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When you need HEALING of your spirit, soul and physical body

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Psalm 103: 2-5
1 Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
2 Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits--
3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
5 who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ( New International Version) Proverbs 4: 20-22 Dear friend, listen well to my words; tune your ears to my voice. Keep my message in plain view at all times. Concentrate! Learn it by heart! Those who discover these words live, really live; body and soul, they're bursting with health. (Message Bible)
 
Isaiah 53: 4,5
But the fact is, it was our pains he carried - our disfigurements, all the things wrong with us. We thought he brought it on himself, that God was punishing him for his own failures. But it was our sins that did that to him, that ripped and tore and crushed him - our sins! He took the punishment, and that made us whole. Through his bruises we get healed. (Message Bible)
 
Jeremiah 17:14
God, pick up the pieces. Put me back together again. You are my praise! (Message Bible)
 
Jeremiah 30:17a
As for you, I'll come with healing, curing the incurable, Because they all gave up on you and dismissed you as hopeless - that good-for-nothing Zion.' (Message Bible)
 
Matthews 8:7
Jesus said, "I'll come and heal him." (Message Bible)
 
Hebrews 13:8
For Jesus doesn't change - yesterday, today, tomorrow, he's always totally himself. (Message Bible)
 
James 5: 13-16
Are you hurting? Pray. Do you feel great? Sing. Are you sick? Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. Believing-prayer will heal you, and Jesus will put you on your feet. And if you've sinned, you'll be forgiven - healed inside and out. Make this your common practice: Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you can live together whole and healed. The prayer of a person living right with God is something powerful to be reckoned with. (Message Bible)
 
3 John 2
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper aned be in health, even as they soul prospereth. (King James)
 
Proverbs 12:18
Rash language cuts and maims, but there is healing in the words of the wise. (Message Bible)
 
Jeremiah 8:15
We hoped things would turn out for the best, but it didn't happen that way. We were waiting around for healing - and terror showed up! (Message Bible)
 
Isaiah 58:8
Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. (New International Version) Pr 12:18 Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. (New International Version)
 
Malachi 4:2
But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall. (New International Version)
 
Proverbs 15:4
The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. (New International Version)
 
Proverbs 16:24
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. (New International Version)
 
Luke 9:6
So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere. (New International Version)
 
Luke 9:11
But the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed.
 
 

When you need FAITH for revelation, wisdom and understanding of your situation or circumstance or the people in your life

 
Romans 10:17
So then, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message comes through preaching Christ. (New Goods Bible)
 
Psalm 118: 8-9
It is better to trust the LORD than to put confidence in people. (New Living Translation)
 
Hebrews 10:38-39
And a righteous person will live by faith. But I will have no pleasure in anyone who turns away." But we are not like those who turn their backs on God and seal their fate. We have faith that assures our salvation. (New Living Translation)
 
Proverbs 3:26
Because God will be right there with you; he'll keep you safe and sound. (Message Bible)
 
Philippians 4:6
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; (New King James)
 
Psalm 121:2-4
My help comes from the LORD, who made the heavens and the earth! He will not let you stumble and fall; the one who watches over you will not sleep. Indeed, he who watches over Israel never tires and never sleeps. (New Living Translation)
 
1 Chronicles 28:20
Then David continued, "Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don't be afraid or discouraged by the size of the task, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. He will see to it that all the work related to the Temple of the LORD is finished correctly. (New Living Translation)
 
Habakkuk 2:4
Look at that man, bloated by self-importance - full of himself but soul-empty. But the person in right standing before God through loyal and steady believing is fully alive, really alive. (Message Bible)
 
Isaiah 40:3
But those who wait on the LORD will find new strength. They will fly high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (New Living Translation)
 
Matthew 7:12
Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you, then grab the initiative and do it for them. Add up God's Law and Prophets and this is what you get. (Message Bible)
 

When you need PEACE , JOY and COMFORT because you are confused, anxious or overwhelmed or can’t understand what happening

 
Philippians 4:7-8
And God's peace, which is far beyond human understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with Christ Jesus. In conclusion, my friends, fill your minds with those things that are good and that deserve praise: things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, and honorable. (New Living Translation)
 
I Peter 3:9
And God's peace, which is far beyond human understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with Christ Jesus. (New Living Translation)
 
Nehimiah 8:10
Then he said to them, "Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength."
 
Psalm 5:11
But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; Let those also who love Your name Be joyful in You.
 
