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Hearing God: As it is rare to hear an audible voice from God, one of the most common ways God will speak to us is through His written Word and a small still voice inside us. Before reviewing the scripture references below that address what the Bible says about healing, ask the Holy Spirit for His revelation to join you. When certain verses capture your attention more than others, meditate and incorporate those into your personal daily prayer life.
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Healing Scripture References
(All scripture is quoted from the King James Version unless otherwise noted.)
I wish above all things that you would prosper and be in good health. 3 John 1:2
All scripture is breathed by God and is profitable for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16
Every good gift is from God, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17
The thief comes only to kill, steal, and destroy. I have come that they may have life and life abundantly. John 10:10
He that sins is of the devil, for the devil sins from the beginning, and Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil. 1 John 3:8
God anointed Jesus with the Holy Ghost and with power and he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil because God was with him. Acts 10:38
The spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed, and to preach the acceptable year of the Lord. Luke 4:18
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.” Galatians 3:13
He that believes in me the works that I do shall he do also and greater works than these because I go to the father, and whatsoever you ask in my name, I will do it so that the father will be glorified. You may ask anything in my name and I will do it. John 14:12-14
He cast out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick. This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah, “He took up our infirmities and carried our diseases.” Matthew 8:16-17
Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:4-5
Who himself bare our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24
And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you. Romans 8:11 (NIV)
A woman who had bled for 12 years came up behind Him, and touched the hem of his garment. She thought, “If only I can touch his garment.” Jesus turned and saw her and said, “Take heart, your faith has healed you. And she was healed from that moment. Matthew 9:20-22
Two blind men cried out, “Have mercy on us, Son of David.” He asked them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” “Yes, Lord.” they replied. Then he touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith will it be done unto and their sight was restored.” Matthew 9:27-29
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. It is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1
Through faith we understand that the world was framed by the word of God. The universe was formed at God’s command so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. Hebrews 11:3
Is anyone sick among you? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. James 5:14-16
And these signs shall follow them that believe. In my name, they shall cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will place their hands on the sick and they will be healed. Mark 16:17
And Jesus said, “Have faith in God, for I say that whosoever says to this mountain, “Be thrown into the see and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he has said will happen it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will be yours.” Mark 11:22-24
I tell you the truth, whatsoever you bind in earth, shall be bound in heaven, and whatsoever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. Matthew 18:18-19
He gave them bread saying, “This is my body that is given to you; do this in remembrance of me. In the same way, after the supper, he took the cup, saying, this cup is the new covenant in my blood which is poured out for you.” Luke 22:19-20
A man ought to examine himself before he eats the bread and drinks of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself. That is why many among you are weak and sick, and a number of you have fallen asleep. 1 Corinthians 11:28-30
Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. To one there is given through the Spirit the message of wisdom, to another the message of knowledge by means of the same Sprit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by that one Spirit, to another miraculous powers, to another prophecy, to another distinguishing between spirits, to another speaking in different kinds of tongues, and to still another the interpretation of tongues. 1 Corinthians 12:7-9
A leper came and worshiped him saying, “Lord if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cured of his leprosy. Matthew 8:2-7
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:4-6
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8
But Jesus looked at them and said, With men this is impossible, but all things are possible with God. Matthew 19:26 (AMP)
Scripture Prayer for Healing
I come before You in the name of Your son, Jesus, and I thank You that you are Jehovah Rapha, the Lord, our Healer. You are the same yesterday, today, and always. I thank You for the many ways You have supernaturally provided healing – through the laying on of hands, the anointing of oil by elders, through faith in believing Your Word above our circumstances and the gifts of healing and miracles. And you have also given man Your wisdom in medicine. I ask You to show me Your way out of sickness and into health today.
Father, Jesus was always obedient to Your will and He is our example of who You are. Jesus always prayed for the sick to be healed. He told no one who desired healing that He would not heal them because they were too old, had sin in their life, or because they needed to learn something. Even when people were dead, He prayed for them to be resurrected and healed.
