Monday, April 3, 2017

A Prayer for Widows Who Want to Be Remarried


Lord God,
     I pray today for widows who want to remarry---for those who yearn once again for the companionship, touch and presence of a husband's love.
     May they use this desire to call upon You for refuge and strength. May they be thankfully open and honest before You, expressing all their dreams, fears, and daily struggles. May they receive help in time of need. May You open their eyes to the sources of help You've already placed around them.
     And Lord, as the widow Naomi prayed for Ruth and Orpah, I pray for each of these widows today: 
May the Lord show kindness to you, as you have shown to others. May the Lord grant that each of you will find rest in the home of another husband.
     As they struggle moment by moment to trust You again, may they each "be richly rewarded by the Lord, under whose wings they have come to take refuge," as Ruth did.
     In this process, Lord, gently lead them, reveal Yourself and Your will, and help them be restored and growing in You. Grant them contentment!
     Protect and watch over these beloved ones, Lord, and draw them close to You.
     In Jesus' Name,
     Amen

A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives. But if her husband dies, she is free to marry anyone she wishes, but he must belong to the Lord. In my judgment, she is happier if she stays as she is---and I think that I too have the Spirit of God.  I Corinthians 7:8

May you rest in the Lord this week,
♥ ferree

2 comments:

  1. It was 4years March 25th 2017 and is my loves birthday April 5th.I so desire to be married again!I know alot more growth and healing needs to be done in me.I feel Im ready but God knows way better.I trust Him moment by moment.In some things it has gotten easier but in other daily doing life stuff it is so much harder.We spent all our time together and it us so empty.I have been running from God and this and all your posts take me back to God's feet and his word.Thank you!I would be so lost without GOD and this blog.Every time I come and read I say this is exactly where I am.And you understand exactly..like no person in my life does.I thank God for you and pray for you and widows.

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  2. Dear Resting, you've touched my heart and brought a tear to my eyes.I'll be praying for you. May God bless you with rest and peace and contentment. Ferree.Hardy

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