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Heavenly Father, we come to You seeking guidance and direction. Father, we want to know your will, Your ways, and no other. Holy Spirit, place in our hearts the wisdom and the knowledge to discern what You would have us to know. That we may grow in our knowledge of You, in our understanding of You, in our love and adoration of You. Father, help us to fellowship as we discuss, and that through this thread, Your glory, and Your mercy would be revealed, and received. Let this thread be a witness to all who read it. Father, I ask that You would bless us as we seek Your truth. In Jesus name. Amen

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Amen.

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</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">There was a reason why it was just the two of us the other nite.</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">OK so; did the reason come before or after you to got there?

God had the reason before you got there, you just figured it out after the fact. Sorry I have a little farm boy type stallion in me too. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="images/icons/wink.gif" />

So does that open up our discussion or what?

I'll get on when I can. I'll try not to let any discussion get to far before I get tto put in my two mites worth.

Bless you, take care and stay Pono (rightous).

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Amen to that

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S&C,
I fully understand now How you are explaining things. I can see where you are coming from. Like the REASON that I'm right!!! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" /> OK, just joking!!! Actually reasons and choices exist side by side. God took the choices that LoveN and I had made in the past and intervened with the verse in Romans to make all things work together for good. Our choices turned into HIS reason!!!! The bible also says He already knows who will be saved, but still lets us CHOOSE our own salvation. If he made it happen , then there would be no free will. Yes, He is like the shepard, who leads and guides us with certain events[ like LoveN and I talking], but He still gave us the CHOICE to call. By the way she was late....by choice!!!!

I set before you life and death.. CHOOSE life. I rest my case Mr Stallion!!!!!!! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="images/icons/wink.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="images/icons/tongue.gif" />

God Bless you richly S&C

singleguy

PS: Please still pray for my marriage.

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Hello Single and S&C,

Hey not fair talking behing my back! LOL! I was late because it was my choice yes! I had to make a cup of coco!
God gives us choice right? I figured everyone was in there and talking I did not know Single was by himself! I thought TTSMM put in our shedual that 10 was attending.
Hope I am forgiven.
I do wish more would come in as it is a very good book and it has made a big change in the way I feel already.
I do think God has a way about putting people in our lives at just the right time. I am not smart or an angel by God's law! I am only human, but have seen many things - gifts - since I started here on MB. More now with this wonderful book!
I never was the one to tell anyone to do this or that, but the words just fell out of mouth Wed. I still feel God is not done with you and he wants you to figure it out!
Do you not believe that he could have restored your marriage? It maybe many years. If your W told you she still loved you then she never stopped. She is blinded by the enemy and confused. Your talk with God enabled her to carry on the way she is. God causes turmoil in their hearts which turns them back. I am not trying to tell you what to do, but maybe reconsider all that has happened. Lots of people have traggedy in their lives - I did. I still think God calls us home when our job is done here and this has helped me through those tough times. I lost a brother through suicide and my 2nd husband was there with him when it happened. He was interrogated three times. I did not blame anyone. My brother did not want to live as his wife ran on him. Then I think was it just his time? Just a little added insight here. The baby was her choice not yours even with a comment. she could find it now if she tried. I have a niece that found me a few years ago. God works for us if we let him. We just have to trust him.
This thread is a great one and yes I hope through this he will speak to us.

God Please help us all. We are only human and trying to find our way back to you. Amen

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LoveN,
I am ging to do something out of respect for you, and God, and the people on this forum who are asking God for a miracle, and my ex wife, and me, because I believe God is using you for my sake. Would you please post a prayer for me, and ask God to clearly show me what to do. You can take your time before you post it. Get that cup of coco. Write it and rewrite it until you feel it is the true words of the living God spoken thru you. I ask that your words would be prophetic for the salvation of our marriage, if that is what God truly wants. I will assume that it is. Let it speak to her and I thru the Holy Spirit. I also give anyone permission to add to it, once you have posted the initial prayer.

Although I have been picking on S&C, I have great respect for him, and what he has accomplished, and how he has stood for what he believes by faith and has seen the victory of God. May God bless him even more. I only pick on people I like!!!

singleguy

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Lord God, I ask that You would speak in a very special way to everyone who comes to this thread. Lord, give them Your wisdom to do what YOU would want them to do. Lead them to Your green pastures, and to the spring of living water, that all might be saved. In Jesus name. Amen

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sg,

Well I guess if you're resting your case, we'll have to look for a new topic of discussion. But not before I submit a final retort.

</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">God took the choices that LoveN and I had made in the past and intervened with the verse in Romans to make all things work together for good. Our choices turned into HIS reason!!!! </font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Could it be that God had a reason for just the two of you to talk that night and he kept lupo and TTSMM out of the conversation? Since God existed before us and has had a plan for us since the begining, his reason for getting the two of you togather to talk that night would have already existed (before you could have made your choice).