Thank You that You reprove, correct, and train us in righteousness through Your word. So great is Your love, compassion, and desire for us to be well and to run the race You have before us that You included physical healing in the atonement. Your plans for us are for good and not for calamity.
I thank You, Father, for the new covenant promises in Christ and that I am no longer under the curse of the law recorded in Deuteronomy 28, which includes all sicknesses. Thank you that Christ redeemed me from these curses when He paid the price for my sin on the cross. You are so righteous and just. You do not invalidate the work of the cross by putting sickness on Your children today. It is Satan who comes to kill, steal, and destroy; and sickness does all of these. I am so grateful to you Lord, Jesus Christ, who wrought so much for me when You suffered and died. You came to bring life. And now, as an heir and joint heir with Christ Jesus, my inheritance in You is the blessing of good health.
You have said, “By Jesus’ stripes, you were healed” and I thank You, Jesus, that You took those stripes for my healing. It’s already been done. Lord, I cry out for discernment. Reveal to me the things that are unseen. Continue to show me the way out of sickness and the way to health. Expose the enemy and show me how to pray and receive the blessing of healing from You.
Father, You “spoke” all things into being when You created the universe, and You said that we were created in Your image. Therefore, life and death are in the power of my tongue, too. And Jesus, You demonstrated this when You walked the earth and did miracles with the command of your words. You rebuked fever in a woman and it left, and you spoke healing to all sicknesses. You even rebuked death from people.
You took authority over the fever when you “spoke” to it. When the little boy needed deliverance and healing, You healed him and You have said, “The things that I do, you shall do also, and greater things than this.” I am created in your image and You are my example, Lord. I submit to you and I resist the enemy by speaking to him.
So I follow Your example, and I speak to this sickness in Jesus name and I say, “Sickness (disease, pain), leave my body!” I speak to my body and I say, “Body, come into line with the Word that says you were healed by Jesus stripes.” I tell the enemy who comes to kill, steal, and destroy, “You must flee! I resist you in the name of Jesus!”
You told the disciples that if they just had the faith of a grain of mustard seed that they would “speak” to the mountain and it would be removed. Forgive me for doubt and unbelief and remove it far from me, and help me to believe Your Word above what I can see and feel.
I take up the sword which is Your word. Like You, Jesus, when you were tempted, I say, “It is written!” It is written that I was healed by Jesus stripes! It is written that believers lay hands on the sick and they shall recover! It is written that God wants me to prosper and be in good health, even as my soul prospers! It is written that whatever I ask in prayer I can pray and receive it! It is written that Jesus came to bring life and life abundantly! It is written that Christ redeemed me from the curse of the law which includes all sickness! Thank You, Jesus, that You are the living word!
Now I rest in your arms, Lord. I know that it is with faith and patience that I inherit the promises. Your kingdom is at hand. I trust you to heal my body. I receive the power of the Holy Spirit to quicken my mortal flesh, and your gifts of healing to work in my body. I receive Your wisdom. Thank you, Jesus. I give you all the glory and thank You with all my heart. Your grace is truly sufficient for me.
In Your mighty name, Jesus, I pray. Amen.
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And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Revelation 12:11
Scripture Prayer for Healing was written to lift up and encourage the body of believers; sharing your testimony is one of the ways that we continue to overcome the enemy.
Table of contents
- 1 If this teaching on Scripture Prayer for Healing has impacted your life, we invite you to share your testimony.
- 2 Here are 10 Prayers for Healing you can use today to speak life and hope into your situation.
- 3 1. A Prayer for Personal Healing
- 4 2. A Short Prayer for Healing for Friends
- 5 3. A Prayer for Healing and Grace
- 6 4. A Prayer for Healing Sick Family and Friends
- 7 5. A Prayer to Heal the Hurt
- 8 6. A Prayer for Forgiveness
- 9 7. A Prayer for Those Who Feel Wounded
- 10 8. A Prayer to Heal a Struggling Relationship
- 11 9. A Prayer for When Time Doesn’t Heal a Broken Heart
- 12 10. A Prayer to Heal from Depression
- 13 How to Pray for Healing – Max Lucado
- 14 Healing Bible Verses
- 15 Scriptures For Healing
Are you facing a difficult disease, illness or malady and want to cry out to God for healing but don’t know what to pray? If you feel scared, alone, unsure of the future, or don’t understand how healing works, pray these words below in faith today! Below are four prayers for healing, an interview with Max Lucado explaining how we should pray for healing, and some of our favorite Bible verses on healing.
