Summary: Healing is part of salvation, because the Hebrew and Greek words for "salvation" all imply the ideas of forgiveness, healing, health, and full deliverance from the curse..
Healing and the Atonement
Healing is part of salvation, because the Hebrew and Greek words for "salvation" all imply the ideas of forgiveness, healing, health, and full deliverance from the curse.
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:
1 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.
Christ came to redeem from both sin and sickness
Matthew 8:17 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken
by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities,
and bare our sicknesses.
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.
Healing is provided as part of Christ's atonement
3 John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
James 5:14-15 Is any sick among you? 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: 15 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.
John 10:10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill,
and to destroy: I am come that they might have life,
and that they might have it more abundantly.
Healing is always God’s will for them that: "ask what ye will".
John 14:13-14 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name,
that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
John 15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you,
and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit,
and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask
of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
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.
John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you,
ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Mark 16:15-18 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world,
and preach the gospel to every creature. 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
18 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.
Thus, it is clear in Scripture that physical healing is provided for
in the Old and New Testaments. The New Testament is based upon better promises than the Old Testament.
Hebrews 8:6 But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry,
by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant,
which was established upon better promises.
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday,
and today, and forever.
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