Praying for a Husband

The following prayer and scriptures are for the single Christian women who may be searching for a Prayer for a Husband from God.

Jeremiah 29:11 tells us that God does not plan to abandon us, but to give us the future we hope for. God’s love surpasses knowledge and we could only imagine (Ephesians 3:19). The Bible also commands us that we should bring “everything in prayer and supplication.” To pray for a husband, if it is the desire of a woman’s heart, is therefore very biblical for God has commanded us to pray for our every need and desire. It is also right to expect God to lovingly answer our prayer with something that reflects His exceeding goodness! Without faith, it is impossible to please God!

However, it is also true that praying for a husband can become very challenging when we are asked by God to wait for the answer indefinitely. But one thing is sure, His promise in His Word is true – He

praying for a husband
Praying For A Husband

always provides for our every need, even the grace to wait for His perfect time.

Matthew 6:33 “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

Luke 12:24 (NASB) “Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and yet God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!”

Psalm 103:1,5 (NASB) “Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits; Who satisfies your years with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle.”

 Ephesians 3:17-19 (NASB) “…that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.”

Jeremiah 29:11 (The Message) “I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for.”

Psalm 37:4 (NASB) “Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.”

If we will choose to delight in God (Psalm 37:4) and trust Him with all our heart and lean not on our own understanding (Proverbs 3:5 ff.), He will lead us to His perfect will, which is good beyond our imagination. There are many single women I know who are joyful and fulfilled despite the yet unanswered prayer for a husband. I also know of women, who have prayed and received a wonderful answer, now being married. I believe that both these groups of women are successful in their prayers because they learned to trust and depend on God to be their source of joy and strength.

But what if our godly mate is already ready for us and waiting but it is you who are not yet ready for him? Another element is that we should also pray for God to prepare us to be a godly wife.

Lastly, because each of us is unique, our prayers should definitely be marked by unique requests based on our desires and even calling or purpose in life. A missionary friend of mine, for example, is asking God for someone with a similar passion for missions. Thus, our prayers for a husband may vary but it will be good to keep in mind that they should be faith-filled prayers based on God’s Word, and honest, heartfelt prayers that are expressions of our trust and intimacy with our Heavenly Father.


Abba Father, I thank You that you love me and that You have an awesome plan for my life! You have plans to give me the future that I hope for.  As I lift up to you my desire for a godly spouse, continue to conform the desires of my heart to Your heart’s desires. Cause me to delight in You more than any other thing.  Prepare me also to be the godly wife, that I will be a rare jewel of a blessing to my future mate. Raise me up to be a Proverbs 31 woman who lives in the fear of You (Proverbs 31:30). Preserve me for my future mate and guard my heart. (Song of Solomon 2:7, 8:9)

I thank You God that even as You are preparing me, You are also raising up for me a man who loves Jesus with all his heart, mind, soul and strength — a man after Your very heart (Matthew 22:37). Raise him up in Your Word, let him be meditating on Your precepts day and night, and bring him success in all he does (Psalm 1, Joshua 1). Bless him and fill him with the knowledge of Your love (Philippians 1:9) and Holy Spirit. May he always about in joy and in the fruits of the Spirit (Romans 15:13). Keep his eyes and his ways pure. I pray that he will make a covenant to guard his eyes and heart (Job 31:1)!

I also pray that he will be a man who is able to lead in righteousness, justice and love (Psalm 45). Raise him up to be a godly husband and father.  Thank You Lord that You know me well and You know how to pick the best mate for me. I trust in Your perfect will and I pray that I will recognize it in the right time. You make everything beautiful in Your time!  In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

We know that the Lord will answer your prayers for a husband because He says he who finds a wife finds a good thing!  Be blessed and stay patient.  If you are looking for other prayers, we have many on this website – take a look : Prayers

32 thoughts on “Praying for a Husband”

  1. Please pray for me to meet with my future spouse am 38 years old everytime disappointment and rejection

  2. It seems like my whole life has been a fight and a struggle. I ask for prayer of agreement that the will of God be done in my life. I have need of God’s divine direction and also prayer for revelation of the man I keep seeing in my dreams, as I have been praying for the right husband after two failed marriage and lots of hurt that God healed as a result of poor choices. I desire to move to create a better life for myself and disabled daughter, consequently I saw us on a bus with flashing lights in a recent dream.

