Scriptures for Child Having Surgery (Prayers + Uplifting Comments)

By Faith Way

In this post, you’ll l discover some of the best scriptures to meditate on and to even read to a child having surgery with inspirational comments.

Your child needs to know that everything will be okay and that God is in control.

These comforting pre-surgery scriptures will console your heart, smooth your mind, reassure your soul, and grow your faith in God.

God’s promises of deliverance, strength, and healing are to all who can believe, whether child or adult; the only requirement is to believe His word and to do whatsoever is necessary to validate your belief.

In the Bible, God came through and delivered children, they trusted in Him, and He came through for them.

Likewise, when you share these verses with your children, encourage them to believe and allow God will fulfill His promises.

Read these verses aloud for your child, and in so doing, you will help to build their faith and confidence in God.

Today I’ll share a collection of timely, uplifting surgery scriptures for a child preparing for an operation.

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Scriptures for Child Having Surgery

Here is a collection of comforting bible verses for a child having surgery:

​ 1. Isaiah 41:10

​ “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Why is Isaiah 41:10 such a comforting scripture for a child having surgery?

The verse encourages both you and your child to be strong; it reminds us of God’s presence, power, strength, and righteousness to uphold us in the day of despair.

2. Joshua 1:9

​ “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

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Why is Joshua 1:9 an inspirational scripture for a child having surgery?

Both you and your child will need all the encouragement you can get because you cannot afford to doubt God but keep moving forward in faith.

But how do you find the strength to keep praying and caring for your child when you are in despair?

Joshua 1:9 has the answer, “be strong, be courageous be God is with you.”

You may not be able to feel and see God, but he instructs you to press on (believing, reading, praying, fasting, confessing) in faith.

You can do it, God is with you.


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3. 1 John 5:14-15

​ “And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.”

Why is 1 John 5:14-15 a good scripture for a child having surgery?

Look that what this passage is saying, it is as though God is telling you that in your hand there is a key to open heaven and take whatever you desire. The only requirement is that your prayers align with God’s will.

4. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Why is Psalm 147:3 a comforting scripture for a child having surgery?

God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds, allowing his saint to find rest knowing that God is a restorer of good health.

Remind yourself and your child that God still heals, and in this season of testing, God will not fail to deliver on his promises.

5. Psalm 41:3

“The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness, you restore him to full health.”

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Why is Psalm 41:3 a good scripture for a child having surgery?

Why should you read this psalm to your child? Faith comes by hearing the word of God. And unless your child hears the word of God faith will not come.

The Lord will sustain your child, and your assignment as a parent is to read aloud this verse in your child’s hearing before surgery.

The Lord will restore your child’s health; encourage your child with this verse by reading and singing it before himher often.

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6. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Why is Romans 8:38-39 a good bible verse for a child having surgery?

Your child needs to hear that God is love and loves him/her very much. Regardless of God loves both you and your child; nothing will separate you from His love as this verse says.

7. 3 John 1:2

​ “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.”

Why is 3 John 1:2 a good scripture for a child having surgery?

God wants your child to get well, It’s his will that your child enjoys long life and good health. Encourage your child to receive this word as he/she is getting ready for surgery.

8. Psalm 50:15

“And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

Why is Psalm 50:15 a timely scripture for a child having surgery?

God wants both you and your child to call upon him in the day of trouble or anything that is inconsistent with his promises and prophecies for your life.

Sickness and disease is not of God, so any effectual, fervent, faith-filled prayer from a righteous soul will be answered.

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9. Isaiah 53:5

​ “But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds, we are healed.”

Why is Isaiah 53:5 a defining scripture for a child having surgery?

Jesus Christ was wounded for our healing (your child is included) and that settles it, period. Stand on God’s word for healing; it is available to anyone who believes. Speak this word over your child daily and rest in God’s words before, during, and after surgery.

What are some Good short bible verses for a child?

The following is a list of scriptures for a child having surgery to memorize:

  1. Pray continually. –​ 1 Thessalonians 5:17
  2. I can do all this through Him who gives me strength. –​ Philippians 4:13
  3. Be still, and know that I am God. –​ Psalm 46:10
  4. I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart. –​ Psalm 138:1
  5. Trust in the Lord with all your heart. –​ Proverbs 3:5
Bible verse for child having surgery

Short prayer for a child having surgery

Heavenly Father, I bring my child before you. Have mercy, Lord, and help to know that you are here.​ ​

Mighty God, we look to you for help, and I place my child in your caring and loving hands.​

Strengthen (child’s name), Oh Lord; watch over (child’s name) and give (child’s name) peace, comfort, safe surgery, and healing after surgery. In the name of Jesus Christ, amen.

Verse for child having surgery

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God is with your child; do not fear. Your child will make it through, God will guide the hand of the doctors, and everything will go well. But you will need to remind yourself and your child also that God is in control, and these surgery scriptures are ideal verses for a child having surgery.

Have these verses been a blessing to you? Please share them with others so that they can be a blessing to others.

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