Midweek Morsel: A Prayer for Couples You Know


One of the greatest gifts we can give the couples we know and love is the gift of prayer. Our “enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8), and if he can destroy our marriages, he gets to devour two for the price of one. Prayer is a great offensive tool against his schemes and attacks.

Here is a short but powerful prayer we can pray for the special couples in our lives. And we can pray it for our own marriages as well.

Father, I lift before you this dear couple who mean so much to me. I pray that you would protect them from the evil one and all of his schemes. Please help them, O Lord, to love you above all and to love each other the way you intend. Help them to keep their eyes on you and their arms around one another. Be their strong support through each day and every stage of their lives. Help them, O Lord, to shine for you. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

“‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.’” Ephesians 5:31

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  1. Nancy Douglas says

    Perfect and powerful. Let’s all pray this prayer for marriages under assault. Thank you. This is a must share.

  2. Powerful prayer, Cheryl. Thank you for sharing it! The evil one knows he can affect this world through the fall of marriage. We must stand with God against him!

  3. Thank you for that prayer – I am writing it down and will use it for my son and fiancé.

  4. I really love that prayer!! Couples who are close friends could commit to praying it for each other!!

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