Christ the Healer

“Personal Testimonies - General Instructions on Faith” -Last week, we started looking at some of the healings in the ministry of Jesus -!gain, our purpose in looking at these healings, is TO POINT OUT what the "eo"le in the #i$le did, to get healed -!nd then, if we do %&!T T&'( )I), we should get the same results -Last week we started $y looking at the fact that I* +,)', T+ #' &'!L'), we need to ha-e a re-elation of $oth, God.s ABILITY, and God.s WILLINGNESS to heal -/I think we "retty much co-ered the su$0ect 1 -2o, today, I want to go on, and gi-e you some BASIC INSTRUCTIONS concerning walking in faith -*ow, I know that most of us, ha-e heard the $asics /concerning faith1 #ut, sometimes, it.s 0ust a little thing that.s kee"ing us from recei-ing -2o, I want to take some time, and redefine some of the $asics of walking in faith HOW DO WE USE OUR FAITH? There are 34 "ersonal testimonies of healing recorded in the Gos"els In made a reference to the indi-idual.s faith of them, Jesus

-/%ith the other cases, it was the gifts of the 2"irit in o"eration, and remem$er, you don.t ha-e to o"erate your faith, when the gifts are in manifestation 1 5The sim"le fact is6 If you want to recei-e healing from God, it.s going to $e on the $asis of your faith -2o, we need to know the $asics of how faith o"erates

(1 H!" #! "e $et %aith? -Faith doesn.t come $y "raying, wishing, ho"ing, or trying Faith comes $y hearing God.s %ord

concerning our faith 5The only difference is6 :en runneth out.m out of luck 5#ut. $ut the %ord don.mere :en7” /Take out your $illfold 1 /“9oney cometh $y :en” 1 5Gi-e me some money. 9( 9'!28. what if my need is >= ==? I.' I*.m smart. I.m $roke7 I ha-e no money.m $roke. there.-R!&a's 1()1* -That.. I ha-e a need 2o. if I need faith.t come $y "raying for it7 Faith comes $y hearing God..t raise no nuts7 “9oney cometh $y :en”71 5This is wonderful7 I $elie-e I.ll 0ust stay hooked u" the source 5/!ny$ody else want to "lay? &e ain.0e'1 5I.!' $ill at a time 5This is a great law7 I had *+*' #ut.m going to go to the source7 “.t got no more7”1 5)id you notice that '@'. faith doesn. $ut “9oney cometh $y :en” 5That.( TI9' I !PPLI') T&' L!%.s %ord 1 -That. if I. wait a minute7 /9y momma didn.s %ord -2o. :en .!&eth /.'!2')? 5The same thing is true.. !nd.that works e-ery time “9oney cometh $y :en” 1 That Law 2tates6 5%ell.s the answer to my "ro$lem7 . and my $ills are coming due7 I ha-e nothing7 5/#ut then. "raise God. and got <3= == 5I can use this on a <3= == need 5#ut.s a law that works e-erytime.IT8!L L!%7 “Faith comes $y hearing God.s 2PI. I know where to get it7 -ILLUSTRATION) +. then I a""lied the law. I stum$le onto a law .s the +*L( way faith comes -/!gain.t7 .ight now. I.

I2'. against the "ul"it 52!9' thing is true with faith -The "ro$lem isn.-e $een doing all of those things. and '*+8G& .!LL( . here Is it that I don.' T&!* '*+8G& faith They 0ust ha-en. and rest /Go $ack and do the same thing 1 5%hat. called “strength” !nd. and 0ust stare at it. G'TTI*G P.ase -2ometimes "eo"le ha-e 9+.(2 Whe' -!3 hear the W!r#4 %aith a3t!&ati.t necessarily that I don. "e te'# t! attri/3te it t! a la.'2T -I.+9'2 /Just stay in the %ord 1 (6 Whe' 7e!7le %ail t! re.!&es5 -(ou don. I guess I must not ha-e enough strength -2o. that:s '!t al"a-s the . I can use that force to mo-e things /Pul"it 1 -I know how strength comes 2trength cometh $y '!TI*G . I eat..t ha-e to “stri-e”. 'A'. eBercise. so I.all.s %ord -%hen you hear the %ord. faith !8T+9!TI.t released any of it -ILLUSTRATION) There.'L'!2I*G any of it against the "ro$lem (.9 !% %aith B3t. from different angles )on. Faith is release# thr!3$h WORD a'# ACTION W!r#) .t touch it 1 -Gee. or “try” to $elie-e God..t ha-e enough strength? -*o I 0ust ha-en.s a force in my $ody.IG&T.ei8e their heali'$.t ha-e '*+8G& faith 5I 0ust 9!( *+T #' .s the "ro$lem.m going to mo-e this "ul"it -/%alk u" to "ul"it.t released any of it.+P'.

TI+* to his faith .“2!(” .ts 1. “#ut.he "ut forth effort1 lea"ed and walked ” -&e could ha-e 0ust as easily said.and was set free7 mentioned C times -Faith is released against the “mountain” /"ro$lem1 through %+.s sitting there cri""led7 -%hat.t 2P'!: to the 9+8*T!I* They s"eak to God !#+8T the mountain -&ow many "eo"le ha-e you heard. he "ut !.+#L'9 . you don.t released any of it.'L'!2') $y action6 !nd.s stay on this theme of F!IT& #'I*G . he. that this man had enough faith to $e healed. ha-ing a con-ersation with the flu? 5If you want to the mountain to mo-e.7 *otice. he hasn.'L'!2') &I2 F!IT& !G!I*2T T&' P..d ha-e died in that same condition -Instead.ar9 11)26 . against the "ro$lem -Faith is released through word and action =erse ?<1( < “!nd he /the man .s how faith is released against the "ro$lem7 A. yet he. you ha-e to 2P'!: T+ IT That.)2 -9ost "eo"le don. faith is released in %ord and !ction -Let.ti!') A. look at6 .. the #I#L' 2!(2. Paul.)* < %hat ha""ens when "eo"le hear the %ord? Faith automatically comes =erse ><? < Push the "ause $utton on the @.t understand7 I can.t walk7” -!nd.s look at some other eBam"les of healings in the ministry of Jesus Let.s the "ro$lem? -&e heard the %ord7 &e &!2 the faith7 #ut..

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