Does God Still Heal? - 2/15/2009

Sermon text: Mark 1: 40-45 & 2 Kings 5: 1-14

The lectionary provides us with two stories about healing today. And I think we can all probably identify in some way.  Whether it is a real physical ailment, a spiritual or emotional woundedness, or a hypothetical future need. We are all in need of healing, or will be some day. And we pastors spend a lot of time in hospitals. Most of us have trained in some way as chaplains as well. We have seen suffering. Unexplainable, undeserved, unbearable, incurable sickness. So when I read these stories of instant and miraculous healing. My first question is: Does God still heal? ... Read full sermon here (PDF).