Go and stand by your man.

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.” Ecclesiastes 4:9

I remember years ago while standing near the dinner table, I saw my husband with his head laid on the table. I was feeling frustrated and angry. He was feeling frustrated and angry. I heard thoughts from the enemy telling me I was better off alone. The enemy sounded like the rants of an angry and bitter person who was miserable and wanted me to be lonely and miserable too. But in the midst of all the emotions going on within me, I heard God’s still small voice say, “Go and stand by your man.” So I went and stood by him and we held each other at our side.

As I stood there next to him, a renewed love for him filled my heart and washed over me like a tidal wave. He was my man and even though he had his flaws and weaknesses that frustrated me–as I’m sure mine did as well–he was mine and I was his. In that moment, I decided that I would stand by him for the rest of our lives. This caused every voice of the enemy to immediately silence and the voice of the Holy Spirit to be heard loud and clear.

In every home the enemy is seeking to divide and conquer. He is busy trying to cause people to stand against each other instead of with each other. He appeals to our emotions and if we don’t know how he operates, we will let him turn a small problem into a really big issue. Let’s hear God’s wisdom today and not give room to the devil. Stand by your man and those you love. Yes, they have flaws, but so do you. Work through issues together and let nothing and no one divide you and cause you to stand on opposite sides of each other. You are stronger together than you are apart.

Prayer: Father, I pray for everyone in my home, that you will comfort and strengthen us like only you can. Help us to work through problems together. I plead the blood of Jesus over my marriage, over my children and my friendships. I bind the enemy and put him under my feet. He will not divide and conquer my home. I receive your wisdom and receive your help to walk in it. In the name of Jesus, Amen.

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14 thoughts on “Go and stand by your man.”

  1. Good Morning Sister Keisha,
    Thank you for the word. I will meditate on it as I deal with family issues. When we deal with family it becomes so personal. It is very hard to separate the person from the driving force (the enemy)
    that is behind the person’s action. The battle can become tiresome. I appreciate your devotionals, because it always bring me back to the truth. The battle is not mine, it’s the Lord’s. Have a great day wonderful women of God. ✝️

  2. Good morning, after I read your message I know exactly what I needed to do. I’ve been separate from my husband for the past 14 years and just before this pandemia set in, we were making plans to get back together, but since yesterday I wanted out. And just hearing your words this morning is God’s way of letting me know… its not time to give up, its the devil messing with my mind and I need to put him under my feet. Yes the battle is not mine, its the Lord. He have everything under His control. Amen… Praise the Lord

  3. Family are everything. we don’t always agree, but love has nothing to do with disagreement. Jesus loved me unconditional that’s what love looks like. And that’s the way I should approach love. .Thanks for let the Holy
    Spirit continued used you. Hoped you are have a wonderful peaceful day.

  4. My God you know my heart the battle is the Lord.God you guide me and the right direction you and the name of Jesus it’s all and your hands and the name of Jesus Amen 🙏🏽🙏🏽

  5. Yes, Yes, Yes!!!! I PLEAD THE BLOOD OF JESUS over my life, my family lives, my friendships 🙌🏽No Weapon formed against us shall PROSPER 🙌🏽 Hallelujah 🙌🏽 Hallelujah 🙌🏽 Praise God 🙌🏽 I rebuke you Satan, in the name of JESUS 🙌🏽 You can’t have something that don’t belongs to you 🙌🏽👏🏽😢 I am a daughter of the King🙌🏽 I know who I am, and whom I belong to 🙌🏽😢👏🏽💃 Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah 🙌🏽 Together we stand, and divide we fall🙌🏽😢 I will trust in God, no matter what. 🙌🏽👏🏽😢 Through the Bad times, through the Good times 🙌🏽 not giving up 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽😢 come to far from where I started from to leave 😢🙌🏽 My God, Your Grace is SUFFICIENT 🙌🏽 HALLELUJAH 🙌🏽 Amen and Amen🙏🏽

  6. I’m a introvert and like be alone a lot, but I know it’s not God:s will. Please pray for me that I will be able to establish healthy relationships.

  7. Yes, this is just what I need to hear . God is speaking to me in this topic today. Father thanks for the words today, thank for giving me what I need when I need it . Yes Father I will stand by my man I will be the wife, the friend and the helper you have call me to be in this marriage. I thank you for fighting for my marriage because no weapons formed against my marriage,
    my life ,my friendship with my spouse or my family will not prosper. I pleaded the blood over my marriage in Jesus holy name. I will walk my faith and not by what it looks like because I know you got this under control, because Father you are well capable of taking care of me in this season I thank you , I praise you and I give you the highest praise HALLELUJAH thank you Jesus for being concern about me thank you in Jesus Holy name Amen

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