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"Healing Everyday Almighty Lord Is Nurturing God! (H.E.A.L.I.N.G)”

By Ramesh C.Reddy
Pittsburgh Standard

February 05, 2008

"As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew. Simon's mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told Jesus about her. So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began to wait on them." (Mark 1:29-31, NIV)

I asked myself what were the actions and the results of Jesus’ actions?

There were five points I saw:

1. Jesus had just taught at the synagogue previously and healed a man who was demon-possessed (Mark 1:21-28)

2. Jesus went with James and John to the home of Peter and Andrew after they left the synagogue.

3. The disciples found out that Peter's mother-in-law was sick with a fever and told Jesus about her.

4. Jesus goes to her, takes her by the hand and helps her.

5. The fever left her and she waits upon them.


I asked myself the significance of each point?
Points 1& 2: Jesus went with James and John to the home of Peter and Andrew after they left the synagogue.

            It is interesting that after teaching at the synagogue and healing a person there, Jesus decides to spend time at one of the disciple's homes. You could call it an after-church activity that builds more unity and bonding. The unity and bonding does not end there but can be inferred at Peter's home. The importance of community is emphasized here.

            Let us look at Peter's family life. We know Peter, Peter's brother Andrew, Peter's wife, and Peter's wife's mother are living under the same roof. This brings the concept of nuclear families into perspective. There must have been a lot of bonding and hopefully no in-law troubles. The importance of family life is emphasized here.

Point 3: The disciples found out that Peter's mother-in-law was sick with a fever and told Jesus about her.

When the disciples saw Peter's mother-in-law was sick, they knew exactly what had to be done and went to Jesus to ask His help with the situation they were faced with.  I found it interesting that the disciples and not just Peter alone intervened regarding Peter's mother-in-law. They wanted to help Peter's mother-in-law. It shows again the emphasis of community and bearing one another's burdens. Jesus was more than ready to help out. They did not talk to Jesus as a last resort but talked to Jesus as a first resort.

Point 4: Jesus goes to her, takes her by the hand and helps her.

Jesus could have just said to Peter's mother-in-law, 'get up and be healed' and she would have been healed but He did something more loving and personal:

1. Jesus went to her,
2. Took her by the hand,
3. Helped her up.

Jesus made it more personal by taking her by the hand and helping her up.

Imagine you were there on the bed being sick and the Lord comes all the way from the other room just to take you by the hand and help you off the bed bringing healing into your life. This is exactly what Jesus did there showing His love.

Point 5: The fever left her and she waits upon them.

A fever is not something to be taken lightly.  When I have had a fever I would not eat anything lest it becomes worse. What this causes is a weakness in our body because we have had no food. This results in a chain reaction making us just stay on the bed until we finally get over the fever and eat to regain our strength.

When Jesus healed her of her fever, we learn that she went and waited upon them. What she did is very important because it tells us about Jesus' healing too. She had fever and the next moment, she began to wait on them. Talk about a quick recovery.

If we lean on to our own understanding, it is easy to think, 'I cannot believe they are allowing her to wait on them right after she gets over the fever.' This is where Jesus' healing comes into the picture again. When Jesus took her by the hand and helped her up, he was restoring her to complete health and strength. It would have been like she never was sick in the first place.

I saw important implications for my own life. When Jesus heals, I can be healed completely. It will be in His timing though. His healing power can reach the darkest corners of my life. Where there has been sapped strength whether it is spiritually, physically, emotionally, or mentally, when I am touched by the Master’s healing touch, I will never be the same again in a positive way. Jesus can still touch us with His healing touch today!

I ask you now dear friend, where do you need healing?

Dear friend, there are so many areas in our lives that only the Lord’s healing touch can completely heal especially if those areas are scarred. The Good News is that Jesus wants to be there for you. He wants to take you by the hand and lift you up. He does not want you to be where you are in sickness but He wants to give you renewed vitality. Yes, He does! I do know that the Lord’s timing is not our timing. He brings healing in His perfect timing. Until then, He gives us the strength and willingness to endure. Let us not give up.

You know exactly where you wish for healing. It is not always physical healing that is needed for some need emotional healing, others need healing from addictions, etc but know that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Jesus who healed Peter’s mother-in-law has the power to heal you. Yes, He does friend! Come to Him as you are! Let Him take care of you! Yes, He will! I know He will! He will carry you!

Openly share with Jesus the struggles you are going through laying it out. Let Jesus know you cannot handle it on your own and need His touch in your life. For He alone can take away the scars that many times keep us far.

Peter’s mother-in-law invited Jesus into her life to help her with it. Let us do the same. Let us invite Jesus into every area of our life. Let Him be part of it and let Him heal the areas where there is an aching for healing.

I used to have severe asthma and it would get the better of me! There were times I felt I was going to die and it would have been less painful to die. There were a lot of things I could not enjoy. One day, I was watching the 700 Club years ago and the speaker was talking about 'accepting Jesus into your heart'. I knew about Jesus and his love for us but I had never read the Bible or accepted Jesus as my Lord and Personal Savior. I did not also know what accepting Jesus into our hearts meant. But, I did know about the miracles Jesus did in the times of old because our mommy used to read us Bible stories when we were young.

I said to myself I heard, 'the Bible says that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow' and if that is the case whatever Jesus did then, He can do now. I knew Jesus could heal me if I turn to Him. So after my mommy explained to me about what it means to accept Jesus into my heart, I gave my life to Jesus making Him my Lord and Personal Savior. By the Lord's divine intervention, I was healed of my asthma. To this day, I can do things I was never able to do. I thank the Lord for His healing!

In these days, Jesus can still heal through His divine intervention personally or heals others through His faithful, available, teachable servants. I know there are areas in my life that have been scarred but I also know Jesus gives the strength and endurance to move on and can take us to better places and situations that we would not have dreamed of.

Take your physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental wounds to the Lord in prayer. Be open with the Lord and know He loves you as you are and died for your sin. His blood was shed for you. He came back to life to save you. He wants to be part of your life. Yes, He does!

There was a time, I had terrible pain in my right knee and asked the Lord for His healing and knew He could heal me. The pain continued but I continued in prayer not holding back from my work. One day, I could slowly feel the Lord's healing in my right knee. Interestingly, the Lord used a new pair of shoes to help in that recovery!

There are areas in my life, I am waiting for the Lord’s healing and I know He will send it in His timing. We need to ask the Lord to reign in our lives each day so He can take care of each dimension of our life. He wants to friend! Yes, He does! His strength is perfect and He will help us in our weaknesses.

May you know the Lord Jesus who wants to heal you and be your Jehovah Rophe, the Lord our Healer. May you let Him be your Lord and Personal Savior! Amen!

Jehovah-Rophe, my Healer
        By Ramesh C. Reddy

Jehovah-Rophe, my healer
Your guided healing, I can seek
You give me strength when I am weak
Picking me up at my lowest peak
Jehovah-Rophe, my healer
Your guided healing, I can seek
Your healing power awesomely heals me
Your healing touch in my life, I can see
Jehovah-Rophe, my healer
Your guided healing, I can seek
Thank you Lord, you heal
Amazingly this I can feel
Humbly before you I kneel
Jehovah-Rophe, my healer
Your guided healing, I can seek

"Healing Everyday Almighty Lord Is Nurturing God! (H.E.A.L.I.N.G)"/”Where do you need healing?”

May the Lord Jesus Christ bring healing into your life each day with His healing presence knowing His strength is perfect when our strength is gone! Amen!

Dear Jesus, it means a lot to know that you went to Peter’s mother-in-law and were personally involved in her healing. I love you Jesus. I need you in my life. You know the areas of our lives where we need your healing touch. You know the scars and pains that only your healing touch can completely remove. So, Lord we come to you as we are and ask you for your healing. I thank you Jesus for your healing. You can go into the darkest corners of our lives and bring us healing. Thank you for your healing! Thank you for hearing and answering our prayers. Thank you for the after fellowship activities, you bring to our attention. Thank you Jesus your ministry did not end at the steps of the synagogue but followed even after the service. Help us not to just be Sunday people for your Kingdom but live for you each day. I thank you Jesus! Right now Lord, I bring before you those who are in pain and have scars only you can heal. You Oh Lord know their hopes and dreams, you Oh Lord know the pain they are in! Please Jesus come and touch their lives with your healing power and help them to experience your divine intervention. Please take their wounds and heal them by your stripes you took for us. Thank you Jesus for your cleansing blood. We entrust our lives to thee Oh Lord and depend on thee for help. Give us the strength and patience to wait on you. Whatever the outcome, help us to know your love and take the strength you give us. Thank you Jesus!  In Your Name I Pray Jesus! Amen!

If you would like to invite Jesus Christ into your heart and make Him a daily part of your life, you can this very moment. You will never be alone. You can claim God's promises for you in the Bible and see them come true, before your eyes, in His wonderful timing. You don't have to wait for a special time to come to the Lord. You can come right now as you pray the prayer below, meaning it in your heart.

God I am a sinner. I am invaded by this deadliest virus. Many times I feel so guilty and yucky inside. I need forgiveness. I am so sorry for my sins. I have not obeyed you with my whole heart! I have gone my own way and done my own things. I still struggle with sin. I need you Jesus in my life so I can receive forgiveness and a new beginning. In the process, I can forgive others as you help me to. Thank you so much Jesus. I accept the antidote you have sent me. I believe Jesus you died for me and your cleansing blood will cleanse me from all my sins. You came back to life to save me. Thank you God I am set free, free from the bondage of sin. Hear my cry Oh Lord. I accept you Jesus into my heart. I make you my Lord and Personal Savior of my life. Thank you Father God for giving me Salvation. Thank you Jesus for coming into my heart and making my heart your home. Thank you for living in me Jesus and I will live for you and serve you the rest of the days of my life. Thank you for being my Lord and personal Savior! I can live a life of peace with you on my side. Thank you that you have heard my prayer and answered me! In your Name I Pray Jesus! AMEN! Thank you Lord for answering my prayer. 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!

No matter what you feel in your heart, know that Jesus has come in and resides with you! You are not alone! To make your walk strong with the Lord, spend time in prayer talking to Him as you would to a friend. You don’t need special words to talk to the Lord. Spend time in His Word reading Psalms and turning them into prayer. Next allow God to heal you and speak to you through the Gospel of John or Gospel of Mark before moving on to other Books of the Bible! Slowly, let the Lord show you to which Scriptures He wants you to go to next. It is also important to be part of a body of believers to help you grow in the faith. Find a Bible believing church that preaches the Word of God from Genesis to Revelation proclaiming Jesus Christ our crucified and risen Lord who brings us hope, healing, and help! But beware of churches who do believe in the Word of God completely but there is no freedom in Christ but legalism involved.

As a student, it is not too late to join a fellowship on campus too this blessed New Year of 2008! May the Lord's presence and peace fill you with His love now and forever! Amen!

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

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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.)

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