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W
EEK
S
IX
 

Read chapter 6:
“His Temptations”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Read Luke 22:40 in your Bible and underline it.
What does Jesus specifically direct us to do in this Scripture?

  
2. Is there anything in your husband’s life that is a temptation to him? What is that? Write a prayer asking God to free your husband from anything that tempts him away from God’s perfect will for his life, and to keep him from any temptation in the future.

  
3. Is there anything in
your
life that is a temptation? What is that? Write a prayer asking God to keep you from entering into anything that tempts you away from God’s perfect will for your life.

  
4. Read James 1:12 in your Bible and underline it.
If you sense that another person is becoming a temptation to your husband, pray for this individual to be taken out of your husband’s life. Whether something like this has happened to him or not, write this Scripture as a prayer over your husband, substituting his name for “the man” and for all pronouns.

  
5. Read James 1:13-15 in your Bible and underline it.
How are we tempted? What do our own desires produce? What is the ultimate result?

  
6. Read Mark 14:38 in your Bible and underline it.
Even if your husband is not habitually tempted by anything in particular, temptation is always a possibility for anyone, especially where our flesh is weakest. Does your husband have a weakness in the flesh that you feel
could
become a snare from the enemy? If so, what is it? If you are not aware of anything, ask God to reveal it to you. Write a prayer asking God to protect him in this area.

  
7. Does your husband have any godly men in his life to whom he can be accountable on a regular basis? List those men below and pray that they will be a blessing to your husband. If he doesn’t have that kind of man in his life, write a prayer asking God to bring godly men to him and enable him to develop relationships of accountability with them.

  
8. Read Galatians 5:16,17 in your Bible and underline it.
What does the flesh lust against? How can you keep from fulfilling the lust of the flesh? Write a prayer asking God to help you and your husband walk in the Spirit and not in the flesh.

  
9. If your husband were to fall into temptation even after you have been praying, what do you think your reaction might be? What do you pray your reaction
would
be?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 77–78 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics related to your husband’s temptations.

W
EEK
S
EVEN
 

Read chapter 7:
“His Mind”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Does your husband frequently experience fear, depression, or anxiety? Explain.

  
2. Does your husband ever believe lies about himself? Explain.

  
3. Do you believe that God has given you all authority over the enemy on behalf of your husband? How then would you address the enemy regarding the lies he speaks to your husband’s mind?

  
4. What are the two most powerful weapons against the attack of lies upon your husband’s mind (page 82)?

  
5. Read Hebrews 4:12 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this verse, how could speaking the Word of God over your husband in prayer help to reveal wrong thinking?

  
6. Read 2 Timothy 1:7 in your Bible and underline it.
Write out how you might speak this verse, inserting your husband’s name and claiming it as his right.

  
7. When we praise God for the promises He gives us in His Word, it paves the way for them to come to pass. Write out a praise to God for your husband’s sound mind.

  
8. Read 1 Corinthians 2:16 in your Bible and underline it.
Write out this verse as a prayer over your husband to help him bring every thought under God’s control.

  
9. Read Mark 12:30 in your Bible and underline it.
Write out this Scripture as a prayer, inserting your husband’s name.

10. Pray the prayer out loud on page 84 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics about your husband’s struggles of the mind.

W
EEK
E
IGHT
 

Read chapter 8:
“His Fears”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. List below any fears you know your husband has. Do you share any of the same fears? Explain why.

  
2. Ask your husband if there are any fears he has which he would like you to pray about for him. Are there any that he mentioned which you did not put on your list above or that you were not aware of until now?

  
3. How have your husband’s fears affected you?

  
4. Read 1 John 4:18 in your Bible and underline it.
What takes away fear?

  
5. Who is the only one in the universe who has perfect love? Whose love should you pray will penetrate your husband’s life?

  
6. What is the only kind of fear we are supposed to have (page 89)?

  
7. When you have the fear of the Lord, what does God promise to do (page 89)?

  
8. Read Psalm 27:1 in your Bible and underline it.
When God is your strength, of whom should you be afraid?

  
9. Read Psalm 34:4 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, how could you pray for your husband so that he would be set free from fear?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 89–90 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics regarding your husband’s fears.

W
EEK
N
INE
 

Read chapter 9:
“His Purpose”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Do you have a sense of what your husband’s purpose in life is, or who God created him to be? What is that? If you don’t know, write a prayer below asking God to show you.

  
2. Does your husband have an understanding of God’s call on his life? What is his understanding of it? Explain.

  
3. Do you feel your husband is fulfilling the call God has on his life? Is he living in the purpose for which God created him? Explain.

  
4. How would you like to see your husband better move into what God has called him to be?

  
5. Read Ephesians 1:17-19 in your Bible and underline it.
Write that Scripture as a prayer over your husband, inserting his name.

  
6. Read Psalm 20:4 in your Bible and underline it.
Write out that Scripture as a prayer over your husband.

  
7. Have you sought God about the call on your life? If so, what is it? If not, write a prayer to God asking Him to reveal it to you.

  
8. The call on your life and the call on your husband’s life will never be in conflict. If they seem to be, ask God to clarify that to you. It may have to do with timing. How do you see God working out His call on both of your lives? If you don’t know, write out a prayer asking Him to reveal it to you.

  
9. If your husband is already moving in the call God has on his life, the enemy will try to cast doubt and discouragement into his soul. Do you ever see that happening? How can you support him in prayer to help keep that from happening?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 95–96 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics about your husband’s purpose and call.

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