Blessings Above & Beyond


Have you ever heard the doctor say, “There’s nothing that can be done...,” or "“There’s nothing more we can do.” When man doesn’t know what to do, there is another, more qualified Doctor, and we should get a second opinion. We should get another diagnosis from The Physician.

Ask Him if you can be healed. Ask Him if there’s anything that can be done, and do you know what He’ll say? He’ll say the same thing He was saying centuries ago. He will say, “I Am. (Ex. 3:14) I Am and will always be the Lord Who heals you, Who mends you, Who restores you to normal. Who makes you whole.” (Ex. 15:26) Glory to God!

  When Hudson Taylor first went to China, he made the voyage on a sailing ship. As it neared the channel between the southern Malay Peninsula and the island of Sumatra, the missionary heard an urgent knock on his stateroom door. He opened it, and there stood the captain of the ship.

“Mr. Taylor,” he said, “We have no wind. We are drifting toward an island where the people are heathen, and I fear they are cannibals.”

“What can I do?” asked Taylor.

“I understand that you believe in God. I want you to pray for wind.”

Taylor responded, “All right, Captain, I will, but you must set the sail.”

The captain was agitated and said, “Why, that’s ridiculous! There’s not even the slightest breeze. Besides, the sailors will think I’m crazy.” Nevertheless, the captain finally agreed. Forty-five minutes later he returned and found the missionary still on his knees. 

“You can stop praying now,” said the captain. “We’ve got more wind than we know what to do with!” 

God is willing to answer ­our prayers for healing when we pray with faith. Let’s pray with confidence ­and set the sails!
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Lord, I am sick in my body, but I know You are the One Who heals and You are the One Who keeps me in good health. I praise and thank You for my healing, Lord, and I will testify of Your faithfulness and how You have healed me of this illness to everyone who will listen.

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