Healing Scriptures for Comfort and Strength

In this devotional, we’ll read Healing Scriptures for Comfort and Strength. No matter what you’re facing these verses will encourage and uplift you today!

The Word of God is full of powerful Bible verses for healing what is broken in our lives. Because no matter how strong we think we are, at some point we all have hurt to overcome.

But God’s love is found inside each verse of the Bible. He wants to lift you up and give you encouragement during this difficult time.

So, whether you’re facing a health crisis, grief over the loss of a loved one, or struggling through emotional or spiritual pain, I pray you’ll find comfort and strength in these Healing Scriptures, straight from God’s heart to yours.

 

Bible Verses About Healing

 Having faith in Jesus Christ doesn’t mean we’ll never experience pain or sickness. Instead, it means we don’t face the struggles of life alone.

In this collection of Bible verses about healing, we see that God is always with us and begin the recovery process with Him at our side.

 

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Proverbs 16:24 KJV

 

 

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

Jeremiah 17:14 KJV

 

 

I have seen his ways, and will heal him;

I will also lead him,

And restore comforts to him

And to his mourners.

“I create the fruit of the lips:

Peace, peace to him who is far off and to him who is near,”

Says the Lord,

“And I will heal him.”

Isaiah 57:18-19 NKJV

 

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole. He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. In famine he shall redeem thee from death: and in war from the power of the sword.

Job 5:17-20 KJV

 

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 12:18 KJV

 

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.

Isaiah 58:8 NIV

 

A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.

Proverbs 13:17 KJV

   

Lord, by such things people live;

    and my spirit finds life in them too.

You restored me to health

    and let me live.

Surely it was for my benefit

    that I suffered such anguish.

In your love you kept me

    from the pit of destruction;

you have put all my sins

    behind your back.

Isaiah 38:16-17 NIV

 

saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.

Exodus 15:26 ESV

 

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

Deuteronomy 32:39 KJV

 

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

 

And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness, while you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are performed through the name of your holy servant Jesus.

Acts 4:29-30 ESV

 

 

 

Uplifting Bible Verses for Healing and Strength

 

Have you ever wondered… What is a good Bible verse for strength and healing?

In the following Bible verses for healing and strength, we learn that God’s hand is lifting us up and carrying us through. I pray they will strengthen your faith and give you peace for the journey.

 

 

My flesh and my heart fail;

But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 73:26 NKJV

 

Fear not, for I am with you;

Be not dismayed, for I am your God.

I will strengthen you,

Yes, I will help you,

I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’

Isaiah 41:10 NKJV

 

Lord, be gracious to us;

    we long for you.

Be our strength every morning,

    our salvation in time of distress.

Isaiah 33:2 NIV

 

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31 KJV

 

He gives strength to the weary

    and increases the power of the weak.

Isaiah 40:29 NIV

 

And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:19 NKJV

 

 

Short Bible Verses About Healing Sickness

 

People say your health is your wealth. But when you’re the sick person in the story, that quote won’t make you feel any better.

Sure, some illnesses are short-lived and easy to cure. Here today and gone tomorrow.

But a serious illness can last for many years. Over time, this kind of sickness can leave you feeling hopeless.

However, as God puts the pieces of your tale together, He wants you to abound in hope!

So, in these short Bible verses about healing sickness, you’ll find hope and encouragement for the long recovery ahead.

 

 

The Lord sustains him on his sickbed;

    in his illness you restore him to full health.

Psalm 41:3 English Standard Version

 

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.

Jeremiah 30:17 NIV

 

Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:

 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 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. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 5:13-16 ESV

 

Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you. 

Exodus 23:25 NIV

 

Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed; and he healed them.

Matthew 4:23-24 NIV

Bible Verses for Healing Spiritual and Emotional Pain

 

While physical health is usually the focus of healing, there are other kinds of illnesses that don’t affect your body. Sometimes it’s a mental illness or an emotional hurt that leaves you in pain.

These scriptures on healing the mind will help you find comfort in the arms of Jesus as you heal spiritually and emotionally.

 

 

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

 

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

Romans 5:1-6 ESV

 

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

John 14:27 NIV

 

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

Isaiah 26:3 KJV

 

My son, pay attention to what I say;

    turn your ear to my words.

Do not let them out of your sight,

    keep them within your heart;

for they are life to those who find them

    and health to one’s whole body.

Above all else, guard your heart,

    for everything you do flows from it.

Proverbs 4:20-23 NIV

 

A joyful heart is good medicine,

    but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV

 

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.

Revelation 21:4 NASB

 

Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.

Jeremiah 33:6 NIV

 

But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and frolic like calves from the stall.

Malachi 4:2 NASB

 

Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2-4 NASB

 

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

James 1:4 KJV

 

And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:7 NASB

 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 1:9 KJV

 

 There is a time for everything,

    and a season for every activity under the heavens:

 a time to be born and a time to die,

    a time to plant and a time to uproot,

a time to kill and a time to heal,

    a time to tear down and a time to build,

a time to weep and a time to laugh,

    a time to mourn and a time to dance,

a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,

    a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

a time to search and a time to give up,

    a time to keep and a time to throw away,

a time to tear and a time to mend,

    a time to be silent and a time to speak,

a time to love and a time to hate,

    a time for war and a time for peace.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 NIV

 

 

 

Beautiful Psalms about Healing

 

The book of Psalms is full of encouragement!

In each one, the psalmist laments about the pain he is facing, then turns to God for comfort and strength.

Is it any wonder, that we turn to the Psalms when we feel the same way?

So, if you’re asking… What is a good Psalms for healing, you’ll find some beautiful verses on healing what is hurt in the following psalms.

