Why should you pray about your physical
relationship with your spouse?
Because it’s under attack. The devil knows
that sexual intimacy bonds a couple and represents the love and passion God has
for us. And He hates that.
Married couples need to counter Satan’s attacks on their intimacy by praying for it.
Including God in our intimacy through prayer brings His blessing. (I’ve written here about God in the Bedroom – Connecting God and Sex.)
One specific blessing of praying over our
sexual relationship is that it will keep it pure. But, pure doesn’t mean
Including God increases passion. And pure passion is the best kind!
What should you pray for your sexual
- Pray that you will both be filled with a sense of wonder and that love will wash over you and your spouse as you make love.
- Pray that you will be selfless in your lovemaking. It is more blessed to give than to receive – this is especially true in the area of pleasing your spouse.
- Pray that your mind will be free of distractions so that you can think of nothing but your spouse and the pleasure you both can experience.
that God will bond you and your spouse through love-making – physically,
emotionally, and spiritually.
for right thoughts and feelings as you make love. This is especially helpful
for the lower-drive spouse who may not always feel the desire for intimacy.
God for a body that can feel the intense pleasure of arousal and sexual
God for your spouse’s body, their smell, their touch, their voice, their love, how
their skin feels against yours, and for lips that kiss.
that you will heal from sexual issues from the past so that you can enjoy sex
the way God intended it to be.
that you will see sex the way God sees it, not how the world portrays it.
- Pray that you will be able to
experience sex to its fullest potential – physically, emotionally, and
The thought of praying about sex may leave
you feeling awkward, but God made it, so why not ask for His blessing upon it?
time to pray together for God’s blessing on your sexual relationship.