21 Bible Verses About Healing The Sick


There are several accounts of God’s miraculous healing power in the Bible.

Numerous instances of God’s healing are recorded in the Bible, spanning from Moses’ time through that of Jesus and beyond.

Bible Verses About Healing The Sick

In reality, the Bible is replete with texts that can serve as motivation and solace in the face of adversity. Here are a few of the Bible’s most potent passages about healing the sick.

James 5:15 – A Prayer Of Faith For The Sick

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

James 5:15 (ESV)

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For a follower of Christ, prayer has power because it aims to harmonize our hearts with God’s. Prayer makes the need for assistance more apparent.

We are not prepared to handle all of the challenges life presents. As a result, we require the Lord’s guidance, healing, and deliverance.

3 John 1:2 – A Prayer For Good Health

 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.

3 John 1:2 (ESV)

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God only has nice things in mind for us, and we should never forget that.

The good He has for us frequently includes our current material prosperity and health, and these blessings are unquestionably promised as the end goal of all believers.

1 Peter 2:24 – By Christ’s Wounds, We Are Healed

 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

1 Peter 2:24 (ESV)

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By dying on the Cross and being separated from the Father on our behalf, the Lord Jesus not only died for our sins.

But also, on behalf of all Christians, we must be eternally united with the Father, clothed in Christ’s righteousness, living spiritually, and walking in spirit and truth as we abide in Christ.

Christ paid for the eternal separation we deserve in His body on the Cross.

Isaiah 53:5 – Pierced For Our Transgression

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5 (ESV)

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The Lord Jesus paid a heavy price for our sins through His death and resurrection, permanently ending the power of sin and death in our lives.

And by bringing us back into a relationship with the Father, God accepts us as a result of Him.

Jeremiah 33:6 – A Promise For Health And Healing

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

Jeremiah 33:6 (ESV)

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The fullness of peace and truth would be made known to us as believers, and God promised to bring health and healing.

God will offer a unique form of atonement under the new covenant, whereby sins are not just pardoned but also removed. Never does God forgive a corrupt soul; always does He purify it first.

A pardon would perpetuate contamination and breach the moral order beyond redress if it were given without communicating purification.

1 John 5:14 – Ask, God Listens

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

1 John 5:14 (ESV)

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It is required of every Christian to walk by faith, not by sight.

When we walk in spirit and truth and retain an unwavering faith in God’s Word and His priceless promises, which give everything we need according to His riches in mercy, we are instructed to pray confidently.

John 14:13 – Whatever You Ask In God’s Name, He Will Do

 Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 14:13 (ESV)

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The Father will consent to the prayer request that is sincerely made in the name of Jesus because those prayers are made in faith (Mk 11:24).

The inspiration of the Holy Spirit has moved them within them, and they ask in faith. He is aware of God’s intentions and purposes.

Psalm 41:4 – A Prayer For Healing And Confession

As for me, I said, “O Lord, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against you!”

Psalm 41:4 (ESV)

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The Lord cannot hear prayer if one harbor sin in their heart.

The Lord will consider their situation and supply the necessary provisions, even if the people of God are not immune to poverty, illness, or outward affliction.

Hebrews 13:8 -Jesus Christ Is The Same.

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Hebrews 13:8 (ESV)

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The Word of God has been established in heaven. Because He is the same yesterday, today, and forever, God has not changed, His Word has not changed, and He will never change.

The unchanging character of our Savior, Jesus Christ, is an all-pervasive guarantee that His Word is accurate, His promises are valid, and His saving grace is freely given to everyone who trusts Him for salvation.

Psalm 103:2-3 – The Lord Forgives And Heals.

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,

Psalm 103:2-3 (ESV)

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To bless the Lord is to love Him with our hearts, soul, and mind. When we bless the Lord, we express our love for Him from a place of humble reverence that only seeks His glorification.

To live as unto the Lord with our inner heart, soul, mind, and power is required to bless the Lord in this way. In Christ Jesus, we must be determined to live a good life.

Psalm 34:19

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 34:19 (ESV)

Jesus is always with us, and nothing we go through will be able to make him leave. Additionally, angels are God’s servants who serve us in various capacities.

Even if we may not be conscious of their presence, we may nevertheless recognize the security they offer.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Hebrews 11:6 (ESV)

Once we have accepted God’s rescuing mercy through faith in Christ, we must also get the Bible’s promise that “He blesses those who seek Him.”

Sinners who believe will experience joy in heaven, but we genuinely satisfy God when we live by faith.

When difficult situations do not influence us in life, we satisfy God.

Jeremiah 17:14

Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.

Jeremiah 17:14 (ESV)

We must carry out the task that God has given us faithfully. If our lives seem unremarkable or our ministries seem ineffective, we are not to give up.

To gain healing, deliverance, and the eternal recompense that God has provided for those who love and trust Him, we are expected to be faithful until the point of death.

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1 (ESV)

This bible passage talks about placing your trust and hopes in the promised message of God that has been made known to you.

Taking God at His word involves trusting He will keep His word because He is too trustworthy to break His promises and is not a man to tell lies.

Faith is a fundamental element of life that prevents your hope from fading in the face of adversity. Your faith in God will grow as your hope does.

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Hebrews 11:1 (ESV)

In light of what God has revealed to you, this verse encourages you to have faith and hope in the promised word of God.

Taking God at His word involves trusting He will keep His word because He is too trustworthy to break His promises and is not a man to tell lies.

Mark 16:18

They will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.”

Mark 16:18 (ESV)

This verse was Jesus’ miraculous assurance that they would have divine protection against snakes, scorpions, and everything else the enemy could try to employ to stop or harm them when they went to preach.

Jesus continued by declaring, “nothing shall by any means hurt you” for this reason.

Jesus used the harshest language possible to reassure his followers that they would be protected from all types of evil if they spread the gospel over the entire world.

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!”

Acts 3:6 (ESV)

It is sufficient to ask for what we need and has faith that Jesus will provide for our actual needs because we cannot always predict His will.

When God’s people make a difference in the world, they do it with confidence in His name. There is always a desire to act in ways that are based on faith in other people or things.

Instead, we must consistently trust Him and act morally by doing good.

Mark 16:17

And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;

Mark 16:17 (ESV)

Here, God assures His people that He will provide for their safety by sending His angels to guard them.

He is not advising us to deliberately put ourselves in harm’s way in the hopes that He will rescue us. God has guaranteed us His protection throughout His Word.

He keeps a close eye on everyone He has called to be a witness for Him and those He has commissioned to do His work.

Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 147:3 (ESV)

Amid the difficulties that life throws at us or that attempt to bury us in the pits of depression, the Lord can grant those who are His an excellent rest.

We must take comfort in the faith we have in our Savior.

Let us cling to the knowledge that our Savior went through pain for us so that He could mend our wounds and broken hearts. And His grace is enough.

Proverbs 17:22

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs 17:22 (ESV)

A joyful Christian turns to the Lord and rejoices in Him rather than focusing on their circumstances.

Whoever does not turn their gaze toward God and His steadfast goodness becomes hopeless and loses joy.

Matthew 9:35

And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction.

Matthew 9:35 (ESV)

Jesus is a perfect example of how we should live and conduct ourselves as believers.

By living like Christ, we are to preach the gospel everywhere continuously we go, and through faith, we can do exploits.


There is always sickness and disease in the world, and there appears to be sorrow and suffering everywhere we turn. But all of your illnesses are cured by God.

He wraps up their wounds and comforts the brokenhearted. Pay attention to the verses about healing, and thank the Lord for His mercy.

Ask the Holy Spirit to dwell in your heart and make today a time of health and serenity.

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