Dating can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. It’s a season of life where couples get to know each other better and build a foundation for a potential marriage.
However, the dating process can also be stressful and filled with uncertainty. That’s why many couples turn to prayer to seek guidance and support as they navigate through this journey together.
Here are 15 Powerful Prayers for Dating Couples.
1. Relationship Prayer for Couples.
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” – Psalm 100:4
Heavenly Father, I come before you with a grateful heart, acknowledging your greatness and goodness. I praise you for who you are, and I thank you for all the blessings you have poured into my life.
Thank you for your steadfast love, your unending mercy, and your grace that never fails. Thank you for blessing me with the partner that I always prayed and cried for, my heart is eternally grateful.
You are indeed a prayer answering God and I am grateful for you. Thank you, Abba, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
2. Prayer of Confession of Sins.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” – 1 John 1:9
Father, confess that we have sinned against you and others. We have fallen short of your holy standards, and we ask for your forgiveness.
We ask you to purify our hearts and minds from all unrighteousness and make us clean.
3. Prayer for Dating Couples.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” – Philippians 4:6
Lord, I come to you with my petitions and requests concerning my partner and I. I ask you Lord to please give us wisdom, and guidance, and help us in our struggles.
I ask that you grant us wisdom to know how to deal with each other, grant us the heart to love each other as we should. Above all else, I ask that this relationship will one that will honor you and bless your heart, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
4. Prayer for Couples Struggling.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3:5-6
Father, I surrender my relationship to you, trusting in your wisdom and guidance. I acknowledge that we cannot understand everything, and we cannot know everything, but you do.
So, we surrender our relationship into your hands as your children. O flood it with your love and your wisdom. Let it please and honor you. I pray Lord, that you will be able to use our relationship for your purpose and your glory.
You are a good God and you have a plan for our lives that can shift so many things in our lives. So, we surrender. Help us to submit to your will and to follow your leading.
5. Prayer of Dedication and Commitment.
“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.” – Romans 12:1
Lord, we dedicate ourselves to you, offering our lives as living sacrifices. We want to live for you, honor you, and serve you with all that we are.
Help us to walk in your ways, to seek your will, and to glorify your name in all that we do. Father may our life, our love, and our future truly be dedicated to you in Jesus’ name.
May our lives be a reflection of your love and grace to the world around us in Jesus’ name, Amen!
6. Prayer for Couples.
“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.” – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10
Heavenly Father, I lift our friends who are in dating relationships to you in prayer. I ask that you bless them and give them wisdom and discernment as they experience the joys and challenges of dating.
Help my friends and support them in healthy ways, to encourage them in their relationship with you, and to provide accountability and guidance when needed.
May their friendships be rooted in your love and grace, and may they always be a source of strength and encouragement to each other.
7. Prayer for Families of Dating Couples.
“Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.” – Psalm 127:3-4
Lord, we lift the families of dating couples to you in prayer. We ask that you bless them and give them wisdom and discernment as they support their children in their dating relationships.
Help them to model healthy relationships, to provide sound counsel when needed. Help them to offer unconditional love and support.
May their families be a reflection of your love and grace, and may they always point their children towards you, so that You take your place as God over their relationship, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
8. Prayer for Healing for Dating Couples.
Lord, I lift dating couples who are struggling in their relationship to you in prayer. I ask that you bring healing and restoration to their relationship and that you bind up any wounds that have been caused.
Help them to communicate with each other in love languages they both understand. Help them to practice forgiveness and grace, and to seek your guidance and wisdom in all things.
May their relationship be a reflection of your love, grace, and matchless ability to restore anything that is broken. May they find healing and wholeness in you in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
9. Prayer for Provision.
“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:19
Lord, I come before you today to lift dating couples who are facing financial or material needs to you in prayer.
I ask that you provide for their needs and that you give them the resources they need to thrive in their relationship.
Help them to be generous with each other, to practice good stewardship, and to trust in your provision in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
May their relationship be marked by your abundance and provision, and may they always seek first your kingdom and righteousness.
Lord, may they truly come to believe, that you are the God who can truly multiply five loaves of bread and two fishes.
Thank you, Father, for answered prayers in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
10. Prayer for Salvation.
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16
Lord, I lift dating couples who do not know you yet in prayer. I ask that you draw them to yourself, and so that you reveal your love and grace to them in a powerful way.
I pray Lord and ask that they would come to know you as their Savior and Lord. May they experience the joy and peace that comes from a life lived in good standing with their savior.
May their relationship be marked by your presence and your guidance, and may they always seek to honor you in all they do in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
11. Prayers for Clarity and Guidance.
“Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.'” – Isaiah 30:21
Lord, I lift myself and my partner into your precious hands. I pray for clarity on direction and purpose in our relationship. I ask that You guide us and lead us in the way that you have for us.
Help us to discern your voice and follow your leading, even when it is difficult and we are unsure of what lies ahead. May we trust in your goodness, faithfulness, and provision all the way.
May we walk in the path that you have set before us in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
12. Prayer for Patience While Waiting.
“But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” – Romans 8:25
Lord, I lift dating couples who are waiting on your timing in prayer. I ask that you give them patience and endurance as they wait for the things that they hope for.
Help them to trust in your timing and to be content in every season of their relationship. May they find joy and peace in you, even as they wait for the things that they desire, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
13. Prayer to Fight Temptation.
“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” – 1 Corinthians 10:13
Lord, I lift dating couples who are facing temptation to You in prayer. I pray for grace and strength. I ask that you protect them from the schemes of the enemy and that you give them the strength to resist temptation when it comes.
Help them to flee from anything that would lead them away from you, and to pursue righteousness and purity in their relationship. May they always seek your guidance and wisdom in all things, in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
14. Prayer for Openness and Honesty.
“Therefore, each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.” – Ephesians 4:25
Lord, I pray for my partner and I as we embark on this journey.
Father, we are struggling with honesty and openness in our relationship, so I am bringing this to you in prayer.
I ask that you give us the courage to speak truthfully to each other, and to put off any falsehood or deception.
Help us to communicate with each other in healthy ways, practice vulnerability and authenticity, and to build a foundation of trust in our relationship.
May our relationship be marked by your truth and grace in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
15. Prayer for a Strong Relationship.
“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
Father, I pray for myself and my partner today. I pray for gratitude and joy in our relationship. I ask that you help us to see the blessings that you have given us, and to give thanks for all that you have done.
Help us to rejoice always, even amid trials and difficulties. May we find joy and satisfaction in you, and may our relationship be a source of joy and encouragement to others. O Lord, may our hearts be filled with gratitude and joy.
Thank you, Father, for answered prayers in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
Dating is a beautiful journey filled with love and happiness, but it can also be challenging and stressful at times.
However, when you incorporate prayer into their relationship, you can find comfort and guidance from God. Always be rest assured, that your God is a prayer answering God!