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Healing Emanates As Lord Is Nurturing Giver! (H.E.A.L.I.N.G)”

By Ramesh C.Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

April 11, 2008

Editors Note: The devotional has a background song  called 'Never Out of His Love' by Al Denson which can be heard if you use Internet Explorer.

"A large herd of pigs was feeding on the nearby hillside. The demons begged Jesus, "Send us among the pigs; allow us to go into them." He gave them permission, and the evil spirits came out and went into the pigs. The herd, about two thousand in number, rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned." (Mark 5:11-13, NIV)

"Those tending the pigs ran off and reported this in the town and countryside, and the people went out to see what had happened. When they came to Jesus, they saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid. Those who had seen it told the people what had happened to the demon-possessed man—and told about the pigs as well. Then the people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region." (Mark 5:14-17, NIV)

I asked myself what happened after the demons went into the pigs and the pigs rushed down the steep bank into the lake and were drowned?

  1. Those tending the pigs ran off and reported this in the town.

  2. Those tending the pigs later reported this in the countryside.

  3. The people of the town and countryside went out to see what happened.

  4. The people of the town came to Jesus.

  5. The people of the town saw the man who had been possessed by the legion of demons sitting there, dressed and in his right mind.

  6. The people of the region were afraid.

  7. The people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region.

Day before yesterday, I had looked at the first four events in the lives of the people of the town. Today, I decided to focus on the fifth event.

I asked myself what the people discovered about the demon-possessed man?

  1. The people of the town saw the demon-possessed man sitting there in the presence of Jesus.

  2. The people of the town saw the demon-possessed man dressed in the presence of Jesus.

  3. The people of the town saw the demon-possessed man in his right mind in the presence of Jesus.

I asked myself why it is significant the condition of the man is mentioned after his encounter with Jesus?

Three things happened in the man’s life:

  1. I found it very significant because when Jesus healed him he was finally able to sit there in the presence of Jesus. Before, the only thing he could do was fall in front of Jesus or be a wanderer near the tombs crying and cutting self but never could be in one place at peace. Now Jesus’ healing brings him that peace. Jesus addressed the man’s physical condition and met him where he was.

  2. When Jesus healed him he was finally dressed in the presence of Jesus. This tells me that before the healing he was not dressed. His condition could have made him tear at his clothes and so on or he could have been naked. Now Jesus comes and clothes him in his nakedness by healing him. Jesus addressed the man’s spiritual condition here. The man was naked and trapped in the enemy’s territory being possessed by demons. Now, Jesus comes and heals him of his spiritual condition clothing him not only physically but spiritually.

  3. When Jesus healed him he was finally in his right mind in the presence of Jesus. This tells me that the demons caused a mental illness in him. Mentally, he was not functioning well. Jesus addressed the man’s mental condition by healing him. Now, because of Jesus’ healing the man was in his right mind.

This is so awesome that Jesus addressed the man’s physical, spiritual, and mental condition when Jesus healed him.

I saw important implications in my own life. I saw the power of Jesus’ healing and that He can heal people where they are at. I know Jesus healed me when I had severe asthma and also when I had fallen couple of times.

I put my hand on my leg that seemed to be badly sprained and asked Jesus to touch it supernaturally and He did. Of course, I cannot explain it. Even the school nurse was shocked and baffled. Jesus’ healing can put people in awe!

In college, I had a serious case of mono (no I did not kiss anyone) so I do not know how I contracted it. I prayed about it and so many were praying for me. When the nurse came back with the original results she was amazed.

My eyes become watery when I think about Jesus healing me in different areas of my life knowing He has not changed and can change me. He is the same today, tomorrow, and forever more. I also know that His timing is not our timing but in His perfect timing we can feel the healing for we are never out of His love and never out of His reach!

I ask you now dear friend, where do you need healing?
Dear friend, whatever you are going through, Jesus wants to be there for you. I know He does! No matter what your condition is take it to the Lord in prayer. Do not give up! Jesus has the power to heal and when He heals He heals the person as a whole. Jesus addressed the man’s physical, spiritual, and mental condition. I have read so many testimonies and seen so many testimonies of Jesus’ healing.

Friend, I do not have an answer for those that feel they have not be healed yet except to say Jesus knows your pain and has not forgotten about you.  His healing occurs in His timing and we do not understand. Jesus deliberately decided to come to Gerasenes after He got in the boat with his disciples. He had His timing. He could have come sooner if He chose but He has a reason for everything. God creates no accidents and sometimes miracles hide and God wraps blessings in disguise. You may have to wait sometime to see the reasons why!

