Have you ever looked for a list of God’s promises for your home? All of us want peaceful homes, but sometimes that seems so far from our reality.
Not only does God want to bless your home, but he also has instructions on what you can do with your heart and actions to help bring peace to your house.
God wants to work with you, and he is for you. He partners with you in making your home into a godly place to raise your family and enjoy your life.
In the following Scriptures, note the promise God has for your home and what your heart condition and actions should be as you partner with him.
Regularly pray these promises over your home. Believe that God will cause them to come to pass!
List of God’s promises for your home
1. Psalm 91:9-10
If you make the Most High your dwelling—even the LORD, who is my refuge—then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent (Psalm 91:9-10, NIV).
Your heart: make God your inner dwelling place and refuge
God’s promise: you will be safe from harm, disaster will avoid your home
2. Psalm 112:1-3
Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who finds great delight in his commands. His children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, and his righteousness endures forever (Psalm 112:1-3, NIV).
Your heart and actions: praise, worship, fear the God, find your delight in God’s Word
God’s promise: your children will be mighty and blessed, wealth will be in your home, your righteousness will be a legacy that endures forever
3. Psalm 147:11-14
The LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion, for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you. He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat (Psalm 147:11-14, NIV).
Your heart and actions: fear the Lord, put your hope in God’s love, worship and praise the Lord
God’s promise: he will strengthen his protection over your home, bless the people who live in your home, give you satisfying food, grant peace between you and your neighbors (“Borders” represent safety and a boundary between you and a neighbor.)
4. Proverbs 1:22
But whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm”(Proverbs 1:22, NIV)
Your heart and actions: listen to God
God’s promise: you will live in safety and peace without fear
5. Proverbs 14:11
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish (Proverbs 14:11, NIV).
Your heart and actions: walk in integrity
God’s promise: God’s purposes for your home will succeed
6. Proverbs 15:25
The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow (Proverbs 15:25, KJV).
This is a promise for those who have lost a spouse—perhaps yourself, a neighbor, or a parent who lives alone
God’s promise: God will take responsibility to establish security for your property and good relationships with your neighbors (“Borders” represent security and a boundary between you and a neighbor.)
7. Proverbs 21:20
In the house of the wise are stores of choice food and oil, but a foolish man devours all he has (Proverbs 21:20, NIV).
Your heart and actions: conduct your relationships and business with wisdom
God’s promise: God will provide your home with plenty of good food and other things that bless your life
8. Isaiah 32:18
My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest (Isaiah 32:18, NIV).
Your heart: be a disciple of Jesus
God’s promise: your home will be secure, peaceful, restful, and undisturbed by the drama of the world
Which Scripture on this list of God’s promises jumps out at you? Which one will you start acting on and using to pray God’s Word?
Praying with you, Susan
“Jesus likes it when we share.” -Adelaide, age 3: Pass this along to everybody and their brother. OK, maybe not everybody’s brother, but you know . . . all of your friends would be nice.
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