15 Prayers for Marriage Under Attack

By David •  Updated: 02/19/22 •  10 min read

Satan, the enemy of orderliness and righteousness, fights marriages because he knows that if he succeeds in destroying marriages, the family will be seriously undermined, and his work – to steal, kill and destroy will be much easier.

So many marriages are facing various challenges, with some of them threatening the existence of the marriage.

It’s therefore imperative that we lift our marriages in prayers always, not only during the crisis but earnestly interceding in prayers to protect our marriages from the attacks of the devil.

I have provided prayers for marriage under attack in this post to help you reclaim it from attacks from the enemy.

Here are Prayers for Marriage Under Attack

  1.  Powerful Prayer for Marriage.

Psalms 6:10 – All my enemies will be overwhelmed with shame and anguish; they will turn back and suddenly be put to shame. (NIV)

By the blood of Jesus Christ, I come against every weapon of destruction fighting my marriage. In the name of Jesus Christ, I command Holy Ghost fire to burn and eliminate every enemy of my marriage.

Every evil projection directed at my marriage, by the authority in the name of Jesus, I command them to return to where it came from in the mighty name of Jesus Christ.

I plead the blood of Jesus Christ over my marriage, my spouse, and my children.

In Jesus Christ’s name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Deliverance Prayer for Marriage.

Psalms 7:1-2: LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me,  or they will tear me apart like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me. (NIV)

Heavenly Father, I pray in the name of your son Jesus that you stretch forth your mighty hands and rescue my marriage from all the manipulations from the pit of hell.

Deliver us from the hands of the wicked enemy working against our marriage.

Father, your word says, “What God has joined together, let no man put asunder.” Therefore, Lord, I ask that you disarm every foe and defeat all enemies of our marriage perpetually.

By faith, I decree that our marriage shall prosper and bear fruits; our children shall surround our table, and your everlasting joy shall be our portion, now and always.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Powerful Prayer for Marriage.

Malachi 2:15 – 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. (NIV)

Omnipotent God, as your gifts make you rich and do not add sorrow.

So also, I ask that you fill shall our marriage with joy, love, and happiness. Speak faithfulness and compassion, which are the bedrock of marriage into my own marriage and home.

No marriage-destroying devil is permitted to see our marriage, and every evil tongue that scatters and destroys marriages, I shut it up permanently over mine in the name of Jesus.

By faith, I declare that my marriage is blessed beyond measure; it’s protected by the power in the name of Jesus, Amen.

  1. Prayer Against the Enemies of My Marriage.

Psalms 9:6 – Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies; you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished. (NIV)

Dear God, you are the man of and the only one who has never lost any battle. Father, I decree that every seen and unseen enemy of my marriage is ruined permanently in the name of Jesus.

I command every principality and power fighting against my marriage to be wasted forever. By the authority of Heaven, I forbid enemies of a progressive and healthy marriage from coming near my marriage.

I declare that my marriage and family are secured in God’s hands and covered in the precious blood of Jesus Christ. Amen.

  1. Prayer for a Deeply Troubled Marriage.

Proverbs 17:14 – Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam, so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out. (NIV)

Almighty God, there’s nothing you can’t do, and there’s no condition however bad that’s beyond you. Therefore, I pray that you rescue my marriage that’s at the brink of collapse. Breathe life into it and revive it.

Dear God, help us cooperate with you as we work on our marriage to live again.

I receive grace to obey your voice concerning the healing of my marriage.

In the name mighty name of Jesus, Amen.

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  1. Prayer for Damaged Marriage.

Ecclesiastes 10:1 – As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. (NIV)

Heavenly Father, please forgive my spouse and me for every bad decision we have made out of selfishness and impatience responsible for our marriage’s poor condition.

Please help us to overcome this trying period in our marriage and learn from our mistakes.

Oh Lord, I pray that you repair all the cracks and holes in our relationship and quicken the recovery process of this divine union.

I declare by faith that our marriage is healed and our family restored by the power in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen. 

  1. Prayer for Marriage Falling Apart.

Proverbs 16:6 – Through love and faithfulness, sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD, evil is avoided, died. (NIV)

Gracious God, I pray that as the dead, dry bones rose again and became a vast, mighty army, so shall my marriage that’s very dry and sick rise again stronger and far more exciting by the power in the name of Jesus.

The scripture tells me that the righteous fall seven times, but he will rise again. Likewise, I proclaim the same in my situation; my falling marriage is rising, and nothing shall make it fall anymore.

Thank you, Lord, for strengthening the feeble between my spouse and me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for a Failing Marriage.

