No one actually wants to undergo a surgery, but it’s a health necessity that can be unavoidable. It’s a daunting time, and anyone who’s about to have a procedure should get all the reassuring messages they can get.
If someone you love is about to go through a surgical procedure, cheer them up and help them look forward to their recovery by sending them one of these sweet and touching messages!
It would do you no good to worry when you have a big surgery ahead of you, so let me do that for you. Your surgery is a simple one, and you know that you have the best doctors working on you. So relax and I’ll see you when you wake up.
Just think of this surgery as a simple procedure where you’ll go to sleep for a bit and wake up feeling all better and fixed. You’re in good hands and I’ve prayed with all my might that you’ll make it through just fine.
If you’re feeling a little worried, that’s normal. Don’t think that it’s a sign that you won’t make it through. This surgery will have you feeling better in no time. So while you’re waiting for the doctors to come and get you, just relax and imagine all the awesome things you’ll be doing once you can go out and about again!
Don’t let this disease get to you. You’re so much stronger than a bunch of viruses. You’re the one I look up to in life, so you absolutely must get through this procedure. We’re all counting on your safe recovery.
I know you’re in a lot of pain right now, and you must be thinking that the surgery itself will be painful too. But bear in mind that whatever pain this procedure might bring will pay off tenfold when you’re all better and ready to get back up on your feet. I have faith that you’ll get through this with flying colors.
Look to the future with enthusiasm and positivity. Let the negativity leave your body as soon as the doctors take care of whatever it is that’s ailing you. Close your eyes and rest as the experts in this hospital do all that they can to make you well again. And when they’re done, you can go and live that bright future you’ve always dreamed of.
I’m sending you all the positive energy during this trying time. Though I may not be with you in body, I’m there with you in spirit. I’m always thinking of you and praying for your recovery. And when you’re well enough, we can see each other again and relive the good old days.
I’m with you always. From doctor’s appointments to lab tests to hospital stays, I’m here with you every step of the way. They might not let me be right by your side when they’re performing your procedure, but I’ll be right by the door waiting for word on how you are doing. And when you open your eyes from the haze of anesthesia, I want to be the first person you see.
I’ve done all my research so I can know everything I can about your surgery. I want to be as informed as possible because I know I can’t be there beside the doctor telling him to be careful with the person I hold dear. And from what I’ve read, so many people have undergone the same procedure and came out even better than they were before. That’s what I’m wishing for.
All the doctors who will be working on you are experts in their field. They know exactly what they’re doing and they’ve probably done it a hundred times. So if you’re worried about something going wrong, I want to remind you that you’re in good hands. These doctors will take the best care of you.
I have always admired your courage and your knack for cheering people up during the most difficult times. I only wish I could borrow that talent for one day so I can reassure you that everything is going to be okay. I promise that when you’re out of the hospital and ready to walk around again, we’ll do everything you’ve ever wanted and more.
Have faith in the doctors’ and nurses’ hands this day because they’re the ones who are going to make sure you will be all better once you wake up. It may not be the most comfortable procedure in the world, but they know what they’re doing and they know that this is the best procedure for you. Put your faith in their skill and rest easy as they make you all better again.
Of all the things you’ve experienced, this surgery might be the least comfortable one. However, because I want you to feel all better again, this is the best thing we can do. The doctors will get rid of whatever is ailing you and they’ll patch you right up. And when you wake up, you won’t remember a thing. All you’ll be doing is breathing a sigh of relief that the ordeal is finally over and you can be on you way to healing once again.
The world needs brave, beautiful, and beloved people like you. There’s no way God will allow one of his angels to suffer. He will make sure that you will soon be healthy again, just as he makes sure that your family has an angel like you in our lives.
Get well soon, my dear friend. You’ll be entering the surgery room soon, but I know that this will just be another one of your adventures. You may be asleep the whole time, but I’m sure you’ll get out of this adventure just fine, just like you always do.
I want to tell you that I am with you in this difficult time of your life, and I want to remind you that you are a very strong man and that you will be able to recover quickly from your surgery. Keep your spirits up!
Imagine that everything will turn out well and you will be in your home in no time with the people you love most and you will see that you will feel much calmer. May God bless you! I hope to see you soon!
Imagine yourself at home, recovering from surgery and then doing all the things you love so much. Everything is going to turn out great, so have keep up your spirits and God will accompany you.
Many blessings on your operation dear friend, I know that surgery is a complicated thing for all of us and that it is always a source of stress, but God will help you and everything will go perfect.
For every minute you’re in there with the doctors, I’m with you in spirit. You are the bravest soul I know, and I’m sure that once you come out of that room and out of your slumber, you’ll feel ten years younger!
Help your loved one feel calm and reassured right before their surgery by sending them one of these sweet messages. They’re sure to remember just how good you made them feel during one of the most trying times in their life!
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.
