I come to you today with a message of hope and healing. For too long, those suffering from sickle cell disease have endured unimaginable pain and suffering. But fear not, for there is a source of strength and comfort that has been available to us since the beginning of time. It is the power of God and His healing Word.
In the Bible, we find countless examples of miraculous healings and testimonies of God’s faithfulness to His people. From the blind receiving sight to the lame walking, we see time and time again that nothing is impossible for our God. And so it is with sickle cell disease. We believe that God is able to heal this disease and bring complete restoration to those who are afflicted.
In the book of Isaiah, we read that “by His stripes we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5). This passage reminds us that Jesus suffered on the cross so that we might be made whole. His sacrifice was not only for our sins but also for our physical healing. As we stand on this promise, we can have faith that God will heal us and make us whole.
But healing is not always instantaneous. It may require patience, perseverance, and even a change in our lifestyle. In the book of James, we are reminded that “the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up” (James 5:15). This scripture encourages us to pray for healing and to believe that God will answer our prayers. It also reminds us that we should seek the counsel of wise and experienced individuals who can offer us guidance and support in our journey to health.
So today, I invite you to join me in praying for healing and restoration for all those who are suffering from sickle cell disease. Let us stand on the promises of God and believe that He is able to do exceedingly and abundantly above all that we ask or think (Ephesians 3:20). Together, we can believe for a brighter future and a world where sickle cell disease is no longer a source of pain and suffering.
Healing Scriptures for Sickle Cell
1. 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 of Jesus and how through his wounds and stripes, we are healed.
2. 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 emphasizes the importance of obedience to God’s commandments and how He promises to protect us from diseases if we obey.
3. 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 verse reminds us of God’s power to heal and forgive us of our sins.
4. 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 verse encourages us to seek the help of the church and the power of prayer to heal us from sickness.
5. Mark 5:34
“And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.” This verse emphasizes the importance of having faith in God’s power to heal us.
6. Matthew 8:17
“That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.” This verse speaks of Jesus’ sacrifice and how He took on our infirmities and sicknesses.
7. 1 Peter 2:24
“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.” This verse speaks of Jesus’ sacrifice and how through His stripes, we are healed.
8. 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 emphasizes God’s promise to restore health and heal us from our wounds.
9. 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 speaks of Jesus’ ministry of healing and how He healed every sickness and disease.
10. 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.
11. Psalm 147:3
“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.” This verse emphasizes God’s ability to heal not just physical wounds, but also emotional and spiritual wounds.
12. 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.” This verse highlights the importance of fearing God and avoiding evil, which leads to good health.
13. Matthew 4:23-24
“And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people. And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.” This verse speaks of Jesus’ ministry of healing and how He healed all manner of sickness and disease.
14. Psalm 41:3
“The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.” This verse highlights God’s ability to give strength to the sick and comfort them in their time of need.
15. Psalm 107:19-20
“Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses. He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.” This verse emphasizes the power of prayer and God’s ability to heal us through His Word.
16. Jeremiah 33:6
“Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.” This verse emphasizes God’s promise to bring healing and peace to His people.
17. Matthew 10:1
“And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.” This verse speaks of how Jesus gave His disciples the power to heal and cast out evil spirits.
18. Acts 10:38
“How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” This verse speaks of how Jesus was anointed by God to heal and do good.
19. Psalm 30:2
“O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.” This verse speaks of how God can heal us when we cry out to Him in prayer.
20. James 1:17
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” This verse emphasizes that healing and good gifts come from God.
21. Psalm 91:3-4
“Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.” This verse emphasizes God’s protection and ability to deliver us from sickness and disease.
22. Exodus 23:25
“And ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.” This verse emphasizes God’s promise to take away sickness from His people if they serve and obey Him.
Powerful Prayer for Healing
Dear Heavenly Father, I come to You today in the mighty name of Jesus Christ. I ask that You would forgive me of all my sins and cleanse me from all unrighteousness. I declare that Jesus is Lord over my life and that He has all power and authority over sickness, disease, and every evil thing that comes against me.
Father, I lift up to You all those who are suffering from sickle cell disease. I pray that You would heal them from the top of their heads to the soles of their feet. Your word says in Isaiah 53:5, “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes, we are healed.” I claim that promise today over those who are suffering from sickle cell disease.
Lord, I come against every spirit of infirmity that is trying to attack their bodies. I declare that every spirit of sickness, disease, and pain must bow down to the name of Jesus Christ. Your word says in Philippians 2:10-11, “that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” I declare that sickness and disease must bow down to the name of Jesus Christ.
Father, I ask that You would pour out Your healing anointing upon those who are suffering from sickle cell disease. Your word says in James 5:14-15, “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 of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.” I ask that You would anoint those who are praying for the sick with Your oil of healing and that the sick would be healed.
Lord, I thank You for Your love and compassion towards us. I know that You desire for us to be healed and whole. I trust in Your promises and believe that You are able to do exceedingly, abundantly, above all that we ask or think. I pray all these things in the powerful and mighty name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
Final Word on Healing
As I come to the conclusion of this article on Healing for Sickle Cell, I am reminded of the powerful message of hope and healing that is found in the Holy Bible. The Bible tells us that God is the great physician and that he is able to heal all our diseases. This includes sickle cell, a disease that has caused much pain and suffering for so many.
But healing for sickle cell is not just about physical healing. It is also about finding healing for our souls. And that is where the gift of salvation comes in. The Bible tells us that all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. But God, in his great love for us, sent his son Jesus to die on the cross for our sins. Through faith in Jesus, we can be forgiven of our sins and receive the gift of eternal life.
I urge you, my dear reader, to accept Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior today. He is the only way to true healing, both physically and spiritually. And as we place our trust in him, we can be assured of his love and care for us, no matter what we may face in this life.
So let us turn to Jesus today, and find in him the healing and hope that we so desperately need. May God bless you abundantly as you take this important step of faith.
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