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Chapter 17: The Ministry of Jesus
In John 6:38, Jesus said, “For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of
him that sent me.” So, is it safe to say that everything Jesus did was the will of the Father? In
John 14:10, He said, “The words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: the Father that
dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.”
In John 8:28-29, He said, “…then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself;
but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things…. I do always those things that please
Here is a statement based on this truth: Jesus’ ministry, everything He said and did, is a direct
revelation of the will of God, the unchanging will of God, for all men, for all time. Many people
don’t believe that. You might question, “They don’t believe that?” Absolutely. Millions of
Christians don’t believe that statement. Jesus’ ministry, everything He said and everything He
did, is a direct revelation of the unchanging will of God for all men for all time. Do you believe
You might ask me, “Why would you say that millions of Christians don’t believe that? They
believe that He did things to prove He was the Son of God, and it’s not necessarily for everyone
all the time. They believe that He did it only to demonstrate His deity, to demonstrate that He is
the Christ. He could have said it if He had wanted to. He did say this: “I didn’t come to do My
own will. I don’t speak My own words.” In other words, He is saying, “I don’t do what I decide
to do.” What are you doing then, Jesus? The will of the Father. Does the Father change? He said,
“I am God. I do not change. I change not.” (Malachi 3:6)
Why am I saying this? If you read about it, and you hear Jesus say it, and you see Jesus do it in
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, then you know that it’s God’s will for you. I will repeat it
again: The ministry of Jesus, everything He said, everything He did, is a direct revelation of the
unchanging will of God for all men for all time. If you ever heard Him say it, then it is God’s
will for you. If you ever saw Him do it, then it is the will of God for you.
Reason number 17 we are sure that it is God’s will for all of us to be healed today is
because of the ministry of Jesus.
Did we ever hear Him say anything about healing? We read that He said, “I will.” Did we ever
see Him do anything in the area of healing? A big part of His ministry was ministering healing to
people. If it was a little side thing and unimportant, He could have done something else. If all He
was doing was demonstrating that He is the Son of God, He wouldn’t have had to heal half of the
country, but just a few high-profile cases.
We’re going to read in the Gospel accounts when Jesus healed people. As we go through them,
we’re going to keep seeing words like “everyone,” “anyone,” and “all.” We’re going to see that
word again and again: ALL.
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