Whether you are moving into a new home or asking for a fresh start in your current home this house blessing prayer will bless you and your home as you seek peace and love for generations to come. Blessing house is a children s crisis care center caring for children birth through 12 whose parents or caregivers are facing a crisis or emergency or who are experiencing a high level of stress that might put their children at risk of abuse or neglect.
In christianity house blessing is an ancient tradition that can be found in roman catholicism orthodox christianity and some branches of protestantism in roman catholicism lutheranism anglicanism methodism and orthodoxy they are usually performed by a pastor who may sprinkle holy water depending on denominational tradition as he walks through every room of the house accompanied by.
House blessing. The following house blessing prayers can help you ask for god s love wisdom and compassion in your new home. A house blessing bless this house o lord we pray make it safe by night and day bless these walls so firm and stout keep want and trouble out bless the roof and chimney tall let thy peace lie over all bless the door that it may prove ever open to joy and love bless these windows shining bright. Many religions have some form of house blessing that is a part of their regular practices or traditions.
House blessing parties this is a great way to bless your new home and announce that the kingdom of god is here. A house blessing also referred to as house healing or house cleansing is a ritual performed by a religious leader with the intention of protecting those who live in the house from hardships and trouble. If you would prefer to have your house blessed by an ordained priest invite him to your house to perform the blessing and he will be happy to oblige.
The blessing may be performed by an ordained priest or pastor or by the owner of the house themselves. Do the house blessing when you move into a new home at epiphany after a tragic loss when someone new moves in when a new baby arrives or when you are moving out. Here are the top seven bible verses for blessing a new home.
The following house blessing prayers are perfect for blessing your home. Consider creating an evening with food and drink and then invite your guests to move through your home as a whole group or if there are too many in small prayer groups and pray in each room. Normally the priest will walk from room to room sprinkling each with holy water.
If you have a friend or loved one who just moved into a new house you can also use some of these prayers in your messages or house warming cards. Let understanding and wisdom be the foundation. A house blessing is a confession of faith and a prayer for god s blessing guidance and protection for the members of your family.
Luke 10 5 whatever house you enter first say peace be to this house.