Here are the 25 most powerful prayers for healing, comfort, recovery, and strength.
Prayers for Healing
Provide Healing Prayer
Dear God, It is so hard to suffer. It doesn’t seem fair for us 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. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Help me Prayer
Dear God, I marvel at the way You love me from immaturity to maturity, from brokenness to wholeness. You don’t berate me for my blunders or belittle me for my weakness. You meet me in those places and make me strong. You bind up my wounds so they can heal. You give rest to my heart so it can beat strong again. You are with me. You are God Most High. Do a miracle in and through me, Lord! Heal my soul and make me whole. Make me a Kingdom man. Help me to live a life totally disproportionate to who I am. May others pursue You when they see what You do through me! Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Reach down Prayer
Lord, your Word speaks promises of healing and restoration and I thank you for the miracles you still perform today. Today I claim those promises over my friend. I believe in the healing power of faith and prayer and I ask you to begin your mighty work in the life of my friend. Please reach down and surround my friend with supernatural peace and strength and give her the faith to believe that all things are possible for you. Protect her from Satan’s lies and discouragement and let her miraculous healing begin. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Confort me Prayer
Loving God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Patience in Sickness Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, by your patience in suffering you hallowed earthly pain and gave us the example of obedience to your Father’s will. Be near me in my time of weakness and pain; sustain me by your grace, that my strength and courage may not fail; heal me according to your will; and help me always to believe that what happens to me here is of little account if you hold me in eternal life. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Look with Mercy Prayer
Lord, look upon me with eyes of mercy. May Your healing hand rest upon me, may Your life-giving powers flow into every cell of my body and into the depths of my soul, cleansing, purifying, restoring me to wholeness and strength for service in Your Kingdom. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Mental Healing Prayer
Jesus, I know that when you walked on the earth, you trod upon hard places, you felt the strain of this world and the pressures of mental torment. So I ask that you would come beside me now, lead me through this time where my mind cannot cope. Help me to find peace and calming inner thoughts. You hold me safe Lord, I trust in you. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
From Bad to Good Prayer
Heavenly Father, it hurts so bad. Dull the pain with Your love. Blur the sharp edges by reminding me that from bad comes good. Help me appreciate that after the sorrow, joy is sweeter. I look forward to better times. I can endure anything with You by my side. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Underneath Your Wings Prayer
Lord of Heaven, I rest underneath your mighty wings of love. I dwell within your gentle heart. I know there is healing in your touch. Through the sufferings of Christ, I can ask for restoration And trust in your goodness. You are my Lord, my Savior, My healer and my friend. I dwell within your gentle embrace. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Wrap in God’s Love Prayer
May you be wrapped up in God’s love. Found deep in his everlasting wings. Carried and kept, safe and cherished. May the healing power of Christ breathe across your being now. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Prayers for Comfort
Tend the Sick Prayer
Keep watch, O my God and Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; and all for your love’ sake. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Vessels of Comfort Prayer
Lord, thank you that our comfort abounds through Christ. Nothing in the world can bring us the comfort and peace that you alone can offer. Thank you that you understand our trials, and you care. Through our own struggle and pain, help us to be your vessels to offer comfort and strength to others who are hurting. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Sorrow to Joy Prayer
God, the strength of the weak and the comfort of those who suffer: Hear my prayers and grant me the power of Your grace, that my sickness may be turned into health, and my sorrow into joy. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Be Near Me Prayer
God of all comfort, our very present help in trouble, be near to me. Look on me with the eyes of your mercy; comfort me with a sense of your presence; preserve me from the enemy; and give me patience in my affliction. Restore me to health, and lead me to your eternal glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Loving Care Prayer
Gracious God, the only source of life and health: Help, comfort, and relieve me, and give your power of healing to those who minister to my needs; that my weakness may be turned to strength and confidence in your loving care. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Shine on Me Prayer
Holy and Blessed One: shine on me as I lie sleepless. Illumine my spirit and give me rest in you, so that I may recognize you as the true God who brings us out of darkness into our eternal light. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Refresh of Soul and Body Prayer
O heavenly Father, you give your children sleep for the refreshing of soul and body: Grant me this gift, I pray; keep me in that perfect peace which you have promised to those whose minds are fixed on you; and give me such a sense of your presence, that in the hours of silence I may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love; Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Prayers for Recovery
