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8. Don’t hesitate to get mad at the enemy and tell him you will not allow his plans to succeed in your husband’s life. Write that below and be sure to state in whose name you have been given authority to make that statement. Do the same for yourself.

  
9. Read Galatians 5:1 in your Bible and underline it.
Because you are one with your husband, you can stand strong with him to resist the power of the enemy whenever the enemy seeks to put him into bondage. How can you address the enemy using this Scripture?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on pages 179–80 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Name the specific things for which your husband needs deliverance.

W
EEK
T
WENTY
-S
EVEN
 

Read chapter 27:
“His Obedience”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Do you feel your husband has as deep and committed a relationship with God as you do? Or is it deeper and more committed than yours? Of the two of you, who do you feel needs the most spiritual growth in order to catch up with the other? Write a prayer asking God to help you grow together in the Lord.

  
2. Do you consider your husband a man of prayer? How much does he pray? Would you like to see him pray more? Write a prayer about that.

  
3. Do you feel that your husband has a heart to obey God and live His way? Explain.

  
4. Do you ever see your husband doing things that are opposed to the way God has asked us to live? Do you speak to him about those things? If so, how does he respond? How can you pray for him about this?

  
5. Do you believe that praying for your husband first before saying anything, or just praying and not saying anything at all, could have a positive effect on his ability to change? How so? Do you do that?

  
6. One of the best ways to learn how God wants us to live is to read His Word. Does your husband read the Bible regularly? Does he get good Bible teaching? Write a prayer below asking God to open your husband’s heart to an ever-increasing knowledge of the truth of His Word.

  
7. Read Matthew 7:24–27 in your Bible and underline it.
In light of this Scripture, how important is it to you and your family that your husband obeys God?

  
8. Read Proverbs 28:9 in your Bible and underline it.
What happens when we don’t walk in obedience? Does your husband experience frustration over unanswered prayer? Explain.

  
9. Read Proverbs 29:18 in your Bible and underline it.
When we don’t have revelation, we get careless. Bad things happen to people because they have no revelation and as a result throw caution to the wind. When we have revelation, we see the wisdom of walking in a manner totally dependent upon God and of living God’s way every moment. Write a prayer below asking God to give your husband that kind of revelation and a desire to obey Him.

10. Pray the prayer out loud on page 186 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics as related to your husband’s obedience.

W
EEK
T
WENTY
-E
IGHT
 

Read chapter 28:
“His Self-Image”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Do you feel that your husband is living up to his potential? Why or why not?

  
2. Is your husband’s perception of himself that of a successful man, or does he have doubts about himself that creep into his job performance? Explain.

  
3. Does your husband have feelings of rejection? Did he feel rejected in his past? Does he feel rejected by you? His children? His family members? Does he commonly anticipate being rejected by people? Explain.

  
4. Does rejection run in your husband’s family? Are his family members easily made to feel rejected? Have there been misunderstandings because he or a family member feels rejected? Explain.

  
5. Do
you
ever have feelings of rejection? Do you ever feel rejected by your husband? Is rejection a part of your past? Explain.

  
6. Read Ephesians 1:3–6 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture as a prayer for your husband and for yourself.

  
7. Part of being accepted by other people has to do with accepting who we are in the Lord first. Do you feel your husband accepts himself, or is he hard on himself? Explain. Do you accept yourself or are you hard on yourself?

  
8. Write a prayer below asking God to help your husband fully receive His love and acceptance and be able to find his identity in the Lord.

  
9. Read Colossians 3:9,10 in your Bible and underline it.
Write this Scripture as a prayer, inserting your husband’s name.

10. Pray the prayer out loud on page 192 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics about your husband’s self-esteem.

W
EEK
T
WENTY
-N
INE
 

Read chapter 29:
“His Faith”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Do you see your husband as a man who walks in faith to a certain degree in his life? In what ways and to what degree?

  
2. Sensing our own limitations doesn’t mean our faith is weak; feeling that God has limitations indicates weak faith. Do you think your husband believes that God has limitations? How so? Write a prayer asking God to help your husband believe that with God nothing is impossible.

  
3. Are you and your husband in agreement about faith in God? About belief in the Bible? Are you in unity about the church where you worship? Explain. How could you pray about these things?

  
4. Is your husband’s faith in God’s love, protection, and ability to answer his prayers unwavering, or does he have times of serious doubt? Why? How do you feel about his level of faith? How would you like to see it change?

  
5. Read Matthew 17:20 in your Bible and underline it.
Write a prayer asking God to help your husband develop the kind of faith that moves mountains so that nothing will be impossible in his life. Pray that for yourself as well.

  
6. Do you believe that there is nothing in your life or your husband’s life that can’t be positively affected by having a stronger relationship with God and faith in His Word? Why or why not? What things in particular do you feel would be greatly affected by your husband having a stronger faith in God?

  
7. Read Ephesians 6:14–16 in your Bible and underline it.
Why is the shield of faith important?

  
8. Read James 1:6–8 in your Bible and underline it.
What kind of life are we setting ourselves up for if we are controlled by doubt?

  
9. Read Romans 10:17 in your Bible and underline it.
If faith comes by hearing the Word of God, what is another way you could pray for your husband to increase in faith?

10. Pray the prayer out loud on page 197 in T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
. Include specifics about your husband’s faith.

W
EEK
T
HIRTY
 

Read chapter 30:
“His Future”
from T
HE
P
OWER OF A
P
RAYING
W
IFE
.

 

  
1. Does your husband feel hopeful about the future? Why or why not?

  
2. Does your husband have a vision for the future? In other words, even though he may not know specifics about his future, does he have a sense of the direction he’s going in and feel good about it? Do you? Explain.

  
3. How do
you
feel about your husband’s future? Are you concerned about it? Do you feel hopeful? Why or why not? What could you say to your husband today that would help him to feel hopeful about his future? How could you pray? Ask God to show you and then do it.

  
4. Does your husband have a tendency to get overworked, overtired, overwhelmed, burned out, distanced from God, or confused about his purpose? Explain why or why not.

  
5. Read Jeremiah 29:11 in your Bible and underline it.
Does your husband ever lose sight of his dreams and forget what God says about his future? Explain. If so, how could you help him?

  
6. Read Romans 8:18 in your Bible and underline it.
Do you or your husband forget the glory that is set before you when there is suffering in the present? Give examples. How could you pray about this?

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