Prayer and dating
May we always treasure the experience of loving each other in this holy union.
Help us to remain forever committed to our vows, the promises we made to each other, and to you, Lord.
Allow our love for each other to be an example to other couples.
May others seek to imitate our commitment to marriage and our dedication to God.
Here’s the way Dave would pray this for Jan: “Father, I pray this for Jan, that her love will abound more and more in both knowledge and depth of insight, so that she will be able to discern what is the best, and will be pure and blameless until the day Christ returns.” You might want to read through Paul’s letters, and other books of the Bible, looking for prayers that you can pray for each other.
We often use it as our theme verse for the couples’ retreats we lead.We need your strength daily, Lord, as we live together with the goal of following, serving, and honoring you.Develop within is us the character of your Son, Jesus, that we might love each other with the love he demonstrated—with patience, sacrifice, respect, understanding, honesty, forgiveness, and kindness.Since their 2016 engagement, fans have jokingly asked the singer what she prayed for to get her fairytale romance.On Monday, during a You Tube live stream event for her new album, Ciara was candid about what she wanted from her next relationship after splitting with rapper Future and becoming a single mom in 2014. I prayed for wisdom, to really learn from the wisdom that I’ve gained from the experience that I’m going through,” she told host and radio personality Angie Martinez.
It took us 2.5 years to get through the entire Bible, but it was a tremendous marriage-building experience.