Hindrances to Healing

Various hindrances to healing presented along with causes and Bible references.

1. Unbelief due to incomplete teaching & practice. Mark 6:5,6

2. Living in an environment of unbelief. Matt. 17:14-21; Mk 6:5,6

3. Incorrect causes addressed. Acts 3:12; 13:27; 10:25,26

4. Harboring fear, bitterness, hatred, judgment, resentment against others and oneself. Mat. 18:23; Mk 11:25,26; 1 Cor. 11:28; Heb. 12:15

5. Not seriously pursuing healing. Luke 10:13; Mk 5:17

6. Feeling unworthy of blessings (rejection). Acts 13:46

7. Hidden agenda to prefer to remain sick. | Seeking attention and/or financial support.

8. Healing on ones own terms and demands. 2 Kings 5

9. Incorrect and incomplete theology. (It may not be God’s will, sovereignty of God’s will). | Sovereign theology.

10. Still connected to past occult involvement. Mark 7:13, traditions.

11. Occult inheritance through the family. Exodus. 20:5

12. Evil spirits always hindering healing (see also #13). Luke 13:12-16; Ps. 107:20

13. Criticism, curses, claims, control, coercion. Isa. 54:17; Luke14: 26; Gal. 3:1

14. Resisting and arguing against God’s truth. Mat. 7:6; 10:14

15. Object to innerhealing after conversion. 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 2:10

16. Legalistic approach void of grace and faith. Gal. 3:2

17. Healing not sought to the glory of God. Rom. 11:36

18. Attitude of claiming rather than receiving. Luke 18: 11; John 5: 44

19. Looking to the agent instead of to the Lord. Rom. 10:17

Hindrances to Maintaining Healing

20. Living in sin and still expect God to bless. Gal.; Heb. 12:2

21. Not taking care of the temple of God. 1 Cor. 3:12-17

22. Murmuring against God’s anointed vessel. Num. 21:5-; 12:1-;16;17

23. Inherited weakness to sickness. Exodus. 20:5

24. No positive commitment to Christ. John 6:66

25. Living with unresolved relationships. Mark 11: 25, 26

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