Pray for the Sick
If you would like to pray for the sick, here
are a number of healing scriptures from the Bible. You may also
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A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, "Lord, if you
are willing, you can make me clean." Jesus reached out his hand and
touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!" Immediately he was
cured of his leprosy.
This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: "He
took up our infirmities and carried our diseases."
"I tell you the truth, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in
heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
"Again, I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything you
ask for, it will be done for you by my Father in heaven.
Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not
doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you
can say to this mountain, `Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will
"I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, `Go, throw
yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes
that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell
you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it,
and it will be yours.
And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they
will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up
snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it will not
hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sick people, and they
will get well."
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that
they may have life, and have it to the full.
Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father
of many nations, just as it had been said to him, "So shall your
offspring be." Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that
his body was as good as dead--since he was about a hundred years
old--and that Sarah's womb was also dead. Yet he did not waver through
unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith
and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do
what he had promised.
And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in
you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your
mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you.
II Corinthians 10:4-5
The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the
contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish
arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge
of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for
us, for it is written: "Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree." He
redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to
the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the
promise of the Spirit.
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the
full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's
schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against
the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark
world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil
comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done
everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled
around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and
with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of
peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which
you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the
helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of
...for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to
his good purpose.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and
petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace
of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and
your minds in Christ Jesus.
II Timothy 1:7
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power,
of love and of self-discipline.
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised
So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.
By faith Abraham, even though he was past age--and Sarah herself was
barren--was enabled to become a father because he considered him
faithful who had made the promise.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Is any one 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. 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.
I Peter 2:24
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.
I John 3:21-22
Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before
God and receive from him anything we ask, because we obey his commands
and do what pleases him.
III John 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.
They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their
testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from
He said, "If you listen carefully to the voice of the LORD your God and
do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and
keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I
brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you."
Worship the LORD your God, and his blessing will be on your food and
water. I will take away sickness from among you.
The LORD will keep you free from every disease. He will not inflict on
you the horrible diseases you knew in Egypt…
Deuteronomy 28:1-14, 61
If you fully obey the LORD your God and carefully follow all his
commands I give you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all
the nations on earth. All these blessings will come upon you and
accompany you if you obey the LORD your God: You will be blessed in the
city and blessed in the country. The fruit of your womb will be blessed,
and the crops of your land and the young of your livestock--the calves
of your herds and the lambs of your flocks. Your basket and your
kneading trough will be blessed. You will be blessed when you come in
and blessed when you go out. The LORD will grant that the enemies who
rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you
from one direction but flee from you in seven. The LORD will send a
blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The LORD
your God will bless you in the land he is giving you. The LORD will
establish you as his holy people, as he promised you on oath, if you
keep the commands of the LORD your God and walk in his ways. Then all
the peoples on earth will see that you are called by the name of the
LORD, and they will fear you. The LORD will grant you abundant
prosperity--in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and
the crops of your ground--in the land he swore to your forefathers to
give you. The LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty,
to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your
hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. The LORD
will make you the head, not the tail. If you pay attention to the
commands of the LORD your God that I give you this day and carefully
follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom. Do not
turn aside from any of the commands I give you today, to the right or to
the left, following other gods and serving them.
The LORD will also bring on you every kind of sickness and disaster not
recorded in this Book of the Law, until you are destroyed.
This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have
set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so
that you and your children may live and that you may love the LORD your
God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the LORD is your
life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to
your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
I Kings 8:56
Praise be to the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel just as
he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave
through his servant Moses.
With long life will I satisfy him and show him my salvation.
Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits--who
forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.
He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.
I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely 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 a man's whole body.
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.
Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we
considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he
was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we
The LORD said to me, "You have seen correctly, for I am watching to
see that my word is fulfilled."
But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,' declares the
LORD, `because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.'
Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears.
Let the weakling say, `I am strong!`
Whatever they plot against the LORD he will bring to an end; trouble
will not come a second time.