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mealtime gracePrompts to Help You Pray

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Grace before mealtimes is one of the best opportunities for praying together as a family. Saying grace also brings us back to the center of prayer: thankfulness to God for what He gives us, even when we don’t remember to ask Him! This grace would be especially nice for a family meal together, as it reminds us to think of others and give as well as receive with thanks.


Dear Lord, please bless this food to our use,
And us to Thy service,
And make us ever mindful of the needs of others.
And for what we are about to receive,
May the Lord make us truly thankful.
In Jesus’ Name we pray,


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