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It’s daily, that I grow ever more concerned and aware of the great power our word wield in the spiritual realm. As sons and daughters of God, our voice, is our greatest weapon of offense. But our words also can release havoc into our lives. Most of the time we are unaware that we are the saboteurs of our own happiness and marriages. Label or category: From the original Greek kategoria, “accusation, prediction, noun from kagegorein “to speak against, to accuse,” assert, predicate,” from kata, “down to.” Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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This morning in my Daily Bible reading I came across the following passage and God began to talk. Want to know what He said? It’s really good. A MUST read for every SUM wife! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Wow, I missed all of you so much while I was away frantically writing. But guess what? I’ve finished the basic manuscript, Marching Around Jericho, Praying Your Unsaved Spouse Into the Kingdom. Hallelujah. This is a radical book. It will stretch you and challenge every demon of complacency, doubt and religiosity. This book will place you on your march around the walls of your unsaved spouse’s heart. I’m convinced this is my best work ever. Thank you, Jesus.!!! I promise you this, read it and exercise every tool I share with you and at the end of the journey, your life and marriage will be different, better, changed and holy. God did it for me. He wants to do the same in your life. God is just that good!!! AMEN! Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Hello SUM nation! Lori Lyn Skipper here. While praying this morning and pondering on the prayer requests in the Ladies SUM group, I sensed the Lord say, “Something needs to die.” That's not what I was expecting Him to say, after all, that doesn't sound very fun or spiritual, does it? He had my attention and my ears perked up. Let's dig a little deeper into what He is saying. In my minds eye, the Lord brought me back to the year 2000, when the church I was attending in the small town of Fairfield, IL hosted a funeral service. This was not your normal funeral service. It was not a funeral in the natural, it was a spiritual funeral. The congregation was charged with seeking Holy Spirit to find that one (or more) issues in our life that needed to be put to death. Almost immediately I knew my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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By Patty tower We are over a month post conference and boy…not only is God doing a work in me, but doing a work in my husband! Hallelujah and amen. I’m excited that God is opening doors of spiritual discussions between my husband I, and I’m thrilled to see where these discussions will lead. God will pave a way for my husband’s salvation, yes, but like many other women in this community realize…it comes at a price. The price of truly getting to know myself through the Savior first. Sometimes, I have to be careful about what I ask. When I prayed, “God give me your heart and show me your ways.” You had better believe He will show you…and sometimes, it stings. Recently, it occurred to me during in a conversation with my close sisters in Christ, that I may be too “self-righteous,” too “passionate,” and I may come... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Loving Your Separated Spouse I know in this community of unequally yoked believers, there is someone whose spouse has walked out the door and left. Your heart is breaking right now, and you don’t know what to do. Perhaps your spouse has never accepted Christ or perhaps, like my husband did many years ago, he or she walked away from their faith commitment. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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My heart has been with the many who are reading here and are STILL waiting for your miracle. It may have been wrenching to read about spouses coming to faith while you languish in the loneliness and deep conflicts of a mismatched marriage. I know for me, reading about happy couples was sometimes a dagger in my chest. Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I want to release another testimony of a husband baptized. Susan Loyless sent me an email a few weeks ago and her husband went into the water! Hallelujah. I also know that Tina U. shared that her husband also was baptized back in March. Something in the water....... For all of you still marching along, my friend Shayla will be leading a study of, Winning Him Without Words, in May. To join that study on Facebook, at Shayla Ortiz. And if you need a book, click here and order. A small portion is sent to the ministry to further our outreach to spouses who are unequally yoked. Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Couple of things: I’ve decided to take the month of May off from all the ministries in which I serve with the exception of book writing and publishing. I am diligently preparing my manuscript, Marching Around Jericho, and must dedicate my time to writing. This book is the warfare map for every Freedom Fighter of the Kingdom to battle for the salvation and baptism of souls, especially an unsaved spouse. I feel the urgency of the Holy Spirit to finish this manuscript swiftly, as I believe this path that I traveled over the past seven years, can be emulated. Let’s waste no more time. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Excerpt: Chapter One. Book release Early 2020 Truth March Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. —John 8:32 Our journey around Jericho is a truth march. We will battle for territory through awareness. You can expect intense warfare but as Children of God, we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2019 at Lynn Donovan
