God said, “It is not good for a man to be alone. I will make him a helper equal to him,” but it was for the beautiful purpose of blessing Adam with a life partner. Together, they build homes, families, and legacies.
God’s perfect plan for marriage is to unite husband and wife. “And they shall become one flesh.” In this context, the wife’s prayer is a powerful intercession for her husband. She knows him well, she knows what bothers him, what keeps him asleep at night, what motivates him and brings him joy.
So no matter how busy we are, praying for our husbands is essential to our role as wives. They need it, they deserve it, and they will benefit greatly from it.As 1 John 5:15 “And if we know he listens to us, we know he has what we ask of him, no matter what we ask.”
There are 5 specific prayers to pray for your husband:
1. for the heart
Gracious God, touch my husband’s heart with your love today. Give him the assurance that you love him with undying love and want the best for him. and calm down. When he is down, lift his head and look at you. Thank you, Lord, for protecting his heart, keeping him close, and reminding him of your great love. Help me to be understanding, kind and loving towards him so that he always has a soft place to land. In the holy name of Jesus, Amen.
2. for their hearts
Lord God, fill my husband’s heart with good and joyful things today. When a negative thought comes in, replace it with something true, noble, just, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, admirable. asks for a deep sense of peace that fills his heart. Give him wisdom in all his decisions and interactions with others, and give him understanding when confusion arises. Help him to turn to You, the author and perfecter of his faith. In the name of Jesus, Amen.
3. for their souls
Heavenly Father, I pray for my husband’s soul. Get rid of all feelings of inferiority and shame. Remind him of your redemption through your Son Jesus. Fill his soul with hope and joy beyond all understanding. I ask for the mighty workings of Thy grace to dwell in the center of his being, so that he may not walk in the weight of his soul, but in the lightness of your being. Assure him that your yoke is light and your burden is light. He can do all things through Christ who strengthens him. Thank you for my husband’s precious soul–to whom you made him. In the mighty name of Jesus, Amen.
4. Because of their strength
Lord, thank you for being my husband’s strength today. Keep him guided by your spirit and strengthen his body in all he does. When he is tired, be the refreshment he needs. Be a gentle healer when he is sick. And when he is exhausted, fill him with life force and vigor to face another day, in the joy of knowing you. Lord, please show me how to meet her husband’s needs and fill the gaps when her husband is overwhelmed, so that I can be your companion for you to make me his struggle Please help me to notice. Thank you for strengthening our marriage and keeping in step with Your Spirit. Amen, in the name of Jesus.
5. for the purpose
Lord God, as life becomes mundane, remind my husband of your divine purpose. let’s As a couple, be clear about what you want us to do for your glory and the benefit of others. Awaken us to the greater purpose of drawing others to your son. Please give me. Help us work together in all ways to make our homes a haven of peace and to unite our families for good. We want you to live within your life purpose. For Jesus’ sake, thank you for guiding my husband in his path so that he could guide our family in the narrow path of righteousness. I pray in the Lord’s precious name, Amen.
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