15 Prayers for Healing and Recovery From Surgery

Prayers for Healing and Recovery from Surgery whether it’s a major or minor surgery.

Having to undergo an operation can be very frightening for a lot of persons as this creates a lot of fear and anxiety.

While there are improvements in medical science, the thought of the possibility of not waking up after this procedure can create a lot of apprehension and uncertainties.

While there may be discomforts, God who is an ever-present help and healer, is always available to provide comfort and full restoration.

God successfully performed the first surgery when He caused Adam to fall into a deep sleep and He then cut a rib from His side and created Eve (See Genesis 2:21-22).

The heavenly Father is already acquainted with all that you have experienced during this procedure and His words are a sure promise that He will never leave you nor forsake you.

Below are 15 prayers for healing and recovery from surgery that will bring comfort and assurance on your road to recovery.

Prayer For Healing

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise. Jeremiah 17:14 KJV

Oh Lord, you are the mighty healer and deliverer and I come before you thanking you for your divine intervention in my recently completed surgery.

Lord, I thank you for the doctors and nurses who worked skillfully in this successful operation and I pray that you will continue to bless them as they continue to serve.

Father, I thank you for providing the financial means to complete this operation and I praise you for the love and support that I continue to receive from friends and families.

As I now recover, I pray that your constant care and protection will be with me. I trust in your divine healing and I pray that you will continue to restore me to good health as I continue to magnify your name.

In Jesus’s name, I pray.  Amen

Prayer For Guidance

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalms 23:4 KJV

Oh Lord, you are the good Shepherd and I thank you for your constant guidance and protection in my life.

You are a sympathizing Father and even in my affliction, it is comforting to know that your love and mercy continue to keep me safe in your mighty arms.

Lord, I thank you that even when the devil presents fear and discouragement, I am glad that I can rest in the assurance of your constant safety.

Your rod and staff continue to guide me day by day and I give thanks knowing that nothing can snatch me from your amazing love.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Worship and Praise

And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee. Exodus 23:25 KJV

Holy Lord, I come before you acknowledging you as the restorer and provider. O God, I worship you because you are the only true and living God who can heal and restore.

I surrender all to you and I pray that you will guide my thoughts and actions each day as I give honour to your holy name.

Help me to live a life in giving glory to your name as you seek to grant me renewed health and vitality.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Confession

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. James 5:16. Kjv

Holy God, I confess my sins before you and I pray that you will forgive me and cleanse me from all unrighteousness.

I fervently pray that you will intercede in my life right now and cleanse me from all my sins.

Lord, I want to be free from guilt and I pray that you will forgive me for the times I failed to follow your commands.

Grant me the peace that only you alone can give as you seek to restore me to good health.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

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Prayer to Overcome Fear

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. Isaiah 41:10 KJV

My Lord and King, you have been my constant companion and I am thankful that whether I am on the mountaintop or in the valley, your presence is always with me.

I pray that you will banish every fear, every anxious thought, and grant me comfort in this trying time. Lord, I cling to your unchanging hand and trust in your divine leading.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer for Sustenance

The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness. Psalms 41:3

Dear Lord, thank you for providing for my daily needs.

You continue to provide me with food, shelter, and clothing and I thank you also for the wonderful people who have placed in my life to assist me on my road to recovery.

Lord, I believe that you are able to heal me as you have healed many diseases while you were on earth and you are a God that does not change.

Stretch out your healing hand today and sustain me by your mercy and grace as I continue to look to you in faith for full restoration.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Humility

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

O Lord, I come to you today asking you to sow the seeds of humility in my life. Lord, I want your character of meekness and humility to be reflected in me.

Remove every trace of pride from me and may I never forget that as you continue to heal me, you alone must be glorified.

I am nothing without you and I pray that you will help me as I humbly seek your face and await the outpouring of your abundant blessings.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayers for Healing and Recovery From Surgery
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Prayer For Help

O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. Psalms 30:2 KJV

O Lord, you know everything about me and you have said in your words that even the very hairs on our head are numbered. O Lord, I cry out to you for help as I cannot carry this burden alone.

I come to you asking for a divine touch as I know there is nothing too hard for you to do. Release your healing powers over my body as I continue to trust in you.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer While Enduring Persistent Pain

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. Psalms 6:2

O Lord, you are the mighty pain reliever and deliver. While you traverse on earth you healed many diseases and I know that you are the same God of yesterday, today, and the future.

I call upon you in my pain and suffering and I pray that you will heal me in the mighty name of Jesus.

O Lord, sometimes the pain gets unbearable but it is comforting to know that you are acquainted with my grief as you also experienced pain in dying on the cross to redeem mankind.

Teach me to wait patiently on you, even in the midst of suffering and pain and I will continue to magnify your holy name for your goodness towards me.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Hope

And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee. Psalm 39:7 KJV

O Lord my King, I come before you acknowledging you as the God of hope, even when things around me may seem hopeless.

You are worthy of praise and adoration and there is no other God above you.

I am thankful that even when medicine or doctors fail, I can still continue to hope in you. I continue to rely on your strength and I know that you will heal me according to your will.

In Jesus’s name, I pray.  Amen

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Prayer For Mental Strength

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds. Psalms 147:3 KJV

O Lord, thank you for the gift of life and for your daily protection and help.

I come before you because you have extended the invitation to your children to call upon you and even while we are yet speaking, you will hear and answer us.

Lord, I believe in you but sometimes it gets hard for me to remain positive. I pray that you will still my mind, erase every trace of anxiety and depression, and set me, free mighty God.

You are the great physician and I pray that you will comfort me as I wait on your deliverance.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Assurance

Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken. Psalm 34:19,20 KJV

O Lord, you deserve all honour and praise. Thank you for the assurance that you will one day heal me from this malady.

O Lord, as I continue to wait on you I pray that you will continue to strengthen the relationship I have with you as I seek Your face and study your word. I wait in expectancy as I know that deliverance is on the way.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer for an Increase in Faith

Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove, and nothing shall be impossible unto you. St Matthew 17:20.KJV

O Lord, you have been faithful to me and I praise you for your constant care.

O Lord, I know that you have the power to heal me – you healed the woman in the bible with the issue of blood when she, by faith just touched the hem of your garment and she was made whole.

Lord, remove the doubts from my mind and strengthen my faith in you.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Victory

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelation 21:4 KJV

Hallelujah! O Lord, you deserve the highest praise.

It is so comforting to know that one day you will wipe away all tears from my eyes and there will be no more sadness, pain, or death.

I thank you for the opportunity to learn more of you during this illness as I have grown to love and serve you more.

Lord, I want to live my life in harmony with your word so that I can one day reign victoriously with you eternally.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

Prayer of Celebration

You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. Psalm 30:11 KJV

Gracious, Loving Lord, what a joy it is to come into your presence where there is always fullness of joy.

I come to you today with a heart of thanksgiving and lips of praise because you have been so good to me.

I praise you Lord for the blessing you bestowed on me and for providing hope and healing during these difficult days.

Thank you Jesus for your marvelous grace and my desire is to serve you always.

In Jesus’s name, I pray. Amen

I pray that these 15 Prayers for Healing and Recovery From Surgery have helped you in your recovery.


Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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