The Bible teaches and shows us that no one is immune from suffering and sickness. Are you experiencing a sickness or illness in your life that seems impossible to overcome? God reminds us though that his strength is made perfect in our weakness. I encourage you today to surrender your health to God with an open heart and seek His direction in your prayers. I pray you will be comforted and lifted up by these scripture verses on sickness. Please read them slowly and pray over them as God works on your attitude and state of mind. I pray for the peace that can only be given to you through the prince of peace, Jesus Christ. Feel free to use these Bible Verses for a Bible Study, Sunday School Lesson or devotional. Please add any other Bible Verses for the sick to the comments so this may be a better resource for those that find it.
10 Great Bible Verses For the Sick
Psalm 103:2- God is the healer of our diseases
Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits; Who pardons all your iniquities; Who heals all your diseases; Who redeems your life from the pit; Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion; Who satisfies your years with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Proverbs 17:22 Be Joyful
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
James 5:14-15 Call Elders in Your Church for Prayer
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 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.
2 Corinthians 12:9-10 God’s power is perfected in weakness
And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
John 14:1-3 Rest in God’s promises
“Let not your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.
Psalm 23:4 God is our Comfort
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff, they comfort me.
More Bible Verses for Comfort
Jeremiah 29:11 God still has a plan for your Life!
‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
Revelation 21:4 – Heaven
and He shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall no longer be any death; there shall no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.
Job 13:15 Hope
“Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.
I pray that these Bible Verses for the sick were helpful to you in some way today. Put your faith in God and surrender to Him and watch him be your guiding light.
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