Identity series part 1
Grace is not limited to salvation from sin alone. With Grace comes God’s full package of fullness of life which includes freedom from sickness, disease, hurt and all things that are outside of Christ and in sin. God’s grace through Christ Jesus frees us from sin and all that’s included in sin. Jesus made this clear to us in Matthew 9:1-8:
“Jesus stepped into a boat, crossed over and came to his own town. Some men brought to him a paralyzed man, lying on a mat. When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the man, “Take heart, son; your sins are forgiven.”
At this, some of the teachers of the law said to themselves, “This fellow is blaspheming!”
Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts? Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’? But I want you to know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins.” So he said to the paralyzed man, “Get up, take your mat and go home.” Then the man got up and went home. When the crowd saw this, they were filled with awe; and they praised God, who had given such authority to man.”
In verse 5 of the above passage, Jesus specified that ‘forgiveness of sins’ is the same as ‘healing’ or ‘freedom from sickness’. “Which is easier: to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk’?” This means that God’s grace is all inclusive of freedom from all things that are outside of grace such as sickness, diseases, demonic spirits, fear, worry, doubt, insecurity and all that is in sin. However, we must first believe this and have faith in the finished work of Christ that when we receive Him in our hearts by Grace, we also receive fullness of life which includes automatic healing and deliverance and freedom from anything in sin.
There is healing and deliverance in God’s grace, all we have to do is believe just as the men of faith in the above passage believed in the power of Jesus to heal the paralyzed man. Grace is a full package which includes God’s fullness of life. When we believe in accept Christ into our lives as our personal Lord and Savior we receive His grace; the full package of His grace. This means that if we’re in Christ and under His grace then our entire beings must come into alignment with God’s grace by faith. When we believe in Christ we must believe that He is all we need for fullness of life. Therefore if Christ is in you and you’ve received His full package of grace then there should be no sickness or diseases lying dormant in your physical being. Sin brings sickness and all that’s outside of Christ but if we are in Christ then we are completely free from sin and its consequences; all we have to do is believe and walk in this revelation.
Blog Post written by: Andrika Moss