Praying for your husband

PRAYING FOR YOUR FUTURE HUSBAND, PRAYING, HUSBAND,Half a year ago I was sitting in my room grading some worksheets we had given our teens from church as homework and I came across one of my girl’s papers on which I read something that made me put everything down and just stop and think. I don’t know what question it was responding to but she had written: “I’m praying that one day God will bless me with a good, godly husband and we’ll have a good family once we get married.”

All of a sudden I felt really convicted, because here I have one of my thirteen year old girls writing about how she’s praying for her future husband and it made me realize that half of the time I forget that I’m supposed to be praying for my own future husband as well.

Don’t get me wrong. I’ve been praying for my husband since I was a young girl too. If there’s anything I learned during my teenage years it was that it’s never too early to start praying for your future husband… whether you’re ten or fifteen. But thinking back on those years I realized that I haven’t exactly been praying the right way. My prayers would be something along these lines, “God, please make my husband exist out there somewhere, please help him come to me as fast as he possibly can, oh… and bless him too”. I sure hope my husband already “existed” when I was thirteen… or else I still have a LONG time to wait for him. 😉

I also remember talking to a few godly married women who told me about how much they prayed and fasted for their husbands before they came into their lives. One of them fasted once a week for a year. Another one had her family fast along with her. Me? I prayed for him when I remembered I was supposed to and I fasted a few times too, but never extensively. And as for the family part? The only time I’ve asked my family to pray with me for my future husband would be when my younger siblings would argue about which one of them would claim my room after I’m gone…I told them if they wanted to get my room anytime soon they’d better start praying that my husband would come quickly or else none of them would. 😉

So then came my question: how exactly DO I pray for my future husband? This man that I have never met or have already met but have no clue that he’s “the one”. When my friends ask me to pray for them I know exactly what to pray for, what they are struggling with… but how do I pray for someone when I don’t even really know what is going on in his life at this time?

I decided that it was time to do what I had to do in order to get answers: talk to God about it, find a good book on that topic, or the typical one… just google it. 😉 So of course, I did all three.

After praying about it I decided that what I needed to do was come up with… “the list”. I know if you’re a guy… those two words just made you very happy. 😉 This list though is a little different than the one girls typically create. It has nothing to do with his physical appearance, what his resume looks like, or how exciting his life is at the moment (although those things matter too) but it was more along the lines of what kind of qualities does this man need to have to be a good future husband, father and leader of the home based on God’s Word and what does he need to do to get those qualities if he doesn’t have them already. Then I have to pray for God to work on those things in his life every day.

Of course, it’s not fair to create “the list” for my future husband and have no list for myself. I’m far from perfect (and lucky me) I actually know the things I need to work on daily. I created my own list of qualities that a wife, mother, and “helper” should have and what I need to do to “get there”… and asked God to help me work on those areas in my life too.

As for the book… there are quite a few books out there written for wives who want to pray for their husbands, but not too many written for singles praying for their future husbands. But, I did find a book that is specifically written for this exact topic, “Praying for Your Future Husband” by Robin Jones Gunn and Tricia Goyer.

The interesting thing about this book is that it’s written for young teen girls who want to pray for their husbands. Not older girls who are already out of college, ready to get a real job as well as get on with life and settle down with their future spouse… but young girls: twelve, thirteen, fourteen years old whose dreams of walking down the aisle toward their Mr. Right won’t be happening in a long time.

And it made me wonder… what’s the point of praying for your future husband at such a young age before you even meet him? Why can’t you just start praying for him after you have already met him and are planning your wedding?

Before we answer that question we should take a good look at what men are in our world. Men are called to be our spiritual and earthly leaders. They are the backbone of the family, the nation, the body of Christ because God has a special calling upon each one of them and that is to lead the way with their God-given authority. It is men who take leading roles in determining how our nation should be run, how our children should be raised, what our churches should be grounded on. And Satan knows this very well, which is why from a very early age he bombards young boys with things that will stunt their growth in becoming the godly men and role models God created them to be. His plan is to take down these men before they can even rise to be who they are called to be because by making sure these men never rise to be truly God-fearing leaders that they need to be our families, churches, society will be weak along with their leaders.

