8 Holy Prayers for Someone Going into Surgery for Cancer

There are fears and uncertainties whenever someone checks into a hospital to have surgery for cancer. Families need to support their sick relatives with their presence and prayers. With an overflow of prayers, God’s comfort comes powerfully upon the sick and their families. Here are 8 prayers for someone going into surgery for cancer.

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Prayer for Guidance on the Physicians and Nurses

Dear Father, as our loved one goes through surgery, we pray for wisdom for the doctors and nurses.

Father, guide their minds and hands as they operate on our loved one who is sick with cancer. Direct them to the right decisions they have to make while inside the operating room. Give them clear eyes to see what needs to be done.

Give their hands precision as they make cuts, openings, and stitches. Father, prevent them from making any mistakes on the patient in surgery. Lead them to conduct the right medications and medical procedures during surgery. O Father, let Your presence hover in the operating room and bless all that is about to take place during surgery.


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Prayer for Preservation

Our Strong Father and protector, we pray for ______ who is struggling with the effects of cancer today. We ask that You would preserve the body. Help our loved one/ friend to recover from the pain, weakness, and effects of the surgery and medications that he/she will receive. Father, right now we ask that You would shield the body from any more sickness.

Don’t let our loved one get sick or catch any infection from visitors and other people in the hospital. We ask that You would keep his/her body in the best possible condition so that he/she can go into surgery with physical strength and in the best health possible.

O God, answer our prayer today.


Prayer for Healing on the Cancer Patient

Father God, we ask for Your healing for our loved one who is fighting cancer. Fill them with Your hope and courage every day. Touch their bodies and restore it to full health and healing.

Take every cancer cell from his/her body. O, Father, nothing is impossible with You. Declare our loved one free from this sickness. And give grace to _____  at this time. Relieve him/her of body pains and mental anguish. Make him/her stronger physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Grant more days of ease and relief and lessen the days our loved one has to struggle with the effects of cancer in his/her body.


Scripture for Someone Going into Surgery for Cancer

Prayer for Ease of Body Pains

Dear God, all things are possible to him who believes. You are the God who created us. You formed our bodies. You know all that we think and feel. Father, our pains are not hidden from You.

So we pray that You would be merciful and gracious to _____ who is battling cancer right now. He/she is not feeling well lately. Uphold our loved one with strength and comfort. Ease the pains, o God Almighty. Allow the medications to work and relieve him/her of body pains. Move the body to relax from tension now and during surgery.

Let the supportive diet bring restoration to his/her muscles, bones, and nerve. Father, please don’t allow our loved one to suffer too much from cancer. And we ask that the coming surgery won’t cause any more pain.

We ask You strongly in the Name of Jesus.


Prayer for Success of Surgery

Gracious and good God, You promised to answer our prayers. We pray for You to bless the scheduled surgery with good success. Our loved one/friend is going to have a procedure for cancer soon.

We ask that You would work everything out for good. Let the operation go smoothly. Let the patient’s body positively respond to the surgery and medicines. Remove every cancerous part from his/her body. May the surgeons see every problem areas and apply the right medical solutions that will result in complete healing.

Father be gracious upon our loved one, we pray.


Prayer for Peace

All-knowing God, we commit ______ today. He/she is going to have surgery for cancer soon. We pray for Your overwhelming peace to bring comfort to his/her mind and body.

It’s hard to be at peace when someone is about to have an operation. So we pray for Your supernatural grace and comfort to bring peace of mind, heart, and body to our loved one today. Let him/her feel Your presence even more as he/she goes into the operating room. Make Your presence clearly known and assure the cancer patient that You are there with him/her every step of the way.

Don’t let our loved one feel so alone. Father God, surround him/her with Your love, we pray.


Prayer for Financial Provision

God, our provider, we pray for _____ who is about to have surgery for cancer. We know that finances can be a big problem for medical cases and procedures like this. We ask that You would provide for this surgery.

Pour out Your blessing upon the family and help them to prepare for the bills that may pile up for this surgery and post-op. O God, You promised to meet all our needs. Grant peace of mind to the family and spare them from financial worries at this time. Let our loved one go into surgery with an assurance that You are there taking care of their financial obligations.

Give them the wisdom to sort out their finances. Lead them to the proper channels where they can get financial help. Send friends and more family members to come and help meet their needs.

Bless them, dear God.


Prayer for Wisdom on Family Members

Wise Father, we pray for wisdom and guidance on the family members of ­­­­­_______. He/she is sick with cancer and is about to have surgery. We ask that You would strengthen the family as they assist the cancer patient now and after surgery.

Let Your power enable them to provide physical assistance to ______ during recovery and possible therapy if needed. Give them the wisdom to know how to provide mental and spiritual support to the cancer patient. Guide their mouths to speak words of encouragement and healing on the cancer patient.

We pray for Your help today.


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Bible Verses and Scripture for Someone Going into Surgery for Cancer

He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. – Psalm 107:20

When we are faced with cancer, it can be easy to lose hope. This Bible verse reminds us, that we are never truly alone. God is always with us, and He has the power to heal us from even the most devastating illnesses.

In the midst of our darkest hour, we can take comfort in knowing that God is watching over us and waiting to answer our prayers. While we may not always understand His plan, we can trust that He knows what is best for us.

He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. – Psalm 23:3-4

The verse speaks of God’s ability to renew our strength and guide us along the right paths. It also reassures us that, even in the darkest of times, God is close by.

This can be a great source of comfort for those who are about to undergo surgery, as it reminds them that they are not alone. The verse also promises that God will protect and comfort them through their surgery and lead them to health on the other side.

This can give them the strength and hope they need to face their surgery with courage.

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