Do you want to pray for your husband daily but aren’t sure what to pray? Here are 10 prayers you can start with using God’s word.
10 Prayers to Pray for Your Husband
Pray for his work.
“Lord, I pray that you would bless and prosper my husband’s work, his company, and people they work with. Jesus, give him the grace and strength to walk in the opportunities you have provided with wisdom and discernment. Let everything he puts his feet to, his hands to, and his mind to glorify You. Thank you, Lord.”
Do you see a person skilled in his work? He will stand in the presence of kings. He will not stand in the presence of the unknown. Proverbs 22: 29 CSB
Pray for his heart, soul, and mind.
“Father, I praise You for my husband and the way you created him. I ask you to guard his heart and his mind. Jesus, protect him from temptation. Make him thirsty and hungry for You. Fill him up with the good things he needs. You’ve promised to fill his soul with what he needs, and I ask you to do just that.”
“Father, I praise You for my husband, Your unique creation. Please guard his heart and mind, Jesus. Protect him from temptation and fill him up with the good things he needs. You’ve promised to fill his soul with what he needs, and I ask You to do just that.”
For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9 NIV
Pray for past wounds.
“Jesus, you’ve promises healing to those who submit to You. Lord, Jesus, would You heal the wounds of my husband’s heart? Please smooth the scars of past hurts and brokenness. May Your healing fill him from the inside and out.”
Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. Jeremiah 17:14 NIV
Pray for courage.
“Father, thank you that you are a gracious and merciful father. You understand the fears and traps of this world. I pray that you would give my husband courage in his daily walk. Father, infuse his character with courage and integrity for daily decisions.”
The fear of the Lord leads to life and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm. Proverbs 19:23 ESV
Pray for his leadership.
“God, thank you for Your Word that leads us. I pray that Your Word guides his leadership of our home. Lord, by the power of your Holy Spirit, let your wisdom empowers his leadership skills. I trust you, Lord, to lead his heart in our relationship, our family, his work, and the community and church.”
Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God—who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly—and it will be given to him. James 1:5 CSB
Pray for wisdom in finances.
“Lord, I praise You for the blessings You’ve provided to our family. Please give my husband wisdom as he seeks to honor You with finances. I pray that You would help him, and our family, to always honor You first.”
Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you. Hebrews 13:5 NLT
Pray for his heart.
“Father, please give my husband a pure heart for You. May he seek to love You and trust You with everything he has and is. Protect him from opinions intended to sway him from Your Word.”
Don’t work only while being watched, as people-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, do God’s will from your heart. Ephesians 6:6 CSB
Pray for his speech.
“Father, I praise you for my husband’s personality. In a day when the world speaks with complete corruption, keep my husband’s words pure before You. I pray that he would use his words in a way that brings glory to your name.”
Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be kind and helpful so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. Ephesians 4:29 NLT
Pray for his friendships.
“Lord, I ask that you would provide encouraging and edifying friendships for my husband rooted in You. I ask for others to speak into his life and sharpen him as he sharpens them.”
Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 CSB
Pray for his role as husband and father.
“God, I thank You that You are the good, good Father. I pray that my husband’s parenting reflects You. Also, let my children know Your heavenly love personally and experience it through their earthly father.”
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger; instead, bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 ESV
Prayer Does Incredible Things
God does incredible works in marriage through prayer as a couple, and when we pray over one another. When you choose to pray for your husband, you are partnering with heaven over your relationship. Also, you might find that God transforms your heart in the process.
Use this list to pray for your husband. It’s the perfect start to improving your life together. If you know someone who is struggling or feeling disconnected in their marriage, share this article and these powerful prayers with them and encourage their hearts.
Eagle Family Ministries offers many Biblical-based principles for couples to build the marriage that God intended. Join us for one of our Christian marriage retreats or schedule a Christian marriage conference for your church. We also provide premarital counseling and relationship coaching.
“Prayer life is a life-changing, uninterrupted connection to our heavenly Father and oh how He loves to hear His children pray!” Rachel Wojo