Prayers for Surgery and Healing: 15 Astonishing

By David •  Updated: 08/02/22 •  10 min read

The feeling of anxiety is always present when a loved one is undergoing surgery. It doesn’t matter whether it’s major or minor surgery.

The feeling of uncertainty about the outcome of the surgery can be crippling.

However, instead of worrying about the surgical procedures and outcome, it is better to spend time with God in prayers.

Prayer fills our hearts with peace and strengthens us. So, instead of worrying about that surgery,

I urge you to pray the prayers for surgery and healing for yourself or a loved one undergoing surgery.

This will clear your doubt and fill you with the boldness and courage to the challenge.

Below are Prayers for Surgery and Healing.

  1. Prayer for Surgery and Healing.

Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV) – Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them,

for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.

Almighty God, I give you praise and thanks for life and the blessing of this day. I commit my life and health to your hands.

And I ask that you strengthen my heart and be with me as the doctors prepare me for surgery.

I have a lot going through my mind right now. And I am filled with dread and anxious thoughts about the outcome of this surgery.

So, please calm my heart and assure me that I will be okay; give me the courage to undergo this surgery.

I pray that you will take charge of the procedure as the chief surgeon. Lastly, grant me a smooth surgery and give me a speedy recovery afterward.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Healing Prayer During Surgery.

Psalm 125:2 (NIV) As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and for evermore.

Merciful God, just as the mountain surrounds Jerusalem, I ask that you surround this room with your presence.

Wrap me in your tender love and mercy as I drift into unconsciousness.

Take preeminence over this procedure and take over the hands of the operating physicians. Guide them in wisdom from the incision till the end of the surgery.

Lord, I also ask that your hands rest upon me to heal and restore my health immediately.

Most importantly, I pray there will be no complications and that my body will heal quickly.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Healing Prayer for Someone Having Surgery.

Luke 12:13 (NIV) – When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, woman,

you are set free from your infirmity. Then he put his hand on her, and immediately she strengthened up and praised God.

Gracious God, throughout Scripture, you healed countless people at different times.

Therefore, I submit to your will to heal ____ through this surgery. I ask that your hands will be upon her to uphold and strengthen her.

Lord, I pray that the surgery will go well and that all may be well with her health.

Let your hand of restoration rest upon her and let her feel it from her head to her toes.

Lastly, soothe the pains in her body and her heart.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing After Surgery.

Psalm 41:3 (NIV) – The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.

Faithful Father, you promised in your word to sustain me in my sickness and restore me from illness.

Lying on this hospital bed, I am comforted that you are working out my healing because I am convinced you will not leave or forsake me, especially now when I need you the most.

Please begin your mighty work in my life even now. Reach down and surround me with your healing presence. Fill me with supernatural peace, ease from pain, and strength.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing After Surgery and Strength for a Friend.

Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NIV) – But blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.

He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.

It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.

Everlasting Father, your word says those who trust you are blessed. Therefore, I ask that you extend this blessing to my friend, for his trust is in you.

I pray especially that your blessing will be upon his health as you grant him quick recovery after surgery.

Lord, I also ask that his body be responsive to the medications he has been placed on. Soothe his pains and comfort him when he is in distress or discomfort.

Above all, I ask that you grant him the grace to wait patiently till he is completely healed.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing and Recovery from Surgery.

2 Samuel 22:3 (NIV) – My God is my rock in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation.

He is my stronghold, my refuge, and my savior- from violent men, you save me.

Lord Jesus, I called to you for help, and you healed me. You are my rock and shield, and in you, I take refuge.

I am before your awesome presence giving you praises. Thank you for the success of my surgery and for making it go well.

I now commit my recovery to your hands and ask that you heal me.

Touch me today so that I may receive healing and wholeness. In all, heal my wounds and let the scar always prove your faithful love.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing and Strength After Surgery.

Isaiah 12:2 (NIV) – Surely  God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid.

The Lord, the Lord, is my strength and song; he has become my salvation.

Dear God, indeed you are my strength and my salvation; in you will I trust forever.

In your faithfulness, you took me to the operating theater and brought me out safely.

