Praying together as a family is very important because it does some vital things in the home when families pray together. We shall consider just some few points on why we should be praying together as a family. Let’s see how praying together as a family will help your home.
- Praying together as a family brings God into your home.
Praying together as a family brings God into your home because the Bible says where two or more are gathered in His name, He’s is there with them.
Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the MIDST OF THEM.
When the the family pray together it brings God into your midst. God is where Jesus name is being mentioned. When you mention the name of Jesus in your home as you pray the Lord comes right there into your midst.
“The Lord is not far from homes that always pray together as a family”
- Praying together as a family brings answers to prayers.
Praying together as a family brings answers to your prayers especially when you agree on a particular thing in the family, God is moved to answer you.
Matthew 18:19 Again I say unto you, That if TWO OF YOU shall agree on earth as TOUCHING ANY THING that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.
There may be a need in the family that you’re trusting God to touch as you move to pray as a family the Lord will answer your prayers. Families must keep to the practice of praying together. When you agree over a thing the word of God says it shall be done by your Father which is in heaven. This we also see as the essence of praying together as a family.
“Homes that stand together in the place of prayers receive what they prayed for”
- Praying together as a family makes you keep peace in the family.
Praying together as a family will help keep peace in the home. Homes where they pray together brings about peace. This is because as they pray as one in the family they keep the unity of the spirit in great bond of peace.
Ephesians 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the UNITY OF THE SPIRIT IN THE BOND OF PEACE.
When family come together to pray as one in the unity of the spirit they keep the bond of peace in the home. Prayer is always a reflection of peace no matter what you’re going through. The Bible says when you pray the peace of God will keep your heart.
“If peace can keep the heart then it can keep the home”
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing BY PRAYER and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
4:7 And the PEACE OF GOD, which passeth all understanding, SHALL KEEP YOUR HEARTS AND MINDS THROUGH CHRIST JESUS.
“The absence of peace in the home is the absence of prayer in the home as a family, this is because prayer always reflect peace”
- Praying together as a family strengthens the home
Praying together as a family strengthens the home by building up your faith in God, making the heart enlarged to receive the word of God and this is how strength is been built within even in the lives of your children. When the word of God is been shared it strengthens the home even in the time of trouble, and increases strength to be able to overcome challenges.
Jude 1:20 But ye, beloved, BUILDING UP YOURSELVES on your most holy faith, PRAYING in the Holy Ghost,
When family pray together it builds the home up, it says building up yourself then prayer was mentioned. Prayer builds people especially when your family pray together in the Holy Ghost it increases the capacity of the home.
“Strength is being built when family prays together in the Holy Ghost”
Start praying together as a family today and see God turn your home around. Be blessed.