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Scripture Prayer For Marriage

Marriage⁢ can be both a beautiful journey and a challenging adventure. It requires love, ‍patience, and commitment to make it work. One powerful tool‌ that can help strengthen a marriage is prayer. By incorporating scripture into your prayers, you invite ‍divine wisdom and⁤ guidance into your⁤ relationship, ⁣helping you ​navigate‌ through the ups and downs⁢ that come with married life.

**Scripture ⁣Prayer For⁢ Marriage:**
Dear Lord, we ‍thank⁤ you for the gift ⁣of marriage. Help us to ‍always treat each other with love ⁣and respect, honoring the ⁢vows‍ we ‍made before you. Guide us in our words and‌ actions towards ‍one another, that we may always seek to build each other up ‍and not tear each other down. May your presence be felt in our home, bringing peace and joy into ⁣our lives. Give us the strength ⁣to overcome any ⁤challenges ‍that come our ⁢way, knowing that with you, ​all ⁢things are possible. Amen.

– Strengthening Your Marriage Through Biblical Principles

1. Ephesians 4:2-3 Pray for Unity

Pray that as ⁤a couple, you both walk with all humility and⁢ gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in ⁣love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit ⁢in the bond of peace.

2. Colossians ⁣3:12-14 Pray for Love

Pray that you both put ‌on compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving each other; maintain love, ​which binds everything⁣ together in perfect harmony.

3. 1 Peter 3:7 Pray for Respect

Pray that you both honor each other as​ fellow heirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be ⁣hindered.

4. Proverbs 31:26 Pray for Strength

Pray that your wife is clothed with strength and dignity and ​laughs without fear ⁢of the future.

5. Proverbs 31:11-12 Pray for Trust

Pray that⁤ the heart of your⁣ husband trusts in you, and ⁢he will have ⁢no lack ⁣of gain.

6. Hebrews 13:4 Pray ​for ⁣Purity

Pray for your marriage⁣ to be held in honor among all and for‍ the marriage bed to‍ be ⁢undefiled.

7. ​1 Corinthians ‍13:4-7 Pray⁤ for Patience

Pray that you both love with patience, kindness, and without envy or boasting, always bearing all things, ⁣believing all things, hoping all ⁣things, and enduring ​all things.

8. ⁣James 1:19 Pray for Understanding

Pray‍ that you ‌are all ⁢quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry in⁣ moments of disagreement.

9.⁢ Galatians 5:22-23 Pray for Fruit ​of the Spirit

Pray that the fruit of the Spirit—love, joy, peace, ⁣patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control—are evident⁢ in your marriage.

10. 1 John 4:7 Pray for Love

Pray that you both love one another, for love ⁢is from ⁣God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

– Harnessing the ‌Power of Scripture⁤ in Your Relationship

Scripture Prayer For Marriage

1. Heavenly Father, ​help us to build our⁤ relationship ​on the solid foundation of⁢ your Word. May we constantly ‍seek guidance from your scriptures and ⁢apply them in our daily interactions.

As Proverbs 24:3-4 states, “By wisdom a house ‌is built, and⁤ through understanding, ​it⁢ is established; through knowledge, its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.”

2. Lord, teach us ​to love each other⁣ unconditionally,⁣ just as ⁣you have loved us. May we reflect the love described in 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, being patient, kind, and always protecting, trusting, and persevering.

“For love is as strong ⁢as death, its jealousy ‍as enduring as the ⁢grave. Love flashes like fire, the brightest kind of flame.” ⁣- Song of Solomon ‍8:6.

3. God, ⁣grant‍ us the⁢ wisdom to communicate effectively with one another. Help us to speak the truth in love, as‍ Ephesians 4:15 instructs, and ‌to always be ‍quick to listen and slow to speak.

“Let your conversation be ‍always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may⁤ know how to answer everyone.”‍ – Colossians 4:6.

4. Father, strengthen our bond⁤ and unity as a couple. May we be of one mind and spirit, working together ⁣towards a common goal, as mentioned ‌in Philippians ⁢2:2.

“Make my joy complete by being⁢ like-minded, having the same​ love, being one in spirit and of one mind.” – Philippians 2:2.

5. Lord, help us to​ forgive each other as you have forgiven us. May we let go of past hurts and disagreements, and choose‍ to extend grace and mercy to one another, as Colossians 3:13 encourages.

“Bear​ with each other and forgive one another if‌ any ⁢of you has a grievance against​ someone. Forgive‍ as the Lord forgave‍ you.” – Colossians 3:13.

