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30 Days of Prayer to Strengthen Your Marriage

Praying about and FOR your marriage is without doubt one of the most vital issues you may pray about. With 50% of marriages ending in divorce, it may possibly simply turn out to be a type of belongings you silently don’t take note of, after which out of the blue, you’re on reverse sides of the whole lot and may’t appear to return collectively to save lots of your life. 

As we speak, I wish to share with you 30 prayers that may strengthen your marriage. You’ll be able to pray these with or with out your partner, however take one prayer every day and repeat it month after month! This may actually assist your marriage. 

Prayer is such a strong factor. Now not do we have to go to a priest like within the Bible days earlier than we received the Holy Spirit within us to speak to God. We will entry Him anytime and we should always make the most of that privilege as a lot as humanly attainable. 

30 Days of Prayer to Strengthen Your Marriage

I hope that these prayers bless you as a lot as they bless me. Let’s get began!!!

Day 1: Placing God First {Matthew 6:33}

Pricey Lord Jesus, I need with all my coronary heart to place you first in my marriage and in my life. So usually, I discover my coronary heart within the thick of the world and caught up in life’s issues and stresses and I pray that in the present day, you clear the trail in my thoughts and preserve my coronary heart purely and solely in love with YOU. Assist me to see issues as you see issues and do issues as you’d need me to. Get ahold of my coronary heart and deepen my love for you Lord. 

Day 2: Arguing {Proverbs 15:1}

It’s really easy to get caught up within the warmth of the second and wish to defend ourselves or show we’re proper and battle for our rights, Lord. Please assist me to mortify my flesh and understand that it’s not about who is true and who isn’t and that in an argument, nobody wins. Each of us simply find yourself offended and it hurts my coronary heart to see my husband offended. My need is to please my husband and make him pleased. I don’t wish to battle or see him offended. Please assist our relationship to be stronger in you, and provides us a renewed sense of affection for one another in the present day in order that we might put this argument behind us and concentrate on you. 

Day 3: Cash {Hebrews 13:5}

It looks like now we have so many cash disagreements and may’t get on the identical web page in any respect on this topic. I pray Lord, that you just deliver peace, if nothing else, simply deliver peace to our house and assist us each to be extra versatile so that we would serve you and focus our consideration on what YOU would need for us, not our personal fleshly sinful wishes. Please assist me to be extra humble when speaking with my husband with regards to marriage and assist deliver peace to our midst as solely you may. 

Day 4: Respect {Ephesians 5:33}

Lord, I do know that my husband seeks for me to respect him greater than he cares if I really like him! That’s how vital respect is to a person and I simply need a lot Lord to respect him. He’s finished one thing recently that makes me not belief him and hurts my respect for him. He hasn’t essentially earned my respect on this manner and regardless that he hasn’t Lord, I pray that you just’ll assist me to look previous that, look previous the errors and simply focus my coronary heart and soul on you and your command to me to respect my husband. Please, Lord, give me a respect for my husband that he would admire and luxuriate in. 

Day 5: Communication {Ephesians 4:29}

Lord, recently now we have not been putting as a lot time into our communication. It’s extra rushed and blunt, quite than caring, loving, and considerate. Lord, should you would please, please assist us to take extra time to essentially join and talk. Assist us to worth speaking extra and to spend extra time collectively speaking. Speaking about life, about love, concerning the kids, funds, the whole lot Lord. Present us with unity in our house and healthful speech on our tongues that we might glorify you today and forevermore.

Day 6: Faithfulness {Proverbs 3:3-4}

Lord, so usually my love for my husband isn’t sure up in steadfast love and faithfulness. I admit that I wrestle with being devoted and constant in the whole lot I do and I need a lot to be extra devoted in my coronary heart and life. Assist me in the present day to decide to my husband, extra of my coronary heart, so that he might have increasingly of me as I yield my spirit to you and my coronary heart to him.

Day 7: Intimacy {Tune of Solomon 1-8}

Intimacy is such a fragile and treasured factor. To my husband, being intimate means one thing completely different than it means to me. To me, I would like us to be extra intimate in a extra light and serene manner. I pray Lord in the present day that you just assist my husband be freer and know that it’s okay to be tender with me. The world chokes these virtues out of him, however Lord, please put them again in. Assist us to be extra intimate, not simply sexual actions, however extra intimate in our hearts Lord as we search to honor and please you in our marriage.

Day 8: Preserving Our Priorities Proper {Ephesians 5:22-25}

Lord, we all know from Scripture the order of relationships is that you’re first (Deuteronomy 6:5) after which subsequent is my partner (Ephesians 5:22-25), nonetheless typically I admit, I don’t all the time put him as first after You. Typically the world will get in the best way, my flesh. I wish to be first. It’s simply not simple to all the time be devoted pondering of his wants above my very own. I’m egocentric and fleshly and wish to put my wishes forward of his wants and this will’t be. Lord, please give me a extra real, fruit-filled love for my husband in order that I can preserve HIM because the second precedence in my life. I need it so desperately, however typically, it’s simply so onerous and I want your assist to be higher at it. 

Day 9: Real Love {John 13:35}

There are such a lot of sorts of love, Lord. There’s agape love, Your love for all of us, unconditional, sacrificial, and pure. There’s Philia love, a cohesion. A love you’re feeling for a good friend or brother in Christ. There’s Eros, a romantic and passionate love, and lastly, there’s Storge, a household love. Love that’s constructed on empathy. Lord, I don’t have ALL these kinds of love for my husband. I might love to have the ability to have all 4 sorts of like to and for my husband and I ask that you just give me extra of those that I want with a view to be a greater spouse. So that I really like my husband extra completely as you’re keen on us, Lord. Please give me extra real love, extra of all 4 sorts of love for my husband. Fill me extra with empathy, with romance and keenness, with a love that’s his as a result of he’s my finest good friend and an unconditional, sacrificial love. Fill me with all 4 sorts of love for my husband. 

Day 10: Integrity {Proverbs 10:9}

Integrity is without doubt one of the most vital issues you may have in ANY relationship and inside my marriage isn’t any completely different. My husband and I are so stuffed with integrity and I do know that you just discover, however I pray that you just develop us even MORE in our integrity with each other and likewise in our dealings aside. After we are tempted to not do one thing that’s proper, after we are tempted to promote out, please preserve our integrity and assist us to be the folks that you just need. 

Day 11: Being Type {Galatians 6:9-10}

My husband is amazingly variety to me and to others. He’s somebody actually particular to observe on this space and I pray, Lord, that you just make me extra like him on this manner. It’s one of many issues that I simply actually treasure about him a lot. Please develop me to be extra variety and loving, light and meek. Taking each thought captive and asking myself whether it is variety earlier than I communicate it. On this manner, you’re glorified when I’m variety to my household. 

Day 12: Forgiveness {Ephesians 4:32}

There are days the place I simply don’t wish to forgive my husband. He’s finished one thing improper, he is aware of it, I do know it, and he’s unwilling to confess he’s doing something in any respect. It’s so irritating to my coronary heart and I simply, in my very own sin nature, don’t wish to forgive him. Please Lord, will you assist that cussed delight in me? Assist me to like my husband extra, to be a lady who’s fast to forgive and present mercy and style as you frequently present ME! 

Day 13: Persistence {Romans 12:12}

Pricey Lord, you know the way a lot I wrestle with endurance typically. It’s so robust for me to be affected person. I can’t do that alone and I pray that you just assist me be extra affected person with my whole household. Assist me keep in mind that my youngsters are simply youngsters and that I can’t count on perfection from them. Assist me to be extra affected person and loving with my husband, exhibiting him grace when he wants it as he’s so variety and loving and mild with ME. Assist our whole household to be extra affected person with each other, Lord.

Day 14: Teamwork {Ecclesiastes 4:9-12}

One of the crucial frequent issues amongst married girls is that we are inclined to neglect how IMPORTANT it’s to work as a crew. We get so centered, Lord, on the each day grind and infrequently are unappreciative of our spouses and the help that they offer us. As a single mother, now I do 100% of EVERYTHING. I’ve completely no assist in the husband division and I see simply how very important the husband’s position is, how a lot he helps (even when we expect he does nothing; belief me, he’s doing stuff!) and so my prayer in the present day Lord is that I always remember this stuff. I always remember to point out appreciation to my husband. I always remember to work as a crew and to KNOW that we ARE a crew! If I neglect, Lord, please gently remind me how blessed I actually am to have assist!

