Crippled woman healed
Parable of mustard seed
** KINGDOM OF GOD is….has arrived among them!
10 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, 11 and a woman was there
FAITHFUL? WHY DO BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE?
who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all.
12 When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.” 13 Then he put his hands on her,
JESUS’ M.O. – PHYSICAL TOUCH
and immediately she straightened up and praised God.
HER REACTION – CONTINUED …..WORSHIP!
IS THAT WHAT YOU’D EXPECT ?
because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue leader said to the people, “There are six days for work.
A SECOND – CRIPPLED BY SATAN, SHOWS HIMSELF AND HIS INFIRMITY.
So come and be healed on those days,
not on the Sabbath.”
15 The Lord answered him, “You hypocrites! PLURAL
Doesn’t each of you on the Sabbath untie your ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?
CARE FOR BEAST OF BURDEN….BUT NOT THE WOMAN.?.?.?.
16 Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham,
whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years,
WHAT IS YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF SICKNESS, DISEASE, DEATH?
( See verses below)
be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?”
WHAT BETTER DAY?
17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated,
but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing.
VERSES ON SICKNESS / HEALING
These are the commands, decrees and laws the Lord your God directed me to teach you to observe in the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess, 2 so that you, your children and their children after them may fear the Lord your God as long as you live by keeping all his decrees and commands that I give you, and so that you may enjoy long life. 3 Hear, Israel, and be careful to obey so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, promised you.
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—
2 Chronicles 16:12 ESV
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe. Yet even in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but sought help from physicians.
2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
John 9 ESV
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” …
1 Peter 2:24 ESV
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.
Romans 8:28 ESV
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
John 10:10 ESV
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.