At one point or the other in our lives, we will be looking forward to settling down in our families by tying the knot with our life partner.
However, finding the right partner to spend the rest of your days with is no mean feat. Expect you are guided by God on whom to marry, you might end up getting married to the wrong person which has its consequences.
Therefore, you must pray to God to guide you in the choice of a life partner and more so, you should also spend time praying to Him for the partner you are going to get married to.
In this write-up, we have arranged a list of prayers and Bible verses for praying for a life partner. Find a time when you will be able to pray without distraction and pray with faith in your heart.
Prayers And Bible Verses For Praying For A Life Partner
#1. Genesis 2:18 KJV — “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him”
Prayer: Dear God, you said it is not good for man to be alone. I am alone and in need of a life partner. I pray that you grant me according to your will for me just like you did for Adam in the beginning in Jesus’ name.
#2. Genesis 2:23 KJV —” And Adam said This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh:…”
Prayer: Almighty God, I pray that you will give unto me the bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh in Jesus’ name.
#3. Genesis 24:7 KJV — “The Lord God of heaven, which took me from my father’s house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his angel before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.”
Prayer: Dear God, just as you led Abraham’s servant to the right wife for Isaac, lead me to my wife/ husband in Jesus’ name.
#4. Psalm 32:8 KJV — “I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.”
Prayer: Dear God, the time has come for me to settle down in my own family. You have promised to instruct me and teach me the way to go. I come to you Father, please instruct me and lead me on the way to go in Jesus’ name.
Prayer: According to your word O God, guide me with your eyes to my husband/ wife in Jesus’ name.
#5. Jeremiah 29:11 KJV — “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”
Prayer: Father, I thank you for your great thoughts toward me. I am seeking a wife/husband. Please give unto me the right spouse according to your thoughts of peace concerning me in Jesus’ name.
#6. Proverbs 3:5 KJV — “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding.”
Prayer: Lord, as I seek a husband/wife, I place my trust in you to lead me to the right person and I do not depend on my understanding or emotions.
#7. Proverbs 3:6 KJV — “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”
Prayer: Dear Lord, I acknowledge you as my Father and God. You are also my guide and director of my ways. I depend on you to direct my paths as I seek a life partner in Jesus’ name.
#8. Psalm 23:1 KJV — “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”
Prayer: Dear Lord, you are my Shepherd and Sustainer and I shall not be in lack of any good thing. I pray that according to your word, you will provide me with my spouse in Jesus’ name.
#9. Psalm 23:6 KJV — “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”
Prayer: Dear Lord, according to your word that cannot be broken, I pray that goodness and mercy shall be the portion of me and my husband/wife all the days of our lives in Jesus’ name.
#10. Psalm 90:14 KJV — “O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.”
Prayer: O Lord, I pray that you satisfy me early with my husband/wife that together, we may be glad and rejoice in you all our days in Jesus’ name.
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Bible Verses For Praying For A Life Partner
When praying for a life partner, we must be guided by the word of God in our prayers. But for what reason?
The word of God says that “And this is the confidence we have in Him that if we ask anything according to His will, he heareth us.” The word of God contains the will of God. Therefore, praying God’s words back to Him will guarantee you an answer.
Choosing to pray for a life partner, shows that you trust God to lead you to the right person rather than your senses or any other person. God delights in those who trust Him with their choices and He is very much willing to lead you to the right person.
In this write-up, we have gathered together Bible verses for praying for a life partner that you can engage while praying to God.
#1. 1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV — “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.”
Prayer: Pray for God’s grace for yourself and your life partner to overcome the temptation to fall into the sin of immorality before and after marriage.
#2. Philippians 4:19 KJV — “But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”
Prayer: Pray against lack for you and your life partner. Pray that God will be your Source and Sustenance before, during and after your marriage.
#3. Amos 3:3 KJV — “Can two walk together, except they be agreed?”
Prayer: Pray for unity and oneness between you and your life partner. Pray against the spirit of rancour and division in your family.
#4. Proverbs 10:12 KJV — “Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.”
Prayer: Pray that God will fill the heart of your life partner with great love and will also root out every hatred and bitterness in them.
#5. Ephesians 5:22 KJV — “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.”
Prayer: Pray for your wife that God will grant her grace to be submissive unto you as the head of the home and she wouldn’t follow the ideas of men in usurping your authority in the home.
#6. Ephesians 5:25 KJV — “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;”
Prayer: Pray for your husband that God will fill his heart with love for you and will help him to love you unconditionally as Christ loves.
#7. Proverbs 18:22 KJV — “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord.”
Prayer: Pray that God will favour your husband-to-be in finding you as a wife that God has prepared for him.
#8. John 14:13 KJV — “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.”
Prayer: Pray for a life partner in Jesus’ name believing fully in your heart that God will do according to His word.
#9. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 KJV — “Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.  For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.  Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?  And if one prevails against him, two shall withstand him, and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”
Prayer: Pray that God will bless you with the blessing of having a life partner and that you will enjoy the rewards of marriage according to His word.
#10. Proverbs 19:14 KJV — “House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the Lord.”
Prayer: As you can only receive a good wife (husband) from God alone, pray that God will give you a good wife (husband) to spend the rest of your life with.
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Praying For A Husband Scriptures
As a woman planning on getting married to the right man, you must pray for him. Praying for a husband is not a task to be taken lightly as your marriage can either be made or marred by the husband you get married to.
Therefore, you must commit your future husband to God in prayer just as you also pray for yourself and prepare yourself to be a good wife too.
However, the task of praying for a husband is not limited to women seeking for a man to marry but also applies to married women. As a married woman, you should spend time on your knees praying for your husband so that he can lead the home as God will have him do.
Prayers prayed according to the scriptures are very effective as the scriptures contain God’s will. We have therefore gathered a list of praying for a husband scriptures that you can pray for your husband in line with God’s will.
#1. Ephesians 5:28 KJV — “So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.”
Prayer: Dear Lord, I pray for my husband that he will love me unconditionally just as he loves his own body in Jesus’ name.
#2. Matthew 22:37-38 KJV — “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  This is the first and great commandment.”
Prayer: Dear Lord, I pray for my husband that he will love you supremely with all his heart, soul and mind in Jesus’ name.
#3. Colossians 3:19 KJV — “Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.”
Prayer: Almighty God, I pray for my husband that you will root out every bitterness in his heart towards me and fill him with never-dying love for me in Jesus’ name.
#4. Colossians 4:12 KJV — “Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.”
Prayer: Dear God, please take over the life of my husband by your Holy Spirit. Help him to please you wherever he may be and help him to stand perfect and complete in all your will for him in Jesus’ name.
#5. Isaiah 65:22 KJV — “They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.”
Prayer: Dear God, according to your word, my husband shall live long to enjoy the work of his hands in Jesus’ name. The labour of his hands will not be enjoyed by another person in Jesus’ name.
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