Good afternoon to all, grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Have you noticed many believers, and nonbelievers are more interested in thriving financially instead of physically? The body has been disregarded in many churches today as something God heals, and finances seam to have taken over where body has been overlooked as a part of us he heals. God has revealed to me that income, and talents are shown to be something some of us care more about than our bodies being healed.
The truth is when we strive to grow spiritually by faith we should be healed physically, emotionally, and financially. Paul clearly tells us physical training is good for some things, but spiritual training in Christ is good for all things.
1 Timothy 4:8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
Christ fulfills all of our physical, emotional, and financial needs in this present life. This does not mean we will have more than we need to keep to ourselves, but we will have more than we need so we can share with others what we have gained through his power in healing physically, emotionally, and financially. All these "healing" blessings should be proven in our spirit, body and soul as our faith in him is proven and being shared.
Many "Christians" today as well as non-believers accept their bodies unhealthy but they continually expect their finances to be blessed more, and more. How can we expect him to help us if we show faith in our finances, and not have any faith in him with our bodies being healed. Do you think God would bless one without blessing the other? Is it because we have more control over our finances than our bodies being healed? We totally have to be devoted to him by faith to heal a sickness, but we can think of something to do when it comes to our fiances. We can see our finances changing when we work hard, but we cannot see him healing a paraplegic, or make our blood heal when it is too thick or too thin. We can see ourselves do something, but to have faith in him healing a death mute has become almost impossible today in many "Christian" circles. It has become impossible in many churches because he is being ignored. We can see ourselves make use of our talents and gifts, but we cannot see him heal cancer.
We who truly know his truth know we live by faith, not by sight. We know he can, and does heal our bodies many, many times, and ways to prove who he is, and his love for us. Where is our faith in Him today in most churches when it comes to his healing power? I see people in churches suffering in their bodies as much as people in the world today. We are praying less, and less over the sick in faith, and more over our fiances, mission trips, and ministry gifts. There are also those that have faith in themselves fixing their own bodies, finances, and less faith in God through Jesus. They still claim God is blessing all they do. These are the self-reliant people who look good on the out side, on paper, but they are not changed people on the inside. When a crisis comes their lack of faith in God is proven. They are not deliberately deceiving God or rebelling against him on purpose, but they are being taught wrong about him, and what he requires of us. Today you can begin with his truth, and have faith in him giving all you need to heal your body, spirit, and soul. He is more than able, if you are willing to let him because he is faithful, and he will do it!
1 Thessalonians 5:23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctity you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at eh coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.
We know that our bodies are going to quit working someday, but let it be from being mature in age, and living the life we all have left for God. By giving all in body, spirit, and soul to him each day you are his reborn child to mold into his Son's image until our bodies turn to dust. Show him he is worthy by having faith in his power working in all areas of your life in the way you think, having different desires, and being delivered from sin while your body, spirit and soul is being made new by his life giving Spirit. Through his Spirit he will teach us all things for our soul, body and spirit, and even the deep things of God. He will change us! Let his love, peace and all he gives you guide your heart in doing his good, and perfect will for your life. His grace gives us full assurance the change within ourselves has come from Him. He is real, and his Spirit will raise us where he wants our body, spirit, and soul to go now on earth, and forever for eternity in Heaven. As he holds on to us lets continue to hold on to him. We will always glorify him in all he is, and he loves to prove his presence in our lives because it glorifies him. He would not be glorifying himself if he did not heal you from your suffering by his power and grace that clearly he has proven to overcome the world.
John 16:33 "I have told you these hings, so that in me you may have peace. In this owrld you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."
When we look at Jesus through the eyes of His Spirit he teaches us we will be following him, soul, and body with all the power he is able to give us. We clearly see through God's word he healed the body, soul and spirit of each man, and woman he came in contact with. Should we not be proving his presence in us as it was in him? He told us if we have faith in him we will be doing what he did. We cannot do what he did by our own works, we can only do what he did only by faith in him, and his power working in, and through us for others.
John 14:12 I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name , and I will do it.
His peace and love always