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Sozo: Save - Heal - Deliver - to make thoroughly whole!

The Greek word sozo is translated save, heal, and deliver. Reading these scriptures will give you insight into what the Bible has to say about sozo. The name Jesus means Saviour (someone that saves).  You will see that Jesus’s name represents the three aspects of sozo. He is our Saviour of our spirits, Healer of our bodies, and Deliverer of our souls (minds, will, emotions). He is God’s total solution for all of our needs!

Matt 1:21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."

Matt 8:25 The disciples went and woke him, saying, "Lord, save us! We’re going to drown!"

Matt 9:21 She said to herself, "If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed."

Matt 9:22 Jesus turned and saw her. "Take heart, daughter," he said, "your faith has healed you." And the woman was healed from that moment.

Matt 10:22 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.

Matt 14:30 But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord, save me!"

Matt 16:25 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.

Matt 19:25 When the disciples heard this, they were greatly astonished and asked, "Who then can be saved?"

Matt 24:13 but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.

Matt 27:40 and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!"

Matt 27:42 "He saved others," they said, "but he can’t save himself! He’s the King of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.

Matt 27:49 The rest said, "Now leave him alone. Let’s see if Elijah comes to save him."

Mark 3:4 Then Jesus asked them, "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they remained silent.

Mark 5:23 and pleaded earnestly with him, "My little daughter is dying. Please come and put your hands on her so that she will be healed and live."

Mark 5:28 because she thought, "If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed."

Mark 5:34 He said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering."

Mark 6:56 And wherever he went– into villages, towns or countryside– they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.

Mark 10:52 "Go," said Jesus, "your faith has healed you." Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.

Mark 15:30 come down from the cross and save yourself!"

Mark 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Luke 7:50 Jesus said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."

Luke 8:12 Those along the path are the ones who hear, and then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.

Luke 8:36 Those who had seen it told the people how the demon-possessed man had been cured.

Luke 8:48 Then he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace."

Luke 8:50 Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, "Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed."

Luke 13:23 Someone asked him, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?" He said to them,

Luke 17:19 Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."

Luke 18:42 Jesus said to him, "Receive your sight; your faith has healed you."

Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."

Luke 23:39 One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: "Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!"

John 3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

John 5:34 Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it that you may be saved.

John 10:9 I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and go out, and find pasture.

John 11:12 His disciples replied, "Lord, if he sleeps, he will get better."

John 12:27 "Now my heart is troubled, and what shall I say? `Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour.

John 12:47 "As for the person who hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge him. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save it.

Acts 2:21 And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’

Acts 2:40 With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, "Save yourselves from this corrupt generation."

Acts 2:47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.

Acts 4:9 If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a cripple and are asked how he was healed,

Acts 4:12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved."

Acts 11:14 He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.’

Acts 14:9 He listened to Paul as he was speaking. Paul looked directly at him, saw that he had faith to be healed.

Acts 15:1 Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers: "Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved."

Acts 15:11 No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are."

Acts 16:30 He then brought them out and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"

Acts 16:31 They replied, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved– you and your household."

Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved.

Acts 27:31 Then Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved."

Rom 5:9 Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!

Rom 5:10 For if, when we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!

Rom 8:24 For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has?

Rom 9:27 Isaiah cries out concerning Israel: "Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, only the remnant will be saved.

Rom 10:9,10
9 That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.

Rom 10:13 for, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."

Rom 11:14 in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy and save some of them.

Rom 11:26 And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob.

1 Cor 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Cor 1:21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

1 Cor 3:15 If it is burned up, he will suffer loss; he himself will be saved, but only as one escaping through the flames.

1 Cor 5:5 hand this man over to Satan, so that the sinful nature may be destroyed and his spirit saved on the day of the Lord.

1 Cor 7:16 How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife?

1 Cor 9:22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some.

1 Cor 10:33 even as I try to please everybody in every way. For I am not seeking my own good but the good of many, so that they may be saved.

1 Cor 15:2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.

2 Cor 2:15 For we are to God the aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing.

Eph 2:5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions– it is by grace you have been saved.

Eph 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith– and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–

1Thes 2:16 in their effort to keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. In this way they always heap up their sins to the limit. The wrath of God has come upon them at last.

II Th 2:10 and in every sort of evil that deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.

1 Tim 1:15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners– of whom I am the worst.

1 Tim 2:4 who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.

1 Tim 2:15 But women will be saved through childbearing– if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.

1 Tim 4:16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.

2 Tim 1:9 who has saved us and called us to a holy life– not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,

2 Tim 4:18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Titus 3:5 he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,

Heb 5:7 During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission.

Heb 7:25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

James 1:21 Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.

James 2:14 What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him?

James 4:12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you– who are you to judge your neighbor?

James 5:15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven.

James 5:20 remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save him from death and cover over a multitude of sins.

1 Pet 3:21 and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also– not the removal of dirt from the body but the pledge of a good conscience toward God. It saves you by the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Pet 4:18 And, "If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?"

Jude 1:5 Though you already know all this, I want to remind you that the Lord delivered his people out of Egypt, but later destroyed those who did not believe.

Jude 1:23 snatch others from the fire and save them; to others show mercy, mixed with fear– hating even the clothing stained by corrupted flesh.

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