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Prayers for Health and Healing: 15 Powerful

Prayers for Health and Healing: 15 Powerful

Like every child gets special treatment from their father, believers have privileges with God.

Certain things are our rights and privileges in Christ. One of such things is the blessing of good health and healing.

So if you are battling ill health, all you need to do is lay claim to healing – one of your many privileges.

Call to God in the place of prayer, and He will hear and answer you.

I have provided prayers for health and healing; you can also use them for loved ones.

As you pray in faith, be expectant, and God will answer you speedily.

How to Pray for Health and Healing.

 Here are some tips for how to pray for health and healing:

1. Begin with Gratitude:

Start your prayer by expressing gratitude for the gift of life and for the body and health you have been blessed with thus far. Thank God for His love, mercy, and faithfulness.

2. Be Specific:

Identify the areas of your health or the health of someone you are praying for that needs healing.

Specify any physical, emotional, or mental ailments that you or they are facing. Pour out your heart honestly before God, as He already knows your struggles.

3. Seek God’s Will:

While asking for healing, surrender your desires to God’s will.

Pray that His perfect plan be done in your life or the life of the person you are interceding for. Trust in His wisdom and sovereignty over your situation.

4. Have Faith:

Approach your prayer with a firm belief that God is capable of bringing healing and restoration.

Remember the miracles and acts of healing recorded in the Scriptures. Pray with unwavering faith, knowing that God hears your prayers and is able to answer them according to His perfect timing.

5. Ask for Divine Intervention and Healing:

Ask God to intervene in the situation, to touch and heal the affected areas of your body or the body of the person in need.

Pray for divine guidance for the doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals involved in the healing process.

6. Invoke God’s Promises:

Bring to mind the promises of healing in the Bible. Claim these promises and declare them over your life, standing on the assurance that God’s Word is true and reliable.

7. Pray for Strength and Courage:

Ask for strength, resilience, and endurance during times of illness, suffering, or recovery. Seek God’s comfort and peace to sustain you or the person you are praying for.

8. Intercede for Others:

Extend your prayers to others in need of healing. Pray for those battling illnesses, diseases, or injuries around the world. Lift up healthcare workers and caregivers who devote their lives to healing and caring for others.

9. End with Gratitude and Surrender:

Finally, conclude your prayer by expressing gratitude for God’s faithfulness, acknowledging His presence in your life, and surrendering your health and well-being into His loving hands.

Trust that God hears your prayers and will respond according to His loving and perfect plan for your life.

Below are Prayers for Health and Healing.

  1. Prayer for Good Health and Healing.

Jeremiah 33:6 (NIV) – Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it;

I will heal my people and let them enjoy abundant peace and security.

Compassionate God, I’m grateful to you because you are a good God.

Thank you also because you made me in your image and likeness. This means that whatever is not found in you should not be found in me.

Therefore, I confess that I have life and health. My mind and my bodywork perfectly well. I decree that my God has brought health and healing to me.

He has healed me from infirmities and has caused me to enjoy peace and security.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Health and Wellness.

Matthew 11:28 (NIV) – Come to me, all you who are weary and overburdened, and I will give you rest.

Almighty God,  you know me and the thoughts of my heart.

Even before I open my mouth to speak, you know my next words. So,  look into my heart and fulfill my desire for good health and wellness.

In your kindness, bless me with soundness and health in mind and body. Allow me to enjoy vitality and peace in my health.

Above all, I ask that you make me strong enough to carry out my daily activities with vigor and agility.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Short Prayer for Healing.

Psalm 34:17 (NIV) – The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them. He delivers them from all their troubles.

Gracious God, in your mercy, please look upon my health condition.

Hear my cries for help and come to my rescue. I ask that you stretch your hands on me and heal me from ______.

Dear Lord, speak your word and let healing flow through me. Also, allow me to live a successful, healthy, glorious, and victorious life in Christ Jesus.

Most importantly, I declare that I am healed by the wounds Christ suffered on the cross.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Best Prayer for Physical Healing.

Psalm 41:3 (NIV) –The Lord will sustain him on his sick bed and restore him from his bed of illness.

Eternal King, you promised to sustain me on my sick bed and restore me from my bed of illness.

Therefore, I request that you remember and fulfill your promises in my life.

Please, watch over your words that they will come to pass in my life. Also, reach down to me with your powerful hands and heal me.

Lord, as the Scripture says that we will be quickened by the same spirit that raised Christ from the dead.

Therefore, I ask that you fill me with the power of the Holy Spirit; and let your Spirit quicken me.

Lastly, Lord, as I declare Amen now, may my spirit, soul, and body come alive.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Daily Prayer for Health and Strength.

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

Faithful God, thank you for the blessing of life today. I will praise you every time I see a new day because you deserve it.

This morning I ask that you bless and strengthen me. Keep me in good health physically, spiritually, mentally, and emotionally.

In your compassion, I pray that you preserve my health each day. Help me not to break down under the stress of my daily activities.

Most of all, I request that you renew my strength daily. Build up my immunity so that it is strong enough to fight against foreign bodies.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Health and Healing Prayer That Avail Much.

Jeremiah 30:17 (NIV) – But I will restore your health and heal your wounds, declares the Lord

Dear Miracle Worker, your word says the fervent prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.

As I pray, dear Lord, please allow your power healing power to work in me. Bring me to the healing stream and dip me fully in it.

Dear Lord, please heal me and restore my health completely. Let each day bring me closer to healing, restoration, and perfect health.

