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Pray for Your Future Husband: 31 Helpful Ways

Pray for Your Future Husband: 31 Helpful Ways

In the Christian household, prayer is important in daily life that needs to be employed also when preparing for your future husband.

Engaging in prayer is an act of faith in, and submission to God.

Whether you have identified him or are still searching for your future husband, praying for him will strengthen your union.

How to Pray for your Future Husband.

Here are some steps you can follow to pray for your future husband:

  • Set aside dedicated time:

Find a quiet and peaceful place where you can focus and connect with God without distractions. Set aside specific time each day or week to pray for your future husband.

  • Begin with gratitude:

Start your prayer by expressing gratitude to God for His love, guidance, and faithfulness. Thank Him for the gift of marriage and the opportunity to pray for your future husband.

  • Seek God’s will:

Surrender your desires and plans to God, asking Him to align your heart with His perfect will for your life and the life of your future husband. Pray for wisdom and discernment to recognize the right person when the time comes.

  • Pray for his character:

Ask God to shape and mold your future husband into a man of strong character, integrity, and faith. Pray for his spiritual growth, emotional well-being, and personal development.

  • Pray for his relationship with God:

Intercede for your future husband’s relationship with God. Pray that he seeks God’s guidance, grows in his faith, and walks closely with Him. Ask God to draw him closer and deepen his understanding of God’s love and purpose for his life.

  • Pray for his protection and provision:

Lift up prayers for your future husband’s safety, health, and well-being. Pray for God’s protection over him physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Ask God to provide for his needs and bless him in all areas of life.

  • Pray for your own preparation:

Seek God’s guidance and strength to become the person He intends you to be. Pray for personal growth, emotional healing, and spiritual maturity. Ask God to prepare your heart to love and support your future husband in a selfless and Christ-centered way.

  • Trust in God’s timing:

Finally, surrender the timing and details of your future husband’s arrival to God. Trust in His perfect timing and plan for your life. Pray for patience and contentment in your current season, knowing that God is working all things together for your good.

Be open, honest, and vulnerable in your prayers. Listen for His voice and be willing to align your desires with His perfect plan. Trust in His faithfulness and know that He hears and answers your prayers according to His wisdom and love.

In this article, we are going to share with you  31 helpful ways to pray for your future husband.


1. Pray that he will guard his heart by developing spiritual disciplines—Bible reading and study, prayer, meditation, scripture memorization, etc. (2 Peter 3:18; Prov. 4:23)

2. Pray that your future husband’s relationship with God and His Word will bear fruit in his life. Pray that he will be a man of wisdom and understanding, fearing the Lord. (Prov. 3:7, 9:10; Ps. 112:1)

3. Pray that your future husband will be humble and quick to agree with God about his sin. Pray that his heart will be tender toward the voice of the Lord. (Ps. 51:2-4; Micah 6:8)

4. Pray that your future husband will grow in leadership skills in your relationship—protecting and providing for you. Pray that he will lead you wisely and love you sacrificially so that God will be glorified in your marriage. (Eph. 5:25-29; Col. 3:19)

5. Pray that he will have a desire to cultivate your relationship as a sign of his loyalty and commitment to you, and as a picture of Christ’s love for the Church. (Prov. 20:6; Gen. 2:24)

6. Pray he will love righteousness and hate wickedness, especially the evils of the culture. Pray that he will recognize and avoid wickedness in his own life, and if necessary, take a clear, strong stand against evil. (Prov. 27:12; John 17:15; 1 Cor. 10:12-13)

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7. Pray that your future husband will safeguard his heart against inappropriate relationships with the opposite sex. Pray that his heart will be pure and undivided in his commitment to you. (Prov.6:23-24, 26; Rom. 13:14)

8. Pray that he will work hard to provide for your family, to the best of his ability. Pray that the character qualities necessary for a successful career and ministry will be a growing part of his character – persistence, decisiveness, strength, an analytical mind, organizational skills, positive relationships with people, determination, etc. (Rom. 12:11; 1 Cor. 15:58)

9. Pray that your future husband handles finances wisely, will have discernment concerning budgeting and investments, and will be a good steward of his money in regard to giving to the Lord’s work.

