20 Bible Verses To Bless The Building Of Your House
Having a new house gives you an endless list of things you must buy from furniture to cleaning supplies. As a Christian, I believe it is equally important to make it a home where God’s blessing and divine intervention is welcome. Here’s is a list of bible verses to bless the building of your house from ground up.
“God is the first object of our love: Its next office is, to bear the defects of others. And we should begin the practice of this amidst our own household.”
Every family needs a house to shelter us from the vastness of the sky. But the foundation of the family lies not only on the four corners of the wall but on the love and faith that each member shares. To make this foundation stronger and weather any storm, let God do the groundwork.
It is our ultimate goal to buy our own house. Married and renting for 11 years, and with our growing kids, we feel that God is faithful and will make our baskets full to make this dream come to life. As we go through this complicated process of buying a house, the top of our list is really to make it a home where God is in control so we can age according to his likeness.
So with that said, I am sharing my favorite list of bible verses to remind us of God’s abundance and faithfulness. This list is also perfect if you need bible verses to bless your house.
20 Bible Verses To Bless The Building Of Your House
3 By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established; 4 And by knowledge the rooms are filled With all precious and pleasant riches.
24 The Lord bless you and keep you; 25 the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; 26 the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.
Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.
A song of ascents by Solomon.
If the Lord does not build a house, then those who build it work in vain. If the Lord does not guard a city, then the watchman stands guard in vain.
2 It is vain for you to rise early, come home late, and work so hard for your food. Yes, he provides for those whom he loves even when they sleep.
3 The fruit of the womb is a reward. Yes, sons are a gift from the Lord;
4 Sons born during one’s youth are like arrows in a warrior’s hand.
5 How blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them. They will not be put to shame, when they confront enemies at the city gate.
But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.
For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.
24 Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.
1 Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord, who find great delight in his commands.
2 Their children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.
3 Wealth and riches are in their houses, and their righteousness endures forever.
A song of ascents
1 Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to him
2 You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours
3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.
4 Yes, this will be the blessing for the man who fears the Lord.
2 Chronicles 7:16
For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and mine eyes and mine heart shall be there perpetually.
9 If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,” and you make the Most High your dwelling,
10 no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent.
11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
12 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
2 Samuel 7:28-29
28 Sovereign Lord, you are God! Your covenant is trustworthy, and you have promised these good things to your servant. 29 Now be pleased to bless the house of your servant, that it may continue forever in your sight; for you, Sovereign Lord, have spoken, and with your blessing the house of your servant will be blessed forever.
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So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.
7 I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,’ says the Lord Almighty. 8 ‘The silver is mine and the gold is mine,’ declares the Lord Almighty. 9 ‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the Lord Almighty. ‘And in this place I will grant peace,’ declares the Lord Almighty.
2 Samuel 6:12
Now King David was told, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went to bring up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing.
3 You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country. 4 The fruit of your womb will be blessed, and the crops of your land and the young of your livestock—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks. 5 Your basket and your kneading trough will be blessed. 6 You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out. 7 The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven. 8 The Lord will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The Lord your God will bless you in the land he is giving you.
1 Samuel 25:6
Peace be to you, and peace be to your house, and peace be to all that you have.
The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
The Lord’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
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How about you?
How about you? Do you have favorite bible verses or quotations that you use to make your home feel safer and blessed? Share them in the comments!