Day 15: Honesty {Proverbs 19:1}

Lack of honesty can fully destroy a wedding. Lord, please assist me to all the time be sincere, even within the small and “insignificant” issues, for the whole lot is tremendous vital and NOTHING is really insignificant. You inform us that if we’re devoted with little, we can be devoted with a lot and in order that’s my prayer in the present day. I wish to proceed to be devoted in all areas, together with honesty, even when I’m tempted to inform slightly white lie, let me proceed to forbid myself to do it and never lie. Assist me to point out my husband that he’s SAFE to return to me and share ANYTHING, even when it’s hurtful as a result of it’s all the time higher to be truthful than to cover or lie about one thing, in the long term, and Lord, I’m on this marriage for the long term!!!

Day 16: Assist {Ecclesiastes 4:12}

I wish to put money into you increasingly. I wish to be extra of a mission for you and assist others see you thru me. To be able to serve you extra, Lord, I need assistance. I want extra help. I can’t do all of it on my own and I pray that my husband helps me extra, emotionally. I pray additionally that I’m not discovered hypocritical on this space however that I’m absolutely, 100% supporting him as nicely, emotionally and spiritually. Assist us to be united, a crew, absolutely supporting one another and our love for you, Lord. 

Day 17: Dedication {Numbers 30:2}

Every single day I search to honor you. I get up and I learn my Bible, in search of your will, in search of for use by you. It’s an enormous dedication that I’ve made to you, however I ponder to myself, how a lot am I additionally dedicated to my husband in the identical manner? Do I get up within the morning and suppose to myself, “How can I serve my husband in the present day? How can I present my love and dedication to him extra today?” I absolutely admit that I don’t and I pray that you just assist me to alter that. Assist me to worth increasingly, every day, my dedication, love, and servitude to my husband.

Day 18: Compassion {Colossians 3:12-13}

It’s not all the time simple to point out compassion. Typically I really feel like my husband has finished one thing improper to me. He’s damage me, and I simply don’t WANT to point out compassion and style to him. I wish to be offended. I really feel like I’ve a proper to BE offended, Lord. However even when there’s a proper to be offended, I do know that I nonetheless want to point out grace and compassion to my husband and I pray that you just soften and alter my coronary heart. Assist me to wish to be extra compassionate towards my husband’s shortcomings as he’s SO fantastically nice at being compassionate with mine!

Day 19: Positivity {Ephesians 5:20}

I’ve been so damaging recently. It looks like the whole lot goes improper and there are trials and temptations all over the place. I get pissed off with life. I get pissed off in my marriage. I get pissed off with myself. Please Lord, assist me to be extra optimistic. I do know that it begins with being content material and so I pray that you just simply assist me to be extra content material in my life. Assist me to see extra of the wonder and fewer of the ache. Assist me to be a extra optimistic, caring, and inspiring individual, not just for my husband and household but in addition in my spirit in direction of the world. For I’m your youngster, your ambassador, and when folks see me depressing, it does NOT glorify you or entice others TO you. Assist me to be extra optimistic in order that I could also be used extra by you, each in my marriage and to the world, Lord.

Day 20: Understanding {Psalm 119:130}

There are numerous occasions in my marriage that I simply don’t really feel like listening or I feel I already know the reply and so I’m not listening as I must. Please assist me to hunt to know how my husband is feeling extra. Please assist me to take the time to essentially perceive him and his wants and wishes higher, Lord. You realize that I’m not an ideal spouse, however I certain attempt to be and I do know that all of it begins with a willingness to know my husband. Within the occasions that I’m not feeling notably keen, please soften my coronary heart towards my husband that I could also be used on your glory to point out the world, your love by me, to him.

Day 21: Friendship {Proverbs 18:24}

Typically life will get busy, Lord, and we’re simply not in a position to spend as a lot time collectively to deepen our friendship as I’d like. I pray that you just assist decelerate our world so that we might be able to spend extra time collectively, really investing in our basis: friendship! Real love is all the time rooted in a deep and lasting, intimate friendship. Please proceed to strengthen our friendship and assist us to know one another extra on this manner.

Day 22: Peacefulness {John 14:27}

Peacefulness is one thing that I so strongly search and need. It’s the premise on which I would like my house to be grounded in. Lord Jesus, please assist our house to be a cheerful hope, stuffed with peace, love, and contentment. Assist us that after we are feeling stuffed with strife and enmity, that you just draw us again to you, collectively, so that we preserve peace in our house.

