As a theologian and a devout Christian, I have always had a strong interest in prayers. I have always been intrigued by the healing power of prayer to promote good health and longevity.
During my theology study, I visited the sick and conducted prayers to restore their health, basing them on the scriptures. I read the Bible widely to see what the word says about praying for good health and even came up with some great prayers. Last week, one of my college theology students requested a prayer to preserve his health.
Having witnessed healing through faith and prayer, I was excited to share. So, what are some of the prayers for Good Health and Longevity?
Here is one prayer for good health and longevity; Dear God, preserve my life, for I am your servant. I trust in you because you are my God. Sustain me with good health and keep me from all harm. Be gracious to me, protect me, and fill me with your Holy Spirit. Thank you for your care and love. Amen. –Inspired by Psalm 86:2-3.
In this article, join me as I share prayers for good health and longevity. You will discover if you can say prayers for someone else and bible verses about health and long life, so keep reading!
9 Prayers for health and long life
Prayer for Long Life
I praise you, God, for waking me up today. Every day you grant me is intertwined with the purpose you intend for me. Thank you for your grace and divine protection.
Strengthen me to live long on this earth, maximize my potential, and enjoy the fruits of my labor. Guide me to hold captive the joy you bless me with daily and walk freely in your love.
Help me to live one moment at a time, and bless me with fulfillment. I enter this day with a healthy body and a smile on my face. Amen. –Inspired by The Prayerist, Jonathan and David
This prayer is about thanking God for life and seeking a long life. You can use it as a daily prayer to acknowledge God’s grace for keeping you alive and healthy.
Prayer for Chronic Illness
Heavenly Father, I pray for strength to endure this pain. In my moments of suffering, remind me to be still even though I cannot understand your perfect and just hand in it all.
I will not find healing in this sinful and broken world, but I know that you work all things for good. I call upon you to walk with me, deliver me, and show me your salvation.
I believe you will heal me of every disease according to your word. Redeem me from destruction and crown me with your kindness and tender mercies. Renew my youth and satisfy my soul.
My heart is not troubled or in doubt because I know that you will fulfill your promises in my life. Thank you for listening to me. Amen. –Inspired by The Prayerist, Jonathan and David
This prayer is for the sick, especially those with terminal illnesses that are difficult to medically cure. It can be used to comfort them during their time of suffering.
Prayer for Healing
Lord, I pray for the divine healing of my body, spirit, heart, and mind. Give me the strength to overcome obstacles that prevent me from achieving my purpose.
Let me, your vessel, be filled with strength to celebrate your never-ending love. I pray for resilience in the face of illness and the restoration of my health. I give thanks for your grace and faithfulness.
Help me to trust that you will make all things right according to your will. I adore and glorify you, my God. Amen. -Inspired by Holylandprayer
This prayer is about healing the body, mind, and soul. It allows you to open yourself up to God’s will.
Prayer for Mental Health
Gracious God, as I struggle with my mental health, I ask for your support and guidance. Strengthen me to overcome my challenges and find peace and healing.
Guide me to take care of my body and make choices that promote my physical and mental well-being. Help me to face each day with courage and resilience and seek the help and support I need.
Help me to trust in your perfect plan for my life. Thank you for your compassion. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen. –Inspired by Holylandprayer
The prayer seeks mental wellness amid the world’s chaos. You can ask God for mental strength and resilience to face each day.
Prayer for a Sick Loved One
Hold my loved one, Lord God, during this time of sickness. Watch over them, speak your love to them when they are afraid, and heal their weak body. You are the fountain of life.
Pour down your life-giving water on them and build them up again. Thank you for your peace that is beyond my understanding. Amen. –Inspired by Xavier
You can use this prayer for a sick loved one. Place them in God’s hands so that He may restore their health.
Prayer for Recovery
Dear Lord, your unconditional love has held me through this suffering. I pray that your healing will flow through me like a living stream and lead me to restoration.
I will keep my eyes on you and hold on to your promises. I give you all I am and remain still in your peace. I believe I am healed. Amen. –Inspired by Xavier
This is a personal prayer for recovery from challenges in life. It can be for physical, emotional, or spiritual healing.
Prayer for the Sick
I praise and glorify you, Heavenly Father, for you are gracious to me. I place the sick in your merciful hands that you will bless and comfort them. Restore their health and guide them to trust in your provision.
Show them your love, heal them, and reveal your abundant health, peace, and prosperity. Strengthen them to bear their suffering with courage and lovingly accept your will.
This is an earnest prayer that you can say for the sick. It asks that the sick will find comfort in God during their suffering.
Prayer for Strength
Almighty God, thank you for the blessings you have bestowed upon me. Guide me to focus on you amid my troubles and relish every season of my life with gladness.
Renew my strength and bless me with good health to enjoy and see your goodness manifest in my life. Fill my body and soul with nourishment and abundant joy. Help me to trust in your perfect timing and grant me wisdom to make the right choices. Amen. -Inspired by USCCB
This prayer asks for God’s strength through life. You can use it as a daily prayer to seek good health and a fulfilling life.
Prayer for Good Health
Lord Jesus, I place my health and life in your able hands. I trust in your faithfulness and the plans you have for me. Forgive all my sins, and bless me.
Heal me, redeem my life, and crown me with your steadfast love and mercy. My body and heart may fail, but you are my strength forever. Take away my fears and doubts and replace them with courage and faith. Amen. -Inspired by Psalm 73:26 and Psalm 103:2-4
This prayer seeks God’s power to maintain good health. You can pray every day for spiritual nourishment.
Bible verses about health and long life?
- In Deuteronomy 6:2, Moses told the Israelites that obeying God’s commands would enable them to enjoy a long life.
- According to David’s psalm in Psalm 38:3, the wrath of God takes away health from the body, and sin takes away soundness from bones.
- In Psalm 91:15-16, God says He will satisfy those who love Him with long life and show His salvation.
- According to Psalms 147:3, God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
- According to Proverbs 3:7-8, fearing God and turning away from evil brings health to your body and nourishment to bones.
- In 1 Samuel 25:6, David sent young men to Nabal to wish him a long life and good health.
- In 1 Samuel 16:12, Samuel saw that David was glowing with health when he went to anoint him in his father’s house.
- According to Jeremiah 33:6, God says He will bring health and healing to the people of Israel and Judah and give them abundant peace and security.
- In Jeremiah 30:17, God declared that He would restore the health and heal the wounds of Israel and Judah.
- According to Isaiah 58:11, God will always satisfy the needs of His people and guide them. They will be like a well-watered garden or spring whose waters never fail.
- In 3 John 1:2, John prayed that his friend Gaius may enjoy good health and that all would go well with him.
- According to 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, our bodies are the temples of the Holy Spirit given by God and should be honored.
- According to James 5:14-15, James told the sick to call the church elders to pray and anoint them. The prayer offered in faith would heal them.
Can I say these prayers for anyone else?
Yes, you say these prayers for anyone. You can pray for your family and friends to wish them good health and long life.
Prayers for health and long life enable us to give thanks for both our wellness and that of our loved ones. You can pray for the healing of other people to comfort and strengthen them in their times of need.
As a devout Christian, I have always been passionate about the Christian faith. This inspired me to pursue a degree in Religious studies and a Masters in Theology in college. I have also been privileged to teach 4 Christian courses in a college and university. Since I am dedicated to spreading the word of God, I am actively involved in the Church. Additionally, I share his word online and cover diverse topics on the Christian faith through my platform. You can read more about me on the about us page.