This isn’t in any way to undermine the role of women in the world, in the church, and in the family. Women also play a significant role in all of these areas. And they also play a significant role in encouraging or discouraging the men in their lives in becoming the godly leaders they are called to be. Satan has his own attacks and schemes against women as well, but he knows that the best way to get to women is to first get to the men in their lives because it is the men in our lives that are our leaders and authority figures.Currently there seems to be a global problem for our present generation of Christian women and it is the unbalanced ratio between God-honoring woman and the males in their lives who aren’t as quick to become the men God called them to be. This leaves many young Christian women asking the question: what are we supposed to do? Sit back and worry about when these men will magically have an epiphany which will make them realize they need to step it up a little? Eat ice-cream while watching chick flicks and waiting for an un-realistic version of Prince Charming to appear in our lives? No. There is something we can do for our future (and present) husbands today and that is to enter into the war zone and fight for them in the one way that we can: pray for them.

We can’t step into their shoes and make the right decisions for them but we can pray for them every day as they battle against all of Satan’s attacks and schemes to bring them down and prevent them from growing. And the sooner you start praying, the better it is. Which is why it’s good (and important) for girls to pray for their husbands long before they meet them. By praying for them at an early age they are joining in the battle for their future husbands to develop into the godly men they should be and this will be a blessing to them and their family later on down the road.

Now… what should you pray for exactly? A few things outlined in this particular book include:

-His heart

-He will be a God lover

-Patience

-Understanding

-Trust

-Loyalty and faithfulness

-Strength

-Protection

-Intimacy

-“The list”

-Contentment

-Commitment

If you want a more extended and specific list I stumbled upon a great article titled “31 Days of Praying for Your Husband” and there is a specific thing to pray for written out for each day of the month. This list is actually geared more toward married women praying for their husbands rather than single women praying for their future husbands but it’s a great tool to use if you’re having trouble figuring out what you should be praying for and it covers every single topic listed in the book that I mentioned above. 🙂

Whether you’re single or married it’s important to remember the power and importance of praying for the men in our lives. It’s never too early or too late to start and by doing so we will play a vital role in helping them become the leaders for that God wants them to be.

It turns out my teen girl is on the right track with starting to pray for her future husband at her young age and one day (when I remember which girl it was) I’ll have to thank her for helping me discover the importance of always keeping my future husband in my daily prayers… 😉

31 Days of Praying for Your Husband 

Day 1 – 
Pray that your husband will grow spiritually and consider his accountability before the Lord. Pray that he will guard his heart by developing spiritual disciplines—Bible reading and study, prayer, meditation, scripture memorization, etc. (2 Peter 3:18; Prov. 4:23)

Day 2 –
Pray that your husband’s relationship with God and His Word will bear fruit in his life. Pray that he will be a man of wisdom and understanding, fearing the Lord. (Prov. 3:7, 9:10; Ps. 112:1)

Day 3 –
Pray that your husband will be humble and quick to agree with God about his sin. Pray that his heart will be tender toward the voice of the Lord. (Ps. 51:2-4; Micah 6:8)

Day 4 –
Pray that your husband will grow in leadership skills in your relationship—protecting and providing for you. Pray that he will lead you wisely and love you sacrificially, so that God will be glorified in your marriage. (Eph. 5:25-29; Col. 3:19)

Day 5 –
Pray that your husband will be faithful to his wedding vows. Pray that he will have a desire to cultivate your relationship as a sign of his loyalty and commitment to you, and as a picture of Christ’s love for the Church. (Prov. 20:6; Gen. 2:24)

