For what will Christ
commend the righteous?
I was sick and you
came to visit me. Matthew 25:36.
With what is Christ
For we do not have a
high priest who is unable to sympathize with
What relief did He bring
to Peters household?
When Jesus came into
Peters house, he saw Peters
mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. He
touched her hand and the fever left her, and
she got up and began to wait on him.
How did Peter summarize
How God anointed Jesus
of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power; and
how he went around doing good and healing all who
under the power of the devil, because God was
with him. Acts 10:38.
What should we not forget
in our ministry for the sick?
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.
Gods Ability to Heal
What does the Lord
declare Himself to be?
If you listen
carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and
do what is right in his eyes, if you pay
attention to his commands and keep all his
decrees, I will not bring on you any of the
diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am
the Lord, who heals you. Exodus 15:26.
Who forgives all your sins and heals all
your diseases. Psalm 103:3.
What was promised Israel on
condition of obedience?
The Lord will keep
you free from every disease. He will not
inflict on you the horrible diseases you knew in
Egypt, but he will inflict them on all who hate
Old Testament Experiences of
When through disobedience
Jeroboams hand was withered, by what means
was it restored?
Then the king said to
the man of God, intercede with the Lord
your God and pray for me that my hand may be
restored. So the man of God interceded with
the Lord, and the kings hand was restored
and became as it was before. 1 Kings
When Miriam was stricken with
Leprosy, how was she healed?
So Moses cried out
to the Lord, O God, please heal her.
What mistake did Asa make in
his severe affliction?
In the thirty-ninth
year of his reign Asa was afflicted with a
disease of his feet. Though his disease was
severe, even in his illness he did not seek help
from the Lord, but only from the physicians.
2 Chronicles 16:12.
How did Elijah restore a child
And he stretched
himself out on the boy three times and cried
to the Lord, O Lord my God, let this
boys life return to him! The Lord
heard Elijahs cry, and the boys
life returned to him and he lived. 1
How was Hezekiahs prayer
for restoration from sickness answered?
Go and tell Hezekiah,
This is what the Lord, the God of your
father David says: I have heard your prayer
and seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to
your life. Isaiah 38:5.
Christs Work and
What constituted a large
part of Christs ministry?
Jesus went through
Galilee, teaching in the synagogues, preaching
the good news of the kingdom, and healing
every disease and sickness among the people.
In doing this, what prophecy
When evening came,
many who were demon possessed were brought to
him, and he drove 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.
In the case of the woman
healed of an infirmity, what gave her effect to
her touch of Christs garment?
Then he said to her, Daughter,
your faith has healed you.
God in peace. Luke 8:48.
Before sending out the
Twelve, what power did Christ give them?
When Jesus had called
the Twelve together, he gave them power and
authority to drive out the demons and to cure
diseases, and he sent out to preach the kingdom
of God and to heal the sick. Luke
9:1,2. (See Matthew 10:1,7,8; Luke 10:1,9.)
Healing in Apostolic Times
What notable miracle did
the apostles perform shortly after the day of
Then Peter said,
Silver and gold I do not have, but what I
have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of
Nazareth, walk. Taking him by the right
hand, he helped him up, and instantly the mans
feet and ankles became strong. He jumped to his
feet and began to walk. Then he went into the
temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising
Among others, what gift has God set in the
And in the church
God has appointed first of all apostles, second
prophets, third teachers, then workers of
miracles, also having gifts of healing,
those able to help others, those with gifts of
administration, and those speaking in different
1 Corinthians 12:28.
Bible Counsel to the Sick
In sickness, what is
every child of God privileged to do?
Is any of you sick? He
should call the elders of the church to pray over
him with oil in the name of the Lord.
What assurance of
blessing is given to those who ask according to
And the prayer
offered in faith will make the sick person well;
the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he
will be forgiven. Verse 15.
healing may not always be for our good or to the
glory of God. Hence, we must be ready to pray
with Jesus, Nevertheless not my will, but
your will, be done. Luke 22:42. Paul was
denied the removal of his infirmity, but the Lord
assured him, My grace is sufficient for
you. 2 Corinthians 12:9. It is not a denial
of faith to make use of the simple remedial means
that God has given, or those ordinary essentials
upon which He makes life dependant proper
food, pure air, rest, exercise, sunshine. Medical
cure may be used of God in restoring health.
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