And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. —Matthew 8:2,3
This leper is the only person in the New Testament to question God’s will to heal. This man is also the first in the four Gospels whom Jesus heals. So the first thing God does through Jesus is to clear up the question: Is it God’s will to heal? A major obstacle Read More. . .