that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the evil spirits went out of them”.

    So the healing power of God can also flow through the mantle to cause healing and deliverance.

  • Prophetic Directive: The healing power of God can also be transmitted through some special divine directives. The directive may take any number of forms. It may be to breathe on the sick, to lie on the sick, to issue a command, etc. I heard a pastor testify of having to kick someone with a spinal cord challenge to receive his healing. And immediately he kicked him at the challenged spot, the spinal cord problem was instantly healed. Scriptural examples of healing through prophetic directive are:

    Nayman receiving his cure by going to river Jordan to deep himself from Elisha’s Prophetic directive. The blind man being anointed with saliva and clay by Jesus and washing at the Siloam. Ananias laying his hand on Paul to receive his sight through a prophetic revelation (Acts 9:11-18).
So there you have it. The list above, amongst others are the different scriptural media through which we can release the healing power of God for our divine healing; and ministration to others that their health are challenged.

Remain Blessed!

Emeke Odili
 

Budman

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Scripturally, God and his healing and deliverance power reside in every believer (see 1Corinthians 3:16; Matthew 10:1; 2Timothy1:7).But there are some scriptural media through which this God’s healing and deliverance power can be released for healing and deliverance when our health is challenged.
God heals if He wills, and doesn't if He wills. We don't have some inner power to "release" God's healing.

Read about the thorn in Paul's side, or when Timothy was usually sick and Paul recommended wine. Trophimus was left sick in Miletus.

Why didn't they simply "release" the healing power?
 

Chester

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It is scripturally very evident that God’s utmost desire for his children is health (3John2). But then it’s also scripturally true that Christians’ health can be challenged due to any several reasons…

And for the later reason, God has also provided sufficiently for our healing and wholesomeness. So in this article we want to explore these media through which we can receive divine healing in our body. And also minister healing to others when their health is challenged.
Yes, God enjoys when His children have health. And, yes, God does and can do miracles of physical healing. He likely is not able to do as many physical healings as He would if we had greater faith.

But to say that God's "utmost desire" is for his children to have health? . . . ???

I would rather say God's utmost desire is to have a relationship with us so that He can be with us in fellowship for all eternity. Physical health now (when this life is like a vapor) is but a much smaller concern and issue.
 

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Yes, God enjoys when His children have health. And, yes, God does and can do miracles of physical healing. He likely is not able to do as many physical healings as He would if we had greater faith.

But to say that God's "utmost desire" is for his children to have health? . . . ???

I would rather say God's utmost desire is to have a relationship with us so that He can be with us in fellowship for all eternity. Physical health now (when this life is like a vapor) is but a much smaller concern and issue.

Don't tell me you're another one of the wackos who say "if you had more faith, you'd be healed".. :rolleyes:
 

Chester

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Don't tell me you're another one of the wackos who say "if you had more faith, you'd be healed".. :rolleyes:
LOL! We don't need any more of those on here do we? No, I am not of that stripe at all.
 

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While I believe God will heal people, I do not believe that all people will be healed, even if they have great faith.

It all depends on our spiritual situation whether a healing is better for us, or not better for us, in our spiritual walk with God, and being Christlike.

Paul was given a thorn in the flesh to keep him humble because of the abundance of revelations God showed him, so Paul would not exalt himself above measure, for then God could not use him, for God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

Some people not getting a healing might cause them to depend on God more, and draw closer to Him.

Some people not being healed might cause them to be a great witness to those of the same disability, and to give them hope.

A man could be in a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy, and then gets healed, and he is out chasing women, closing the bars, and being immoral for he can now get around, so what was better for him spiritually, being in the wheelchair, or being out of the wheelchair.
 

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God heals if He wills, and doesn't if He wills. We don't have some inner power to "release" God's healing.
True. God is more concerned with the spiritual condition of the soul than the physical condition of the body.

Physical healing may or may not come, but salvation is the real issue. Salvation includes the future redemption of the body at the Resurrection/Rapture of the saints.
 

Angela53510

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Jesus healed people because he had compassion for them. He also healed them to show he was the promised Messiah.

"She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” 22 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: 23 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”)." Matt 1:21-23 NIV

This is a succinct passage of the gospel!
Jesus came to save us from our sins, and he is God with us, Immanuel.

No mention of coming to heal us at all. God is primarily concerned with the sin problem, which is eternal, one way or the other, not healing which is temporal, and only lasts in this life.

Here is another, longer passage that reveals what the gospel is:

"By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures," 1 Cor 15:2-4

Paul identifies he is talking about the gospel, or good news, then says "Christ died for our sins." That is what is first, and most important! And no mention of healing!

I do agree God heals when it is his will. However, God taught me so much more about him when I was sick, than I ever learned in all my healthy days. Chew in these verses!

"Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." Romans 5:3-5 ESV

Do you rejoice in your suffering?
 

emekrus

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God heals if He wills, and doesn't if He wills. We don't have some inner power to "release" God's healing.

