Inspiring Prayers for Love

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15+ Inspiring Prayers for Love, along with Bible Verses

Table of Contents

Prayer for a Spouse Prayer for the Dear One You Love
Short Prayer for Family Love Prayer for Marriage Blessing
Prayer for Love to Stay Strong in Marriage Prayer for Healing and Love
Prayer for Love to Return in Marriage Prayer for Love and Understanding
Prayer for Broken Relationship Prayer for Love and Peace
Prayer for Restored Love Prayer for Love and Compassion
Prayer to Love Others Prayer for Love and Happiness
Prayer for Love and Joy in Relationship Prayer for Love and Protection

There is no force more powerful than love. Because God loved us so much, He sent His one and only Son, Jesus, to be a sacrifice at the cross so we can be forgiven of our sins and have eternal life with Him.

Here are a few verses (4-8a) from 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 of the Bible, often called “The Love Chapter.”

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, and it is not proud. Love is not rude, it is not selfish, and it cannot be made angry easily.

Love does not remember wrongs done against it. Love is never happy when others do wrong, but it is always happy with the truth.

Love never gives up on people. It never stops trusting, never loses hope, and never quits. Love will never end.

Below you will find inspiring prayers for love for use during your quiet time with God. I pray that they are a blessing to you!

Inspiring Prayers for Love

Prayer for a Spouse

Loving Father,

You know everything, and Your plan is perfect.

I come before You today, Lord, to ask for a spouse.

My desire is to have that special person in my life.

Your timing is perfect, so I will be patient as I wait.

Please help me to have wisdom and to be content

Loving and serving others to the best of my ability.

Above all, I pray that Your will would be done.


For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Short Prayer for Family Love

Everlasting God,

We step into Your presence and thank You for everyone in this family.

You are the giver of good things, and You have blessed us abundantly.

We pray, Lord, that our love for each other would increase

And that this home would be filled with peace and kindness.

May Your loving hand guide and protect us always.


Always be humble and gentle. Be patient and accept each other with love. You are joined together with peace through the Spirit. Do all you can to continue as you are, letting peace hold you together. Ephesians 4:2-3

Prayer for Love to Stay Strong in Marriage

Everlasting King,

I pray for Your blessing to be upon our union.

Joy fills my heart for the spouse You put in my life.

May the love we have for each other stay strong.

Help us to remember that love isn’t just a feeling –

It is a decision that we get to make every day.

Please give us wisdom and and guide us.

May our relationship reflect Your love.


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Prayer for Love to Return in Marriage

Compassionate Father,

Thank You for always being there for me.

This is a really challenging time in my marriage.

I pray that my spouse would know that I still love him/her

Even though they may not see it or feel it.

Please soften his/her heart and help him/her remember

The reasons why he/she fell in love with me.

I place all my trust in You.


I will always put my hope in you; I will praise you more and more. Psalm 71:14

Prayer for Broken Relationship

Divine Healer,

You are The One who can restore anything.

All power belongs to You, and nothing is impossible.

My heart is hurting very deeply right now.

Being away from the one I love is incredibly painful.

I miss him/her so much and feel a great emptiness.

Please help restore this relationship that means so much to me.

I place all of my hope in You.


Prayer for Restored Love

Mighty God,

You are holy, and I am so grateful for Your love.

I know, Lord, that I have made many mistakes.

There have been many times I was not loving.

I acted selfishly and didn’t think of him/her first.

Please forgive me for the wrongs I committed.

I ask for the chance to express how sorry I am.

My hope is that he/she will find it in their heart to forgive me

And that we can move on without focusing on the past.


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Prayer to Love Others

Powerful Savior,

Thank You for lavishing Your perfect love on me.

There are no words to express how grateful I am.

My desire is that You would teach me to love others

In such a way that brings glory and honor to You.

May I notice what their needs and desires are.

Please fill me with Your Holy Spirit so that other people

Would feel Your tenderness and lovingkindness.

I lift Your name up on high.


Dear friends, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Whoever loves is a child of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7

Prayer for Love and Joy in Relationship

God of All Grace,

You are love, and true love comes only from You.

