Happy New Year Everyone!!! God’s plan for marriage was very important to us when we first decided to come together. We did not want to repeat what both our parents did. My mom and his mom were both single parents raising kids and we did not want to repeat that. We had a desire to show our children what a Godly marriage looked like.
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them, and God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.”
I pray that you become the center of our marriage and in everything that we do together as a couple. Teach us to put you first, to glorify you and be an image to our children and those around us. Protect our marriage from anything and everything that is not like you, anything that will harm or destroy it. Shield it from our own selfishness, greed, neglect, evil plans, unhealthy and dangerous situations.
May there be no divorce or infidelity in our hearts and none in the future. Let nothing come in our hearts and habits that would threaten the marriage in any way, such as: Alcohol, drugs, gambling, pornography, lusts for other people, etc.
Heal both of us as individuals from pass hurts and deep-rooted pain and unite us as a couple like never before, in our friendship, commitment, and generosity. Help us to make time for one another alone, to nurture and renew the marriage creating a bond so unbreakable, and a love that grows stronger and stronger every passing moment.
In Jesus name, AMEN!