God tells us that through prayer, He can speak to us and use us to work miracles for His glory. When you use this prayer for healing you are coming to God completely surrendered and expectant to let His Holy Spirit work in and through you. I pray that you will find miraculous healing as you seek God’s plan for your life – His plan to prosper you and to give you a hope and future!
Here are 10 Prayers for Healing you can use today to speak life and hope into your situation.
1. A Prayer for Personal Healing
God, you know me so well. You created me. You know the number of hairs on my head, and you even know the thoughts conceived in my heart before I ever vocalize them. You’ve told us to come to you and ask for every need of life. You are Jehovah-Rapha, the God who heals, and you have the final word on my destiny, the number of years I’ll live and serve you on earth.
I’m coming to you today as your child, longing to hear from you and asking for your divine healing. There’s so much I don’t understand about life. But I do know that with one touch, one word, you can make me whole. Please forgive me of my sins, cleanse me of my unrighteousness, and begin your healing from the inside out.
I don’t always know what your will is Lord, especially in times like now, when I desperately seek your face. I offer you no promises, no bargains, no deals to exchange for my health. I simply bow my heart before you to tell you the desire of my heart: that I want to spend as many years as I can loving you here, loving others, and wanting to become more like you. However you choose to accomplish that is up to you—and okay with me. If you use doctors to provide healing, give them wisdom to know what to do. Regardless of how you accomplish it, the healing you give is always miraculous. And you deserve all the praise.
I absolutely believe you have the power to heal. You demonstrated that on earth, and you still heal in miraculous ways today. Even when my faith is weak, you say it is enough, and my love for you is strong. And I know you already hold my heart and life in your hands. It’s up to you. If I can bring you more glory through healing, then that’s what I ask for. That’s what I desire.
But if your answer is no, or not now, I know that your grace is sufficient for me. Ultimately, I want your will to be my will. I look forward to spending an eternity with you. But Lord, if you have planned still more for me to do here on this earth, I not only need and want your physical healing, Lord, but a thorough, deep-down cleansing and strengthening—a whole-hearted renewal of all that I am. Because all that I am is yours. Use this trial to strengthen me from a “what-if” faith to a “no-matter-what” faith. And no matter what, I choose to honor you and give you glory. In Jesus’s name, Amen. ~ Rebecca Barlow Jordan
2. A Short Prayer for Healing for Friends
Lord, your Word speaks promises of healing and restoration and I thank you for the miracles you still perform today. Today I claim those promises over my friend. I believe in the healing power of faith and prayer and I ask you to begin your mighty work in the life of my friend. Please reach down and surround my friend with supernatural peace and strength and give her the faith to believe that all things are possible for you. Protect her from Satan’s lies and discouragement and let her miraculous healing begin. Amen.
3. A Prayer for Healing and Grace
We confess our need for you today. We need your healing and your grace. We need hope restored. We need to be reminded that you work on behalf of those you love, constantly, powerfully, completely. Forgive us for trying to fix our situations all on our own. Forgive us for running all different directions and spinning our wheels to find help, when true help and healing must be found first in You. Forgive us for forgetting how much we need you, above everyone and everything else. We come to you and bring you the places we are hurting. You see where no one else is able to fully see or understand. You know the pain we’ve carried. The burdens. The cares. You know where we need to be set free. We ask for your healing and grace to cover every broken place. Every wound. Every heartache. Thank you that you are Able to do far more than we could ever imagine. Thank you for your Mighty Power that acts on behalf of your children. We reach out to you, and know that you are restoring and redeeming every place of difficulty, every battle, for your greater glory. Thank you that you will never waste our pain and suffering. We love you. We need you today. In Jesus’ Name, Amen ~ Debbie McDaniel
4. A Prayer for Healing Sick Family and Friends
Lord Jesus, thank you that you love . I know that you hate what their illness is doing to them/me. I ask that you would heal this disease, that you would have compassion and bring healing from all sickness.
