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I have been a member of the Christian Broadcasting system network for some time now. I'm a Missionary with the University of the Nations in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. I have a finance that is locked up in a private CCofA Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, his name is Robert John Flubacher. Robert gave his life to Jesus years ago, and loves God with all his heart. All he does to those around him is share the love, hope and assurance that Jesus can give you if you want a changed life. We met by my Prison Ministry two years ago. Robert along with all of the Hawaiian Inmates have just in the last three months been relocated from the Red Rock Correctional Center over to Saguaro Correctional Center, where inmates are treated with such disrespect and many have lost their lives through death at that place, because our system turns their backs on our men and they allow this sort of treatment to be given to them. Robert has been a role model inmate for years now and they will now allow him to be moved outside to the open pod area, because of this he is now having to be without his guitar, which a priest help his get a few years ago, no radio, no TV so that he can or could watch christian programs, x-box or any form of pleasure data, all he is allowed to have is his bible and they've even threaten to take that from him. A new guy just moved in with him and he asked a guard for a deck of cards and they were given such, then when Robert asked me to order them some card playing books, when the order went back to them as the return envelope had Robert's address on it, they told Robert that he couldn't do that and that I couldn't order him anything, seems that new rules popped up, as the handbook of rules which should be the same as they were next door at Red Rock are now NOT. Now he has been written up, all of these past years wiped off his record and now and continually they are giving him a bad time. I send him books by our leaders here on campus to read as well as other inmates there, including books by Loren Cunningham, Danny Lehmann, David Hamilton, great men of God, but we're praying so hard that God will send some one to help him. He is working on his own Petition for Release as he was sentenced wrongly nearly 13 years ago, his attorney didn't represent him correctionly. Can someone please pray for Robert and help him, isn't there any justice in our Christian walking world that people will do something without expecting $$$ all the time. I would like to have some of your litature mailed to him I just ordered the 5 Love Language book and hopefully they'll allow him to have it. His address is: Robert John Flubacher-% Saguaro Correctional Center-1252 East Arica Road, Eloy, Arizona 85131 #A-1015492. Please help us and reach out to Robert, he needs brothers and sisters in the Lord to write to him to encourage him. Because my son was an inmate at that facility they now have decided that I can't put any money on his books either, they are trying to strip us of any connection, but we're connected via the heartstrings and love of God, and we profess that "No Weapon formed against us will prosper", please join us in this prayer and as we know even in this terrible time that we are living in, God is doing miracles around this world, lives are being reached, the dead are being raised "Heidi Baker", ministry; blind eyes are being opened, the lame get up and walk (Circuit Riders-YWAM) out reach ministry and yes God is moving and will continue to move..thank you for your prayers and support
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My name is tammie jefferson me and my , husband got married on feduary 23, 2013.The devil tryed to destory our marriages everyday he was just bringing more trouble up on uses. but we was happy strong together, than satan came in harder than ever. once before in my life i was a on drugs real bad unitl they took my life over but i had stoped thought i had but only fooling myself so one day i done a pill my husband gets up one night go threw my work clothes and there was a rolled up dollar where i had done a pill he wake me up and ask what is this first i lied about then my heart wouldnt let me tell that lie i love my husband so much unitl my heart hurts so bad unitl sometimes i cant breathe I prayed for this man I ask god to send me a man to love me and understand me and he did and now i dont know what to do someone please help me to find my way and be able to stay where i need to be in my marriages i love know deep down in my heart if i dont get a grip on my life god going to take everything from me i dont want these drugs in my life but i need help so please everyone that know god for real pray for me and tell me how and what i need to do to keep my wonderful husband been with me sense he met me on drugs ever let myside the only thing he done was get closer to me and makes strong inside and out but satan knows how to keep where he wants me just asking for prayers. my god bless everyone in troubles like me thank god and let god be the glory................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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If you want PEACE and LOVE in your marriage.
