Protect Our Marriage - Prayer
(Kampala Uganda )
Let us Pray.
“Lord, I pray that You would establish in me and (name of your wife or husband) eg JAMES, lets bonds of love that cannot be broken.
Show me how to love eg JAMES, "my honey" in an ever-deepening way that he can clearly perceive.
May we have mutual respect and admiration for each other so that we become and remain one another’s greatest friend.
“Where love has been diminished, lost, destroyed, or buried under hurt and disappointment, put it back in our hearts.
Give us strength to hold on to the good in our marriage, even in those times when one of us doesn’t feel love.
“Enable my sweetheart and me to forgive each other quickly and completely.
Specifically I lift up to You the problems that have been stressing me all along. Help us to ‘be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving,’ the way You are to us.
“Teach us to overlook the faults and weaknesses of the other. Give us a sense of humor, especially as we deal with the hard issues of life.
“Unite us in faith, beliefs, standards of morality, and mutual trust. Help us to be of the same mind, to move together in harmony, and to quickly come to mutual agreements about our finances, our children, how we spend our time, and any other decisions that need to be made.
“Where we are in disagreement and this has caused strife, I pray You would draw us together on the issues. Adjust our perspectives to align with Yours. Make our communication open and honest so that we avoid misunderstandings.
“May we have the grace to
be tolerant of each other’s faults and, at the same time, have the willingness to change. I pray that we will not live two separate lives, but will instead walk together as a team.
Remind us to take time for one another so that our marriage will be a source of happiness, peace, and joy for us both.
“Lord, I pray that You would protect our marriage from anything that would destroy it. Take out of our lives anyone who would come between us or tempt us. Help us to immediately recognize and resist temptation when it presents itself.
“I pray that no other relationship either of us have, or have had in the past, will rob us of anything in our relationship now. Sever all unholy ties in both of our lives. May there never be any adultery or divorce in our future to destroy what You, Lord, have put together. Help because it has developed a non-working part. I pray that we will turn to You —the Designer —to fix it and get it operating the way it was intended.
“Teach us to seek each other’s well-being first, as You have commended in Your Word (1 Corinthians 10:24). We want to keep You at the center of our marriage and not expect from each other what only You can give.
“Where either of us have unrealistic expectations of the other, open our eyes to see it. May we never waver in our commitment and devotion to You and to one another, so that this marriage will become all You designed it to be.”
In Jesus' name, I have prayed Amen