Today is the last day of Restored Vows… but your journey as a couple continues. Today Brandon and Tonia reminded you both of a few lessons you’ve learned over the last two weeks.
First, remember to start and end your day in prayer—both of you. Keep your hearts and minds aligned with Christ Jesus. Wives, you need to rely on Jesus for your support. Husbands, the Word of God is your sword and shield. He is your armor and weapon in the fight against pornography and sexual temptation.
Second, claim your identities in Christ: beloved daughters and sons, fearfully and wonderfully made in the image of God (literally and metaphorically). In that identity, surrender your pain and your struggles to your loving Father.
Third, get counseling. It’s not a sign of weakness to admit that you need help. Remember, you both can benefit from it—to heal from trauma, and to break addictions.
Finally, reach out for support. Wives, find a group of trusted friends who can help bear your emotional burden. The object isn’t to bash your husband, but to listen to you and support and comfort you. Pick an ally and sign up for Covenant Eyes. Don’t wait any longer. Take advantage of a 30-day free trial from Heroic Men and Covenant Eyes here: https://rb.gy/gb9zkn. Your friend will be able to use your device activity to help you identify potential triggers that drive you to porn and encourage you in forming positive habits.
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May God’s grace and peace rest upon you both!
1) How were the past 14 days for the two of you? What did you learn about each other? What were some key takeaways?
2) Read Psalm 30. How can you apply this to your hopes for your marriage? How have you already seen God starting to turn your mourning into dancing?
3) There is still time to sign up for the free trial of Covenant Eyes accountability software. Will today be that day for you? Help begin the process of rebuilding trust and finding healing through this simple yet important step. Take advantage of a 30-day free trial from Heroic Men and Covenant Eyes here: https://rb.gy/gb9zkn