Day 23: Gentleness {Titus 3:2}

The world bangs our husband’s round and makes them really feel fully insufficient when they’re light, and but you Lord, have been light and meek while you walked the Earth. Please assist my husband perceive and really feel prefer it’s OKAY to be extra light. You’re the good shepherd, Lord, please present my husband that he will also be a superb and mild shepherd. Please additionally assist my coronary heart to be extra light and tender towards my husband, even in occasions that I don’t really feel prefer it. Cowl us along with your peace and gentleness, Lord, that we could also be discovered treating one another proper and with respect. 

Day 24: Humble {Psalm 25:9}

Being humble is one thing that I actually wrestle with. The extra that you just give me, the extra you bless me, the extra I are inclined to suppose it’s due to my very own benefit or worthiness that I’ve one thing and I do know that’s improper. Please assist information and form my coronary heart and perspective to be frequently humbled. It’s not unhealthy to be grateful and grateful that you just give us issues, it’s improper to suppose I deserve it, whether or not in my marriage or in life usually. Assist me to remain on the course of studying the stability between being humble, but in addition, sharing the way you’ve blessed me in my life. 

Day 25: Cooperative {1 Peter 3:15}

Being cooperative is difficult typically. I’m egocentric, Lord, and I simply need my very own manner. It’s troublesome to see previous what I would like and to the wants and wishes of others. I fall quick on this manner so usually, Lord. Please assist me to be extra cooperative with my partner. Assist me to offer extra and take much less. Assist me to place his wants earlier than my very own and to like him extra in a mild and forgiving manner. Assist me, Lord, to be much less egocentric!

Day 26: Playful {John 15:11} 

Life looks like it’s a continuing barrage of to do’s. Day in and time out, there’s all the time one thing to suck our pleasure from our life. Please assist me to repeatedly keep in mind that and to protect my coronary heart and thoughts in opposition to the monotony of life. Assist me and my husband to be extra playful towards each other, extra playful in life usually, to have extra FUN, to do issues, go locations, and simply adore one another and spend a number of time with one another in enjoyable ways in which we every get pleasure from. Assist us to keep in mind that life isn’t meant to work an excessive amount of and that playtime is tremendous vital in my marriage. Assist me and my husband to prioritize the enjoyable in life in order that we will proceed to have a cheerful and wholesome marriage. 

Day 27: Versatile {Ephesians 5:21}

Lord, typically I wrestle with being versatile. My thoughts is continually wanting to consider what I would like as a substitute of what my partner would need. Please assist me to be extra versatile and assist my partner to be extra versatile too, so that we could also be extra united as one than we are actually. 

Day 28: Well mannered {1 Peter 3:8}

Lord, I by no means realized earlier than how vital it’s to be well mannered to your partner. I all the time felt prefer it’s vital to voice my opinion and let him understand how I really feel, not hiding something. However I’ve realized recently that we will nonetheless voice our opinions however achieve this in a well mannered and mild manner. I pray that you just instill in me extra politeness. Once I respect my husband extra, I’m extra well mannered, so I additionally pray Lord, that you just give me extra respect for him. Then I may be extra well mannered and deal with him in the best way that he deserves to be handled as the pinnacle of the family and fellow inheritor in Christ.

Day 29: Attentive {Proverbs 4:20-27}

One of many issues that I worth about my relationship with my partner is that we’re attentive to one another’s wants, nonetheless, typically, we each may be self-focused. Please assist us to share frequent floor extra, spend extra high quality time with one another and present love to one another extra, focusing not solely on the opposite’s wants, but in addition their targets, wishes, and issues that make them pleased.

Day 30: Exhausting Working {Proverbs 13:4}

Typically I take without any consideration how onerous working my husband is. He goes to work and works all day. On the weekends, he spends time along with his household. He tends to issues round the home that break. He’s the principle breadwinner and he gives so lovingly and sacrificially for his household. However because the day goes on and the youngsters have made me an entire wreck and it’s only a onerous day that I wanna pull out my hair, I’m tempted to consider that I’m operating this household on my own and I’m not. Lord, assist me to recollect how onerous working my husband is, so that I respect and love him all of the extra for sacrificing for me and the youngsters each day. Thanks a lot for giving me such a tough working husband! 

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