|Suggested prayers ...|
We pray for Your hand to be upon the healing and restoration of marriage and marriages in America.
Thank You for marriage. We ask You to quicken us to the importance of marriage as You defined it.
We ask You to lead husbands and wives in how best to love one another. Thank you for every husband who loves his wife, and every wife who respects and loves her husband.
Thank You for the challenge of marriage, and for the goodness that comes from meeting those challenges in and with You.
Lord, You have said that a house divided against itself cannot stand. Dear Lord, our homes have been prey to forces that would divide and destroy marriages and families. We know that You are the healer. You are the peacemaker. You are the love that transforms our hardened hearts to hearts of flesh. Reveal Your life giving power in and through our marriages. We are pleading for the stability and security that comes from domestic tranquility. Please move our hearts to a deeper and fuller understanding of love.
Help me to set an example of obedience to Your Word by honoring my marriage.
We pray that the union of one man and one woman will be embraced by all societies as the sole form of legitimate marriage and the proper basis of family.
We ask that the power of Your hand intervene to transform and heal the hearts of those who would attempt to re-define marriage.
God, we ask for living models of good marriage all around. May marriage be held in high esteem by young and old alike. Show us the way to make our marriages pleasing to You, the Creator of marriage and family. Thank You, dear Father, for placing marriage in such a high and holy place in Your heart.
(Continue to pray with others throughout the country.... )