We know our Lord Jesus healed my daddy multiple times after his cardiac arrest and we believed our Lord could heal him of all the ailments. My dad was in a very bad shape and could have died sooner but the Lord Jesus kept healing him. One day the Lord decided to take him so my dad could be with the Lord.

This does not anyway take away from the healing power of Jesus Christ. Jesus could have healed my daddy completely and my dad still could be living but the Lord's ways or not our ways and we need to bless the Lord always and choose to say, 'The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the Name of the Lord'

We have seen the Lord's presence in our lives so much during the turbulent time after my dad's cardiac arrest, during the time he was in ICU, the time he was in a nursing home, and even on the day my dad went to be with the Lord. Even to this day, we see the Lord's work in our lives.

Never give up on the Lord's healing even when we don't understand why sometimes His healing does not come when we want it. The main miracle and best miracle of all even in my dad's condition was that we believe the night my dad gave his life to the Lord Jesus is the night he could finally rest for eternity with Jesus. I still believe in the Lord's healing!

Recently, my mom had a terrible neck pain and a sore in the eye for which we prayed, and the Lord Jesus healed. Praise be to the Lord!

May you not give up but come to feel the healing of the Lord always knowing healing emanates as Lord is nurturing Giver!

More than anything I believe the Lord Jesus cares for the healing of your spiritual condition. No matter how healthy you are on the outside physically, on the inside mentally and psychologically, you are not healthy at all but rotting away if you are sick spiritually.

You see friend, our sin has separated us from the Lord. Because of that sin, it will eventually affect us physically and mentally. We need a doctor to heal us of our sin and restore us. Jesus is that Great Physician. For healing to occur first the symptoms have to be diagnosed. You need to come to the point to acknowledge your sinfulness in this world and that only Christ Jesus has the cure. Yes, friend He alone has the cure. Jesus went to the cross to produce it with His precious cleansing blood. For His blood alone can wipe the virus of sin completely from your body and set you free. So come as you are and ask Jesus Christ to intervene in your life and take over. Jesus died and came back on the 3rd day to save so you and I can be saved when we accept His free gift of grace. We don't even have to pay anything. Everything we think we have to give up is not really giving up because what we receive is better than what we think we are giving up.

I don't want you to leave reading this devotional and not knowing Jesus as your Lord and Personal Savior who heals us where we are. Without Jesus, we cannot come into the presence of God. When the demon-possessed man was healed, then He was able to sit at the presence of Jesus. We too need our sins washed to sit in the presence of God. We can and we will because of what Jesus will be in our life. That is exciting to know!

“Healing Emanates As Lord Is Nurturing Giver!” (H.E.A.L.I.N.G)/”Where do you need healing?”

Dear Jesus, you know the healing we need in our lives and in the lives of our loved ones. Thank you for healing the demon-possessed man spiritually, physically, and mentally. Thank you so much for caring for him and how much you care for us too. We are so sorry for our sin. Thank you for dying on the cross to take our sin and coming back to life to save us. Thank you Lord at the cross the broken can come to you, the sick can come to you, the infected can come to you, and all those who need your healing can come to you. So, we come now with whatever condition we face especially the condition of sin and ask you to cleanse us with your cleansing blood. Wash us and we will be whiter than snow. Please come into our heart and make our heart your home. Live in us Jesus and help us to live for you and serve you the rest of the days of our lives. Thank you so much Jesus. We acknowledge you as our Lord and Personal Savior! Thank you Jesus for being our Lord and Personal Savior! Thank you Jesus you have heard us and answered us! In Your Name I Pray Jesus! Amen!

Now won’t you accept what He did for you and come into His presence and give your life to Him so He can cover the virus of sin with His blood cleansing us and making us clean?

He will give us a transfusion of change! Yes, He will my friend!

Dear Jesus, I love you. Thank you for loving me so much and thank you for choosing the cross to die for me. You became the Son of Man and lived here on earth. Then you humbled yourself and became obedient to death-even death on the cross. Thank you for dying on the cross for my sin. You died on the cross so that I can be covered in your blood and cleansed by your blood as I acknowledge that I need you and cannot enter Heaven without you being my pathway. So, Jesus I confess all my sins to you and all the ways I have tried to get into Heaven when you already provided the means and the Way. Thank you for all that you have done for me. The cross is the place, a wonderful place where accused and condemned find mercy and grace. Thank you Jesus, it is at the cross where the wrongs we have done and the wrongs done to us were nailed at the cross. Thank you Jesus, at the cross you died for our sins and at the cross you gave your life for us. I thank you for that and thank you for coming back to life to save us. Thank you Jesus for being there for me! Thank you for loving me. I love you Jesus! Please take me as I am and make my life into something that you will be proud of. I surrender my life to you and need your help to live for you. I am forever grateful for what you have done for me and I can never repay you. I want to live for you and need your help. Help me Jesus please. I thank you Jesus for saving me! Thank you for hearing my prayer and answering me. Whatever your will give me the willingness and strength to bear it. Thank you Jesus! I acknowledge you as my Lord and Personal Savior! In Your Name I Pray precious Jesus! Amen!

