Prayers for Myself as a Wife and Mother


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  • That I would show my husband the respect God calls me to show him by placing myself under his leadership and supporting his decisions, because I trust God. (Ephesians 5:25 and I Peter 3:6)
  • That I would love and serve my family and place their needs before my own. (Philippians 2:3-4)
  • That the heart of my husband would trust in me; that I would do him good and not evil all the days of his life. (Proverbs 31:11-12)
  • That I would be a peacemaker and model forgiveness, while understanding the abundance of grace that has been given to me in Christ. (Colossians 3:13, Ephesians 4:31-32)
  • I would be dignified, not a malicious gossip, temperate, faithful, sensible, pure, and a worker at home. (1 Timothy 3:11; Titus 2:5)
  • That I would love the Lord My God will all my heart, mind, soul and strength teaching my children in word and deed. (Deuteronomy 6)
  • That I would not tempt my children to anger.  (Colossians 3:21)
  • That my primary adornment would befocused on the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God’s sight. (I Peter 3:4)
  • That I will be pure in my mind, emotions, and body as well as grow in intimacy with my husband spiritually, physically and emotionally (Genesis 2:24;Matthew 5:28, Ephesians 4:1)
  • That I would love the church, the bride of Christ, employing my spiritual gifts for the purpose of building God’s kingdom on this earth. (1 Peter 4:8-10)
  • That I would long for the pure milk of the word that by it I might grow in respect to salvation and do all things for the glory of God. (1 Peter 2:2, Colossians 3:17)
  • That I would be characterized as one who brings her children to the feet of Jesus and uses every opportunity to share the gospel with them and/or help them to grow in maturity (Matthew 19:13-15)
  • That I would glorify God in my work whether inside or outside the home in order to be a good witness to outsiders, and I would work heartily for the Lord and not for men. (1 Thessalonians 4: 11-12, Colossians 3:23)
  • That I would be faithful to say “no” to my children when something will harm them spiritually, physically or emotionally. I will apply biblical discipline as Our Heavenly Father applies it to His own dear children. (Hebrews 12:7-11)