Psalm 16:11
You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
 
Psalm 51:12
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation, And uphold me by Your generous Spirit. (New King James)
 
Psalm 23:4
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. (New King James)
 
Psalm 119:50
This is my comfort in my affliction, For Your word has given me life. ( New King James)
 
Romans 15:4
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. (New King James)
 
Romans 15:5-6
Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, 6 that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. (New King James)
 

When you need LOVE because you are lonely, disappointed or afraid

 
Romans 5:5
And this expectation will not disappoint us. For we know how dearly God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with his love. (New Living Translation)
 
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.
 
Philippians 1:9-11, 9
So this is my prayer: that your love will flourish and that you will not only love much but well. Learn to love appropriately. You need to use your head and test your feelings 10 so that your love is sincere and intelligent, not sentimental gush. Live a lover's life, circumspect and exemplary, a life Jesus will be proud of: 11 bountiful in fruits from the soul, making Jesus Christ attractive to all, getting everyone involved in the glory and praise of God. (Message Bible)
 
I Thessalonians 3:12, 13 
And may the Master pour on the love so it fills your lives and splashes over on everyone around you, just as it does from us to you. May you be infused with strength and purity, filled with confidence in the presence of God our Father when our Master Jesus arrives with all his followers.
 
Thessalonians 4: 9
Regarding life together and getting along with each other, you don't need me to tell you what to do. You're God-taught in these matters. Just love one another! (Message Bible)
 
2 Thessalonians 3:5
May the Lord bring you into an ever deeper understanding of the love of God and the endurance that comes from Christ.
 
I John 4 :12
No one has seen God, ever. But if we love one another, God dwells deeply within us, and his love becomes complete in us - perfect love! (Message Bible)
 
Proverbs 17:17
Friends love through all kinds of weather, and families stick together in all kinds of trouble. (Message Bible)
 
Deuteronomy 6:5
Love God, your God, with your whole heart: love him with all that's in you, love him with all you've got!
 
Joshua 22:5
Only this: Be vigilant in keeping the Commandment and The Revelation that Moses the servant of God laid on you: Love God, your God, walk in all his ways, do what he's commanded, embrace him, serve him with everything you are and have."
 
Psalm 116:1
I love the LORD because he hears and answers my prayers. (New Living Translation)
 
John 13:34-35
"Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples - when they see the love you have for each other." (Message Bible)
 
I Tim 1:5
The purpose of my instruction is that all the Christians there would be filled with love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and sincere faith. (New Living Translation)
 
I Peter 4:8
Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything. (Message Bible)
 

When you need HOPE – When you are anxious, discouraged or feel like giving up

Romans 15:13
So I pray that God, who gives you hope, will keep you happy and full of peace as you believe in him. May you overflow with hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. (New Living Translation)

Psalm 31:24
So be strong and take courage, all you who put your hope in the LORD! (New Living Translation)

Romans 5:5
In alert expectancy such as this, we're never left feeling shortchanged. Quite the contrary - we can't round up enough containers to hold everything God generously pours into our lives through the Holy Spirit!

Proverbs 16:3
Commit your works to the Lord, And your thoughts will be established. (New King James Version)

Mark 11:22-23
So Jesus answered and said to them, "Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be removed and be cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have whatever he says. (New King James Version)

John 14:27
Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. (New King James Version)

Philippians 4:6
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. (New King James)

Hebrews 4:16
So let's walk right up to him and get what he is so ready to give. Take the mercy, accept the help. (Message Bible)

Hebrews 10:35
Do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord, no matter what happens. Remember the great reward it brings you! Patient endurance is what you need now, so you will continue to do God's will. Then you will receive all that he has promised. (New Living Translation)

I Peter 5:7
Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about what happens to you. (New Living Translation)

HEALING for your emotions, feelings, life experiences, relationships or all sicknesses and diseases

Psalm 103:2-3
Praise the LORD, I tell myself, and never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. (New Living Translation)

Psalm 107:20
He spoke, and they were healed – snatched from the door of death. (New Living Translation)

Matthew 8:16-17
When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: "He Himself took our infirmities And bore our sicknesses." (New King James Version)

I Peter 2:24
Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness--by whose stripes you were healed. (New King James Version)

Exodus 15:26
"If you will listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in his sight, obeying his commands and laws, then I will not make you suffer the diseases I sent on the Egyptians; for I am the LORD who heals you." (New King James Version)

Exodus 23:25
"But you - you serve your God and he'll bless your food and your water. I'll get rid of the sickness among you; (Message Bible)

Psalm 91:16
“I will satisfy them with a long life and give them my salvation." (Message Bible)

James 1:17
Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle. (Message Bible)

Acts 10:38
Then Jesus arrived from Nazareth, anointed by God with the Holy Spirit, ready for action. He went through the country helping people and healing everyone who was beaten down by the Devil. He was able to do all this because God was with him. (Message Bible)

