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| Doesn't Always Happen
When faced with a situation in life where healing is not occurring, our thought
process shouldn't be: I guess it's not God's will to heal me. Rather, it should be: What is causing God's will of
healing to not be manifested (a reality) in my life?
It is very important to understand that just because something is God's will, doesn't mean that it's
automatically going to happen.
Genesis 6:6 NIV
The LORD was grieved that he had made man on the earth, and his heart
was filled with pain.
It was not God's will for Adam to sin and this world to get in the mess it's in today, but the sin and the mess are here.
God knew Adam could sin because God gave Adam a free-will. So God had a redemptive plan in place in case Adam messed
things up. But God never wanted the earth to be in the condition it's in today.
God's will was to have a perfect Earth and He
wanted us to live on this Earth forever, death did not even exist.
Everybody knows that it is God's will for you to be saved and to escape hell. We see it in the scripture in 2 Peter
2 Peter 3:9 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not
willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
We see in this verse that it is not God's will that anyone perish and go to hell. He wants all to come to repentance. But we know that every
day people are dying and going to hell. Therefore, God's will doesn't always happen in everybody's life. So, even though
healing is God's will, it may not be happening in someone's life.
Some people define God based on their physical senses, by what they can see in a particular situation instead of the
word of God. For example, because Miss. Hathaway didn't get healed then it must not have been God's will to heal her.
They believe that the outcome of the circumstance defines what God's will is. If this reasoning of determining God's
will on the outcome of Miss. Hathaway's circumstance was true, then you would have to say that when Mr. Drysdale died
in his sin and went to hell, that is was not God's will to save him. And we know that's not true because God doesn't
want anybody to perish but all to come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9).
What is heaven like? No sickness, no disease, no cripples, no poverty, no blindness, etc. In heaven God's will is
performed perfectly, that's why we have such a perfect description of heaven. Note how Jesus taught the disciples
Mat 6:9 NIV
9"This, then, is how you should pray: 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be
done on earth as it is in heaven.
This means that God's will is not being fully performed on
the earth yet or Jesus wouldn't have prayed your will be
done on earth as it is in heaven. Jesus said to pray that
the Father's will be done on earth as it is in heaven. This
means that God's will is already being performed in heaven
and that it should be performed here on earth as well. If
sickness and disease are not God's will in heaven, why would we consider them
God's will on the earth?
God can change a bad situation into something good. But that
doesn't mean the bad situation was God's will. A sinner in
adultery, foreign to the saving blood of Jesus, is heading
for hell. This is a bad situation; it is not God's will. The
sin and adultery are not the works of God operating in his
life. Sin and adultery are part of the works of the devil.
But God can turn the bad situation around and bring
something good out of it with a promise for the forgiveness
of sins by the blood of Jesus - but the bad situation of sin and adultery was
not God's will to begin with.
In the same way God can turn a bad situation of sickness or
disease around with a promise of healing - but the bad
situation of sickness or disease was not God's will to begin with.
If God's will always happens (which it doesn't), then you
would have to say to the people that don't get healed, "It
is not God's will to heal you." And for those that don't get
saved and go to hell you would have to say, "It was not
God's will that they repent and be born again." From what we've just seen in the
Bible, neither of those statements are true. Therefore
the outcome of a situation does NOT dictate God's will. Just
because somebody went to hell doesn't mean that God wanted
them to. Just because somebody got sick doesn't mean that
God wanted them to. God's will doesn't always happen.
God's will is defined by His WORD and
it is not defined by the outcome of a situation. The outcome of a situation,
although, depends on how well
we apply the promises of God (God's will) to the situation. It is
up to us to make the situation align itself with God's will. This is where
prayer, faith, and action come in to play.
Anything that Jesus destroyed here on earth was not God's
will in the first place, or why would God have sent Jesus
to destroy it? And what exactly did Jesus destroy? Didn't we
see him destroy blindness, lameness, palsy, seizures,
sickness, disease and sin, just to name a few? And the
things that Jesus destroyed, did they come from God? Were they the works of
1 John 3:8 NLT
But the Son of God came to destroy the works of the devil.