Sunday, February 21, 2016
FEBRUARY 21 "SHE GOT WORSE?"
Our text says as she went and spent a great deal on the Dr.'s not only did she not get better, she grew worse. It's hard to believe that that was written a couple of thousand years ago and not just last week. "Spending more and more money at the Dr.s, but yet getting worse". I guess that's been happening for quite a long time. I can relate to this, can you? And this is not a slam against Dr.s either. I am very glad for Doctors, where would we be without Doctors. We know even one of Jesus' disciples was a Doctor, Dr. Luke. Yes doctors have their place, but as believers in Christ, surely Jesus has His place too, when it comes to healing. Where do we find the balance? We know that good hearted, but misguided people have died, refusing professional, medical treatment. However this woman has not only, not refused, but she has paid large sums of money to be healed and still no healing; but yet in one simple act of faith and touch of Jesus she is healed instantaneously. I think there comes a time when we need to realize we have put all our faith and hope in the medical system to heal us, all the while attending church every Sunday, we sit, with no faith or hope for Jesus to heal us. Are you spending lots of money on doctors and getting worse? Then maybe this is the sign for you that you really need to turn your faith and hope to Jesus for this particular healing. Thank God, we could say, for the advances that we have made in the medical profession and in our ability to treat illnesses and diseases, but we must never forget, that Jesus is the master physician, He is Jehovah Rapha, He is The Lord who heals us of all our diseases.