Prayer For Mother In Law

In need of Prayer For Mother In Law? Below are a few you can use.

When you get married, it’s not only a spouse that you gain, you also gain their family! Often, one of those family members that has now become a part of your life is your mother-in-law.

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There is a lot of value in prayer for our loved ones, and your mother-in-law is someone who you can add to your prayer list.

If you’re looking for ways that you can pray for your mother-in-law, here are a few to get you started. 

Prayer for Mother-in-Law on Mother’s Day

Numbers 6:24-26

“The Lord bless you and keep you;”

“the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;”

“the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace”

Mother’s Day is a special day when we get to shower our mothers with love.

If you have a mother-in-law, sending her well wishes is a wonderful gift, and praying for her is an even better gift.

This Mother’s Day you can ask God to bless her and keep her.

She, like all of us, is in need of God’s grace and light to shine on her life, and that is exactly what You can ask God to bless her with this Mother’s Day.


Thank You for the many blessings in my life, and that my mother-in-law is one of those.

If it weren’t for her life, I would have never known my spouse.

I am very grateful that You created her, and made her in Your image.

Thank You for bringing our lives together and giving us the gift of our relationship.

On this special day when we get to honor and love our mothers, I want to honor her with this prayer. 

My prayer is that You would shine Your glorious light down on her, and make Your face shine upon her.

May she behold Your beauty, and never take her eyes off of You.

May she live in the center of Your will, and be filled with Your goodness and mercy.

I ask that You grant her grace for each new day.

I ask that You bless my mother-in-law, and fill her heart with boundless joy.

May she feel loved and appreciated today, and every other day.

May she rest in the peace that You bring that surpasses all understanding.

In Jesus’ name, amen. 

Prayer for Mother-in-Law’s Health 

3 John 1:2

“Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.”

If there is anything that we wish for those who we love, it is that they may enjoy good health.

There is nothing worse than seeing a loved one struggle through health issues, whether it is something temporary, recurring, or lifelong.

There is a lot of pain that comes with illness and ailments that we sometimes wish we could take away from them.

One of the ways you can pray for your mother-in-law is for her health.

Ask God to keep her in good health, and strengthen her where she needs it most. 


I lift up my dearest mother-in-law to You in prayer today.

Thank You for blessing my life with hers, and for giving us this gift of friendship that we share.

I know that she is getting older, and as we age, there are issues that we experience that we didn’t have when we were younger.

Our bodies take longer to recover, and we may be more constricted than what we used to be. 

Please protect my mother-in-law from any harm, whether physical, mental or health wise.

I ask that You keep her in good health.

Help her to remain active, and to exercise and eat balanced meals.

If there is anything that she is engaging in that is harmful for her health, I ask that You would make her aware of it, and help her to change those ways. 

Surround her with people who look out for her well-being, and who are there to help her when she is in need.

Please keep her mind in perfect peace, and fix her eyes on You at all times.

May both her body and soul be refreshed.

In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Prayer for Mother-in-Law’s Relationship with God 

Romans 5:1

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,”

There is nothing greater in all the world than to be right with God.

There is no amount of money, fame, possessions, friends, or achievements that can replace the God shaped hole that lies in every one of our hearts.

This is the same for your mother-in-law, and her relationship with God is essential.

Whether your mother-in-law is a Christian, you’re not exactly sure, or she’s not a Christian, here is a prayer that you can pray for her. 

Gracious God,

Thank You so much for new life in Christ.

I am grateful that I can know You, and that I am fully known by You.

I know that my life would feel like an empty shell if it weren’t for You, because You created us for Your glory.

Today, I want to pray for my mother-in-laws relationship with You.

You alone know where her heart stands.

If there is anything that is keeping her from fully committing her life to You, I ask that You remove those obstacles. 

If there is any unbelief or doubt in her, I ask that You would reveal Yourself to her.

May she come to know You as the Living God.

May she grow to know the depths of Christ’s love from which we cannot ever be separated.

May she bask in Your presence, and delight in Your joy. 

I ask that You show her that it is through the work of Christ that we are set free from death and brought new life.

May she stand before You as righteous, not because of her own works but because of Christ’s righteousness that has been placed on her.

May she grow in her faith, and be a witness to others of Your goodness and grace.

In Jesus’ name, amen. 

Prayer for Mother-in-Law’s Needs to be Met

Philippians 4:19 

“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.”

As Christians, we can find comfort in knowing that God is aware of every one of our needs.

What’s even greater, is knowing that He is able to supply every need of ours according to His riches in glory in Christ.

The riches of God, the fullness of God is endless.

He created all that we know and see, His ability to make a way for us or provide in times of need is certain.

If there is anything your mother-in-law needs today, pray for those needs, and ask that God would supply them. 


I cannot thank You enough for Your kindness towards me.

Thank You for how You look out for me every day and provide for my needs.

If there is anything that my mother-in-law needs today, I ask that You shower her with that same kindness and generosity.

Please provide for her daily needs, meals, clean water, her health needs, and more. 

May she turn to You, and lean on You for daily needs.

Remind her that You are only a prayer away, and that You give to those who ask, especially when we ask rightly.

Please bring people into her life who will be an answer to her prayers, and to the needs that she has. 

May she enjoy the blessing of Your providence, and find relief in her anxiety or responsibilities.

May she not only know the physical blessings that You bring, but may she know the blessings of joy, peace, forgiveness, contentment, and love.

In Jesus’ name, amen. 

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