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15 Mighty Prayers for Chronic Illness

15 Mighty Prayers for Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses are severe issues to deal with as they can incapacitate the morale and even the faith of anyone battling with one.

Thankfully, God hasn’t left us helpless in situations like that; He has given us a potent tool (prayer) to lay claim to sound health when we’re confronted with any infirmity.

Perhaps, you are chronically sick, or you’d like to pray for someone suffering from a chronic disease; I have written some very powerful prayers for chronic illness just for you.

As you engage God for your health or the health of someone else with them, God will prevail over that chronic illness unusually.

Below are 15 Powerful Prayers for Chronic Illness


  1. Prayer Against Chronic Illness.

Jeremiah 33:6 – Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security. (NIV)

Almighty and Everlasting God, thank you because we have access to deliverance from illnesses in you. So, today, I commit this chronic illness that I’ve been diagnosed with into your hands.

Lord Jesus, you are the same God who healed the woman with the issue of blood; you healed the lame man at the pool of Bethsaida.

The Scripture tells me that you are the same yesterday, today, and forever. That’s why I know that you have not changed, and you’ll never change.

I lay this illness down at your feet, dear Jesus. You bore my sicknesses when they hung you on a tree; thus, you became a curse so I might be free.

Lord Jesus, I don’t have to suffer the torture of this illness because you took it all on yourself so I can enjoy the fullness of abundant life that my salvation gives me.

Therefore, Lord, today I’m exchanging this chronic illness with perfect health.

Thank you because I do not doubt that my healing has already taken place in the realms of the spirit. I only await a physical manifestation.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Chronic Illness During Pregnancy.

Isaiah 33:2 – LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

Gracious God, I’m most grateful to you for granting my heart’s desire and blessing me with my unborn baby.

Even though a chronic illness is trying to ravage my body and cause my child and my discomfort, I know you will protect my child and make me whole.

Father, I know this didn’t happen by coincidence; neither did it take you unaware.

Instead, I know you allowed it so you can work your miraculous wonder and bring glory to yourself.

Therefore, King of Glory, I ask that you go ahead and glorify yourself in this matter and my life.

Uproot this ailment so that the people of the world will be reminded that you are still a good God who has nothing but good thoughts for His children.

Thank you for my perfect well-being because I believe it’s well with my spirit, soul, and body and that of my child.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Chronic Illness of a Child.

Proverbs 17:22 – A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (NIV)

Jesus, the Scripture tells us how much you love little children. That was why you asked your disciples to let them come to you. I commit my child, who is sick with a chronic illness, into your hands.

I know you didn’t bring him into this world only to take him back without allowing him to accomplish the reason you brought him here in the first place.

Therefore, I refuse to accept the doctors’ report who have pronounced him sick with the probability of dying.

Dear Sun of Righteousness, I demand that you arise with healing in your wings with everything that makes you God and set my child completely free from this chronic illness.

In the powerful name of Jesus, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Chronic Illness Quick Recovery.

1 Peter 2:24 – He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds, you have been healed. (NIV)

Balm of Gilead, thank you because you are the helper of the helpless. You are our ever-present help in time of need. Right now, I’m in dire need of your divine touch to Fast track my quick recovery.

Lord, I know that you who healed me will also grant me quick recovery and restore my health to a perfect state. So I ask that you accomplish this speedily in my life.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Chronic Kidney Disease.

Isaiah 40:29 -He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. (NIV)

Merciful God, I pray for those who have been diagnosed with kidney disease, but I know that this isn’t your will or your plan for them.

Like your son Jesus commanded the stone that covered the tomb where Lazarus was buried and brought him back to life, I ask that you roll away this situation.

Mighty God, I request that you destroy every trace of kidney disease in they system and restore normalcy to they body.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Chronic Sickness from Enemies.

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not be afraid. (NIV)

Dear Omnipotent God, the Bible tells me that you are a mighty terrible one; the only man of war has never lost any battle. Father, I bring the chronic sickness the enemies have afflicted me with before you.

