Chapter 16 1. Why does every principle that's been discussed up to this point in the book depend greatly on the principle of being a prayerful wife? 2. Why are we more likely to recognize and enjoy God's presence all day long when we start our day in fellowship with the Lord? 3. Why do we grow deeper in our love for our husbands as we faithfully pray for their physical, emotional and spiritual needs? 4. Isaiah 55:8-9 says that God's ways are different than our ways, and his thoughts are much higher than our thoughts. Can you remember times in your life when it didn't appear God answered your prayers with the timing and result you had hoped for, but through time, experience and faith you learned the truth and wisdom of this verse?
What are some reasons that people neglect to read the Bible?
Philippians 2:5-7 tells us, "Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ
Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness." How could our marriages be enriched if we had a Christ- like attitude described in this verse? 3. When Catherine Marshall's husband described her he said, "Catherine's passion for the Word permeated her whole life." Is it your desire to have such passion? Fill your name in the blank and share what you are willing to do to acquire this aspiration. "_____________'s passion for the Word permeates her whole life."
What impressed you about the example in the story of the wives of Weinsberg?
What do you plan to do differently as a result of reading this book?
Which one of the seven principles in this book has been the most inspirational to
you and why?