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Praying When We are Sick

Text
2 Kings 20:11

Memory Verse
“For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen”

–Matt. 6:13

Topic
Sickness and Prayer

Theme
We can ask God to help us when we are sick.

Lesson
King Hezekiah knew that God has the power to heal. He immediately
turned to God and asked for healing. We can do the same. When we are sick,
God wants us to pray for His healing. When someone we love is sick, we can go
to God in prayer to ask for His healing. God is the God of power. He can
decide to heal us immediately if He chooses. Sometimes it is not His will to heal
to a person; then we need to trust that God has done the best thing for the
person.

But often God uses medicines and doctors to bring about healing. God
spoke to Isaiah and told him exactly what kind of medicine to use on
Hezekiah’s sore. God worked through the medicine, and Hezekiah’s sore was
healed.

God has given doctors and scientists wisdom to know the best way to
help us get well. God wants us to come to Him in prayer for those who are sick.
We can trust God to bring healing to those we love.