Pray that money will not become a source of discord in your family. (Prov. 23:4-5; Rom. 12:13; Heb. 13:5)

10. Pray that his testimony will be genuine, that he will be honest in his business dealings, and will never do anything that he needs to hide from others. (Prov. 20:7; 1 Tim. 1:5, 3:7; Eph. 6:10-12)

11. Pray that he will listen to God and desire to do His will. (Prov. 15:33; Eph. 6:6)

12. Pray that your future husband will yield his sexual drive to the Lord and practice self-control. Pray that your sexual intimacy together will be fresh, positive, and a reflection of selfless love. (Prov. 5:15, 18; 1 Cor. 7:3; Song of Solomon 7:10)

13. Pray that your future husband uses practical skills to build your family and make wise decisions for your welfare. Pray that he will serve unselfishly. (Gal. 5:13; Phil. 2:3-4) 

14. Pray that your future husband will speak words that build up you and your family, and reflect a heart of love. Pray that he will not use filthy language. (Prov. 18:21; Eph. 4:29)

15. Pray that your future husband will choose his friends wisely. Pray that God will bring him men who will encourage his accountability before God, and will not lead him into sin. (Prov. 13:20; Prov.27:17)

16. Pray that your future husband will choose healthy, God-honoring activities.

Pray that he will not live in bondage to any questionable habits or hobbies, but that he will experience freedom in holiness as he yields to the Spirit’s control. (1 Cor. 6:12, 10:31; 2 Tim. 2:4)

17. Pray that your future husband will enjoy his manliness as he patterns his life after Christ and strong men in the faith. Pray for his physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual strength. (Eph. 3:16; 1 Peter 2:21; 1 Cor. 10:11)

18. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life. (Matt. 6:33; Deut. 6:5; Eph. 5:16; Ps. 90:12)

19. Pray that your future husband will be patient and a man of peace. Pray that he will not give in to anger, but will allow the Holy Spirit to control his responses. (Rom. 14:19; Ps. 34:14)

20. Pray that your future husband will yield his mind and thoughts to the Lord. Pray that he will not entertain immoral or impure thoughts and that he will resist the temptation to indulge in pornography. (Prov. 27:12; 2 Cor. 10:5)

21. Pray that your future husband will learn how to relax in the Lord and, in his greatest times of stress, find joy and peace in his relationship with God.

Pray that he will submit his schedule to the Lord. (Neh. 8:10; Prov. 17:22; Ps. 16:11)

22. Pray that your future husband will practice forgiveness in your relationship and with others. Pray that he will recognize any roots of bitterness, and yield any resentment and unforgiving attitudes to the Lord. (Eph. 4:32; Heb. 12:15)

23. Pray that your future husband will be a good father—disciplining your children wisely and loving them unconditionally.  (Eph. 6:4; Col. 3:21; 2 Tim. 2:1-2)

24. Pray that your future husband will have a balanced life—that he will balance work and play.

Pray that he will fear God, but also gain favor with people he knows at work and church. (Luke 2:52; Prov. 13:15)

25. Pray that your future husband will be courageous in his stand against evil and injustice and that he will stand for the truth. Pray that he will protect you and your family from Satan’s attacks. (Ps. 31:24; Eph. 6:13; Ps. 27:14) 

26. Pray that he will offer all his dreams to the Lord, and pursue only those goals that will bring God glory and count for eternity. (Jer. 29:11; 1 Cor. 10:31)

27. Pray that he will practice self-control by making wise food choices, and get sufficient exercise to stay healthy. (Rom. 12:1-2; 1 Cor. 6:19-20, 9:27)

28. Pray that he will be a man of prayer. Pray that he will seek and pursue God in purposeful quiet times. (1 Thess. 5:17; Luke 22:46; James 5:16)

29. Pray that your husband to be will surrender his time and talents to the Lord. Pray that his spiritual gifts will be manifest in his career, at church, and in your home. (Eph. 5:15-16; 1 Cor. 12:4, 7)

30. Pray that he will serve God and others with pure motives. Pray that he will obey the Lord from his heart, and glorify Him in everything. (1 Cor. 10:13; John 7:17-18; Col. 3:23-24)

31. Pray that his attitudes and actions will be guided by the truth as he brings his thoughts into captivity to the Word of God (John 8:44; 2 Cor. 10:4-5)

Bible Verses To Pray For Your Future Husband

Praying for your future husband is a wonderful way to cover him in God’s blessings and seek His guidance for his life. Here are some Bible verses you can incorporate into your prayers for your future husband:
  1. Proverbs 3:5-6: “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.”
  2. Ephesians 1:16-17: “I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.”
  3. Philippians 1:9-10: “And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.”
  4. Colossians 1:9-10: “For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God.”
  5. Psalm 37:4: “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”
  6. Proverbs 18:22: “He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.”
  7. Psalm 20:4: “May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.”
  8. Psalm 139:23-24: “Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”
  9. 1 Corinthians 16:14: “Do everything in love.”
  10. 1 Thessalonians 3:12: “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.”
  11. James 1:5: “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”
  12. Psalm 37:23-24: “The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.”
  13. Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

These verses can serve as a foundation for your prayers, allowing you to seek God’s blessings, wisdom, guidance, and protection over your future husband’s life. Allow the Holy Spirit to lead you as you intercede on your future husband behalf.


As you search or wait for your future husband, pray that God will give you patience and wisdom. A husband who loves God first will have no option but to love you also.

May God grant you wisdom as you seek him and wait patiently for his guidance.

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