New years are a great time to take stock, and look back in gratitude for the year that has just ended, and simultaneously look forward in hope for the New Year. However 2017 went for your marriage, whether it was a blazing triumph or perhaps a bit more challenging, why not use this opportunity to take stock, and invest fresh hope and enthusiasm into your marriage through prayer? Please leave a comment if you can think of other powerful prayers to pray!
That we would be closer to one another at the end of this year than at the beginning, and also closer to our God.
2. More empowered for God
That God would empower us to give ourselves to Him more than ever before, and through that invest ourselves to serve one another.
That we would be able to move forward as one in every way.
That we would be able to learn from the lessons of 2017, put them behind us, and press on.
That God would renew our unity at the beginning of this year 2018.
That we would be able to put behind us any lingering resentments from 2017 and beyond.
That God would bless our marriage financially, and grant us the vision, wisdom and humility to make great choices.
That God would surround us with great people in 2018, who would support us, as we would seek to support them in return.
That God would bless other people through our marriage: our children, if we have any, our extended families, our community and the wider world.
That God would renew the tenderness, excitement, passion and friendship between us.