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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Day 16-Love intercedes

Day 14 was tough. Broken promises really stink!

Day 15 was tougher. I still have a job to do.

Day 16-Love intercedes.

I wish I could type the whole day's reading in this post. It really spoke to me about what I need to be doing. Less taking to my husband and more talking to God. Here's a few tidbits...

"You cannot change your spouse. As much as you may want to, you cannot play God and reach into their heart and mold them into what you want them to be."

"There is no guarantee that anything in this book will change your spouse. But that's not what this book is about. It's about you daring to love. If you take the Love dare seriously, there is a high likelihood that you will be personally changed from the inside out.  

"Have you ever wondered why God gives you overwhelming insight into your spouse's hidden faults? Do you really think it's for endless nagging? No, it is for effective kneeling. No one knows better how to pray for your mate than you."

The Dare:
"Begin praying today for your spouse's heart. Pray for three specific areas where you desire for God to work in your spouse's life and in your marriage."

I needed this reminder to pray for my man! The areas of prayer are personal. The bottom line. Get on your knees for your spouse! Thank you Lord, for this much needed reminder.

intercede: verb.
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition.

Always pray and don't give up! ~Luke 18:1

Worry about nothing, pray about everything! ~Philippians 4:6-7

Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
~Matthew 7:7



To read more posts on my Love Dare journey, click on the label at the bottom of this post.

Take the Dare!




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8 Comments:

At March 12, 2011 at 1:29 PM , Blogger Katie said...

I like this post. I too am struggling with broken promises. This is helpful!!! You are amazing and have inspired me to start my own love dare! Thank you for being so brave!

Katie

 
At March 12, 2011 at 6:05 PM , Blogger Impulsive Addict said...

Great verses to share, girl! KEEP IT UP! You're doing so good!

 
At March 12, 2011 at 9:41 PM , Blogger Heather@Cultivated Lives said...

Thanks for the always needed reminder to be interceding for my husband.

 
At March 13, 2011 at 7:23 PM , Blogger Boobies said...

Love that you're doing this!

 
At March 13, 2011 at 10:32 PM , Blogger Lourie said...

I actually started doing this not too long ago. It is amazing what prayer can do.

 
At March 14, 2011 at 10:24 AM , Blogger Shell said...

One thing that really spoke to me from a sermon about something like this from YEARS ago is that while we are praying for them, we also have to realize that God can change them- on HIS time, not ours.

 
At March 15, 2011 at 1:23 PM , Blogger Ma What's 4 dinner said...

Beautiful and thought provoking thoughts.

Lots of yummy love,
Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner
www.mawhats4dinner.com

 
At March 15, 2011 at 8:59 PM , Blogger WhisperingWriter said...

Very nice!

 

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