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 Are you praying for a wife or a husband? The preceding marriage prayer is a suitable wedding prayer for you.

God is not only the Creator God but also the God who authored love and romance. The Scriptures begins and ends with marriage — of Adam and Eve and the Bridal body of Christ with Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God. And in-between the Old and New Testaments, godly men and women of the Bible tied the knot and

fulfilled God’s destiny for their lives together.

Marriage is more than a signed contract between a husband and his wife. It is a divine covenant with God as the third party. Marriage is a blood covenant being sealed when the hymen membrane in a woman is being broken and blood is shed for the first time during consummation. God has placed this institution in the society for married couples not only to procreate but to respond to His call to inhabit and take dominion over the earth and proclaim the gospel to the lost.

In this contemporary day and age, the original intent of God for marriage has slowly been forgotten because of the propensity of man towards divorce, legal separation, annulment, illicit co-habitation or living-in, homosexuality, sexual perversion, pornography, and fornication. Those in the Christian circles are not exempted from all these.

However, there are still Christian men and women who are keeping themselves pure and holy while waiting for the right and the best godly

Praying for a Wife

spouse for them. Many of these godly bachelors and bachelorettes have been praying for a wife or husband and fasting to seek the will of God for their lives. Perhaps, you are one of them—patiently waiting and eagerly expecting that one day, you will meet the one God has for you since the foundations of the world.

Do not lose hope because if God has placed a desire in your heart until now to marry a spouse, experience sexual intercourse, and bear children, then be assured that they can happen in God’s appointed time. Begin to pray wedding prayers  for your future husband or wife everyday, blessing him and praying for his protection and goodwill. You may list down Bible verses to declare as prayers for him daily and thank the Lord for him even though he has not arrived yet in your life. Thank God in advance for him. You may listen to God for his specific qualities or character and pray them through.

Then, for the practical side of it, prepare yourself for your meeting and for the marriage you have so long been praying for. Take care of your body and make yourself presentable, neat, and clean because any moment could be the day that he will come. Become emotionally stable, mature, and strong in your spirit as marriage is not as easy as you think it will be. Organize your life and make preparations to become a wife or husband. Learn how to cook, clean, fix household stuff, work efficiently, and handle finances. The moment you prepare yourself seriously for marriage, perhaps the faster your spouse will appear before you.

Continue on praying for a spouse and allow the Holy Spirit to renew your mind with God’s Word daily and take control over your will, emotions, and heart. Guard your heart at all times as not all prospective men or women is the right one for you. It takes a strong discernment to know and to choose God’s best for your life. Do not settle for anything less. You will know the perfect spouse if you are attuned to the voice of God, rested in His presence, and know His perfect will. The result of love is beauty and life. If this person is imparting beauty and life in you and you are at peace, in joy, and excited then this can be God’s spouse for you.

It is important that you have an accountability partner like a trusted pastor or spiritual mentor or a close friend to consult with the matters of the heart. God is the one who gives a man his wife and He speaks to the man and woman that they are meant for each other and the biological and spiritual family in the church or ministry will confirm it.

You may have prayed many prayers before. You may use this prayer for marriage as a guide —

Our Father God, you know the deepest longings of my heart. How I yearn for someone to be with, to talk to, to love me, and to share my life with. I have spent countless nights crying out to you to bring the right person and ordain our meeting. Instill in him the sense of urgency to find me. Let him long for me as well and speak to him that it is me you have chosen for him. Prepare us now in all aspects of our lives and set us free from anything that binds, ensnares, entangles, and addicts us. Remove the wrong people from our lives and cut all our ungodly soul ties from our past relationships and even our emotional or romantic entanglements now with other persons. I ask You, Lord to mold us to be a responsible and committed spouse for each other that our marriage will last for as long as we live. I pray for him that You will protect my spouse and deliver him from all temptations. Give me to someone who will honor me and respect me, love me, cherish me, and take good care of me. I am praying for the best and right spouse for me, the one you planned for me to marry. Order our steps so that our paths will cross in Your beautifully ordained time. Orchestrate events for us to find each other. Keep us pure and holy at all times even when no one is watching because indeed You are. I bless my spouse that he will become who You called him to be. I bless his spirit, soul, and body to be whole. I plead the blood of Jesus over both of us and everything concerning us. Thank you Jesus for this desire to marry and the hope and excitement to enter into this sacred union with You. Have Your way, Lord. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

God is our Husband and Maker. Accept His invitation to be the lover of your soul. Love God first and then when He knows that you are completely His, He will give you the man or woman of your dreams because by then God knows that He is your first love even though you have an earthly partner to share the rest of your life with. If you learn this, God will give you the desires of your heart because it is He who placed those desires as you delighted in Him. Every time you feel discouraged and hopeless about getting married, go back to this marriage prayer and be encouraged.

Here is another Prayer for a Husband for you.

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  1. Bernice
    April 15, 2018 at 1:31 pm — Reply

    Please pray for me and my future spouse to get married soon cos devil is trying to come between us. As I’m writing to you now devil brought confusion in my relationship, I really need ur help

  2. Tina
    March 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm — Reply

    Please pray for me. Me and my boyfriend loving each other during 5 years. We both like to getting married soon. My parents also like us to marry. But my boyfriend’s parents don’t let us to marry. But they want him to marry someone that they find for him.I feel that he is the right person for him. He also feel the same. But he is scared to do something against to his parents.Please pray for us to get marry soon with their parents like also.

  3. Vineeta Devi
    February 18, 2018 at 2:32 pm — Reply

    Please pray for me. I have been in a relationship with with my boyfriend for 8 months. I love him a lot and he says he loves me too. We do have our ups and downs. He says he has a lot in his life. I really want to spend my life with him. Yesterday he called and said he will be moving out of state because he said a job interview out of state. Please pray that we get married soon.

  4. tecla
    February 17, 2018 at 9:07 pm — Reply

    please pray with me I’m 28 years old and not married yet. I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 4 years he hasn’t proposed yet. we had our ups and downs recently his friend called and said my boyfriend has betrothed another and they have a baby together I asked him and he denied everything. I’m so confused I love him very much. pray for me

  5. Taetah
    February 8, 2018 at 10:28 pm — Reply

    Hello help me pray, i am almost 25 and i would really love to get married. My current boyfriend is not very clear anout marriage since he is not working.

  6. marcia
    February 6, 2018 at 8:50 am — Reply

    Hi please pray for me my beloved and i are very much inlove i am a worshiper nd he is a musician and both of us arnt working and we desire to get married so much . We have been together for 8 years nw nd worshiping god together. I plead of u guys to please keep us in prayer so god can give us a financial break through nd open the doors that has been shut for us please . God has my heart but he is very close to it .

    • Al
      February 10, 2018 at 2:03 am — Reply

      Bible says when the praise Go up his presence come down.as you worship and praise him may his presence come down and make a shift in your life.i pray for you that many are the plans of the wicked but the Lord deliver us all..may God our deliver deliver you and your boyfriend from any stagnant,delay and disappointment in your life and give you the big breakthrough you desire in the might name of Jesus Christ amen

  7. birungi
    January 8, 2018 at 6:27 am — Reply

    praise the most high lord.
    iam 26yrs old but still single, please pray for me to get a God fearing man for marriage .

    • Al
      February 10, 2018 at 2:11 am — Reply

      God says call on me and I will do a mighty things and open the treasures of dark places for you to see I am God..may every dark cloud covering you be remove and may God open your eyes to see his plan over your life and give you the man of your desire.may God who is our helper in times of need help you to find the perfect man who will not just marry you but also respect and cherish you as well in Jesus name amen.

  8. Catherine
    December 20, 2017 at 10:29 am — Reply

    Please pray for me the man i love and would like to get married to just ended the relationship that we should remain friends i love him so much and want him back this time with all seriousness.??

    • Al
      February 10, 2018 at 2:15 am — Reply

      Catherine it is true that you don’t know what you have until you lost it but it is also true that you don’t know what is on the way until it finally arrive so I pray for that may God who gives a perfect gift and add no sorrow gives you the perfect man who will cherish you and treat you with respect and love and marry you to glorify God in Jesus name amen

  9. Gertietta Ross
    August 21, 2017 at 2:33 pm — Reply

    I need God’s Devine intervention in my marriage. I m from Africa. My marriage is suffering from infidelity and broken trust

    • Al
      February 10, 2018 at 2:22 am — Reply

      Bible says lift up your eyes oh ye gate and you lifted up ye everlasting door and the king of glory shall come…trust in God with all your heart and he will give you the desire of your heart..don’t look for the answers at the wrong places..no one on this world can give you the perfect gift except Jesus Christ so I pray for that may God,the I am that I am God gives you babies and restore your marriage in Jesus name amen

  10. MARY
    August 16, 2017 at 5:22 am — Reply

    Pray for me the man i am in relationship is notwilling to come to seek my hand in marriage after making attempt to do so he change his mind . i don’t know what went wrong.

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