Is Healing for All?
He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes. — PSALM 105:37
To answer the question, “Is healing for all?” let’s look in Exodus 15. Just after the Israelites passed through the Red Sea (which typifies our redemption), God gave His first promise to heal. And this promise was for all. It was here that God gave the covenant of healing. God named the conditions, and the conditions were met. Revealed by and sealed by God in His first covenant redemptive Name, Jehovah Rapha, He said, “. . . I am the Lord that healeth thee” (Exod. 15:26).
I’m glad that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Heb. 13:8). If He wasn’t, then we would have to say, “He was the Lord that healeth thee.” But He is the Lord that healeth thee. This is a never-changing fact, because God’s Word is forever settled in Heaven (Ps. 119:89).
To say that this privilege of health is not for God’s people today is to change God’s “I Am” to “I was.” But God is the same God now that He was then (Mal. 3:6). I don’t believe that He is the great God that was or the great God that’s going to be. He is the great I AM—present tense!
Confession: God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Since He was Jehovah Rapha, “the Lord that healeth thee,” in the Old Testament, He is Jehovah Rapha, “the Lord that healeth thee,” today!
Source: Health Food Devotions by Kenneth E. Hagin. Excerpt permission granted by Faith Library Publications. Copyright © 2002, 2007 Rhema Bible Church aka Kenneth Hagin Ministries, Inc. All rights reserved.
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