Praying for our family is something we should do daily. Whether you pray for your children, your parents or close friends that you consider family, a prayer for family can have a powerful impact. With the humble act of praying, you and I become ready recipients of the wisdom, strength, and unity God is waiting to release into our lives.
Read these family prayers out loud or in silence with the comfort of knowing that God always hears the prayers of His followers and will protect you, your spouse and your family in times of need.
Short Prayer for Family
Dear Lord, I pray that you restore my parents marriage. I pray that you restore my family. Help us trust in you and help us be a family of God. I pray that you help my parents love each other, be faithful to you and each other.
Prayer For the Human Family
O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in your good time, all nations and races may serve you in harmony around your heavenly throne; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer For the Gift of a Child
Heavenly Father, you sent your own Son into this world. We thank you for the life of this child, N., entrusted to our care. Help us to remember that we are all your children, and so to love and nurture him, that he may attain to that full stature intended for him in your eternal kingdom; for the sake of your dear Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Reunite Our Family
Dear God our family has been apart for one year. You have the power to bring this family back together in Christ. Don’t let the evil one win you are Almighty and Powerful whoever believes will have their family back together. Jesus in you I trust. Amen
Prayer For Families
Almighty God, our heavenly Father, you set the solitary in families: We commend to your continual care the homes in which your people dwell. Put far from them, we pray, every root of bitterness, the desire of vainglory, and the pride of life. Fill them with faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness. Knit together in constant affection those who, in holy wedlock, have been made one flesh. Turn the hearts of the parents to the children, and the hearts of the children to the parents; and so enkindle fervent charity among us all, that we may evermore be kindly affectionate to one another; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for My Family in Difficult Times
My dad has been battling stage four cancer. He was starting to do much better and went to the hospital last week. Please pray for his physical strength and for him to stay strong to get through this and not to worry so much about his family. Please God take away his pain and stress and restore him like new. I pray and ask for a miracle for my dad to be healed of all his cancer and for his stomach inflammation to go away. I pray and ask for him to be restored and fully healed. I also want to thank God for giving me such a wonderful Christian father and teaching me such good values. I thank God for the Healing he has done so far and for all the wonderful doctors he has on his team that really care about him. Please pray he can go home this week, he starts to heal and that he keeps his strength. Amen
Prayer For Parents
Almighty God, giver of life and love, bless N. and N. Grant them wisdom and devotion in the ordering of their common life, that each may be to the other a strength in need, a counselor in perplexity, a comfort in sorrow, and a companion in joy. And so knit their wills together in your will and their spirits in your Spirit, that they may live together in love and peace all the days of their life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for My Parents to Stop Fighting
Oh my Lord, I pray that you please take away all the hatred in my parents’ minds and that they will stop fighting. I especially pray that you fill my father with the Holy Spirit so that he can love my mom and family fully. He is filled with so many negative thoughts in his mind. He has so much hatred without reason. I ask that you please Lord, speak to him and fill him with love and kindness. I know that through you everything is possible. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer For the Care of Children
Almighty God, heavenly Father, you have blessed us with the joy and care of children: Give us calm strength and patient wisdom as we bring them up, that we may teach them to love whatever is just and true and good, following the example of our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Prayer for Family Unity
Lord, I want to thank You for this precious family of mine. For the talents and good things that You have given each of us. Please keep us united, and our bond strong as the days pass. Please guide us, protect us and equip us to do Your will each and every day. Thank You for all that You are, and all that You have given us.
Prayer For Young Persons
God our Father, you see your children growing up in an unsteady and confusing world: Show them that your ways give more life than the ways of the world, and that following you is better than chasing after selfish goals. Help them to take failure, not as a measure of their worth, but as a chance for a new start. Give them strength to hold their faith in you, and to keep alive their joy in your creation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Grandchildren
Heavenly Father, You have blessed me with precious grandchildren, and I am ever so grateful! I pray for these little souls, Lord. I also want to thank you for my own children. I have raised them up to praise You, and to look to You in all things. I lift up my grandchildren to You today, Lord. These little ones are precious gems in Your eyes, as well as in mine, and that of our family. Please watch over them each and every day. Keep them safe, and guide them in all that they do. I ask these things in Your precious name. Amen.
Family Prayer For Compassion
Dear Heavenly Father we thank you for your everlasting love. We thank you that because of your love we are able to love others. We pray that you would help us to be kind to one another, showing each other mercy, forgiveness and understanding. Help us to share the love you’ve so generously shared with us. As a family may we treat each other with compassion. Show us any areas where our hearts need to change or repent. May we so freely offer forgiveness to our family and friends as you so freely forgive us. Amen.
Prayer for Family Forgiveness
Please pray for us that our family can forgive.
