Would You Be Healed?
According to God's Word

You can live free from sickness and disease if you are a child of God

Once we understand where sickness comes from, we can understand why we are able to get rid of it!  God's word clearly reveals that both death and sickness originated with sin and now are being spread by Satan, (Romans 5:12-21; Job 2:6-7; Luke 13:16).  Think of all those Jesus healed- they were all "oppressed of the devil." (Acts 10:38).  "Behold, thou art made whole, sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee." (John 5:14).  Only when sin is taken out of the human race, will there be no more sickness. (Rev. 21).

God's word teaches that forgiveness of sins and healing of the body go hand in hand.  Healing is just as easy to receive from God as forgiveness of sins.  If you have need of healing, it is only right that you surrender your life to God if you expect Him to heal you.  The body is God's house as well as our own.  (I Cor. 76:19-20).  Because it is God's house, we are forbidden to mar it, to defile it, or to abuse it.  (I Cor. 3: 16-17).


Satan's primary objective is to discredit God.  Spoiling our bodies is one way he operates.  Created in the image of God, we are caught in the middle of this spiritual battleground.  Satan"as a roaring lion, walketh about seeking whom he may devour."  (I Peter 5:8).  He will devour you with disease and sickness if you let him.  Our great advantage is that God sent His Son to destroy the works of the devil.  (I John 3:8).  God through Jesus Christ will destroy Satan's evil works in your body!

Our failures come because of an imperfect understanding of God's word.  God's work declares that, "You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free."  (John 8:32).  Satan your adversary knows the truth better than you do.  Until you discover and start claiming what is legally yours, Satan will continue his harassment and assault on your life.   He knows your weak areas.

The Bible clearly reveals that God wills to be the "healer" of His people and declares His will to heal all those that obey Him.  Christ's works of healing were not only to prove His divinity but were a part of His complete mission of fulfilling the will of God.  "Lo, I come to do Thy will, O God."  (Heb. 10:9)  "Great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all." (Matthew 12:15).  Jesus Himself is a revelation of the will of God.  He did the will of God; He healed all who came to Him.  He has an unchanging priesthood; "Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever."  (Hebrews13:8).

In Matthew, Chapter 8: 16-17, God's word tells us that Jesus "healed all that were sick; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses."  If He bore them then they rightfully and legally belong to Him and for us to take them upon our body is to be taking something that does not belong to us.   In the material realm if one takes something that does not belong to him he  is classified as a thief.  The same thing applies in the spiritual realm.   If Christ took our sins then sins do not belong to the believer and as long as the believer has sins, Christ's atonement means nothing to him.  If Christ took our sickness and pain, then they do not belong to the believer, and for a believer to have them is illegal and Christ's death in bearing them means nothing.  (Matt. 1:21; 2 OCR. 5:17-21; I John 1:7-9).

At the hands of unbelievers, Jesus our LAMB, was beaten, On His body deep furrows were plowed by the awful Roman lash as it literally tore pieces of flesh from His back.  THESE WERE THE STRIPES by which, Isaiah and Peter say, WE WERE HEALED, and they were laid on His BODY.  This  was the bearing of our sicknesses, and so, the provision was made for the healing of our body.  Then they nailed Him to the cross and pierced His side.  His blood ran down on the ground, "shed for many for the remission of sins." (Matt. 26:28).

God has set us free from the curse of the law through Christ Jesus Our Lord

Jesus our Lamb suffered in two ways.   He shed His blood on the cross for our salvation from sin, and He bore the stripes on His BODY for our healing from sickness.  If you have let Him take your sins, won't you let Him take your sickness?  Healing is part of your salvation; do not be cheated out of it any more than you would permit yourself to be cheated our of forgiveness of sins.

In Deuteronomy, 28th chapter, we find sickness given  as part of the "curse", but Gal. 3:13 declares that "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law."  Look for a moment to the sicknesses specifically stated in Deut. 28: pestilence, consumption, fever inflammation, extreme burning, emerods (hemorrhoids), the scab, the itch, madness, blindness, astonishment of heart, smite thee in the knees, in the legs, sore botch, all the diseases of Egypt, and as if these were not enough, verse 61 adds"every sickness and every plague which is not written in the book of this law."  Is there anything left uncovered?  If you are carrying a disease, you are carrying a part of the curse.  This should not be.   Deuteronomy 7:15 tells us that diseases belong to those that hate God.