Abba Father, Your word tells me that the enemy came and sowed tares when men slept.

Likewise, I know that the enemies have done this; they planted this seed of infirmity in my body to truncate your plan and purpose for me. But Lord, I ask that you arise and defend your name in my life.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing Chronic Illness.

Psalms 107:19-21: Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.

He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind. (NIV)

Faithful God, please minister healing into the precarious state of my health. I know that you’re not through with me.

Therefore, I refuse to return to you without accomplishing my mission here on earth. Lord, make my body whole so that I may declare your goodness in the land of the living.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

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  1. Prayer for Heart Disease.

Psalms 30:2 – LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me. (NIV)

Our Father in Heaven, thank you because there’s healing in the name of your son Jesus; there’s also miracle in His powerful name.

Father, it is because of my heritage as your child, dear Lord, please replace my malfunctioning heart with a brand new one from your storehouse in Heaven.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Also See:15 Powerful Prayers for the Sick and Dying.

  1. Prayer to Overcome sickness.

Psalms 6:2 – Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am faint; heal me, LORD, for my bones are in agony. (NIV)

Dear God, thank you because I’m more than a conqueror. Sickness and disease have nothing on me because Jesus bought my perfect health with His precious blood.

Therefore, I declare to the hearing of the devil that I’m overcome in every aspect of life, especially in my health. The word of God tells me that affliction shall not rise a second time.

Therefore, I decree that I have overcome sicknesses and diseases.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Someone with Chronic Illness.

Psalms 73:26 – My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (NIV)

Lord, I pray for (mention the name) with a chronic illness. You have healed several men and women in the past.

Loving Jesus, you also healed children and the aged. You are the same compassionate God; you haven’t changed one bit.

So I ask that you heal (_________) by your stripes. Let every fountain of discomfort in his/her body dry up now and never return.

In the mighty name of Jesus, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer for the Chronically Ill.

Psalms 30:10-11: Hear, LORD, and be merciful to me; LORD, be my help.” You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. (NIV)

Living God, we have hope of deliverance from every form of trouble in you.

Right now, I ask that you lay your mighty hand on as many as are chronically ill regardless of where they are, Father.

Speak life to every dead or dilapidated organ in their bodies. And flush out everything working contrary to their health and general well-being.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Someone with Chronic Mental Illness.

Mark 2:17 – On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous but sinners. (NIV)

Loving God, I pray for (mention the name) whose mental health is not in good condition; he/she often exhibits characters that his/her family and loved ones find very embarrassing.

So, Lord, I pray that you intervene in his/her life as you did in the life of the man of Gadarene. Set him/her free from every chain of mental instability.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer Against Alzheimer’s Dementia.

Matthew 9:35 – Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. (NIV)

Lord in Heaven, an illness that makes someone suffer so much like Alzheimer’s Dementia is never your will for anyone.

Therefore, I ask that you overshadow all those who have this grievous mental illness and grant them deliverance.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. 1 Prayer for a Cancer Patient.

James 5:14-15: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. (NIV)

Dear Gracious God, your word tells me that to them that believe nothing shall be impossible. Medicine and scientists say there’s no cure for cancer, but I know that you remain the greatest physician of all time.

Therefore, I pray that you roll away cancer from the life of _________(mention the person’s name). Please, dear Lord, fix everything that needs to be fixed. And replace whatever in his/her body that needs replacement all to the glory of your name.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Aged Parent with Chronic Illness.

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

Righteous God, I commit my aged parent who has a chronic illness into your caring hands. Lord, she/he desires to see her/his grandchildren as well as great-grandchildren.

Therefore, Father, in your mercy, please don’t allow this heart desire not go unfulfilled in the life of my dear mom (or dad).

Heal her/him from this terminal disease like you healed the woman with the issue of blood.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.


Our God remains a compassionate and prayer-answering Father. Many of us do not receive because we don’t ask.

Today, take a bold step of faith demand for complete deliverance from any chronic illness with these very powerful prayers for chronic illness, and there shall be a manifestation of the miraculous power of God over that situation.

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