Thursday, September 20, 2012

Go in Peace

Luke 8:43-48 (ESV)
And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by anyone. [44] She came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, and immediately her discharge of blood ceased. [45] And Jesus said, "Who was it that touched me?" When all denied it, Peter said, "Master, the crowds surround you and are pressing in on you!" [46] But Jesus said, "Someone touched me, for I perceive that power has gone out from me." [47] And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him, and how she had been immediately healed. [48] And he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace."

Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace.” It is amazing how often Jesus says this, that faith makes you well, go in peace. It is a wonderful phrase. Your faith has made you well, go in peace. It is just as true for us who believe as it was for this woman. We have been cured of sin, made well, made righteous, Jesus gives us the peace with which we can go about life. It is a peace between God and man that he won for us on the cross. It is a great peace, a wonderful peace. It isn’t our works that bring this peace, but our faith, and from this peace works flow as we go.

3 comments:

Phil said...

I love your meditations Pastor... Keep them coming.

compendum said...

I love them, too. Your meditations really bring the Word alive,Pastor.
Many Thanks!
Sue J
[Reblogged on Compendium of Christian Blogs]

Bror Erickson said...

I appreciate it guys. Thanks.