Pray blessing

Children are a gift – an amazing blessing from God.  Every single day we may find ourselves doing a lot for our kids, loving and caring for them, nurturing, teaching, training, helping, leading, equipping, encouraging, protecting, and so much more. We spend precious hours just living out life, helping with homework, and driving them to activities. We spend money on sports, lessons, and various classes to help them grow and become all they can be, providing opportunities for them to do what they most love in this world.

But in the midst of busy, full lives, we have to ask ourselves: Are we praying?  I mean, really praying specific, powerful, promise-filled, hope-inspired prayers. Are we praying God’s powerful Word and promises over their lives?  I’m freshly aware, and challenged to pray more.

There’s a battle over our families today, and the enemy would love nothing more than to destroy all that we hold dear in this life. He’s ruthless and cunning, deceitful and sly. He’ll attack when we’re not watching, he’ll do everything he can to lure our kids his way. Don’t let him win.

Prayer is essential over our children and families, in order to stay alert, aware, and discerning of God’s voice, as well as to stand against the attacks of the enemy in our lives. We should never underestimate the importance of speaking blessing and truth over their lives. Prayer is powerful and his words are true. 

Prayer + God’s Word = Power – the pathway for Him to do miraculous things.

Dear God, 

We praise you for your love and faithfulness. We thank you for your protection and care over our families. Thank you that you give us the power to love well; the wisdom to lead and teach our children. We know you’re for us; that you fight for our families today. You are Redeemer, Restorer, and Friend, we believe you have good in store. We confess, some days, parenting is tough. Many days we can feel anxious or overwhelmed. We ask that you would make us more like you, more aware of your constant Presence in our lives. Help us to release our children to You, so that You are free to fully accomplish all that You desire, in them, through them. Please fill our families with your truth and cover us with your favor. 

Lord, we pray for these blessings over our children, today, and every day…

Belief – “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved – you and your household.” Acts 16:31

Blessing – “The Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you, the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” Numbers 6:24-26

Courage – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

Contentment – “Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5

Encouragement – “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” Ephesians 4:29

Endurance – “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus…” Hebrews 12:1-2

Faithfulness – “Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.” 1 Sam. 12:24

Favor – “For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 5:12

Forgiveness – “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9

Fruitfulness – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23

Generosity – “They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share, thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.” 1 Timothy 6:18-19

Godly Relationships – “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” Prov. 13:20

Grace – “May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” 2 Corinthians 13:14

Health – “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” 3 John 1:2

Honesty – “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32

Hope – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31

Humility – “Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4

Integrity – “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.” Proverbs 10:9

Joy – “…for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10

Kindness – “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32

Love – “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God.” 1 John 3:1

Obedience – “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.” Ephesians 6:1

Patience – “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.” James 1:19

Peace – “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” Isaiah 26:3

Protection – “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart…He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” Psalm 91:1-2, 4, 11

Provision – “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19

Purity – “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.” Psalm 119:9

Purpose – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

Respect – “Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.” 1 Peter 2:17

Safety – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.” Psalm 121:8

Salvation – “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16

Self-Control – “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7

Servant Heart – “For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13

Strength – “Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” Ephesians 6:10-11

Submission – “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” James 4:7

Thankfulness – “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” Colossians 3:17

Trust – “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Value – “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:9

Wisdom – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom…” Proverbs 9:10

Wise Instruction – “All your sons will be taught by the Lord, and great will be your children’s peace.” Isaiah 54:13

Please let your blessings and Word shine on our children and family, as we seek to honor you.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

“Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord. Lift up your hands to him for the lives of your children…” Lamentations 2:19

For prayers to help your child learn how to pray, read 10 Simple & Easy Children’s Prayers.

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Debbie McDaniel is a writer, pastor’s wife, mom to three amazing kids (and a lot of pets). Join her each morning on Fresh Day Ahead’s facebook page, for daily encouragement in living strong, free, hope-filled lives. Find her also at and

