8 Best Comforting Prayers for the Sick

Whether you have loved ones or friends that are sick, recite any of these comforting prayers for those that are in need of some healing. A prayer for healing is a simple thing and one that can inadvertently grant you many blessings.

Prayers #1

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 Saviour,
My healer and my friend.
I dwell within your gentle embrace.
Amen.

Prayer #2

Jesus,
With just one touch from your Almighty creative hand,
You have healed the sick and raised the dead.
How amazing is your Lordship over all the earth,
How powerful is your redeeming love.
How great was your sacrifice to go before us and bring forgiveness and hope.
By your stripes I ask for healing.
Standing within your reign and rule I ask for restoration.
May life and wellness grow in fullness until it overflows.
Amen.

Prayer #3

O Father of mercies and God of all comfort, our only help in time of need:
We humbly beseech thee to behold, visit, and relieve thy sick servant N. for whom our prayers are desired.
Look upon him with the eyes of thy mercy; comfort him with a sense of thy goodness;
preserve him from the temptations of the enemy;
and give him patience under his affliction.
In thy good time, restore him to health,
and enable him to lead the residue of his life in thy fear,
and to thy glory;
and grant that finally he may dwell with thee in life everlasting;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

Prayer #4

O Lord,
Only you know how hard life has been for me.
Only you have seen each moment of my day and night.
Only you feel my pain and understand my discomfort.
Only you are beside me through my grief and sorrow.
Only you have been within each moment to comfort me.
O Lord, break through the loneliness of my suffering.
You have encountered sorrow and laid a glorious path
Of hope, healing and the promise of heaven in my heart.
Amen.

Prayer #5

Lord Jesus, you are the master of life and death. Everything I have is yours, and I love you very deeply. Just one touch from you restores the sick, heals the broken, and transforms the darkness.
Only you can do this
Only you

So I ask that you would be with (name) right now
May they sense your presence
May they feel your power
May they know your love
May their body be overwhelmed
With light and truth
With healing and wellness

Just as it was in the beginning
As you first intended us to be
May they be restored

I ask for your healing on their body right now

Thank you Lord that you hear my prayer
That you have overcome the world
That you hold all of heaven and earth in your loving hands
And that you have given us the promise of eternity
In our hearts forever
Amen

Prayer #6

Lord God,

We dwell in you house,
Drink in your presence
And find peace and rest in your arms.

We believe in your name,
Ask for your healing
And believe and trust in your love.

We thank you for your sacrifice,
Receive all you have for us
And pray and ask for restoration.

We need your touch.
We wait on you.
You are our Saviour, our friend, and our hope.
Amen.

Prayer #7

Lord of Heaven,
I rest underneath you 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 Saviour,
My healer and my friend.
I dwell within your gentle embrace.
Amen.

Prayer #8

Dear Jesus,
You walked on the earth, understood the broken world, yet also rose from death into resurrected life. I pray for my loved one that they would be held at this time in your loving arms. Bless the work of the doctors, surgeons and hospital staff, and bring the power of your resurrection life into their body. Come fill my loved one from top to toe with your restorative Spirit. May your resurrection life bring healing and wellness into their being. May your grace carry them through this hard time into a new season filled with hope and joy.
Amen.

Here is a healing prayer shared by Bishop T.D. Jakes for those in need of some comfort.

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