by Tammy Phillips
April 28, 2021
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 53:5 NKJV)
FOR OUR TRANSGRESSIONS…
going where we shouldn’t have gone
doing what we shouldn’t have done
wrongs instead of rights
doing what we shouldn’t
shattered to pieces
OF OUR PEACE…
WAS UPON HIM.
BY HIS STRIPES…
black and blue marks
WE ARE HEALED…
sewn back together.
People get all willy-nilly about people being “healed.” God perfectly created our bodies to heal. He gave us antibodies to fight off sickness and diseases. When we get a scratch or cut, in days the body repairs that opening. A broken bone will grow back together. We were created to be healed. Why pray to God to be healed if you do not believe that He will 100% do it. I believe beyond a shadow of doubt in healing. My Bible says, “BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED!” I have to take the Lord at His word. My Bible Jesus paid for it. It is ours for the taking and believing. I believe in divine health. I believe in instantaneous healing. I believe in healing over time. I believe doctors can aid the Great Physician in the healing process. As much as Jesus died on the cross for our salvation, He died for our healing, for here, for now and for eternity. I cannot answer the question of why everyone is not healed here on earth. I KNOW that if you are a follower of Christ, you will be healed here or you will be healed and made whole in heaven.
I encourage you to really meditated on Isaiah 53:5. If you have accepted Jesus as your Savior, but never accepted or knew He was your Healer, let Him become your Primary Great Physician today. Accept the gifts He so graciously and humbly paid. He was beaten black and blue for you. He died for you. I hope you can see how very much He loves you. Has anyone else ever taken a beating for you or died for you?
P.S. The Hebrew word for healing is rapha. Its roots spin and from and onomatopoeia which has the sound of seizing and plucking. The sound imitates a person sewing rapidly. Do you hear the healing? How cool is that?