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Request TitleSubmitted By# PrayersDatePeace in my homeAnonymous004-08-2019Please pray for me and my son Daniel who is trying to battle a drug addiction and mental health behavior issues. He’s been kicked out of where he is living because of his aggressive behavior and is now back in my home. He constantly lies and disrespects me. I’ve tried to get the authorities involved only to be told they cannot help me. It’s causing a great strain on my marriage and health. I’m trying to be patient and wait on what the Lord wills for me but fear and anxiety are trying to take over. I need prayers. problmes house dividedGerson Munoz004-08-2019prayer to stop the enemies attack against Jairo. prayer for Rolando healing, prayer for Genesis at college, prayer for Delia at school , Brian at work , father healing amd strength out of stress , and mother strength peace and strength , in addition Ariel which is me I pray for purpose in God’s hand lol ? prayer for neighbors houses they are tormented by enemies. Prayer unto a women that committed adultery but God will judge her . The neighbor next door she has fear so I pray that God takes away her fear away, Also prayer for 2 churches one is church ipul the other one is Word of life drawing families and communities in life.It is Possible Anonymous204-08-2019I have a family member that needs God to intervene and remove a situation that he has been drug into.healing my Mr.Anonymous204-08-2019please pray for my man to get well, he suffers from insomnia and anxiety and health issues for too long. amenheal my earsAnonymous104-08-2019noise and congestion in my ear. i pray the Lord heal this for me.amenSamLori M304-07-2019Please pray that Sam’s depression lifts soon. That he swims in college. That he finishes up his semester with good grades. Please I pray this is God’S willFamilyAnonymous904-07-2019That we would put God 1st in our marriage and that my husband would come into agreement with me to tithe. And we would spend time with my side of the family.UnwellAnonymous404-07-2019Please pray for my sickness to be healed. I have been feeling nauseous and headache and know I am grumpy with everyone. Please pray I can put it all in God’s hands and rest.Family, my husband & workAnonymous304-07-2019A promotion at work and further my education Overwhelm CaregiverAnonymous904-06-2019I take care of a adult son with mental illness, and a cousin whom has a brain cyst & cannot walk is in constant pain from throbing in her head, takes meds that help some, doctors said its to dangerous to take out. She lives 2 hrs. away I take her to all appointments, pick up groceries, meds, & help with everything else, she cannot work due to major, pain, cannot drive or work. My son has clinical depression, and disorganized thoughts a type of schizophrenia relationships & keeping a job major issue.. Both of them constantly need encouragement, direction, overseeing.. I have dkne this for a long time.. There are days I want to run off. I am Christian and do my best to take time with Father /God.. Balance, is the Key.. I dont know what the future holds for my son _& cousin.. But my Abba, Father does…in all of this I am seaking & waiting for the answers to my prayers for my Son & cousins mental health, physical healing, freedom from depresstion, better future for them.. jobs.. Happiness & of course a closer relationship the Father /God.. Who supplies all there & my needs.. I believe he hears & answers our prayers ? I get tried & weary.. I haven’t got the answers but he does.. Waiting, & walking has been exhausting Need refreshing & enjoyment Strengh in between.. Father I need help with everything… Strength Anonymous804-06-2019I am currently pregnant just a few months until baby gets here my relationship has fallen apart my partner blames me for everything I cant speak to him it’s like being on eggshells. I don’t know if to try harder or let go I pray for strength to do whatever I need to and wisdom to know. And for permanent good change in my partner. Thank you HealingCarl Gastineau604-06-2019Healing for my mom, wife and son. 1 Peter 2.23Prayer for healingKenyetta Johnson504-06-2019Prayer for healing for my son he has a skin disorder.Family home / ministryAnonymous1004-06-2019Our family of now 10 has been praying for 12 yrs that God would help us to buy a place for our family to own someday. we have managed to save some money but it looks so immposible especially here in BC . We are also hoping to have a teaching ministry for youth. My SonAnonymous904-06-2019Prayers that my son Taron would contact me. He is in the Army and have tried to contact him many times. I am afraid he is closing off because of what’s going on with his Army life/career. In Christ Jesus name. AmenTransferKeishly Cowley1104-06-2019I just went through an embryo transfer and I pray that Lord allows me to keep this baby. That the baby implant and grows to be a beautiful baby. I pray that this baby is part of Gods plan for me and that His will allows me to keep this baby. In Jesus name I pray. Amen. Stay dying I’m midst of denialsAnonymous904-06-2019I pray for strength. I have received three denials for situations I have prayed for. My health and my financial situation and my granddaughters health. I have been praying everyday for good outcomes and have received nothing. I don’t understand why? I am sick person and really need help and strength to keep going. I have waited years for these answers and all I keep getting are negative answers. I feel like giving up. I try to stay strong in prayers but I am getting weak. Please pray for me and my family and grandson who struggles with daily life and my granddaughter who struggles ethnic depression. Please pray for my families health and financial and forgiveness amongst my siblings and family members. Thank you so much HealingRhonda Carmichael604-05-2019Please pray for my brother-in-law Jim who has pancreatic cancer. Thank you & God