Anglican School Sunday School Manual For October 18, 2020 : Topic – Power over Sickness
19 Sunday after Trinity th October 18, 2020
THEME: IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST
SUB-THEME: The power of Jesus Christ (2)
TOPIC: Power over Sickness
MEMORY VERSE: John 5:14 “Afterward, Jesus found him in the temple, and said to him,
“See, you have been made well. Sin no more, lest a worse thing come upon you .”
TEXTS: Luke 4:16-20.
i. to identify various forms of sicknesses,
ii. to teach that only Jesus Christ can heal without a price tag and
iii. to teach the conditions for healing through Jesus Christ.
INTRODUCTION: As the Messiah of the world, Jesus was anointed to console and set at
liberty those who are deeply afflicted, or whose hearts are broken by external calamities
or by a sense of their sinfulness. Unlike the earthly physician, Jesus never collected any
money or ransom for the various physical and spiritual healings He performed while on
earth. However certain conditions have to be met before anyone can receive this grace of
freedom from Christ.
1. From these Bible passages: 2Kings 5:1; 13:14; Matt 9:2, 20; Mark 5:2-5 explain the
various types of sicknesses mentioned in the Bible.
2. According to John 4:18-19, describe the purpose of Jesus Christ as the Messiah of
the world. Mention anywhere in the Bible where Jesus collected money or ransom for
healing the sick. Ref: Matt 8:4; Mark 1:44; 5:41-43
3. What are some of the conditions a sick person needs to fulfil before he or she can be
miraculously healed through the power in the name of Jesus Christ? Matt 11:28-30;
Mark 5:25, 26-28; John 5:14.
4. What difference are here between healing by the power in the name of Jesus Christ
and that done with earthly means or by other people, in the contemporary world. Mark
CONCLUSION: “The Word” was with God in the beginning when man and woman were
created in the most perfect image of God, without any form of sickness. With the
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contagious spiritual sickness of sinfulness, physical sickness entered human lives. Only
Jesus Christ can heal these without any strings.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Only the power that creates man can heal physical and