15 Empowering Prayers for Love and the Pursuit of Happiness

Saying our words of love and affection is best accompanied with prayers as this can also be considered one of the thoughtful ways and the most powerful one to show our feelings for our child, wife, husband, or your close ones.

Through the prayers for love that you speak, you are actively asking for God’s love to direct your thoughts and actions towards others.

To live the Christian life you ought to have, you may speak to God through these wonderful prayers and pray for the people you love the most.

Prayer for Love to Spread

Heavenly Father,

Allow us to love one another with the purest intentions. Let thy love be the strong bond that keeps our emotions close. More than our interest, allow us to take action out of true love for one another. Let our life be devoted to your truth and grace, and let the world see what unconditional love can do.

Begin the healing process we all need. With your great love, O Lord, allow us to forgive, and may your wisdom teach the correct way to live our lives. All these we pray, in the name of Jesus. Amen.

Prayer for Love and Good Relationships at Home

Lord Jesus Christ,

Help us not to lose love in others, especially for our family. Help us build a good relationship with our mother, father, parents, partner, sibling, husband, spouse, and grandparents, oh Christ Jesus. Grant us divine protection against all forms of evil that seek to divide us.

Let your grace, peace, joy, and genuine love be the ultimate reason why we stick together as one family. Allows to worship you, dear Lord, and help us embrace all your teachings, that we may live a life that is anchored in you. All these prayers for love we offer to your holy name. Amen.

Prayer of Love for Sisters

Lord God, help me become a loving sibling for my sister and allow me to understand her in everything she does. As we grow up together, I pray that we shall live a memorable life together and become a good support for each other’s desires. Allow me to be her friend and may we fulfill the same dreams we had together as a child.

May we grow together from the tears we shared and the morning that is left unchanged through our growing years. All these we pray, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Prayer for Love in Married Couple

Dear God, As we embark on this new chapter of our life together, strengthen our faith with one another and let our relationship strongly anchor in your wisdom and love today. Help us not to fall short in everything we do for the special person we chose to live forever and let every moment of our past lives remain as it is.

Help us, Lord God, that this marriage may be filled with gifts like happiness, patience, trust, faith, joy, and limitless love & desires. All these we pray, Lord, In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Love Prayer for the Poor

As your word from the bible says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom in heaven.”[1] Allow me, Lord God, to be a blessing to others, especially for the less fortunate. Help me to love them without expecting anything in return.

Touch your church, that they may also serve as an effective instrument of social transformation. Bless me, Father God, that I may sustain myself for others. All these I pray through your Son, Jesus. Amen.

Prayer of Love for Enemies

Dear Lord God,

Help me to see your goodness in the eyes of those who wronged me. I pray that you give me the wisdom, Father God, that I may first love and help me not to doubt their existence.

Allow us to grow from past mistakes and bring us to the point that we are no longer easily angered by the little things. Hear our prayer Lord God, In the name of Jesus your Son. Amen.

Prayer of Love for Animals

God our Loving Father,

Help us fulfill our duties as the appointed stewards of your creation. Allow us to be the loving caretaker of all living things of the land, the sea, and the air.

Make us responsible for all the wrongs we have committed in the previous days, and allow us to become more accountable for our actions with the help of the guidance of your church. All these we pray out of love for your Son Jesus. Amen.

Silhouette of a Couple and Prayers for Love

Prayer for Self Love

Dear Lord Jesus Christ,

Help me to let go of my old self, seeking affirmations of the world for my interests and validation purposes. Give the gift of new beginnings and heal me from all the pains I had before.

Bless me and fill my spirit with your loving mercy, Lord God, that I may have a deep understanding of my self-worth that is deeply rooted in your mighty name.

Instill in me the truth that loving myself puts me one step closer to loving others. All these I pray through your mighty name. Amen.

Prayer of Love of Deceased Companion

I thank you, Lord, for the memories I shared with my companion. Allow me to cherish these sweet memories as he journeys to your kingdom in heaven and be with you till eternity. Hear my prayer, Lord. Amen.

Prayer of Love of Difficult Neighbors

God the Father,

Help me to love my neighbors despite all the disputes we have before. Help me show compassion for them, for they may be struggling, and help me understand that their actions are not who they are but the product of their previous traumas and challenging experiences.

I may not be able to change them, Lord, but I believe in you as their ultimate escape from what they are currently having. Hear me, Oh Father, in the name of your Son, Jesus. Amen.

Prayer of Love for Previous Relationships

Lord God,

I believe in all of your plans. I know that all my past relationships have been bad, but I know it is your way of telling me that I still need to learn more. Oh God, transform me to be more than prepared when the right person I prayed for comes. Amen.

Prayer for Renewal of Love and Marriage Vows

Holy God,

I have been married to (name of husband or wife) for years now, but I still see him/her as my one true soul mate. Although priorities shifted to raising our children and tending to our house, remind us never to have a lonely heart for we got one another. Allow us to strengthen our relationship and have hope with one another. Help us to forgive when we hurt one another.

Allow us to be a good role model for our children and other families in the church as responsible Christians we ought to become. Let the power of your Holy Spirit bring us more blessings to spend for those in need. All these I pray, in the name of your Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

Prayer for Lost Love

God our Heavenly Father,

Hear my daily prayers, and restore the lost love that was once with your people. Restore us, Lord God, and protect us from all temptations that inhibit us from entering the gates of heaven and experiencing everlasting prosperity.

I know that we are not worthy, but Lord, help us witness your kind heart and the beauty of life you have blessed us. All these I desire, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Prayer of Love After Divorces

Hear me as I pray, Lord, that you allow us to feel your love, especially during these trying times. Forgive us for we haven’t fulfilled our promise to you as we said our wedding vows. Allow our sons and daughters to understand how hurting it was for us to stay in the relationship we had, so we had to do this final resort.

Be with us through this prayer, that we may not lose hope amidst the hardships we are having right now. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Prayer of Love of Brothers

Dear Jesus,

Teach our soul to love our brothers the same way you loved your disciples. Give us the right words to say to them and direct my body, that I may do what is right and show my love for my brother.

Help me to have a deep connection with him and let kind gestures be the language of our love for one another. All these I pray through your holy name. Amen.

Couple Holding Hands and Prayers for Love

Final Thoughts

As you experience Christ’s love when you are actively praying these prayers for love for your friends and other people you wish to show your love to, remember the fellowship and companionship you have created through the years of your existence and as you receive what you prayed for- may you be thankful to God and show gratitude for all His saving sacrifices.

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