living prayers - contemporary prayers for today

contemporary prayers for today

Prayer for Healing of the Body

5 birds flying across a beautiful beach

Gathered together on this page are several Christian prayers for those who are currently ill and in need of physical restoration. There is a prayer for healing of the body, suitable for praying for the recovery of a sick friend or loved one, an inspiring prayer for healing and strength, and a get well soon prayer which could be sent as a message or included in a card. Further down there are also three encouraging quotes from the bible about the healing power of God.

Prayer for healing of the body
(A prayer for healing and recovery for a sick friend)

I love you Jesus,
And I so love my precious friend.
Lord of love, bringer of peace,
Word of truth, giver of hope!
Come with healing.

I love you Holy Spirit,
Comforter, minister of grace,
Gentle inspirer, breeze of redemption.
Come with your peace.

I love you Father,
Protector of the weak
Restorer of the sick.
Come now in power.

Come bless my precious friend.


Prayer for Healing

healing prayer with a sunset over still waters as a background

prayer for physical healing

This inspiring prayer is suitable for saying on a daily basis for those who are sick or ill in some way:-

Prayer for healing and strength
(a Christian prayer for healing the sick)


We wait upon you.
Knee deep in the water of life,
Expectant and hopeful.
May the waves of the Holy Spirit
Be upon us,
Ministering to the pain,
Smoothing over wounds
And wrapping us with peace.

Our eyes are on you,
Your Majesty,
Your Kingdom love,
Your creative power.

Our hearts are open,
To receive,
Child to Father,
All you have for us.

We wait upon you,
You are our Saviour
And our King.


Get well soon prayer

(a blessing suitable for a greeting card or message)

May you have rest and peace in your heart.
May angels surround your bed through the night.
May each day bring healing with the dawn,
Restore your energy, and heal your wounds.
May hope remain within your heart,
As you find new strength and make a new start.
I pray you'll soon be well,
To love and live and enjoy life again.


a song for healing

"Take My Hand" is a gentle song meditation for receiving God's healing in your life:-

"Come bless my precious friend"

bible quotes on God's healing

"Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—
who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s"

(Psalm 103:1-5, NIV)

"Dear friend, listen well to my words;
tune your ears to my voice.
Keep my message in plain view at all times.
Concentrate! Learn it by heart!
Those who discover these words live, really live;
body and soul, they’re bursting with health."

(Proverbs 4:20-22, The Message)

"Are any among you sick? They should send for the church elders, who will pray for them and rub olive oil on them in the name of the Lord."

(James 5:14, GNT)