Prayer for My Family: Family is an important part of any man’s or woman’s life. In any human life, family is the first source of support and security, love and understanding, protection, and assistance. It makes no difference where you are; you always know and believe you can return to your family home. You will never feel alone or lost if you have a family.
It is critical that our families remain and progress in Christ. That can only be accomplished by constantly praying for my family’s protection and peace with other family members or simply sending prayer words from your heart to your family members.
We Should Care for Our Families
Most of our lives are spent supporting and caring for our families. Whether your family consists of children, a spouse, or an extended family, you may feel compelled to pray for those you love. Praying for your family entails bringing requests to God on their behalf and thanking God for answered prayer.
You are probably concerned about your family during these difficult times that many of us are experiencing. You may be concerned about your finances and your ability to pay your bills on time. There may be health issues that require your strength to face and address. Your concerns may include general concerns about your family’s safety.
Whatever your specific or general concerns are, praying for your family entails intervening on behalf of those who mean the most to you. Bringing your worries or fears to God can provide you with peace of mind and help you get through difficult times. You have the option of praying silently or aloud. Speaking our concerns aloud is sometimes a good way to express our feelings.
9 Prayer for My Family
The following are 9 prayers for your family that can provide strength and comfort when overcoming adversity or just getting through day-to-day struggles. These prayers can be said individually or as a family.
Prayer for Family Protection
We come to You today, Father God, to ask for your protection over our families. Let nothing bad happen to them today. Keep them safe from mishaps. Allow no evil to enter their minds. Cover them with Christ’s precious blood. Take command of them and make sure they don’t step on a stone.
We may not be able to spend every moment with our families today, but I know You, Lord, are always with them. Keep them safe today and allow them to glorify You in the future. Provide them with peace of mind so they don’t have to worry about anything. Protect their hearts so that they only show love rather than hate, anger, or bitterness. Amen
Prayer of Blessing Over Those You Love
Sweet Lord, Thank you for your wonderful love and blessings in our lives. Thank you for your unending favor, which lasts for the rest of our lives. Forgive us for forgetting that you are intimately familiar with all of our ways, that you know what concerns us, and that you protect us like a shield. We seek your guidance so that we may fully experience your blessing and goodness today. We request that your face shine on us. That you would open the right doors for our lives and the lives of our loved ones, close the wrong doors, and protect us from those we need to avoid.
Establish the work of our hands and complete all that you have assigned to us in these days. We ask that you, in your goodness and love, make our path clear and our steps firm. Give us a wise heart to hear your voice, and make us strong through your abundant favor and grace. In the name of Jesus, Amen.
Prayer for Family Guidance
Lord, guide us as we go about our daily lives. Be our shield as we return home later. May you always cherish our family bond, and may we look forward to seeing each other again at home.
God, protect our home as well so that no harm comes to it while we are away. May it always be a place of blessing, comfort, and love for all of us. Let it always be a place of rest for our tired bodies at the end of the day.
Continue to keep us safe as we sleep, Lord. Allow no intruders or natural disasters to disturb my sleep tonight. I believe in your mighty power to keep me and my family safe from all evil. All of this I ask in Your Name, Amen.
Prayer for Family Healing
Dear God, we commit to you those members of our families who have become ill. We believe you are our Great Physician and Healer. May You bring comfort to our family members who are suffering physically right now. Lord, heal them with Your Healing Hands. Send out your Word to heal their ailments. Allow Your healing power to permeate every cell in their bodies.
We also ask that you heal the members of our families who are suffering emotionally, Loving Father. Their ailment is not physical, but we know they are in pain. God, comfort them as well. Give them peace that transcends comprehension. Lord, heal their hearts, which may be filled with rage, hatred, strife, bitterness, and unforgiveness. Remove any doubt, anxiety, or depression from their minds. Lord, renew in them a peaceful spirit. Amen.
Prayer for Family Restoration
We also ask that You mend the ties that have been severed with some of our family members. We know, God, that there is nothing You would prefer more than for feuding relatives to reconcile. But, Lord, we also admit that we cannot do this on our own. We ask Your Holy Spirit to surround us with Your love in this regard. May we be filled to overflowing with love and be able to share it with our families. Allow us to be channels for Your blessings to them. Lord, please restore our relationships in due time. All of this we ask in Your Name, Amen.
Prayer for Family Strength
You are our ultimate source of strength, Heavenly Father. You are strong when we are weak. You help us when we are down. You replenish our strength, and we soar like eagles. Thank You, God, for always bringing us back to life with Your mighty hands.
It is up to You, Lord, how strong our bonds with our families are. As a result, we ask You to always be the focal point of our family relationships. Allow our families to be as strong as a triple-braided cord that cannot be broken. Fill our hearts with Your Spirit so that we can love one another as Christ loves us.
God, we look to You in our trials and tribulations. Life can present us with a variety of challenges that we know we cannot overcome on our own. But when it comes to You, Father God, nothing is impossible. We believe that You will always give us the strength to overcome any challenge that comes our way.
God, You are our strength when we are weak, and we are eternally grateful when You demonstrate Your power through our lives. All of this we ask in Your Name, Amen.
Prayer for Family Peace
Thank You, Heavenly Father, for renewing our hearts and minds. Thank You for sending Your Spirit to us so that we could show Your love to our families. We also thank You for providing us with our loved ones.
But, God, we also admit that we are not always the peacemakers You want us to be. Our families have disagreements and fights from time to time. Sometimes we let anger, strife, and bitterness rule our hearts, and as a result, we end up hurting our families. We beg You, loving Father, to forgive us for our crimes against our own families. Change our hearts so that they are truly loving.
Allow us, Father God, to extend the same forgiveness to those in our families whom we have harmed. Lord, humble us so that we may seek forgiveness without pride. We pray that You will also heal the wounds in their hearts. Touch their hearts so they will accept our requests for forgiveness. Amen.
Thanking God for Family
God, we are grateful for the good times we have with our families. Thank You for allowing us to spend time together. Thank You for allowing us to spend time with them every day.
Father, protect our good relationships whenever we are with our beloved families. Let there be peace in our homes and compassion in each of our hearts. Teach us what it means to feel genuine joy and allow us to demonstrate it to one another.
Lord, You are our Prince of Peace and the Keeper of our Souls. May You constantly remind us to be peacemakers, particularly within our families. Protect us from hateful thoughts, and do not let us be the source of chaos in our homes. Every day, guide us as we walk through life with our families, wherever we may be. All of this we request in Your Name, Amen.
Prayer for When You Hurt Each Other
Thank You, Father, for family. You tell us that being alone is bad for us, so you’ve surrounded us with people who have an impact on our lives and move us away from the loneliness of solitude. “The Lord is my strength and my song,” says Exodus 15:2. We must keep in mind that our family is not responsible for our happiness. They are not responsible for the state of our hearts and souls. They cannot control how we feel, nor can they enter our minds to comprehend the depth of our emotions.
When we are misunderstood or misunderstood by a family member, we feel helpless to argue our case. Help us to remember Exodus 15:2. You are our strength. The inability to filter our thoughts is a signal to surrender them to You. Please help us to be patient when You respond with silence. Inspire us to remember who You say we are through the power of Your Holy Spirit.
Thank You for providing the comfort of family. A mother and father’s warm embrace, siblings, and extended family. Something about being related makes it easier for us to trust other people. When and if that trust is broken due to abuse or abandonment, we pray for your physical protection as well as Your guardianship over our hearts and minds. Allow us to seek Your assistance and counsel, as well as that of others who have been trained to assist us in avoiding danger and harm. Anyone who intends to harm us or abuse us is not someone You want us to spend time with.
We confess all the words we wish we could change. Because of Adam and Eve’s error in the garden, our sinful nature can lead us down wrong paths and into mistakes we had no intention of making. However, because of Jesus’ sacrifice, we are forgiven over and over when we confess to You in the name of our Savior. Help us to extend the same compassion to those who test our hearts and patience. Bless us with patience and wisdom, with the desire to seek You first and to speak kindness. When we are wrong, convict us and strengthen our resolve to apologize.
Hurt within families can permanently damage relationships. But with Your help, anything and everyone can be restored. You are our savior. We find peace in You. Our faith is in You. And when we let go and let You determine the path, our faith can pull us across any divide. “When these things begin to take place,” Luke says, “stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is near” (Luke 21:5-28). Jesus is on his way. That is without a doubt. We want to follow Him closely and intently until He returns to take us home or we return to Him in heaven.
It’s easy to become bitter in the midst of conflict and pain. Miscommunication can provide justification for severing a relationship like a dead tree branch. Payback and comebacks play over and over in our heads. The cycle of vindication continues. But God, You tell us to concentrate on You. Allow the world to explain itself, but first allow us to listen to You.
God, You are present in the agony we can’t bear, don’t understand, and want to flee. Hold us and assist us. Allow us to sit in silence for long periods of time until we are certain You have inspired our choice of words. Encourage our hearts to forgive and to pray for those who disagree with us. Bless those who have harmed us, and help us to be a blessing in Your Name. In the name of Jesus, Amen.
Family is Special and Important
While we may disagree, nothing is more important than family. Being a part of a family means being a part of something special. It indicates that you will love and be loved for the rest of your life. So it’s critical to strengthen those bonds with prayer and the Heavenly Father.