6. Heavenly Father, guide us in our roles as husband and wife. Help us to fulfill our‍ responsibilities towards each⁣ other with love ​and respect, aligning our actions‍ with the teachings in Ephesians 5:22-33.

“Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as⁢ you do to the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.” – Ephesians 5:22,25.

7. God, protect our marriage from outside influences that seek to divide ⁤us. Help us to guard our hearts and‍ maintain boundaries ⁢to preserve ‌the sanctity of our ‍relationship, as⁤ Proverbs 4:23 advises.

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you ‌do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23.

8. ‌Lord, grant​ us ‍patience ‌and understanding when facing challenges in our marriage. Help⁤ us to ⁣trust in your plan for us and to rely on your strength⁢ to ⁣overcome obstacles, knowing that Romans 8:28 assures us that all​ things ⁤work​ together for good for those who love God.

“And we know ⁢that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who‍ have been called according to⁣ his purpose.” – Romans 8:28.

9. Heavenly Father, remind‍ us to always​ prioritize our relationship with you above all else. May ⁢our love for each other be a ⁢reflection of our love for you, seeking your will in all that we do, as Matthew ​6:33 commands.

“But seek⁢ first his kingdom ⁤and his⁣ righteousness,​ and all these things will⁤ be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33.

– Practical Applications of Prayer in Everyday ⁤Married Life


In the hustle and bustle of⁤ everyday life, I pray that my​ spouse and I will make time for prayer together. May we come before You, Lord, to seek Your guidance, wisdom, and strength in our marriage. Help ‍us to ​prioritize our ‌relationship with ‌You above all else, knowing⁣ that through prayer, we can overcome any challenges that⁤ come our⁣ way. ‍


“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one⁢ another in love.” ‌- Ephesians 4:2

I pray ​that we will practice humility, gentleness, and‌ patience towards one ​another ‍in our daily ⁤interactions. Let us be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become ⁢angry, so that‍ we may resolve conflicts with​ grace and understanding.⁤


Lord, help us to cultivate a spirit of gratitude in⁤ our ⁣marriage. May we always find reasons to thank You ⁣for the blessings in our lives and for each other. ‍Teach us to appreciate‌ the​ little things ⁤and to express our⁣ love and appreciation through⁤ our words ⁣and actions.


“Love is patient, love is kind… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” ‌- 1 Corinthians 13:4,7

May we embody the qualities of love as described in Your Word, Lord.​ Grant us ‌the patience to⁢ endure‌ difficulties, the kindness to show compassion, and the ‌perseverance to weather any ‍storm. Help us to trust in Your plan for our marriage and ⁤to always​ have hope‍ for the future.


I pray for the strength to forgive and let go of ⁤grudges in‌ our marriage. Help ⁣us to extend grace and mercy to one another, just as You have shown ‌us ‌grace and mercy. Teach us to release ​resentment and bitterness,⁢ and to embrace forgiveness as a healing balm for‍ our relationship. ⁤


“Submit to one another out⁣ of ⁣reverence for Christ.” – Ephesians 5:21

Lord, grant us the​ humility to submit to each other’s‍ needs and desires. Help us to serve one ⁣another selflessly, putting each other’s needs above our⁢ own. May‌ our marriage be⁢ a reflection ‍of Your love and sacrificial⁣ nature.


I pray for open communication in our marriage. Help us⁢ to speak the truth in love, to listen with understanding, and to⁤ communicate our thoughts‍ and⁣ feelings honestly and ‍respectfully. May our words build ‌each other up and strengthen our bond as husband and wife.


“Encourage one another and build each other up.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:11

Lord, I pray that we would be each other’s biggest cheerleaders and supporters. May ⁣we ‌encourage and motivate ⁣one another to pursue‌ our​ dreams and goals, ‍knowing​ that we are stronger together. Help us to lift each other up in⁢ times of need and to celebrate each ​other’s successes.


I pray for unity and⁣ solidarity in our marriage. Help us to ‌stand firm ​together against any forces that seek ‌to ⁣divide us. May we be united in purpose,⁤ vision, and faith, as we strive‍ towards⁢ a common ⁣goal of glorifying ⁤You‌ in​ our ‍marriage.


“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, ⁣forgiving one⁢ another, ⁤as God in Christ forgave you.” – Ephesians ‌4:32

Lord, I pray⁤ that kindness, tenderness, and forgiveness will be the hallmark of our marriage. Help us to treat each other with compassion and grace, to be⁢ sensitive to each other’s needs, and ​to extend forgiveness freely as You have forgiven us. Amen.