Best Prayers for the Family


Everyone cares, supports, and loves their families very dearly. Praying for them is one significant way to show your support and care. Prayer for family simply is bringing requests before God on the behalf of your loved ones and thanking God for answered their prayers. In our world of uncertainty and chaos, it is normal to worry about your family finances and health concerns.

It is only in the presence of God that the strength to deal with those issues. You can decide to pray in silence or out loud. The following scriptural prayers will help you pray for your family effectively in times of adversity. You can say the prayers individually or together as a family. ​

Prayer for the Family

Dear Lord, our family is struggling with fear and confusion. We need your strength and power in our lives. We need to sense your comfort and peace. Wrap your arms around us and fill us with your love. I pray for my spouse and my children. I pray for every member of my family. You know each of our individual fears and needs. Supply us all with the strength we need to keep going and comfort us as we continue along the journey of life.

Prayer for Peace and Unity in the Family

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 seperate 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.

Prayer for Protection on the Family

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. We ask that your protective power rests upon us in our going out and coming in. Let the hedge of your fire be build up around us and let your angels surround and guide us. May we rest in your love this day… Amen.

Prayer for Family Finances

Dear Lord, we thank you for the riches that you have given us in our bossom. I thank you for all the times you have provided for us. We know that is not by our power or might so we do not delight in our own work. Lord we ask that you keep blessing the work of our hands. In our difficult moment may your love and provision never seize to flow for us. We declare that we will never lack. We thank you for we know you are faithful… Thank you Lord!

Prayer for Wisdom in the Family

Give us wisdom to make the best choices for our family. Give us grace to trust in you even when we don’t see immediate answers. Give us hope to carry on in spite of the circumstances around us. We need your insight. For your ways are higher than our ways and your thoughts are higher than our thoughts. You see things we don’t. Stir our family’s hearts to earnestly chase after wisdom. Help our family to develop good judgment. Guide our steps and provide us with direction in all areas of our lives. Amen.

Prayer can be a key ingredient in helping your family to live more joy filled, happier lives.It’s can be difficult to stay strong and confident during troubled times. Praying for your family can provide peace of mind as well as the strength needed to make it through difficult situations.


To keep these prayers for family ever before you, you can type them out on your laptop, your phone or a piece of paper. Pray them alone or together with a family member whenever you need to connect with Him, and see that God is good all the time just how to those who faithful to Him.