Why it is important to marry a prayerful spouse


1. God will teach him/her how to love you through prayer.

2. God will reveal things concerning you to him/her for your welfare.

3. She/he will nourish your prayer life.

4. She/he will protect you in the spiritual realm.

5. The enemy will have no room in your marriage.

6. It will be easy to navigate challenges and misunderstandings because you two will rely on the Holy Spirit through prayer.

7. There will be unity in your marriage through prayer.

8. Prayer will hold you both accountable to God thereby loving each other better.

9. She/he will be strong for you in prayer when you are weak.

10. Both of you will have access to God allowing God to mound your marriage.

11. The Lord will give messages to your spouse to minister to you through prayer.

12. You and your children will have spiritual cover and not be exposed.

13. If ever you veer off from the ways of the Lord, prayer will return you back.

14. Through prayer, as a couple you will access the same power that raised Jesus from the dead.

15. Through prayer, you two will tap into God, your source. Meaning your marriage will be refreshed.

16. Your children will be prayed for by the both of you.

17. Your children will be modelled to how to live a prayerful lifestyle.

© Akello Oliech and Dayan Masinde

In the new book, MY PRAYER STRATEGY, Akello and I provide 60 daily prayers, 60 daily discussion points, 60 daily reflections on marriage and 60 worship songs to minister to your spirit as you two pray as a couple. This book is for couples who value prayer and also those struggling or don't know how to pray.

To purchase the book MY PRAYER STRATEGY, a 60 day prayer guide for couples that daily helps couples to pray for their marriage, written by Akello Oliech and Dayan Masinde, MPESA Ksh. 400 to 0721590954, then text the word PRAYER and your email address to the same number and the book will be sent to your email address or WhatsApp for you to download and read on your phone or computer.