Love is sacrificial and it speaks louder than anything else and that is the reason behind these prayers for healing sick family and friends is important because you want your loves ones to be safe, sound, and healthy.
Healing prayer is an invocation of divine assistance in overcoming or healing from a physical, emotional, mental or spiritual sickness, injury, or other condition.
It is not uncommon for people to pray when they are concerned about someone who has a serious illness. So if you have someone in your life that is sick, like your child or parent, you may find yourself praying for their healing.
Prayers are used to help heal the body through the power of divine love.
As soon as you start praying for healing with positive thoughts and words directed towards the person’s well-being, You will see the manifestation of the mighty hand of God.
Below are the powerful prayers for healing and recovering for sick family and friends
Powerful Prayers for Healing Sick Family and Friends
May this prayer for the sick guide your thoughts and communication with the Lord! Remember that the Holy Spirit intercedes for us when we do not know what to say. God knows your heart!
Prayer to Heal a Sick Friend
Thank You O’ God, of our friend who is ill, whom we now commend to Your compassionate regard.
Comfort them upon their sickbed, and ease their suffering. We beg for deliverance and submit that no healing is too hard for the Lord if it is His will.
We, therefore, pray that You bless our friends with Your loving care, renew their strength, and heal what ails them in Your loving name.
Thank You, Lord. Amen.
Prayer for a Sick Child Healing
It’s hard to imagine a love that trumps a mother’s for her child, especially when they are sick. When they miss out on fun things or are in pain, our hearts ache for them. We would do almost anything, sacrifice what we could, to heal them, make them smile again, see them well. The love of God surpasses what we can comprehend. The Father that gave His own Son, can be trusted to heal our littles. Father, bless and heal our children of their sicknesses. Restore their laughter, and let them play. Stir us to trust You more, and seek You harder. For just as You know us, You know our children. We are entrusted with them as mothers, but they are Yours. And You love them with the same extravagant love. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Prayer for Healing A Sick Family
Lord Jesus, thank you that you love [name of the 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.
Your word says in Psalm 107:19-20 that when we call out to you the Eternal one you will give the order, heal and rescue us from death and destruction. You performed miraculous healings In the Bible, and I believe that you still heal the same way today. I believe that there is no illness you cannot heal after all the bible tells of you raising people from the dead so I ask for your healing in this situation.
Lord Jesus, thank you that our hope for healing is in you. If there are doctors or treatments that you would want to use to heal this disease I pray that you would guide [name of the person who needs healing] to them. I ask for wisdom and discernment about which treatments to pursue.
God, I thank you that [name of the 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. Amen.
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Prayer to Heal Sickness
Heavenly Father, 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.
Redeemed from Sickness Prayer
My God who provides, I thank you that Jesus is in heaven, ever interceding for us. Jesus – who cleansed lepers, opened blind eyes and raised the dead – paid the price for our sins and for our sicknesses. Lord, I am overwhelmed when I think about how Jesus took the curse for us. Thank you, sweet Savior! And because he did, I now claim to heal for my loved one. I thank you that your mercy is extended to us and that full and abundant health is ours. Amen.
To Heal Pain and Suffering
Father, by the Name of Jesus, I ask for your healing over every part of my life – physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. I ask that you’d make me strong and resilient for the days ahead. I know that you have a great purpose for those who believe in your name.
Help me not to allow the distractions and struggles of my days to weigh me down to the point of exhaustion. I know that your desire is for me to live this life abundantly and free. And my greatest desire is to reflect your love and light to a world that so desperately needs your hope.
For those I love who are facing cancer or a hard diagnosis, I pray for your covering of healing and grace. I pray for your strength and your great peace to fill their lives, reminding them that you are close. Thank you that nothing is impossible with you. Thank you that you’re fighting for us and you are bigger than anything this world throws our way.
I lean fully on you Lord, for You alone are able. I love you; I need you this day, and always. Amen.
Prayer for Health and Healing
God Almighty, you are the only source of health and healing.
In you there is calm, and the only true peace in the universe.
Grant to each one of us your children an awareness of your presence, and give us perfect confidence in you.
In all pain and weariness and anxiety help us to yield ourselves to your never-failing care, knowing that your love and power surround us, trusting in your wisdom and providence to give us health and strength and peace
when your time is best; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Healthy Mind and Body
God Almighty, you know that we are surrounded by many great dangers, and because of our human frailty,
we cannot withstand them.
Grant 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.
Power Prayer of Healing
Lord Jesus Christ, King of kings, you say that the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. I often pray with little faith because I am thinking about my own unrighteousness. Remind me that my sins have been atoned for and I am clothed in your perfect righteousness. I pray based on confidence in your righteousness, not my own. Your power is great enough to heal any illness and I bring my loved one before you now and ask you to extend your healing hand. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
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Uplifting Prayers for the Sick – Heal Sickness with Faith
Do you have a winter cold, chronic pain, or a life-threatening illness? Are you finding it difficult to pray when you aren’t well? Or maybe you feel you repeat the same prayer over and over. We often look to control for help when we feel powerless. But Christ tells us that we should call unto him in times of sickness and any other unfriendly situations.
You can pray for the sick, and you can rest assured that God can heal and restore your health. He can heal us. He can also comfort us and give us new hope. He provides comfort when we feel weary, and peace when things are uncertain. These prayers are for the sick if you have difficulty praying during difficult times.
