As I sit here at my desk, I can’t help but think of the countless people suffering from joint pain all over the world. It’s a problem that affects people of all ages, races, and religions. But as a man of faith, I believe that there is a powerful solution that is often overlooked.
In the Bible, there are countless healing scriptures that offer hope and comfort to those who are hurting. These words of wisdom have been passed down through the ages and have brought peace and relief to many.
One such scripture that speaks to the power of healing is found in the book of James, which says, “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven” (James 5:14-15).
This passage speaks to the power of faith and prayer in healing. It reminds us that we are not alone in our suffering and that there is a higher power that can help us find relief. But it’s not just prayer that can help us heal.
In the book of Proverbs, it says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones” (Proverbs 17:22). This passage speaks to the importance of having a positive attitude and outlook on life. When we are happy and content, our bodies are more receptive to healing and we are more likely to recover quickly.
But what about the practical side of things? Are there specific scriptures that can help us find relief from joint pain? The answer is a resounding yes!
In the pages that follow, I will share with you some of the most powerful healing scriptures for joints that I have found in my years of studying the Bible. These scriptures have brought relief and comfort to many, and I believe they can do the same for you.
So if you or someone you love is struggling with joint pain, I urge you to keep reading. The words that follow may just be the key to finding the relief and healing you so desperately need.
Healing Scriptures for Joints
Here are 22 of the best and most relevant healing scriptures related to joints, in the King James Version of the Bible, with the verse reference, text, and location in H3 format:
1. Psalm 6:2
“Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed.”
2. Psalm 30:2
“O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.”
3. Psalm 34:19
“Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.”
4. Psalm 41:3
“The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.”
5. Psalm 103:3
“Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;”
6. Psalm 147:3
“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”
7. Proverbs 3:7-8
“Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.”
8. Isaiah 35:3-6
“Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees. Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.”
9. 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.”
10. Isaiah 53:4-5
“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 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.”
11. Isaiah 57:18-19
“I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners. I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and I will heal him.”
12. Jeremiah 17:14
“Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.”
13. 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.”
14. 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.”
15. 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.”
16. Matthew 15:30-31
“And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus’ feet; and he healed them: Insomuch that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, the maimed to be whole, the lame to walk, and the blind to see: and they glorified the God of Israel.”
17. Mark 2:3-12
“And they come unto him, bringing one sick of the palsy, which was borne of four. And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay. When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee. But there were certain of the scribes sitting there, and reasoning in their hearts, Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only? And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts? Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk? But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy bed, and go thy way into thine house. And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; insomuch that they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it on this fashion.”
18. Mark 5:34
“And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.”
19. Mark 10:52
“And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the way.”
20. Luke 5:17
“And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.”
21. 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.”
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.” (KJV)
These are just a few of the many healing scriptures found in the Bible. They demonstrate the power of faith and prayer in the healing of physical and spiritual ailments, and remind us of God’s love and mercy towards us.
Powerful Healing Prayer for Joints
Dear Heavenly Father, I come to you today in the mighty name of Jesus Christ, seeking your divine healing power over my joints. I know that your word says in Isaiah 53:5, that by your stripes we are healed. Therefore, I claim the healing power of your stripes over my joints, in the name of Jesus Christ.
Lord, I know that joint pain and discomfort are not from you but are a result of living in a fallen world. I also know that you have the power to heal all manner of diseases and afflictions, including joint problems. Therefore, I ask that you touch my joints, from my head down to my toes, with your healing hand. Let the anointing of the Holy Spirit flow through my joints, bringing strength and vitality to every bone, muscle, and ligament.
I declare and decree, in the name of Jesus Christ, that every unclean spirit, every demonic force, every curse, and every negative energy that is afflicting my joints, be cast out, in the name of Jesus Christ. I take authority over every spirit of infirmity, every spirit of pain, and every spirit of discomfort. I command them to loose their hold over my joints, in the name of Jesus Christ.
Lord, I also ask that you guide me in my physical activities and lifestyle choices, so that I may maintain healthy joints. Help me to take care of my body, which is the temple of the Holy Spirit, by eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and avoiding anything that may harm my joints.
I thank you, Lord, for your mercy, your grace, and your healing power. I believe that you have heard my prayer and that you have already begun to heal my joints. I receive my healing by faith, in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.
Final Word on Healing
After reading this article about healing for joints, you may be feeling hopeful and encouraged about the possibilities of physical healing. However, I want to remind you of an even greater healing that is available to each and every one of us: spiritual healing through faith in Jesus Christ.
You see, the Bible teaches us that we are all sinners and fall short of God’s standard of perfection (Romans 3:23). Sin has not only separated us from God but has also brought brokenness and pain into our world, including physical ailments such as joint pain. But the good news is that God loves us so much that He sent His only Son, Jesus Christ, to die on the cross for our sins and provide a way for us to be reconciled with Him (John 3:16).
If you have not yet accepted Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, I urge you to do so today. It is as simple as acknowledging your need for a Savior, confessing your sins, and believing in Jesus’ death and resurrection (Romans 10:9). Through faith in Jesus, we can receive forgiveness of sins, eternal life, and the assurance of God’s love and presence with us always.
But the decision to follow Jesus is not just a one-time event; it is a daily choice to trust and obey Him. As we walk with Him, we can experience healing and wholeness not only in our spirits but also in our physical bodies. So, my dear reader, I implore you to take that step of faith today and accept God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ.
May God bless you and keep you always.
List of Healing Scriptures for Various Health Issues
Here is a list of our top healing scriptures that you can confess our your life for healing:
Christian Healing and Resources
Here are a few Christian websites that may be helpful for those seeking healing:
- Bible Gateway (https://www.biblegateway.com/) – This website offers access to multiple translations of the Bible, as well as tools for studying and understanding the Bible.
- Christianbook.com (https://www.christianbook.com/) – This website offers a wide range of Christian books, Bibles, and other resources on a variety of topics, including healing.
- Crosswalk.com (https://www.crosswalk.com/) – This website offers articles, devotionals, and other resources on a variety of topics related to Christian faith and living.
- Desiring God (https://www.desiringgod.org/) – This website offers resources, articles, and sermons on topics related to Christian faith and living, with a focus on finding joy in God.
- Gospel Coalition (https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/) – This website offers articles, resources, and podcasts on a variety of topics related to Christian faith and living, with a focus on gospel-centered ministry.
- NHS Inform: A to Z list of common illnesses and conditions