bless.MarriageAnonymous1204-05-2019Just need reassurance that I’m filing for a dissolution. I have tried many times to help my marriage but it takes two and have been let down by my partner so many times. Prayers to conceiveAssuntha Maria Francis Fernandes804-05-2019Greetings in Jesus name I’ve been trying to convince for the past 5years many IVFs and a lot of medications we’ve tried naturally this time and I have my HCG blood test on 14th of this month please pray for me I have gone through a lot in life but have not given up Hope in Jesus employment Anonymous1104-05-2019please pray for employment for my husband and for a changed heart. Prayer for painMarie Willis 1304-05-2019Healing & to be to rally restored from physical pain in my bodyAsking for Gods’ Blessings of…Anonymous604-05-2019Marriage and Motherhood. I have prayed for so many years and now in my forties. I am still praying but losing hope. May God increase my faith and remember this his faithful servant who wants to do the right thing in accordance with his teachings and not stray. Some friends and relatives have suggested alternatives, technology going with anyone etc. Please kindly pray for me to see Gods purpose in my waiting and ask him to bless me with a God-fearing husband and children. Amen15 years waitingAnonymous704-05-2019I have been in a relationship for almost 15 yrs. It’s a one way relationship. I love the man who does not love me back. I’ve been waiting for almost 15 years hoping he would feel the same for me. I feel like letting him go but find it difficult to let go. Please pray for me to be strong and firm with my decision of letting him go. 15 yrs is too long and I am sick and tired of waiting with no chances at all. Pray for my husband to harden not his heartAnonymous404-05-2019Please help me pray for my husband he doesn’t want to do anything around the house we are very house poor at the moment and every time I bring up something that needs to be fixed he gets cheeky with me and starts shouting to the point where I just keep quiet I don’t want to disrespect him by paying people to do the work without his consent it’s like I’m going over his head please pray for us thanksHealingPatti West604-05-2019My husband passed away 6 months ago from cancer and now I have breast cancer. Please agree with me in prayer for complete healing and that as I go through this process I will continue to trust in the Lord and be a witness of His love to others.A home and securityLouise DUBOIS504-05-2019Dear God, i humbly come to you and request a sense of security and peace of mind which comes from within and from within. It has been a year and a half now since i have been lliving with family and friends and i have been blessed with a good job and i now have eough money for 1st and last months rent but now i want to leave this job because i feel this city is too big and very expensive to live here. I have done some research and have found a smaller place to live and less expensive too. Not a lot less but not as expensive as where i am now. Im afraid because if i move to this smaller populated city i fear being unable to pay my own bills because i will meed to look for another job. I pray this new journey im on brings me security and peace. I have been waitng for my boyfriend to help me but im unsure about him too. He lives close to the place i want to move to and thats another reason i want to move there too. Right now i live in a big city but in the rural area and i feel very isolated and miss interacting with people. I will be closer to people in the community when i move to this new place, but its all taking a long to time take place. I need my own home again and im anxious to get started. I also am frustrated with my boyfriend because i ask for his help but hes very slow in taking action. Please help. I have been good and faithful for a year and a half now and i only want to feel secure in know i can take care of myself and pay my own bills without depending on anyone.. i also need my own space and to be near people and not feel so isolated.MarriageAnonymous604-05-2019Pls pray for my daughter Natasha to get a Godly spouse into marriage this year… We ve been praying for years…. She is 27 now… I’m LostAnonymous404-04-2019First I want to thank you Lord for restoring my husband’s health after his bout with cancer. Next, I feel lost and need you to help me find my place in this world. I am 51 years old, am an empty nester and want to fulfill God’s purpose for me but I do not know what that is. I feel like I’m just existing. I’m ready for Him to order my steps but I am not hearing from Him. Help!Relocate or notAnonymous504-04-2019I have a life changing decision,after living in Alabama for 17yrs,I was force to leave my home by my mentally abrusive husband and return to my hometown in Ohio,after almost two years I received a call my best friend\’s husband had passed,I came back to support her,she asked if I would move back and consider staying with her,her grown children also discussed this with me.I had been considering moving back because the winters up north were to hard now that I\’m of age.I need serious prayer,I don\’t know what to do.My daughters,grands and great grands are going to be very upset if I leave again.Please pray with me for the right decision Relationship RestorationPunam Chawan504-04-2019Its been more than one month I asked Allwyn to leave in my rage and now he has blocked me everywhere and we are not in touch any more. But I love him a lot and I want to marry him. We have been in a relationship for about three years and were staying together for last eight months. I ‘ve been fasting and praying for a month now and I believe only GOD can do the impossible. Please pray with me for our reconciliation. I all alone in a different city and we had moved here to make a better life, away from home without the on for whom I left all is hurting very bad. Please pray for GOD to make things right.Mother’s prayer from the heart ,mind and soul.Judy Thornburg 