100 Short Prayer For Newly Married Couple And Wishes For Someone Getting Married

Short Prayer For Newly Married Couple

Marriages are always a time of jubilation both on the part of the couple and also on the part of well-wishers. However, the wedding ceremony lasts for just a few hours while marriage will last for the rest of the lifetime of the couple.

Therefore, although it is good to rejoice and celebrate with newly married couples on their wedding day, it is more important and better to pray for them. Newly married couples should also be admonished to pray together and defend their home against the enemy of their marriage. As a famous saying goes that ‘a family that prays together, stays together.’ It is no less true for a couple.

That is why we have taken the time to arrange in this write-up a list of short prayers for newly married couples which you can pray either as a second party or as a newly married couple.

May God be at the center of your home and cause your home to be fruitful.

Short Prayer For Newly Married Couple

When a man and a woman decide to come together to spend the rest of their lives together, it is usually a time of celebration and joy both on the side of those getting married and on the part of those celebrating the occasion with them.

More importantly, it is a time to pray for them as they are just starting their journey as a couple which is not without its challenges. So, beyond giving them gifts on the occasion, it is essential you also pray for them for their marriage to be successful and fruitful.

That is why we have arranged these short prayers for newly married couples that you can pray for when you visit them or at their marriage ceremony.

1. Dear heavenly Father, thank you for bringing so-and-so together to become one flesh. I pray that this marriage will be fruitful in Jesus’ name.

2. Dear heavenly Father, I pray for the family of Mr. and Mrs. [name] that you will meet them at the point of their needs throughout their marriage in Jesus’ name. They shall not lack anything good.

3. I pray for you two commencing your marriage journey today that there shall be no evil befall you in Jesus’ name.

4. As you go on in the journey of life together as a couple, every hand raised against you shall wither in Jesus’ name.

5. The Lord be gracious unto you, Mr. and Mrs. [name], and cause His face to shine upon you from today henceforth in Jesus’ name.

6. May the blessings of God rest upon the works of your hands from henceforth in Jesus’ name.

7. May every good thing you lay your hands upon to do prosper in Jesus’ name.

8. I pray for you, Mr. and Mrs. [name], that the devil will not have any place in your family in Jesus’ name.

9. Dear Father, I pray for Mr. and Mrs. [name] that you will help them to love, tolerate and forgive each other throughout this journey of a lifetime in Jesus’ name.

10. Dear Lord, I pray for this newly married couple, that they shall grow in love and understanding in Jesus’ name.

11. Almighty God, you have started a good work in the lives of Mr. and Mrs. [name]. I pray that you will bring to completion that which you have started in Jesus’ name.

12. As you begin your journey together, you shall not be barren but you shall be fruitful in Jesus’ name.

13. I decree that where there have been closed doors for any of you before today, from this moment, those doors are opened in Jesus’ name.

14. May the goodness and favor of the Lord go with you from henceforth in Jesus’ name.

15. Dear Lord, let your blessings be upon this marriage and make it a point of blessing to others in Jesus’ name.

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Wedding Prayers From The Bible

Weddings are always moments of joy and happiness. The bride is always putting on her best facial expression and the groom is in no way left out of the equation of smiles.

Usually, when couples realize the journey and adventure they are bound to take together till death do them part, they are not hesitant in requesting prayers from the clergy concerning their wedding.

When you are thus invited to pray at a wedding ceremony, it is expected that your prayers should be based on the solid foundation of the Holy Bible. In this write-up, we have arranged a list of wedding prayers from the Bible that you can pray during this occasion.

1. Prayer for all round fruitfulness. Deuteronomy 28:3 – ‘Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.’

2. Prayer for selfless and sacrificial love from the husband as well as the wife. Ephesians 5:25 – ‘Husbands, love your wives even as Christ loved the church and gave himself for it.’

3. Prayer for submission as a wife to the husband. Ephesians 5:22 – ‘Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands as unto the Lord.’

4. Prayer for mutual understanding and respect as a couple. Ephesians 5:21 – ‘Submitting yourself one to another in the fear of the Lord.’

5. Prayer against sexual impurity as a couple. 1Corinthians 7:3, 5 – ‘Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband…Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time…that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.’

6. Prayer for strength and courage to overcome the challenges of marriage. Joshua 1:9 – ‘Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.’

7. Prayer for divine supply and provision. Philippians 4:19 – ‘But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.’

8. Prayer for health and wellness. Exodus 23:25 – ‘And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread and thy water, and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.’

