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Have you ever wished you were something or someone different?
When Joe’s daughter was upset about being the middle child, he had some practical advice for her…
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As a couple, the prayer of agreement is a powerful tool.
God highly esteems unity. Jesus said in Matthew 18:19 (ESV), “Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.” The husband and wife who will take the time to pray together will not only create unity and harmony in their home, but God will work on their behalf to bring their requests to pass.
Here are a few practical tips to help you and your spouse get started praying together.
- Make a detailed list of requests that include every area of your home, family, work, etc.
- Write major requests on index cards that you can carry with you. Write out at least three scriptures on the back of each card as a reference for your faith.
- Be thankful when you pray. Start each prayer with a “thank you, God” attitude.
- Be specific when praying, and remember, there is no situation too small or too big that you can’t pray in agreement over,
- Keep it short and to the point. Many things don’t require you to pray for hours.
- Keep a prayer journal of your requests. As they are answered, date them and check them off the list.
We have a promise in God’s Word that says our houses will be full of much treasure. I don’t know about you, but that makes me feel a lot better!
We can trust God and not worry about the future. But that doesn’t mean we can just sit around and wait for money to fall on us out of Heaven.
Do you have a plan for your life? Don’t mistake that question for, “Have you mapped out every single day?” What we’re talking about here is the concept of having a plan for what you’re doing and where you want to go?
If you’re like most people, you feel like you can’t get time enough to get ahead of the game. You spend most days just trying to react quick enough to keep your job, your family, and your marriage afloat.
The good news is that there is time and this will help you find it.
Learn how God’s Word instructs us to get a plan for our life.
Have you ever wished someone would tell you that you’re good at your job, or that you’re raising your children right, or even something as simple as the fact that you can overcome the obstacle in your way?
Affirmation is important to us all. We would all like to be constantly affirmed and told how great we are or that we are doing a good job. Continue reading…
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One of the greatest problems in marriage is a lack of vision. Couples have a vision for a wedding, but not for a life. To stay successfully married, you both have to know why you’re here.
Many people put no effort into planning their financial lives. They live month to month and when a crisis hits they say, “It’ll be OK. Everything will work out.” Continue reading…
There’s a saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there” (Lewis Carol). In other words, if you don’t know your destination, you’ll just drive and drive with no purpose and no destination. You’ll waste a lot of time and fuel going nowhere.
The book of Esther is the story of a young Jewish girl who had so much favor with the king that she was chosen to be his queen. But it wasn’t just a random coincidence that she was selected for that position.
The king didn’t know she was Jewish, but God did. She was divinely appointed to be in that position at that specific time in order to keep the Jewish race from being annihilated. Her uncle, Mordecai told Esther, “Who knows if perhaps you were made queen for just such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14 NLT).