The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Paralytic (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

When Jesus heals the paralytic, He makes no bones about the fact that He, as the Son of Man, has the prerogative to forgive sin.


Faith and Healing (Part Three)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The Bible is replete with individuals applying physical remedies (balms, poultices, as well as a competent physician's counsel) in tandem with trusting God.


Some Thoughts on Healing

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The typical, secular individual would call healing through faith in God 'superstition.' At best, they would consider it a placebo or mind over matter.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Woman With a Flow of Blood

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus' healing of the woman who had a flow of blood for twelve years is unique among His miraculous healings in that He healed her without speaking a word.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing Peter's Mother-in-Law

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus had served the people all day, but when He entered Simon Peter's house, He found He had one more miracle to perform: healing Peter's mother-in-law.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Man With Dropsy

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus deliberately heals a man with dropsy on the Sabbath. He was teaching the people an unmistakable lesson about the purpose of the Sabbath day.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Leper (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The leper who approached Jesus for healing provides us a good example of how we, too, can come before Him for help. Here are five vital character traits.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Stooped Woman (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

In His profound compassion, Jesus healed a severely deformed women, bent nearly double, of this infirmity that had plagued her for eighteen years.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Cripple by a Pool (Part One)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

John chose to highlight the healing of a crippled man at the Pool of Bethesda. The pool, the man healed, and Christ's curious question are all significant.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Centurion's Servant (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The healing of the centurion's servant is one of only two miracles that Jesus did for Gentiles, and He is especially taken with the Roman officer's faith.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Ten Lepers Healed

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus Christ's healing of ten lepers stands as a significant sign of His divinity, as it was widely known that only God could heal leprosy.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Deaf-Mute (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The gospels provide many accounts of Jesus healing the sick, and there are almost as many methods that He used to heal them. His healing a deaf-mute man is unique.


Faith in the Healer

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

We must establish an iron clad trust in God for spiritual matters, including healing, rather than having a misguided trust in self or other human beings.


The Anointed Cloth and Healing

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Paul anointed handkerchiefs and sent them to the sick. The church follows this example and sends anointed cloths to members who lack an elder to anoint them.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Paralytic (Part One)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

The healing of the paralytic is a remarkable event. Significantly, Jesus honors the faith of the paralytic's friends who lowered him through the roof.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Centurion's Servant (Part Three)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

This Roman officer seems to have understood an aspect of God's authority and power that even most Israelites never realized.


Faith and Healing (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Both spiritual and physical healing require us to work intensely, asking for God's merciful intervention while working toward a solution, exercising wisdom.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing Two Blind Men (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Two blind have faith that Jesus can heal, but disobey His command not to tell anyone. Even so, they did not let their handicap keep them from seeking Christ.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Leper (Part Three)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus' healing of the leper in Mark 1:40-45 exhibits His compassion for those suffering the repulsive effects of sin.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing a Leper (Part One)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Leprosy is a horrible disease, one that the ancients said could only be cured by God Himself. Jesus' healing of a leper manifested His divine power and mercy.


Faith and Healing (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

We have a responsibility to analyze our health needs, continually adjusting and changing as we learn, faithfully maintaining the temple of God's Spirit.


The Healing of a Man Born Blind (Part Two)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

All of us have been born spiritually blind and have spent a great deal of our early lives in total darkness, oblivious to our need for salvation.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Healing Blind Bartimaeus

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

One of the last of Jesus' miracles was the healing of blind Bartimaeus. Jesus' compassion for the man's blindness points to His compassion for all the spiritually blind.


The Healing of a Man Born Blind (Part One)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, expounding on the miracle of the healing of the man born blind, suggests that the physical impairments, including blindness, have spiritual counterparts. Jesus Christ represents the coming of light into the world, a metaphorical representation of truth and righteousness, a light which was rejected by His own …


The Miracles of Jesus Christ (Part Two)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

A striking aspect of Jesus' ministry is the sheer number and extent of miraculous healings He performed. He healed everyone who sincerely sought His aid.


Sick and Tired

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

We are biological creatures that run down if we fail to provide our bodies with adequate nutrition, exercise, sleep, and other requirements they have.


The Miracles of Jesus Christ (Part One)

Bible Study by Martin G. Collins

Jesus' miracles did far more than merely excite His audience: They declared the Source of His power and His message.


Vaccine Policy

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

God's Church , though responsible to preach scriptural principles on God's health laws, does not dictate how God's people exercise their choices. That is solely a decision they must make in response to God's invitation to choose life ( Deuteronomy 30:19). We are left to decide on faith and biblical principles which state: (1) …


What Is Faith?

Herbert W. Armstrong Booklet

Millions lack faith to receive answers to their prayers. To a large extent, this is due to a lack of understanding what faith is.


The Gift of a Leper

Article by Staff

The leper's healing teaches that, while Jesus freely healed the man, his cleansing was not really free. The gift he was told to present contains vital instruction.


Faith Over Fear

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

When it looks like things are out of control, God is busily at work behind the scenes. If we replace anxiety with faith, God will grant us divine peace.


Learning to Love One Another

'Ready Answer' by Geoff Preston (1947-2013)

Even things like poor health can be a good thing in terms of what God is doing with us, even though on the outside it looks like it's bad.


Matthew (Part Fourteen)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Sin causes disease, but the person who becomes sick does not necessarily commit the sin. Because God alone can forgive sin, God alone can heal.


Matthew (Part Four)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Matthew's encapsulation of the Beatitudes, the essence of Jesus Christ's teaching, contains the foundation of His teaching through the entirety of His ministry.


On the Mend

Sermonette by Joseph B. Baity

As God has designed the physical healing process, God has also designed spiritual healing, requiring that faith, suffering, and healing be part of the same process.


Whom the Lord Loves He Chastens (Part One)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

If we are not receiving God's correction or chastisement, we should be concerned! God's chastening is what He uses to sanctify His spiritual children.


Where is God Working?

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

Are numeric growth or miraculous signs sure indicators of God's presence? Before trying to determine where God is working, we must understand what God is doing.


Lonely, But Not Forsaken

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Even Jesus had to cope with feelings of anxiety and loneliness in Gethsemane before His crucifixion, a time when He experienced separation from His Father.


John (Part Nine)

Sermon/Bible Study by John W. Ritenbaugh

Jesus teaches the difference between works that cause burdens (work that profanes the Sabbath) and works that relieve burdens. The Father and Son never stop working.


God's Love and Teachings for His Children

Sermon by Kim Myers

God lovingly teaches His children, just as a perfect parent. As children cry out to their parents, so human nature drives God's people to complain to Him.


The Sovereignty of God (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Nothing and no one can thwart God's purposes. We need to develop the faith to yield and conform to His will as clay in the potter's hands.