304-04-2019I would like you to pray for a miracle for my son’s and my niece .GOD knows their needs ,and my hearts desire for them.I request prayer for courage and strength.I am grateful for GOD grace,and loving us so much.GOD’s word says where two or three are gathered there I will be also.I know with all that’s in me GOD can do the impossible.May GOD continue to bless you all for your prayers.Need God’s swift interventionRagina Reid404-04-2019I’ve been in a magical relationship that has suddenly turned into a horror show. My man sent a message out of frustration that hurt me. He has apologized many times, yet the pain is so much that I acted out and was so mean to him in order to hurt him. It didn’t help that his frustration was due to wanting to be with me and his parents arranging a marriage he doesnt want. It spiraled out of control in the course of 12 hours until he told me he couldn’t fight with me and his parents and I needed to move on. It hurts so bad that his parents are arranging his marriage and refusing to allow us to be together because I am not in his caste. I have so many tensions and family issues that I just need desperately to see a miracle from God. That God himself reconcile this situation and bring us all together…his parents included.familyAnonymous704-04-2019I will like to pray for peace in my family.Healing,happiness,peace,loveRefiloe Cecilia Diale504-04-2019I.request for my organs to function well,my liver to be healed,my legs to walk and work properly on Jesus NAMECareerJodi Shannahan404-04-2019I am struggling to figure out what God is calling me to do in this stage of my life. I feel lost. Not to mention, I’m 45. I want to do something at this next stage of life that I feel passionate and e cited about. I never had that with my past career and it eventually wore me down. Thanks so much for your prayers! My husband and pancreatic cancerKay Krober704-04-2019My husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the fall of 2016. The doctors have exhasted all of the approved drugs for his treatment. We are awaiting word from MD Anderson Cancer Center regarding clinical trials. We are praying that he will be accepted in the next few days.FamilyAnonymous304-03-2019Please pray that my firstborn and her parents/siblings can heal their relationship. She is married to a man that none of us like. Please pray for his salvation and that forgiveness can be made between all parties. injuryAnonymous604-03-2019i had a slight injury and pray that it doesn’t get worse. HealingBrandy Anderson 904-03-2019I have battled pain in my neck, back and hips for years. Every year we almost get to our deductible and then the year starts over. I need surgery. Two really. The damage in my back is severe. It’s bone on bone in 3 lower areas and getting there in the middle. Please pray with me that I will be able to get my surgery this year. Thank you so very much. God bless. FocusAnonymous804-02-2019I need to learn how to stay focus when pray. My mind wander all over the place when I pray.Restoration of my child as in Luke 15Anonymous1004-02-2019For God to remember my child , to save him,to uplift him from all the mess he is right now, to keep him out of debts , for God to help him be responsible for his family unit & not to be a burden to his parents since he is above 36 years .For him to get a simple reliable job to make a living from . For God to heal Hephzibah & Hlamu . Heal my family .God of restoration I thank you that you listen to this prayer and answer it .MarriageAnonymous1104-02-2019My husband and I separated a yr ago and we have recently been trying to work on things. Please pray for healing and reconciliation of our marriage.Prayer for my job& my son Anonymous604-02-2019Prayer to get my job back & im Also praying for my son to get a job & go on the right path . In Jesus name RestorationAmanda Arbaugh404-02-2019Please lift my boyfriend and I in prayer. He walked away from the relationship about two months ago. He is unsure if we can be happy. Although, there were struggles we are each other’s best friend and our love runs deep. Please pray for God’s restoration and for my boyfriend to hear Good calling him back into His presence. Please pray that we use our relationship to honor and serve God. That we overcome the evil ones attempt to separate what God brought together. Thank you!A Closer walk with God!Amanda Eccles204-01-2019A Closer walk with God for my family and I. Also ideas for financial blessings. God bless you and your family. Amen.I am brokenNikki John504-01-2019I’m engaged to a wonderful man… I’m a decon in my church & both Chris and I decided not to be intimate until married.. I became suspicious of him and accused him of having another & threw out his belongings in my anger.. I have apologized to him so many times but he is still upset.. please pray for God to soften his heart to forgive me so that we can marry this year (which was a prophet word to us).. thank U & God BlessHelp with handling money Anonymous404-01-2019Please pray that God will show me the way to handle my finances.Brother.. Ferdi.. Alcoholic Anonymous704-01-2019Please pray for FerdiRelationship restorationAnonymous504-01-2019Please I kindly request that you put me in your prayers so that I restore my relationship back.thank youGrieving Anonymous1204-01-2019I lost my husband suddenly and expected 6 months ago. We have four kids 4-19. This is hard ;( I’m lost we are hurting and I just want to quit!!! I’m mad at God and I still ask why didn’t you heal him!! ;( please pray for us .Husband’s returnAnonymous1103-31-2019I pray that God would soften my husband’s heart and lead him home to his family after a year of separation.Care taking of HealthAnonymous903-31-2019For my wife Health since she doesnot take care from her diet too fatty ..and so me with my heartFamily/marriage/2nd chance Maria Alanis 1603-31-2019Hello, I would love if yall could pray for my family. My husband and I just got divorced after I begged him