It’s easy to lose faith when pain is plaguing your mind, body, and soul. But there is one thing that will never fail to bring peace of mind, and that is your faith. No matter the situation and the pain, you can count on finding some strength in His word via Bible verses about healing
These Bible verses will remind you that the healing ministry of Jesus was pivotal to his mission, and that even before his birth, God promised healing to the people of Israel. If you’re physically ill or sick in spirit, let these Bible verses about healing remind you that God wants health and wholeness for you, and for all the faithful.
1 Mark 6:56
“And wherever he went, into villages or cities or farms, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged him that they might touch even the fringe of his cloak; and all who touched it were healed.”
The Good News: The Lord’s healing grace is available to all who approach with a faithful heart.
2 Psalm 6:2
“O Lord, heal me, for my bones are shaking with terror.”
The Good News: God hears us at our most fearful. Do not hesitate to reach out in your moment of greatest need.
3 Matthew 8:1-3
“. . . and there was a leper who came to him and knelt before him, saying, ‘Lord, if you choose, you can make me clean.’ He stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, ‘I do choose. Be made clean!’ Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.”
The Good News: No one is beyond the grace of God.
4 2 Kings 20:5
“Thus says the Lord, the God of your ancestor David: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; indeed, I will heal you; on the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord.”
The Good News: God has helped heal the faithful since the beginning.
5 Matthew 9:20–22
“Then suddenly a woman . . . came up behind him and touched the fringe of his cloak, for she said to herself, ‘If I only touch his cloak, I will be made well.’ Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, ‘Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.'”
The Good News: Any brush with the holy, if accompanied by faith, may produce miraculous results.
6 Isaiah 53:4-6
“But he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made us whole, and by his bruises we are healed.”
The Good News: The sacrifice of our Savior makes healing possible for all who call on Him.
7 Luke 4:41
“Demons also came out of many, shouting, ‘You are the Son of God!’ But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Messiah.”
The Good News: Even the most debilitating and alarming illnesses fall within the healing hand of God.
8 Matthew 8:14–15
“When Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever; he touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she got up and began to serve him.”
The Good News: Gratitude and service to others flow naturally from God’s healing touch.
9 Jeremiah 17:14
“Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved; for you are my praise.”
The Good News: Healing goes hand in hand with thanksgiving and praise. God rewards a grateful heart.
10 Matthew 9: 28–30
“Then he touched their eyes [of the blind men] and said, ‘According to your faith let it be done to you.’ And their eyes were opened.”
The Good News: In the inspiring words of “Amazing Grace,” “I once was blind but now I see!”
11 Malachi 4:2
“But for you who revere my name the sun of righteousness shall rise, with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.”
The Good News: Healing begins with a spirit of reverence. Open your heart to God and soon you may be leaping for joy!
12 Matthew 9:6–7
“But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins—he then said to the paralytic—’Stand up, take your bed and go to your home.’ And he stood up and went to his home.”
The Good News: No ailment is beyond God’s help. Paralysis of the body, paralysis of the soul—all are subject to the cleansing power of the Holy Spirit.
13 Luke 6:19
“And all in the crowd were trying to touch him, for power came out from him and healed all of them.”
The Good News: Though your prayers may not always be answered, never doubt the power of Jesus to heal.
14 Acts 3:6
“But Peter [to a lame beggar] said, ‘I have no silver or gold, but what I have I give you; in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand up and walk.'”
The Good News: The healing work of Jesus continued after his death and resurrection, and continues to this day.