Your word says in Psalm 107:19-20 that when we call out to you the Eternal one you will give the order, heal and rescue us from certain death. In the Bible, I have read of miraculous healing and I believe that you still heal the same way today. I believe that there is no illness you cannot heal after all the bible tells of you raising people from the dead so I ask for your healing in this situation.
I also know from my experience of life on earth that not everyone is healed. If that happens here than keep my heart soft towards you, help me to understand your plan and help me to be excited about heaven.
God, I thank you that belongs to you and that you are in control of everything that happens from our first breath to our last sigh. Amen. ~ Wendy van Eyck
5. A Prayer to Heal the Hurt
Father, help me get my focus back on you. I know I need to stop dwelling on my hurts and frustrations. Help me be faithful in prayer and put my hope in you. May the Holy Spirit guide and comfort and strengthen me. In Jesus’ name, Amen. ~ Living Free Every Day Devotional
6. A Prayer for Forgiveness
Dear God, I’m sorry for my sin. I ______________ (what you did), which was a sin against you, as well as a sin against __________ (who you hurt). Please help me turn from this behavior. I will begin ________________ (how you’ll change) instead of what I have done. Please forgive me and help me to grow in my relationship to you and _________, whom I’ve hurt. Thank you for your love and mercy. Thank you for forgiving me and choosing to forget my sin. In Jesus’ name, Amen. ~ Sue Schlesman
7. A Prayer for Those Who Feel Wounded
Dear God, We feel wounded, betrayed, and brokenhearted. We wonder sometimes if we can ever fully recover from the deep hurt we feel inside. Thank you that you know what we’ve been through and the struggles we still carry. Help us to forgive. Help us to let go. We know that we can move forward with you in peace and freedom. We pray for those who have hurt us right now, and ask for your power to work mightily within their lives. We leave them in your hands and find our comfort and strength in your spirit.
Thank you that you understand all that we’ve faced, that you see and you care. We ask that when the enemy taunts us with lies and tries to bring up the hurt of the past, you would silence his voice and allow us to walk free. We bring you all the stuff that he would use to try to trap us or stop us – the pain, the past, the mistakes, the struggles. And we lay it at your feet, again. Thank you for your healing, for your grace, for your hope. Thank you that you have set us free and will not waste the pain that we’ve carried. We look forward to the greater good and purpose you will bring through this struggle.
We love you Lord, we need you, we trust you. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. ~ Debbie McDaniel
8. A Prayer to Heal a Struggling Relationship
Dear God, I struggle in my relationship with ______. I need You to give me wisdom on how to love ____ well. You are my shield and defender. Show me how, when and where to erect boundaries in our relationship. I believe You are my healer and I trust You to guard my heart and mind. I need Your specific directions on how to interact with ______.
I want to love _____ with a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. (1 Timothy 1:5) I forgive ______ for hurting me and forgive me for ______. Help me to love ______ courageously. Fill me with Your truth and compel me to fearlessly tell the truth with love. Let Your perfect love cast out all of my fears related to our relationship. I surrender what I think our relationship should be. Please transform it so that it honors You. In Jesus, I pray. Amen ~ Jennifer O. White
9. A Prayer for When Time Doesn’t Heal a Broken Heart
Lord, please heal my broken heart. Fill me with the peace and joy I know can only come from You during this hard time. Walk closely beside me during my journey to healing and recovery that I know is possible through Your power alone. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. ~ Tracie Miles
10. A Prayer to Heal from Depression
Lord, it seems as if my world has collapsed, hurling me into a deep, dark pit. I come to you in complete surrender. I am desperate for you, helpless and afraid. Please lift me out of this pit and show me the way, Lord. In Jesus’ name, Amen ~ Mary Southerland
How to Pray for Healing – Max Lucado
Healing Bible Verses
My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to a man’s whole body.
Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.
Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.
He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.”
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
More Healing Scripture
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The following is a list of healing scriptures Dodie Osteen, of Lakewood Church in Houston, TX., stood on for deliverance from cancer. The scriptures are mentioned in her wonderful book about her healing – Healed of Cancer, by Dodie Osteen. See also Sickness and Disease, Finis Dake
Exodus 15:26 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Saying, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord your God and will do what is right in His sight, and will listen to and obey His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I brought upon the Egyptians, for I am the Lord Who heals you.
Exodus 23:25 Amplified Bible (AMP)
You shall serve the Lord your God; He shall bless your bread and water, and I will take sickness from your midst.
Deuteronomy 7:15 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And the Lord will take away from you all sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt which you knew will He put upon you, but will lay them upon all who hate you.
Deuteronomy 28:1-2 Amplified Bible (AMP)
IF YOU will listen diligently to the voice of the Lord your God, being watchful to do all His commandments which I command you this day, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you if you heed the voice of the Lord your God.
Deuteronomy 30:19-20 Amplified Bible (AMP)
I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you that I have set before you life and death, the blessings and the curses; therefore choose life, that you and your descendants may live and may love the Lord your God, obey His voice, and cling to Him. For He is your life and the length of your days, that you may dwell in the land which the Lord swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Joshua 21:45 God’s Word Translation
Every single good promise that the LORD had given the nation of Israel came true.
1 Kings 8:56 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Blessed be the Lord, Who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. Not one word has failed of all His good promise which He promised through Moses His servant.
Psalm 89:34 God’s Word Translation
My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.
Psalm 91:16 Amplified Bible (AMP)
With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.
Psalm 103:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases,
Psalm 105:37 King James Version
He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.
Psalm 107:20 Amplified Bible (AMP)
He sends forth His word and heals them and rescues them from the pit and destruction.
Psalm 118:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)
I shall not die but live, and shall declare the works and recount the illustrious acts of the Lord.
Proverbs 3:5-6 God’s Word Translation
Trust the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths smooth.
Proverbs 4:20-23 Amplified Bible (AMP)
My son, attend to my words; consent and submit to my sayings. Let them not depart from your sight; keep them in the center of your heart. For they are life to those who find them, healing and health to all their flesh. Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life.
Isaiah 41:10, 13 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Fear not , for I am with you; do not look around you in terror and be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen and harden you to difficulties, yes, I will help you; yes, I will hold you up and retain you with My right hand of rightness and justice. For I the Lord your God hold your right hand; I am the Lord, Who says to you, Fear not; I will help you!
Isaiah 43:25, 26 Amplified Bible (AMP)
I, even I, am He Who blots out and cancels your transgressions, for My own sake, and I will not remember your sins. Put Me in remembrance ; let us plead and argue together. Set forth your case, that you may be justified (proved right).
Isaiah 53:4-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Surely He has borne our griefs (sicknesses, weaknesses, and distresses) and carried our sorrows and pains , yet we considered Him stricken, smitten, and afflicted by God . But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our guilt and iniquities; the chastisement peace and well-being for us was upon Him, and with the stripes Him we are healed and made whole.
Jeremiah 1:12 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Then said the Lord to me, You have seen well, for I am alert and active, watching over My word to perform it.
Jeremiah 30:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)
For I will restore health to you, and I will heal your wounds, says the Lord, because they have called you an outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no one seeks after and for whom no one cares!
Hosea 4:6 Amplified Bible (AMP)
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you that you shall be no priest to Me; seeing you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.
Joel 3:10 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears; let the weak say, I am strong !
Nahum 1:7, 9 Amplified Bible (AMP)
The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him. What do you devise and plot against the Lord? He will make a full end ; affliction shall not rise up the second time.
