What Brings Healing

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Jeremiah 17:14 NASB95
14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; Save me and I will be saved, For You are my praise.
2 Chronicles 7:14 NASB95
14 and My people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

Do we need healing?

What is healing?

Curing; restoring to a sound state.
Tending to cure, The act of curing.
Restored to a sound state.

What needs to be healed?


Physical bodies

The Church

James 1:21–24 NASB95
21 Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls. 22 But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; 24 for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.

Things that bring healing

Tears bring healing

Psalm 147:3 NASB95
3 He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.
Psalm 126:5–6 NASB95
5 Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting. 6 He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Laughter brings healing

Proverbs 17:22 NASB95
22 A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Psalm 126:1–2 NASB95
1 When the Lord brought back the captive ones of Zion, We were like those who dream. 2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter And our tongue with joyful shouting; Then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”

Hope fulfilled brings healing

Proverbs 13:12 NASB95
12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Kindness brings healing

Proverbs 12:18 NASB95
18 There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 16:24 NASB95
24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Forgiveness and repentance bring healing

Ephesians 4:31–32 NASB95
31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. 32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
James 5:16 NASB95
16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

Compassion brings healing

Matthew 14:14 NASB95
14 When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick.

Communication brings healing

Physical healing

Isaiah 53:5 NASB95
5 But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed.
1 Peter 2:24 NASB95
24 and He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed.

Total healing

Jeremiah 30:16–17 NASB95
16 ‘Therefore all who devour you will be devoured; And all your adversaries, every one of them, will go into captivity; And those who plunder you will be for plunder, And all who prey upon you I will give for prey. 17 ‘For I will restore you to health And I will heal you of your wounds,’ declares the Lord, ‘Because they have called you an outcast, saying: “It is Zion; no one cares for her.” ’
Psalm 103:1–5 NASB95
1 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. 2 Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits; 3 Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases; 4 Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion; 5 Who satisfies your years with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Malachi 4:2 NASB95
2 “But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
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