Best Prayer for My Marriage

Wedding couple holding hands saying prayer for my marriage

7 Versions of Prayer for My Marriage, along with Bible Verses

The Bible says that out of faith, hope and love, the greatest of these is love (1 Corinthians 13:13).

Marriage is such a beautiful relationship with a divine purpose, and that divine purpose is to mirror the union of Christ and His church. God showed how much He loved us (and still loves us) by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through Him (1 John 4:9) .

Marriage gives us the gift of companionship, the opportunity to learn to be less selfish, to learn what it means to show unconditional love, a chance to serve, and so on.

If you aren’t already in the habit of doing so, try praying with your spouse. Come together and speak to God – it will bring a special kind of intimacy to your relationship!

And to learn what your love language is, you can take the Love Language Quiz and share that information with your spouse. If you don’t know what your spouse’s love language is, ask them to take the quiz. Having this information helps us love each other better. 🙂

Whether you’re already married or planning a wedding, these beautiful, scripture-based prayers will bring to mind the special kind of bonding love that exists between a husband and wife.

Some of the most popular Bible verses about love are also included. Use any of the seven prayers below to say a “Prayer for My Marriage” during your special time of talking with God.

Prayer for My Marriage: 7 Versions

  1. Compassionate Father,

    Your love is everlasting and incredibly beautiful.

    You set the ultimate example of selfless love

    When You gave Your life for the church.

    Marriage is a wonderful blessing from You.

    May my spouse and I continue to show deep love for one another,

    For love covers a multitude of sins.

    Please help us to cherish our love and not take it for granted.

    In the name of Christ I pray,


    Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:2-3

  2. Everlasting King,

    You are love, and You are full of compassion.

    Thank You for the gift of my spouse.

    We are husband and wife, and we are a team.

    I pray that we would be kind to each other, tenderhearted,

    Forgiving each other, just as You through Christ have forgiven us.

    Teach us to love each other as You have loved us.

    May our marriage be a haven, a place of safety and security.

    Thank You, Lord, and I pray that Your will would be done.


    Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Genesis 2:24

  3. Divine Redeemer,

    You are eternal, and Your faithfulness is great!

    Without You, our marriage cannot be successful.

    I pray that my spouse and I would learn to think about how we can

    Spur each other on toward love and good deeds.

    May we be humble and gentle, eager to maintain the unity

    Of Your Spirit in the bond of peace.

    May the way we love each other bring honor and glory to You.


    Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10

  4. Faithful Father,

    You are the third cord in our cord of three strands.

    My spouse and I are meant to be unified in every possible way.

    I pray that we would be devoted to one another in love,

    That we would honor each other above ourselves.

    Teach us to submit to one another out of reverence for You.

    I pray that I would cherish my spouse and our sacred relationship.

    May love and faithfulness never leave us.

    In the Holy name of Jesus,


    Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. Ecclesiastes 4:12

  5. God of All Hope,

    You know all things, and nothing is impossible for You.

    Lord, You know that my spouse and I have grown apart.

    It is my prayer that we would grow close to each other again,

    That we would remember what made us fall in love.

    I ask that You would fill me with Your powerful strength.

    Please help me to remain strong even when things are tough.

    Today I make the decision to love my spouse,

    To really show them unconditional love no matter what.

    Please lead and guide me. I place all my hope and trust in You.


    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. 1 Corinthians 13:4-5

  6. Heavenly Savior,

    Help me remember that love is patient and kind.

    Love does not envy or boast, and it is not proud.

    Love does not dishonor others, and it keeps no record of wrongs.

    May I do everything in love, for I am nothing without it.

    Love must be sincere, teach me to cling to what is good.

    May Your name be blessed forever and ever!


    So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. Ephesians 5:33

  7. Holy Messiah,

    I praise You and lift Your name on high!

    My spouse and I know and rely on the love You have for us.

    If we choose to love each other, You live in us

    And Your love is made complete in us.

    May we encourage one another to build each other up.

    I pray this in the Sacred Name of Jesus.


    Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8

Best Prayer for My Marriage

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Thank you, and it is my prayer that you have a very blessed day! May your marriage be a blessed one. ❤

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A note about Gary Thomas: He is the best-selling author of “Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy?”

Here is the beautiful love song “I Will Be Here” by Steven Curtis Chapman. Enjoy! 🙂

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