God has set us free from the curse of the law through Christ Jesus Our Lord, for "whosoever will" meet the conditions and believe the Word.  We may accept ourselves, saying, "It is not His will", but God accepts no one.  He is no respecter of persons.  His promises are to all.  "Is any (not some) sick among you." (James 5;14).  God is as willing to heal as He is to forgive sins.   The only hindrance in getting the full benefits of Calvary is unbelief and lack of appropriation of the blessing which Christ died to give to all men.  (Isa. 53:4-5; Matt. 8:16-17: I Peter 2:24; James 5:14-16; 3John 2)

The faith that receives from God is based upon the knowledge of His will.  We cannot definitely take healing by faith, if there is any question whether it is for us.   With proper knowledge of the will of God, we should not pray: "Lord heal me, if it be Thy will."  "If" implies doubt, and doubt cancels faith.   Never be guilty of praying a useless, unbelieving prayer concerning anything that God has promised.  If you truly feel that it is God's will for you to be sick, you have no business going to a doctor trying to get rid of the will of God!  The will of God is expressed in the Lord's Prayer:- "Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven."  Is heaven filled with sick people?

Our will, also has a part in the question of healing.  Will we take that which God has will to give us?  "IF ye abide in Me, and My works abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will,a and it shall be done unto you."  (John 15:7).  When our "I will", meets His "I will", the work is done.


You have the right and authority to claim healing from God when you are a born again Christian (Matt. 13:15);  when you are diligently listening to God (Exodus 15:26); when you are attending to God's word (Proverbs 4:20-22); and when your faith is unwavering (James 1:6-7).  Now don't give up if you don't have enough faith - you can get it!  Not everyone believes perfectly every time.  "...Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."   (Rom. 10:17).  Fill yourself with the appropriate word of God! "Let the words of my mouth, and the mediation of my heart, be acceptable in Thy sight,  O Lord my strength, and my redeemer."

Speak the following verses boldly, over and over and you will become a changed person.  Your life will become hidden in Christ.  Don't read them quietly, but read them aloud!  You are building your own faith!  Break your silence with God's unchanging Word:

Never confess that I can't.........say:
"I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me..." (Phil. 4;13).
"The lord is the strength of my life" (Psalm 27:1)
"Oh Lord, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction." (Jer. 16:19).

Never confess that you lack.......say:
"My God shall supply all of my needs according to His riches in Glory by Christ Jesus. ")Phil 4:19).
"No good things will He withhold from them that walk uprightly." (Ps. 84:11)

Never confess that you fear......say:
"For God hath not give me the spirit of fear: but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." (2Tim. 1:7).
"Fear thou not! for I am with thee: be not dismayed for I am thy God.  I will strengthen thee: yea, I will help thee: yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness."  (Is. 41:10).

Never confess that you lack faith.....say:
"God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith." (Romans 12:3)
"For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure." (Phil. 2:13).
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ." (Eph. 2;10).

Never confess your weakness, or the supremacy of the Devil......say:
"When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him." (Is. 59:19.
"Behold I give you power over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you" (Luke 10:19).

Never Again confess Defeat.....Say:
"Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world." (I John 4:4).
"Thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ." (2Cor. 2:14).
"In all things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us." (Romans 3:37)

Never again confess your sickness....Say:
"Jesus......by whose stripes ye were HEALED!" (I Peter 2:24- Isaiah 53:5)
"I am the Lord that healeth thee." (Exodus 15:26)
"Bless the Lord, O My Soul....who healeth all thy diseases." (Ps. 103:1-3
"In my name, they shall lay hands on the sick, and they SHALL RECOVER."   (Mark 16:18)



When believers agree together, things begin to happen.  Join with others in
agreeing upon your condition, pray one for another, get anointed with oil. (Mark 6:13 and James 5:14-16) Jesus said that healing is "Children's Bread".  If sinners can get the crumbs ( and many are being saved and healed at the same time), you are entitled to your share. (Matt 15:26).  "Resist the devil and he will flee from you." (James 4:7)  Tell Satan, ALOUD, that he is overcome by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of your testimony! (Rev. 12:11), that you are washed clean by the blood of Jesus and that by His stripes you are healed, that you refuse to accept his baggage which belongs to those who hate God.

As you win the battle and symptoms disappear, prepare for the counter-attack!  Satan does not give up easily.  He will attack with a pain or an old symptom in the healed area to try and strike fear and doubt in your heart.  This is a test of your faith.   It is vital that you do not deny your healing and accept the condition again.   Immediately strike back with the Word of God.  When you resist him he must flee!  Repeat the faith building verses.  The more you say them, the more you believe.  The less you say them, the less you believe. 

Jesus exercised no power in His ministry which every true believer cannot have today.   True believers can heal the sick and cast out devils!  They can perform miracles and raise the dead.  Many will say these things were only for the Apostles; no my friend, this is what you were meant to be and do!  Jesus said, "HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME, THE WORKS THAT I DO SHALL HE DO ALSO; AND GREATER WORKS THAN THESE SHALL HE DO" ( John 14:12).  When we believe this, we see miracles.

*Joseph Frano

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