Prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Do you need a prayer for surgery? Even if nurses take care of hundreds of patients and see them being wheeled into the operating room, we can never be too tired to send out a wish and a prayer for a successful surgery.

Here are 20 short but powerful prayers for nurses, doctors, and patients.

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


prayer for successful surgery and recovery

1Prayer For Guidance

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Heavenly Father, please take my hands and guide them. Grant me the strength to help my patients and their families. The skill to ease their suffering the understanding to diagnose their needs. The kindness of heart to care for them and reassure their fear. Please be beside me on each and every case as I rely on you the greatest of healers. Amen.

2Prayer For Righteous Judgement

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


God, the greatest master of healing arts, bless us and guide us. Make us your instrument in alleviating the pains of your ailing servants. Make our eyes alert, our hands skillful and sensitive, and fill our mental faculties with keenness to make righteous judgment so that others may live. Amen.

3Prayer For A Patient’s Recovery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

I said a prayer for you today, that God would touch you with His healing hand and give you the comfort and peace you need to get through.

4Prayer For A Patient’s Continued Health

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

I said a prayer for you today, and know that God must have heard. I felt the answer in my heart although He spoke not a word. I didn’t ask for wealth or fame (I know you wouldn’t mind). I asked Him to send treasures of a far more lasting kind! I asked that He’d be near you at the start of each new day; to grant you health and blessings and friends to share your way. I asked for happiness for you in all things great and small. But it was for His loving care I prayed for most of all!

5Prayer For After Surgery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


O merciful Father in heaven, thank You for being with (name of person) while he/she was in surgery. Thank You for blessing the surgeon with the skill and knowledge needed to do his/her work and safely bringing (name person) through this operation. O gracious Father, bring healing to (name person) and bless him/her with the best care possible as he/she recovers. Continue to bless him/her with your tender care. Grant him/her patience during his/her recuperation, help him/her grow in strength each day, and bring him/her to full recovery quickly, without any setbacks. Amen.

6Prayer For Strength And Healing

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

At every moment of our existence your are present to us God, in gentle compassion. Help us to be present to one another so that our presence may be a strength that heals the wounds of time, and gives hope that is for all persons, through Jesus our compassionate brother.

7Prayer For Jesus’ Healing Hands

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


Heavenly Father, we pray that You will lay your healing Hands upon all those who are sick. We beg You to have compassion on all those who are suffering so that they may be delivered from their pitiful circumstances. In Jesus, we pray. Amen.

8Prayer For Quick Recovery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

May the love of Jesus and His healing power touch you in a special way this very hour. May the Savior’s strong arms and prayers of special friends embrace and hold you close until your body mends.

9Prayer For Recovery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Today I lifted up your name before the Lord in prayer. I asked him to supply your needs, and keep you in his care. I pled with him to make you well, and take away your illness and pain, like the sunshine chases rain. Amen.

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


prayer for successful surgery and recovery

10Prayer For Skill

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Dear God, These strong gloved fingers which I flex, this human hand which holds the knife, sterile now and steady – need thy guiding skill to help another life. Bless now this patient – thine and mind – who, under thee entrusts to me a precious life! God of the surgeon’s tireless strength, the surgeon’s finite skill, grant that I may be guided to do thy will. Amen.

11Prayer For Guidance

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Dear God, These fragile hands that cut the flesh, steady them as if at rest. Bless this patient yours and mine whose very life is your design. Almighty God I do pray guide my hand as I work today! Amen.

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12General Prayer For Healing

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Pour out, thy healing Angels, thy heavenly host upon me, and upon those that I love, let me feel the beam of thy healing Angels upon me. The light of your healing hands, I will let thy healing begin, whatever way God grants it, Amen.

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


prayer for successful surgery and recovery

13Prayer For A Successful Operation

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Loving Father, I entrust myself to your care this day. Guide with wisdom and skill the minds and hands of the medical people who minister in your Name, and grant that every cause of illness be removed.  That I may be restored to soundness of health and learn to live in more perfect harmony with you and with those around me. Through Jesus Christ. Amen. Into your hands, I commend my body and my soul. Amen.

14Prayer Before Surgery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

O Jesus Christ, Messiah and Lord, grant me joyful acceptance of the surgery which awaits me, and let this be the relief and cure which I seek. Make skilled the work of the surgeon and that of his team for it is unto their knowledge and skill that I give myself for healing. I pray You, O Lord, that this procedure will be without complication, and that my recovery will be speedy and complete. Amen.

15Prayer For Healing

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

O God, the source of all health. Fill my heart with faith. Be near me in times of weakness and pain Although I know You are in control, I am apprehensive about what faces me. You made me, loved me, and have provided my surgeon with needed skill to perform a miracle in my behalf. Sustain me by Your grace that my strength and courage may not fail. Heal me according to Your will. Amen.

16Prayer Before Surgery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Loving Father, as I face this new experience in these different surroundings, I come to You for courage, wisdom and peace of mind. I know that Your Healing Power is here both in me and my doctor. I trust his skill and wisdom, and he tender care of the nurses. Dear Lord, take over this operation and let Your Power be felt through all these forces. Let Your Perfect Wholeness be mine, that I may live to glorify You in every area of my life. I pray all this in the Powerful Name of Jesus, my Lord and Saviour. Amen.

17Prayer For Preparation Before A Surgery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Lord Jesus, help me as I prepare for this operation. In Your love, guard and protect me through the skills of the doctors and the care of everyone else. Bring me back to health and full recovery. Lord Jesus, I praise You forever and ever. Amen.

