In Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 we've seen how the enemy can hack into our spiritual bank account in the areas of forgiveness, healing, redemption and stealing lovingkindness and tender mercies, and the good things God desires to satisfy us with. We have one last area to examine, "Your youth is renewed like the eagle's."
Read Psalm 103:2-5 to find out. "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
We are all growing older. This is a fact of life that we cannot change, but does this mean we have to fall apart? According to the Scriptures, no, we do not. Amazing claim, yes, but we need to examine what Jesus redeemed us from: the curse.
The moment Adam and Eve willingly chose to disobey God, corruption moved in. Corruption in the spiritual realm and in the physical realm as well. But since then, Jesus came and redeemed us from the curse and its consequences. Part of the consequence was sickness and disease—corruption of the physical body. But Jesus paid the ultimate price with His blood at the whipping post where He was whipped for all sickness and disease, as shown in Isaiah 53:5.
If we will believe and receive the power of His blood shed for us at the whipping post our physical healings will manifest, and our youth will be renewed like the eagle's. According to Strong's H2318, the Hebrew word of "renewed" is chadash, and it means "to make new, to renew, rebuild or to repair." These are words about restoring something that has worn out. And in this case, it is referring to our youth. We do not have to follow in the ways of the world and fall apart.
Isaiah 40:31 tells us, "But those who wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint." Renewing our strength goes hand in hand with waiting on the Lord. The Amplified Version says it this way, "But those who wait for the Lord [who expect, look for, and hope in Him] will gain new strength and renew their power; They will lift up their wings [and rise up close to God] like eagles [rising toward the sun]; they will run and not become weary, they will walk and not grow tired."
If we will expect. Expect what? If we will expect God to make good on His promises to heal, to renew, to repair what is sick and worn down, our strength will be renewed. If we will look for Him, put Him first in every area of our lives, we will find Him and be rewarded with His benefits, such as our youth being renewed like the eagle's strength. If we will put our hope in Jesus and all of His healing promises, that which we need and desire will come to pass, and our healings and recreated body parts will manifest.
God's benefits are not difficult to obtain; they come to pass as we bless Him and take time to remember what His Word says and begin to activate all of His promises one by one.
Dear Lord Jesus,
Help me to bless You with my daily life. Holy Spirit, remind me about His benefits and teach me how to activate them every day. I thank You that even when my body is getting older, You long to give to me healing for sick and weak body parts, and to even recreate those that have worn down. What a treasure it is to wait upon You.
In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
Becky Dvorak is a prophetic healing evangelist and the author of DARE to Believe, Greater Than Magic and The Healing Creed. Visit her at authorbeckydvorak.com.
This article originally appeared at beckydvorak.com.
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