In years past, I found myself telling people: “Seek God first and he’ll bring you a spouse.” But I have also seen that sometimes that doesn’t necessarily happen. I know some of you have been seeking God for years. And you still have no partner. So a partner is not a litmus test as to whether or not you are putting God first in your life.
After all, look at all the godless people who have wife/Husband….or have had several!! But I will say this: “Love Jesus with all your heart, soul and mind and tell him if he is all you ever have, that will be enough.” That does something to your heart — and to His. And when God becomes all we want, then we have all we want. When he becomes our First Love, we will be satisfied with only that love. When he becomes our all-in-all, we will have no need to look for anything or anyone else to complete us.
Genesis 2:24: “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”
Prayer For a Single Man’s Marriage
Dear God, I am coming to ask You to provide me with the wife that I have longed for, for so many years, and pray that You would bring into my life a beautiful woman to be my bride, who radiates an inner beauty that comes from a heart that loves You with her whole being.
Lord, You know that it is not good for any man to be alone and so You created Eve to be the unique and perfect helper for Adam. Father, I believe that You are still able to furnish anyone who seeks You with a good wife who will be a soul-mate and precious companion and lover.
Lord, finding a wife is perhaps the most important thing in any man’s life and Your Word tells us that, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favour from the Lord”, I don’t want to do this on my own, and so I ask that You would lead and guide me. Give me the wisdom and insight to know which woman that You would choose for me. Help me to make the right choices and prepare me Lord, for all that lies ahead as I seek to wait patiently for the lady that I believe You have chosen for me. In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.
Prayer For a Single Woman’s Marriage
Dear Lord God, I thank You for my life and for the way that You have led me thus far. Lord, the deepening desire in my heart is for a loving husband, a man of God with whom I can spend the rest of my life in a marriage union.
I ask Lord, that You would bring the right man into my life, a man after God’s own heart. I pray that the one that You would choose for me would be a mature man of God as well as becoming the spiritual leader of our home, and that his love and devotion for me would only be exceeded by the love that He has for You.
Lord, I pray that I will not be impatient in my waiting for the right man to come along, but rather that You would teach and train me and make me emotionally ready for the man that You would choose for me.
Father, up to this point in time, I thank You for the blessings I have received by being single, and thank You for the way that You have led and guided me in every aspect of my life and work and prepared my heart to approach You on the subject of marriage. And so Lord, I place my future into Your hands and as that in Your time and in Your way, You will bring the man of Your choice into my life, and I will give You all the praise and all the glory. In Jesus’ name,