Why Doesn't God Heal All Sick Saints?
Boy, I tell you, like a breath of heaven blew through this place as God brought these two wonderful men to minister to our hearts. I don't believe my life, your life, our lives can ever be the same. But again I want us to get our thoughts back on the book of First Corinthians and we'll be quite a while studying through this wonderful book.
Say, I want to ask you a question. If the apostle Paul were to stand up here today, what do you think he would look like? I want you now just conjure in your mind or to think, I, I think conjure is a bad word, I think that deals with the occult. I want you to uh, I want you just to imagine, you use your sanctified imagination and see if you can visualize the apostle Paul. What do you think he would look like? Well, he probably would not be at all handsome, he probably would not be large, as a matter of fact, he'd probably not so nice to look at. Uh, he would probably be sick, sickly, weak, probably very poor eyesight, I imagine hunched over a little bit. He would be scarred somewhat. He would be a very weak man physically. Let me give you some verses here and we'll go all the way through Second Corinthians also but let's look at a number of verses and we'll use them as sort of a quasi text because we won't have specific text, but look if you will for example in First Corinthians chapter one, verse twenty seven. Paul himself said, but God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the wise. And I believe that Paul was speaking of himself along with others when he said that.
Look in chapter two, verse three. He says of himself and I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling. He never would have passed a Dale Carnegie course, ha, until he changed his manner of being a public speaker. I was with you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling. His hand would tremor as he would speak.
And then if you would turn to Second Corinthians chapter o ...
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