Wednesday, June 24, 2015

God Heals

2 Kings 5:10-14
Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go, wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored and you shall be clean.” But Naaman became angry and went away, saying, “I thought that for me he would surely come out, and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, and would wave his hand over the spot, and cure the leprosy! Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them, and be clean?” He turned and went away in a rage. But his servants approached and said to him, “Father, if the prophet had commanded you to do something difficult, would you not have done it? How much more, when all he said to you was, ‘Wash, and be clean’?” So he went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh was restored like the flesh of a young boy, and he was clean.

Today we will be discovering the Bible Point: God has the power to heal. We shout: HOLD ON!

We all facing challenges! Today, as we learn about God’s power to heal, I want you to think specifically about God’s power to overcome challenges. Healing isn’t always physical—it can also be emotional or spiritual. Take a minute to write down some challenges that you are facing right now.

In today’s Bible story, we see how God healed Naaman’s leprosy. Throughout the day, remember to pray for God’s healing in your life. Remember—whatever challenges we face, God has the power to heal.

please be with us today.
As we face the challenges of life,
may we turn to your amazing power.
Heal us and hold us.
Thank you for healing
our bodies, our minds, and our hearts.
Thank you for loving us so much.

This week Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church is celebrating God's power through Vacation Bible School. These devotional thoughts follow our daily theme.

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