God set aside the clergymen to hold the ark of the covenant, to face earlier than Him to minister to Him, and to bless the individuals in His title (Deuteronomy 10:eight).
The perpetual project of the clergymen was to uphold the phrase and presence of God, worship Him and pray to Him, and bless His individuals (Jeremiah 33:18).
Below the brand new covenant, we’re a royal priesthood by the blood of Jesus (1 Peter 2:5,9; Revelations 1:5b-6) with the identical cost of continuous worship, prayer, and blessings. (1 Thessalonians 5:17, Hebrews 13:15).
Pray for your loved ones every night. You would possibly begin with this prayer on your family.
Father, I bow earlier than You to worship and adore You. You’re all-loving, all-wise, and omnipotent. You’re worthy of all honor, reward, and glory. I come to You in Jesus’ title and by the sacrifice of His atoning blood which covers our sins at the present time. I confess my sins of ______________. I repent and ask Your forgiveness. You’re trustworthy and simply to forgive me of sin and cleanse me of all unrighteousness. Thank You for Your mercy. I’m clothed within the righteousness of the Lamb of God and anointed with the oil of Your Spirit. You’ve blessed me with each covenant blessing in Christ Jesus.
In Your delegated authority on this dwelling, I current our household to You. Thank You for the safety of the blood of Jesus overlaying us, our property, our possessions, and every little thing in our private and non secular jurisdiction. Put the cross of Jesus between us and the schemes of the enemy to steal, kill, and destroy. You’ve clothed us within the full armor of the Lord Jesus to face up to all of the flaming missiles of the enemy. The blood of Jesus is between my household and all evil footholds of the enemy, which we could have invited by ignorance or disobedience. Break the facility of any soulish prayers not in Your excellent will that we’ve got prayed or which have been prayed about us. Captain of the Lord’s hosts, command any encroachment of the evil one to go away this dwelling. Ship mighty angels to encompass us, dismiss all enemy assignments, and defend us from hurt (Psalm 91). As for me and my home, we are going to serve the Lord.
You’re in sovereign management. Do what is finest for every of us and that which is able to carry Jesus essentially the most glory. Fill our family with Your Spirit, in order that sin has no dominion right here. Minister to us Your love, pleasure, peace, persistence, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. You’re our rear guard all through the evening (Isaiah 52:12, 58:eight). Bless us with refreshing and renewing sleep to awake to a brand new day of Your plans for us. Might we develop in trusting You with all our hearts, leaning not on our personal understanding, and acknowledging You in all our methods. Go earlier than us to point out us the way in which we should always go, and make our paths straight
Thank You for the peace of mind of Your covenant of faithfulness to us. Draw us nearer to You, give us a ardour for Jesus, and allow us by Your grace to satisfy Your highest functions. Equip us to face agency and brave in all Your will. Thank You for the suitable and privilege of defending my household by this prayer supplied in Jesus’ title. Amen.