Prayer for a Family Facing Possible Divorce – By Sandra Clukey

God Hates Divorce Here is a prayer that the Lord gave me for some couples that were facing possible divorce. My hope and prayer is that it will be a blessing to you and others that you know. I truly believe that prayer has the power to change things. God’s Word says, “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective”. (James 5:16) I encourage you, my brothers and sisters in Christ, to be bold and let your voice and prayers be lifted up as a fragrant incense into the very throne room of God.

Thank you, Father that you have instituted the covenant of marriage. Father, as Your Word says in Genesis, Matthew, Mark, and Ephesians that in the beginning of creation You made male and female, and for this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate. And again in Malachi it is written, “Has not the Lord made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his”. And it is also written in 1 Corinthians that each one should retain the place in life that the Lord assigned to him and to which God has called him. And again in Malachi it says to guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth. You said, Lord, that you hate divorce. Therefore, Lord, we come against divorce.

Your word says that whatever we bind on earth is bound in heaven and whatever we loose on earth is loosed in heaven. Therefore we bind up the lies of the enemy that are coming against the minds and spirits of the men and women of Your church, Lord. We bind up doubt and we loose truth, we bind up confusion and we loose a sound mind, we bind up rebellion and we loose obedience and submissiveness to You, Lord, and Your Word. We bind up any roots of bitterness and we loose forgiveness, we bind up rejection and we loose the spirit of adoption, we bind up the spirit of lust and we loose faithfulness and purity.

Father, We stand against divorce in every way. Help us to hate it as much as you do. Father, We acknowledge that satan is a defeated foe. He is void of any power. For Jesus conquered him and made an open show of him, humiliating him in front of all our enemies. And we as believers, have been given all power and authority over the enemy and his lies. For your Word says that all authority had been given to you and that you gave it to us. Your word says that we are co-heirs with Jesus, and that we are seated together with Him in the heavenly realms. Far above all power, principalities, authorities and the rulers of darkness in this present world and in the one to come. The enemy is under our feet. Therefore we are putting satan and all the demons of hell on notice right now that we are standing in the full authority of the Name of Jesus that was given to us and that they are loosed from their assignment against the marriage of _____________________ (fill in the blank with the name of the family you are praying for).

God Hates DivorceWe cover this marriage with the precious blood of Jesus and we confess that this is a pure and godly marriage. That _______________ (names of the couple you are praying for) are actually one flesh, for this is written in God’s Word. We call them back to the covenant relationship with the spouse that God has placed them with. We call them back to their homes and say that they will not break covenant with the wife/husband of their youth. We break the hold that the enemy has on their mind and we bring all their thoughts captive to the lordship and obedience of Jesus Christ. We loose them to think on things which are just, lovely, pure, honest, holy and of good report. If there is any virtue, if there is any praise, these are the things they will think on.

The lies of the enemy we expose. They shall know the truth and the truth shall set them free. For it is for freedom that Christ has died, therefore they stand firm and do not allow themselves to be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Arise and shine O sleeper, for the glory of the Lord shines among you. We call _______________  (names of the people you are praying for), to take their rightful, God-ordained place in the family. Father, we pray that their will, will line up with Your will. We pray that their spirits will be stirred up within them to be pleasing in Your eyes, Lord. Give them a burning desire to grow closer to You in every way, and teach them obedience, Lord. Save them from themselves and from their enemies. Give them eyes to see and ears to hear what the Holy Spirit is speaking to them. May their spouses and their families be always in their mind and thoughts, always before their eyes. May they think on them every waking moment and when they go to sleep. May their thoughts towards them be good, and just and may they long for them, Lord. Oh, may their hearts break at the thought of being separated from them even one more day.

Lord, the King’s heart is in your hands, direct it like a watercourse back to their spouse and their family. May they put on themselves love that binds them together in perfect unity. Father, place in them the agapao love for each other. A love that enables the men to love their wives as Christ loves the church, a love that enables a wife to be submissive towards her husband and that her eyes and heart and desire will always be for her husband. A pure love, a lasting love. Father, in the beginning, You said, and it was so. Your word tells us to have the faith of God and to be imitators of God. Your word also says that Your word will not return void but will accomplish that which it was sent forth to do. Therefore, the things we have spoken tonight are so. They have been spoken into existence. Your word says that you say “Yes” to all your promises And if two or more agree on anything that it shall be done for us. Therefore we confess these things as done.

Now Lord, because Your word says that we are trapped by what we say, that we are ensnared by the words of our mouths we ask you to, set a guard over our mouths keep watch over the doors of our lips. Let not one word of doubt come out of our mouths. Help us to speak words of life, faith and truth according to Your word. We thank You, Lord, and we pray all things in Jesus name and say,” Amen” to the glory of God.

