Wednesday, October 24, 2012

31 Days Of Praying For My Husband-Day 1

Day 1

"He Will Love God With All His Heart"

Today's Verse: "And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength." - Mark 12:30

One day, Jesus was asked which of the commandments was the greatest. He gave a very simple answer: “Love God.” Interestingly, He didn't say, “serve” God. God’s first call is to a love relationship. Jesus then adds, “with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.” It wasn’t that He was trying to give us four different aspects of love, but to simply say that we are to love God with all that we are. A love that begins in our heart, works in our mind, and shows itself in our actions.

So many Christians are willing to love God at some level, but not with all that they are. Jesus was saying that if we are going to love God, we have to love Him with all of our being. Loving God is more than an emotion or even an action, like going to church or helping others. Loving God is placing Him at the center of all that we are.

Today, as you pray for your husband, pray that he grows in his love relationship with Christ, so that he loves Him with all that he is.

The world is desperate to see men who are totally and completely sold out to Christ. Our nation, churches, and families need men who are completely in love with Christ.

Father, today I pray that eddie will grow in his love for You. May he love You with all his heart, all his soul, all his mind, and all his might. I pray that he will make You the center of his life. Help him to submit his mind, emotions, desires, and dreams to You. I pray he will pursue a deep love relationship with You.

In Jesus Name,


 today, I am praying that as you continue to grow in your love for God, He will become the centerpiece of all you are. I pray that you will love Him with all your heart, and with everything you are. I am praying for you to truly be able to say, “I love God with all that I am.” As I pray for you these next 31 day, I am praying that God does an incredible work in both of our lives.


Rebecca said...

AMEN! It is so vital to pray for our husbands and to make it intentional. Great post! :)

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Jennifer Peterson said...

Lovely post!!!

Annmarie Pipa said...

I too pray for my husband every day.

Anonymous said...

A lovely and heartfelt post.

From the Heart said...


Lauren Davenport said...

Thanks for the reminder to pray for my husband. This also reminds me, I was going to start the "Love Dare" book with him.

Saleslady371 said...

I love the topics that you choose. There is so much love here. I always feel the touch of Jesus. Love you, my friend, and I hope your body gets healthier each and every day.

joy said...

Amen Denise. My prayer too for my husband. He is not a believer, but I know that God is working in his heart because of prayers.

Alecia said...

Amen Denise! This is SO true, we need our men to step up and turn their hearts to God, only then can they truly lead their families.

Gilligan Maryanne said...

Thank you denise!! this is an eye opener, sending prayers your way!!!

thank you for being there when we all needed


LeAnn said...

This was such a lovely and heartfelt post. Thanks you for sharing what is in your heart and for your sweet prayers for you hubby. I love your new layout too.
Blessings and hugs!

Pam said...

A beautiful post from a beautiful heart. Thank you, Denise!

Lea said...

What a beautiful prayer for your dear husband Denise! God also used you tonight to remind me to to pray for Myguy as well. Thank you for sharing your heart this evening.
xoxo Lea

Cathy said...

Amen. I'm agreeing with you in prayer, dear Denise.

Anonymous said...

Such TRUTH!!!!!!!!
And so beautiful expressed and written down for all to read!!!