Read about the thorn in Paul's side, or when Timothy was usually sick and Paul recommended wine. Trophimus was left sick in Miletus.

Why didn't they simply "release" the healing power?
Sorry,

But I'll have to reply your questions with questions... You know there are some questions Jesus answered with questions(smiles).
Given your position, what do you say about the healing of the lame man at the beautiful gate?

What about the healing miracles of the disciples Jesus sent out to preach and heal the sick?

Do you think those healings came from 'wishy' faith? I mean do you think those healings came from the disciples saying 'let's just try, if it is God's will, yes- else whatever' do you think those healings came from such kind of faith?
 

emekrus

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Jesus healed people because he had compassion for them. He also healed them to show he was the promised Messiah.

"She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” 22 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: 23 “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”)." Matt 1:21-23 NIV

This is a succinct passage of the gospel!
Jesus came to save us from our sins, and he is God with us, Immanuel.

No mention of coming to heal us at all. God is primarily concerned with the sin problem, which is eternal, one way or the other, not healing which is temporal, and only lasts in this life.

Here is another, longer passage that reveals what the gospel is:

"By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures," 1 Cor 15:2-4

Paul identifies he is talking about the gospel, or good news, then says "Christ died for our sins." That is what is first, and most important! And no mention of healing!

I do agree God heals when it is his will. However, God taught me so much more about him when I was sick, than I ever learned in all my healthy days. Chew in these verses!

"Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." Romans 5:3-5 ESV

Do you rejoice in your suffering?
Sister Angela,

It's been quite a while. Great to hear from you again.

Now let's jump right on to the scriptures.

Acts 10:38
38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

From the context of the above scripture you'll agree with me that the healing and deliverance mentioned here has to do with physical healing. And Peter mentions it as the good Jesus went about doing.

I believe that should underscore the importance God places on healing and deliverance.

Yes, it may be temporal, but it does cause men to give to glory to our father in heaven.

Then about your last question concerning suffering.

Yes, I do rejoice in suffering knowing that its only but for a moment. That help is not far. And that it will eventually turn out to me for a testimony to the glory of God. And of course, they do turn out to become testimonies, because God's word cannot be broken.
 

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Jesus began by fulfilling prophecy...……...at His birth, and continually...…..here is just a portion of what He has done for all……...

Mat 11:2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
Mat 11:3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?
Mat 11:4 Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see:
Mat 11:5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Mat 11:6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.
 

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Jesus began by fulfilling prophecy...……...at His birth, and continually...…..here is just a portion of what He has done for all……...

Mat 11:2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples,
Mat 11:3 And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?
Mat 11:4 Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see:
Mat 11:5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Mat 11:6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.
God bless you Sir, (if I missed your gender please correct me)
Thanks for this great scriptures you've just shared. They are belssings.
 
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It is scripturally very evident that God’s utmost desire for his children is health (3John2). But then it’s also scripturally true that Christians’ health can be challenged due to any several reasons…

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This is in error. If this was true, We would still be able to talk to all the disciples because non of them would have died. And half the arguments peopel have would be stopped. Because we could ask the disciples themselves what they meant.
 

emekrus

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Brother,

Being in health and death are two different things. A healthy man can die or sleep in the Lord. But while they are on earth they can enjoy God's divine health.
 
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Brother,

Being in health and death are two different things. A healthy man can die or sleep in the Lord. But while they are on earth they can enjoy God's divine health.
Death is lack of health.

A person who dies in their sleep usually die of a heart attack or something like it, some die just because their heart is old and it just stops.. ie, because of lack of healthy heart

God promised tribulation, he did not promise health.. It is dangerous to preach that God promises health because that is not true.
 

emekrus

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Death is lack of health.

A person who dies in their sleep usually die of a heart attack or something like it, some die just because their heart is old and it just stops.. ie, because of lack of healthy heart

God promised tribulation, he did not promise health.. It is dangerous to preach that God promises health because that is not true.
So what do you make of Matthew 8:17, 3John2, Mark 16:15-18, James 5:14-15?
 
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So what do you make of Matthew 8:17, 3John2, Mark 16:15-18, James 5:14-15?
Matt 8 is speaking of a messianic prophesy, (Isaiah) Speaking about what the messiah would do when he came, has nothign to do with us today

3rd John is John praying for people to be in good health. A common greating, even I would pray for that, Does not mean it is Gods will for that person to be in good health, In fact, if what you were saying was true, John would not have to pray for good health, it would just happen.

Mark 16 is even questionable it is in the bible. How many christians have been poisoned, or bitten by snakes and perished. Does that mean they were not christian?

James 5 My church prays for the sick all the time, We have seen miracles with these prayers, We have also seen God say no. And people we love die because of their illness

Again, Your teaching a dangerous doctrine, Some people asked you questions about the sick in the NT who where not healed (paul, and some of the people who were sick and could not go with him) did you ever respond? I did nto see it.