6 Strengthening Prayers For Back Surgery

Last Updated on October 19, 2023 by Emma

The Lord is near, and he is enough.

Cling to this truth as you face your upcoming back surgery. This can be a scary time. Hospitals themselves are daunting, the smells, the sounds, the anticipation. They can all be overwhelming but remember that God is near and He is enough.

We hope these prayers help you turn to Him during this time. We would love to pray with you for your back surgery so please feel free to comment below your specific prayer request.

Short Prayer For Back Surgery

God, I know you are at work and your hand is over everything. Help me to persevere as I get ready for the surgery. Please supply your peace before I go into surgery.

Lord, I ask that you give my family and friends patience as they wait during the surgery. Give the doctors wisdom and a steady hand. God and help my back to be healed completely from this surgery.

I pray all this in your mighty name, Amen.

Prayers For A Safe Back Surgery

God, you have created us, you sustain us, and you have given us hope. You are so good. I pray that you allow my back surgery to go safely. Allow there not to be any complications and allow me to come through this with a healed back.

Lord,  I am so nervous that there will be complications. Help me to remember that you are in control. You have the power to steady my doctor’s hands and guide my doctors. Help me to rest in you.

Back surgeries are somewhat dangerous and there could be life-changing consequences for something to go wrong. Help me to surrender my fears and worries to you. I lay them at the foot of the cross.

God, when I can’t handle the stress help me to draw near to you. I pray that this back surgery goes safely and that there are no complications.

Please help this back surgery to go smoothly. Help me to be calm and courageous. If something goes wrong I pray that you allow the doctors to safely finish the surgery.  Lord, I trust in you. Amen.

Prayers For The Doctors During Back Surgery

God, I pray that you be with the doctors and all the medical professionals. I thank you that you have given this team the ability to do this back surgery, will you please guide their hands?

Lord, give the doctors the wisdom and knowledge as they perform this back surgery.  Give them confidence as they work for many hours in the surgery room.

God, I ask that you protect their hearts and minds. You know the difficulty they face daily as they work within the hospital. I pray that you protect them from the plans of the enemy. I pray that you open their eyes to your amazing love and turn their hearts toward you.

Thank you that they have the desire to save lives. Help them to know what they are doing is glorifying You and building up the kingdom. In Your Name, I pray. Amen.

Prayers For My Witness During Back Surgery

God, please help me to be a witness to your goodness even during a difficult time like preparing for back surgery. Help me to  “run with perseverance the race set before me” (Hebrews 12:1)

I don’t like that I have to have back surgery but this is what you have given me. So before those who may be watching I pray that this can be a witness to your steadfast love. I feel privileged to be given that assignment. But Lord I plead with you that the outcome will a healthy child

God, for as long as you give me this life on earth I pray that I honor you with my body. Help me to see this surgery and any future surgery as experiences that can draw me and my family closer to you. I pray this in Jesus’ saving name, Amen.

Praying Through Psalm 34 For Back Surgery

I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lordlet the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! (Psalm 34:1-3 ESV)

God, as I get ready to back surgery I pray these verses of praise to you. Help your praise continue to be in my mouth. Humble me as I remember that you are in control of my back surgery. Help this whole experience be a season that magnifies your name.

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him and saved him out of all his troubles. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. (Psalm 34:4-6 ESV)

God, help me to seek you when I am nervous and answer me as I know you will. God, I desire that my whole life be a witness to your goodness. Allow this experience to be the same. Help my life be radiant. Allow me to share your goodness with the doctors and nurses that will be performing my back surgery.

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! Oh, fear the Lord, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack! The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. (Psalm 34: 7-10 ESV)

God, you have been so good in my life. You have saved me from my sin and allowed me to be called your child. You have offered comfort and a safe place in you. I have nothing to fear outside of you because you are mighty and have already saved me.

Father, I pray that during my back surgery no matter the outcome that I remember I lack no good thing apart from you.

God, I pray that you help me keep my tongue from evil and do not let me grumble. I pray that you turn your eyes towards me and help me heal completely from my back surgery. Lord, when I lose hope and am brokenhearted be near to me.

God, I praise you for delivering me from my greatest affliction, the sin that soaked my life. I pray that you slay this affliction of back pain and allow the surgery to go well.

The Lord redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned. (Psalm 34:22 ESV)

God, I praise you that when I don’t know what to pray that I can turn to your word. I can pray the prayers of others that have walked through afflictions in the past. You were good to hear their prayers and answer them. I ask now that you hear my prayers and answer them. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Prayers Of Praise After Back Surgery

God, I will never be the same. There were so many battles that took place in this hospital and you were over all of them. I praise you for your hand of protection throughout my back surgery.

God, you know the physical, emotional, and spiritual battles that were faced during this back surgery. You know the number of struggles I faced before going into surgery as I battled exhaustion and stress.

God, you help me take care of all the details and handled all my fears. You alone know if the back surgery will heal all my problems but I praise you for the work that has been done and the results so far.

God, as I am getting ready to go home I praise you for all your work. I will continue to pray to you as I recover. I will continue to praise you for bringing me this far.

Father, I thank you for all those that had been praying for my back surgery. The amount of love and support I received this week was humbling. Thank you all for your prayers, texts, meals, calls, coffee, and everything in between.

Thank you for the many blessings you have given me during my back surgery. I pray this all in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Closing Thoughts

When you or someone you love has back surgery scheduled it can be emotionally and physically draining.  When you first learn of the need for back surgery you might be afraid or overwhelmed.  The enemy wants us to do fear, but God invites us to rest in His peace.

Allow God to guide you on this journey. Turn to him in prayer and he will draw you to himself. He will give you the peace you need to prepare and recover from your back surgery.

May your back surgery, or that of your loved one, be a witness to the Lord’s power and strength.

We would love to pray for you or your loved one as you prepare or recover from back surgery. Comment below so we can know specifically how we can be praying for you.