Matthew 8:2-3 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And behold, a leper came up to Him and, prostrating himself, worshiped Him, saying, Lord, if You are willing, You are able to cleanse me by curing me. And He reached out His hand and touched him, saying, I am willing; be cleansed by being cured. And instantly his leprosy was cured and cleansed.
Matthew 8:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And thus He fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah, He Himself took our weaknesses and infirmities and bore away our diseases.
Matthew 18:18-20 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Truly I tell you, whatever you forbid and declare to be improper and unlawful on earth must be what is already forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permit and declare proper and lawful on earth must be what is already permitted in heaven. Again I tell you, if two of you on earth agree (harmonize together, make a symphony together) about whatever they may ask, it will come to pass and be done for them by My Father in heaven. For wherever two or three are gathered (drawn together as My followers) in (into) My name, there I AM in the midst of them.
Matthew 21:21 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And Jesus answered them, Truly I say to you, if you have faith (a firm relying trust) and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, Be taken up and cast into the sea, it will be done.
Mark 11:23-24 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Truly I tell you, whoever says to this mountain, Be lifted up and thrown into the sea! and does not doubt at all in his heart but believes that what he says will take place, it will be done for him. For this reason I am telling you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe (trust and be confident) that it is granted to you, and you will .
Mark 16:18 Amplified Bible (AMP)
They will pick up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will get well.
Luke 10:19 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power that the enemy ; and nothing shall in any way harm you.
John 9:31 Amplified Bible (AMP)
We know that God does not listen to sinners; but if anyone is God-fearing and a worshiper of Him and does His will, He listens to him.
John 10:10 Amplified Bible (AMP)
The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it overflows).
Romans 4:19-21 Amplified Bible (AMP)
He did not weaken in faith when he considered the impotence of his own body, which was as good as dead because he was about a hundred years old, or the barrenness of Sarah’s womb. No unbelief or distrust made him waver (doubtingly question) concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong and was empowered by faith as he gave praise and glory to God, Fully satisfied and assured that God was able and mighty to keep His word and to do what He had promised.
Romans 8:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And if the Spirit of Him Who raised up Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He Who raised up Christ Jesus from the dead will also restore to life your mortal (short-lived, perishable) bodies through His Spirit Who dwells in you.
2 Corinthians 1:20 Amplified Bible (AMP)
For as many as are the promises of God, they all find their Yes in Him . For this reason we also utter the Amen (so be it) to God through Him to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 10:3-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
For though we walk (live) in the flesh, we are not carrying on our warfare according to the flesh and using mere human weapons. For the weapons of our warfare are not physical , but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds, refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),
Galatians 3:13 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Christ purchased our freedom from the curse (doom) of the Law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written , Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree (is crucified);
Ephesians 6:10-17 Amplified Bible (AMP)
In conclusion, be strong in the Lord ; draw your strength from Him . Put on God’s whole armor , that you may be able successfully to stand up against the strategies and the deceits of the devil. For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood , but against the despotisms, against the powers, against the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere. Therefore put on God’s complete armor, that you may be able to resist and stand your ground on the evil day , and, having done all , to stand . Stand therefore , having tightened the belt of truth around your loins and having put on the breastplate of integrity and of moral rectitude and right standing with God, And having shod your feet in preparation of the Gospel of peace. Lift up over all the shield of saving faith, upon which you can quench all the flaming missiles of the wicked . And take the helmet of salvation and the sword that the Spirit wields, which is the Word of God.
Philippians 1:6 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And I am convinced and sure of this very thing, that He Who began a good work in you will continue until the day of Jesus Christ , developing and perfecting and bringing it to full completion in you.
Philippians 2:13 Amplified Bible (AMP)
for it is God Who is all the while effectually at work in you , both to will and to work for His good pleasure and satisfaction and delight.
Philippians 4:6-8 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God. And God’s peace which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things .
2 Timothy 1:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.
Hebrews 10:23, 25 Amplified Bible (AMP)
So let us seize and hold fast and retain without wavering the hope we cherish and confess and our acknowledgment of it, for He Who promised is reliable (sure) and faithful to His word. Not forsaking or neglecting to assemble together , as is the habit of some people, but admonishing (warning, urging, and encouraging) one another, and all the more faithfully as you see the day approaching.
