7. And finally, we must bring all the armor to bear against the Enemy with a life of committed prayer-praying together (18)! For our marriages to be victorious in spiritual warfare, we must commit ourselves to persistent and corporate prayer in the power of the Holy Spirit. Without this kind of committed prayer, all of the rest of the pieces of armor will fall to the ground, leaving us vulnerable to attack and utter defeat. This is where most Christian couples lose the battle! A prayerless marriage is a powerless marriage. And a powerless marriage is a winless marriage.

Your Own Marriage Warfare

In light of God's desire and ability to give us victory in the spiritual warfare in our marriages, prayerfully consider the following questions:

1. What kinds of attacks has the Enemy launched against your marriage in recent days?

2. How did you respond to these attacks? How should you have responded to them?

3. How can you begin to put on the full armor of God this week? Be specific. Why not pray about it right now?


© 2004 Christian Family Life


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