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Read chapter 10:
“His Choices”
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1. Do you feel your husband generally makes good decisions? Why or why not?

  
2. Do you often see or sense things instinctively that your husband doesn’t? How does he react to this? Does he see or sense things that you don’t? How do you react to this?

  
3. Does your husband ask your advice before making major decisions or choices with significant ramifications? Why or why not?

  
4. When you give your husband advice, does he weigh it carefully before making any major decision or choice? How does that make you feel? How can your prayers help him to make wise choices?

  
5. Read Proverbs 1:7 in your Bible and underline it.
Does your husband seek God before making decisions? Does he wait for God’s leading before acting? Explain.

  
6. Read Proverbs 1:5 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture as a prayer over your husband, inserting his name.

  
7. Is there any area in which you feel your husband consistently makes poor choices? Explain. Write a prayer asking God to help him make better choices in that area.

  
8. Read Proverbs 11:14 in your Bible and underline it.
Are there godly people with whom your husband could seek counsel regarding certain decisions he has to make? Who are they? If not, write a prayer asking God to send godly counselors to your husband.

  
9. Write a prayer asking God to help these godly counselors to impart understanding and direction to your husband. Pray also that he will receive it.

10. Pray the prayer out loud on page 101 in T
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. Add specifics related to your husband’s choices.

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LEVEN
 

Read chapter 11:
“His Health”
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1. How would you describe your husband’s general health?

  
2. Are there specific areas of your husband’s health that concern you?

  
3. Are there any specific areas of your husband’s physical health that you are concerned about possibly being a problem in the future? Explain.

  
4. Does your husband have good or bad habits when it comes to taking care of his health? Describe and be specific.

  
5. Does your husband have good intentions but poor follow-through, good intentions and good follow-through, or does he have no intentions at all when it comes to taking care of his health? Describe.

  
6. Does your husband have particular habits that bother you because they undermine his health? Explain what they are. Would you describe your attitude about his health habits as being pleasantly patient, cheerfully convicting, or notoriously nagging? Explain.

  
7. Are there things you have tried to get your husband to do for his health, but he just won’t do them? What are they? How does that make you feel when he won’t take your suggestions to heart? What do you think he should be doing for his health?

  
8. Read Proverbs 16:24 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, how can you contribute to your husband’s health?

  
9. Read 2 Kings 20:5 in your Bible and underline it.
What does this Scripture promise to those who pray fervently?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 105–06 in T
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. Include specifics about your husband’s health habits.

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WELVE
 

Read chapter 12:
“His Protection”
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1. Have you heard of or experienced incidents where you or a person you know was saved from disaster because someone had prayed? Give an example.

  
2. Do you believe God will answer your prayers for protection on your husband? Why do you believe that?

  
3. Read Psalm 61:3 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture as a prayer for your husband, inserting his name.

  
4. Read Psalm 91:11,12 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture out as a prayer for your husband, inserting his name.

  
5. Do you see any possible dangers in your husband’s life that need to be covered in prayer (travel in cars or airplanes, dangers at work, and so on)? List them below. Be specific.

  
6. Does your husband ever do anything that you consider unnecessarily dangerous? Do you feel he needs to be more careful or stop taking risks? Do you sense dangers he is not concerned about? How do you feel God is leading you to pray about that?

  
7. Read Psalm 91:1,2 in your Bible and underline it.
Write out this Scripture as a prayer over your husband, inserting his name.

  
8. Read Psalm 18:3 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, how are you and your husband protected from any enemy?

  
9. Do you believe that when you call upon the Lord He will hear your prayers and save you and your husband from your enemies? Why or why not?

10. Read the prayer out loud on page 109 in T
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. Include specifics about the protection of your husband.

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HIRTEEN
 

Read chapter 13:
“His Trials”
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1. Read James 1:2,3 in your Bible and underline it.
Does your husband find joy in the midst of trials? How does he react to tough times?

  
2. Do you believe your prayers can make a difference in how your husband responds to trials? How so?

  
3. Read Romans 8:28 in your Bible and underline it.
Do you really believe that? Why or why not? Is your faith strong enough to help your husband find the good in tough times? Are you willing to pray him through any trial? Why or why not?

  
4. God uses trials to work His purposes in our lives. How can you pray for your husband to not be destroyed in the trials he faces without minimizing what God desires to accomplish in him through them (page 114)?

  
5. Is there a certain kind of trial that keeps reoccurring in your husband’s life? What is that (problem with work, finances, relationships, and so on)?

  
6. Read Psalm 55:16,17 in your Bible and underline it.
How often do you need to pray when you are in the heat of a battle or trial?

  
7. Read Matthew 24:13 in your Bible and underline it.
Write a prayer for your husband based on that Scripture.

  
8. Is your husband in the midst of a trial right now? What is it? How can you support him in prayer?

  
9. Read 1 Peter 1:6,7 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture as a prayer, inserting your husband’s name.

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 114–15 in T
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. Include specifics about any trial your husband is facing.

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OURTEEN
 

Read chapter 14:
“His Integrity”
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1. Integrity means to adhere to moral and ethical principles. Do you feel your husband is a man of integrity? Why or why not?

  
2. Is the man your husband appears to be to other people the same or different than the man you know him to be in private? How so?

  
3. Is your husband, for the most part, a man of his word? Could he improve in that area? If so, in what way?

  
4. Read John 16:13 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, how can you pray for moral and ethical guidance for your husband?

  
5. Read Proverbs 20:7 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, what is another important reason to pray for your husband’s integrity?

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