for us to not give up on our beautiful family we have 4 beautiful girls. Please pray that he dont give up on our family and we can try again and hopefully with all your prayers God will give my husband and I that second chance to be together once again and we be join in marriage through Gods blessings! Please pray for me not to give up and continue to fight for my family being together again, and for my daughter sadness goes when they see their dad come back home again we wait for him with open arms and hope one day he dose return. Pary for my daughters please my 14 yr old is being so rebellious about all this that we are going through she says she does understand why God is not helping and sometimes asks why we even go to church for it brakes my heart to see my girls like this. Please keep my family in your prayers and may God brings restoration back into my home/family. That our love that me and my husband felt before blossoms once again, pary that I can continue having faith that God will do the possible because only he can bring and change my husband’s heart and send him home with us where he belongs. May he keep away from all temptations(women, bad habits, social media, workaholic) may God make him a better farther and make him stop and dont forget about his girls. After he left the house he has been very distant with our daughters he sometimes dont call them nor sees them and it breaks my heart to see and hear my girls cry saying they miss their dad and when he coming home. Thank you for praying for my family!! AmenRestoration for my family Anonymous1103-31-2019May my husband return home and God help me restore the peace, trust, love in my family. My daughter’s and I have been so sad with this situation of not having our family together as we once did. We just want him to not give up on our family and 18 yr marriage. Please God help me save my family nothing is impossible in your hands I been feeling so depressed dont know what else to doJob opportunityYunita A.1103-31-2019I have been unemployed for 9 months. Please pray that an opportunity will come soon. Pray that God will show me what is the next step.To be reborn in ChristAnonymous603-30-2019Have been married to a non believer for 20 years. My son (18) and daughter (13) are aware of my faith but have yet to accept it full heartedly. In the recent months the lord has filled me with burden for my non believing husband and kids. Since then I am praying without ceasing that the lord touches their hearts and helps them accept him as their Saviour. Do pray for them and for me. May God show me where I am going wrong. LifeMeghan Stemen1003-30-2019Please pray for me. For healing of stomach problems, worries sadness and anxiety. Please pray one day I will not be alone and find my soulmate and have a family. Please pray for me for I can soon get a job and be financially stable. Please and thank you. God blessMarriage(Seperated,possible divorce)Kym KymP1303-29-2019Please pray that God gives me direction in what to do about my marriage. Whether its time to let him go or try to reconcile,and that i recognize Its Gods directions,im so emotional,im not recognizing whats from God and what the enemy is trying to do. BlockageAnonymous1003-29-2019My connection with God seems blocked. I know it’s somethimg to do with me and I am not sure how to remove the block. I also need to be able to forgive those who have wronged me. Thank you.Job offerChantal Naidoo703-29-2019My husband is unemployed. He went for an interview and assessments at a bank. Waiting for feedback. Please pray that it’s positive. We need a breakthrough it’s been a difficult 7 months. Thank you!Broken RelationshipAnonymous1303-28-2019Hi all, think many of us has gone thru something like what im going thru now or maybe more harsh, but i do ask for having faith with me here to fight the enemy off what he has taken away, my partner and his 2beautiful daughters. Im asking here for having trust and faith with me that God will provide a Miricale to us both, to turn our hearts around and to find true love in each other again, and that i will restore the beautiful relationship with the children as well. They are my family and I do believe finding each other when we both were beyond broken made us see each other the true selfs in life. No fear in love, only True love cam drive out fear. My faith and trust is low and i do believe i can over come the enemy but i need that extra faith with me. Be blessed and my thoughts to all that is fighting the battles of love and hope too on a daily basis…Pray to restore my broken relationshipAnonymous2603-28-2019Hi brothers and sisters I need your prayers so that I and my Partner Roy start a new relationship and grow more stronger in love and compassion towards each other and restore our broken relationship and broken marriage.Heal this Family Simone Stewart 1103-28-2019Hello my name is Simone and I am here to request prayer for my family my son 13 year old son is going through a rebellious stage and as his parents we need guidance on how to help. We need prayer to make us be better parents listener and slow to anger. Also to pray for my family financially so we can become homeowners. Pray for longevity in our family and lots of blessings. I know I’m leaving out so much I just want to Thankyou for taking the time out to pray for me family. Thank you. FamilyAnonymous903-28-2019please pray for reconciliation for my kids and their dad, that he sees the pain he’s inflicting on them and myself .wellnessAnonymous503-28-2019healing from chronic upper respiratory sicknessHealing and strength Anonymous603-28-2019I’m asking for prayers because I was having tingling sensation in my face chest back and shoulder pain lightheaded went to ER they ran a bunch of test on me everything came out fine except for my urinalysis I have a UTI infection also sinus infection where it hurts in my ears also I need prayers for my family and our finances Good relationship with my fianceAnonymous1303-28-2019Please