Food prayer is a free and fast way to get your food. All you have to do is end your previous fast before eating the prayer for food, then say the prayer for food. When you’re finished saying the prayer for food, immediately begin eating. This will also invoke a blessing from God and Jesus everytime you pray for food too, because you never know when food might not come your way and you could use some extra blessings. In this exposition you’ll learn about simple prayer before meal.
Prayers said at mealtimes, like before supper, are crucial talks with God. The act of sitting down to a meal provides an opportunity to pray, think about the day’s events, and express gratitude to God. In spite of our hardships, Paul urges us to “celebrate always, pray constantly, and give thanks to God.” To the saints in Thessalonica: (5:16-18; 1:1).
Prayer For Food Before Eating
Bless us, O God. Bless our food and our drink. Since you redeemed us so dearly and delivered us from evil, as you gave us a share in this food so may you give us a share in eternal life.
While some of us can afford to drink water whenever we like, others have to constantly fight off their own thirst and hunger. It’s important to pray God’s will over our lives and our food no matter where we land on the political spectrum. This is God’s plan for those of you who are in Christ Jesus. First Thessalonians 5:18b New Living Translation
It’s easy to make a big difference in our daily alignment of hearts by simply praying God’s blessing over our meals and dinner. Remember God’s goodness in your life as you enjoy meals, both big and small. It serves as a reminder that all good things must ultimately come from God, who is due all praise. You’ll also learn about mealtime prayers for families.
Simple Prayer Before Meal Catholic
Thank you for this food. Please bless our bodies and minds as we consume it. May the food nourish our bodies and give us the strength to serve others in your name. Amen
Thank you for this food before us. Thank you for the farmers who grow it, and the animals that provide it. Thank you also for the people who make this meal possible, from the cooks to the servers to those who wash the dishes. We are so grateful for all that has gone into this meal, and we pray that whatever else you have planned for us today will be just as delicious and fulfilling. Amen!
Thank you for the food on our plates and in our stomachs. We are grateful for the farmers and ranchers who work hard to provide us with nourishment, as well as the chefs who prepare it. We give you thanks for the gift of food, and we ask that you bless those who are unable to provide such a blessing themselves. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen!
Dear God, thank you for this food. May it be a blessing to us all. In Jesus’ name, amen.
Dear God, we are grateful for this meal. We ask that you bless it and make it nourishing for our bodies. May it also nourish our souls and minds, help us to grow in wisdom and understanding, and bring us closer to you. Amen.
Thank you for this food, which we are about to eat. We ask that it nourish us and keep us healthy, and that it be a blessing to those who have grown, harvested, cooked and served it. We pray that we may use this food wisely and with gratitude. Amen
Thank you for the food we are about to eat. We ask that you bless this meal and the people who prepared it. Thank you for the fruits of their labor, and please help us to use this meal to give thanks to you for all of your blessings.
We thank you for the food on this table. We ask that you bless it and make it a source of strength and nourishment to our bodies. We ask that you bless all those who have provided this meal, and especially the mother who prepared it with love. We pray for peace in our hearts and in the world around us. Amen.
Dear God, thank you for this food. It is yours, and it has nourished us in ways we cannot understand. We thank you for your provision and ask that you bless us with your love as we partake of this meal.
Bless our hands as they prepare the food and bless our mouths as we consume it. We pray that you would guide our hearts and minds as we eat, so that we may always remember not only the physical benefits of this meal but also the spiritual ones. In Jesus’ name, Amen
Dear God, thank you for this food. We are grateful for the opportunity to nourish our bodies with it. May it bring us joy and strength, and grant us the wisdom to make good choices. Amen
Simple Prayer Before Meal
God, we appreciate the harvest because it’s how we get our food every day.
Even if it only grows into a tiny seed, thank you for considering us.
We appreciate the variety of flavors, textures, colors, and smells you’ve bestowed upon us.
We are in awe of these miracles and grateful for these blessings.
Mealtime Prayers For Families
Every member of the family, no matter how old or young, can benefit from these prayers said before each meal. You should probably start with a short, simple, and perhaps even rhyming prayer when your children are very young. They may benefit from more introspective prayer practices as they mature, such as gratitude journals and a focus on God’s presence in the everyday.
1 Prayer at Mealtime: Blessings on the Food and Company
We give you thanks, Lord.
in appreciation for the meal that has been set before us,
all our companions here by our sides,
our mutual affection,
and your being here with us.
A Second Prayer for the Blessing of Food Before Each Meal
We thank You, Father, for the food You provide.
The satisfaction of our hunger and thirst is greatly appreciated.
Please pardon our blasé attitude toward such a simple pleasure, and use this food to strengthen our bodies as we move forward in Your will.
We ask that you fill us with your Spirit so that we may be productive for the advancement of Your Kingdom.
With God’s blessing, Amen.
Third Prayer at Meals: Praying for the Poor
Because so many people go hungry in this world;
Faith in a world where so many people live in terror;
As companions in a world where many travel alone;
Lord, we humbly thank you.