Loving Father, we love because you first loved us. We praise and thank you for your love for _______ and _______ through the _____ years of their marriage. Continue to bless them. Lift and strengthen them by the power of your Word that their love for each other continues to reflect your love for them.
Mighty Father, in Eden you brought Adam and Eve together in marriage and then pronounced your creation “very good.” We thank you for the many good blessings you have given to ______ and ______ in the ___ years of their marriage. Continue to provide for all their needs. Sustain them through all troubles. Let them continue to grow in their love for you and for each other.
Loving Father, your holy Word tells us “Love is patient, love is kind, … love never fails.” We give thanks for your never-failing love you have shown us in your Son, Jesus Christ. We also give thanks for the reflection of that love in the ___ years of _____ and _____’s married life. Guide them in your love each day and help them grow closer to you and to one another.
Source: From The St. Stephen’s Breviary: Short Prayers for Many Occasions, St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Prayers were written by Pastor Paul C. Stratman.
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