How to Pray for Your Wife

Pray that she would…

  1. Love the Lord with all her heart, mind soul, and strength. (Matthew 22:36-40)
  2. Find her beauty and identity in Christ and reflect His character. (Proverbs 31:30; 1 Peter 3:1-3)
  3. Love God’s Word and allow it to bloom her into Christlikeness. (Ephesians 5:26)
  4. Be gracious, speaking the truth in love and avoiding gossip. (Ephesians 4:15, 29; 1 Timothy 3:11)
  5. Respect me as her husband and submit to my leadership as unto the Lord. (Ephesians 5:22, 24; 1 Peter 3:1-2)
  6. Be grateful and find her contentment in Christ, not her circumstances. (Philippians 4:10-13)
  7. Be hospitable and diligently serve other with Christlike joy. (Philippians 2:3-4)
  8. Bring her family good and not evil all the days of her life. (Proverbs 31:12; 1 Corinthians 7:34)
  9. Have godly older women to mentor her and help her grow. (Titus 2:3-4)
  10. Not believe lies that would devalue her roles as a wife and mother. (Titus 2:4-5)
  11. Be loving, patient, hard to offend, and quick to forgive. (James 1:19; Ephesians 4:32)
  12. Have her sexual needs met only by me, and to meet mine. (1 Corinthians 7:1-5)
  13. Be devoted to prayer and effectively intercede for others. (Luke 2:37; Colossians 4:2)
  14. Guide her home and children in a Chirstlike way. (Proverbs 31:27; 1 Timothy 5:14)
  15. Give no occasion for Satan to accuse and reproach her. (1 Timothy 5:14)