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Prayers to God for Healing: 15 Effective

Prayers to God for Healing: 15 Effective

Sometimes we want to reach out to God in prayers for healing but can’t find the right words.

If that is you right now, you are in the right place. These prayers to God for healing were explicitly written with you in mind.

God’s promises concerning our health are evident in the pages of the Scripture. He wants us to live an abundant life and enjoy it in health.

This means that it is not His will for you to suffer ill health or any affliction in your body.

This understanding should encourage you to request healing, knowing that God wants the same for you.

Here are Prayers to God for Healing.


  1. Prayer to God for Healing.

John 6:2 (NIV) – And a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the miraculous signs he has performed on the sick.

Heavenly Father, I appreciate your grace that has not only kept me but brought me this far.

Your word says that you know the number of hairs on my head and the thoughts of my heart. This means that before I vocalize my worries, you know them already; my sufferings are not hidden from you.

So, I ask Lord that you do not turn your face away from my sufferings. Hear the silent cries of my heart and look at me with your merciful and gracious eyes. I ask that you send your word into my life and heal me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God for Physical Healing.

Jeremiah 17:14 (NIV) – Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are the one I praise.

Jehovah Rapha, my healer, no sickness’s too difficult or impossible for you to heal. Even when doctors lose hope and have no more answers, you become the patient’s hope.

Today, stretch out your hands upon my body and root out all roots of ill-health, pain, and discomfort from my life.

Holy Spirit, quicken my physical body and give strength to it. Touch me and let the pains and discomforts I feel in my body cease at your touch.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God to Heal a Friend.

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

Abba Father, I visited my friend in the hospital today and didn’t like the condition I met him.

When I heard he was ill, I didn’t think it was this bad. The sickness has taken its toll on his body, and he is shrinking by the day.

Lord, I know that you can make him whole again with just one word or touch. So I ask that you will visit him right now and place your healing hands upon him.

Heal him from his infirmities and do not let affliction arise again in his life.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God to Heal Anxiety.

Philippians 4:6 (NIV) – Do not be anxious for anything, but in everything by prayers and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Prince of Peace, you commanded us to be of good cheer because you have overcome the world. I am trying desperately to obey this command.

However, in my current financial situation, I am constantly anxious about how to pay the next bill.

I ask that you fill my heart with peace that passes all understanding. Instead of being fretful over my situation, help me trust, pray and give thanks.

Help me take charge of my thoughts and guard my heart daily. Teach me to meditate on your promises and let me draw hope and strength from them.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God’s Healing Hands.

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.

Father in Heaven, your hands are powerful with the capacity to heal and deliver.

The Scripture says that you delivered Israel and freed her from bondage with your mighty hands. I ask that this same hand will rest upon me and bring me healing.

By your hands, sustain me on my sickbed and pull me out from my afflictions. Breathe upon me right now and let strength and life be restored.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God’s Healing Touch.

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.

Great Physician, Scripture says that the word of God is spirit and life.

Therefore I decree in accordance with the Scripture that I am healed by the wounds of Christ. I am free from sickness, and I am not overtaken by feelings of pain and discomfort.

The word of God is working mightily in my body right now to restore and heal. As I confess and profess the word, it works in my body and makes it alive.

Thank you, Lord, because I have received divine touch and healing by the word.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God to Heal a Broken Heart.

Psalm 40:1-2 (NIV) – He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.

Awesome God, I am tempted to give up completely on love and relationships. It seems I am not meant to love and be loved.

All I have ever got from relationships are heartbreaks and betrayals. I am so broken and crushed right now; please heal me and revive my spirit.

Dear Lord, I give my heart to you and ask that you fit it with love. I have come to the realization that only your love is dependable. So I ask that you will heal me and let me find rest and satisfaction in it.

More importantly, Lord, uphold my mental health. Help me not to define myself based on the failings in my relationship. I ask that you teach me to love and appreciate myself, even more, to see myself the way you see me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Prayer to God for Healing and Health.

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

Lord Jesus, I thank you for the authority you have given me as a child.

On this day, I exercise this authority over my body as I declare healing and health over me.

Scripture says I will declare a thing in the name of your son, and it shall come to pass.

So I declare that I am healing and good health over my life and body. I have the life and the strength of God in me.

Therefore I am healthy and sound from the crown of my head to the soles of my feet. My body is the temple of the Lord, so there is no place for sickness and infirmities in me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God for Healing and Restoration.

3 John 3(NIV) – 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.

Compassionate Father, Christ has blessed me with abundant life. Therefore, I lay claim to perfect health because I know that this is your will for me.

The Bible tells me that your will is that I prosper and be in health. Therefore, I ask that you restore my health and set me from sickness.

Dear Jesus, you suffered the shame of dying on the cross so I may be free from ill-health.

You also endured pain and suffering in your body so that I may have peace with God and in my body. Therefore, by your suffering on the cross, I declare myself healed from all infirmities.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God for Healing the Sick.

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

Almighty God, your word says that the expectations of the righteous will not be cut short.

Therefore, I join my faith with as many that are trusting you for healing. And I ask that you stretch out your hands and touch them.

Lord, l ask that you heal them according to their faith. Give them the grace to wait on you until their change come. I ask that you help them not to lose heart.

Lastly, I pray for those struggling with unbelief; heal them in your mercy and forgive their unbelief.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God for Healing my Wife.

James 5:14 (NIV) – Is anyone of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.

Dear Balm of Gilead, thank you for the gift of a wife to share life with. However, life has not been the same since she fell ill.

I look out for the sparkle I used to see in her eyes, but they are no longer there. I miss my wife greatly, and I can’t wait for her to be well again.

Please, Lord, heal her as I anoint her with this oil in obedience to your word. Perform the miraculous in her life by the ministration of this oil and prayer.

Let her experience your healing grace right now, and let every symptom cease.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God for Strength and Healing.

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

Good Shepherd, I know that we were not promised a trouble-free life in this world.

Your word says we will have trouble as long as we are in the world. However, I am thankful that you said you had overcome the world.

Lord, help me remain cheerful and strong, knowing that I am a conqueror through Christ.

Renew my strength in weakness and feel me with hope as I wait on you for healing.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God to Heal a Loved One.

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.

Everlasting Father, I commit ______ to your hands. I know that there is nothing impossible with you; there is nothing you can’t do. Therefore, I request that you manifest your power in her life.

Save her from the ravaging effect of this sickness in his body. Please bring health and healing to his body and mind.

Above all, bless him with abundant life and cause him to enjoy it in peace and health.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to God to Heal the World.

2 Chronicles 7:14 (NIV) – 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 will I hear from Heaven and forgive their sins and heal their lands.

Eternal One, please be merciful to our world and heal us. You said you would heal our land if we humble ourselves before you come to you with a humble heart pleasing that you will have mercy and heal us.

I request that you restore peace to the world and put an end to the killings of the innocent. Give us a new appreciation for humanity and human life. Above all, let us love our neighbors as we love ourselves.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer to Thank God for Healing.

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

Dear Lord, thank you because you have fulfilled your promise of healing me.

I called to you to heal me, Lord; you heard me; you came to me with healing in your wings. I rejoice because my health has been restored, and I am well again.

Lord, I am also grateful to you because you have blessed me with perfect health. Therefore, sickness no longer has any claim on my body.

Surely, I have seen the goodness and the mercy of the Lord. He has filled me with strength and given me a song of praise and thanksgiving.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


God has made provisions for all we will ever need in life. This is why the Scripture says He has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness.

However, many believers do not know of these provisions or how to tap into them. I hope that these prayers to God for healing will open your eyes to God’s provisions concerning your health.

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