O Lord, if you heal me, I will be truly healed; if you save me, I will be truly saved. My praises are for you alone! (Jeremiah 14:17)
The poet here is expressing such strong faith! How can we express our reliance on God?
Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies. (Psalm 103:2-4)
How can I better remember and thank God for all of the ways he has helped me?
A prayer offered in faith will heal the sick, and the Lord will make you well. And if you have committed any sins, you will be forgiven. (James 5:15)
When I’m struggling physically, have I invited people to pray for me and support me?
And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:19)
What do I need from God right now, and have I spent time asking him for those things?
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. (Luke 4:18-19)
This is Jesus describing his own mission in the world. How can we join him in that work?
We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. (Romans 5:3)
What is the spiritual benefit of growing in endurance by going through physical challenges?