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40 Helpful Prayer Points for Family

40 Helpful Prayer Points for Family

In a world filled with many challenges, uncertainties, and busy schedules, it’s essential to establish a strong foundation of faith through prayer.

We welcome you to this transforming faith journey as we intercede for our families. Have you ever wondered how to specifically uplift your loved ones in prayer?

We have provided 40 prayer points for families, each designed to address distinct needs in your household.

By dedicating intentional time to pray for your family, you will be inviting His presence, direction, guidance, provision, protection, and more into your home.

These prayer points are organized in such a way that will enable you to cover various aspects of family life.

Whether you are seeking unity, overcoming challenges, or rejoicing in moments of triumph, these prayers will guide you to align your desires with God’s will.

Prepare to experience spiritual growth, transformation, and the power of prayer as you offer these 40 prayer points.

They will fortify the bonds that make your family truly special while drawing each member closer to God.

How to Supplicate for Family with Prayer Points.

Are you seeking God’s guidance to nurture and safeguard your family through prayer? Here’s how to supplicate for your family with prayer points:

  • Thank God for Your Family:

Before you dive into making supplications for your family members, it’s important to acknowledge God’s goodness over their lives.

So, thank Him first for His provision, protection, and love binding your family together.

  • Present Specific Requests for Family Members:

Pray for each family member by name, asking for God’s guidance, health, and well-being over them.

  • Pray for Unity and Love:

Pray for love and unity to reign in your family.

Refer to Colossians 3:14, which says – And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Also, pray that God’s presence constantly fills your home.

  • Commit Each Member’s Challenges and Struggles to God:

Present your family’s challenges to God. Pray for strength to overcome trials. You can incorporate a Scripture like Philippians 4:13, which says – I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

  • End with Praise and Trust God for an Answer:

Close your supplication with praises and thanksgiving. Also, believe God has heard you and will work out His good will and pleasure in the lives of your family members.

Here Are 40 Prayer Points for Family.


  1. Abundant Love and Unity within the Family.

Above all, love each other deeply because love covers a multitude of sins 1 Peter 4:8.

Dear Father in Heaven, with gratitude for the love You constantly shower upon us, we say thank You. Help us grow in unity, so we will continue cherishing one another as precious gifts.

Let our hearts always beat as one, bound by the love of Christ. We also pray for a love that withstands trials and unites us forever.

As we go through life’s journey together, may our love for one another always deepen. Above all, always guide us in resolving conflicts with patience and understanding. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Financial Blessings and Stability.

And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus – Philippians 4:19.

Father God, we thank You for divine financial blessings and security and for being our awesome provider.

Today, we seek Your provision and financial stability for our family. Bless the work of our hands and give us the wisdom to manage our resources well.

Lord, we surrender our worries to You, trusting in Your promise to supply our needs abundantly.

Also, give us the grace to keep believing in You both in times of plenty or scarcity, so we will continue to see Your faithfulness over our finances.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Marital Harmony and Bond.

Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ – Ephesians 5:21.

Loving Father, we lift our marriages to Your care as a family. Strengthen the bonds between husbands and wives. Fill our hearts with mutual respect and understanding.

Also, grant us the wisdom to communicate openly and lovingly, so we will always build each other up. Constantly help us handle challenges with patience and always forgive each other as You forgive us.

Most importantly, bless our marriages with harmony and grace; may they be marriages that honor You in every way.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Protection from Harm and Danger.

He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings, you will find refuge – Psalm 91:4.

Dear Lord, our refuge and fortress, we seek protection from You. Shield us as a family from physical and spiritual harm. Guard us also against unseen dangers and guide our steps in safety.

May Your presence constantly be our shelter, especially in times of trouble. Keep us from harm’s way and always lead us away from paths of destruction.

Thank You for constantly watching over us.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Children’s Well-being and Success.

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him – Psalm 127:3.

Gracious Father, we entrust our children into Your hands. Please watch over their health, guide them in their learning and education, and help us prepare them for future success.

We also pray that You grant them wisdom, diligence, and a hunger for knowledge. May their talents blossom and their dreams become reality.

Surround them always with godly influences and friends who will only uplift their spirits. As they grow, instill in them a deep love for You and the desire to honor Your name.

In the Mighty name of Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen.

  1. Wisdom for Parenting.

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it – Proverbs 22:6.

Loving God, we seek Your wisdom as parents to raise our children. We pray that You bless us with insight and discernment in every parenting decision we make.

Also, grant us patience to guide them, the grace to discipline them with love, and most importantly, to model Your precepts.

As parents, help us always to lead by example, so we may show them the beauty of a life surrendered to You.

May our parenting efforts bear fruit that glorify Your name, especially as we rely on divine wisdom in nurturing our children’s hearts. Amen.

  1. Healing from Emotional Wounds.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds – Psalm 147:3.

Compassionate Healer, we come before Your throne of grace with our emotional wounds, asking that You heal every pain, brokenness, and scar within our family.

Comfort us and replace our sorrow with joy. Mend what is broken and restore everything lost, especially our relationships with one another.

Guide us through the journey of healing, and as we forgive and release hurts, may Your peace reign in our hearts.

Thank You, Father, for our family’s emotional healing and restoration, in Jesus’ name Amen.

  1. Overcoming Family Challenges.

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds – James 1:2.

Mighty God, we acknowledge that challenges are part of life. But we ask that You grant us strength and perseverance as we face trials as a family.

Help us always to trust in Your plan even when circumstances seem tough. May our faith grow stronger even amid difficulties.

Lord, Your word says Your strength is made perfect in our weakness. Therefore, we ask that You empower us to overcome every trial, especially when You want to grant us victory through challenges.

Lastly, as we navigate storms together, may our bond deepen and our resolve to follow You remain unwavering. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Spiritual Growth and Devotion.

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – 2 Peter 3:18.

Faithful Father, we yearn for spiritual growth as a family. Igniting a deeper devotion to You by constantly drawing us closer to You. Open our hearts to Your Word and guide us always as we seek to know You more.

We also pray that You lead us in daily communion through prayer and fellowship so that our family will continually grow in faith and devotion, reflecting Your love and character. And may this draw others to Your saving grace.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Salvation of Family Members.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life – John 3:16.

Loving Savior, we lift family members who are yet to know You, asking that You convict their hearts and draw them to You.

We pray earnestly for their salvation that they may experience the life-transforming power of Your love.

Use us as vessels to share the Gospel with them so that they may choose to follow You wholeheartedly.

Thank You for hearing this prayer and granting the salvation of our loved ones.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Breaking Generational Curses.

The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent – Ezekiel 18:20.

Faithful Deliverer, we take authority against any generational curses affecting us as a family.

In the name above all names, we break the chains of negative patterns and behaviors that have been passed down. By the power in the blood of Jesus, we declare freedom from every curse and bondage.

Let Your light illuminate every darkness and bring both healing and transformation to our family line. Most importantly, we pray for a generational legacy of blessings and righteousness in place of curses.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Restoration of Broken Relationships.

Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you – Colossians 3:13.

Dear God of Restoration, we long for wholeness and reconciliation in our family. Please heal our wounds and mend broken relationships that have caused us pain.

Give us the courage to seek forgiveness and extend grace so that unity and love can take root instead. Let Your reconciling power work in us and turn every strife into harmony.

As we surrender our hearts for healing, may our bonds be restored. Thank You for the restoration of broken family relationships.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Emotional Healing for Past Hurts.

He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners – Isaiah 61:1.

Great Healer, we come before You today with hearts burdened by past hurts. With Your soothing balm, heal our wounds and comfort us.

As we release the pain to You, replace it with Your peace that surpasses understanding; also, mend our hearts and restore our joy.

In moments of weakness, remind us that You are our refuge and source of strength.

Thank You for the complete emotional healing we anticipate as a family.

This we pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Strengthening Family Communication.

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry – James 1:19.

Dear Holy Spirit, we ask that You guide our words and help us communicate with love and understanding. Give us the ability to always listen attentively and the grace to speak words that always uplift us.

Henceforth, may our interactions be marked by patience, respect, and trust. Also, gives us the grace to resolve conflicts peacefully, placing the needs of others before ours.

Most of all, we pray for effective and loving communication; through dialogue, misunderstandings may always be replaced by unity.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

  1. Protection from Negative Influences.

Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes – Ephesians 6:11.

Mighty Protector, we pray for divine protection against negative influences, asking that You shield us from all the negative influences constantly seeking to harm our family’s spiritual well-being.

Guard our hearts against temptation and deceit. Clothe us with Your armor so we can always resist the enemy’s antics. Constantly surround us with godly friends and mentors who will inspire us to walk in righteousness.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Guidance in Decision Making.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight – Proverbs 3:5-6.

Faithful God, we request divine guidance in every family decision we make. First, we ask for clarity and divine wisdom to always discern Your will.

We also pray that You lead us away from paths of uncertainty and doubt. Always illuminate the best course of action and align our choices with Your will and purpose.

May our decisions always honor You as we trust in Your unfailing guidance.

In Jesus’ name,  we pray. Amen.

  1. Gratitude and Thankfulness.

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus – 1 Thessalonians 5:18.

Gracious Giver, we offer our thanks for the abundant blessings You are constantly bestowing upon us. Help us recognize and appreciate goodness in both big and small moments.

Teach us to always count our blessings with joy. Assist us in imbibing gratitude so that, as a family, we will express our profound love and appreciation for Your goodness daily.

In moments of plenty and scarcity, may our hearts always overflow with thanksgiving.

In Jesus’ Mighty name, Amen.

  1. Godly Friendships for Family Members.

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another – Proverbs 27:17.

Holy God, bless our family with Godly friendships that uplift and encourage us. Bring individuals into our lives who share our faith and values.

Let our friendships be a source of support and growth, and always guide us closer to You. May we mutually inspire and spur one another on our faith journey?

Strengthen these bonds so that we will together become stronger in Christ. By faith, we thank You, Lord, for the enriching Godly friendships You have blessed us with.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Mental and Emotional Well-being.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God – Philippians 4:6.

Compassionate Healers, we surrender our mental and emotional well-being into Your care, asking that You guard our minds against anxiety and despair.

Heal our anxious hearts and replace our troubled thoughts with peace that transcends understanding. Dear Lord, replace every fear with Your perfect love and strengthen us to persevere.

As we trust in You, may our minds constantly find rest and our hearts solace.

This and more we ask in Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Joy and Laughter in the Home.

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones – Proverbs 17:22.

Dear God and Gracious Giver of Unspeakable Joy, please constantly fill our home with laughter, joy, and happiness. Bless us with the ability to find delight in one another’s company.

Cause our interactions to always be marked by lightheartedness and mirth. Help us also to always create cherished memories that spark laughter and warm our hearts.

In times of difficulty, fill our hearts with joy that only comes from knowing You. Thank You because our family will be characterized by contagious joy and laughter from now on.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Strength During Times of Grief.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted – Matthew 5:4.

Holy Spirit, Our Comforter, we lean on You in this time of grief and loss. Please strengthen us to endure this pain and find solace in You.

Hold us close as we navigate the journey of grief by filling our hearts with Your peace that surpasses understanding. Surround us with caring hearts that will provide support and empathy.

Through the tears, may we feel Your arms of love embracing us.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Patience and Understanding.

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love – Ephesians 4:2.

Gracious God, thank You for always being so tender, loving, and patient with us. Today, we ask that You teach us to cultivate patience and understanding in our relationships with one another as a family.

Help us also to embrace our differences and always handle disagreements with grace. Lord, may Your patience towards us inspire us to extend the same to one another. In moments of tension, always remind us of the love that binds us together.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Breakthrough in Stagnant Situations.

The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail – Isaiah 58:11.

Dear God, gracious giver of breakthroughs, we lift every area of our family that seems stagnant and unchanging. In Your power, bring transformation and progress to our lives.

