Healing a broken heart is a challenging and painful experience if you are trying to do it alone, but… add God to the equation and it is possible.
“What is impossible with man is possible with God.” Luke 18:27
The Bible offers numerous scriptures on emotional healing and restoration that can provide comfort and hope during difficult times.
By focusing on God’s promises and renewing your minds with scripture, you can find the strength to overcome heartache and embrace healing.
Sure, I am not telling you that you don’t feel helpless, frustrated, and even want to retaliate, but once you trust God, He will help you through the journey. God is with you and He has your back.
Men may have hurt you but God will never leave or forsake you.
“He will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6
Best Scriptures for Healing a Broken Heart
One of the most well-known scriptures on healing a broken heart is found in Psalm 34:18, which says, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
Here in this verse we are reminded that even in our darkest moments, God is with us and ready to heal our brokenness.
No matter what your situation is, no matter who did harm and what they did, God can help and heal your heart if you open and allow him in.
Another powerful verse is Isaiah 61:1, which speaks of the Lord’s mission to “bind up the brokenhearted” and proclaim freedom for the captives.”
These powerful words from God offer a comforting reminder that even when we feel trapped by our pain, God is ready and willing to set us free. Hallelujah, praise the Lord, God is helping you.
Scriptures on Healing a Broken Heart
“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.”
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
“When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.”
“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
“He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.””
““If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.””
““The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,”
“Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.”
“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
“God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.”
“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
2 Corinthians 1:3-4
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”
1 Peter 5:7
“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
God’s Promise for Emotional Healing
God’s promise for emotional healing is found throughout scripture, but one of the most powerful examples is Jeremiah 29:11, which says, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
You may not feel this way now but God has a good plan for your life, even though you can’t see it.
You will need to make your mind that you are going to trust God, it’s the surest way to healing.
Another powerful promise is found in Psalm 147:3, which says, “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
Again, this verse is a great reminder that God is able to heal the deepest wounds of your heart.
Comforting Prayer for a Broken Heart
Heavenly Father, I come to you with a heavy heart, and I ask for your comfort and peace to fill me. I am hurting, and I feel broken. But I know that you are the God of all comfort, and that you are near to the brokenhearted.
Lord, I thank you for your promises of hope and healing. You are the God who makes all things new, and I know that you are able to restore my heart and bring me through this difficult time.
Help me to trust in you, even when I don’t understand why this has happened.
I pray that you would wrap your arms of love around me and hold me close.
Help me to feel your presence and to know that you are with me, even in the midst of my pain.
Give me the strength to persevere and the courage to face each day.
Lord, I ask that you would heal the wounds in my heart and bring peace to my troubled soul.
I know that you are the great physician, and that you can heal me from the inside out. Help me to surrender my pain to you and to trust that you have a plan for my life.
I also pray for those who may have caused this hurt, Lord. Help me to forgive them and to let go of any bitterness or resentment.
I know that forgiveness is a key to healing, and I ask for your help in this area.
Thank you, Lord, for your grace and mercy. I know that you are working all things together for my good, even when I can’t see it.
Help me to keep my eyes fixed on you and to trust in your unfailing love.
In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
Finding Comfort in His Word
Don’t allow the devil, others, or even your mind to deceive you, when you are struggling with heartache and pain, God’s words is the most powerful source of comfort and healing.
That said, one of the most comforting verses for comfort is found in Matthew 11:28-30, where Jesus says:
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”
You see, you don’t have to carry your burdens alone, God wants to help you.
Another comforting verse is found in Psalm 23:4, which says, “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
Here we see that even in our darkest moments, God is with us and ready to comfort us.
Moreover, healing a broken heart is a journey that takes time and patience, but with God’s help, it is possible and you with rejoice for the joy that will come in the morning.
In closing, focusing on scripture and trusting in God’s plan for your lives, you can find the strength to overcome heartache and embrace healing.
May you find comfort in the promises of God and the hope of restoration and wholeness.
A husband of one wife, father of two beautiful girls, laborer of Lord, Jesus Christ, and a servant to God’s His saints. I hope to encourage you by God’s grace. Thank you for stopping by.