Prayers For Sick People, Child, Friend and Family: You won’t understand the privilege for one to be strong and in good health whether mentally or physically until you fall ill. One of the hardest thing in life is seeing someone we love or ourselves sick. Sickness can come in various degree — from a winter cold or possibly chronic pain for years, maybe even a life-threatening illness. When you are sick, you feel helpless and out of control.
We can pray for the sick and rest knowing God can restore health. Use these prayers for the sick to pray for the comfort, healing, and salvation of your friends and family. Pray these words of supplication to request God’s mercy and grace for those with illness.
Prayer For the Restoration of Health
Almighty God and heavenly Father, we give you humble thanks because you have been graciously pleased to deliver from his sickness your servant N., in whose behalf we bless and praise your Name. Grant, O gracious Father, that he through your help, may live in this world according to your will, and also be partaker of everlasting glory in the life to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For a Sick Person
O Father of mercies and God of all comfort, our only help in time of need: We humbly pray to behold, visit, and relieve your sick servant N. for whom our prayers are desired. Look upon him with the eyes of your mercy; comfort him with a sense of your goodness; preserve him from the temptations of the enemy; and give him patience under his affliction. In your good time, restore him to health, and enable him to lead the residue of his life in your fear, and to your glory; and grant that finally he may dwell with you in life everlasting; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For Recovery from Sickness
God, the strength of the weak and the comfort of sufferers: Mercifully accept our prayers, and grant to your servant N. the help of your power, that his sickness may be turned into health, and our sorrow into joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer In Times of Sickness
God, I find myself in a helpless situation. Someone I know has fallen into an illness, and I find myself trapped in my inability to help them. Please grant me and my friend peace. I know you are a healer and that you have a good plan for everyone. Grant us peace, no matter what the outcome of the situation. Amen.
Prayer For Sickness And Sufferings
O God of heavenly powers, by the might of your command you drive away from our bodies all sickness and all infirmity: Be present in your goodness with your servant N., that his weakness may be banished and his strength restored; and that, his health being renewed, he may bless your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For a Sick Child
- Heavenly Father, watch with us over your child N., and grant that he may be restored to that perfect health which it is yours alone to give; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
- Lord Jesus Christ, Good Shepherd of the sheep, you gather the lambs in your arms and carry them in your bosom: We commend to your loving care this child N. Relieve his pain, guard him from all danger, restore to him your gifts of gladness and strength, and raise him up to a life of service to you. Hear us, we pray, for your dear Name’s sake. Amen.
Prayer Before an Medical Operation
Almighty God our heavenly Father, graciously comfort your servant N. in his suffering, and bless the means made use of for his cure. Fill his heart with confidence that, though at times he may be afraid, he yet may put his trust in you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For Healing Bible Verse
“The LORD protects and preserves them— they are counted among the blessed in the land— he does not give them over to the desire of their foes. The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.” — Psalm 41:2-3
“My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body.” — Proverbs 4:20-22
When the disciples got out of the boat, people at once recognized Jesus.
The people rushed about the whole region and began to bring the sick on mats to wherever they heard Jesus was.
Whatever villages or towns He went, they laid the sick
in the marketplaces,
and begged Jesus that they might touch even the fringe of his cloak.
All who touched it were healed.
— Mark 6:54-56
“Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,” — Psalm 103:2-4
“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” — James 6:16
Prayer For The Sick Near Death
Blest are You, God of the Universe, We thank you and praise You for life. Bless (name) with patient endurance.
May mercy and compassion be with us during this time of transition.
Remember the good words and works of (name)
May the holy Angels be with (him/her)
both now and forever. Amen.
Prayer for Healthy Mind and Body
Almighty God, you know that we are surrounded by many great dangers, and because of our human frailty, we cannot withstand them.
Give us health of mind and body so that we who suffer under sin may overcome and win the victory in you;
through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Prayer For Strength and Confidence
- Strengthen your servant N., O God, to do what he has to do and bear what he has to bear; that, accepting your healing gifts through the skill of surgeons and nurses, he may be restored to usefulness in your world with a thankful heart; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
- Heavenly Father, giver of life and health: Comfort and relieve your sick servant N., and give your power of healing to those who minister to his needs, that he may be strengthened in his weakness and have confidence in your loving care; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For the Sanctification of Illness
Sanctify, O Lord, the sickness of your servant N., that the sense of his weakness may add strength to his faith and seriousness to his repentance; and grant that he may live with you in everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For Health of Body and Soul
May God the Father bless you, God the Son heal you, God the Holy Spirit give you strength. May God the holy and undivided Trinity guard your body, save your soul, and bring you safely to his heavenly country; where he lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen.
Simple Prayer For The Sick
I come to you today asking for your touch, Lord. Help me to be patient and allow you to do your work. If doctors are involved, give them wisdom, and thank you for providing the help I need, however you choose to provide. Whether this is a test, or simply a time to trust, I want my response to honor you.
Prayer For Doctors and Nurses
- Sanctify, O Lord, those whom you have called to the study and practice of the arts of healing, and to the prevention of disease and pain. Strengthen them by your life-giving Spirit, that by their ministries the health of the community may be promoted and your creation glorified; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
- We pray for Doctors who diagnose and prescribe and nurses who care.
Bless families who stand by
with comfort and support.
May the ‘healing hand’ of Jesus
rest gently on all of us. Amen.
Thanksgiving Prayer for a Beginning of Recovery
O Lord, your compassions never fail and your mercies are renewed every morning: We give you thanks for giving our brother (sister) N. both relief from pain and hope of health renewed. Continue in him, we pray, the good work you have begun; that he, daily increasing in bodily strength, and rejoicing in your goodness, may so order his life and conduct that he may always think and do those things that please you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer To Trust in God For Good Health
O God, the source of all health: So fill my heart with faith in your love, that with calm expectancy I may make room for your power to possess me, and gracefully accept your healing; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For Pain
Lord Jesus Christ, by your patience in suffering you hallowed earthly pain and gave us the example of obedience to your Father’s will: Be near me in my time of weakness and pain; sustain me by your grace, that my strength and courage may not fail; heal me according to your will; and help me always to believe that what happens to me here is of little account if you hold me in eternal life, my Lord and my God. Amen.
Prayer for Healing the Sick
Lord Jesus, thank you that you love [name of person who needs healing]. I know that you hate what their illness is doing to them/me. I ask, in the name of Jesus, that you would heal this disease, that you would have compassion and bring healing from all sickness. God, I thank you that [name of person who needs healing] belongs to you and that you are in control of everything that happens from our first breath to our last sigh. –– Wendy Van Eyck
Prayer For 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, Jesus, would give out through me. Amen.
Healing Prayer For Friend
Lord, heal my friend from their sickness. There is no earthly disease, sickness, or disaster that is too big for You and Your healing, Lord. I pray that Your hand be at work in the life of my friend, and You guide the sickness out of their body. You are the Great Healer, and I have total faith that You can help relieve them of this. Thank You, Jesus, for Your mighty protection. Amen.
Prayer For Sleep
O heavenly Father, you gave your children sleep for the refreshing of soul and body: Grant me this gift, I pray; keep me in that perfect peace which you have promised to those whose minds are fixed on you; and give me such a sense of your presence, that in the hours of silence I may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.