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Pastor Amos Dada Ph.D, P.EngSaturday, February 4, 2017
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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PRAYER POINTS FOR SINGLES AND COUPLES WITH SCRIPTURES

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etting a good spouse is a function of prayer. Making our marriage stronger takes intentionality, and prayer.

Prayer points and scriptures about marriage

Singles, Young Adults (Parents Pray for your unmarried children)

  1. Thank God that you were not aborted and you were born

  2. Thank God that you are born again. (If you are not born again give your life to Jesus. Read Rom 10:8-13; John 1: 12; John 3:1-8)

  3. Forgive me O Lord of all my youthful sins. Sins of fornication, abortion, lying, unfaithfulness and sins of omission and commission.

  4. Make me the right person for my marriage. Let me not suffer delay in getting the right spouse.

  5. O Lord give me the right person to marry.

Let me marry the man/ woman with whom I shall serve you all the days of my life and we shall prosper in all our ways.

Give us the grace to communicate well.

Let my spouse not be abusive or nagging and let me never be abusive or nagging. Give us a healthy marriage.

  1. O Lord help me to be a prayerful person, let my spouse be a prayer warrior. Let it be easy for us to pray together, study the word, go to church and enjoy your presence.

  2. O Lord help me to prepare for my wedding and make my wedding glorious.

  3. O Lord help me to prepare for my marriage more than my wedding - for wedding is one day but marriage is everlasting.

  4. O Lord when I get married give me godly children, please give us children without delay. Give us wisdom and ability to raise the children in a godly way.

  5. O Lord whatever I need for my marriage to succeed, money, peace, joy, good in-laws, good job, etc please supply. Lord make my marriage a blessing to humanity.

Prayer Point for Couples

  1. O Lord thank you for my marriage. Thank you for my life, my spouse, my children born or yet to be born. Thank you for provision, thank you for my faith. Thank you for your sustenance over the year. Give me grace to praise you for many years to come.

  2. If we say we have no sin we deceive ourselves. O Lord forgive me my sins. Forgive my spouse his/her sins and our children's sins Job 1:5. Psalm 51.

  3. Psalm 92:10 O Lord baptize our marriage afresh with the power of the Holy Ghost. Our marriage needs you more than before. Saturate our home with fresh fire.

  4. O Lord establish our marriage in Christ. Gen 2:24;Mark

  5. Put an end to all struggles in my marriage Isaiah 7:6-7

  6. Make me and my spouse friends of one another.

  7. Psalm 127; 128. Give us godly children and help us to train the children in the way of the Lord.

  8. Col 1:9-14. O Lord deliver us from all troubles.

  9. Psalm 91, Ezra 8: 21-23 O Lord protect me and my family from all evil.

  10. O Lord prosper our marriage beyond our comprehension Eph 2:20

  1. Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go." (Lord, make us strongfor you.)

  2. Proverbs 24:3-4 "By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures." (Lord, may our homes be built on your wisdom.)

  3. Psalm 1:1-3 "Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither-whatever they do prospers." (Lord, may our delight be in you, may we meditate on your law day and night. When we do so, our marriage and our family will be like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields fruit in its season and whose leaf does not wither.)

  4. Psalm 51:10 "Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me." (Lord, create in both of us a pure heart, seeking you first in all things.)

  5. Song of Solomon 4:10 "How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume more than any spice!" (May we delight in our love for one another.)

  6. Isaiah 62:5 "As a young man marries a young woman, so will your Builder marry you; as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you." (May we rejoice over one another and in turn, rest in the knowledge that you, God, rejoice over us as your children.)

  7. 1 Corinthians 14:4-8 "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails." (Lord, give us your kind of love for our spouse and for our families. Grow us in patience, kindness, honor, service, and may we never keep a record of wrongs. May our love never fail because it is your love in us.)

  8. Ephesians 5:21-33 "Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church- for we are members of his body. 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.' This is a profound mystery-but I am talking about Christ and the church. However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband." (Lord, may we joyfully submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. May we love like Jesus.)

  9. Philippians 2:3-7 "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness." (Lord, help us to not do anything out of selfish ambition. Give us humble hearts toward one another, not looking to our own interests, but to the interests of our spouse. Give us the mind of Christ.)

  10. Colossians 1:13-14 "For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins." (Lord, may we never forget that you rescued us from the dominion of darkness. May we show that same forgiveness to our spouse!)

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