Men and women in prison can find hope through the following verses as they cope with health issues. These verses can uplift those who are discouraged about the circumstances in their life and comfort those who are anxious about what will come after.
HEALTH, LIFE, AND DEATH
Psalm 41:3—The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.
Psalm 103:2-5—Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Psalm 147:3—He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Matthew 5:3-4—Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
John 11:25—Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die."
Romans 8:38-39—For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20—Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
Philippians 1:21—For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
2 Timothy 2:11—Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with him, we will also live with him.
Revelation 21:4—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.