Pray For Your Wife: Pray for her walk with God. Pray that she would desire to set time aside each day no matter how busy she is to commune with the Lord in prayer and Bible reading. Encourage her with these verses: Psalm 91:1: Psalm 62:1; Romans 12:2 and ask her if there’s something you can do to free up her time. Pray that she would continue to love God more than anyone else.
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband will grow spiritually and consider his accountability before the Lord. Pray that he will guard his heart by developing spiritual disciplines—Bible reading and study, prayer, meditation, scripture memorization, etc. 2 Peter 3:18; Prov. 4:23
Pray For Your Children: Pray that your children would always know how very much they are loved. Pray that God would make them aware that He is loving and kind, that He would fill them with faith to believe His words are true. Pray that they would find their great confidence in the security of His love for them. John 15:13; 1 John 3:1; Jeremiah 31:3
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for growth in her spiritual disciplines. Pray that she would study God’s Word on her own, with you, with friends, and with people at church. Pray that she would gain understanding from the Holy Spirit. Encourage her by studying the Bible with her and on your own, lead by example. Pray for her prayer life that she would be invested in the richness of knowing God more. Encourage her by talking about your prayer life and what God is teaching you. Hebrews 4:12; Joshua 1:8; Romans 15:14
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband’s relationship with God and His Word will bear fruit in his life. Pray that he will be a man of wisdom and understanding, fearing the Lord. Prov. 3:7, 9:10; Ps. 112:1
Pray For Your Children: Pray that your children would come to know Christ as Savior and Lord. Pray that from an early age their hearts would be drawn to Him, and that they would have a desire to walk closely with God. Romans 10:9-10; John 3:16; John 8:32
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for her spiritual protection. Pray that her armor of God would not allow the enemy’s schemes to weaken her. Pray that God would guide her away from danger and protect her throughout her day. Pray that God’s hand would cover her as she navigates traffic day and night and that she will not stumble physically or spiritually. If she is traveling, pray for her safety and peace. Ephesians 6:11; 1 Corinthians 10:13; 2 Thessalonians 3:3
Pray For Your Children: Pray that your children would have a love and desire for God’s Word, that they would have an unquenchable thirst for Truth, and that their hearts would be tender towards Him. Pray that God would give them spiritual insight, wisdom, and deep understanding of His commandments, even far beyond their years. Psalm 119:11; 2 Timothy 2:15; Psalm 19:7-10
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for deep, refreshing sleep. Encourage her to journal her thoughts at bedtime so they don’t steal her sleep. Try saying Proverbs 3:24 to her if she feels restless: “When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” Pray that she would rest in knowing that God’s plan is greater than any of her worries. Pray that she would be able to quiet the “voices” that disrupt her peace. Matthew 11:28-30; Genesis 2:2-3; Psalm 4:8
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband will grow in leadership skills in your relationship—protecting and providing for you. Pray that he will lead you wisely and love you sacrificially, so that God will be glorified in your marriage. Eph. 5:25-29; Col. 3:19
Pray For Your Children: Pray that God’s blessings and favor would surround their lives. Pray that God’s face would shine on them, be gracious to them, and give them great peace. Numbers 6:24-26; Zephaniah 3:17; Psalm 90:17
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for your sex life together. Pray that God would protect, encourage, and renew her desire for intimacy with you. Pray that the Holy Spirit would guide you both to see your sex life as a treasure from God worth enjoying. Pursue her with kindness, affection, and patience, praying that God would make space for your sex life to flourish. Delight in praying Mark 10:9 to strengthen your sacred togetherness (therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate). Consider hand-writing her a verse like this, “Kiss me and kiss me again, for your love is sweeter than wine” — Song of Solomon 1:2.
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband will be faithful to his wedding vows. Pray that he will have a desire to cultivate your relationship as a sign of his loyalty and commitment to you, and as a picture of Christ’s love for the Church. Prov. 20:6; Gen. 2:24
Pray For Your Children: Pray that your children would grow in the fruit of the Spirit, and that godly character qualities would be evident in their lives. Pray for love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Gal 5:22-23; 1 Timothy 6:11-12; 2 Timothy 2:22
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for clarity and divine wisdom. Your wife may tend to mentally multitask and feel pressed to solve everyone’s problems. Pray that she would receive conviction through the Holy Spirit as to what is best for today. Pray that she would notice and appreciate one or a few things that are “well done,” without the stress of “doing it all.” Pray that the enemy will not cloud her focus on what matters most to her heart. Encourage her that choosing is empowering - even choosing no, so that she can say yes to what’s better for her. Pray that God would hush the noise surrounding her day and night and reach into her soul. Pray that she would ask for His words, His actions, His guidance. Text her an encouraging verse James 1:5; Isaiah 30:21 if you know she’s seeking wisdom. Pray that she will discern His reassuring voice above all. Proverbs 3:5-6; John 14:16-17
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband will love righteousness and hate wickedness, especially the evils of the culture. Pray that he will recognize and avoid wickedness in his own life, and if necessary, take a clear, strong stand against evil. Prov. 27:12; John 17:15; 1 Cor. 10:12-13
Pray For Your Children: Pray for God’s protection over them. Pray that God would guard their way, keep their steps secure, cover them from behind, and protect them from evil. Pray that no weapon formed against them will prosper. Pray that God would be their constant Shield and Defender, that He would hide them in His powerful presence. Psalm 91:1-4; Psalm 91:11; Psalm 121:3-8; Isaiah 54:17
Pray For Your Wife: Pray for her to enjoy who God made her to be. Whatever season your wife is in: newlywed, mom of littles, teen-chauffeur, or empty-nester…God created her uniquely for this. His beautiful design for her is hers to unwrap and celebrate. Remind her that she is different on purpose, that her parenting decisions may not match everyone else’s, and that her gifts are not only needed — they were hand-picked by God. If you hear her belittling herself through comparisons, point her to Psalm 139:14.
Pray For Your Husband: Pray that your husband will safeguard his heart against inappropriate relationships with the opposite sex. Pray that his heart will be pure and undivided in his commitment to you. Prov. 6:23-24, 26; Rom. 13:14
Pray For Your Children: Pray that your children would be strong and courageous, believing that God is always with them. Pray that they would be bold to stand for what is right, even if it means standing alone. Ask God to equip them as mighty warriors for his purposes. Joshua 1:9; Deuteronomy 31:6; Ephesians 6:10-18