Do you know Psalms for healing and recovery have been used for centuries to comfort my sick individuals?
Are you suffering from any form of illness? Or you want to heal in any part of your body?
Whether you are in bed with something complicated, like the flu or something chronic you struggle with, it can be challenging to find comfort and physical healing.
Fortunately, the Bible offers a great deal of encouragement for those times. If you’ve ever read the Book of Psalms, you know that these ancient prayers of praise are instrumental.
Although you may have read the psalms amid other trials in the past, it may be time for a fresh look at how they can serve as a source of hope and comfort for illness.
What does the Bible say about Healing?
Our God is almighty, he is love, and he accompanies us and blesses us always.
God has given us the most incredible miracle we can ever experience: the salvation of our souls. But he also wants to help us amid our daily struggles and difficulties.
One of the requests we make of him most often is for healing because we live in physical bodies that suffer from illness and pain.
In the Bible, we find many examples of divine healing. God’s power does not change. God is the same yesterday, today, and forever (Malachi 3: 6; Hebrews 13: 8), and we can trust that he still heals.
In the book of Psalms, we find several verses that can help us meditate and pray in times of illness.
Let us pray and trust! Almighty God is with us in the midst of any situation. He listens to us and will act according to his will.
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Psalms for Healing
One of God’s names is Jehovah Rapha, which means “The Lord who heals.” Therefore, he is the doctor of doctors. There is no disease or adverse condition that He cannot cure.
“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.” Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And the perilous pestilence.
He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings, you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.
You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day, Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.”
“Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, And He saved them out of their distresses.
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.”
“I spread out my hands to You; My soul longs for You like a thirsty land. Selah
Answer me speedily, O Lord; My spirit fails! Do not hide Your face from me, Lest I be like those who go down into the pit. Cause me to hear Your loving-kindness in the morning, For in You do I trust; Cause me to know the way in which I should walk, For I lift up my soul to You.”
Psalm 103: 3
“Bless the Lord, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases.”
“Hear my prayer, O Lord, Give ear to my supplications! In Your faithfulness answer me, And in Your righteousness.”
Psalms of Healing for Cancer Patients
Faith in God is not a vaccine against cancer, but a guarantee of total health. This psalm is not a promise of complete immunity, but a statement of full confidence. Trust in God’s divine healing with these psalms.
“Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; My eye wastes away with grief, Yes, my soul and my [a]body!”
“But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord; I say, “You are my God. My times are in Your hand; Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, And from those who persecute me.”
“He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their [a]wounds.”
“Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak; O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.
My soul also is troubled; But You, O Lord—how long? Return, O Lord, deliver me! Oh, save me for Your mercies’ sake!”
“My flesh and heart fail, But God is the [a]strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
Psalms for Healing a Broken Relationship
Jesus has all the power to heal. The Lord heals the spirit first, taking sin from the heart. He also can heal a broken relationship. What’s more, Jesus can heal the soul, healing wounded feelings and soul aches. Jesus is the great doctor.
Some broken relationships have a spiritual side. For total healing, it is crucial to address the spiritual side. This is called liberation. Jesus can deliver from any evil spiritual influence and bring about complete healing.
“Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the Lord delivers him out of them all. He guards all his bones; Not one of them is broken.”
“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight,
O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.”
“Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; My eye wastes away with grief, Yes, my soul and my [a]body! For my life is spent with grief, And my years with sighing; My strength fails because of my iniquity, And my bones waste away.”
“Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the [a]ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful, But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he [b]meditates day and night.
He shall be like a tree Planted by the [c]rivers of water, That brings forth its fruit in its season, Whose leaf also shall not wither; And whatever he does shall prosper.”
“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
“I will greatly praise the Lord with my mouth; Yes, I will praise Him among the multitude. For He shall stand at the right hand of the poor, To save him from those [a]who condemn him.”
God gives his children spiritual and physical health.
Our soul is renewed if we focus on the goodness and blessings that God has given us. It is good to remember all that God has given us and done for us even when we are amid difficulties.
God gave us eternal life, the forgiveness of our sins, and the healing of our ailments, both spiritual and physical because God’s power has no limits.
“To You, I will cry, O Lord my Rock: Do not be silent to me, Lest, if You are silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. Hear the voice of my supplications When I cry to You When I lift my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.”
Blessed be the Lord Because He has heard the voice of my supplications! The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song, I will praise Him. The Lord is [a]their strength, And He is the saving refuge of His [b]anointed.
“O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me. O Lord, You brought my soul up from the grave; You have kept me alive, [a]that I should not go down to the pit.”
“For this cause, everyone who is godly shall pray to You. In a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters, They shall not come near him. You are my hiding place; Shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.”
“The righteous cry out and the Lord hears And delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as [a]have a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the Lord delivers him out of them all.”
Psalm 38: 5-9
“My wounds are foul and festering Because of my foolishness. I am [a]troubled, I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.
For my loins are full of inflammation, And there is no soundness in my flesh. I am feeble and severely broken; I groan because of the turmoil of my heart. Lord, all my desire is before You; And my sighing is not hidden from You.”
Psalm 38: 15
“For [a]in You, O Lord, I hope; You will [b]hear, O Lord my God.”
“Lord, make me know my end, And what is the measure of my days, That I may know how frail I am. Indeed, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my age is as nothing before You; Certainly, every man at his best state is but a vapor. Selah
Surely every man walks about like a shadow; Surely they [a]busy themselves in vain; He heaps up riches, And does not know who will gather them.”
God is a Supernatural Healer
When the kingdom of God manifests, miracles, healings, and deliverances occur. God is almighty and wants to heal those who come to him. There is nothing impossible for God when the decision to heal is in your heart.
We must cry out to God amid our sickness and pain; he listens to us and is ready to act. In Psalm 107: 19-20, we see that the people of Israel remember a time when they had felt distressed.
When they cried out to God, he gave them salvation and healing. God sent his word to heal them through someone (an angel?) And rescued them from death because the situation was complicated.
“Blessed is he who considers the [a]poor; The Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him and keep him alive, And he will be blessed on the earth; You will not deliver him to the will of his enemies.
The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will [b]sustain him on his sickbed. I said, “Lord, be merciful to me; Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.”
Psalm 88: 1-4
“O Lord, God of my salvation, I have cried out day and night before You. Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry. For my soul is full of troubles, And my life draws near to the grave. I am counted with those who go[c] down to the pit. I am like a man who has no strength.”
“Preserve[a] me, O God, for in You I put my trust. O, my soul, you have said to the Lord, “You are my Lord, My goodness is nothing apart from You.”
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not [a]want. He makes me lie down in [b]green pastures. He leads me beside the [c]still waters.
Restores my soul, And he leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”
“From the end of the earth I will cry to You When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy.”
“I called on the Lord in distress. The Lord answered me and set me in a broad place. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.
What can man do to me? The Lord is for me among those who help me; therefore I shall see my desire on those who hate me.”
The Holy Bible is the spiritual guide that contains all the teachings capable of attracting what is best for each one of us.
The book of Psalm is the precept that works miracles, heals us from diseases.
He emphasizes the importance of our faith in God, even in the face of some serious illness. Our God is the only one capable of ministering miracles.
Advances in medicine are undoubtedly making outstanding achievements possible, but there is no better treatment for our health than faith.
Check out the Psalm about healing above and start praying with it daily. God will perfect your healing. Amen!