Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Scripture Prayers for Husband

His mind – Lord, I pray that my husband will have complete understanding and will know Christ, who holds all wisdom and knowledge (Colossians. 2:2-3).  I pray that he will take every thought captive and make it obedient to Christ (2 Corinthians. 10:5).  Help him fix his thoughts on eternal and not earthly things (Colossians. 3:2) and on that which is true, good, right, lovely, and praiseworthy (Philippians. 4:8).  I pray that he will be transformed by the renewing of his mind (Romans 12:2).

His eyes – I pray that his eyes will turn away from worthless things (Psalms. 119:37) and be able to see wonderful things in Your word (Psalms. 119:18).  Cause him to fix his eyes on the eternal instead of the temporary (2 Corinthians. 4:18).  Help him be alert to watch for the snares of the enemy (1 Peter. 5:8).

His ears – Give him the faith that comes by hearing Your word (Rom. 10:17).  I pray that he will hear Your voice (Revelation. 3:20), listen (Is. 50:5), and obey (James 1:22,25).

His mouth – Lord, set a guard over his mouth and keep watch over the door of his lips (Psalms. 141:3).  Help him to speak Your word with boldness (Acts 4:29) and give him Your words so he will speak the gospel without fear (Ephesians. 6:19).  Let the words of his mouth and the meditation of his heart be acceptable to You (Psalms. 19:14).  Cause him to abstain from dirty talk and jokes (Ephesians. 5:4), but instead let his words be full of grace (Colossians. 4:6), being prepared to give the reason for the hope he has (1 Pet. 3:15).

His heart – Father, help my husband love You with all his heart, soul, and strength (Deut. 6:5).  Guard his heart, for it is the wellspring of life (Proverbs. 4:23).  Thank you for giving him a new heart and spirit and for taking his heart of stone and giving him a heart of flesh (Ezekiel. 36:26-27).  Create in him a clean heart (Psalms. 51:10).  Help him to trust You with all his heart and not lean on his own understanding (Proverbs. 3:5).  I pray that the peace of Christ would rule in his heart (Colossians. 3:15).

His arms – Help him not to trust in his own strength, but to know that Your strength is made perfect in his weakness (2 Corinthians. 12:9).  

His hands – May he lift up holy hands in prayer to You, Lord, without anger or disputing (1 Timothy. 2:8).  I pray he will reach his hands out to the poor and needy as if he was doing it for You (Matthew. 25:3-36).

His legs – Help him to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians. 5:7).  I pray he will stand firm with Your armor on (Ephesians. 6:13).  May he run with perseverance the race set before him (Hebrews. 12:1).

His feet – Thank you, Lord, for setting his feet upon a rock, a firm place to stand (Psalms. 40:2).  Keep his feet from slipping (Psalms. 66:9) and may they be ready with the gospel of peace (Ephesians. 6:15).

Scriptural Prayers for Your Husband

That Christ may dwell in his heart through faith and that his life may be rooted and grounded in Christ's love (Ephes. 3:17).
That he love you, his wife, as you need to be loved (Ephes. 5:33).
That he rely on Christ to do abundantly beyond all he asks or thinks, according to Christ's power in him (Ephes. 3:20).
That the Lord would establish the work of his hands (Ps. 90:17).
That he would be neither a workaholic nor lazy. That he would keep his work in balance and enjoy the good of his labor as a gift from God (Prov. 13:4, 21:25; Ecc. 3:13).
That he would not grow weary in doing good, for in due season he will reap a reward if he does not loose heart (Gal. 6:9).
That he would walk not in the flesh but according to the Spirit. That the fruits of the Spirit would become more and more evident in his life (Gal. 5:22-23).
That he would take on the full armor of God and be able to stand firm against the schemes of Satan (Ephes. 6:10-18).
That he would not be deceived by the lusts and sins of the world. That he would put aside all filthiness and all wickedness and in humility receive the word of God. Then may he be a doer of the word and not merely a hearer only (Ja. 1:14-16, 21-23).
That he would be a good father who correctly disciplines, wisely trains, and gently loves his children (Prov. 3:12, 23:24, 29:17).
That he would call on the name of the Lord to be his deliverer, his strength, the one in whom he trusts, his shield, and his salvation (Ps. 18:2-3).
That God would perfect, confirm, strengthen, and establish him to be the man He created him to be (1 Pe. 5:10-11).

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