A cheerful heart is a good medicine, but a downcast spirit dries up the bones.
He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.'
37 Then the righteous will answer him, `Lord, when did we see thee hungry and feed thee, or thirsty and give thee drink?
38 And when did we see thee a stranger and welcome thee, or naked and clothe thee?
39 And when did we see thee sick or in prison and visit thee?'
40 And the King will answer them, `Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.'
That evening they brought to him many who were possessed with demons; and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick.
This was to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah, "He took our infirmities and bore our diseases."
saying, "If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give heed to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I put upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD, your healer."
And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick; I came not to call the righteous, but sinners."
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying, give without pay.
A man's spirit will endure sickness; but a broken spirit who can bear?
You shall serve the LORD your God, and I will bless your bread and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you.
7 And to keep me from being too elated by the abundance of revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan, to harass me, to keep me from being too elated.
8 Three times I besought the Lord about this, that it should leave me;
9 but he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." I will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
10 For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every infirmity.
Is any among you sick? 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;
and the prayer of faith will save the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.
2 Blessed is he who considers the poor! The LORD delivers him in the day of trouble;
3 the LORD protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; thou dost not give him up to the will of his enemies.
Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved; for thou art my praise.
He heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds.
Blessed is the man to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
the LORD opens the eyes of the blind. The LORD lifts up those who are bowed down; the LORD loves the righteous.
you know it was because of a bodily ailment that I preached the gospel to you at first;
and though my condition was a trial to you, you did not scorn or despise me, but received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.
No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.
Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits,
heal the sick in it and say to them, `The kingdom of God has come near to you.'
he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning nor crying nor pain any more, for the former things have passed away."
Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects.
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in health; I know that it is well with your soul.
And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases,
and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal.