Midnight Prayers for Marriage: 15 Astonishing

By David •  Updated: 07/21/22 •  11 min read

If there has ever been a time when marriages need prayer, it’s in our time and generation. Many things are going wrong in marriages today.

It has become apparent that marriages are under the attack of the enemy. This is evident in the daily and drastic increase in the divorce rate.

Many walk into marriage casually without adequate spiritual and physical preparations. This results in the quick decision to seek refuge in divorce and separation when storms arise.

If you are having marital problems, it’s not the time to cry, lament or be angry. It’s time to seriously war in the spirit, mostly with midnight prayers for marriage.

Below are Midnight Prayers for Marriage.

  1. Best Prayer for Marriage.

 Romans 12:10 (NIV) – Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves

Father in Heaven, I adore you over my marriage. Thank you for my spouse, and the years we have spent together until now.

I come before you today asking that you forgive our shortcomings and draw us back to you.

We have strayed from your loving love and mercy and have exposed our marriage to the enemy.

Please forgive us and come back into our lives and home. Let your presence fill our marriage with love and abundant peace.

Lastly, we ask that your presence will constantly reign and rule over us and our marriage from now.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Breakthrough for Marriage.

Deuteronomy 32:30 (NIV) – How could one man chase a thousand or two put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them unless the Lord had given them up.

Heavenly Father, tonight I raise my voice to you with faith that you will hear me.

I request your intervention in my marriage and ask that you grant us a breakthrough. Let there be a fulfillment of your word concerning my spouse and me.

Your word says that together we will chase ten thousand. This means we can achieve greater heights together as a couple.

Therefore, I ask that the favor and blessings of marriage will be ours.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marital Breakthrough.

Proverbs 3:5- 6 9NIV) – Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

In all your ways, acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

Awesome God, your word says that those that trust in you are like mount Zion that can’t be moved.

So even though my marriage is going through a difficult phase now, I know we will prevail.

I pray that we will not despair or give up despite the challenges.

Help our hearts to be steadfast and unwavering, trusting that we will see your salvation, dear Lord.

Above all, keep us hopeful that we will experience a turnaround in our relationship even as you perfect all that concerns us beginning from now.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marital Settlement.

Proverbs 3:3 (NIV) – Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind it around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

Lord Jesus, I have come of age and am ready to settle down in marriage. Please bring someone after your heart into my life.

Give me a life partner who will love me and cherish me all our days. I also ask that you position me and order my steps to come into contact with this partner.

Grant me a discerning spirit to identify and know her when I meet her. And please do not let me be carried away by outward appearance only but to look out for compatibility.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage.

Ecclesiastics 4:12 (NIV) – Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.

Abba Father, take preeminence over my marriage. Help my spouse, and I put you first in all things and honor you in our home. Fill our house and union with the joy and peace of your presence.

Be the cord that binds us in love and unity so that nothing can ever separate us.

Uphold us firmly and cause us to grow deeper in love. Lastly, let the love we share be renewed and refreshing in the days to come.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Healing.

Isaiah 66:12 (NIV) – For this is what the Lord says, I will extend peace to her like a river,

and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream; you will nurse and be carried on her arm and dandled on her knee.

Dear Prince of Peace, I pray that your healing peace and presence will saturate our hearts and home.

My marriage has been bleeding, and if nothing is done not about it immediately, it may crash. So, I ask you to come to our aid and intervene quickly.

Let your healing presence dwell in our home and restore peace and love in my marriage.

I also ask that you heal the wounds my partner and I have inflicted on each other by our words and actions.

Most of all, please give us the wisdom to seek both godly and professional help for our marriage.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Killer.

Isaiah 54:17 (NIV) – No weapon formed against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you.

This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me, says the Lord.

Almighty God, if it had not been you on my side, the enemy would have destroyed my marriage.

But I am grateful because you have not allowed the plans of the evil one to prevail against my spouse and me. I request that your mercy and steadfast love continue protecting my marriage.

In Jesus’ name, I decree that no weapon formed against my union will prevail. I refute every tongue of accusation against us.

And lastly, I declare that this marriage will last and be a reference point for those around us.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Love.

Songs of Solomon 8:7 (NIV) – Many waters cannot quench love, rivers cannot wash it away.

If one were to give all the wealth of his house for love, it would be utterly scorned.

Loving Father, your word says that love never fails. This means I must always choose love even when I don’t feel like loving my partner.

Please help my partner and me in this regard. Give us the grace to be intentional about choosing each other in love.

Help us look beyond our selfishness and feelings and love each other as you love us.

And let this love compel us to be patient and kind. Let it drive each of us to seek what is in the best interest of the other person rather than insisting on our interests.

More importantly, let love rule our hearts and erase every record of wrong we have against each other.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight prayer for Marriage of a Friend.

Proverbs14:1 (NIV) – A wise woman builds her home, but with he own hands, the foolish one tears hers down.

Faithful Father, I commit my friend with marital problems into your hands.

I do not know how bad the situation is, but I know that you can heal and restore it. So, I ask that you visit them and help them work things out.

As the woman, I ask that you give her the wisdom to build her home. Grant her understanding to establish it and knowledge to furnish it.

Whatever the problem, help them seek solution and reconciliation rather than separation or divorce.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Restoration.

Mark 10:9 (NIV) – Therefore, what God has joined together, let no man separate.

Heavenly Father, thank you because nothing is impossible with you. I also appreciate you because I know that you are working in our hearts to bring us back together.

Continue to draw us together and open our hearts toward each other. Let the Holy Spirit continue to stir our hearts with loving thoughts of the beautiful memories we shared.

And lastly, fill our hearts with forgiveness, help us go beyond our past, and bring us total healing and restoration.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Unity.

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

Sovereign Lord, your word says that two can’t work together unless they agree. I also know that where there is no love, there can’t be peace or unity.

Therefore, I ask, first of all, that you fill our hearts with love for you because I know that loving you makes it easier for us to love each other. And then teach us how to love each other effectively.

Dear Lord, as we grow in love, unite our hearts so that two will indeed become one.

And in all, help us live in perfect peace and harmony and make our marriage a model for others.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage Vows.

Jude 1:24 (NIV) – To him who is able to keep you from falling and present you before his glorious presence without faults and with great joy.

Merciful God, I pray that my wife and I will never look back on our wedding day regretfully.

Instead, may we always look back to that day with so much gratitude and gladness in our hearts.

Lord, please give us the grace to daily honor our vows and the covenant of marriage.

Help us bind love and faithfulness around our necks and carry them in our hearts.

Lastly, may your grace be sufficient for us in all things, and may your mercy speak for us in trouble.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer for Marriage to Work.

Colossians 3:12 (NIV) – Therefore, as God’s holy people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

Gracious God, I come to you asking for your help to make my marriage work. I understand that marriage requires hard work, commitment, and patience to succeed.

So, I ask that you give my husband and me the grace for these and more. Please, clothe us with love, compassion, kindness, humility, and gentleness.

Make us willing and ready to do anything to please ourselves. And draw us closer in love and intimacy physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer to Get Married.

Ecclesiastics 3:11 (NIV) – He has made everything beautiful in its time.

He has put eternity in the hearts of men, yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.

Everlasting God, your word says you make everything beautiful in its time. You also said that you would grant the desires of our hearts.

So, here I am to let you know that I desire to get married as soon as possible. Please bless the desires of my heart and cause lines to fall in pleasant places for me maritally.

Please do not let my expectations be cut short, nor let my hope be deferred. Above all, bless me with the bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Midnight Prayer Against Marriage Destroyers.

Psalm 35:1-2 (NIV) – Contend O Lord, with those who contend against me; fight against those who fight against me. Take up shield and buckler; arise and come to my aid.

Dear Mighty Man in Battle, please protect my marriage from every physical and spiritual attack.

Frustrate every plan of the enemy trying to destroy it and build a hedge of covering over us. Arise, come to our rescue and fight against those fighting against us,

In Jesus’ name, I declare that my marriage is secure under the shadow of your wing.

Lastly, I ask that you cloth us with your protective shield and keep us united, so we can withstand the plans of the evil one.

In Jesus’ mighty name, Amen.

Conclusion

Storms and trials will arise against your marriage. It is not a matter of ‘if but when this will happen.

But when it does, be sure you are like the wise builder whose foundation is in Christ.

Be sure to hold God closely as your anchor in both your home and marriage anchor.

The best way to fight for your marriage is on your knees with midnight prayers for marriage. So pray ceaselessly with these prayers and safeguard your relationship.

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.