8 Scriptures to Pray Over Your Family
A Prayer for Protection:
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)
A Prayer for Peace:
‘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)
And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.
-Ephesians 4:32 (AMPC)
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
-Colossians 3:13-14 (NIV)
Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Love her, and she will guard you. Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgment.
-Proverbs 4:6-7 (NLT)
My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
– Psalm 73:26 (NKJV)
I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.
-Psalms 16:8 (NLT)
For a Disciplined Life:
For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems sad and painful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness [right standing with God and a lifestyle and attitude that seeks conformity to God’s will and purpose].
-Hebrews 12:11 (AMP)