9. Prayer for deliverance from every evil. Psalms 91:3 – ‘Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.’

10. Prayer for all round favour. Psalms 5:12 – ‘For thou, LORD, will bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou encompass him as with a shield.’

11. Prayer for a successful wedding. Psalms 127:1 – ‘Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.’

12. Prayer for defence from God against the plans of your enemies. Psalms 124:2,7 – ‘If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when men rose up against us: our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.’

13. Prayer for preservation from all evil before, during and after the wedding. Psalms 121:7 – ‘The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil; he shall preserve thy soul.’

14. Prayer for God’s intervention to make things perfect. Psalms 138:8 – ‘The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me…forsake not the works of thine own hands.’

15. Prayer of thanksgiving for answers to prayers offered. Ephesians 3:20 – ‘Now unto him, that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.’

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Top 10 Wedding Prayers And Blessings

Of all joys a man can and will ever experience in his lifetime, one that stands out tall is the joy of marriage. Even though the couple might have later joyful experiences in life, that of marriage remains evergreen and fresh in their mind.

However, if a marriage is going to be successful and keep being joyful till old age, then it requires the collaborative efforts of the two partners and prayers to God as well for a blissful home. It says in the book of Proverbs that “Commit your ways to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.’

Prayers cannot be undermined if a marriage is going to be successful. When you pray and pronounce these top 10 wedding prayers and blessings we have compiled in this write-up, you can rest assured that God will work on your behalf to make your marriage a success.

1. May the goodness, mercy and favour of the LORD follow the both of you throughout your lifetime together as a couple in Jesus’ name.

2. As you commence this marriage journey today, I declare that no evil shall befall you and your husband in Jesus’ name. You will not spend your resources on that which does not profit in Jesus’ name.

3. Dear Lord, thank you for the lives of Mr. and Mrs. [name] who tied the knot today. I pray that your blessings will never run dry in their family in Jesus’ name and give them each day, their daily bread.

4. Dear Lord, as this couple gets married today, I pray that this union will be blessed with the fruit of the womb according to their desire in Jesus’ name. Ten months from now, let us come and celebrate with them again in Jesus’ name.

5. Almighty God, as this beloved couple wed today, may their hearts ever be filled with love, patience, understanding and kindness to each other throughout their lives in Jesus’ name.

6. Dear Lord, you have not promised us a life free from challenges but in the challenges, you will be with us and give us the strength to go through them. I pray for these two getting married today that in their times of challenges, you will be present to lead them through and cause them to triumph in Jesus’ name.

7. Dear Lord, thank you for bringing this day to reality. We are glad and do rejoice in it. I commit this couple into your mighty hand, that you will bless the work of their hands and let them experience bountiful harvest in their labours in Jesus’ name.

8. Dear heavenly Father, we thank you for this day of joy in the lives of Mr. and Mrs. [name]. we pray that you bless this union with an abundance of joy and peace through the abiding presence of your Holy Spirit in Jesus’ name.

9. Dear Lord, may their days from henceforth be filled with unending joy and gladness. Where they have known defeat before individually, because of their coming together today, let them experience victory in Jesus’ name.

10. As you begin this new phase in your lives today, may the Almighty God go before you and make your love for each other to keep growing stronger in Jesus’ name.

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Wedding Day Prayer For A Friend

I know you are very excited that your friend is about to get married and you also want to pray for them on their wedding day either privately or during the ceremony. Well, that is why we have also decided to prepare a list of wedding day prayers for a friend that you can pray for.

We’re pretty certain your friend will love these prayers for them and will be very grateful you prayed for them.

1. Dear Lord, thank you for providing my friend with a spouse to wed. I commit their wedding scheduled for [time], today into your hands, let it be a success in Jesus’ name.

2. O Lord, when you were at the wedding at Cana of Galilee, there was no lack in it. I pray for the wedding ceremony of my dear friend, [mention her name], that there shall be no lack in Jesus’ name.

3. Dear Lord, I pray for my friend and her/his husband/wife getting married today, that you will deliver them from every evil agenda and plan of the devil in Jesus’ name.

4. Heavenly Father, I pray for my friend getting married today, that joy and laughter will never cease from her heart and lips in Jesus’ name.

5. Dear God, I pray for my friend getting married today, that things of joy and happiness will not end in her family in Jesus’ name.

6. Father, as [friend’s name] steps into her husband’s house today, I pray that they will never stop loving each other in Jesus’ name.

