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Divine Healing

Divine Healing has been a controversial issue

for many decades.

I believe that the greatest controversies have arisen in the area of results. We must never be

trapped in the arena of whether it was a lack of our faith, or a lack of faith on the part of

the sick.

How are we going to establish parameters for ministering and praying for the sick?

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Let’s establish the facts

Isaiah 53. 4,5 “ Surely he hath borne our griefs,

and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him

stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was

wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised

for our iniquities; and with his stripes we are healed.”

1 Peter 2.24 “ Who his own self bare our sins in

his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to

sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose

stripes ye were healed.”

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Healing is divine in the sense that God has to

intervene in behalf of the finished work of

Jesus Christ.

The gospels are full of Jesus healing the sick.

We are not going to get into demonology as it pertains to oppression, possession or the

operation of Spiritual Gifts tonight. It is for

certain that both are products of Calvary and the consequent resurrection and ascension.

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Matthew 20. 30-34 “ And, behold, two blind

men sitting by the way side, when they heard

that Jesus passed by, cried out, saying, Have

mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David. And the multitude rebuked them, because they

should hold their peace: but they cried the

more, saying, Have mercy on us, O Lord, thou son of David. And Jesus stood still, and called

to them, and said, What will ye that I shall do

unto you? They say unto him, Lord, that our

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Matthew 20.33,34 “eyes may be opened. So

Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes

received sight, and they followed him.”

Catalyst: Importunity

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Matthew 9.35,36 “ And Jesus went about all

the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the

kingdom, and healing every sickness and every

disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with

compassion on them…”

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Matthew 14.14 “ And Jesus went forth, and

saw a great multitude, and was moved with

compassion toward them, and he healed their

sick.”

Catalyst: Compassion

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Luke 7.6-10 “ and I say unto one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come and he cometh;

and to my servant, Do this and he doeth it.

When Jesus heard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned him about, and said unto

the people that followed him, I say unto you, I

have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.

And they that were sent, returning to the

house, found the servant whole that had been

sick.”

The Catalyst: Authority

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Matthew 9.20 “ And behold, a woman, which

was diseased with an issue of blood twelve

years, came behind him, and touched the hem

of his garment: For she said within herself, If I

may but touch his garment, I shall be whole.

But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw

her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole.”

Catalyst: Faith

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Isaiah 61, as it is written in Luke 4.18,19 “ The

Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath

anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor.

He has sent Me to proclaim release to the

captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to

set free those who are downtrodden, to

proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”

We pray for and anoint the sick because it is the command of Jesus to the church.

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We don’t characterize individuals who use

medicine and medical doctors for healing. Divine

Healing and Medical Healing are fighting the

same enemy. The curse of the fall and the satanic

desire to kill, steal and destroy lives. (John 10.10)

The Restoration of Man Romans 8.19-23 “ For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth

for the manifestation of the sons of God. For the

creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly,

but by reason of him who hath subjected the

same in hope…

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Romans 8 (cont) “ Because the creature itself

also shall be delivered from the bondage of

corruption into the glorious liberty of the

children of God. For we know that the whole

creation groaneth and travaileth in pain

together until now. And not only they, but

ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within

ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the

redemption of our body.

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Before the Fall

Adam (the red man)

Dominion (Genesis 1.27,28)

“Replenish, and subdue it and have dominion”

Mental Prowess (Genesis 2.19)

“And whatsoever the man called every living creature, that was the name thereof”

Physical Prowess (Genesis 2.15)

“Dress and keep” an area that 4 rivers made up the

boundary of.

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It is obvious because of the division of the

soul, spirit and body, that we have lost and

will not gain in the natural some of our origin.

Man’s lifespan has decreased substantially

Jesus left the disciples with the same commission that He exemplified in His life.

Mark 16.17 “ And these signs…

Matthew 10.7,8 “ And as you have received, go preach….

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Acts 19.11,12

Acts 28. 28,29

Acts 3

Acts 14.8-10

Acts 5.15,16

Characteristics of Apostolic Calling Gospel (Salvation) Jesus Name

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Our task

James 5.14,15

The anointing oil is a symbol of the setting

apart for the use of the Godhead.

Protocol Ask the need

Explain what you are doing

Pray the prayer of faith

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Divine health is a way of life, crown of life living,

we can be healed, and we are going to die by

appointment, but in the meantime.

These Three Things

1 Corinthians 3. 16,17 “ Know ye not that ye are

the temple of god, and that the Spirit of God

dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of

God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of

God is holy, which temple ye are”.

Principle: Mistreatment of the Physical body

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Hebrews 11.5 “ By faith Enoch was translated

that he should see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before

his translation he had this testimony, that he

pleased God.”

2 Kings 20.1-7

Principle: Pleasing God by Obedience

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Exodus 20.12 “ Honor thy father and thy

mother; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.”

Principle: Respect of Authority