Marriage is the bedrock and foundation of the family. When two godly people fall in love, get married, and have a family, they are more likely to raise a good God-fearing family that will honor the most high God.
God’s mandate for Adam and Eve was to multiply and fill the earth. God loves the family unit and He is the author of marriage.
He is in the best position to know how any marriage should work. For families and marriages to thrive, prayer will always be an indispensable tool.
So here are 15 prayers you can say for marriage and family:
Prayer for My Marriage.
Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. -Psalm 127:1
Most high and everlasting Father, I pray, thanking you for the marriage that you have blessed me with. I commit this marriage into your precious hands.
I ask, heavenly, that you will bless my marriage and cause it to flourish in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Lord, there is nothing I can do without your help and assistance. your word says that except you build, the laborer labors in vain.
So, please help build my marriage and let it be beautiful in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer for Marriage and Family.
Has not the one God made you? You belong to him in body and spirit. And what does the one God seek? Godly offspring.
So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful to the wife of your youth. -Malachi 2:15
Dear Lord Jesus, I come before your throne of grace today and intercede for all marriages and families. I Know dear Lord, that marriages and families are beautiful to you. Through godly marriages, you are able to raise seeds and individuals you want to use.
Lord, I ask that You bless marriages. I pray that you will reveal the purpose of marriage and family to many hearts so that they will appreciate your perspective and purpose for these institutions in Jesus’ mighty name.
I ask Father, that you will preserve homes and marriages, and keep them out of the grasp of the enemy, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer for Families.
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. -Ephesians 4:3
Gracious Father, I thank you so much for the gift of family. Thank you, o God, for the beauty of family. Lord, I come before you today to commit all families into your precious hands o God.
I ask o Father that you will preserve all families and keep them. May families remain the powerful unit you have destined them to be.
I send my prayers into homes and families that are struggling; I ask that they will find unity and peace in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Lord, I speak into families, and I declare that every storm be still in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank you, Father, for answered prayers in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer for Family Unity.
How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! -Psalm 133:1
O God of love and peace, I come before you today to pray for unity and oneness in families. Father, your word tells us that it is good and pleasant for brethren to dwell together in unity.
I ask Lord that families will dwell together in unity. I pray for families that have had consistent misunderstandings, and ask for unity, for your word says that two cannot walk together unless they walk in agreement.
Lord, let unity override misunderstandings, and let your love and unity reign in many families in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer For Peace In Marriage.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. -Colossians 3:15
Father of peace, you are the great God who can call for peace out of a storm, and that is why I have come before you today. Father, I want to ask for peace in marriages.
Lord, there are so many marriages that are not seeing and enjoying peace because of much confusion and misunderstanding. I pray today and ask o God, please show mercy.
Let there be peace between partners who have come before you to honor the vow of marriage. Please cause your peace to reign in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ!
Lord, let Christian marriages enjoy peace so that the world will see and glorify our father in heaven, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Marriage Prayer for A Stronger, Healthier Relationship.
And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. -Ephesians 6:18
Heavenly Father, I thank you for my Christian brethren who are married. I thank you Lord that you are using them to fulfill your word and your purpose.
I want to pray today dear Lord and ask for love in marriages O God. Any marriage that seems to have lost the spice of love, I ask o dear Lord, that you restore and repair it in the name of the Lord Jesus.
Let your love reign in the heart of couples that they will grow to appreciate and love each other more and more in Jesus’ mighty name, thank you Father for answered prayers, in Jesus’ name, Amen!
Powerful Prayer for My Family.
By wisdom, a house is built, and through understanding, it is established. Psalm 24:3
Dear Father, my heart is filled with so much gratitude for my family. Thank you for the chance to have a family and to be part of such a special bond of love.
Lord, I pray for my family today, and I ask Lord, that you will keep us together. Help us to love and understand one another in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
I ask Lord, that the enemy will never succeed in breaking us apart, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Lord, please keep my family together in one piece, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people. -1 Timothy 2:1
O gracious and everlasting Father, thank you so much for my friends. Thank you for surrounding me with amazing and beautiful friends who have loved me as any friend should.
Lord, I lift their marriages into your precious hands. I want to ask, heavenly, that you bless their homes and marriages in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
I ask Lord, that their marriages will thrive and blossom. I put a halt to every attack of the enemy against their marriages in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Please Let their marriages be beautiful, and let their marriages thrive in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities,
against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. -Ephesians 6:12
Heavenly Father, I come before you today o God, to pray against demonic arrows that have been shot against godly marriages.
Lord Jesus, let every arrow of confusion, division, and frustration be destroyed in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Lord, I pray in the name of Jesus, that the enemy will not succeed in tearing down Christian marriages in Jesus’ mighty name. Let every work of the enemy be futile, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Miracle Prayer To Stop Divorce.
Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” -Matthew 19:26
Lord, I lift my voice as an intercessor today; I pray for marriages that are on the brink of divorce. I ask Lord for mercy. I speak life into these marriages.
Lord, you can cause dead bones to come alive, so please cause these marriages to come alive again in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Lord, I pray that my prayer today will heal homes and marriages. Thank you, Father, for answered prayers, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer For My Child’s Troubled Marriage.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this. -Psalm 37:5
Dear Lord, I have come before your throne of grace today, on behalf of my children. Lord, I want to take a few seconds today to pray for their future marriage.
I pray first of all o Father, that they will not marry the wrong partner. May they marry the partner you have in mind for them.
A partner You have destined for them. A partner that will be willing to build godly homes and honor you.
I pray frustration, deceit, and confusion out of their marriages in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Let their marriages be peaceful and beautiful in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer Points for Family and Marriage.
The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him. Psalm 37:23
Most High and everlasting Father, I thank you for families and an opportunity to honor and be part of your big plan by raising godly seeds and nurturing godly families.Lord, I want to take this opportunity to pray for the families of my Christian brethren.
Lord, I want to take this opportunity, to ask O dear Lord, that you will grant the parents, insights, and discernment to be able to know how to raise their children and keep their family as one.
May they not lose sight of their family, and the direction you are leading them to, and may they not be ignorant of the woes of the enemy, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer For Forgiveness In My Marriage.
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
O Father, I come to you today to pray for a heart that forgives. Lord, sometimes, forgiveness can be so difficult, and hard, but give me a heart that is willing to learn and willing to forgive, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
I also pray the same for my partner dear Lord. Help us to let go when we offend each other, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Please give us a heart that forgives and easily let go, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer Against Evil Company in Marriage.
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers. -psalm 1:1
Lord Jesus, I come before your throne today, because Your word says that bad companies corrupt good morals.
Somehow, I believe that some friendships my husband and I have engaged in over the period are not godly and may affect us in the long run because of the counsel they give.
So dear Lord, I want to take today to ask o God, please drive away ungodly counsel and friendships. Please take out of our company, friends that are not of you.
Please sift through our friends, and leave us with friends that will influence our marriage positively in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Prayer for Good Communication in Family and Marriage.
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. –Ephesians 4:29
Gracious Father, I thank you so much for my marriage and my family; I am grateful. Lord, I come before you to pray, that there will be good communication in my marriage and in my family.
I want to ask dear Father, that, my husband and I will know how to communicate with each other, and with our children.
Help us to be transparent, and help us to communicate in love in Jesus’ mighty name. Thank you, Father, for answered prayers, in Jesus’ name, Amen!
Praying for marriage and family is very fundamental. It is a necessity and not an option.
God is the only one, that can rightfully lead our homes, and once you have called on Him, He will surely answer! He is a faithful God.