Day 6 –
Pray that your husband will love righteousness and hate wickedness, especially the evils of the culture. Pray that he will recognize and avoid wickedness in his own life, and if necessary, take a clear, strong stand against evil. (Prov. 27:12; John 17:15; 1 Cor. 10:12-13)

Day 7 –
Pray that your husband will safeguard his heart against inappropriate relationships with the opposite sex. Pray that his heart will be pure and undivided in his commitment to you. (Prov. 6:23-24, 26; Rom. 13:14)

Day 8 –
Pray that your husband will work hard to provide for your family, to the best of his ability. Pray that the character qualities necessary for a successful career and ministry will be a growing part of his character—persistence, decisiveness, strength, an analytical mind, organizational skills, positive relationships with people, determination, etc. (Rom. 12:11; 1 Cor. 15:58)

Day 9 –
Pray that your husband handle finances wisely, will have discernment concerning budgeting and investments, and will be a good steward of his money in regard to giving to the Lord’s work. Pray that money will not become a source of discord in your family. (Prov. 23:4-5; Rom. 12:13; Heb. 13:5)

Day 10 –
Pray that your husband will cultivate strong integrity, and not compromise his convictions. Pray that his testimony will be genuine, that he will be honest in his business dealings, and will never do anything that he needs to hide from others. (Prov. 20:7; 1 Tim. 1:5, 3:7; Eph. 6:10-12)

Day 11 –
Pray that your husband will have a humble, teachable spirit and a servant’s heart before the Lord. Pray that he will listen to God and desire to do His will. (Prov. 15:33; Eph. 6:6)

Day 12 –
Pray that your husband will yield his sexual drive to the Lord and practice self control. Pray that your sexual intimacy together will be fresh, positive, and a reflection of selfless love. (Prov. 5:15, 18; 1 Cor. 7:3; Song of Solomon 7:10)

Day 13 –
Pray that your husband use practical skills to build your family and make wise decisions for your welfare. Pray that he will serve unselfishly. (Gal. 5:13; Phil. 2:3-4)

Day 14 –
Pray that your husband will speak words that build you and your family, and reflect a heart of love. Pray that he will not use filthy language. (Prov. 18:21; Eph. 4:29)

Day 15 –
Pray that your husband will choose his friends wisely. Pray that God will bring him men who will encourage his accountability before God, and will not lead him into sin. (Prov. 13:20; Prov. 27:17)

Day 16 –
Pray that your husband will choose healthy, God-honoring activities. Pray that he will not live in bondage to any questionable habits or hobbies, but that he will experience freedom in holiness as he yields to the Spirit’s control. (1 Cor. 6:12, 10:31; 2 Tim. 2:4)

Day 17 –
Pray that your husband will enjoy his manliness as he patterns his life after Christ and strong men in the faith. Pray for his physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual strength. (Eph. 3:16; 1 Peter 2:21; 1 Cor. 10:11)

Day 18 –
Pray that your husband will have an eternal perspective—living in light of eternity. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life. (Matt. 6:33; Deut. 6:5; Eph. 5:16; Ps. 90:12)

Day 19 –
Pray that your husband will be patient and a man of peace. Pray that he will not give in to anger, but will allow the Holy Spirit to control his responses. (Rom. 14:19; Ps. 34:14)

Day 20 –
Pray that your husband will yield his mind and thoughts to the Lord. Pray that he will not entertain immoral or impure thoughts, and that he will resist the temptation to indulge in pornography. (Prov. 27:12; 2 Cor. 10:5)

Day 21 –
Pray that your husband will learn how to relax in the Lord and, in his greatest times of stress, find joy and peace in his relationship with God. Pray that he will submit his schedule to the Lord. (Neh. 8:10; Prov. 17:22; Ps. 16:11)

Day 22 –
Pray that your husband will practice forgiveness in your relationship and with others. Pray that he will recognize any roots of bitterness, and yield any resentment and unforgiving attitudes to the Lord. (Eph. 4:32; Heb. 12:15)

