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15 Prayers for Newly Married Couples

15 Prayers for Newly Married Couples

A married man once said in a gathering, “If you want to become successful in life, you need to avoid getting married to the wrong woman.”

A good and beautiful woman makes a home more enjoyable, while a bad wife will make it unbearable for her husband.

Peradventure, you just got married and don’t have an idea on how to pray to God to help you and your spouse live happily; and in a way that’s worthy of emulation, here are some spirit-filled prayers for newly married couples.

I want to share with  you and your spouse 15 powerful prayers that will kick start your marital journey with God at the wheel.

Below are Prayers for Newly Married Couples

  1. Best Prayer for a Newly Married Couple.

Proverbs 18:22 – He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD. (NIV) 

Heavenly Father, I thank you for blessing me with this wonderful and irresistible gift. Thank you for giving me a beautiful, caring, and wonderful woman to take care of me.

Dear Lord, I’ll always remain very grateful to you for sending such a woman to me. You have graciously granted my heart’s longing for a perfect soul-mate, a woman who’s the flesh of my flesh and the bone of my bone.

Almighty God, I ask that you please bless my marriage with fruitfulness. I also ask that you give us glorious children that will always bring honor to your name and your kingdom.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Newly Married Couple to Stay Faithful.

Genesis 2:24 – For this reason, a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. (NIV) 

Precious Lord, thank you for blessing me financially, physically, mentally, and spiritually to enable me to settle down with the woman of my dream.

Father, I know how much you hate infidelity in marriage. You also know that we’re far from perfect; without your grace, we’re bound to fail. Therefore, I ask that you help my spouse and me stay faithful to each other until the end.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for the Unity of Newly Married Couple. 

Romans 15:5 – May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Jesus Christ. (NIV) 

Our Father in Heaven, thank you so much because I know it’s your will that every home should be peaceful and United. Therefore, I ask that you make this new home you created united and peaceful beyond measure.

Grant us the ability to endure and grace to love so that we can enjoy your presence in our marriage.

Abba Father, I pray that you’ll let your everlasting peace and unity possess our lives. We’resometimesintolerant in some matters; hence, we need your grace to make this work.

Thank you, Father, because I know that you’ll not leave without your help.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. Prayer of Blessing for Newly Married Couple.

Genesis 1:28 – God blessed them and said to them. “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the seas and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground. (NIV)

Mighty and Everlasting God, I pray for my partner and me, as we live together as one, to make our lives experience the overflow of your blessings.

Oh Lord, fill our home with your abundant blessings to cater to our needs; so we can also live our lives better for you.

Above all, make us instruments of blessings to everyone around us.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Health for a Newly Wedded Couple.

Isaiah 26:3 – You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast because he trusts in you. (NIV)

Gracious God, I pray that you grant me and my beloved spouse perfect health so we can enjoy our marriage and be fruitful in all aspects of life. Bless us with longevity to live our lives to the fullest.

I pray that you grant us your perfect peace that will help us do your will till the end of our lives. Oh Lord, help us to live in total obedience to your Word so that the blessings of obedience will be us, including in our health.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Also See: 15 Wedding Prayers for the Bride and Groom.

  1. Prayer for Newly Married Couple Struggling.

Psalm 91:15 – He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. (NIV)

Omnipotent God, thank you because your Word tells me that whenever we call upon your name, you always answer. On this day, I call upon you and request that you help us in this union.

Lord, we can’t do it alone; if you leave us to it, we will make a mess of it. Therefore, I ask that you provide us with all the help we need to come out of the current struggle in our marriage.

Our shield and deliverer, I request that you take away every form of struggle from our lives from now on.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Daily Prayer for Newly Married Couple.

Psalm 68:19 – Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. (NIV) 

Mighty God, I ask that you guide and lead us in our ways as we go on this journey of marriage. I commit our marriage to your hands, Lord, cause all the adversaries that trouble marriages to fall for our sakes.

Take away all physical struggles and weaknesses from us, so we can keep up with all we have to do daily. Grant us the strength to stand very firm and help us to overcome tough times.

Lord, help us to bear our daily burdens. Strengthen us, and build us to withstand any tough time ahead of us.

Above all, fill our hearts with joy to live to the glory of your name.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

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  1. Peace Prayer for Newly Married Couple.

