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Faith and Health

How to Pray A Prayer for Migraines 

I can hear my kids giggling with their dad in the living room. And yet here I am lying in bed in pain.  

The lights are off. My fan is on.  

And I’m praying that somehow sleep will come quickly so I can find relief.  

The pain of a migraine can be debilitating. It robs me of time with my family. It steals my joy and peace.  

But it also teaches me some things.  

Like how to lean on Jesus through the pain.  

How the Holy Spirit can bring me comfort through a Bible verse I’ve memorized, bringing it to mind at the perfect time.  

And how to go deeper in my faith and prayer life.

Prayers for the Healing of Migraines

Prayer is a very effective coping strategy for migraines. And the following prayers for the healing of migraines are great for helping you get started.  

But after you are done going through these prayers, don’t stop.

Keep going.  

Continue praying to the God who loves you more than you could imagine. Pour your heart out to Him. And then declare your faith in Him.

No matter what.  

A woman bowed to the ground in prayer and the words, "Pour your heart out to God. And then declare your faith in Him. No matter what."

A Prayer for Healing a Current Migraine

This prayer for healing a current migraine can help you find deliverance from a migraine.

Or it can help you find comfort and peace even if the pain doesn’t ease.  

Dear Abba Father,  

I know you see me here suffering. I know you could take this pain away in an instant. But as my good and loving Father, I also know that You know what is best for me.  

And so, I choose to trust You.  

If it is Your will, I pray the Holy Spirit will work Your healing power in me. Cause my brain to stop sending erratic and abnormal signals. Relax the muscles, blood vessels, and nerves so they work properly.  

Ease the pain in my head so I have the energy to take care of my family. 

But if it is Your will to allow this pain, then help me to trust that You have a plan even when I don’t understand. And that You are with me even in this.

You will give me the strength and endurance I need to keep going.  

Thank you, Lord, for your goodness. And your ability to use every situation in my life for good. 

I love you, Lord.


A woman praying with her hands lifted up and the words, "Lord, help me to trust You . . . even in this."

A Prayer for the Healing of Chronic Migraines

Living with migraines isn’t easy. So, you can use this prayer for the healing of chronic migraines to seek God’s complete healing of your body.

Or to ask God to help you find ways to cope with them better.   


You know the pain I am feeling. And the frustration over the many ways chronic migraines are affecting my life. 

Jesus, I know You see my tears. My heartache. And You understand what it is like to deal with migraines and headaches.  

I also know You are sovereign over everything, Lord. So, You know what is wrong with my body. And what it will take to fix it.  

I pray for Your hand to guide the doctors, healthcare professionals, and myself to the best treatments for my body. Show me what could be triggering these chronic migraines. And what I may need to change to heal and make the pain go away.  

Until then, help me to find my rest and peace in You.  

Help me to honor You, Lord, in it all.

Whether I am healed or not, I choose to praise You and live every moment of my life for You.


A woman praying and the words, "Lord, help me to find my rest and peace in You."

A Prayer for the Healing of a Headache

This prayer for the healing of a headache can be used to ease the pain before it turns into a migraine.

It can also be used to prepare your heart for the possibility of the pain getting worse.   


I can feel the pain in my head starting. I also know this small pain could end up turning into a migraine. Which causes fear to rise up in my heart.  

So, I pray Your transforming power will flow through every inch of my body and completely restore my health to me. 

Make this pain go away, so I can serve You out of a body operating at optimal health.  

But I also pray that if my fears do come true, and this headache does turn into a migraine, You would help me to trust You.  

To have faith that You still have good plans for me. Even if You don’t answer my prayers the way I want You to.  

Because I know You love me. (1 John 4:10) You are for me. (Romans 8:31) And You are always with me. (Deut. 31:8) 

So, I surrender every part of my life to You.  

Because while I long to be healed of this headache, You are worth more to me than anything.  


A woman in a field with her hands raised up in praise. And the words, "Lord you are worth more to me than anything."

Healing Scriptures for Migraines

These 10 healing Scriptures for migraines are great to meditate on.

They are also great to memorize so the Holy Spirit can bring them to mind at the perfect time to bring you comfort and peace.

Even in the pain.

“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.” 

-John 14:27 NIV

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” 

-Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”  

-Philippians 4:13 ESV

“The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.”  

-Psalm 34:19 NIV

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.” 

-John 14:1 ESV

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” 

-Isaiah 41:10 ESV

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.”   

-Philippians 4:6 ESV

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” 

-Deuternomy 31:6 ESV

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.” 

-Isaiah 12:2 ESV

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” 

-Psalm 34:18 ESV
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How to Pray for the Healing of Migraines

Learning how to pray for the healing of migraines simply involves starting to pray. 

You can include prayers and Scriptures like the ones we shared above. Or you can just start praying and pouring your heart out to God. 

Pray for healing with bold confidence. But then end your prayer time in full surrender.  

God loves you more than you could possibly imagine. But He also knows what is best for you.  

And every day He is working in thousands of ways you have yet to see.

So, if He allows the pain of a migraine to continue, you can trust that He has a plan.  

And while it breaks His heart to see you suffer, He knows how He is going to use every single moment for your ultimate good.

If you found these prayers encouraging then please share so someone else can benefit from them as well!

*Here at “Rich Faith in Poor Health” we do not provide medical treatment, diagnosis, or advice. We just share what has worked best for us in our own health journeys. No information published on this website is intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional. We highly recommend that you talk to your doctor before taking any action or making any healthcare changes.    

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