Day 23 –
Pray that your husband will be a good father—disciplining his children wisely and loving them unconditionally. If he is not a father, pray that he will find a young man to mentor in the things of the Lord. (Eph. 6:4; Col. 3:21; 2 Tim. 2:1-2)

Day 24 –
Pray that your husband will have a balanced life—that he will balance work and play. Pray that he will fear God, but also gain favor with people he knows at work and church. (Luke 2:52; Prov. 13:15)

Day 25 –
Pray that your husband will be courageous in his stand against evil and injustice, and that he will stand for the truth. Pray that he will protect you and your family from Satan’s attacks. (Ps. 31:24; Eph. 6:13; Ps. 27:14)

Day 26 –
Pray that your husband will discover and live his God-given purpose. Pray that he will offer all his dreams to the Lord, and pursue only those goals that will bring God glory and count for eternity. (Jer. 29:11; 1 Cor. 10:31)

Day 27 –
Pray that your husband will understand the importance of taking care of his body—the temple of the Holy Spirit—for the glory of God. Pray that he will practice self-control by making wise food choices, and get sufficient exercise to stay healthy. (Rom. 12:1-2; 1 Cor. 6:19-20, 9:27)

Day 28 –
Pray that your husband will be a man of prayer. Pray that he will seek and pursue God in purposeful quiet times. (1 Thess. 5:17; Luke 22:46; James 5:16)

Day 29 –
Pray that your husband will surrender his time and talents to the Lord. Pray that his spiritual gifts will be manifest in his career, at church, and in your home. (Eph. 5:15-16; 1 Cor. 12:4, 7)

Day 30 –
Pray that your husband will serve God and others with pure motives. Pray that he will obey the Lord from his heart, and glorify Him in everything. (1 Cor. 10:13; John 7:17-18; Col. 3:23-24)

Day 31 –
Pray that your husband will recognize the lies of the Enemy in his life. Pray that his attitudes and actions will be guided by the truth as he brings his thoughts into captivity to the Word of God. (John 8:44; 2 Cor. 10:4-5)

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78 thoughts on “Praying for your husband

  1. Thank you Anna for such an awesome article. I am about to turn 45 years old and I am just learning how to really pray for my future husband (whoever he is). My prayers have been more selfish in terms of a spouse but from the 31 Day Prayer for your husband, I know how to pray now. Thank you so much. Guess I’m a little late.

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  2. Thank you so much for this encouraging article. I am not a young lady, however such a reminder for a fifty year old widow whom desires to please the Lord and also a the desire to have a Godly mate again. It is time to to spend some time fasting, praying for my future mate, and to seek the areas in my life that need sharpened. What a blessing your post has been. A true GMC (God Made Coincedence) today! Many Blessings to you.

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    • I love GMC’s 🙂 God knows exactly what message we need to hear every day and He always find a way to get it to us. I’m glad He spoke to you through this post. May He answer the desires of your heart and bless you with a relationship that glorifies Him for many years to come. God bless you!

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    • Thanqq soo much..even am also struggling how to pray about my future husband but ur article make a clear path to me by the gods grace..let i will start praying nd fasting .

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  3. Prayers like this never end. My husband and I have been married 52 years…through some very rocky times, but GOD….Today we love each other more than we ever have and have found a place in Him together that is a total answer to many prayers. God Bless you Anna.

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    • That’s so incredible to hear! What a wonderful testimony of God’s faithfulness to get us through every season we go through, especially the difficult ones. May God continue blessing your relationship and use it to bring Him glory. God bless you! ♥

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  5. This post is awesome! I actually have been feeling convicted to write a post specifically regarding the importance of praying for ones future spouse. A great book for single women or engaged women is Woman in Love by Katie Heartfiel. Also, Jackie Francois – Angel and her husband Bobby Angel have a powerful testimony about Jackie’s prayers for her future husband (who turned out to be Bobby.) Read about it here: http://jackieandbobby.com/about/

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  8. Amazing post. Incredibly inspirational. It has motivated me to not only fast and pray for my future husband bur also to rally other women to stand together, in unity with one another, to all do this together starting March 1.

