What a good idea it is to pronounce blessings on your house from the very beginning. It is also wonderful to renew that blessing year after year for as long as you reside there. Blessing a house (or an apartment or wherever you live) is simply taking the authority over it that belongs to you and dedicating it to the Lord. It is inviting the Spirit of God to come and everything else to leave.
In the Old Testament there is a story of the blessing that came to a man and his household because the Ark of the Covenant was left in his yard for several months after it had been in captivity by the Philistines. (See 2 Samuel 6 for the full story)
“Now it was told King David, saying, ‘The Lord has blessed the house of Obed-Edom and all that belongs to him, because of the ark of God.’” (Verse 12) Anywhere the Ark resided, blessings abounded. That is because the Ark contained the very presence of God. Where God’s presence is, there is blessing and hope. When we bless our homes we make room for God to take up residence in every room and over all possessions.
Your house blessing will be on the basis of your rightful authority over your own dwelling. When you moved in, someone put some keys to the house in your hand. YOU determine anyone additional who will have a key. Spiritually you also determine who has access. Joshua said; “But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15) If your heart is in agreement with that statement, a house blessing is a great confirmation.
Invite your family and friends over this season and include them in this blessing. If you would like Still Moment to provide this service for you, please give us a call at 281.532.5183