Colossians 3:15 – Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body, you were called to peace. And be thankful. (NIV) 

Dear God, I hold on to your Word that assures us that your will for us is to have perfect peace, especially those who rely on and trust in you.

Therefore, Lord, I request that you let your peace reign in every facet of our lives as we move forward in this marital journey.

Almighty God, may your peace manifest in every area of our lives. Bless us abundantly with your joy, happiness, love, peace of mind. In all, may no evil come to us wherever we go?

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Fruitfulness Prayer for Newly Married Couple.

Psalm 127:3 – Sons are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him. (NIV) 

Everlasting Father, I pray that you bless my marriage with your heritage, which is good children, for my heart desires many of them around me.

I ask that you be with my wife through the period of her pregnancy; strengthen and grant her safe delivery at the appointed time, so our joy will be full.

Bless us immensely so we’ll be able to take good care of our children. Imbue us with wisdom to teach them your ways.

Lord, thank you because I know you have granted this request.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

  1. A Prayer for a Lasting Love.

Proverbs 4:6 – Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. (NIV) 

Heavenly Father, your Word in Ephesians 5:33 says, “However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” Likewise, I ask that you grant me the grace to love my partner unconditionally.

Abba Father, you know I cherish the spouse you have blessed me with, so now I request that you grant me the power to love to obey your Word by loving her unconditionally.

Thank you, dear Jesus, because I trust you’ll grant me the ability, wisdom, and grace to love wholeheartedly.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prosperity Prayer for Newly Married Couple.

Proverbs 10:22 – The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. (NIV)

Gracious Father in Heavenly, I pray that will honor us and grant us wisdom, knowledge, favor, patience, and understanding to build our marriage upon your Word.

Help us put you first in all we do. Bless us and enlarge our coasts, so we can bless others too.

Dear Holy Spirit, lead us as we embark on this marital journey. Help us to succeed in every of your purpose for us.

Grant us the wisdom and grace to be among the happiest couples in our time.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Newly Married Younger Brother.

Exodus 23:25 – Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water, I will take away sickness from among you. (NIV) 

Dear God, thank you because you will hear my prayer over this new couple.

I pray you to grant my young brother, who just got married wisdom, to live with his wife, take care of her, and live together in harmony and peace.

According to your Word, bless them as they serve you. Grant their heart desires and crown their union with good health and long life.

Prosper everything they lay their hands on. Lastly, enlarge their coasts beyond their imagination.

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

  1. Prayer for Newly Married Younger Sister. 

Ruth 3:11 – And now, my daughter, don’t be afraid. I will do for you all you ask. All my fellow townsmen know that you are a woman of noble character. (NIV) 

Dear Lord, I pray for my beloved kid sister whom you have graciously given her own home; imbue her the spirit of humility, love, gentleness, wisdom, patience, and grace to be submissive to her husband.

Lord, I plead with you today, by all means, make her a virtuous woman who will build her home and not scatter it.

I ask that you help her live happily with her husband. Through her, build a great family that other couples will be envious of.

Above all, dear Holy Spirit, I ask that you increase her knowledge in your Word and teach her all things.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Newly Married Best Friend.

Psalm 1:1 – Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. (NIV) 

Merciful God, you are the one who gives good and perfect gifts to all mankind liberally. I pray that you manifest your

Word in the life of my best friend, who is now a married adult. Please bless his home and grant him all he desires to take care of his home.

Oh Lord, may he not lack any good things as he walks with you in this journey.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Thanksgiving Prayer for Newly Married Couple.

Psalm 100:4 – Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. (NIV) 

Almighty and Everlasting God, thank you for making our union a reality. Thank you because you listened to our petitions and granted our heart’s desire to become husband and wife.

Lord, I also thank you because I know that as we continue in this journey, I believe that you’ll graciously help us every step of the way.

Lastly, I thank you for the grace to patiently wait for the manifestation of the answers to these prayers.

In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.


No home that makes God its anchor can sink; hence, I urge you to invite God into your marriage and home; as you do, He will move the Heavens and earth to help you make your marriage a success.

Are you ready to embark on this journey with God? Take the above prayers for newly married couples with fervency; pray daily for your marriage, and God will bless and prosper it beyond measure.

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