I composed a short prayer for marriages and I hope that you pray it as often as you feel called to. Change the pronouns as necessary. Please ask others to pray for marriages too, as everyone is touched by marriages in crisis and often feel helpless as to what they can do. Prayer is a most powerful and efficacious weapon and when prayed for someone else, is a beautiful act of mercy.
Lord, we ask that you bless our marriage and all marriages. Help us to see our spouses as you see them, and love them as you love them. Keep the flame of our love alive, or reignite it if we failed to tend the fire. If we haven’t already, may we invite you into our marriage to be the binding Love between us. If we invited you in, yet neglected to include you into our daily interactions, please teach us to live and love more fully through you. When our commitment and love are tested, may we know that through the fire, we will only be strengthened. May our witness to love, sacrifice, and commitment, be for the greater glory of God. We humbly pray this in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
In this you rejoice, although now for a little while you may have to suffer through various trials so that the genuineness of your faith, more precious than gold that is perishable even though tested by fire, may prove to be for praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:6-7
Peace, Love, and Joy,
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