How to Pray for Your Family by Pastor Raymond Wicks

How to Pray for Your Family by Pastor Raymond Wicks

Following are some lists to help guide you in praying for your spouse and/or child.

Praying for Wife

God would help me as her husband to be what I need to be.
God would help protect her spirit.
God would help with her physical needs.
God would help her spiritually.
God would grant her desires.
God would help her to see her worth—as woman, wife, and mother.
God would help her with her greatest need.
Give thanks for her.
Holy Spirit to help in areas we don’t know about.

Praying for Husband

God would help me as his wife to be what I need to be.
God would help him spiritually—fear of God, faith, humility.
God would give him wisdom and understanding.
God would help him with his work.
God would help him with his physical needs.
God would help him with his greatest need.
God would grant his desires.
Give thanks for him.
Holy Spirit to help in areas we don’t know about.

Praying for Children

God would help me as their parent to be what I need to be.
God would help their heart to be tender towards parents, God, reproof, and right.
God would help them to be saved—thank God if they are.
God would prepare and lead them to the right spouse.
God would help them in spiritual growth—mature in character–know and serve God.
God would place hedge of protection and hedge of thorns as needed.
God would help them to know and do the will of God.
God would help them with any special needs.
Thank God for them.
Holy Spirit to help in areas we don’t know about.

Praying for Future Spouse

God would have His will with my marriage plans—who/when.
God would help our influences—parents, pastor, teachers, and friends.
God would give us protection from sin.
God would give us proper preparation.
God would help us to continue a godly heritage.

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