Building your faith before a medical procedure is a good way of inviting God into the operating room while in surgery.
God expects us to share His word of love, comfort, healing, and deliverance with others; someone is counting on you, and the good news is… you can help.
Many good samaritans like you in the past have shared God’s word of hope with persons preparing to have surgery and the results were glorious.
As such, I will highlight a few timely scriptures that you can can share with someone having surgery.
Scriptures for Someone Having Surgery
Isaiah 41:10 – Do not fear; God will help and is with you
“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.”
Joshua 1:9 – Be strong; God will go with you
“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.”
1 John 5:14-15 – Be encouraged; God is your confidence
“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.”
Psalm 147:3 – Be at peace; God is your healer
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
Psalm 41:3 – Sing for joy; God is your restorer
“The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness, you restore him to full health.”
Romans 8:38-39 – Be unmove; God’s words are true
“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.”
3 John 1:2 – Be reminded; God has your best interest at heart
“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.”
Psalm 50:15 – Do not forget; you can call on God
“And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”
Isaiah 53:5 – The devil is a liar; Jesus has made you whole
“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.”
Frequently Asked Questions
What do you say to someone who is having surgery (religious)?
Dear friend, as you go into surgery. May the Lord give you peace and still your anxious heart. May the Lord direct the doctor’s hands skillfully as they perform the surgery. May you feel the Lord’s hand upon you and be comforted by His presence in the operation room.
What is a good Bible verse for strength and healing?
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10
The joy of the Lord is your strength, and His strength is your song. The song that you will sing for the victory God has given to you. Isaiah 41:10 is also a good short Bible verse before surgery to read and confess daily.
What is a good scripture for healing?
Here is a good collection:
Proverbs 17:22 “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.”
Proverbs 4:20-24 ” My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. 21 Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. 22 For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh. 23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.” 24 Put away from thee a forward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
Isaiah 26:3 “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.”
Isaiah 33:2 “O Lord, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.”
Isaiah 40:31 “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary, and they shall walk, and not faint.”
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.”
Isaiah 53:5 “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes, we are healed.”
James 1:4 “But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”
Final word on surgery scriptures
Share these scriptures with that special friend, loved one, or whoever is preparing for surgery.
Only God knows what may be going through their mind right now.
Someone is counting on you, and the good news is that you can share these surgery scriptures with them.
These bible verses will encourage, uplift, and build their faith and confidence in God and His words.