Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Day 23 ~ 30 Day Husband Encouragement Challenge for Wives

"Let your speech always be with grace..." Col 4:6a


You're moving toward the home stretch of your 30-day challenge! Just a reminder of what you've committed:


"You can't say anything negative about your your husband...or to anyone else about your husband. "Each day, say something that you admire or appreciate about your your husband...and to someone else, about your husband!


"In all things show yourself to be a pattern of good works..."Titus 2:7a


Does the 30-Day Encouragement Challenge seem like hard work? Or is it becoming a pleasant exercise in genuine Christ-likeness in your home? You are only scratching the surface of ways to encourage your mate.


Is your husband organized? Is he diligent? Is he persistent? These are all related to a pattern of personal disciplines that are worthy of your praise. Affirm him for one or more of these traits that you see in him.


Some men have not developed these qualities because they are naturally more spontanoeus. You can praise his spontaniety! Perhaps God has called you alongside to help him with disciplines he has not yet developed - but this does not include nagging. You can keep him organized.


Whatever the need, you can be your husband's cheerleader, encouraging him when he wants to give up.


Prayer for the day:

Pray that your husband will be a good father - discipling his children wisely and loving them unconditionaly. If he is not a father, pray that he will find a young man to mentor in the things of the Lord. (Eph 6:4; Col 3:21; II Tim. 2:1-2)

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