A Blessing for a Loved Child

I wrote this for our Prayer for Prodigals Community to help us respond to hard things with blessing.


May you rise when you fall and come out of the darkness into God’s light.

Micah 7:8,9

May you be built up, not torn down; planted, not uprooted.  May you return

to God with all your heart.

Jeremiah 24:6,7

May you hope in the future of God’s good plans for you.

Jeremiah 29:11

May you comprehend that it gives God joy to always do good to you.

Jeremiah 32:40

May you receive the new heart and new spirit God is giving you.

Ezekiel 36:26,27

May nothing of the world, the flesh or the devil satisfy you, but only God.

Psalm 90:14

May all the days and years of your life stolen by the evil one be restored.

Joel 2:25

May the comfort, peace and healing of God bring praise to your lips.

Isaiah 57:18,19

May you feel cords of lovingkindness as the Father bends down to feed you.

Hosea 11:4

May God pour out His Holy Spirit on you.

Joel 2:28

May you know that in Christ Jesus there is no condemnation.

Romans 8:1

May you be convinced that nothing can separate you from the love of God.

Romans :38,39

May the eyes of your heart be enlightened that you might know Him.

Ephesians 1:18

What about you?  Is there someone you need to bless?