But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 5:22

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Is it wrong to continue taking medicine once you have been prayed for? Does this show lack of faith?


When Moses called on the Lord and the Red Sea was opened, the Israelites had the assurance that God had done it for them, and they acted on that assurance. That is faith. The Egyptians acted on Moses' prayer without that assurance. That is   presumption – and the results were disastrous.

The same principle applies for believers. There are times when God does not do the things we ask of Him in the way we expect (e.g. James 4:3) and it is a very foolish Christian who acts without personal assurance from the Lord. We cannot depend on the faith or the prayers or the convictions of others.

If you do not have the personal assurance and knowledge from the Lord Himself that He has completely healed you, then do not stop your medicine. Trust Him to lead you and show you what to do in accordance with James 1:5: "If you want to know what God wants you to do, ask Him, and He will gladly tell you, for He is always ready to give a bountiful supply of wisdom to all who ask Him: He will not resent it.”


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