Lord, I have poured out my heart to You this month on behalf of my husband and it has been such a blessing.
“This is what the Lord said to me: ‘Go and buy a linen belt and put it around your waist, but do not let it touch water.’ So I bought a belt, as the Lord directed, and put it around my waist. Then the word of the Lord came to me a second time:
Lord, Paul speaks on the importance of being content in any and every situation (Philippians 4:12), but in today’s society so many people equate contentment with being comfortable.
Father God, I pray, according to Your Word, that You would give my husband the strength to lead.
Father God, 1 Thessalonians is such a wonderful book! As I read about the early Christians in the city of Thessalonica, I am moved to pray that my husband would have a similar faith as those believers.
In my journey in walking away from being a gate-keeping wife, I have come across a 52 week course in renewing our minds on this very subject. I have come to realize that no matter what obstacles we face in life, we aren’t going to get anywhere unless we start to renew our minds. And it is only by God’s grace that true renewal can take place – deep down to a cellular level.
Father God, may my husband take note and pay attention to Matthew 5:28 where Jesus cautions us that anyone who looks lustfully at another woman has already committed adultery with her in his heart.