7. Dear Lord, I pray for my friend to tie the knot today with her husband, that this union will be blessed with godly and goodly children in Jesus’ name.

8. Dear Father, I pray for [friend’s name] that as she begins this new phase in her life today, you will bring to pass in this new family, greater things of joy and happiness in Jesus’ name.

9. Dear Father, thank you for bringing this day of joy to pass. I pray for [friend’s name] that you will grant her the skill, understanding and wisdom of a virtuous woman in Jesus’ name.

10. Dear Lord, I pray for the family of my friend to get established today that it will be built firmly upon the Rock and will not collapse in Jesus’ name.

11. Dear Lord, I pray for my friend and her/his husband/wife getting married today, that you will satisfy them with long life. They shall not die before their time and they will live long to see their children’s children in Jesus’ name.

12. Father, I pray for my friend getting married today that the devil that goes about destroying homes and marriages will not locate their abode in Jesus’ name.

13. Dear Lord, please grant unto [friend’s name] and her/his husband/wife the strength to handle the responsibilities of marriage in Jesus’ name.

14. Dear Lord, I pray for [friend’s name] that her husband will not sin against her in committing sexual immorality in Jesus’ name.

15. Dear Lord, according to your word, open the eyes of this new family to the source of their wealth so that they may not lack anything good in Jesus’ name.

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Wishes And Prayer For Bride-To-Be

As the day of the wedding of a woman to her most cherished, precious and handsome man on earth draws near, it is not unusual to perceive nervousness around her. Although she has courted the guy for some months or years, the excitement and anxiety will still be there till the day of marriage.

As someone who knows the bride-to-be, one thing that you can do for her during these times of anxiety is to pray. By telling her that you are praying for her, you not only calm her nerves but also make her find the courage and strength to undertake this important step in her life.

You can read through the list of prayers for the bride-to-be arranged in this write-up and decide which of them you will pray for her until she officially becomes Mrs.

1. Dear Lord, I thank you for the life of sister [name]. As she ties the knot with her husband on [date], I pray that you will make her a virtuous woman to her husband in Jesus’ name.

2. Dear Lord, I pray for so-and-so to get married on [date] that she will not be barren but will be fruitful in Jesus’ name.

3. Dear Lord, I pray for [bride’s name] that you will protect her from every evil before during and after her wedding in Jesus’ name.

4. Almighty God, I pray for [bride’s name] that the oil of love for her husband will never run dry in Jesus’ name.

5. Dear Lord, I pray for so-and-so, that you will help her to love, honour, cherish and submit unto her husband at all times in Jesus’ name.

6. Dear Lord, I pray for strength for so-and-so to survive the challenges that come along with marriage. Helpher Lord, to be strong in discouraging times in Jesus’ name.

7. Almighty Father, I pray for [bride’s name] that you will give her strength to tackle all the responsibilities ahead of her in this new phase in Jesus’ name.

8. Dear Lord, I pray for [bride’s name] that as she begins this new phase in her life, her love for you and your people will not diminish nor grow sour in Jesus’ name.

9. Dear Lord, we pray for [bride’s name] that you will help her to be a continual source of blessing and joy to her husband in Jesus’ name.

10. Dear Lord, we pray for [bride’s name] that as she begins this new phase with her husband on [date] that their days will be filled with joy and gladness in Jesus’ name.

11. Father, I pray for [bride’s name] that you fill her with wisdom to build her house and not pull it down in Jesus’ name.

12. Father, we pray for [bride’s name] that you will help her to remain sexually pure and undefiled before and after her wedding in Jesus’ name.

13. Father, we pray that [bride’s name]’s love and patience in dealing with her husband will not wane or decrease but will continually increase in Jesus’ name.

14. Dear heavenly Father, I pray for so-and-so that as she begins this new phase in her life on [date], you will cause the works of her hands to prosper in Jesus’ name.

15. Father, we’re sure [bride’s name] has good desires and expectations from her marriage coming up on [date]. We ask Lord, that you will grant her according to and even beyond them in Jesus’ name.

Prayer For Wedding Preparation

A popular quote says that ‘he who fails to prepare, prepares to fail.’ Everything we venture into in life requires adequate preparation and planning and in no way is a wedding ceremony left out (if it is going to be successful anyway).

However, beyond preparing physically for a wedding, one must pray as well. The word of God says that ‘Except the Lord builds the house, they labour in vain that build it. Except the Lord watches the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.’Thus, underscoring the necessity of committing our ways to God’s hands.

