Chosen by God!
When we are physically sick, we should not hesitate to ask spiritual leaders to pray for our healing. Healing is a provision for believers. We can ask spiritually mature people to stand in agreement in prayer for healing.
We are the Body of Christ and as such we help each other, bearing one another’s infirmities. We are not created to isolate ourselves and go through things alone. Though all illness—physical, psychological, or spiritual—relates back to the presence of sin in the world, we must be very cautious not to associate all illnesses with some specific sin. We cannot conclude that illness is the result of unconfessed sin and we must not believe that God uses illness to punish us for any wrong doing.
Illness is the result of living in a sin fallen world. Sickness and disease are a result of sin entering the world. When someone is sick we should offer grace, love, compassion, and prayer – not condemnation. Sickness is not a tool used by God to teach us a lesson or to punish us. Our loving Abba Father would never have given us a way out of sickness if He wanted to use it to punish us.
“Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:4-5 NKJV)
Be Encouraged! ❤
Leisa Wilkins Ministries
"Encouraging and Empowering you to become who God created you to be, God's Masterpiece, a Divine Original!"