  3. Praying for my husband to love me and see me how God sees me and I can do the same.. I’m continue to pray for 6 of our children salvations and to have a close relationship with God There Heavenly Father for them all to really know Jesus is real and to want to be Christ Followers and Anyone who doesn’t believe and God Dont want in our children lives because of its toxic and leading to death or not feeding there souls rt and leading them to the Lord Please I pray in Jesus name Father God cute them ALL out of ALL 6 of my children lives. Please Father have all 6 my children live out there full purpose and plans you have for them and lack nothing Good in life. Please Father Gd stop them from making wrong decisions and re direct all 6 of our children’s paths even if it seems Good Father You know if it’s really good for there souls help all of our children marry a mighty men and women of God and first Work in them all get them all ready and prepared to date maturely and have them please stay pure until they All wait for marriage as well please Father God Keep them from temptation and have them be wise to never be alone with opposite sex please Father God cut anything out of there lives that’s going to cause them to sin or stay in sin. I’m also praying for my husband and I for we have counseling next wk please help him understand the importance of how to really talk with all of our children without any kind of favoritism anything that is causing division in our family between my husband and our children please cute it out of there lives and have us all be close all 6 of our children and have our marriage be closer help my husband to stop clinging to his parents and cling to me his wife and keep all outside voices out of our marriage specially his family that is so bi est the way they treat our kids and me. Please help my husband Father to stop talking to his ex and her family as well. Cut them all out of the picture with my husband in Jesus name Amen! Thank You Lord

  4. Please pray for me to meet my future spouse, if I haven’t already. I met two men but right now we are only friends because we are trying to get to know each other. I pray that if neither of these men are my future spouse that God will let me know. That if neither of these men are the people for me that God will bring the man that He has for me and that He will pursue me. That both of us will be prepared to meet. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.

  5. Answered prayer:
    Four months ago Sunday, I married the man I’ve been praying for! After discovering this prayer, for about nine months, from the end of 2012 into 2013 I consistently prayed this prayer in faith. I didn’t even meet my husband for another two or three years, but God was preparing us both for the beautiful blessing we’d both would be given in our gift of holy matrimony.
    As I commented in November 2012, thank you again for writing and sharing this prayer that helped me better convey my desires to our loving God!

    1. Praise the Lord Cassie! So delighted to hear it. I pray that your union will be a long, enduring and fruitful one. That the two of you will serve the Lord and glorify God through your marriage. That you will both make Jesus the center of your marriage to be the counselor and mediator in all disagreements. That your children will be blessed both the natural and the spiritual. That you will both be observant of God’s word in your daily living of you submitting to your husband and he loving you as Christ loves the church. That the two of you together will pray powerful prayers of agreement that can only happen in the bond of marriage and when there is unity in the spirit of one, in Jesus name, Amen!

  6. I am unemployed and does not have any savings. I am very lonely and does not have much friends the man I thought I would spend the rest of my life marry some one else. I am asking for some one who will want to marry me

  7. Thanks for your prayers, and i pray for my Godly spouse to locate me. am a single mother with one kid. i have been asking God for a life partner and i hope and pray that your prayer will help me locate one in Jesus Name.

  8. Thank you for these prayers I find them very true in every way God works miracles I’m happy and blessed to have him in my life and to have people who prepare you for his way through him I know all these years I have been seek my way to go back in the USA a country I love and the people I found a man whom God has given to me to be my friend and husband I had prayed for this miracle for the past four years finally I will have that opportunity in Jesus name I pray your prayers n it’s a blessing to me thank you in Christ Jesus

  9. Blessed Be Our Father In Heaven!
    For all things He Brings To Us Who Abide In Him! Do Not worry about who or what nor question why as the Spirit Of the Lord is the One True Sourse of Love. TRUE LOVE Only Rests In God. No person is perfect but in gentle loving and understanding we better ourselves with (eachother). Together we stand and in Love we grow.
    Test not your partner or contemplate being tested by him.
    When your heart pulls you like a magnet trust that the fruit of its purpose is good. Rest, when comes the time, but remain faithful to the divine design God places to strengthen, correct and persevere. People and things are not perfect but God’s plans are perfect. Follow the path of righteousness as love always walks with you…

  10. Thank you for this prayer. I am a widow and praying for God’s grace for a godly husband who loves God and a man who wants to serve God.

  11. this is good am praying also for a Godly husband and iwill rise my level of faith and surely iwill get my answer

  12. Pls help me pray find a good and christian husband, as I sufferred taking care of my previous late husb for eight whole yrs. and was never been happy for his bad treatment for me before his attack jealousy, non trustworthy, etc, etc. Thank you for that kind gesture and effective prayers for me..cellenda

  13. I’m a single mother with 3 amazing kids. Its hard at times to know they don’t have a father figure…one that will be there for them. I truly do need a strong husband, one that will comfort me, make me laugh, one that isn’t afraid to stand up and be a step father. I pray that one day..god will bless me with that special husband. Prayers for all of you needing a husband as god bless all of you

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