My daughter and I are estranged at this moment and I feel it is a bad influence in her life trying to change her belief in our Lord Jesus.. Also I have a new granddaughter the I want to see ..I am broken hearted.
Also pray for all suffering in these uncertain times..that Jesus watch over and protect the children and bring families closer to him.
Prayer For Those We Love
Almighty God, we entrust all who are dear to us to your never-failing care and love, for this life and the life to come, knowing that you are doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Your Family’s Strength
Please shine your light upon my family today, Lord. Give us strength to overcome all of the difficulties that we are currently dealing with, and protect us against any and all problems we may encounter in future days. Lord, please bring us together as we are meant to be. May the love that binds us only grow stronger as we fulfill the path and desires You have laid out before each of us. Grant my family forgiveness for any sins we have committed against one another. Amen.
Prayer For Those Who Live Alone
Almighty God, whose Son had nowhere to lay his head: Grant that those who live alone may not be lonely in their solitude, but that, following in his steps, they may find fulfillment in loving you and their neighbors; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Family Healing
Dear God, please forgive and heal my family from all the pain and disputes we had over the years. Please make us humbled and loving to one another. Thank you for filling our hearts with empathy, love and understanding. Thank you for transforming our relationship through Your love. May their relationship be renewed and healed through this experience.
I pray that our family will be filled with happiness, beautiful memories, and peace.
Thank you Lord. Thank you for never leaving our side through this time. It is through Your love that our hearts will heal.
Bless Me and my Family Prayer
Lord Jesus, Please bless me and my family. Under your protection fill our life in harmony, hope and health. I pray for a sign of mercy, rescue us with a financial miracle out of debts. Let us find peace and able to live in a house with nature and fill our hearts with the holy spirit. I pray to all saints and our holy mother Mary, lord have mercy, Amen.
Miracle Prayer for My Daughter
Please pray for a prayer for miracle for my daughter. Ask Jesus and Our blessed Virgin Mary to touch her heart and guide her to the light and path of Jesus. Please pray she will have a change of heart and come back to the Church and Sacraments and will keep her away from bad vices. Please pray the stubbornness she has built up will leave her and grant her wisdom to see what is right and wrong and stay away from sin.
JESUS I TRUST IN YOU.
Prayer for my Son
Dear Heavenly Father, Please pray for my son who suffers from severe depression and is at a critical turning point. Please pray that he comes out of the darkness that imprisons him and returns to the light of God soon. Amen.
Prayer For the Aged
Look with mercy, O God our Father, on all whose increasing years bring them weakness, distress, or isolation. Provide for them homes of dignity and peace; give them understanding helpers, and the willingness to accept help; and, as their strength diminishes, increase their faith and their assurance of your love. This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Prayer for Protection Over Family Members
- Lord we thank you that you are the God of peace. We thank you that even when the earth is trembling we can be still and know you are God. Nothing can separate us from You. We praise you for your protection and favor. As we sit in your presence and focus our hearts and minds on you, give us your perfect peace. We trust that no matter what, you will guide us, protect us and be gracious toward us. Amen.
- Lord Jesus, please bless and pray for me and my family. Under your protection fill our life in harmony, hope and health. I pray for a sign of mercy, rescue us with a financial miracle out of debts. Let us find peace and able to live in a house with nature and fill our hearts with the holy spirit. I pray to all saints and our holy mother Mary, lord have mercy, Amen.
- Lord, I ask for protection and safety over my spouse, my children, my parents, my family members and myself today. Please lead us with Your mighty hands today and always. Deliver us from any enemy and evil that try to hinder our way. Do not let the ways of the enemy blind our eyes. We know that You are for us, so that no one could ever stop us. Please watch over us and guide us all safely throughout this day, so that we may all arrive safely back home, Father. Amen.
- Thank you Lord that you are always watching over us. How amazing that you are rejoicing over us with singing right now. You are the mighty warrior who saves. May we rest in your love this day.
Family Prayer For Protection Bible Verse
‘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.’ Numbers 6:24-26 NLT
The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17 NIV
Prayer for a Troubled Family Relationship
Heavenly Father, there is a war going on in the souls of many of my family members. I will not be silent about this, and I pray that you will look after them. I also come to you today to pray for the salvation of my family as well. Lord, may my family know You. I pray that they will learn to crave You just as I do. I pray that they will learn to stand strong in the face of trials and tribulations in life. When people knock them down, I pray that they stand up even stronger in You than ever before. I pray that they show love instead of revenge on those who do not agree with them. Give me strength to persevere through any troubles that come my way today. It is time to rise above the sin that comes at me and to that of my family members. It is in Your precious name I pray these things.