Jesse M. Hendley
The healing of the Almighty Christ. That's what we're thinking about now. We've just studied how that God is not the author of all healing. That He is sovereign and that He works all things according to the counsel of His will in the armies of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth. None can stop Him, and He does according to His will always. He operates. The devil is under His rulership, demons are under His rulership, and unsaved men are under His rulership. And the Lord is overruling and moving on toward a final climax when all of the unsaved who have chosen to rebel against God and go the way of unrepented sin, shall be cast into the lake of fire, and isolated and quarantined, and we who are the saved shall go into the Holy City. God is moving. Nothing can keep Him from doing it. He's God Almighty.
Now when we come to Christ, we find exactly the same thing. Our Christ is Almighty. And He's almighty in the realm of healing as well as all other realms. Our Lord healed. And in this passage in Mark we read very plainly that a whole city was gathered together at the door where He was. And He healed many that were sick of various diseases, cast out demons, didn't permit the demons to even speak because they knew Him. The Almighty Christ.
Jesus Christ is God. In the eighth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew beginning with verse 5 we have the healing of the centurion's servant. When Jesus was entered into Capernaum you remember there came a centurion, a Roman soldier, the commander of one hundred men, beseeching Him saying, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented (greatly suffering) And Jesus said to him, I will come and heal him. And the centurion answered and said Lord, I am not worthy that you should come under my roof; but speak the word only, and my servant shall-be healed." "And Jesus marvelled at this man when He heard it and said to them that followed, Verily I say ...
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