lords prayer words - traditional and contemporary prayers

Prayer for Buying a House

Gathered together on this page are several prayers and blessings for those who are currently in the process of moving home, with a short prayer for buying a new house, an uplifting prayer for home ownership for those who are renting, and the famous "Prayer of Jabez" for success and blessings. May you know God's guidance and direction as you pray and come before Him now.

Prayer for buying a house

(a prayer to find the right house & successfully buy it)

Heavenly Father,

Thank you for your love, for your guidance and for your protection. We ask that you might bless every aspect of our hopes to buy a new home. Lord please lead us as we search for the right house, cover the negotiations and financial decisions we make and keep our hearts filled with hope and vision.


(a prayer for guidance from www.lords-prayer-words.com)

A prayer for Success

(The famous "Prayer of Jabez" recorded in 1 Chronicles)
the prayer of jabez

How to Bless Your New Home

Three great ways of blessing your new home, including tips on how to hold a house blessing gathering:-

Prayer for home ownership

(a prayer for those who are renting and want to own their own house)

Dear Lord,

We long for a home that will become a shelter for refreshment and peace.
We hope for a dwelling that blesses our family, welcomes our friends and neighbours in need.
We search for a building that gives us new space, that provides adventure and change.
We trust that you’ll guide us and lead us to find the right place for this new chapter in our lives.

In the glorious name of Jesus we pray.


(a prayer for home success from www.lords-prayer-words.com)

The Serenity Prayer

The words to the Serenity Prayer

click here to read inspiring prayers and ideas for house blessings.

Prayer for Guidance

A beautiful request to God for direction and inspiration, accompanied by beautiful images of nature:-

Go where your best prayers take you.

Frederick Buechner (American writer and theologian)

Irish House Blessing

God Bless the Corners of this House
and be the Lintel Blessed
And Bless the Hearth
And Bless the Board
And Bless Each Place of Rest
Bless Each Door That Opens Wide To Strangers and to Kin
And Bless Each Crystal Windowpane
that lets the Sunshine In
And Bless the Rooftree Overhead
And Every Sturdy Wall
The Peace of Man
The Peace of God
The Peace of Love to All