- 1 PRAYERS FOR NURSES
- 2 1Prayer For Guidance
- 3 2Prayer For Righteous Judgement
- 4 3Prayer For A Patient’s Recovery
- 5 4Prayer For A Patient’s Continued Health
- 6 5Prayer For After Surgery
- 7 6Prayer For Strength And Healing
- 8 7Prayer For Jesus’ Healing Hands
- 9 8Prayer For Quick Recovery
- 10 9Prayer For Recovery
- 11 PRAYERS FOR DOCTORS
- 12 10Prayer For Skill
- 13 11Prayer For Guidance
- 14 12General Prayer For Healing
- 15 PATIENTS’ PRAYER FOR SURGERY
- 16 13Prayer For A Successful Operation
- 17 14Prayer Before Surgery
- 18 15Prayer For Healing
- 19 16Prayer Before Surgery
- 20 17Prayer For Preparation Before A Surgery
- 21 18Prayer From Deuteronomy
- 22 19Prayer After Surgery
- 23 20Healing Prayer
- 24 A Prayer for Surgery
PRAYERS FOR NURSES
1Prayer For Guidance
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
PRAYERS FOR DOCTORS
10Prayer For Skill
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
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
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.
PATIENTS’ PRAYER FOR SURGERY
13Prayer For A Successful Operation
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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Prayer Before Surgery
Before surgery, it’s important to turn to God and ask Him to enable you to trust in a good outcome. Call on God to help you contribute your own share of optimism and confidence. Also, call on God to keep far from you any presumptions that it all depends exclusively on you. Welcome His presence into your surgery. If you’re looking for strength and healing before a surgery, pray this prayer: Heavenly Father, 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 to You, O Lord, that this procedure will be without complication, and that my recovery will be speedy and complete. Amen.
“God will take care of everything you need.” (Philippians 4:19 The Message)
How do we trust that God will take care of us as He does the birds and the trees? Believing God’s Word will fan the flame of our faith as we live it out in hard circumstances. When the ache of the unknown looms in front us as we place our lives in the hands of surgeons, prayer gives peace to our hearts and physically tired bodies. Use this prayer for yourself, or with friends and family before heading into surgery.
A Prayer for Surgery
Father, praise You for this life. As we prepare for surgery to the body You have given us, many things flow into our minds and out of our hearts as we lie in wait. Yet, You reassure us in Exodus 15:26: “I am the Lord who heals you.”
We have an end picture in our minds as to what “healed” looks like for us, and desperately look to You for assurance that our lives and our pain will be healed. You are above all, see all, know all, and are capable of healing all. When Jesus walked the earth, He healed by the touch of His hand and the sound of His voice. We pray to feel Your healing hand upon us, Lord, and hear Your voice of peace and tranquility boom over the loud pain that throbs through our minds and bodies.
Thank You for a life that is valuable to us and to those around us. We are worth enough to worry about, and thankful enough for the life we’ve been blessed with on this earth to covet our return to it and full restoration of it. With grateful hearts we come to You in praise for the gift of being able to trod this earth and experience Your love.
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Forgive us, Father, for doubting our purpose on earth. We confess just how often we run from what You are calling us to do because we feel it is too hard. And now, as we await the outcome of surgery, we feel compelled to reach back and grab every opportunity that has ever passed us by to walk behind Your Son in pursuit of Your will for our lives. Please forgive our disobedience, and lack of respect for Your timing and Your plans. Help us to place our current and future ambitions on bringing You glory, and the love of Your Son to all who know us.
Father, we trust You with our lives. For You promise us: “Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.” (Psalm 30:2)
Bless the surgeons and medical staff that will operate on us. Be with them and equip them to be extensions of Your healing hand. Remain present with me, Lord, even when I fall asleep from the pain medication. Help me to feel Your presence, and remember that You are always with me. Never leaving. Always faithful. Loving me more than I’m capable of understanding.
And now for the hardest part: Truly trusting the outcome of my life in Your hands. For it’s when our plans for healing don’t look the same as Yours that we become frustrated, and faith threatens to pull out of our hearts. Doubt can seep in through the cracks in unexpected circumstances. In those moments, Lord Jesus, strengthen us to remember You. Your ways are not our ways, because only You can claim true love for us. Only You know what is perfect and just in the daily happenings of our lives. Our time here is so fleeting, but our belief in You, Jesus, sets us apart and ensures us life everlasting. Pain free and full of peace.
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Help us to hold on to that belief. To hold onto You. As we travel this road of uncertainty, send Your Holy Spirit to inspire our heart’s memory of Your sweet words of promise. Help us to recall and repeat the promises You have given us through Your Word. Be with our families and friends as they worry and wonder what the outcome will be. Inspire Your love in their hearts and assure them that my life is in Your hands.
Father, let all who know me witness my peace in this process, and know that it is from You. Thank You for life, God. Bless and heal me today through this surgery. Whether You bring me through these ailments to restore me upright on this earth, or take me through to You, I trust You… today, and always. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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