The premise of healing and strength often go hand in hand. Regardless of whether you’re asking for prayers for healing a physical or psychological ailment, it benefits you tremendously to put your faith and trust in God. Putting together a prayer request which includes a prayer for healing and strength is something that can provide you with the confidence of knowing that God is there with you and for you at every step of the way.
It’s important not to overlook the important role that including a prayer for strength can include in your prayer for healing. Sometimes, healing from a specific ailment isn’t always easy. Therefore, it would greatly benefit you to incorporate this type of prayer into your regular prayers. An example of a prayer for both healing and strength is:
I come to you today and not only ask you for your healing but for strength to make it through the challenges that I may face as I heal. I know that all things are possible through you which is why I am asking you for your help. Please help me to see the path that you have laid out for me so that I can see and feel your healing presence. Amen.
We will print and place your prayer request on the Stone of Anointing; the holiest place where Jesus’ body was laid down after being removed from the crucifix and prepared for burial.
You will receive photos of your prayer by email shortly after.
Short Prayer for Healing and Strength
There are certain times when you may not have the time to be able to put together a long and comprehensive prayer for healing and strength. However, you can still take advantage of praying through a short prayer for healing and strength. This type of prayer is something that can be simple and straightforward. If you feel as though you need inspiration or help when it comes to putting this type of prayer together, here is an example of one that you can use in your prayer request:
I pray that you will hear this short prayer for healing and strength. I am in desperate need of your holy spirit and I know that you will hear this prayer and help me. Amen.
What Do You Say in a Prayer for Healing and Strength?
There are so many opportunities that you have throughout your day to say a prayer for healing or combine it with a prayer for strength. Regardless of whether you would like to include this in your Catholic prayer request or you would like to focus on something that is more Christian, there are countless ways that you can say a healing and strength prayer and many things that you can incorporate into your healing and strength prayer:
- Asking your prayer group or a prayer chain for help in praying on your behalf or praying with you for healing
- Taking time first thing in the morning or at the end of your day to dedicate to prayer
- Developing a prayer journal so that you can keep better track of your prayer intentions
- Asking a priest or a church elder for help in developing your prayer request
Prayer for Healing and Strength for a Friend
To many people, their friends are like family, which is why it’s not uncommon for a person to say a prayer for healing and strength for a friend. For example, if a friend is suffering from cancer, you may want to say a cancer prayer for them in hopes that their cancer will be healed and that they will develop a sense of strength in spite of the challenges that they have faced or that they are facing. A prayer for healing and strength for a friend that you may want to use includes:
I ask that you hear this prayer for healing and strength for my friend. I hate to see them struggle and suffer with the challenges that they are facing in their life. I pray that you will hear my words and provide them with the comfort that they need during this difficult phase of their life. Amen.
Prayer for Healing a Family Member
Your family is made up of some of the most important people in your life. Seeing them suffer is something that can be emotionally challenging in every regard. However, a prayer for healing a family member is something that can provide not only that family member with a tremendous sense of comfort but other family members comfort as well. There is a wonderful healing presence that comes along with a prayer that is said in earnest of behalf of a family member such as:
My family means the world to me and my family member is in great need of healing. I know that you will hear this prayer and helped my loved ones to work through the physical and psychological challenges that they are facing at this time. Please help us to see the path that you have laid out for us. I have faith in you. Amen.