Thursday, February 12, 2015

Power of a Praying Wife: God is our Hope (Nicole)

Our second week with the girls went great, we studied the first chapter of the book, and answered a couple study questions. One of the things we're realizing is that in the pursuit of becoming a better prayer warrior for our husbands, God works on our hearts personally!

Praying for your husband isn't just a matter of praying for his faults and hoping he gets better it's about confessing your own sins, and praying specifically for his needs. We must see our husbands as beloved sons of God! In the same way, we as mothers pray for our children hoping that God protects them and keeps them, we must see our husbands as God sees them!

One of the benefits of praying is the peace that comes from God. I receive a peace with God in relation to a situation I may experience, or attitude I may feel. I'm learning to rest on my hope in God even when I feel hopeless. The truth of the matter is there are moments in marriage that don't go perfect or a feeling that may go awry. But to be able to pray to God for my situation, my husband, my family is a needed thing and one I'm learning to enjoy. Looking forward to next week's topic! Stay tuned!

Proverbs 31

The Woman Who Fears the Lord

10 An excellent wife who can find?
    She is far more precious than jewels.
11 The heart of her husband trusts in her,
    and he will have no lack of gain.
12 She does him good, and not harm,
    all the days of her life.
13 She seeks wool and flax,
    and works with willing hands.
14 She is like the ships of the merchant;
    she brings her food from afar.
15 She rises while it is yet night
    and provides food for her household
    and portions for her maidens.
16 She considers a field and buys it;
    with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard.
17 She dresses herself with strength
    and makes her arms strong.
18 She perceives that her merchandise is profitable.
    Her lamp does not go out at night.
19 She puts her hands to the distaff,
    and her hands hold the spindle.
20 She opens her hand to the poor
    and reaches out her hands to the needy.
21 She is not afraid of snow for her household,
    for all her household are clothed in scarlet.
22 She makes bed coverings for herself;
    her clothing is fine linen and purple.
23 Her husband is known in the gates
    when he sits among the elders of the land.
24 She makes linen garments and sells them;
    she delivers sashes to the merchant.
25 Strength and dignity are her clothing,
    and she laughs at the time to come.
26 She opens her mouth with wisdom,
    and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
27 She looks well to the ways of her household
    and does not eat the bread of idleness.
28 Her children rise up and call her blessed;
    her husband also, and he praises her:
29 “Many women have done excellently,
    but you surpass them all.”
30 Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain,
    but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
31 Give her of the fruit of her hands,
    and let her works praise her in the gates.


  1. Hey Besties! I enjoyed this post and Proverbs 31 is the favored verse for my life. Thank you for the reminder that I ought to pray for my husband. (Oh, and thanks for subscribing to my own

    1. Yes! This passage is a treasured reminder to what we aspire to be godly wives to our husbands and spiritual examples to our children! Look forward to more posts! :-) :-) :-)