Hebrews 10:35 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward.
Hebrews 11:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Because of faith also Sarah herself received physical power to conceive a child, even when she was long past the age for it, because she considered Who had given her the promise to be reliable and trustworthy and true to His word.
Hebrews 13:8 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Jesus Christ (the Messiah) is the same, yesterday, today, and forever (to the ages).
James 1:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)
If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.
James 3:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure (undefiled); then it is peace-loving, courteous (considerate, gentle). yield to reason, full of compassion and good fruits; it is wholehearted and straightforward, impartial and unfeigned (free from doubts, wavering, and insincerity).
James 4:7-8 Amplified Bible (AMP)
So be subject to God. Resist the devil , and he will flee from you. Come close to God and He will come close to you. sinners, get your soiled hands clean; wavering individuals with divided interests, and purify your hearts .
James 5:14-15 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Is anyone among you sick? He should call in the church elders (the spiritual guides). And they should pray over him, anointing him with oil in the Lord’s name. And the prayer of faith will save him who is sick, and the Lord will restore him; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
1 Peter 2:24 Amplified Bible (AMP)
He personally bore our sins in His body on the tree , that we might die (cease to exist) to sin and live to righteousness. By His wounds you have been healed.
1 Peter 5:7-9 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Casting the whole of your care on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you watchfully. Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring in fierce hunger, seeking someone to seize upon and devour. Withstand him; be firm in faith , knowing that the same (identical) sufferings are appointed to your brotherhood (the whole body of Christians) throughout the world.
1 John 3:21-22 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And, beloved, if our consciences (our hearts) do not accuse us , we have confidence (complete assurance and boldness) before God, And we receive from Him whatever we ask, because we obey His orders and practice what is pleasing to Him.
1 John 5:14-15 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us. And if (since) we know that He listens to us in whatever we ask, we also know that we have the requests made of Him.
3 John 1:2 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in every way and may keep well, even as your soul keeps well and prospers.
Revelation 12:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
And they have overcome (conquered) him by means of the blood of the Lamb and by the utterance of their testimony, for they did not love and cling to life even when faced with death .
More Scriptures from the New King James Translation:
The Word of God will save your life. My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your eyes; Keep them in the midst of your heart. For they are life to those who find them, And health to all their flesh. (Prov 4:20-22 NKJV)
God’s Word will not fail. Not a word failed of any good thing which the LORD had spoken to the house of Israel. All came to pass. (Josh 21:45 NKJV)
God’s will — healing– is working in you. for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. (Phil 2:13 NKJV)
The Spirit of Life is making your body alive. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.(Rom 8:11 NKJV)
God is for you. For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us. (2 Cor 1:20 NKJV)
It is God’s will for you to be healed. And behold, a leper came and worshipped Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean. Then Jesus put out His hand and touched him, saying, “I am willing; be cleansed.” Immediately his leprosy was cleansed. (Mat 8:2-3 NKJV)
Obey God’s Word and be healed. and said, “If you diligently heed the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you.” (Exo 15:26 NKJV)
Serve the Lord and healing will be yours. “So you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water. And I will take sickness away from the midst of you. (Exo 23:25 NKJV)
God takes all sickness away from you. “And the LORD will take away from you all sickness, and will afflict you with none of the terrible diseases of Egypt which you have known, but will lay them on all those who hate you. (Deu 7:15 NKJV)
Obey all God’s commandments and receive all His blessings. Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” Says the LORD of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it. (Mal 3:10 NKJV)
One of God’s benefits is healing. Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from destruction, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. (Psa 103:1-5 NKJV)
God’s Word is healing. He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions. (Psa 107:20 NKJV)
God wants you to live. I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of the LORD. (Psa 118:17 NKJV)
Choose to live. Be a fighter! “I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; (Deu 30:19 NKJV)
You will live a long life. With long life I will satisfy him, And show him My salvation.” (Psa 91:16 NKJV)
Jesus bore your sins AND your sicknesses. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. (Isa 53:5 NKJV)
