There are 9 reasons why people don’t get healed.
Reason 1: Lack Of Knowledge
Some people don’t know the Word of GOD! Or don’t know enough about the subject.
Proverbs 29:18a – Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint. (NKJV)
Hosea 4:6 – MY people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for ME; Because you have forgotten the law of your GOD, I also will forget your children. (NKJV)
Some people think that GOD gave them the sickness but HE didn’t. HE would have to take it from satan to put it on people. GOD gave us abundant life.
John 10:10b – I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Reason 2: Unforgiveness
If we don’t forgive then that sin keeps the door open for satan to hit us and sickness on us.
Matthew 6:14-15 – 14) For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly FATHER will also forgive you. 15) But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your FATHER forgive your trespasses. (NKJV)
Luke 17:4 – And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day returns to you, saying, ‘I repent,’ you shall forgive him. (NKJV)
Mark 11:25 – And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your FATHER in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. (NKJV)
Ephesians 4:32 – And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as GOD in CHRIST forgave you. (NKJV)
CHRIST forgive us so we need to forgive others.
Reason 3: Worry
After we pray and ask GOD to heal us, we can’t worry if HE is going to do it or if well die.
1 Peter 5:7 – casting all your care upon HIM, for HE cares for you. (NKJV)
Psalm 55:22 – Cast your burden on the LORD, And HE shall sustain you; HE shall never permit the righteous to be moved. (NKJV)
After we pray we praise GOD for answering our prayer and leave it to HIM! Worry only weighs us down.
Philippians 4:6-7 – 6) Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to GOD; 7) and the peace of GOD, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through CHRIST JESUS. (NKJV)
Proverbs 12:25b – Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, (NKJV)
Psalm 37:8 – Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; Do not fret—it only causes harm. (NKJV)
Reason 4: Fear
When we pray we need not to fear. GOD did not give us a spirit of fear but HE has given us the power to get rid of it. Faith and fear NEVER mix!!!! You either have one or the other!
2 Timothy 1:7 – For GOD has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (NKJV)
Matthew 10:31 – Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. (NKJV)
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. (NKJV)
Jeremiah 1:8 – Do not be afraid of their faces, For I am with you to deliver you,” says the LORD. (NKJV)
Reason 5: Anger
Anger is a sin. When we stay angry our body can’t heal.
Ephesians 4:26 – Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, (NKJV)
We don’t need to go to bed mad. We need to forgive.
Reason 6: Doubt
When we pray and ask GOD for healing, help, anything. We need to believe that HE hears us and answers our prayers.
Matthew 21:22 – And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive. (NKJV)
Mark 11:22-26 – 22) So JESUS answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. 23) 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. 24) Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. 25) “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your FATHER in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. 26) But if you do not forgive, neither will your FATHER in heaven forgive your trespasses.” (NKJV)
James 1:5-8 – 5) If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of GOD, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. 6) But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. 7) For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the LORD; 8) he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. (NKJV)
Reason 7: Disobedience
When we disobey then that opens the door for satan to put sickness on us. When we disobey we need to ask GOD for forgiveness and do what HE tells us.
Psalm 78:10 – They did not keep the covenant of GOD; They refused to walk in HIS law, (NKJV)
Jeremiah 18:10 – if it does evil in MY sight so that it does not obey MY voice, then I will relent concerning the good with which I said I would benefit it. (NKJV)
Titus 1:16 – They profess to know GOD, but in works they deny HIM, being abominable, disobedient, and disqualified for every good work. (NKJV)
Titus 3:3 – For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. (NKJV)
Reason 8: Words
We can’t pray for healing and talk sickness. Our words need to line up with GOD’S Word. If we pray for healing then we need to speak healing scriptures.
Proverbs 18:21 – Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit. (NKJV)
Deuteronomy 30:19-20 – 19) I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; 20) that you may love the LORD your GOD, that you may obey HIS voice, and that you may cling to HIM, for HE is your life and the length of your days; and that you may dwell in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them.” (NKJV)
Hebrews 4:12 – For the word of GOD is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. (NKJV)
James 3:10 – Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so. (NKJV)
Reason 9: Don’t Know How To Pray
People don’t know how to pray. We can pray all we won’t but if we don’t pray according to GOD’S promises then our prays aren’t going to get answered. Like if we pray that “If it be YOUR will heal me LORD.” We can’t pray that way because healing is GOD’S Will.
Isaiah 53:4-5 – 4) Surely HE has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed HIM stricken, Smitten by GOD, and afflicted. 5) But HE was wounded for our transgressions, HE was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon HIM, And by HIS stripes we are healed. (NKJV)
1 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. (NKJV)
2 Corinthians 1:20 – For all the promises of GOD in HIM are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of GOD through us. (NKJV)