Friend, if you have prayed this prayer and meant it in your heart, you are a new creation in Christ and all old things are passed away and everything has become new! You may feel something or may not but don’t base it on feelings but base your new life in Christ on the promises of our Savior who will never leave you nor forsake you! Amen!

Spend time in His word and let the Lord speak to you! Start out in the Gospel of John! You can also check out the Gospel of Mark which are the devotionals I have been going through.  Learn from Jesus through study and prayer. Also find yourself a church fellowship and a college fellowship you can be part of where you can be part of a community of believers to supplement your own walk with the Lord. Let it be a Bible-believing and Bible-breathing church! Believe in Bible Live Eternally!

Feel free to email me at reddy4hisglory2004@yahoo.com if you want to meet to study the Bible, pray with, talk about Spiritual issues or whatever is on your mind! My number is 412-720-4579

"This is my work and I can do it only because Christ's mighty energy is at work within me." (Colossians 1:29, TLB)

Love in Christ,

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' I AM ' Series Archives:

What kind of L.I.G.H.T do you follow? (Dec 13, 07, 10:09 a.m.)

"What kind of B.R.E.A.D do you eat?" (Dec 08, 07, 10:10 a.m.)

"Who is your S.H.E.P.H.E.R.D?" (June 30, 06)

Gospel of Mark Archives:

Mark 1:1: "What does the G.O.S.P.E.L mean to you?" (Jan 15, 08, 1:15 p.m.)

Mark 1:1-4: "How seriously do you T.E.S.T.I.F.Y about prophesy?" (Jan 12, 08, 11:18 p.m.)

Mark 1:5-8: "Who do you P.O.I.N.T to?" (Jan 16, 08, 8:48 a.m.)

Mark 1:9: How will you take a S.T.A.N.D? (Jan 17, 08, 11:21 a.m.)

Mark 1:9-11: "How is your loving P.R.A.I.S.E?" (Jan 18, 08, 8:53 a.m.)

Mark 1:12-13: "How do you handle T.E.M.P.T.A.T.I.O.N?" (Jan 19, 08, 12:27 p.m.)

Mark 1:14-15: How do you handle T.I.M.E given to you? (Jan 21, 08, 1:31 p.m.)

Mark 1:16-18: "What kind of P.R.O.F.E.S.S.I.O.N are you in?" (Jan 26, 08, 10:22 a.m.)

Mark 1:19-20: "Without having to  P.R.O.C.R.A.S.T.I.N.A.T.E, what should you do?"  (Jan 29, 08, 10:44 a.m.)

Mark 1:20-22: "How do you rate in the B.U.S.I.N.E.S.S of Jesus?" (Jan 30, 08, 11:29 a.m.)

Mark 1:20-22: "Whose T.E.A.C.H.I.N.G.S do you follow?" (Jan 31, 08, 11:52 a.m.)

Mark 1:23-28: "What C.A.P.T.I.V.I.T.Y are you facing today?" (Feb 01, 08, 10:35 a.m.)

Mark 4:3-20: "What if Jesus talked F.O.O.T.B.A.L.L?" (Feb 02, 08, 10:35 a.m.)

Mark 1:29-31: "Where do you need H.E.A.L.I.N.G?" (Feb 05, 08, 11:44 a.m.)

Mark 1:32-34: "Where do you need an A.N.S.W.E.R?" (Feb 06, 08, 11:16 a.m.)

Mark 1:35-39: "Where do you give your S.O.L.I.T.A.R.Y time to the Lord?" (Feb 07, 08, 11:41 a.m.)

Mark 1:40-42: "Where do you need to be C.L.E.A.N?" (Feb 09, 08, 11:00 a.m.)

Mark 1:43-45: "What do your actions C.A.U.S.E?" (Feb 11, 08, 9:23 a.m.)


Mark 2:1-2: "What do you do with your P.O.P.U.L.A.R.I.T.Y?" (Feb 12, 08, 9:52 a.m.)

