Do you pray for your spouse? Praying for your spouse is more than praying that they’d remember to pick up their dirty socks or that they’d learn which way you like to have the toilet paper roll go. Whether your relationship is going great, your marriage has hit some tough times, or you’re still single, God still cares about you and your spouse. So pray! Start with these verses to learn how to be a blessing to your spouse and pray for them!
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it.
Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments!
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser, teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.
A man’s wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.
Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all. Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands, you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house, your children will be like olive shoots around your table. Behold, thus shall the man be blessed who fears the Lord.
And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above, and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith.
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children
Let us encourage one another.
With the Bible as your guide, you can have a happy, successful, blessed marriage. Praying the Word of God over your spouse is one of the best ways to be a blessing. Through prayer, God can change hearts, minds, behaviors, and situations. Pray for your spouse!