• "My people are DESTROYED because of a
LACK of knowledge…” [Hosea 4:6]
Everyone knows at least ONE person where prayers
were offered for their healing, or perhaps they went
up to a healing line and had some minister ‘lay
hands’ on them - maybe they were even anointed with
oil as the scriptures instruct - But healing
never came. They never received it. And
most people have no understanding as to why
it appears that the Lord didn't heal
For every person that never received their healing
there are a thousand reasons offered as an
explanation as to WHY the Lord didn’t or
wouldn’t heal them. Among the most popular reasons
that are most often accepted as to WHY they weren’t
healed are: ‘It wasn’t God’s will’ or ‘God
is using their sickness for His glory’ - just to
name a few. Naturally, there are many more
explanations that traditional religious teaching
offers to explain why people don’t get healed.
But BEFORE we make the mistake of just accepting any
explanation as to why they weren’t healed; let’s be
careful to see what the SCRIPTURES say about
the subject; and then compare what we THINK
the reason is with what the scriptures actually
SAY about healing and what the scriptures tell
us as the reason WHY some don’t get the
healing promised by the Lord in His Word.
LACK OF KNOWLEDGE
LEADS TO FAILURE and DESTRUCTION:
• “My people are DESTROYED
because of a LACK of knowledge…” [Hosea 4:6]
There are SEVERAL reasons why people are
unable to obtain the divine healing promised by the
Lord in the scriptures, but first and foremost among
the reasons why people don’t RECEIVE their healing
is usually because neither they, nor the people
trying to minister to them really have a grasp on
what the scriptures actually PROMISE
regarding healing and how to obtain it.
It is certainly true that most Christians have some
general knowledge about the fact that Jesus
heals - or at least he USED to heal - but
HOW the people that GOT healed
obtained their healing is rarely understood or
taught in traditional Christian circles.
So first of all we must understand that our LACK
of understanding can cause us to FAIL when it
comes to receiving ANYTHING from the Lord -
and that even includes salvation.
Pay close attention to Hosea 4:6 because it explains
ONE of the primary reasons why SOME people
never receive what the Scriptures promise.
Christians fail to obtain what God has promised and
what Jesus paid for on the cross because they don’t
know or understand what they NEED TO KNOW
in order to obtain it…”
IS HEALING FOR
“Bless the LORD, O my soul,
and forget not all his benefits:  Who forgives
all YOUR iniquities; who heals all YOUR diseases…”
QUESTION: Who is the “your” that is
being referred to when the Lord said that He
‘forgives ALL your iniquities’ (sins)?
When the scripture says that He ‘forgives all ‘YOUR’
iniquities’….. Doesn’t it include EVERYONE
that will come to Him and receive forgiveness of
their sins BY FAITH?
So Then, Ask yourself: Is there anyone NOT
included in this statement?
Naturally we understand that EVERYONE is included in
this promise: Right?
So let's investigate a few areas where there seems
to be a great deal of uncertainty and confusion as
to the subject of healing and whether or not it is
God's will to heal you.
WHAT ABOUT THE
SECOND PART OF THAT VERSE: “He
heals ALL your diseases”
QUESTION: Who is the “your” that is
being referred to when the Lord said that He ‘heals
ALL your diseases’?
Is the ‘your’ that is being referred to in
this verse a DIFFERENT one than the ‘your’
whom God has promised to forgive? ~~~ Of course not!
When God said He would forgive ALL of YOUR
sins and heal ALL of YOUR diseases He was
referring to the SAME people - He didn’t
offer to forgive everyone but then select
only a few ‘chosen ones’ that He would agree to
heal! No! He made that promise to EVERYONE
that would come to Him in faith to receive
forgiveness and/or healing.
The trouble is that while MOST Christians believe
that God will forgive anyone and EVERYONE that asks
for forgiveness and repent from their sins - yet
they are NOT convinced that the Lord will
heal EVERYONE that comes to Him in faith and
is willing to STAND IN FAITH for that healing
until the promise manifests.
Consequently, they fall into the category that Hosea
spoke of when He said: “MY PEOPLE ARE DESTROYED for
a lack of knowledge”. Most Christians have faith
that God exists, AND that God forgives
- but when it comes to healing, that is where all
the confusion, doubt, uncertainty, and unbelief
begins to fill the hearts and minds of God’s people
and they are unable to stand ‘without wavering’
to receive the promise of healing that
Jesus paid for on the cross.
JESUS PAID THE
PRICE FOR OUR HEALING:
• “Surely he has 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: the chastisement of our
peace was upon him; and with his stripes WE are
healed.” [Isaiah 53:4-5]
In the original Hebrew; the word translated in the
King James Bible as “griefs” literally means
‘sicknesses’ - and the word translated in the King
James Bible as “sorrows” literally means “pains”.
So this passage tells us that Jesus PHYSICALLY
carried or “TOOK” our sicknesses and pains upon
Himself when He went to the cross - And it is
because He TOOK them upon Himself that the PROMISE
of healing paid for by Christ Himself is available
to US - To EVERYONE who will receive it by faith.
ONCE MORE I ASK
WHO is the “OUR” that is being referred to in
this passage when it says: “He has borne OUR
griefs (sicknesses) and carried OUR sorrows
(pains)? And WHO is the word “OUR” referring
to in the next verse where it says He was wounded
for OUR transgressions (disobedience) - He
was bruised for OUR iniquities (sins)… and
with His stripes “WE” are healed
Would you agree that the word “OUR” is referring to
EVERYONE who accepts Jesus as their savior?
Is there anyone NOT included in that passage?
Are there ‘special’ people that God will reject even
if they do repent, change their ways, and accept
Jesus as Lord and savior? ~~~ Of course Not!
Romans 10:13 says specifically that EVERYONE
who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved!
No one is excluded.
Well then, IF this is true (which it is
because God cannot lie) - Then the same thing MUST
be true when it says in the next line - using the
SAME word: “He has borne (took) OUR griefs
(sicknesses) and carried OUR sorrows (pains).
Once again, if the word “OUR” applies to EVERYONE
regarding the forgiveness of sins - then it MUST
apply to EVERYONE when it comes to His taking
upon Himself OUR sickness and pain.
WITH HIS STRIPES:
• “And With His Stripes WE are
healed…” [Isaiah 53:5]
Notice that this passage concludes with the phrase:
“… And with His stripes “WE” are healed”>
QUESTION: Who is the word “WE”
referring to here?
Is this a DIFFERENT group of people than the ones
who are included when it says: “He was wounded for
OUR transgressions; He was bruised for OUR
Is this a DIFFERENT group of people than the
ones who are included when it says that “He has
borne OUR griefs (sicknesses) and carried OUR
Is this a ‘special’ group of people who the Lord
promises to forgive ALL their sins, yet reserves the
right to REFUSE healing to?
Again, the answer is NO! It is the SAME group
of people that the Lord is speaking about. The SAME
people that He forgave ALL their sins - He also says
that with the stripes of Jesus HEALING is available:
IF THAT IS TRUE -
WHY THEN DO SOME PEOPLE FAIL TO GET HEALED:
Great question - And that is WHY we are
dealing with this subject in such great detail!
As mentioned earlier in this article, the scriptures
DO tell us why some fail to RECEIVE what God has
made available - but it is NOT because it
isn’t ‘God’s will for them to be healed’ - and it’s
NOT because He uses their sickness or infirmity ‘for
His glory’ as so many have incorrectly come to
believe in the past.
The scriptures DO give us the reasons, but
most people are unaware of what those reasons are-
and so they fail to make the correction that enable
them to receive healing or deliverance from
whatever is afflicting them.
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