Here are 50 uplifting Christian “get well” messages and sayings to encourage a friend or family member when they are ill and trying to recover.
#1 There is power in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. I speak his mighty name over your healing and recovery. I have asked for him to instill in you the fortitude you need to restore your full health. May the Lord bless you this day!
#2 The Lord Jesus is our beautiful healer. Scripture even refers to him as the Great Physician. I know that he is with you as you work toward physical healing. I pray that as he walks you through this recovery process, you will feel his presence and love with you. God bless you.
#3 The Lord gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. May the healing power of God’s love be with you during your recovery.
#4 You are not alone in this pain and suffering. God is always with you, holding your hand tightly, embracing you close to his heart. Our prayers and good wishes are also with you.
#5 No matter what we go through on this earth, nothing is bigger than our God. Illness and recovery can be giants in our lives, but thankfully we serve an all-powerful God. My prayer is that he will remind you daily that he is more powerful than your illness and is with you in your recovery.
#6 I am praying for the Lord’s blessing for you and your journey back to good health. I have entrusted you into the Prince of Peace’s hands and have asked that he give you his peace as you walk through this challenging journey. I am hoping to see you soon!
#7 The Lord is our strength and our shield. Trust in him, and he will help. I pray that you are getting stronger and be filled with joy every day. Please let me know if there is an errand I can run for you or if you need me to bring you something.
#8 The Lord will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul he will replenish. Thinking of you during this time of illness. May you find strength in the Lord and his everlasting love.
#9 As you walk through this recovery journey, my dear friend, I want you to know that my prayers are for you to enjoy good health again soon. May it bring you great comfort as you remember that the Lord is always there for you. If you need anything, I am just a phone call away.
#10 As you recover from your illness, I pray for the Lord our God to heal you and fill your heart with his priceless peace. May his faithfulness encourage you today.
#11 The Lord brought you to mind when I read the Psalmist’s word that says: when I called to you for help, you healed me. What a beautiful statement! I am praying for this blessed outcome in your life as I ask the Lord to heal you and give you a speedy recovery.
#12 God is there to carry you when you can’t find the strength to stand on your own. Hope you sense God’s presence and nearness to give you courage and speedy recovery.
#13 My friend, I am praying for the Lord to be gracious to you as you begin your healing and recovery process. I ask that he will be your strength every morning and fill your heart with his exceeding peace.
#14 “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” Thinking of you and praying that you experience God’s grace and healing power. I look forward to seeing you soon.
#15 As you recover from your illness, I want to send you my love and prayers. The Lord has promised that he will keep in perfect peace the mind that is stayed upon him. As you recover, my prayer is that you will focus upon him and his never-ceasing love for you.
#16 “Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases.” May your heart always be directed to the Lord as you heal in the coming days.
#17 The most important thing when you are sick is never to lose hope. Because the Lord, our God, will strengthen you, help you, and uphold you with his righteous right hand.
#18 There is no problem too big for God that he can’t solve; there is no problem too small for God that he doesn’t care. By believing him, you put your healing process in good hands. Get well soon, and please let me know if I can bring you some groceries.
#19 Scripture is full of passages that proclaim the healing power of our God. You are not alone. God is with you, holding you, comforting you, and, most of all, loving you no matter what. I am here as well, my friend. Please let me know if there is something you need.
#20 Scripture teaches that a cheerful heart is good medicine. I pray that the Lord will give you a full measure of cheer for your heart and bless your recovery. As the Lord walks with you on this journey to recovery, may he grant you all the strength you need.
#21 As Christians, we have a beautiful promise, which tells us that the Lord is close to us when we have broken hearts, and he saves us when we are crushed. I want to remind you of his faithfulness as you go through your illness and recovery period. Draw close to the Lord, and you will find his nearness and strength.
#22 A prayer that comes from the heart is sure to be heard by God, our healer. From the bottom of our hearts, we pray for your healing and restoration.
#23 “Be still and know that I am God!” A quiet heart and a peaceful mind in the comfort of God’s love will bring you healing and strength. I am praying for your healing, and please know that I am here for you. Just call or text.
#24 Recovery from illness can become overwhelming and fearful. My prayer is that the Lord’s many promises for his children will encourage you. He promised that he is with us, strengthens us, helps us, and upholds when we are weak. May you feel his strength today and know that you are not alone. And I am here for you, too!
#25 I know your illness has taken quite a bit of wind out of your sails, so it fills me with great joy to tell you that the Lord is our strength. He promises to give strength to the weary and increase the power of the weak. May he bless your prayers and grant you all you need in abundance for your recovery.
#26 As you walk through your healing process, I want to encourage you to seek the Lord. His word tells us that he will deliver us from our troubles and be close to us. That is my prayer for you, my friend, that you will feel his nearness and be back to good health soon.
#27 A joyful heart is good medicine. Sending lots of love and joy for your speedy recovery.
#28 As I prayed for your recovery, the Lord brought to my mind the words of Christ. He said: come to me, you who are weary, and I will give you rest. Rest is my prayer for you, my friend. As you recover, may he still your spirit, so you have the rest needed to restore your body. Please let me know if there is an errand or something I can do to help you out during this time.
#29 Be not afraid. God will never fail his children; even the hairs of your head are all counted. May God keep you in his care as you recuperate. I am praying for you.
#30 May the Lord’s blessings be upon every aspect of your life. He is such a faithful God, and I know that he loves you! I am praying that he will remove this illness from your life out of his love’s deep recesses. God bless you!
#31 The God of all grace will restore you and make you strong. May the Lord encourage you and fill you with his healing strength. I am thinking of you and praying for you.
#32 The Lord has given us many beautiful promises, one of which is his promise to pick us up when our circumstances cause us to bow under the weight. He does this because he loves us. My prayer is that the Lord will lift you to a higher place with him as he heals your body. My prayers are with you, my friend.
#33 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Asking God to fill your heart with peace and comfort during your time of recovery. Please let me know if I can bring you something or run an errand for you.
#34 The beauty of the Lord fills our lives with so much peace. As you recover from your illness, I pray that you will find the peace to rest in his hands as he restores you. God bless you on this journey.
#35 The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise them up. Sending a lot of thoughtful prayers your way. Please call or text me if I can help you in any way.
#36 Everything is possible for one who believes. Keep faith. Keep hope. Keep courage. Get well soon.
#37 As you walk this road back to good health, you will have many needs and struggles, many of which I will never know. However, whatever your needs may be, I know for sure that Christ Jesus can meet them all. My prayer is that you will call out to him for everything you need.
#38 Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life. Only say the word and I shall be healed. I put my trust in you. My dear friend, I am praying for your recovery.
#39 God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. His hands are knitting a great and noble work in your life. Hope each day finds you feeling better.
#40 You have been on my heart a lot in the past few days. I have been thinking about the woman who was healed just by touching the garment of Christ. Her faith in Christ brought healing to her spiritual and physical life. My prayer is that this illness will result in a deeper walk with the Lord and that you will experience abundant faith in his healing ability.
Best Bible Verses for a “Get Well” Message
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Numbers 6: 24-26
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.
Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
1 Peter 5:10
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.
The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous.
I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.