 

 

Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

Psalm 103:1-5 KJV

 

Bless the Lord, my soul,

And do not forget any of His benefits;

Who pardons all your guilt,

Who heals all your diseases;

Who redeems your life from the pit,

Who crowns you with favor and compassion;

Psalm 103:2-4 NASB

 

Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint;

    heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.

Psalm 6:2 NIV

 

O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.

Psalm 30:2 NIV

 

Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble,

    and he saved them from their distress.

He sent out his word and healed them;

    he rescued them from the grave.

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love

    and his wonderful deeds for mankind.

Psalm 107:19-21 NIV

 

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears

And rescues them from all their troubles.

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted

And saves those who are crushed in spirit.

The afflictions of the righteous are many,

But the Lord rescues him from them all.

He protects all his bones,

Not one of them is broken.

Evil will bring death to the wicked,

And those who hate the righteous will suffer for their guilt.

The Lord redeems the souls of His servants,

And none of those who take refuge in Him will suffer for their guilt.

Psalm 34:17-22 NASB

 

The Lord is my shepherd;

I shall not want.

He makes me to lie down in green pastures;

He leads me beside the still waters.

He restores my soul;

He leads me in the paths of righteousness

For His name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,

I will fear no evil;

For You are with me;

Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;

You anoint my head with oil;

My cup runs over.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me

All the days of my life;

And I will dwell in the house of the Lord

Forever.

Psalm 23:1-6 NKJV

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Inspiring Healing from God Quotes

 

Sometimes you just need a little inspiration to get through the tough times.

So, I’ve put together a short list of inspiring quotes about God’s healing power. I hope they help you as much as they have helped me.

I feel the healing hands of God touch my heart and kiss my soul.

Anonymous

Be careful not to give too much credence to the old adage that time heals. Mark my word. It’s God that heals. Time only tells.

Beth Moore

 

God can heal wounds that no medicine ever can.  

Anonymous

Our task shouldn’t be punishing the villains in our lives, but enlarging the God who heals us from all wounds.

Mary E. DeMuth

God will heal and mend. It’s what He does; it’s who He is.

Anonymous

Inspirational Jesus Healing Scriptures

 

Jesus is our firm foundation and the solid rock we can stand on when everything is falling apart.

No matter how bad it may seem right now, the healing touch of Jesus can turn it around in an instant.

In the following scriptures, we see Jesus put our pain on Himself and perform miracle after miracle, including healing the paralyzed man.

But these healing scriptures aren’t a piece of history, they are as true today as they were then.

Jesus has the power to heal you! So, put your faith in Him and allow His touch to heal you, body, mind, and spirit.

 

 

who, when He was reviled, did not revile in return; when He suffered, He did not threaten, but committed Himself to Him who judges righteously; who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.

1 Peter 2:23-24 NKJV

 

Surely he took up our pain

    and bore our suffering,

yet we considered him punished by God,

    stricken by him, and afflicted.

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.

Isaiah 53:4-5 NIV

 

When the crowds learned it, they followed him, and he welcomed them and spoke to them of the kingdom of God and cured those who had need of healing.

Luke 9:11 ESV

 

And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.

Mark 5:34 KJV

 

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.

Matthew 4:23 KJV

 

 And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

Matthew 9:35

 

And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases; And they that were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed. And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.

Luke 6:17-19 KJV

 

After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased.

John 6:1-2 KJV

 

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

John 14:27 KJV

 

Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.

Matthew 10:1 NIV 

 

 Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed.

Luke 8:50 NIV

 

 When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.

Luke 13:12 NIV

 

 And the people all tried to touch him because power was coming from him and healing them all.

Luke 6:19 NIV

 

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV

 

you yourselves know what happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John proclaimed: 38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

Acts 10:37-38 ESV

 

And they brought to Him a paralyzed man lying on a stretcher. And seeing their faith, Jesus said to the man who was paralyzed, “Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven.” 

Matthew 9:2 NASB

 

But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—then He *said to the paralyzed man, “Get up, pick up your stretcher and go home.”

Matthew 9:6 NASB

 

 

 

 

Bible Verses about Healing a Broken Heart

 

If your heart is broken, you are not alone. We all go through the pain of a breakup, the loss of a friendship, or the death of a loved one.

But God loves you and wants to heal your heartbreak.

Allow these Bible verses about healing a broken heart to restore you today.

 

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 147:3 NIV

 

My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit: a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.

Psalm 51:17 NIV

 

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,

And lean not on your own understanding;

In all your ways acknowledge Him,

And He shall direct your paths.

Proverbs 3:5-6 NKJV

 

Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the LORD shall be thy reward.

Isaiah 58:8 KJV

 

 

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me,

Because the Lord has anointed Me

To preach good tidings to the poor;

He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,

To proclaim liberty to the captives,

And the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

 

To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord,

And the day of vengeance of our God;

To comfort all who mourn,

 

To console those who mourn in Zion,

To give them beauty for ashes,

The oil of joy for mourning,

The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;

That they may be called trees of righteousness,

The planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.”

Isaiah 61:1-3 NKJV

 

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,

Because He has anointed Me

To preach the gospel to the poor;

He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted,

To proclaim liberty to the captives

And recovery of sight to the blind,

To set at liberty those who are oppressed;

To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”

Luke 4:18-19 NKJV

 

 

Prayer for Healing Scriptures

 

Praying God’s Word back to Him is a powerful way to pray!

So, if you’re looking for the most powerful prayer for healing in the Bible, this scripture is a great place to start.

 

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

 

 

I pray that each of these Healing Scriptures has filled you with comfort and strength as you heal from the hurt in your life!