Head to Toe Prayers for Your Spouse

You’ve probably heard the saying that one of the best ways to love your children is to love your spouse.
Praying Scripture is such a great way to enrich our prayer lives.  Here are some ideas for praying for your other half from head to toe.
(And, I’ll let you in on a something!  The soon-to-be released updated version of Parenting with Scripture will have an entire new section devoted to ideas for praying Scripture for your children.)

I thank God, making mention of thee always in my prayers.  (Philemon 1:4)
Lord, I pray for ___________ mind, that he will have the rich experience of knowing Christ with real certainty and clear understanding. (Col. 2:2-3)
That he will take every thought captive to the obedience of Christ. (Cor. 10:5)
I also pray for __________ eyes, that he may see life from God’s perspective and be on the alert for spiritual danger. (2 Kings 6:17, 1 Cor. 16:13)
I pray for ___________ ears, that he will hear God’s voice giving him wisdom and direction. (Deut. 4:36, Psalm 78:1)
I pray for ___________ nose, that his life will be refreshing to others, and a life-giving perfume. (2 Cor. 2:15)
I pray for ___________ mouth, that he will have great boldness in witnessing for God and that the words of ____________ mouth and the mediation of
____________ heart will be acceptable to God. (Acts 4:29, Ps. 19:24)
I pray for ___________ bones, that he will be healthy like a watered garden. (Isa. 58:11)
I pray for ___________ heart, that he will be filled with God alone and that God will create in him a clean heart filled with pure thoughts and right desires.
(James 4:8) Lord, I pray that he will trust God with all his heart and not lean on his own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5)
I pray for ___________ hands, that he will pray with holy hands to God, free from sin, anger and resentment. (1 Tim. 2:8)
I pray for ___________ legs, that he will walk by faith and not by sight. (2 Cor. 5-7)
And I pray for __________ feet, that God will keep him from discouragement and set his feet on a firm path. (Psalm 40:2)

~ Excerpt from Martha Lawley’s Bible Study, “Attending the Bride of Christ”

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Monday 5 March, 2012  |  Copyright ©2012, Kara Durbin read more>>

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