And She Prays...

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Day 27: His Obedience

"Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied.
"There is only One who is good.
If you want to enter life, obey the commandments."
- Matthew 19:17

Lord, You have said in Your Word that if we regard iniquity in our hearts, You will not hear (Psalm 66:18). I want You to hear my prayers, so I ask You to reveal where there is any disobedience in my life, especially with regard to my husband. Show me if I'm selfish, unloving, critical, angry, resentful, unforgiving, or bitter toward him. Show me where I have not obeyed You or lived Your way. I confess it as sin and ask for Your forgiveness.

I pray that You would give my husband a desire to live in obedience to Your laws and Your ways. Reveal and uproot anything he willingly gives place to that is not of You. Help him to bring every thought and action under Your control. Remind him to do good, speak evil of no one, and be peaceable, gentle, and humble (Titus 3:1-2). Teach him to embrace the stretching pain of discipline and discipleship. Reward him according to his righteousness and according to the cleanness of his hands (Psalm 18:20). Show him Your ways, O Lord; teach him Your paths. Lead him in Your truth, for You are the God of his salvation (Psalm 25:4-5).

Make him a praising person, for I know that when we worship You we gain clear understanding, our lives are transformed, and we receive power to live Your way. Help him to hear Your specific instructions to him and enable him to obey them. Give him a heart that longs to do Your will and may he enjoy the peace that only come from living in total obedience to Your commands.* In Jesus' name I pray, Amen.

Obey me, and I will be your God and you will be my people.
Walk in all the ways I command you,
that it may go well with you.
- Jeremiah 7:23

*Make this prayer your own! From the book, The Power of a Praying Wife. Ordering information is at the bottom of this page.

Today's prayer for your children: Walking in Repentance

Labels: , , ,

 Subscribe in a reader



Anonymous Anonymous said...

YAY!! I got your feeds to get updated in my reader this morning. I'm so excited about that.

Now maybe I won't forget to post my daily prayers on my blog.

September 27, 2007 at 9:48 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home

919252: The Power of a Praying Parent Buy it at
The Power of a Praying Parent

By Stormie Omartian

Stormie Omartian revisits her bestselling book for parents---now with a new cover---by adding new material and the wisdom gleaned from even more years of being a mom. In 30 easy-to-read chapters, Stormie shares from personal experience as to how parents can pray for their children's safety, character, adolescence, peer pressure, school experiences, friends, and relationship with God. Now adults, Stormie's grown-up children also reflect on the way their praying parents raised them---and what a difference it made.

919244: The Power of a Praying Wife The Power of a Praying Wife
By Stormie Omartian

Bestselling author Stormie Omartian inspires women to develop a deeper relationship with their husbands by praying for them. The Power of a Praying Wife---now with a fresh new cover design--- is packed with practical advice on praying for specific areas of a husband's life including his decision-making, fears, spiritual strength, role as father and leader, and his faith and future. Every woman who desires a closer relationship with her husband will appreciate the life illustrations, select Scripture verses, and the assurances of God's promises and power for their marriage.

The Power of a Praying Woman The Power of a Praying Woman
By Stormie Omartian

It may seem easier to pray for your spouse, your children, your friends, and your extended family, but God wants to hear your requests for your life too. He loves it when you come to Him for the things you need and ask Him to help you become the woman you have always longed to be. The Power of a Praying Woman has led countless women into deeper, more fulfilling prayer lives. Now, with a new cover, Omartian, through her knowledge of Scripture and candid examples of her own epiphanies in prayer, shows you how to:
  • draw closer to God
  • know His plans and purpose for your life
  • receive comfort, help, and strength for every day
Trust Him moment by moment with the concerns of your heart and discover the awesome power that prayer will release in your life.