We’ve all feared doing something at least once in our lives and preparing to undergo a big surgery is one of those things.
Fortunately, whether you’re a Christian or no Christian, the one who created everything is your God, he loves you with an everlasting love, and He will never abandon you no matter what how low you may fall. God is faithful and he has promised to strengthen and help you in the day of trouble once you call on him.
There are many scriptures where God tells us to be strong, and put our trust in Him. He tells us to be at peace because through Jesus, God gave us victory over death, pain, and every unwelcome health condition. Find rest in Christ, God has you covered, as you build your faith with faith scriptures for surgery.
Invite God into your life and health condition right now, he will come to you, he will be with you, and he will see you through a successful surgery.
Is it necessary to read Bible verses before a big surgery?
Reading Bible verses before a surgery can be a way for to find comfort and seek spiritual guidance from God during a time of uncertainty. It can also serve as a way to focus your mind, faith, will, and heart on God’s presence and care.
However, whether or not prayer is necessary to read Bible verses before a surgery is a personal matter.
If you are a believer of Christ, then prayer before surgery is non-optional, it a must. Infact, Jesus said in Luke 18:1 that we always should pray and not faint.
What Bible verses are most appropriate to read before a big surgery?
Here are some Bible verses that may be helpful to read before a big surgery:
Psalm 23:4 – “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.”
Isaiah 41:10 – “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.”
Philippians 4:6-7 – “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
Psalm 46:1 – “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”
John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
Romans 8:28 – “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”
Now here are 50 Bible verses before a big surgery that can help you to focus, build your faith, and rest in peace and assurance before surgery.
Bible Verses Before a Big Surgery
Here are a few powerful scriptures to read before a big surgery:
“Fear not, for I am with thee: turn not aside, for I am thy God: I have strengthened thee, and have helped thee, and the right hand of my just one hath upheld thee.”
“He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.”
“And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.”
“It is he that giveth strength to the weary, and increaseth force and might to them that are not.”
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”
“For I am sure that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor might, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
“For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting.”
“And the Lord who is your leader, he himself will be with thee: he will not leave thee, nor forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.”
“O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.”
“And behold a woman who was troubled with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment.For she said within herself: If I shall touch only his garment, I shall be healed.”
“The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.”
“Blessed is the man that endureth temptation; for when he hath been proved, he shall receive a crown of life, which God hath promised to them that love him.”
“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who is against us? He that spared not even his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how hath he not also, with him, given us all things?”
“Behold, God is my saviour, I will deal confidently, and will not fear: O because the Lord is my strength, and my praise, and he is become my salvation.”
1 John 5:14-15
“And this is the confidence which we have towards him: That, whatsoever we shall ask according to his will, he heareth us. And we know that he heareth us whatsoever we ask: we know that we have the petitions which we request of him.”
“Behold I command thee, take courage, and be strong. Fear not and be not dismayed: because the Lord thy God is with thee in all things whatsoever thou shalt go to.”
“For thou art my hope, O Lord God: thou art my trust from my youth.”
“For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.”
2 Corinthians 4:17
“For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation, worketh for us above measure exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.”
“Be not afraid at their presence: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.”
“For it hath seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us, to lay no further burden upon you than these necessary things”
“For I will close up thy scar, and will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord. Because they have called thee, O Zion, an outcast: This is she that hath none to seek after her.”
“He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.”
“My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved. In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God. Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.”
“And Jesus hearing this word, answered the father of the maid: Fear not; believe only, and she shall be safe.”
“And I heard a great voice from the throne, saying: Behold the tabernacle of God with men, and he will dwell with them. And they shall be his people; and God himself with them shall be their God. And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes: and death shall be no more, nor mourning, nor crying, nor sorrow shall be any more, for the former things are passed away.”
“But he saith to them: It is I; be not afraid.”
“Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord”
“For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.”
“Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.”
“Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found: call upon him, while he is near.”
“And we know that to them that love God, all things work together unto good, to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints.”
“For I know the thoughts that I think towards you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of affliction, to give you an end and patience.”
1 Peter 2:24
“Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.”
“Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence. In all thy ways think on him, and he will direct thy steps.”
“The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.”
“And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.”
“I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.”
“He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 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.”
“But he was wounded for our iniquities, he was bruised for our sins: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed.”
“Therefore I say unto you, all things, whatsoever you ask when ye pray, believe that you shall receive, and they shall come unto you.”
“The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.”
2 Timothy 1:7
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear: but of power, and of love, and of sobriety.”
“And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.”
“Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you.”
“Be nothing solicitous; but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasseth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.”
“For all have sinned, and do need the glory of God.”
3 John 1:2
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.”
“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.”
1 Peter 5:7
“Casting all your care upon him, for he hath care of you.”
Are there any particular prayers that can be said before a big surgery?
There are many different prayers that people may choose to say before undergoing surgery.
Some people may choose to say a specific prayer from their religious tradition, while others may simply take a few moments to offer a personal prayer or meditation.
Here are a few examples of prayers that might be appropriate to say before surgery:
A Catholic prayer: “Dear God, I place myself in your loving care and ask for your protection as I prepare for surgery. Please be with the medical team and guide them in all they do.
Help me to trust in your healing power and know that you are always with me.
I pray that through this experience I may grow stronger in faith and find comfort in your loving presence. Amen.”
A Protestant prayer: “Heavenly Father, I come before you today with a heart full of fear and uncertainty.
I am about to undergo surgery and I am not sure what the outcome will be.
Be with me and give me the strength and courage I need to face this challenge. Guide the hands of the surgeons and all those who will be caring for me.
I pray that through this experience I may find peace and healing in your loving embrace. In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.”
A general prayer: “Dear God, I ask for your guidance and support as I prepare for surgery.
Please be with me and give me the strength and courage I need to face this challenge.
Help me to trust in your loving care and know that you are always with me. I pray that through this experience I may find peace and healing. Amen.”
Can I bring my Bible with me into the operating room?
It is generally acceptable to bring personal items, such as a Bible, with you into the operating room.
However, it is important to check with the hospital or surgery center about their specific policies and procedures.
Some facilities may have restrictions on personal items in the operating room for safety or infection control reasons.
It is also a good idea to discuss your desire to bring a Bible with your surgeon or the nursing staff to ensure that it will not interfere with your surgery or the care you receive.
Does reading Bible verses provide any spiritual comfort prior to a big surgery?
Reading Bible verses can certainly provide spiritual comfort to you prior to a big surgery.
The Bible is a source of inspiration and guidance for many Christians, and many people find comfort in God’s word in times of stress and uncertainty.
There are many passages in the Bible that may be particularly comforting to someone who is about to undergo a big surgery.
For example, Psalm 23, which begins “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want,” is a well-known passage that speaks of God’s care and protection.
Other passages that may be comforting include Psalm 91, which speaks of God’s faithfulness and protection, and Philippians 4:6-7, which encourages trust in God and the peace that comes from Him.
Final Words of Hope Before Your Big Surgery
Life frequently doesn’t go as we plan; it doesn’t always go as you or I hope. When we’re faced with adversity, we often buckle under pressure, but God’s words remind us that we must trust God no matter the eventual outcome of the surgery.
Right where you’re, decide to believe God before the operation, and even after the surgery, keep building your faith with these wonderful post-surgery verses.
In closing, I hope that these surgery verses of comfort, peace, strength, and hope have inspired you to have faith in God.