Picture a surgeon in an operating room ready to operate on you. His hands are ready to fix what ails you. You are on the operating table and you agree to the surgery and you agree that He can do the job, but you refuse to remove your clothes and expose the area that needs surgery. Day after day you go to the operating room and the surgeon is there ready to operate but you continue to refuse to remove your clothes. Your condition worsens but you still refuse to remove your clothes and let the surgeon do his job.
Day after day we put ourselves in the place of prayer seeking God’s healing touch for whatever ails us – medically, financially, spiritually. But like the reluctant patient we refuse to expose the area that needs surgery. Day after day we return to the place of prayer seeking the Great Surgeon’s skills but day after day we refuse to expose the area that needs surgery.
You can be nothing other than the real you with God. Make any request you wish but you must expose yourself to His healing touch if you want to be healed. Surgery requires time – make time to reveal the real you in your request to God. God has all the time in the world and is waiting to reach in and heal you.
God literally put His hand through me (front to back) and healed my spine so that for the first time in six months I stood up without pain. But not only did He heal my back, He took away the grief in my heart and the sorrow that overwhelmed my mind. I stood in complete freedom – pain free and at peace. He made it quite clear to me that it happened on the day He helped me to peel away the last barrier that stood between us. I went as far as I could and then He carried me the rest of the way.
Who is more excellent, loving and kind
Than you dear Lord
Who shears His sheep
With mercy and compassion
So that they leap and bound with joy
From release of their burden.
The Lord is coming!