    One thing I am curious of…what has the fasting part looked like for you? I guess it would look differently for each woman involved but I’m curious what your personal experience may have looked like…as I prepare for this adventure and challenge.

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    • Hi Lindsey! I love what you and the ladies are planning on doing! Personally when I fast I do it from food and I replace my breakfast, lunch, and dinner time with praying for specific areas in my husband’s life (as listed above).

      And of course, I also pray for God to show me areas in my life that I need to work on to help myself become more like Him as well as be prepared for the future He has in store for me. And I love to journal my prayers as well and write down anything that God speaks to my heart during that time.

      Fasting definitely looks different for every person but that’s my personal experience with it. Many blessings to you and your friends as you pray and fast for your husbands and your future together!

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  9. I like this 31 days prayer points they realy encouraged me to pray for my future husband cos im married yet not even dating waiting for a true man in my life pls stand with me in praying for him

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  10. Anna, you stopped by my blog and I stopped by yours and I am so glad that I did. I read your post on no more comfortable Christianity and then I read this one. Both are on point and seasoned for such a time as this. I am a single, mature, Christian lady who finds herself asking all the time, where are the Godly men. Why are so few men in the church, 90% women and 10% or less men. God said it was not good that man be alone and so he made woman to be man’s helpmeet, i.e., companion. Your 30-day praying for your husband list truly opened my eyes. It is grounded upon scripture and well thought out. I like it, will use it, and if you don’t mind, share it with the other sisters who continuously ask on a daily basis, where is my Adam. Maybe, we too are praying the wrong way. Thank you for this thoughtfully put together list. Continue to be a blessing and I will follow.

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    • I’m glad the list was helpful Pangeline. I didn’t write it myself (but included the link before it). 🙂 I’m so glad I found it as well because it helped me realize the specific things that would be wise to pray about my future husband. May God bless you and the rest of our sisters in Christ as we pray for those husband’s of ours. 😉 Be blessed!

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  11. This article is nothing short of AMAZING! I am so thankful God lead me to this page. My spirit is filled with this message of hope and encouragement today. Thanks for posting.

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      • Yes, absolutely. Maureen and I have used Stormie Omartian’s book, “The Power of Praying for your Adult Children” to pray for our sons and their future spouses. And again, it’s awesome that there are people like you praying on the other end of potential relationships like this. I know God will honor your prayer and give you the desires of your heart. You’re a very special person. That man will be pretty blessed! Thanks again, from a father of sons, for such an encouraging post. 🙂

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  12. I admire your honesty and certainly your faithful diligence. My deepest hope is that you will meet your husband very soon. I wanted to add one thing to your list if I might, something which i have learned mostly recently in my 54 years. When you are praying for your husband, thank God for the gift that is your husband, for sending you the man that God,in Its infinite wisdom, knows to be the right fit for you. Thank God again and again for that which is already yours as you envision perfection in your relationship. When I speak with people about their prayers so often it occurs to me that as they pray their focus is on their lack and need. All too often that which we pray for and long to have is simply waiting to be seen. I pray for the wisdom to accept that which is already in Gods plan for my life and thank the Creator for every moment of experience. Love and Light, Cheryl

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  13. All of you women are going to be provided a Godly husband, if that is truly your hearts desire… It’s just a matter of timing.

    Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

    Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. Romans 5:3-5

    God is good and faithful!

    Strive and pray to be a Proverbs 31 woman. Us men need women like that in our lives 😉

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    • God truly is faithful! And although no one is really promised a spouse (in God’s Word) I do believe that if God puts that desire in your heart it will come to pass when the timing is right. 🙂 Thanks for the encouragement!

