James 5:14,15(NKJV)--14Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let him pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will reaise him up.
It was in 1997 when my daughter was 11 months old, and she had pneumonia. That one cold, December night she was in bed hardly breathing at all, and had a high fever of 104. I started reading the bible and the Lord led me to James 5:14,15.
So I called the Pastor of our church, crying, almost hysterically. My husband was on the extension. I told Pastor about Kayla's illness. He asked if we believed that Jesus heals today. I said, "yes" and my husband was so worried that he was crying and said, "Yes, I believe He will."
Our Pastor prayed a wonderful prayer of our faith in Jesus' name and we were in agreement of His healing. Pastor told us that he had oil and think of it as being anointed in the name of the Lord on Kayla's feverish head. Then he told me to put my hand on her head while he prayed again. Her fever immediately cooled down and her breathing improved simultaneously. We all praised the Lord, and thanked Him for His complete healing.
The next day we took Kayla to the doctors and he said the fluid in her lungs was gone. I said that Jesus healed her. He said there was no other explanation except that it was a miracle. Glory be to God.
There was another incident in 2011 where a two year old boy had a hole in his heart and he needed an operation. Our whole congregation put hands on him, and we prayed over him while Pastor anointed him with oil in the name of Jesus.
Two weeks later the family went to their doctor's appointment. The test came out showing the hole was gone.
It was a miracle ! "God is good all the time, and all the time God is good!" By Jesus' stripes we are healed.
So yes, Jesus heals in our present day and age. These two, true examples were proof of his miraculous healing.
1Peter 2:24(NKJV)--who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness by whose stripes you were healed.
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