God’s Healing Promises

We believe that God still heals TODAY and have seen this in our personal lives in a variety of ways. The healing promises of God have NOT passed away. (For more information, see our Key Question and answer section regarding healing here.)


Biblical References

Proverbs 4:20-22My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life to those that find them, and health to all their flesh.” (KJV)


Isaiah 55:11 – “So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.”(KJV)


Hebrews 4:12 – “For the word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit.” (KJV)

12 God’s Word is alive with energy. (Jordan)

12 God’s Message is full of life and power. (Weymouth)

12 God’s word to us is something alive, full of energy. (Knox)


Exodus 15:25-26 – “And he cried unto the Lord; and the Lord shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them, and said,” If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee. “ (KJV)


Exodus 23:25 – And ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee. (KJV)

25 And give worship to the Lord your God, who will send a blessing on your bread and on your water; and I will take all disease away from among you. (Basic English)

25 I will free you from disease. (Moffatt, Smith-Goodspeed)


Deuteronomy 7:15 – “And the Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which thou knowest, upon thee; but will lay them upon all them that hate thee. “(KJV)


Psalm 30:2 – “O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.” (KJV)


Mark 11:24 – “Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.” (KJV)


Psalm 42:11 – “Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.“ (KJV)


Psalm 91:1-6, 9-10 – “ 1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. 5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; 6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. 9 Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; 10 there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.” (KJV)


10 No disaster will befall you, no calamity will come upon your home. (New English Bible)

10 There is no harm that can befall thee. (Knox)

10 No disaster will befall you, Nor calamity come near your tent. (Smith Goodspeed)

10 and so no disaster will strike you, no violence will come near your home. (Good News)

10 So sickness will not approach you, Contagion not enter your rest. (Fenton)


Psalm 103:2-3 – “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.” (KJV)

3 He pardons all my guilt and heals all my suffering. (New English Bible)

3 he takes away all your diseases. (Basic English)

3 Who is healing all thy disease. (Young)


Psalm 107:20 – “He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” (KJV)

20 he sent his word to heal them and preserve their life. (Moffatt)

20 and delivereth them from their graves. (Leeser)

20 He sent out His word, and it healed, and from their corruptions it freed! (Fenton)


Proverbs 12:18 – “There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.” (KJV)

18 A reckless tongue wounds like a sword, but there is healing power in thoughtful words. (Moffatt)

18 Thoughtless words can wound as deeply as any sword, but wisely spoken words can heal. (Good News)

18 There are some whose uncontrolled talk is like the wounds of a sword, but the tongue of the wise makes one well again. (Basic English)


Proverbs 17:22 – “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” (KJV)

22 Being cheerful keeps you healthy. (Good News)

22 A happy heart is a healing medicine. (Smith-Goodspeed)

22 A glad heart makes a healthy body. (Basic English)

22 A glad heart helps and heals. (Moffatt)

22 A glad heart is excellent medicine, a spirit depressed wastes the bones away. (Jerusalem)

22 A cheerful heart makes a quick recovery; it is crushed spirits that waste a man’s frame. (Knox)

22 The best medicine is a cheerful heart. (Fenton)

22 A joyful heart worketh an excellent cure. (Rotherham)

22 A broken spirit makes one sick. (Living Bible)


Isaiah 53:3-5 – “3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. 4Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (KJV)


Malachi 4:2 – “But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.” (KJV)


Matthew 8:2-3 – “And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.” (KJV)


Matthew 8:16-17 – “When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.“

17 He took our infirmities upon Himself, and took away our diseases. (Norlie)

17 He Himself took (in order to carry away) our weaknesses and infirmities and bore away our

diseases. (Amplified)

17 He took away our illnesses and lifted our diseases from us. (New English Bible)

17 He took away our illnesses and carried away our diseases. (Translator’s NT)

17 He took our sicknesses away and carried our diseases for us. (Jerusalem)

17 He took away our sicknesses and our diseases he removed. (Moffatt)

17 He took on Himself our sicknesses and carried away our diseases. (New Life)

17 carried off our diseases. (Wuest, Berkely)


Luke 13:11-13, 16 – “11 And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. 12 And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. 13 And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God. 16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?” (KJV)


Acts 10:38 – “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” (KJV)

38 all who were harassed by the devil. (Moffatt)

38 healing all who were under the power of the devil. (NIV, Plain English)

38 healing everyone in the devil’s clutches. (Rieu)

38 curing all those who were under the tyranny of the devil. (Barclay)

38 healing all that were overpowered by the devil. (New Berkeley)

38 curing all who were crushed by the power of the devil. (Weymouth)


Luke 10:19 – “Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” (KJV)

19 I have given you authority to trample on serpents and scorpions and all the might of the satanic foe,

and nothing will harm you in any way. (Norlie)

19 I have given you the right to. (Knox)

19 Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and (physical

and mental strength and ability) over all the power that the enemy [possesses], and nothing shall in any

way harm you. (Amplified)

19 Yes, I have given you power to trample every evil underfoot, to counter all the might of the enemy;

nothing whatever shall harm you. (Condon)

19 I have indeed invested you with power to stomp on snakes and scorpions. (Authentic)


Romans 8:11 – “But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you. “(KJV)


Galatians 3:13 – “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.” (KJV)

13 Christ ransomed us from the curse of the law by taking that curse upon himself for our sake

(Translator’s NT)

13 Now, Christ bought us off the curse of the law at the cost of being accursed for our sakes. (Wand)

13 Christ ransomed us from the curse pronounced in the law. (20th Century)

13 Christ has purchased our freedom. (Weymouth)


Colossians 1:13 – “Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son.” (KJV)

13 He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the realm of his dear

Son. (Smith-Goodspeed)

13 He has freed us from the power of darkness and carried us away into the kingdom of his beloved Son.

(Plain English)

13 For He has delivered us from the dominion of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of His

beloved Son. (Conybeare)

13 For God has rescued us from the dominance exercised by the Powers of Spiritual Darkness, an

transferred us to the Dominion of His Son – the Object of His love. (Wade)

13 For he has rescued us out of the darkness and gloom of Satan’s kingdom and brought us into

the kingdom of His dear Son. (Living Bible)


James 5:15-16 – “And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” (KJV)

15 And by the prayer of faith the man who is ill will be made well. (Basic English)

15 And the prayer offered in faith will restore the sufferer to health, and the Lord will raise him

from his sick-bed. (Wade)


I Peter 2:24 – “Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. “(KJV)

24 his bruising was your healing. (20th Century)


III John 2 –“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as

thy soul prospereth.” (KJV)


Mark 16:17-18 – “And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.” (KJV)

17 These are the visible demonstrations of the action of God which will accompany the life of those who

believe. By using my name they will eject demons … (Barclay)

17 for those who believe, these miracles will follow(Moffatt)

17 with my name they will drive out demons. (Smith-Goodspeed)

17 making use of my authority, they shall expel demons. (Weymouth)

17 By the use of my name they will expel demons; they will speak rapturously in strange languages


18 They will place their hands upon invalids, and they will be restored to health. (Wade)