Devotion for September 21

Matthew 9:21-23New International Version (NIV)

21 She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.”

22 Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could summon the faith of this woman. She was at issue for 12 years and desperate. But when she heard Jesus was coming to town all she needed was to touch his cloak. What amount of faith does it take to be healed? A total surrender to the living Christ and knowing inside it has happened. Why then do so many people still have illnesses who pray desperately? Solomon states in Ecclesiastes that there is a time for everything and God’s plans for the universe are not to be understood. Have faith my friends and believe for Who knows when your time will come.