23 Psalms to Read Before Surgery

The purpose of this post is to be a blessing to you as we look at 20+ Psalms to read before surgery.

It’s no secret that finding a few Psalms to read before surgery is an excellent way to show God that you trust in Him.

After all, the psalms are powerful, relevant, and passionately written in such a way that speaks to our various situations. 

That said, millions of Americans will undergo surgery each year.

But undergoing surgery can be a life-and-death experience of which some have made it out all right, while others were not so fortunate. 

But not to worry, the simple fact that you’re reading this means that you’re looking for evidence in God’s word to boost your faith.  

For this reason, you’ve got God’s attention, and His ears are open to your call for help, a miracle or, a safe operation.

Whatever it is, God has got your back and your best interest at heart. 

The words you are reading; don’t take them lightly. These aren’t just the words of a man, but a man inspired by God to write unto you.

Don’t be surprised that while reading and believing these words that all of a sudden. You encounter healing and may not need to undergo surgery anymore.

Please, don’t hesitate to send me your testimony if this happens because it’s my prayer for, you even as I sit here on this stool writing this post on psalms to read before surgery.

I want to remind you that God is in control, he has your best interest at heart, and you are his child and on his mind.

Don’t be afraid; our Lord will see you through this uncertain phrase.

With all of that said, let’s now look at 20 powerful Psalms to read before surgery that’ll bless, reassure, and remind you that God is in control.

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Psalms to Read Before Surgery

Psalm 103:1-5 

Before your surgery, while at home you need to “Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits:

Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagles’.”

The Lord will renew you with youth. Psalm 103 is a wonderful Psalm to read before surgery because it speaks of God’s blessings of God’s lovingkindness, tender mercies, and all His daily benefits; healing is included too.

You can rest assured that God will see you through the difficult time that lies ahead. 

Psalm 147:1-3

Praise ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is comely. The Lord doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.

He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

The Lord heal your wounds. Psalm 147 is another powerful Psalm to read before surgery because it does not speak about the Lord’s comforting hands but also speaks of the Lord’s willingness to heal your wounds.

This means that God won’t only see you through a successful surgery. But he will also give you grace for quick recovery.

Psalm 42:11

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 22:19

But be not thou far from me, O Lord: O my strength, haste thee to help me

Psalm 27:9

Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

Psalm 30:10

Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me: Lord, be thou, my helper.

Psalm 33:20

Our soul waiteth for the Lord: he is our help and our shield.

Psalm 40:17

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

Psalm 46:1

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 70:1

Make haste, o God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O Lord.

Psalm 118:17

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.

Psalm 30:3

O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalm 6:4

Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies sake.

Psalm 25:20 

O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.

Psalm 31:1

In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness.

Psalm 31:2

Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for a house of defense to save me.

Psalm 32:7

Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.

Psalm 34:4

I sought the Lord, and he heard me and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 59:2

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

Psalm 22:21

Save me from the lion’s mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.

Psalm 71:3

Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

Psalm 138:7

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.

All the Psalms looked at in this post are relevant and powerful psalms to read before surgery as they address most if not all your concerns at this moment of uncertainty.

Final Word on Psalms to Read Before Surgery

Reading the bible, whether the book of Luke, Mark, Acts, or in this cause reading the Psalm before surgery is a powerful act of faith that dedicate to God that you’re ready to claim his healing.

Nevertheless, we’ve looked at 23 awesome Psalms to read before surgery that will no doubt encourage, bless and strengthen your faith and confidence in God.

I’ll be praying for you, and feel free to share these psalms with others who may be preparing to undergo surgery too.

For support in prayer and encouragement; you can contact me via my contact me page. be blessed.