I pray that You would bless this relationship,

That it would be filled with pure love and joy.

Please grant us strength during the hard times

And gratefulness during the easier times.

May we both keep our eyes constantly on You,

For that is the only way for this relationship to prosper.


Prayer for the Dear One You Love

Holy Protector,

You have placed it on my heart to pray for [person’s name].

I come boldly to You and ask for Your love and protection to be upon them.

My love for them is great, but Your love for them is greater.

If they aren’t looking to You for wisdom, I pray that they would,

That they would feel the need to reach out to You and talk to You.

Please use me in their life to bring honor and glory to You.

In the Name of Christ I pray,


Prayer for Marriage Blessing

Faithful Father,

We step into Your presence to ask for Your blessing.

Our love has grown so deep that we desire to marry.

Once we are man and wife, may our love continue to grow.

May our marriage be a reflection of Your unfailing love.

We pray that peace, grace, and joy would fill our days.

Please help us to always keep our eyes on You.

May Your wisdom and protection be upon us today and always.


That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united with his wife, and they become one. Genesis 2:24

Prayer for Healing and Love

God of All Hope,

You know that I have met a person I care deeply for

And that he/she has been wounded in a past relationship.

It is my fervent prayer that You would help him/her to fully heal,

That You would bless them with Your peace that passes understanding.

Please help them to completely forgive the wrongs done against them.

May he/she have a joy-filled heart going into our relationship.

I pray that we would both love each other without reservation.

Thank You, Lord.


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Prayer for Love and Understanding

God of All Grace,

You are so good, and Your love never fails.

I come to You and ask that You would fill my heart

With great love and understanding for others.

There are times I feel impatient and frustrated,

And I need Your help in learning to do better.

Please help me learn to take a step back,

Take a deep breath, and pray about how to respond.

I want to behave in such a way that reflects Your love.

In Jesus’ Precious Name I pray,


In whatever you do, don’t let selfishness or pride be your guide. Be humble, and honor others more than yourselves. Don’t be interested only in your own life, but care about the lives of others too. Philippians 2:3-4

Prayer for Love and Peace

Everlasting Lord,

Your magnificent love is unconditional and infinite.

Your kingdom is of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

I pray that You would fill my heart to overflowing with Your love

And that I would be a peacemaker, living in calmness with everyone.

I trust in You, Lord, and I thank You for Your promise

To keep my mind in Your perfect peace.


Prayer for Love and Compassion

Merciful God,

You are compassionate and gracious,

Abounding in love and faithfulness.

You are love, and love comes only from You.

I ask that You would cover me with Your grace and care

And that You would teach me to be more

Loving and compassionate towards others.

May I be a reflection of You to everyone around me.

This I pray in Jesus’ Holy Name,


But you, O Lord, are a merciful and loving God, always patient, always kind and faithful. Psalm 86:15

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Prayer for Love and Happiness

Holy Messiah,

You loved me first, and Your unfailing love is priceless.

My desire is to live a life of love and happiness.

No matter what the circumstances are, Lord,

I want to have Your peace that passes understanding,

To be happy and content no matter what is going on.

Being happy is a choice that I get to make each day.

I pray that You would pour out Your love into my heart

And that I would choose each day to be joyful.

May everything that I do be done in the spirit of love.


Prayer for Love and Protection

Almighty King,

You are faithful, and You are my protector.

Your steadfast love goes on forever.

You are my comfort, my defense, my strength.

Thank You for constantly watching over me.

I am so grateful that You are always there.

Thank You also for your kind, everlasting love.

May I abide in Your love today and every day.


Inspiring Prayers for Love

I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Thank you, and it is my prayer that you have a very blessed day! ❤

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To read “How Jesus Meets Our Heart’s Deepest Longings,” click here: Focus on the Family

If you aren’t already familiar with it, “Understanding The Five Love Languages” is an excellent tool since it helps us learn what our love language is and also enables us to love others better.

Here is “Love Never Fails” by Brandon Heath. Enjoy! 🙂

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