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40 Things You Can Pray for to Improve Your Marriage

Marriage is a gift – an amazing blessing from God. Yet often, the greatest gifts in life are not always cherished the way they should be. Maybe because life gets busy, or we get hurried and distracted. Maybe because we start to take one another for granted. Or we disagree and let resentments hang on longer than they should.

But in all of the talk about marriage, defending our views, or pointing out differences, we have to ask ourselves one question ... and it may be the start to the best gift we could give each other ... have we prayed? I mean, really prayed, consistently, over time? And if we're not, then who is?

Commitment

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." Ecc. 4:12

Courage

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."Josh. 1:9

Discernment

"And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ." Phil. 1:9-10

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