Praying God’s Word for Your Marriage


Praying God’s Word for your marriage is the best way to redirect your thoughts about your circumstances and claim the promises of God for your marriage and your spouse. Whenever I find myself discouraged about my marriage or wanting to encourage my husband, I turn to the Scriptures and begin to pray God’s word for my husband and my marriage.

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Praying the Fruit of the Spirit for Your Husband/Wife

According to Galatians 5:22-23, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (ESV). When you pray the fruit of the Spirit for your husband/wife, you are praying that the Holy Spirit would encourage him/her to walk according to God’s Word for his/her life.

Here are some great Bible verses to pray for your husband/wife specifically related to the fruit of the Spirit:

Praying for Your Spouse: Peace

Praying for Your Spouse: Joy

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Praying God’s Word for Your Husband/Wife

When you don’t know how best to pray for your husband/wife, the Bible is a great place to start. Here we’ve gathered some common Scriptures to pray for your marriage, and we’ve included our month-long praying for your spouse challenge:

15 Bible Verses to Pray for Your Marriage

31 Days to Pray for Your Spouse Challenge

Praying for Your Husband/Wife’s Struggles

Is your husband/wife struggling with a specific area in his/her life? Here are a few common areas of struggle we’ve gathered Scripture to pray over our marriage, asking God to work in our marriage specifically related to these issues:

Praying for Your Spouse: Anger

Praying for Your Spouse: Depression and Anxiety

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Pray for Your Spouse on Pinterest

Are you looking for additional ways to pray for your spouse? Be sure to follow our Pray for Your Spouse pinboard on Pinterest!

Praying for Your Spouse on Pinterest

Praying God’s Word for Your Marriage: Resources from Our Friends

We are honored to share some amazing resources from our friends to help you pray for your husband/wife.

14 Days of Praying for Your Marriage & Husband

Thirty-One Prayers for My Husband & Thirty-One Prayers for My Wife

The Power of a Praying Wife & The Power of a Praying Husband

Praying for Your Husband from Head to Toe

15 Verses to Pray for Your Husband

Praying God’s Word for Your Husband