Then each person in the marriage is responsible for contributing
for the health of the marriage, and not looking to the other for the
fulfillment of the happiness, but giving of yourself to the other.
If each are looking out for their PARTNER in their marriage instead
of their own desires, then your desires will be met without seeking your
own desires, because if you put the other first before yourself, and the other
does the same then the LOVE will FLOW without effort, because EACH are
being responsible for the LOVE given to the OTHER comes back tenfold.
We found this TRUE in our marriage. The more I give my wife, the more she
gives back to me. But I do not do this out of greed I do this because I love her.
The more I seek HER NEEDS first before mine, she gladly reciprocates the same
without me even mentioning my needs, she automatically does without any expectations from me. The LOVE really flows easily.
We must get rid of EGO! EGO definition : EDGE GOD OUT !!!
EGO & GOD do not mix!
SO Get rid of EGO and Get GOD into your marriage.
LOVE will really abound! In Jesus name. Amen!
My wife and I have been married 20 years as of this June 26th 2013 (since 1993).
In the first 10 years we had many ups and downs. In fact, it has been in the past few years that we have BOTH really matured in our Love and Marriage because we have truly more matured in our walk in Jesus. The years before we walked in ego and selfishness excluding Jesus as the center, there were discord and unrest. But then the second half our marriage that JESUS was and is the CENTER of our MARRIAGE, Our marriage has been full of LOVE and BLISS! AMEN!
As i'm reading all the posts here, i notice that there's trouble in many marriages, i myself had problems and God brought restoration after i trusted only Him to do it for us, and everyday satan brings new chalenges to destroy our marriage, the fact that my husband backslidden make things a lot difficult and satan want me to be concerned about our problems and to get angry at God for allowing these things to happen, i decided i will never blame God for my problems neither will i leave God, i can loose it all in life but i cant afford to loose Jesus, Hes too precious to loose. Im praying for all of you, remember you're not alone, Jesus knows what we're going through, and remember Heaven is waiting for us, the problems of this world will always be there. Be blessed all of you, i love you
Prayer for my relationship. My fianice & I have been together for going on 13 yrs I love him with all my heart. But in the past we have had alot of problems. After our 10yr twins were born we began to use meth heavly. which lead to him & I to fight. which I assume also lead him to cheat many time. we both ended u in Jail for possession of a controlled substance under a gram ( less than a sweeten low package). Thank God his parents took our twins & we didn't loose them. afer the both of us being in & out of jail & prison we have decided to give it another try. I have been out of prison for 5 yrs & he is in prison but I feel God working in our lives. So I just ask for prayer for our relationship. So that when he come home we are able to marry & raise our children. who by the way I have had back home with me 2 yrs now & Loving it.
Thank You for ur time & prayer,
I have been married for 8 yrs. My husband recently stated to me that he don't know how to deal with temptation and admitt to cheating. It has been an torn between the family and children. I am a christian but he isn't and it has been hard talking to him at times. Yes I want prayer. Yes I know the devil comes to steal kill and destroy. I have been strong in the Lord and I have been praying constantly. I do trust and believe in God. Yes I love him and I want our marriage to take a chance. God join us together for a reason. Yes my situation is sad bc he left me with all the bills and I am in so much debt. I have to work at least clost to 100 hrs to pay all the bills and have money left over for gas food and etc. I am a faithful wife and I love the Lord. I just ask for your prayers. Thank you... my family needs prayer my husband needs prayers also.
YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS,FIRST OF ALL MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE ONES WHO HAVE A BROKEN MARRIAGE I HAVD BEEN WITH A HUSBAND THAT WAS A PORN FREAK AND HIT ME AND CUT ME DOWN TO NOTHING I WAS NO BED OF ROSES EITHER AS HE HURT ME MORE AND MORE AND I TRIED TO LOVE HIM MORE AND MORE IT T GOT TO THE POINT WHERE I JUST GAVE UP AND BECAME JUST AS HATEFUL AS HE WAS LETS JUST SAY WE WERE BACKSLIDDEN FAR FROM WHAT GOD EVER WANTED FOR US WE DISTROYED IT NOT GOD AND WHEN WE DIVORCED I CAME TO MY END AND I LOOKED UP AND TOLD JESUS HOW SORRY I WAS FOR TURNING MY BACK ON HIM AND FOR HOW I HAD HURT MY EXHUSBAND I GAVE MY LIFE BACK TO THE LORD 6 YEARS AGO I' M NOT GOING TO LIE COMMING BACK WAS WORK AND I HAD TO DECIDE WAS IT MY WAY OR GODS WAY I CHOOSE GODS WAY I AM STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION BUT I CAN SAY I MET MY HUSBAND A YEAR AGO AND WE ARE BOTH GOOD TO EACH OTHER, WHAT I WENT THOUGH WITH MY EX I LEARNED NOT TO EVER GO THERE AGAINE MARRIAGE IS WORK AND HARD AND HAPPY AND EXCITING BUT PRAYING AND STAYING CLOSE TO JESUS IS WHAT MAKES ME STRIVE TO LOVE GOD MORE AND MY HUSBAND AND KIDS TOO. I WILL BE PRAYING FOR EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU .
Hi everyone, good to be in this community, i will be 27 this year and in a relationship with a 29 year old, we both love God and serve him, we want to keep ourselve till marriage, but opinions have changed so i still want us to wait till marriage, i do not know what to say to my fiance. please pray with us that we be patient.
I am not married yet because my boyfriend od seven years that I have a child with keeps procrastinating about making the committment. He has asked if the time come would I marry him,but no formal proposal or even recognizing me as his girlfriend. My question is am I being nieve to think this man will commit to me eventually or is he just"getting the milk for free" I have pursued measures to just end the relationship and make him pay court ordered child support rather than continue living in sin with someone who doesnt love me enough to marry me and make our relationship a family. Am I wrong in doing so? I know the Bible says to be patient and forgiving but I also dont want to be a stupid role model for my children either. Can anyone relate to my situation?
When you do go to marriage counseling, how do you know when you have found the right counselor? Christian counselors in Ohio is only a title. They are not allowed to refer to any scripture, or any particular doctrine unless both people and counselor are in agreement of such. A big run around.
me and my husband use to smoke Pot everyday, the lord has convicted me and i repented and asked for forgiveness but when i tel my husband that he must so the same he says i am judging him, he often smokes infront of our sons, he also often chooses his friend and patying over me & our sons, he says i cannot tell him what to do. i have been trying for years but im getting tired of trying i need a man that loves God in my life and he says that he doesnt want to , he wil do it when he is older, is it wrong of me to tell him to repent or must i just leave him to do what he wants?
I'm sick of everyone complaining about their marriage. You had it on your heart to get married. So find a way to make it work. Unless you are being beaten or abused. In that case it's fine to divorce. Even if your marriage ends up as just a good friendship. What's amazing is my aunt was only married for about 2 years when her husband suffered a stroke. Since then, she has remained faithful and caring to him. Their relationship changed so much. She still loves him, but in a different way. Never once has she truely thought of leaving him...even though things can get tough. That's what MARRIAGE is. Not being a * when it gets tough. Get over your issues and work through it. Prayer is good, but you got to do your part. My aunt will be my example when I marry.
My husband and I are going through some very rough times. We both committed sins against each other. During a brief separation he became the sincere man that I fell in love with 9 years ago. Once I came back home things became a slippery slope. I know God as my Lord and Savior and he believes. I have forgiven and asked for forgiveness. It seems he has already forgotten how much our marriage is worth. I ask for prayer that he remembers. For God to strengthen our marriage. I took our vowels seriously almost 8 years ago when I made them. God brought us together when he did for a reason and has blessed us with beautiful children that are now feeling his push. I pray that he helps us fix it and devine intervention to keep it together and allow the happiness and unconditional love back.
I ask my brothers and sisters to pray for the same...Please God help! And heal us!