Topic: Exercising Mastery Over Sicknesses And Diseases!
Welcome to another impactful week! I hope you were blessed by last week teaching. This week, we shall focus on: Exercising Mastery Over Sicknesses and Diseases!
From Scriptures, we understand that mastery over sicknesses and diseases is real and not a slogan. This is the will of the Father for the redeemed and is expected to be the lifestyle of every child of God.
Thus, in this world of terror and torment, it is still possible to live a sickness-free life. If we understand that, we will never be a victim to sickness.
For instance, in 1979, when I had an understanding of a sickness-free life from the Bible, I began to live in the reality of a healthy life. That can also be your testimony if you engage the truth of this message.
No doubt, abundance without health equals lack because whatever wealth we are able to amass is eventually eaten up by sickness. When a man’s health is challenged, everything he has loses value. That is why a wise man once said, ‘Health is wealth’.
However, for every child of God, our case is different. This is because at redemption, Christ paid for our healing, health and wholeness. For instance, the Bible says, That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare [our] sicknesses (Matthew 8:17; see also Isaiah 53:4-5; Jeremiah 33:6). This connotes that Jesus has already paid the price and thereby settled our wholeness for life.
Moreover, every child of God has a covenant of divine health with the Father. Therefore, sicknesses, diseases, pains and sufferings are not the will of God for us; rather He desires a healthy life for us. God is not only concerned about our spirits and souls but also our bodies.
This is why the Bible says, Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth (3 John 2). As we all know, God does not speak empty words; He means what He says and says what He means.
He couldn’t have said, ‘…I am the LORD that health thee’ if He hadn’t made adequate provisions for our health (Exodus 15:26). The same day we were delivered from sin, our bodies were also delivered from the torture and torment of sicknesses and diseases.
Thus, if you are born again, health and vitality, strength and vigour are your portion. In addition, concerning Israel’s 40-year journey in the wilderness, the Bible records that their clothes and shoes did not wax old (Deuteronomy 29:5).