7 Non-Denominational Prayers for Meals

Ecclesiastes 9:7
Dear God, we thank You for this meal. We come together to eat our food with gladness and we choose to drink with a joyful heart, because You have already approved what we do. I thank You for allowing us to gather in this environment. I pray that You bless the hands that provided the food and I ask that You keep the hearts of every individual at this table, Amen.

Genesis 1:29
Holy God, we are grateful for the food that lies before us. In the beginning You gave us every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. You gave us dominion over them so that they could be ours for food. Lord we thank You so much for being our provider since the beginning of time! Lord we glorify You as we gather to eat. We praise Your Name Jehovah Jireh, Amen.

Isaiah 1:19
Lord God, I am willing to do Your works and I am obedient to Your divine will. Your word says that if I am these things, then I will eat the good things of the land. I thank You for the good things that are placed in front of my right now. I thank You for this good food, I know that these are a blessing from You. I also thank You for the good people that accompany me at this table. Lord continue to be with us, when we eat, when we drink and whenever we gather together, Amen.

John 6:35
Righteous God, we thank You for this physical food/meal. We do not take it for granted that we can eat because some people cannot. We thank You also for the spiritual meals that You have given us. We thank You (Jesus) for being the bread and life so that whoever comes to You shall not be hungry. I thank You because whoever believes in You also shall never be thirsty. Thank You for quenching our thirst and satisfying our hunger; this is the prayer of our hearts, Amen.

Psalm 136:25
Lord of All, we worship You because of who You are. Your Word states that You give food to every creature. Lord we thank You for the food that You have given us because we know that You love us and will not forsake us. Your love endures forever Lord, and Father we adore You. I thank You for this meal and I receive it as a token of Your love towards us. We will not take this meal nor Your love for granted, Amen.

1 Corinthians 10:31
God Almighty, whilst we gather together to eat, we lift You up also. Lord You reign above all things and the glory belongs to You. Thank You for the food that You have provided us with. Your Word declares that whether we eat or drink or whatever we do, we must do it all for Your glory. So whilst we eat, we bask in Your goodness and Your glory. I pray that we continue to keep our minds on You as we enjoy this beautiful meal, in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

1 Timothy 4:4-5
Righteous God, thank You for the food that is presented before us. I thank You for the food as we are about to partake in it, because everything that comes from You is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by Your word and from prayer. We bless this food and pray that it blesses our hearts and bodies. Thank You Father for this meal, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.