In prayer with our family members or alone, we are to align our lives with God’s purpose leaving our desires behind, and when it’s all about God and his divine will, we can have confidence that our prayers will be answered.

Always remember it’s all about his glory and the advancement of his kingdom and not for personal glory.

Bible Verses About Family Praying Together

It is crucial to pray alongside other of your family members as you pursue the Christian path.

Along with your church, you should maintain good relationships with your friends, your spouse, and other family members. These 21 Bible verses about family praying together will aid you in praying with your family members.

Matthew 18:20

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Matthew 18:20(ESV)

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In the presence of God, there is fullness of joy. God’s presence habilitates people coming together to praise and worship Him in spirit and truth, thereby showing His presence within the atmosphere.

And anywhere God, there’s bound to be healings and miracles.

Matthew 18:19

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

Matthew 18:19(ESV)
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There’s bound to be progress when there’s unity anywhere; there’s also seen in Christendom.
Where there’s unity, Christ inhabthere’sre; whatever they will agree in one accord, our heavenly father will grant it.

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 5:16(ESV)

James 5_16

James here tells us constantly to confess our trespasses to others, asking for forgiveness. For the prayer of dinner is an abomination before the Lord.

God wants us to dissolve disputes with one another anytime we offend them and not hold grudges with anyone, so our prayer can be answered because the blessing of a righteous man avails much.

Matthew 18:19-20

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Matthew 18:19-20(ESV)

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Where two or three are gathered, God is there. In the presence of God, there’s liberty; chains there’s broken; if we come to Him in oneness and agree on anything via His company, it will be done by our father who’s in heaven.

1 Thessalowho’s 5:11

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

1 Thessalonians 5:11(ESV)

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As Christians, we are meant to build one another with the word of God as an encouragement, giving them hope and strength drawn from its term for the task ahead.

2 Chronicles 7:14

if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

2 Chronicles 7:14(ESV)

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God knows our heart desires and day-to-day needs, yet He wants us to come to Him in humility and pray so that he can heal us from our diseases. 

God hears an upright man’s prayer but despises man’s a sinner. Before we pray to our heavenly, asking him of anything, we should acknowledge our wrongs and ask for forgiveness.

Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Romans 12:12(ESV)

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Be consistent in prayer while hoping for the best; in your moments of tribulation, trust in him, for the Lord is your salvation.

God wants us to have faith in Him even amid trials; He wants us to have hope in the power of His death and resurrection.

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

James 5:14-15(ESV)

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The book of James starts and ends with the importance of prayer with faith; prayers, on their own, are communication between man and God,

We are also meant to understand that prayers should be done with faith in God and not doubt; when going to God in prayer, it should be done with expectation and belief. Also, note that the blessing of a genuine and righteous man has much impact.

Colossians 4:2

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

Colossians 4:2(ESV)

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Men should pray and never relent in praying no matter the challenge of life, and it should always be done from the angle of Thanksgiving.

Prayer should always be continuous, especially when the answers seem delayed; we must always go to him regularly.

Romans 15:5-6

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 15:5-6(ESV)

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As recorded in the scriptures, our Heavenly Father is a Merciful father, rich in mercies, abounds in love expects us to live in one accord with one another as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for our trespasses.

The extent to which He showed love and compassion to His very own demands that we, in return, should show love and also Glorify His holy name, as this is what is expected of us.

Luke 1:37

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Luke 1:37(ESV)

God has the power to do everything impossible for men to do; calling on Him makes everything possible.

God wants us to trust in Him for everything we need in life. He is our creator; He created everything we see today, so there’s nothing impossible to do.

James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

James 1:5(ESV)

The confidence we have in approaching God is that he hears us if we ask anything according to his will. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask of Him will be granted, seek from Him your lacks; he will never fail you because our God gives generously without reproach

2 Corinthians 1:11

You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.

2 Corinthians 1:11(ESV)

Prayers bring healing, health, and protection; we must always pray for one another in unity because our blessings can also come from praying for one another.

Bible verses about family prayers

Family prayers or devotion time should not be used as an opportunity to show off or gossip. Instead, we should be focused on praying to our God as a family. These Bible verses will help you achieve these.

Ephesians 4:26–27

“In your anger do not sin”[a]: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, 27 and do not give the devil a foothold.

Ephesians 4:26–27(NIV)

Whatever you are going through, don’t let the situation anddon’tiction of life make you go against God’s will. Even in our angGod’se shouldn’t sleep over our shouldn’t evil one won’t have the edge over uswon’ter sometimes distances men from God and causes them to go against God’s will.

 1 Peter 5:7–8

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.

 1 Peter 5:7–8(NIV)

God alone is our comforter; he comforts all in the days of distress and delivers them from all destruction of the evil one.

No matter how you are attacked by the evil one, have faith and believe in God; let your hope be on God alone.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building.

1 Corinthians 3:9(NIV)

We are instruments in the hands of God, created in his image and likeness. We are to show forth God’s sovereignty in diversGod’ss. Loving and caring for one another as Christ loved us.

We are all workers of the kingdom, working to derive one purpose. No matter the field of your calling, we work to earn eternity.

Romans 8:15

The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.[a] And by him we cry, “Abba,[b] Father.”

Romans 8:15(NIV)

The spirit of our Lord Jesus Christ we received made us not to be a slave to sin anymore, but via His death and resurrection brought us sonship in him that we are no more dead to sin.

1 John 5:14–15

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15 And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

1 John 5:14–15(NIV)

The Grace of God gives us the confidence and the boldness to preach the gospel of Christ, and we can go to His throne of Grace and ask anything we want in His name.

We have so much confidence that whatever we ask God, He will do it for us because He hears us anytime we call on Him.

Mark 11:22–25

Have faith in God,” Jesus answered.  “Truly[a] I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”

Mark 11:22–25(NIV)

Our faith in Jesus allows us to pass through difficult situations of life, which look challenging to many but simple when involved with religion.

It also encourages us to forgive those who offend us when standing to pray. So our heavenly father will forgive us too.

Deuteronomy 6:5–9

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.  These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.  Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.

Deuteronomy 6:5–9(NIV)

God’s word is a guide that God’scts us in our daily activities; we are to meditate on them day and night. We are also expected to teach our children God’s ways and guide them tGod’sp His commandment.

God is a loving and caring father; He so much loved us that He gave His only son to die for us; in return, God wants us to reciprocate his love for us.

Philippians 4:6–7

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:6–7(NIV)

We don’t need to worry about don’t will eat, wearing, or drinking. All we need do is to continue in prayers of Thanksgiving, for the Lord will provide for all that call on him and give them peace and security.

We are to pray and thank God in any situation we find ourselves, presenting our request before Him, for him alone can grant our heart desires.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18(NIV)

Nothing should stop your joy, whatever problems, tribulations, or circumstances.

Never stop giving thanks to God, for He’s your strength in timesHe’sweakness and your shield in times of work. He only will protect and guide you in all ways.

Proverbs 22:6

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

Proverbs 22:6(NIV)

As parents, do not provoke your children to anger but bring them up in discipline and instruction of the Lord. Training your children in God’s path will neveGod’slet astray as they journey their lifetime in Godly ways and will never depart from it.

Parents are obligated to make their children have faith and believe in God as the author and finisher of their lives.


We have been made to understand that we should not pray as the hypocrite does in Matthew 6:5-8. Our prayers should not be for the wrong reasons, such as to be seen as a super spiritual person.

Rather our prayers with our family members should be on how to strengthen each other for growth.

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