You know fervent prayers are exactly what your husband needs but you are clueless where to begin. That’s why these 10 prayers will equip you to pray!
Life gets so busy that we forget to pray. Maybe we were prayer warriors when we first got married but as time went on (and the relational trials mounted) we neglected to get on our knees, let alone stand in prayer for the man we loved.
You have to keep on your toes in marriage these days because culturally (and sadly so) marriage has lost its traditional standards. We are battling for the sanctity of our marriage and need to be on guard.
How we guard our marriage is on our knees.
But honestly, when was the last time you literally GOT ON YOUR KNEES? To be honest, for me its been a while.
There is something about BEING on your KNEES that causes the Evil one to shake in his boots!
The whole concept of marriage was created by God and was His design, for one man and one woman to be together for a lifetime of joys and trials.
It was never intended to be a marriage between a woman and a woman or a man and a man.
In Genesis 2 is the foundation of marriage in the Bible, we are told about the marriage as God intended it to be. In Genesis 2:18 it specifies that marriage is between one man and one woman.
Prayer is so essential to marriage because, without it, the relationship between husband and wife will not be all that God desired it to be.
Prayer is the open admission that without Jesus Christ we can do nothing. When we pray, we express our faith in God’s power as our heart is yearning for more of Him.
In order to strengthen your marriage, you will find these 10 fervent prayers to be helpful in crying out to God as a warrior-woman for your husband.
14 Fervent Prayers for Your Husband
1. Pray that your husband loves God with all his heart, soul, and mind. Luke 10:27
And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.” Luke 10:27
Lord, I pray today that you permeate my husband’s heart so that he will love you with all of his heart, soul, strength, and mind. I know often he is too exhausted from working to support our family and his time with You is shortened or non-existent. Yet, Lord, help his thoughts to dwell on You as he drives to work, as he works with unbelievers, and then returns home at the end of the day. Draw his mind to You in unexpected ways as he goes about his duties. Give him strength for all he has to do. Help me to act towards him in ways that encourages him instead of tearing him down. In Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.
2. Pray that your husband stays faithful and from sexual immorality. Philippians 1:25-26
Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith, so that in me you may have ample cause to glory in Christ Jesus, because of my coming to you again. Philippians 1:25-26
Dear Father, I know so many marriages are struggling with their relationship with God and with each other. I fervently pray that my husband will be faithful, first to You, Lord, and then to me. Keep his eyes on You and help and give him strength to not be drawn away by his lusts for another woman. Keep the fires burning in each of our hearts for You and each other so that we are always sexually pure. In Jesus’s name, Amen!
3. Pray that your husband has a strong relationship with you! Hebrews 3:12-13
Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God. 13 But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin. Hebrews 3:12-13
Dear Lord, I fervently pray that you keep my husband from slipping into having an unbelieving heart. Keep his heart strong on You, the Living God. Strengthen me to disregard offenses and encourage him in his work and with our family. Help me to continually build him up to be the man you intended him to be so that our relationship in constantly growing stronger each day. In the name of Jesus, Amen!
4. Pray that your husband has wisdom in making decisions. James 1:5
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5
Dear Lord, I fervently pray for my dear husband today that he would grow in wisdom. Help him to look to you for each decision he needs to make and not make unwise or foolish choices. Fill me with your Holy Spirit so that I encourage instead of tearing him down or nagging about each issue as it arrises. Give him wisdom in decisions with the children, finances, where he will work and where we live. In the precious Name of Jesus, Amen!
As your husband’s wife, you are his helper and the biggest thing you can do to encourage him is to uphold him in prayer.
Too often we get frustrated and press each issue over and over each day. Let’s instead, bring each issue to our Father and learn to cry out to God with fervent prayers for our man.
Do you pray for your husband? How can I pray for you and your husband?