I think it's time for me to rest my case and and say something to tease you. lol <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="images/icons/tongue.gif" /> But just instead, I'll pray for you that God will continue to encourage you, teach you, heal you and guide you with His gentle but mighty hand.

LNC,

I promise we won't talk behind your back. Besides can you just picture sg on the phone by himself; (If it were me this is what I'd be doing.) "helllooooo..... anybody there?" "Ok, I'm going to count to three, and if no one answers I'm going to hang up..... OK! O n e ...., t w o ..., t w o a n d a h a l f, t h r rrrr... awww come on you guys." JUST KIDDING singleguy. LOL. Sorry I couldn't resist the tease. I only tease the ones I like.

Any way gotta get to work. Ya'll be good and be blessed today.

Love in Christ.

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S&C,
God bless you brother. I did post a comment to the girls wed nite when no one else called in. It is on the thread somewhere. Today I am in a very torn state. There is terrible strife in my church, and it is being torn apart. Everyone is at each other's throat about foolish issues, and we are having people quit in a huff. It is sad. Would you please pray for God to reveal the problem and the person. Someone is playing Pied Piper here, and needs to be stopped. Please God, reveal and deal with this person quickly. In Jesus name. Amen

I have great respect for what you say, and I can see your point very easily. God said He knew every move we would make before we were born. But He still has to let us chose it on our own. Does that make sense? You are a great guy S&C. I praise God for you.

God Bless
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sg,

I really wasn't going to look back in here today, but I thought I'd just take a peek.

I'm sorry to hear about your church. I've been through it a couple of times. Satan has a field day with these. But keep in mind that verse in Romans ok?

The important thing in all of this is that you keep your walk with God intimate. Eveyone involved with the bickering will have to answer to God. The last time I experienced a divided church I told them all that they were given a chance to experience Christ and to and to portray Christ, but they weren't doing that so my family and I left both groups.

Father, give supernatural wisdom and humility to those that are responsible for the strife and the flock. Give those in the middle of it all strength to weather it out and to bring them closer to you. May calm heads prevail. Bind the enemy and scatter them in seven directions. Let your Holy Spirit envelope your church body and bringthem together and aline them to your will. In Jesus name. Amen.

Remember the enemy uses lots of smoke and mirrors to keep us from focusing on what's important. Bless you sg and stand strong.

</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">But He still has to let us chose it on our own. Does that make sense? </font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Yes you are right. It's a hard thing to comprehend, us having free will and God already knowing in advance the choices we will make. But to me it seems like the only way for things to work. It's like he lines things up. sg is going to be in on the call and so is LNC, so I need to start these two thigns in motion three days ahead of time to keep lupo and TTSMM off the line so LNC can tell sg this stuff.

Kind of boggles the mind huh?

So what's God teaching you during this time with your church? Learn well, you may need it later. Or what has God taught you that may help in this situation?


S&C

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S&C,
Thank you for the prayer brother. God had an excellent REASON to put us together. It was HIS CHOICE, eh!!!!! Your question has really come at a perfect time. I have struggled with being strong in the midst of a storm. I try to please everyone [ yeah, right!!!], and then get confused about what I stand for. No more!!! I ask God for His strength to STAND on HIS word and to do HIS will, not man's. John Hagee says that if we have " one ounce of Jesus in us, we will do the right thing ". Amen

God Bless You
singleguy

PS: Hey LNC, I have been waiting for that annointed prayer. My son and I are asking God to open a door for her to move out, and not live together with the other man, and to open a door for her and I to talk. May my ex have her coco ready before the call!!!! In Jesus name. Amen

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Hello Singleguy and Steadfastandcommitted,
I just finished reading all your trials and tribulations and prayers. Wonderful, Praise God!

I think S&C if Lupolady and TTSMM are joined with us that God may speak through them also. Both say wonderful things regarding God and the Holy Spirit and our walk with God. Thank you for your kind kidding as it puts me at ease!

I am going to start this off with who I am, just felt it was needed!

Hello Singleguy and all others waiting for the voice or acts of God for the restoration of your marriages.
I am nothing more than a peasant type women whom turned her back to our Lord God many years ago. As a child through my teens I had God in my life and lived for him.
Since my WS left, and me having a suicidal attempt, I gave my life back to God and vowed never to leave his side again. Many gifts from God continue daily in my life now.
I am sent people, words, faith, a wonderful book to help me keep my faith and above all peace. These gifts are from our Almighty God whom loves us enough to show me how to help more discouraged and hurting brothers and sisters.
When I started this prayer I did not want to do it lastnight as I was tired and it was late, but NO, the words flooded my mind and I could not rest until the words were down on paper! My hands were cold and my heart raced with my mind, but when I finished peace came over me!
I pray to God that this prayer is received and the miracles begin for Singleguy, Lupolady, TTSMM, S&C, and all other standers on this wonderful site.
Please turn your lives completely over to God, Live His Word, Stand Firm and wait for your Gifts.