pray for us our relation is not stable,we have been together for 6 years we even have s child but my fiancé is cheating on with a friend ReconciliationJaime Cochrane1103-27-2019My BF and I are going through a difficult time. I am not actually sure where we stand, because he has pulled away and need some space. I believe he cares about me but is overwhelmed with life and emotions. I’d like for us to reconnect and find he joy in our relationship.Restore my faith keep my faith deepen my fsithAnonymous1203-27-2019To restore, keep and deepen my faith I have an illness called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Leonard Otero1503-27-2019Please pray for Gods favor to heal my I’ll ess so that I may continue to live several more years with my beautiful loving wife. And so that I can help make a difference in others lives through the holy Spirit Deliverance and redemption firm sinfulnessAnonymous803-27-2019I want to get to know the Lord more and more my faith is always failing my spirit is willing but my body is notPatrick Diagnosis Anonymous1403-27-2019 My husband was recently diagnosed with diffuse large cell Lymphoma.We are continuing to claim perfect and total healing with minimal intervention from traditional medicine. We are working with the doctors however I believe that God has given so many instructions and that he is the one who can complete my Husband’s healing. Please pray for a miracle of healing for Patrick.Job upgradeAnonymous1203-27-2019God please let me pass the interview last Monday and lead the hiring managers to choose and see in me that I can surely perform the job. I really need this job. Please help me I pray this in Jesus name. Amen. Ex HusbandAnonymous1103-26-2019Please pray for me and my children. My ex husband is causing so much trouble and pain. He keeps taking me to court for silly reasons. My children are scared to go against him, and my son is now living with him and hardly sees me. It is all pure evil and I am struggling to keep my head up.Gods faithfulnessAnonymous1003-26-2019My husband to LovevGid in truth and in spirit Help in hard times Anonymous903-26-2019I pray for my relationship and my pregnancy and I ask that my partner and I make the right decision towards our relationship and could be better people towards each other more loving & respectful and be good parents to our baby soon . I declare this blessing of happiness upon our life . Thank you Health/EmploymentAnonymous1203-26-2019I pray also for my husbands health he is on dialysis and having complications. Also the company I work for has downsized all positions in my department to part time. I am currently looking for another position. My husband is disabled and unable to work so my income is essential. Please pray for “Favor” in my obtaining a position and that God places me in the position that is the desire of my heart. . My immediate family also needs prayer for reconciliation. Our twin daughtersKaren F803-26-2019Please pray for our precious twin daughters. They need Jesus’ protection and healing Son’s and nephewKimberly Turner803-26-2019Heavenly Father Bring them home from prison this year have forgiveness Grace and Mercy on them in Jesus name AmenHelp in hard times Anonymous1303-25-2019I pray for my relationship and my pregnancy and I ask that my partner and I make the right decision towards our relationship and could be better people towards each other more loving & respectful and be good parents to our baby soon . I declare this blessing of happiness upon our life . Thank you Family expectation Anonymous1203-25-2019I have always craved approval from my family. I’m 64 and my mom passed away last week. I’ll never have have it. I know it’s a void only God can fill. I so need to experience His unconditional love, my faith is wavering. I need strength for the journey. Asking for my husband to come back homeBrenda Miller1903-25-2019I am praying for my husband Steven Lee Miller, he left the house on December 28th 2018 both of us been arguing my name is Brenda Patricia Miller, I don’t have nothing to hide Satan came destroyed and devoured our marriage and home and I’m asking for a miracleI . I have no way of calling him or where he lives but I know God will restore my marriage If it’s in his will. I asking for full restoration and healing in our marriage. I believe that God will keep his promise and will touch his heart and bring him back home. In the scripture says what God join together no man shall break apart as husband and wife I thank you in advance to everyone that prays in Jesus name and God bless you all There’s been an update my husband contact me wanting to serve divorce papers please pray that God will touch his heart, soul and mind, were only God could go . I don’t want to divorce my husband, I love him and I truly believe how much I loved him he wouldn’t be doing this to me but it’s like Satan got a hold of him and he just doesn’t want nothing to do with me anymore pray my brothers and sisters. I don’t want to lose hope I am praying and hoping for a miracle to happen and that Jesus by his mighty power and holy name that he will conquer and win this victory Amen???MarriageAnonymous1803-24-2019Once upon a time, my husband & I went to church together & raised our three children in church; but three years ago, he joined a cult which says all the previous years were based on lies so he got baptized all over again by them..He tells me he is the head of the house & I am supposed to obey him. So, our marriage the last three years has been AWFUL. God willing, HE will heal my husband’s mind as we will be married 55 years in June. Please pray for that healing.Divine favourfelicia offo903-24-2019Things have not been working out well for me financially.Fulfilling my wishAnonymous603-24-2019I want my lover as my husbandmarriage restorationAnonymous1003-24-2019Please pray for my marriage to be healed and restored. My husband wants a divorce. Also please pray for God to change me completely. I need a miracle. Thank you and God blessBroken Relationship Celine Rowland1403-24-2019I would like to pray for Alex Broaster think our relationship going down .. I am pregnant that what we wanted now everything tumbling down.Sound mind for my sonAnonymous703-24-2019Requesting prayer for my son Nickesse Dawson for sound mind. His job is ending soon teaching requesting employment. Healing of my children from their addictionsAnonymous1903-23-2019Please Lord heal my children from their addictions. Help them find their way back to you and the peace and comfort of your loving arms. Put them on the path you intended for them.15 yr. old’s depression and anxietyAnonymous2303-23-2019Jesus please take away the depression and anxiety from my 15 yr. old daughter and make her completely mentally well throughout her life. She tells me that she want to die sometimes. I ask this in the name of Jesus. Amen Marriage proposalAnonymous1003-22-2019Asking God\’s will in my life. Kindly pray that a good man comes my way to propose marriage Friend needs prayers.Christy Baham1603-22-2019My friend’s home burned down two days ago. Please pray for her and her sons.My FutureShela Suwardi 1303-22-2019The graduation of Senior High School is yet to come, I need the answer of God that He will provide me with a college or no. Did I continue to college? From the bottom of my heart, I want. But, my parents don’t have enough money for sure. I was dwelling in consternation. Help me to cast all of my burdens to You and trust everything to You, Lord. Because I feel like there’s no way for me to get the college, I tried to get a scholarship but I even can’t get the scholarship. As long as I live for 17 years, I have never got something special in my life about my study. That’s all, please pray for the solution. Thank you, God blessHealing for a broken heart and spiritAnonymous1603-21-2019Healing prayer for a broken heart and low spiritHusband wants divorceDana Smith2103-21-2019My husband told me a year ago that he doesn’t love me anymore, this year he said he wants a divorce. I am disable and 61 and am having problems thinking about my future and what to do. We are waiting for a house to sell so he can give me money to do whatever. I am not sure to try and work on this marriage or just move on when the house sells. I need help praying! Good health/ boyfriendAnonymous1003-21-2019Heal my body inside and out and for my family to get closer to God and to give him a miracle out his troubles and for everyone who asked for a blessing to receive it Husband Needs WorkAnonymous803-21-2019My husband needs full time employment asap. He’s been under employed for a year. He’s losing faith in his abilities.Healing of Juan. QuadrplegicCarmen and Juan Delgado Delgado803-21-2019God has promised miracle wisdomAnonymous803-21-2019 To think better make good choices, live a life of peace of mind, love , and happiness in life to hear God when he speak to meHip infectionCarol Crane1203-21-2019I have had a severe infection after hip replacement. It is almost healed, but I need another solution to walk, because they can not put the prosthesis back in. Please pray for this,solution.Help in Jesus Name Anonymous803-21-2019I need healing of my body also a financial blessing Financial breakthrough & healingAnonymous1003-21-2019Please stand in prayer with me for financial breakthrough today. That God will meet me & my families everyday needs. Please also pray with me for complete & total healing where we ate needing it & for my 4 year old grandson that is very difficult & us always unhappy & crying & whining no matter what we do to help him. Thank you, have a blessed dayForeclosureMandy Duea1003-21-2019Me and my boyfriend and my two kids my oldest daughter tracy is 14 and my youngest daughter aryanna is 4 yrs old are facing with a foreclosure that happens tomorrow at 1pm. We don’t want to lose our home its the home that my baby girl grew up in since birth and the home that my mom spent her last couple of years in. Its also was my dads house before he past. A lot if great memories here at home. I need the Lord and prayers so badly. I feel like such a failure to my kids. I have a lawyer working on this but its unlikely that he will be able to save it. So I’m looking to lord and to you for prayers. I know I don’t know you but right know but I’m really needing the power of prayer and the help of our loving lord and Jesus to help us threw this horrible situation that we are having to face. So I ask please prey for my family. Pray for my babies. Thank you and God bless everyone.Losing hopeAnonymous603-21-2019I’m currently pregnant and it isn’t going well doctor said I could have a miscarriage soon if things keep this way I have been highly stressed all throughout my relationship which is basically over now my partner is emotionally abusive and loves entertaining friends & females social media is his life and he doesnt care if we break up or not I dont want a partner that is entertaining other females but I tried to talk to him about It he says he is going to continue. I pray that he changes and stops all of this nonsense if i ask him questions he verbally abuses me curses me and calls me names I pray that he changes his ways and be kind towards me respectful and learn to communicate and stop abusing me I pray my relationship is restored because I truly love him and want a good home for our baby. I rebuke every evil that is keeping him from changing for the better I pray he starts coming to jesus with his problems and really steps up and be a decent man and we both understand and love each other and be open to communication so we can build a beautiful loving family for our baby. I have reach the ends with everything and I dont want to be depressed and harm the baby in any way I want a safe pregnancy and healthy relationship. Bless Our PrayerDeb Wolf4804-05-2016Father, I ask that you would use this space to bless all who need prayer. Lift up pray-ers and help us to bless each other.

