The two most important ways to make your marriage happy and successful is to Pray and sacrifice for it. Prayer is an important way we communicate to God about our desires and so when you take time to pray for marriage, you are simply telling God what you want for your marriage.
Prayers for a successful marriage are a good step in creating reliable, “life-long marriage bond”. We have heard testimonies of how prayers have helped many couples achieve great things in their relationships. There’s really a need to pray for marriage.
Why should you pray For Marriage?
Obviously, you and I know that marriage is not that easy, more especially when there are so many things craving for that little time you have.
The daily activities have made so many couples abandon their marriage to go through many hurdles. However, with prayer so many things could be taken care of.
Question is, what do you pray for marriage about?
I will show you a little while.
7 Important Prayer Points To Pray For Family.
1) Prayer of Thanksgiving:-
Firstly, there need to appreciate God who brought the two of you together in the first place, before you ask for the blessings that follow.
Thank God for your spouse, and for your whole family and ask for all his blessings.
Let’s pray together:-
Dear father, I thank you for bringing us together as one in marriage. You said in your word (Ephesians 5: 31) that “For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” Father give us the grace to continue to live together as one. Let all the efforts of the devil to separate us be frustrated in Jesus’ name.
2) Pray For Your Spouse:
Learn to pray for your partner, that God will always strengthen him or her in all things. If it entails holding hands to pray, do it, and if not, you can pray alone, but just make sure you pray for your partner.
Pray Like This
Heavenly Father I thank you for this wonderful one you gave me as a partner. In James 1: 17, ” Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
That shows me how much you love me to give me this perfect gift.
May you give me the power to value and enjoy this great gift you have given me till death do us part. Thank you, father, because our strength will constantly be renewed like that of an eagle. Amen.
Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens.” (James 1: 17,)
3) Ask God For Power To Love.
Love is not enough to make a relationship successful, but love is important in any relationship. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. (1 Peter 4v6).
Remember the love that brought you together and as God for more.
Dear Father, you commanded us to love God with all our heart and love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Teach me, o Lord, teach me to love my partner unconditionally just as you have loved us and gave your son Jesus to us.
The love that comes from you is patient, kind, not boastful, proud or rude. Let this kind of love possess us always, so we can love like you.
4) Pray For Restoration When There’s Trouble.
There will always be trouble in marriage regardless of your good intentions. Even the best marriages some time fall apart too. and of running away from it, try and take it to God: and because marriage is was instituted by God, will direct you of what to do.
So it’s important to know-how and when to pray for the restoration of peace and joy in your marriage.
Here’s How to pray
Heavenly Father, I thank you for being for us all the time. Right now, nothing seems to be working well with us again, Often, we fight and quarrel over things that don’t matter.
You told us to come to you when a heavy burden so you will give us rest.
Teach of Lord how to live better as a couple. Let your wisdom overshadow us so that we communicate effectively with each other, to talk to one another in love, kindness, and courtesy.
Enlighten the eyes of our understanding once more, so we will be able to understand what it means to love, respect each honor each once again.
Lord, by our personal strength and effort, it will be difficult to achieve, but with you by our side, we can do wonders.
Thank you, Lord, for hearing our prayers, In Jesus Name.
5) Pray for God’s Blessings In Your Marriage:-
It’s time to pray for God’s blessings. Let Him know what you need and an individual and as couples.
Pray Like This:-
Thank you father, for your grace upon us to come together as one. Your word said that “He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord” (Proverbs 18: 22).
Let your favor and blessings manifest in our lives forever. Open the windows of heaven and shower us with your blessing which only makes rich without adding sorrows, (Proverbs 10:22).
Let all the desert in our marriage turn to the river and the wilderness turn to a fruitful vine.
6) Pray For Gods Guidance Always:-
Ask God to be the author of your marriage. You can not do it alone without him, that’s why he asked us in Proverbs 3: 5 to “Trust in the Lord with all our hearts and minds, and lean not on our own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and He will direct your paths.
Oh Lord, we ask that you be with us in all we do as a family. Today we commit ourselves to your hands, take preeminence of all we do every day and help us to live according to your words. We refuse to make mistakes because your wisdom is functioning greatly in us.
Direct our footsteps always, so we always are in the right place and at the right time. In Jesus’ name.
7) Pray For Your Children:
It’s time to pray for your children. Children are the heritage of God and the fruit of the womb a reward Psalm 127: 3.
Pray for them always and then let them know you prayed for them. This will make the to be conscious of their actions.
Father, I pray that our children are growing in your strength and power every day. Help them in all they do, so in the end, they will become the best among their peers. Protect them from the wicked and unreasonable men and direct their steps always.
May all they do in life be directed by you, so they do all that is consistent with your words. I decree that only glorious things shall be spoken of them (Psalm 87:3)
All we ask of you in Jesus’ Name.
Finally, do not neglect so use these pray points to pray for marriage and families. Prayer changes things; and as you pray, God will answer you and make all your heart desires and expectations come true.