10. Jehovah-Jesus, the Healer

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In no area of His life is Jesus more frequently recognized as the Jehovah of the Old Testament than in His long continued healing ministry. Note a few selected parallels:
“I am the LORD [Jehovah] that healeth thee” (Ex. 15:26).
“Bless the LORD [Jehovah], O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases” (Psa. 103:23).
“They shall see the glory of the LORD [Jehovah], and the excellency of our God...Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped” (Isa. 35:2,5).
“They bring unto Him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech;...and He took him aside...and put His fingers into his ears, and He spit, and touched his tongue;  .  .  . and straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain” (Mark 7:32-35).
“A certain man lame from his mother’s womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple....Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk...And immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. And he leaping up stood, and walked” (Acts 3:2,6-8).
Thus we see that not only did Jesus personally do what was accredited to Jehovah in the Old Testament, but also through the power of His name similar miracles were wrought. The above parallels could be multiplied many times over, but space forbids. We recommend that you trace the parallels yourself.