Three Reasons Why You Don't Want Your Spouse to Come Home Before It's Time
on September 11th, 2020
BY: Deana Bell, Director, Restored Marriage Have you ever heard of "God's perfect timing?" What we see in the following verses is proof that not only does God "know best," but that we should be patient and wait for His best. "We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps." (Proverbs 16:9 NLT) "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven." (Ecclesiastes 3:1...
Ridding Yourself of Sin in a Sinful World
on September 1st, 2020
BY: Carolyn Johnson, Former Director, Restored Marriage We recently visited the Great Smoky Mountains, where we met a relative who was visiting from Oklahoma. All of us had spent our childhood camping with family, so hiking and viewing nature from the outdoors is a favorite pastime. We were at the top of one of the highest peaks taking pictures, and I noticed there were hundreds of dead fir trees....
Prayers for Marriage Restoration and Other Key Takeaways from the Covenant Keepers Annual Conference
on August 6th, 2020
But just as He sees to it that "hopeless" marriages are restored, He guided Covenant Keepers through our first-ever, annual virtual conference all delivered through video conferencing. What we experienced was astonishing...
Why It's Important to Stay in Your Swim Lane
on July 31st, 2020
BY: Deana Bell, Director, Restored Marriage You've probably heard the phrase "stay in your lane," and until recently, I didn't even realize that that phrase does not usually contain the additional word "swim." It's a phrase my husband uses often, and he always says it with the word "swim." "Swim lane" is a project management term for doing the job that you were asked to do. "Staying in your swim ...
Separating the Person from the Demon
on July 16th, 2020
BY: Deana Bell, Director, Restored Marriage One of the most important things we can learn during our covenant-keeping days is how to separate the person from the demon that controls them. A few weeks ago, we posted a blog about dealing and decreeing the Word over your husband or wife. That necessity is born out of the reality that the enemy can destroy the image of what we once knew as our spous...
50 Truths About Offense
on July 9th, 2020
BY: Duke Rohe, Stander The good thing about a short memory is you forget who you are angry with.If you are slow to take offense, you probably won't become offended.Your offense is measured by your entitlement.To stay off the defensive, receive everything as input. When on the defensive, everything looks offensive.The opposite of love is not hate; it's offense. Offense grows a weight around the nec...
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