When we feel stuck with any need, always remind us that You are a great provider. As we wait upon You, give us mighty breakthroughs that will shock all those around us.

In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

  1. Servant Hearts within the Family.

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many – Mark 10:45.

Loving God, as a family, we ask that you shape our hearts with humility and the spirit of service. Teach us to emulate Christ’s example of selflessness.

We also pray that You help us prioritize the needs of one another before ours. May our actions always be guided by love and compassion.

Strengthen our willingness to serve one another joyfully so that an environment of care and support will be created.

In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

  1. Fostering Creativity and Talents.

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms – 1 Peter 4:10.

Wonderful God, we thank You for the unique talents and creativity You have bestowed upon each member of our beloved family. We pray that You ignite a passion for using these gifts to honor You.

Assist us in exploring and developing our talents, so we can use them to glorify Your name. May our creative expressions always reflect Your beauty and truth.

May it also inspire us to use our gifts to positively impact the world around us.

In Jesus’ name, we pray, family. Amen.

  1. Protection from Online Dangers.

Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips – Psalm 141:3.

Mighty Protection, we seek Your protection in the digital realm. Shield every member of our family from online dangers and harmful content.

Help us establish healthy online habits and always assist us in discerning what is beneficial and uplifting. Equip us to navigate the virtual world with wisdom, discernment, and the truth of Your Word.

Finally, the Lord guides our interactions online with Your light and truth so we can avoid pitfalls that may harm us.

In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

  1. Success in Career and Ministry.

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans – Proverbs 16:3.

Faithful God, please bless every family member’s career and ministry. Grant each of us success and fulfillment as we seek to glorify You in our work.

May our efforts always align with Your purpose and impact the lives of others positively. Open doors of opportunity and empower us to make a difference.

As we use our skills for Your kingdom,  may we experience all-around divine favor and blessings.

In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

  1. Humble Hearts in Times of Success.

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time – 1 Peter 5:6.

Awesome God, this day, we pray that You guide our hearts in times of success and achievement. Also, keep us grounded and constantly remind us that every good thing comes from You.

Guard us against pride and arrogance by always helping us acknowledge Your role in our accomplishments. May our successes be opportunities to magnify Your name and bless others.

Above all, we request that You teach us to use our achievements to serve and uplift one another.

In Jesus’ Mighty Name, Amen.

  1. Courage to Share Faith.

So do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord – 2 Timothy 1:8.

Loving Savior, as a family, we ask for the boldness to share our faith within and beyond our family. Help us overcome fear and embrace opportunities to proclaim Your love.

Equip us to share the Gospel with conviction, both in words and actions. May our lives always reflect Your light and draw others to Your saving grace.

Above all, we ask that You continue to strengthen our resolve to boldly share our faith, which is the message of hope and redemption.

In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.

  1. Breaking Addiction Chains.

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free – Galatians 5:1.

Mighty Deliverer, we pray this day, earnestly seeking freedom from any form of addiction that has entangled any of our family members. Break the chains binding any of us and grant us victory over destructive habits.

Empower us to lean on Your strength in times of struggle. Let Your healing power move and replace every unholy addiction with restoration and wholeness.

As we surrender our struggles to You, lead us on a path of lasting transformation. In Jesus’ Mighty name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Nurturing a Heart of Forgiveness.

Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you – Colossians 3:13.

Merciful Savior, we pray for individuals in our family who have a hard time letting go of issues. We ask that You give each of them a heart of forgiveness.

Grant us the ability to let go of grudges and extend grace to one another. Help us follow Your example of limitless forgiveness. May our willingness to forgive bring reconciliation and unity among us.

Most importantly, we pray that You teach us to release hurts. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Protection from Envy and Comparison.

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have – Hebrews 13:5.

Almighty and Everlasting God shields our family from the grip of envy and comparison. Guard our hearts against feelings of inadequacy and discontent.

Fill us with gratitude for the blessings and many benefits You load us with daily. We pray that You also teach us to celebrate one another’s successes without comparison.