God will restore your health. For I will restore health to you And heal you of your wounds,’ says the LORD, ‘Because they called you an outcast saying: “This is Zion; No one seeks her.”‘ (Jer 30:17 NKJV)
You can take authority over the sickness in your body. “Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. (Mat 18:18 NKJV)
Agree with someone for your healing “Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. (Mat 18:19 NKJV)
What you say will make a difference. So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. “For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. (Mark 11:22-23 NKJV)
Believe, and you will receive. “Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. (Mark 11:24 NKJV)
Plead your case to God. even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; And I will not remember your sins. Put Me in remembrance; Let us contend together; State your case, that you may be acquitted. (Isa 43:25-26 NKJV)
Have someone lay hands on you for healing. “And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; “they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.” (Mark 16:17-18 NKJV)
Worship God. “Now we know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does His will, He hears him. (John 9:31 NKJV)
The devil wants to kill you; God wants to heal you. “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. (John 10:10 NKJV)
You are redeemed from the curse. Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”), that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. (Gal 3:13-14 NKJV)
You will not waiver in your faith. Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. (Heb 10:23 NKJV)
You can have confidence in God and His Word. Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward. (Heb 10:35 NKJV)
You can find strength in God and His Word “…. Let the weak say, ‘I am strong.’” (Joel 3:10 NKJV)
Jesus Christ has never changed. What He did in the Bible, He will do for you today. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. (Heb 13:8 NKJV)
God’s highest wish is for you to be well. Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. (3 John 1:2 KJV)
Be anointed with oil by a Christian who believes in healing. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. (James 5:14-15 NKJV)
Jesus has already paid the price for your healing. who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed. (1 Pet 2:24 NKJV)
Be confident in your prayers. Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him. (1 John 5:14-15 NKJV)
God answers the prayers of those that keep His commandments. Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God. And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight. (1 John 3:21-22 NKJV)
Fear is not of God. Rebuke it! For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (2 Tim 1:7 NKJV)
Cast down those thoughts and imaginations that don’t line up with the Word of God. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, (2 Cor 10:4-5 NKJV)
Be strong in the Lord’s power. Put on His armor to fight for healing. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; (Eph 6:10-17 NKJV)
Give testimony of your healing. “And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. (Rev 12:11 NKJV)
Your sickness will leave and not come back again. What do you conspire against the LORD? He will make an utter end of it. Affliction will not rise up a second time. (Nahum 1:9 NKJV)
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If you are sick or in need of a spiritual healing, praying the Healing Scriptures will help you.
Read them everyday, morning noon and night. You need to drench yourself in the Word of God.
Not only does it build your faith to believe, it will remind you when all those aches and pains come, that Jesus took sicknesses and diseases with Him to the cross when He died. Sickness and disease was crucified with Christ on the cross.
Scriptures For Healing
Hos 4:6………….My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
Gal 3:13…………Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us…
1Pet 2:24……….(Jesus) bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness — by whose stripes you were healed.
Isa 53:5………….He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.
Mt 8:17………….He Himself took our infirmities and bore our sicknesses.
Ps 107:20………He sent His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
Prov 3:7…………Do not be wise in your own eyes: fear the Lord and depart from evil.
Prov 3:8…………It will be health to your flesh, and strength to your bones.
Ex 15:26…………I am the Lord who heals you.
Ps 103:3………..Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases…
Ex 23:25………..serve the Lord your God, and He will bless your bread and your water. And I will take sickness away from the midst of you.
Prov 16:24………Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.
Isa 58:8………….your light shall break forth like the morning, your healing shall spring forth speedily, and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.
Ps 118:17……….I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.
Ps 147:3………..He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Prov 17:22………A merry heart does good, like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.
3John 2………….Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.
Mk 16:17………..these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; …they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.
Jas 5:15…………the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
Jas 5:16………..Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed.
Mt 8:13…………Go your way; and as you have believed, so let it be done for you.
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