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    Joseph Prince Devotional June 21, 2017- Look To The Word, Not Natural Facts

    Joseph Prince Devotional

    Topic: Look To The Word, Not Natural Facts


    Jun 21, 2017

    Numbers 21:9
    So Moses made a bronze serpent, and put it on a pole; and so it was, if a serpent had bitten anyone, when he looked at the bronze serpent, he lived.

    Joseph Prince Devotional

    Joseph Prince Devotional


    Topics
    Power of God's Word

    Keywords
    Power Of God's Word , Cross , Moses , Bronze Serpent , Healer , Judged

    Scripture Reference
    Numbers

    “Pastor Prince, I know that God is my healer. But why is this sickness and pain still in my body?” If you have been looking at your sickness and pain all this while, stop looking at yourself and start looking at Jesus. Did He or did He not take upon Himself your sickness and pain?

    Joseph Prince Devotional


    God’s Word declares, “Surely our sicknesses he hath borne, and our pains—he hath carried them…” (Isaiah 53:4, YLT) Since Jesus has already taken your sickness and pain at the cross, then He cannot “untake” them. Even if you find it hard to believe that Jesus has paid for your healing, especially when the pain is unbearable, the truth is that it is still paid for. It is a finished work!

    God is not saying that your sickness does not exist, nor is He asking you to pretend that it is not there. He is asking you to look away from the sickness, painful as it may be, and look to the truth that it has already been judged at the cross in the body of His Son.

    Joseph Prince Devotional


    Once, while still in the wilderness, the children of Israel were bitten by deadly desert serpents. The serpents were real. The bites were painful and deadly. So God told Moses to point the people to the bronze serpent put on a pole—a picture of the cross. (John 3:14) Bronze signifies judgment. In other words, the serpent—their problem—was already judged at the cross.

    Those who kept their eyes on the bronze serpent lived. Those who focused on their wounds died. So stop looking at your sickness. Instead, look to the cross and see your sickness already judged in the body of Jesus. Surely He has borne your sicknesses and carried your pains! That is the truth of God’s Word. And His Word supersedes natural facts.

    My friend, you let natural facts rule or establish God’s truths over your problem by what you choose to focus on. So decide today not to focus on the facts concerning your problem. Instead, establish the truth of God’s Word and Christ’s finished work over your problem—and live!

    Thought For The Day
    The truth of God’s Word supersedes natural facts.

    Joseph Prince Devotional

    About Joseph Prince
    "My ministry is all about exalting the person of Jesus and giving Him the central place in the Church by focusing people on His finished work at Calvary.” —Joseph PrinceJoseph Prince (born 15 May 1963) is the senior pastor of New Creation Church in Singapore. He was one of the church's founders in 1983. 
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