Perfect the good work you have started in me by speaking recovery to my health.

Let the process of my healing be quick without any further complications.

Most importantly, please renew my strength each day until I fully recover.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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  1. Prayer for Healing Bypass Surgery.

Ecclesiastics 10:10 (NIV) – If the ax is dull and its edges unsharpened, more strength is needed, but skill will bring success.

Gracious God, my life is in your hands. Hence, as I go in for this bypass surgery, I have no fear whatsoever.

I ask that you bless my doctors and me; through their hands, perform a miracle in my life and set me free from affliction.

I request your protection as I enter the surgery room, asking that you will grant skill and competence to my doctors.

Teach them how to carry out this procedure to ensure my safety and healing.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Healing Heart Surgery.

Psalm 73:26 (NIV) – My strength and heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Sovereign Lord, this is the confidence I have in you; I will receive whatever I ask in your name.

Therefore, I request your rescue and save me as I go in for heart surgery.

You know the heart is a delicate organ, and the slightest mistake can lead to complications or death.

So, I ask that you help the cardiologists carry out this procedure with utmost care.

Grant them wisdom and guide their hands throughout the surgery. I pray that there will be no complications and that the surgery will go well.

Lastly, strengthen my heart and help it resume its normal functions again.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Mother’s Surgery and Healing.

Philippians 4:6 (NIV) – Do not be anxious about anything,

but in everything by prayers and petitions, with thanksgiving, make your request to the Lord.

Eternal Father, you commanded us through your word to be anxious about nothing; but to pray about everything with a thankful heart.

So, in obedience to your word, I present my request for a successful surgery for mom to you.

Hold her hands through the surgery and fill her heart with peace. Above all, protect her through the surgery and restore her to total health.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for my Surgery Healing.

Proverbs 91:14 (NIV) – Because he loves me, says the Lord I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.

Mighty Redeemer, I am confident that I will see your goodness in the land of the living.

I decree by faith that I will not die on the surgical table or from complications. Please satisfy me early with your mercy and preserve my life.

Uphold me with your capable hands and make me well again. Make your grace sufficient throughout my recovery and supply all I need to recover and heal completely.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Safe Surgery and Healing.

Isaiah 32:2 (NIV) – Oh Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of trouble.

Holy God, the Bible says that you will answer me when I call on you. Please hear my cry for a safe and successful surgery.

I ask that you help me relax as I trust you to take control of the entire process.

Endow me with strength and courage to endure the recovery period. Fill my heart with your love and patience as I await complete recovery.

Make me stronger and better with each passing day to the praise and glory of your name.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Successful Surgery and Recovery.

Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV) – The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you;

he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.

Abba Father, as I undergo this surgery, I pray your blessings upon me.

You said in your words that you would never leave nor forsake me. Therefore, I ask you to go before me into the operating room.

Let me feel your presence from start to finish the surgery. Bless the hands of the doctors and grant me a successful surgery.

And lastly, I ask that you protect me from harm during and after the surgery and heal me speedily.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Post Surgery Healing.

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) – So do not fear, for I am with you: do not be dismayed for I am your God.

I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Great Physician, the Scripture says those who ask will receive; those who seek will find; and those who knock, the door will be opened to them.

Therefore, I ask that you touch me with your supernatural hands of healing.

Let your healing power and grace flow through me and heal my wounds. Ease the pain that I feel from the surgical cuts and make them bearable for me.

I also pray you make the healing process quick and my recovery steady.

Above all, may each day draw me closer to perfect health and recovery.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Short Prayer for Surgery and Healing.

Jeremiah 30:17 (NIV) – But I will restore your health and heal your wounds, declares the Lord.

Heavenly Father, your word says that by your stripes, we are healed. Therefore, I confess that Christ’s wounds on the cross heal me.

I declare that I am seated with Christ in the heavenly places above sickness and infirmities.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Conclusion

It’s one thing to have a successful surgery; it is another to heal and recover after the surgery.

But the good news is that God can also grant you a successful surgery and healing.

He can perfect your health as you trust him through these prayers for surgery and healing.

David

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.