5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband

putting prayer into practice by myles munroe
Husbands often face an unimaginable amount of pressure in life. They have a specific role to play in society, their family and in their church. They always need their wife’s help and support whether they admit it or not.
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
Praising God and praying His will for your spouse is guaranteed to be your most rewarding work as his wife. With these seven powerful prayers, you will be arming your marriage with God’s Word and investing in his role as your spiritual leader.
1. Satisfaction in God Alone
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
Father, I Thank You for my husband. Thank You, God, for knowing the longings of my husband’s heart, for knowing my husband’s wants and needs far better than I do. Dear God, . You know what he yearns for and you understand how his yearnings for these things affect our marriage and relationship.
You are the God who satisfies my hungry soul with good things. Lord, I offer up my husband to You and ask You to satisfy his soul with what he needs (Psalm 107:9; Matthew 6:8).
This world offers my husband many things to temporarily satisfy him. Please train him to resist temptation as You are his shield and defender (Psalm 28:7; Psalm 59:9; James 4:7).
I celebrate Your triumphs over all of Satan’s tricks and scars he left on my husband’s heart. Let your perfect love and mercy fix his heart. You are the restorer of His soul (Genesis 50:20; Exodus 15:26; Psalm 23:3; Jeremiah 17:14).
You joined Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the fiery furnace. When they came out they were unhamred and didn’t even smell of smoke. Use their courage to inspire my husband to fear only You. I trust You to protect him from harm and give him rest and satisfaction (Daniel 3:8-30; Proverbs 19:23).
I pray that you will help him to love you always and serve you wholeheartedly. Help him in his resolve to live for you as a Kingdom man. Make him, like David, a man after your own heart. Make him stand firm in his faith and be alert to the falsities of life and wrong doctrines. Give him the grace to ‘Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.’ Let all that he does be done with love (1 Corinthians 16:13). May the purpose for which you created him be fulfilled in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.
2. A Man of Your Word
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
Lord, Your Word is amazing to me. People today are looking for “perfect” solutions and short cuts to their problems and you are continuously offering it through Your Word. Thank you for sending Your Word to help, deliver, nourish, and counsel us. My heart’s desire is for my husband to feast on Your Word and find It immensely satisfying (Psalm 107:20; Proverbs 3:8; Psalm 119:24; 103).
I feel secure in his leadership knowing he uses Your Word to guide him. I trust Your Word to give my husband the insight he needs to guide our relationship (Ephesians 1:8,17; James 1:5).
With Your Word as His source of wisdom, I will rest secure in his leadership of our home. I trust Your Word to fill my husband with the insight he will need for our relationship, his work, and so much more (Ephesians 1:8,17; James 1:5).
Your oneness with my husband will lead his pursuit of oneness with me. I want Your ways to become his ways and I want your faithfulness with me to become his faithfulness with me (1 Corinthians 6:17; Mark 10:8; Galatians 5:23).
Send him an abundance of confidants whose faith in You is bold and courageous. Let them be men who do not lean on their own understanding, but always acknowledge You and Your Word (Psalm 119:63; Proverbs 28:1; 3:5–6).
3. Humility: The Courage to Admit His Need of God
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
Thank you, God for your son Jesus and His perfect example of humility. Though God, He became a man and endured pain and humiliation to save us. He put our needs before His own.
I’m asking you to empower my husband to love me the same way Christ loved the church (Ephesians 5:25).
You understand the pressure he feels to be strong and successful. You understand that he is only human and he is at risk of denying his need for You. You also understand his fears and insecurities. I never want him to be so prideful as to destroy his life or our marriage (Proverbs 18:12).
I bring my husband to You, the river of life, and ask You to anoint him with a supernatural portion of Christ’s humility and that he receives Your grace. Make him able to speak about his weaknesses to You and look to You to satisfy his needs with Your strength (Psalm 36:8; James 4:6; 2 Corinthians 11:30, 12:9–10).
You’ve promised that humility is rewarded with riches, honor, and life. Those are gifts I want for my husband, Lord. Help him to let go of any pride and false humility so that he can enjoy the abundant life Jesus died to give him (Proverbs 22:4; John 10:10).
4. Your Praise on His Lips
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
There is no one who compares to You, Lord. You are worthy of our utmost attention (Samuel 2:2; Psalm 16:8).
Give my husband eyes to see that You deserve the highest praise. Let him personally experience Your grandeur and strength. Let him live with great conviction that Jesus has authority over all things on earth and in the spiritual realm (Psalm 145:3; Ephesians 1:22), and that authority has been given to him in Christ.
You inhabit the praises of Your people, and I want my husband to enjoy the comfort and power of Your presence every moment. So, Father, please grant him an irrevocable gift of praising You. Let Your Spirit continually offer up a sacrifice of praise through my husband so that his lips will always acknowledge Your name (Psalm 22:3; Philippians 2:10; Hebrews 13:15)
Teach him to praise You in his lowest moments. Train him to exalt Your name during the trials and both before and during his victories. Let his faith in You lead him courageously into our own promised land despite many temptationas and the ominous giants of fear and doubt. . Teach him to lift his head and praise Your faithfulness despite the current burdens in his life. (1 Corinthians 15:57; 2 Chronicles 20; Numbers 13–14; Psalm 43:5).
5. Transform His Wife
5 Powerful Prayers Every Wife Needs to Pray over Her Husband
You have promised my husband that a good wife is a gift from You. I want to be an excellent wife who constantly brings honor to my husband (Proverbs 18:22, 12:4).
Lord, you know me better than anyone and you know my weaknesses. You know how these weaknesses impact my role as a wife. Lord, you know the ungodliness hiding in my will, my expectations, and how I express my emotions. Help me to surrender all to You and teach me Your way. Show me how to recognize the things in life that will deteriorate my relationship with my husband (2 Corinthians 12:9-10; Luke 12:2; 2 Corinthians 4:18; Ephesians 1:8,17).
Let Your Word guide me to change my motives. Teach me to be a wife who respects her husband in word and in deed. Help me give him the honour he deserves as the head of the home. Please let Your tenderness, gentleness, kindness, and humility become my own (Romans 12:2; Ephesians 5:22-24; Colossians 3:12).
I want to be a content wife, one who doesn’t nag and harass my husband with quarrels and fretfulness. Please use me to create a peaceful home for him. Use me to encourage him, share his burdens, and reflect Your amazing love for him (Hebrews 13:5; Philippians 4:11–12; 2 Thessalonians 3:16; 1 Thessalonians 5:11; Galatians 6:2; Ephesians 3:18–19).
May our souls feast only on You and Your love (Psalm 63:5).
I pray these things with complete confidence in You Lord, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
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