Prayer for surgery
Gathered together on this page are a number of prayers for those who are currently awaiting surgery. Here there is a short prayer for a successful operation, a prayer for healing and restoration, and a prayer image for sending to an ill friend or loved one:-
A Prayer for Surgery
(a prayer for someone to say before an operation)
Maker of heaven and earth,
Thank you for the role of doctors, nurses, and surgeons. Thank you for the blessing of knowledge and understanding, for the breakthroughs in medicine and all the specialist treatments.
Lord, may you oversee each area of this surgery, every detail and protect me and keep me as I look forward to recovery and the future.
I dwell in your love, hope and strength always.
(a prayer for successful surgery from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
A powerful prayer for ministering to those who are physically ill. You may wish to use this as part of your daily intercessions for your loved one:
Short prayer for healing
Lord of Heaven,
I rest underneath your mighty wings of love.
I dwell within your gentle heart.
I know there is healing in your touch.
Through the sufferings of Christ I can ask for restoration
And trust in your goodness.
You are my Lord, my Saviour,
My healer and my friend.
I dwell within your gentle embrace.
(a short Christian prayer for healing from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
prayer for healing
a short prayer appropriate for sending to a sick family member or friend:-
You may also want to ask God to fill you with His peace that passes all understanding now. Here is a simple prayer you can follow to receive this peace in your heart:-
Then, because you belong to Christ Jesus, God will bless you with peace that no one can completely understand. And this peace will control the way you think and feel.
Phil 4:7, (CEV)
Prayer Before an Operation
Strengthen your servant N., O God, to do what he has to do
and bear what he has to bear; that, accepting your healing
gifts through the skill of surgeons and nurses, he may be
restored to usefulness in your world with a thankful heart;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
(Source: 1979 Book of Common Prayer, Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA)