11 Powerful Prayers for Relationship Problems

There are many reasons that your relationship can suffer from difficulties. These powerful prayers for relationship problems will help you to seek the Lord’s guidance so that you may be restored and redeemed.

Relationship Prayer
Heavenly Father, you always do what is best for me. As I encounter relationship problems I ask that you would lead me in a path towards restoration. Your tender mercy never fails, hear my prayer and bring reconciliation between us. I ask that you provide heavenly peace and divine comfort as I look to you in faith. Guide us through these problems and bring us to a place where the relationship is stronger than it was before. May your peace, which surpasses all understanding, guard our hearts and our minds in Christ Jesus. Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

Relationship Conflict Prayer
Lord Jesus Christ, I thank you that all my sin has been forgiven through your death and resurrection. In the conflict I am experiencing in this relationship please help me to be ready to forgive when I have been sinned against and that I would be humbly ready to ask for forgiveness when I have sinned. May forgiveness ease the tension in the relationship. Give me grace for every difficulty. Nourish me with the bread of life. Make my feet secure you, my rock, as I walk the road ahead. In your powerful name, Amen.

Gracious Communication Prayer
Mighty God, thank you that you are not a distant, far-off God but that you have revealed yourself to us. In the same way that you have graciously communicated with us, I ask that we would be able to communicate with each other graciously in this relationship. Guide me on the path of grace, mercy, compassion and forgiveness and protect me from selfishness and self-righteousness. May I find rest in your embrace. Help me to have the perseverance necessary to work on this relationship that it may be restored. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Trust in God Prayer
Faithful Father, thank you that I belong to you. The relationship problems I am experiencing are not unknown to you. You care about my circumstances and you can act to turn this situation around. Thank you for the certain promises you have spoken to me. Thank you that I am your precious possession, bought at the great cost of Jesus’ blood. Thank you that I have been born again and filled with your Holy Spirit. Give me the strength to trust in you for the future of this relationship. Through your mighty name, Amen.

God’s Plans Prayer
Everlasting Father, thank you that your plans for my relationships are good, there is no better path I can take than to follow your will. May I joyfully follow your guidance in how to solve the difficulties before me. Bring harmony and delight back to this relationship. Give me a vision of the restoration you can provide. Shower mercy and love down from heaven onto this relationship and bring deep and lasting healing. Lord, bless me and keep me, make your face shine upon me. Turn your face towards me and give me peace. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Slow to Anger Prayer
Lord God, thank you that you are rich in love and you are slow to anger. As I struggle with problems in my relationship, would you bring deep, rich love to ease the tension between me and my loved one. I ask that I would be slow to anger and posses your patience and kindness. In you, my Savior, I will be happy and blessed. May I look to you for everything I need in this situation. When I do not know what to do or say, may I look to you in faith that you will guide me. May I experience your strength and power. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Give Us Strength Prayer
Eternal God, thank you that you are the Good Shepherd who leads me safely through the valley of the shadow of death. As I experience pain and suffering in this relationship, I pray that you would lead me through safely to the joy that is set before me. You are an all-conquering king and this problem is not to big for you to overcome. the success of this relationship does not depend on my strength but on your faithfulness and you never fail. May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with me always. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

God’s Love Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that your love never fails. May I experience that unfailing love in this difficult relationship at this time. You are my King, you are in control of my life and you have wonderful plans for me. Your love does not hold any record of wrongs, please help me to let go of bitterness that I hold over past events. Help me to forgive and move forward. Neither death or life, angels or rulers, things present or future, height or depth, or anything else in all creation, will be able to separate me from your love. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Overcome Relationship Problems Prayer
God of love, you reign victorious in all you do. I pray that you would overcome the relationship problems I am experiencing. I feel helpless to improve the situation and I ask that you would hold my hand and guide me. Lead me on the path to healing and restoration. Draw me close to you and let me experience your presence. Shine the light of your love onto this relationship and restore joy to our hearts.  May your peace, which surpasses all understanding, guard my heart and my mind in Christ Jesus. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Sustaining Power Prayer
Heavenly Father, thank you that you have promised to never leave me nor forsake me. Remind me that you are present in the relationship that is currently causing me concern. Fill me with your sustaining power that I may work for peace. Let me hear your voice clearly and act in love. Let my soul be filled with steadfast hope in your ability to bring healing to any situation. Protect me from bitterness and resentment and fill me with selfless love. May your grace, mercy, and peace be with me. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

Relationship Restoration Prayer
God of all comfort, I thank you that I can do all things through you, who gives me strength. In these relationship problems would you bring delight instead of despair, joy instead of sorrow and gentleness instead of anger. Guard my tongue when I am tempted to use words harshly. I pray to you that I may know the depths of your love for me. May you dwell in my heart through faith so that I, being rooted and grounded in love, may have the strength to know the love of Christ. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.