Mark 2:2-5: "What kind of F.R.I.E.N.D are you?" (Feb 13, 08, 11:49 a.m.)

Mark 2:5-12: "Where does P.A.R.A.L.Y.S.I.S take hold of you?" (Feb 15, 08, 7:42 a.m.)

Mark 2:5-12: "What are you thinking in your M.I.N.D?" (Feb 16, 08, 11:08 a.m.)

Mark 2:5-12: "What do you represent by your A.C.T.I.O.N.S?" (Feb 18, 08, 8:23 a.m.)

Mark 2:13-15: "Where are you looking for A.C.C.E.P.T.A.N.C.E?" (Feb 19, 08, 11:22 a.m.)

Mark 2:15-17: "Who do you I.N.V.I.T.E to Jesus?" (Feb 20, 08, 9:57 a.m.)

Mark 2:18-20: "When do you F.A.S.T?" (Feb 21, 08, 9:32 a.m.)

Mark 2:21-22: "How do you see your L.I.F.E?" (Feb 22, 08, 9:56 a.m.)

Mark 2:23-28: "What kind of L.E.A.D.E.R will you be? (Feb 23, 08, 10:46 a.m.)

Mark 2:23-28: "What does the S.A.B.B.A.T.H mean to you?" (Feb 25, 08, 10:46 a.m.)


Mark 3:1-6:"Whose N.E.E.D.S do you meet?" (Feb 26, 08, 9:54 a.m.)

Mark 3:7-8: "What is your I.M.P.A.C.T?" (Feb 27, 08, 8:17 a.m.)

Mark 3:9-11: "What S.P.A.C.E do you give yourself?" (Feb 28, 08, 9:38 a.m.)

Mark 3:11-12: "How do you fight E.V.I.L?" (Feb 29, 08, 9:11 a.m.)

Mark 3:13-16: "What emphasis do you put on your R.E.L.A.T.I.O.N.S.H.I.P with Jesus?" (March 01, 08, 9:29 a.m.)

Mark 3:17-19: "Where do you have your A.P.P.O.I.N.T.M.E.N.T in?" (March 03, 08, 9:49 a.m.)

Mark 3:20: "Where do you G.A.T.H.E.R?" (March 04, 08, 12:07 p.m.)

Mark 3:21: "How are your actions seen by your F.A.M.I.L.Y?" (March 05, 08, 10:24 a.m.)

Mark 3:22-27: "How do you handle S.L.A.N.D.E.R?" (March 06, 08, 7:57 a.m.)

Mark 3:28-30: "What is your V.I.E.W of Jesus?" (March 07, 08, 8:18 a.m.)

Mark 3:31-34: "What do you do with God's Will?" (March 08, 08, 8:45 a.m.)

Mark 4:1-20:
"What do P.A.R.A.B.L.E.S mean to you?" (March 10, 08, 7:15 a.m.)

Mark 4:1-20: "What if Jesus talked F.O.O.T.B.A.L.L?" (Feb 02, 08, 10:35 a.m.)

Mark 4:1-20: "Where are you in your W.A.L.K with the Lord?" (March 11, 08, 9:32 a.m.)

Audio: "Where are you in your W.A.L.K with the Lord?" (March 11, 08,  11:05 a.m.)

Mark 4:21-23: "What kind of L.A.M.P will you be?" (March 12, 08, 9:40 a.m.)

Audio: "What do you C.O.N.C.E.A.L?" (March 14, 08, 10:11 a.m.)

"What do you C.O.N.C.E.A.L?" (March 14, 08, 8:52 a.m.)

John 12:12-15: "How can you B.L.E.S.S the Lord?" (March 17, 08, 1:25 a.m.)

Philippians 2:8: "What does the C.R.O.S.S mean to you?" (March 20, 08, 1:16 p.m.)

"How do you handle D.O.U.B.T.S?" (March 25, 08, 12:36 p.m.)

Mark 4:24-25: "What do you do with what you H.E.A.R?" (March 31, 08, 8:39 a.m.)

Mark 4:26-29: "What do you do with the W.O.R.D of God?" (April 05, 08, 10:18 a.m.)

Mark 4:30-34: "What do you do with the S.E.E.D?" (April 07, 08, 11:48 a.m.)

Mark 4:35-41: "What are the S.T.O.R.M.S in your life?" (April 08, 08, 11:52 a.m.)


Mark 1:1-13: "Where is your T.O.R.M.E.N.T coming from?" (April 09, 08, 11:50 a.m.)






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