Your Respect Dare Today: Today, do a word search in your Bible on forgiveness. After reading the scriptures which come up,play that the Lord will help you forgive. Pray that He helps you overcome any obstacles in the way of total forgiveness of yourself, your husband or someone else.
Your Love Dare Today: Ask a godly friend to be your marriage mentor, to give you insight and be an ear to hear you out, when you need to talk about marriage related topics.
Today’s Love Dare: Hopefully you know of something that your wife would LOVE…YOU clean, take her to a nice dinner or a little get-away trip. Today’s DARE is to make one of those wishes come true. Do it!
Today’s Respect Dare: Look back at the last few weeks and see what God has done and is doing. Today write down 2 or 3 positive effects of the respect dare and why they are important. Thank the Lord for progress!
Your Love Dare of the Day: Ask you wife to pray with you today. If for whatever reason, she says, “no”, ask her how you can pray for her.
Your Respect Dare of the Day: Make a list of several things that you know are important to your husband. It could be anything from a clean car, sorted socks to his favorite meal or hobby and commit to working to make at least one of his favorite things your priority each week.
We also introduced you to the Hope Hero’s for July: The Granite Mountain Hot Shots. Please consider joining us in doing 19 Intentional Acts of Kindness to pay it forward Hot Shot style.
Ingredients1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup biscuit mix (recommended: Bisquick)
1/3 cup (5 1/3 tablespoons) butter, melted
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch pie pan.
Put all ingredients in a bowl and blend for 1 minute with a handheld electric mixer. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for about 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool.
Your Love Dare for today: Take time to pray through your areas of responsibility and your areas of wrong doing. Where you have failed, ask for God’s forgiveness, then humble yourself enough to admit them to your spouse. Do it sincerely and truthfully. Ask your spouse for forgiveness as well. No matter how they respond, make sure you cover your responsibility in love.
Your Respect Dare: Prayerfully consider your husband as the man he has become. Ask God to show you what positive characteristics have developed in him over the years and in writing, let him know what those characteristics are. Support each one with why it’s important to you.
Your Respect Dare for today: Write a list of the times the your husband has wronged you and burn it. Make a list of the times you’ve wronged your husband and ask him to forgive you for those times.
Your Love Dare for today: Whatever you haven’t forgiven in your mate, forgive it today. Let it go. Just as we ask Jesus to “forgive us our debts, we must ask Him to help us to “forgive our debtors” each day as well. Unforgiveness has been keeping you and your spouse in prison too long. Say from your heart “I choose to forgive.”