This and more, we pray in Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Abundant Grace in Parenting.

But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness – 2 Corinthians 12:9.

Faithful God, shower Your abundant grace upon us as parents. Give us wisdom, patience, and discernment as we raise our children. Fill our homes with love and gentleness.

As we navigate the challenges of parenthood, remind us that Your grace is our constant source of strength. May our children experience Your love through our actions and teachings.

Above all, we pray for the wisdom to mold their hearts according to Your will.

Thank You for the outpouring of Your grace in our parenting journey. Amen.

  1. Harmony with In-Laws and Extended Family.

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace – Ephesians 4:3.

Dear God, thank You for our in-laws and extended family members. Guide us as we nurture harmonious relationships built on love and respect.

Help us to navigate our differences with grace and understanding. May our interactions always be marked by patience, humility, and genuine care and strengthen our bonds.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Spiritual Discernment against Deception.

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God – 1 John 4:1.

Omniscient God, bless every member of our family with the gift of spiritual discernment to identify and resist the enemy’s deceptions. Equip us with wisdom to discern between truth and falsehood.

Help us to always recognize deceptive influences; may Your Word continue to be our foundation and the Holy Spirit our guide. Above all, strengthen our ability to discern Your voice so we can walk in alignment with Your truth.

In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Healing for Physical Ailments.

Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise – Jeremiah 17:14.

Divine Healer, we commit family members battling physical ailments to You. Bring healing and restoration to their mortal bodies.

Comfort those suffering one pain or the other and grant them strength to endure until Your healing touch brings relief and renewal.

We also ask that You guide them to skilled medical professionals who will provide effective treatments to aid in their recovery and complete physical healing.

This we pray in Jesus’ Mighty name. Amen.

  1. Boldness in Sharing God’s Word.

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

Mighty God, as a family, we ask that You fill each of us with the boldness to share Your Word fearlessly. Empower us to proclaim Your truth with clarity and conviction.

Strengthen our voices as we spread the Gospel within our family and beyond. May Your word that proceeds from our lips draw others closer to You and inspire faith in them.

Lastly, let our lives be living testimonies of Your grace and transformation to those we minister to. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Restoration of Broken Dreams.

I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm – Joel 2:25.

Divine Restorer, we present our broken dreams before You, asking that You breathe new life into shattered aspirations and dreams.

Heal our disappointments and redirect us toward Your divine plan and purpose for us. Thank You for the restoration of dreams and hope in the lives of members of our family.

In Jesus’ powerful name, we pray. Amen.

  1. Strengthening of Family Bonds.

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity – Proverbs 17:17.

Omnipotent God, strengthen our family’s bonds of love, trust, and unity.

Help us weather storms together, so we can grow closer even in times of challenge. Give us the grace to cherish one another’s presence and support.

Also, make our family’s relationships unbreakable as we learn to prioritize quality time and intentional communication. Most importantly, we pray for unshakable family relationships rooted in love.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Gratefulness for God’s Faithfulness.

The Lord is faithful to all his promises and loving toward all he has made – Psalm 145:13.

Faithful God, thank You for Your faithfulness over our lives, especially Your faithful presence in our family. We acknowledge Your hand in every aspect of our lives.

Cause our hearts to always overflow with thanksgiving for Your goodness and mercy. As we look back on answered prayers and blessings received, may we be even more grateful to You.

In Jesus’ name, we offer our heartfelt thanks. Amen.


As you offer these 40 prayer points for the family to foster their unity, love, and protection, remember consistency in daily prayer also imparts strong marriages, wise parenting, financial stability, and spiritual growth.

By incorporating these prayer points into your daily practice, you will be inviting the Lord into every facet of your family journey. Don’t miss the chance to experience the awesome power of prayer firsthand.

Begin today, earnestly seeking His blessings, and watch as He molds your family members. Share your insights and additional prayer points in the comments below as we continue to grow together in faith.

Let the blessings of these 40 Prayer Points for Family enrich your home and relationships.

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