6 Powerful Prayers for a Bad Marriage

Hebrews 13:4
Most Righteous Father, I pray that my marriage be honorable in all ways. I declare that my marriage bed remains undefiled and that we will both steer clear of sexual immortality and adultery. These dangerous acts have no place in my marriage, so I pray against them in Jesus’ Name. Let our minds be realigned and focused on the will You have for this marriage. This is the prayer of our hearts, Amen.

1 Peter 3:1-2
Dear Lord, I pray that as a wife I remain submissive to my husband, not because of inferiority but out of respect. Help me acknowledge my husband’s responsibilities and accountability to You so that I can encourage him to be guided by You. I pray that my husband will obey You because of my conduct as his wife. I pray that You strengthen my heart to support and comfort my husband and to love him unconditionally, Amen.

1 Peter 3:7
Dear Lord, I pray that as a husband I honor my wife. I pray that You help me understand her and treat her correctly as we live together. Lord I also pray that although she may be physically weaker, help me see that she is my equal partner in Your gift of new life. Father help me treat my wife as I should, Amen.

1 Peter 3:9
Dear Father, I pray that You help me do all things out of love. Help me to not repay evil for evil or retaliate with insults if I feel insulted by the actions of my wife. Instead I pray that I bless my partner and declare only good things over her life because You have intended for us to be one. So, Father, I pray against any ill thoughts I have towards my wife, in Jesus’ Name. Thank You for my partner and thank You for my marriage, Amen.

James 1: 2-4
Dear Lord, Your Word says that I should count it a joy when I fall into various trials. My marriage is hard right now, but I pray for inner strength to complete the trial so that when my endurance is fully developed, I will be perfect and complete. We know that this is a testing of our faith which produces patience. I declare this rough patch as a temporary period to help us be a better person for each other, Amen.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 & Matthew 19:6
Dear Lord, I thank You for my marriage, despite the fact that it is not easy right now. But in all things, I give You thanks for bringing us together! Father, I pray that through Your love, my partner and I will feel like one flesh again instead of two divided individuals. Lord, You joined us together through Your love, therefore I declare that nothing or no one can separate us, 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.