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5 hopeful prayers for marriage

Hope. This is what all of us need more of as of late, not only in our personal lives but in addition in our marriages. To hope is to want something to occur or to be true. So let me ask you one query: what do you desire to occur in your marriage? What do you desire to be true?

Today, I encourage every married couple to wish these life-giving, hope-filled prayers to a God who hears. Romans 15:13 says: “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace while you trust in him, that chances are you’ll be filled with hope through the facility of the Holy Spirit.”

Trust in Him who, by the facility of His Spirit, can fill you with abundant hope. Turn to Him for the enjoyment and peace you seek. He will be trusted to refill your marriage with life-giving hope.

Here are five hopeful prayers in your marriage:

1. Prayer for unity

Heavenly Father, please unite our hearts under Your loving rule and unite us as never before. Lord, as life drags us along and demands our time and energy, help us prioritize spending time together. We need your presence in our marriage – your constant presence of affection, joy and peace. As we plan dates, getaways, and reconnection times, remind us of the hope we place in you – the hope for our future together. How Romans 5:5 He says: “Hope doesn’t put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” Thank you, Father, for uniting us in your love. Join us in perfect harmony and strengthen us for the journey ahead. In the sacred name of Jesus, amen.

2. Prayer for trust

Lord God, please renew our trust – first in you – then in one another. Remove all doubt, fear and unbelief from our marriage and help us lean on one another with confidence and strength. Rebuild those areas of our marriage which have been damaged by time or chipped by difficult circumstances. Forgive us our mistakes and help us forgive one another. Let our marriage be a faithful example of Your work in our lives – a piece of redemption, renewal and trust. How Psalm 13:5 he says: “I even have trusted in your grace; my heart will rejoice in your salvation.” We look to you in the approaching days and place our hope firmly in your hands. In the valuable name of Jesus, amen.

3. Prayer for communication

Holy God, please open lines of communication with my spouse in a healthy, honorable way. How Proverbs 15:3 (NLT) says, “Everyone likes the correct answer; it’s great to say the correct thing at the correct time!” Please help us take time to speak about our week, plan our future, and remember Your powerful blessings in our marriage. Please give us more time and space to hearken to one another – really listen. Remove all criticism and judgmental thoughts that attempt to divide us. Replace our negative considering with hopeful excitement that opens our eyes to the chances that lie ahead. Thank you, Lord, for giving us the correct words to say at the correct time. We ask for wisdom on this and trust that you’re going to guide us along the best way. In the name of Jesus, amen.

4. Prayer for intimacy

Lord please help my marriage in the realm intimacy. Don’t let busyness, overwhelm, and exhaustion get in the best way of intimacy with my spouse. Show me methods to nurture my marriage by creating an environment of romance and connection. Help us listen 1 Corinthians 7:3which says: “The husband should fulfill the marital duty towards the wife, and likewise the wife towards the husband.” And if we must speak about our individual needs, let or not it’s in your schedule, after we are each open to what the opposite person has to say. Thank you God for creating marriage for intimacy and allowing us to precise our love in such meaningful ways. In the sacred name of Jesus, amen.

5. Prayer for faithfulness

Gracious God, I ask You to bless my marriage with a hopeful future and pray for a deep, committed faith in You. Please draw my spouse to your heart and strengthen his faith where he’s. Remind us about Proverbs 3:3which says: “May love and faithfulness never leave you; tie them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.” Please fill our marriage with good fruit – the fruit of your Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, self-control. Help us live these qualities and display these sacred qualities in the best way we interact. Remind us of our vows – vows of allegiance and allegiance to one another for higher or for worse. Strengthen our commitment to stay in Your will and walk within the hope You give. Our faith is in you, Lord, and we trust that you’re going to do great things in our home and our marriage. In the name of Jesus our Savior, amen.

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