Featured on this page are several inspiring blessings and prayers suitable for a baby blessing service or sending in a card or text message to the parents of the new child. There is an inspiring short prayer for a new baby boy or girl, a beautiful Irish blessing, and a traditional prayer used for blessing babies with. There is also a uplifting family prayer for parents to say which dedicates their new family to God.
(a short baby blessing from www.lords-prayer-words.com)
May the Lord bless you and keep you.
May the Lord make his face to shine upon you,
and be gracious to you.
May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you,
and give you peace.
For the Gift of a Child
Heavenly Father, you sent your own Son into this world. We thank you for the life of this child, N., entrusted to our care. Help us to remember that we are all your children, and so to love and nurture him, that he may attain to that full stature intended for him in your eternal kingdom; for the sake of your dear Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
(Source: "Thanksgivings for Family and Personal Life", 1979 Book of Common Prayer, Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA)
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I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
Isaiah 46:4 (NIV)
(a family prayer from www.lords-prayer-words.com)