Heavenly Father, I thank You for my family and bless You that You placed me in this home. Thank You for the parents You gave me and the friends and family that You have placed in my life. Help us to draw ever closer to each other in the bond of love and fellowship, and may You become the central focus of our home, our hearts and our family more and more with every passing day. And I pray that the influence of Your love and grace in our lives, will reach out to all with whom we have to do.
May our hearts be united in love for You and may there be Christian harmony, one with the other. Help us to develop more and more a biblical perspective in our home, serving and being served, loving and being loved and looking to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, the unseen guest at every meal and the silent visitor to every conversation.
Help us to be ‘real’ in our conversation and honest in our hopes and fears, and help us to listen to each other with genuine interest and encouragement. Develop in us the same mind that was in Christ Jesus, and may we learn to live in godly harmony together, not being selfish or self-important but gracious, courteous and thinking of the needs of others before our own, and Lord, may Jesus be welcome into our home every moment of the day. In Jesus' name we pray,