Posts from the ‘Prayer’ Category

Challenge~Praying for Your Husband Daily

What better area to be challenged then in our prayer lives. As I have said before there is no greater thing we can do for our husbands then to bring them before the throne of our Mighty LORD!

Here is  a snip-it from Courtney’s blog, the creator of Women Living Well and The Completing Him Summer Challenge, for this weeks challenge.
 

James 5:17 says “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.”

Prayer changes things – do you believe that? Then let’s get started! Here’s a list of items you can begin to pray through for your husband (taken from Stormie’s book):

1. His Wife -that’s a good place to start right? lol!

2. His Work

3. His Finances

4. His Sexuality

5. His Affections

6. His Temptations

7. His Mind

8. His Fears

9. His Purpose

10. His Choices

11. His Health

12. His Protection

13. His Trials

14. His Integrity

15. His Reputation

16. His Priorities

17. His Relationships

18. His Fatherhood

19. His Past

20. His Attitude

21. His Marriage

22. His Emotions

23. His Walk

24. His Talk

25. His Repentance

26. His Deliverance

27. His Obedience

28. His Self-Image

29. His Faith

30. His Future

Challenge: Print this list out and pray through this list daily. Also, do not forget to ask your husband each morning for any specific prayer requests he has for the day. I do this regularly and my husband always answers with a detailed situation he is concerned about. It’s a blessing to pray for him and watch God work and answer. Our intimacy has grown through this and he always knows he has a prayer warrior in me. If you don’t pray daily for him – who will?
 
Also see my other posts on prayer and praying for our husbands, this is an area the Lord has really convicted and grown me in!
 
 
 
Praying for our Husbands:
 
 
~Erin
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Praying for Our Husbands~Saturday

1. That he would submit joyfully to the Lordship of Christ in his life. (Eph.1:1,11; Dan 4:35)

2. That God would give him favor with others, opening doors of opportunity to have a godly influence in the church and community. (Ps. 133:1-3; Prov. 21:11)

Prayer is the soul’s breathing itself into the bosom of its heavenly Father. ~THOMAS WATSON

~Erin

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Praying for Our Husbands~Friday

Whoa! I can’t believe it is Friday, I apologize that this is a little late!

1. That he might not be deceived into sin, that he would be uncompromising with the world , the flesh or the devil. (Matt 26:58-75; Gal 6:7; Eph 5:11)

2. That he would continually be faithful to examine himself in light of Scripture; recognizing , confessing and repenting of all inward and outward sins. (Ps 32:1-5; 51:10;119:130; 1 John 1:9)

You can do more than pray, after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed.~John Bunyan

~Erin

Praying for Our Husbands~Thursday

1. That the Lord would give him wisdom to lead his family physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually; that he would loving give teaching, exhortation, encouragement and discipline as needed. (Eph 1:17-19; 5:25-31 6:4; Thess. 2:11-12; James 1:5-7)

2. That the fruit of the Spirit might be exhibited more and more in his life. (Gal 5:22,23)

“Pray often; for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God, and a scourge for Satan”~ John Bunyan

~Erin

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Praying for Our Husbands~Wednesday

1. That God would enable him to be fruitful and faithful, by precept and example, for building and strengthening God’s kingdom. (Eph. 5:1,2; 1 Tim 4:11,12)

2. That he would learn to love God and others Biblically. Rom. 12:8-10; 1 Cor 13:4-7

“The power of prayer has never been tried to its full capacity in any church. If we want to see mighty wonders of divine grace and power wrought in the place of weakness, failure and disappointment, let the whole Church answer God’s standing challenged; “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knows not.” ~Hudson Taylor

~Erin

Praying for Our Husbands~Tuesday

1. That he might daily seek God with all his heart, walking worthy of the Lord, growing in his trust and obedience in Him. (Ps. 27:4; 63:1,2; 119:1,2; Prov. 3:5,6; John 15:5)

2. For increased strength in the midst of his busy schedule, that the Lord would infuse him with strength to labor faithfully in his area of service. (Isa. 40:31; Eph. 3:14-19; Phil 4:13)

Praying for our Husbands~Monday

The Importance of being Earnest

Devote yourselves to Prayer (My Prayer Journey)

I had rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.~Thomas Lye

~Erin