Sandra Clukey, Slideshow Consultant and Creator for Sands of Time Multimedia Creations,

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13 Comments on "Prayer for a Family Facing Possible Divorce – By Sandra Clukey"

  1. God bless you sandra for the prayer

  2. god Bless you Sis. Sandra. You did this prayer with all your heart and may god continue to Bless your family. Christian brothers and sisters, just to let you know intercesory prayers are very important. We do not need to know who we are praying for, but to just reach out to the Lord at all times in prayer and praise. God Bless you all.

  3. Zacharia Lungu | March 9, 2010 at 10:14 am | Reply

    This is wonderful Sandra,your prayer is so powerful.May God keep on blessing you.
    Zacharia Lungu
    +265 888558025

  4. Sandra, this is powerful. My marriage is at rocks but as i pray this prayer today, my faith is rising that God is already beginning to do something. My God i feel tears stripping down my face even as i write this. God bless you so much

  5. I just asked God to take this prayer that I read and apply it to my marriage. We are facing divorce and by earthly standards it looks hopeless. But for God nothing is impossible. I am looking forward to tomorrow and the next to see what changes may occur in our marriage. She told me 4 days ago that she loves me but the other issues she has is bigger than she can handle. God is bigger than all of us and more powerful than any of our problems. I have been feeling too weak to carry on but this prayer gives me courage. I will pray it every day to restore my marriage. Praise God for his mercy!

  6. thank you for the prayer as my marriage is facing some difficulties.i know it will bing changes in Jesus name amen.

  7. Sis. Sandra’s powerful prayer has come at the crucial time. My marriage too is in serious trouble for sometime now. But as the word of God teaches us that our God is greater than any problem and anything we may think. I’ll be praying these prayer daily because I believe that it will surely change things or rather my marriage. Sister Sandra may our God Almighty bless you and your entire family so mightily. I’m so inspired and moved by it. God bless!!

  8. Cheryl Dsouza | July 29, 2011 at 10:37 am | Reply

    God bless you Sandra for these prayers which I think you compiled yourself through the guidance of the Holy Spirit. This will help a lot of people. Be blessed in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

  9. Three years ago,my husband and i got divorced i lost so much but God reassured me all i lost would be restored.I’ve seen GOD do it for me day after day.I’m trusting him for my marriage now coz i know its time.I dont know how but with my GOD all things are possible.Trust God with me and send me some prayer points.Bless you.

  10. I’m 30 years and been married for 2 years and now my marriage is falling apart mainly due to lust, infidelity: my husband wants to walk out of the marriage and go back to his ex girlfriend.
    I don’t know what to do. He knows that divorce is not right and he knows it’s against the will of God.
    I’m 6 weeks pregnant with his child. we have had the bible counseling but all in vain.
    In 3 months, He will give his finally answer! I’m so scared, stressed out, confused and have no much power to even pray. I’m trying to put my trust in God but this is wearing me out…I pray that I don’t get a miscarriage.
    Thanks A LOT.
    God bless you all.

  11. I’m 40 years old and have been married for the past 15 years to a man 28 years older than I, we have two very beautiful children, this is is his 4th marriage but the only one which was under Ordinance. My husband is ex- military and high profile. Our marriage has been characterized by years of ABUSE, both physical and mental….unfortunately my husband is an unbeliever something I have struggled with all these years, going to the extent of him even banning me from church, it has been a struggle but I have stood my ground when it comes to God…. He has cheated on me continuously for the past 14 years and in 2010 I had an affair with someone from my past, I told him because of guilt and and he has NEVER forgiven me though he wanted us to stay married, the abuse got worse and of course his cheating. I recently found out that he has been having an affair with a woman he introduced to me as a niece 6yrs ago and because I confronted the woman he threw I and the children out of our home( we were at post outside of our home country) and banned us from going to our matrimonial home, he came to our country and filed divorce. He has been very mean even to the extent of not seeing the children, divorce proceedings are going on but without my God I would have broken down… I have prayed these points a lot and I know my God is faithful, and that nothing is over till he says so, I have prayed fervently for years that God would touch my husbands heart and make him a believer… Sometimes I think that God wants better for me but until the divorce is finally through I will look up to my Lord and pray that HIS WILL BE DONE… Please pray for me in these trying times for the strength to carry on and focus completely on my God
    Thank you Sandra for these words and I pray you are inspired continuously by the Holy Spirit to write more.
    God bless you all.

  12. Maria Vindas | March 11, 2014 at 4:25 am | Reply

    I received to web sit by Kelly I have be separate from my husband two years. He lives in Costa Rica and I live in Miami Florida. In Faith in God I have be praying restoring,reconciling my marriage and that our separation will end to year. And also God will help me to return to my Costa Rica and anything else I will need to return back to my husband. Currently I am not working for 2 years.

  13. I divorce some years husband remarried.kindly help me because I feel I want to get saved.

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