Thursday, October 28, 2021
Home Prayer of the Day A Blessing Prayer for Newborn Babies

A Blessing Prayer for Newborn Babies

Thank you, Lord, for this new life you've given us!

Without a doubt, newborn babies are a blessing from God. They are the ones who bring joy to every family, breathe new life into every relationship, and prove the miracles of life that were gifted to us by God Himself.

Newborn babies are perhaps the sweetest and most awe-inspiring beings in every person’s life— especially their parents. And as guardians of this very fragile yet lovable gift from God, parents have the responsibility to ensure that their children get to live their lives with ample love, faith, and joy. (Read: An Expert’s Tip to Instilling Faith in Young Children)

Today, let us seek God’s blessing, guidance, and protection in raising newborn babies in a loving environment and nurturing their faith. May every parent and guardian find strength and joy in raising their baby to be a good human being who lives by the Word of God.

A Blessing Prayer for Newborn Babies

Lord, thank you for this precious blessing! There seems to be no greater physical gift than this sweet bundle of joy, sent straight from You. Their perfect little fingers and toes, the way they smell like heaven, the love that bubbles up – unmatched in its depth. It’s a wonderful kind of overwhelmed.

Please bless this baby, Lord. Place a shield of protection around their little body and guard them as they grow. Keep them safe and healthy, Lord. Help this dear one to know they are deeply and wholly and forever loved – first by You, and then by so many of us. Bless this baby, Lord, and bless their parents. Help them adjust to their new normal as they welcome a whole new person into their lives, hearts, and home. Give them even one whole night of sleep, and give them strength and energy when the nights are short. Blanket their home in peace, grace, and love.

Thank you Lord, for this new life. We praise and thank You for Your good and perfect creation. Amen.

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