Proverbs 14:1 – The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands, the foolish one tears hers down. (NIV)

My Father, please heal our hearts and restore this marriage relationship that is failing daily. Let the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings and shine on our union.

Let your wisdom, Oh Lord, come upon us and cause us to seek peace and compassion for each other.

I speak life and peace into this marriage, and I declare that it’s restored and blessed.

In the mighty name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Marriage Protection.

Psalms 91:1 -Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Highest will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (NIV)

Dear Lord, your word tells us that we should decree a thing, and it will be established.

Therefore, I secure my marriage under the shadow of your mighty wings. I cover it with the precious blood of Jesus, and I lift it far above all principalities and powers.

Holy God, please don’t allow anything to move it from your mighty hand that’s holding it. Also, don’t allow it to falter. Instead, make it grow from strength to strength and your delight.

Above all, make it an example of a godly marriage and family.

Thank you, Lord, for answering this prayer.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Marriage Under Spiritual Attack.

Psalms 70:1 – Hasten, O God, to save me; come quickly, LORD, to help me. (NIV)

Our Father in Heaven, your word says no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and every tongue that rises against me in judgment I will condemn.

So I declare according to your word that your word prevails over all the arrows of darkness shot against my marriage in the name of Jesus.

Father, when they come against me in one way, let them scatter in seven ways because their gathering is not of you.

Your word also says that there’s no enchantment against Jacob and no divination against Israel that shall stand. Likewise, there’s enchantment or divination against my marriage shall stand.

Thank you ancient of days for answering my prayers.

In Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.

  1. Prayer Against Attacks on Your Marriage.

Psalms 68:1 – May God arise, may his enemies be scattered; may his foes flee before him. (NIV)

Father God, arise on behalf of my marriage and scatter all its enemies. Consume them all as fire consumes stubbles.

Lord, let everyone who is digging a pit for my marriage fall into his/her pit. Let every wicked arrow against my marriage return to the direction it came from.

I decree that my marriage shall grow and blossom. And as one happy family, we shall serve the Lord with joy and thanksgiving.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Warfare Prayer for Marriage.

Psalms 70:3 – May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!” turn back because of their shame. (NIV)

Gracious God, I ask that you put a hedge of protection around my marriage. Give charge over your guardian angels to watch over it day and night.

I pray that when the wicked advance against me to devour my family and me, it’s the enemy and foe that will stumble and fall.

Finally, Lord, lift our heads far above our enemies all around us, and we will offer in your tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; we will sing and make melody to you, Lord, in Jesus, Amen.

  1. Warfare Prayer for Marriage Restoration.

Psalms 27:1 – The LORD is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life — of whom shall I be afraid? (NIV)

Heavenly Father, you are the strength and stronghold of my marriage; therefore, it’s kept secure. I proclaim with holy aggression that no wind is strong enough to snatch my marriage from your mighty hands.

By your name Oh Lord, I rebuke every devourer and evil manipulator of marriage and wrestle mine from the forces of darkness.

I command any evil hand holding my marriage down to wither from its roots. By virtue of the authority vested in me as the child of the Most High God, I rescue my marriage from covens, kingdoms, and cauldrons of darkness in the name of Jesus.

Thank you, mighty Father, for restoring my marriage.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Healing Prayer for Marriage.

Psalms 30:2 – LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me. (NIV)

Faithful God, I pray for my marriage to prosper and be in good health according to your word.

Strengthen our weak knees and weary hands in the affairs that concern my home, dear Lord. Breathe life and raise my marital relationship from the sickbed and cause it to live again.

Dear Jesus Christ, our mighty healer, please set your healing hand in our lives and heal our hearts permanently.

Thank you, Lord, for answering my prayer.

In Jesus Christ’s name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer of Thanks to God for Victory.

Psalms 20:5 – May we shout for joy over your victory and lift our banners in the name of our God. May the Lord grant all your requests. (NIV)

Dear Lord, thank you for your unfailing love and faithfulness towards me, my spouse, my kids, and my family generally.

I’m indeed very grateful for the answers to my prayers and for giving me victory all around me.

I thank you, dependable God, for turning the enemies of my marriage to flight and granting me victory over them all.

In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray, Amen. 

Conclusion

It’s expedient that we protect our marriages with prayers and supplications and not wait until the enemy strikes. Rather, prevent the enemy’s attack on your knees through fervent prayers.

The above prayers for marriage under attack are by no means exhaustive. But they are effective enough to wage war against attacks on your marriage.

Your marriage can live again, for there’s no failure except in not trying again – Abraham Lincoln.

David

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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