Questions in Life that have Answers in HIM

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How is life and healing related both physically and spiritually to Jesus Christ who sacrificed His life through His Blood on the Cross?

“For the life of a creature is in the blood…”  Leviticus 17:11 (Our blood permits physical life; His blood heals and gives eternal life.)

“…by His wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 (The Greek word “iaomai” is used 28 times in the Bible, always meaning physical healing, including in the verse below.)

“…by His wounds you have been healed.” 1 Peter 2:24

I feel so alone and afraid in fighting bad health and aging – Does anybody care about me?

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”  Psalm 23:4

I haven’t lived a perfect life – in fact not even close!  Will God and Christ forgive me and help me to conquer my personal health challenges?

“Praise the Lord, my soul, and never forget all the good He has done: He is the one who forgives all your sins, the One who heals all your diseases.”  Psalm 103:2-3

“…God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and …He went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with HIM.    Acts 10:38

What is the purpose of God in letting bad things happen to good people? 

An old hymn, Firm Foundations, tells us, “When through fiery trials thy pathway shall lie, My grace, all sufficient shall be thy supply; The flame shall not hurt thee; I only design, Thy dross to consume and thy gold to refine.”  Impure gold is heated to a degree that the impurities, or “dross,” floats to the top for removal, leaving only the purified gold.  Through life challenges God removes the impurities in our lives to make us purified children of God and focused on God.

My doctors can’t find out what’s wrong or I can’t afford what they say to do – can Faith in HIM go beyond the benefits and knowledge of medical science today?

“Your faith has healed you. Go in peace.” Luke 8:48

“And the Lord will take away from thee all sickness…” Deuteronomy 7:15     [If you follow His commands and accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior and it be His will.]

“He [Jesus] said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.”  Mark 5:34

Are over-eating and obesity and drinking excessively a faith-related health problem?  What does the Bible say?

“And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting (overeating), and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.”  Luke 21:34

Is prayer effective in healing for either myself or others?

“And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.”     James 5:15-16

“Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and He saved them from their distress. He sent forth His word and healed them; He rescued them from the grave.” Psalm 107:19-20

Can a miracle in health apply to me or my loved ones?

“If you remain [and maintain a living communion] in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you.”    John 15:7-8