After the Party He threw a party for me, to welcome me back! After I’d gone and lost all his wealth, I’d broken his heart, shamed his fame, Yet here he is, calling my name. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Friends, I will tell you that my Easter was strange. I attended my church on Saturday evening and was overcome by the presentation and the holiness of Jesus and what He gave to me. And then on Sunday morning, I attended my old church with Mike. It was weird and different and good. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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John 12: 24-25 Listen carefully: Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, dead to the world, it is never any more than a grain of wheat. But if it is buried, it sprouts and reproduces itself many times over. In the same way, anyone who holds on to life just as it is destroys that life. But if you let it go, reckless in your love, you'll have it forever, real and eternal. ~The Message Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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My dear SUMite Family, To write the title of this post, brings tears. I've waited since I began this blog in 2006 to write this very post. So with intentional honor to our Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit, today let me share my news, officially. Please hear me first, THIS IS NOT ABOUT ME. This moment was a lifetime of love of God for my husband. And I’m trying to remain low-key about it all. I’m allowing my husband to walk into this new season and let him take his time and find his own way forward in faith. And I’m still really processing. But for me, my I give all honor and glory to our Lord. He has been faithful. On March 14, 2019, on our 27th wedding anniversary, my husband, Mike, was baptized and made his confession of faith in Jesus Christ. In the last seven years I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Posted Apr 7, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Jesus tells the story to His followers of the Prodigal son in the book of Luke 15. And there is so much more going on in this story than we comprehend. I hope you have enjoyed the posts about this passage over the past few weeks.But today, we are going to look at the Father in Luke 15. I’m so excited.There are so many things I love about this story. I often share on radio and television my personal story about my prodigal years and how I met and married my unbelieving spouse during that season. So, when I recount my return to the Father and how I see this story in Luke as my own, I become positively emotional. Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I wonder if you feel offense for the older brother?After all, this man dutifully stayed at home, working hard, toiling in the land and never disobeyed his father. Honestly, if you’ve been a prodigal, you wished you had never run away, and you feel guilty that you come home and are welcomed back. You compare yourself to your brothers and sisters and feel shame. You also feel admiration that they were faithful. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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So, gang, let’s look at this Prodigal son and consider our spouses. They have been hoodwinked into a kingdom of darkness. And what is flabbergasting to me is this. They are convinced, passionately, that they are neutral to faith/religion. Or they are committed also with a passion in opposition to our God, in which they believe they know all about, but actually don’t know at all, and are deceived into blindness. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I am having an amazing time reading the Word and meditating on two different stories. One in the Old Testament, in the book of Joshua and one in the New Testament, in Luke 15, the Prodigal son.Gang, WOW! The sub-plots and lesser-known lessons that most believers miss, are blowing my mind. But today, I want to chat with you about the unseen lessons in the Prodigal son story.I’m compelled to write about this story because through my prayer ministry, and often with people who don’t know Yahweh, our Father very well. I’ve come to discover that far too many people don’t really know that God is truly always good. They are blocked by numerous lies about His love, goodness, and kindness. So-much-so, they feel far away from God or that God is distant, mean, and punishing. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Hi all - I am new to this community and wanted to ask if it was natural and normal to feel anxiety and a little bit of fear when feeling as if we live in the end times and our husbands are not saved? Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Hear my voice now, with Jesus, our marriage relationships will become easier. Jesus fills in all the missing places in your heart and life that your husband is unwilling or unable to meet. Stay strong. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
Conference highlights: Multiple speakers, share your testimony, worship, prayer, powerful messages of truth for our marriages and family as well as ministry time. You will leave filled with strategies for victory in your life and faith. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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This past week the Lord surprised me. He began to show me how many promises, hopes, and dreams have been delayed. He began to speak to me about delay. I asked the Lord about delay and He said to me that many in the SUM community are in this place along with me. During my prayer time, our Father's spoke to me about this current season. I know someone is out there who needs this word. Blessings and love, Lynn Delay Must Depart Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
Today, I'm sharing the Let's TALK LIVE video from Wednesday. It’s vulnerable. It’s real. It’s God’s thoughts about our assignment in a spiritually mismatched marriage. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage