Are you praying for a future husband?
Marriage is a big deal. You’re committing to spending the rest of your life with someone – for better or for worse.
And even though it’s a big deal, marriage is a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with desiring a godly husband. As long as you’re not idolizing this relationship, it’s okay to have this desire.
As a single female in my late 20’s, I’ve had my fair struggles with relationships. I’ve struggled with thoughts of never finding the right person and missing out on something good.
I’ve surrendered my desire to get married and have decided to trust God will provide the right man at the right time. Prayer has been a big part of that.
Here are some powerful prayers for my future husband that I use when talking to God about my future.
Fasting and Praying for a Future Husband
So many single women make the idea of finding a husband their focus. Always looking for the “perfect” guy that has certain traits or worldly characteristics.
But, fasting and praying for a future husband gives you clarity and focus. It puts your eyes on God, not your desires.
Scriptures to Pray Over Your Future Husband
Praying Scripture over your husband is really powerful! I’ve heard various testimonies of women saying it really helped their husbands during the time they prayed for them. It’s amazing how God works even when we don’t necessarily see it.
Here are some scriptures to pray over your future husband:
- Proverbs 13:20 – “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” (NIV)
- Colossians 3:5 – “Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.” (NIV).
- Philippians 4:6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (NIV).
- Matthew 6:33 – “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” (NIV).
- 1 Corinthians 10:13 – “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” (NIV).
Prayers for My Future Husband
Praying for your future husband is powerful. When you pray for your future husband, you’re allowing God to have control over his life. It can be really beneficial for him! For instance, it could help him draw closer to Christ.
Here are 10 powerful prayers for your future husband.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Be Committed to Christ
One of the most important qualities that you want in a future husband is that he always puts God first in his life. When he is committed to following Jesus, he
A man who is committed to Christ understands how to lead as a husband and set the foundation for a Godly marriage.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to be committed to Christ:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for everything you’ve done for me. I trust you hear my prayers. I lift up this prayer for my future husband. I pray he would be committed to you and would follow you with everything he’s got. I pray he’d follow you with his whole being – mind, body, spirit, and heart. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Have a Servant’s Heart
A man who serves others – places others’ needs above his own – is a man after God’s own heart!
You want our future husband to have a servant’s heart. This will help him love you just as Christ loves the church.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to have a servant’s heart:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for your provision and for allowing me to communicate with you. I lift this prayer up for my future husband. I pray he will have a servant’s heart. In your Word, you show us the example of being a servant. You laid down your life for the world. Please allow my husband to follow your example and exhibit servanthood qualities. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Flee From Sexual Temptation
Sexual temptation is a huge struggle for men. Your future husband might be struggling with this temptation.
Pray for him to resist these temptations so that he doesn’t bring them into your future life together.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to flee from sexual temptation:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for everything you do. I lift this prayer up for my future husband. I pray he will flee from any sexual temptation that has a hold of him. I pray he will turn away from this sin and repent. Please bring other brothers around him to encourage him and keep him accountable. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Have Accountability
Accountability is important in a Christian’s life. It helps us stay on the course with our Christian journey. The same is important for your husband! He needs godly mentors and brothers to keep him accountable when things get tough.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to have accountability:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for the cross. I lift this prayer up for my future husband. I pray you’d give him brothers to keep him accountable with things in the faith. Bring godly mentors around him to give him godly advice and make sure his walk with you is growing. I trust you will do this in your perfect timing. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Love God Passionately
If your future husband loves Christ passionately, he will know how to love you passionately as well. A man who loves God passionately is very attractive.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to love God passionately:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for your mercy. I lift this prayer up for my future husband. I pray he’d love you passionately, with everything he’s got. Give him a heart of flesh that desires you first and foremost, above all things. Remove any idols in his life. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Have Godly Friends
Walking the Christian faith alone is hard. It’s helpful to have godly friends to support you along the way.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to have godly friends:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for your great love and for being the best friend anyone could ever ask for. I pray you’d bring godly people around my future husband and that he’d make long-lasting godly friendships. I pray these godly friends would encourage him, uplift him, support him, keep him accountable, and just do life with him. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Lead Me Well
Husbands are called to lead their wives (Ephesians 5:23). This doesn’t mean he’s meant to be a tyrant or dictator. Just as Christ leads us, so the husband leads his wife.
Here’s a sample prayer for your future husband to lead you well:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for being the best leader and for giving us an example of what to be like. In particular, you call husbands to lead their wives. I pray my future husband will be a good leader and will lead me well. I pray he would always look to you for guidance and in turn, be able to guide me. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Financially Provide
Husbands are called to financially provide for their household (1 Timothy 5:8). As the head of the household, he should be able to manage finances.
Pray to ask God to help him to develop financial security before you meet him. If he can’t manage his finances when it is only him, how will be manage them with the additional expenses that come with being married?
Here’s a sample prayer about your future husband being the financial provider:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for always providing for my needs. You call husbands to do the same for their wives. I pray you will bless the work of the hands and feet of my future husband. I pray you would bless him financially so he’s able to provide for the family. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Know and Delight in the Word of God
We’re called to know and delight in the Word of God (Psalm 119). A husband who knows and delights in the Word will be able to lead you closer to Christ.
Here’s a sample prayer about your future husband knowing and delighting in the Word of God:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for your Word. I pray we would be delighted by the Word and know it. In particular, I pray this over my future husband. I pray he will read the Bible daily and meditate upon it. Give him understanding and have him practically apply it to his life. Let him not just be a hearer of the word but a doer. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Prayer for My Future Husband to Have a Vision for His Life
A husband who leads well has a vision for his life. A man without a vision won’t know where he’s going or where he’s taking you.
Here’s a sample prayer about your future husband having a vision for his life:
Heavenly Father, Thank you for giving us meaning and purpose. This life is not meant to be wasted – we’re each called to different tasks in this life. Please help my future husband find his calling in this life. Help him have a vision for his life and find what he’s passionate about. I pray he’d faithfully follow whatever calling you have in his life. I pray this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
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Trust God With Your Prayers
I hope and pray you’re encouraged and empowered to pray over your future husband. Cover him in your prayers now, before you even know who he is!
Write down these prayers in your prayer journal and meditate over the scriptures each and every day during your prayer time.
As you pray these prayers over your future husband, trust that God is faithful to provide these requests (Matthew 21:22, John 16:23-24, 1 Peter 3:12, Proverbs 15:29). In God’s perfect timing, he will answer your prayers.
And if you are already married, be sure to pray for your husband every single day!
Allie is a Christian blogger at By Allie, For You where she writes about prayer, Christian living, apologetics, and bible study for new believers. She has a passion for Christ and hopes to inspire people to action through her writing.