“We demolish arguments and every
pretension that sets itself up againstthe knowledge of God, and we take
captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”2
mind is very powerful and can take you to great heights or great depths. Our
thoughts rule us. It’s says so right in God’s word…
“Be very careful what
you think. Your thoughts run your life.”
be thankful for and to adore our husbands we must first start in our thoughts.
Where do you let your thoughts dwell? To have only eyes for your beloved means
to forgo all other temptation that is vying for your attention.
There are many avenues these days that can
lure women into another world or feeling like hers may be inadequate.
or night time dramas, romance novels, or even romantic comedy’s can make one believe
that she is lacking something in her life. Living vicariously through actors and creative screen writing (with really
good lighting) create unrealistic expectations.
allowing those kinds of things into your home or mind you will help you experience
more thankfulness and adoration by seeing your man through pure eyes
with little to no expectation or comparisons.
take every thought captive means asking, “What does Christ say about my
marriage?” He says that, “It’s lasting, it’s lovely, it’s blessed by him, etc.”
He would not tell you that you deserve better or that he is not _____ (fill in
the blank). Those thoughts must go! Do your thoughts line up with what God says
about marriage? If not, take them captive and throw them out! Christ gave you
the authority to cancel every pretention that sets itself up against your
marriage and home.
each negative/horrible thought with a positive. Better yet, claim it and speak
it over your husband. The bad thought that will eventually become your
words if you dwell there, but the opposite can also become your prayer.
(THOUGHT) “He is so impatient” (Red light) Stop and pray, “Lord, May godly
thoughts, actions and sincere patience rule my husband. In Jesus name, Amen.” Then,
thank him and adoringly affirm him when you see patience in his life.
Our encouraging and pure hearted words (that start as thoughts) will fill our
men up like helium making him destined to fly!!