Austism is a complex, multi-faceted condition.
There are many causes, factors, and treatments to take into consideration.
Many parents and caregivers rely on medication, therapy, and behavior modification to see significant improvement and experience healing in their loved ones.
Through these means and others, there has been great progress and lives transformed.
However, I believe that in addition to these treatments, we must not overlook the supernatural healing power of God.
In this article, we’ll explore Bible verses for healing. scriptures to pray over autism, and verses about autism spectrum disorder.
Our hope lies in God. His Word says to call upon Him in trouble (Psalm 50:15). God does not give us anxiety or fear to torment us.
Instead, He gives us His peace so that we can call upon Him for help especially in challenging times such as these (Isaiah 26:3).
The scriptures to pray over autism below will help you claim His promises of help, protection, hope, wisdom, and healing.
Healing Scriptures for Autism (KJV)
1 Samuel 30:8 “And David inquired at the Lord, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all.”
Prayer: Lord, I pursue after complete healing for my child with autism. I will not give up. I will trust in You and believe that I will recover all in Jesus’ name.
Isaiah 58:9-10 “Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity; And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:”
Prayer: Lord, I draw my soul to my child and see their hunger for wholeness. I satisfy their need for healing. Their light rises in the midst of this darkness. Lord, I invite Your healing and restoration.
1. Psalm 107:20
“He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” This verse highlights the power of God’s Word in bringing healing and deliverance to those who are in need.
2. Isaiah 53:5
“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” This verse speaks of the sacrifice that Jesus made on the cross, which made it possible for us to receive healing.
3. Matthew 8:16-17
“When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.” This passage recounts how Jesus healed many people who were sick, fulfilling the prophecy of Isaiah that He would take our infirmities and bear our sicknesses.
4. Mark 9:23
“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.” This verse speaks of the power of faith in bringing about healing and miracles.
5. Mark 11:24
“Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.” This verse emphasizes the importance of believing and having faith when we pray for healing.
6. Luke 6:19
“And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all.” This verse highlights the healing power that flowed from Jesus and how people sought to touch Him to receive healing.
7. Luke 8:50
“But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.” This verse speaks of the importance of having faith in Jesus for healing.
8. John 9:1-3
“And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? Jesus answered, Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.” This passage shows that disabilities are not necessarily a result of sin but can be used to display the works of God.
9. Acts 3:16
“And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.” This verse emphasizes the power of faith in Jesus’ name to bring about healing.
10. James 5:14-15
“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: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.” This passage speaks of the power of prayer and the anointing with oil to bring about healing.
11. Exodus 15:26
“And said, “If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee.” This verse speaks of God’s promise to heal and protect His people if they obey His commandments.
12. Deuteronomy 7:15
“And the Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which thou knowest, upon thee; but will lay them upon all them that hate thee.” This verse is another promise of God to remove sickness and disease from His people.
13. Deuteronomy 32:39
“See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.” This verse emphasizes the power of God to both wound and heal, and how nothing can stand in His way.
14. 2 Chronicles 7:14
“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” This verse speaks of the conditions that must be met for God to bring healing and restoration to a nation.
15. Psalm 6:2
“Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.” This verse is a plea for God’s mercy and healing for those who are weak and afflicted.
16. Psalm 30:2
“O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.” This verse is a testimony of how God can bring healing in response to prayer and cries for help.
17. Psalm 103:2-3
“Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.” This passage speaks of the many benefits that God provides, including the forgiveness of sins and the healing of diseases.
18. Isaiah 58:8
“Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.” This verse is a promise of health and wellness for those who follow God’s ways.
19. Jeremiah 30:17
“For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.” This verse is a promise of restoration and healing from God, even for those who have been rejected and cast aside by others.
20. Matthew 9:35
“And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.” This verse highlights the healing ministry of Jesus, who went about healing all who were sick and afflicted.
21. Mark 16:17-18
“And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.” This passage speaks of the signs that will follow those who believe in Jesus, including the ability to cast out demons, speak in new tongues, and heal the sick.
22. James 5:14-15
“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: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.” This passage speaks of the power of prayer and anointing with oil to bring healing and forgiveness of sins to those who are sick.
Scriptures to Pray Over Autism to Experience Healing
*Psalm 34:18-19 “The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.”
Prayer: Father God, I lift my broken heart to You. Heal my child, ease our struggles, and deliver us from these afflictions.
*Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Prayer: Lord, I put my trust in You. Help me to lean on Your understanding when mine fails, especially when things are difficult. Direct my path and guide me towards the right resources and solutions.
*Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”
Prayer: Lord, I seek Your kingdom first, and I trust that everything I need to restore my child to health will come when I do.
Bible Verses About Autism
Psalm 147:3 “He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”
Reflection: God heals the brokenhearted. When we are hurting because of autism, we can find healing in Him. He binds up our wounds, both physical and emotional, and he gives us the strength to carry on.
Isaiah 41:10 “Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”
Reflection: This verse is one of the Bible’s most common verses of comfort. It assures us that God is present with us in our struggles. He gives us strength, help, and support. We can trust Him to guide us through dark times.
Table 1: Healing Scriptures for Autism in KJV
| God Heals the Brokenhearted | Psalm 147:3
|God is Present in Our Struggles
|Trust in the Lord in All Things
|Seek God’s Kingdom First
|God Will Guide us through Dark Times
*Romans 8:28 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”
Reflection: God works all things together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose. This includes our struggles with autism. This does not mean that God causes autism or that it is His will for our children to suffer. It means that He can use even the most difficult circumstances to bring about good in our lives.
2 Corinthians 12:9 “And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.”
Reflection: Paul learned that God’s grace is sufficient for him in every situation, even in his weakness. When we are struggling with autism, we can find solace in knowing that God’s grace is sufficient for us too. His strength is made perfect in our weakness.
List 1: Set Your Mind on Things Above
- Rejoice in the Lord Always.
- Do not be anxious or worried, about anything.
- Think about whatever is True, Noble, Right, Pure, Lovely, Admirable.
God is a healer. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He is present with us in our struggles and gives us strength, help, and support. We can trust Him to guide us through dark times.
When we are struggling with autism, we can find comfort in the Bible’s promises of healing, hope, and peace.
We can pray these scriptures over our children and believe that God is at work in their lives, bringing about healing and restoration.
Let us continue to seek God’s kingdom first and trust in His plan for our children’s lives. May we also remember to set our minds on things above, focusing on the goodness and faithfulness of God, even in the midst of challenges.
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