Whether you’re a hopeless romantic who loves the idea of Valentine’s Day, or you’re anti-needing a Hallmark holiday to show your husband affection, we can all benefit from upping our prayer life for the men in our life.

Of course this isn’t an exhaustive list, but here are some quick prompts to help you spend some intentional time praying for your husband. (We highly recommend bookmarking this one and repeating more than once!)

Pray that he will pursue God above everything else.

Matthew 6:33; Exodus 20:3; Matthew 6:24; Galatians 2:20

Pray that he will prioritize God’s agenda before his own.

Matthew 28:19-20; Matthew 10:38-39; Matthew 22:37-40; John 3:30

Pray he will protect himself against the enemy’s schemes and attacks.

Ephesians 6:11-18; Ephesians 4:27; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:8-9

Pray that he will surrender his mind and thoughts to Christ.

2 Corinthians 10:5; Philippians 4:8; Romans 8:5, Colossians 3:2

Pray God will strengthen your marriage and love for one another.

Ephesians 5:22-33; 1 Corinthians 13; Romans 12

Pray for his relationship with each of your children.

Ephesians 6:4; Psalm 103:13; Proverbs 22:6; Hebrews 12:11; 1 Peter 5:2-3

Pray for unity in your home.

Colossians 3:12-17; Joshua 24:15; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 1 Peter 3:8

Pray that he will surround Himself with friends who strengthen his walk with the Lord.

Proverbs 27:17; Proverbs 18:24; Proverbs 13:20; Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Pray that God will guide him to make wise decisions.

Proverbs 3:5-6; James 1:5; Philippians 4:6; 1 Peter 1:13-15

Pray that his words and his work will be used for the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 10:31; Colossians 3:17; Proverbs 16:3; 2 Timothy 2:15