Drained: For Those Who Feel Sick

Drained: For Those Who Feel Sick

Imagine for a moment, you are the men who lowered their friend through the roof or that you are the man himself. The stories have circulated regarding this man who had healed people in each town he went. As he sees the faith of the men, he looks at the paralytic and says, “You’re sins are forgiven.” The expectations were probably different, but Jesus understood the greater needs of the people. We all, are at the point of the paralytic where we are unable to move on our own, spiritually speaking. Yet, Jesus, our Great Physician, welcomed us to come closer in our sickness and receive healing, the true healing that restores our soul.

Drained: For Those Who Feel Weak

Drained: For Those Who Feel Weak

While there is debate as to what the thorn in Paul’s flesh was referring to, it is undeniable that he indeed had a pronounced weakness.  Paul is not alone in this either. Every person has their limits as to how far they are able to achieve.  Our muscles get fatigued, our emotions run dry, and our spirit grows weak from time to time.  We all have times where we feel empty.  Yet, even beyond that, we all endure times when we feel weak and unable to accomplish the task ahead of us.  These weaknesses are reminders that we should, first and foremost, run to God.