13 House Blessing Prayers to Protect and Cleanse Your Home
Moving into a new apartment is good news. Everyone wants to own their house at one point or the other. However, when you move into a new house, there is a need to bless the house. Blessing your house is a powerful method of ensuring that good luck and prosperity are attracted to your house.
In addition to this, the house blessing also protects you from negative energy and evil spirits.
There are different ways to protect your house from evil. The best and simplest method is through prayers. The prayer for house blessing and protection is the best way to ensure a good and conducive spiritual atmosphere in your new home.
Blessing our home is trusting God to watch over our household in mercy and grace, to protect us from bodily and spiritual harm. As Jesus instructed His disciples to bless the houses of those they entered, "When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house.’" (Luke 10:5)
Here are 13 prayers to bless your home with protection, love, and peace.
1. Prayer for Protection of Your Home
Dear God, I thank You for this home. I pray that You would come and protect this home against the attack of the enemies. I pray against any evil that tries to enter this home, and the strength to overcome temptation. I pray we will leave no opportunity for the devil to enter, instead fill this house with Your presence Lord and that our family would instead grow in You, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
2. Short House Blessing Prayer
With all my strength I ask God Our Lord to help me, at this precise moment, at this precise time, and right now! I ask that God our Lord enter this house, enter this home where I live, and bless this house from top to bottom and from bottom to top. God Our Lord, take away from this house of mine all negativity, all bad energy, and all bad things. Don’t let anything bad enter my house, now and forever. In Jesus' name, Amen.
3. Traditional House Blessing Prayer
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages.
O God our Savior, the True Light, Who was baptized in the Jordan by the Prophet John, and Who did deign to enter under the roof-tree of Zacchaeus, bringing salvation unto him and unto his house: do You, the same Lord, keep safe also from harm those who dwell herein; grant to them Your blessing, purification and bodily health, and all their petitions that are unto salvation and Life everlasting; for blessed are You, as also Your Father Who is from everlasting, and Your All; Holy, Good and Life; creating Spirit, both now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Grant, O Lord, a prosperous and peaceful life, health and salvation, and the furtherance of all good things to all Your servants (Names) who dwell herein, and preserve them for many years. Amen.
4. Prayer for Protection and Blessing Home and Family
Heavenly Father, I trust You and all Your powers, because I know You are very powerful. That’s why I pray to You because I know You can help me bless my home, my family, and my whole life. Heavenly Father, I am praying this prayer to You because I need Your help and Your protection. I need Your help to remove all evil in this house and I need Your protection to protect me and my family from all the evil that may exist in this house. Please Heavenly Father, help us and protect us. In Jesus' name, Amen.
5. Blessing Prayer of Home with Children
God, We thank You for this wonderful home You have blessed us with! I pray for each of my kids, Lord, that they will be blessed with many memories to cherish as they grow older. I have so many wonderful memories of my childhood and I pray the same will be said for my kids. Help me, Lord, to be the best mom/dad that I can be for them all. Help me to be the best husband/wife that I can to show my kids and my spouse that they mean so much to me! I am excited for the future in this home and I pray for Your blessing to continue in it throughout the years. In Jesus' name, Amen.
6. Simple House Blessing Prayer
My God, bless this house and let no evil enter. Keep away the bad things, come with us to stay. My soul belongs to You, only to You I can surrender it. I promise, from the bottom of my soul, only by Your law to guide me I think of You all the time, You are above everything, because of the love You have for me, I live in this world.In Jesus' name, I pray, Amen.
7. Prayer to Love Our Home
Dear Lord, sometimes I lose perspective when viewing the gifts right in front of me. I start to believe my dream house must be somewhere else, because it certainly couldn’t be right here in this mess. Help me refocus my heart and find contentment right here, in this place You so graciously provided for me. Help me honor You through learning to take care of the home I have and showing love to the people who enter through my door. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
8. Early Christian House Blessing Prayer
Lord, send down Your mercy and Your blessing upon us here and upon this house. May Your angel of mercy watch over it and keep all who live here safe from anything that is evil. May he guide us into the fulfillment of Your holy will, teaching us to observe what Christ has taught us. O Lord, grant us health and length of days, giving us from Your generous hand all that we need to live well and wisely. Save all those who are in want or trouble of any kind. May this house be known as a place of joy and mercy, where the kindness of Christ becomes real for all who live here and who visit. Be merciful to us, Lord, for You are a merciful God, who loves mankind, and to You we ascribe glory: to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.
9. Prayer For God's Presence in Our Home
Dear God, I want to build my life on the unchanging reality of Your love, so that no matter where I go, I will always feel at home. Thank You that You are always with me. Teach me how to live in You. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
10. Blessing Prayer for Your Family
Dear God, I thank You for my family, I pray that throughout this home we will be able to feel Your presence. I pray for each of my family members that You would bless them and protect them as they go about their day and help point their eyes towards You, In Jesus' name, Amen.
11. Blessing Prayer of a New House
O heavenly Father, Almighty God, we humbly beseech Thee to bless and sanctify this house and all who dwell therein and everything else in it, and do Thou vouchsafe to fill it with all good things; grant to them, O Lord, the abundance of heavenly blessings and from the richness of the earth every substance necessary for life, and finally direct their desires to the fruits of Thy mercy. At our entrance, therefore, deign to bless and sanctify this house as Thou didst deign to bless the house of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob; and may the angels of Thy light, dwelling within the walk of this house, protect it and those who dwell therein. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
12. Prayer for Protection of Our Home and Family
Father God, I pray for protection around our home and those who live in it. Thank You for the gift of my family and this house. Lord, keep evil far from us and protect us from harm. Give us wisdom and discernment for the influences we allow in our home. Protect our minds, bodies, and souls. Fill us and our home with the power of the Holy Spirit. May we grow strong and mighty in Your as we grow within this house and may those who enter know that you are present. Amen.
13. Prayer for God's Blessing on Our Home
Holy God, we come before You seeking Your glory and purpose in our home. May we be known for our praise and worship of You within the walls of our house. Purify our hearts, our minds, and our home to reflect Your holiness. Renew us, protect us, and bless this house as we strive to know and serve You better as we come and go. Amen.