Faithful Prayer To Heal Sickness
Heavenly Father, your word says that if anyone is in trouble, they should pray. If anyone is happy, they should sing songs of praise, and if anyone is sick, their brothers and sisters in Christ should pray for them in the name of the Lord Jesus. I want to pray for the healing of my loved one. You say that the prayer that is offered in faith will make the sick person well, so I offer this prayer in faith to you. My faith is not in the strength of my prayer, or in anything that I can do, but my confidence is in your character and power. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
Restoration of Strength Prayer
Gracious heavenly Father, when confronted by health problems, I am reminded how dependent we all are on your sustaining power. I turn away from the worldly wisdom that says I can be in control, and turn to you instead. I bring my loved one before you now. You can bring health to their body and nourishment to their bones. You can restore their strength, you can give them hope in their struggle. Thank you that I can entrust everyone I care about into your loving hands. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
Prayer for the Sick
Jesus, you control all the parts of my body, and you know when they’re not working at their best. Sickness leaves me stressed and steals time from all the things I want to be doing. I’m honest, Lord. I don’t like to be sick. But times like this also make me rest in you, so I thank you for this chance simply to wait on you.
As my Good Shepherd, I know you will lead me beside quiet places and restore my soul and body. I trust you and want to follow your lead. Help me to welcome this time not as an interruption in my carefully planned schedule, but as an opportunity to draw strength and nourishment for the journey ahead. You are my healer and my Great Physician. I look to you and give thanks for the promises in your Word that assure me of your presence and your help.
Teach me what you want me to learn during these unpleasant times, Lord. Help me not to take out my discomfort on those around me, and show me how to be a good patient while I’m recovering. In these days of sickness, Lord, I’m trusting you and asking you to make me well. And when you’ve restored my health, give me wisdom so I can treat my body as the temple of your Spirit. I’m eager to get back on my feet serving you, but I realize that even in sickness, I can still draw near to you.
Thank you, Jesus. Amen.
Faith Is the Victory Prayer
My Lord and Deliverer, I praise you that our faith is the victory that will bring healing. In your mighty name, we will press on in this battle. We thank you for your love that covers us, and for your sword of the Spirit – the word of God. We praise you that we will have shouts of triumph when my loved one receives healing. Even though we find trouble on every side, we have your salvation and your truth. We declare the truth of your word over all sickness and claim your promises of healing. Amen.
A Prayer to Ease Pain
Almighty Father, Thank you for your love, grace, and mercy. I pray that my discomforts will turn to comforts, my pains to gains, my deprivation to more blessings, my losses to profits, my tear to smiles, my sorrows to pleasures, my illness to wellness, my debts to credits, and my dreams to realities.
As the scripture said, “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” And he “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
I trust in you Lord and in you alone to heal me with any form of skepticism towards blessing that you will be employed upon me. I trust, Lord, that this agony and suffering that is only in my head, will come to end and positivism will shine upon me as I read, hear, study, and preach the truth in the Bible. Amen.
Prayer For God’s Mercy
Faithful God, you created all things and you sustain all things. My loved one needs your healing touch. Ease their pain and strengthen them when they feel unable to carry on. When they feel deep anguish, hear their cry and draw near to them. In your mercy, Lord, hear my prayer and turn your face towards them. Your unfailing love towards us can overcome any trouble. May they know your presence throughout this struggle. May they grow in their faith and experience your grace. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
A Prayer to Receive Healing
Dear God, I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. I reach forward today, touch the hem of Your garment, and receive my healing. Yes, I want to get well. Give me the faith to walk in freedom and victory. In Jesus’ Name, Amen
Prayer for Healing Sick Friend
Heavenly Father, It is so hard to watch _________ suffer. It doesn’t seem fair for her to have to endure so much pain. Even though I am powerless, I believe that you are powerful and capable of stepping into this situation and completely altering the outcome. In faith, I am responding to the promises in your word that you listen to our prayers and those prayers can make her well. So, I am bringing my friend before you to ask for your healing touch in her life. Thank you for the forgiveness of sin and the promise of eternal healing, but I am asking you to provide healing for her on this side of heaven. Amen. – Lisa Samra
Prayer For A Miraculous Healing
Father, you can heal us in a heartbeat. We pray for Your miraculous healing today. From depression, life-long disease, sudden failures, addictions, and massive handicaps. We pray for a miraculous healing because we know you are as capable of fixing our physicalities as you are to hold the oceans in place as the earth spins around. Through Your Son’s death on the cross, we have the opportunity to be healed spiritually. By believing in Jesus we are connected straight to You in prayer and presence. Bless our hearts to believe in You beyond our heart’s capacity. Strengthen our faith where it is weak and strengthen our resolve to linger in Your presence a little longer each day.
Take our pain away, according to Your will, in Your time. We’re not promised a painless life on this earth, but You do want us to live a happy one. Send Your Spirit to help us see past our circumstances and onto Your calling on our lives. Sickness and injury can’t stop God-placed dreams. Fill our hearts with hope as we wait on You to move in our lives and flow out from our hearts. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
The compassion of Jesus Prayer
Lord, Jesus Christ, you are the God of compassion. As crowds gathered around you, they begged you to let the sick just touch the edge of your cloak. You did not turn them away, but looked on them with compassion and healed them. I bring my loved one to you now and ask you to look with compassion and heal once again. You have the power to turn any situation around. We cry out to you with the faith that knows that you are the same yesterday, today, and forever. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.
Bible Verses for Healing the Sick
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.
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.
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.
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
The Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous.
Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
3 John 1:2
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.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
2 Kings 20:5
The is what the Lord, the God of your father David, says: ‘I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you.
Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.
And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.
But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord.
Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.
I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will guide them and restore comfort to Israel’s mourners, creating praise on their lips. Peace, peace, to those far and near,’ says the Lord, ‘And I will heal them.
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.
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
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.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
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.
He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.
Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.