John 10:10
A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. (message bible)

Hebrews 13:8
For Jesus doesn't change - yesterday, today, tomorrow, he's always totally himself. (Message Bible)

James 5:14-15
Are you sick? Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. Believing-prayer will heal you, and Jesus will put you on your feet. And if you've sinned, you'll be forgiven - healed inside and out. (Message Bible)

I John 4:4
Ye are of God, [my] little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world. (American Standard Bible)

Romans 5:5 4
Endurance brings God's approval, and his approval creates hope. 5 This hope does not disappoint us, for God has poured out his love into our hearts by means of the Holy Spirit, who is God's gift to us. (Good News)

When you need FORGIVENESS for yourself or others

Jeremiah 24:6-7
I'll keep my eye on them so that their lives are good, and I'll bring them back to this land. I'll build them up, not tear them down; I'll plant them, not uproot them. (Message Bible)

Psalm 25:11
Keep up your reputation, God; Forgive my bad life; It's been a very bad life. (Message Bible)

Proverbs 19:11
Smart people know how to hold their tongue; their grandeur is to forgive and forget. (Message Bible)

Proverbs 24: 17, 29
Don't laugh when your enemy falls; don't crow over his collapse. Don't say to anyone, "I'll get back at you for what you did to me. I'll make you pay for what you did!" (Message Bible)

Proverbs 25:21
If you see your enemy hungry, go buy him lunch; if he's thirsty, bring him a drink. (Message Bible)

Matthew 5:3 -12:
You’re blessed when you're at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule.
4 "You're blessed when you feel you've lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.
5 "You're blessed when you're content with just who you are - no more, no less. That's the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can't be bought.
6 "You're blessed when you've worked up a good appetite for God. He's food and drink in the best meal you'll ever eat.
7 "You're blessed when you care. At the moment of being 'carefull,' you find yourselves cared for.
8 "You're blessed when you get your inside world - your mind and heart - put right. Then you can see God in the outside world.
9 "You're blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. That's when you discover who you really are, and your place in God's family.
10 "You're blessed when your commitment to God provokes persecution. The persecution drives you even deeper into God's kingdom.
11 "Not only that - count yourselves blessed every time people put you down or throw you out or speak lies about you to discredit me. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and they are uncomfortable.
12 You can be glad when that happens - give a cheer, even! - for though they don't like it, I do! And all heaven applauds. And know that you are in good company. My prophets and witnesses have always gotten into this kind of trouble. (Message Bible)

Matthew 5:44-48: 43
"You're familiar with the old written law, 'Love your friend,' and its unwritten companion, 'Hate your enemy.'
44 I'm challenging that. I'm telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer,
45 for then you are working out of your true selves, your God-created selves. This is what God does. He gives his best - the sun to warm and the rain to nourish - to everyone, regardless: the good and bad, the nice and nasty.
46 If all you do is love the lovable, do you expect a bonus? Anybody can do that.
47 If you simply say hello to those who greet you, do you expect a medal? Any run-of-the-mill sinner does that.
48 "In a word, what I'm saying is, Grow up. You're kingdom subjects. Now live like it. Live out your God-created identity. Live generously and graciously toward others, the way God lives toward you. (Message Bible)
 
Matthew 6: 12, 14-15
Keep us forgiven with you and forgiving others. "In prayer there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can't get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. If you refuse to do your part, you cut yourself off from God's part. (Message Bible)
 
Matthew 18: 21-22
At that point Peter got up the nerve to ask, "Master, how many times do I forgive a brother or sister who hurts me? Seven?" Jesus replied, "Seven! Hardly. Try seventy times seven. (Message Bible)
 
Mark 11:25
And when you assume the posture of prayer, remember that it's not all asking. If you have anything against someone, forgive - only then will your heavenly Father be inclined to also wipe your slate clean of sins." (Message Bible)
 
Luke 17: 1-4
He said to his disciples, "Hard trials and temptations are bound to come, but too bad for whoever brings them on! 2 Better to wear a millstone necklace and take a swim in the deep blue sea than give even one of these dear little ones a hard time! 3 "Be alert. If you see your friend going wrong, correct him. If he responds, forgive him. 4 Even if it's personal against you and repeated seven times through the day, and seven times he says, 'I'm sorry, I won't do it again,' forgive him." (Message Bible)
 
John 20:23 23
"If you forgive someone's sins, they're gone for good. If you don't forgive sins, what are you going to do with them?" (Message Bible)
 
Romans 12:14, 21 Ephesians 4:32
Be gentle with one another, sensitive. Forgive one another as quickly and thoroughly as God in Christ forgave you. (Message Bible)
 
Colossians 3:13
Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you.