10 powerful prayers you should pray for your family

We all have a family, and those who are close to us know how important they are. Whether you’re the oldest sibling or the youngest grandchild, our families provide love and support that is irreplaceable. A prayer for your family doesn’t just mean praying for them; it means being there for them as well. How can you be sure that your prayers will help? Check out these powerful prayers below!

10 powerful Prayers for my family to prosper and grow

1. Prayer to have an hunger for God

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: 1Peter 2:2

If you belong to a family where everyone knows who they are, their identity in Christ, you will understand how easy it is to conquer the wiles and stunt of the enemies. In addition to this, it is God’s will and intention that every member (Kids, uncles, husbands, wives, mothers, father, etc)of your family loves and seeks him.

when each member of your family has a relationship with God, peace and tranquility is what will be experienced in such a home.

Below is a prayer to have hunger for God.

Prayer for family members To Have Hunger for God

Lord, I pray that You will give my family members an appetite for understanding and knowledge of Your word. I pray that all of us will hunger for Your presence and the power to do your work. Grant us all the grace to continually seek your facr oh God.

2. Prayer for family unity

There is nothing that can replace the beauty of oneness in a family, God is never a God of disorderliness, everything he created is in its perfect order, no misalignment.

God is so interested in the unity of your family more than you do, below is a prayer for unity among family members:

I pray that my family will let you work in us so we can experience the oneness and wholeness of your perfect design. May our unity reflect Your love, peace, joy and life abundantly!

3. Prayers for family to find purpose

Everything God created has a purpose tfor which it is designed. God does not create worthless things, he creates asset that add value to their generation and family.

Apart from the individual purpose you all have in your family, what is the cooperate purpose of your family, what impact should your family make in their generation, locally and globally.

To find out about this, you will need to ask from God.

This prayer guide should also be of help.

Dear father, I thank you because i know that apart from the purpose you have given to us individually, there is also a purpose for which we are a family, there is an impact our family should have on her generation, so sweet father, I ask that you reveal this purpose to every member of my family so that we can together achieve that which you have preordained for us before the foundations of the world. Amen

4. Prayers for family healing

A lot of families out there are passing through difficult times, either because of the loss of a loved one, or because of a divorce issue. But no matter what the issue is, I know that Jesus Christ can heal any problem.


Dear father, I pray that my family will allow you to heal our brokenness so we can experience the wholeness of Your perfect design. May our unity reflect your love, peace and joy abundantly! I pray with prayerful petition for all of us to receive complete forgiveness from God on this day. We are so grateful for all the blessings you have given us.

Please help me to teach my family about your love and care that never fails, so they too may know Your healing presence throughout their lives. I ask this in Jesus’ Name! Amen

5. Prayer for Godly relationships

we all know the role friends play in our lives, your friend can either be a blessing or a curse. Having Godly friends can help us to grow closer and more intimate with God. If our family members have Godly friends this also enhances Godly character and likeness in them.


I pray that God will put the right people in my family members life, who are Christ-like and who have a Godly influence. And if they are not, I pray that the Holy Spirit will work in them and show them the need for Christ Jesus to be there friend.

6. Prayer for a disciplined life for my family members

Having a disciplined life can be difficult, but it is an essential ingredient to living a fruitful life.


I ask God that my family members will have the spiritual strength and wisdom needed to live disciplined lives.

7. Prayer for emotional healing

One of the most serious wounds in our society is people who are emotionally wounded or broken from intense abuse they suffered as children from broken homes, from dysfunctional family relationships, or from severe emotional trauma.


I pray that God will touch their hearts and heal them emotionally so they can be healthy in spirit again. I ask for the grace to forgive those who hurt them and to have a heart full of love as Jesus did when he was on earth.

8. Prayer for confidence

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. (2Timothy 1:7)

Every member of the family including kids needs a daily dose of confidence to feel good about themselves and to grow up with healthy self-esteem. Knowing who they are is an important boost to their self-confidence.


I pray that my family members will have the courage to stand strong in their convictions, know who they are, be confident enough to take risks, and speak out when they see something wrong.

9. Prayer for protection

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. (Isaiah 41:10)

Staying safe in a world that is often hostile can be a challenge. It’s tough for kids to stay out of trouble and feel safe when they’re constantly bombarded with messages about violence, drugs, gangs, bullying or other dangers at school or on the streets.


I pray that my family members will be safe from anything like physical, emotional and spiritual harm. I ask for protection for them in their homes, schools, work places and wherever they are at any time of the day or night.

10. Prayer for wisdom

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. (Proverbs 4:7 KJV)

Wisdom is knowing what to do in any circumstance. It’s not about being smart or educated, but rather a way of approaching life with perspective and insight.

Prayers for family

I pray that my family members will be able to make wise decisions when they are faced with challenges and temptation. I want them to have the courage to stand strong


We hope that this prayers for family is of great help to you? Do you have a specific prayer that you pray that isn’t a part of this list, Kindly let me know in the comments section below.

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