I met a man recently who was troubled by a chronic medical problem. The doctors have given him medications, but the side effects were bad enough that they told him to stop taking them.
He told me about attending a church where people came up to him and said they would pray for him to have endurance in the midst of his trials.
He said to me, “I told them, I don’t want prayers for endurance. I want prayers to get rid of the thing itself.”
I thought that this was the kind of faith that Jesus often met with the words, “Your faith has healed you.”