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Sickness


1. Sent by God. De 28:59-61; 32:39; 2Sa 12:15; Ac 12:23.

2. The devil sometimes permitted to inflict. Job 2:6,7; Lu 9:39; 13:16.

3. Often brought on by intemperance. Ho 7:5.

4. Often sent as a punishment of sin. Le 26:14-16; 2Ch 21:12-15; 1Co 11:30.

5. One of God’s four sore judgments on a guilty land. Eze 14:19-21.

6. God

a. Promises to heal. Ex 23:25; 2Ki 20:5.

b. Heals. De 32:39; Ps 103:3; Isa 38:5,9.

c. Exhibits his mercy in healing. Php 2:27.

d. Exhibits his power in healing. Lu 5:17.

e. Exhibits his love in healing. Isa 38:17.

f. Often manifests saving grace to sinners during. Job 33:19-24; Ps 107:17-21.

g. Permits saints to be tried by. Job 2:5,6.

h. Strengthens saints in. Ps 41:3.

i. Comforts saints in. Ps 41:3.

j. Hears the prayers of those in. Ps 30:2; 107:18-20.

k. Preserves saints in time of. Ps 91:3-7.

l. Abandons the wicked to. Jer 34:17.

m. Persecutes the wicked by. Jer 29:18.

7. Healing of, lawful on the Sabbath. Lu 13:14-16.

8. Christ compassionate those in. Isa 53:4; Mt 8:16,17.

9. Christ healed

a. Being present. Mr 1:31; Mt 4:23.

b. Not being present. Mt 8:13.

c. By imposition of hands. Mr 6:5; Lu 13:13.

d. With a touch. Mt 8:3.

e. Through the touch of his garment. Mt 14:35,36; Mr 5:27-34.

f. With a word. Mt 8:8,13.

10. Faith required in those healed of, by Christ. Mt 9:28,29; Mr 5:34; 10:52.

11. Often incurable by human means. De 28:27; 2Ch 21:18.

12. The Apostles were endued with power to heal. Mt 10:1; Mr 16:18,20.

13. The power of healing

a. One of the miraculous gifts bestowed on the early Church. 1Co 12:9,30; Jas 5:14,15.

14. Saints

a. Acknowledge that, comes from God. Ps 31:1-8; Isa 38:12,15.

b. Are resigned under. Job 2:10.

c. Mourn under, with prayer. Isa 38:14.

d. Pray for recovery from. Isa 38:2,3.

e. Ascribe recovery from, to God. Isa 38:20.

f. Praise God for recovery from. Ps 103:1-3; Isa 38:19; Lu 17:15.

g. Thank God publicly for recovery form. Isa 38:20; Ac 3:8.

h. Feel for others in. Ps 35:13.

i. Visit those in. Mt 25:36.

15. Visiting those in, an evidence of belonging to Christ. Mt 25:34,36,40.

16. Pray for those afflicted with. Ac 28:8; Jas 5:14,15.

17. God’s aid should be sought in. 2Ch 16:12.

18. The wicked

a. Have much sorrow, with. Ec 5:17.

b. Forsake those in. 1Sa 30:13.

c. Visit not those in. Mt 25:43.

19. Not visiting those in, an evidence of not belonging to Christ. Mt 25:43,45.

20. Illustrative of sin. Le 13:45,46; Isa 1:5; Jer 8:22; Mt 9:12.