12 Prayers To Show Thanks For Your Food

WE GIVE THANKS

 

Our Father in Heaven,

We give thanks for the pleasure

Of gathering together for this occasion.

We give thanks for this food

Prepared by loving hands.

We give thanks for life,

The freedom to enjoy it all

And all other blessings.

As we partake of this food,

We pray for health and strength

To carry on and try to live as You would have us.

This we ask in the name of Christ,

Our Heavenly Father.

By Harry Jewell

 

GARCIOUS LORD

 

Gracious Lord,

We thank you,

For the food

We are about to receive,

For the nourishment

Of our bodies,

For Christ sake,

Amen. 

BIBLE SCRIPTURE

 "Give us this day our daily bread."  - Matthew 6:11

BLESS THIS FOOD

 

Heavenly Father,

We give thanks for all the provisons you have given us,

Bless this food,

And Bless our friends,

And family,

Who've come to dine with us today.

Amen.

WE THANK YOU

 

Dear Lord,

We have gathered together

to share

Good times,

Good conversation,

Good friends

Good food,

Which we thank you for all.

Amen.

THANK YOU


You are Mighty Lord,

And All Providing,

We thank you for this food you have given,

For nourishment

And delight,

We ask a special Blessing,

To those who have prepared this meal,

With Love and care.

Tonight.

Amen.


GOD THE PROVIDER

 

Our Father,

Who art in Heaven,

God,

From the beginning of time,

You have been our provider.

"The people asked, and he brought quails, and satisfied them with the bread of heaven" Psalm 105:40

As such, we give you the most high praise for these bountiful blessings,

To nourish our bodies and our minds.

Amen

D. Alsup

WE RECEIVE

 

Our Father who art in heaven,

This food of Thine,

You have given us,

We humbly receive.

Thank You Lord

Amen

A PRAYER


Merciful Father in Heaven,

We praise Your Holy Name,

We Thank You for the food,

Which we are about to partake.

We ask You to fill ,

Each morsel,

With goodness for our

Minds, bodies and souls.

Amen.

NEVER A HUNGRY DAY

 

Our Father

We thank you,

For never a hungry day.

Give continueous special blessings to those who lovingly prepared this meal

And may we all enjoy it,

Always remembering where our blessings come from.

Amen

D. Alsup

 

The Less Fortunate

 

Dear Lord,

Thank You for this meal.

There are so many people who are hungry across the world,

But we are so blessed to be able to eat when we want

And to be able to chose what we want to eat.

Let us not forget how fortunate we are

And let us not forget the less fortunate.

Amen

D.Alsup 

 

BIBLE SCRIPTURE

"When you have eaten and you are full, then you shall bless the Lord your God for the good land which he has given you. Deuteronomy 8:11

Grace Before Meat

Bless, O Lord, these thy gifts to our use and us to thy loving service, for Christ's sake.

(And Last but not Least)

For these and all his mercies God's holy Name be praised.

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Comments 61 comments

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Everyday_mom 6 years ago

Its Beautiful. Thank you for sharing it with us. The prayes are simple enough even for a child to memorize. Which is Great !


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BIGCSSHOP 6 years ago Author

Everyday_mom,

Thanks so much for visiting our hub. I'm so glad you enjoyed the prayers. My siblings and I use to recite a few of these prayers when we were children around our dinner table and at church.


loriamoore 6 years ago

What about the old, "God is Great, God is Good, Thank you Lord, for our Food." :-)


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BIGCSSHOP 6 years ago Author

Thanks loriamoore,

Wow! I forgot about that one.


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kaja_mel 6 years ago from Saraland, AL

I love this collection. I intend to use it.


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BIGCSSHOP 6 years ago Author

Thanks so much kaja_mel,

I'm so glad you liked the prayers so much you will be using them. Thanks again!


jovelovely antonino sacare 5 years ago

yah we really give thanks to our heavenly loving father


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BIGCSSHOP 5 years ago Author

Thanks jovelovely antonio sacare for visiting and sharing those powerful words.


mary 5 years ago

Great Thankful prayers! Thank U for taking your time and effort for us to enjoy and perhaps utilize.


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BIGCSSHOP 5 years ago Author

mary, Thank U so much for visiting. I'm glad you enjoyed the prayers. I enjoyed sharing them. Come back soon.


kringbarcelona 4 years ago

it's beautiful web site to guide us in how to give thanks prayerfully .for our blessings and foods.


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Thank you kringbarcelona for taking the time to leave a comment. Please feel free to share these prayers with your friends and family.


Anja 4 years ago

Great prayers! thanks for sharing them.

Love in Christ

Anja


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Hi Anja, Thanks so much for visiting. Enjoy the Holiday season. Love in Christ


Emelia Thuputlela 4 years ago

Thanks very much for this prayers,i used to struggle to thank and bless the food i receive from our father.Thank you and God bless you


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Hello Emelia Thuputlela, We appreciate you taking the time out to leave a comment, and we are so glad that the prayers we shared are of help to you.


hello 4 years ago

i like it very much:).


