PowerMinistries logo

Jesus healed a woman that was bent over for eighteen years.

Alpha & Omega logo
Home / teachings / Healings
Luke 13:10-13
10And He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. 11And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and she was bowed together and was not able to be completely erect. 12And when Jesus saw her, He called and said to her, Woman, you are delivered from your infirmity. 13And He laid His hands on her. And instantly she was made erect, and she glorified God.
  • The woman in the synagogue, most likely, was not expecting her healing, she was probably there out of tradition or habit. When we attend a Church service, we should expect the power of God to be there. "For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power", 1st Corinthians 4:20. So many times we go to a church service expecting nothing and that is exactly what we get, (nothing). "For as he thinks in his heart, so is he", Proverbs 23:7.
  • This also shows that it is God's will, it is His nature to heal. Jesus was not asked to heal, the woman did not put a demand on Him, such as the woman with the issue of blood, Jesus did not have to heal, He just did. If we are receptive and willing, it is always God's will to heal.