The Bible is a source of comfort, encouragement, and hope for many people. In times of sickness, pain, or distress, turning to the Bible can be a great way to find comfort and peace. This blog post features 20 healing Bible verses that can help you find the strength to overcome any challenge that you may be facing.
If you’re in need of healing, I’d encourage you to read our 2-part healing series! Click here to read part 1: Jesus is Our Healer. We have also included a short prayer for healing at the end of the post!
1. Jeremiah 17:14
“Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.”
This verse reminds us that God is the ultimate source of healing, and we can trust Him to heal us when we are sick or in pain.
2. Psalm 30:2
“O Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me.”
This verse shows that God is always ready to help us when we call out to Him, and that He has the power to heal us from any illness or affliction.
3. Psalm 103:2-3
“Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits- who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.”
This verse reminds us of the many blessings that God has given us, including the gift of healing. It encourages us to praise God for His goodness and trust in His healing power.
4. Isaiah 41:10
“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.”
This verse reminds us that God is always with us, even in our darkest moments. It encourages us to trust in His strength and seek His help when we are feeling weak or overwhelmed.
5. Matthew 11:28
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
This verse reminds us that we can find peace and rest in God, even when we are feeling exhausted or overwhelmed. It encourages us to turn to Him for comfort and solace.
6. Exodus 15:26
“…for I am the Lord, who heals you.”
This verse reminds us that God is the ultimate source of healing and that He has the power to heal us from any illness or affliction. It encourages us to trust in His healing power and seek His help when we are feeling unwell.
7. James 5:14-15
“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. 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.”
This verse encourages us to seek help from our church community when we are feeling sick or in need of healing. It reminds us that prayer and faith can be powerful tools in our healing journey.
8. Psalm 147:3
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
This verse reminds us that God is with us even in our emotional pain, and that He can heal us from our heartache and sorrows.
9. Mark 5:34
“He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'”
This verse reminds us that faith can be a powerful force in our healing journey, and that trusting in God can bring us peace and freedom from suffering.
10. 2 Corinthians 12:9
“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.”
Often God’s grace is most prevalent in our weakness. Put your hope in Him if you are currently weak.
11. Psalm 6:2
“Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint; heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.”
This verse acknowledges our weakness and pain, and calls out to God for mercy and healing. It reminds us that we can trust in God to hear our cries and heal us from our afflictions.
12. Isaiah 53:5
“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.”
This verse speaks of the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus made for us, and the healing power that we can find in His wounds. It encourages us to trust in Jesus for our healing and salvation.
13. Psalm 41:3
“The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”
This verse reminds us that God is with us even in our sickness, and that He has the power to sustain and restore us from our illness. It encourages us to trust in His healing power and seek His comfort in our time of need.
14. Proverbs 17:22
“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”
This verse reminds us of the importance of a positive attitude and joyful heart in our healing journey. It encourages us to seek joy and laughter, even in the midst of our pain and sickness.
15. Jeremiah 30:17
“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.”
This verse reminds us that God cares for us deeply, even in our times of feeling alone and forgotten. It encourages us to trust in His promise of healing and restoration.
16. Matthew 9:22
“Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’ And the woman was healed at that moment.”
This verse speaks of the power of faith and belief in our healing journey. It reminds us that even a moment of faith can bring about miraculous healing.
17. Psalm 107:20
“He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.”
This verse speaks of the power of God’s word in our healing journey. It encourages us to trust in the healing power of God’s word and seek comfort in His promises.
18. Luke 6:19
“And the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.”
This verse speaks of the incredible power and presence of Jesus, and the healing power that He brought to those who sought Him out. It reminds us of the power of seeking Jesus in our own healing journey.
One touch of Jesus and your life will never be the same!
19. Isaiah 58:8
“Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.”
This verse speaks of the hope and promise of healing that we can find in God’s presence. It encourages us to seek God’s light and healing in our own lives.
20. Psalm 118:17
“I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done.”
This verse speaks of the hope and promise of life that we can find in God’s healing power. It encourages us to trust in God’s promise of healing and share His goodness with others.
Prayer for Healing
Heavenly Father, I come to You now in faith, seeking Your healing touch. I ask that You would heal me from my sickness, pain, and afflictions, and restore me to full health and strength. I trust in Your power and goodness, and I believe that You are able to do far more than I can ask or imagine. I pray that Your peace, comfort, and healing would wash over me and bring me renewed hope and strength. Thank You, Lord, for Your love and care for me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Once again, if you’re in need of healing, I’d encourage you to read our 2-part healing series! Here is the link to part 1: Jesus is Our Healer!
The healing power of the Bible is a reminder of God’s goodness and love for us. These verses offer hope and encouragement for those who are facing sickness, pain, or afflictions. We can find comfort in the promises of God’s word and trust in His healing power. Let us hold fast to our faith and seek God’s presence in our healing journey. As Psalm 118:17 reminds us, we can find hope and promise of life in God’s healing power. May we always proclaim what the Lord has done for us, and share His goodness with others.
May God bless you abundantly.
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