In all, cause me to experience your power and grace as you put every infirmity in my life to flight.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Powerful Prayer for Health and Healing.

Psalm 107:20(NIV) –He sent out his words and healed them; he rescues them from the grave.

Dear God, the Bible says your words are spirit, and they are alive. It also says your word will not return to you void.

Thank you because once you speak any word, it fulfills the purpose for which it was sent.

So, I ask that you speak words of healing and restoration over my health and life today.

Let these words rescue me from the mouth of the grave and restore me fully to health. May it also revive my soul and spirit.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Divine Healing and Health.

James 5:15 (NIV) –And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well: the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven.

Awesome God, your word says health and healing are the heritage of your sons.

Therefore, I decree in faith that I am well and healed because it is my right in Christ.

I cannot be subject to the torture of sickness because Christ’s power is in me. In Jesus’ name, I live an abundant life and health.

I decree that sickness has no place in my body from now on because my body is the temple of the Lord.

It is not the habitation of sickness; therefore, no illness or disease is permitted to dwell in it.

Above all, I declare that I live above ailments and ill-health.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Good Health and Healing for Family.

Psalm 119:50 (NIV) –My comfort in my suffering is this; your promise preserves my life.

Heavenly Father, I’m thankful because your healing power is at work in our lives.

Thank you also because this power permeates our spirits, souls, and bodies. Therefore, sicknesses, diseases, and infirmities can’t dwell in us.

By faith, I speak over my family, declaring that it is well with us. Our lives are preserved because they are hidden in Christ in God.

Most importantly, I decree that we live long, successful, and prosperous lives in good health and with a sound mind.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing and Restoration of Health.

Isaiah 43: 2 (NIV) – When you pass through the waters,

I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers they will not sweep over you.

When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned.

Sovereign Lord, your presence in times of trouble and distress is comforting.

It is also a consolation to know that I am not alone, and you see my sufferings.

So, I ask that you be compassionate toward me and heal me from _____.

I don’t have to battle with this ailment until my body becomes frail and feeble because you purchased good health for me when you died on the cross.

Therefore, I request you heal and resuscitate my health. Also, renew my strength, revitalize my bones and let color return to my pale skin.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Health and Healing for a Friend.

Malachi 4:2 (NIV) –But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wing.

And you will go out leaping like calves released from the stall.

Dear Heavenly Father, I commit ______ who has been sick to your hands.

In your faithfulness and compassion, I ask that you visit, heal, and restore her. Stretch forth your hands and pull her up from the sick bed.

Father Lord, the sun of righteousness rise upon her with healing. Let it spread its wings of healing all over her body now and make her whole again.

Lastly, I pray that her strength is restored and her health perfected.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Mental Health and Healing.

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

Abba Father, you said that we would receive whatever we ask for in the name of your son, Jesus.

Today, I request you to heal my mind and emotions and preserve my mental health.

Please, protect it daily from things that stand in the way of my peace of mind.

Father Lord, I pray your peace that surpasses all understanding fills me today and always. I also request that you keep me emotionally stable.

More importantly, I ask that you protect me from traumatic experiences.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayers for Healing for Her.

Psalm 27:14 (NIV) – I am still confident of this; I will see the goodness of the Lord in the Land of the living.

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.

Dear Great Physician, I make this request on behalf of ____, who is very dear to me.

She has suffered great pain as a result of _____. Though it seems a hopeless medical case, I am confident she will pull through.

I have faith that this ailment is not unto death but to your glory, dear Lord. Therefore, I ask that you heal her today and glorify your name in her life.

Lastly, I ask that you breathe upon her medications and make her responsive to them.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Health and Healing for Others.

I Peter 2:24 (NIV) – He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree,

so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds, you have been healed.

Dear Balm of Gilead, I commit everyone in pain due to one sickness or the other.

I ask that you release your balm of healing upon them even now.

Let it flow through their bodies into their cells and bone marrow, curing them of every infirmity.

Boost their immune systems and strengthen them to fight against sickness and diseases from now.

I pray your blessings upon the food they eat and the water they drink.

Let these bring them nourishment, and let your power work through them to heal them.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Blessing Prayer for Health Care Workers.

Ecclesiastics 10:10 (NIV) – If the ax is dull and its edges unsharpened,

more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.

Lord Jesus, in your wisdom, you blessed us with doctors and nurses to care for us.

I ask that you also care for them as they care for others. Bless them with good health so they can serve humanity even better.

I also request you bless the works of their hands and all those they treat daily. Bless them with skills and hearts dedicated to their work.

Above all, their works may bring you glory and praise now and always.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Bible verses for Health and Healing.

Here are some Bible verses that speak about health and healing:

  1. “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” – Psalm 147:3
  2. “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” – Isaiah 53:5
  3. “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
  4. “The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.” – Psalm 41:3
  5. “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22
  6. “Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.” – Jeremiah 17:14
  7. “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 5:15
  8. “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.” – James 5:14
  9. “Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you.” – Exodus 23:25
  10. “He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.” – Psalm 107:20
  11. “But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.” – Malachi 4:2
  12. “The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.” – Psalm 34:17
  13. “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.” – Matthew 10:8
  14. “I am the Lord, your healer.” – Exodus 15:26
  15. “Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.” – Psalm 103:2-3

These verses will provide comfort, encouragement, and a foundation of faith when praying for health and healing.


As you pray for health and healing for yourself and your loved ones, surrender completely to God’s perfect will.

For you. Also, stay hopeful and expectant, and believe that God can do as He has promised.

I pray that you will receive miraculous healing as you pray the above prayers.

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