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Prayers for Separated Couples: 15 Helpful

Prayers for Separated Couples: 15 Helpful

As separated couples, the devil wants to feed you with many lies. One of such lies is his insistence that your marriage is over.

His aim is for you to give up entirely on your marriage and never fight for it. However, you must not fall for his lies, especially if you still want your marriage to work.

You must remember that nothing is impossible with God, especially if He’s on your side. As a result, it is never too late to win back your spouse.

God can still work miracles in your marriage. So rather than negotiating with the devil, silence his voice with the prayers for separated couples in this article.

Here are Prayers for Separated Couples.


  1. Prayer for Separated Couples.

2 Chronicles 15:7 (NIV) – But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.

Dear God, your word commands us to be thankful in all things.

Hence, I give you praise for my life and marriage. Though we are in the wrong place, I know you have not given up on us.

Likewise, please, do not let my partner and I give up on ourselves and our relationship.

Help us clear our heads within this period of our separation and bring us back together afterward.

Bring us back in unity and love and help us stay committed to making our marriage work.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for the Lord’s Healing Touch.

Proverbs 21:1 (NIV) – The king’s heart is in the hands of the Lord; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases.

Sovereign Lord, I know it is not late for my marriage because you can still work a miracle in our lives.

That’s why I bow my knees in prayers asking that you heal our home and restore my marriage.

Lord, you know our hearts and can influence our choices and decisions. Therefore, I ask that you turn my husband’s heart and help him return home.

Lastly, please give us the grace to settle our differences instead of walking away.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Restoring love.

1 Corinthians 13:7 (NIV) – Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

Love never fails, but where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.

Abba Father, what is a marriage without love between the couple? My husband and I have been going through the motions for the longest time.

It’s like the love and passion that we once shared were never there.

So here I am, crying to you to restore our love and rekindle our passion. Also, increase our love toward each other.

Please bring back the fondness we once had, the longing for, and the companionship.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Couple Apart.

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

Gracious God, I commit my marriage to your hands because whatever is kept in your hands is safe and preserved.

Please be merciful to us, Lord, and come to our aid. Scripture says you are our ever-present help, so I look to you for help at this time.

Though we have been apart, I ask that you keep us from falling further apart. Help us find our way back to each other;  eliminate those things that seek to keep us apart.

Lastly, open our hearts to love each other again and help us work on reconciliation.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Faith to See the Way Back to God.

Ephesians 1:18 (NIV) – I pray that the  eyes of your heart will be enlightened in order that you may

know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints.

Everlasting God, like sheep without shepherds, we have gone astray. We decided to do marriage without you at the helm of affairs.

But now we have repented. Please, Lord, remind us from where we have fallen and lift us again.

I request that you increase our faith even at this time and help us trust you with our whole hearts. Open the eyes of our understanding to the hope to which we have been called.

Lastly, I ask that you flood our hearts with light, that your light will dispel every darkness in our union.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Marriage Restoration After Separation.

Colossians 3:12 (NIV) – Therefore, as God’s holy people, holy and dearly loved,

clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

Faithful God, thank you for the effort my partner, and I are making to get back together.

I do not take for granted this opportunity for a second chance. And restore us fully physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

Heal our past hurts and help us go beyond them. Renew our love for each other and allow us to wear love and faithfulness like a garment.

Now that we have acknowledged our mistakes help us not to repeat them.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for New Hearts to Love.

Ezekiel36:26 (NIV) – I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you;

I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

Merciful Lord, my heart is hardened towards my spouse.

I have tried severally to forgive him and move on, but the hurt is still there. I can’t seem to get it out of my mind, which breeds bitterness and resentment.

Dear Lord, please show me mercy. I ask that you soften my heart and give me the ability to forgive and love again.

Give me a heart like yours, a heart full of grace and mercy, and help me extend it to him.

Above all, please give us both, especially me, a new heart to love each other again.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Prayer for the Restoration of Broken Trust.

1 Peter4:8 (NIV) – Above all, love each other deeply because love covers over a multitude of sin.

Heavenly Father, please open my heart and make me willing to learn to trust my partner again.

Please lead me to a place where I can begin the process of learning to trust him. Assist me in understanding that it will take us a while to get to where we used to be.

Please make us both willing to work toward restoring our broken marriage. Teach him to be faithful, truthful, and honest from now, so I will have no reason to doubt or be suspicious of him anymore.

Dear Lord, I ask that your healing hands will touch my broken heart and mend my crushed spirit. Give me a new love for him and make me ready and open to trust him.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for His Strength to Uphold You.

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) – So do not fear for I am with you; do not be dismayed for I am your God.

I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Good Shepherd, your word says that those that wait on you will renew their strength.

Please renew my strength as I wait for a change in my troubled marriage. Calm my fearful and anxious heart and give me faith to fight off my doubts.

Help me believe that you can restore my marriage and fix my home. Strengthen and uphold me to remain steadfast and unwavering in my faith in you.

Thank you because I know that the expectations of the righteous shall not be cut short. Likewise, mine will not be cut short.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Healing Prayer for Separated Couples.

1 John 5:14 (NIV) – This is the confidence we have in approaching God; that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Awesome God, my marital problems may be so big, but I know that they are not overwhelming for you.

Therefore, I come to you with complete confidence that I will receive whatever I ask of you. And I ask for your healing and intervention in my marriage.

No one can if you will not help me because my help comes only from you.

Therefore, I ask that you get to the very center of our problems and conflicts and assist us in resolving them effectively.

Lastly, help us forgive each other and heal our hearts as we look to you for restoration.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Couple Reconciliation.

James 1:5 (NIV) – If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding faults, and it will be given him.

Gracious God, I know to err is human, but I also understand that no one can genuinely forgive without your help.

My spouse and I have tried to forgive each other and restore our marriage, but it has been impossible.

Please help us, dear God, whom nothing is impossible for. First, heal us of the hurt we caused each other so we can start reconciliation.

Fill our hearts with love for each other and let love cover our sins, offenses, and faults.

I also ask that you help us start the delicate process of restoring our relationship and marriage.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Marriage During Separation.

Romans 5:5 (NIV) – And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.

Almighty God, your word says that hope does not disappoint. Even though I am tempted to give up hope in my marriage, I choose to be hopeful.

Dear God, I ask for the gift of hope and faith in this trying time. Hope to stand firm in the storm and for marital victory.

Rescue my marriage, and give us victory over the plans of the evil one.

Most of all, cause your face to shine upon us and be gracious to us so we can be whole again.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Open Communication.

Proverbs 16:24 (NIV) – Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and healing to the bones.

Lord Jesus, I know we can’t make any meaningful progress at reconciliation without open communication.

Therefore, I ask that you give us open hearts and make us empathetic toward each other.

Help us speak with kindness as we express our hurts and concerns. Remove pride so we will not be ashamed of being vulnerable.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Peace Between Couples.

Isaiah 54:10 (NIV) – Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken,

nor my covenant of peace be removed, says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Everlasting Father, I ask that you keep my partner and me in perfect peace through the storms that have arisen over our marriage.

Let your unfailing love and faithfulness comfort our hearts and give us hope for better days ahead.

I ask that you will flood our hearts with peace like a river. Let your peace that passes all understanding fill our hearts and minds and be our comfort.

Above all, we ask that you restore our relationship and fill us with joy now and always.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Marriage Settlement.

Amos 3:3 (NIV) – Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?

Mighty God, our separation from each other has been painful, but it has been revealing.

We have learned our lessons and are willing to try again. Please heal our wounds and help us forgive the hurt we caused each other.

We ask that you reconcile and settle us just as Christ reconciled us to you. Break down the wall of hostility around us and fill our hearts with peace and love.

Most importantly, give us the grace to love selflessly and help us never to disappoint you again.

In Jesus’ mighty name, Amen.


Separation in marriage is a harrowing experience. It is even more complicated when one of the parties involved still wants the marriage to work.

If this is you right now, then these prayers for separated couples are for you. Therefore, I encourage you to pray these prayers to get back your marriage.

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