One thing you usually have after a major health situation is time! You suddenly realize that there is no need to run around like a headless chicken!
So after I suffered an ischemic stroke on April 7th 2017 and I went to the hospital on the 8th, I decided to take a look at all the healing scriptures in the Bible!
What are healing scriptures?
Healing scriptures are verses from the Bible that inspire you to trust God for divine healing!
These scriptures give the reader an assurance that God wants us to be in good health. With healing scriptures, you are encouraged to hold on to God for your healing!
Types of healing scriptures
There are generally 2 types of healing scriptures! There scriptures that tell a story about someone being healed by God or God’s servant. These kinds of healing scriptures are called Healing Scriptures Testimony!
The second type of healing scriptures are those that teach or declare God as a healer!
Both types of healing scriptures are important for faith building! I encourage you to bookmark this page and refer to it as often as you need it!
How to use healing scriptures
Healing Scriptures in the Old Testament
Healing scriptures Testimonies
So Abraham prayed to God; and God healed Abimelech, his wife, and his female servants. Then they bore children;
Healing Scriptures Teaching
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.”
“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.
You shall be blessed above all peoples; there shall not be a male or female barren among you or among your livestock.
‘Now see that I, even I, am He, And there is no God besides Me; I kill and I make alive; I wound and I heal; Nor is there any who can deliver from My hand.
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.
The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed.
I said, “Lord, be merciful to me; Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.”
Psalm 103:1-5 (NKJV)
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.
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.
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.
Healing Scriptures in the New Testament
Healing Scriptures Testimonies (Jesus)
But when Jesus knew it, He withdrew from there. And great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all.
For He healed many, so that as many as had afflictions pressed about Him to touch Him.
And the whole multitude sought to touch Him, for power went out from Him and healed them all.
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, returned, and with a loud voice glorified God,
Healing Scriptures Testimonies (Others)
And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many who were sick, and healed them.
Healing Scriptures Teaching
Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
Never Give up – God is the great healer!