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  14. Thank you so much for writing this article Anna… I posted that Matt Chandler picture on my Facebook wall. I’m a twenty-two year old male, waiting on my wife. I believe God has already revealed the woman to me, but she still has accepting and growing to do herself. Pray that she would surrender and that God’s will would be done in her life and my seventeen year old sisters’. I read this article primarily because of my sister. I’m worried about the path she’s taking. Pray for her guidance. I personally pray God will bring her a Godly man. You’re truly an inspiration and great example for woman! Keep the faith and know I will be praying for you and your future husband. God is waking up men to be everything they were called to be. You’re loved! 🙂

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  16. Great post Anna! I’ve enjoyed reading some of your posts. I love your “31 Days of Praying For Your Husband.” It’s also a good reminder for us married women to continue praying for our husbands. God brought my husband into my life in His perfect timing. I was 26 at the time. I’m thankful that I waited for His timing and plan. . . . And thanks for visiting my blog. Blessings to you.

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    • It’s always good to pray for your husband, whether he’s in your life yet or not. 🙂 And it’s definitely best to wait for God’s perfect timing to bring that special someone into your life then to try to “find” them on your own when you want to. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. It’s encouraging to hear from people who have prayed and who have waited and their “time” finally comes. 😉 Blessings to you as well!

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  17. Thanks Anna, This is a lovely post and I agree with you. I’ve been praying for my future husband for a long time too, but now I’m 27 (by no means too old) but I have often wondered, ‘what if I’m wasting my time praying for a man who doesn’t exist? what if I’m caught up in the fairy tale and need too just get back to reality.’ what are your thoughts?

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    • Oh I have totally thought the same exact thing before! It seems like a waste of time to pray for someone who may or may not exist. But from the way I see things, for the most part people do end up getting married (although the percentage for that has been declining over the years) and God did originally create us for that purpose. Unless you have a calling for singleness in your life (which I’m sure you would know) then odds are that you will eventually get married, as everyone else does.

      Of course, that is not the case for all people. Just because you have the desire to find someone to share your life with doesn’t mean that is guaranteed to happen. (There are people over 50 still waiting for “the one”) but when it comes to praying for your future husband before you have even meet him, I think praying never hurts, even if in the end we still end up single.

      Often times we pray for certain things (not as big or important as this maybe) and God doesn’t answer in the way we expect Him to but those prayers were still beneficial for our faith. And unless you spend an hour on your knees praying for your husband I don’t think a few minutes a day (if that) is a waste of time when it comes to praying.

      And I don’t think wanting to find that special someone is being caught up in a fairy tale by any means (unless you expect him to show up at your house on a white horse) 😉 It’s a very real and normal desire to have. It’s more normal to want someone to spend the rest of your life with and build a family with than to want to spend your life alone as a single.

      If you have that desire, keep on praying. Sometimes God gives us the desires of our hearts, other time He doesn’t if it doesn’t match up with His own desires for us. But regardless of what He chooses to do praying is always a good thing (in my eyes). 🙂

      Sorry for such a long reply, I honestly don’t know the “real” answer to this question myself. Maybe some people think praying for your future husband is a waste of time but I don’t. Hope it helped you instead of confused you (I’m sure it has the potential to do both). 😉 Have a blessed day!

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  18. Thank you for stopping by to visit i know I can dance.. You are so wise to pray and even thank God a head of time for preparing the heart of that special man of God..

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  19. Thanks so much for checking my blog post. I’m glad you liked it. I have a question. Based on what you say it doesn’t seem men can be good unless they are Godly.But are there not good men who teach their children about respect for others, for others property and about caring for others in what you might call a Christian way but who don’t believe in God? How about Buddhists, are they not good in their belief in the sanctity of life? I would have thought it important to add the extra ‘o’ in your search and look for a goodly man rather than a Godly man.
    This is not mean to disparage your beliefs in any way but to find out if you believe that only the religious are good. xx Hugs xx

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  20. WOW! This is just what I needed to read. I’m so excited to start this 30 Day Prayer session! What a great reminder that our prayers shouldn’t contain “Lord, send him now and make sure He is good looking!” but “Lord, I pray for my future husband and that his heart is running after Yours…” Thanks for this!!!!

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  21. This is an awesome article. I am def working on being more consistent on praying for my husband while actively cultivating various qualities God wants to see more of in my life.

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    • That’s fabulous! Sometimes it’s hard for me to remember to pray for someone that doesn’t currently “exist” in my life (which is what faith is for) 😉 but as I pray for my future husband and that God will mold him to become more like Him every day it’s a great reminder to pray that He continues to do the same for me. And one day when He will unite us together we will both be ready to serve Him together in the way He calls us to. 🙂

      Hope you have a blessed day!

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  22. This is SO great. I tend to be on again, off again when it comes to purposeful prayer for my husband. I think I’ll go through the 31 day list this summer.

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  23. I love your post and I loved your message, and 35 years when I turned to the lord one thing I asked him to do is to find me a wife, and i would wait on his choice, you see I knew the Lord had my best interests at heart! I told him I would place it in his hands and not ask for anything else. I was lead to join the Air Force in November 76, but could not leave because they would not have an opening for me until March 77, i was frustrated because the other thing I told Him I would go where he sent me. Now unknown to my self my future wife had finished high school early and wanted to go into the Air Force at the same time, she is from the St Louis area. They told her she had to wait six months also. So we both came to basic training on the same bus from the airport and never me, went through basic and we were probably less than 100 yards apart on any given day. When basic was over we boarded the same bus for tech school! Off to Biloxi Ms, I still never noticed her and probably would not have never, because I was waiting on God! A young lady tried to get me to date her several times but I always said know. One day she told me she had someone who wanted to meet me and she told the same thing to my wife. We met and been together for the last 35 years, love at first sight and we met at the end of April and married June 24 of the same year. God is good. So I left this message for you as a blessing letting you know that God does choose well! Thanks for visiting my blog and I will follow yours and i am blessed to have met you dear sister! God bless and have a wonderful easter!

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    • Wow, that is such a beautiful love story and such an encouraging reminder for me to not only trust in God’s timing but also know without a doubt that He will choose the man that is best for me (when the time comes). God sure does work in mysterious ways, and often times not in the way we expect. It’s so wonderful when you see why things work out as they do (in the end) but in the meantime when the future is still uncertain I can continue trusting Him and having patience for waiting for my Mr. Right. 😉 Thank you so much for sharing this. May God bless you!

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  24. My sister Anna- Blessings to you and your loved ones. I cannot recommend more highly for your edification that two books that I review on this post. As we sanctify Christ as LORD in our hearts, we can be prepared to give an answer… that will be seasoned with salt; with gentleness and reverence- as the Holy Scriptures say. These two resources will literally blow you away (into the third Heaven!). Happy Resurrection Sunday, daughter of the Most High YHVH. .. in HIM, ~Santos
    http://zionsgate.wordpress.com/2011/05/02/the-everlasting-god-the-king-of-saints/

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  25. Hi.
    I loved this post so much. I would just like to honour you because a lot of women don’t see what you see. As guys we meet all sorts of crazy girls 🙂
    but a girl that understands what her role is, that is rare and it is a blessing.
    As a guy your post just reminded me of my role as a man. I need to be more of the man God has called me to be. And thanks for liking my post, Singleness bad, Marriage good?

    Rolain

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    • Rolain – thank you! And singleness is definitely not bad. We have more time to focus on God and what He calls us to do. 🙂 We can glorify Him with our lives single and married. For some people it’s easier to do with a spouse… for others… without (like Paul from the Bible) 🙂

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