Articles Tagged 'Healing'

I Will Believe for You Until You Can Believe for Yourself

I Will Believe for You Until You Can Believe for Yourself

During times of cascading badness, friends sometimes need to believe for those caught in the crush of seriously bad stuff.

Phil Ware reminds us of Mark's story about Jesus and the four friends who dug a hole in the roof to get their buddy to Jesus.

Simple Words, Great Grace

Simple Words, Great Grace

Where would this woman be without a risk-taking faith that moved her to bold action?

Phil Ware reminds us that faith always involves action that demonstrates its reality and Jesus saves in more than the miraculous; he saves us in every way a person can be saved.

Touch

Touch

Without the personal touch, full healing never comes.

Phil Ware continues his series on Jesus' healing the man with Leprosy in Mark 1:35-45 and focuses in this post on Jesus' touch.

Our Healing Strength

Our Healing Strength

How do we look beyond the horizon of our own earth-bound circumstances?

Phillip Morrison writes about the weather in Texas and the reminder that we need to look beyond the horizon of our own circumstance and remember the promise, hope, redemption, and healing of God.

Touching Jesus

Touching Jesus

Are you good enough?

Have you ever felt like you had no right to ask God for anything? Or maybe you thought that others would judge you and reject you if they knew your secret? Does it seem like Jesus has something to offer others, but nothing for you? You can have peace.

Alzheimer's and Jesus

Alzheimer's and Jesus

My Dad has Alzheimer's and it makes me think about Jesus.

It is hard to see the real person behind the Alzheimer's. But they are there. Someday they will be whole again. I believe.

Pool of Mercy

Pool of Mercy

Have you offered sight to the blind?

Cathy Messecar draws us into the story of the man born blind that was healed by Jesus in John 9 and reminds us that we are here to continue Jesus' ministry of healing and mercy.

The Value of a Good Laugh

The Value of a Good Laugh

So when's the last time you had a great big belly laugh?

Rubel Shelly reminds us how being cheerful and laughing is good for us as Christians.

God Does Not Fix Everyone

God Does Not Fix Everyone

Why does God fix some lives... but not others?

God can only fix the people who want to be fixed. He is willing. It is our choice.

Church Is a Wellness Center ... Not Just a Hospital

Church Is a Wellness Center ... Not Just a Hospital

Church is not a place to stay spiritually sick, but a place to get well.

Church is not just like a hospital where everyone is sick. It is more like a wellness center where we learn to live healthy.

A Walk with Our Shepherd

A Walk with Our Shepherd

What does it really mean for us?

This is a simple meditation on the meaning of the Shepherd Psalm, Psalm 23.

Grace Beyond the Miracle

Grace Beyond the Miracle

How come we focus on the spectacle and miss the greater miracle?

Phil Ware talks about the events in the miracle stories that happen after the spectacle of the miracle takes place, the things that put people back into fellowship, community, and normalcy -- the way things were.

Blessings Through Brokenness

Blessings Through Brokenness

God knows how to use broken things

God gathers broken things and puts them back together, including broken people.

It Is Not News

It Is Not News

God is the One who heals his people.

Science is now discussing whether faith helps in healing. Christians already know the answer to that. He does.

I Don't Like Hospitals

I Don't Like Hospitals

I want hospitals to have a “sick” wing and a “you’re really not sick” wing.

Churches are spiritual hospitals full of those who need spiritual healing ... and that includes all of us.

The Healing

The Healing

She still couldn't walk, but she was healed in the way that counts

A handicapped woman experiences the joy of healing through the forgiveness of sins even though her physical impairment remains.

Upside Down is Right Side Up

Upside Down is Right Side Up

Jesus really could stire things up, couldn't he?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that Jesus turned things upside down adn stirred things up to bring God's blessings to others.

The Last Goodbye

The Last Goodbye

What do you do when you think the end is near?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares some good advice for those who have loved ones dealing with cancer -- this is based on her own personal experience.

God's Spirit Heals Suffering

God's Spirit Heals Suffering

Your suffering is only temporary.

In a world of suffering, God's Spirit offers Hope for Life.

The Real Reason

The Real Reason

Let's cut through the fluff and deal with the real issue here!

Selfishness is what really lies behind all of marriage problems and the devil wants to use selfish people and marriage problems to render the church ineffective.

What's Good for Soul and Body

What's Good for Soul and Body

What in the world does soulwork have to do with our bodies?

Healing after surgery is directly related to support from prayer.

The End of One Chapter

The End of One Chapter

How would you handle this if it were your child?

A mother with a son who has a tumor talks about the challenges and changes she and her family have faced during his theraphy and the faithfulness of God.

The Devil Made Me Do It!

The Devil Made Me Do It!

Who are you blaming for your messes?

We've got to be honest about our weakness and inconsistency and quit trying to blame everything on someone or something else, including satan or the devil.

Beautiful Scars

Beautiful Scars

Can ugly scars be beautiful?

Jesus' scars are beautiful to those of us it has saved.