Abrahamic / Middle Eastern Christianity 13 Traditional Dinner Blessings and Mealtime Prayers Short and Simple Ways to Say Grace Share Flipboard Email Print Cultivating Prayer as a Way of Life Introduction Learning to Pray Tips From the Bible What the Bible Says About Prayer Health and Wellbeing Healing Temptation Work and the Workplace Salvation Benediction Love and Marriage Powerful Prayers for Couples in Love Wedding Prayers Children and Family Teaching Children to Pray Fun Prayer Activities Christian Family Prayers Prayer for a Godly Life Bedtime Prayers Children's Prayers Morning Prayers Mealtime Blessings Dinner Prayers and Blessings Children's Dinner Prayers Holidays and Special Occasions Thanksgiving Blessings Christmas Prayers and Poems New Year's Poems Mother's Day Memorial Day Independence Day Graduation Learn Religions / Vin Ganapathy By Mary Fairchild Christianity Expert General Biblical Studies, Interdenominational Christian Training Center Mary Fairchild is a full-time Christian minister, writer, and editor of two Christian anthologies, including "Stories of Cavalry." our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Mary Fairchild Updated May 14, 2020 These blessings are traditional dinner prayers for saying grace at mealtimes. The prayers are short and simple, great for holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, or any dinner gathering. Bless Us, O Lord Traditional Catholic Prayer Bless us, O Lord, And these Thy gifts Which we are about to receive, Through Thy bounty Through Christ our Lord we pray. Amen. We Give Our Thanks Traditional For food that stays our hunger, For rest that brings us ease, For homes where memories linger, We give our thanks for these. Truly Thankful Traditional Lord, make us truly thankful for these and all other blessings. I ask this in Jesus Christ's name, Amen. God Is Great Traditional God is great! God is good! Let us thank Him For our food. Amen. God Is Great (Extended Version) Traditional God is great and God is good, Let us thank Him for our food; By His blessings, we are fed, Give us Lord, our daily bread. Amen. Give Us Grateful Hearts Book of Common Prayer Give us grateful hearts, O Father, for all thy mercies, And make us mindful Of the needs of others; Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Make Us Grateful Traditional For this and all we are about to receive, Make us truly grateful, Lord. Through Christ, we pray. Amen. Bless, O Lord Traditional Bless, O Lord, This food to our use And us to thy service, And keep us ever mindful Of the needs of others. In Jesus' Name, Amen. God Our Father, Lord, and Savior Traditional God our Father, Lord, and Savior Thank you for your love and favor Bless this food and drink we pray And all who share with us today. Amen. Our Heavenly Father, Kind and Good Traditional Our Heavenly Father, kind and good, We thank Thee for our daily food. We thank Thee for Thy love and care. Be with us Lord, and hear our prayer. Amen. Moravian Dinner Prayer Traditional Moravian Prayer Come, Lord Jesus, our guest to be And bless these gifts Bestowed by Thee. And bless our loved ones everywhere, And keep them in Your loving care. Amen. Dinner Prayer Hymn Traditional Hymn Lord, bless this food and grant that we May thankful for thy mercies be; Teach us to know by whom we're fed; Bless us with Christ, the living bread. Lord, make us thankful for our food, Bless us with faith in Jesus' blood; With bread of life our souls supply, That we may live with Christ on high. Amen. Humble Hearts Traditional In a world where so many are hungry, May we eat this food with humble hearts; In a world where so many are lonely, May we share this friendship with joyful hearts. Amen.