Amber 4 years ago

DeAr our loving loyal and holy father thy thank you for all our food I know other people struggle for food but I'm glad I'm not one of them amen


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Hi, hello, glad you liked our hub. Amber, Thank you so much for sharing this prayer with us. It's beautiful.


lisa 4 years ago

Thanks for the great prayers, I am going to combine a few lines from each of them when I bless my food.


vickie 4 years ago

Thanks so much for the prayers, these are great!


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Hello lisa and vickie,I am so glad you both stopped by and enjoyed our hub. I thank God for both of you and pray that he will bless you both with riches overflowing Always!


kermit 4 years ago

It was very helpfulthank you very much and god bless


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Hi kermit, thanks for visiting, I'm so thankful our prayers were of help to you! Have an awesome New Year!


Joel 4 years ago

I was asked to pray for the food this afternoon in my friend's birthday celebration. And my wife was impressed with my prayer - I used the first one :-)

Thanks for sharing...


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Joel, Thank you sooooo much for using one of our prayers. It's a blessing to us and encourages us to continue to share more. God Bless You!


Ani joy 4 years ago

Thank you. i love this collection


Mays Landing, New Jersey 4 years ago

Thank you for the posting of the many prayers. It is most helpful to me as I prepare to do a public blessing of the food at an event.


Rose 4 years ago

Thank u so very much for the prayers.


Larry Yani Thegreat 4 years ago

hey thanks a lot 4 the list...


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BIGCSSHOP 4 years ago Author

Thanks so much Larry Yani Thegreat, Rose, Mays Landing, NewJersey, jorge nardo, Ani joy, and all who took time to share a comment. May God Bless all of you richly in every way!!


jc dahang 3 years ago

good!!!!!!!!!


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BIGCSSHOP 3 years ago Author

jc dahang, thanks!!!!!!!!!


mitchoie_91@yahoo.com 3 years ago

thank you so much for the prayers. It is very usable for our everyday life.


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BIGCSSHOP 3 years ago Author

you are very welcome. thanks for stopping by and leaving your comment.


Edna 3 years ago

You have no idea how frustrated I am. I am about to get married and I only know one prayer which my mom taught me when I was little. Thanks a lot!!!!! This is wonderful. God bless.


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BIGCSSHOP 3 years ago Author

Congrats on your wedding! Glad our prayers could help.


PattyLin Caudill 3 years ago

God is great, and God is good, And we thank him for our food; By his hand we all are fed; Give us, Lord, our daily bread.


martha 3 years ago

HI,

IT'S AN AWESOME AND AMAZING PRAYERS !!!!!

HE IS MORE THAN ENOUGH FOR US.OUR GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME. AMEN !!


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BIGCSSHOP 2 years ago Author

Hi PattyLin Caudill and martha, I thank you both so very much for leaving great words to share with others! God Bless you both!


Renee 2 years ago

I really love these prayers they are very very good and easy to remember thank you very much have a bless day


lynette 2 years ago

thank you for such wonderful words of thanks


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BIGCSSHOP 2 years ago Author

hi Renee and lynette, Thank you both so much for taking time out of your day to give kudos. God Bless you both. Have an outstanding New Year!


Ishwar 2 years ago

Thank you so much for the prayers


Angie QC 2 years ago

Thank you for these heartfelt prayer suggestions. As my children are getting older, I am teaching them to expand their prayers beyond the "God is Good, God is Great" prayer! Again, thank you!


daphne 2 years ago

This prayers will help me a gr8 deal...thnks A lot:-)


Adrian 23 months ago

I give thanks to our Father with my family with the following prayer:

Precious Father, Dad, we thank you for the delicious food you have provided today and always will. Bless the hands that prepared them and thanks for being present with us as we partake of the food and drink and in declaring that we belong to you. In jesus name we ask.


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BIGCSSHOP 23 months ago Author

God bless you, Ishwar, Angie QC, daphine and Adrian. Thank you all so much for your comments and Adrian, thank you for your prayer.


Frale15 19 months ago

Thank you for these prayers.. ☺


Leno 17 months ago

Thank you forthese blesing. I ted to say the same blessing. Now I am able o expand the words of blessing my food and teaching my kids as well.


123godprayer 17 months ago

nice!


Luckson 16 months ago

I just wants to say thank for the blessings which you have shared with us, may our Heavenly Father Bless you. I will teach these to my kids. Thank you


riza 16 months ago

Thanks a lot sa prayer it help me much


naledi 16 months ago

Tnx for the prayer I ws ask to prayer b4 meal I use 1 of ur collection


tina 16 months ago

Me,too...i'so grateful for sharing...My famly and i do recite d grace every before meals.THank u so much?


Misganaw 15 months ago

Thank you & God bless you for sharing with us those prayers. Love you in Christ!


daman 15 months ago

Thank you for those wonderful prayers...it is so helpful and I like it.May God bless you always and forever for sharing it wit us..


daman 15 months ago

Thank you for those wonderful prayers...it is so helpful and I like it.May God bless you always and forever for sharing it wit us..


juanita shelby walker 14 months ago

Let's not ever for get our blessings ., and giving thanks for our meals is a start., so many hungry people., so many life's losted for lack of food.,


Fred 11 months ago

I enjoyed each prayer and all of them had a wonderful message.


Praise Ugwu 7 months ago

Awesome and helpful prayers. It is a sign of our submission to God and acknowledging that we belong to Him.

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