To The Father, Son and Holy Spirit we call you for our Blessings. Amen

God Bless You All

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Let Us Pray,

Almighty God, Father of the Heavens and Earth and all Mankind, I come to you tonight from the depths of my heart & sole to ask for my Brothers and Sisters here at Marriage Builders to receive your gift of miracles for the restoration of their marriages. Also give unto us the increase of faith and hope you promise us. Dear Lord God please help to diminish the hurts, anguish, doubts, fear, financial worry's so we may walk closer to you in our spiritual fights for our spouses salvation. Please remove all the sin the evil one is causing each and everyone of us.
Almighty God there is one Brother Singleguy, who believes you Dear God, sent me to him, because you did not finish your work with him and his exwife. I pray to you O Lord God that you speak to my Brother clearly as you have done for many others and through me to deliver your words. Let him know your will for his life and also your will for all others. I pray to you Almighty God please send the Holy Spirit to soften and change Singleguy's exwife's heart and all wayward spouses, please ask him to speak to all of us. Dear God you sent your only Son, Jesus Christ to die on the Cross for the forgivness of all of our sins, please remove the evil one from our paths so we can live and walk in your Glory. We take this time to give Thanks to you Almighty God for the many marriages already restored. Your Word Holy Father is what we live for: Ask and it will be given. Please Dear God hear my prayer and bestow upon us your miracles. Guide us with your loving direction and heal our broken hearts and marriages. We offer this prayer to you God as a sacrfice for our sinning spouses.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord who lives and Reigns with You and The Holy Spirit, One God, For Ever And Ever. Amen

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Thank you Dear Almighty God for your direction in completing this Prayer.
I also want to Thank you for my prayers of delivering this Prayer to the site as you know I had an awful time with many minutes of it being sent. I know it was satan whom tried his hardest to stop this. I just had to let you know God that you won once again!

In the name of our Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen

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LNC,
Now I know why God did what he did in having me ask for YOUR prayer. The proof is the tears running down my cheeks, and the sweet peace I feel in my heart. May God reward you richly and shower His love down upon you. You just get better everyday, and if I were there personaly, I would give you a big hug!!!!!

God Bless LNC
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Hello Singleguy,
Thankyou for your prayer and hug - it was heart felt! Do not thank me though, give thanks to God. I felt his presence while writting his words that would not stop. I am still shook from all of them. Satan had a good fight with me lastnight and today - distractions, tried making me write wrong words (see how I spelled soul), and last but not least he did not want that prayer or my Day 13 going up tonight! I thought I had lost all of this, but God intervened with a prayer and he won!
I have another story to tell you soon. Do you know how to put a picture in this post? I think it is time I told about an incident in my life when I was in my late 20's. I feel God wants me to reveal this now. Maybe it is to give hope to others that hurt so, or ones that half believe in him. I do not know the reason, but it came to me while I was cooking tonight. It is shocking how things come to us at times.

God Bless your walk with our Father and may he show you his way.
To the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen

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Heavenly Father, I thank You so much for my precious sister LNC. Father, You had Your loving hands around her even when she strayed. You went after her and brought her back from sin because You loved her unconditionally. And then You cleansed her completely when she asked for forgiveness. Who can understand Your wonderful mercies. Lord, in the name of Jesus, I bind the works of the devil off of my sister. I lose all the powers of heaven to come to her aid, that she would be lifted up and not be defeated. Father, I ask that You would give her the peace about what she wants to reveal, and that You would give her the OK when the time is right. I ask that she would be honored, and not judged for being obedient to You in doing this. I ask that you would give her Your perfect peace today, Your joy, Your assurance that she was bought with a price, and that no one can ever take her from you. Father,I would ask that You would speak words of comfort to her today. Tell her how precious she is to You, and that she was delicately designed for Your glory. That she is a special creation, fashioned by the creator of the universe himself. That there is no other like her. Father, bless my sister in Your very special way today, the blessing You know she is seeking. Lay Your healing hands upon her. I give You the praise, and the glory. In Jesus name we pray. Amen

God Bless LNC
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All,
Some very powerful prayers going on here.

Hey sg, I guess you don't like me because you don't poke fun at me <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />

I am afraid to take this thread back to the original topic because the words that have been spoken in prayer are so powerful.

God's grace and Mercy be bestowed upon you,
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TTSMM,

I think the world of you. How could a man pick on the person God has chosen to lead him. That would be shooting myself in the foot. May I wash your feet, brother???????

God bless my brother TTSMM. Give him joy beyond all understanding. Give him perfect peace in this storm he is going thru. In Jesus name. Amen

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TTSMM,

</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">I am afraid to take this thread back to the original topic because the words that have been spoken in prayer are so powerful.</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">The only original topic is God's truths. So anything can be discussed as long as it is in God's love and purpose.

So feel free to bring it back to whatever topic you want. Even add a new one if you want. We can talk about anything. God is big enough to handle any of our topics it won't change His truths one bit.

Bless you all. Have a great day and thank a Veteran.

Love in Christ.

S&C

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