18Prayer From Deuteronomy

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


Lord, help me suffering to lead me to return to You with a repentant heart; ready to follow Your commands and praise Your Name for Your patience with me. In Jesus Name, Amen.

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19Prayer After Surgery

prayer for successful surgery and recovery


Blessed Savior, I thank you that this operation is safely past, and now I rest in your abiding presence, relaxing every tension, releasing every care and anxiety, receiving more and more of your healing life into every part of my being. In moments of pain, I turn to you for strength. In times of loneliness I feel your loving nearness. Grant that your life and love and joy may flow through me for the healing of others in your name. Amen.

20Healing Prayer

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

Lord Jesus, heal me. Heal in me whatever You see needs healing. Heal me of whatever might separate me from you. Heal my memory, heal my heart, heal my body, heal my soul. Lay Your hands gently upon me and heal me through Your love for me. Amen.

prayer for successful surgery and recovery

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    We pray for God’s protection over Leah physically, mentally and spiritually, and for His grace to comfort her. Ask God to reveal to her a vision of His army of angels as they surround her. For His glory and her good!
    We pray for strength–that Leah would be reminded of Your promise never to leave or forsake her. We pray for Your words to flow through her mind.

    We pray for peace. We pray for calmness of spirit that only God can provide. Ask God to give Leah and her family enduring patience, to place peace that passes all our understanding in their hearts and that through the peace others see, many in their paths will come to know Christ.

    We pray for a bold witness. Ask God to be Leah’s light in this darkness and make her life a living testimony. May her witness be so profound to her captors’ eyes, ears and hearts would be opened to the truth.

    We pray for comfort. Ask God to be tangibly close to Leah and her family–that His presence would give them peace, comfort, strength, faith, and even joy as they set their eyes on Him.

    We pray for rescue. Pray that God would open closed doors to bring Leah and the rest of the captives home. Ask God to work a miracle so divine that it would astound her captors and lead many of them to Him. We ask that her captors’ eyes might be open to the heavenly realm, and the myriad of angels surrounding Leah.

    We pray for the women hostages with Leah. Remember them by name as you pray with the Sharibus: Hauwa Mohammed Liman and Alice Loksha Ngaddah.

    We pray for the family of the executed midwife, a mother of two. Ask God to comfort her husband and children as they learn of this news and possibly see the video.

    We pray for the Nigerian government and President Buhari–they will be convicted to work diligently and do all they can to release all hostages. Pray that the international community will not remain silent on this, but will assist the government to fulfill their responsibilities towards these citizens.

    In Your Son’s name, we pray and ask for these things… #RememberLeah

    posted 20 hours ago
    Prayed 1 times

  • Prayers for Dorothy

    Lord, there are times I understand why you grieve for your creation. The corruption of mankind and the influence of evil that perverts one man to treat another human being with such rage and violence is heartbreaking. I believe you sent Jesus to save us and I ask in His name, that you bring peace, comfort, physical and spiritual healing to Dorothy and her family.

    posted 3 days ago
    Prayed 5 times

  • Pray for Your Peace and Comfort For Anne

    Heavenly Father, Your daughter, Anne, is facing an imminent terminal diagnosis. Please reach Your loving arms to her and bring her peace and comfort in knowing Your love for her. Help her surrounding friends and family to share this love with her.
    Bring Anne the knowledge of eternal joy in your presence.
    In Jesus name, I pray this. Amen.

    posted on September 13, 2018 at 02:53 AM
    Prayed 10 times

  • Praying for Protection

    Proverbs 22:3 – The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.
    Lord, for the next 8 days I will be around temptation. Stand with me, guide me, and protect me. Remind me, constantly, that you are with me.
    In Jesus’ name, I pray this… Amen.

    posted on September 4, 2018 at 02:51 AM
    Prayed 7 times

  • Pray for Your Healing Hands on our Cousin Lori

    So many of us, Lord, are incapable of expressing the sorrow we feel over the hospitalization of our beautiful cousin Lori. I am asking You God, in Jesus’ name, to bring Your blessing and favor, to the heart of your beautiful daughter Lori.
    Pour out your blessings of peace, strength, and comfort for the many family members as they scramble to provide the right help in this time of need for my cousin and her family.

    Johovah-Rapha, you are the Lord that heals.
    We call on you, at this time, in Jesus’ name, to bring healing to Lori and to her friends and family members.

    posted on August 24, 2018 at 03:33 PM
    Prayed 41 times

  • Prayer For Successful Surgery and Speedy Recovery

    Lord, I ask you to keep my beautiful sister in faith, Bobbie Sue, safe and comforted tomorrow as her doctors successfully complete this necessary surgery. Make skilled the work of the surgical team. In Jesus’ name, I pray that this procedure will be without complication, and that her recovery will be speedy and complete.

    posted on May 31, 2017 at 01:25 AM
    Prayed 33 times

  • Pray for Expedited Processing on Social Security Disability for Cancer Patient.

    Please lift Donna up in your prayers as she recovers from cancer surgery and her family will need to navigate through the social security system for expedited disability consideration.

    In Jesus’ name we pray, Lord, we do not see the things you see, or understand how all these present details fit into your plans, but we trust that you work all things for our good and for you glory. Stretch out Your hand to heal and comfort Donna and her family in their time of need.


    posted on July 15, 2018 at 08:19 PM
    Prayed 29 times

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