Praise to You, Lord
Christians in general long for a
deeper relationship with Jesus. They long for family relationships to
grow, also. Each takes place as we come to cooperate with opportunities
that provide inward growth.
Proclaiming Jesus as Lord,
(admitting Who He Is), and allowing Him to be Lord in my life, is just
such an opportunity.
Philippians 2: 10,11 tell us that every knee will bow and every
tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord---to the glory of GOD the
FATHER. We prepare for this through this Home Blessing event.
Set a date, invite others if you wish, and make plans for a party at the
Things you will need before beginning:
A special picture,
statue, Bible, or home-made banner (momento) to remind you of your Family
Consecration (to be used in the closing prayer).
Lighted Candle (Mother
Printed page for each
room. Spiritual leader (S) will use the full sheet except for the
prayer marked (M) which Mother will pray. (R) is a response for all.
The pages to print will follow.
Each family member needs
a copy of the Act of Consecration, hopefully ahead of the service so
each prays more meaningfully.
Very soft uplifting,
Other helpful remarks:
The Home Blessing is
best held in the evening when darkness is falling. It starts outside
the front door, inviting Jesus to be Lord over your home. (In case
of bad weather indoors is best.)
Arrange the printed sheets in the order of the arrangement of the
rooms. (Just one blessing will include sets of rooms, such as
several bedrooms, but sprinkling of holy water in each is
Following the blessing of each room the room should be lit. At the
close your home will be fully lighted, symbolic of the Light of
Christ having come to stay.
Very important is both an individual and
A family preparation:
Freedom from sin
Desire to obey our loving Father,
Ask or grant forgiveness, and
Sincerity about the Consecration.
(A family discussion may be helpful.)
The Spirit and the Bride
Let him who hears say,
Let him who is thirsty
Let him who desires
take the Water of Life
without price. Rev.22:17
“Repent and be baptized,
every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your
sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” Acts 2: 38
Jesus, I believe that you are God, sent by the Father to be my
Redeemer. I confess before you that I have sinned, and come before you
to be forgiven. I renounce all evil.
I invite you to make your home in my heart. Come Lord Jesus, come. Send
your Holy Spirit of love to possess me. Be Lord over me from now on.
Now click below to select the areas of your home to personalize your Home Blessing.
Kitchen, Pantry, Dining Room
Garage & Transportation
Garden, Fields, Cattle