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What bearing did
the regarding of God's commandments formerly have on the removal of sickness?
"Thou shalt therefore keep the commandments, ...and the Lord will
take away from thee all sickness." Deut. 7:11-15.
disobedience King Jeroboam's hand withered, how was it restored to strength?
"And the man of God besought the Lord, and
the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before." 1
When Miriam was
afflicted with leprosy, what did Moses do in her behalf?
"And Moses cried unto the Lord, saying, Heal her now, a God, I beseech
thee." Num. 12:13.
Are there cases
when it is best not to apply to earthly physicians?
"And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his
feet, until his disease was exceeding great; yet in his disease he sought not
to the Lord, but to the physicians." 2 Chron. 16:12.
prayed for the restoration of a child, what was the result?
"And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto
the Lord, and said, a Lord my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into
him again. And the Lord heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child
came into him again, and he revived." 1 Kings 17:21, 22.
prayed for restoration from sickness, what answer was returned to him?
"Thus saith the Lord, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy
prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen
years." Isa. 38:5.
What was a part
of the work of Christ while He was here on earth?
"And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and
preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and
all manner of disease among the people." Matt. 4:23.
words does Matthew use to show further the burden that the Saviour took in this
"Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses."
When the woman
touched the hem of Jesus' garment and was healed of her infirmity , what gave
effect to the touch?
"And He said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath
made thee whole,. go in peace." Luke 8:48.
Is the gift of
healing given to the church of Christ?
"And God hath set some in the church, first apostles,
secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of
healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues." 1 Cor. 12:28.
How is this gift
"Is there 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." James 5:14.
If the sick one
is restored to health, by what power is it accomplished?
"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." James 5:15.
bestow the gift of healing upon His disciples?
"Then He called His twelve disciples together, and gave them power
and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. And He sent them to
preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick." Luke 9:1, 2. "Now
Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer... And a
certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the
gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered
into the temple; who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple asked an
alms... Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have, give I
thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. And he took him
by the right hand, and lifted him up; and immediately his feet and ankle bones
received strength. And he leaping up, stood, and walked, and entered with them
into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God." Acts 3:1-8.
commission to cease with the twelve apostles?
"And He said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel
to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that
believeth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe:
In my name... they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover."
work is necessary for one who expects to be healed?
"Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye
may be healed." James 5:16.
Why is it that
in some cases persons are not healed in answer to prayer?
"Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume
it upon your lusts." James 4:3.
Why could not
the disciples, on a certain occasion, cast the demon out of a child?
"Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we
cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief."
Matt. 17:19, 20.