Prayers For The Sick
This prayers may be used to pray for sick individuals, and those who care for them. The goal of this prayer is to acknowledge that God is the ultimate source of all healing, health, and goodness.
Irish Prayer For a sick brother
Hear our prayers for the sick
members of our community and
for all who are in need.
Amid mental and physical
suffering may they find
consolation in your healing presence.
Show your mercy as you close wounds,
cure illness, make broken bodies
whole and free downcast spirits.
May these special people find
lasting health and deliverance,
and so join us in thanking
you for all your gifts.
We ask this in Your name, the Healer.
By Dimma, a seventh century Irish monk
O Lord, creator of the universe, author of its laws, you can bring the dead back to life, and heal those who are sick. We pray for our sick brother that he may feel your hand upon him, renewing his body and refreshing his soul. Show to him the affection in which you hold all your creatures.
You chose to share our human nature, to redeem all people, and to heal the sick. With this in mind I beg You to look with compassion on Your humble servant (Name), support them with Your power, comfort them with Your protection, and give them the strength needed to fight against evil. Since You have given (Name), a share in Your own passion, help them to find hope in suffering for You, the Healer.
Prayer for the Sick
Let us ask the Lord of all health and salvation on behalf of our brothers and sisters who are suffering from bodily illnesses that he alone who is the Dear Physician will help them all. O God, who bids our lives to run fast or slow, accept the prayers of your servants who in their sickness implore your pity. Save them and change their fear and apprehension to joy.
We call on you, Lord, who has formed our bodies and souls and who governs, guides, and saves all of humankind, may our prayers move you to relent and heal all who are sick, remove their suffering from them, raise up those who must convalesce in bed, so that they may glorify your Holy Name, now and forever. Amen.
Prayer of the Sick
Healer of the Sick, I turn to You in this time of illness. Alleviate my worry and sorrow with Your gentle love and grant me the grace and strength to accept this burden. I place my worries in Your hands. I place myself in Your care and humbly ask that You restore me to health again. Above all, grant me the grace to acknowlege Your holy will and know that You love me and are with me in this , my most difficult time. Amen.
Divine Physician and Healer of the Sick, we turn to You in this time of illness. 0 dearest Comforter of the Troubled, alleviate our worry and sorrow with Your gentle love, and grant us the grace and strength to accept this burden. Dear God, we place our worries in Your hands. We place our sick under Your care and humbly ask that You restore Your servant to health again. Above all, grant us the grace to acknowledge Your holy will and know that whatsoever You do, You do for the love of us. Amen.
You bore our sufferings and carried our sorrows in order to show us clearly the value of human weakness and patience. I now turn to you to ask you to heal the soul and body of _______(name)_______.
I know, Lord, that sin tears away relationships between people and you. But there is no illness and no wound that you cannot heal.
Come and touch _______(name)_______ where he/she is most wounded and afflicted.
I believe in your healing power and I trust and hope that you will hear my request for my sick brother/sister.
If it is your will, however, that _______(name)_______ should carry this cross of illness then I humbly pray that you give him/her the strength and perseverance to bear his/her cross with love.
Grant that he/she and all those who are now weighed down with pain and other afflictions may realize that they are among the chosen ones whom you call blessed. Help them to understand that they are united with you in your sufferings for the salvation of the world. Amen.
Sick near Death
Almighty and Everlasting God, preserver of souls, who dost correct those whom Thou dost love, and for their betterment dost tenderly chastise those whom Thou dost receive, we call upon Thee, O Lord, to grant Thy healing, that the soul of Thy servant, at the hour of its departure from the body, may by the hands of Thy holy Angels be presented without spot unto Thee. Amen.
Muslim Prayer on Sneezing
The Holy Prophet said:
When any one of you sneezes he should say:
“All Praise be to God”
and his brother or friend (who listens) should respond by saying,
“May God have mercy on you”;
and then the person sneezing should reciprocate by saying,
“May God guide you and improve your condition”.
A Prayer for Healing Sick Family and Friends
Lord Jesus, thank you that you love [name of person who needs healing]. I know that you hate what their illness is doing to them/me. I ask that you would heal this disease, that you would have compassion and bring healing from all sickness.
Your word says in Psalm 107:19-20 that when we call out to you the Eternal one you will give the order, heal and rescue us from certain death. In the Bible, I have read of miraculous healing and I believe that you still heal the same way today. I believe that there is no illness you cannot heal after all the bible tells of you raising people from the dead so I ask for your healing in this situation.
I also know from my experience of life on earth that not everyone is healed. If that happens here than keep my heart soft towards you, help me to understand your plan and help me to be excited about heaven.
God, I thank you that [name of person who needs healing] belongs to you and that you are in control of everything that happens from our first breath to our last sigh. Amen.
— Wendy van Eyck
Prayer Of Blessing On ALL Who Are Sick
May the Lord bless and keep all who are unwell today – May the Lord let His face shine upon all who are struggling with ill heath and sickness of body, mind or spirit and may the Lord lift up the shining light of His lovely face on all who are struggling today, with various disease, disorders and health problems.
May He rise up with healing on His wings and look with deep compassion and mercy on all who need His strength today. May He pour into all their hearts the peace and love that only comes from the Father – through the person of the Lord Jesus Christ –in Whose name we pray,
“That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:”(Ephesians 1:17)
“But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.”(Malachi 4:2)
“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:”(James 5:14)
Prayer For The Sick
source of all life, abundance, and health:
Comfort and relieve
your sick servants,
and give your power of healing
to those who minister to their needs,
that those for whom our prayers are offered
may be strengthened
in their weakness and ilness
and have confidence
in you loving care;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen
Book of Common Prayer, Adapted by David Bennett
Prayer For Recovery From Sickness
the strength of the weak
and the comfort of sufferers:
Mercifully accept our prayers,
and grant to your servant (name),
the help of your power,
that his (her) sickness
may be turned into health,
and our sorrow into joy;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
—Book of Common Prayer, 1979
Another Prayer For Recovery From Illness
O God of heavenly powers,
by the might of your command
you drive away from our bodies
all sickness and all infirmity:
Be present in your goodness
with your servant (name),
that his (her) weakness
may be banished
and his (her) strength restored;
and that, his (her) health being renewed,
he (she) may bless your holy Name;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
—Book of Common Prayer, 1979