Administration to the Sick See also Anoint; Hands, Laying on of; Heal, Healings; Oil; Priesthood A blessing given to the sick by men who hold the Melchizedek Priesthood, involving the use of consecrated oil. Lay thy hand upon her, Matt. 9:18. Jesus laid his hands upon a few sick folk and healed them, Mark 6:5. Christ’s Apostles anointed with oil many that were sick and healed them, Mark 6:13. The elders are to anoint and heal the sick, James 5:14–15. Ye shall not heal the sick except it be required of you by them who desire, D&C 24:13–14. Elders shall lay their hands upon the sick, D&C 42:44. Lay your hands upon the sick, and they shall recover, D&C 66:9.