6 Prayers For Finding A Godly Spouse

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Being single can be hard, especially around Christmas and Valentine’s Day.  It can be lonely watching other men and women embracing one another, holding hands and flirting.  It is a natural feeling to want those kinds of things, and when we are single it can get lonely.  You can go to many different people and get many suggestions on how to find a spouse, but the only opinion that matters is God’s.  This is why it is crucial that we take marriage to God in prayer before and during our time searching for a mate.

Here are 6 prayers that you can pray when you are single and searching for that special someone!

It is crucial that we take marriage to God in prayer before and during our time searching for a mate.

It is crucial that we take marriage to God in prayer before and during our time searching for a mate.

I Am Lonely (For The Men)

Father,

I am lonely. I feel like everyone I know has found a wife and I desperately long to have one of my own.  Lord, You declared in Genesis that it is not good for man to be alone (Genesis 2:18).  That is why you made a helper for Adam.  Father, I long for the affection of a spouse.  I long for intimacy, Lord.  I long for an intimacy that will allow me to love my wife like Christ loves His church, that I may give of myself to her so she will have her needs met.  Father, I long for that sexual, physical, emotional, and intellectual connection that can be had with a woman.  I pray that You lead me to a woman that will love me for me, Father.  Lead me to a woman who fears You, Lord.  Lead me to a woman who absolutely is in love with You, Father!  I thank You for Jesus, Lord!  I love You, Father!  Amen

I Am Lonely (For The Women)

O Lord,

Where are the men of courage?  Where are the men who aren’t afraid to say “no” to others so they can say “yes” to me?  Father, I so desperately want to have a husband.  Lord, I trust in You and I know that You have my interests in mind.  Lord, my delight is in You; please grant this desire that is in my heart! (Psalm 37:4)  Father, I am lonely and I yearn for the man who will cherish me.  Father, lead me with strong hands to the man who will walk with me through the good and the bad.  Father, prepare his heart and my own so that when we find each other we will know that this is only from You!  I love You, Lord!  Amen

Patience/Perseverance

Heavenly Father,

You understand my desires of the flesh.  Being single is tough, Father, and I pray that you will help me as I battle sexual temptation.  Lord, I want to save myself for my wife/husband.  I don’t want to give away such a personal part of me to some woman/man that I won’t spend my life with.  Father, You want me to stay pure until the wedding day, so please give me strength when I am weak.  Give me a way out when sexual feelings bombard me.  Lord, I need You to walk with me!  Thank You for life, Father!  May my life reflect Your love to others this day.  Amen

Don’t Settle

Dear Lord,

I long for the companionship of a mate, and it is getting so difficult.  I don’t want to settle for someone who You don’t want me with.  I want a physical connection so bad!  I want to hold hands, kiss and cuddle!  I want hour long conversations at night!  But, I don’t want to settle just to have these things.  Father, please hear my prayer to You!  Guide me to a person who is right for me.  Guide me to someone who loves You above all things.  Lord, give me strength for today as I continue searching for a spouse.  I love You!  Amen

Be An Example

Holy God,

Being single is a gift.  There is nothing wrong with being single, but I still long for a partner in this life.  Father, while I am waiting, give me strength to endure each day.  Lord, I am Your child.  I pray that my life can reflect Christ to those around me always.  Father, I will praise You in this time of singleness and I pray that You will be glorified in all I do this day!  May everyone I meet see You in me today!  And if possible, may my future spouse see me as well!  I love You!  Amen

Keep Dreaming

Blessed Lord,

I am ready to find a mate.  Lord, until the day comes where we meet, I will keep hoping and dreaming.  I can imagine what our first kiss will feel like!  I can imagine how wonderful holding hands will be!  I can imagine how emotionally connected we will be through long conversations!  I can imagine how attractive they will be and outshine all of the rest around me!  Father, I absolutely love You and I want to show that love to a mate!  Guide me to someone who will be good for me.  I love You!  Amen

Conclusion

I hope you have found these prayers helpful.  Stay strong in your singleness!  God has a plan for your life.  Give all of your dreams, hopes and plans to the Lord and let Him lead You.  He wants the best for you and that may require more waiting, but better to wait for a shining gem than to grab a tarnished jewel.  God bless you all as you continue to live a life worthy of the calling!

Related Reading:  True Love: How Do You Know When You Find It



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Okwe Veronica February 24, 2020 at 1:26 pm

I put my trust in you oh lord as I start my prayers I know you will do it for me soon. Ame

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Okwe Veronica February 24, 2020 at 4:18 pm

O lord been a single mum is so hard please conet me to a God fearing and understanding man that will love me for who you am be a good husband and a caring father. All this I ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

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Esther Kimeu March 18, 2020 at 1:58 pm

I am a single mum and it’s hard for me..i pray God to hear my prayer and bless me with a God fearing hardworking faithful dad and a
husband.Lord hear my prayer Amen

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Esther April 9, 2020 at 10:29 am

Lord I pray for your mercy, help me in this difficult situation I need a God fearing man in my life as a husband, help me find him being alone is not easy for me I am tired oh Lord may this year never pass me by in Jesus Mighty name I pray Amen

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DICKSON April 30, 2020 at 4:11 pm

Ooooooh lord help me find a God fearing wife and loving

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indel May 15, 2020 at 6:49 am

Lord i pray that you order my steps, Help me not to marry a wrong wife pls Lord, Show me the right way

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Abigail August 8, 2020 at 4:14 pm

Dear Lord, I ask you to direct my paths in search of the right life partner. The marriage journey doesn’t look easy and without you being the pillar and foundation of it, life is going to really difficult than it is now. I pray I meet that God fearing, faithful, loving man soon. In Jesus name I pray. AMEN

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Jack Wellman August 8, 2020 at 4:56 pm

Praying with you Abigail.

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Princess Knowles September 3, 2020 at 7:09 am

Yahweh, I am now divorced for a full year now but even when I was married to a toxic verbally abusive man I felt like I really wasn’t married. Father I so long to really be married to the man of Your choice even now that I am almost 60 years old. I so long to have someone who really loves me and appreciates me. Lord I know You didn’t put all this love, compassion, thoughtfulness, respect, obedience and submissiveness in me to not share it with a godly man. So I ask Father to bless your daughter with that godly man she so desire according to Genesis 2:18

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Jack Wellman September 3, 2020 at 9:38 am

Praying for you my sister in Christ.

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Josephine Kugewa September 23, 2020 at 12:18 pm

Iam a divorced lady.o Lord I wish to be with a God fearing man and also loving and also caring.i thank you Jesus name.Amen

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John September 24, 2020 at 12:43 pm

Dear God give me the strength to wake up in the morning to face all the challenges that this life endures. Help me find a woman that loves me due to my Christian values.

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Jack Wellman September 24, 2020 at 1:10 pm

Praying with you John.

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Aliu zainab September 28, 2020 at 4:21 am

God help me to be truthful in my waiting and staying away from temptation. direct my path to the God fearing man you have ordain for me above all keep me in you guidance and shine your light on my path. thank you jesus

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Lakshmi October 11, 2020 at 8:17 am

Dear Jesus, I pray that you would graciously bring me a Godly man who loves you, desires to become more like you and could help me in fulfilling your plans and purposes for my life. While I wait for your mercy, please give me the strength and grace I need. I surrender this long waiting season to your feet. Thy will be done. Amen.

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