Healing Prayers

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Sometimes untangling oneself from spiraling thoughts can be a confusing and difficult process as life situation happens. If you are facing a difficult disease, illness or malady or you feel scared, unsure of the future, or don’t understand how healing works. It is important to remember that you are not alone and there are steps you can take to heal, find peace and strength once again.

Below are healing prayers and bible scripture verses. Pray these words in faith today when you are overwhelmed with bad news, health problems, or relationship struggles. The Word of God can be your source of supernatural help and healing.

In the Hands of God Healing Prayer

More than ever I find myself in the hands of God.
This is what I have wanted all my life from my youth.

But now there is a difference;
the initiative is entirely with God.

It is indeed a profound spiritual experience
to know and feel myself so totally in God’s hands.

– Pedro Arrupe, S.J.

Healing Hand Of God

Lord, look upon me with eyes of mercy. May Your healing hand rest upon me, may Your life-giving powers flow into every cell of my body and into the depths of my soul, cleansing, purifying, restoring me to wholeness and strength for service in Your Kingdom. Amen.

— Cope by Faith

Personal Prayer to Receive Healing

Dear God, I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. I reach forward today, touch the hem of Your garment, and receive my healing. Yes, I want to get well. Give me the faith to walk in freedom and victory. In Jesus’ Name, Amen. – Sharon Jaynes

Healing Prayer In The Bible

  • “Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” ~ Jeremiah 17:14
  • “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.” ~ 3 John 1:2
  • “And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” ~ Philippians 4:19
  • “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” ~ Revelations 21:4
  • “You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.” ~ Isaiah 38:16-17
  • “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.” ~ James 5:14-15
  • “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” – 3 John 1:2
  • “if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place.” ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14-15
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Healing Prayer To Renew My Mind, Body and Soul

O’ Holy One
I come before you today in need of your healing hand.
In you all things are possible.
Hold my heart within yours, and renew my mind, body, and soul.

I am lost, but I come to you with grace.

You gave us life, and you also give us the gift of infinite joy.
Give me the strength to move forward on the path you’ve laid out for me.
Guide me towards better health, and give me the wisdom to identify those you’ve placed
around me to help me get better.

Prayer for Soul Healing

Precious Father, I marvel at the way You love me from immaturity to maturity, from brokenness to wholeness. You don’t berate me for my blunders or belittle me for my weakness. You meet me in those places and make me strong. You bind up my wounds so they can heal. You give rest to my heart so it can beat strong again. You are with me. You are God Most High. Do a miracle in and through me, Lord! Heal my soul and make me whole. Make me a Kingdom woman. Help me to live a life totally disproportionate to who I am. May others pursue You when they see what You do through me! In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen. – Susie Larson

Healing Prayer To Mend What is Broken

Gracious God,
I call on you right now in a special way.
It is through your power
that I was created.
Every breath I take,
every morning I wake,
and every moment of every hour,
I live under your power.

I ask you now to touch me
with that same power.
For if you created me from nothing,
you can certainly recreate me.
Fill me with the healing power of your spirit.
Cast out anything that should not be in me.

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Mend what is broken.
Root out any unproductive cells.
Open any blocked arteries or veins
and rebuild any damaged areas.
Remove all inflammation and
cleanse any infection.
Let the warmth of your healing
love pass through my body
to make new any unhealthy areas
so that my body will function
the way you created it to function.

Restore me to full health
in mind and body so that I may
serve you the rest of my life.

Healing Prayer To Restore My Strength

Holy Spirit, drive away from me all forms of sickness and disease.
restore strength to my body and joy to my spirit,
so that in my renewed health,
I may bless and serve you,
now and forevermore.

– Author Unknown

Healing Prayer For Speedy Recovery

Living Lord,
Your love has held me and kept me through this suffering. Now may your hope and healing lead me quickly to a place of restoration. O Lord the oil of your healing flows through me like a living stream. I choose to bathe in these clear waters each day.

I will keep my eyes on you, and trust in you that I will fully recover. I give you all that I am, and rest in your peace. I hold tightly to your promises. They are like a spring that overflows with goodness.

I wait on you.

Healing Prayer To Dull The Pain

Dear God,
It hurts so bad.
Dull the pain with Your love.
Blur the sharp edges by reminding me that from bad comes good.
Help me appreciate that after the sorrow, joy is sweeter.
I look forward to better times. I can endure anything with You by my side.

Healing Prayer For My Long Time Illness

Grand Spirit
Thank You for being with me through all the ups and downs of my life and for the many blessings that You have given me for which I praise and thank You.

You know the illness that I have been struggling with for a long time now and that there is little that seems to be able to be done by the medical profession – but I believe that I am fearfully and wonderfully made and that You know every part of my body. You know exactly why I have been ill for so long. I come to You now asking that You would work a full recovery in my body – whatever is causing this persistent problem. I pray that You would, in Your mercy, give me back the health and strength I need.

Guide me along the path that You have planned for me.

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Prayer To Heal A Friend

Think, O’ God, of our friend who is ill, whom we now commend to Your compassionate regard.

Comfort him/her upon his/her sickbed, and ease his/her suffering. We beg for deliverance, and submit
that no healing is too hard if it be Your will.

We therefore pray that You bless our friend with Your loving care, renew his/her strength,
and heal what ails him/her in Your loving name.

Healing A Loved One Prayer

Lord, You walked on the earth, understood the broken world, yet also rose from death into resurrected life.
I pray for my loved one that they would be held at this time in your loving arms.
Bless the work of the doctors, surgeons and hospital staff, and bring the power of your resurrection life into their body.
Come fill my loved one from top to toe with your restorative Spirit.
May your resurrection life bring healing and wellness into their being.
May your grace carry them through this hard time into a new season filled with hope and joy.

Healing Prayer For a Sick Friend

O Holy Spirit, please come like a dove
Shield and protect now the one that I love.
Cover their wounds with Your grace feathered wings,
Shield them from sorrow, breathe hope songs within.

Tend with Your goodness the pain that they bear
Heal now their sickness with miracle care.
Carry them high far above till they see
Your rainbow of promise, real hope lies ahead.

I love them so dearly, so help me to be
All that you, would give out through me.

Healing Prayer For A Sick Mother

Gracious God,
Hold my lovely mum at this time of illness, watch over her when she cannot sleep,
speak your love to her when she is afraid, touch and heal her weak body.
You are the fountain of life. I ask for your life giving water to pour down upon her.
Build her up again, look after her emotions and may she know your loving arms are around her at this time.
Thank you for your love, and for your promises to your children.
Thank you that you will never leave us, and that you bring us a peace that surpasses all understanding.

Prayer To Get Well

Dear God,

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. I reach forward today, touch the hem of Your garment, and receive my healing. Yes, I want to get well. Give me the faith to walk in freedom and victory.

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

— Sharon Jaynes

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