When you’re going through hard times, you may feel like it will never end and the pain will continue on forever. But know that God is always with you, and He’s going to help you get through whatever trials you face. He doesn’t promise to remove all of your struggles overnight—instead, He tells us “my grace is sufficient for you.”
Times of healing are also great opportunities for growth, whether that’s emotional, spiritual, or physical. You might find more helpful messages in Bible verses about hope or Bible verses about patience. We’ve found that one of the most helpful places to look for optimistic encouragement through periods of healing is the Bible. So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite verses that will lead you to feel more hopeful in your time of healing.
Bible Verses About Strength And Healing
Who pardons all your iniquities,
Who heals all your diseases;
Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed;
Save me and I will be saved,
For You are my praise.
He sent His word and healed them,
And delivered them from their destructions.
and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.
Pleasant words are a honeycomb,
Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
O Lord my God,
I cried to You for help, and You healed me.
A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
We waited for peace, but no good came;
For a time of healing, but behold, terror!
“Then your light will break out like the dawn,
And your recovery will speedily spring forth;
And your righteousness will go before you;
The glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.
‘There is no one to plead your cause;
No healing for your sore,
No recovery for you.
The Lord will sustain him upon his sickbed;
In his illness, You restore him to health.
Is there no balm in Gilead?
Is there no physician there?
Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?
“Come, let us return to the Lord.
For He has torn us, but He will heal us;
He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.
A time to kill and a time to heal;
A time to tear down and a time to build up.
Then Jesus said to her, “O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish.” And her daughter was healed at once.
“But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.
That Your way may be known on the earth,
Your salvation among all nations.
for the man was more than forty years old on whom this miracle of healing had been performed.
As for me, I said, “O Lord, be gracious to me;
Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.”
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
A wicked messenger falls into adversity,
But a faithful envoy brings healing.
and *implored Him earnestly, saying, “My little daughter is at the point of death; please come and lay Your hands on her, so that she will get well and live.”
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth,
Let him return to the days of his youthful vigor;
And no resident will say, “I am sick”;
The people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.
And He said, “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the Lord, am your healer.”
And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone,
“When the body has a boil on its skin and it is healed,
Encouraging Bible Verses About Healing for Comfort and Strength
“Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint. Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.”
“The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”
“Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
Wisdom of Solomon 16:12
“It wasn’t any herb or ointment that healed them but your word alone, Lord, which heals everything.”
“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
“But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.”
“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
“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.”
“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”
“Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.”