Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Day 26- 30 Day Husband Encouragement Challenge

"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men." (Luke 2:52)
If you have faithfully encouraged your husband, you will no doubt have seen some changes in his life . . . and your own life, as well. Encouragement is a wonderful habit that we hope you will continue for the rest of your life.
The important thing is to keep growing in Christ and obeying the Word of God as you respond to your husband. As you consider today how to bless your husband and not tear him down, think of ways that you can encourage balance in your home.
Jesus led a balanced life. He grew mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. As you see your husband branching out in these areas, is there a pattern of growth? Is your husband striving for balance in his life? If so, let him know you have noticed, and ask how you can further encourage that balance.
If your husband is out of balance--focusing on one area to the exclusion of the others, consider whether there are things you can do to help restore or create balance in his life. Can you encourage times for sports or exercise? Keep the children quiet for a study time? Invite friends over for dinner? Stimulate his mind?
Be sure you are working toward balance in your own life, as well. Be an example!: My husband and I both have grown through this challenge. I am happy that my husband is very balanced in all areas of our home, and our marriage. I want to encourage him all the days of our lives.


TammieFay said...

Balance....this is a challenge. So good to see what the Lord is doing. Bless you guys!

Angel Mama ( Pearls of WIsdom) said...

Balance is such the key. Great job my sweet wonderful friend. You are doing wonderful with your marriage, blog , friendships and life.


Angel ():)

Christine said...

What an encouraging post with great advice for all of us. Thanks for sharing about your week!

eph2810 said...

Some days I really, truly fail in balancing everything on my plate. I will make sure that I remember that I need to be balancing better.
Thank you for sharing, Denise.

Blessings to you and yours...