Lord, Let Your Peace Fall On Us
Family Daily Prayer Guide
These prayers are meant to give words to your heart's desire for
your family. As you read the Bible and grow in Christ, the Holy Spirit will give you more and more insight and revelation on how
to pray for your family, friends, associates, and the world.
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S u n d a y
Vision / Revelation
When I think of the wisdom and the scope of Your plan, I fall down on my knees and pray to You, the Father of all the great family of God-some of them already in heaven and some down here on earth-that out of Your glorious, unlimited resources You will give families a mighty inner strengthening of Your Holy Spirit.
And I pray that Christ may live more and more in their hearts, living within them as they trust You. May their roots go down deep into the soil of Your marvelous love. May they be able to feel and understand, as all of God’s children should, how long, how wide, how deep, and how high Your love really is; and to experience this love for themselves, though it is so great they will never know the end of it or understand it. And so at last may each family member be filled with You Yourself. Ephesians 3:15-19
Loving Father, this is Your covenant with families. Your Spirit who is upon them and who writes the law of God inwardly in their hearts, and Your words which You have put in their mouths, shall not depart out of their mouths, or out of the mouths of their children, or out of the mouths of their children’s children from henceforth and forever.
Father, we declare that as the families worship and pray together, that Your fresh revelation and power would be revealed to them-that from the eldest to the youngest, they would have a knowledge of your Presence, and a vision of their assignment for Your Kingdom Glory.
M o n d a y
Father, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, we pray that families put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing one another and forgiving one another, whoever has complaint against anyone. Just as You forgave them, so also will they. And beyond these, that they put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity. And we pray that they let the peace of Christ rule in their hearts, to which they indeed were called to one body, and be thankful.
Father, I pray, that as the family goes through difficulties and hard-ships, that they will promptly seek Your will together in prayer for each situation. I pray that they will not be anxious or overwrought, but will instead, pray about everything, with thanksgiving; and Your peace which surpasses all understanding will guard their hearts and minds through Christ Jesus . Phil. 4:4-7
I especially pray for those who are caretakers, and those who need extreme physical care, that Your Spirit would hover over them, renewing their strength and giving them peace in the midst of their suffering.
I pray that family members would lovingly communicate with one another, not gossip and betray one another.
May each family member be honored as a growing and maturing child of God with a kingdom purpose destiny.
T u e s d a y
Lord, I declare Your promises and power over the fathers. Let them come under the shadow of Your wing. Protect them. Uphold them. Surround their families with Your holy angels.
Father I come to You, the Loving Authority over Your Body, asking that You touch the men and call them out to their destination and purpose as the spiritual leaders and high priests of their homes. May they see and accept the power and responsibility they have as loving leaders over their family. According to Your Word in Exodus Chapter 12, I pray that they apply and declare a blood covering of the Lord Jesus Christ over their family for household salvation and for the protection of their household from physical harm.
I pray that if the home does not have a father, that you provide a spiritually mature, wise and sanctified man of God to mentor and pray for single parent and single person households so that each home is covered by Godly spiritual authority.
I pray that the husband will love his wife as Christ loved the church, that he will wash her daily with the washing of the water of the Word. I pray that the husbands and wives will submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. I pray that the husband will live with his wife in an understanding way and grant her honor as a fellow-heir of the grace of God, so that their prayers be not hindered. Ephesians 5:21-27 and I Peter 3:7
May the fathers set no worthless thing before their eyes. Psalm101:3
W e d n e s d ay
Father , I pray that each mother will be blessed with such an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ as her Lord, Savior and Redeemer, that she will be overflowing with a healing balm of love for others.
