God bestows gifts and healing through the laying on of hands
Matthew 9:18 (ASV 1901)
18While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.
Matthew 19:13 (ASV 1901)
13Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should lay his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.
Mark 16:17–18 (ASV 1901)
17And these signs shall accompany them that believe: in my name shall they cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues; 18they shall take up serpents, and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall in no wise hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Luke 4:40 (ASV 1901)
40And when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.
Acts 8:17 (ASV 1901)
17Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.
Acts 9:12 (ASV 1901)
12and he hath seen a man named Ananias coming in, and laying his hands on him, that he might receive his sight.
Acts 9:17 (ASV 1901)
17And Ananias departed, and entered into the house; and laying his hands on him said, Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, who appeared unto thee in the way which thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mayest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Spirit.
Acts 13:3 (ASV 1901)
3Then, when they had fasted and prayed and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Acts 19:6 (ASV 1901)
6And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.
Acts 28:8 (ASV 1901)
8And it was so, that the father of Publius lay sick of fever and dysentery: unto whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laying his hands on him healed him.
1 Timothy 4:14 (ASV 1901)
14Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.
2 Timothy 1:6 (ASV 1901)
6For which cause I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee through the laying on of my hands.