(By Carol Peters Tanksley) Sickness and disease: is it simply a fact of life on this miserable, sin-filled, messed-up planet? Is it our own fault? Can we expect healing as a result of faith in Jesus? Even those who haven’t previously sought God’s intervention often seek out prayer for healing when they or a loved one become ill. And yet there’s a lot of frustration among believers about this topic.

Some seek someone to pray for them every time they face a physical symptom. Prayer can never be wrong; surely it’s always right to seek prayer. And yet there are many strong believers in Jesus who are still sick. Are they doing something wrong? Are they praying incorrectly? Are they seeking prayer from the wrong people? Do they have a lack of faith? If they could just get up enough faith, would they be healed? READ MORE