As you are making preparations for your wedding as a bride or groom, do not neglect the place of prayers. These prayers for wedding preparation can guide you in what to pray for as the wedding approaches.

May God make your marriage a success.

1. Dear Father, into your hands do we commit this wedding ceremony of [name of couple] coming up on [date]. Do make it a success in Jesus’ name.

2. Dear Lord, I pray that you will provide the resources needed for the success of [couple’s name] wedding coming up on [date] in Jesus’ name.

3. Father, we pray that for everyone that will be coming along to share in our joy on [wedding date] that you will bring them safely to and fro in Jesus’ name.

4. Father, we are insufficient of ourselves. We look up to you for supply regarding this wedding to take place on [date]. Step into our lives and meet us at the point of our needs in Jesus’ name.

5. I come against every demonic plan and strategy against the success of my marriage in Jesus’ name!

6. Everywhere satanic agents are gathered against us to make our wedding fail, destroy them O God in Jesus’ name!

7. I and my husband/wife shall not die before, during, or after our wedding ceremony in Jesus’ name.

8. Every weapon formed against me and my husband/wife for evil before, during or after our wedding ceremony, be destroyed now in Jesus’ name.

9. I neutralize by the blood of Jesus, every evil covenant working against the successful marriage of me and my husband in Jesus’ name.

10. Evil arrows fired against me and my husband/wife to disrupt our wedding, G-O-B-A-C-K-T-O-Y-O-U-R-S-E-N-D-E-R in Jesus’ name!

11. Every evil gathering against the success of my wedding and marriage, S-C-A-T-T-E-R in Jesus’ name!

12. I pull down every satanic stronghold that has been raised against me and my marriage in Jesus’ name!

13. Dear Lord, I dedicate the date of our wedding ceremony [mention the date] unto you. Sanctify this day Lord unto yourself in Jesus’ name.

14. Every evil eye monitoring my marriage ceremony to cause it to fail, I command you to become blind in Jesus’ name.

15. Dear Father, every contrary spirit that wants to work against me and my husband/wife to sow the seed of hatred between us before, during and after our wedding, let them be bound right now in Jesus’ name.

Prayer Points For Marriage With Bible Verses

When we decide to pray about any matter to God, it is a mark of humility and God acknowledges that and is moved to intervene in our lives. More so, when we take His word back to Him in the place of prayer, we can rest assured of an answer.

We are made to understand in Psalms chapter 138 and verse 2 that God honours His word above His name. Thus, when you pray for your marriage using bible verses that is, God’s words, you can be sure of a definite answer.

In this write-up, we have compiled this list of prayer points for marriage with Bible verses that you can pray when the time comes.

1. Prayer for the blessing of the womb and fruitfulness. Genesis 1:26; Exodus 23:26 – ‘Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth; There shall nothing cast their young, nor be barren, in thy land…’

2. Prayer for godly children in marriage. Psalms 144:12 – ‘That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace.’

3. Prayer for true love and understanding amongst the couple. 1Corinthians 13:4,7 – ‘Charity suffereth long, and is kind…, is not puffed up, …beareth all things, believeth all things, endureth all things.’

4. Prayer for provision and supply throughout the marriage.2Corinthians 9:8 – ‘And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work’

5. Prayer against the wiles and schemes of the devil against your marriage. 2Corinthians 2:11 – ‘Lest Satan should get an advantage of us; for we are not ignorant of his devices.’

6. Prayer for the bond of peace and unity between the couple. Ecclesiastes 4:12 – ‘And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.’

7. Prayer for obedience and submission as a wife to the husband. 1Peter 3:6 – ‘Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham calling him lord…’

8. Prayer for peace in the family. Isaiah 26:3 – ‘Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.’

9. Prayer for protection from all evils in the day and the night. Psalms 121:8 – ‘The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore.’

10. Prayer for financial breakthrough. Deuteronomy 28:12 – ‘The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.’

11. Prayer for wisdom to build a godly home. – Proverbs 24:3-4 ‘Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established: and by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.’

12. Prayer for prosperity – Psalms 118:25 ‘Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.’

13. Prayer for a clean heart towards each other. Psalms 51:5 ‘Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.’

14. Prayer for the mind of Christ in all matters as husband and wife. Philippians 2:5 – ‘Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.’

15. Prayer for strength in the tasks and responsibilities of marriage. Philippians 4:13 – ‘I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.’