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32.Husbands Are You Interceding For Your Wives?
Thursday, June 10, 2021 by Lyvita Brooks and Guest William Henley and Anthony Wilson and Ray Williams

Host: Lyvita Brooks   Guest Speakers: William Henley, Ray Williams, Anthony Wilson

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Lyvita: Well my Brothers-in-Christ, this episode is for you. It’s all about praying for your wives or soon-to-be wife or future wife. And ladies, please listen in because these men are letting you in on one of the most powerful ways, they show you how much they love you.

So gather your Bible, journal, pen, and locate a comfy place to take notes because I have 3 of my friends on this episode that are eager to share how best a man can intercede for his wife.

This is episode 32. Now, on to the intro….

Welcome to Hanging Out With Jesus Podcast where we equip and encourage you to spend more time with the Triune God through practicing the spiritual disciplines to help you let go of the noises, the clutter that hinders you from knowing who you are and whose you are in Christ Jesus.

Hi, I’m Lyvita Brooks, your host, author and blogger on a mission to equip the saints to do the work God’s called you to do and to build up the body of Christ until we all come into unity.

Therefore Saints, , if this episode is a blessing to you then scroll down and write a review and rate it, so others will know what a blessing it is to you, and don’t forget to invite others to join us. If you are new, consider subscribing to this podcast so you will receive notifications of new releases.

Now, come walk with me, where we intentionally practice being in the presence of God. So stop what you are doing. “Cause it’s time to Hang Out With Jesus, and me, Lyvita. Let’s pray…

3:00 - Lord God, I pray that this episode hits the hearts of men so that they will not only see the importance of praying for their wives but do so intentionally and daily. In Jesus name we pray. Amen

Saints, I know you heard the voices

I love this scripture Ephesians 5:25, “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,” I have joining me today to talk about praying, specifically, interceding for one’s wife, why it’s important, how to do it, and what does it mean to be a team.  So I asked 3 Followers of Christ to Join us and their marriages range from over 30 years to 7 months.

4: 00 – Introduction of Guests:

William Henley – the person who led Lyvita to Christ
Anthony Wilson – the first person’s podcast Lyvita was interviewed called Love Thy Naybor Podcast Network and author of Day By Day: A 30 Day Guide to help you in your walk of faith
Ray Williams – our Newlywed

10: 20 - Saints, God has brought my brothers through some things in their life and now they are going to share with us how important it is to pray, intercede for your wife. I got to start with this one, “Were you praying for your wife before you met her?

10: 20 - Saints, God has brought my brothers through some things in their life and now they are going to share with us how important it is to pray, intercede for your wife. I got to start with this one, “Were you praying for your wife before you met her?
14:00 - Questions Discussed:

  • 14:15 - Why is interceding for your wife important? And should it be a top priority or not?
  • 22:23 - What are some ways that a man should intercede for their wife? Any priority scriptures or concerns that husbands should always keep before the Lord about their wives?
  • 26:05 - How often should a husband pray for his wife?
  • 18: 20 - Is praying for an unsaved wife different than praying for a saved wife, why or why not?
  • 20:50 & 23:15 & 30:10 - How important is it to have a praying wife and how does that make you feel or supports you in your ministry?
  • 18:00 - Should a husband let his wife know that he is praying for her and do you want your wife to tell you that she is praying for you regularly?
  • 42:20 - Should a wife encourage her husband to pray for her, why or why not?
  • 36:50 - What impact does praying for your wife have on your marriage?
  • 19:45 - Should the husband and wife pray for each other together and separate or not and how does praying together make you a team, if it does?


Are you assessing your walk in Christ daily, weekly, monthly? Do you want to know if your are growing in Christ or just being a good husband? Take the assessment below to see if you are hot, cold, or lukewarm and the your next steps to refreshing your relationship with Christ.

43:30 Lyvita: Any last thoughts, comments or what you will be doing in the future?

  • Encouragement given to husbands who feel uncomfortable praying in front of their wives

54:40 – Ray prays

57:16 - Lyvita: Well, Saints, I hope we gave you something to chew up, pray about, and begin doing. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and write a review for this podcast. So until we meet again over the airwaves, intentionally, and daily hang out with Jesus.

Everyone say: Shalom!

List of Resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:

The Forgotten God Webinar replay. Click Here

Anthony Wilson’s book: Day by Day: A 30 Day Guide to help you in your walk of faith
Love Thy Naybor Podcast Network
All scripture was taken from BibleGateway.com

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