May she have a daily time of worship and devotion to God, refreshing and renewing her physical and spiritual strength for all the responsibilities that are hers. Psalms 91:1-2
I pray that the heart of her husband trusts her, and she will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. I declare that strength and dignity are her clothing and that she smiles at the future. Proverbs 31
May she come to realize the power of the spoken word. As You spoke a word and there was light, she will speak a word, and Life will fill her home. I pray that she opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:25-26
I pray, Father, that whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are noble, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, if there is any virtue , and if there is anything praiseworthy, she will think on these things. Phil 4:8
I pray, Father, that she would come to know and understand that You are her burden bearer, and there is no situation that cannot be redeemed by Your power and love. I pray that when she is overtaken by sorrow or despair, she would whisper the Name above every name, Jesus, the dearest companion of her soul, and receive comfort. Amen
T h u r s d a y
Father, I declare that the children will be taught by You, and the peace and well-being of the children will be great. Isaiah 54:13
I pray that the parents will lead their children in worship and devotions so the children will hide the word of God in their hearts, that they might not sin against You. Psalm 119:11
I pray that the children will be attentive to the needs of the entire family. May they take responsibility in accordance with their age, to bless the family with actions of sacrifice, helps, unselfishness, humor, and kind encouragement. Ex 2:4-7, & I Samuel 17:34-37
I declare that the children will obey their parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord. Col. 3:20
I pray that the parents will celebrate their family with wholesome, fun activities and learning experiences.
I pray that You will give the children supernatural discernment over what is base, counterfeit, and evil, and they will not be enticed by worldly lusts, but will readily seek Your wisdom in their choices of com-panions and entertainment. James 2:5-6
I pray that the children will not hide the light of the gospel under a bushel but they will be strong to stand and witness for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We declare that one generation shall praise Thy works to another. Psalm 145:4
May the children be joyful as they fear the Lord and obey His com-mands. We declare that the generations of the righteous shall be blessed! Psalm 112:12
F r i d a y
Worship and Prayer
I pray that families will be filled and controlled by Your Holy Spirit, that they will sing songs among themselves, making music to You in their hearts, and they will give thanks for everything to You, O God, in the name of Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:18-20
I pray that the Church will provide Godly counsel, fellowship and comfort to each family. We pray that when troubles come, the Church would have the Spirit of the Sovereign Lord, for the Lord has anointed the Church to bring good news to the poor, to comfort the broken-hearted, and to proclaim freedom to the captives. Isaiah 61:1
Father, as Jesus prayed for His loved ones before he went to Calvary, may I also contain that Holy love in my heart that would cause me to lay down my own life and agenda to minister to my family’s spiritual needs. John 17:6-20
Father, as a watchman on my family walls, may I be attentive to hear Your voice, as you surely warn me when there are timely needs to be met in prayer and intercessions.
I thank You, Father, that nothing shall be able to separate my family from the love of You, O God, which is in Christ Jesus, their Lord. Romans 8:38-39
Lord, teach my family to pray. Speak to them as they call out to You. Raise up intercessors in my family who will keep faithful watch over our lives.
S a t u r d a y
Above all, Father, I pray that every family member who is named the name of my family, extended family, and friends, will come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, that their every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that He is Lord. Phil. 2:9-11
I pray for each person, that their names be written in the Lamb’s Book of Life, for You have said they will be saved from death, hell and the grave and rise to eternal life. Rev 21
I declare that I have no greater joy than to know that my loved ones are living in the truth. II John 1:4
I pray for the breaker anointing, for Your power to destroy the yoke over each person’s mind, from any thought or mindset that would cause them to reject your Gospel. I pray that you will cause me to discern and pray for bondages and strongholds to be pulled down, and that every thought will be captive to the obedience of Jesus Christ. Isaiah 58:6-12 & II Corinth. 10:3-5
Father, You said in Your Word that You put the solitary in the family. I pray that You would strategically place a committed Christian in every family, so that the light of Jesus Christ would penetrate each home, dispelling the darkness of sin and unbelief. Psalm 68:6
I pray that I will be a sweet aroma of Christ to my family, and not display the stench of a critical and judgmental spirit. Father, Your Word says that it is the kindness of God that leads us to repentance. Give me grace to love every single member of my family extravagantly! II Cor. 2:14-16
© N Nicholson