Prayer Topic #1:
A Prayer of Healing for People Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS
December 1, 2018
Reflections of the Heart:
Jesus is the same today, yesterday, and forever! In Mark 16:17-18 (NLT), Jesus said, “These signs will accompany those who believe: They will cast out demons in my name, and they will speak new languages. They will be able to handle snakes with safety, and if they drink anything poisonous, it won’t hurt them. They will be able to place their hands on the sick and heal them.” Therefore, as believers, let us do what Jesus did!
Our Father, with our whole hearts, we give thanks to You. Thank You for being a God of hope and promise. Lord, thank You for sending Your Word to heal us. Thank You for providing healing through the blood of Your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Lord, You are great and most worthy of praise! No one can measure Your greatness. Each generation will tell its children of Your mighty acts; they shall proclaim Your power! We will meditate on Your majestic, glorious splendor and Your wonderful miracles. Your awe-inspiring deeds will be on every tongue; we will proclaim Your greatness.
Gracious Father, we commit to Your hands each Church Family member, relative, friend and co-worker who is battling with HIV or AIDS. We know that You have written their names on the palms of Your hands. You know everything about them; You know when they sit down and when they stand up. We decree physical, emotional, spiritual and relational healing to each person who is living with HIV or AIDS. By faith, we confess that they will trust in You and fix their thoughts on You so that they can live in Your perfect peace. We know that nothing is too hard for You. The Name of Jesus is greater than the name of any disease or disorder including HIV and AIDS. We speak to their immune systems and command them to be made whole in the Name of Jesus. We cancel the assignment of every opportunistic infection and declare they are powerless to operate in the bodies of God’s children. We command their lungs, hearts and organs to operate correctly. We command their red blood cells to carry the appropriate oxygen throughout their bodies and their white blood cells to form a protective shield against all foreign bodies. We also command the CD4/T-Cell count to elevate far above 500 to a “normal” immune level. In the Name of Jesus, we decree that the immune cells will only be used to protect the body from illness and infection and not be duplicated by this virus to further increase HIV in the body.
Holy Spirit, please show me how I can specifically pray for or help individuals who are battling with HIV or AIDS:
Holy Spirit, please give strength to those who are weak, and increase power to those who have no might. Lord, increase Your wisdom in the HIV/AIDS research community and reveal the cure for this terrible disease. Help those who are suffering. Please extend Your mercy and grace. Touch the hearts of those persons who do not know God to cry out to Him and receive Him as their Lord and Savior. Lord, remind them to take Your Word daily; just as they would take their prescribed medicine. Please provide the necessary resources and finances for them. Please help to increase the awareness about HIV and AIDS so that people can better protect themselves. Please break down the walls of ignorance and fear that create a difficult and isolating environment for those who are living with HIV and AIDS.
Merciful Father, forgive all acts of sinfulness for those who are battling with HIV and AIDS. Please forgive us as a nation for not being more responsible with educating ourselves and our children on the prevention of HIV and AIDS. Forgive our nation for fornication, homosexuality, adultery, rape, drug use, discrimination, ignorance and fear. Forgive the drug companies for making medical treatment unaffordable. Lord, forgive me for (list any sins that you have committed). Holy Spirit, remind those with HIV and AIDS of those they need to forgive and help them to be quick to forgive. As for me, Holy Spirit, bring to my remembrance those I need to forgive and help me to be quick to forgive. (Take a moment and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal names or faces of people that you may need to forgive. As He reveals them, say, “I forgive name of person(s).” Now, trust the Lord to heal any wounds in your soul caused by unforgiveness.)
Holy Spirit, help those who are battling with HIV and AIDS not to yield to temptation but deliver them from the evil one.
Almighty God, from eternity to eternity, You alone are God. No one can snatch anyone out of Your hand. No one can undo what You have done. You are the Lord God, the Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Today, I will trust God to: