As families, we all face difficult situations where we feel like we don’t know what to do. During tough times, we can find comfort and guidance in the Bible. Prayer is one of the most powerful tools families can use to seek God’s help and intervention. Below are some of the most powerful Bible verses to pray over your family:
- “May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favour and give you his peace.” – Numbers 6:24-26 (NLT)
This is a lovely prayer to pray over your family as you ask God to bless, protect, and show favour to them. It is a reminder that God is with us, and we can confidently call on Him for help.
- “But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” – Joshua 24:15b (NIV)
This verse emphasises the importance of committing to serving God as a family. By praying this verse over your family, you are declaring your family’s dedication to following God and seeking His will.
- “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-5 (NIV)
This is a powerful prayer for families seeking to strengthen their relationships. It reminds us of the qualities of true love and encourages us to love one another as God loves us.
- “May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus.” – Romans 15:5 (NLT)
This verse is a great prayer for families experiencing conflict or strife. We can ask for God’s help in bringing harmony and unity to our families through patience and encouragement.
- “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV)
This verse is an encouragement for families going through tough times. It reminds us that God is always with us and will never leave us or forsake us, even in the most challenging situations.
Praying these Bible verses over your family can bring comfort, guidance, and strength during difficult times. Through prayer, we can seek God’s help and intervention in our lives and the lives of our loved ones. We should always remember to bring our families before God and seek first His will.