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3 Prayers of Blessing from the Bible

Written by Jenn Arman   |   November 10, 2014 pray blessing

At some point during a Sunday service in most churches, you’ll probably hear the pastor say something like, “Take a minute and greet someone.” That’s a pretty normal thing to hear in church.

It’s a little less normal to hear the pastor say, “Take a minute to pray a prayer of blessing over someone near you,” but that’s exactly what my pastor says in many of our services.

I remember the first time I heard him say that, I thought, “How do you pray a prayer of blessing?”

Since I was caught so off guard, I decided to look up blessings in my Bible. I didn’t look up what “blessing” means—I just looked up prayers of blessing that were prayed and recorded in God’s Word, and I’d like to share my favorites with you.

The first (and my very favorite) is Moses’ prayer of blessing over the Israelites in Numbers 6:24-26, also called “The Priestly Blessing”:

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 favor and give you His peace.

Then God makes a promise in verse 27 that whenever Aaron and his sons bless the people of Israel in His name, the Lord Himself will bless them! I believe this is a promise that God continues to honor for all of His children, so it’s important for us to pray blessing prayers over people in the Lord’s name.

Then there’s a great prayer for blessing others with spiritual growth in the Lord from Ephesians 3:16-20:

I pray that from His glorious, unlimited resources He will empower you with inner strength through His Spirit. Then Christ will make His home in your hearts as you trust in Him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high and how deep His love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God. Now all glory to God, who is able, through His mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.

The final blessing prayer I want to share with you girls comes from Colossians 1:9b-12:

We ask God to give you complete knowledge of His will and to give you spiritual wisdom and understanding. Then the way you live will always honor and please the Lord, and your lives will produce every kind of good fruit. All the while, you will grow as you learn to know God better and better. We also pray that you will be strengthened with all His glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need. May you be filled with joy, always thanking the Father. He has enabled you to share in the inheritance that belongs to His people, who live in the light.

Blessing prayers are simple: They are prayers asking for the things of God’s kingdom to be present in the person’s life and for specific attributes of God’s character to show in their life.

I want to challenge you to begin writing your own blessing prayers to use as you spend time praying for the important people in your life.

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3)

Girls, which is your favorite prayer of blessing?

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12 biblical benedictions you can pray for others on all occasions

by Bob Hostetler
Posted in Power of Prayer, Aug 14, 2015

A favorite prayer practice of mine is to pray blessings over people–whether it’s in a child dedication ceremony, a birthday greeting, an email signature, or praying with someone in church. I often use one of these 12 biblical benedictions to pray over someone. These benedictions have been adapted from Bible verses.

I’ve never heard anyone object to receiving such a prayer and have frequently been told that one of these blessings had a powerful effect on someone, even when it was offered briefly and in passing.

It blesses us to bless others and also fulfills the biblical admonition to “let your conversation be always full of grace” (Colossians 4:6, NIV), and to “encourage one another and build each other up” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV).

Here are 12 powerful blessings you can use for all occasions.

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