Monday, March 12, 2012

31 Days of Praying for Your Husband - Week 2

Day 8: Pray that your husband will work hard to provide for your family, to the best of his ability. Pray that character qualities necessary for a successful career and ministry will be a growing part of his character- persistence, decisiveness, strength, an analytical mind, organizational skills, positive relationships with people, determination, etc.

{Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. Romans 12:11}

{So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless. 1 Corinthians 15:58}

Day 9: Pray that your husband handle finances wisely, will have discernment concerning budgeting and investments, and will be a good steward of his money in regard to giving to the Lord's work. Pray that money will not become a source of discord in your family.

{Don't wear yourself trying to get rich. Be wise enough to know when to quit. In the blink of an eye wealth disappears, for it will sprout wings and fly away like an eagle. Proverbs 23:4-5}

{When God's people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality. Romans 12:13}

{Don't love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, "I will never fail you. I will never abandon you." Hebrews 13:5}

Day 10: Pray that your husband will cultivate strong integrity, and not compromise his convictions. Pray that his testimony will be genuine, that he will be honest in his business dealings, and will never do anything that he needs to hide from others.

{The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them. Proverbs 20:7}

{The purpose of my instruction is that all believers would be filled with love that comes from a pure heart, a clear conscience, and genuine faith. 1 Timothy 1:5}

{A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God's armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil. For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places. Ephesians 6:10-12}

Day 11: Pray that your husband will have a humble, teachable spirit and a servant's heart before the Lord. Pray that he will listen to God and desire to do His will.

{Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor. Proverbs 15:33}

{Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. As slaves of Christ, do the will of God with all your heart. Ephesians 6:6}

Day 12: Pray that your husband will yield his sexual drive to the Lord and practice self control. Pray that your sexual intimacy together will be fresh, positive, and a reflection of selfless love.

{Drink water from your own well- share your love with only your wife. Proverbs 5:15}

{Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you. Rejoice in the wife of your youth. Proverbs 5:18}

{I am my lover's, and he claims me as his own. Song of Solomon 7:10}

Day 13: Pray that your husband use practical skills to build your family and make wise decisions for your welfare. Pray that he will serve unselfishly.

{For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don't use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love. Galatians 5:13}

{Don't be selfish; don't try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Philippians 2:3-4}

Day 14: Pray that your husband will speak works that build you and your family, and reflect a heart of love. Pray that he will not use any filthy language.

{The tongue can brig life or death; those who love to talk will reap the consequences. Proverbs 18:21}

{Don't use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them. Ephesians 4:29}

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