Marriage is as important as a career and the rest. In fact, marriage has a major role to play in every area of our lives.
So why don’t we take out time to deliberately and strategically pray forth what we’ll like to see? Please, pray…Do not gaze or ponder on the prayer points, pray beloved!
Pray! Set the path straight, it’s up to you to do so! You are free to Fast and Pray as your Spirit leads.
The following are scriptures that you can pray over your marriage.
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen.
LORD, HELP US TO GROW SPIRITUALLY AND BE ACCOUNTABLE TO YOU.
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
HELP US TO GUIDE OUR HEART O LORD, TO DEVELOP SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE – BIBLE READING AND STUDY, MEDITATION, PRAYER, etc.
Praise ye the LORD. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his
MAKE US WOMAN AND MAN OF WISDOM AND UNDERSTANDING, FEARING THE LORD.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
MAKE OUR HEART TO BE TENDER TOWARDS THE VOICE OF THE LORD.
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Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having a spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing;
but that it should be holy and without blemish.
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the
LORD, MAKE US WISE AND LOVE EACH OTHER SACRIFICIALLY, SO THAT GOD WILL BE GLORIFIED.
Husbands, love your wives and be not bitter against them.
MAKE US LOVE UNCONDITIONALLY AND NEVER FIND A REASON TO BE BETTER AGAINST EACH OTHER.
“Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?”
LORD, SINGLED US OUT AND MAKE US A FAITHFUL MEN WHO CAN BE TRUSTED WHEN PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR MEN. WE WON’T COMPROMISE OUR STANDARD IN CHRIST.
“Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.”
LORD, UNITE US SOLELY WITH YOU AND HELP US TO BE FAITHFUL TO OUR WEDDING VOWS.
Be cautious and hide when you see the danger— don’t be stupid and walk right into trouble.
HELP US TO BE CAUTIOUS AND HIDE WHEN HE SEES DANGER. WE WILL NOT SO STUPID TO WALK RIGHT INTO TROUBLE. WE WILL NEVER BE MANIPULATED IN ANY FORM.
Father, I don’t ask you to take my followers out of the world, but keep them safe from the evil one.
GOD WILL KEEP US SAFE FROM THE EVIL ONE. THAT NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST US SHALL PROSPER.
1 Corinthians 10:12-13
Even if you think you can stand up to temptation, be careful not to fall. You are tempted in the same way that everyone else is tempted.
But God can be trusted not to let you be tempted too much, and He will show you how to escape from your temptations.
HELP US NOT FALL INTO TEMPTATION AND EVEN IF WE FIND OURSELVES IN SUCH, GOD WILL ALWAYS MAKE A WAY OF ESCAPE FOR US.
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Proverbs 6:23-24, 26
23) For the commandment is a lamp, And the law a light; Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
24) To keep you from the evil woman, From the flattering tongue of a seductress.
26) For by means of a harlot A man is reduced to a crust of bread; an adulteress c will prey upon his precious life.
SAFEGUARD OUR HEART AGAINST INAPPROPRIATE RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE OPPOSITE SEX.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts
LORD, MAKE OUR HEART TO BE PURE AND UNDIVIDED IN OUR COMMITMENT TO EACH OTHER.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
LORD, GIVE US STRENGTH THAT WE WILL NOT BE LAZY.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
LORD, THE CHARACTER QUALITIES NECESSARY FOR A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AND MINISTRY WILL BE A GROWING PART OF OUR CHARACTER –
PERSISTENCE, DECISIVENESS, STRENGTH, AN ANALYTICAL MIND, ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS, POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH PEOPLE, DETERMINATION, etc.
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
LORD, MAKE US A GOOD STEWARD OF MONEY IN REGARD TO GIVING TO THE LORD’S WORK.
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
LORD, MONEY WILL NOT BECOME A SOURCE OF DISCORD IN OUR FAMILY.
Good people live right, and God blesses the children who follow their example.
LORD, HELP US TO CULTIVATE STRONG INTEGRITY, AND NOT COMPROMISE OUR CONVICTIONS
The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
GIVE US A HUMBLE, TEACHABLE SPIRIT AND A SERVANT’S HEART BEFORE YOU O LORD.
5: Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ.
6: not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.
HELP US A LORD, LISTEN AND DESIRE TO DO YOUR WILL.
Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth.
MY MARRIAGE WILL YIELD HIS SEXUAL DRIVE TO THE LORD AND PRACTICE SELF CONTROL.
1 Corinthians 7:3
Let the husband render unto the wife due to benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
LORD, MAKE OUR SEXUAL INTIMACY TOGETHER TO BE FRESH, POSITIVE, AND A REFLECTION OF SELFLESS LOVE.
Song of Solomon 7:10
I am my beloved’s, and his desire is toward me.
LORD, MY MARRIAGE WILL NOT FALL A VICTIM OF STRANGE WOMEN, WE WILL ALWAYS OVERCOME EVERY TEMPTATION TO YIELD TO ADULTERY.
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For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
HELP US O LORD TO PRACTICAL SKILLS TO BUILD OUR FAMILY AND MAKE WISE DECISIONS FOR OUR WELFARE.
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.
HELP US O LORD TO SERVE EACH OTHER SELFLESSLY.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
HELP US SPEAK WORDS THAT BUILD UP THE FAMILY UP, AND REFLECT A HEART OF LOVE.
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
HELP US NOT TO USE FILTHY LANGUAGE.
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
HELP US TO CHOOSE OUR FRIENDS WISELY.
Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
GOD WILL BRING US MEN WHO WILL ENCOURAGE OUR ACCOUNTABILITY BEFORE GOD, AND WILL NOT LEAD US INTO SIN.
1 Corinthians 6:12
Everything is permissible (allowable and lawful) for me; but not all things are helpful (good for me to do, expedient and profitable when considered with other things).
Everything is lawful for me, but I will not become the slave of anything or be brought under its power
O LORD, WE WILL NOT LIVE IN BONDAGE TO ANY QUESTIONABLE HABITS OR HOBBIES, BUT THAT WE EXPERIENCE FREEDOM IN HOLINESS AS WE YIELD TO THE SPIRIT’S CONTROL.
2 Timothy 2:4
No soldier when in service gets entangled in the enterprises of [civilian] life; his aim is to satisfy and please the one who enlisted him.
LORD, OUR AIM WILL BE TO PLEASE AND SATISFY GOD EVERYDAY OF OUR LIFE.