A Prayer Before Meals

Heavenly Father,

We come before You with grateful hearts, giving thanks for this meal and the many blessings You have bestowed upon us. We acknowledge that without Your grace and provision, we have nothing.

We humbly ask that You bless this food and those who have prepared it. May it nourish our bodies and give us strength to serve You.

We also lift up in prayer those who are less fortunate and in need of a meal. We ask for Your love and provision to be upon them.

We give You all honor, glory, and praise, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Suggested Bible Readings

1 Thessalonians 5:18 ESV

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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Psalm 103:2 ESV

Bless the Lord, O my soul,
    and forget not all his benefits,

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Philippians 4:19 ESV

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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Colossians 3:17 ESV

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

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