Biblical Facts on Divine Healing

  • God’s will is for us to expect to receive divine healing every time.
  • We are commanded to heal all of the sick; we do not need a special “leading or unction.”
  • Every believer is already an “heir” of all the authority he needs to minister healing.
  • All believers can minister healing effectively; some have specialized gifts of healing.
  • God’s desire is to heal all of our diseases just as He forgives all of our sins.
  • Jesus never asked the Father to heal anyone, He commanded healing and deliverance.
  • Jesus healed thousands at a time without requiring them to repent or believe first.
  • Great faith is not necessary or the key to receiving divine healing from disease.
  • The disciples did not “intercede” for healing; they commanded spirits of infirmity to leave.
  • Our traditions about healing have hindered us from demonstrating the power of God.
  • Unconfessed sins may make people sick but they do not keep them from being healed.
  • Jesus healed them all people, regardless of their level of faith, if they wanted to be healed.
  • Jesus never tried to find the root cause of the illness or the sin that “opened the door.”
  • Jesus was never prevented from healing due to the sin of their ancestors.
  • Jesus taught His disciples to command spirits of infirmity to leave rather than to intercede.
  • We are commanded to lay hands on the sick.
  • The commandment to heal the sick is sufficient without a “Rhema” word for each situation.
  • Healing sometimes takes time to manifest, while miracles are usually instant.
  • Healing for every illness has already been provided in Christ’s beating at the whipping post.
  • God is an equal opportunity healer and is never the cause of a delay in healing.
  • God never causes illness in order to teach us a lesson; it is never His will for us to be sick.
  • We are to command the power of God without picking and choosing who is worthy.
  • We have authority to cast out even the devils that people think they want to keep.
  • Signs and wonders follow our believing and acting on the Word of God as opposed to our waiting for a new command every time.
  • The Holy Spirit, in me, is always instantly available to destroy the works of the devil though me.
  • God will heal through any believer because it is not about us, but about His goodness.
  • Every believer is God’s child, man’s servant, and the devil’s master.
  • We don’t beg God for healing; we proclaim freedom for the captives.
  • There is no one who is so bad that God will not heal them.
  • The main hindrance to receiving healing is – believing that there are hindrances to healing.
  • Because Christ is in us, we already have all the power and anointing that we will need.
  • God’s anointing which abides within us is always ready to heal and is always on.
  • Sickness is the devil’s work and Jesus came to destroy the works of the devil.
  • We must exercise our authority, refusing to receive spirits of infirmity back again
  • Returning to sin can enable spirits of infirmity to come back on us.

Published by

Dr. Larry L Yates

Dr. Larry L Yates is a Minister, Author and Bible Teacher with Doctorates in Theology, Religion, and Ministry. He is President of Mineola Bible Institute as well as a member of the Board of the International Apostolic University-London, in the UK. He is the author of numerous books on apostolic theology, prayer, and healing.

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