One of the many Old Testament foreshadows of the New Testament is found in Exodus 15:26:
If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and do that which is right in His eyes, and give heed to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I put upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD, your healer.
God’s self-revelation as “healer” comes to fruition in the many ways that Jesus acts as healer during his ministry. His works of healing are not mere cures, still less are they magic tricks done merely to impress. Rather, they are signs. They signify and point to the central truth about who Jesus is and what he has come to do. ...READ MORE