Spring of Goodness Prayer
My Lord, your love has held me and kept me through this suffering. Now may your hope and healing lead me quickly to a place of restoration. O Lord the oil of your healing flows through me like a living stream. I choose to bathe in these clear waters each day. I will keep my eyes on you, and trust in you that I will fully recover. I give you all that I am and rest in your peace. I hold tightly to your promises. They are like a spring that overflows with goodness. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Beside me Prayer
Lord, you have been beside me each step of the way. You watched over me through this, your angels stood guard when I needed protection. I ask that the oil of your healing would flow through me anew. That it would heal and protect and breathe life into my body. Please give me rest and peace each moment of the day. May I would dwell in your love and truth. My trust is in you for a complete restoration. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Remove my Fear Prayer
Dear Lord, I ask you to turn this weakness into strength, this suffering into compassion, sorrow into joy, and pain into comfort for others. May I, your servant, trust in your goodness and hope in your faithfulness, even in the middle of this struggle. Fill me with patience and joy in your presence as I breathe in your healing life. Please restore me to wholeness. Remove all fear and doubt from my heart by the power of your Holy Spirit, and may you, Lord, be glorified in my life. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Bondage of Self Prayer
God, I offer myself to Thee — To build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy Power, Thy Love, and Thy Way of life. May I do Thy will always. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Loving Care Prayer
Lord, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good & bad. I pray that you now remove from me every single defect of character which stands in the way of my usefulness to you & my fellows. Grant me strength, as I go out from here to do Your bidding. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Come Clean Prayer
Dear God, You know our past; You’re familiar with all the good and bad things we’ve done. We ask You to give us the strength and courage to list them so we can “come clean” and face both our past and the truth about our present and future. Please help us reach out to those special persons You’ve placed along our road to recovery. Thank You for providing them to help us maintain balance as we work on our lists. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Reliance on Hope Prayer
Dear God, I’ve tried hard to fix and control my life’s hurts, hang-ups, and habits. I admit that, by myself, I’m powerless to change. I need to begin to believe and receive Your power to help me recover. You loved me enough to send Your Son to the cross to die for my sins. Help me to open myself up to the hope I can find only in Jesus. Please help me to start living my life in reliance upon this hope, one day at a time. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Prayers for Strength
Give Me Strength Prayer
Father God, my heart is filled with chaos and confusion. I feel as if I am drowning in my circumstances and my heart is filled with fear and confusion. I really need the strength and peace that only You can give. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Measure of Strength Prayer
Lord, thank you for your greatness. Thank you that when I am weak, you are strong. Lord, the Devil is scheming and I know he desires to keep me from spending time with you. Don’t let him win! Give me a measure of your strength so that I might not give in to discouragement, deception and doubt! Help me honor you in all my ways. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Family Strength Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you for today, Thank you for my dear family and all that You have blessed me with. I pray that you fill My family with peace and strength. I pray that their days go smoothly and that their lives are touched in a special way. Reveal Yourself to them in marvelous ways. I pray that any barriers that separate us be let down, and that we would live as a team for You. I pray that Your will be done today and always. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Draw my Strength Prayer
Lord, you know me inside and out. You know about my pain and distress, you understand the fears of my heart. At the cross you endured unabating agony. You have gone before me into the darkness and emerged in power and glory. At this time I lean on You I draw my strength from Your endless love and live in Your limitless grace. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Show Me the Way Prayer
Lord, I reach out to you for your guidance. Please show me which way to turn. Calm my anxious thoughts, come speak into my mind. Strengthen me as I falter and feel weary. May I feel strength rising up within my heart. Bring clarity into my visions and dreams. I trust that you are with me, no matter where I go, or what I decide to do. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
Strengthen my Faith Prayer
Father, this world is beyond my understanding. I see the evil and it scares me. Many hearts are bound by ego and fear. Please strengthen my faith in your higher purpose and open my mind to the truth that everything is unfolding according to your divine plan. Let compassion and love for my brothers and sisters flow from me and may we all be uplifted by your glory. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
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