Has your life been ravaged recently? If so, I felt led to write a prayer for you to use to ask the Lord to help you, heal you, protect you, and restore your life. The prayer is this: “Lord, check me into Your hospital!”
Before we begin, let me make it clear that we are not praying to actually be checked into a literal, physical hospital. Instead, we are using the analogy and imagery of a hospital to ask the Lord for His help. 🙂
If this sentiment appeals to you write now, pray this:
“Dear Heavenly Father, I come before You in Jesus' name.
Father, thank You that Your Word says that Your ears are open to the righteous, and You are always attuned to their cry. Thank You for saving me and giving me life in Christ Jesus. I need You right now, Father, and I thank You for being my ever-present Help in trouble.
Father God, I confess I don't know what to pray for as I ought to, nor how to offer it worthily as I ought. But, I claim Your promise from Romans 8 that says Holy Spirit will intercede for me with moanings and groanings which cannot be uttered.
I ask in Jesus' name that Your sweet, precious Holy Spirit would pray through me, pray for me, and intercede for me right now. And I thank You that You who search the hearts know what the mind of the Spirit is, for He makes intercession for me according to Your will.
Abba Father, I can think of no words to say today except that I need You. Lord, please check me into Your hospital right now.
First, Father, I am tired. The cares of this world have been nonstop; they have overcome me. But Your Word says that if I come to You when I am weary and heavy laden, You will give me rest. Please give me rest right now in Your hospital.
I pray that You would give me extreme rest by Your Spirit, Father. Give me the kind of rest that sleep and drugs could never give. Give me soul-rest, Father, and spirit-rest as well; and physical rest even more. I need rest in every way, Lord, and only You can provide it.
Father, I also ask for protection and healing from stress right now.
Just as a physical hospital is supposed to provide walls, a door, and a bed to keep the public out and allow space and time for healing, I need You to be my walls and door right now. I need You to give me space, place, and time for healing.
Father, the stresses of life have overwhelmed me lately. I have no protection from it unless You protect me. But Your Word says “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run into it, and they are safe”; so I call on Your name right now.
Father, You are Healer, Protector, and Deliverer. I am running into Your name right now.
Be my strong tower; be my refuge to save me. Help me:
- Stand between me and stress.
- Stand between me and responsibility.
- Stand between me and my family duties.
- Stand between me and work duties.
- Stand between me and church trouble.
- Stand between me and marriage trouble.
- Stand between me and grief and loss.
Oh Holy Father, I ask right now that You would shut me up in Your strong tower.
Be to me my walls and door; be my Shepherd who keeps out the wolves and false shepherds from the sheepfold. Protect me and hedge me in behind and before; lay Your hand upon me, and enforce my space and time to rest according to Your will.
Father God, I also ask that You would personally nurse me back to health.
Hold me close in Your arms right now, Daddy God, and let me feel Your presence and ministry; for I cannot survive without You. I know that Your watchcare is over me day and night, but I'm asking You for even more than that.
I ask right now, Father, in Jesus' name, that You would literally hold me tight in Your arms and cradle me close to You–and let me feel You doing so. Pick me up as the Shepherd does the little lamb with the broken leg.
I cannot “do” for myself, Father.
I cannot fend for myself, feed myself, walk on my own, or anything right now. So I ask that You would pick me up and cradle me tight to Your bosom, and that You would personally feed me, touch me, hold me, and heal me.
I don't even ask that You would delegate me to the care of Your angels, Abba; You are my Refuge and Fortress, and if I am going to live and heal and survive and thrive again, it's going to have to be You.
However, Father, I do ask that You would release angels into my life to do Your bidding and help me in whatever way You desire.
Your Word says that Your ministering spirits serve those who have inherited salvation. That's me, Father; I have inherited Your salvation, and I thank You for it. So even though I ask You personally to care for me and keep me in Your arms, I do ask that You would dispatch and release Your huge and mighty angels to help me in whatever ways You know are best.
I ask also that You would release Your “hospital angels” into my life and into the lives of my family.
Send Your angels to minister intense help and restoration into all of our lives. While You are holding me and caring for me, Father, I call on You as the Lord of hosts. Please, Father, in Jesus' name, dispatch Your hosts from Heaven and even Your hosts from earth to minister restoration into my life, and into the lives of all those I love.
Father, I need physical healing in Your hospital. Please heal me.
Your Word says that by the stripes of Jesus, I AM healed. Your Word says also that I was already healed when Jesus died on the cross.
So Father, please help me to walk in my healing–in the healing that Jesus already provided to me by His blood.
I'm in so much pain all the time, Father. Please help me. Heal me. Show me also how to make wise and healthy choices that will contribute to my healing, Father.
In Jesus' name, Abba, I ask that You would fill me and my life with Your fruit of the Spirit of self-control. Help me to choose and enjoy healthy food and drink, and to refuse and reject unhealthy food and drink. Help me to choose and enjoy healthy exercise, and to refuse an reject laziness and apathy.
Father, please take away the pain from my body. Please heal me and my bodily organs from malfunction, sickness, and disease. Please fill my body with Your healing virtue, and let Your peace settle over me and flow through my body like a river.
Abba Father, I need mental healing in Your hospital too.
Father, the fruit of Your Spirit includes love, peace, joy, patience, and more. I desire for all of these things to be plainly exhibited in my life every single day. I want my thoughts, attitude, and mindset to be filled with You, for I have the mind of Christ.
But Father, I need Your help for this, for it is You who works in me both to will and to do Your good pleasure.
So Father, in Jesus' name, I ask:
- Please fill me with Your Holy Spirit anew and afresh.
- Baptize me again in fire.
- Take away apathy and flatness from my heart, mind, and emotions, and fill me with Your joy and peace again.
- Let HOPE rise up in me again, Father, and give me something to look forward to.
- Let me walk in a continual awareness of Your presence, for You are with me always. And let me feel and sense Your affection and Your presence, for in the presence of God is fullness of joy.
Take away the stress from my life and heart, Father; from my body, soul, and spirit. Give me true and adequate and overwhelming rest, Lord, so that I can move forward brand new.
Father, Your Word says that You make all things new.
In Jesus' name, I ask that You would make all things new in my life right now:
- Make my body new, and help me to cooperate with You in every way.
- Make my mindset new, and fill me with love, joy, peace, and power.
- Give me wisdom, guidance, direction, and strategy from Heaven that only You can give.
- Fill me with Your fresh wind, fresh vision, fresh anointing, and fresh fire.
- Give me inspiration, motivation, and desire again. I don't currently want to do anything, and I barely care at all. Please help me and fill me up with Your unction and anointing.
- I ask in Jesus' name that You would fill me also with Your prophetic flow. Fill me with Your Spirit of prophecy, and help me to operate in all the gifts You have given me.
Abba Father, I need You. But I thank You that You are here for me right now, and You are helping me.
Thank You for checking me into Your hospital, Lord. Thank you that Your grace is sufficient for me, for Your strength is made perfect in weakness. I've got plenty of weakness for You to make Your strength perfect in, Father, so I claim Your promise and I receive You and everything You are in me again today.
Thank You for hearing and answering my prayer, Lord. Thank You for touching me. Please make all things new in my life, and help me to go forward whenever You say–and not until then.
Thank You, Lord Jesus. Thank You, Heavenly Father. And thank You, precious Holy Spirit. I love You, and I give You all the praise. In Jesus' mighty, holy, and precious name I pray, amen and amen.”
Beloved, did this prayer sum up what's in your heart today? If so, please leave a comment below so I can pray for you too!