Marriage is a sacred union ordained by God and one of the most precious gifts He has bestowed upon us. As wives, we have the privilege and responsibility of praying for and lifting up our husbands before the Lord.
Prayer, an essential aspect of our spiritual lives, is a powerful tool that can transform our hearts and marriages. We are encouraged in the Bible to pray without ceasing and to bring our requests before God. We are interceding for our husbands’ needs and inviting God’s presence and power into our marriages when we pray for them.
We can pray for our husbands for a variety of reasons, and each prayer can be supported by relevant Bible verses. We can pray for them in terms of spiritual development, emotional well-being, physical health, leadership, relationships, and life purpose.
We can also pray for them to be protected from temptation, guided in their decision-making, and wise in their daily lives. We, wives, have a unique perspective and insight into our husbands’ lives, and our prayers can have a significant impact on them.
Prayer is a continuous conversation with God, not a one-time event. We should make it a habit to pray for our husbands on a daily basis and to seek God’s guidance in all aspects of our marriage. We surrender our desires and fears to the Lord as we lift up our husbands before Him, trusting that He is in control and has our best interests at heart. We can cultivate a deeper intimacy with God and our husbands through prayer and reap the benefits of a strong and thriving marriage.
Here are prayers you should pray for your husband every day
Prayer for Protection
Heavenly Father, I pray for your protection over my husband. Please guard him against the enemy’s attacks and protect him from harm.
“The Lord will keep you from all harm— he will watch over your life” (Psalm 121:7).
Prayer for Strength
Lord, I pray for my husband’s physical and spiritual strength. May he find his strength in you and trust in your power.
“I can do all this through him who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13).
Prayer for Wisdom
Father, I pray for wisdom and discernment for my husband. May he seek your guidance in all his decisions and trust your wisdom.
“For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding” (Proverbs 2:6).
Prayer for Courage
Lord, I pray for courage for my husband. May he be bold and fearless in his faith and stand firm in his convictions.
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him” (2 Chronicles 32:7).
Prayer for Patience
Heavenly Father, I pray for patience for my husband. May he be slow to anger and quick to forgive, just as you are patient and forgiving with us.
“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry” (James 1:19).
Prayer for Humility
Lord, I pray for humility for my husband. May he recognize that all his gifts and talents come from you and use them to serve others.
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves” (Philippians 2:3).
Prayer for Faith
Father, I pray for my husband’s faith to be strengthened and deepened. May he trust in you completely and seek to follow your will.
“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1).
Prayer for Gratitude
Lord, I pray for gratitude in my husband’s heart. May he be thankful for all your blessings and express his gratitude to you and others.
“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).
Prayer for Joy
Heavenly Father, I pray for joy in my husband’s life. May he find joy in you and the blessings of his life.
“The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10).
Prayer for Peace
Lord, I pray for peace in my husband’s heart and mind. May he trust in your peace that surpasses all understanding.
“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7).
Prayer for Love
Father, I pray for love in my husband’s heart. May he love you and others with the same love you have shown us.
“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God” (1 John 4:7).
Prayer for Forgiveness
Lord, I pray for forgiveness in my husband’s heart. May he be quick to forgive others as you have forgiven us.
“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you” (Colossians 3:13).
Prayer for Trust
Heavenly Father, I pray for trust in my husband’s heart. May he trust in your goodness and faithfulness, even amid difficult circumstances.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding” (Proverbs 3:5).
Prayer for Obedience
Lord, I pray for obedience in my husband’s life. May he seek to follow your will and obey your commands.
“If you love me, keep my commands” (John 14:15).
Prayer for Courageous Leadership:
Father, I pray for my husband’s leadership. May he lead our family with courage and wisdom, following your example as the ultimate leader.
“The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged” (Deuteronomy 31:8).
Prayer for Unity
Lord, I pray for unity in our marriage. May my husband and I be united in heart and mind, seeking to serve and honor you together.
“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:3).
Prayer for Health
Heavenly Father, I pray for my husband’s health. May he take care of his body and seek to honor you with his physical well-being.
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies” (1 Corinthians 6:19-20).
Prayer for Contentment
Lord, I pray for contentment in my husband’s heart. May he be satisfied with the blessings you have given him and not be tempted by greed or envy.
“Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you'” (Hebrews 13:5).
Prayer for Purpose
Father, I pray for my husband’s purpose. May he seek to use his gifts and talents to serve you and others, fulfilling the unique calling you have for his life.
“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do” (Ephesians 2:10).
Prayer for Salvation
Lord, I pray for my husband’s salvation. May he come to know you as his Lord and Savior and experience the abundant life that comes through faith in you.
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life” (John 3:16).