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15 Helpful Prayers for Marriage Reconciliation

15 Helpful Prayers for Marriage Reconciliation

Marriage is a sacred union. It is a pleasant institution before God’s eyes, and He holds it in high esteem.

That is why it is extremely important to include God right from the stage of choosing and right into your marital home. Somehow, some marriages face turmoil and result in divorce and separation.

According to statistics, thirteen percent of (13%) broken marriages seek reconciliation. Should you find yourself, or anyone you know among this 13%.

Pray these 15 powerful prayers for marriage reconciliation you can say.


  1. Prayer for Marriage Reconciliation.

Scripture: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. -Matthew 7:7

Dear Lord, thank you for the gift of life, and thank you for the opportunity you have given these two (mentioned names) to reconcile and mend their marriage. Father, I pray that you will completely take the wheel in their marriage.

We shut every door that was opened earlier in the marriage, that allowed separation and we open doors to your grace, your help, your strength, your sustenance, and your joy, in Jesus’ mighty name.

We seal this union with the blood in Jesus’ name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for Understanding.

Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? -Amos 3:3

Gracious and everlasting father, I come before you today committing my marriage into your precious hands.

Lord, your word says, that two cannot walk together unless they are agreed, so in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, I ask dear Lord that there will be understanding in my marriage from now on-wards.

Lord, I want this marriage to work out this time around, and if it means I have to be more accommodating and understanding then so be it.

Please let understanding register itself present in my home, in my life and heart, and also in my partner’s life, that we may live amicably in Jesus’ name, Amen!

  1. Miracle Prayer for Marriage Restoration.

A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel. -Proverbs 15:18

Lord Jesus, thank you so much for this chance you have given me, to be with my partner once again.

Even as I go through this journey, I ask for patience, Lord. Grant me the grace to be patient and understanding.

I no longer want to be impatient and always in a hurry to jump to conclusions. I want to have a heart that is ready and willing to wait, support, and understand in Jesus’ name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for Love.

And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. -Colossians 3:14

Dear Lord, thank you for my marriage and the opportunity to love my partner as I should.

I ask that as I go through the journey of marriage, you will grant me the grace to love my husband unconditionally.

Whenever I find it hard to love my wife (or husband), help me to love.

Help me, dear God, to keep the love in my home by being intentional and filling my heart with more of your love in Jesus’ name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for A Forgiving Heart.

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. –Matthew 18:21-22

Lord Jesus, you are the one that forgives the sins of all the world and I praise you for your wonderful heart. As human as I am, sometimes letting go and forgiving can be so hard.

So, I want to take this opportunity to ask you for a forgiving heart. When I find it hard to let go, please help me to remember your word, and to remember that your grace is always sufficient.

Please give me a heart that forgives and can let go in the name of the Lord Jesus, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Anger Control.

Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. -Ecclesiastes 7:9

Lord Jesus, my heart is grateful for the opportunity you have given me to mend my marriage. Father, I want to take this opportunity to ask that you help me with my temper.

Your word clearly states that anger rests in the bosom of fools, and I know that through anger, I can ruin great things you have brought my way.

I ask that you will help me with my temper, sometimes it gets a hold of me even before I realize it, but please have mercy on me and show me grace.

Please fill my heart with more of the Holy Spirit, that He will take control of my heart and transform me to the glory of your name, in Jesus’ name have I prayed, Amen!

  1. Prayer to be submissive.

Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything. -Ephesians 5:24

My Lord and master Jesus, I have come before your throne of grace today to ask for your help.

You said in your word, that we should come all who are heavy laden and you will give us rest. Lord, I will come before you today because I have difficulty submitting to my husband.

I try Lord, but I utterly fail many times. So, I ask today for a spirit of humility and a heart that submits, a teachable and bendable heart.

Teach me to submit to my husband dear Lord, so that my home will be peaceful and filled with your joy and peace in Jesus’ name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for Better Marriage.

Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. -Proverbs 31:11

Heavenly Father, I know you to be the God that restores, and the God that finishes what He has started.

I ask that as I step into my restored marriage, help me to be loyal, faithful, and truthful to my partner.

I want to be as transparent as possible, that there will be no secrets, no lies, and no deceit in our marriage in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Help me, Father, to stay true to the vows that I made before the multitude, before my husband, and most importantly, before you, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, Amen!

  1. Prayer for Reconciliation of Marriage.

Do not judge, or you too will be judged. -Matthew 7:1

Gracious Father, thank you for the love you have shown me and thank you for an opportunity to mend and restore my home.

I pray for myself and my partner and ask for the grace to be tolerant and accommodating with each other.

Father, there is one thing I know for sure; we have all come from different homes, with different experiences and upbringings.

Help us to understand and accommodate our differences. Instead of our differences tearing us apart, let rather bring us closer, so that we will become one, as the goal of marriage truly is, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!

  1. Restoration Prayer for Marriage.

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! -Psalm 133:1

Lord Jesus, your word teaches me, that it is good and pleasant for brethren to dwell together in Unity.

I want to ask for oneness even as myself and my husband have renewed our vows.

Let us be one in our home. Just as it was said on our wedding day, what you have put together, let no man put asunder.

Let my home be filled with the bond of love and unity. Help us to be one, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!

  1. Prayer to Save Marriage from Divorce.

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, 

cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other. -Ephesians 5:25

Glorious and everlasting Father, I have come before you as a husband who wants to honor your word and love your daughter properly.

I ask dear Lord, teach me to love like you loved the church. Help me to wash your daughter with the word.

Lord, you are my standard and I want to love, like you would have done, so grant me the grace to do so, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for Good Communication.

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry. -James 1:19

My precious Father and Savior, thank you for the love of my partner and thank you for the chance to be together again.

As we embark on this journey once again, I pray for the grace to communicate our thoughts and our heart, our concerns, and our joys to one another.

We break away from every miscommunication and misinterpretation of words in Jesus’ name. Lord, bless this union and let your hand of approval be upon us in the name of the Lord Jesus, Amen!

  1. Deliverance Prayers for Marriage.

Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. -Matthew 18:18

Lord Jesus, I thank you for my marriage. I thank you for the opportunity to reconcile with my partner and do this journey all over again.

Father, I come before you today to pray against the enemy, against his manipulations in Jesus’ name.

I bind every spirit of confusion, disagreement, separation, and misunderstanding sent into my home by the enemy.

I deny the enemy access into my home in Jesus’ name.

I shut every door that has opened to the operations of the enemy in Jesus’ name. I thank you Father for answered prayers in Jesus’ name.

  1. Prayer to Mend A Broken 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 invite you to my marriage and my home. I want you to come and take absolute control over my marriage.

Father, your word says, that except you build a house, the laborers build in vain.

I cannot make my marriage work without you, no matter the effort I put in.

I surrender to you Lord, and I ask that you take absolute and total control over my marriage. Please have full authority in my home in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!

  1. Prayer for A Healthy Marriage.

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. -Hebrews 4:16

Lord Jesus, even as I walk through this journey of marriage, I ask for your grace.

Your grace to love, your grace to forgive, your grace to communicate properly, your grace to do this journey and do it right.

It does not get any easier, but I know that by your grace and by your strength, I will be able to sail through and do marriage the right way in Jesus’ name, Amen.


Our God is a prayer answering God. It will shock you the things he can do once you have called on Him and once you have invited Him.

He can do exceedingly, abundantly, above all we could ask or think of, and that is exactly what He will do in your marriage.

He will answer every prayer and turn things around, because you have called on Him, and also to the glory of His name. God is able!

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