by Rachel Paxton
Many of the workplaces our husbands go off to every day are less
when it comes to the things they have to see and hear throughout the day.
One of the biggest blessings you can give your husband is to pray for his day.
You might ask, "What's the point, what difference does prayer make?"
It actually makes a lot of difference.
Christians daily face a
spiritual battle, and the choice is yours whether or not to
protect yourself and your husband in prayer.
When you pray for your husband, pray specifically. If the Lord
brings a specific
issue to your mind during the day, stop and pray about it. Be open to the Spirit's guidance.
Here are some things I have prayed specifically for my husband:
his safety, his heart
(that he will work with a willing and glad heart), and his mind (that he will be protected
from unwanted thoughts and influences).
You might be saying, "What about me? I work too."
Ask your husband to pray for you too.
The Lord has put our husbands
in our care, and one of our primary responsibilities
as wives is praying for his success both as a husband and a father. Many wives have
told me their husbands can tell if they are praying for them by the quality of their
work days. Don't miss out on this opportunity to show your husband how much
you love him and want to support him.
Copyright 2002. Rachel Paxton is a freelance writer and mom.
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